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In a study published in the journal Nature Scientific Reports, researchers from the University of Surrey detail how they developed a rapid and...

Date
June 2020
Abstract

Whole red rice (Oryza sativa L.), consumed as staple food in many countries worldwide, is rich in phytochemicals, mainly antioxidants having health potency. The present study evaluated the neuro- and hepatoprotective efficacy of raw and parboiled whole red rice against streptozotocin (STZ) induced...

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Yadav Saroj; Hameeda, I. B.; Jayadeep, A.
Publisher
National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources, CSIR
Publication
Indian Journal of Experimental Biology, 2020, 58, 3, pp 151-160
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Deficiency of uridine monophosphate synthase (DUMPS) is an autosomal recessive lethal condition of Holstein cattle resulting from a deficiency of an...

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The aim of this study was to examine breeding objectives and the impact of production systems and breed types on dairy cattle performance in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). A total of 64 research studies published between 1980 and 2018 were used for qualitative analysis (qualitative synthesis) of...

Date
May 2020
Subjects
age at first calving; animal breeding; animal welfare; bovine mastitis; breeding aims; calving interval; cattle breeds; cattle feeding; conformation; crossbreds; dairy cattle; dairy cows; diets; disease resistance; farm size; female fertility; genetics; immunity; large farms; mastitis; milk; milk composition; milk fat percentage; milk production; milk protein percentage; milk quality; milk yield; performance traits; profitability; reproductive performance; reproductive traits; service period; small farms; somatic cell count; temperament; breeds; crosses; cows
Author(s)
Chawala, A. R.; Mwai, A. O.; Peters, A.; Banos, G.; Chagunda, G. G.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Horse genetics.

This third edition provides basic information on genetics in an easy-to-understand format. As before, the book includes introductory chapters on basic genetics that review terminology and fundamental concepts. At the same time, the text contains very specific information about the DNA variants...

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
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Forming an end of life hospice/Pawspice service.

Date
March 2017
Author(s)
Villalobos, A. E.
Source
CAB Reviews 2016 11 031 1-4
AbstractFull Text

Saffron is the most expensive agricultural product and like other products, is affected by some limiting factors, including soil pests such as bulb mite Rhizoglyphus robini Claparede (Acari: Acaridae). Due to its polyphagous habit, it remains in the soil for a long time and is one of the most...

Author(s)
Rahimi, H.; Golestan, M. N.
Publisher
Tarbiat Modares University
Publication
Journal of Crop Protection, 2020, 9, 2, pp 251-259
AbstractFull Text

Purpose: Agonism of the prostaglandin E2 receptor, E-prostanoid receptor 2 (EP2), may represent an alternative protective mechanism in mast cell (MC)-mediated diseases. Previous studies have suggested that activation of the MC EP2 receptor prevents pathological changes in the murine models of...

Author(s)
Plaza, J.; Torres, R.; Urbano, A.; Picado, C.; Mora, F. de
Publisher
Division of Allergy and Respiratory Medicine, Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital
Publication
Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Research, 2020, 12, 4, pp 712-728
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Purpose: Recent clinical trials have successfully used oral immunotherapy (OIT) to treat food allergies. Probiotics have immunomodulatory effects by balancing Th1/Th2 immunity and enhancing regulatory T-cell activity. In this study, we analyzed the effects of OIT, probiotics alone, and probiotics...

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Kim ByeongGon; Kim JiNa; Jang AnSoo; Shin MeeYong
Publisher
Division of Allergy and Respiratory Medicine, Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital
Publication
Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Research, 2020, 12, 4, pp 701-711
AbstractFull Text

It is generally assumed that allergic asthma originates primarily through sensitization via the respiratory mucosa, but emerging clinical observations and experimental studies indicate that skin exposure to low molecular weight LMW agents, i.e. chemicals, may lead to systemic sensitization and...

Author(s)
Tsui HungChang; Ronsmans, S.; Sadeleer, L. J. de; Hoet, P. H. M.; Nemery, B.; Vanoirbeek, J. A. J.
Publisher
Division of Allergy and Respiratory Medicine, Soonchunhyang University Bucheon Hospital
Publication
Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Research, 2020, 12, 4, pp 579-598
AbstractFull Text

Objective: The aim of the current study was to isolate and identify the strain having broad spectrum antibacterial and antibiofilm activity and characterize its antimicrobial substance. Methods: Lactic acid bacteria isolated from the raw milk of Indian goat species Babri and Sirohi (Capra aegagrus...

Author(s)
Garima Sharma; Haney Gupta; Shweta Dang; Sanjay Gupta; Reema Gabrani
Publisher
Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Sciences, Slovak University of Agriculture
Publication
Journal of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Food Sciences, 2020, 9, 5, pp 979-982

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