Volume 15 (2024)
Volume 14 (2023)
Volume 13 (2022)
Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 10 (2019)
Volume 9 (2018)
Volume 8 (2017)
Volume 7 (2016)
Volume 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
Volume 3 (2012)
Volume 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
Follicular, luteal dynamics and effect of synchronization methods on reproductive responses in Cholistani cows

Muhammad Awais Ajmal; Mubbashar Hassan; Muhammad Shahzad; Muhammad Ilyas Naveed; Aijaz Ali Channa; Nasim Ahmad

Volume 15, Issue 5 , May 2024, , Pages 251-255

  The Cholistani cow is considered one of the milch breeds of Zebu cattle. Despite being heat and tick-resistant, it has not yet gained much popularity among Pakistan dairy farmers due to its long calving interval. This study aimed to understand the basic reproductive physiology of Cholistani cows using ...  Read More

Comprehensive exploration unveiling the sonography and histopathology of uterine leiomyoma in a cow

Pururava Sharma; Akshay Sharma; Pravesh Kumar; Ankit Kumar Ahuja; Pankaj Sood; Alisha Dhiman; Rakesh Kumar

Volume 15, Issue 4 , April 2024, , Pages 207-210

  Genital tumours are rare among cattle, largely due to their relatively short lifespans. Leio-myoma, a smooth muscle tumour being more prevalent in dogs, appears only at a rate of 1.00 - 2.00% in cattle, affecting reproductive efficiency in cases of complete uterine obstruction. This case report involves ...  Read More

Temporal alteration in ovarian follicle fate with hormonal and hemodynamic perspectives during receptive phase of estrous cycle in endometritic cattle

Akshay Sharma; Pravesh Kumar; Pankaj Sood; Vijender Negi; Pururava Sharma

Volume 15, Issue 2 , February 2024, , Pages 83-88

  The present research was carried out to assess the serum progesterone (P4) concentration and uterine hemodynamics at estrus till ovulation in cyclic cows (N = 130) with healthy or diseased uterus. At estrus, 85 cows were diagnosed with clinical endometritis (CE; n = 44) and sub-clinical endometritis ...  Read More

Simultaneously administration of cabergoline and PMSG reduces the duration of estrus induction in anestrous bitches

Mohammad Bolghanabadi; Hamideh Salari Sedigh; Pezhman Mirshokraei; Masoud Rajabioun

Volume 14, Issue 12 , December 2023, , Pages 665-671

  This study designed a protocol that would combine pregnant mare serum gonadotrophin (PMSG) and cabergoline (CAB) to induce estrus in bitches. Twenty clinically healthy adult and anestrous female dogs were randomly assigned into four groups. The first group was treated with 5.00 μg kg-1 CAB until the ...  Read More

How origin of ovaries influences the vitrification outcome of bovine ovarian tissue: effects of side of ovaries and corpus luteum

Mohammadhamed Shahsavari; Gholamali Moghaddam; Kele Amaral Alves; Benner Geraldo alves; Laritza Ferreira de Lima; Golshan Azimi; Deysi jouana Dipaz Berrocal; Lucina Mascena Silva; Yago Pinto da Silva; Diego Alberto Montano Vizcarra; José Richardo de Figuereido; Ana Paula Ribeiro Rodrigues

Volume 14, Issue 12 , December 2023, , Pages 673-679

  Although cryopreservation of ovarian tissue has advanced greatly, it remains a challenge, and protocols should be optimized to handle the heterogeneous nature of ovarian samples. In an effort to address this factor, the present study evaluated the effects of corpus luteum (CL) and side of ovaries (right ...  Read More

Effect of saponin on spermatogenesis and testicular structure in streptozotocin-induced diabetic mice

Sadigheh Pashapour; Adel Saberivand; Amir Afshin Khaki; Maryam Saberivand

Volume 14, Issue 11 , November 2023, , Pages 601-606

  About a third of human infertility is related to male factors. Of these, idiopathic-related infertility is not curable. Diabetes mellitus is a metabolic disorder affecting male impotence and fertility by increased production of free radicals and oxidative stress. Saponin, a glycosidic compound found ...  Read More

Hydroalcoholic extract of Taraxacum officinale induces apoptosis and autophagy in 4T1 breast cancer cells

Sharareh Ahmadi; Adel Saberivand; Cyrus Jalili; Reza Asadpour; Monire Khordadmehr; Maryam Saberivand

Volume 14, Issue 9 , September 2023, , Pages 507-513

  Triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) is an aggressive and deadly breast cancer sub-type with limited therapeutic options. Dandelion (Taraxacum officinale) exhibiting extensive anti-cancer activity is reported to be effective against TNBC; however, its anti-tumor effect mechanisms have not been fully ...  Read More

Plasma microRNAs as non-invasive biomarkers in bovine endometritis caused by Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacteria

Arman Shokri; Reza Asadpour; Razi Jafai-joozani; Esmaeil Babaei; Abolfazl Hajibemani; Gholamreza Hamidian

Volume 14, Issue 8 , August 2023, , Pages 437-445

  The purpose was to identify differentially expressed plasma microRNAs (miRNAs) in cows with clinical and subclinical endometritis. In this study clinical endometritis (CE; n = 23) based on vaginal discharge score (VDS), subclinical endometritis (SCE; n = 17) based on VDS (0), and endometrial cytology ...  Read More

Comparison of sperm characteristics and antioxidant and oxidant levels in bull semen frozen with four widely used extenders

Kimia Maleki; Esmail Ayen; Amir Khaki; Ali Soleimanzadeh

Volume 14, Issue 7 , July 2023, , Pages 373-379

  Sperm survives for a very short time in fresh semen, and slow cooling to 5.00 ˚C kills a large number of sperms. This study was aimed to compare the semen quality parameters and anti-oxidant levels in four extenders (manual, Triladyl, Steridyl and AndroMed). Semen samples were obtained from a total ...  Read More

Progesterone circulation and follicular growth in adapted Bos taurus cows

Héctor Javier Narváez; Luis Ernesto Quintero Rodríguez

Volume 14, Issue 7 , July 2023, , Pages 397-400

  The creole breed Blanco Orejinegro (Bos taurus adapted) is an important animal genetic resource in Colombia. However, very little is known about the reproductive physiology of the breed. The objective was to determine the dynamics of progesterone circulation and follicular growth in Blanco Orejinegro ...  Read More

Differences between first and second ejaculations regarding seminal plasma calcium, magnesium and total antioxidant capacity in dual-purpose Fleckvieh bulls and their relationships with semen quality

Amir Khaki; Atefeh Araghia; Mehdi Lotfi; Alireza Nourian

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2019, , Pages 333-341

  Artificial insemination is a well-established and widely used method for genetic improvement in cattle breeding industry. Recently, researchers have shown an increased interest in the cryoprotective effects of minerals and antioxidants on semen. Previous studies on calcium (Ca) and magnesium (Mg), two ...  Read More

Effects of curcumin on canine semen parameters and expression of NOX5 gene in cryopreserved spermatozoa

Parisa Aparnak; Adel Saberivand

Volume 10, Issue 3 , September 2019, , Pages 221-226

  Canine seminal plasma contains antioxidant enzymes to protect sperm against internally generated ROS. These enzymes are removed from seminal plasma during the process of cryopreservation. The freezing/thawing process can cause some morphological and functional changes via ice crystallization and osmolality ...  Read More

Effects of L-carnitine and betamethasone on ischemia-reperfusion injuries and sperm parameters following testicular torsion in a rat model

Siamak Kazemi-Darabadi; Reza Asadpour; Amir Ali Shahbazfar; Sajjad Alizadeh

Volume 10, Issue 2 , June 2019, , Pages 125-132

  Testicular torsion is a consequence of spermatic cord twisting which causes progressive damage to the structure of the testis and reduces sperm quality and usually results in infertility. In the present study, with the assumption of the protective effects of L-carnitine and betamethasone against ischemia-reperfusion ...  Read More

Effect of prostaglandin F2α and GnRH administration at the time of artificial insemination on reproductive performance of dairy cows

Abolfazl Mohammadi; Hesam Seifi; Nima Farzaneh

Volume 10, Issue 2 , June 2019, , Pages 153-158

  The present study aimed to determine the effect of administrating prostaglandin F2α (PGF2α) and GnRH at the time of artificial insemination (AI) on the pregnancy per artificial insemination (P/AI) and the pregnancy survival rate of dairy cows. A number of 830 lactating Holstein cows were ...  Read More

Diagnostic evaluation of milk lactate dehydrogenase and alkaline phosphatase activities by receiver operating characteristic analysis curve in early lactation of ewes with subclinical mastitis

Reza Narenji Sani; Bahram Hajigolikhani; Mahmood Ahmadi-Hamedani; Khatereh Kafshdouzan

Volume 9, Issue 4 , December 2018, , Pages 343-348

  The aim of the present study was to investigate the diagnostic evaluation of milk lactate dehydrogenase (mLDH) and alkaline phosphatase (mALP) activities by receiver operating characteristic (ROC) analysis curve in early lactation of ewes with subclinical mastitis (SCM) and determine the correlation ...  Read More

Clinical Pathology
Comparative study of the protective effects of chicken embryo amniotic fluid, vitamin C and coenzyme Q10 on cyclophosphamide-induced oxidative stress in mice ovaries

Alireza Kabirian; Rooz Ali Batavani; Siamak Asri-Rezaei; Ali Soleimanzadeh

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 217-224

  Cyclophosphamide is a chemotherapy drug for the treatment of cancer. Chicken embryo amniotic fluid, vitamin C and coenzyme Q10 have anti-oxidant properties. Total of 70 adult female mice were selected and divided into seven groups. The first group that received 2 ml kg-1 of inactivated amniotic fluid ...  Read More

Ameliorative effect of Allium sativum extract on busulfan-induced oxidative stress in mice sperm

Ali Soleimanzadeh; Leila Mohammadnejad; Abbas Ahmadi

Volume 9, Issue 3 , September 2018, , Pages 265-271

  Busulfan is known to cause several adverse effects including reproductive toxicity in humans. Garlic (Allium sativum), a widely distributed medicinal plant, is highly regarded for its medicinal activities including antioxidant property.This study was conducted to assess whether garlic extract could serve ...  Read More

Reactive oxygen species level, mitochondrial transcription factor A gene expression and succinate dehydrogenase activity in metaphase II oocytes derived from in vitro cultured vitrified mouse ovaries

Mahboobeh Amoushahi; Mojdeh Salehnia

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 145-152

  The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of ovarian tissue vitrification and two-step in vitro culture on the metaphase II (MII) oocyte reactive oxygen species (ROS) level, mitochondrial transcription factor A (TFAM) expression and succinate dehydrogenase (SDH) activity. After collection of ...  Read More

Alpha-zearalenol negatively influences ram sperm parameters during liquid storage

Soghra Abbaszadeh; Farhad Farrokhi-Ardabili; Hassan Malekinejad; Iraj Bernousi

Volume 9, Issue 2 , June 2018, , Pages 171-178

  This study was aimed to investigate the effects of 17 𝛽-estradiol (E2) and 𝛼-zearalenol (α-ZOL) on motility parameters, plasma membrane integrity, levels of produced nitric oxide (NO) and total antioxidant capacity of Ghezel ram sperm during the liquid storage at 4 ˚C, for various periods ...  Read More

Auto-transplantation of whole rat ovary in different transplantation sites

Somayeh Tavana; Mojtaba Rezazadeh Valojerdi; Hussein Eimani; Naeimeh Sadat Abtahi; Rouhollah Fathi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 275-280

  This study was carried out to assess the different ovarian transplantation sites after short-time autografting. Female rats were randomized into five groups, with six rats in each group, including control (intact), cervical subcutaneous transplanted (CST), back subcutaneous transplanted (BST), subfascial ...  Read More

Effect of Satureja khuzestanica essential oil against fertility disorders induced by busulfan in female mice

Abbas Ahmadi; Saleh Bamohabat Chafjiri; Rajab Ali Sadrkhanlou

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 281-286

  Busulfan is an alkylating agent affects ovarian follicles growth by oxidative stress induction. Satureja khuzestanica has antioxidant effects. The aim of this study was to examine whether S. khuzestanica essential oil (SKEO) exhibits protective effects on busulfan-induced ovarian failure. Eighty-four ...  Read More

Effects of bisphenol-S low concentrations on oxidative stress status and in vitro fertilization potential in mature female mice

Alireza Nourian; Ali Soleimanzadeh; Ali Shalizar Jalali; Gholamreza Najafi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, , Pages 341-345

  Bisphenol-S (BPS) is a new bisphenol-A substitute widely used in many plastic products. Bisphenol-A as a main member of bisphenol family has been known as an endocrine system disrupter chemical compound. Like other members of bisphenol family, there is public health concern about the toxic effects of ...  Read More

Involvement of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors in the estradiol production of ovine Sertoli cells

Hossein Hassanpour; Valiallah Khalaji-Pirbalouty; Manoochehr Adibi; Hassan Nazari

Volume 8, Issue 3 , September 2017, , Pages 251-257

  Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) are nuclear receptors of transcription factors composed of three family members: PPARα, PPARβ/δ and PPARγ. This study was aimed to evaluate the role of PPARs in the estradiol production via follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) in ...  Read More

Association of Neospora caninum with reproductive performance in dairy cows: A prospective study from Iran

Maryam Ansari-Lari; Abbas Rowshan-Ghasrodashti; Hadi Jesmani; Maliheh Masoudian; Mehrdad Badkoobeh

Volume 8, Issue 2 , June 2017, , Pages 109-114

  There is no prospective study from Iran to estimate the direct risk of Neospora caninum for pregnancy loss or reproductive factors. In addition, there is no report in the literature concerning the association of N. caninum with dystocia and sex of calves. Therefore, this study was conducted on a group ...  Read More

Evaluation of the morphological features of the uterine tubes during postnatal development in West African Dwarf goats (Capra hircus)

Clifford Nwabugwu Abiaezute; Innocent Chima Nwaogu; Udensi Maduabuchi Igwebuike

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2017, , Pages 1-6

  The objective of this study was to highlight the postnatal development of the uterine tubes of the West African Dwarf goat from birth to 28 weeks of age by gross examination and light microscopy. There was a caudal migration of the paired uterine tubes from behind the paired kidneys at birth to the pelvic ...  Read More