Experimental Animal Studies

  • Jayanta Kumar Patra
  • Swagat Kumar Das
  • Gitishree Das
  • Hrudayanath Thatoi
Part of the Learning Materials in Biosciences book series (LMB)


Blood sample from experimental animals are frequently required for study of effect of drugs on biochemical parameters and for the study of pharmacokinetics of drugs in the experimental animals. One important aspect of the blood sample collection is that the experimental animals should feel least stress and pain as the blood collection under stressful condition may affect the outcome of the experiment. The blood sample is generally collected from venous, arterial blood vessels or heart chambers. However, several factors need to be considered for collection of blood from experimental animals. Such as:


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jayanta Kumar Patra
    • 1
  • Swagat Kumar Das
    • 2
  • Gitishree Das
    • 3
  • Hrudayanath Thatoi
    • 4
  1. 1.Research Institute of Biotechnology & Medical Converged ScienceDongguk UniversityGoyang-siSouth Korea
  2. 2.Department of BiotechnologyCollege of Engineering and Technology, Biju Patnaik University of TechnologyOdishaIndia
  3. 3.Dongguk UniversityGoyang-siSouth Korea
  4. 4.Department of BiotechnologyNorth Orissa UniversityOdishaIndia

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