Bulletin of Chinese Academy of Sciences (Chinese Version)


laboratory animal; animal models; laboratory animal resources; animal ethics and welfare

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Laboratory animals are important basic supporting conditions for life science and medical research in China. The construction and the scientific and technological innovation of laboratory animals have greatly promoted the development of life science and the construction of Healthy China Initiative. Upon analyzing the developmental status of laboratory animal resource construction internationally and domestically, this article elaborated major issues such as animal resources, laws, ethics, and integrated databases and proposed specific goals and suggestions for the construction of laboratory animal resources in China until 2035. The article hopes to make significant contributions to support the China's life science and medical research by further strengthening the development of laboratory animal resources in China.

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