Resources for Alternatives to the Use of Live Vertebrates in Biomedical Research and Testing

Search Animal Alternatives Literature

Search PubMed using ALTBIB animal alternatives search strategy

(e.g. Corrositex, "androgen receptor binding assay")
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ALTBIB Support

  Fact Sheet


  Download ALTBIB Issues (1992 - 2001)

  The Principles of Humane Experimental Technique: Russell & Burch

  Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (ILAR, 1996)

  Alternatives Literature Searching and Databases (USDA/NAL/AWIC)

Animal Alternatives News

News from...

  ICCVAM/NIEHS: Interagency Coordinating Committee for the Validation of Alternative Methods

  Altweb News: Johns Hopkins University

Additional Resources - Non-animal Methods for Toxicity Testing

  Altweb - Alternatives to Animal Testing on the Web

  Animal Welfare Information Center (USDA)

  EURL ECVAM - European Reference Laboratory for Alternatives to Animal Testing

  FRAME - Fund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments


  Center for Alternatives to Animal Testing (Johns Hopkins University)

  Center for Animal Alternatives (UC Davis)

  SOT In Vitro and Alternative Methods Specialty Section (Society of Toxicology)

Evaluation/Acceptance of
Test Methods

  U.S. and International Acceptance of Alternative Methods, 1998-2012 (Chronological List) (ICCVAM)

  U.S. and International Milestones in Alternative Test Method Development and Evaluations (ICCVAM)