Boorman's Pathology of the Rat

Boorman's Pathology of the Rat : Reference and Atlas

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Boorman's Pathology of the Rat: Reference and Atlas, Second Edition continues to be the most comprehensive pathology reference and standard on rat strains. It is a vital resource for researchers across science and medicine using rat models in the laboratory, offering an added emphasis on the Sprague-Dawley and Wistar rat strains that is inline with current research across academia, government, and industry. In addition, the book provides standard diagnostic criteria, basic content on histology, histological changes that result from drug toxicity and neoplasm, pathology terminology, and four-color photographs from the NTP archive and database. With updated references and photographs, as well as coverage of all rat strains, this book is the standard in the field, invaluable to toxicologists, biologists, and other scientists engaged in regulatory toxicology who must make the transition from pathology results to promulgation of meaningful regulations.
Contains full, four color photographs from the NTP archive and database and coverage of all rat strains Organ-by-organ and system-by-system approach that provides a standard diagnostic criteria, and basic content on histology and histological changesIncludes comprehensive and detailed background incidence data Presents detailed descriptive content regarding changes in rat models during research
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Product details

  • Electronic book text | 704 pages
  • 216 x 276mm
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 0123914892
  • 9780123914897

Table of contents

Introduction to 1st Edition
History of the Rat Strains
Section I: Digestive System
Section II: Liver and Exocrine Pancreas
Section III: Urinary Tract
Section IV: Nervous System and Special Sense Organs
Section V: Musculoskeletal System
Section VI: Integumentary System
Section VII: Mammary Gland
Section VIII: Respiratory Tract
Section IX: Immune System
Section X: Bone Marrow
Section XI: Female Reproductive Tract
Section XII: Male Reproductive System
Section XIII: Circulatory System
Section IIV: Endocrine System
Section IX: Historical Data
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