Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 12

Volume 12 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.



The following projects are listed in volume 12 of 2013:

  • new mouse models of human disease (covering ENU, mutagenesis, phenotyping, age-related)
  • mechanisms of ischaemia reperfusion injury in the kidney
  • the pathogenesis of autoimmune peripheral neuropathy (covering antibody, ganglioside)
  • ecology of Norway rats in UK island habitats (covering rattus norvegicus, Manx shearwaters, radio-tracking, PIT tags, behaviouralecology)
  • mitochondria and ageing intestinal cancer (covering intestines, colorectal)
  • cell senescence and life span in mice (covering ageing, senescence, dietary restriction)
  • immune-modulators in autoimmunity and infection (covering B cells, apoptotic, inflammation)
  • understanding and preventing neurodegeneration (covering motor neuron disease)
  • function and therapeutic targeting of tumour antigens (covering cancer, passive immunotherapy, active immunotherapy)
  • the generalisation of high alert states (covering chickens, alarm calls)
  • regulation of V(D)J recombination and transcription (covering antibody genes; leukaemia)
Published 22 April 2014