Volume 15 (2024)
Volume 14 (2023)
Volume 13 (2022)
Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 10 (2019)
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Volume 7 (2016)
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Volume 5 (2014)
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Auto-transplantation of whole rat ovary in different transplantation sites

Somayeh Tavana; Mojtaba Rezazadeh Valojerdi; Hussein Eimani; Naeimeh Sadat Abtahi; Rouhollah Fathi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 275-280

  This study was carried out to assess the different ovarian transplantation sites after short-time autografting. Female rats were randomized into five groups, with six rats in each group, including control (intact), cervical subcutaneous transplanted (CST), back subcutaneous transplanted (BST), subfascial ...  Read More

Effect of Satureja khuzestanica essential oil against fertility disorders induced by busulfan in female mice

Abbas Ahmadi; Saleh Bamohabat Chafjiri; Rajab Ali Sadrkhanlou

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 281-286

  Busulfan is an alkylating agent affects ovarian follicles growth by oxidative stress induction. Satureja khuzestanica has antioxidant effects. The aim of this study was to examine whether S. khuzestanica essential oil (SKEO) exhibits protective effects on busulfan-induced ovarian failure. Eighty-four ...  Read More

Molecular identification and phylogenetic analysis of chronic bee paralysis virus in Iran

Mohammadreza Ghorani; Arash Ghalyanchi Langeroudi; Omid Madadgar; Mohammadreza Rezapanah; Sedigheh Nabian; Reza Khaltabadi Farahani; Hossein Maghsoudloo; Mohammad Forsi; Hamed Abdollahi; Hesameddin Akbarein

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 287-292

  Chronic bee paralysis virus (CBPV) is an unclassified polymorphic single-stranded RNA virus. Among the viruses infecting honeybees, CBPV is known to induce significant losses in honeybee colonies. In this study, a total number of eighty-nine suspected apiaries from four regions of Iran (including Mazandaran, ...  Read More

Molecular detection and phylogenetic analysis of Mycoplasma gallisepticum from backyard and commercial turkey flocks in Iran

Saeed Rasoulinezhad; Mohammad Hassan Bozorgmehrifard; Hossein Hosseini; Nariman Sheikhi; Saeed Charkhkar

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 293-298

  Mycoplasma gallisepticum (MG) is economically important pathogen of poultry causes airsacculitis and frequently infraorbital sinusitis in turkeys. Infections may remain without clinical signs, but they can make birds susceptible to secondary infections.This study was carried out for molecular detection ...  Read More

A molecular study on Babesia spp. in cattle and ticks in West-Azerbaijan province, Iran

Sepideh Rajabi; Bijan Esmaeilnejad; Mousa Tavassoli

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 299-306

  A total number of 450 blood samples were collected from 45 different randomly selected cattle herds. Light microscopic examination of blood smears revealed Babesia spp. infection in 4.2%, while 8.9% of blood samples were positive using PCR. Upon multiplex-PCR (mPCR), B. bigemina and B. bovis infections ...  Read More

Production and purification of polyclonal antibody against F(ab')2 fragment of human immunoglobulin G

Hadi Nasiri; Zahra Valedkarimi; Leili Aghebati-Maleki; Jalal Abdolalizadeh; Tohid Kazemi; Mojghan Esparvarinha; Jafar Majidi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 307-312

  Antibodies are essential tools of biomedical and biochemical researches. Polyclonal antibodies are produced against different epitopes of antigens. Purified F(ab')2 can be used for animal’s immunization to produce polyclonal antibodies. Human immunoglobulin G (IgG) was purified by ion exchange ...  Read More

Food Hygiene
Microbiological, biochemical and organoleptic properties of fermented-probiotic drink produced from camel milk

Saideh Saljooghi; Ladan Mansouri-Najand; Hadi Ebrahimnejad; Farideh Doostan; Nasrin Askari

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 313-317

  The microbiological and biochemical changes occurred during the fermentation of camel milk inoculated by three selected bacterial starter, were investigated as well as the sensory evaluation of the product. Milk samples were collected from camel herds of southeastern of Iran. Chr. Hansen ABT-10 starter ...  Read More

Effect of chlorpyrifos on sperm characteristics and testicular tissue changes in adult male rats

Mojtaba Babazadeh; Gholamreza Najafi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 319-326

  Chlorpyrifos (CPF) is a broad spectrum organophosphate pesticide used for agricultural health purposes. Its principal mechanism of toxicity is the inhibition of acetylcholinesterase. The purpose of present study was to investigate the effects of CPF on testicular tissue and sperm parameters in male rats. ...  Read More

Fish & Aquatic
Florfenicol pharmacokinetics following intravenous and oral administrations and its elimination after oral and bath administrations in common carp (Cyprinus carpio)

Abdolhossein Jangaran Nejad; Rahim Peyghan; Hossein Najafzadeh Varzi; Ali Shahriyari

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 327-331

  The aim of this study was to evaluate pharmacokinetic profiles of florfenicol after a single dose of intravenous (5.00 mg kg-1 body weight) and oral (40.00 mg kg-1 body weight) administrations in common carp (Cyprinus carpio). The residue depletion of florfenicol was also investigated after oral administration ...  Read More

European pond turtle (Emys orbicularis persica) as a biomarker of environmental pollution in Golestan and Mazandaran provinces, Iran

Somayeh Namroodi; Annalisa Zaccaroni; Hassan Rezaei; Seyyedeh Malihe Hosseini

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 333-339

  Anthropogenic environmental changes are hypothesized as main reasons for animal species population declines. Heavy metals contamination is one of the worst threats to animals among human-caused threats. As most of the heavy metals bioaccumulate in organisms, analyzing concentrations of heavy metals in ...  Read More

Effects of bisphenol-S low concentrations on oxidative stress status and in vitro fertilization potential in mature female mice

Alireza Nourian; Ali Soleimanzadeh; Ali Shalizar Jalali; Gholamreza Najafi

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 341-345

  Bisphenol-S (BPS) is a new bisphenol-A substitute widely used in many plastic products. Bisphenol-A as a main member of bisphenol family has been known as an endocrine system disrupter chemical compound. Like other members of bisphenol family, there is public health concern about the toxic effects of ...  Read More

Molecular detection of Ehrlichia spp. in blood samples of dogs in southern Iran using polymerase chain reaction

Noushin Derakhshandeh; Hassan Sharifiyazdi; Mohammad Abbaszadeh Hasiri

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 347-351

  Ehrlichiosis is a zoonotic disease which has been reported from some regions of Iran. This study was aimed to determine the presence and prevalence of ehrlichiosis in suspected dogs referred to the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran using polymerase chain reaction(PCR). Blood ...  Read More

Effect of different levels of dietary vitamin E on reproductive and productive performances in Japanese quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica)

Parvin Abedi; Saleh Tabatabaei Vakili; Morteza Mamouei; Ali Aghaei

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 353-359

  The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of dietary vitamin E on reproductive and productive parameters in Japanese quails. A total number of 240 female and 80 male Japanese quail were divided into five treatments with four replications in a completely randomized design. Experimental diets were ...  Read More

Large Animal Internal Medicine
Congenital lumbar vertebrae agenesis in a lamb

Mohammad Farajli Abbasi; Bahador Shojaei; Omid Azari

Volume 8, Issue 4 , December 2017, Pages 361-363

  Congenital agenesis of lumbar vertebrae was diagnosed in a day-old female lamb based on radiology and clinical examinations. There was no neurological deficit in hindlimb and forelimb associated with standing disability. Radiography of the abdominal region revealed absence of lumbar vertebrae. Necropsy ...  Read More