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Glycerol is a least toxic and most effective cryoprotectant for cryopreservation of poultry semen, but due to its contraceptive properties removal of glycerol is usually needed prior to artificial insemination. Dimethylsulfoxide (DMSO), a small amphiphilic molecule used as penetrating...

Author(s)
Rakha, B. A.; Ansari, M. S.; Akhter, S.; Zafar, Z.; Naseer, A.; Hussain, I.; Blesbois, E.; Santiago-Moreno, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2018, 122, pp 61-67
Abstract

The population of red jungle fowl is declining and needs special attention for its conservation with suitable approaches. For ex situ in vitro conservation of Indian red jungle fowl, establishment of semen cryobank is an appropriate option, for which an extender with adequate retrieval capacity for ...

Author(s)
Rakha, B. A.; Ansari, M. S.; Akhter, S.; Hussain, I.; Blesbois, E.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2016, 174, pp 45-55
Abstract

Egg yolk is used as a cryoprotectant for semen in different mammalian species including buffalo. Egg yolk from different sources may affect freezability of buffalo bull semen. Quail egg yolk (QEY) and turkey egg yolk (TEY) in Tris-citric acid extender was evaluated for post-thaw quality and in vivo ...

Author(s)
Akhter, S.; Rakha, B. A.; Ansari, M. S.; Husna, A. U.; Iqbal, S.; Khalid, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2017, 87, pp 259-265
Abstract

Egg yolk is used as a cryoprotectant in semen preservation. However, its composition varies according to the species which may influence its effectiveness during the freeze-thaw process. Therefore, study was conducted to identify the optimum level of pigeon egg yolk (PEY) in Tris citric acid (TCA)...

Author(s)
Akhter, S.; Rakha, B. A.; Ansari, M. S.; Iqbal, S.; Khalid, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2018, 119, pp 137-142
Abstract

The present study was conducted in order to determine the proper extender for poultry semen among Beltsville, Ringer and milk and the comparison of various proportions of different extenders applied for dilution (semen-over-extender ratios 1:1 and 1:2) and its impact on fertility and semen storage...

Author(s)
Modaresi, M.; Jafari, S.; Samiee, A.; Ansari, M. S.
Publisher
Islamic Azad University, Khorasgan Branch, Isfahan, Iran
Citation
Journal of Research in Agricultural Science, 2008, 4, 1, pp Pe113-Pe119