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Theme: Studies of natural and experimental TSEs

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SE2001: Application of the Transient Scrapie Cell Assay (TraSCA) for in vitro detection of ovine and bovine prions.
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2008, Cost £194,429
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SE2002: Development of Neural Stem Cell (NSC) models for the detection and characterisation of ovine and bovine TSE agents
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2009, Cost £280,830
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SE2003: Ex vivo cell culture methods for the detection and characterisation of ovine and bovine TSEs
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2008, Cost £402,368
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SE2004: Identification of PrP associated infectivity in blood and milk from sheep infected with TSE, toward a diagnostic test for live animals
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2008, Cost £136,700
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SE2005: Assessment of candidate secreted surrogate biomarkers for early diagnosis of prion disease in farm animals.
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From 2005 To 2008, Cost £174,124
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SE2006: A Rapid Sensitive Live Animal Blood Test for Sheep Scrapie
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From 2005 To 2008, Cost £348,995
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SE2007: The relationship between TSE Test Kit Outputs and Infectivity Levels
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2006 To 2011, Cost £570,263
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SE2008: Development of rapid pre-mortem tests for TSEs in sheep
Description - Objective - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2013, Cost £743,510
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SE2009: Detailed characterisation of novel phage antibodies that bind the amino terminus of the prion protein
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From 2006 To 2008, Cost £179,543
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SE2010: A Blood Test for TSEs
Description - Project Documents - Time Scale & Cost
From 2005 To 2008, Cost £367,269
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