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    • Salmonella infection in mesenteric lymph nodes of breeding sows 

      Garrido, Victoria; Sánchez, Samanta; San Román, Beatriz; Fraile Sauce, Lorenzo José; Migura Garcia, Lourdes; Grilló, María Jesús (Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., 2019)
      Salmonellosis is one of the main foodborne diseases worldwide. Breeding sows asymptomatically infected with Salmonella can transmit the pathogen to piglets and humans. The isolation of Salmonella from mesenteric lymph nodes ...
    • Sarcoptic mange in wild ruminants in Spain: solving the epidemiological enigma using microsatellite markers 

      Moroni, Barbara; Angelone, Samer; Pérez, Jesús María; Molinar Min, Anna Rita; Pasquetti, Mario; Tizzani, Paolo; López Olvera, Jorge R.; Valldeperes, Marta; Granados, José Enrique; Lavín González, Santiago; Mentaberre García, Gregorio; Camacho‑Sillero, Leonor; Martínez‑Carrasco, Carlos; Oleaga, Alvaro; Candela, Mónica; Meneguz, Pier Giuseppe; Rossi, Luca (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2021-03-20)
      Background: In Spain, sarcoptic mange was first described in native wildlife in 1987 in Cazorla Natural Park, causing the death of nearly 95% of the local native population of Iberian ibex (Capra pyrenaica). Since then, ...
    • Screening for high fertility in high-producing dairy cows 

      López Gatius, Fernando; García Ispierto, Irina; Santolaria Blasco, Pilar; Yániz Pérez de Albéniz, Jesús; Nogareda, Carmina; López Bejar, P. (Elsevier, 2006)
      A retrospective study involving 2756 pregnancies from two commercial dairy herds in northeastern Spain determined relationships between management, production and reproductive data, and high fertility (conception before ...
    • Scutation asymmetries in red-footed tortoise Chelonoidis carbonaria Spix, 1824 (Testudines: Testudinidae) 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Brando, Pinzón; Caviedes, Daniel; Salamanca-Carreño, Arcesio (Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de São Paulo (MZUSP), 2020-08-28)
      The ability of an individual to withstand random perturbations during its development is considered a good indicator of environmental and genetic stress. A common means of assessing developmental stability is through ...
    • Segregation of regulatory polymorphisms with effects on the gluteus medius transcriptome in a purebred pig population 

      Cánovas Tienda, Angela; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha; Gallardo García, David; Ramírez Bellido, Óscar; Amills i Eras, Marcel; Quintanilla Aguado, Raquel (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2012)
      Background: The main goal of the present study was to analyse the genetic architecture of mRNA expression in muscle, a tissue with an outmost economic importance for pig breeders. Previous studies have used F2 crosses to ...
    • Selection for litter size components: a critical review 

      Perez Enciso, Miguel; Bidanel, J. P. (BioMed Central, 1997)
      The measurement of component variables such as the number of ova shed (OR) and its inclusion in a linear index with litter size (LS) or prenatal survival has been suggested in order to accelerate genetic progress for LS. ...
    • Selection of internal control genes for real-time quantitative PCR in ovary and uterus of sows across pregnancy 

      Martinez-Giner, Maria; Noguera Jiménez, José Luis; Balcells, Ingrid; Fernandez-Rodriguez, Amanda; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2013)
      Reproductive traits play a key role in pig production in order to reduce costs and increase economic returns. Among others, gene expression analyses represent a useful approach to study genetic mechanisms underlying ...
    • Selection response of growth rate in rabbits for meat production 

      Estany Illa, Joan; Camacho, J.; Baselga, M.; Blasco, A. (Institut national de la recherche agronomique (França)ElsevierEDP Sciences, 1992)
      Genetic and environmental trends in 2 lines of rabbit (B and R) selected on individual weight gain (WG) from weaning (4 wk) to slaughter (11 wk) were estimated using mixed model methodology. Line B was derived from the ...
    • Sequence variation in the cathepsin B (CTSB), L (CTSL), S (CTSS) and K (CTSK) genes in Ukrainian pig breeds 

      Balatsky, Viktor; Pochernyaev, Konstantin F.; Buslyk, Tetyana; Dykan, Olena S.; Korinnyi, Sergii; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha; Doran, Olena (Global Science Research Journals, 2015-02-11)
      Cathepsins are a family of peptidase enzymes which are involved in the regulation of economically important traits in pigs. The aims of this study were (i) to identify the breed-specific frequency of polymorphisms in the ...
    • Sequence variation, evolutionary constraint, and selection at the CD163 gene in pigs 

      Johnsson, Martin; Ros Freixedes, Roger; Gorjanc, Gregor; Campbell, Matt A.; Naswa, Sudhir; Kelly, Kimberly; Lightner, Jonathan; Rounsley, Steve D.; Hickey, John M. (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2018-12-20)
      Background: In this work, we investigated sequence variation, evolutionary constraint, and selection at the CD163 gene in pigs. A functional CD163 protein is required for infection by porcine reproductive and respiratory ...
    • Sería la raza bovina "Albera" una buena productora sarcopoiética? 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (Veterinaria Organización, 2009)
      The 'Albera' bovine is a Catalan breed, with a reduced census, that is located in the E of the Pyrenees. In spite of quite numerous scientific studies about the breed, mainly genetic ones, little information is available ...
    • Serum haptoglobin dynamics in pigs vaccinated or not vaccinated against porcine circovirus type 2 

      Fraile Sauce, Lorenzo José; Saco, Yolanda; Grau-Roma, Llorenç; Nofrarías, Miquel; López Soria, Sergio; Sibila, Marina; Callén, Antonio; Bassols, Anna; Segalés, Joaquim (BioMed Central Ltd, 2015)
      The present work describes the serum haptoglobin (Hp) dynamics in piglets vaccinated and non-vaccinated with a commercial porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) vaccine at 3 weeks of age, and its relationship with the average ...
    • Serum-derived extracellular vesicles from African swine fever virus-infected pigs selectively recruit viral and porcine proteins 

      Montaner Tarbes, Sergio Roberto; Pujol, Myriam; Jabbar, Tamara; Hawes, Philippa; Chapman, Dave; Portillo Obando, Hernando A. del; Fraile Sauce, Lorenzo José; Sánchez-Cordón, Pedro J.; Dixon, Linda; Montoya, María (MDPI, 2019-09-20)
      African swine fever is a devastating hemorrhagic infectious disease, which a ects domestic and wild swines (Sus scrofa) of all breeds and ages, with a high lethality of up to 90–100% in naïve animals. The causative agent, ...
    • Serum‑derived exosomes from non‑viremic animals previously exposed to the porcine respiratory and reproductive virus contain antigenic viral proteins 

      Montaner Tarbes, Sergio Roberto; Borrás, Francesc E.; Montoya, Maria; Fraile Sauce, Lorenzo José; del Portillo, Hernando A. (BioMed Central, 2016)
      PRRSV is the etiological agent of one of the most important swine diseases with a significant economic burden worldwide and limitations in vaccinology. Exosomes are 30–100 nm vesicles of endocytic origin. Remarkably, ...
    • Sexual Allometric Monomorphism in Araucan Pig from Colombia: Preliminary Results 

      Salamanca-Carreño, Arcesio; Crosby-Granados, René; Jordana i Vidal, Jordi; Arias-Landazábal, José Norberto; Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (MDPI, 2020-09-28)
      This study aimed to evaluate the allometric growth of the Araucan pig breed, a creole breed from Arauca, East Colombia, locally known as 'Sabaneros', in relation to different quantitative traits and considering genders ...
    • Sexual size dimorphism in swine denies Rensch"s rule 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (Labome, 2013-12-20)
      Sexual dimorphism, defined as a phenotypic difference between males and females of a species, is a common phenomenon in animals. Rensch"s rule describes the pattern of sexual size dimorphism, claiming that larger species ...
    • Shape, not only size, differentiate wild and domestic ovis 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Sabaté, J. (Indian Journal of Applied Research, 2013-07-01)
      The skulls of 74 specimens of different species and domestic breeds of Ovis were analysed by means of geometric morphometric methods in a two-dimensional view of their lateral aspect. Specimens were grouped a priori into ...
    • Shedding of cephalosporin resistant Escherichia coli in pigs from conventional farms after early treatment with antimicrobials 

      Cameron Veas, Karla; Moreno, Miguel A.; Fraile Sauce, Lorenzo José; Migura Garcia, Lourdes (Elsevier, 2016)
      This study assessed the dynamics of cephalosporin resistant (CR) E. coli populations during the life cycle of pigs treated early in life with ceftiofur or tulathromycin. The study was conducted at eight conventional pig ...
    • Short communication. SNP analyses of the 5HT1R and STAT genes in Pacific white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei 

      Martin Marti, S.; Onteru, S. K.; Du, Z. Q.; Rothschild, Max Frederick (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (Espanya), 2010)
      La industria de la producción de camarón es una de las industrias acuícolas que se encuentra en más crecimiento en la actualidad. Los estudios para encontrar marcadores genéticos son muy efectivos para la mejora de sus ...
    • Short communication: An ultrasound study of healthy digital flexor tendons on the metapode in meat calves 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Palos-Vila, Júlia (Veterinary Academy, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, 2020-12-31)
      Until now, there has been little investigation of the ultrasonographic appearance of normal anatomical structures of distal limbs and normal dimensions of digital flexor tendons in calves. Studies on the descriptive and ...