Histochemical phenotypes of von Ebner’s gland of ferret and their functional implications. 2001. Triantafyllou, Asterios; Fletcher, David; Scott, John. Histochemical Journal, Mar. 2001, v. 33 (3), p. 173-181. ISSN: 0018-2214.

            NAL call no: QH611 A1 H58

            Descriptors: von Ebner gland, dental and oral system, ductal cells, ferret.


Alternate techniques for venipuncture in ferrets. 2000. Taylor, B. Exotic DVM, 2000, v. 2 (6), p. 37-39. ref. ISSN: 1521-1363.

            NAL call no: SF981 E96

            Descriptors: blood specimen collection, jugular vein, trachea, ferret.


Ferret allergy. 2000. Lockey, R.F.; Reichmuth, Daniel; Codina, R.; Jean, Cristina. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, Jan. 2000, v. 105 (1 part 2), p. S328. ISSN: 0091-6749.

            NAL call no:  448.8 J8236

            Descriptors: asthma, immune system disease, allergy, respiratory system disease.


Induction of emetic, pyrexic, and behavioral effects of Staphylococcus aureus enterotoxin B in the ferret. 2000. Wright, A.; Andrews, P.L.R.; Titball, R.W. Infection and Immunity, 2000, v. 68 (4), p. 2386-2389. ISSN: 0019-9567.

            NAL call no: QR1.I57

            Descriptors: enterotoxins, food poisoning, emetics, fever, toxicity testing.


Molecular cloning of a ferret angiotensin II ATI receptor reveals the importance of position 163 for Losartan binding. 2000. Gosselin, Mylene J.; Leclerc, Patrice C.; Auger, Messier Mannix; Guillemette, Gaetan; Escher, Emanuel; Leduc, Richard. Biochemica et Biophysica Acta, Jun. 2, 2000, v. 1497 (1), p. 94-102. ISSN: 0006-3002.

            NAL call no: 381 B522

            Descriptors: angiotensin II, amino acid sequence, losartan, cloning.


Tissue distribution of lycopene in ferrets and rats after lycopene supplementation. 2000. Ferreira, A.L.A.; Yeum, K.J.; Liu, C.; Smith, D.; Krinsky, N.I.; Wang, K.D. Russell, R.M. Journal of Nutrition, May 2000, v. 130 (5), p. 1256-1260. ref. ISSN: 0022-3166.

            NAL call no: 389.8 J82

            Descriptors: lycopene, supplements, animal models, blood plasma, liver, absorption.


Cis-lycopene is more bioavailable than trans-lycopene in vitro and in vivo in lymph-cannulated ferrets. 1999. Boileau, A,C.; Merchen, N.E.; Wasson, K.; Atkinson, C.A.; Erdman, J.,W. Jr. Journal of Nutrition, 1999, v. 129 (6), p. 1176-1181. ref. ISSN: 0022-3166.

            NAL call no: 389.8 J82

            Descriptors: intestinal absorption, carotenoids, lycopene, bioavailabliity.


Partial protection against oral challenge with Mycobacterium bovis in ferrets (Mustela furo) following oral vaccination with BCG. 1999. Quershi, T.; Labes, R.E.; Cross, M.L.; Griffin, J.F.T.; Mackintosh, C.G. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, 1999, v. 3 (11), p. 1025-1033. ref.

            Descriptors: oral vaccination, immune response, lesion s, lymph nodes, tuberculosis.


Retinoid signaling and activator protein-1 expression in ferret given beta-carotene supplements and exposed to tobacco smoke. 1999. Wang, XiangDong; Liu, Chun; Bronson, R.T.; Smith, D.E.; Krinsky, N.I.; Russell, R.M.; Wang, X.D.; Liu, C. Journal of the National Cancer Institute, 1999, v. 91 (1), p. 60-66. ref. ISSN: 0027-8874.

            NAL call no: 176.622 J82

            Descriptors: beta carotene, supplements, lungs, retinoids, receptors, neoplasms.


Evaluation of iophenoxic acid and rhodamine B for marking feral ferrets (Mustela furo). 1998. Oglivie, S.C.; Eason, C.T. New Zealand Journal of zoology, 1988, v. 25 (2), p. 105-108. ref. ISSN: 0301-4223.

            NAL call no: QL1.A4

            Descriptors: evaluation, marking, serum, baits, iodine, wild animals.


Ferrets (Mustela putorius furo) inefficiently convert beta-carotene to vitamin A. 1998. Lederman, J.D.; Overton, K.M.; Hofmann, N.E.; Moore, B.J.; Thornton, J.; Erdman, J.W. Jr. Journal of Nutrition, Feb. 1998, v. 128 (2), p. 271-279. ref. ISSN: 0022-3166.

            NAL call no: 389.8 J82

            Descriptors: beta carotene, retinol, metabolism, conversion, diets, blood serum.


Reversion to virulence of an attenuated mink distemper virus vaccine induced by rapid serial passage in ferrets. 1998. Gorham, J.R.; Goto, H. Scientifur, 1998, v. 22 (2), p. 149-156. ref. ISSN: 0105-2403.

            NAL call no: SF402 S3

            Descriptors: virulence, live vaccines, attenuation, viral diseases, ferrets, mink.


Saphenous vein puncture for blood sampling of the mouse, rat, hamster, gerbil, guineapig, ferret and mink. 1998. Hem, A.; Smith, A.J.; Solberg, P. Laboratory Animals, Oct. 1998, v. 32 (4), p. 364-368. ref. ISSN: 0023-6772.

            NAL call no: QL55.A1L3

            Descriptors: blood sampling, veins, restraint of animals, ferret, mink, rats.


Taurocholate stimulates the absorption and biotransformation of beta-carotene in intact and lymph duct-cannulated ferrets. 1998. Marmillot, P.; Satchithanandam, S.; Liu, Q.G.H.; Lakshman, M.R. Nutrition and Cancer, 1998, v. 31 (1), p. 18-23. ref. ISSN: 0163-5581.

            NAL call no: RC262.C5N8

            Descriptors: beta carotene, intestinal absorption, metabolism, diet, blood plasma.


Venipuncture in ferrets and rabbits. 1998. Ness, R.D. Proceedings of the North Am erican Veterinary Conference, Eastern States Veterinary Association, 1998, v. 12, p. 850-851.

            NAL call no: SF605.N672

            Descriptors: ferrets, rabbits, blood sampling, venipuncture.


Bilateral disruption of conditioned responses after unilateral blockade of cerebellar output in the decerebrate ferret. 1997. Ivarsson, M.; Svensson, P.; Hesslow, G. The Journal of Physiology, Jul. 1, 1997, v. 502 (Part 1), p. 189-201. ISSN: 0022-3751.

            NAL call no: 447.8 J82

            Descriptors: cerebellum physiology, decerebrate state physiopathology, ferrets.


Biosynthesis of retinoic acid from beta-apo-14'-carotenal in ferret in vivo. 1997. Liu, chun; Wang, XiangDong; Russell, R.M.; Liu, C.; Wang, X.D. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 1997, v. 8 (11), p. 652-657. ref. ISSN: 0955-2863.

            NAL call no: QP141.A1J54

            Descriptors: retinoic acid, retinol, beta-carotene, synthesis, vitamins.


Biphasic inotropic effects of methamphetamine and methylphenidate on ferret papillary muscles. 1997. Ishiguro, Y.; Morgan, J.P. Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Dec. 1997, v. 30 (6), p. 744-749. ISSN: 0160-2446.

            Descriptors: drugs, dose response, drug effects, ferrets, papillary muscles, ferrets.


Clonal dispersion and evidence for asymmetric cell division in ferret cortex. 1997. Reid, C.B.; Tavazoie, S.F.; Walsh, C.A. Development, 1997, v. 124 (12), p. 2441-2450. ISSN: 0950-1991.

            NAL call no: QL951 D38

            Descriptors: cell linage, cell division, clones, cortex, retrovirus, ferret.


Evaluation of noninvasive monitoring techniques in domestic ferrets (Mustela putorius furo). 1997. Olin, J.M.; smith, T.J.; Talcott, M.R. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 1997, v. 58 (10), p. 1065-1069. ref. ISSN: 0002-9645.

            NAL call no: 41.8 AM3A

            Descriptors: diagnostic techniques, blood pressure, monitoring, blood gases.


Experiments and a model examining learning in the area-restricted search behavior of ferrets (Mustela putorius furo). 1997. Haskell, David G. Behavioral Ecology, Jul./Aug. 1997, v. 8 (4), p. 448-455. ill. ISSN: 1045-2249.

            Descriptors: learning aspect, laboratory model, foraging, area restricted searching.


Histogenesis of ferret somatosensory cortex. 1997. Noctor, S.C.; Scholnicoff, N.J.; Juliano, S.L. Journal of Comparative Neurology, Oct. 20, 1997, v. 387 (2), p. 179-193. ISSN: 0021-9967.

            NAL call no: QP351.J68

            Descriptors: somatosensory cortex, growth, development, visual cortex, ferrets.


Nitric oxide in the control of submandibular gland function in the anaesthetized ferret. 1997. Tobin, G.; Edwards, A.V.; Bloom, S.R.; Ekstrom, J. Experimental Physiology, Sept. 1997, v. 82 (5), p. 825-836. ISSN: 0958-0670.

            NAL call no: QP43.E9

            Descriptors: submandibular gland, blood supply, secretion, metabolism.


Promotion of ulcerative duodentitis in young ferrets by oral immunization with Heliobacter mustelae and muramyl dipeptide. 1997. Whary, M.T.; Palley, L.S.; Batchelder, M.; Murphy, J.C.; Yan, L.; Taylor, N.S.; Fox, J.G. Heliobacter, Jun. 1997, v. 2 (2), p. 65-77. ISSN: 1083-4389.

            Descriptors: duodenitis pathology, Heliobacter infections, immunology, ferrets.


Protective vaccination of ferrets against canine distemper with recombinant pox virus vaccines expressing the H or F genes of rinderpest virus. 1997. Jones, L.; Tenorio, E.; Gorham, J.; Yilma, T. American Journal of Veterinary Research, 1997, v. 58 (6), p. 590-593. ref. ISSN: 0002-9645.

            NAL call no: 41.8 AM3A

            Descriptors: vaccination, recombinant vaccines, viral diseases, biotechnology.


Purification and partial characterization of a cellular carotenoid-binding protein from ferret liver. 1997. Rao, M.N.; Ghosh, P.; Lakshman, M.R. Journal of Biological Chemistry, Sept. 26, 1997, v. 272 (39), p. 24455-24460. ref. ISSN: 0021-9258.

            NAL call no: 381 J824

            Descriptors: ferrets, animal proteins, binding proteins, cartoenoids, purification.


Relationship between nitric oxide synthesis activity, vasopressin and oxytocin in the brainstem and hypothalamus of the ferret. 1997. Gustafsson, B.; Oland, L.; Davison, J.S. Proceeding of the Western Pharmacology Society, 1997, v. 40, p. 103-104. ISSN: 0083-8969.

            Descriptors: brain stem metabolism, hypothalamus metabolism, nitric oxide.


Angiotensin II stimulates sodium-dependent proton extrusion in perfused ferret heart. 1996. Grace, A.A.; Metcalfe, J.C.; Weisberg, P.L.; Bethell, H.W.; Vandenberg, J.I. The American Journal of Physiology, Jun. 1996, v. 270 (6 Part 1), p. C1687-C1694. ISSN: 0002-9513.

            NAL call no: 447.8 AM3

            Descriptors: Angiotensin II pharmacology, myocardium metabolism, ferrets.


The crystalline form of carotenes and the food matrix in carrot root decrease the relative bioavailability of beta- and alpha-carotene in the ferret model. 1996. Zhou, J.R.; Gugger, E.T.; Erdman, J.W. Jr. Journal of the American College of Nutrition, Feb. 1996, v. 15 (1), p. 84-91. ref. ISSN: 073105724.

            NAL call no: RC620.A1J6

            Descriptors: carrots, alpha carotene, beta carotene, bioavailability, ferrets.


The effects of dietary taurocholate, fat, protein, and carbohydrate on the distribution and fate of dietary beta-carotene in ferrets. 1996. Lakshman, M.R.; Liu, Q.H.; Sapp, R.; Somanchi, M.; Sundaresan, P.R. Nutrition and Cancer, 1996, v. 26 (1), p. 49-61. ref. ISSN: 0163-5581.

            NAL call no: RC262.C5N8

            Descriptors: diet, taurocholic acid, dietary fat, protein, liver, lungs, absorption.


Effects of moderate hypothermia on baroreflex and pulmonary chemoreflex heart rate response in decerebrate ferrets. 1996. Zheng, F.; Kidd, C.; Bowser, Riley F. Experimental Physiology, May 1996, v. 81 (3), p. 409-420. ISSN: 0958-0670.

            NAL call no: QP43.E9

            Descriptors: heart rate physiology, blood pressure physiology, ferrets.


Intracellular pH and intrinsic H+ buffering capacity in normal and hypertrophied right ventricle of ferret heart. Do, E.; Ellis, D.; Noireaud, J. Cardiovascular Research, May 1996, v. 31 (5), p. 729-738. ISSN: 0008-6363.

            NAL call no: QM178.A1C38

            Descriptors: hydrogen metabolism, hypertrophy, right ventricular metabolism.


Length-dependent activation in intact ferret hearts: Study of steady-state Ca(2+)-stress-st rain interrelations. 1996. Stennett, R.; Ogino, K.; Morgan, J.P.; Burkhoff, D. The American Journal of Physiology, Jun. 1996, v. 270 (6 Part 2), p. H1940-H1950. ISSN: 0002-9513.

            NAL call no: 447.8 AM3

            Descriptors: calcium metabolism, myocardial contraction, ventricular function.


Observational learning in sable ferrets (Mustela putorius furo). 1996. Scott, Amy E. ; Weibers, Todd. Arkansas Academy of Science Proceedings 50, 1996, p. 143-144. ill. ISSN: 0097-4347.

            Descriptors: ferret, learning, observational learning capability.


The effects of compensated cardiac hypertrophy on dihydropyridine and ryanodine receptors in rat, ferret and guinea pig hearts. 1995. Rannou, F.; Sainte-Beuve, C.; Oliviero, P. Do, E.; Trouve, P.; Charlemagne, D. Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, May 1995, v. 27 (5), p. 1225-1234. ISSN: 0022-2828.

            Descriptors: calcium metabolism, myocardial contraction, myosins metabolism.


Effect of environmental tobacco smoke on the metabolism of (-)-trans-benzo(a) pyrene-7,8-di hydrodiol in juvenile ferret lung and liver. 1995. Sindhu, R.K.; Rasmussen, R.E.; Kikkawa, Y. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Aug. 1995, v. 45 (4), p. 453-464. ISSN: 0098-4108.

            NAL call no: RA565.A1J6

            Descriptors: liver metabolism, lung metabolism, tobacco smoke pollution.


Fluid and protein secretion from ferret submandibluar and parotid glands in response to sympathetic nerve stimulation or administration of sympathomimetics. 1995. Tobin, G.; Mirfendereski, S.; Ahstrom, T.; Ekstrom, J. Acta Physiologica Scandinavica, Mar. 1995, v. 153 (3), p. 231-241. ISSN: 0001-6772.

            NAL call no: QP1.A2

            Descriptors: parotid gland physiology, submandibular gland physiology, drug effects.


Inability of an isogenic urease-negative mutant strain of Heliobacter mustelae to colonize the ferret stomach. 1995. Andrutis, K.A.; Fox, J.G.; Schauer, D.B.; Marinin, R.P.; Murphy, J.C.; Yan, L.; Solnick, J.V. Infection and Immunity, Sept. 1995, v. 63 (9), p. 3722-3725. ref. ISSN: 0019-9567.

            NAL call no: QR1.I57

            Descriptors: ferrets, bacterial diseases, mutants, virulence, urease, stomach mucosa.


In vivo MRI visualization of acute myocardial ischemia and reperfusion in ferrets by the persistent action of the contrast agent Gd (BME-DTTA). Simor, T.; Chu, W.L.; Johnson, L.; Safranko, A.; Doyle, M.; Pohost, G.M.; Elgavish, G.A. Circulation, Dec. 1995, v. 92 (12), p. 3549-3559. ISSN: 0009-7322.

            NAL call no: RC681.A1 C8

            Descriptors: electrocadiography, myocardial ischemia, MRI, ferrets.


Otologic and systemic manifestations of experimental influenza A virus infection in the ferret. 1995. Buchman, C.A.; Swarts, J.D.; Seroky, J.T.; Panagiotou, N.; Hayden, F.; Doyle W.J. Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Apr. 1995, v. 112 (4), p. 572-578. ISSN: 0194-5998.

            Descriptors: disease models, influenza virus, otitis media physiopathology.


The metabolic consequences of an increase in the frequency of stimulation in isolated ferret hearts. 1994. Elliot, A.C.; Smith, G.L.; Allen, D.G. The Journal of Physiology, Jan. 1, 1994, v. 474 (1), p. 147-159. ISSN: 0022-3751.

            NAL call no: 447.8 J82

            Descriptors: myocardium metabolism, glycogen metabolism, oxygen metabolism.


Protection of ferrets against influenza challenge with a DNA vaccine to the haemagglutinin. 1994. Webster, R.G.; Fynan, E.F.; Santoro, J.C.; Robinson, H. Vaccine, 1994, v. 12 (16), p. 1495-1498. ISSN: 0264-410X.

             NAL call no: QR189.V32

            Descriptors: DNA, ferrets, influenza virus, vaccines, vaccination, immunization.


Sodium/calcium exchange modulates entracellular calcium overload during posthypoxic reoxygenation in mammalian working myocardium. Evidence from aequorin-loaded ferret ventricular muscles. 1994. Kihara, Y.; Sasayama, S.; Inoko, M.; Morgan, J.P. The Journal of Clinical Investigation, Mar. 1994, v. 93 (3), p. 1275-1284. ISSN: 0021-9738.

            NAL call no: 448.8 J8295

            Descriptors: myocardial contraction, ferrets, anoxia metabolism, calcium metabolism.


Suppression of cerebellar Purkinje cells during conditioned responses in ferrets. 1994. Hesslow, G.; Ivarsson, M. Neuroreport, 1994, v. 5 (5), p. 649-652. ISSN: 0959-4965.

            Descriptors: cerebellum, Purkinje cells, conditioned response, electrical stimulation.


A technique for catheterization of ferrets for chronic intratracheal material administration. 1994. Journal of Pharmacol. Toxicol. Methods, 1994, v. 31 (2), p. 113. ISSN: 1056-8719.

             NAL call no: QP901 J6

            Descriptors: toxicity testing, catheterization, ferrets, material administration.


Transmissible mink encephalopathy species barrier effect between ferret and mink: PrP gene and protein analysis. 1994. Bartz, J.C.; McKenzie, D.I.; Bessen, R.A.; Marsh, R.F.; Aiken, J.M. Journal of General Virology, Reading: Society for General Microbiology, Nov. 1994, v. 75 (Pt. 11), p. 2947-2953. ref. ISSN: 0022-1317.

            NAL call no: QR360.A1J6

            Descriptors: ferrets, mink, viruses, prions, gene expression, encephalopathy.


Distribution of beta-carotene and vitamin A in lipoprotein fractions of ferret serum. 1993. Ribaya-Mercado, J.D.; Lopez, Miranda J.; Odovas, J.M.; Blanco, M.C.; Fox, J.G.; Russell, R.M. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1993, v. 691, p. 232-237. ref. ISSN: 0077-8923.

            NAL call no: 500.N484

            Descriptors: beta carotene, retinol, blood serum, supplements, ferrets.


Evaluation of the bioavailability of natural and synthetic forms of beta-carotenes in a ferret model. 1993. White, W.S.; Peck, K.M.; Ulman, E.A.; Erdman, J.E. Jr. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1993, v. 691, p. 229-231. ref. ISSN: 0077-8923.

            NAL call no: 500.N484

            Descriptors: beta carotene, bioavailability, carrot juice, blood serum, liver, ferrets.


Evaluation of plasma cortisol and corticosterone responses to synt hetic adrenocorticotropic hormone administration in ferrets. 1993. Rosenthal, K.L.; Peterson, M.E.; Quesenberry, K.E.; Lothrop, C.D. Jr. American Journal of Veterinary Research, Jan. 1993, v. 54 (1), p. 29-31. ref. ISSN: 0002-9645.

            NAL call no:41.8 AM3A

            Descriptors: ferrets, corticotropin, blood plasma, hydrocortisone.


Interactions of oral beta-carotene and canthaxanthin in ferrets. 1993. White, W.S.; Peck, K.M.; Bierer, T.L.; Gugger, E.T.; Erdman, J.W. Jr. Journal of Nutrition, Aug. 1993, v. 123 (8), p. 1405-1413. ref. ISSN: 0022-3166.

            NAL call no: 389.8 J82

            Descriptors: beta carotene, canthaxanthin, blood serum, tissues, bioavailability.


Intestinal perfusion of beta-carotene in the ferret raises retinoic acid level in portal blood. 1993. Wang, X.D.; Russell, R.M.; Marini, R.P.; Tang, G.; Dolinikowski, G.G.; Fox, J.G.; Krinsky, N.I. Biochemica et Biophysica Acta: International Journal of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Apr. 7, 1993, v. 1167 (2), p. 159-164. ref. ISSN: 0006-3002.

            NAL call no: 381 B522

            Descriptors: ferrets, beta carotene, perfusion, portal vein, blood chemistry.


Light and electron-microscopic immunocytochemistry of somatotropes in the anterior pituitary gland of European ferret, Mustela putorius furo. 1993. Mohanty, B.; Takahara, H.; Tachibana, T.; Naik, D.R.; Nogami, H. Cell and Tissue Research, Sept. 1993, v. 273 (3), p. 427-434. ISSN: 0302-766X.

            NAL call no: QH581 A1Z4

            Descriptors: ferrets metabolism, pituitary gland, anterior metabolism, anatomy, histology.


Practical venipuncture techniques for the ferret. 1993. Otto, G.; Rosenblad, W.D.; F ox, J.G. Laboratory Animals, Jan. 1993, v. 27 (1), p. 26-29. ref. ISSN: 0023-6772.

            NAL call no: QL55.A1L3

            Descriptors: ferrets, blood sampling, intravenous injection.


Serum carotenoids and retinoids in ferrets fed canthaxanthin. 1993. Tang, G.; Dolnik owski, G.G.; Blanco, M.C.; Fox, J.G.; Russell, R.M. Journal of Nutrition and Biochemistry, Jan. 1993, v. 4 (1), p. 58-63. ref. ISSN: 0955-2863.

            NAL call no: QP141.A1J54

            Descriptors: diet, blood serum, carotenoids, retinoids, ferrets.


A technique for catheterization of ferrets for chronic intratracheal material administration. 1993. Chimes, M.J. Laboratory Animal Science, Aug. 1993, v. 43 (4), p. 346-349. ISSN: 0023-6764.

            NAL call no: 410.9 P94

            Descriptors: catheterization methods, trachea surgery, ferrets, drug evaluation.


The use of telemetry to compare the pyrexic responses of ribavirin-treated and untreated influenza virus-infected ferrets. 1993. Fenton, R.J.; Dempsey, M.H.; Ryan, D.M. Welfare and Science Proceedings of the Fifth Symposium of the Federation of European Laboratory Animal Science Associations, Jun. 8-11, 1993, Brighton, UK. Royal Society of Medicine Press, 1994, p. 367-370. ref. ISBN: 1853152404.

            NAL call no: QL55.F43 1993

            Descriptors: ferrets, ribavirin, fever, influenza, drug effects, telemetry.


Arachidonic acid increases cholinergic secretory responsiveness of ferret tracheal glands. 1992. McBride, R.K.; Stone, K.K.; Marin, M.G. American Journal of Physiology, 1992, v. 262 (6), p. L694-L698. ref. ISSN: 0002-9513.

            NAL call no: 447.8 AM3

            Descriptors: trachea, glands, secretion, arachidonic acid, agonists, ferrets.


Beta-carotene, retinol and retinyl ester concentrations in serum and selected tissues of ferrets fed beta-carotene. 1992. Ribaya- Mercado, J.D.; Fox, J.D.; Rosenblad, W.D.; Blanco, M.C.; Russell, R.M. Journal of Nutrition, Sept. 1992, v. 122 (9), p. 1898-1903. ref. ISSN: 0022-3166.

            NAL call no: 389.8 J82

            Descriptors: diet, beta carotene, blood serum, retinol, retinyl esters, ferrets.


The ferret in biomedical research. A review. 1992. Fischer, R.G.; Klinge, B. Scandinavian Journal of Laboratory Animal Science, 1992, v. 19 (4), p. 153-161. ref. ISSN: 0901-3393.

            NAL call no: QL55 S322

            Descriptors: reproduction, reviews, ferrets, animal husbandry.


Reference intervals for insulin concentrations and insulin: Glucose ratios in the serum of ferrets. 1992. Mann, F.A.; Stockham, S.L.; Freeman, M.B.; Wagner, Mann C.; Besch, Williford C.L.; Nachreiner, R.F. Journal of Small Exotic Animal Medicine, 1992, v. 2 (2), p. 79-83. ref.

            Descriptors: insulin, normal values, glucose, blood sugar, blood chemistry. 


Some morphological studies on the diaphragm of the ferret, Mustela furo. 1992. Nosseur, H.M. Assiut Veterinary Medical Journal (Egypt), Oct. 1992, 28 (55), p. 1-12. ref. fig.

            NAL call no: SF604 A77

            Descriptors: ferrets, diaphragm, animal morphology, body parts, muscles.


 Enzymatic conversions of beta-carotene into beta-apo-carotenals and retinoids by human, monkey, ferret, and rat tissues. 1991. Wang, X.D.; Tang, G.W.; Fox, J.D.; Krinsky, N.I.; Russell, R.M. Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Feb. 15, 1991, v. 285 (1), p. 8-16. ref. ISSN: 0003-9861.

            NAL call no: 381 AR2

            Descriptors: beta carotene, biochemical pathways, retinoids, enzymes.


Ferrets as laboratory animals: A bibliography. 1991. Clingerman, Karen J.; Fox, James G.; Walke, Marian. Bibliographies and Literature of Agriculture, MIT, 1991, vii, 105 p. USDA, NAL, no. 113.

            NAL call no: aZ5076.A1U54 no. 113

            Descriptors: ferrets as laboratory animals, bibliography.


Derivation of gnotobiotic ferrets: Perinatal diet and hand-rearing requirements. 1990. Manning, D.D.; Bell, J.A. Laboratory Animal Science, Jan. 1990, v. 40 (1), p. 51-55. ill. ref. ISSN: 0023-6764.

            NAL call no: 410.9 P94

            Descriptors: ferrets, gnotobiotic animals, artificial rearing, diet, animal feeding.


A technique of femoral bone marrow collection in the ferret. 1990. Palley, L.S.; Marini, R.P.; Rosenblad, W.D.; Fox, J.D. Laboratory Animal Science, Nov. 1990, v. 40 (6), p. 654-655. ref. ISSN: 0023-6764.

            NAL call no: 410.9 P94

            Descriptors: ferrets, femur, bone marrow, sampling, suction.


Changes in physiologic and clinicopathologic values in domestic ferrets from 12 to 47 weeks of age. 1988. Hoover, J.P.; Baldwin, C.A. Companion Animal Practice, Jan. 1988, v. 2 (1), p. 40-44. ref. ISSN: 0894-9794.

            NAL call no: SF981.C64

            Descriptors: ferrets, physiopathology, blood chemistry, diagnostic techniques.


Serum cortisol radioimmunoassay values in the normal ferret and response to ACTH stimulation and dexamethasone suppression tests. 1988. Garibaldi, B.A.; Pecquet-Goad, M.E.; Fox, J.G.; Sylvina, T.J.; Murray, R. Laboratory Animal Science, Aug. 1988, v. 38 (4), p. 452-545. ref. ISSN: 0023-6764.

            NAL call no: 410.9 P94

            Descriptors: ferrets, blood serum, cortisol, radioimmunoassay, suppression.


Serum thyroxine and triiodothyronine radioimmunassay values in the normal ferret. 19 88. Garibaldi, B.A.; Pecquet,-Goad, M.E.; Fox, J.G.; Murray, R. Laboratory Animal Science, Aug. 1988, v. 38 (4), p. 455-468. ref. ISSN: 0023-6764.

            NAL call no: 410.9 P94

            Descriptors: ferrets, blood serum, thyroxine, triiodothyronine, radioimmunoassay.


A simple technique for chronic jugular catheterization in ferrets. 1988. Mesina, J.E .; Sylvina, T.J.; Hotaling, L.C.; Goad, M.E.P.; Fox, J.G. Laboratory Animal Science, Feb. 1988, v. 38 (1), p. 89-90. ill. ref. ISSN: 0023-6764.

            NAL call no: 410.9 P94

            Descriptors: blood sampling, jugular vein, catheters, surgical operations.


A tethered-restraint system for blood collection from ferrets. 1988. Jackson, R.K.; Kieffer, V.A.; Sauber, J.J.; King, G.L. Laboratory Animal Science, Oct. 1988, v 38 (5), p. 625-628. ill. ref. ISSN: 0023-6764.

            NAL call no: 410.9 P94

            Descriptors: ferrets, blood specimen collection, tethering, restraint of animals.


Use of the ferret in behavioral research. 1988. Baum, M.J. Biology and Diseases o f the Ferret, James D. Fox (ed). Lea&Febiger, Philadelphia, PA, 1988, p. 315-323. ill. ref. ISBN: 0812111397.

            NAL call no: SF407.F39B56

            Descriptors: animal experiments, sexual behavior, locomotion, play.


Use of the ferret in reproductive neuroendocrinology. 1988. Baum, M.J. Biology an d Diseases of the Ferret, James D. Fox (ed). Lea&Febiger, Philadelphia, PA, 1988, p. 324-335. ill. ref. ISBN: 0812111397.

            NAL call no: SF407.F39B56

            Descriptors: ferrets, puberty, ovulation, corpus luteum, seasonal cycles.


Behavior and neurobehavioral teratology using the ferret. 1985. Rabe, A.; Haddad, R. ; Dumas, R. Laboratory Animal Science, Jun. 1985, v. 35 (3), p. 256-257. ill. ref. ISSN: 0023-6764.

            NAL call no: 410.9 P94

            Descriptors: ferrets, animal behavior, tests, toxicology, teratogenesis.


A comparative study of the tapetum, retina and skull of the ferret, dog and cat. 198 5. Wen, G.Y.; Sturman, J.A.; Shek, J.W. Laboratory Animal Science, Jun. 1985, v. 35 (3), p. 200-210. ill. ref. ISSN: 0023-6764.

            NAL call no: 410.9 P94

            Descriptors: ferrets, dogs, cat, retinas, skulls.


Laboratory management of the ferret for biomedical research. 1985. Moody, K.D.; Bowman, T.A.; Lang, C.M. Laboratory Animal Science, Jun. 1985, v. 35 (3), p. 272-279. ill. ref. ISSN: 0023-6764.

            NAL call no: 410.9 P94

            Descriptors: ferrets. laboratory rearing, nutrition, housing, breeding.


Restraint device for serial blood sampling of ferrets. 1985. Curl, J.L.; Curl, J.S. Laboratory Animal Science, Jun. 1985, v. 35 (3), p. 296-297. ill. ref. ISSN: 0023-6764.

            NAL call no: 410.9 P94

            Descriptors: ferrets, restraint of animals, blood sampling.


Retro-orbital technique for blood collection from the ferret (Mustela putorius furo). 1994. Fox, J.G.; Hewes, K.; Niemi, S.M. Laboratory Animal Science, Apr. 1984, v. 34 (2), p. 198-199, ISSN: 0023-6764.

            NAL call no: 410.9 P94

            Descriptors: ferret, retro-orbital ble eding, technique, blood collection.


A technique for bleeding ferrets and mink. 1951. Baker, G.A.; Gorham, J.R. Cornell Veterinarian, Jul. 1951, v. 41 (3), p. 235-236. ill. ISSN: 0100-8901.

            NAL call no: 41.8 C81

            Descriptors: ferrets, mink, blood, collection, laboratory methods.



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