The 2e of the gold standard text in the field, Nonhuman Primates in Biomedical Research provides a comprehensive, up-to-date review of the use of nonhuman primates in biomedical research. The Diseases volume provides thorough reviews of naturally occurring diseases of nonhuman primates, with a section on biomedical models reviewing contemporary nonhuman primate models of human diseases. Each chapter contains an extensive list of bibliographic references, photographs, and graphic illustrations to provide the reader with a thorough review of the subject. * Fully revised and updated, providing researchers with the most comprehensive review of the use of nonhuman primates in bioledical research* Addresses commonly used nonhuman primate biomedical models, providing researchers with species-specific information* Includes four color images throughout
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"This two-volume set builds on the?earlier volumes, updates and expands the material to include a more?international perspective on regulatory oversight, important model systems, and research areas where non-human primates play a pivotal role. High-resolution color images support the text. The first volume contains 19 contributions, beginning with a history and including discussion of laws and regulations and of non-human primate taxonomy, social behavior, reproduction and breeding, and housing, as well as clinical and surgical techniques, anesthesia, and safety. The second volume, on diseases, contains 18 contributions on the specifics of research pertaining to tuberculosis, parasitic diseases, malaria, atherosclerosis, diabetes and obesity, nervous system disorders, and drug and alcohol addiction, among other topics."--Reference and Research Book News, August 2012, page 211
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Book Description Academic Pr, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 2nd edition. 600 pages. 11.20x8.80x3.10 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0123813662
Book Description Academic Press, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110123813662
Book Description Academic Press, 2012. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0123813662