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Theories on the role of viruses and viral diseases as drivers of human evolution are examined, with particular reference to the works of the eminent evolutionary biologist Francisco J. Ayala, historian William H. McNeill and virologist H. U. Bernard. Natural selection occurred when new viral...

Author(s)
Lešník, F.
Publisher
Institute for Postgraduate Education of Veterinary Surgeons, Košice, Slovakia
Citation
Slovenský Veterinársky Časopis, 2014, 39, 1/2, pp 14-16
Abstract

The genomes of eukaryotes, including humans, contain both DNA that costs for specific proteins (genes) and also DNA sequences that do not code for any proteins and appear not to have any specific function. The latter DNA is referred to as non-coding DNA, and sometimes as "junk" genes. The...

Author(s)
Lešník, F.; Juriš, P.
Publisher
Institute for Postgraduate Education of Veterinary Surgeons, Košice, Slovakia
Citation
Slovenský Veterinársky Časopis, 2010, 35, 3, pp 134-136
Abstract

Of the 73 species of Dermestes, only 4 (D. peruvianus, D. maculatus, D. lardarius, D. ater) are known as intermediate hosts of Cyclophyllidea and of nematodes, mainly Spirurata. The evolutionary and ecological relationships between the helminths and these Coleoptera are considered.

Author(s)
Breza, M.; Espaine, L.
Citation
Folia Veterinaria, 1981, 25, 1/2, pp 65-75
Abstract

Archeological findings in Slovakia are reviewed. The autochthonous horse is classified as the Carpathian variety of the tarpan. The contemporary Gurgul breed group and Hutsul breed are described.

Author(s)
Hitrik, S.
Citation
Bulletin. Vyzkumna Stanice pro Chov Koni Slatinany, 1973, No. 18, pp 1-45
Abstract

A review dealing mainly with 6 typical varieties of Equus gmelini from Europe, West Asia and North Africa.

Author(s)
Hitrik, S.
Citation
Bulletin. Vyzkumna Stanice pro Chov Koni Slatinany, 1972, No. 15, pp 1-15
Abstract

In 37 blue guinea-fowl ♂♂ aged 8 days, length of remiges averaged 25.05 mm v 32.00 in 42 ♀♀ (P< 0.001). In 38 ♂♂ aged 12 days it was 38.53 mm v 41.29 in 41 ♀♀ (P<0.05). In 75% of 4-day-old ♀♀ and 32 °0 of 4-day-old ♀♀ the remiges were not developed.

Author(s)
MICEK, J.; MALIK, V.
Citation
Ved. Pr. Hydinar-stvo, 1970, 9, pp 125-134
Abstract

Three theories are quoted, together with references, on the origin of the tarpan, namely that it is: (1) an independent species; (2) a feral domestic horse; (3) a subspecies of Equus przewalskii. The newest evidence, including hitherto unavailable cytological analysis and discoveries at the...

Author(s)
Hitrik, S.
Citation
Bulletin. Vyzkumna Stanice pro Chov Koni Slatinany, 1974, No. 22, pp 1-19

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