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Theme: Molecular, cellular and genetic analysis of reproduction in farm animals

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MS0501: Molecular genetics of primary sex determination in poultry
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £235,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0502: To understand the mechanisms by which major genes control fecundity
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £166,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0503: To identify the mechansims controlling gonadotrophin synthesis and secretion in sheep
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £235,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0504: Neuroendocrine mechanisms controlling Gonadotrophin Releasing Hormone synthesis and secretion in poultry
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1994, Cost £398,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0505: Genes regulating ovulation rate and embryo survival in Meishan pigs
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1995, Cost £389,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0506: Molecular control of follicular growth, ovulation and luteal function in cattle and sheep.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1991 To 1996, Cost £1,147,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0507: Amelioration of summer infertility in outdoor pigs
Objective - Time Scale & Cost
From 1993 To 1994, Cost £132,461
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   University - Oxford
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0508: Molecular genetics of primary sex determination in poultry
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1997, Cost £441,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0509: Mechanisms by which genes control fecundity
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1997, Cost £203,000
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
 
MS0510: Molecular genetics of reproductive efficiency in poultry.
Time Scale & Cost
From 1994 To 1997, Cost £400,250
Contractors / Funded Organisations:   Roslin Institute, Edinburgh (BBSRC)
Field of Study:   Livestock
 
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