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Cover for The contested space that local knowledge occupies: understanding the veterinary knowledges and practices of livestock farmers in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.

This chapter examines the local knowledge system implicated in the production and husbandry of livestock, specifically in relation to the management of tick-borne diseases (TBDs) of cattle especially those from rural Ngqushwa Municipality on the eastern seaboard of South Africa with virulent TBD...

Author(s)
Ainslie, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effects of high-molecular-weight polyphenol (mitochondria activation factor) derived from black tea and oolong tea on mitochondria function.

Mitochondria activation factor (MAF) is a high-molecular-weight polyphenol purified from oolong and black teas that increases mitochondrial membrane potential. MAF increases aerobic metabolic capacity in murine skeletal muscle, activates exercise training-induced intracellular signaling pathways...

Author(s)
Numata, O.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Antidiabetic effects.

Diabetes mellitus (DM) is a disease in which a person has chronically high blood sugar levels. There are various types of DM, but approximately 90% of the cases in Japan are type 2 DM caused by lifestyle factors stemming from eating and exercise habits. Long-term hyperglycemia can cause capillary...

Author(s)
Miyoshi, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Protective effects of green tea catechins on cardio- and cerebral vascular diseases.

In order to confirm the epidemiologic data, antiatherogenic and cerebral vascular protective effects of green tea catechins (GTC) were experimentally examined. The lag time of Cu2+-mediated oxidation of low-density lipoprotein drawn from young volunteers before and after 1-week's ingestion of GTC...

Author(s)
Tomita, T. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Green tea catechins for the prevention of colorectal tumorigenesis: from bench to bed.

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a serious healthcare problem worldwide. Thus, effective prevention strategies are urgently required. The removal of adenomatous polyps, which are precancerous CRC lesions, may reduce the risk of CRC. Green tea catechins (GTCs) inhibit cell proliferation and induce...

Author(s)
Shimizu, M.; Moriwaki, H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tea catechins in cancer prevention and therapy-molecular mechanism and human relevance.

The inhibitory activities of tea catechins against carcinogenesis and cancer cell growth have been demonstrated in a large number of laboratory studies. Many mechanisms for modulating cancer signaling and metabolic pathways have been proposed based on numerous studies in cell lines with...

Author(s)
Yang, C. S.; Wang Hong
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Studies by Japanese scientists on the health effects of green tea.

Green tea was brought as a remedy from China to Japan by Buddhist priests about 1200 years ago; since that time, the Japanese have paid attention to its health effects. Japanese researchers have had a great deal of interest and have published scientific evidence on the health-promoting effects of...

Author(s)
Saeki, K.; Minami, T.; Isemura, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The behaviour of laboratory mice and rats.

This chapter discusses general biology; origin and domestication history; diurnal rhythm, sleep and grooming behaviour; general activity, foraging and feeding behaviour; social organization and social behaviour; mate choice, mating behaviour, and parenteral care; housing and welfare of laboratory...

Author(s)
Würbel, H.; Burn, C.; Latham, N.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Behaviour of foxes and mink kept for fur production.

This chapter discusses the general biology; origin and domestication; social behaviour; sexual behaviour, reproduction and nursing; diurnal rhythms, activity patterns, and foraging behaviour; management and welfare; adaption and domestication of foxes and mink for fur production.

Author(s)
Hovland, A. L.; Ahola, L.; Malmkvist, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Behaviour of cats.

This chapter discusses the origin and domestication; effects of domestication; hunting behaviour and object play; social behaviour and communication; courtship and reproductive behaviour; dominance; ontogeny of behaviour; socialization; and ethology of cat-human relationships.

Author(s)
Bradshaw, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391650)
Type
Book chapter

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