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List of papers, year 2004

Aaron, D.K. and Hayes, V.W.   How many pigs? Statistical power considerations in swine nutrition experiments.    Journal of Animal Science, 82(Suppl. E), 245-254 (2004).   [Abstract]   [pdf]

Abbey, C.K., Borowsky, A.D., McGoldrick, E.T., Gregg, J.P., Maglione, J.E., Cardiff, R.D. and Cherry, S.R.   In vivo positron of progression-emission tomography imaging of progression and transformation in model of mammary neoplasia.    Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 101(31), 11438-11443 (2004).   [Abstract]   [pdf]

Bagis, H., Mercan, H.O. and Dinnyes, A.   Exposure to warmer postoperative temperatures reduces hypothermia caused by anaesthesia and significantly increases the implantation rate of transferred embryos in the mouse.    Laboratory Animals, 38(1), 50-54 (2004).   [Abstract]   [pdf]

Colvin, G.A., Lambert, J.F., Abedi, M., Hsieh, C.C., Carlson, J.E., Stewart, F.M. and Quesenberry, P.J.   Murine marrow cellularity and the concept of stem cell competition: geographic and quantitative determinants in stem cell biology.    Leukemia, 18(3), 575-583 (2004).   [Abstract]   [Purchase from publisher]

Decker, S., Hollingshead, M., Bonomi, C.A., Carter, J.P. and Sausville, E.A.   The hollow fibre model in cancer drug screening: the NCI experience.    European Journal of Cancer, 40(6), 821-826 (2004).   [Abstract]   [Purchase from publisher]

Fomby, L.M., Wheat, T.M., Hartter, D.E., Tuttle, R.L.and Black, C.A.   Use of CO2/O-2 anesthesia in the collection of samples for serum corticosterone analysis from Fischer 344 rats.    Contemporary Topics in Laboratory Animal Science, 43(2), 8-12 (2004).   [Abstract]   [pdf]

Hartl, A., Sauerbrei, A., Stelzner, A. and Wutzler, P.   Influenza infection of the embryonated hen's egg - An alternative model for in vivo evaluation of antiviral compounds.    Arzneimittel-Forschung-Drug Research, 54(2), 130-134 (2004).   [Abstract]   [Purchase from publisher]

Howard, B., van Herck, H., Guillen, J., Bacon, B., Joffe, R. and Ritskes-Hoitinga, M.   Report of the FELASA Working Group on evaluation of quality systems for animal units.    Laboratory Animals, 38(2), 103-118 (2004).   [Abstract]   [pdf]

May, R.M.   Uses and abuses of mathematics in biology.    Science, 303(5659), 790-793 (2004).   [Abstract]   [Purchase from publisher]

Montiani-Ferreira, F., Cardoso, F.F. and Petersen-Jones, S.   Basic concepts in statistics for veterinary ophthalmologists.    Veterinary Ophthalmology, 7(2), 79-85 (2004).   [Abstract]   [Purchase from publisher]

Pound, P., Ebrahim, S., Sandercock, P., Bracken, M.B. and Roberts, I.   Where is the evidence that animal research benefits humans?    British Medical Journal, 328(7438), 514-517 (2004).   [Abstract]   [pdf]

Smith, A.C.,Frank, L.M., Wirth, S., Yanike, M., Hu, D., Kubota, Y., Graybiel, A.M., Suzuki, W.A. and Brown, E.N.   Dynamic analysis of learning in behavioral experiments.    Journal of Neuroscience, 24(2), 447-461 (2004).   [Abstract]   [pdf]

Smith, J.C., Corbin, T.J., McCabe, J.G. and Bolon, B.   Isoflurane with morphine is a suitable anaesthetic regimen for embryo transfer in the production of transgenic rats.    Laboratory Animals, 38(1), 38-43 (2004).   [Abstract]   [pdf]

Stopps, M., Allen, N., Barrett, R., Choudhury, H. I., Jarolimek, W., Johnson, M., Kuenzi, F. M., Maubach, K. A., Nagano, N. and Seabrook, G. R.   Design and application of a novel brain slice system that permits independent electrophysiological recordings from multiple slices.    Journal of Neuroscience Methods, 132(2), 137-148 (2004).   [Abstract]   [Purchase from publisher]

Vaughan, S.   Reduction some examples.    RDS Website (2004).   [Abstract]   [Article]

Zeamari, S., Rumping, G., Floot, B., Lyons, S. and Stewart, F. A.   In vivo bioluminescence imaging of locally disseminated colon carcinoma in rats.    British Journal of Cancer, 90(6), 1259-1264 (2004).   [Abstract]   [Purchase from publisher]

Prescott, M.J., Morton, D.B., Anderson, D., Buckwell, A., Heath, S., Bubrecht, R., Jennings, M., Robb, D., Ruane, B., Swallow, J. and Thompson, P.   Refining dog husbandry and care - Eighth report of BVAAWF/FRAME/RSPCA/UFAW - Joint Working Group on Refinement.    Laboratory Animals Volume 38 (Suppl. 1), S1-S94(2004).   [Abstract]   [Purchase from publisher (preface & summary free)]

Hawkins, P., Morton, D.B., Bevan, R., Heath, K., Kirkwood, J., Pearce, P., Scott, L., Whelan, G. and Webb, A.   Husbandry refinements for rats, mice, dogs and non-human primates used in telemetry procedures: Seventh report of the BVAAWF/FRAME/RSPCA/UFAW Joint Working Group on Refinement, Part B.    Laboratory Animals, 38(1), 1-10 (2004).   [Abstract]   [pdf]

Fry, J.R., Hammond, A.H., Jassi, K.L., Bass, A.E., Bruce, G., Laughton, C., Shaw, P.N., Bylov, I.E. and Kovalenko, S.M.   Selectivity of 7-alkoxycoumarins as probe substrates for rat hepatic cytochrome P450 forms is influenced by the substitution pattern on the coumarin nucleus    Xenobiotica, 34(8), 707-722 (2004).   [Abstract]   [Purchase from publisher]

Balls, M.   Progressing toward the reduction, refinement and replacement of laboratory animal procedures: thoughts on some encounters with Dr Iain Purchase.    Toxicology in Vitro, 18, 165-170 (2004).   [Abstract]   [Purchase from publisher]

Balls, M.   The need for recommitment to the three Rs and to serving together in the middle ground.    ATLA, 32, 1–3 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Balls, M.   Are animal tests inherently valid?    ATLA, 32(Suppl. 1), 755–758 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Balls, M. and Combes, R.D.   The UK National Centre for the Three Rs: pathway to progress or mere fig leaf?    ATLA, 32, 61–64 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Balls, M.   Animal experimentation and alternatives in the age of extremism.    ATLA, 32, 151–152 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Bottrill, K.   Search strategies on the internet: general and specific.    ATLA, 32(Suppl. 1), 585–589 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Combes, R.D.   Peer review of validation studies: an assessment of the role of the OECD by reference to the validation of the uterotrophic assay for endocrine disruptors.    ATLA, 32, 111–117 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Combes, R.D.   The case for taking account of metabolism when testing for potential endocrine disruptors in vitro.    ATLA, 32, 121–135 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Combes, R.D.   The use of human cells in biomedical research and testing.    ATLA, 32(Suppl. 1), 43–49 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Combes, R.D., Balls, M., Bansil, L., Barratt, M., Bell, D., Botham, P., Broadhead, C., Clothier, R., George, E., Fentem, J., Jackson, M., Indans, I., Loizou, G., Navaratnam, V., Pentreath, V., Phillips, B., Stemplewski, H. and Stewart, J.   The third FRAME Toxicity Committee: working toward greater implementation of alternatives in toxicity testing.    ATLA, 32(Suppl. 1), 635–642 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Combes, R.D., Gaunt, I. and Balls, M.   A scientific and animal welfare assessment of the OECD health effects test guidelines for the safety testing of chemicals under the European Union REACH system.    ATLA, 32, 163–208 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Combes, R.D.   The current OECD health effects test guidelines are in urgent need of revision.    ATLA, 32, 463–464 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Carbone, L., Baumans, V. and Morton, D.B.   Report of the workshop on euthanasia guidelines and practices.    ATLA, 32(Suppl. 1), 445–446 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Festing, M.F.W.   Good experimental design and statistics can save animals, but how can it be promoted?    ATLA, 32(Suppl. 1), 133–135 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Festing, M.F.W.   Refinement and reduction through the control of variation.    ATLA, 32(Suppl. 1), 259–263 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Festing, M.F.W.   Is the use of animals in biomedical research still necessary in 2002? unfortunately, “yes”.    ATLA, 32(Suppl. 1), 733–739 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Festing, M.F.W.   The choice of animal model and reduction.    ATLA, 32(Suppl. 2), 59–64 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Gray, A.C., Malton, J. and Clothier, R.H.   The development of a standardised protocol to measure squamous differentiation in stratified epithelia, by using the fluorescein cadaverine incorporation technique.    ATLA, 32, 91–100 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Halder, M., Balls, M., Hendriksen, C. and Cussler, K.   ECVAM’s activities in promoting the three Rs in the quality control of biologicals.    ATLA, 32(Suppl. 1), 93–98 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Hudson, M. and Bhogal, N.   Scientific procedures on living animals in Great Britain in 2003: the facts, figures and consequences.    ATLA, 32, 473–485 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Hudson, M.   Home Office project licence information goes online: increased transparency about animal experiments or a mere attempt to silence critics?    ATLA, 32, 537–538 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Morton, D.B.   The welfare of non-human primates in research in the EU.    ATLA, 32(Suppl. 1), 307 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Phillips, B., Smith, D., Combes, R., Descotes, G., Dyring Jacobsen, S., Hack, R., Kemkowski, J., Krauser, K., Pfister, R., Rabemampianina, Y., Sparrow, S., Stephan-Gueldner, M. and von Landenberg, F.   An approach to minimise dog use in regulatory toxicology: production of a best practice guide to study design.    ATLA, 32(Suppl. 1), 447-451 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Vaughan, S.   Optimising resources by reduction: the FRAME Reduction Committee.    ATLA, 32(Suppl.1), 245-248 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Vaughan, S.   Concluding note: activities and resources that focus on reduction.    ATLA, 32(Suppl. 2), 95–98 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Vaughan, S.   Feedback received from discussion groups: problems encountered during consultation between researchers and statisticians and possible solutions.    ATLA, 32(Suppl. 2), 29 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Vaughan, S.   Laboratory Animal Science Association (LASA) Alternatives Section meeting — designing to reduce and refine: strategies and successes.    ATLA, 32, 137 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]

Worth, A.P. and Balls, M.   The principles of validation and the ECVAM validation process.    ATLA, 32(Suppl. 1), 623-629 (2004).   [Abstract]    [PDF]