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 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
Volume 3 (2012)
Volume 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
Comparing protective effect of grape seed extract versus atorvastatin on endometriosis in rat model: Evidence for immunohistochemical and biochemical alterations

Arash Kakaiy; Esmail Ayen; Rajabali Sadrkhanlou; Farshid Sarrafzadeh-Rezaei

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2015, Pages 101-110

  Thirty six Wistar albino rats with implant induced endometriosis were randomly divided into six groups of six animals each. The rats in the first group received nothing and were euthanized at day 21. In the second group, rats received nothing and were euthanized at day 36. The third group received atorvastatin ...  Read More

Food Hygiene
Effects of electron beam, NaOH and urea on chemical composition, phenolic compounds, in situ ruminal degradability and in vitro gas production kinetics of pistachio by-products

Masoud Moradi; Ahmad Afzalzadeh; Mehdi Behgar; Mohammad Ali Norouzian

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2015, Pages 111-117

  The current study evaluated the effects of electron beam (EB; 10, 20, 30 and 40 kGy), urea and NaOH treatments on chemical composition, phenolic compounds, in vitro gas production and in situ ruminal degradability of pistachio by-product (PB). The EB decreased (p < 0.01) neutral detergent ...  Read More

Food Hygiene
Protective role of grape seed proanthocyanidin antioxidant properties on heart of streptozotocin-induced diabetic rats

Esrafil Mansouri; Layasadat Khorsandi; Amin Abdollahzade Fard

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2015, Pages 119-124

  Grape seed proanthocyanidin (GSP) bears a very powerful antioxidant effects. Studies demonstrated that proanthocyanidins protect against free radicals mediated cardiovascular and renal disorders. The present study was designed to assess the effect of GSP on the heart of diabetic rats. Forty rats were ...  Read More

Connexin-43: A possible mediator of heat stress effects on ram Sertoli cells

Hossain Hassanpour; Ali Kadivar; Pejman Mirshokraei; Hassan Nazari; Azita Afzali; Maryam Badisanaye

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2015, Pages 125-130

  Sertoli cells are an essential group of cells in seminiferous epithelium which provide nutritional and structural supports for spermatogenic cells via cell junctions. In this study, the gene expression of connexin-43, the most abundantly distributed gap junction protein of cells, was investigated in ...  Read More

Changes of stress oxidative enzymes in rat mammary tissue, blood and milk after experimental mastitis induced by E. coli lipopolysaccharide

Hadi Eslami; Rooz Ali Batavani; Siamak Asr‎i-Rezaei; Rahim Hobbenaghi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2015, Pages 131-136

  The present study investigated the effects of E. coli lipopolysaccharide (LPS) induced mastitis model in rat on the activity of antioxidant enzyme systems. To achieve this purpose, E. coli LPS were infused into the mammary gland of 12 rats 72 hr postpartum and compared with 12 rats in control group infused ...  Read More

Modification of egg yolk fatty acids profile by using different oil sources

Mohsen Omidi; Shaban Rahimi; Mohammad Ali Karimi Torshizi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2015, Pages 137-141

  The study was conducted to evaluate the effects of different dietary oil sources supplementation on laying hens’ performance and fatty acids profile of egg yolks. Seventy-two 23-week-old laying hens (Tetra-SL) divided into six experimental diets (four replicates and three birds per replication) ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
A survey of feline behavioral problems in Tehran

Naqa Tamimi; Abdolali Malmasi; Aniseh Talebi; Fatemeh Tamimi; Atoosa Amini

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2015, Pages 143-147

  Behavioral problems in cats have drawn more attention in recent years since they affect the cat-owner relationship. This study was designed to study the rate of cats with undesirable behaviors according to their owners. Frequency of behavioral problems in 167 cats attending Small Animal Hospital, Faculty ...  Read More

The European hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus), as a reservoir for helminth parasites in Iran

Soraya Naem; Behzad Pourreza; Tahmineh Gorgani-Firouzjaee

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2015, Pages 149-153

  From April 2009 to December 2011, 44 dead hedgehogs (Erinaceus europaeus) were collected incidentally from areas of Urmia, Iran. The overall prevalence of helminth infections was 95.0%. Specific parasites and their prevalences were: Physalopteraclausa(93.0%), Crenosoma striatum (61.0%), Capillariaaerophila(9.0%), ...  Read More

Food Hygiene
Determination of hazardous substances in food basket eggs in Tehran, Iran: A preliminary study

Jamileh Salar-Amoli; Tahereh Ali-Esfahani

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2015, Pages 155-159

  Extensive distribution of hazardous substances in food chain and the deleterious effect of their residues on public health are a great concern of the society. Chicken eggs, as one of the most popular food commodities, in different parts of Tehran (Iran) were analyzed for two groups of hazardous substances ...  Read More

Growth and antioxidant status of broilers fed supplemental lysine and pyridoxine under high ambient temperature

Farzaneh Khakpour Irani; Mohsen Daneshyar; Ramin Najafi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2015, Pages 161-165

  Three levels of lysine (90, 100 and 110% of Ross requirement) and of pyridoxine (3, 6 and 9 mg kg-1) were used in a 3 × 3 factorial experiment to investigate the growth and blood antioxidant ability of broilers under high ambient temperature. None of the dietary supplements affected the weight ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Comparative evaluation between hypericin (hypiran) and fluoxetine in treatment of companion dogs with tail chasing

Bahman Mosallanejad; Hossein Najafzadeh Varzi; Reza Avizeh; Mahdi Pourmahdi; Fatemeh Khalili

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2015, Pages 167-172

  The aim of the present study was to compare the effects of hypericin and fluoxetine in the treatment of companion dogs with tail chasing in Ahvaz district. In the present survey, eighteen dogs with tail chasing were assigned into three equal groups for a three-year period. The dogs were randomly classified ...  Read More

The effect of short-time microwave exposures on Listeria monocytogenes inoculated onto chicken meat portions

Tayebeh Zeinali; Abdollah Jamshidi; Saeid Khanzadi; Mohammad Azizzadeh

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2015, Pages 173-176

  Listeria monocytogenes can be found throughout the environment and in many foods. It is associated primarily with meat and animal products. Listeria monocytogenes has become increasingly important as a food-borne pathogen. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of microwave (MW) treatment of ...  Read More

Visceral urate deposition in a little bittern (Ixobrychus minutus)

Morad Rahimi; Zahra Minoosh Siavosh Haghighi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2015, Pages 177-180

  Visceral urate deposition (visceral gout) is a common finding during post-mortem examination of poultry. Rare cases of visceral gout may occur in wild birds. A rare case of visceral urate deposition in a little bittern (Ixobrychus minutus) is reported here. In May 2013, carcass of a little bittern was ...  Read More

Large Animal Surgery
Surgical treatment and a unique management of rostral mandibular fracture with cerclage wire in a horse

Hadi Naddaf; Soroush Sabiza; Narges Kavosi

Volume 6, Issue 2 , June 2015, Pages 181-183

  A 3-year-old Arabian colt was presented for a major gingiva wound at the right rostral part of mandible. After clinical assessments, rostral mandibular fracture was determined. Stabilization of fractured region was achieved via cerclage wire application under general anesthesia. Fixation wires were left ...  Read More