Rodent Model as Tools in Ethical Biomedical Research

  • Monica Levy Andersen
  • Sergio Tufik

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. Ethics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Monica Levy Andersen
      Pages 3-6
    3. Monica Levy Andersen, Vânia D’Almeida, Gui Mi Ko, Paulo José Forcina Martins, Sergio Tufik
      Pages 23-37
    4. Monica Levy Andersen, Vera Baumans
      Pages 39-49
  3. Use of Rats

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 51-51
    2. Monica Levy Andersen, Vânia D’Almeida, Gui Mi Ko, Paulo José Forcina Martins, Sergio Tufik
      Pages 53-60
    3. Monica Levy Andersen, Renata Mázaro e Costa, Marcos Fernando Oliveira e Costa
      Pages 61-94
    4. Isabela Beleza Antunes, Andressa da Silva, Regiane Kawakami, Monica Levy Andersen
      Pages 95-109
  4. General Procedures and Methods in Rodents Research

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 111-111
    2. René Remie
      Pages 113-127
    3. René Remie
      Pages 129-168
    4. Suzana Macedo de Oliveira, Heloisa Allegro Baptista, João Bosco Pesquero
      Pages 169-185
    5. Camila Guindalini, Renata Pellegrino
      Pages 203-216
    6. Carlos Eduardo Antunes de Macedo, Gabriel Cuadra, Sergé Gobaille, Luiz Eugênio Araújo de Moraes Mello
      Pages 217-233
  5. Behavioral Models in Rodents

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 235-235
    2. M. Jennifer Rodriguez, Tathiana Aparecida Fernandes Alvarenga, Edith Monroy-López, Armando Ferreira-Nuño, Adriana Morales-Otal, Javier Velázquez-Moctezuma
      Pages 237-251

About this book


The objective of this book is to concisely present information with respect to appropriate use of experimental rodents in research. The principles elaborated seek to provide knowledge of the techniques involved in both management and scientific research to all who use laboratory animals, with a focus on the well-being and ethics regarding rodents and also to fortify the awareness of the importance of the animal as a study object and to offer orientation and assistance in conducting laboratory research, education or tests.


Behaviour Biomedical Sciences Neurosciences Rodents Biomedical Research

Editors and affiliations

  • Monica Levy Andersen
    • 1
  • Sergio Tufik
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PsychobiologyUniversidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)São PauloBrazil
  2. 2.Department of PsychobiologyUniversidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)São PauloBrazil

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Biomedical and Life Sciences
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-11577-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-11578-8
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