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NC3Rs: National Centre for the Replacement Refinement & Reduction of Animals in Research

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Guiding strategy and encouraging the adoption of microsampling techniques within any research or safety study.

A brown and white rat in the gloved hands of an animal technician.

Guidance on reducing or refining animal use for studies with cardiovascular, central nervous system and respiratory functional measurements.

A beagle at an indoor play area

Techniques for blood sampling in laboratory animal species to ensure the most appropriate technique is chosen.

Five needles with empty syringes on a pale blue background

Approaches for sampling blood in the marmoset, covering non-surgical and terminal techniques.

Two marmosets in an outdoor enclosure, with an icon of a needle and syringe on a yellow background in the corner of the image.
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A dedicated website with resources for everyone who works with, or is interested in, laboratory macaques.

A macaque eating

Learn more about why the single use of needles should be standard practice and how to implement this in your facility.

A rat being injected with a hypodermic needle
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A comprehensive resource on common marmosets, funded by the NC3Rs.

Two marmosets in an outdoor enclosure
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Wiki on refinement of the use of chronic implants in neuroscience research using non-human primates.

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Guidance on implementing positive reinforcement training methods.

Marmoset being handfed as part of positive reinforcement training