Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 17

Volume 17 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.



The following projects are listed in volume 17 of 2013:

  • mechanisms of ageing (covering lifespan, health span, metabolism, diet)
  • understanding liver injury and disease (covering fibrosis, myofibroblast)
  • making and freezing of genetically altered animals (covering transgenic cryopreservation rat, transgenic cryopreservation mouse)
  • understanding microglia-tumour interactions (covering brain tumour, immune cells, zebrafish)
  • the biological significance of DNA methylation (covering Rett syndrome, epigenetics, mouse models)
  • cardiac development and regeneration in zebrafish
  • breeding and maintenance of genetically altered mice (covering vaccine, research)
  • mechanisms of immunity to Leishmania infection (covering immunology, microscopy)
  • the ecology and biology of UK seals (covering marine mammals, diving, foraging, behaviour, population dynamics)
  • stem cells in organ repair and scarring (covering liver, cancer, regeneration)

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Published 7 May 2014