Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 2

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

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


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)