Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 19

Volume 19 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.



The following projects are listed in volume 19 of 2013:

  • origin and regulation of HPA axis rhythms (covering stress, pituitary, adrenal gland)
  • development of vectors for gene targeting into skeletal muscles (covering Duchenne muscular dystrophy, gene therapy, plasmid vector)
  • why do mosquitoes vary in the rate at which they transmit disease? (covering mosquito, gerbil, Aedes, lymphatic filariasis, Brugia malayi)
  • investigations into immune recognition and responses in mammals (covering genes, mice, mild, infection)
  • immune suppression in cancer (covering treatment, vaccination)
  • imaging neurodegeneration in rodents (covering stroke, Alzheimer’s disease)
  • provision of biological materials (covering blood, tissues, animals, supply, in vitro)
  • preparation of time-mated rabbits using administration of luteinising hormone (covering time mating, reproductive toxicology)
  • memory mechanisms in mice (covering mouse, brain, molecules)
  • muscle protein turnover regulators in disease (covering sarcomere, titin, autophagy, homeostasis)
  • signal integration for visual perception (covering cortex, neurophysiology, decision-making, parietal, occipital)
Published 11 August 2014