Animal Models in Liver Research

Animal Models in Liver Research

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This volume is a comprehensive survey and update of liver models used today by researchers on animal and human liver function and disease. Important topics of animal research that are in this book and that have leadto breakthroughs in understanding human disease include cholesteral and bile pigment gallstones; alcoholic hepatopathy; neonatal jaundice; and kernicterus. The books contains a wide variety of animal models, including squirrel monkeys, gunn rats, lampres, horses, and chickens, to make this a truly comparative synthesis.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 165 x 241 x 31.75mm | 871g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0120392372
  • 9780120392377

Table of contents

M.S. Answer, Transhepatic Transport of Solutes and Their Role in Hepatic Bile Formation. C. Leville and A. Moore, Multidrug Resistance. L. Gartner, Neonatal Hyperbilirubinemia. R. Wennberg, Hepatic Encephalopathy. L. Engelking, Fasting Hyperbilirubinemia in Equines. C.E. Cornelius, Fastig Unconjugated Hyperbilirubinemia in Squirrel Monkeys. J Chowdhury, and N. Roy Chowdhury, The Gunn Rat. P.L.M Jansen, Hereditary Conjugated Hyperbilirubinemia in Albino Wistar Rats. J.H. Youson, Biliary Atresia in Lampreys. J.D. Ostrow, R. Rege and L. Dawes, Bile Pigment Cholelithasis. B.I. Cohen and E.H. Mosbach, Cholesterol Cholelithiasis. A.A. Demetriou, Hepatic Cell Transplantation. M. Rojkind, Experimental Fibrogenesis. I. Sternleib and M. Schilsky, Copper Toxicoses. T.C. Iancu, Iron Overload. J. Rothuizen, Canine Hepatopathies. M. Bruss, Metabolic Hepatopathies in Ruminants. R. Hansen and R. Walzem, Fatty Hemorrhagic Syndrome in Chickens. B. Tennant, Woodchuck Hepatitis.
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