The Laboratory Mouse

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Edited by Hans J Hedrich 2012 In 2004 when the first edition of The Laboratory Mouse was published the genome of the mouse had been sequenced. Now at the time of its second edition, only a few years later, the mouse has become the most common species used in biomedical investigation because the systematic manipulation of its genome gives us the […]

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Current and Future Reproductive Technologies and World Food Production

Current and Future Reproductive Technologies and World Food Production-1

G. Cliff Lamb • Nicolas DiLorenzo Editors 2014 The title for the 2011 Society for the Study of Reproduction Annual Meeting in Portland Oregon was “Reproduction and the World’s Future.” One of the mini-symposia during the conference was titled “Reproduction Research and Its Impact on Feeding the World’s Hungry” and was chaired by Dr. Robert […]

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Comparative Medicine

Comparative Medicine-1

Erika Jensen-Jarolim Editor 2014 Anatomy and Physiology In 2010 the Messerli Research Institute was founded as an interdisciplinary enterprise between the private Swiss Messerli Foundation and three universities: the University of Veterinary Medicine Vienna, Medical University Vienna, and University of Vienna. The intention was to investigate and improve all types of human–animal relationships and interactions. In spite of the fact […]

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Functional Bladder Reconstruction Following Spinal Cord Injury via Neural Approaches

Functional Bladder Reconstruction Following Spinal Cord Injury via Neural Approaches-1

Chunlin Hou Editor 2014 Spinal cord injury (SCI), either traumatic or non-traumatic, is a devastating disorder that leads to signifi cant physical, psychological and socioeconomic burden on patient and family. Spinal cord injury often occurs in young people, who have the prospect of an almost normal life expectancy, but a considerably impaired quality of life. These patients not only […]

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