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)
Volume 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
Potential fertilizer of spermatozoa in porcine epididymal tail post-orchiectomy

Mariela Adriana Ydiaquez-Miranda; José Antonio Herrera-Barragán; Miguel González-Lozano; Alejandro Ávalos-Rodríguez

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 267-272

  The aim of this study was to determine the potential fertilizing of spermatozoa from the epididymal tail in different periods of time post-orchiectomy (P-OQ). Therefore, the study was approached in two stages. In the first stage, the orchiectomy was performed in 30 adult pigs. The testicles were stored ...  Read More

Serological study on the presence of some alpha-herpesviruses in goats of ‎northern Anatolia, Turkey

Zafer Yazici; Emre Ozan; Cuneyt Tamer; Bahadir Muftuoglu; Ahmed Eisa Elhag; Osman Bas; Serhat Arslan; Semra Gumusova; Harun Albayrak

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 273-276

  The aim of this study was to investigate the presence of caprine herpes virus-1 (CpHV-1) and bovine herpes virus-1 (BoHV-1) in 269 goat sera collected from small-scale family farms located in six provinces within the Black Sea region of northern Turkey. The overall seropositivity for alpha-herpesvirus ...  Read More

Clinical, ultrasonographic and histopathological diagnosis of ceruminous gland tumors in cats

Ahmed Ismael Abdelgalil; Faten Mohammed

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 277-281

  Ceruminous gland tumor is the most common tumor of the ear canal in cats. Otoscopic examination of the ear tumor is so difficult due to narrowing of the external ear canal. The present study aimed to investigate clinical, ultrasonographic and histopathological characteristics of feline ceruminous gland ...  Read More

Season influence on serum kisspeptin level and its association with ‎hormonal levels and semen kinematics of buffalo bulls (Bubalus bubalis)‎

Muhammad Khurram Shahzad; Imtiaz Rabbani; Syed Murtaza Hassan Andrabi; Hafsa Zaneb; Muhammad Shahbaz Yousaf; Khalid Abdul Majeed; Sajid Khan Tahir; Sohrab Ahmad; Habib Rehman

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 283-289

  Kisspeptin has an important role in the stimulation of hypothalamic-pituitary-gonadal axis in term of pubertal development, release of reproductive and metabolic hormones and ultimately affecting the fertility. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the serum kisspeptin level and its correlation ...  Read More

Serine proteases activity in miracidia of Fasciola hepatica and effects of ‎chemical and herbal inhibitors

Leila Kianifard; Mohammad Yakhchali; Mehdi Imani

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 291-295

  Fasciolosis is a zoonotic parasitic disease caused by the trematode Fasciola hepatica. The proteases are essential for the survival of parasites. The present study was aimed to determine serine proteases activities in miracidia of F. hepatica and evaluate the effects of pH and different inhibitors on ...  Read More

Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) supplementation effects on performance, ‎metabolic parameters and reproductive traits in lactating Holstein dairy ‎cows

Bahram Rahbar; Akbar Taghizadeh; Hamid Paya; Hossein Daghigh Kia

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 297-304

  The objective of the study was to determine the effects of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) supplement on milk yield and composition, blood metabolites and reproductive parameters in lactating Holstein dairy cows. Twenty Holstein dairy cows were randomly assigned to one of two dietary treatments: 1) supplementing ...  Read More

Comparative consequences of two sources of aflatoxins in ducklings experimental aflatoxicosis

Homa Arak; Mohammad Amir Karimi Torshizi

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 305-311

  The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of two aflatoxins (AFs) sources for experimental induction of aflatoxicosis in ducklings. Dietary supplementation of aflatoxin-contaminated grounded rice grains previously was cultured by Aspergillus parasiticus and dietary supplementation of aflatoxin ...  Read More

The effect of cinnamaldehyde on the contractility of bovine isolated ‎gastrointestinal smooth muscle preparations

Alireza Arbati; Masoud Maham; Bahram Dalir-Naghadeh

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 313-318

  Gastrointestinal motility disorders can occur as either increased or decreased movements. Studies have shown that herbal ingredients such as essential oils can modify the increase and decrease of gastrointestinal movements of ruminants. Cinnamaldehyde at room temperature is an oily yellow liquid which ...  Read More

Molecular epidemiology and phylogenetic analysis of bovine ‎picobirnaviruses causing calf diarrhea, in Iran

Ahmad Nazaktabar

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 319-324

  Picobirnavirus (PBV) is an enteropathogen virus causing diarrhea as an opportunistic virus in its vertebrate host. There is no information about human or animal PBVs in Iran. The aim of the present study was the investigation of the epidemiology of bovine PBV in the broad geographical area of Iran. Four ...  Read More

Osteochondrosis dissecans (OCD) in horses: hormonal and biochemical ‎study (19 cases)‎

Fatemeh Ahmadi; Ali Mirshahi‎; Mehrdad Mohri; Kamran Sardari; Kamran Sharifi

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 325-331

  To investigate the hormonal and biochemical profiles of horses with osteochondrosis dissecans (OCD), serum insulin, cortisol, triiodothyronine, thyroxine, fasting blood glucose (FBG), cholesterol, triglyceride (TG), high- and low-density lipoproteins, albumin and uric acid were measured in horses definitely ...  Read More

Ethephon causes reproductive malfunction in adult male mice: Histological ‎and biochemical evidence

Ramin Jahangirfard; Gholamreza Najafi; Ali Shalizar-Jalali; Abbas Ahmadi; Elham Zadehhashem

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 333-338

  Ethephon (C2H6ClO3P; ETP), an organophosphorus pesticide regulating plant growth, is widely used for early ripening of fruits and vegetables in agriculture. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of ETP on histomorphometrical and biochemical parameters in mouse testicular tissue. In this ...  Read More

Kidney tissue engineering using a well-preserved acellular rat kidney ‎scaffold and mesenchymal stem cells ‎

Samira Shahraki; Maryam Moghaddam Matin; Alireza Ebrahimzadeh Bideskan; Mohammad Aslzare; Ahmad Reza Bahrami; Sara Hoseinian; Sonia Iranpour; Zahra Samadi Noshahr; Abolfazl Khajavi Rad

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 339-348

  The aim of this study was to acquire an effective method for preparation of rat decellularized kidney scaffolds capable of supporting proliferation and differentiation of human adipose tissue derived mesenchymal stem cells (AD-MSCs) into kidney cells. We compared two detergents, the sodium dodecyl sulfate ...  Read More

Two-dimensional and M-mode echocardiographic parameters in Ghezel sheep

Ali Roustaei; Seyed Mohammad Hashemiasl; Bahram Dalir-Naghadeh; Majid Masoudifard

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 349-355

  Echocardiography is a non-invasive method of cardiac evaluation in most species. Echocardiographic reference parameters are poorly documented in sheep and not documented in Ghezel sheep. The purpose of this study was to determine reference ranges of normal echocardiographic parameters using two-dimensional ...  Read More

Development and evaluation of methods for vertebral heart score ‎determination in guinea pig (Cavia porcellus)‎

Majid Masoudifard; Amir Rostami; Masoumeh Shahmohamadi Nodolaghi; Mohammad Reza Esmaili Nejad; Alireza Bahonar

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 357-360

  Cardiac problems are highly fetal diseases among exotic animals, not only in the rabbit which is prone to such diseases but also in the guinea pig (Cavia porcellus). In rodents, imaging studies such as thoracic radiography are more practical and easier to perform than echocardiography. Cardiac size is ...  Read More

A study on the oral and cloacal bacterial flora of Mugger crocodiles (Crocodylus palustris) in the Negour protected area, Iran

Amin Gholamhosseini; Hassan Sharifiyazdi; Mostafa Rakhshaninejad; Siavash Soltanian; Reza Salighehzadeh; Hesamodin Kordestani

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 361-367

  Mugger crocodile is the only crocodile existing in Iran. The present study was aimed to investigate the bacterial flora in oral and cloacal cavities of wild Mugger crocodiles in Negour protected area, Iran. The isolation and molecular characterization of oral and cloacal bacterial flora were performed ...  Read More

Effects of feed restriction and supplementary garlic oil on blood metabolites in ewes

Ehsan Anassori; Vahid Mohammadi; Vahid Najarnezhad; Ghader Jalilzadeh-Amin; Hamed Khalilvandi-Behroozyar

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 369-376

  The effects of garlic oil (GO) on serum fatty acids, lipid profiles and energy-related blood metabolites in feed-restricted fat-tailed ewes were investigated. For this purpose, twenty-eight dry, non-pregnant Makuei ewes (about three years of age; 45.00 ± 2.20 kg of body weight) were assigned randomly ...  Read More

An accurate, rapid and simple loop-mediated isothermal amplification ‎method for Explanatum explanatum detection in animals

Muhammad Rashid; Muhammad Imran Rashid; Qasim Ali

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 377-381

  Paramphistomosis is an infectious disease caused by the liver flukes and it is associated with heavy loss of ruminant's population. Explanatum explanatum is a digenetic trematode commonly affecting domesticated ruminants. The available methods for pathogen detection are laborious and expensive and offer ...  Read More

Effect of medetomidine on left ventricular outflow tract velocity in cats: A Doppler echocardiography study

Reza Sadjadi; Mohammad Nasrollahzadeh Masouleh; Ahmad Asghari; Saied Bokaie

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 383-386

  The purpose of the present study was to evaluate effects of medetomidine on left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) velocity in domestic short-haired cats. Eighteen healthy adult male domestic short-haired cats were used for this study. All animals were client-owned. Echocardiography machine with 7.50 ...  Read More

Esophageal foreign body removal through gastrotomy using a covault hook in a female dog: A case report

Farshid Davoodi; Yasin Valizadeh; Abbas Raisi; Nima Mozaffari; Karin Gohardehi

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 387-389

  One of the most critical emergencies in dogs is esophageal foreign bodies. The most important foreign body reported in the esophagus is bone; however, there are also reports of fish hooks lodged in the esophagus. This case report describes the history, clinical signs, radiographic findings and surgical ...  Read More

Iridociliary adenoma in a sheep (Iranian Shaal breed): A case report

Farshid Davoodi; Masoud Selk Ghaffari; Abbas Raisi; Omid Dezfoulian

Volume 12, Issue 3 , September 2021, Pages 391-393

  Ocular tumors are rarely seen in farm animals. Iridociliary epithelial tumors are the second most common tumor of the eye in dogs and cats, but there is just one report of this tumor in sheep. This case report described the history, clinical signs, histopathological and immunohistochemical findings, ...  Read More