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Resources for Alternatives to the Use of Live Vertebrates in Biomedical Research and Testing

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ALTBIB citations have been selected from articles, books, book chapters, and technical reports published from 1980 to 2000. These citations examine methods, tests, assays, and procedures that may be useful in establishing alternatives to the use of intact vertebrates. (More about ALTBIB)

(e.g. Corrositex, "androgen receptor binding assay")
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  The Principles of Humane Experimental Technique by W.M.S. Russell and R.L. Burch

  Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals Eighth Edition (2011)

  Conducting a literature search for alternatives to painful/distressful procedures Animal Welfare Information Center, National Agricultural Library, USDA

Animal Alternatives News

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  ICCVAM/NIEHS: Interagency Coordinating Committee for the Validation of Alternative Methods

  Altweb News: Johns Hopkins University
  US EPA: Computational Exposure Science publication

Additional Resources

  AltTox.org - Non-animal Methods for Toxicity Testing

  Altweb - Alternatives to Animal Testing on the Web

  Animal Welfare Information Center (USDA)

  EURL ECVAM - European Reference Laboratory for Alternatives to Animal Testing

  FRAME - Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments

  NTP Interagency Center for the Evaluation of Alternative Toxicological Methods (HHS/NIH/NIEHS)

  Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (Johns Hopkins University)

  Center for Animal Alternatives (UC Davis)

  SOT In Vitro and Alternative Methods Specialty Section (Society of Toxicology)

  U.S. EPA National Center for Computational Toxicology (EPA)

  American Society for Cellular and Computational Toxicology (ASCCT)

Evaluation/Acceptance of
Test Methods

  Regulatory Acceptance of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM)

  U.S. and International Milestones in Alternative Test Method Development and Evaluations (ICCVAM)