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Cover for Skeletal system.

The structure, development and function of the skeletal system of cats and dogs are described.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The horse.

Much of the anatomy of the organs and physiology the body systems of horses are similar to that of the dog and this chapter is designed to highlight the differences between these two species, not to describe every aspect in repetitious detail.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Experimental studies of early canid domestication.

This review deals mainly with the results of a long-term experiment carried out at the Institute of Cytology and Genetics, Novosibirsk (Russia), on selection for behaviour in the arctic fox. It includes consideration of the indirect effects of selection on phenotype, the skull, seasonal...

Author(s)
Trut, L. N.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995205)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consequences of domestication: morphological diversity of the dog.

The effects of domestication and selection for breed traits on the morphology, allometry, and growth rates of cranial and limb bones are reviewed, and a theory of diversity in the dog is presented.

Author(s)
Wayne, R. K.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995205)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fetal effects of maternal ingestion of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Solanum malacoxylon</i>: evaluation in rats.

Leaves of S. malacoxylon were air-dried, powdered and incorporated into a rat diet at the following concentrations: 0.1, 0.2, 0.5 and 1.0%. The mixture (leaves plus the ingredients of the rat diet) was homogenized and pelleted. A total of 50 pregnant Wistar rats were equally divided into 5 groups;...

Author(s)
Górniak, S. L.; Barbosa-Ferreira, M.; Schumaher-Henrique, B.; Raspantini, P. C.; Hosomi, R. Z.; Moraes, A. P.; Maiorka, P. C.; Dagli, M. L. Z.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996141)
Type
Book chapter

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