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Prolactin is an important endocrine activator of lactogenesis. This study investigated the function and mechanism of miR-135b in the enhancement of lactation by prolactin in goat mammary epithelial tissue. We utilized S-Poly (T) sequencing to evaluate changes in gene regulation in the goat mammary...

Authors
Chen Zhi; Luo Jun; Zhang ChangHui; Ma Yue; Sun Shuang; Zhang TianYin; Loor, J. J.
Publisher
Wiley
Publication
Journal of Cellular Physiology, 2018, 233, 1, pp 651-662
News Article

Gene technology raises practical, technical and ethical issues. Advantages and disadvantages of the different technologies should be weighed against...

Date
December 2017
CAB ReviewFull Text

Greenhouse gases (GHG: carbon dioxide, CO2; methane, CH4; and nitrous oxide, N2O) are produced as part of the carbon (C) and nitrogen (N) cycle on farms. Livestock production, N fertilizer use and rice cultivation are the main farm activities producing CH4 and N2O, while CO2 emissions are due to...

Date
November 2017
Subjects
anaerobic digestion; animal manures; carbon dioxide; domestic animals; emissions; fermentation; greenhouse gases; livestock; methane; nitrogen fertilizers; nitrous oxide; rice
Authors
Wagner-Riddle, C.; VanderZaag, A.; Jaysundara, S.; Congreves, K.
Event

18 - 20 October 2018 - Hinckley

Venue
Hinckley
Country
UK
Contact
British Cattle Veterinary Association Congress 2017
Tel
+44 (0)1452 725 735
Fax
+44 (0)1452 725 780
CABI Book Info
Cover for The ethology of domestic animals: an introductory text.

This third edition book with 19 chapters on domestic animal ethology is divided into two parts: Part A contains the basic elements of animal behaviour (chapter I, the study of animal behaviour and its application; chapter II, behaviour genetics, evolution and domestication; chapter III, behaviour...

Authors
Jensen, P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
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Invited review: inflammation during the transition to lactation: new adventures with an old flame.

Date
February 2016
Authors
Bradford, B. J., Yuan, K., Farney, J. K., Mamedova, L. K., Carpenter, A. J.
Source
Journal of Dairy Science 2015 98 10 6631-6650
AbstractFull Text

Food security is the main objective of all countries that seek through their various economic policies to try to achieve their social and economic security and stability. The agricultural sector is one of the leading sectors of the national economy and one of the main pillars of economic...

Authors
Hasan, K. S. A.; El-Saadany, M. H.; Abdalla, E. B.; Ryad, M. K.
Publisher
The Society of Arab Colleges of Agriculture
Publication
Arab Universities Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2017, 25, 2, pp 545-560
AbstractFull Text

A review on the effects of normal artificial insemination (AI) in cows on the profitability as well as costs in meat and milk production in Egypt was discussed and highlights added economic benefits when sexed determined AI was used in meat and milk yielding cows.

Authors
Esraa, G. H.; Elsentrecy, M. A.; Salwa, M. A. E.; Abdalla, E. B.
Publisher
The Society of Arab Colleges of Agriculture
Publication
Arab Universities Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2017, 25, 2, pp 527-543
AbstractFull Text

Tumor Necrosis Factor-α (TNFα) is a cytokine signaling protein which has an important role in the immune system regulation and affect female reproductive performance. The objective of this study was investigation the TNFα gene polymorphism and its potential effects in female buffaloes fertility....

Authors
Aboelenin, M. M.; Mahrous, K. F.; Rashed, M. A.; Sallam, M. A.
Publisher
The Society of Arab Colleges of Agriculture
Publication
Arab Universities Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 2017, 25, 2, pp 367-375
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to detection of the MYF5 gene polymorphism in Simmental (SIM, n=75), Holstein (HL, n=100), Brown Swiss (ES, n=75), East Anatolian Red (EAR, n=40) and Turkish Grey (TG, n=40) cattle breeds raised in Turkey through restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) method. The...

Authors
Șahİn, C.; Akyüz, B.
Publisher
Akdeniz Üniversitesi, Ziraat Fakültesi
Publication
Mediterranean Agricultural Sciences, 2017, 30, 1, pp 35-38
AbstractFull Text

This study aimed to provide new knowledge for livestock activities prevalent in family units through the training of students from rural schools. The learning was through a multidisciplinary team, which was part of the educational program of technical training of rural youth, entitled: "Youth...

Authors
Lima, A. F. de; Fonseca, P. H.; Firmino, S. S.; Oliveira, J. T. M. C. B. de; Almeida, E. D. de; Lima, T. B. C.; Miranda, M. V. F. G. de; Lima, P. de O.
Publisher
Western Parana State University
Publication
Scientia Agraria Paranaensis, 2017, 16, 1, pp 88-93

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