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Most cattle and buffalo management systems, whether intensive or extensive, rely on efficient reproduction. If reproduction is not successful, milk...

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Information in this disease system overview will be expanded in the next edition of the Compendium. Please note that the list of diseases affecting...

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The product of finishing pig production is meat. This is provided by growing weaners into finishing pigs. The weaners are in turn produced by...

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Buffalo calves have a high mortality rate (∼80%) in commercial dairies and testis cryopreservation can provide a feasible option for the preservation of germplasm from immature males that die before attaining sexual maturity. The aim of the present study was to evaluate combinations of 10 or 20%...

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Lalitha Devi; Himesh Makala; Lavanya Pothana; Khemlal Nirmalkar; Sandeep Goel
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CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
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Reproduction, Fertility and Development, 2016, 28, 7, pp 872-885
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Congenital testicular tumours are seldom reported in bovine species. This case report describes the clinical, sonographical, haematological, pathomorphological and immunohistological features of a Sertoli cell tumour in a neonatal German Holstein calf. Microscopically, the enlarged testicle was...

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Vissiennon, T.; Freick, M.; Kilic, E.; Schmidt, T.; Dänicke, S.; Schmicke, M.; Schneider, E.
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Schattauer GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany
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Tierärztliche Praxis. Ausgabe G, Grosstiere/Nutztiere, 2016, 44, 6, pp 371-378
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Yolk sac tumors are testicular germ-cell tumors of the non-seminoma type. In cattle, this neoplasm is very rare and to date has only been described three times. In human males, it usually occurs in infants and children. Immunohistochemistry provides solid criteria for diagnostics. Especially...

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Schindewolffs, L.; Dierks, C.; Heppelmann, M.; Gähle, M.; Piechotta, M.; Beineke, A.; Brehm, R.; Distl, O.
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Taylor & Francis, Philadelphia, USA
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Systems Biology in Reproductive Medicine, 2015, 61, 5, pp 314-319
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Transition nuclear proteins (TNPs), major proteins found in the chromatin of condensing spermatids, have been implicated in spermatogenesis and male fertility. In this study, DNA samples were collected from 404 Chinese Holstein bulls and sequenced to identify genetic variants in the 30-untranslated ...

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Zhang Shuai; Zhang Yan; Yang ChunHong; Zhang Wei; Ju ZhiHua; Wang XiuGe; Jiang Qiang; Sun Yan; Huang JinMing; Zhong JiFeng; Wang ChangFa
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Society for the Study of Reproduction, Inc., Madison, USA
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Biology of Reproduction, 2015, 92, 6, pp article 139
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Background: Vitamin K is essential for the posttranslational modification of various Gla proteins. Although it is widespread in several organs, including the testis, the function of vitamin K in these organs is not well characterized. In this study, we investigated the function of vitamin K in the...

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Ito, A.; Shirakawa, H.; Takumi, N.; Minegishi, Y.; Ohashi, A.; Howlader, Z. H.; Ohsaki, Y.; Sato, T.; Goto, T.; Komai, M.
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BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
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Lipids in Health and Disease, 2011, 10, 158, pp (13 September 2011)
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Tumours are rare in the bovine testicle. A case of malignant Sertoli cell tumour in a 29-month-old Simmenthal bull that was hospitalized with a history of severe unilateral scrotal swelling is reported. On inspection and palpation, the scrotal sac was found enlarged with fluctuant content in the...

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Jensen, K. L.; Krag, L.; Boe-Hansen, G. B.; Jensen, H. E.; Lehn-Jensen, H.
Publisher
Blackwell Publishing, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2008, 43, 6, pp 760-763

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