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    • Functional skull asymmetries in Carollia perspicillata (Phyllostomidae Gray, 1825: Carollinae) 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Otín, Gerard (University of Szeged, 2020-11-05)
      Analysing asymmetry in wild or domestic species enables the evalu-ation of the morphological responses to functional requirements and/or stress. This report is a study of the cranial asymmetry of Seba's short-tailed bat ...
    • Functional traits driving species role in the structure of terrestrial vertebrate scavenger networks 

      Sebastián-González, Esther; Morales-Reyes, Zebensui; Botella, Francisco; Naves-Alegre, Lara; Pérez García, Juan Manuel; Mateo-Tomás, Patricia; Olea, Pedro P.; Moleón, Marcos; Barbosa, Jomar Magalhaes; Hiraldo, Fernando; Arrondo, Eneko; Donázar, Jose Antonio; Cortés Avizanda, Ainara; Selva, Núria; Lambertucci, Sergio A.; Bhattacharjee, Aishwarya; Brewer, Alexis L.; Abernethy, Erin F.; Turner, Kelsey L.; Beasley, James C.; DeVault, Travis L.; Gerke, Hannah C.; Rhodes, Oline E.; Ordiz, Andrés; Wikenros, Camilla; Zimmermann, Barbara; Wabakken, Peter; Wilmers, Christopher C.; Smith, Justine A.; Kendall, Corinne J.; Ogada, Darcy; Frehner, Ethan; Allen, Maximilian L.; Wittmer, Heiko U.; Butler, James R. A.; du Toit, Johan T.; Margalida, Antoni; Oliva-Vidal, Pilar; Wilson, David; Jerina, Klemen; Krofel, Miha; Kostecke, Rich; Inger, Richard; Per, Esra; Ayhan, Yunus; Sancı, Mehmet; Yılmazer, Ünsal; Inagaki, Akino; Koike, Shinsuke; Samson, Arockianathan; Perrig, Paula L.; Spencer, Emma E.; Newsome, Thomas M.; Heurich, Marco; Anadón, José D.; Buechley, Evan R.; Gutiérrez-Cánovas, Cayetano; Elbroch, Marck; Sánchez-Zapata, José Antonio (Ecological Society of America, 2021)
      Species assemblages often have a non-random nested organization, which in vertebrate scavenger (carrion-consuming) assemblages is thought to be driven by facilitation in competitive environments. However, not all scavenger ...
    • General aspect and current fluid therapy in cattle with digestive diseases 

      González Montaña, José Ramiro; Martín-Alonso, María José; Alonso, Pilar (Science Publications, 2017)
      Digestive disorders therapy, both in calves and adult animals depends on the correction of dehydration, academia and the removal of D-lactate from the blood and it is possible to do it by means of fluid therapy. To do this, ...
    • Genetic architecture and major genes for backfat thickness in pig lines of diverse genetic backgrounds 

      Gozalo-Marcilla, Miguel; Buntjer, Jaap; Johnsson, Martin; Batista, Lorena; Diez, Federico; Werner, Christian R.; Chen, Ching-Yi; Gorjanc, Gregor; Mellanby, Richard J.; Hickey, John M.; Ros Freixedes, Roger (BMC, 2021-09-22)
      Background: Backfat thickness is an important carcass composition trait for pork production and is commonly included in swine breeding programmes. In this paper, we report the results of a large genome-wide association ...
    • Genetic but not lean grade impact on growth, carcass traits and pork quality under organic husbandry 

      Argemí i Armengol, Immaculada; Villalba Mata, Daniel; Ripoll, Guillermo; Álvarez Rodríguez, Javier (Elsevier B.V., 2019-07-10)
      Organic pig production may be conducted with different genetic types and the carcass outcome can differ in fatness content, however, the contribution of each effect to meat quality characteristics is not well established. ...
    • Genetic characterization of influenza A viruses circulating in pigs and isolated in north-east Spain during the period 2006-2007 

      Baratelli, Massimiliano; Córdoba, 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 ...
    • Genetic correlations of intramuscular fat content and fatty acid composition among muscles and with subcutaneous fat in Duroc pigs 

      Ros Freixedes, Roger; Reixach, Josep; Bosch, Lluís; Tor i Naudí, Marc; Estany Illa, Joan (American Society of Animal Science, 2014-12)
      There is an increasing interest in including intramuscular fat (IMF) content and fatty acid composition, particularly oleic acid (C18:1) content, in the selection objectives of pig lines for quality pork markets. These ...
    • Genetic Marker Discovery in Complex Traits: A Field Example on Fat Content and Composition in Pigs 

      Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha; Ros Freixedes, Roger; Tor i Naudí, Marc; Estany Illa, Joan (MDPI, 2016)
      Among the large number of attributes that define pork quality, fat content and composition have attracted the attention of breeders in the recent years due to their interaction with human health and technological and ...
    • Genetic markers associated with field PRRSV-induced abortion rates 

      Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha; Fernández, Carlos; Blasco-Felip, María; Fraile Sauce, Lorenzo José; Estany Illa, Joan (MDPI, 2019-07-30)
      In gilts and sows, the more severe clinical manifestation of PRRSV occurs in late gestation and can result in up to 40% of abortion incidence. Despite the known genetic component in the resilience to PRRSV, there is scarce ...
    • Genetic parameters for canalisation analysis of litter size and litter weight traits at birth in mice 

      Gutiérrez, Juan Pablo; Nieto, Blanca; Piqueras, Pepa; Ibañez Escriche, Noelia; Salgado, Concepción (BioMed Central, 2006)
      The aim of this research was to explore the genetic parameters associated with environmental variability for litter size (LS), litter weight (LW) and mean individual birth weight (IW) in mice before canalisation. The ...
    • Genetic population structure defines wild boar as an urban exploiter species in Barcelona, Spain 

      Hagemann, Justus; Conejero, Carles; Stillfried, Milena; Mentaberre García, Gregorio; Castillo-Contreras, Raquel; Fickel, Jörns; López-Olvera, Jorge Ramón (Elsevier, 2022)
      Urban wildlife ecology is gaining relevance as metropolitan areas grow throughout the world, reducing natural habitats and creating new ecological niches. However, knowledge is still scarce about the colonisation processes ...
    • Genetic relationships between six eastern Pyrenean sheep breeds assessed using microsatellites 

      Ferrando, Ainhoa; Goyache, Félix; Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Carrión, Carlos; Miró, Jordi; Jordana i Vidal, Jordi (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (Espanya), 2014-12-07)
      The knowledge of the genetic composition and relationships among livestock breeds is a necessary step for the implementation of management and conservation plans. This study aims to characterise the genetic diversity and ...
    • Genetic variability in geographic populations of the natterjack toad (Bufo calamita) 

      Oromí Farrús, Neus; Richter-Boix, A; Sanuy i Castells, Delfí; Fibla Palazón, Joan (Wiley Open Access, 2012)
      Across altitudinal and latitudinal gradients, the proportion of suitable habitats varies, influencing the individual dispersal that ultimately can produce differentiation among populations. The natterjack toad (Bufo ...
    • Genetic variation in recombination rate in the pig 

      Johnsson, Martin; Whalen, Andrew; Ros Freixedes, Roger; Gorjanc, Gregor; Chen, Ching-Yi; Herring, William O.; Koning, Dirk‑Jan de; Hickey, John M. (BMC (part of Springer Nature), 2021-06-25)
      Background: Meiotic recombination results in the exchange of genetic material between homologous chromosomes. Recombination rate varies between different parts of the genome, between individuals, and is influenced by ...
    • Genetics and breeding for intramuscular fat and oleic acid content in pigs 

      Estany Illa, Joan; Ros Freixedes, Roger; Tor i Naudí, Marc; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha (American Society of Animal Science, 2017-05-05)
      The intramuscular fat (IMF) and oleic acid (OL) content have been favorably related to pork quality and human health. This influences the purchasing behavior of consumers and, therefore, also shifts the attention of breeding ...
    • Genome-wide association study confirm major QTL for backfat fatty acid composition on SSC14 in Duroc pigs 

      Son, Maren van; Gjerlaug Enger, Eli; Grove, Harald; Ros Freixedes, Roger; Kent, Matthew P.; Lien, Sigbjørn; Grindflek, Eli (BioMed Central, 2017)
      Background: Fatty acid composition contributes importantly to meat quality and is essential to the nutritional value of the meat. Identification of genetic factors underlying levels of fatty acids can be used to breed for ...
    • Genome-Wide Association Study Singles Out SCD and LEPR as the Two Main Loci Influencing Intramuscular Fat Content and Fatty Acid Composition in Duroc Pigs 

      Ros Freixedes, Roger; Gol, Sofia; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha; Tor i Naudí, Marc; Ibañez Escriche, Noelia; Dekkers, Jack C. M.; Estany Illa, Joan (Public Library of Science, 2016)
      Intramuscular fat (IMF) content and fatty acid composition affect the organoleptic quality and nutritional value of pork. A genome-wide association study was performed on 138 Duroc pigs genotyped with a 60k SNP chip to ...
    • Genomic prediction with whole-genome sequence data in intensely selected pig lines 

      Ros Freixedes, Roger; Johnsson, Martin; Whalen, Andrew; Chen, Ching-Yi; Valente, Bruno D.; Herring, William O.; Gorjanc, Gregor; Hickey, John M. (BMC, 2022-09-24)
      Background: Early simulations indicated that whole-genome sequence data (WGS) could improve the accuracy of genomic predictions within and across breeds. However, empirical results have been ambiguous so far. Large datasets ...
    • Genomic prediction with whole-genome sequence data in intensely selected pig lines 

      Ros Freixedes, Roger; Johnsson, Martin; Whalen, Andrew; Chen, Ching‑Yi; Valente, Bruno D.; Herring, William O.; Gorjanc, Gregor; Hickey, John M. (BMC, 2022)
      Background Early simulations indicated that whole-genome sequence data (WGS) could improve the accuracy of genomic predictions within and across breeds. However, empirical results have been ambiguous so far. Large datasets ...
    • Genomic regions influencing intramuscular fat in divergently selected rabbit lines 

      Sosa‐Madrid, Bolívar Samuel; Hernández, Pilar; Blasco, Agustín; Haley, Chris; Fontanesi, Luca; Santacreu, María Antonia; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha; Navarro, Pau; Ibáñez-Escriche, N. (Wiley, 2019-11-07)
      Intramuscular fat (IMF) is one of the main meat quality traits for breeding programmes in livestock species. The main objective of this study was to identify genomic regions associated with IMF content comparing two rabbit ...