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PETA

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals

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Rules of PETA.

No eating, no wearing, no experimentation, no entertainment, no ownership

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AMP

Americans for Medical Progress

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NABR

National Association for Biomedical Research

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FBR

Foundation for biomedical progress

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What percent of Americans support animal research.

Over 50%

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In vitro

In the glass

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Ex Vivo

Out of the living

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In Vivo

In the living

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The three Rs

Replace, reduce, refine

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The use of animals whenever possible

Replace

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The number of animals is at a minimum

Reduce

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To cause the least possible distress to the animals.

Refine

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95% of research animals.

Rats and mice

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0.75% of research animals

Dogs, cats, primates

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4.25% of research animals.

Other species (fish, birds, rabbits, sheep, pigs)

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Regulates the use of mammalian and avian species in research

Animal welfare act

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IACUC

Institutional animal care and use committee

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The oldest consumer protection agency.

FDA

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NIH

National institute of health

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OLAW

Office of laboratory animal welfare

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AALAS

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science

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What happens to most research animals after studies?

Euthanized

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Why do we usually use mice and rats?

They don't vomit so their bodies must absorb the drug

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Where are primates usually sent after testing?

Sanctuaries

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Commonly used breed of dog used for testing?

Beagle

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LAT

Laboratory animal technician

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ALAT

Assistant animal laboratory technician

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LATG

Laboratory animal technologist

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CMAR

Certified manager of animal resources

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The study of organisms known to be germ free.

Gnotobiology