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Cover for Cyanobacterial toxins.

Cyanobacteria are capable of producing a wide range of low-molecular-weight toxic compounds, largely identified as a result of poisoning incidents and through meticulous screening of cyanobacterial strains and blooms. Their molecular modes of action vary and can include hepatotoxic and neurotoxic...

Author(s)
Metcalf, J. S.; Souza, N. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Glyphosate as a glycine analogue.

Glyphosate is the most heavily used herbicide on the planet, due to its ability to kill all types of weeds and its perceived non-toxicity to humans. Its usage on core crops in the USA has increased dramatically in the past two decades, in step with an alarming increase in a long list of...

Author(s)
Seneff, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Minamata disease and methylmercury exposure.

Two outbreaks of Minamata disease were observed mainly during the 1950s and mid-1970s, which was an era of rapid economic growth in Japan. In both cases, a large amount of methylmercury was discarded into the sea and rivers after secondary generation in acetaldehyde-synthesizing factories. Serious...

Author(s)
Hachiya, N.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenocortical axis.

This chapter reviews the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenocortical axis physiology in horses as well as the diseases affecting this neuroendocrine system in equines.

Author(s)
Bertin, F. R.; Fraser, N. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241099)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mental health in animals: a veterinary behaviorist's view.

This chapter discussed the difference between animal behaviour and animal mental health and highlights factors that influences alterations in the behaviour and mental health of animals, among the factors presented are stress, anxiety, and intersection of mental health and behavior. This chapter...

Author(s)
Horwitz, D. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ambient gases and particulates.

This book chapter discusses the toxicology of ambient gases and particulates in human morbidity is reviewed in relation to a number of interrelated issues, including: epidemiology, susceptibility, physiology, respiratory diseases, cardiovascular diseases, neurological dysfunction, carcinogenesis,...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245189)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Viral encephalopathy and retinopathy.

Viral encephalopathy and retinopathy (VER), also known as viral nervous necrosis (VNN) is a severe neuropathological disease caused by RNA viruses of the genus Betanodavirus (Family: Nodaviridae). This article discusses the infectious agents; geographical distribution, host range and transmission...

Author(s)
Toffan, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Serum leptin and ghrelin levels and their relationship with serum cortisol, thyroid hormones, lipids, homocysteine and folic acid in dogs with compulsive tail chasing.

Author(s)
Yalcİn, E.; Yİlmaz, Z.; Ozarda, Y.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Diseases of neonates and calves.

This chapter discusses the two organ systems, respiratory and alimentary systems, of the growing dairy and beef calves which are particularly susceptible to diseases. Topics included in this chapter will deal with infectious agents responsible for the entities of calf pneumonia and calf scours;...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of the nervous system.

This chapter discusses the clinical aspects, complications and differential diagnosis of the different nervous system diseases of the cattle which include degeneration (toxicity and mineral deficiencies); inflammation due to prion, viral, bacterial, fungal, protozoal or parasitic infections;...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter

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