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By Henry J. Baker, J. Russell Lindsey, Steven H. Weisbroth, Steven H. Wesibroth

The Laboratory Rat, quantity I: Biology and ailments makes a speciality of using rats in particular components of analysis, starting from dental examine to toxicology.
The first a part of this booklet retraces the biomedical historical past of early occasions and personalities keen on the institution of rats as a number one laboratory animal. The taxonomy, genetics and inbred lines of rats also are elaborated. the following chapters illustrate the hematology, scientific biochemistry, and anatomical and physiological positive factors of the laboratory rat. this article concludes with an outline of infectious illnesses that could be shrunk from laboratory and/or wild rats.
This quantity is an efficient resource for advertisement and institutional organisations focused on generating rats for study use, experts in laboratory animal, animal care and study technicians, in addition to scholars in graduate curricula.

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