ERIC Number: EJ317381
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
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Health Benefits of Animal Research: The Rat in Biomedical Research.
Gill, Thomas J.
Physiologist, v28 n1 p9-17 Feb 1985
Discusses major uses of rats as experimental animals for studying health concerns, pointing out that their size, gestation, and histocompatibility make them useful in various studies. Topic areas addressed include aging, autoimmune disease, genetics, cancer, diabetes, hypertension, infection, reproduction, and behavior. (DH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
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