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By Bruce M. Altevogt,Diane E. Pankevich,Marilee K. Shelton-Davenport,Jeffrey P. Kahn,Committee on the Use of Chimpanzees in Biomedical and Behavioral Research,National Research Council

ISBN-10: 0309220394

ISBN-13: 9780309220392

For decades, experiments utilizing chimpanzees were instrumental in advancing clinical wisdom and feature resulted in new drugs to avoid life-threatening and debilitating ailments. besides the fact that, contemporary advances in trade study instruments have rendered chimpanzees mostly pointless as study matters. The Institute of drugs, in collaboration with the nationwide learn Council, performed an in-depth research of the medical necessity for chimpanzees in NIH-funded biomedical and behavioral learn. The committee concludes that whereas the chimpanzee has been a precious animal version long ago, most modern biomedical study use of chimpanzees isn't worthwhile, even though famous that it truly is most unlikely to foretell no matter if examine on rising or new ailments might necessitate chimpanzees within the future.

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