ETRIS: Education & Training Resources in In-Vivo Sciences

Alternative research methods and techniques

Norecopa is a knowledge-based search engine that enables users to search Norway's Consensus-Platform for Replacement, Reduction and Refinement of Animal Experiments’ (Norecopa) four databases (3R Guide, NORINA, TextBase, Classic AVs) for alternative methods to the use of research animals. It takes into consideration user-entered words, synonyms and words resembling those entered by the user. Users can limit their search to one or more of the four databases, by fields or scientific discipline..

This resource was originally developed by the Laboratory Animal Unit at The Norwegian School of Veterinary Science before responsibility for it was assumed by Norecopa. is of use to by researchers, those involved in project planning and design, and members of ethical review bodies seeking information on alternative techniques and strategies to the use of research animals.

Other resources in this category:

  • Adverse Outcome Pathways, Molecular Screening and Toxicogenomics - view
  • Altbib - view
  • EURL ECVAM Search Guide - view
  • EUROECOTOX - view
  • Go3R - view
  • Literature Search for Alternatives Worksheet - view
  • Norecopa - view

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