The Laboratory Xenopus sp. PDF ePub eBook

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The Laboratory Xenopus sp. free pdf Even though Xenopus is one of the two most popular non-mammalian animals used in biomedical research, its value in the lab suffers from a lack of standardization regarding their optimal care, breeding, and housing. Filling the need for such a reference, The Laboratory Xenopus sp provides researchers and lab managers with a practical, step-by-step manual that emphasizes the humane care and use of captive clawed frogs in basic as well as biomedical, and toxicological research. The Only Book of Its Kind Available to Researchers Amply illustrated with 50 color illustrations of management practices and technical procedures, this how-to guide: Offers quick reference on the humane care and use of clawed frogs in the laboratory Illustrates management practices and technical procedures with figures and tables Provides sources of additional information on frogs, feed, and sanitation supplies Supported with hypothesis-driven research, this well-organized manual explores the full range of responsibilities facing individuals who work with this species. The content is divided into intentionally brief sections that allow for the quick retrieval of essential information regarding important biological features and experimental methodology, as well as compliance and veterinary care, husbandry, housing, and water quality management. The book has an accompanying website with more information, including interesting frog trivia.

About Sherril L. Green

Sherril L. Green, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVIM, is a professor and Chair of the Department of Comparative Medicine at Stanford University School of Medicine. She earned her veterinary degree from Louisiana State University School of Veterinary Medicine and completed her residency training in large animal medicine at the University of Florida's School of Veterinary Medicine. She obtained her doctorate degree in neurobiology from the University of California-Davis. Dr. Green has a long established interest in husbandry and veterinary care of laboratory Xenopus. She has authored numerous scientific papers on laboratory Xenopus and frequently lectures on this topic at national professional meetings. More information about Dr. Green can be found at www.TheLaboratoryXenopus.com.

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Author : Sherril L. Green
Publisher : CRC Press Inc
Data Published : 02 December 2009
ISBN : 1420091107
EAN : 9781420091106
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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