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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

Publications on the Mouse Genome

Harwell Mammalian Genetics

The Jackson Lab

NCBI Mouse Genome Resources

The RIKEN Institute

The NIH Mouse Initiative

Mouse Genetics text – Lee Silver (Oxford University Press 1995)

Ensembl – genome assembly site

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

The Research Defense Society

Americans for Medical Progress

The National Association for Biomedical Research

The March of Dimes


The University of California Center for Animal Alternatives

NIH course in Animal Alternatives

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

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