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Title Rodent transplant medicine / Weihua Gong, editor.
Imprint Dordrecht : Springer, [2014]


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Description 1 online resource (xv, 165 pages) : color illustrations
Note Includes index.
Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed November 10, 2014).
Subject Transplantation of organs, tissues, etc. -- Animal models.
Rodents as laboratory animals.
Microsurgery -- Animal models.
Transplantation -- methods.
public health
animal models
Medicine (General)
Geneeskunde (algemeen)
Contents Chapter 1. Rodent transplantation medicine Weihua Gong -- Chapter 2. T-cell costimulatory molecules / Qiquan Sun and Xian Chang Li -- Chapter 3. Age in rodent organ transplantation / Weihua Gong -- Chapter 4. Role of gender in animal transplantation / Weihua Gong -- Chapter 5. Role of body-weight/functioning mass of graft in rodent transplantation / Weihua Gong -- Chapter 6. Illustration of laboratory facilities and microsurgical instruments / Weihua Gong -- Chapter 7. Organ preservation / Weihua Gong and Dahai Liu -- Chapter 8. Rat kidney transplantation / Weihua Gong -- Chapter 9. Rat orthotopic liver transplantation / Jinzhen Cai and Junwu Cai -- Chapter 10. Mouse skin transplantation / Weihua Gong -- Chapter 11. Mouse heterotopic abdominal heart transplant model / Weihua Gong -- Chapter 12. Mouse heterotopic cervical heart transplant model / Weihua Gong and Guangxiang Liu -- Chapter 13. Mouse kidney transplantation / Weihua Gong -- Chapter 14. Mouse liver transplantation / Ulrich Steger, C. Otto and I. Klein.
Summary This book introduces transplantation in rodents as useful tools used in studying transplant immunobiology. Several solid organs (kidney, heart, liver) transplant models in rodents are described in this book. It can help surgical quality and save surgical time. The first part of the book provides a review of rodent transplant tolerance induction, the role of gender and body-weight in rodent transplantation, surgical instruments and organ preservation solutions. In the second part of the book, various organ-transplantation techniques in rodents are discussed in individual chapters. This book pr.
Other Author Gong, Weihua, editor.
Other Title Print version: Gong, Weihua. Rodent Transplant Medicine. Dordrecht : Springer Netherlands, ©2014 9789401794718