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Immune-deficient animals in biomedical research

  • 420 Pages
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  • English
Karger , Basel, New York
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Statement5th International Workshop on Immune-Deficient Animals, Copenhagen, October 13-16, 1985 ; editors, J. Rygaard ... [et al.].
ContributionsRygaard, Jørgen.
LC ClassificationsRC267 .I5397 1985
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 420 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2733464M
ISBN 103805543859
LC Control Number86027704

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They discuss how cutting-edge science, be it computer models, nanotechnology, or in vitro research, trumps using beings that only superficially resemble humans/5(4). At present, this includes dogs, cats, nonhuman primates, rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, and marine mammals, but not rats, mice, birds, and farm animals used in biomedical research—although rats and mice account for about 85 percent of the animals used in research, education, and testing.

The use of animals in scientific research has been a controversial issue for over a hundred years. Research with animals has saved human lives, lessened human suffering, and advanced scientific understanding, yet that same research can cause pain and distress for the animals involved and may result in their death.

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Experimental animal models in biomedical resarch / Robert Ng. Nonhuman primates as models in biomedical research / Jason Vilano and Bryan Ogden -- ch. Regulatory considerations in the use of animal models. 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.

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This objection presumes the equality of all forms of life; animal rights advo-cates argue that if the tests are for the benefit of man, then man should serve as the subject of the experiments. ThereFile Size: KB. Countries often keep poor records of the numbers of animals they use in biomedical research.

Estimates for the number of animals used worldwide for biomedical research range between 40 million and million animals (Table 1). Japan and United States use more experimental animals than all other countries combined (Table 1). Laboratory animal medicine also encompasses the methods of minimizing and preventing pain or distress in research animals and identifying of complicating factors in animal research.

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As you receive vaccines against deadly diseases, so do they. As you take antibiotics for your sickness, so do they. In fact, people and animals share about 50 of the same diseases.

Questions about animal research can be difficult to answer. This report is meant to help you decide how YOU will answer these questions. It details how animal models fit into the larger scheme of biomedical research, some of the advances in biomedical research that have been gained because of animals, and the regulations that protect animals and manage their use.

The radical animal rights movement has become an increasingly powerful force that threatens the continued discovery and development of new treatments and prevention strategies for a variety of illnesses. The effort to end biomedical research with animals is based on a profound misunderstanding of how science really works and the gains we have.

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Immune Relevant and Immune Deficient Mice: Options and Opportunities in Translational Research Article in ILAR journal / National Research Council, Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources 59(3.

Biomedical research is the broad area of science that looks for ways to prevent and treat diseases that cause illness and death in people and in animals.

This general field of research includes many areas of both the life and physical sciences. Utilizing biotechnology techniques, biomedical researchers study biological processes and diseases.

Purchase Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research, Volume 1 - 2nd Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNFact: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has set forth federal regulations governing the care and use of animals in biomedical research that are considered more extensive than those covering human research subjects.

In the U.S., the Animal Welfare Act sets high standards of care for research animals with regard to their housing, feeding, cleanliness, ventilation, medical needs. There are many types of models used in biomedical research, e.g., in vitro assay, computer simulation, mathematical models, and animal models.

Vertebrate animals represent only a fraction of the models used, yet they have been responsible for critical research advancements (National Research Council, ).Cited by: ANIMAL RESEARCH Northwest Association for Biomedical Research.

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The developments in medicine since the end of the 19 th century have been remarkable. It is now almost impossible to imagine a time before it was known how the human body fought the diseases carried by micro-organisms.

Since then medical research has transformed healthcare, extending and improving the quality of life for millions.

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Many of these. Animals are often used as a model for human diseases in biological and biomedical research to better understand the underlying physiological mechanisms of the diseases In the case of. Pyramid Animal Research Project Directions: 1.

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Real names have been used with the permission of the individuals involved. Jonas, A. “The Mouse in Biomedical Research.” In Health Benefits of Animal Research, William Gay, ed. Washington, D.C.: Foundation for Biomedical Research, no date. Committee on Use of Laboratory Animals in Biomedical and Behavioral Research, National Research Council and Institute of Medicine.

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The Importance of Animals in Biomedical Research "Virtually every major medical advance for both humans and animals has been achieved through biomedical research using animal models to study and find a cure for a disease and through animal testing to prove the safety and efficacy of a new treatment.”.

The report covers three kinds of animal use: research in the biomedical and behavioral sci-ences; testing of products for toxicity; and edu-cation of students at all levels, including the advanced life sciences, and medical and veteri-nary use of animals in these three situations—research, testing, and education-dif.

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and Use of Laboratory Animals Institute for Laboratory Animal Research. International Standard Book Number (Book) Use of Laboratory Animals in Biomedical and Behavioral Research () Animals for Research: A Directory of Sources, Tenth Edition and.that biomedical research is the search for ways to heal living organisms such as humans and other animals.

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