Comparative Anatomy and Histology: A Mouse and Human Atlas

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Academic Press, 2012 - 461 pages
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Comparative Anatomy and Histology: A Mouse and Human Atlas is aimed at the new mouse investigator as well as medical and veterinary pathologists who need to expand their knowledge base into comparative anatomy and histology. It guides the reader through normal mouse anatomy and histology using direct comparison to the human. The side by side comparison of mouse and human tissues highlight the unique biology of the mouse, which has great impact on the validation of mouse models of human disease.


  • Print + Electronic product - E-book available on Elsevier's Expert Consult platform- through a scratch-off pin code inside the print book, customers will be able to access the full text online, perform quick searches, and download images at expertconsult.com

  • Offers the first comprehensive source for comparing human and mouse anatomy and histology through over 600 full-color images, in one reference work

  • Experts from both human and veterinary fields take readers through each organ system in a side-by-side comparative approach to anatomy and histology - human Netter anatomy images along with Netter-style mouse images

  • Enables human and veterinary pathologists to examine tissue samples with greater accuracy and confidence

  • Teaches biomedical researchers to examine the histologic changes in their mutant mice
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 Phenotyping
7
3 Necropsy and Histology
15
4 Mammary Gland
41
5 Skeletal System
53
6 Nose Sinus Pharynx and Larynx
71
7 Oral Cavity and Teeth
95
8 Salivary Glands
111
14 Pancreas
203
15 Endocrine System
211
16 Urinary System
229
17 Female Reproductive System
253
18 Male Reproductive System
285
19 Hematopoietic and Lymphoid Tissues
309
20 Nervous System
339
Eye
395

9 Respiratory
121
10 Cardiovascular
135
11 Upper Gastrointestinal Tract
155
12 Lower Gastrointestinal Tract
177
13 Liver and Gallbladder
193
Ear
419
23 Skin and Adnexa
433
INDEX
457
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Assistant Professor and Chief of Comparative Pathology
Department of Comparative Medicine & Histology and Imaging Core
School of Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

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