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Guidelines for mating rodents

Guidelines for Mating Rodents (Rochelle W. Tyl, Research Triangle Institute, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina). Mating is an important part of assessing the effects of toxicants on the reproductive tract. This unit describes the set up of mating pairs, determining the success of mating, and assessing the various outcomes of a successful mating to evaluate reproductive function.


Tyl, R. (2002). Guidelines for mating rodents. In JS. Bus, LG. Costa, E. Hodgson, DA. Lawrence, & DJ. Reed (Eds.), Current Protocols in Toxicology New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1002/0471140856.tx1602s11