Alternatives to Animal Testing

Proceedings of Asian Congress 2016

by Hajime Kojima, Troy Seidle, Horst Spielmann

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Book Description

This book presents recent advances in the pure sciences that are of significance in the quest for alternatives to the use of animals in research and describes a variety of practical applications of the three key guiding principles for the more ethical use of animals in experiments – replacement, reduction, and refinement, collectively known as the 3Rs. Important examples from across the world of implementation of the 3Rs in the testing of cosmetics, chemicals, pesticides, and biologics, including vaccines, are described, with additional information on relevant regulations. The coverage also encompasses emerging approaches to alternative tests and the 3Rs. The book is based on the most informative contributions delivered at the Asian Congress 2016 on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences. It will be of value for those working in R&D, for graduate students, and for educators in various fields, including the pharmaceutical and cosmetic sciences, pharmacology, toxicology, and animal welfare.

This open book is licensed under a Creative Commons License (CC BY). You can download Alternatives to Animal Testing ebook for free in PDF format (16.8 MB).

Book Details

Subject
Medical
Publisher
Springer
Published
2019
Pages
136
Edition
1
Language
English
ISBN13
9789811324468
ISBN10
9811324468
ISBN13 Digital
9789811324475
ISBN10 Digital
9811324476
PDF Size
16.8 MB
License
CC BY

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