Volume 15 (2024)
Volume 14 (2023)
Volume 13 (2022)
Volume 12 (2021)
Volume 11 (2020)
Volume 9 (2018)
Volume 8 (2017)
Volume 7 (2016)
Volume 6 (2015)
Volume 5 (2014)
Volume 4 (2013)
Volume 3 (2012)
Volume 2 (2011)
Volume 1 (2010)
A very French connection, a brief discourse in commemoration of life and services of the late Louis Pierre Joseph Delpy on his 120th birthday anniversary

Keyvan Tadayon; Ehsan Mostafavi; Afshin Hajizadeh; Rainak Ghaderi; Parham Tadayon

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2019, Pages 271-275

  Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute (RVSRI) turned 95 years old in 2015. Majority of the animal infectious diseases such as rinderpest and anthrax that used to frequently strike the historic Persia are now gone for good or under control owing to the pioneering researches conducted at the institute ...  Read More

Crocin exerts improving effects on indomethacin-induced small intestinal ulcer by antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-apoptotic mechanisms

Sadat Ghafarzadeh; Rahim Hobbenaghi; Esmaeal Tamaddonfard; Amir Abbas Farshid; Mehdi Imani

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2019, Pages 277-284

  Crocin is a plant-derived carotenoid and bears potent antioxidant property. Ranitidine (a histamine H2 receptor blocker) is used for peptic ulcer treatment. The present study was planned to investigate the effects of crocin and ranitidine on indomethacin-induced ulcer in small intestine of rats. Animals ...  Read More

Experimental study on healing of long bone defects treated with fibrin membrane enriched with platelet growth factors and periosteal mesenchymal stem cells in rabbit: radiographical and histopathological evaluations

Amin Paidar Ardakani; Mohammd Mehdi Oloumi; Alireza Farsinejad; Reza Kheirandish

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2019, Pages 285-291

  The present study was designed to evaluate the effects of platelet growth factors and periosteal mesenchymal stem cells on bone healing process, radiographically. Forty male White New Zealand rabbits in five equal groups were used in this study. A 2 mm full thickness bone defect was made in left radial ...  Read More

Effect of experimental infectious bursal disease virus on clinical signs and pathogenesis of avian influenza virus H9N2 in turkey by real time PCR

Farhad Hashemzade; Mansour Mayahi; Abdolhamid Shoshtary; Masoud Reza Seyfi- Abadshapuri; Masoud Ghorbanpoor

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2019, Pages 293-297

  Infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV) in turkeys may result in immunosuppression, and inability of turkeys to resist nonpathogenic or less pathogenic organisms. A total number of 120 day-old commercial male turkeys were purchased and blood samples were collected from 20 day-old turkeys, remaining 100 ...  Read More

Food Hygiene
Antioxidant capacity, antimicrobial activities and chemical composition of Pistacia atlantica subsp. kurdica essential oil

Mehdi Fathollahi; Majid Aminzare; Mehran Mohseni; Hassan Hassanzadazar

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2019, Pages 299-305

  This study aimed to evaluate the composition, antioxidant capacity and antibacterial effects of Pistacia atlantica subsp. kurdica (baneh) essential oil on some important bacteria in food safety. Essential oil was derived using hydro-distillation method of the baneh fruits. Essential oil composition was ...  Read More

Protective effects of Cornus Mas fruit extract on methotrexate-induced alterations in mice testicular tissue: Evidences for histochemical and histomorphometrical changes in an animal model study

Leila Zarei; Rasoul Shahrooz

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2019, Pages 307-313

  Methotrexate (MTX) as a chemotherapeutic agent, has adverse effects on reproductive organs by enhancing oxidative stress. In this study, the protective effects of Cornus mas fruit extract (CMFE) against MTX side effects were evaluated. Forty-eight mature male NMRI mice were divided into six groups: group ...  Read More

Molecular identification of Brucella species and biovars associated with animal and human infection in Iran

Maryam Dadar; Saeed Alamian; Ali Mohammad Behrozikhah; Freshteh Yazdani; Armin Kalantari; Afshar Etemadi; Adrian M. Whatmore

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2019, Pages 315-321

  Brucellosis is a costly contagious disease of human, domestic and wild animals. It is a serious health problem in Iran causing significant economic losses therefore, control approaches to prevent its spread are of great importance. In Iran, the species and biovars of virulent Brucella species are still ...  Read More

Effect of in ovo feeding of amino acids and dextrose solutions on hatchability, body weight, intestinal development and liver glycogen reserves in newborn chicks

Mohammad Naser Nazem; Negin Amiri; Shima Tasharofi

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2019, Pages 323-331

  Early development of the digestive tract is crucial for achieving maximal growth and development of chickens. This study examined the effects of in ovo (IO) feeding of 0.70 mL of dextrose (10.00% and 20.00%) or amino acids solutions into the yolk sac at day 14 of incubation on small intestine histomorphometry ...  Read More

Differences between first and second ejaculations regarding seminal plasma calcium, magnesium and total antioxidant capacity in dual-purpose Fleckvieh bulls and their relationships with semen quality

Amir Khaki; Atefeh Araghia; Mehdi Lotfi; Alireza Nourian

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2019, Pages 333-341

  Artificial insemination is a well-established and widely used method for genetic improvement in cattle breeding industry. Recently, researchers have shown an increased interest in the cryoprotective effects of minerals and antioxidants on semen. Previous studies on calcium (Ca) and magnesium (Mg), two ...  Read More

Microwave irradiation of whole soybeans in ruminant nutrition: Protein and carbohydrate metabolism in vitro and in situ

Sara Golshan; Rasoul Pirmohammadi; Hamed Khalilvandi-Behroozyar

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2019, Pages 343-350

  Whole soybeans serve as one of the main sources of protein in ruminant nutrition. Different processing methods have been employed for ruminal protein protection. The present study was conducted to determine the effects of microwave irradiation [900 W; 2, 4 and 6 min] on quality, ruminal degradability ...  Read More

Clinical Pathology
Clinicopathologic findings in rats fed on the powder of Caloncoba echinata leaves

Christian Onwuchokwe Okorie-Kanu; Daniel Inua Edet; Patrick Emeka Aba; Onyinye Josephine Okorie-Kanu

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2019, Pages 351-355

  This study investigated the toxic effects of dried pulverized Caloncoba echinata leaves on the hematology, blood biochemistry and vital organs of male albino rats. Twenty adult male rats were randomly divided into four groups of five rats each. Groups A, B and C were fed 25.00%, 15.00% and 5.00% of pulverized ...  Read More

Food Hygiene
Application of histological method for detection of unauthorized tissues in meat sausage

Arezo Moghtaderi; Ahmadreza Raji; Saeid Khanzadi; Abolghasem Nabipour

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2019, Pages 357-360

  Nowadays, the consumption of meat and meat products has been increased with modern manufacturing techniques. Due to the economic value, the likelihood of using unauthorized tissue is possible in meat products. The aim of this study was to apply morphological methods for detection of unauthorized tissues ...  Read More

Clinical Pathology
Aggressive chondroblastic osteosarcoma in a dog: A case report

Mohammad Reza Esmaili Nejad; Rana Vafaei; Majid Masoudifard; Seyed Mahdi Nasiri; Atena Salimi

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2019, Pages 361-364

  Canine osteosarcoma (OS) or osteogenic sarcoma is an aggressive tumor of the skeletal system, associated with a rapid progression and guarded prognosis. The osteosarcomas, mostly arise from the appendicular skeleton while axial OS (osteosarcoma of flat bones) are less reported in the majority of large ...  Read More

Cutaneous xanthogranuloma associated with Klebsiella pneumoniea in a budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus)

Sara Shokrpoor; Amir Asghari; Azam Yazdani; Jamshid Razmyar

Volume 10, Issue 4 , December 2019, Pages 365-367

  Budgerigar is a common name for a colorful Australian native bird belonging to the Melopsittacus undulatus species. It is a very familiar pet around the world and its breeding has been grown in Iran. This study was conducted on a 2-year-old budgerigar with a nodular mass on the left wing. Physical examination ...  Read More