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Chronic exposure to cisplatin, a potent anticancer drug, causes irreversible kidney damage. In this study, we investigated the protective effect and mechanism of nine lupane- and ceanothane-type triterpenoids isolated from jujube (Ziziphus jujuba Mill., Rhamnaceae) on cisplatin-induced damage to...

Author(s)
Lee DaHae; Kim KiHyun; Lee WonYung; Kim ChangEop; Sung SangHyun; Kang Kyo; Kang KiSung
Publisher
MDPI AG
Publication
Molecules, 2019, 24, 5, pp 878
CAB ReviewFull Text

Traditional genetic selection programmes based on pedigree and performance information have been used to improve livestock populations for decades. The introduction of high-density single nucleotide polymorphism genotyping about 10 years ago supported increased rates of gain through more accurate...

Date
April 2019
Subjects
acceptability; alleles; consumer preferences; domestic animals; food chains; genetic engineering; genetic gain; genetic improvement; genome analysis; genotypes; heterozygosity; livestock; prediction; selection programme; single nucleotide polymorphism; traits; transgenic animals
Author(s)
Cole, J. B.
News Article

Gene editing could boost pig sperm stocks from prized animals

The surrogates have functional testes but do not have specialised stem cells that are required to produce sperm containing their own genetic...

Date
January 2017
Author(s)
David Hemming
AbstractFull Text

Senecavirus A (SVA) the only member of the Senecavirus genus within the Picornaviridae family, is an emerging pathogen causing swine idiopathic vesicular disease and epidemic transient neonatal losses. Here, SVA strain (CH-HNKZ-2017) was isolated from a swine farm exhibiting vesicular disease in...

Author(s)
Wang, H. B.; Tian, B.; Lv, H. L.; Wang, F.; Zhang, T.; Wang, C. Y.; Zhang, Y. D.; Dong, J. J.
Publisher
Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Veterinary Sciences
Publication
Polish Journal of Veterinary Sciences, 2019, 22, 1, pp 187-190

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