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Flanders and Brussels join forces to tackle animal testing

computer models In Belgium, about half a million test animals are used for scientific purposes every year, most often in biomedical research into new therapies for diseases such as cancer. In addition, the use of ...

Brussels region finances VUB research into alternatives to animal experiments

to €50,000. Along those lines, VUB researchers are currently investigating the possibility of using in-vitro models for toxicological research, which would not use living animals at all. Instead, the tests ...

Identifying nanodescriptors to predict the toxicity of nanomaterials: a case study on titanium dioxide

8, Issue 2 (2021) Abstract: Since the evaluation of nanomaterial (NM) hazards by animal testing is expensive, time-consuming and critical from an ethical point of view, much interest is being given to ...

Chemical and toxciological characterization of e-liquid cigarettes

through e-cigarette use. In the final experimental part of the thesis, we focused on the identification of potential genotoxic flavouring substances in e-liquids through the use of non-animal methodologies. ...

Genotoxic evaluation of the liquids present in electronic cigarettes

immunological responses in animal models. Whether these findings are also relevant to humans remains unclear. [Aim]   The genotoxic potential of flavouring substances present in e-cigarettes was studied using ...

Meropenem-clavulanate for drug-resistant tuberculosis: a follow-up of relapse-free cases.

cases, carbapenems have been studied in vitro and in animal models, with encouraging results. However, only short-term follow-up data from clinical studies are currently available. OBJECTIVES: To study the ...

Attenuation of RNA viruses by redirecting their evolution in sequence space.

Neutralizing Antibodies, Viral Codon Codon, Nonsense Coxsackievirus Infections Disease Models, Animal Dogs Enterovirus B, Human HEK293 Cells HeLa Cells Humans Influenza A Virus, H1N1 Subtype Madin Darby Canine ...

The Assessment of African Swine Fever Virus Risk to Belgium Early 2014, using the Quick and Semiquantitative Pandora Screening Protocol.

Keywords: African Swine Fever African Swine Fever Virus Animals Belgium Disease Outbreaks Mass Screening Risk Assessment Swine Abstract: A risk assessment was organized during the early EU ASF outbreaks of ...

Mechanisms Linking Colorectal Cancer to the Consumption of (Processed) Red Meat: A Review.

Keywords: Animals Carcinogens Colorectal Neoplasms Diet Disease Models, Animal Food Handling Heterocyclic Compounds Humans Lipid Peroxidation Meat Products Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons Red Meat Risk ...

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