Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 2

Volume 2 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government



The following projects are listed in volume 2 of 2013:

  • frontal lobe functions in control of complex behaviour (covering prefrontal cortex, electrophysiology, attentional and control systems, non-human primate)
  • humane killing of piglets, kids and lambs (covering percussive, non-penetrating)
  • animal models of arthritis and bone loss (covering rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, bone)
  • molecular ecology of bats (covering genetics, conservation)
  • muscle development in zebrafish (covering hedgehog, muscular dystrophy, myotube patterning)
  • regulation of transcription in normal tissues and during cancer evolution (covering genomics, transcription)
  • pathophysiology and therapies of headaches (covering brain, trigeminovascular system)
  • mechanisms and targets for chronic pain (covering nerves, non-nerve cells, pain killers)
Published 3 March 2014