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Abstract

Dietary specialists often reside in habitats that provide a high and predictable abundance of their primary food, which is usually difficult for other herbivores to consume because of high levels of plant toxins or structural impediments. Therefore, sympatric specialist and generalist herbivores...

Author(s)
Crowell, M. M.; Shipley, L. A.; Forbey, J. S.; Rachlow, J. L.; Kelsey, R. G.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Mammalogy, 2018, 99, 3, pp 565-577
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Toxins in feeds.

This chapter covers the most important toxins found in rabbit feeds. Focus is given on goitrogens, gossypol, lectins (haemagglutinins), mimosine, mycotoxins, nitrates, oxalates, saponins, pyrrolizidine alkaloids, trypsin inhibitors, urea, poisonous plants, herbal remedies and agricultural chemicals ...

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Amorimia exotropica is an important plant associated with sudden death in cattle in Southern Brazil. In order to understand the mechanisms by which A. exotropica causes acute lesions in the heart and kidney of intoxicated animals, an experiment was conducted to determine the histopathology and...

Author(s)
Soares, M. P.; Pavarini, S. P.; Barros, S. S.; Adrien, M. L.; Quevedo, P. S.; Schild, A. L.; Driemeier, D.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2016, 36, 3, pp 161-166
Abstract

The current study reports the investigation on the cause of sudden deaths associated with cardiac fibrosis in cattle in northern Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil. The exclusion of known causes of bovine cardiac fibrosis as well as the absence of the plants in that region whose consumption has already been ...

Author(s)
Soares, M. P.; Pavarini, S. P.; Adrien, M. de L.; Quevedo, P. de S.; Schild, A. L.; Peixoto, P. V.; Cruz, C. E. F. da; Driemeier, D.
Publisher
American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Davis, USA
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, 2011, 23, 6, pp 1226-1229
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Perinatal study of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Senna occidentalis</i> intoxication in rabbits.

The objective of this study is to ascertain if S. occidentalis seed consumption during pregnancy causes the same pattern of lesions in the litter as observed in adult animals. Study showed that neither dam feed intake nor body weight differed from those of the control group. Pups from experimental...

Author(s)
Tasaka, A. C.; Sinhorini, I. L.; Dagli, M. L. Z.; Haraguchi, M.; Górniak, S. L.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996140)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

From 2000 to 2010, the Poison Control Centre of Milan (CAV), in collaboration with the University of Milan, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Sciences and Technologies for Food Safety, Toxicology Section, collected epidemiological information related to animal poisoning and...

Author(s)
Caloni, F.; Cortinovis, C.; Rivolta, M.; Davanzo, F.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record, 2012, 170, 16, pp 415
Abstract

This special issue includes 11 papers covering the toxicology of exotic animals. All the important basics of diagnostic sampling and establishing a minimum database are presented as well as critical care of the toxicology patient. The different exotic animals and their toxicological conditions are...

Author(s)
LaBonde, J.
Publisher
W.B. Saunders, Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Veterinary Clinics of North America: Exotic Animal Practice, 2008, 11, 2, pp 195-421
Abstract

Biotoxins produced by harmful marine microalgae (phycotoxins) can be accumulated into seafood, representing a great risk for public health. Some of these phycotoxins are responsible for a variety of gastrointestinal disturbances; however, the relationship between their mechanism of action and...

Author(s)
Ares, I. R.; Louzao, M. C.; Vieytes, M. R.; Yasumoto, T.; Botana, L. M.
Publisher
Company of Biologists Ltd, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Experimental Biology, 2005, 208, 22, pp 4345-4354
Abstract

Laboratory experiments showed that seeds of Trichodesma incanum, which is widespread in Uzbekistan, and the alkaloid toxins contained in them affected the central nervous system of rabbits when added to their food (0.5 g/animal), causing death after about 12 days. It is recommended that the weed...

Author(s)
Nasrullaev, D. N.; Nasrullaev, B. D.
Citation
Zashchita i Karantin Rasteniĭ, 1997, No. 1, pp 20
Abstract

The leaves of the perennial pasture grass P. aquatica (phalaris) contain two groups of known toxins, indole alkaloids, primarily dimethyltryptamines and N-methyltyramines, which cause illnesses in grazing animals, especially sheep. Using amino-reactive and phenolic hydroxyl-reactive...

Author(s)
Skerritt, J. H.; Guihot, S. L.; McDonald, S. E.; Culvenor, R. A.
Citation
Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2000, 48, 1, pp 27-32

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