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Escherichia coli strains are important commensals of the intestinal tract of humans and animals; however, pathogenic strains, including diarrhoea-inducing E. coli and extraintestinal pathogenic E. coli, exist. Intestinal E. coli pathotypes may cause a dehydrating watery diarrhoea, or more severe...

Author(s)
Smith, J. L.; Fratamico, P. M.
Publisher
Caister Academic Press, UK
Citation
Pathogenic Escherichia coli: evolution, omics, detection and control, 2018, pp 1-14
Abstract

Interleukin 1b (IL-1b) is a member of the cytokine family that serves as major mediators for early pro-inflammatory responses. During artificial breeding of Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus), outbreaks of NNV in the early development stages could lead to high mortality. Recent research reported...

Author(s)
Hu BiYang; Chen Bing; Mao MingGuang; Chen MingKang; Liu Xia; Cui QianJin; Liu Yang; Jiang Chen
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 2018, 88, pp 213-218
Abstract

Aptamers are a kind of single-stranded oligonucleotide (DNA or RNA) with affinity to specific target molecules due to their spatial structure. By adopting the technology of selective evolution of ligands by exponential enrichment (SELEX), aptamers (A2 and A15) against spring viremia of carp virus...

Author(s)
Yu Li; Wang JinJin; Lu YiLiang; Zheng XiaoCong; Jia Peng; He JunQiang; Shi XiuJie; Liu Ying; Liu Hong
Publisher
Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Health and Epidemiology Center of China, QuidDoa, China
Citation
China Animal Health Inspection, 2017, 34, 2, pp 101-105
Abstract

The aim of this paper was to determine the resource value of Tianshui Black-bone chicken breed by conducting diversity analysis of mitochondrial DNA D-loop sequence of Tianshui Black-bone chickens. A total of 50 Tianshui Black-bone chickens were randomly selected and their blood samples were...

Author(s)
Lin MengMeng; Wang GuoQi; He ZhenGang; Ma Ping; Liu Yu
Publisher
Editorial Board on China Poultry, Jiangsu, China
Citation
China Poultry, 2017, 39, 1, pp 57-59
Abstract

The Asian arowana (Scleropages formosus), one of the world's most expensive cultivated ornamental fishes, is an endangered species. It represents an ancient lineage of teleosts: the Osteoglossomorpha. Here, we provide a high-quality chromosome-level reference genome of a female golden-variety...

Author(s)
Bian Chao; Hu YinChang; Vydianathan Ravi; Kuznetsova, I. S.; Shen XueYan; Mu XiDong; Sun Ying; You XinXin; Li Jia; Li XiaoFeng; Qiu Ying; Tay BoonHui; Thevasagayam, N. M.; Komissarov, A. S.; Trifonov, V.; Kabilov, M.; Tupikin, A.; Luo JianRen; Liu Yi; Song HongMei; Liu Chao; Wang XueJie; Gu DanGen; Yang YeXin; Li WuJiao; Polgar, G. (et al)
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2016, 6, 1, pp 24501
Abstract

Background: Walking catfish (Clarias batrachus) is a freshwater fish capable of air-breathing and locomotion on land. It usually inhabits various low-oxygen habitats, burrows inside the mudflat, and sometimes "walks" to search for suitable environments during summer. It has evolved accessory...

Author(s)
Li Ning; Bao LiSui; Zhou Tao; Yuan ZiHao; Liu ShiKai; Dunham, R.; Li YuanNing; Wang Kun; Xu XiaoYan; Jin YuLin; Zeng QiFan; Gao Sen; Fu Qiang; Liu Yang; Yang Yujia; Li Qi; Meyer, A.; Gao DongYa; Liu ZhanJiang
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Genomics, 2018, 19, 952, pp (20 December 2018)
Abstract

Background: Acipenser dabryanus, an endemic Chinese species, has been listed as a first-class protected animal in China. Sturgeons are among the oldest and most primitive group of existing fish in the world and occupy a special place in the evolutionary history of fish. Thus, a study of the...

Author(s)
Chen YeYu; Liu Ya; Gong Quan; Lai JianSheng; Song MingJiang; Du Jun; Deng XiaoChuan
Publisher
PeerJ, San Francisco, USA
Citation
PeerJ, 2018, 6, 5389, pp e5389
Abstract

Iron-sulphur clusters (ISCs), one of the oldest and most versatile cofactors of proteins, are involved in catalysis reactions, electron transport reactions, regulation processes as well as sensing of ambient conditions. Iron-sulphur cluster assembly protein (IscA) is a scaffold protein member of...

Author(s)
Zhang Peng; Liu Yu; Wang Min; Dong Miren; Liu Zhaoqun; Jia Zhihao; Wang Weilin; Zhang Anguo; Wang Lingling; Song Linsheng
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Developmental and Comparative Immunology, 2018, 84, pp 343-352
Abstract

Background: In China since the first human infection of avian influenza A (H7N9) virus was identified in 2013, it has caused serious public health concerns due to its wide spread and high mortality rate. Evidence shows that bird migration plays an essential role in global spread of avian influenza...

Author(s)
Shi BenYun; Zhan XiaoMing; Zheng JinXin; Qiu HongJun; Liang Dan; Ye YanMing; Yang GuoJing; Liu Yang; Liu JiMing
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Infectious Diseases of Poverty, 2018, 7, 97, pp (11 October 2018)
Abstract

To identify the existence and composition of the blood-spleen barrier (BSB) in chickens, the microanatomical features of the spleen were investigated by light and transmission electron microscopy, intravenous injection of ink, acid phosphatase reaction, and silver impregnation. The results showed...

Author(s)
Zhang Qian; Chen Bing; Yang Ping; Zhang LinLi; Liu Yi; Ullah, S.; Wu Li; Waqas, Y.; Le Yuan; Chen Wei; Chen QiuSheng
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2015, 204, 1, pp 110-116

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