Volume 15 (2024)
Volume 14 (2023)
Volume 13 (2022)
Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 10 (2019)
Volume 9 (2018)
Volume 7 (2016)
Volume 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
Volume 3 (2012)
Volume 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
Evaluation of the morphological features of the uterine tubes during postnatal development in West African Dwarf goats (Capra hircus)

Clifford Nwabugwu Abiaezute; Innocent Chima Nwaogu; Udensi Maduabuchi Igwebuike

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2017, Pages 1-6

  The objective of this study was to highlight the postnatal development of the uterine tubes of the West African Dwarf goat from birth to 28 weeks of age by gross examination and light microscopy. There was a caudal migration of the paired uterine tubes from behind the paired kidneys at birth to the pelvic ...  Read More

Stem Cells
Effect of extracellular matrix on testosterone production during in vitro culture of bovine testicular cells

Vahid Akbarinejad; Parviz Tajik; Mansoureh Movahedin; Reza Youssefi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2017, Pages 7-13

  Testosterone is believed to play a significant role in spermatogenesis, but its contribution to the process of spermatogenesis is not completely understood. Given that extracellular matrix (ECM) facilitates differentiation of spermatogonial stem cells (SSCs) during culture, the present study was conducted ...  Read More

Characterization of isolated pigeon paramyxovirus-1 (PMV-1) and its pathogenicity in broiler chickens

Mansoor Mayahi; Masoud Reza Seyfi Abad Shapouri; Ramezan Ali Jafari; Mehrdad Khosravi Farsani

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2017, Pages 15-21

  Characterization of isolated pigeon paramyxovirus-1 (PMV-1) and its pathogenicity in broiler chickens were studied. Two hundred and thirty-two samples collected from 50 unvaccinated pigeons lofts suspected to Newcastle disease from private houses and bird markets from Ahvaz‌, Iran. Swab samples from ...  Read More

Effects of silver nanoparticles on Staphylococcus aureus contaminated open wounds healing in mice: An experimental study

Masood Adibhesami; Malahat Ahmadi; Amir Abbas Farshid; Farshid Sarrafzadeh-Rezaei; Bahram Dalir-Naghadeh

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2017, Pages 23-28

  The microorganisms have been noted as the main cause of delayed wound healing.The most common pathogen causing the wound infections is Staphylococcus aureus. Silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) show ample antibacterial activities. In the present study, the effect of AgNPs on mouse wounds inoculated with S. ...  Read More

Role of μ-opioid receptor in parafascicular nucleus of thalamus on morphine-induced antinociception in a rat model of acute trigeminal pain

Esmaeal Tamaddonfard; Amir Erfanparast

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2017, Pages 29-34

  The parafascicular nucleus (PFN) of thalamus, as a supraspinal structure, has an important role in processing of nociceptive information. In addition, μ-opioid receptor contributes to supraspinal modulation of nociception. In the present study, the effects of microinjection of naloxone (a non-specific ...  Read More

Pathogenicity study of Iranian genotype of avian infectious bronchitis virus (IR-1)

Hamideh Najafi; Arash Ghalyanchi-langeroudi; Masoud Hashemzadeh; Vahid Karimi; Omid Madadgar; Reza Khaltabadi Farahani; Seyed Ali Ghafouri; Hossein Maghsoudloo; Parvaneh Seifouri; Ali Madhi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2017, Pages 35-41

  Avian infectious bronchitis (IB) is a major cause of economic losses in poultry industry. The IB virus primarily affects respiratory tract, but various strains differ in their tropism for other target organs such as kidney and alimentary tract. The objective of this study was to estimate the pathogenicity ...  Read More

Changes in the expression of OCT4 in mouse ovary during estrous cycle

Narges Bagheripour; Saeed Zavareh; Mohammad Taghi Ghorbanian; Seyed Hassan Paylakhi; Seyed Reza Mohebbi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2017, Pages 43-48

  The transcriptional factor OCT4 regulates pluripotency of stem cells and has an important role during oocyte growth. Whereas, its role has remained ambiguous in ovarian tissue during reproductive cycle. Therefore, this study was aimed to investigate the expression patterns of OCT4 in mouse ovaries during ...  Read More

Fish & Aquatic
Determination of the optimal enrichment Artemia franciscana with a synbiotic combination of probiotics Pediococcus acidilactici and prebiotic fructooligosaccharide

Mahmood Azimirad; Saeed Meshkini

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2017, Pages 49-54

  In this study the optimal amount of enriching Artemia franciscana with a synbiotic combination of Pediococcus acidilactici and fructooligosaccharide (FOS( was investigated. The experiment was conducted in a completely randomized design in ten treatments: multi-level probiotics P. acidilactici (1×109, ...  Read More

Phylogenetic typing and molecular detection of virulence factors of avian pathogenic Escherichia coli isolated from colibacillosis cases in Japanese quail

Hesam Alizade; Reza Ghanbarpour; Maziar Jajarami; Asma Askari

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2017, Pages 55-58

  Colibacillosis caused by avian pathogenic Escherichia coli (APEC) is an economic threat to the poultry industry throughout the world. Some of the virulence genes may enhance the ability of E. coli isolates to grow in the tissues of broilers. The APEC strains are assigned to a few distinct phylogenetic ...  Read More

Modeling of Salmonella typhimurium growth under the effects of Carum copticum essential oil, temperature, pH and inoculum size

Golshan Shakeri; Abdollah Jamshidi; Saeid Khanzadi; Mohammad Azizzadeh

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2017, Pages 59-65

  The purpose of this study was to elucidate some factors affecting the growth of Salmonella typhimurium. These factors included Carum copticum essential oil (0%, 0.015%, 0.03% and 0.06%), temperature (25 ˚C and 35 ˚C), pH (5, 6 and 7) and inoculum size (103 and 105  CFU mL-1). Brain heart infusion ...  Read More

Small Animal Internal Medicine
Molecular characterization and phylogenetic analysis of feline hemoplasmas in domestic cats in Iran

Fereshteh Ghazisaeedi; Nahid Atyabi; Taghi Zahraei Salehi; Iraj Ashrafi Tamai; Saeid Tabatabaei; Solmaz Chegeni

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2017, Pages 67-73

  Three known feline hemoplasmas are Mycoplsama haemofelis, ‘Candidatus Mycoplasma haemominutum’ and ‘Candidatus Mycoplasma turicensis’. They are described as cause of feline infectious anemia in domestic and wild felids. Other blood parasites or blood-related pathogens like concurrent ...  Read More

VacA and cagA genotypes of Helicobacter pylori isolated from raw meat in Isfahan province, Iran

Ali Gilani; Vadood Razavilar; Nordahr Rokni Rokni; Ebrahim Rahimi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2017, Pages 75-80

  Foods with animal origins play a substantial role in the transmission of Helicobacter pylori. The present investigation was carried out to study the vacA and cagA genotypes status of H. pylori isolated from various types of meat samples. Two hundred and twenty meat samples were collected and cultured. ...  Read More

Leydig cell tumor in ovary of a German Shepherd bitch: An immunohistopathological study

Ghasem Farjanikish; Ahmad Oryan

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2017, Pages 81-84

  Leydig cell tumor as a sex-cord stromal tumor is a relatively uncommon ovarian tumorin bitch. A 10-year-old female German Shepherd dog was presented because of protrusion of a large tumor-like mass of 16 × 14 × 7 cm in dimensions from her vagina. After stabilization of the patient, the mass ...  Read More

Polymelia with unhealed navel in an Iranian indigenous young fowl

Belal Hassanzadeh; Arefeh Rahemi

Volume 8, Issue 1 , March 2017, Pages 85-87

  Developing supernumerary limbs is a rare congenital condition that only a few cases have been documented. Depending on the cause and developmental conditions, they may be single, multiple or complicated, and occur as a syndrome or associated with other anomalies. Polymelia is defined as the presence ...  Read More