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University Biomedical Services (UBS)

 

General Database Information

EU 3Rs databases

EU 3Rs databases-The protection and welfare of animals is an area covered by a wide range of EU legislation. This includes the protection of wildlife, zoo animals, farm animals, animals in transport and animals used for scientific purposes. Animal studies, whether for the development or production of new medicines, for physiological studies, for studying environmental effects or for the testing of chemicals or new food additives, has to be carried out in compliance with EU legislation. 

Topic: Search tools and databases

Database on alternatives on the Internat-Zebet

Database on alternatives on the internat-Zebet- One of the tasks of ZEBET is to provide scientists from industry, universities and public authorities with information on alternative methods in a database developed for that specific purpose. Since February 2000 the ZEBET database on alternative methods to animal experiments has been accessible without license fees on the Internet in German and English through the German Institute for Medical Documentation and Information (DIMDI). 

Topic: Alternative methods

3Rs-Centre Utrecht Life Sciences (ULS)

The mission statement of the 3Rs-Centre Utrecht Life Sciences (ULS) is to stimulate the development, acceptance and implementation of methods which can Replace, Reduce and Refine (the 3Rs) animal experiments. The centre is affiliated with Utrecht Life Sciences and provides information and advice to the Animal Welfare Body of both Utrecht University and the University Medical Centre Utrecht.

Topic: "Three Rs"

UKCRC Tissue Directory and Coordination Centre

 Find Human tissue samples online using the UKCRC Tissue Directory.

Topic: Search tools and databases

ALTEX Journal

10th World Congress Proceedings/Abstract Book Available Online

Topic: Alternative methods

EURL ECVAM

The EURL ECVAM DataBase service on ALternative Methods (DB-ALM).

Topic: Alternative methods, Information on drugs and diseases

NIH LINCS Project

By generating and making public data that indicates how cells respond to various genetic and environmental stressors, the LINCS project will help us gain a more detailed understanding of cell pathways and aid efforts to develop therapies.

Topic: Search tools and databases

Europe PubMed Central (Europe PMC)

Has over 5 million more abstracts than PubMed.

Topic: Search tools and databases

PubMed

PubMed comprises more than 26 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

Topic: Search tools and databases

TextBase

TextBase is a collection of information on textbooks within the field of laboratory animal science and related areas.

Topic: Search tools and databases

The Web of Science®

The Web of Science® (formerly Web of Knowledge) is today's premier research platform, helping you quickly find, analyze, and share information in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. You get integrated access to high quality literature through a unified platform that links a wide variety of content with one seamless search.

Topic: Search tools and databases