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To the editor: The Animal Models and Genetic Stocks Program is an information exchange service conducted by the Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources (ILAR) at the National Academy of Sciences. This program was started in July 1969 and was initiated as a result of resolutions adopted by the Genetics Society of America and the National Institutes of Health. These resolutions cited the urgent need to establish a central agency to collect, maintain, and disseminate information on all vertebrate models and genetic stocks useful for biomedical research.
The objectives of the program are to locate sources of animal models and genetic
Animals for Research. Ann Intern Med. 1972;76:515. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-3-515_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1972;76(3):515.
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