The Laboratory Opossum

John L. Vandeberg, Sarah Williams-Blangero

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    19 Scopus citations
    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Title of host publicationThe UFAW Handbook on the Care and Management of Laboratory and Other Research Animals
    Subtitle of host publicationEighth Edition
    Number of pages16
    ISBN (Print)9781405175234
    StatePublished - Feb 8 2010


    • Activation and inactivation of gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA) receptors
    • Health monitoring and quarantine
    • Laboratory opossum - general biology of marsupials
    • Laboratory opossums - exported from the uk to australia
    • Marmosa robinsoni, small american opossum
    • Marsupials in laboratory - didelphis virginiana, as laboratory animal in north america
    • Monodelphis domestica - encompassing dry chaco, cerrado and caatinga biomes6. monodelphis domestica - interesting genetic and physiological characteristics
    • Monodelphis domestica - promise for research on allografting and xenografting
    • Wild-caught animals - harbouring endoparasites, capillaria, trichuris, cruzia, strongylus and fluke-like and hymenolepis-like species

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • veterinary(all)

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