Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 39

Volume 39 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.



The following projects are listed in volume 39 of 2013:

  • strategies for brain repair (covering neurotransplantation, Parkinson’s, Huntington’s, animal models)
  • blood products and antibodies for research (covering complement, immunology)
  • mechanisms of ischaemia reperfusion injury in the kidney
  • creation, breeding and maintenance of genetically altered rodents
  • role of the innate immune system in an animal model of multiple sclerosis (covering central nervous system, inflammation, demyelination)
  • production and maintenance of GM zebrafish (covering genetic modification, cryopreservation, IVF)
  • function and regulation of the immune system (covering autoimmunity, cell signalling, tumours, lymphocyte biology)
  • regulation of breathing by hypoxia and hypercapnia (covering AMPK, LKB1, breathing, pulmonary)
  • neuronal cell development and survival (covering disease, motor neuron, axonal transport, RNA metabolism)
  • effects of phytase in farm production (covering efficiency, environment, enzyme, pig, nutrients)
  • management of insulin resistance in ponies (covering laminitis, equine metabolic syndrome, equidae, nutraceutical)
Published 15 September 2014