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Ultrasonographic examination of the normal caprine neonatal brain

Elham Hassan; Ahmed Abdelgalil; Faisal Torad

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2020, Pages 1-5

  Ultrasonography is a safe, rapid, and non-invasive diagnostic tool that has been previously used for imaging infants and canine neonatal brains. The purpose of the present study was to describe the ultrasonographic appearance of the brain in clinically normal caprine neonates. Ultrasonographic examination ...  Read More

Protective effect of ethyl pyruvate on testicular histology and fertilization potential in cyclophosphamide treated mice

Zahra Bakhtiary; Rasoul Shahrooz; Abbas Ahmadi; Farhad Soltanalinejad

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2020, Pages 7-13

  In the present study, we aimed to address the use of ethyl pyruvate (EP) against the harmful effects of cyclophosphamide (CP) treatment. Thirty-nine adult male mice were divided into three groups including control group received normal saline [0.20 mL per day; intraperitoneally (IP)], CP group received ...  Read More

Histopathological evaluation of the role of negative electrical charge on renal ischemia/reperfusion injuries on brain and heart tissues in rat

Sara Dehyadegari; Mohammad Mehdi Oloumi; Shahrzad Azizi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2020, Pages 15-20

  This study was performed to evaluate the role of electroacupuncture on kidney 1 (Ki1) acupoint to prevent the heart and brain injury following ischemia/reperfusion of both kidneys. 24 Sprague Dawley rats were randomly assigned into four equal groups. In the treatment 1 group, following anesthesia, acupuncture ...  Read More

Comparison of cattle BoLA-DRB3 typing by PCR-RFLP, direct sequencing, and high-resolution DNA melting curve analysis

Ala Alkafajy; Hassan Al-Karagoly; Gholamreza Nikbakht Brujeni

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2020, Pages 21-26

  Major histocompatibility complex (MHC) represents an important genetic marker for manipulation to improve the health and productivity of cattle. It is closely associated with numerous disease susceptibilities and immune responses. Bovine MHC, also called bovine leukocyte antigen (BoLA), is considered ...  Read More

Antioxidant property of Plantago major leaf extracts reduces testicular torsion/detorsion-induced ischemia/reperfusion injury in rats

Masoumeh Moradi-Ozarlou; Sara Javanmardi; Hossein Tayefi Nasrabadi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2020, Pages 27-33

  The present study was aimed to determine the protective effects of Plantago major L (PM) leaf extracts on the testicular torsion/detorsion (T/D)-induced ischemia/reperfusion (I/R) injury in rats. Twenty-four mature male Sprague-Dawley rats, weighing 200-220 g, were selected. They were randomly divided ...  Read More

The effects of exposure to fluoxetine during lactation on testicular tissue and sperm parameters in mice offspring

Mojtaba Karimi pour; Abbas Ahmadi; Masoumeh Zirak Javanmard; Abass Jafari; Maryam Mohebi; Elnaz Hosseinalipour

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2020, Pages 35-42

  Fluoxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor is commonly prescribed to treat maternal depression in pregnancy and lactation. This study aimed to investigate the effects of maternal exposure to fluoxetine via lactation on testicular tissue, sperm parameters including count, motility, viability, ...  Read More

Impacts of in vitro thermal stress on ovine epididymal spermatozoa and the protective effect of β-mercaptoethanol as an antioxidant

Ebrahim Ahmadi; Narges Tahmasebian-Ghahfarokhi; Maryam Nafar-Sefiddashti; Marzieh Sadeghi-Sefiddashti; Hosein Hasanpour

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2020, Pages 43-51

  Most aspects of reproductive function including spermatogenesis, oocyte growth and maturation, early embryonic development, fetal and placental growth, and lactation can be affected by thermal stress. Furthermore, it has been shown that oxidative stress involves in the pathology of thermal stress. Therefore, ...  Read More

The effect of different levels of Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum-graecum L.) powder and extract on performance, egg quality, blood parameters and immune responses of laying hens in second production cycle

Solmaz Khalili Samani; Mohammad Ghorbani; Jamal Fayazi; Somayeh Sallary

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2020, Pages 53-57

  The present study was carried out to determine the effects of fenugreek powder (FP) and extract (FE) on performance, egg quality, blood parameters and immune responses of laying hens. One-hundred and fifty Leghorn laying hens were used in a completely randomized design with five treatments and five replicates ...  Read More

Different processing effects on nutritive value of barely grains by gas production method

Abbas Ali Ahmadinaghadehi; Younes Ali Alijoo; Abbas Ali Naserian

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2020, Pages 59-65

  The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of warm and cold physical as well as chemical processing methods on the nutritive value of barley grains by gas production technique. The processing methods included milling, steam flaking, extruding and soaking up the grain in water containing ...  Read More

Evaluation of lactic acid bacteria isolated from poultry feces as potential probiotic and its in vitro competitive activity against Salmonella typhimurium

Mandana Salehizadeh; Mohammad Hossein Modarressi; Seyed Naser Mousavi; Maryam Tajabadi Ebrahimi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2020, Pages 67-75

  The efficacy of probiotics as alternatives to antibiotics has been defined as one of the potential strategies to prevent Salmonella spp. infection in poultry. The purpose of this study was to isolate probiotic native Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) with high compatibility to intestinal tract and prevention ...  Read More

Seroprevalence and risk factors associated with Toxoplasma gondii infection in sheep of Veracruz State, southeast Mexico

Rafael Suazo Cortez; David Itzcoatl Martinez Herrera; Violeta Trinidad Pardío-Sedas; Carlos Ricardo Cruz-Vázquez; José Francisco Morales Alvarez; Gabriela Sánchez-Viveros; María Elena Galindo-Tovar

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2020, Pages 77-81

  Toxoplasma gondii is widely prevalent in sheep and their products pose a risk to public health. The aim of this study was to identify the seroprevalence and risk factors associated with T. gondii infection in sheep in Veracruz State, Mexico. The study was cross-sectional and it was carried out in thirteen ...  Read More

Fish & Aquatic
Effect of replacement of fish oil with different plant oils in Oncorhynchus mykiss broodstocks diets on egg and larval antioxidant defense development

Shima Khezrian; Amir Parviz Salati; Naser Agh; Hossein Pasha-Zanoosi

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2020, Pages 83-88

  This study was undertaken to investigate the effects of feeding rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) broodstocks with different ratio of plant oils to evaluate the changes in antioxidant defense status in the progenies. In the experimental diets, fish oil was replaced with different combination of plant ...  Read More

Direct endoscopic lavage and biopsy sampling and evaluation of uterine microflora in various stages of the canine estrous cycle

Asghar Mogheiseh; Abdollah Derakhshandeh; Sara Heidarifar; Esmaeil Bandariyan

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2020, Pages 89-92

  The microbial population of the uterus fluctuates during the estrous cycle. Microflora of uterus may affect the establishment and maintenance of pregnancy in bitches. The endoscopic samples obtained from the vagina and uterus of 20 female adult mixed‑breed dogs. The uterine lavage samples were prepared ...  Read More

Evidence of jaagsiekte sheep retrovirus-induced pulmonary adenocarcinoma in Ouled Djellal breed sheep in Algeria

Belalmi Nor El Houda; Sid Nassim; Omar Bennoune; Ouhida Soraya; Marcelo De Las Heras; Caroline Leroux

Volume 11, Issue 1 , March 2020, Pages 93-95

  We report the occurrence of lung cancer in a six months old lamb of Ouled Djellal breed from Algeria. The main clinical sign was a considerable amount of whitish foamy fluid discharge from the nostrils when the animal head was lowered and the rear end was lifted. The post-mortem examination revealed ...  Read More