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    • Key Gaps in the Knowledge of the Porcine Respiratory Reproductive Syndrome Virus (PRRSV) 

      Montaner Tarbes, Sergio Roberto; Portillo Obando, Hernando A. del; Montoya, María; Fraile Sauce, Lorenzo José (Frontiers Media, 2019)
      The porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) is one of the most important swine diseases in the world. It is causing an enormous economic burden due to reproductive failure in sows and a complex ...
    • Key performance indicators used by dairy consultants during the evaluation of reproductive performance in a first visit 

      Armengol Gelonch, Ramon; Fraile Sauce, Lorenzo José; Bach, Àlex (Frontiers media SA, 2022)
      Reproduction plays a fundamental role in the profitability of dairy farms. Consultants use key performance indicators (KPI) to monitor the reproductive performance of the farms. They must decipher between the most suitable ...
    • Kinetics of the appearance of cereal alkylresorcinols in pig plasma 

      Linko, Anna-Maria; Ross, Alastair B.; Kamal-Eldin, Afaf; Serena, Anja; Bjørnbak Kjær, Anna Kirstin; Jørgensen, Henry; Peñalvo, José L.; Adlercreutz, Herman; Aman, Per; Bach Knudsen, Knud Erik (Cambridge University Press, 2006)
      Alkylresorcinols (AR) are phenolic lipids found in high amounts in wholegrain wheat and rye. They may be important as bioactive components and/or biomarkers of wholegrain wheat and rye intake. AR absorption was studied ...
    • La 'Fardasca': ¿una nueva población ovina en España? 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Sabaté, J.; Kucherova, Irina (Red CONBIAND, 2011-01-03)
      A no previously referenced relict sheep population from southwest of Spain is described. From eighteen adult ewes, considered as pure animals, we obtained twenty lineal measurements and the individual live weight. According ...
    • La importancia de los caracteres del vellón como definidor racial. Un caso-estudio 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (Veterinaria Organización, 2009)
      To evaluate which are the best discriminant variables to distinguish ovine breeds, phenetic relationships among eight turkish and one french breeds or types were studied. A matrix of 7 morphological and 4 wool characters ...
    • La selección genómica 

      Estany Illa, Joan; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha (Grupo Asís, 2017-09)
    • Lack of protective effect of chloroquine derivatives on COVID-19 disease in a Spanish sample of chronically treated patients 

      Laplana Lafaja, Marina; Yuguero Torres, Oriol; Fibla Palazón, Joan (Public Library of Science, 2020)
      Background The search for a SARS-CoV-2 treatment has emerged as a worldwide priority. We evaluated the role of chloroquine and its derivatives in COVID-19 in Spanish individuals. Methods We performed a survey addressed ...
    • Lack of protective effect of chloroquine derivatives on COVID-19 disease in a Spanish sample of chronically treated patients 

      Laplana Lafaja, Marina; Yuguero Torres, Oriol; Fibla Palazón, Joan (2020)
      Background The search for a SARS-CoV-2 treatment has emerged as a worldwide priority. We evaluated the role of chloroquine and its derivatives in COVID-19 in Spanish individuals. Methods We performed a survey addressed ...
    • Landscape anthropization shapes the survival of a top avian scavenger 

      Arrondo, Eneko; Sanz-Aguilar, Ana; Pérez-García, Juan M.; Cortés-Avizanda, Ainara; Sánchez-Zapata, José Antonio; Donázar, José Antonio (Springer, 2020)
      Events of non-natural mortality in human-dominated landscapes are especially challeng-ing for populations of large vertebrates with K strategies. Among birds, vultures are one of the most threatened ...
    • Large birds of prey, policies that alter food availability and air traffic : a risky mix for human safety 

      Moreno-Opo, Rubén; Margalida, Antoni (Utah State University, 2017)
      Raptors are considered to pose one of the greatest aviation bir d strike risks. We investigated raptor bird strikes reported at the largest Spanis h airport (Adolfo Suárez Madrid Barajas; AS-MB) from 2009 to 2016 to ...
    • Large expert-curated database for benchmarking document similarity detection in biomedical literature search 

      Brown, Peter; RELISH Consortium; Zhou, Yaoqi; González-Prendes, Rayner (Oxford University Press, 2019-10-29)
      Document recommendation systems for locating relevant literature have mostly relied on methods developed a decade ago. This is largely due to the lack of a large offline gold-standard benchmark of relevant documents that ...
    • Larger wild felids exhibit longer dental skeletons 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; De la Cruz Bueno, Sara (Medlife Scientific Press, 2014-12-27)
      Extant members of the cat family (Felidae) have been considered morphologically skull conservative, i.e., despite great differences in size, there is relatively little variation in the cranial shape. Consequently, felids ...
    • Lateral asymmetry of the equine mandible 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (Agricultural Academy of Bulgaria, 2020-05-30)
      Deviations from expected perfect symmetry on biological forms can occur, and organisms develop several kinds of asymmetries. Among others there are fluctuating asymmetry and directional asymmetry (DA). DA happens whenever ...
    • Leg conformation flaws in the Catalan Jackass 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Berenguer, G. (Red CONBIAND, 2020-11-27)
      Ateleology studies defects in leg conformation. As there are no published ateleological researches on leg conformational flaws for the 'Raça Asinina Catalana' (Catalan jackass), this work aims to offer an approach to the ...
    • Leptin receptor and fatty acid desaturase-2 gene variants affect fat, color and production profile of dry-cured hams 

      Suárez-Mesa, Rafael; Ros Freixedes, Roger; Tor i Naudí, Marc; Reixach, Josep; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha; Estany Illa, Joan (Elsevier, 2020-12-03)
      The effects of LEPR (rs709596309C>T) and FADS2 (rs321384923A>G) single nucleotide polymorphisms on production and quality attributes in purebred Duroc dry-cured hams were examined. As compared to LEPR-C- hams, the LEPR-TT ...
    • Lineal discrimination of horses and mules. A sympatric case from Arauca, Colombia 

      Salamanca-Carreño, Arcesio; Jordana i Vidal, Jordi; Crosby-Granados, René; Bentez-Molano, Jannet; Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (MDPI, 2020-04-10)
      This is the first morphological comparative study between local horses and mules from Arauca, Colombia. It was realized to compare morphological traits between both species by analysing 15 adult mules (7 males and 8 females) ...
    • Linoleic acid metabolic pathway allows for an efficient increase of intramuscular fat content in pigs 

      Gol, Sofia; González Prendes, Rayner; Bosch, Lluís; Tor i Naudí, Marc; Reixach, Josep; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha; Estany Illa, Joan (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2019-05-07)
      Background: Intramuscular fat (IMF) content is a relevant trait for high-quality meat products such as dry-cured ham, but increasing IMF has the undesirable correlated effect of decreasing lean growth. Thus, there is a ...
    • Live weight estimation of fat-tailed indigenous ewes from Southern Zambia 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Mwaanga, Edwell S.; Caballero-Sala, Marta; Valenzuela, Sílvia; Sabaté, J. (Indian Council of Agricultural Research, 2013)
      Body measurements can be used to predict live weight fairly well in a situation where weighbridges are not available (Goonerwardene and Sahaayuraban 1983). The accuracy of functions used to predict live weight or growth ...
    • Live weight estimation of Gwembe goat (Capra hircus) from measurement of thoracic girth 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Mwaanga, Edwell S.; Caballero-Sala, Marta; Sabaté, J.; Valenzuela, Sílvia (African Association of Veterinary Anatomists, 2012)
      Thoracic girth was taken and corre-lated with live weight from 41 goats (30 females and 11 males) in South Zambia under on farm condition. Live weight was estimated using a linear model. Coefficient of determination (R2) ...
    • Locally Grown Crops and Immunocastration in Fattening Heavy Pigs: Effects on Performance and Welfare 

      Argemí i Armengol, Immaculada; Villalba Mata, Daniel; Vall, Laura; Coma, Ramon; Roma, Josep; Álvarez Rodríguez, Javier (MDPI, 2022-06-24)
      This study aimed to explore dietary replacement soybean meal (SBM) with local pea seeds (PS-L) and the effects of surgically castrated (CM) or immunocastration (IM) in heavy male pigs, on growth performance, feeding ...