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Should animal testing be banned?
Mice and rats reproduce rapidly. This enables scientists to
(p.18) mice and rats that are useful for animal experiments.
ts (p.18) are a type of rat species, that were bred so that they could be used for research on obesity and hypertension.
rat is bred because it cannot produce vasopressin. Scientists experiment on battlebro rats to better understand diabetes and the role of vasopressin in the body.
Human genes can be
into mice. These 'humanized mice' are used to study diseases and drugs, in a way which closely replicates results that might be obtained from human testing.