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Charité 3R

definition: Charité 3R

Charité 3R – Replace | Reduce | Refine – promotes the development of innovative methods in biomedical research with the objective of replacing animal experiments, reducing their number or refining experiments in order to relieve the burden placed on laboratory animals. With the over-arching goal of improving biomedical translation into applicable therapies for the human patient in mind, Charité 3R is an interdisciplinary effort to improve both medicine and animal welfare. Charité 3R will stimulate research in all 3Rs and consequently foster the development of novel alternative methods.

Charite 3R Website

CT

abbreviation of: computer tomography

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DNA

abbreviation of: desoxyribonucleic acid

desoxyribonucleic acid

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HE

abbreviation of: hematoxylin-eosin

hematoxylin-eosin

HPV

abbreviation of: human papilloma virus

human papilloma virus

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PCR

abbreviation of: polymerase chain reaction

polymerase chain reaction

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RNA

abbreviation of: ribonucleic acid

ribonucleic acid

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TBC

abbreviation of: tuberculosis

tuberculosis