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1. Estimating breeding value correctly.

Author(s) : Pasyuta, A.; Grishina, L.; Vashchenko, P.; Manyunenko, S.

Publisher : Redaktsiya zhurnala "Zhivotnovodstvo Rossii", Moscow, Russia

Journal article : Zhivotnovodstvo Rossii 2021 No.5 pp.27-29

2. Sex and gender inclusiveness in lactation research.

Author(s) : Dodgson, J. E.; Bamberger, E. T.

Publisher : Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA

Journal article : Journal of Human Lactation 2021 Vol.37 No.2 pp.237-241 ref.15

3. Effects of dietary grape seed proanthocyanidin extract supplementation on meat quality, muscle fiber characteristics and antioxidant capacity of finishing pigs.

The aim of this study was to investigate effects of dietary grape seed proanthocyanidin extract (GSPE) supplementation on meat quality, muscle fiber characteristics and antioxidant capacity of finishing pigs. The data showed GSPE increased pH24 h, redness, crude protein content and decreased shear...

Author(s) : Xu Meng; Chen XiaoLing; Huang ZhiQing; Chen DaiWen; Li MingZhou; He, J.; Chen Hong; Zheng Ping; Yu Jie; Luo YuHeng; Yu Bing

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Food Chemistry 2022 Vol.367 ref.40

4. Comparative assessment of thermo-tolerance between indigenous Osmanabadi and Salem black goat breeds based on expression patterns of different intracellular toll-like receptor genes during exposure to summer heat stress.

A study was designed to comparatively assess the impact of summer season induced heat stress on the immune response related genes in two different indigenous Osmanabadi and Salem Black goat breeds. The primary objective of the study was to elucidate the impact of heat stress on the different...

Author(s) : Savitha, S. T.; Kumar, V. G.; Amitha, J. P.; Sejian, V.; Bagath, M.; Krishnan, G.; Devaraj, C.; Bhatta, R.

Publisher : Taylor & Francis, Abingdon, UK

Journal article : Biological Rhythm Research 2021 Vol.52 No.1 pp.127-135 ref.14

5. Policy effects on the sustainability of animal breeding.

Sustainability in animal breeding can be understood as continuous availability of breeding animals and their germinal products for commercial production, that now and in the future, meet the requirements of a broad range of stakeholders: breeders, farmers, livestock keepers, producers, consumers...

Author(s) : Martyniuk, E.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Sustainability 2021 Vol.13 No.14 ref.many

6. Effect of prednisolone pre-treatment on cat lymphoma cell sensitivity towards chemotherapeutic drugs.

Corticosteroid administration prior to the application of chemotherapy in small animal lymphoma patients is a concern, as it is discussed to negatively influence the therapeutic outcome due to corticosteroid-induced drug resistance. Using feline lymphoma cell lines FT-1 and MS4 we have shown, that...

Author(s) : Hlavaty, J.; Ertl, R.; Mekuria, T. A.; Rütgen, B.; Tsujimoto, H.; Walter, I.; Wolfesberger, B.

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Research in Veterinary Science 2021 Vol.138 pp.178-187 ref.many

7. LncRNA DMRT2-AS acts as a transcriptional regulator of dmrt2 involving in sex differentiation in the Chinese tongue sole (Cynoglossus semilaevis).

Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) contribute to various biological processes, including sexual development. As a member of the DMRT family, dmrt2 plays a very important role in sex determination and differentiation. In this study, we cloned and characterized the lncRNA DMRT2-AS (referred to as dmrt2...

Author(s) : Feng Bo; Li Shuo; Wang Qian; Tang LiLi; Huang Fei; Zhang ZhiHua; Shahid Mahboobe; Shao ChangWei

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. B, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology 2021 Vol.253 ref.37

8. Comparative microRNAs expression profiles analysis during embryonic development of common carp, Cyprinus carpio.

MicroRNAs (miRNAs) play important roles in biological processes by regulating specific gene expression. Limited miRNAs information is available on embryonic development in common carp (Cyprinus carpio) so far. In this study, six important embryonic development stages of C. carpio were collected to...

Author(s) : Wang LanMei; Song FeiBiao; Yin HaoRan; Zhu WenBin; Fu JianJun; Dong ZaiJie; Xu Pao

Publisher : Elsevier, New York, USA

Journal article : Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. D: Genomics & Proteomics 2021 Vol.37

9. Combined hepatotoxicity of imidacloprid and microplastics in adult zebrafish: endpoints at gene transcription.

Microplastics (MPs) and pesticides are two kinds of ubiquitous pollutants that can pose a health risk to aquatic organisms. However, researches about the combined effects of MPs and pesticides are very limited. A simple combined exposure model was established in this study, adult zebrafish were...

Author(s) : Luo Ting; Weng You; Huang ZhuiZui; Zhao Yao; Jin YuanXiang

Publisher : Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK

Journal article : Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. C, Toxicology & Pharmacology 2021 Vol.246

10. Cloning and expression of four aquaporin homologs from the Chinese black sleeper (Bostrychus sinensis): the effects of salinity acclimation.

Several fish species are known to possess mechanisms that allow them to adapt to environments with different salinities. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of salinity on the expression of aquaporins (aqp1a, aqp3a, aqp8a, and aqp9a) in the gills and intestines of Chinese black...

Author(s) : Yang JingJing; Zhang JianShe; Wei Ke; Shen Bin

Publisher : Springer, New York, USA

Journal article : Biochemical Genetics 2021 Vol.59 No.4 pp.837-855 ref.41

11. Multi-locus imprinting disturbances of Beckwith-Wiedemann and Large offspring syndrome/abnormal offspring syndrome: a brief review.

In vitro fertilization and somatic cell nuclear transfer are assisted reproduction technologies commonly used in humans and cattle, respectively. Despite advances in these technologies, molecular failures can occur, increasing the chance of the onset of imprinting disorders in the offspring. Large...

Author(s) : Mangiavacchi, P. M.; Caldas-Bussiere, M. C.; Mendonça, M. da S.; Dias, A. J. B.; Rios, Á. F. L.

Publisher : Elsevier, New York, USA

Journal article : Theriogenology 2021 Vol.173 pp.193-201

12. Effects of CRH and ACTH exposure during in vitro maturation on competence of pig and mouse oocytes.

Although it is known that stresses on females damage oocytes with increased production of stress hormones, whether corticotrophin-releasing hormone (CRH) or adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) harm oocytes directly are largely unknown. We demonstrated that CRH exposure during in vitro maturation...

Author(s) : Gong Shuai; Jiang Lin; Cheng Hao; Pan LiuZhu; Xu MingTao; Zhang Min; Yuan HongJie; Tan JingHe

Publisher : Elsevier, New York, USA

Journal article : Theriogenology 2021 Vol.173 pp.211-220

13. Effect of morphological traits on body weight in clam Paphia schnelliana.

Shell length, shell height, shell width, anterior length, posterior length, and body weight were measured and the number of growth lines were recorded in 339 samples of wild clam Paphia schnelliana collected from Beibu Gulf in October 2019, and correlation between morphological trait and body...

Author(s) : Wei HaiJun; Deng ZhengHua; Chen MingQiang; Li YouNing; Wang Yu; Sun Jing; Wang JiJin

Publisher : Editorial Board of Journal of Fisheries Science, Dalian, China

Journal article : Fisheries Science (Dalian) 2021 Vol.40 No.2 pp.233-238 ref.29

14. Pure species discriminate against hybrids in the Drosophila melanogaster species subgroup.

Introgression, the exchange of alleles between species, is a common event in nature. This transfer of alleles between species must happen through fertile hybrids. Characterizing the traits that cause defects in hybrids illuminates how and when gene flow is expected to occur. Inviability and...

Author(s) : Serrato-Capuchina, A.; Schwochert, T. D.; Zhang, S.; Roy, B.; Peede, D.; Koppelman, C.; Matute, D. R.

Publisher : Wiley, Boston, USA

Journal article : Evolution : International Journal of Organic Evolution 2021 Vol.75 No.7 pp.1753-1774

15. Estimation of genetic parameters for test-day milk yield in Girolando cows using a random regression model.

The objective of this study was to estimate the components of variance and genetic parameters of test-day milk yield in first lactation Girolando cows, using a random regression model. A total of 126,892 test-day milk yield (TDMY) records of 15,351 first-parity Holstein, Gyr, and Girolando breed...

Author(s) : Santos, E. P. B.; Feltes, G. L.; Negri, R.; Cobuci, J. A.; Silva, M. V. G. B.

Publisher : FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil

Journal article : Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia 2021 Vol.73 No.1 pp.18-24 ref.21

16. Occurrence of quantitative genetic polymorphism at the caprine β-CN locus, as determined by a proteomic approach.

Genetic screening of caseins in caprine milk samples enabled the identification of two novel β-casein (β-CN) phenotypes, C2 and F1, expressed at lower levels (3.3 and 2.7 g L-1 per allele, respectively) than reference β-CN C (4.7 g L-1 per allele), and another lacking in αS-complex. The β-CN C2 and ...

Author(s) : Nicolai, M. A.; Garro, G.; Caira, S.; Mauriello, R.; Quarto, M.; de Pascale, S.; Chianese, L.

Publisher : Elsevier, Oxford, UK

Journal article : International Dairy Journal 2021 Vol.112 ref.many

17. COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on the breeding world.

Since March 2020, like all other industries worldwide, the breeding world had to face the COVID-19 crisis. Breeding activities belong to essential economic activities being able to continue in some extend services and activities during locked down (for example AI). However, it is interesting to...

Author(s) : David, X.

Publisher : Oxford University Press, Cary, USA

Journal article : Animal Frontiers 2021 Vol.11 No.1 pp.51-53

18. Farm animal genetic resources and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Endangered breeds in fragile socio-economic contexts are particularly exposed to population decline and stochastic perturbations expected following COVID-19 pandemic. The interest of richer societies for short food chains, natural food and traceability of products can create opportunities for local ...

Author(s) : Gandini, G.; Hiemstra, S. J.

Publisher : Oxford University Press, Cary, USA

Journal article : Animal Frontiers 2021 Vol.11 No.1 pp.54-56 ref.4

19. Relationship of mitochondrial biogenesis and phenotypic expression of residual feed intake in fat-tailed lambs.

Residual feed intake (RFI) is a popular measure of feed efficiency in livestock animals. The functionality of mitochondrial metabolism has been shown to be associated with variation in feed efficiency. In this study, mitochondrial biogenesis was determined by measuring the mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) ...

Author(s) : Rajaei-Sharifabadi, H.; Naserian, A. A.; Nassiry, M. R.; Bottje, W.

Publisher : Islamic Azad University, Rasht, Iran

Journal article : Iranian Journal of Applied Animal Science 2021 Vol.11 No.1 pp.117-122 ref.30

20. Relationships between scrotal circumference, live weight and age of ouled djellal rams in transhumant breeding.

The objective of the present study was to provide an overview on the relationships that may exist between scrotal circumference (CS), live weight and age in male sheep (rams) reared in transhumant mode in the wilayas of Relizane and Saida, in the northwest of Algeria. A total of 209 Ouled Djellal...

Foreign Title :Relations entre circonférence scrotale, poids vif et âge de béliers ouled djellal en élevage transhumant.

Author(s) : Rahmani, M. M.

Publisher : CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia

Journal article : Livestock Research for Rural Development 2021 Vol.33 No.2 ref.10

21. Effect of interaction between miR-186-5p and α-MSH on melanogenesis in sheep melanocytes.

Melanogenesis is regulated by many genes and miRNAs. This study aimed to explore the effect of interaction between miR-186-5p and α-MSH on melanogenesis in sheep melanocytes. The miR-186-5p expression vector was transfected into sheep melanocytes and α-MSH was also added to the cells at the same...

Author(s) : Xu DongMei; Zhu ZhiWei; Tang ZhongWei; Li PengFei; Dong ChangSheng; Zhao YuJun

Publisher : Institute of Animal Science, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China

Journal article : Acta Veterinaria et Zootechnica Sinica 2021 Vol.52 No.1 pp.19-27 ref.35

22. Feralization: confronting the complexity of domestication and evolution.

Feral populations, those which successfully persist outside of cultivation or husbandry, provide unique opportunities to study the genomic impacts of domestication and local adaptation. We argue that by leveraging genomic resources designed for domestic counterparts, powerful phylogenetic and...

Author(s) : Mabry, M. E.; Rowan, T. N.; Pires, J. C.; Decker, J. E.

Publisher : Cell Press, Cambridge, USA

Journal article : Trends in Genetics 2021 Vol.37 No.4 pp.302-305 ref.12

23. Morfological sperm evaluation in boars from an artificial insemination center.

Changes in sperm morphology have an impact on the fertility of swine reproducers, with losses in the productive indexes, constituting one of the causes of discarding males. In this context, the objective was to identify more frequent abnormalities in semen samples from boars that failed, at an...

Foreign Title :Avaliação morfológica de espermatozoides suínos em uma central de inseminação artificial.

Author(s) : Rocha, V. P.; Araújo, L. R. S.; Miranda, L. A. M.; Mano e Silva, B.; Silva, Ê. C. da; Santos, F. C. P. dos

Publisher : Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil

Journal article : Revista Brasileira de Higiene e Sanidade Animal 2021 Vol.15 No.2 ref.25

24. Development status, problems and suggestions of live pig industry in Jiangxi Province.

Based on the statistical data of live pig stock and slaughter, pork production, scale breeding status, live pig prices and pig grain ration in Jiangxi Province from 2009 to 2018, we analyzed the main existing problems in live pig industry development in Jiangxi Province, a primary live pig...

Author(s) : Xie Min; Zhou YaoMin; Min JiaLing; Xu Jun; Li Jun

Publisher : Jiangxi Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Nanchang, China

Journal article : Acta Agriculturae Jiangxi 2021 Vol.33 No.2 pp.138-143 ref.14

25. Reproductive management of rams and ram lambs during the pre-breeding season in US sheep farms.

In sheep farms, achieving economic and productive efficiency and sustainability goals is directly related with the reproductive management of the animals. Genetically, the male contribution to the offspring is 50%, but in practical terms, there is a greater potential impact of the ram on...

Author(s) : Maquivar, M. G.; Smith, S. M.; Busboom, J. R.

Publisher : MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland

Journal article : Animals 2021 Vol.11 No.9 ref.74