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  • Targeted-pig trial on safety and immunogenicity of serum-derived extracellular vesicles enriched fractions obtained from Porcine Respiratory and Reproductive virus infections 

    Montaner Tarbes, Sergio; Novell, Elena; Tarancón, Vicens; Borrás, Francesc E.; Montoya, Maria; Fraile Sauce, Lorenzo José; del Portillo, Hernando A. (Nature, 2018)
    The Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV) is the etiological agent of one of the most important swine diseases with a significant economic burden worldwide. Unfortunately, available vaccines are ...
  • Body proportions for the facilitation of walking, running and flying: the case of partridges 

    Nadal García, Jesús; Ponz Gan, Mª Carolina; Margalida, Antoni (BMC, 2018)
    Background Predation is one of the most important natural selection forces. Prey species can optimize feeding behavior and escape from predators based on mobility conditioned by body proportions. With age, mobility ...
  • Size, but not shape, would reflect mandibular differences in two spear-nosed bats (Phyllostomus Lacépède, 1799) (Chiroptera, Phyllostomidae) 

    Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (CSIC, 2018-10-31)
    The mandible is a model for the evolution of complex morphological structures because it presents a developmental integration of its different parts. Unlike other parts of the skull that harbour different functions ...
  • High skull asimmetries in Araucan horse from Colombia 

    Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Muñoz, F. A.; Blanco, C.; Cala, D.; Alejandro-Crosby, R. A.; Salamanca-Carreño, Arcesio (Red CONBIAND, 2018-06-26)
    Fluctuating asymmetry (FA) is defined as the deviation of an individual from their perfect bilateral symmetry, and is considered a negative indicator in the ability to resist small anomalies in the development. These ...
  • Bilateral Asymmetry Favours the Left Hemimandibular Side in Companion Rabbits 

    Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Cabello, Maria; Gana Gambo, Baba; Oluwale Samuel, Michael; Olukayode Olopade, James (Sryahwa Publications, 2018-12-01)
    Directional asymmetry (DA) appears when the left and right body sides differ consistently from each other. This asymmetry is characterized as a type of natural asymmetry typical of the population's biology, which can be ...
  • A radiographic measurement of left atrial size in dogs 

    Sánchez Salguero, Xavier; Prandi, David; Llabrés-Díaz, Francisco; Garcia Manzanilla, Edgar; Bussadori, Claudio (BMC, 2018-12-17)
    Background: The dimensions of the left atrium in cases with mitral regurgitation are an indirect measurement of its severity. The objective of this study was to evaluate the value of a new radiographic measurement, the ...
  • ZmPBF and ZmGAMYB transcription factors independently transactivate the promoter of the maize (Zea mays L.) β-carotene hydroxylase 2 gene 

    Jin, Xin; Bai, Chao; Bassie Rene, Ludovic; Nogareda, Carmina; Romagosa Clariana, Ignacio; Twyman, Richard M.; Christou, Paul; Zhu, Changfu (Wiley, 2018-12-01)
    The maize (Zea mays) enzyme b-carotene hydroxylase 2 (ZmBCH2) controls key steps in the conversion of b-carotene to zeaxanthin in the endosperm. The ZmBCH2 gene has an endosperm-preferred and developmentally regulated ...
  • Effect of castration at 10 months of age on growth physiology and behavior of male feral beef cattle 

    Álvarez Rodríguez, Javier; Albertí, Pere; Ripoll, Guillermo; Blasco, Isabel; Sanz Pascua, Albina (Wiley, 2017-07-30)
    This study compared the growth performance, plasma testosterone and cortisol levels around castration at 10 months of age, and plasma insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I concentration and flight speed, in intact bulls and ...
  • Jailed in the mountains: Genetic diversity and structure of an endemic newt species across the Pyrenees 

    Valbuena-Ureña, Emilio; Oromí Farrús, Neus; Soler-Membrives, Anna; Carranza, Salvador; Amat, Fèlix; Camarasa, Sebastià; Denoël, Mathieu; Guillaume, Olivier; Sanuy i Castells, Delfí; Loyau, Adeline; Schmeller, Dirk S.; Steinfartz, Sebastian (Public Library of Science, 2018)
    The Pyrenees represent a natural laboratory for biogeographic, evolutionary and ecological research of mountain fauna as a result of the high variety of habitats and the profound effect of the glacial and interglacial ...
  • La selección genómica 

    Estany Illa, Joan; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha (Grupo Asís, 2017-09)
  • Técnicas de genotipado masivo 

    Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha; Estany Illa, Joan (Grupo Asís, 2017-07)
  • Promoció del gos d'atura 

    Vilaró, Teresa; Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (Diputació de Girona, 1994)
  • Domestic cat growth through a logistic model 

    Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Salamanca-Carreño, Arcesio; Crosby-Granados, René; Santos-Diaz, Karen Viviana (Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria, 2018-08-31)
    The objective of the study was to describe and analyze the growth pattern of the domestic cat. A total of 68 cats (37 males and 31 females, with an age range of 1.4-84 and 1.5-84 months, respectively), of undefined racial ...
  • A model for the study of the growth of body area in beef cattle 

    Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria, 2018-08-31)
    Estimation formulas have been established for the establishment of body surface area (BSA), using live weight (LW) and body length for calculation. The objective of this work was to compare four estimation formulas of the ...
  • Different cephalic development among rabbit types 

    Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Sofiane, Khelil; Medina, Anabel (Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica, 2018-06-28)
    The word 'allometry' refers to the relative growth of a biological structure to other(s) or to the entire body, and encompasses conformational changes due to size change. When growth is the same among studied traits, it ...
  • Genetic characterization of influenza A viruses circulating in pigs and isolated in north-east Spain during the period 2006-2007 

    Baratelli, Massimiliano; Cordoba, Lorena; Perez, Lester Josue; Maldonado, Jaime; Fraile Sauce, Lorenzo José; Núñez, José I.; Montoya, Maria (Elsevier, 2014)
    Swine influenza virus is one of the most important pathogens involved in the swine respiratory disease complex. Recent serological surveys showed a high prevalence of swine influenza strains belonging to the H1N1, H1N2 and ...
  • Cross-species infectivity of H3N8 influenza virus in an experimental infection in swine 

    Solórzano, Alicia; Foni, Emanuela; Córdoba, Lorena; Baratelli, Massimiliano; Razzuoli, Elisabetta; Bilato, Dania; Martín del Burgo, María Ángeles; Perlin, David S.; Martínez, Jorge; Martínez-Orellana, Pamela; Fraile Sauce, Lorenzo José; Chiapponi, Chiara; Amadori, Massimo; Del Real, Gustavo; Montoya, Maria (American Society for Microbiology, 2015)
    Avian influenza A viruses have gained increasing attention due to their ability to cross the species barrier and cause severe disease in humans and other mammal species as pigs. H3 and particularly H3N8 viruses, are highly ...
  • A polymorphism in the fatty acid desaturase-2 gene is associated with the arachidonic acid metabolism in pigs 

    Gol, Sofia; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha; Rothschild, Max Frederick; Tor i Naudí, Marc; Estany Illa, Joan (Nature Publishing Group, 2018-09-25)
    Arachidonic acid (C20:4) is related to a wide range of biological effects including lipid homeostasis. The fatty acid desaturase-2 (FADS2) gene encodes for the delta-6-desaturase, which is involved in the biosynthesis of ...
  • Interés de la inclusión de taninos condensados en la alimentación del ovino de carne 

    Lobon, S.; Álvarez Rodríguez, Javier; Blanco, M.; Sanz, A.; Joy, M. (Asís Veterinaria, 2018-12-01)
    El sector ovino tiene una gran importancia en España y es el segundo productor europeo, después de Reino Unido (FAOSTAT, 2017). El sistema de producción de corderos se basa principalmente en la lactancia y posterior ...
  • Crecimiento postnatal diferenciado del neurocráneo y del viscerocráneo en equinos domésticos 

    Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Salamanca-Carreño, Arcesio; Crosby-Granados, René; Carolino, N.; Leite, J. V.; Dantas, R.; Lopes, S. (Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos. Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria, 2018-06-20)
    Geometric morphometry of 42 equine skulls from different domestic breeds was used. A digital photograph of the dorsal plane of each skull was obtained, on which were placed seven craniometric landmarks, involving both the ...

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