ALTEX Archive - 4/09


Editorial
The ALTEX Team

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FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Thomas Hartung, Bas Blaauboer and Marcel Leist
Food for thought … on education in alternative methods in toxicology

MAIN ARTICLES
Stefanie Schindler, Sonja von Aulock, Mardas Daneshian and Thomas Hartung
Development, validation and applications of the monocyte activation test for pyrogens based on human whole blood

Peter C. Kamusella, Christian Wissgott, Christian Grosse-Siestrup, Sven Dittrich, Olaf Hegemann, Dimitri Koios, Juliane von Massenbach, Michael Meissler, Volker Unger, David Quarcoo and David A. Groneberg
A model of isolated autologously hemoperfused porcine slaughterhouse lungs

Ursula G. Sauer
Political incentives towards replacing animal testing in nanotechnology?

Anett Ullrich, Donna B. Stolz, Ewa C. Ellis, Stephen C. Strom, George K. Michalopoulos, Jan G. Hengstlerand and Dieter Runge
Long term cultures of primary human hepatocytes as an alternative to drug testing in animals

SHORT COMMUNICATION
Chantra Eskes, Vanessa de Moura Sá-Rocha, Jadir Nunes, Octavio Presgrave, Dermeval de Carvalho, Philippe Masson, Ekaterina Rivera, Sandra Coecke, Joachim Kreysa and Thomas Hartung
Proposal for a Brazilian centre on alternative test methods

COMMENT
Thomas Hartung and Costanza Rovida
That which must not, can not be… a reply to EChA and EDF responses to the REACH analysis of animal use and costs

CONFERENCE REPORTS
Belgrade: Animalfree education
Potsdam: DECHEMA Conference
Tiruchirappalli: Inauguration Gandhi-Gruber-Doerenkamp Chair
Konstanz: Minisymposium stem cells
Jaipur: teachers call for replacement of dissections and animal experiments
in life science education

NEWS
EU: Progress on alternative approaches to animal testing
EU: New EU FP7 coordination and supporting action project AXLR8
FIN: FICAM
KOR: KoCVAM
UK: FRAME chairman issues stark warning
USA: IIVS Update
USA: Doctors and scientists create new society to promote non-animal toxicology testing methods
USA: CAATfeed
A new web-portal to support non-animal research: InVitroJobs.com
 
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