Volume 15 (2024)
Volume 13 (2022)
Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 10 (2019)
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Volume 8 (2017)
Volume 7 (2016)
Volume 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
Volume 3 (2012)
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Volume 1 (2010)
Protective effects of Chromolaena odorata extract on experimental benign prostatic hyperplasia in rats

Remigius Ibe Onoja; Shodeinde Vincent Olumuyiwa Shoyinka; Jacinta Ngozi Omeke; Nnenna Tochi Emejuo; Stella Nkemdilim Ugwoke

Volume 14, Issue 2 , February 2023, Pages 59-64

  Benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH) is an age-related disease in dogs and man leading to prostate enlargement which impinges on the urethra causing urinary outflow obstruction. Due to the side effects of surgery and chemotherapy used for the treatment of this disease, attention is now focused on phytotherapeutics ...  Read More

Configuration of sacral plexuses in Hasmer and Hasak sheep breeds: a comparative macro-anatomical approach

Hulya Balkaya; Zekeriya Ozudogru; Dervis Ozdemir; Bumin Emre Teke; Hulya Kara

Volume 14, Issue 2 , February 2023, Pages 65-69

  The aim of this study was to examine and compare the macro-anatomical structures and configurations of plexus sacralis in Hasmer and Hasak sheep breeds. For this purpose, 18 sheep (eight female Hasmer sheep, three male Hasak sheep and seven female Hasak sheep) were assessed. After induction of anesthesia, ...  Read More

Tribulus terrestris aqueous extract supplementation effects on sperm characteristics and anti-oxidant status during chilled storage of canine semen

Mohammad Moein Sabzeie; Esmail Ayen; Ali Soleimanzadeh; Mustafa Numan Bucak

Volume 14, Issue 2 , February 2023, Pages 71-77

  The reduction of spermatozoa survival time is a major problem of canine chilled sperm for artificial insemination. The current study looks at the possible advantages of chilling canine sperm to 4.00 ˚C for three days using Tribulus terrestris aqueous extract (TTAE). Three mixed-breed dogs were utilized ...  Read More

Comparison of propofol infusion rate required to abolish swallowing or pedal withdrawal reflexes in dogs

Keyvan Khojasteh; Nasser Vesal

Volume 14, Issue 2 , February 2023, Pages 79-85

  In a prospective, randomized, experimental non-blinded study, the continuous infusions rates of propofol required to prevent swallowing (P-SR) or pedal withdrawal reflex (P-WR) were evaluated in healthy premedicated dogs. Dogs were randomly assigned to one of two treatments at weekly intervals. Following ...  Read More

Variations of some adipokines, pro-inflammatory cytokines, oxidative stress biomarkers, and energy characteristics during the transition period in dairy cows

Zahra Noori Sabzikar; Mehrdad Mohri; Hesam Adin Seifi

Volume 14, Issue 2 , February 2023, Pages 87-95

  Limited information exists about the relationship of adipose tissue with inflammation, oxidative stress, and energy metabolism during the transition period in dairy cows. The objective of this study was to assess the changes and relation of some adipokines, cytokines, oxidative biomarkers, and serum ...  Read More

Dietary astaxanthin (Lucantin® Pink) mitigated oxidative stress induced by diazinon in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)

Sadigheh Shabanzadeh; Saber Vatandoust; Seyed Mehdi Hosseinifard; Najmeh Sheikhzadeh; Amir-Ali Shahbazfar

Volume 14, Issue 2 , February 2023, Pages 97-104

  The potential of commercial astaxanthin on growth, biochemical factors, and antioxidant-related gene expression following a challenge with diazinon were studied in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Fish (~ 20.70 g) were fed diets containing commercial astaxanthin (ASX) at 0.00 (CTR and ASX0), 0.50 ...  Read More

Effects of intracerebroventricular injection of apelin-13 on food intake in broiler chicks

Razieh Amini Zadeh; Hossein Jonaidi; Saeed Esmaeili-Mahani; Mahsa Salehi; Mojtaba Emam Bakhsh

Volume 14, Issue 2 , February 2023, Pages 105-108

  Apelin is an endogenous peptide ligand for G protein coupled apelin receptors (APJ orphan receptors) which are very similar to angiotensin II receptors. Apelin is expressed in most tissues of the body including hypothalamus that is responsible for regulating water and food intake, the gastrointestinal ...  Read More

First identification of Mycoplasma capricolum subspecies capripneumoniae in goats in Iran

Mostafa Abdollahi; Samad Lotfollahzadeh; Mohammad Hossein Nazem Shirazi; Sara Shokrpoor; Farhad Moosakhani; Minoo Partovi Nasr

Volume 14, Issue 2 , February 2023, Pages 109-112

  Mycoplasma capricolum subspecies capripneumoniae (Mccp) is the etiological agent of caprine contagious pleuropneumonia (CCPP) disease. The CCPP is one of the most severe diseases of goats. A herd of 2,000 goats located in the countryside of Tehran city, Iran, was examined for the study in August 2021. ...  Read More