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*  Complement factor b | definition of Complement factor b by Medical dictionary
2. in the alternative complement pathway, surface-bound C3b binds factor B, which is cleaved by factor D into Ba and Bb. C3bBb ... a test for hemophilia A; activity is measured in biologic assays using factor VIII-deficient plasma as the substrate. ... animal. See also transfer factor. ... When a complex of C3bBbC3b is formed, this is the alternative ... factor D a factor that when activated serves as a serine esterase in the alternative complement pathway. ...
http://medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/Complement+factor+b
*  An Automated Walk-Away System to Perform Differentiation of 3D Mesenchymal Stem Cell Spheroids | December 16, 2016
8. Maguire, T.; Novik, E. Methods in Bioengineering: Alternative Technologies to Animal Testing; Artech House methods in ... and testing products to ensure performance and reliability. ...
https://www.biotek.com/resources/application-notes/an-automated-walk-away-system-to-perform-differentiation-of-3d-mesenchymal-stem-cell-spheroids/
*  Ending China Animal Tests Is Salve for Big Beauty: QuickTake Q&A - The Washington Post
China, however, is moving toward alternatives to animal testing, helped along by nonprofit organizations and cosmetics ... New technologies may also accelerate the end of animal testing.1. Why does China require animal testing? ... That's because China is also the last major country to require animal testing on many beauty goods, a mandate that puts off ... China waived animal testing on domestically produced non-special-use cosmetics, like nail care and perfume. (Animal testing is ...
https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/ending-china-animal-tests-is-salve-for-big-beauty-quicktake-qanda/2018/01/16/44e04d3a-fb19-11e7-9b5d-bbf0da31214d_story.html?utm_term=.d4b2d381c056
*  Animal Experimentation - Frequently Asked Questions: How will we ever cure cancer without animals? - An Animal Rights Article...
How will we ever cure cancer without animals? - All of God's creatures have rights, includes both human and non-human animals ... Return to Animal Rights Articles. Read more at Alternatives to Animal Testing, Experimentation and Dissection. ... Animal Experimentation - Frequently Asked Questions: How will we ever cure cancer without animals?. An Animal Rights Article ... The National Cancer Institute also undertook a twenty-five-year screening program, testing 40,000 plant species on animals for ...
https://www.all-creatures.org/articles/ar-anexfaq-howwillwe.html
*  New product testing methods spare animals - latimes
... of these animals, estimates Thomas Hartung, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing in ... New product tests spare the animals. U.S. agencies have approved alternative methods to check safety. And research is underway ... U.S. agencies have already approved alternative tests to replace many experiments on animals' eyes and skin. Scientists are now ... Instead of having to test every batch on live animals, it can now run a test on cells in a lab dish. ...
http://articles.latimes.com/2011/oct/10/health/la-he-animal-testing-20110718
*  Don't support companies that test products on animals - Opinion - seacoastonline.com - Portsmouth, NH
... it is hard to believe that some companies still use animals in painful tests. ... With more than 500 home and personal care companies now marketing products without testing on animals, ... Currently, there are many alternatives to animal testing for cosmetic products and ingredients such as Epiocular, Episkin and ... Many health charities fund tests on animals that include starving, crippling, burning, poisoning and cutting animals open to ...
http://www.seacoastonline.com/article/20130731/OPINION/307310353
*  Chronic exposure to selenium results in a progression o | Open-i
A) Populations of adult animals placed continuously on NGM ... Animal Testing Alternatives. *Animals. *Animals, Genetically ... Each dataset represents six plates with 20 animals per plate and is presented as the mean percentage of animals with each ... Each dataset represents six plates with 20 animals per plate and is presented as the mean percentage of animals with each ... The behavioral phenotype of each individual animal was assessed every 6 h. A total of 20 individual animals were observed. N = ...
https://openi.nlm.nih.gov/detailedresult.php?img=PMC2984526_toxscikfq273f06_ht&req=4
*  Research Areas | BPRC
Cell culture methods are obvious alternatives to animal testing. However, in actual practice, these methods do not always work ... In addition to studies involving animal testing, we also focus on methods designed to reduce the number of animals used in ... One of our other objectives is to refine animal testing by reducing the amount of discomfort experienced by the animals. For ... To this end, we have developed testing techniques that do not involve any animal testing, which are often used by our ...
https://bprc.nl/en/research-areas?q=en/ms-and-artritis/
*  JSAAE Vol.11(1)
Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (CAAT). Department of Environmental Health Sciences. Bloomberg School ... 2. Alternatives to Animal Experiments: Serving in the Middle Ground Michael Balls FRAME. (pp. 4-14). 3. Making Validated ... 6. Recent Trends of Alternative Methods to Phototoxicity Testing in Japan Yuko Okamoto Fundamental Research Laboratory, KOSÉ ... 1. Significance of Japanese Center for the Validation of Alternative Methods (JaCVAM) Establishment Yasuo Ohno Deputy Director- ...
http://www.asas.or.jp/jsaae/jsaae/aatex/Vol11-1.html
*  New UCF researchers, college will help fight Alzheimer's disea...( ORLANDO July 30 2004 -- A new college...)
Scientists, researchers, animal advocates & regulators to discuss alternatives to animal testing. 2. U.S. Army awards ... Sugaya plans to continue using rats to test the viability of injecting stem cells into brains.. "This could be the fountain of ...
http://news.bio-medicine.org/biology-news-2/New-UCF-researchers--college-will-help-fight-Alzheimers-disease--cancer-708-1/
*  Protocols and Video Articles Authored by Michael Oelgeschläger
A Protocol for Using Gene Set Enrichment Analysis to Identify the Appropriate Animal Model for Translational Research' ... Alternatives to Animal Testing: Current Status and Future Perspectives Archives of Toxicology. Aug, 2011 , Pubmed ID: 21607681 ... Improvement of new methodological approaches for alternatives to animal testing should be triggered for a better understanding ... has been coined and introduced to foster the development of alternative methods to animal testing. Another topic addressed by ...
https://www.jove.com/author/Michael_Oelgeschl%C3%A4ger
*  Silbergeld, Ellen K.. Papers of Ellen K. Silbergeld, 1968-1994: A Finding Aid
Animals [correspondence, reports, notes, etc. re: alternatives to animal testing, 1988-1989; Silbergeld on Advisory Comm. for " ... Toxic Substances Control Act Section 4 (rules, guidance, Interagency Testing Committee (ITC) reports): Test rules, 1979-1980 [ ... "Animal Models Of Parkinsonism," 1981 *465. Silbergeld & Anderson: Artificial Food Colors and Childhood Behavior Disorders. Bull ... Neurochemical Approaches to Toxicity Testing: [Artificial Food Dyes] Monte Carlo 1979 *445. "Probs in Exper[imental] studies of ...
http://oasis.lib.harvard.edu/oasis/deliver/~sch00906
*  La Roche-Posay: Working hand in hand with expert partners
What is the method we developped as an alternative to animal testing? Whats does "100% allergy tested" mean? At La Roche-Posay ... Have you ever wondered how products are made and tested? How do we source ingredients? Are our products suitable even for ... Toleriane Teint Make-Up, the confidence test : safe even for reactive skin ... Discover below our stringent testing protocols, medical experts partnerships and rigorous ingredient selection. ...
https://www.laroche-posay.com/article/La-Roche-Posay-Working-hand-in-hand-with-expert-partners/a33278.aspx
*  Methods to Assess Neuroinflammation - Current Protocols
Alternative Technologies to Animal Testing (T. Maguire and E. Novik, eds.) pp 41‐60. Artech House, Norwood, Mass. ... The use of total protein stains as loading controls: An alternative to high‐abundance single‐protein controls in semi‐ ... Aggregating brain cell cultures for neurotoxicity tests. In Methods in Bioengineering. ...
http://www.currentprotocols.com/WileyCDA/CPUnit/refId-tx1219.html?quicktabs_cp=materials
*  SCCS Extends Comment Deadline for Vetiveryl Acetate
1BASF, Givaudan and IIVS Team Up for Animal Testing Alternative *2EU Regulations Influencing the Fragrance Industry ... data is inadequate to exclude the genotoxic/mutagenic effects of vetiveryl acetate which were observed in an Ames test. There ...
https://www.perfumerflavorist.com/fragrance/regulatory/SCCS-Extends-Comment-Deadline-for-Vetiveryl-Acetate--293711011.html
*  Reduce, Refine, Replace: New Opportunities in Alternatives Research | Science | AAAS
Research into alternative methods to animal experimentation and testing is more than ever a necessity. The new EU system for ... Altweb, from the Johns Hopkins Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing, also provides a good starting point. ... methods for chemicals testing: current status and future prospects," ATLA ( Alternatives to Laboratory Animals) 30, supplement ... and application of alternative test methodologies and testing strategies, namely, procedures that do not rely on the use of ...
http://www.sciencemag.org/careers/2002/09/reduce-refine-replace-new-opportunities-alternatives-research
*  ECEAE | Key Facts
There is already a valid test tube alternative that does not use live animals for the testing of Dysport® (a type of botox ... The use of alternatives to animal testing has also been placed centrally in REACH legislation thanks to the ECEAE's campaign. ... This loophole means that mice can still legally be used in botox tests, even though using animals to test cosmetics products ... it became illegal to test cosmetic ingredients on animals anywhere in the EU or sell or import into the EU any animal tested ...
http://www.eceae.org/hr/the-truth-about-animal-testing/key-facts
*  4th Global Summit on Toxicology | TSNN Trade Show News
Many alternatives have evolved for animal testing now. Alternatives to animal testing includes Emerging in vitro models: These ... Alternatives to animal testing, Emerging in vitro models etc. Animal testing for toxicity is a part of the non-clinical ... Business Opportunities Toxicity Testing Summit a part of Toxicology conference deals with various aspects like Animal testing ... Neurotoxins mainly affect the nervous systems of animals. Organisms that possess neurotoxins include venomous animals like ...
http://www.tsnn.com/events/4th-global-summit-toxicology
*  Publications - Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research
A European perspective on alternatives to animal testing for environmental hazard identification and risk assessment. Regul. ... Integrated testing strategy (ITS) for bioaccumulation assessment under REACH. Environ. Int. 69: 40-50.. DOI: 10.1016/j.envint. ... Development and field test of a mobile continuous flow system utilizing Chemcatcher for monitoring of rare earth elements in ... Calibration and field test of the polar organic chemical integrative samplers for the determination of 15 endocrine disrupting ...
https://www.ufz.de/index.php?en=36949
*  Publikationen - Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung UFZ
A European perspective on alternatives to animal testing for environmental hazard identification and risk assessment. Regul. ... ZFminus1: A strategy to reduce animal tests for developmental toxicity testing by a combined use of mammalian models and the ... Alternatives to in vivo tests to detect endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in fish and amphibians - screening for estrogen, ... Towards sensible toxicity testing for nanomaterials: proposal for the specification of test design. Sci. Technol. Adv. Mater. ...
http://www.ufz.de/index.php?de=38402
*  Publications & Media - Helmholtz-Centre for Environmental Research
A European perspective on alternatives to animal testing for environmental hazard identification and risk assessment. Regul. ... ZFminus1: A strategy to reduce animal tests for developmental toxicity testing by a combined use of mammalian models and the ... Alternatives to in vivo tests to detect endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) in fish and amphibians - screening for estrogen, ... Generation of a reference compound list for development of alternative testing approaches. Reprod. Toxicol. 76 , 93 - 102. full ...
http://www.ufz.de/index.php?en=39852
*  Prof. Dr. Günther Weindl • Research Group Weindl • Department of Biology, Chemistry, Pharmacy
European Society for Alternatives to Animal Testing (EUSAAT). Society for Dermopharmacy (GD). ... Award of the Berlin alliance of animal welfare policy. 2011. Member of "Future Leaders in Dermatology" selected by the European ... Animal Welfare Research Award for Berlin-Brandenburg. 2013. ...
http://www.bcp.fu-berlin.de/en/pharmazie/faecher/pharmakologie/arbeitsgruppe_weindl/members/professor/weindl/index.html
*  CAAT Academy course 'Skin & Eye In Vitro models, Part 1', Brussels (B) | SCAHT - Swiss Centre for Applied Human Toxicology
V. Rogiers and 3R companies on applicability of 3 different skin test systems for skin irritation (EpiSkin, OECD TG 439), skin ... CAAT (Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing) Academy. Course website. Location: Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Laarbeeklaan ...
http://scaht.org/events/other-event/caat-academy-course-skin-eye-vitro-models-part-1-brussels-b
*  Fact sheet: Cosmetics testing | The Humane Society of the United States
Get the facts about cosmetics animal testing and learn more about our Be Cruelty-Free campaign to end cosmetics animal testing ... Companies also have the option of using existing non-animal tests or investing in and developing alternative non-animal tests ... Unreliable and ineffective animal tests mean consumer safety cannot be guaranteed. In contrast, non-animal alternatives can ... Non-animal alternatives are also typically much more cost-effective than tests that use animals. ...
https://www.humanesociety.org/resources/fact-sheet-cosmetic-testing
*  Experts In Vitro Toxicology, Management Team at IIVS
Non Animal Testing, In Vitro Toxicology, In Vitro Methods, In Vitro Testing Services, Dr. Rodger Curren, Erin Hill, Hans Raabe ... Non Animal Testing, Alternative Test Methods, In Vitro Toxicology, IIVS , Management. 483 page-template-default,page,page-id- ... and practical use of alternative methods to whole animal testing. Among other activities, he is past president of the American ... to provide educational and laboratory-based resources for non-animal safety testing to industry, government, and animal welfare ...
http://iivs.org/about/team/management/