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Mice and medicine: animal experiments, medical advances and the MRC

This publication explains how animal research contributes to advances in medical knowledge and treatments, focusing on mouse research, regulations and standards.



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This booklet sets out some of the research the Medical Research Council (MRC) is doing now and explains how animal research contributes to this. It concentrates on mouse research, as this is the largest part of MRC’s animal research.

The overview includes statistical information on MRC experiments on animals, regulations and standards that govern this research, and the standards MRC sets for itself.

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