Select Committee on Animals In Scientific Procedures Report


APPENDIX 6

Glossary
AAALACAssociation for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care
ABPIAssociation of the British Pharmaceutical Industry
The 1986 ActThe Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986
APCAnimal Procedures Committee
AWACAnimal Welfare Advisory Committee (see Chapter 3, Defence Research)
BBSRCBiotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
BUAVBritish Union for the Abolition of Vivisection
DLRMDoctors and Lawyers for Responsible Medicine
DoHDepartment of Health
ECVAMEuropean Centre for the Validation of Alternative Methods
ERPEthical Review Process
FAWCFarm Animal Welfare Council
FRAMEFund for the Replacement of Animals in Medical Experiments
GMGenetically Modified (see Chapter 8)
IACUCInstitutional Animal Care and Use Committee (in USA)
ICHInternational Conference on Harmonisation
In silicoResearch done using computer methodologies
In vitroResearch done "in glass", in test-tubes or other mechanical apparatus, often using human or animal tissue
In vivoResearch done in living animals
MODMinistry of Defence
MRCMedical Research Council
NACWONamed Animal Care and Welfare Officer
NAVSNational Anti-Vivisection Society
NVSNamed Veterinary Surgeon
OECDOrganisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
OLAWOffice for Laboratory Animal Welfare (in USA)
PETAPeople for the Ethical Treatment of Animals
RSPCARoyal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
StatisticsHome Office Statistics of Scientific Procedures on Living Animals, Great Britain, 2000
Three RsReduction, Refinement and Replacement (see Chapter 1)
UFAWUniversities Federation for Animal Welfare
USDAUnited States Department of Agriculture



 
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