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Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease

Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease
  • Author : P. Michael Conn
  • Publsiher : Academic Press
  • Release : 29 May 2013
  • ISBN : 0124159125
  • Pages : 1108 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 ratings
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Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease identifies important animal models and assesses the advantages and disadvantages of each model for the study of human disease. The first section addresses how to locate resources, animal alternatives, animal ethics and related issues, much needed information for researchers across the biological sciences and biomedicine.The next sections of the work offers models for disease-oriented topics, including cardiac and pulmonary diseases, aging, infectious diseases, obesity, diabetes, neurological diseases, joint diseases, visual disorders, cancer, hypertension, genetic diseases, and diseases of abuse. Organized by disease orientation for ease of searchability Provides information on locating resources, animal alternatives and animal ethics Covers a broad range of animal models used in research for human disease


Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease

Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease
  • Author : P. Michael Conn
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 29 May 2013
GET THIS BOOKAnimal Models for the Study of Human Disease

Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease identifies important animal models and assesses the advantages and disadvantages of each model for the study of human disease. The first section addresses how to locate resources, animal alternatives, animal ethics and related issues, much needed information for researchers across the biological sciences and biomedicine.The next sections of the work offers models for disease-oriented topics, including cardiac and pulmonary diseases, aging, infectious diseases, obesity, diabetes, neurological diseases, joint diseases, visual disorders,


Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease

Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease
  • Author : P. Michael Conn
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 02 March 2021
GET THIS BOOKAnimal Models for the Study of Human Disease

Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease identifies important animal models and assesses the advantages and disadvantages of each model for the study of human disease. The first section addresses how to locate resources, animal alternatives, animal ethics and related issues, much needed information for researchers across the biological sciences and biomedicine.The next sections of the work offers models for disease-oriented topics, including cardiac and pulmonary diseases, aging, infectious diseases, obesity, diabetes, neurological diseases, joint diseases, visual disorders,


Experimental Animal Models of Human Diseases

Experimental Animal Models of Human Diseases
  • Author : Bartholomew Ibeh
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 23 May 2018
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The world has recorded losses in terms of human life as well as extensive time spent in experimentation with development of new drugs, elucidation of disease mechanism(s), and therapeutic agent discovery. Ethical and legal issues cojoin in slowing down scientific discoveries in medicine and biology. The past two (2) decades, therefore, have seen tremendous attempts that largely are successful in developing animal models with the characteristics of mimicking, approximating, or expressing transplanted human organs/tissues. These models or rather approaches


Sourcebook of Models for Biomedical Research

Sourcebook of Models for Biomedical Research
  • Author : P. Michael Conn
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 07 March 2008
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The collection of systems represented in this volume is a unique effort to reflect the diversity and utility of models used in biomedicine. That utility is based on the consideration that observations made in particular organisms will provide insight into the workings of other, more complex systems. This volume is therefore a comprehensive and extensive collection of these important medical parallels.


Rabbit Biotechnology

Rabbit Biotechnology
  • Author : Louis-Marie Houdebine,Jianglin Fan
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 24 April 2009
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Louis-Marie Houdebine and Jianglin Fan The study of biological functions of proteins and their possible roles in the pathogenesis of human diseases requires more and more relevant animal m- els. Although mice including genetically modified mice offer many possibilities, other non-murine species are absolutely required in some circumstances. Rabbit is one of these species, which has been widely used in biomedical studies. This animal is genetically and physiologically closer to humans including cardiov- cular system and metabolism characteristics. Rabbit is


Improving the Utility and Translation of Animal Models for Nervous System Disorders

Improving the Utility and Translation of Animal Models for Nervous System Disorders
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Sciences Policy,Forum on Neuroscience and Nervous System Disorders
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 25 April 2013
GET THIS BOOKImproving the Utility and Translation of Animal Models for Nervous System Disorders

Nervous system diseases and disorders are highly prevalent and substantially contribute to the overall disease burden. Despite significant information provided by the use of animal models in the understanding of the biology of nervous system disorders and the development of therapeutics; limitations have also been identified. Treatment options that are high in efficacy and low in side effects are still lacking for many diseases and, in some cases are nonexistent. A particular problem in drug development is the high rate


Handbook of Models for Human Aging

Handbook of Models for Human Aging
  • Author : P. Michael Conn
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 April 2011
GET THIS BOOKHandbook of Models for Human Aging

The Handbook of Models for Human Aging is designed as the only comprehensive work available that covers the diversity of aging models currently available. For each animal model, it presents key aspects of biology, nutrition, factors affecting life span, methods of age determination, use in research, and disadvantages/advantes of use. Chapters on comparative models take a broad sweep of age-related diseases, from Alzheimer's to joint disease, cataracts, cancer, and obesity. In addition, there is an historical overview and discussion


Cellular and Animal Models in Human Genomics Research

Cellular and Animal Models in Human Genomics Research
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 30 July 2019
GET THIS BOOKCellular and Animal Models in Human Genomics Research

Cellular and Animal Models in Human Genomics Research provides an indispensable resource for applying comparative genomics in the annotation of disease-gene associated variants that are identified by human genomic sequencing. The book presents a thorough overview of effective protocols for the use of cellular and animal modeling methods to turn lists of plausible genes into causative biomarkers. With chapters written by international experts, the book first addresses the fundamental aspects of using cellular and animal models in genetic and genomic


Mouse Cell Culture

Mouse Cell Culture
  • Author : Ivan Bertoncello
  • Publisher : Humana Press
  • Release : 20 February 2019
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This volume describes cell culture protocols for the maintenance, propagation, manipulation, and analysis of primary explanted cells from various mouse organ systems. After introductory chapters that examine the applicability of mouse models as a discovery tool and describe critical factors and variables that influence cell culture endpoints, protocol chapters explore cell culture methodologies for specific mouse cell types and lineages. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, these chapters include introductions to their respective topics, comprehensive


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
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 February 1988
GET THIS BOOKUse of Laboratory Animals in Biomedical and Behavioral Research

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 Models in Eye Research

Animal Models in Eye Research
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 28 April 2011
GET THIS BOOKAnimal Models in Eye Research

The eye is a complex sensory organ, which enables visual perception of the world. Thus the eye has several tissues that do different tasks. One of the most basic aspects of eye function is the sensitivity of cells to light and its transduction though the optic nerve to the brain. Different organisms use different ways to achieve these tasks. In this sense, eye function becomes a very important evolutionary aspect as well. This book presents the different animal models that


Update on Dementia

Update on Dementia
  • Author : Davide Moretti
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 28 September 2016
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The dementia challenge is the largest health effort of the times we live in. The whole society has to move to a realization of the significance of prioritization to make an attempt in the direction of mental health promotion and dementia risk reduction. New priorities for research are needed to go far beyond the usual goal of constructing a disease course-modifying medication. Moreover, a full empowerment and engagement of men and women living with dementia and their caregivers, overcoming stigma


Animal Models for Microbiome Research

Animal Models for Microbiome Research
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Institute for Laboratory Animal Research,Roundtable on Science and Welfare in Laboratory Animal Use
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 23 April 2018
GET THIS BOOKAnimal Models for Microbiome Research

The surface of the human body and its mucous membranes are heavily colonized by microorganisms. Our understanding of the contributions that complex microbial communities make to health and disease is advancing rapidly. Most microbiome research to date has focused on the mouse as a model organism for delineating the mechanisms that shape the assembly and dynamic operations of microbial communities. However, the mouse is not a perfect surrogate for studying different aspects of the microbiome and how it responds to


Animal Models in Cancer Drug Discovery

Animal Models in Cancer Drug Discovery
  • Author : Asfar Azmi,Ramzi M. Mohammad
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 16 April 2019
GET THIS BOOKAnimal Models in Cancer Drug Discovery

Animal Models in Cancer Drug Discovery brings forward the most cutting-edge developments in tumor model systems for translational cancer research. The reader can find under this one volume virtually all types of existing and emerging tumor models in use by the research community. This book provides a deeper insight on how these newer models could de-risk modern drug discovery. Areas covered include up to date information on latest organoid derived models and newer genetic models. Additionally, the book discusses humanized


Comparative Physiology, Natural Animal Models and Clinical Medicine

Comparative Physiology, Natural Animal Models and Clinical Medicine
  • Author : Michael A Singer
  • Publisher : World Scientific
  • Release : 27 July 2007
GET THIS BOOKComparative Physiology, Natural Animal Models and Clinical Medicine

This book describes a novel and unique approach to the treatment of human diseases based on the study of natural animal models. A natural animal model is defined as an animal group or species that possesses a set of biochemical/physiological characteristics which are natural and adaptive for that animal, but are quite abnormal for humans. For example, how is it that birds can tolerate blood glucose concentrations which in humans are associated with diabetes. The natural animal model is