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Cover for Genetics and other technologies for increasing the productivity of cattle, sheep and pigs: welfare implications.

This chapter discusses the problems with lameness and poor leg conformation; difficulty maintaining body condition in breeding females; behaviour problems associated with genetic selection that may be detrimental to animal welfare; loss of disease resistance; heart and circulatory problems; and...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bovine tuberculosis.

This 269-paged book on Bovine Tubeculosis covers all aspects of Mycobacterium bovis biology and infection: epidemiological, pathological, microbiological, genomic and immunological together with a comparative approach to the different control schemes being undertaken in different countries. It has...

Author(s)
Chambers, M.; Gordon, S.; Olea-Popelka, F.; Barrow, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book
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Cover for Innate immune response in bovine tuberculosis.

This book chapter discusses the components of the innate immune response involved in Mycobacterium bovis infection such as pathogen recognition receptors (PRRs); cells of the innate immune system; inflammasomes; and autophagy and apoptosis process. The importance of innate immunity in natural...

Author(s)
Carrisoza-Urbina, J.; Zhou XiangMei; GutiƩrrez-Pabello, J. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adaptive immunity.

This book chapter discusses the cell-mediated immune responses; non-conventional T cells; CD8+T lymphocytes; humoral immunity; coinfection alters the adaptive immune response; and adaptive immune responses in other mammalian models of mycobacterial disease.

Author(s)
Hope, J.; Werling, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Discovery, classification and functional diversity of antimicrobial peptides.

Antimicrobial peptides and proteins (AMPs), first discovered in 1922, have attracted much research attention since the 1980s. These innate immune molecules are universal and over 2700 have been discovered in all life forms, ranging from bacteria to humans. AMPs can have antibacterial, antiviral,...

Author(s)
Wang GuangShun
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390394)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Immunomodulatory activities of cationic host defence peptides and novel therapeutic strategies.

Cationic host defence peptides (HDPs), or antimicrobial peptides (AMPs), are seemingly ubiquitous and thousands have been discovered. Once regarded as only direct antimicrobials, their additional functions as immunomodulators in host defence have been emerging over the past two decades, with roles...

Author(s)
Wuerth, K. C.; Hancock, R. E. W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390394)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Alphaviruses in salmonids.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, physiopathology, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention, control strategies, legislative aspects and economic impact of alphaviruses in salmonids.

Author(s)
Karlsen, M.; Johansen, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aeromonas salmonicida</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">A. hydrophila</i>.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, physiopathology, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention, control strategies, legislative aspects, economic impact and genomics of Aeromonas salmonicida and A. hydrophila in fishes.

Author(s)
Gudmundsdottir, B. K.; Bjornsdottir, B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Edwardsiella</i> spp.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, physiopathology, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention, control strategies, legislative aspects and economic impact of Edwardsiella spp. infection in fishes.

Author(s)
Griffin, M. J.; Greenway, T. E.; Wise, D. J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Flavobacterium</i> spp.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, physiopathology, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention, control strategies, legislative aspects and economic impact of Flavobacterium spp. in fishes.

Author(s)
Loch, T. P.; Faisal, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter

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