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    • Different humoral mechanisms against Neospora caninum infection in purebreed and crossbreed beef/dairy cattle pregnancies 

      Santolaria Blasco, Pilar; Almería, S.; Martínez Bello, D.; Nogareda, Carmina; Mezo, M.; Gonzalez Warleta, M.; Pabón, M.; López Gatius, Fernando; Yániz, J. L.; Castro Hermida, J. A. (Elsevier, 2011)
      The antigen-specific IgG subclass response may be a convenient indicator of the underlying nature of T helper cell regulation. The aim of the present study was to identify possible differences in Neospora caninum-specific ...
    • Differential interactions of virulent and non-virulent H. parasuis strains with naive or swine influenza virus pre-infected dendritic cells 

      Mussá, Tufária; Rodríguez-Cariño, Carolina; Sánchez Chardi, Alejandro; Baratelli, Massimiliano; Costa-Hurtado, Mar; Fraile Sauce, Lorenzo José; Domínguez, Javier; Aragon, Virginia; Montoya, Maria (BioMed Central, 2012)
      Pigs possess a microbiota in the upper respiratory tract that includes Haemophilus parasuis. Pigs are also considered the reservoir of influenza viruses and infection with this virus commonly results in increased impact ...
    • Differential metabolic profiles associated to movement behaviour of stream-resident brown trout (Salmo trutta) 

      Oromí Farrús, Neus; Jové Font, Mariona; Pascual Pons, Mariona; Royo Sánchez-Palencia, José Luis; Rocaspana, Rafel; Aparicio, Enric; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Palau, Antoni; Sanuy i Castells, Delfí; Fibla Palazón, Joan; Portero Otín, Manuel (Public Library of Science, 2017)
      The mechanisms that can contribute in the fish movement strategies and the associated behaviour can be complex and related to the physiology, genetic and ecology of each species. In the case of the brown trout (Salmo ...
    • Differential viral-host immune interactions associated with Oseltamivir-resistant H275Y and wild type H1N1 A(pdm09) Influenza virus pathogenicity 

      Vidaña, Beatriz; Martinez-Orellana, Pamela; Martorell, Jaume; Baratelli, Massimiliano; Martínez, Jorge; García-Migura, Lourdes; Córdoba, Lorena; Pérez, Mónica; Casas, Inmaculada; Pozo, Francisco; Fraile Sauce, Lorenzo José; Majó, Natalia; Montoya, Maria (MDPI, 2020)
      Oseltamivir is a common therapy against influenza A virus (IAV) infections. The acquisition of oseltamivir resistance (OR) mutations, such as H275Y, hampers viral fitness. However, OR H1N1 viruses have demonstrated the ...
    • Differentially methylated regions within lung cancer risk loci are enriched in deregulated enhancers 

      Laplana Lafaja, Marina; Bieg, Matthias; Faltus, Christian; Melnik, Svitlana; Bogatyrova, Olga; Gu, Zuguang; Muley, Thomas; Meister, Michael; Dienemann, Hendrik C.; Herpel, Esther; Amos, Christopher I.; Schlesner, Matthias; Eils, Roland; Plass, Christoph; Risch, Angela (Taylor & Francis, 2022)
      Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have identified SNPs linked with lung cancer risk. Our aim was to discover the genes, non-coding RNAs, and regulatory elements within GWAS-identified risk regions that are deregulated ...
    • Digestive microbiota is different in pigs receiving antimicrobials or a feed additive during the nursery period 

      Soler, Cassandra; Goossens, Tim; Bermejo, Alvaro; Migura Garcia, Lourdes; Cusco, Anna; Francino, Olga; Fraile Sauce, Lorenzo José (Public Library of Science, 2018)
      Antimicrobials have been used in a prophylactic way to decrease the incidence of digestive disorders during the piglet post-weaning period. Nowadays, it is urgent to reduce their consumption in livestock to address the ...
    • Directional and fluctuating asymmetries in Cavall Pirinenc Català breed molars 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Reig, Eduard (Delamar Ediciones, 2015-04-09)
      Deviations from expected perfect symmetry in biological forms can occur, and organisms develop several kinds of asymmetries. Among others, there are fluctuating asymmetry (FA) and directional asymmetry (DA). Thirty-two ...
    • Directional and fluctuating asymmetries in domestic pig skulls 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Esteve-Puig, C. (Labome, 2014)
      Morphological symmetry and asymmetry of skulls of domestic pig (n=29) were studied using geometric morphometric (GM) methods on the ventral aspect. Fluctuating asymmetry (FA) was used as an indicator of environmental stress, ...
    • Directional and fluctuating asymmetries in domestic sheep skulls 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Bravi, R. (Medlife Scientific Press, 2014-06-22)
      Morphological symmetry and asymmetry of three different sheep geographical populations (n=39), managed under semi-extensive conditions, were decomposed using geometric morphometric methods, on dorsal aspect of skulls. ...
    • Directional asymmetry in yellow-bellied sliders (Trachemys scripta scripta) (Schoepff 1792) 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Ardiaca, Jordi; Martínez Silvestre, Albert (Societas Europaea Herpetologica (SEH), 2020-08-05)
      Bilateral symmetry is not uncommon in animal kingdom, and animals can deviate from expected symmetry and manifest some forms of asymmetries. Fluctuating asymmetry is considered a tool for valuating developmental instability, ...
    • Directional solar asymmetries in sound Pyrenean Catalan horses 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; López-Navarro, Noelia (Hilaris, 2020-07-17)
      Most published attempts to quantify equine hoof form are based on lineal and angular measurements. Here we applied geometric morphometric methods to study shape variation of hoof outlines in a sample of 25 distal forelimbs ...
    • Discrete Sexual Dimorphism in Minorcan Horse 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Allés, C. (2015-09-07)
      In this research, the authors studied sexual dimorphism in the Minorcan horse, an autochthonous breed from Minorca Island in the Balearic archipelago (NW Mediterranean Sea). For this purpose, a twodimensional geometric ...
    • Discrete sexual size dimorphism in domestic sheep 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (Scholars Research Library, 2015-12-31)
      Rensch's rule describes the pattern of sexual size dimorphism, claiming that in taxa where males are the larger sex, they exhibit higher body size ratios. Domesticated animals offer excellent opportunities for testing ...
    • Distinctive Toll-like receptors gene expression and glial response in different brain regions of natural scrapie 

      García-Martínez, Mirta; Cortez, Leonardo M.; Otero, Alicia; Betancor, Marina; Serrano, Beatriz; Bolea, Rosa; Badiola, Juan José; Garza, María Carmen (MDPI, 2022-03-25)
      Prion diseases are chronic and fatal neurodegenerative diseases characterized by the accumula-tion of disease-specific prion protein (PrPSc), spongiform changes, neuronal loss, and gliosis. Growing evidence shows that the ...
    • Divergent scute asymmetry among pure and crossed individuals of Testudo hermanni (Gmelin, 1789) 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Minoves, J.; Soler Massana, Joaquim; Martínez Silvestre, Albert (Museu de Ciències Naturals de Barcelona, 2020-04-15)
      Divergent scute asymmetry among pure and crossed individuals of Testudo hermanni (Gmelin, 1789). Fluctuating asymmetry (FA) refers to subtle differences between left and right sides in bilaterally symmetrical organisms or ...
    • Does ad libitum feeding during the peri-partum improve the sow feed intake and performances? 

      Martí, Laura; Latorre, Maria Angeles; Álvarez Rodríguez, Javier (MDPI, 2019-12-03)
      This study hypothesized that the ad libitum feeding of sows during the peri-partum may increase the neonatal survival of the piglets and the post-partum recovery of the sow. The aim of the study was to evaluate the effects ...
    • Does caballine fold define caballines? 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (Sciencedomain International, 2017-06-12)
      A sample of 35 upper cheek series belonging to Garrano (n=30) and Galego (n=5) specimens were studied in order to describe pli caballin (caballine fold). Occlusal aspects presented much cement and they were moderately ...
    • Does forage type (grazing vs. hay) fed to ewes before and after lambing affect suckling lambs performance, meat quality and consumer purchase intention? 

      Álvarez Rodríguez, Javier; Joy, Margalida; Sanz Pascua, Albina; Ripoll, Guillermo; Panea, B; Ripoll Bosch, Raimon; Blasco, Isabel (Elsevier, 2012)
      The aim of the study was evaluate the use of forage diets (grazing pasture vs. hay) around ewe parturition on the performance and meat quality of suckling lambs (10–12 kg bodyweight). Forty-eight multiparous single bearing ...
    • Does the application of geometric morphometric methods on skull allow a differentiation of domestic sheep breeds? 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel (Medlife Scientific Press, 2014-12-27)
      Geometric morphometric methods (GMM) make it possible to study shape and size independently. The skulls of 58 adult specimens of different domestic breeds of Ovis were analysed by means of GMM in order to know if shape and ...
    • 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 ...