Volume 15 (2024)
Volume 13 (2022)
Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 10 (2019)
Volume 9 (2018)
Volume 8 (2017)
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Volume 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
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Tobacco smoke induces oxidative stress and alters pro-inflammatory cytokines and some trace elements in healthy indoor cats

Berjan Demirtas; Karolin Yanar; Lora Koenhemsi; Nurcan Erozkan Dusak; Ozlem Guzel; Alev Akdogan Kaymaz

Volume 14, Issue 6 , June 2023, Pages 301-308

  This study was aimed to assess oxidative stress, pro-inflammatory cytokines and some trace elements in healthy pet cats exposed to environmental tobacco smoke. Forty healthy cats were included in this study. Cats were divided in two groups: Exposed to tobacco smoke (ETS; n = 20) and non-exposed to tobacco ...  Read More

Immunohistochemical determination of somatostatin release in gastric tissue of rats fed with a high-fat and cholesterol diet

Habibe Gündoğdu; Ebru Karadağ Sari

Volume 14, Issue 6 , June 2023, Pages 309-315

  This study aimed to investigate the effects of a high-fat and cholesterol diet (HFCD) on rats gastric mucosa. In the study, a total of 16 (40-day-old Sprague Dawley) male rats were used and randomly divided into two groups (each consisted of eight rats). Rats in the control group had no implementations ...  Read More

Genomic detection of Coxiella burnetii based on plasmid genes in horses

Manizheh Tehrani; Abdulghaffar Ownagh

Volume 14, Issue 6 , June 2023, Pages 317-322

  Q fever is a worldwide zoonosis caused by an obligate intra-cellular pathogen called Coxiella burnetii affecting a broad range of animal hosts including horses. Most of the isolates found carry plasmids which genetic studies of C. burnetii strains suggest a critical role in C. burnetii survival. The ...  Read More

Development of polyclonal heavy chain antibodies targeting programmed death ligand-1

Akbar Oghalaie; Alireza Shoari; Fatemeh Kazemi-Lomedasht; Fatemeh Rahimi-Jamnani; Fereidoun Mahboudi; Hajarossadat Ghaderi; Mohammad Hosseininejad-Chafi; Reza Moaazami; Arghavan Ashja Ardalan; Somayeh Piri-Gavgani; Delavar Shabazzadeh; Mahdi Behdani

Volume 14, Issue 6 , June 2023, Pages 323-328

  Programmed death ligand-1 (PD-L1, CD274 and B7-H1) has been described as a ligand for immune inhibitory receptor programmed death protein 1 (PD-1). With binding to PD-1 on activated T cells, PD-L1 can prevent T cell responses via motivating apoptosis. Consequently, it causes cancers immune evasion and ...  Read More

Phylogenetic analysis of pigeon adenovirus 1 in clinical specimens of domestic pigeons (Columba livia domestica) in Iran

Elham Rahimi Sardo; Forough Talazadeh; Ramezan Ali Jafari; Masoud Reza Seyfi

Volume 14, Issue 6 , June 2023, Pages 329-334

  An internationally identified syndrome that leads to deaths between domestic and ornamental pigeons, particularly after racing is young pigeon disease syndrome (YPDS). This study was conducted to determine the status of pigeon adenoviral infection and molecularly characterize the pigeon adenovirus in ...  Read More

Frequency and genotyping of Giardia duodenalis in dogs of Urmia, northwest of Iran

Reza Esmailzadeh; Farnaz Malekifard; Alaleh Rakhshanpour; Mousa Tavassoli

Volume 14, Issue 6 , June 2023, Pages 335-340

  Giardia duodenalis is a zoonotic protozoan infecting various vertebrates such as humans and domestic animals. The aim of this study was to determine the frequency and genotypes of G. duodenalis using polymerase chain reaction-restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) in dogs of Urmia, Iran. ...  Read More

Morphological comparison of the chukar partridge (Alectoris chukar) and Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) syrinx

Hülya Kara; Derviş Özdemir; Zekeriya Özüdoğru; Hülya Balkaya

Volume 14, Issue 6 , June 2023, Pages 341-345

  Syrinx is a voice device and shows structural and functional differences between bird species. This study aimed to investigate morphological and histological structures of the syrinx in chukar partridge (Alectoris chukar) and Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica). In the present study, 12 male ...  Read More

Canine myxoid liposarcoma in Iran: a clinical report

Hossein Alavizadeh; Zahra Moosavi

Volume 14, Issue 6 , June 2023, Pages 347-350

  A 15-year-old male terrier dog with symptoms of lethargy and severe abdominal distension was referred to the polyclinic hospital of the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Mashhad, Iran. In addition to numbness and abdominal distension, the dog also had anorexia and severe weakness and some skin masses were ...  Read More