Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 51

Volume 51 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.



The following projects are listed in volume 51 of 2013:

  • Understanding Brain Monoamine Neurotransmission (covering Dopamine; Parkinson’s disease; Drug addiction)

  • Brain and Cognition in Function and dysfunction (covering Learning, emotion, plasticity, limbic system, animal models)

  • Dissecting Craniofacial Development (covering Cleft lip and palate, Dental abnormalities)

  • Pathogenesis of Anaplasma phagocytophilum in sheep (covering Sheep, Anaplasma phagocytophilum, blood, pathogenesis, immunity)

  • Effect of incubation on post-hatch development (covering Avian, incubation, muscle, myofibre, thermal)

  • Neuropsychological basis of psychiatric disorders (covering Mental health, psychiatric disorders, cognition, behaviour)

  • Dopamine in the pathogenesis of Huntington’s disease (covering Mouse, triplet repeats, polyglutamine, huntington)

  • Development of Synthetic Vectors for Gene Therapy (covering Gene therapy, synthetic vectors)

  • Zebrafish model of neurodevelopmental disorders (covering Attention, Na+/K+ pump , Laterality, Schizophrenia, dyslexia)

  • Development of the Nervous System (covering neuronal development, cytoskeleton, Alzheimer’s disease)

Published 14 November 2014