Laboratory

Developments in Euthanasia Protocols for Laboratory Mice (Mus musculus)

Author: 
Thomas, Zoe
Published: 
2015
Essay Description: 
Discusses recent research on the aversiveness of euthanasia agents isoflurane and carbon dioxide in mice and the reliability of insensibility measures.
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A review of recent research exploring the effects of common husbandry methods on the wellbeing of the laboratory mouse (Mus musculus): How science is working to improve animal welfare

Author: 
Edwards, Hannah Patricia
Published: 
2014
Essay Description: 
Reviews recent research on laboratory-mouse husbandry, discussing how scientific discoveries enhance welfare.

Recent Developments in Laboratory Mouse Welfare

Examines how the welfare of laboratory mice is important to obtaining valid experimental results. Considers mouse husbandry guidelines in relation to individual strain.

Author: 
Hooi, Kimberly
Published: 
2009
vein Essay ID: 
3130
Essay Description: 
Examines how the welfare of laboratory mice is important to obtaining valid experimental results. Considers mouse husbandry guidelines in relation to individual strain.
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Novel Non-invasive Physiological and Behavioural Indicatorsof Stress in Laboratory Rats (Rattus norvegicus)

A discussion of stress in laboratory rats. Methods of measuring stress are discussed, especially new behavioural and physiological parameters that have potentila welfare benefits for laboratory housed rats.

Author: 
Hoekman, Brita
Published: 
2008
vein Essay ID: 
3009
Essay Description: 
A discussion of stress in laboratory rats. Methods of measuring stress are discussed, especially new behavioural and physiological parameters that have potentila welfare benefits for laboratory housed rats.
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Refining laboratory rodent husbandry - recent advances

Animal welfare essay. Refining laboratory rodent husbandry - recent advances.

Author: 
McDonagh, Philip
Published: 
2001
vein Essay ID: 
2687
Essay Description: 
Animal welfare essay. Refining laboratory rodent husbandry - recent advances.
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Environmental enrichment for laboratory rats

Animal welfare essay. Environmental enrichment for laboratory rats

Author: 
Mason, Katherine
Published: 
2005
vein Essay ID: 
2685
Essay Description: 
Animal welfare essay. Environmental enrichment for laboratory rats
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