The Zebrafish in Biomedical Research

The Zebrafish in Biomedical Research
Author: Samuel Cartner,Judith S. Eisen,Susan F. Farmer,Karen J. Guillemin,Michael L. Kent,George E. Sanders
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 718
Release: 2019-11-22
ISBN 10: 0128124326
ISBN 13: 9780128124321
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Zebrafish in Biomedical Research Book Review:

The Zebrafish in Biomedical Research: Biology, Husbandry, Diseases, and Research Applications is a comprehensive work that fulfills a critical need for a thorough compilation of information on this species. The text provides significant updates for working vivarium professionals maintaining zebrafish colonies, veterinarians responsible for their care and well-being, zoologists and ethologists studying the species, and investigators using the species to gain critical insights into human physiology and disease. As the zebrafish has become an important model organism for the study of vertebrate development and disease, organ function, behavior, toxicology, cancer, and drug discovery, this book presents an important resource for future research. Presents a complete view of the zebrafish, covering their biology, husbandry, diseases and research applications Includes the work of world-renowned authors Provides the first authoritative and comprehensive treatment of zebrafish in biomedical research as part of the ACLAM series

The Laboratory Fish

The Laboratory Fish
Author: Gary Ostrander
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 678
Release: 2000-09-12
ISBN 10: 9780125296502
ISBN 13: 0125296509
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Laboratory Fish Book Review:

This reference series provides researchers of all kinds with comprehensive practical information on different species of laboratory animals, for daily laboratory use. Each title in the series in devoted to a different species. and draws together all available data in one easily accessible source. Each has similar format, with sections on the strains available, their husbandry and special diets. This leads to sections on gross anatomy, endocrinology and reproduction, followed by more detailed sections on neuroanatomy, vasculature, cell biology and histology of particular organs and structures, and a section on molecular biology. High quality illustrations are included throughout, with copious color histology microphotographs. Key Features * Comprehensive reference source for anybody working with laboratory fish * 2-color, user-friendly format * Copious high quality illustrations included throughout * Color plate section * Glossary * Appendix of useful addresses

Information Resources for Reptiles Amphibians Fish and Cephalopods Used in Biomedical Research

Information Resources for Reptiles  Amphibians  Fish  and Cephalopods Used in Biomedical Research
Author: D'Anna J. Berry
Publsiher: DIANE Publishing
Total Pages: 87
Release: 1994-02
ISBN 10: 9780788104008
ISBN 13: 0788104004
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Information Resources for Reptiles Amphibians Fish and Cephalopods Used in Biomedical Research Book Review:

Collects much of the current information regarding the care and use of these alternative animal models; intended only as an introduction to these species. Authors have selected sample articles that typify recent research. Each animal group has a section of articles and books pertaining to its use in biomedical research followed by a section on its care and use. 371 articles included. Index. Information resources section.

Information Resources for Reptiles Amphibians Fish and Cephalopods Used in Biomedical Research

Information Resources for Reptiles  Amphibians  Fish  and Cephalopods Used in Biomedical Research
Author: D'Anna J. B. Jensen
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 90
Release: 1995
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: MINN:31951D01230266D
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Use of Laboratory Animals in Biomedical and Behavioral Research

Use of Laboratory Animals in Biomedical and Behavioral Research
Author: National Research Council,Institute of Medicine,Institute for Laboratory Animal Research,Commission on Life Sciences,Committee on the Use of Laboratory Animals in Biomedical and Behavioral Research
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 112
Release: 1988-02-01
ISBN 10: 0309038391
ISBN 13: 9780309038393
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Use of Laboratory Animals in Biomedical and Behavioral Research Book Review:

Scientific experiments using animals have contributed significantly to the improvement of human health. Animal experiments were crucial to the conquest of polio, for example, and they will undoubtedly be one of the keystones in AIDS research. However, some persons believe that the cost to the animals is often high. Authored by a committee of experts from various fields, this book discusses the benefits that have resulted from animal research, the scope of animal research today, the concerns of advocates of animal welfare, and the prospects for finding alternatives to animal use. The authors conclude with specific recommendations for more consistent government action.

Nonmammalian Animal Models for Biomedical Research

Nonmammalian Animal Models for Biomedical Research
Author: Avril D. Woodhead
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 408
Release: 1989-11-30
ISBN 10: 9780849347634
ISBN 13: 0849347637
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nonmammalian Animal Models for Biomedical Research Book Review:

This book provides essential knowledge and informa-tion required to adequately assess useful alternatives from among the lower vertebrates and the invertebrates. This volume highlights unfamiliar and underde-veloped organisms that have the potential to become very satisfactory surrogates for biomedical research. A practical guide aimed at disseminating information to researchers about new models, this work provides compara-tive biomedical studies at many levels of the phyloge-netic ladder.

The Laboratory Zebrafish

The Laboratory Zebrafish
Author: Claudia Harper,Christian Lawrence
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 274
Release: 2016-04-19
ISBN 10: 1439807442
ISBN 13: 9781439807446
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Laboratory Zebrafish Book Review:

Like other books in the Laboratory Animal Pocket Reference Series, this guide covers all aspects pertaining to the use of these organisms including their basic biology, humane care and management, husbandry, life support systems, regulatory compliance, technical procedures, veterinary care, and water quality management. In the relatively brief span of only a few decades, the zebrafish has gone from being mainly a hobby fish to a mainstream model animal employed by scientists to study everything from stem cells to the basis of behavioral changes induced by drug addiction. This rapid advance has been fueled largely by numerous and impressive advances in technology, along with detailed characterization of the animal on a genetic and molecular level. These developments have allowed scientists to leverage the many advantages of the zebrafish system to address many important questions in biology and human genetics and disease. However, there are few accepted and established standards for husbandry, management, and care for the fish in laboratory settings and even fewer comprehensive and constantly reliable resources. To this end, the goal of this handbook is to provide managers, veterinarians, investigators, technicians, and regulatory personnel with a concise yet thorough reference on zebrafish biology, care, husbandry, and management. The aim of the book is not to set standards, but rather to arm those working with the fish with scientifically grounded principles and fundamental information that can be used to design sound fish care programs. This handbook is organized into seven chapters: Biology Husbandry Life Support Systems Management Veterinary Care Experimental Methodology Resources The final chapter, Resources, provides the zebrafish user with lists of sources of additional information on the zebrafish model, as well as key references, professional organizations, and suppliers of equipment and supplies used in zebrafish husbandry and care.

Laboratory Animal Welfare

Laboratory Animal Welfare
Author: Kathryn Bayne,Patricia V. Turner
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2013-09-02
ISBN 10: 0123851041
ISBN 13: 9780123851048
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Laboratory Animal Welfare Book Review:

Laboratory Animal Welfare provides a comprehensive, up-to-date look into the new science of animal welfare within laboratory research. Animals specifically considered include rodents, cats and dogs, nonhuman primates, agricultural animals, avian animals and aquatic animals. The book examines the impact of experiment design and environment on animal welfare, as well as emergency situations and euthanasia practices. Readers will benefit from a review of regulations and policy guidelines concerning lab animal use, as well as information on assessing animal welfare. With discussions of the history and ethics of animals in research, and a debate on contemporary and international issues, this book is a go-to resource for laboratory animal welfare.

Animal Models for Biomedical Research

Animal Models for Biomedical Research
Author: Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources (U.S.)
Publsiher: National Academy Press
Total Pages: 162
Release: 1971-10
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: WISC:89037137122
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Zebrafish Medaka and Other Small Fishes

Zebrafish  Medaka  and Other Small Fishes
Author: Hiromi Hirata,Atsuo Iida
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 315
Release: 2018-10-10
ISBN 10: 9811318794
ISBN 13: 9789811318795
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Zebrafish Medaka and Other Small Fishes Book Review:

This book provides cutting-edge studies and technologies using small fishes, including zebrafish, medaka, and other fishes as new model animals for molecular biology, developmental biology, and medicine. It also introduces eccentric fish models that are pioneering new frontiers of biology. Zebrafish and medaka have been developed as lower vertebrate model organisms because these small fish are easy to raise in the laboratory and are useful for the live imaging of the morphology and activity of cells and tissues in intact animals. By virtue of those specific advantages, fish studies have demonstrated the common features of vertebrates and raised further questions toward understanding the mystery of life. The book consists of four parts: “Development and Cell Biology”, “Homeostasis and Reproduction”, “Clinical Models”, and “Eccentric Fish”. Together they describes the core area of small fish study – often considered mere zoology but which is actually proving to be the universal basis of life. Written by leading scientists, the book helps readers to understand small fishes, inspires scientists to utilize small fishes in their studies, and encourages anyone who wants to participate in the large and fantastic world of small fish.

Fins into Limbs

Fins into Limbs
Author: Brian K. Hall
Publsiher: University of Chicago Press
Total Pages: 344
Release: 2008-09-15
ISBN 10: 0226313409
ISBN 13: 9780226313405
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fins into Limbs Book Review:

Long ago, fish fins evolved into the limbs of land vertebrates and tetrapods. During this transition, some elements of the fin were carried over while new features developed. Lizard limbs, bird wings, and human arms and legs are therefore all evolutionary modifications of the original tetrapod limb. A comprehensive look at the current state of research on fin and limb evolution and development, this volume addresses a wide range of subjects—including growth, structure, maintenance, function, and regeneration. Divided into sections on evolution, development, and transformations, the book begins with a historical introduction to the study of fins and limbs and goes on to consider the evolution of limbs into wings as well as adaptations associated with specialized modes of life, such as digging and burrowing. Fins into Limbs also discusses occasions when evolution appears to have been reversed—in whales, for example, whose front limbs became flippers when they reverted to the water—as well as situations in which limbs are lost, such as in snakes. With contributions from world-renowned researchers, Fins into Limbs will be a font for further investigations in the changing field of evolutionary developmental biology.

Anesthesia and Analgesia in Laboratory Animals

Anesthesia and Analgesia in Laboratory Animals
Author: Richard Fish,Peggy J. Danneman,Marilyn Brown,Alicia Karas
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 672
Release: 2011-04-28
ISBN 10: 0080559832
ISBN 13: 9780080559834
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Anesthesia and Analgesia in Laboratory Animals Book Review:

Anesthesia and Analgesia in Laboratory Animals focuses on the special anesthetic, analgesic, and postoperative care requirements associated with experimental surgery. Fully revised and updated this new edition provides the reader with agents, methods, and techniques for anesthesia and analgesia that ensure humane and successful procedural outcomes. * Provides researchers with the most comprehensive and up-to-date review of the use of anesthesia and analgesia in laboratory animals * Thoroughly updated with new material on ferrets, birds, reptiles, amphibians, fish, and invertebrates * Includes hot topic areas such as pain research, ethical issues, legal issues, and imaging studies

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
Author: Institute for Laboratory Animal Research,Commission on Life Sciences,Division on Earth and Life Studies,National Research Council
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 118
Release: 1996-08-06
ISBN 10: 0309588693
ISBN 13: 9780309588690
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals Book Review:

A respected resource for decades, the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals has been revised by a committee of experts, based on input from scientists and the public. The Guide incorporates recent research on commonly used species, including farm animals, and includes extensive references. It is organized around major components of animal use: Institutional policies and responsibilities. The committee discusses areas that require policy attention: the role and function of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, protocols for animal care and use, occupational health and safety, personnel qualifications, and other areas. Animal environment, husbandry, and management. The committee offers guidelines on how to design and run a management program, addressing environment, nutrition, sanitation, behavioral and social issues, genetics, nomenclature, and more. Veterinary care. The committee discusses animal procurement and transportation, disease and preventive medicine, and surgery. The Guide addresses pain recognition and relief and issues surrounding euthanasia. Physical plant. The committee identifies design and construction issues, providing guidelines for animal-room doors, drainage, noise control, surgery, and other areas. The Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals provides a framework for the judgments required in the management of animal facilities--a resource of proven value, now updated and expanded. This revision will be important to researchers, animal care technicians, facilities managers, administrators at research institutions, policymakers involved in research issues, and animal welfare advocates.

Laboratory Animal Medicine

Laboratory Animal Medicine
Author: James G. Fox,Bennett J. Cohen,Franklin M. Loew
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 766
Release: 2013-10-02
ISBN 10: 1483269167
ISBN 13: 9781483269160
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Laboratory Animal Medicine Book Review:

Laboratory Animal Medicine is a compilation of papers that deals with the diseases and biology of major species of animals used in medical research. The book discusses animal medicine, experimental methods and techniques, design and management of animal facilities, and legislation on laboratory animals. Several papers discuss the biology and diseases of mice, hamsters, guinea pigs, and rabbits. Another paper addresses the dog and cat as laboratory animals, including sourcing of these animals, housing, feeding, and their nutritional needs, as well as breeding and colony management. The book also describes ungulates as laboratory animals, including topics on sourcing, husbandry, preventive medical treatments, and housing facilities. One paper addresses primates as test animals, covering the biology and diseases of old world primates, Cebidae, and ferrets. Some papers pertain to the treatment, diseases, and needed facilities for birds, amphibians, and fish. Other papers then deal with techniques of experimentation, anesthesia, euthanasia, and some factors (spontaneous diseases) that complicate animal research. The text can prove helpful for scientists, clinical assistants, and researchers whose work involves laboratory animals.

Management of Animal Care and Use Programs in Research Education and Testing

Management of Animal Care and Use Programs in Research  Education  and Testing
Author: Robert H. Weichbrod,Gail A. (Heidbrink) Thompson,John N. Norton
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 872
Release: 2017-09-07
ISBN 10: 1351648225
ISBN 13: 9781351648226
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Management of Animal Care and Use Programs in Research Education and Testing Book Review:

AAP Prose Award Finalist 2018/19 Management of Animal Care and Use Programs in Research, Education, and Testing, Second Edition is the extensively expanded revision of the popular Management of Laboratory Animal Care and Use Programs book published earlier this century. Following in the footsteps of the first edition, this revision serves as a first line management resource, providing for strong advocacy for advancing quality animal welfare and science worldwide, and continues as a valuable seminal reference for those engaged in all types of programs involving animal care and use. The new edition has more than doubled the number of chapters in the original volume to present a more comprehensive overview of the current breadth and depth of the field with applicability to an international audience. Readers are provided with the latest information and resource and reference material from authors who are noted experts in their field. The book: - Emphasizes the importance of developing a collaborative culture of care within an animal care and use program and provides information about how behavioral management through animal training can play an integral role in a veterinary health program - Provides a new section on Environment and Housing, containing chapters that focus on management considerations of housing and enrichment delineated by species - Expands coverage of regulatory oversight and compliance, assessment, and assurance issues and processes, including a greater discussion of globalization and harmonizing cultural and regulatory issues - Includes more in-depth treatment throughout the book of critical topics in program management, physical plant, animal health, and husbandry. Biomedical research using animals requires administrators and managers who are knowledgeable and highly skilled. They must adapt to the complexity of rapidly-changing technologies, balance research goals with a thorough understanding of regulatory requirements and guidelines, and know how to work with a multi-generational, multi-cultural workforce. This book is the ideal resource for these professionals. It also serves as an indispensable resource text for certification exams and credentialing boards for a multitude of professional societies Co-publishers on the second edition are: ACLAM (American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine); ECLAM (European College of Laboratory Animal Medicine); IACLAM (International Colleges of Laboratory Animal Medicine); JCLAM (Japanese College of Laboratory Animal Medicine); KCLAM (Korean College of Laboratory Animal Medicine); CALAS (Canadian Association of Laboratory Animal Medicine); LAMA (Laboratory Animal Management Association); and IAT (Institute of Animal Technology).

Polyploidy and Genome Evolution

Polyploidy and Genome Evolution
Author: Pamela S. Soltis,Douglas E. Soltis
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 420
Release: 2012-10-03
ISBN 10: 3642314422
ISBN 13: 9783642314421
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Polyploidy and Genome Evolution Book Review:

Polyploidy – whole-genome duplication (WGD) – is a fundamental driver of biodiversity with significant consequences for genome structure, organization, and evolution. Once considered a speciation process common only in plants, polyploidy is now recognized to have played a major role in the structure, gene content, and evolution of most eukaryotic genomes. In fact, the diversity of eukaryotes seems closely tied to multiple WGDs. Polyploidy generates new genomic interactions – initially resulting in “genomic and transcriptomic shock” – that must be resolved in a new polyploid lineage. This process essentially acts as a “reset” button, resulting in genomic changes that may ultimately promote adaptive speciation. This book brings together for the first time the conceptual and theoretical underpinnings of polyploid genome evolution with syntheses of the patterns and processes of genome evolution in diverse polyploid groups. Because polyploidy is most common and best studied in plants, the book emphasizes plant models, but recent studies of vertebrates and fungi are providing fresh perspectives on factors that allow polyploid speciation and shape polyploid genomes. The emerging paradigm is that polyploidy – through alterations in genome structure and gene regulation – generates genetic and phenotypic novelty that manifests itself at the chromosomal, physiological, and organismal levels, with long-term ecological and evolutionary consequences.

Animal Models for Biomedical Research IV

Animal Models for Biomedical Research  IV
Author: Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources,American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine,American Veterinary Medical Association
Publsiher: National Academies
Total Pages: 162
Release: 1971
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: NAP:13194
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Experimental Animal in Biomedical Research

The Experimental Animal in Biomedical Research
Author: Bernard E. Rollin
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 560
Release: 1995-03-13
ISBN 10: 9780849349829
ISBN 13: 0849349826
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Experimental Animal in Biomedical Research Book Review:

This volume focuses on considerations that maximize both scientific benefit and animal well-being for major species of animals used in biomedical research. Each species is discussed in terms of uses in research; basic biology; husbandry requirements; proper handling; disease control; anesthesia, analgesia, and stress control; natural behavior, behavioral needs, psychological needs, and social needs; and ideal environment for the animals. This book is a must for anyone working with experimental animals.

Laboratory Animal Science

Laboratory Animal Science
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Anonim
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1998
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCSC:32106014153453
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Fish Disease

Fish Disease
Author: Edward J. Noga
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 536
Release: 2011-11-16
ISBN 10: 1119949467
ISBN 13: 9781119949466
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Fish Disease Book Review:

Fish Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment, Second Edition provides thorough, yet concise descriptions of viral, bacterial, fungal, parasitic and noninfectious diseases in an exhaustive number of fish species. Now in full color with over 500 images, the book is designed as a comprehensive guide to the identification and treatment of both common and rare problems encountered during the clinical work-up. Diseases are discussed following a systems-based approach to ensure a user-friendly and practical manual for identifying problems. Fish Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment, Second Edition is the must-have reference for any aquaculturists, aquatic biologists, or fish health specialists dealing with diagnosing or treating fish diseases.