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A Guide to the Alternatives to Animal Experimentation

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Published by Ibn Sina Academy of Medieval Medicine and Sciences in Aligarh, India .
Written in English

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Revised Second Edition 2010

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Number of Pages68
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Open LibraryOL24405228M
ISBN 10978-81-906070-8-7

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(Publisher-supplied data) Animal experimentation has long been a controversial issue, with impassioned arguments on both sides of the debate. Increasingly it has become more expedient and feasible to develop new methods that avoid the use of animals. There is agreement on both sides that reduction and refinement of experiments on animals should be an important goal for the industries 4/5(1). About this book. Opinion leaders in science and politics examine findings and legislation in alternatives to animal testing! Refine, reduce, replace - These are the three demands that scientists have placed upon themselves in their search for alternatives to animal testing. Indeed much interdisciplinary research is being carried on today, and. The motives for alternatives, why alternatives are not always accepted and the merits of establishing a government-funded Institute to develop alternatives are discussed, and consideration is given to the contributions by various organisations involved in promoting research and animal welfare. The possible alternatives discussed include the use Cited by: Alternatives to Animal Use in Research, Testing, and Education (), by United States Congress Office of Technology Assessment (PDF files at Princeton) Filed under: Animal models in research Science, Medicine, and Animals: A Circle of Discovery (Washington: National Research Council, National Academies Press, ), by Institute for.

Animal Experimentation A Guide to the Issues. Get access. Animal Experimentation is an important book for all those involved in the conduct, teaching, learning, regulation, support or critique of animal-based research. Alternatives to animal testing: . The Three Rs (3Rs) in relation to science are guiding principles for more ethical use of animals in were first described by W. M. S. Russell and R. L. Burch in The 3Rs are: Replacement: methods which avoid or replace the use of animals in research; Reduction: use of methods that enable researchers to obtain comparable levels of information from fewer animals, or to . These alternatives to animal testing include sophisticated tests using human cells and tissues (also known as in vitro methods), advanced computer-modeling techniques (often referred to as in silico models), and studies with human volunteers. These and other non-animal methods are not hindered by species differences that make applying animal. An animal testing argumentative essay always mentions the benefit of reducing the number of errors and fatal mistakes owing to a round of tests on animals. It also mentions that the number of saved people’s lives is enormous owing to the sacrificed lives of animals. Actually, there is hardly any effective alternative to animal testing.

Alternatives to Animal Use in Research, Testing, and Education modest because the control group should be larger if it is being used in several simultaneous experi-ments (34), The use of historical data for control groups is constrained by the difficulty of exactly duplicat-ing the conditions of a study. However, the size. OTA Project Staff Alternatives to Animal Use in Research, Testing, and Education Roger C. Herdman,Assistant Director, OTA Health and Life Sciences Division Gretchen S. Kolsrud,Biological Applications Program Manager Gary B. Ellis, Project Directorand Analyst Judy K. Kosovich, Principal Analyst Lisa J. Raines, Legal Analyst Timothy J. Hart, ProjectDirector l. Alternative testing methods have many advantages over traditional animal tests—including being more humane—but implementing an alternative from idea to acceptance can take years. Learn more about the step-by-step process, then check out our list of examples in action. Animal Experimentation and Animal Use Alternatives. Animal Welfare Information Center. Includes the full-text of the Animal Welfare Act, the Animal Welfare Act and Regulations "Blue Book" (September ), amendments to the act, quick reference, and the background of the act. and residents involved in the care of animal species.