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Cover for The developmental neurotoxicity of polychlorinated biphenyls: a continuing environmental health concern.

Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are synthetic chemicals widely used in diverse industrial applications and commercial products until their production was banned in the 1970s due to concerns regarding their environmental persistence and human health risks. Despite the ban, environmental levels of...

Author(s)
Sethi, S.; Lein, P. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dioxins II. Human exposure and health risks.

There are two very different facets of dioxins. On the one hand they are feared environmental 'superpoisons'; on the other hand they are highly interesting tools for studying the mechanisms of intracellular receptors, gene expression, growth and development of organs, metabolism of chemicals in the ...

Author(s)
Tuomisto, J.; Viluksela, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrition of the Rabbit.

This third edition contains 18 chapters which discussed topics on the digestive physiology, feed formulation and product quality, as well as feeding strategies, feed processing, feed management around weaning and the relationship between nutrition and intestinal health of rabbits. Brand new to this ...

Author(s)
de Blas, C.; Wiseman, J.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book
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Cover for Feeding and nutrition of laboratory rabbits.

This chapter discussed the nutrition and feeding of rabbits when used as a model for human nutrition and nutrional disorders, and other diseases, it also reviews the zoological features, digestive characteristics and nutrient and energy requirements as well the welfare of laboratory rabbits.

Author(s)
Fekete, S. G.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Asking animals an introduction to animal behaviour testing.

This book will give an introduction to the use (and perhaps misuse) of behaviour tests applied to animals. Through illustrative examples from a variety of species, the aim is to inspire the animal experimenter to think about what a given behavioural test can be used for and how the results can be...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book
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Cover for Ability to detect and distinguish.

This chapter presents experiments on animals such as chimpanzees, mice, cattle, dogs which helps explains how animals are able to detect and distinguish qualitative (colour) and quantitative (volume of liquid) stimuli and how they are able to assess their surroundings with a high degree of accuracy.

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Legislation, guidelines and ethical considerations.

In the this chapter discusses the ethical considerations associated with the scientific use of animals in behavioural tests, starting with the legislation put in place to ensure that animals are treated in an ethically defensible manner. It also highlights the authors' opinion on the use animal...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Future methodologies and technological advances.

This chapter presents some of the previous methods and technology used to study animal behaviour as early as 1990 and discussed some of the current techniques and equipment being used by those studying the behavior of domestic as well as wild animals. Lastly the author gives some insights on what...

Author(s)
Nielsen, B. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240603)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Psychological trauma and posttraumatic psychopathology in animals.

The clinical aspects, diagnosis, diagnostic methods, and treatment of cases of psychological trauma and posttraumatic psychopathology in animals were discussed.

Author(s)
McMillan, F. D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biosecurity in laboratory animal research facilities.

This chapter enumerates and presents pointers to be considered in implementing biosecurity in laboratory animal holding facilities, included in the factors to consider were: animal acquisition, maintaining biosecurity in the facility, health monitoring programme, biosecurity and animal research...

Author(s)
Chen, P. H.; Trundy, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
Type
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