Volume 15 (2024)
Volume 14 (2023)
Volume 13 (2022)
Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 10 (2019)
Volume 8 (2017)
Volume 7 (2016)
Volume 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
Volume 3 (2012)
Volume 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
Comparative study of semen traits and histomorphometric features of testes ‎of broiler breeder males with different phenotypic traits

Alireza Talebi; Manoochehr Alimehr; Mohammad Hossein Alavi; Gholamreza Najafi; Naeimeh Simaei

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2018, Pages 1-6

  Fertility reduction due to sub-fertile males is a major concern in breeder flocks. Phenotypic traits of broiler breeder males and their relationships with fertility can be used as reliable indicators for identification and removal of sub-fertile males from the breeder flocks. This study was conducted ...  Read More

Occurrence and potential causative factors of immune-mediated hemolytic ‎anemia in cattle and river buffaloes

Seyedeh Missagh Jalali; Masood Ghorbanpour; Mohammad Razi Jalali; Aria Rasooli; Pegah Safaie; Farideh Norvej; Imaneh Delavari

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2018, Pages 7-12

  The main objectives of this study were to determine the occurrence and potential causative factors of Immune-mediated hemolytic anemia (IMHA) in native cattle and water buffaloes from southwest of Iran. Fifty-three anemic animals (37 cattle and 16 buffaloes) were studied. A full clinical history and ...  Read More

A methodological approach for production and purification of polyclonal ‎antibody against dog IgG ‎

Somayeh Sadeghi; Leili Aghebati-Maleki; Samira Nozari; Jafar Majidi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2018, Pages 13-18

  Antibodies are a class of biomolecules that has an important role in the immune system and lots of applications in biotechnological methods and in pharmaceutics. Production and purification of antibodies in laboratory animals is one of the first ways to manufacture of these prominent tools. The obtained ...  Read More

Small Animal Surgery
Evaluation of matrix metalloproteinases (MMP)-2 and MMP-9 activity in serum and biochemical and hematological parameters in spontaneous canine cutaneous tumors before and after surgical treatment

Vahid Fathipour; Zohreh Khaki; Seyyed Mehdi Nassiri

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2018, Pages 19-26

  Recently, matrix metalloproteinases (MMP), in particular the gelatinases MMP-2 and MMP-9, generally considered as tumor markers for clinical applications. A longitudinal 2-years follow-up survey was performed on dogs with cutaneous tumor. Serum samples were obtained from 22 dogs with different cutaneous ...  Read More

Clinical Pathology
Protective effects of Nigella sativa on synaptic plasticity impairment induced ‎by lipopolysaccharide

Akbar Anaeigoudari; Fatemeh Norouzi; Azam Abareshi; Farimah Beheshti; Azita Aaghaei; Mohammad Naser Shafei; Zahra Gholamnezhad; Mahmoud Hosseini

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2018, Pages 27-33

  In the present study the protective effect of Nigella sativa (N. sativa)on synaptic plasticity impairment induced by lipopolysaccharide (LPS) in rats was investigated. Fifty-eight rats were grouped and treated as follows: 1) control (saline), 2) LPS, 3) LPS-N. sativa,and 4) N. sativa. In a Morris water ...  Read More

Antioxidant effects of Spirulina platensis (Arthrospira platensis) on ‎cyclophosphamide-induced testicular injury in rats

Mohammad Afkhami-Ardakani; Shapour Hasanzadeh; Rasoul Shahrooz; Norouz Delirezh; Hassan Malekinejad

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2018, Pages 35-41

  Cyclophosphamide (CP) is known to reduce fertility. The protective effects of Spirulina plantesis (SP) against CP-induced testicular toxicity were investigated. Male Wistar rats were categorized into eight groups (n = 7). Four groups of rats were administered CP at a dose of 5 mg in 5 mL distilled water ...  Read More

Effect of different corn processing methods on enzyme producing bacteria, ‎protozoa, fermentation and histomorphometry of rumen in fattening lambs ‎

Mohammad Amin Gholami; Masihollah Forouzmand; Mokhtar Khajavi; Shima Hossienifar; Reza Naghiha

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2018, Pages 43-48

  The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of different corn processing methods on rumen microbial flora, histomorphometry and fermentation in fattening male lambs. Twenty male lambs (average age and weight of 90 days and 25.00 ± 1.10 kg, respectively) were used in a completely randomized ...  Read More

Indigestible neutral detergent fibers: Relationship between forage fragility ‎and neutral detergent fibers digestibility in total mixed ration and some ‎feedstuffs in dairy cattle

Mostafa Soufizadeh; Rasoul Pirmohammadi; Yunes Alijoo; Hamed Khalilvandi Behroozyar

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2018, Pages 49-57

  Indigestible neutral detergent fibers (iNDF) accurately predict forage digestibility when measured in situ. The objective of this study was to determine the effects of rumen incubation times on the estimated concentrations of iNDF for four forages (alfalfa hay, corn silage, wheat straw and orchard grass), ...  Read More

Stem Cells
Effect of lysophosphatidic acid on the follicular development and the ‎expression of lysophosphatidic acid receptor genes during in vitro culture of ‎mouse ovary

Neda Abedpour; Mojdeh Salehnia; Nassim Ghorbanmehr

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2018, Pages 59-66

  Lysophosphatidic acid (LPA) known as a serum-derived growth factor, is involved in several cell physiological functions in the female reproductive system including: oocyte maturation, in vitro fertilization and embryo implantation by its transmembrane G protein-coupled receptors. The aim of the present ...  Read More

Production of a monoclonal antibody against chicken immunoglobulin G: A valuable molecule with research and diagnostic applications

Masoud Reza Seyfi Abad Shapouri; Mohammad Rashno; Pezhman Mahmoodi; Mahshid Ariya

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2018, Pages 67-72

  Monoclonal antibodies (MAbs) are invaluable molecules which have several advantages over polyclonal immunoglobulins (Igs) including consistency and higher specificity and hence can be used in biological researches, diagnosis and treatment of diseases. The present study was conducted to produce monoclonal ...  Read More

Food Hygiene
Effects of chitosan edible coating containing grape seed extract on the shelf-life of refrigerated rainbow trout fillet ‎

Parviz Hassanzadeh; Mehran Moradi; Nasim Vaezi; Mir-Hassan Moosavy; Razzagh Mahmoudi

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2018, Pages 73-79

  In recent years, the use of edible coatings as a carrier of food additives and antimicrobial compounds in fishery products has been considered. This study was carried out to evaluate the effects of 2% chitosan coating singly or combined with 0.1% grape seed extract (GSE) on microbial (mesophilic and ...  Read More

Molecular detection and identification of Giardia duodenalis in cattle of Urmia, northwest of Iran

Farnaz Malekifard; Minoo Ahmadpour

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2018, Pages 81-85

  Giardia duodenalis is one of the most prevalent intestinal protozoa infecting humans and domestic animals. The aim of this study was to identify subspecies of G. duodenalis by polymerase chain reaction and restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) method from fecal samples of naturally infected ...  Read More

Effects of blastocyst artificial collapse prior to vitrification on hatching and ‎survival rates and the expression of klf4 gene in mouse embryos

‎ Farkhondeh Pooyanfar; Tahereh Foroutan; Mojtaba Dashtizad

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2018, Pages 87-92

  Although the rate of blastocysts implantation of embryos is higher than previous stages but their survival rate is lower than them, which could be attributed to the completely filled blastocoel cavity with liquid and increased possibility of the formation of ice crystals. This liquid could prevent the ...  Read More

Prevalence of avian metapneumovirus subtype B in live bird market in‎ Gilan province, Iran

Pouria Motamed Chaboki; Arash Ghalyanchilangeroudi; Vahid Karimi; Hamed Abdollahi; Hossein Maghsoudloo; Hossein Hosseini; Reza Khaltababdi Farahahni; Seyed Ali Ghafouri; Mohammad Hossein Falah; Hussein Rezaee

Volume 9, Issue 1 , March 2018, Pages 93-97

  Avianmetapneumovirus (aMPV), also known as avian pneumovirus or turkey rhinotracheitis virus, is the causative agent of turkey rhinotracheitis and swollen head syndrome in chickens. Four aMPV subgroups (A-D) have been reported previously based on their genetic and antigenic differences. ...  Read More