Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research

Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research

Hardback American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine

Edited by Christian R. Abee, Edited by Keith Mansfield, Edited by Suzette D. Tardif, Edited by Timothy Morris

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  • Publisher: Academic Press Inc
  • Format: Hardback | 1200 pages
  • Dimensions: 231mm x 290mm x 89mm | 4,060g
  • Publication date: 7 June 2012
  • Publication City/Country: San Diego
  • ISBN 10: 0124158331
  • ISBN 13: 9780124158337
  • Edition: 2, Revised
  • Edition statement: 2nd Revised edition
  • Illustrations note: ill
  • Sales rank: 584,705

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The 2e of the gold standard text in the field, Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research provides a comprehensive, up-to-date review of the use of nonhuman primates in biomedical research. The publication emphasizes the biology and management, diseases, and biomedical models for nonhuman primate species most commonly used in research. Each chapter contains an extensive list of bibliographic references, photographs, and graphic illustrations to provide the reader with a thorough review of the subject. The Biology and Management volume provides basic information on the natural biology of nonhuman primates and the current state of knowledge regarding captive management. The Diseases volume provides thorough reviews of naturally occurring diseases of nonhuman primates, with a section on biomedical models reviewing contemporary nonhuman primate models of human diseases. * Now in four color throughout, making the book more visually stimulating to enhance learning and ease of use* Fully revised and updated, providing researchers with the most comprehensive review of the use of nonhuman primates in biomedical research* Addresses commonly used nonhuman primate biomedical models, providing researchers with species-specific information

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"This comprehensive and up-to-date resource reflects the contributions of two dozen ACLAM Diplomates as well as those of other international primatology experts. State-of-the-art information and strategies for enrichment and enhancement of psychological well-being are presented along with a discussion of ethical concerns associated with the use of these species. This publication is an essential resource for facilities housing nonhuman primates and represents a significant achievement for all of the Diplomates involved in its creation and for the College as a whole."--ACLAM, Vol 43- No. 2, June 2012, page 3

Table of contents

Volume 1: Biology and Management History Laws, Regulations and Policies Taxonomy of Nonhuman Primates Used in Biomedical Research in the U.S. Functional Morphology Study of Primate Social Behavior Behavioral Management, Enrichment and Psychological Well-being of Laboratory Nonhuman Primates Behavioral Disorders Reproduction and Breeding in Nonhuman Primates Laboratory Primate Housing Nutrition Animal Identification and Record Keeping: Current Practice and Use Preventative Medicine Clinical techniques Surgery Emergency Medicine and Critical Care Primates In Transplantation Biology and Xenotransplantation Anesthesia and Analgesia Biosafety Nonhuman Primates in Safety and Efficacy Evaluation Volume 2: Diseases Viral Diseases Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases Primates in Tuberculosis Research Parasitic Diseases Non-Human Primate Models for Human Malaria Research Neoplastic and Proliferative Disorders of Nonhuman Primates Hematopoietic, Cardiovascular, Lymphoid and Mononuclear Phagocyte Systems Nonhuman Primate Models of Atherosclerosis Respiratory Diseases Urogenital System Diseases of the Integument Digestive System Arthritis, Muscle, Adipose Tissue and Bone Diseases Nonhuman Primates in Diabetes and Obesity Research Nervous System Disorders and Models A Review of the Use of NHPs in Basic and Applied Research Focused on the Motor System Imaging in Nonhuman Primate Research Nonhuman Primates in Drug and Alcohol Addiction Research