Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 13

Volume 13 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.



The following projects are listed in volume 13 of 2013:

  • effects of dysregulated glucocorticoid exposure (covering prednisolone, dexamethasone, metabolism, cognition)
  • testing coronary stents in a rabbit iliac model (covering thrombosis)
  • production of genetically altered animals
  • regulation of immune responses to infection (covering innate immunity, macrophages, neutrophils, influenza)
  • corneal graft rejection in high-risk recipients (covering intraocular inflammation, immunomodulation, artificial cornea, imaging)
  • why do grey squirrels strip the bark off trees? (covering sciurus carolinensis, bark-stripping, calcium, deficiency)
  • studies of peptide receptors in the intestine
  • the role of RING finger proteins in malignancy (covering PML, BRCA1, DNA repair)
  • strain typing of TSE agents (covering scrapie, prion, strain)
  • immunomodulation in poultry (covering immune response, bird, disease resistance, vaccine)
Published 22 April 2014