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 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
An investigation on body weights, blood glucose levels and pituitary-gonadal axis hormones in diabetic and metformin-treated diabetic female rats

Pouya Pournaghi; Rajab-Ali Sadrkhanlou; Shapour Hasanzadeh; Azadeh Foroughi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2012, Pages 79-84

  Diabetes is a metabolic disorder which affects whole body systems including reproductive system. Diabetes is also a contributing factor to infertility. Metformin is one of the most common drugs to control hyperglycemia. In this study, 36 adult Sprague-Dawley female rats (170-210 g) were divided into ...  Read More

Prevalence of cattle flukes infection at Andassa Livestock Research Center in north-west of Ethiopia

Asressa Yeneneh; Hassen Kebede; Tewodros Fentahun; Mersha Chanie

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2012, Pages 85-89

   A cross sectional study was carried out from October 2010 to March 2011 at Andassa Livestock Research Center, North-West Ethiopia. The objective was to determine the prevalence of cattle flukes infection. Faecal samples were collected from a total of 384 cattle, cross breed (n= 39) and Fogera breed ...  Read More

Effect of pilocarpine on the formalin-induced orofacial pain in rat

Esmaeal Tamaddonfard; Amir Erfanparast; Emad Khalilzadeh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2012, Pages 91-95

  In this study, the effects of subcutaneous (SC) injection of pilocarpine (a cholinomimetic agent) and atropine (a muscarinic receptors antagonist) were investigated on a tonic model of orofacial pain in rats. The contribution of the endogenous analgesic opioid system was assessed using naloxone (an opioid ...  Read More

Antioxidant effect of different vitamins on methemoglobin production: An in vitro study

Nahid Atyabi; Seyedeh Parastoo Yasini; Seyedeh Missagh Jalali; Hamid Shaygan

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2012, Pages 97-101

  Nitrite intoxication occurs frequently in ruminants and equines. The most common treatment of this disorder is administration of 1% methylene blue, although the use of some antioxidant agents e.g. vitamins and complementary treatment may also be useful. The aim of this study was to evaluate the in vitro ...  Read More

Evaluation of clinical and paraclinical effects of intraosseous vs intravenous administration of propofol on general anesthesia in rabbits

Ramin Mazaheri-Khameneh; Farshid Sarrafzadeh-Rezaei; Siamak Asri-Rezaei; Bahram Dalir-Naghadeh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2012, Pages 103-109

  This prospective study aimed to compare the intraosseous (IO) and intravenous (IV) effects of propofol on selected blood parameters and physiological variables during general anesthesia in rabbits. Thirty New Zealand White rabbits were studied. Six rabbits received IV propofol (group 1) and another 6 ...  Read More

Fibroblast and T cells conditioned media induce maturation dendritic cell and promote T helper immune response

Masoumeh Asadi; Farah Farokhi; Nowruz Delirezh; Meysam Ganji Bakhsh; Vahid Nejati; Keykavos Golami

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2012, Pages 111-118

  Dendritic cells (DCs) induce pathogen-specific T cell responses. We comprehensively studied the effects of addition of maturation stimulus, fibroblasts (fibroblast conditioned medium), PHA activated T cells (T cell conditioned medium), and mixture of fibroblast & PHA activated T cells (FCM-TCCM) ...  Read More

Evaluation of reproductive parameters of vas deferens sperms in Caucasian snake (Gloydius halys caucasicus)

Sayedeh Zahra Mozafari; Abdolhossein Shiravi; Fatemeh Todehdehghan

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2012, Pages 119-123

  Reproductive parameters evaluation is considered as helpful tool for gene bank formation in ecological and economically important animals species. Gloydius halys caucasicus is venomous, viviparous pit viper of northwest of Iran. In this research, the spermatic reproductive parameters of this taxon were ...  Read More

Blood oxygenation during hyperpressure intraperitoneal fluid administration in a rabbit model of severe liver injury: Evaluation of a novel concept for control of pre-hospital liver bleeding

Siavash Ahmadi-Noorbakhsh; Saeed Azizi; Bahram Dalir-Naghadeh; Masoud Maham

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2012, Pages 125-130

  Oxygen is an essential part of the most important metabolic pathways in aerobic organisms. Oxygen delivery is merely dependent on blood, rendering blood loss a devastating event. Traumatic pre-hospital liver bleeding is a major cause of early trauma deaths in human and animals, with no established therapeutic ...  Read More

The effect of ciprofloxacin on sperm DNA damage, fertility potential and early embryonic development in NMRI mice

Fatemeh Zobeiri; Rajab-Ali Sadrkhanlou; Siamak Salami; Karim Mardani; Abbas Ahmadi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2012, Pages 131-135

  Side effects of ciprofloxacin (CPFX), a widely used broad spectrum antibiotic with fluoroquinolone core, have been reported in different organs. In the present study we sought to elucidate the impact of ciprofloxacin on sperm chromatin integrity and sperm DNA damage using Aniline Blue and Acridine Orange ...  Read More

Calcium and magnesium concentrations in uterine fluid and blood serum during the estrous cycle in the bovine

Sayed Mortaza Alavi-Shoushtari; Siamak Asri-Rezaie; Roya Abedizadeh; Amir Khaki; Mozhgan Pak; Sajad Alizadeh

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2012, Pages 137-141

  To investigate uterine and serum Ca++ and Mg++ variations during the estrous cycle in the bovine, 66 genital tracts and blood samples were collected from Urmia abattoir, Urmia, Iran. The phase of the estrous cycle was determined by examination of the structures present on ovaries and uterine tonicity. ...  Read More

The occurrence of helminth parasites in the gastrointestinal of catfish (Silurus glanis Linnaeus 1758) from the Zarrine-roud river, Iran

Mohammad Yakhchali; Ali-Asghar Tehrani; Mozafar Ghoreishi

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2012, Pages 143-145

  This investigation was undertaken to verify the prevalence of helminths parasites in the gastrointestinal tract of catfish. A total number of 116 catfish (Silurus glanis) were collected from Zarrine-roud river and examined for helminths. Fish were examined after washing contents of gastrointestinal tract ...  Read More

Protein 53 expression in a mixed Labrador subcutaneous lymphoma

Annahita Rezaie; Abbas Tavassoli

Volume 3, Issue 2 , June 2012, Pages 147-149

  An 11 year – old mixed female Labrador was presented with two masses in trunk and neck. The tumoral masses were excised and sent for histopathological and immunohistochemical analyses. Histopathological examination of masses revealed diffuse infiltration of small sized lymphoid cells in subcutaneous ...  Read More