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    • A WUR SNP is associated with European Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Virus Syndrome resistance and growth performance in pigs 

      Abella Falcó, Glòria; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha; Nogareda, Carmina; Armengol Gelonch, Ramon; Vidal, Albert; Moradell, Luís; Tarancón, Vicens; Novell, Elena; Estany Illa, Joan; Fraile Sauce, Lorenzo José (Elsevier, 2016)
      Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) causes decreased reproductive performance and respiratory problems in pigs. The goals of the current study were 1) to examine whether individual variation applies to ...
    • Building bridges: an integrated strategy for sustainable food production throughout the value chain 

      Albajes Garcia, Ramon; Cantero-Martínez, Carlos; Capell Capell, Teresa; Christou, Paul; Farré Martinez, Alba; Galceran i Nogués, Josep; López Gatius, Fernando; Marín Sillué, Sònia; Martín Belloso, Olga; Motilva Casado, Mª José; Nogareda, Carmina; Pemán García, Jesús; Puy Llorens, Jaume; Recasens i Guinjuan, Jordi; Romagosa Clariana, Ignacio; Romero Fabregat, Mª Paz; Sanchís Almenar, Vicente; Savin, Roxana; Slafer, Gustavo A.; Soliva-Fortuny, Robert; Viñas Almenar, Inmaculada; Voltas Velasco, Jordi (Springer, 2013)
      The food production and processing value chain is under pressure from all sides-increasing demand driven by a growing and more affluent population; dwindling resources caused by urbanization, land erosion, pollution and ...
    • Carotenoid-enriched transgenic corn delivers bioavailable carotenoids to poultry and protects them against coccidiosis 

      Nogareda, Carmina; Moreno, José A.; Angulo Asensio, Eduardo; Sandmann, Gerhard; Portero Otín, Manuel; Capell Capell, Teresa; Zhu, Changfu; Christou, Paul (John Wiley & SonsWiley-Blackwell, 2015)
      Carotenoids are health-promoting organic molecules that act as antioxidants and essential nutrients. We show that chickens raised on a diet enriched with an engineered corn variety containing very high levels of four key ...
    • Carotenoid-enriched Transgenid Corn in Poultry Nutrition 

      Díaz Gómez, Joana; Moreno Martínez, José Antonio; Angulo Asensio, Eduardo; Sandmann, Gerhard; Portero Otín, Manuel; Capell Capell, Teresa; Zhu, Changfu; Christou, Paul; Nogareda, Carmina (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2015-05-01)
      Vitamin A deficiency (VAD) is one of the most important micronutrient deficiencies globally. It is prevalent throughout the world, but it is particularly severe in Africa and South-East Asia. The main underlying cause of ...
    • Chronic Neospora caninum infection and repeat abortion in dairy cows: a 3-year study 

      Pabón, M.; López Gatius, Fernando; García Ispierto, Irina; Bech Sàbat, Gregori; Nogareda, Carmina; Almería, S. (Elsevier, 2007)
      The serological status of Neospora was monitored in animals older than 6 months in a dairy herd with a 3-year history of prevalent N. caninum and N. caninum-associated abortions. The numbers of animals in the herd tested ...
    • Climate factors affecting conception rate of high producing dairy cows in northeastern Spain 

      García Ispierto, Irina; López Gatius, Fernando; Bech Sàbat, Gregori; Santolaria Blasco, Pilar; Yániz Pérez de Albéniz, Jesús; Nogareda, Carmina; De Rensis, F.; López-Béjar, M. (Elsevier, 2007)
      Summer heat stress is a main factor related to low conception rate in high producing dairy herds in warm areas worldwide. We assessed the impact of several climate variables on conception rate in high producing dairy cows ...
    • 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 ...
    • Dynamics of anti-Neospora caninum antibodies during gestation in chronically infected dairy cows 

      Nogareda, Carmina; López Gatius, Fernando; Santolaria Blasco, Pilar; García Ispierto, Irina; Bech Sàbat, Gregori; Pabón, M.; Mezo, M.; Gonzalez-Warleta, M.; Castro Hermida, J. A.; Yániz Pérez de Albéniz, Jesús; Almería, S. (Elsevier, 2007)
      The dynamics of antibody production against Neospora caninum during the gestation period was examined in chronically infected dairy cows. Data were obtained from 86 pregnant parous dairy cows, 21 of which had suffered ...
    • Dynamics of Coxiella burnetii antibodies and seroconversion in a dairy cow herd with endemic infection and excreting high numbers of the bacterium in the bulk tank milk 

      Nogareda, Carmina; Serrano, Beatriz; García Ispierto, Irina; López Gatius, Fernando; Almería, S. (Elsevier, 2012)
      Possible factors related to seropositivity and seroconversion to Coxiella burnetii were examined in a dairy herd with a high Coxiella-seroprevalence and high excretion levels of the bacterium in the bulk tank milk. Antibodies ...
    • Early postabortion recovery of Neospora-infected lactating dairy cows 

      Santolaria Blasco, Pilar; López Gatius, Fernando; Yániz Pérez de Albéniz, Jesús; García Ispierto, Irina; Nogareda, Carmina; Bech Sàbat, Gregori; Serrano, Beatriz; Almería, S. (Elsevier, 2009)
      This study was designed to assess the reproductive performance of Neospora caninum–infected dairy cows (Bos taurus) after abortion. The population examined was composed of 92 aborting cows subsequently subjected to at ...
    • Effects of crossbreed pregnancies on the abortion risk of Neospora caninum-infected dairy cows 

      Almería, S.; López Gatius, Fernando; García Ispierto, Irina; Nogareda, Carmina; Bech Sàbat, Gregori; Serrano, Beatriz; Santolaria Blasco, Pilar; Yániz Pérez de Albéniz, Jesús (Elsevier, 2009)
      Previous studies have shown that the use of beef bull semen significantly reduces the rate of abortions due to Neospora caninum in artificially inseminated (AI) seropositive dairy cows. In addition, certain beef breeds ...
    • Factors affecting the response to the specific treatment of several forms of clinical anestrus in high producing dairy cows 

      López Gatius, Fernando; Mirzaei, A.; Santolaria Blasco, Pilar; Bech Sàbat, Gregori; Nogareda, Carmina; García Ispierto, Irina; Hanzen, Ch.; Yániz Pérez de Albéniz, Jesús (Elsevier, 2008)
      This study was designed to examine estrous response rates to the therapeutic treatment of clinical anestrus in high producing dairy cows and to identify the factors that could affect these rates. Cows with silent ovulation ...
    • High-carotenoid biofortified maize is an alternative to color additives in poultry feed 

      Díaz Gómez, Joana; Moreno Martínez, José Antonio; Angulo Asensio, Eduardo; Sandmann, Gerhard; Zhu, Changfu; Ramos Girona, Antonio J.; Capell Capell, Teresa; Christou, Paul; Nogareda, Carmina (Elsevier B.V., 2017-06-12)
      Skin color in poultry is achieved by the addition of natural or synthetic pigments to feed. Crops used routinely in feed formulations offer an alternative cost-effective strategy to replace color additives if they are ...
    • High-carotenoid maize: development of plant biotechnology prototypes for human and animal health and nutrition 

      Zhu, Changfu; Farré Martinez, Gemma; Zanga, Daniela; Lloveras Vilamanyà, Jaume; Michelena Bárcena, Antonio; Ferrio Díaz, Juan Pedro; Voltas Velasco, Jordi; Slafer, Gustavo A.; Savin, Roxana; Albajes Garcia, Ramon; Eizaguirre Altuna, Matilde; López Alonso, Carmen; Cantero-Martínez, Carlos; Díaz Gómez, Joana; Nogareda, Carmina; Moreno Martínez, José Antonio; Angulo Asensio, Eduardo; Estany Illa, Joan; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha; Tor i Naudí, Marc; Portero Otín, Manuel; Eritja Sánchez, Núria; Arjó Pont, Gemma; Serrano Casasola, José Carlos Enrique; Matias-Guiu, Xavier; Twyman, Richard M.; Sandmann, Gerhard; Capell Capell, Teresa; Christou, Paul (Springer Verlag, 2017-06-01)
      Carolight® is a transgenic maize variety that accumulates extraordinary levels of carotenoids, including those with vitamin A activity. The development of Carolight® maize involved the technical implementation of a novel ...
    • Neospora caninum and coxiella burnetii seropositivity are related to endocrine pattern changes during gestation in lactating dairy cows 

      García Ispierto, Irina; Nogareda, Carmina; Yániz Pérez de Albéniz, Jesús; Almería, S.; Martínez Bello, D.; López Gatius, Fernando; de Sousa, N. M.; Beckers, J. F. (Elsevier, 2010)
      Q fever is a zoonotic infection caused by Coxiella burnetii that is endemic worldwide. Domestic ruminants are a source of infection for humans. Given the suggestion that the bacterium recrudesces during pregnancy in cattle, ...
    • Prevalence of individual and bulk tank milk antibodies of bovine herpesvirus type 1 and its relation to milk quality parameters on dairy farms in Catalonia (north-east Spain) 

      Armengol Gelonch, Ramon; Villalba Mata, Daniel; Coma, Ester; Porquet, Lourdes; Jubert, Anna; Nogareda, Carmina (BMJ Publishing Group, 2017-01-25)
      Bovine herpesvirus type 1 (BoHV-1) is the causative agent for infectious bovine rhinotracheitis and infectious pustular vulvovaginitis in cows or balanoposthitis in bulls. In this study, individual and bulk tank milk (BTM) ...
    • Progesterone supplementation during mid-gestation increases the risk of abortion in Neospora-infected dairy cows with high antibody titres 

      Bech Sàbat, Gregori; López Gatius, Fernando; Santolaria Blasco, Pilar; García Ispierto, Irina; Pabón, M.; Nogareda, Carmina; Yániz Pérez de Albéniz, Jesús; Almería, S. (Elsevier, 2007)
      Progesterone has been reported to reduce Th1 responses during pregnancy. Thus, given that an excessive Th1 response could lead to abortion in Neospora-infected dairy cows, we hypothesized a reduction in abortion risk ...
    • Provitamin A carotenoids from an engineered high-carotenoid maize are bioavailable and zeaxanthin does not compromise β-carotene absorption in poultry 

      Díaz Gómez, Joana; Moreno Martínez, José Antonio; Angulo Asensio, Eduardo; Sandmann, Gerhard; Zhu, Changfu; Capell Capell, Teresa; Nogareda, Carmina (Springer International Publishing, 2017)
      High-carotenoid (HC) maize, a biofortified staple crop which accumulates β-carotene, β-cryptoxanthin, lutein and zeaxanthin, was used as a feed component in a chicken feeding trial to assess the bioavailability of provitamin ...
    • Relationship between heat stress during the peri-implantation period and early fetal loss in dairy cattle 

      García Ispierto, Irina; López Gatius, Fernando; Santolaria Blasco, Pilar; Yániz Pérez de Albéniz, Jesús; Nogareda, Carmina; López-Béjar, M.; De Rensis, F. (Elsevier, 2006)
      The aim of the present study was to establish whether temperature-humidity index values, as a measure of heat comfort, from Days 1 to 40 of gestation could be associated with the pregnancy loss rate in high producing dairy ...
    • Relationship between rainfall and Neospora caninum-associated abortion in two dairy herds in a dry environment 

      López Gatius, Fernando; García Ispierto, Irina; Santolaria Blasco, Pilar; Yániz Pérez de Albéniz, Jesús; López Bejar, M.; Nogareda, Carmina; Almería, S. (Wiley, 2005)
      The possible direct relationship between climate variations and abortion in Neospora caninum-infected cows has not been studied. The objective of this study was to determine whether climate changes could be a risk factor ...