Animal 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, 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

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  • Author : P. Michael Conn
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 1108 pages
  • ISBN : 0124159125
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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 : 18 January 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.

Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease

Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease
  • Author : Alistair McGregor,K. Yeon Choi,Scott Schachtele,James Lokensgard
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release : 29 May 2013
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This chapter reviews the various human herpesviruses (HHVs) and their associated diseases. Animal models have been developed to study some HHVs, and these, as well as development of intervention strategies using these models, are discussed. Additionally, specific protocols are included to enable investigators to use the current state of the art techniques to explore various aspects of viral infection in animal models. The protocols presented in this chapter are a collection of techniques that are generally applicable to the study

Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease

Animal Models for the Study of Human Disease
  • Author : Heather A. Lawson
  • Publisher : Elsevier Inc. Chapters
  • Release : 29 May 2013
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Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a clustering of metabolic complications representing a pre-morbid condition that is a substantial public health burden. Animal models provide an opportunity to examine correlations among different metabolic parameters to understand why metabolic complications sometimes cluster and sometimes do not. This chapter provides an overview of animal models of MetS that are used to understand etiology and pathophysiology, with a focus on methods of identifying and testing candidate genes with the aim of translating results to human

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
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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

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
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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

Handbook of Models for Human Aging

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

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

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 in Eye Research

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

Human and Animal Models for Translational Research on Neurodegeneration: Challenges and Opportunities From South America

Human and Animal Models for Translational Research on Neurodegeneration: Challenges and Opportunities From South America
  • Author : Agustín Ibáñez,Lucas Sedeño,Adolfo M. García,Robert M.J. Deacon,Patricia Cogram
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release : 21 June 2018
GET THIS BOOKHuman and Animal Models for Translational Research on Neurodegeneration: Challenges and Opportunities From South America

Neurodegenerative diseases are the most frequent cause of dementia, representing a burden for public health systems (especially in middle and middle-high income countries). Although most research on this issue is concentrated in first-world centers, growing efforts in South America are affording important breakthroughs. This emerging agenda poses new challenges for the region but also new opportunities for the field. This book aims to integrate the community of experts across the globe and the region, and to establish new challenges and

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