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The laboratory fish / edited by Gary K. Ostrander.

Ostrander, Gary Kent. (Added Author).
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Subject: Fish as laboratory animals.
Poissons (Animaux de laboratoire)
Poissons > Anatomie.
Animals, Laboratory.
Fishes.
Animals.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780125296502
  • ISBN: 0125296509
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 678 pages) : color illustrations.
  • Publisher: San Diego : Academic Press, ©2000.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part 1: Introduction(Diversity of fish, early observations and descriptions, fish in experimentation) -- Part 2: Housing, Maintenance, and Breeding -- Facilities and Husbandry (Large Fish Models) -- Facilities and Husbandry (Small Fish Models) -- Diet -- Common Diseases and Treatment -- Part 3: Gross Functional Anatomy -- Integumentary System -- Skeletal System -- Muscular System -- Nervous System -- Respiratory System -- Circulatory System -- Digestive System -- Urinary Tract -- Endocrine System -- Immune System -- Sensory Systems -- Reproductive Systems -- Part 4: Microscopic Functional Anatomy -- Integumentary System -- Skeletal System -- Fish as an Experimental Model for Studying Muscule Function -- Nervous System -- Respiratory System -- Circulatory System -- Digestive System -- Urinary Tract -- Endocrine System -- Immune System -- Sensory Systems -- Reproductive Systems -- Part 5: Procedures -- Stress and Anesthesia -- Collection of Body Fluids -- Routes of Administration for Chemical Agents -- Fish Necropsy -- Surgical Techniques -- Fixation of Fish Tissues -- Autoradiography of Fishes -- Part 6: Experimental Models -- Cancer -- Toxicology -- Cell and Tissue Culture -- Glossary -- Index.
Summary: This reference series provides researchers of all kinds with comprehensive practical information on different species of laboratory animals, for daily laboratory use. Each title in the series in devoted to a different species. and draws together all available data in one easily accessible source. Each has similar format, with sections on the strains available, their husbandry and special diets. This leads to sections on gross anatomy, endocrinology and reproduction, followed by more detailed sections on neuroanatomy, vasculature, cell biology and histology of particular organs and structures, and a section on molecular biology. High quality illustrations are included throughout, with copious color histology microphotographs. Key Features * Comprehensive reference source for anybody working with laboratory fish * 2-color, user-friendly format * Copious high quality illustrations included throughout * Color plate section * Glossary * Appendix of useful addresses.
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