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 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
Volume 3 (2012)
Volume 1 (2010)
Effect of various levels of catalase antioxidant in semen extenders on lipid peroxidation and semen quality after the freeze-thawing bull semen

Reza Asadpour; Razi Jafari; Hossein Tayefi-Nasrabadi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 2011, Pages 218-221

  The objective of this study was to evaluate effect of different concentrations of catalase in two extenders on motility, viability and lipid peroxidation bull spermatozoa during semen freezing process. Thirty ejaculates collected from ten Holstein bulls were pooled and evaluated at 37 °C. Pool ejaculated ...  Read More

The effects of electromagnetic fields on plasma levels of corticosterone, free-T3, free-T4 malonyldialdehyde in white male rabbit with normal diet and hyperchlostrol diet

Ehsan Hosseini; Saeed Nafisi; Samad Zare

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 2011, Pages 222-225

  The main goal of this study was to evaluate the possible effect of whole-body magnetic field (MF) exposure on the variations of corticosterone, Free-T3, Free-T4 and malonyl dialdehyde in plasma in 48 adult white New Zealand male rabbits. Animals were divided into six groups namely, C1 (normal diet, not ...  Read More

Role of the thalamic parafascicular nucleus cholinergic system in the modulation of acute corneal nociception in rats

Esmaeal Tamaddonfard; Amir-Abbas Farshid; Sona Seiednejhad; Asghar Morvaridi

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 2011, Pages 226-230

  The present study investigated the effects of microinjections of acetylcholine (a cholinergic agonist), physostigmine (a cholinesterase inhibitor), atropine (an antagonist of muscarinic cholinergic receptors) and hexamethonium (an antagonist of nicotinic cholinergic receptors) into the parafascicular ...  Read More

Histopathologic and biochemical assessment of mice ovarian tissue, following experimentally induced copper poisoning

Ehsanollah Sakhaee; Homayoon Babaei; Jalil Abshenas; Omid Azari; Reza Kheirandish; Farideh Ebrahimi-Meymand

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 2011, Pages 232-237

  In this study we investigated histopathological changes of mice ovarian tissues following long-term administration of copper sulfate and induction of chronic copper poisoning. The study comprised of three different groups of twenty one mice as follows: The first group (Group 100) which treated by gavage ...  Read More

Gastrointestinal parasitic infection of slaughtered sheep (Zel breed) in Fereidoonkenar city, Iran

Soraya Naem; Tahmineh Gorgani

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 2011, Pages 238-241

  The present study was carried out to determine parasitic infection of sheep with gastrointestinal helminthes in a slaughterhouse in Fereidoonkenar city, Iran. A total number of 50 sheep were examined from April to September 2008. Nematodes were removed from abomasums, small and large intestines, and ...  Read More

The effects of green tea (Camellia sinensis) extract on mouse semen quality after scrotal heat stress

Jalil Abshenas; Homayoon Babaei; Mohammad-Hossein Zare; Asie Allahbakhshi; Fariba Sharififar

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 2011, Pages 242-247

  The objective of this study was to investigate whether or not the adverse effects of heat on sperm quality could be prevented by green tea extract (GTE) administration. Ninety adult male mice were randomly divided to two groups. The scrotum of each animal in the first group was immersed once for 20 min ...  Read More

Adipose derived stromal vascular fraction improves early tendon healing: an experimental study in rabbits

Mehdi Behfar; Farshid Sarrafzadeh-Rezaei; Rahim Hobbenaghi; Nowruz Delirezh; Bahram Dalir-Naghadeh

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 2011, Pages 248-253

  Tendon never restores the complete biological and mechanical properties after healing. Bone marrow and recently adipose tissue have been used as the sources of mesenchymal stem cells, which have been proven to enhance tendon healing. Stromal vascular fraction (SVF), derived from adipose tissue by an ...  Read More

Characterisation and pattern of culling in Holstein-Friesian dairy herds in Khorasan Razavi Province, Northeast of Iran

Mohammad Azizzadeh

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 2011, Pages 254-258

  To describe proportion and pattern of culling in commercial dairy herds of Khorasan Razavi Province, this survey was carried out from 21st March 2008 to 20th March 2009 in 15 industrialized dairy herds. For each culled cow data related to parity at culling, last calving to culling interval and primary ...  Read More

The effect of citric acid and citrate on protoplasmic droplet of bovine epididymal sperms

Keivan Abdy; Parviz Tajik

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 2011, Pages 260-264

  For evaluation of citric acid and citrate effects on bovine epididymal protoplasmic droplets, fifty bovine testes were collected in the October 2007 till June 2008 from Urmia slaughterhouse and transported to the laboratory in a cool container filled with 5 °C ice pack. Caudal epididymis was incised ...  Read More

Chemoprotective effect of Crataegus monogyna aqueous extract against cyclophosphamide-induced reproductive toxicity

Ali Shalizar Jalali; Shapour Hassanzadeh; Hassan Malekinejad

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 2011, Pages 266-273

  Cyclophosphamide (CP) is extensively used as an antineoplastic agent for treatment of various cancers, as well as an immunosuppressive agent. However, despite its wide spectrum of clinical uses, CP is known to cause several adverse effects including reproductive toxicity in humans and experimental animals. ...  Read More

Prevalence of Coenurus cerebralis in sheep in Northwest of Iran

Mosa Tavassoli; Farnaz Malekifard; Ali Soleimanzadeh; Hossein Tajik

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 2011, Pages 274-276

  This survey was carried out to determine the infection rate of Coenurus cerebralis in Urmia abattoir, West Azerbaijan, Iran. A total of 402 sheep heads were examined and the number of C. cerebralis cysts per each head was recorded. Thirty three sheep heads were examined each month during 12 months from ...  Read More

Gastrointestinal parasites infection in one-humped camels (Camelus dromedarius) of Nigeria

Pwaveno Huladeino Bamaiyi; Arunsi Ukairu Kalu

Volume 2, Issue 4 , December 2011, Pages 278-281

  One hundred and five (105) Camels were investigated at the Maiduguri abattoir, Nigeria using floatation and sedimentation techniques for helminth parasites and haematological indices with the microhaematocrit reader. Overall, prevalence of infection was 92.4% [(Coccidia (8.5%), Strongyloides (8.5%), ...  Read More