ALTEX Archive - 3/10



Editorial

Sonja von Aulock

Contents

FOOD FOR THOUGHT
Costanza Rovida
Food for thought … why no new in vitro tests will be done for REACH by registrants

MAIN ARTICLES
Melanie Hamann, Nikola Lange, Jagoda Kuschka and Angelika Richter
Non-invasive genotyping of transgenic mice: comparison of different commercial kits and required amounts

Vera Kerleta, Isabella Andrlik, Susanne Braunmüller, Thomas Franke, Michael Wirth and Franz Gabor
Poloxamer 188 supplemented culture medium increases the vitality of Caco-2 cells after subcultivation and freeze/thaw cycles

HIGHLIGHTS OF WC7
William S. Stokes and Marilyn Wind
Validation of innovative technologies and strategies for regulatory safety assessment methods: challenges and opportunities

Carl Westmoreland, Paul Carmichael, Matt Dent, Julia Fentem, Cameron MacKay, Gavin Maxwell, Camilla Pease and Fiona Reynolds
Assuring safety without animal testing: Unilever’s ongoing research programme to deliver novel ways to assure consumer safety

Bennard van Ravenzwaay
Initiatives to decrease redundancy in animal testing of pesticides

CONFERENCE REPORT
Replacing animal use in teaching in Eastern European universities – an update

NEWS
EU: EPAA offers Prizes
EU: 45 days to save animals from REACH tests
EU: Public consultation on alternatives for cosmetics testing
EU: New animal protection Directive
EU: CAAT-Europe and t4 host workshop on teaching and education
EU: CAAT-Europe Information day
GER: Doctors Against Animal Experiments Germany award € 10,000 for animal-free cancer research – call for applications
IND: Restructuring the zoology curriculum to reduce animal use
INT: OECD publishes TG 439: In Vitro Skin Irritation
SUI: ALTEX Prize 2010 for Costanza Rovida
SUI: Doerenkamp-Zbinden Prize 2010 for Michael Balls
SUI: OpenVirtualToxLab™
SUI/GER/USA: New president of ALTEX Edition
UK: First decline in laboratory animal numbers in a decade
USA: IIVS news & views
USA: ICCVAM recommends new versions of murine LLNA
USA: ICCVAM proposals for international test guidelines approved
USA: CAATfeed

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