Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 18

Volume 18 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.



The following projects are listed in volume 18 of 2013:

  • metabolic alterations of pregnancy (covering metabolic disease, offspring, therapies)
  • African Trypanosomiasis (covering microscopic parasites)
  • 5-HT circuits regulating energy/glucose balance (covering appetite, brain, obesity, type 2 diabetes)
  • investigating long-range synaptic pathways in cortical regions (covering hippocampus, synapse, electrophysiology, cannabinoid, neuroanatomy)
  • molecular neuroscience of ligand-gated and G-protein coupled receptors (covering GABA, nervous system, neurological disease, ion channels, neuro-transmitter receptors)
  • information processing in innate aggressive behaviour (covering computation; neuron)
  • metabolic alterations of pregnancy (covering metabolic disease, offspring, therapies)
  • factors contributing to liver failure (covering liver disease, hepatic encephalopathy, acute liver failure (ALF), acute on chronic liver failure (ACLF), cirrhosis)
  • oocyte functionality post-cryopreservation (covering fertility preservation, xenografting, nude mouse, human ovarian tissue)
  • the role of RING finger proteins in malignancy (covering PML, BRCA1, DNA repair)
  • collection of blood and arthropod feeding (covering arthropod maintenance, primary cells)
Published 11 August 2014