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ALTEX: Current Issue 2012: Vol 29, No. 4


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Sonja von Aulock


Gian Paolo Rossini and Thomas Hartung:
Towards tailored assays for cell-based approaches to toxicity testing


Marcel Leist, Brett A. Lidbury, Chihae Yang, Patrick J. Hayden, Jens M. Kelm, Stephanie Ringeissen, Ann Detroyer, Jean R. Meunier, James F. Rathman, George R. Jackson, Jr., Gina Stolper, and Nina Hasiwa:
Novel technologies and an overall strategy to allow hazard assessment and risk prediction of chemicals, cosmetics, and drugs with animal-free methods

Leonarda J. van den Broek, Frank B. Niessen, Rik J. Scheper, and Susan Gibbs: Development, validation and testing of a human tissue engineered hypertrophic scar model

Ronald Sroka, Kathrin Weick, Stefanie Steckmaier, Bernd Steckmaier, Radka Blagova, Ina Sroka, Mojtaba Sadeghi-Azandaryani, Johann Maierl, and Claus-Georg Schmedt:
The ox-foot-model for investigating endoluminal thermal treatment modalities of varicosis vein diseases

t4 Workshop Report

Bas J. Blaauboer, Kim Boekelheide, Harvey J. Clewell, Mardas Daneshian, Milou M.L. Dingemans, Alan M. Goldberg, Marjoke Heneweer, Joanna Jaworska, Nynke I. Kramer, Marcel Leist, Hasso Seibert, Emanuela Testai, Rob J. Vandebriel, James D. Yager, and Joanne Zurlo:
The use of biomarkers of toxicity for integrating in vitro hazard estimates into risk assessment for humans


David Cánovas and Nigel Bird:
Human AB serum as an alternative to fetal bovine serum for endothelial and cancer cell culture


Toni Lindl, Ulrike Gross, Irmela Ruhdel, Sonja von Aulock, and Manfred Völkel
Erratum to Guidance on Determining Indispensability and Balancing Potential Benefits of Animal Experiments with Costs to the Animals with Specific Consideration of EU Directive 2010/63/EU


Eveline Schneider Kayasseh:
Animal Law and Ethics: Reflecting on European, American, and Asian Concepts

Stefanie Schindler:
17th European Congress on Alternatives to Animal Testing


Francesca Caloni, Patrizia Costa, Gianni Dal Negro, Isabella De Angelis, Giovanna Lazzari, Giacomo Metteucci, and Augusto Vitale:
Practical aspects in the application of the new legislation: alternative methods and 3R principle, role of ethical committees and animal suffering

Judith van Luijk, Marlies Leenaars, Anne Marie van Dongen, Lilian van der Vaart, and Merel Ritskes-Hoitinga:
Outcomes of a Dutch workshop on improvements for the 3Rs in daily practice



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