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Author(s)
Partridge, T.
Publisher
British Small Animal Veterinary Association, Quedgeley, UK
Citation
Companion, 2020, No.January, pp 12-17
Abstract

Melatonin regulates male reproductive function in seasonal and non-seasonal breeder mammals. The presence of melatonin membrane receptors (MT1 and MT2) in the testis and epididymis has been demonstrated in several species. Wild roe deer are a short-day breeding species characterised by a short...

Author(s)
Kozioł, K.; Broda, D.; Romerowicz-Misielak, M.; Nowak, S.; Koziorowski, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2020, 149, pp 25-37
Abstract

The present study investigates the efficacy of dimehtlyformamide (DMF) as a permeable cryoprotectant and its effect on quality and fertility of Indian red jungle fowl sperm. Semen was collected from eight mature roosters, pooled, divided into five aliquots and diluted with red fowl extender having...

Author(s)
Rakha, B. A.; Ansari, M. S.; Akhter, S.; Blesbois, E.; Santiago-Moreno, J.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2020, 149, pp 55-61
AbstractFull Text

This study was carried out to determine the osteometric features of the skull by using three dimensional computed tomography images in gazelles (Gazelle subgutturosa). In the study, nine skull samples of adult gazelles (Gazella subgutturosa) were used. Images of the skull sections of 0.625 mm...

Author(s)
Yilmaz, B.; Demircioğlu, İ.; Bozkaya, F.; Ince, N. G.
Publisher
Ankara Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi Dekanlig, Ankara, Turkey
Citation
Ankara Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Dergisi, 2020, 67, 2, pp 161-168
Abstract

Parasites have evolved a diversity of lifestyles that exploit the biology of their hosts. Some nematodes that parasitize mammals pass via the placenta or milk from one host to another. Similar cases of vertical transmission have never been reported in avian and nonavian reptiles, suggesting that...

Author(s)
Feiner, N.; Souza-Lima, S. de; Jorge, F.; Naem, S.; Aubret, F.; Uller, T.; Nadler, S. A.
Publisher
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, USA
Citation
American Naturalist, 2020, 195, 5, pp 918-926
Abstract

Candidatus Rickettsia mendelii is a novel rickettsial species recently identified in Ixodes ricinus. In this study, Ixodes brunneus collected from wild birds (n=77 ticks) or vegetation (n=4 ticks) in southeastern Virginia were surveyed for rickettsial agents. Candidatus Rickettsia mendelii was...

Author(s)
Cumbie, A. N.; Walters, E. L.; Gaff, H. D.; Hynes, W. L.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2020, 11, 1, pp 101309
Abstract

It is unacceptable that as we advance into the 21st century rabies is still a threat to humans and animals alike. Given public health interventions that focus solely on disease prevention in humans have no effect on the reduction of infection in the reservoir hosts, themost effective way to combat...

Author(s)
Britton, A.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Microbiology Australia, 2020, 41, 1, pp 10-13
Abstract

Chlamydiae are obligate intracellular bacterial pathogens of humans. Infections in animals are also widespread with some species, such as Chlamydia psittaci, long recognised as a serious threat to human health. Critical to the public health response of any zoonotic disease outbreaks is reliable and ...

Author(s)
Polkinghorne, A.; Branley, J.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Microbiology Australia, 2020, 41, 1, pp 14-18
Abstract

Emerging infectious diseases rank among the most important threats to human and wildlife health. A comprehensive understanding of the mode of infection and presence of potential reservoirs is critical for the development of effective counter strategies. Fungal pathogens can remain viable in...

Author(s)
Fischer, N. M.; Dool, S. E.; Puechmaille, S. J.
Publisher
Royal Society, London, UK
Citation
Biology Letters, 2020, 16, 6,
Abstract

The domestic cat (Felis catus) is one of the world's most damaging invasive species, especially threatening to local bird populations. This study examined the efficacy of the Birdsbesafe® collar cover at reducing predation rates by household cats on avian populations. The vivid colours of the...

Author(s)
Pemberton, C.; Ruxton, G. D.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Journal of Zoology, 2020, 310, 2, pp 106-109

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