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Mouse Resources
These websites are dedicated to investigators who pursue biologic research in animal models and in the use of alternatives to animal models.

The Whole Mouse Catalog
www.rodentia.com/wmc/index.html

Publications on the Mouse Genome
www.nature.com/nature/mousegenome

Harwell Mammalian Genetics
www.mgu.har.mrc.ac.uk

The Jackson Lab
www.jax.org

NCBI Mouse Genome Resources
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/genome/guide/mouse

The RIKEN Institute
http://genome.rtc.riken.go.jp

The NIH Mouse Initiative
www.nih.gov/science/models/mouse

Mouse Genetics text – Lee Silver (Oxford University Press 1995)
www.informatics.jax.org/silver

Ensembl – genome assembly site
www.ensembl.org/Mus_musculus



Animal Welfare
Alternatives to animal research are an important part of new discovery in biology and the medical sciences. These sites discuss justifications for animal research and the search for alternative approaches.

The Foundation for Biomedical Research
www.fbresearch.org

The Research Defense Society
www.rds-online.org.uk

Americans for Medical Progress
www.ampef.org

The National Association for Biomedical Research
www.nabr.org

The March of Dimes
www.marchofdimes.com/professionals/691_1780.asp

The USDA
www.nal.usda.gov/awic/index.html
www.nal.usda.gov/awic/legislat/regsqa.htm

The University of California Center for Animal Alternatives
www.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/Animal_Alternatives/main.htm

NIH course in Animal Alternatives
nihlibrary.nih.gov/training/trainingaltanimalres.htm

ALT Web – Alternatives to Animal Testing on the Web (this is the most extensive resource currently available on alternative approaches)
altweb.jhsph.edu


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