Use of Animals for Medical Testing

Catalog #STO-129

Which animals should be used to test a new drug?

Time To Complete Time to complete: Three 40-minute class periods

Which animals should be used to test the safety and effectiveness of “NicoBlock”, a fictitious smoking cessation drug?

  • Compare the human nervous system with the nervous systems of three animals (mice, cats, and baboons).
  • Learn how nerve cell communication can be altered by drugs that block neurotransmitter receptors.
  • Explore cost factors and ethical issues involved in animal testing.

Limit 1 free sample per customer

Quantity Price
1 - 9$15.14 ea.
10 - 24$14.38 ea.
25 - 1000$13.63 ea.

Each assembled kit contains:

  • Student instructions
  • Effects of Nicotine and NicoBlock on the Brain
  • 1 graphics sheet of brain photos, sections and receptors
  • 1 small measuring cup
  • 1 stirrer
  • 1 plastic tray
  • 4 tubes of simulated “Liver Enzymes” - human, mouse, cat, and baboon
  • 4 labeled droppers
  • 1 tube of simulated “Nicotine”
  • 1 small scoop
  • 1 tube of simulated “Protein Stain”
  • Liver enzyme test sheet
  • 1 simulated “protein gel”
  • 1 sheet of DAPT gene codes

Also required: Water, safety goggles

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Refill Your Kit

Use of Animals for Medical Testing – Pack of 10 Unassembled Kits

Catalog # STO-129U

Unassembled packs contain materials for 10 kits.

  • All supplies, lab materials, and printed labels
  • Student instructions copy master
  • Easy to follow instructions for kit assembly
Quantity Price
1 - 9$113.56 ea.
10 - 1000$107.88 ea.

Use of Animals for Medical Testing – 10 Kit Refill Pack

Catalog # STO-129R

Refill packs contain materials to replace consumable supplies for 10 kits.

Quantity Price
1 - 9$43.26 ea.
10 - 1000$41.10 ea.

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