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Study reveals how rabies spreads in the Middle East

A study published in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases has given new insights into the spread of rabies in the Middle East, showing that the disease...

Date
March 2015
Event

Making Sense of the Animal – Human Bond and Relationship(s). (The Making Sense of the Animal – Human Bond Project: 2nd Global Meeting)

20 - 22 July 2015 - Mansfield College, Oxford

Venue
Mansfield College, Oxford
Country
UK
Contact
Dr Rob Fisher
Contact Details
Inter-Disciplinary.Net, Priory House, 149b Wroslyn Road, Freeland, Oxfordshire. OX29 8HR, UK
Abstract

Preparation and application characteristics of microencapsulated Lactobacillus acidophilus as probiotics for dogs.

In this article, preparation and application characteristics of microencapsulated Lactobacillus acidophilus were investigated. Results indicated that the optimum condition for preparation of micro encapsulation were 10% (w/v) wall material and the temperature of 20°C, respectively. Many micropores...

Authors
Ma Yuan; Xing YaGe; Xu QingLian; Wang TinXuan; Cai YiMin; Cao Dong; Che ZhengMing
Publisher
Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Karachi
Publication
Pakistan Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2015, 28, 1 Suppl., pp 341-347
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Leishmania

Leishmaniosis is caused by diphasic protozoans of the genus Leishmania in the class Kinetoplasta and family Trypanosomatidae. The...

CABI Book Info
Cover for One Health: the theory and practice of integrated health approaches.

One Health: the theory and practice of integrated health approaches.

The One Health concept of combined veterinary and human health continues to gain momentum, but the supporting literature is sparse. In this book, the origins of the concept are examined, and practical content on methodological tools, data gathering, monitoring techniques, study designs, and...

Authors
Zinsstag, J.; Schelling, E.; Waltner-Toews, D.; Whittaker, M.; Tanner, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643410)
CAB ReviewFull Text

Models for the study of whole-body insulin kinetics: a mathematical synthesis.

Insulin is an anabolic hormone that plays a central role in glucose homeostasis. Synthesis, secretion and appearance of insulin in portal and peripheral circulation are complex and tightly regulated. As many of the tissues involved are not directly accessible, mathematical models have been...

Date
March 2015
Subjects
carbohydrate metabolism; domestic animals; glucose; homeostasis; insulin; livestock; mathematical models
Authors
McKnight, L. L.; Lopez, S.; Shoveller, A. K.; France, J.
AbstractFull Text

An ex-ante impact assessment of the Common Agricultural Policy reform in the North-Western Romania.

The paper aims to assess the impact of the Common Agricultural Policy reform (post 2014) in the environmental vulnerable areas from Romania. It proposes a bio-economic dynamic farm model calibrated with the positive mathematical programming (PMP). The standard PMP approach was extended to simulate...

Authors
Jitea, M. I.; Dumitraş, D. E.; Simu, V. A.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences
Publication
Agricultural Economics (Zemědělská Ekonomika), 2015, 61, 2, pp 88-103
AbstractFull Text

Association of FABP3 and LEPR gene polymorphisms with the drip loss trait of pork.

Drip loss is a major parameter for the quality of pork which affects the economic perspective of premium-meat in the world's pork industry. It is clear that the fatty acid binding protein3 (FABP3) gene is related to oxidation and glucose utilization in muscles whereas the leptin receptors (LEPR)...

Authors
Nitipongsuwan, S.; Mekchay, S.
Publisher
Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA)
Publication
International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2015, 11, 1, pp 69-76
AbstractFull Text

Chromosome complement and developmental competence of swamp buffalo oocytes matured and fertilized in vitro.

The chromosome complement of swamp buffalo (SB) oocytes matured in vitro and competence of resulting zygotes to the blastocyst stage based on the timing of its appearance and its implications has been discussed. In Expt 1, chromosomal aneuploidy was found more prevalent in oocytes cultured in...

Authors
Ocampo, M. B.; Manuel, J. A.; Soriano, R. P.; Ocampo, L. C.
Publisher
Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA)
Publication
International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2015, 11, 1, pp 57-68
AbstractFull Text

In vitro assessment of shed sheabutter tree leaf as a potential feedstuff for goat production.

The potentials of shed sheabutter tree leaf (Vitellaria paradoxa) as a feedstuff for ruminant production was evaluated using proximate chemical composition and in vitro digestibility indices. Samples of shed sheabutter leaf were analyzed for dry matter and chemical compositions to assess their...

Authors
Olaoye, T. S.; Yousuf, M. B.; Adeleye, O. A.; Adeyemi, K. A.; Adeyemi, A. A.
Publisher
Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA)
Publication
International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2015, 11, 1, pp 41-47
AbstractFull Text

Improved developmental competence of swampbuffalo oocytes matured in the presence of Cysteamine.

The study examined the effect of cysteamine addition on the acquisition of swamp buffalo oocytes developmental competence in vitro and on the intracytoplasmicglutathione level. In a dose dependent manner, results showed significant improvement on the maturation, penetration and MPN formation of...

Authors
Ocampo, L. C.; Ocampo, M. B.
Publisher
Association of Agricultural Technology in Southeast Asia (AATSEA)
Publication
International Journal of Agricultural Technology, 2015, 11, 1, pp 31-40

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