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Regnery Gateway, 1993. Regan, Thomas. The Case for Animal Rights. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983. , and Jennifer A. Hurley. The Rights of Animals. , 1999. Sherry, Clifford J. Animal Rights: A Reference Handbook. , 1994. Singer, Peter. Animal Liberation: A New Ethics for Our Treatment of Animals, 2nd ed. New York: Random House, 1990. Animal Testing In order to more completely understand biology, researchers sometimes conduct experiments on animals. Animal experimentation has a lengthy and productive history in biological research, especially in biomedicine.

Brown, 1994. 32 Antibody Antibody Antibodies are protein molecules that function in the body’s immune response. They are present throughout the circulatory and lymph systems, and are therefore exposed to all tissues in the body. An antibody is able to recognize and bind to a particular offending antigen. ” Invaders such as bacteria, viruses, fungi, toxins, and other foreign substances generally carry a variety of antigens on their surfaces. The antibody for a particular antigen functions by binding to that antigen.

The act was designed to protect animals that might be test subjects by requiring proper care of them, and it sets forth a list of guidelines researchers must comply with. For example, it stipulated that the animals must receive adequate veterinary care. ” Significantly, the act exempts mice, rats, and birds from the protection it confers on other species. The act originally applied largely to pet dealers but with subsequent amendments grew to include, and even focus on, scientific research animals.

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