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The core european bioinformatics research infrastructure in the life sciences (EMBCORE)
ID: QLRI-CT-2001-01363
Start date: 2001-12-01, End date: 2004-11-30
Bio informatics is the science of managing and analysing biological information. Since 1988 there has been a strong European collaboration of currently 29 National and 8 Specialist bio informatics research nodes with over 32K users: the Embed, coordinating support, training an...
Record Number: 60044
Last updated on: 2012-06-12
Heparanase inhibitors in antiangiogenic and antimetastatic cancer therapy
ID: QLK3-CT-2002-02049
Start date: 2002-10-01, End date: 2005-12-31
Inhibition of heparanase overexpressed by tumours, preventing not only the release and activation of angiogenic growth factors stored by heparan sulfate (HS) proteoglycans but also the disruption of the basement membrane and the extracellular matrix is regarded as a very promi...
Record Number: 64831
Last updated on: 2006-06-13
Disregulation of endogenous steroid metabolism potentially alters neuronal and reproductive system development: effects of environmental plasticisers
ID: QLK4-CT-2002-02637
Start date: 2003-01-01, End date: 2006-06-30
Steroids not only regulate endocrine and reproductive systems, they also modulate neuronal development in the foetus and neonate and cognitive function in adults. ENDOMET aims to examine the effects of a range of endocrine disrupters (EDs), which are derived from industrially ...
Record Number: 67472
Last updated on: 2006-06-13
Pathology and ecology of the genus clostridium in humans, animals and foodstuffs: identification, epidemiology and prophylaxis
ID: QLK2-CT-2001-01267
Start date: 2001-10-01, End date: 2005-09-30
This Concerted Action is intended to favour exchanges of scientific knowledge and technical know-how on the genus Clostridium, which cause similar if not identical diseases in humans and animals and food poisoning in humans. To do so five scientific meetings are planned with t...
Record Number: 58992
Last updated on: 2005-12-09
Sustaining animal health and food safety in organic farming
ID: QLK5-CT-2002-02541
Start date: 2003-03-01, End date: 2006-08-31
In Europe, organic livestock production has experienced rapid growth in the past decade. Common EU standards for organic animal production were implemented only some 18 months ago (1804/1999). There is a strong need to harmonise the standards under widely different circumstanc...
Record Number: 69956
Last updated on: 2005-12-09
Ciliates as monitors for environmental safety of gmo
ID: QLK3-CT-2002-02151
Start date: 2002-10-01, End date: 2005-12-31
One of the major concerns limiting the potential usage of genetically modified crops and organisms in agriculture is the potential risk for lateral gene transfer in the environment. While numerous studies have considered lateral gene transfer into gut bacteria, the transfer in...
Record Number: 64843
Last updated on: 2005-12-09
Process development for microbial production of the bulk chemical 1,3-propanediol from glycerol water as a waste effluent
ID: QLK5-CT-2002-01343
Start date: 2002-12-01, End date: 2006-01-31
The aim of BIODIOL is to develop an integrated biotechnical process for the production of the bulk-chemical l,3-propanediol (PD) from glycerol waters by using directly the biological waste from biodiesel plants. To increase PD yield use of wastes from food industries as co-sub...
Record Number: 67239
Last updated on: 2005-12-09
European hospital (-based) bioethics program
ID: QLG6-CT-2002-30571
Start date: 2003-03-01, End date: 2005-02-28
The proposal is meant to address the problem of lack and different educational programs in bioethics in hospital setting in Europe. Aim of the project is to develop a network of European hospitals sharing the same teaching and training methodology on clinical bioethics. Object...
Record Number: 69959
Last updated on: 2005-04-12
Cytogenetic biomarkers and human cancer risk
[PROJECT] CANCERRISKBIOMARKERS - Cytogenetic biomarkers and human cancer risk
ID: QLK4-CT-2000-00628
Start date: 2001-01-01, End date: 2004-11-30
The partners have previously shown that a high frequency of chromosomal aberrations (CAs) in peripheral lymphocytes is predictive of increased cancer risk, regardless of smoking or occupational carcinogen exposure. The present multidisciplinary project aims at clarifying the r...
Record Number: 54306
Last updated on: 2005-04-12
Mechanisms of toxicity of asbestos substitute mineral fibres: new approaches to hazard and risk assessment.
ID: QLK4-CT-1999-01629
Start date: 2003-09-01, End date: 2003-08-31
This project aims to support the hazard and risk assessment of asbestos substitute fibres. The potential for induction of inflammatory changes, oxidative stress, immunotoxicity and genotoxicity will be eximined for three substitute fibres (glass fibres, rock wool, wollastonite...
Record Number: 51542
Last updated on: 2005-04-12
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