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A specific dot blotting assay for bovine PrPsc - SE1769

The main objective is to further develop, and especial~ increase the rapidity of, a diagnostic DOT blotting technique that detects bovine PrPsc but not ovine PrP c. Initially, the work will focus on brain tissue from bovine BSE and ovine scrapie cases and normal controls that have already been provided by MAFF. This objective falls within Research Requirement 1. 1 "The development of rapid tests for the diagnosis and differentiation of TSEs" of TSER & SU Research Requirements Document 2001?2002).
Project Documents
• Final Report : Final Report   (23k)
Time-Scale and Cost
From: 2001

To: 2002

Cost: £64,900
Contractor / Funded Organisations
Moredun Research Institute
Animal Health              
Plants and Animals              
Fields of Study
Animal Health