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 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
Volume 3 (2012)
Volume 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
Anti-spermatogenic activities of Taraxacum officinale whole plant and leaves aqueous extracts

Lubna Hamid Tahtamouni; Rema Ahmad Al-Khateeb; Reem Nasser Abdellatif; Zainab Ali Al-Mazaydeh; Salem Refaat Yasin; Samer Al-Gharabli; Ali Zuhair Elkarmi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 89-97

  Taraxacum officinale has been used in Jordan folk medicine to treat male infertility. A recent study has proved a contradictory effect of the whole plant aqueous extract. The aim of the current study was to determine if the leaves of T. officinale have similar anti-fertility activities, and whether this ...  Read More

Protective effect of leptin on induced apoptosis with trichostatin A on buffalo oocytes

Hamid Reza Shafiei Sheykhani; Rooz Ali Batavani; Gholam Reza Najafi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 99-104

  Leptin, the 16-kDa product of the obese (ob) gene, primarily secreted from adipose tissue, has been implicated to play an important role in the regulation of food intake and energy expenditure. This study investigated protective effect of leptin on trichostatin A-induced apoptotic on in vitro maturation ...  Read More

Effects of diets supplemented by fish oil on sex ratio of pups in bitch

Faramarz Gharagozlou; Reza Youssefi; Vahid Akbarinejad

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 105-110

  The present study was conducted to evaluate the effect of fish oil supplementation prior to mating on secondary sex ratio of pups (the proportion of males at birth) in bitches. Sixty five bitches (German Shepherd, n = 35; Husky, n = 30) were enrolled in the study. Bitches (140-150 days post-estrus) were ...  Read More

Fish & Aquatic
Histomorphogenesis of cranial nerves in Huso huso larvae

Sherma Tavighi; Zohreh Saadatfar; Bahador Shojaei; Morteza Behnam Rassouli

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 111-116

  In this study the cranial nerves development of H. huso are explained from 1 to 54-days-old (1, 3, 6, 15, 21 and 54 days). Despite all the researches on fish brain, there are no study on nerves evolution on H. huso during their larvae life. For this research 40 samples of larvae H. husowere obtained ...  Read More

Anatomical, radiographical and computed tomographic study of the limbs skeleton of the Euphrates soft shell turtle (Rafetus euphraticus)

Behnaz Asadi Ahranjani; Bahador Shojaei; Zahra Tootian; Madjid Masoudifard; Amir Rostami

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 117-124

  Euphrates turtle is the only soft shell turtle of Iran, and unfortunately is in danger of extinction due to multiple reasons. Imaging techniques, in addition to their importance in diagnosis of injuries to animals, have been used as non-invasive methods to provide normal anatomic views. A few studies ...  Read More

Protective effect of vitamin E on cypermethrin-induced follicular atresia in rats ovary: Evidence for energy dependent mechanism

Morteza Molavi; Mazdak Razi; Hadi Cheraghi; Mona Khorramjouy; Araz Ostadi; Safa Gholirad

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 125-132

  It has been shown that chronic exposure to cypermethrin (CPM), a pyrethroid pesticide, results in follicular atresia via pathologically affecting angiogenesis, disrupting endocrine potential and enhancing oxidative stress. This study was aimed to uncover the CPM-exposed energy dependent follicular cells ...  Read More

Protective effect of quercetin on skeletal and neural tube teratogenicity induced by cyclophosphamide in rat fetuses

Mahmood Khaksary Mahabady; Mohammad Reza Gholami; Hossein Najafzadeh Varzi; Abolfazl Zende del; Mona Doostizadeh

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 133-138

  Cyclophosphamide (CP) is a drug commonly used to treat neoplastic disease and some autoimmune diseases. It is also a well-known and well-studied teratogen causing a variety of birth defects in fetuses of pregnant women treated with the drug. There are many reports that show the adverse effects of CP ...  Read More

Food Hygiene
Effect of Echinophora platyloba DC. essential oil and lycopene on the stability of pasteurized cream obtained from cow milk

Ali Ehsani; Mohammad Hashemi; Nima Hosseini Jazani; Javad Aliakbarlu; Sajad Shokri; Seyedeh Samane Naghibi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 139-148

  The present study was carried out to enhance shelf life of pasteurized cream using Echinophora platyloba essential oil (EEO) and lycopene. For this purpose, two concentrations of EEO (0.10% and 0.50%) and lycopene (20 and 50 ppm) alone and together as combinations were added in pasteurized creams and ...  Read More

Stem Cells
The role of fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 (FGFR2) in differentiation of bovine spermatogonial stem cells (SSCs)

Vahid Akbarinejad; Parviz Tajik; Mansoureh Movahedin; Reza Youssefi

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 149-153

  The receptors 1 and 2 of fibroblast growth factor (FGFR1 and FGFR2, respectively) have been observed in all types of testicular cells. Culture on extracellular matrix (ECM) has been observed to lead to initiation of differentiation in spermatogonial stem cells (SSCs). The present study was carried out ...  Read More

Prevalence and molecular characterization of staphylococci isolated from sheep with subclinical mastitis in West-Azerbaijan province, Iran

Bentolhoda Rahman; Abdolghaffar Ownagh; Karim Mardani; Farhad Farrokhi Ardebili

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 155-162

  This study was conducted to investigate the prevalence of subclinical mastitis caused by Staphylococcus spp. in ewes in West-Azerbaijan province of Iran. Molecular characterization of isolated Staphylococcus spp. from diseased ewes were performed using polymerase chain reaction (PCR) followed by restriction ...  Read More

Molecular study on infection rates of Anaplasma ovis and Anaplasma marginale in sheep and cattle in West-Azerbaijan province, Iran

Vahid Noaman; Davood Bastani

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 163-167

  This study was carried out to determine the presence and frequency of Anaplasma ovis and Anaplasma marginale in sheep and dairy cattle in West-Azerbaijan province, Iran. A total number of 200 blood samples were randomly collected via the jugular vein from apparently healthy cattle (100) and sheep (100). ...  Read More

Androgen receptor blockade using flutamide skewed sex ratio of litters in mice

Faramarz Gharagozlou; Reza Youssefi; Mehdi Vojgani; Vahid Akbarinejad; Ghazaleh Rafiee

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 169-172

  Maternal testosterone has been indicated to affect sex ratio of offspring. The present study was conducted to elucidate the role of androgen receptor in this regard by blockade of androgen receptor using flutamide in female mice. Mice were randomly assigned to two experimental groups. Mice in the control ...  Read More

Fish & Aquatic
Case report of chondroma in a grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella)

Mehrzad Mesbah; Annahita Rezaie; Zahra Tulaby Dezfuly

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 173-176

  The grass carp (Ctenopharyngodon idella) is a herbivorous, freshwater fish species of the family Cyprinidae, and the only species of the genus Ctenopharyngodon. Neoplasms in fishes are generally less aggressive than neoplasms in mammals and are most commonly discrete, focal and benign neoplasms. A 3-year-old ...  Read More

Large Animal Internal Medicine
A case of asymmetrical monocephalus dipygus (tetrapus dibrachius) in a male Holstein calf in Iran

Behrokh Marzban Abbasabadi; Aliakbar Ahmadzadeh; Shahab Ramezanpour; Amir Reza Hajati Ziabari

Volume 7, Issue 2 , June 2016, Pages 177-179

  Dipygus is a teratological fetus with a double pelvis, genitals, and extremities. Congenital duplications in cattle are rare. Caudal duplication is more common in sheep and pigs while cranial duplications seem to be predominant in cattle.Asymmetric or parasitic conjoined twins consisting of an incomplete ...  Read More