Non-technical summaries granted during 2013: volume 6

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

Volume 6 of the non-technical summaries granted under the Animals (Scientific Procedures) Act 1986 during 2013.


The following projects are listed in volume 6 of 2013:

  • gene function and autoimmunity (covering diabetes)
  • glial neurotransmitter receptors in Alzheimer’s disease (covering astrocytes, amyloid, calcium)
  • exotic virus detection
  • skeletal homeostasis, remodelling and repair (covering arthritis, stem cells, cartilage, bone, regeneration)
  • vascular cytoprotection during inflammation (covering blood vessel injury, blood vessel growth, endothelium, atherosclerosis)
  • factors affecting fish populations (covering management, conservation, environment)
  • senescence and its effectors in tumour suppression (covering autophagy)
  • sgnalling processes in chronic diseases (covering cancer, inflammation, viral disease, therapeutics)
  • immunobiology of regenerative medicine (covering stem cells, pluripotency, degenerative disease, immunological rejection, dendritic cells)