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Cover for Welfare concerns in genetically modified laboratory mice and rats.

This chapter discusses the development of GM (genetically modified) rodents like laboratory mice and rats (gene modification, and gene modification, phenotypes and harm); social, ethical and welfare concerns (general ethical concerns, genetic modification, animal impact and animal welfare, animal...

Author(s)
Osborne, N.; Morton, D.; Prins, J. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cloning, editing and GMOs for animal enhancement.

This chapter discusses the selective breeding for animal enhancement (using selective breeding to solve welfare issues (the breeding of polled cattle)); genetic engineering and gene editing for animal enhancement (trends in the creation and use of genetically engineered animals, enhancing research...

Author(s)
Ormandy, E.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

This chapter discusses the concept and evolution of animal welfare attitudes and regulations.

Author(s)
Butterworth, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Better to have lived and lost - the concept of a life worth living.

This chapter describes out the key features of the "life worth living" concept as they have been recently discussed in the academic literature. It suggests how they might be applied in farm, companion, laboratory and wild animals; considers possible ethical principles involved; ways to evaluate...

Author(s)
Yeates, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392459)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adaptive immunity.

This book chapter discusses the cell-mediated immune responses; non-conventional T cells; CD8+T lymphocytes; humoral immunity; coinfection alters the adaptive immune response; and adaptive immune responses in other mammalian models of mycobacterial disease.

Author(s)
Hope, J.; Werling, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Efficacy of tea in human health.

Recent scientific findings on the effects of tea (Camellia sinensis) on human health are reviewed. Some mechanistic explanations are discussed in relation to the special nature of (-)-epigallocatechin-3-gallate which works not only as an antioxidant but also as pro-oxidant. Though there are still...

Author(s)
Tomita, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Studies by Japanese scientists on the health effects of green tea.

Green tea was brought as a remedy from China to Japan by Buddhist priests about 1200 years ago; since that time, the Japanese have paid attention to its health effects. Japanese researchers have had a great deal of interest and have published scientific evidence on the health-promoting effects of...

Author(s)
Saeki, K.; Minami, T.; Isemura, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tea catechins in cancer prevention and therapy-molecular mechanism and human relevance.

The inhibitory activities of tea catechins against carcinogenesis and cancer cell growth have been demonstrated in a large number of laboratory studies. Many mechanisms for modulating cancer signaling and metabolic pathways have been proposed based on numerous studies in cell lines with...

Author(s)
Yang, C. S.; Wang Hong
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Green tea catechins for the prevention of colorectal tumorigenesis: from bench to bed.

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a serious healthcare problem worldwide. Thus, effective prevention strategies are urgently required. The removal of adenomatous polyps, which are precancerous CRC lesions, may reduce the risk of CRC. Green tea catechins (GTCs) inhibit cell proliferation and induce...

Author(s)
Shimizu, M.; Moriwaki, H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Preventive effects of green tea and its components on obesity.

Obesity is a cause of metabolic syndrome in humans, and its increase is a serious social problem in Japan. Recently, the intake of green tea and its components has been found to suppress obesity. Basic research using mice has shown that fat accumulation can be suppressed by the oral administration...

Author(s)
Sayama, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter

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