Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 53

Volume 53 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.



The following projects are listed in volume 53 of 2013:

  • blood products (covering: antibodies; blood; complement; immunology)
  • cannabinoid function in appetite and body weight regulation
  • the function of protein in T cell signalling
  • nervous system modelling, protection and repair (covering: culture models, neuroscience, repair, cell biology, regeneration)
  • drug discovery in a model of temporal lobe epilepsy (covering: epilepsy, anti-epileptic drugs)
  • induction of an acute temporal lobe seizure/status epilepticus and assessment of test compound effects (covering: seizure, epilepsy, anti-epileptic drugs)
  • drug discovery in partial seizures (covering: seizure, epilepsy, anti-epileptic drugs)
  • drug discovery in generalised seizures (covering: seizure, epilepsy, anti-epileptic drugs)
  • nutrient and mineral metabolism in ruminants (covering: nutrient, mineral metabolism, ruminants)
  • preventing neonatal Escherichia coli K1 meningitis (covering: meningitis, bacterial infection, gastrointestinal tract, colonization, prevention)
  • heart transplantation using Circulatory Determined Death donors (DCD) (covering: heart, transplant, Circulatory Determined Death)
  • analysing gene function in xenopus development (covering: xenopus, nervous system, embryo)
  • effects of antibody on fixed tissue calcification (covering: heart valve, anti-Gal, calcification)
Published 5 February 2015