References and Resources

The following is a list of references and resources if you would like to learn more about rats, breeding, and genetics.

References

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  • Anencephaly. (n.d.). Retrieved December 18, 2008, from http://www.angelfire.com/mn/michaelashope/anencephalyfact.html.
  • Anencephaly. (n.d.). Retrieved December 18, 2008, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anencephaly.
  • Animal Use on the UIUC Campus Policies Pertaining to the Care and Use of Animals in Research and Teaching: Major Rodent Pathogens. (n.d.). Retrieved December 19, 2008, from http://research.illinois.edu/IACUC/files/PolicyPDFs/rodent_pathogens.pdf.
  • Antipatis, C., Ashworth, C., Riley, S., Hannah, L., Hoggard, N., & Lea, R. (2002). Vitamin A deficiency during rat pregnancy alters placental TNF-alpha signalling and apoptosis. Am J Reprod Immunol, 47(3), 151-8. Retrieved December 19, 2008, from the Medline database.
  • Baculum. (n.d.). Retrieved December 17, 2008, from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Os_penis.
  • Beek, van der, E. (1998, March 26). Neuro biological mechanisms of reproductive aging in the female rat. Symposium Platform Reproductive Research in Production Animals, NRLO-research report, Leerstoelgroep Fysiologie van mens en dier (Human and Animal Physiology Group), Wageningen Institute of Animal Sciences (1994 – 1999), Lelystad.
  • Brooks, E. (n.d.). SRR Anencephaly Page (Case History). Retrieved December 18, 2008, from http://www.spoiledratten.com/rascalxginnie.html.
  • Brooks, E. (n.d.). Basic Genetics of Color in Rats. Retrieved December 18, 2008, from http://www.spoiledratten.com/articlebasicgeneticscolorcont.html.
  • Brown, M., & Shofield, J. (1990). Essential for animal research: A primer for research personnel: Chapter 3: Animal care and use: A experimental variable. Beltsville: National Agricultural Library.
  • Carpenter, J. (2005). Exotic Animal Formulary (3rd Edition). St. Louis: Saunders.26.
  • Cold, C., & Taylor, J. (1999). The Prepuce. BJU Int, 83 Suppl.(1), 34-44. Retrieved December 17, 2008, from http://www.cirp.org/library/anatomy/cold-taylor/.
  • Embryonic development of the nervous system. (2005, February 1). Retrieved December 18, 2008, from https://www.niaaa.nih.gov/Resources/GraphicsGallery/FetalAlcoholSyndrome/Embryonic.htm.
  • Folate (Folacin, Folic Acid). (n.d.). Retrieved December 18, 2008, from http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/5000/5553.html.
  • Folic Acid. (n.d.). Retrieved December 18, 2008, from http://www.marchofdimes.com/professionals/14332_1151.asp.
  • Hanson, A. (n.d.). Genetics of Coat Types. Retrieved December 18, 2008, from http://www.ratbehavior.org/CoatTypes.htm.
  • Hanson, A. (n.d.). Mutations in Rat Coat Color. Retrieved December 18, 2008, from http://www.ratbehavior.org/CoatColorMutations.htm.
  • Haugaard, C., & Bauer, M. (2001). Rodent models of intrauterine growth restriction. (2001). Scand. J. Lab. Anim. Sci. Vol. 28(1), 10-22. Retrieved December 19, 2008, from http://biomedicum.ut.ee/sjlas/28_1_10.pdf.
  • Hutchison, S., Glantz, S., Zhu, B., Sun, Y., Chou, T., Chatterjee, K., Deedwania, P., Parmley, W., & Sudhir, K. (1998). In-utero and neonatal exposure to secondhand smoke causes vascular dysfunction in newborn rats. Journal of the American College of Cardiology, 32(5), 1463-1467. Retrieved December 19, 2008, from the Medline database.
  • Infectious Agent Exclusion List for Rats. (n.d.). Retrieved December 19, 2008, from http://www.research.usf.edu/cm/CMDC/C117_1_Infectious_Agent_Exclusion_List_Rats_8_06.pdf.
  • Ingestion of Afterbirth Appears to Promote Maternal Behavior in Mammals. (2005, February 11). Retrieved December 18, 2008, from http://www.buffalo.edu/news/fast-execute.cgi/article-page.html?article=71210009.
  • Iwasaka, T., Umemura, S., Kakimoto, K., Koizumi, H., & Osamura, Y. (2000). Expression of prolactin mRNA in rat mammary gland during pregnancy and lactation. J Histochem Cytochem, 48(3), 389-96. Retrieved December 18, 2008, from the Medline database.
  • Kanno, T., Koyanagi, N., Katoku, Y., Yonekubo, A., Yajima, T., Kuwata, T., Kitagawa, H., & Harada , E. (1997). Simplified preparation of a refined milk formula comparable to rat’s milk: influence of the formula on development of the gut and brain in artificially reared rat pups. J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr, 24(3), 242-52. Retrieved December 18, 2008, from the Medline database.
  • Koebele, S. V., & Bimonte-Nelson, H. A. (2016, May). Modeling menopause: The utility of rodents in translational behavioral endocrinology research. [Abstarct]. Retrieved from https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4829404/#S3title
  • Muskopf, S. (n.d.). Rat – Urogenital System. Retrieved December 17, 2008, from http://www.biologycorner.com/bio3/anatomy/rat_urogenital.html.
  • Mustafa, A. (n.d.). Dairy Cattle Production (342-450A): An Overview of Milk. Retrieved December 18, 2008, from http://animsci.agrenv.mcgill.ca/courses/450/lectures/2/2.PDF.
  • National Research Council., Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources., Commission On Life Sciences., & Committee On Infectious Diseases of Mice and Rats. (1991). Infectious Diseases of Mice and Rats. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press.
  • Peters, L., & Kristal, M. (1983). Suppression of infanticide in mother rats. J Comp Psychol, 97(2), 167-77. Retrieved December 18, 2008, from the Medline database.
  • Rat Diseases. (n.d.). Retrieved December 18, 2008, from http://www.IDEXX RADIL.missouri.edu/info/dora/RATPAGE/rat.htm.
  • Reece, E., Homko, C., & Wu, Y. (1996). Diabetic embryopathy. Fetal and Maternal Medicine Review, 8(4), 187-197. Retrieved December 19, 2008, from http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=47197.
  • Schwarz, J. (1997, October 28). Overfeeding normal infant rats affects three generations. Retrieved December 19, 2008, from http://uwnews.washington.edu/ni/article.asp?articleID=2968.
  • Silver, C. (2003, December 24). Worried Sick: The High Price of Being Fearful. Retrieved December 18, 2008, from http://www.genomenewsnetwork.org/articles/12_03/novelty.shtml.
  • Simmons, K. (2005, February 21). Rat Reproductive System. Retrieved December 17, 2008, from http://io.uwinnipeg.ca/~simmons/16labman05/lb8pg8.htm.
  • Steiner, D., & Brown, M. (1993). Impact of experimental genital mycoplasmosis on pregnancy outcome in Sprague-Dawley rats. Infect Immun, 61(2), 633-9. Retrieved December 19, 2008, from the Medline database.
  • Suckow, M., Weisbroth, S., & Franklin, C. (2005). The Laboratory Rat, Second Edition (American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine). Toronto: Academic Press.
  • Woerpel, R., & Rosskopf, W. (n.d.). Mice/Rats Reproduction. Retrieved December 19, 2008, from http://www.animalhospitals-usa.com/small_pets/mice_rats_reproduction.html.

Genetic Resources

Mendalian Genetics
https://www.ndsu.edu/pubweb/~mcclean/plsc431/mendel/

A Glossary of Genetics
http://linkage.rockefeller.edu/wli/glossary/genetics.html — Archived page from 2012-10-24 (via the Wayback Machine)

Genome Glossary
http://www.ornl.gov/sci/techresources/Human_Genome/glossary/glossary_a.shtml — Archived page from 2013-05-12 (via the Wayback Machine)

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