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Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
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Volume 1 (2010)
The effects of pomegranate extract on normal adult rat kidney: A stereological study

Esrafil Mansouri; John Basgen; Sadegh Saremy

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2016, Pages 1-6

  Pomegranate (Punica granatum L.) has been used widely in the traditional medicine of various civilizations for more than 5000 years. The pomegranate tree has several parts; each part has useful medicinal effects. Previous studies have demonstrated the antibacterial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory ...  Read More

Inhibitory effect of Zataria multiflora Boiss. essential oil, alone and in combination with monolaurin, on Listeria monocytogenes

Mojtaba Raeisi; Hossein Tajik; Seyed Mehdi Razavi Rohani; Bektas Tepe; Hossein Kiani; Rahem Khoshbakht; Hesamaddin Shirzad Aski; Hamed Tadrisi

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2016, Pages 7-11

  Listeria monocytogenes is one of the major causes of infections in developing countries. In this study, chemical composition and anti-listerial effect of the essential oil of Zataria multiflora Boiss. alone and in combination with monolaurin were evaluated at different pH values (5, 6, and 7) and temperatures ...  Read More

Effects of propolis, royal jelly, honey and bee pollen on growth performance and immune system of Japanese quails

Sakine Babaei; Shaeban Rahimi; Mohammad Amir Karimi Torshizi; Golamhosein Tahmasebi; Seyed Naser Khaleghi Miran

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2016, Pages 13-20

  Effect of ethanolic extract of propolis, royal jelly, honey and bee pollen in comparison with virginiamycin (as growth promoter antibiotic) as regards the performance and immune system of Japanese quail were assessed. We used 256 mixed-sex quail chicks in a completely randomized design by eight treatments, ...  Read More

Small Animal Surgery
Evaluation of tendon healing using fibroblast like synoviocytes in rabbits: A biomechanical study

Mahboobeh Azad-Tirgan; Farshid Sarrafzadeh-Rezaei; Hassan Malekinejad; Rahim Hobbenaghi; Behnam Heshmatian

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2016, Pages 21-26

  Tendon never restores the complete biological and mechanical properties after healing. Several techniques are available for tissue-engineered biological augmentation for tendon healing like stem cells. Recently, synovium has been investigated as a source of cells for tissue engineering. In the present ...  Read More

Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARα, PPARγ and PPARβ/δ) gene expression profile on ram spermatozoa and their relation to the sperm motility

Ali Kadivar; Heidar Heidari Khoei; Hossein Hassanpour; Hamid Ghanaei; Arefeh Golestanfar; Hossein Mehraban; Najmeh Davoodian; Roohollah Dehghani Tafti

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2016, Pages 27-34

  Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) are a member of nuclear receptors superfamily, which mainly regulate the expression of target genes involved in lipid and energy metabolism. These receptors are divided to three isotypes: PPARα, PPARγ and PPARβ/δ. Each isotype ...  Read More

Clinical Pathology
Measure of energy related biochemical metabolites changes during peri-partum period in Makouei breed sheep

Vahid Mohammadi; Ehsan Anassori; Shoja Jafari

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2016, Pages 35-39

  Makouei sheep is one of the famous breeds in Iran which is reared in Azerbaijan province for their meat, milk and wool. Fifty clinically healthy Makouei ewes were selected to study the variations in energy-related blood metabolites during peri-partum period. Blood was collected from Jugular vein from ...  Read More

Developmental study of rectum in broiler chicken: A stereological and morphometrical study

Rahmat-Allah Fatahian Dehkordi; Poria Ghahremani

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2016, Pages 41-45

  The objective of this study was to investigate development of the weight and the morphological development of the rectum in broiler chickens. Twenty broiler chickens (Ross 308) were used in this experiment and they were 12, 20, 35 and 44 days of age. Samples from the rectum of chicks were sectioned in ...  Read More

Effects of histidine and vitamin C on isoproterenol-induced acute myocardial infarction in rats

Masoumeh Moradi-Arzeloo; Amir Abbas Farshid; Esmaeal Tamaddonfard; Siamak Asri-Rezaei

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2016, Pages 47-54

  In the present study, we investigated the effects of histidine and vitamin C (alone or in combination) treatments against isoproterenol (a β-adrenergic receptor agonist)-induced acute myocardial infarction in rats. We used propranolol (a β-adrenergic receptor blocker) to compare the results. ...  Read More

A study of visceral leishmaniasis in owned dogs with dermal lesions in Mashhad area, Khorasan Razavi province

Sadaf Sabzevari; Gholamreza Razmi; Abolghasem Naghibi; Javad Khoshnegah

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2016, Pages 55-61

  Dog is the main reservoir host of visceral leishmaniasis in Iran. The present study was carried out to investigate visceral leishmaniasis in owned dogs with dermal lesions in Mashhad, Khorasan Razavi province. Thirty- nine owned dogs with dermal lesions were selected. During study, four of dogs were ...  Read More

Protective effect of ethyl pyruvate on mice sperm parameters in phenylhydrazine induced hemolytic anemia

Ali Akbar Mozafari; Rasoul Shahrooz; Abbas Ahmadi; Hassan Malekinjad; Karim Mardani

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2016, Pages 63-68

  The aim of the present study was to assess the protective effect of ethyl pyruvate (EP) on sperm quality parameters, testosterone level and malondialdehyde (MDA) in phenylhydrazine (PHZ) treated mice. For this purpose, 32 NMRI mice with the age range of 8 to 10 weeks, weight average 26.0 ± 2.0 ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Molecular identification and phylogenic analysis of Bartonella henselae isolated from Iranian cats based on gltA gene

Ramin Mazaheri Nezhad Fard; Seyed Milad Vahedi; Iraj Ashrafi; Faranak Alipour; Golnaz Sharafi; Hesam Akbarein; Seyed Javid Aldavood

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2016, Pages 69-72

  One of the most important species of the Bartonella genus is B. henselae that causes a zoonotic infection, cat scratch disease (CSD). The main source of the bacteria is cat and the carrier is Ctenocephalides felis flea. One hundred and forty nail and saliva samples were collected from 70 domestic cats. ...  Read More

Parasitic infection in various stages life of cultured Acipenser persicus

Milad Adel; Reza Safari; Zahra Yaghoubzadeh; Hassan Fazli; Elham Khalili

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2016, Pages 73-77

  The present study was conducted to evaluate the status of the parasite fauna in Acipenser persicus at different development stages, in order to find prevention protocols for parasitic diseases in this valuable species. For this purpose, sampling from each sex breeder, 10 egg samples, 5-day-old larvae ...  Read More

Small Animal Surgery
Large B-cell lymphoma in a dog: A cyto-histopathological evaluation and Immunophenotyping according to WHO classification for canine lymphomas

Zahra Nikousefat; Mohammad Hashemnia; Moosa Javdani

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2016, Pages 79-83

  In the present study, we described cyto-histopathological features and immunophenotyping of the large B-cell lymphoma in an 8-year-old mixed breed dog with applying the World Health Organization (WHO) system of classification of canine lymphomas. In fine-needle aspiration (FNA), lymph nodes were involved ...  Read More

Large Animal Internal Medicine
Patent ductus arteriosus in a lamb: A case report

Afshin Jafari Dehkordi; Farzaneh Hoseini

Volume 7, Issue 1 , March 2016, Pages 85-88

  Patent ductus arteriosus (PDA) is a persistent patency of a vessel normally present in the fetus that connects the pulmonary arterial system to the aorta. The ductus arteriosus fails to close at birth when breathing commences and placental blood circulation is removed. Closure of the ductus arteriosus ...  Read More