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Education in alternatives to animal experimentation
Tsutomu Miki Kurosawa
The Institute of Experimental Animal Sciences, Osaka University Medical School, Japan
|This article describes various aspects of 3Rs education. To be able to understand and discuss 3Rs education, a certain background knowledge of animal experimentation, in particular animal experimentation as an alternative to human experimentation, is essential.|
The realities of animal experimentation and medical and veterinary needs are discussed. The initiation and consequence of medical research is explained using examples of the author’s research activities.