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The Laboratory Rat

A volume in American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine

Book • Second Edition2006

Edited by:

Mark A. Suckow, Steven H. Weisbroth and Craig L. Franklin

The Laboratory Rat

A volume in American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine

Book • Second Edition2006

 

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Edited by:

Mark A. Suckow, Steven H. Weisbroth and Craig L. Franklin

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    Chapter 1 - Historical Foundations

    J. Russell Lindsey and Henry J. Baker

    Pages 1-52

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    Chapter 2 - Ethical and Legal Perspectives

    Beverly J. Gnadt

    Pages 53-70

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    Chapter 3 - Taxonomy and Stocks and Strains

    Hans J. Hedrich

    Pages 71-92

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    Chapter 4 - Morphophysiology

    John Hofstetter, Mark A. Suckow and Debra L. Hickman

    Pages 93-125

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    Chapter 5 - Clinical Pathology of the Rat

    Bruce D. Car, Vicki M. Eng, ... Denise I. Bounous

    Pages 127-146

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    Chapter 6 - Reproduction and Breeding

    Jeffrey J. Lohmiller and Sonya P. Swing

    Pages 147-164

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    Chapter 7 - Assisted Reproductive Technologies and Genetic Modifications in Rats

    Yuksel Agca and John K. Critser

    Pages 165-189

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    Chapter 8 - Analysis of Behavior in Laboratory Rats

    Ian Q. Whishaw, Valerie Berg dall and Bryan Kolb

    Pages 191-218

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    Chapter 9 - Nutrition

    Sherry M. Lewis, Duane E. Ullrey, ... Joseph J. Knapka

    Pages 219-301

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    Chapter 10 - Housing and Environment

    Robert E. Faith and Jack R. Hessler

    Pages 303-337

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    Chapter 11 - Bacterial, Mycoplasmal and Mycotic Infections

    Steven H. Weisbroth, Dennis F. Kohn and Ron Boot

    Pages 339-421

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    Chapter 12 - Viral Disease

    Robert O. Jacoby and Diane J. Gaertner

    Pages 423-451

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    Chapter 13 - Parasitic Diseases

    David G. Baker

    Pages 453-478

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    Chapter 14 - Neoplastic Disease

    Gary A. Boorman and Jeffrey I. Everitt

    Pages 479-511

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    Chapter 15 - Metabolic, Traumatic, and Miscellaneous Diseases

    William W. King and Steven P. Russell

    Pages 513-546

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    Chapter 16 - Medical Management and Diagnostic Approaches

    Glen Otto and Craig L. Franklin

    Pages 547-564

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    Chapter 17 - Occupational Health and Safety

    Sanford H. Feldman and David N. Easton

    Pages 565-586

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    Chapter 18 - Experimental Modeling and Research Methodology

    Michael A. Koch

    Pages 587-625

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    Chapter 19 - Anesthesia and Analgesia

    George A. Vogler

    Pages 627-664

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    Chapter 20 - Euthanasia and Necropsy

    Jeffrey I. Everitt and Elizabeth A. Gross

    Pages 665-678

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    Chapter 21 - Integrating Biology with Rat Genomic Tools

    Carol Moreno and Howard J. Jacob

    Pages 679-692

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    Chapter 22 - Gnotobiotics

    Philip B. Carter and Henry L. Foster

    Pages 693-710

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    Chapter 23 - Spontaneous, Surgically and Chemically Induced Models of Disease

    Dwight R. Owens

    Pages 711-732

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    Chapter 24 - The Nude Rat

    Martha A. Hanes

    Pages 733-759

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    Chapter 25 - Gerontology and Age-Associated Lesions

    Nancy L. Nadon

    Pages 761-772

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    Chapter 26 - Cardiovascular Research

    Peter G. Anderson, Sanford P. Bishop and J. Thomas Peterson

    Pages 773-802

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    Chapter 27 - Toxicology

    Thomas E. Hamm, Angela King-Herbert and Mary Ann Vasbinder

    Pages 803-816

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    Chapter 28 - Embryology and Teratology

    Carol Erb

    Pages 817-846

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    Chapter 29 - Immunology

    Veronica M. Jennings and Dirck L. Dillehay

    Pages 847-864

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    Chapter 30 - Wild and Black Rats

    Marc S. Hulin and Robert Quinn

    Pages 865-882

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    Appendix 1 - Selected Normative Data

    Henry J. Baker, J. Russell Lindsey and Steven H. Weisbroth

    Pages 883-884

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    Subject Index

    Pages 885-912

About the book

Description

The Laboratory Rat, Second Edition features updated information on a variety of topics including: rat genetics and genomics, both spontaneous and induced disease; state-of-the-art technology for housing and husbandry; occupational health, and experimental models. A premier source of information on the laboratory rat that will be of interest to veterinary and medical students, senior graduate, graduate students, post-docs and researchers who utilize animals in biomedical research.

The Laboratory Rat, Second Edition features updated information on a variety of topics including: rat genetics and genomics, both spontaneous and induced disease; state-of-the-art technology for housing and husbandry; occupational health, and experimental models. A premier source of information on the laboratory rat that will be of interest to veterinary and medical students, senior graduate, graduate students, post-docs and researchers who utilize animals in biomedical research.

Key Features

  • At least 50% new information than first edition
  • Includes topics on rat genetics and genomics, occupational health, and experimental models
  • The premier source of information on the laboratory rat
  • At least 50% new information than first edition
  • Includes topics on rat genetics and genomics, occupational health, and experimental models
  • The premier source of information on the laboratory rat

Details

ISBN

978-0-12-074903-4

Language

English

Published

2006

Copyright

Copyright © 2006 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved

Imprint

Academic Press

Editors

Mark A. Suckow

University of Notre Dame

Steven H. Weisbroth

Anmed Biosafe

Craig L. Franklin

University of Missouri-Columbia