Volume 15 (2024)
Volume 14 (2023)
Volume 13 (2022)
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)
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Volume 1 (2010)
Laparoscopic left hemihepatectomy combined with right lateral hepatic ‎lobectomy in pigs: surgical approach and comparative study of the ‎inflammatory response versus open surgery

Hua Zhang; Jin-jin Tong; Zhao-Nan Zhang; Hong-Bin Wang; Yong-Hong Zhang

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 1-6

  This study describes a left hemihepatectomy combined with a right lateral hepatic lobectomy. It compares the inflammatory response associated with laparoscopic hepatectomy (LH group, n = 7) with conventional open hepatectomy (OH group, n = 7). Blood was collected before surgery as well as 1, 2, 3, 5, ...  Read More

Protective effects of Citrullus lanatus seed ethanol extract on aluminum ‎chloride-induced testosterone, testicular and hematological changes in an ‎experimental male rat model

Rita Ifeoma Odo; Chukwuka Nwocha Uchendu; Somtoo Ethelbert Okeke

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 7-13

  The study was done to ascertain the protective potentials of ethanol seed extract of Citrullus lanatus on aluminum chloride-induced reproductive and hematological toxicities. Thirty mature male rats were used for the study. They were assigned into five groups (n=6). Group1was treated daily with aluminum ...  Read More

Molecular evidence and morphological aspects of Transversotrema licinum, Phyllodistomum hoggettae, and re-description of Gyliauchen volubilis (Digenea) from the Red Sea

Ali Al-Ghamdi; Kareem Morsy; Saad Dajem; Ali Shati; Mohammed Al-Kahtani; Ahmed Baiomy; Ahmed Ezzat

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 15-24

  During a recent survey on digenean parasites infecting marine fish captured from water located along the Red Sea off Gizan Coasts, Saudi Arabia, thirty-two (29.09%) out of 110 fish were naturally infected with three different species of digenean parasites. The taxonomical status of the recovered worms ...  Read More

Fabrication of chitosan-based electrospun nanofiber scaffold: Amplification of biomechanical properties, structural stability, and seeded cell viability

Mohammad Mahdian-Dehkordi; Farshid Sarrafzadeh-Rezaei; Mazdak Razi; Mehdi Mahmoudian

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 25-32

  The cell scaffolds should structurally be manufactured similar to the target tissue's extracellular matrix. This property should be maintained until cell differentiation. For this purpose, in the current study, electrospun nanofiber (EN) of chitosan (Ch)/polyvinyl alcohol (PVA), as a tissue-friend scaffold, ...  Read More

Comparison of artificial neural networks and multiple linear regression for ‎prediction of dairy cow locomotion score

Mohammad Ali Norouzian; Hossein Bayatani; Mona Vakili Alavijeh

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 33-37

  In this study, artificial neural networks (ANNs) were employed to investigate the relationship between locomotion score and production traits. A total number of 123 dairy cows from a free-stall housing farm were used in this study. To compare the effectiveness of the ANNs for the prediction of locomotion ...  Read More

Differences between some biochemical components in seminal plasma of ‎first and second ejaculations in dual-purpose Simmental (Fleckvieh) bulls ‎and their relationships with semen quality parameters

Amir Khaki; Atefeh Araghi; Mehdi Lotfi; Alireza Nourian

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 39-46

  This study aimed to evaluate differences in seminal plasma zinc (Zn), copper (Cu), iron (Fe), catalase (CAT), superoxide dismutase (SOD), and glutathione peroxidase (GPx) levels in the first and second ejaculations and their relationships with semen quality parameters in Fleckvieh bulls. Repetitive ejaculates ...  Read More

Molecular effects of curcumin on the experimental autoimmune ‎encephalomyelitis

Laleh Mavaddatiyan; Shiva Khezri; seyyed Meysam Abtahi Froushani

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 47-52

  Experimental autoimmune encephalomyelitis (EAE) is an animal model of multiple sclerosis (MS). Previous studies have shown that myelin degradation during MS and EAE resulted in reduced expression of some of the proteins, e.g., the MBP (myelin basic protein), and increased expression of genes such as ...  Read More

Effectiveness of nuchal ligament autograft in the healing of an experimental superficial digital flexor tendon defect in equid

Ahmad Khajeh; Ali Baniadam; Ahmad Oryan; Ali Reza Ghadiri; Hadi Naddaf

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 53-61

  This study aimed to investigatenuchal ligament (NL) autograft on experimental tendon defect healing in donkeys. Eight healthy donkeys were used. The left forelimb’s superficial digital flexor (SDF) tendon was assigned as treatment, and the right forelimb was allocated as the control group (without ...  Read More

Effect of dietary L-tryptophan supplementation and‏ ‏light-emitting diodes on growth ‎and immune response of broilers

Hossein Sharideh; Mojtaba Zaghari

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 63-67

  Light-emitting diodes (LEDs) lights are more energy-efficient and provide adequate illumination compared to compact fluorescent (CFL) lamps and incandescent light (ICD) bulbs. However, as new light sources, the LED lights may have a stress effect on broiler chickens. Thus, this study aimed to determine ...  Read More

Tenogenic effects of silymarin following experimental Achilles tendon ‎transection in rats

Hazhir Soleimani; Mehdi Behfar; Rahim Hobbenaghi

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 69-75

  Tendon healing is prolonged due to the small number of cells, poor circulation, and low metabolism. The optimal tendon healing and its complete functional recovery have always been a challenge for researchers. Silymarin possesses anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, analgesic, and regenerative properties. ...  Read More

Caffeic acid protects mice pancreatic islets from oxidative stress induced by multi-walled carbon nanotubes (MWCNTs)

Akram Ahangarpour; Soheila Alboghobeish; Ali Akbar Oroojan; Mohammad Amin Dehghani

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 77-85

  Increasing applications of carbon nanotubes (CNTs) indicate the necessity to examine their toxicity. According to previous studies, CNTs caused oxidative stress that impaired β-cell functions and reduced insulin secretion. Our previous study indicated that single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWCNTs) ...  Read More

Computational study of zebrafish immune-targeted microarray data for prediction of preventive drug candidates

Abdolvahab Ebrahimpour Gorji; Zahra Roudbari; Fatemeh Ebrahimpour Gorji; Balal Sadeghi

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 87-93

  Viral hemorrhagic septicemia virus (VHSV) is a rhabdovirus reported to cause economic loss in fish farms. Because of the lack of adequate preventative treatments, the identification of multipath genes involved in VHS infection might be an alternative to explore the possibility of using drugs for the ...  Read More

In vitro‎ assessment of anti-Trichomonas effects of Zingiber officinale‏ ‏and ‎Lavandula angustifolia alcoholic extracts on Trichomonas gallinae

Farnaz Malekifard; Mosa Tavassoli; Mohammad Alimoradi

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 95-100

  Trichomonas gallinae is a parasite that acts as a canker-causing agent and leads to significant loss and mortality, especially in young birds. Metronidazole is the approved drug used for the treatment of trichomoniasis. A non-chemical alternativess such as medical plant extracts are also used to treat ...  Read More

High incidence of multidrug resistance and class 1 and 2 integrons in Escherichia coli isolated from broiler chickens in South of Iran

Mohsen Kalantari; Hassan Sharifiyazdi; Keramat Asasi; Bahman Abdi-Hachesoo

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 101-107

  The objective was to investigate the multidrug resistance and presence of class 1 and 2 integrons in 300 Escherichia coli isolates obtained from 20 broiler farms during three rearing periods (one-day-old chicks, thirty-day-old chickens, and one day before slaughter) in Fars, South Iran. Results ...  Read More

Effects of liraglutide on sperm characteristics and fertilization potential ‎following experimentally induced diabetes in mice ‎

Maryam Pourheydar; Shapour Hassanzadeh; Mazdak Razi; Bagher Pourheydar; Gholamreza Najafi

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 109-116

  The current study was conducted to analyze the dose-dependent effects of liraglutide against the diabetes-induced detrimental impact on sperm parameters and fertilization potential. For this purpose, 42 adult male mice were randomly divided into control (with no intervention) and experimental groups. ...  Read More

Detection and molecular characterization of infectious bronchitis virus from ‎recent outbreaks in broiler flocks in Sulaimani Governorate

Hana Sherzad Raoof; Mohammed Omer Baba Shiekh; Rizgar Raheem Sulaiman

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 117-120

  Infectious Bronchitis (IB) is one of the most important viral diseases of poultry. It causes major financial losses in the poultry industry. It is caused by the infectious bronchitis virus (IBV). This study investigated the genetic origin and diversity of IBV by analyzing the partial S1 sequence derived ...  Read More

Molecular identification of Uronema marinum (Protozoa, Ciliophora, ‎Scuticociliatia) in cultured turbot (Psetta maxima) larvae‎

Mustafa Türe

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 121-124

  Scuticociliates are dangerous parasitic pathogens causing systemic tissue destruction and high mortality in marine fish worldwide. In this study, the first identification of Uronema marinum (Ciliophora, Scuticociliatida) from cultured turbot (Psetta maxima) larvae using mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase ...  Read More

Estrogenic response in Japanese turtle (Mauremys japonica) exposed to ‎petroleum hydrocarbon

Maurilio Lara-Flores; Jaime Rendon von Osten

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 125-128

  Expressions of the estrogen receptors and vitellogenin in Japanese turtle (Mauremys japonica) in response to petroleum hydrocarbon were studied. A total of 15 male turtles were exposed to 1.00 mg L-1 of a sample of an oil spill, and 15 male and 15 female turtles were served as controls without an oil ...  Read More

Occurrence of myxoma in a bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps): Surgical and histopathological studies

Sara Shokrpoor; Mirsepehr Pedram; Niyousha Torjani; Reza Khoshvaghti

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 129-131

  Myxoma is a benign mesenchymal tumor of skin and soft connective tissues considered to be of fibroblastic origin. A female bearded dragon (Pogona vitticeps) with a raised mass on the left side of the body was referred to the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Tehran, Iran.The mass ...  Read More

Clinical report of a Holstein's calf with ichthyosis

Sina Moghaddam; Amir Farhang Houshangi; Behrad Eshratkhah; Rahman Allahvirdizadeh

Volume 12, Issue 1 , March 2021, Pages 133-135

  Congenital ichthyosis is a disease associated with hair loss and the presence of horny plates in the epidermis, covering the whole skin. The leading cause of the disease in humans and animals is genetic disorders, and they can be found in mild and severe forms. In June 2015, a newly born calf of the ...  Read More