Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 10

Volume 10 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.


The following projects are listed in volume 10 of 2013:

  • inflammatory response to nanoparticles (covering inflammation, exposure)
  • regulation of pancreatic islet hormone secretion (covering diabetes mellitus, treatment, insulin, glucagon)
  • fertilization and early development in mammals (covering fertilization, egg, IVF, embryo, mouse)
  • assessing the risk of pesticide exposure to wildlife (covering environment, birds, mammals)
  • pathophysiology and therapy of automimmue uveitis (covering intraocular inflammation, immunomodulation, retinal imaging, autoimmunity)
  • controlling the adaptive immune response (covering immunology, dendritic cells, lymph, cell migration)
  • mechanisms of axon degeneration and its delay (covering Alzheimer’s disease, motor neuron disease, peripheral neuropathy, ageing)
  • nutrition for sustainable cattle production (covering forage, environment)
  • fish movements and behaviour (covering telemetry, otolith)
  • sero-prevalence of Schmallenberg in sheep in the UK (covering virus)