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    • The persistent southern tomato virus modifies miRNA expression without inducing symptoms and cell ultra-structural changese 

      Elvira-González, Laura; Medina, Vicente; Rubio, Luis; Galipienso, Luis (Springer Nature, 2020)
      Southern tomato virus (STV) is a double-stranded RNA virus (genus Amalgavirus, family Amalgaviridae) with a persistent lifestyle, transmitted only vertically by seed. STV is widely distributed showing a high incidence in ...
    • The physical form of corn influences the rumen bacterial biodiversity-preliminary results 

      Rossi, G.; Tagliapietra, F.; Pinloche, Eric; de la Fuente Oliver, Gabriel; Schiavon, S.; Maccarana, L.; Bittante, G.; Newbold, C. Jamie (Faculty of Agriculture in Osijek, Agricultural Institute Osijek, 2015-06)
      The aim of this study was to investigate the rumen bacteria in terms of genetic biodiversity and variation due to different physical form of corn in cow diet. A total of twenty dry cows were fed for 3 months with the same ...
    • The presence of two ovulatory follicles at timed artificial insemination influences the ovulatory response to GnRH in high-producing dairy cows 

      López Gatius, Fernando; García Ispierto, Irina; Serrano, Beatriz; Hunter, Ronald Henry Fraser (Elsevier, 2018-10-15)
      This study sought to examine the impact of the presence of two co-dominant (ovulatory) follicles at the time of artificial insemination (AI) on the ovulatory response to GnRH given in a fixed-time AI protocol. The study ...
    • The role of a functional variant of TYK2 in vasculitides and infections 

      Ortiz-Fernández, L.; López-Mejias, R.; Carmona, F. D.; Castaño-Nuñez, A. L.; Spanish GCA Study Group; IgAV Study Group; AAV Study Group; HIV Study Group; Lyons, P. A.; Caruz, Antonio; Gónzalez-Escribano, M. F.; Smith, K. G. C.; González-Gay, M. A.; Martin, J.; Laplana Lafaja, Marina (Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology S.A.S., 2020-09-01)
      Objective The TYK2 gene encodes a tyrosin kinase which is involved in multiple immune functions. A functional variant of this gene has been identified to play a protective role in multiple autoimmune diseases. The goal of ...
    • The role of ciliate protozoa in the rumen 

      Newbold, C. Jamie; de la Fuente Oliver, Gabriel; Belanche, A.; Ramos-Morales, Eva; McEwan, Neil (Frontiers, 2015-11-09)
      First described in 1843, Rumen protozoa with their striking appearance were assumed to be important for the welfare of their host. However, despite contributing up to 50% of the bio-mass in the rumen, the role of protozoa ...
    • The Specific Immune Response after Vaccination against Neonatal Calf Diarrhoea Differs between Apparent Similar Vaccines in a Case Study 

      Gonzalez Sanmartín, Román; Elvira Partida, Laura; Carbonell Baeza, Carlos; Vertenten, Geert; Fraile Sauce, Lorenzo José (MDPI, 2021)
      Neonatal calf diarrhoea (NCD) is a major health challenge with a negative impact on farm profitability, calf welfare and antimicrobial use. Neonatal calves are particularly sensitive to enteric infections. Thus, a key point ...
    • The White Majorcan Ovine Breed is not a Typical Mediterranean CarpetWool Breed 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Solivellas, J.; Cifre, J. (Research & Reviews, 2015-09-07)
      To-date, no complete ethnological study of the White Majorcan ovine breed, a local indigenous breed restricted to the Balearic Islands, has been published. In order to contribute to the knowledge of this breed, in particular ...
    • Therapeutics of Twin Pregnancies in Dairy Cattle 

      Garcia Ispierto, Irina (MDPI, 2021)
    • Thermal Mechanisms Preventing or Favoring Multiple Ovulations in Dairy Cattle 

      De Rensis, F.; Morini, Giorgio; García Ispierto, Irina; López Gatius, Fernando (MDPI, 2021-02-08)
      While cows are predominantly monovular, over the past 30 years the incidence of multiple ovulations and thus twinning has increased considerably alongside milk production. Multiple pregnancies are not desirable as they ...
    • Ticks on wild boar in the metropolitan area of Barcelona (Spain) are infected with spotted fever group rickettsiae 

      Castillo Contreras, Raquel; Magen, Luis; Birtles, Richard; Varela Castro, Lucía; Hall, Jessica L.; Conejero, Carlos; Fernandez Aguilar, Xavier; Colom Cadena, Andreu; Lavín, Santiago; Mentaberre García, Gregorio; López Olvera, Jorge R. (Wiley, 2021)
      Tick-borne pathogens (TBPs) constitute an emerging public health concern favoured by multidimensional global changes. Amongst these, increase and spread of wild boar (Sus scrofa) populations are of special concern since ...
    • To what extent does photoperiod affect cattle reproduction? Clinical perspectives of melatonin administration 

      De Rensis, F.; Morini, Giorgio; García Ispierto, Irina; López Gatius, Fernando (De Gruyter Open, 2020-08-01)
      The seasonality of reproduction in most mammals is dictated by photoperiod, temperature and nutrition. Melatonin, mainly synthesized in the pineal gland, is generally accepted as the active mediator of photoperiod responses ...
    • Toll Like Receptor 2 promoter -196 to -174 deletion affects CD4 levels along HIV infection progression 

      Laplana Lafaja, Marina; Bravo, M. J.; Fernández-Fuertes, M.; Ruiz-García, C.; Alarcón-Martin, E.; Colmenero, J. D.; Caruz, Antonio; Fibla Palazón, Joan; Real, Luis M.; Royo Sánchez-Palencia, José Luis (Infectious Diseases Society of America; Oxford University Press, 2020-06-09)
      TLR2 plays a key role in innate immune response recognizing molecular patterns expressed by pathogens. rs111200466 is a TLR2 promoter Insertion/Deletion polymorphism with contradictory data about its role in HIV-1 infection. ...
    • Toxic Wasting Disorders in Sheep 

      Molín, Jéssica; Mendonça, Fábio S.; Henderson, Eileen E.; Nyaoke, Akinyi C.; Ramírez, Gustavo A.; Navarro, Mauricio A.; Uzal, Francisco A.; Asín, Javier (MDPI, 2021-01-18)
      Infectious and parasitic agents have been frequently associated with debilitating and wasting conditions in sheep. The prevalence of these agents has probably undermined the role of toxic causes as contributors to such ...
    • Trade-offs among growth performance, nutrient digestionand carcass traits when feeding low protein and/or highneutral-detergent fiber diets to growing-finishing pigs 

      Morazán Nuñez, Henris Jobany; Álvarez Rodríguez, Javier; Seradj, Ahmad Reza; Balcells Terés, Joaquim; Babot Gaspa, Daniel (Elsevier, 2015-08-01)
      This study evaluated the effects of reducing dietary crude protein (CP) and increasingneutral detergent fiber (aNDFom) on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, manurecomposition and carcass parameters of lean pigs ...
    • Transcriptome shifts triggered by vitamin A and SCD genotype interaction in duroc pigs 

      Solé Mòdol, Emma; González Prendes, Rayner; Oliinychenko, Yelyzaveta; Ros Freixedes, Roger; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha; Tor i Naudí, Marc; Estany Illa, Joan (BMC, 2022)
      Background The composition of intramuscular fat depends on genetic and environmental factors, including the diet. In pigs, we identified a haplotype of three SNP mutations in the stearoyl-coA desaturase (SCD) gene promoter ...
    • Transfer of a single embryo versus drainage of subordinate follicles to prevent twin pregnancies in dairy cows. Why not both? 

      López Gatius, Fernando; García Ispierto, Irina (Society for Reproduction and Development, 2020-04-07)
      In this study, we present two proposed approaches to prevent twin pregnancies in dairy cattle: 1) single, in vitro-produced embryonic transfer into a recipient cow or 2) subordinate follicle drainage at the time of ...
    • Treatment with etamsylate reduces haemolactia in lactating dairy cows 

      Fraile Sauce, Lorenzo José; Arcas Pons, Antoni; Jimenez, Luis m.; Mallo, Josep; Armengol Gelonch, Ramon (Cambridge University Press, 2019)
      This Research Communication describes the efficacy of etamsylate to reduce haemolactia in dairy cows. A dairy cow with haemolactia produces milk that is reddish or pinkish due to the presence of blood. Haemolactia causes ...
    • Twin Pregnancies in Dairy Cattle: Observations in a Large Herd of Holstein-Friesian Dairy Cows 

      López Gatius, Fernando; García Ispierto, Irina; Hunter, Ronald Henry Fraser (MDPI, 2020-11-20)
      Multiple pregnancies have devastating consequences on the herd economy of dairy cattle. This observational study examines incidence patterns based on data from the ultrasonographic examination of 1130 multiple pregnancies ...
    • Two clear different wool phenotypes in White Majorcan ovine breed 

      Parés Casanova, Pere-Miquel; Solivellas, J.; Cifre, J. (Annals of Experimental Biology, 2015-09-01)
      This study characterised two different phenotypes of the White Majorcan ovine breed, a local indigenous breed restricted to Balearic Islands. For this purpose, 20 different adult animals from phenotype "rasa" (short wooled) ...
    • Ultrasound-Guided Radiofrequency Ablation of Chemodectomas in Five Dogs 

      Sánchez Salguero, Xavier; Gómez Ochoa, Pablo; Alférez, María Dolores; de Blas, Ignacio; Fernendes, Telmo; Balañá, Beatriz; Meléndez Lazoq, Antonio; Barbero Fernandez, Alicia; Caivano, Domenico; Corda, Francesca; Corda, Andrea (MDPI, 2021)
      Chemodectomas are low prevalence tumors with complex clinical management. Many present as an incidental finding however, in other dogs, they produce pericardial effusion and/or compression, leading to the appearance of ...