Comparative Reproductive Biology / Edition 1

Comparative Reproductive Biology / Edition 1

by Heide Schatten, Gheorghe M. Constantinescu
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813815541

ISBN-13: 9780813815541

Pub. Date: 08/01/2007

Publisher: Wiley

Veterinary Reproductive Biology of Domestic and Laboratory Animals includes all biological aspects of the reproduction of domestic and laboratory animals, including the dog, cat, pig, large and small ruminants, horse, mouse, rat and rabbit. Organized in two sections, section one covers the domestic animals and section two covers laboratory animals. Written by a

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Veterinary Reproductive Biology of Domestic and Laboratory Animals includes all biological aspects of the reproduction of domestic and laboratory animals, including the dog, cat, pig, large and small ruminants, horse, mouse, rat and rabbit. Organized in two sections, section one covers the domestic animals and section two covers laboratory animals. Written by a team of international experts, each species is discussed in turn and specific information is provided on developmental anatomy, anatomy, histology, histochemistry, histoenzymology, physiology, molecular biology, biochemistry, electron microscopy, endoscopy, embryo transfer, artificial insemination, radiology, computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasonography, and nuclear cloning. This unique reference book addresses in detail the most common areas of animal reproduction and will cover classic as well as modern aspects, including artificial insemination, embryo transfer, biotechnology, animal cloning, and other relevant modern topics in animal reproduction. Illustrated copiously with hundreds of original drawings, radiographs, electron microscope images, histologic images, MRI and CT-scan images, and endoscopic images illustrate the book, Veterinary Reproductive Biology of Domestic and Laboratory Animals is the premier reference on the subject of reproduction of animal species.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813815541
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
08/01/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 11.32(h) x 1.03(d)

Table of Contents

1. Developmental Anatomy of Reproductive Organs.

2. Anatomy of Reproductive Organs|.

3.1. Introduction to Histology, Cellular and Molecular Biology.

3.2. Overview of Male Reproductive Organs.

3.3. Comparative Histology and Subcellular Structures of Mammalian Spermatogenesis and.

Spermatozoa.

3.4. Overview of Female Reproductive Organs.

3.5. Fertilization.

4. Comparative Reproductive Physiology of Domestic Animals.

5. Transgenic Animals.

6. Gender Selection in Mammalian Semen and Pre-implantation Embryos.

7. Artificial Insemination.

8. Embryo Transfer and In Vitro Fertilization.

9. The Comparative Cryobiology of Preimplantation Embryos from Domestic Animals.

10. Animal Cloning.

11. Introductory Chapter on Comparative Placentation.

12. Comparative Placentation.

13.1. Pregnancy Diagnosis in the Mare.

13.2. Bovine Pregnancy Diagnosis.

13.3. Pregnancy Diagnosis in Swine.

13.4. Pregnancy Diagnosis in the Ewe.

13.5. Canine and Feline Pregnancy Diagnosis.

14. Ultrasonography in Small Ruminant Reproduction

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