ALTEX Archive - 1/07


Editorial
Franz P. Gruber

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MAIN ARTICLES
Sonia Whitlow, Heinrich Bürgin and Nicole Clemann

The embryonic stem cell test for the early selection of pharmaceutical compounds

André Schrattenholz and Martina Klemm

Neuronal cell culture from human embryonic stem cells as in vitro model for neuroprotection

Nitin Telang and Meena Katdare

Cell culture model for colon cancer prevention and therapy: An alternative approach to animal experimentation

Elke Thedinga, Anett Ullrich, Sabine Drechsler, Ricarda Niendorf, Axel Kob, Dieter Runge, Andreas Keuer, Ingo Freund, Mirko Lehmann and Ralf Ehret
In vitro system for the prediction of hepatotoxic effects in primary hepatocytes

Anett Ullrich, Christine Berg, Jan G. Hengstler and Dieter Runge

Use of a standardised and validated long-term human hepatocyte culture system for repetitive analyses of drugs: Repeated administrations of acetaminophen reduces albumin and urea secretion

Irmela Ruhdel
Revision of the EU Directive 86/609/EEC: Results of the internet consultations of the European Commission


NEWS

CH: Rekurs gegen Tierversuche in Zürich
CH/D: ALTEX steigert impact factor beträchtlich
D: Bundestagsfraktionen für Alternativmethoden
D: Mainzer Studenten schaffen Rattenversuch ab
EU: REACH – an opportunity for more consumer protection
EU: Fortschritte bei ACuteTox
USA/EU: ICCVAM/NICEATM/ECVAM Scientific Workshop
BERLIN Alternative test methods in inhalation toxicology, Scientific programme
TOKYO 6th World Congress: Invitation to Tokyo by Horst Spielmann and Yasuo Ohno Scientific program

CONFERENCE REPORTS
Fribourg: SGV Tagung – New Technics in Lab Animal Science
InterNICHE: Conferences in Australia, Belarus, United States, Central Europe and beyond

COMMENTS

Irmela Ruhdel: 2005 über 2,4 Millionen Versuchstiere in Deutschland
Markus Deutsch: Ärztinnen und Ärzte für Tierschutz in der Medizin fordern Studienregister auch für Tierversuche

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