The laboratory rat

Mark A. Suckow, Ronald P. Wilson, F. Claire Hankenson, Patricia L. Foley

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The third edition of The Laboratory Rat features updated information on a variety of topics, including rats as research models for basic and translational research in areas such as genomics, alcoholism, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, obesity, neuroscience, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, regenerative medicine, and infectious disease. New information related to the husbandry and veterinary care of rats is provided including topics related to nutrition, reproduction, anesthesia and surgery, infectious and noninfectious disease, and the care of surgical and other fragile models. It is a premier source of information on the laboratory rat, this book will be of interest to veterinary and medical students, senior graduate students, postdocs and researchers who utilize animals in biomedical research.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1162
ISBN (Electronic)9780128143384
StatePublished - Jan 1 2019

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Medicine


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