Table of contents for Making mice / Karen A. Rader.


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Counter Illustrations ix
Acknowledgments xiii
Abbreviations xvii
INTRODUCTION: Why Mice? 1
CHAPTER ONE: Mice, Medicine, and Genetics: From Pet Rodents to Research Materials (1900-21) 25
CHAPTER TWO: Experiment and Change: Institutionalizing Inbred Mice (1922-30) 59
CHAPTER THREE: Mice for Sale: Commodifying Research Animals (1930-33) 97
CHAPTER FOUR: A New Deal for Mice: Biomedicine as Big Science (1933-40) 135
CHAPTER FIVE: R X Mouse : JAX Mice in Cancer Research (1938-55) 175
CHAPTER SIX: Mouse Genetics as Public Policy: Radiation Risk in Cold War America (1946-56) 221
EPILOGUE: Animals and the New Biology: Oncomouse and Beyond 251
Bibliography 269
Index 293


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