Characterization of transgenic mice--a comparison of protocols for welfare evaluation and phenotype characterization of mice with a suggestion on a future certificate of instruction.

@article{Jegstrup2003CharacterizationOT,
  title={Characterization of transgenic mice--a comparison of protocols for welfare evaluation and phenotype characterization of mice with a suggestion on a future certificate of instruction.},
  author={I Jegstrup and Rikke Thon and Axel Kornerup Hansen and M Ritskes Hoitinga},
  journal={Laboratory animals},
  year={2003},
  volume={37 1},
  pages={1-9}
}
A thorough welfare evaluation performed as part of a general phenotype characterization for both transgenic and traditional mouse strains could not only contribute to the improvement of the welfare of laboratory animals, but could also be of benefit to scientists, laboratory veterinarians and the inspecting authorities. A literature review has been… CONTINUE READING