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Adiponectin in equine reproduction
Adiponectin, a protein secreted predominately by white adipose tissue, has been a focus of recent research due to its effects on metabolism and reproduction. The following dissertation describes research performed to profile ...
Role of the N-terminal region of troponin T in cardiac muscle contractile activation
Cardiac muscle contraction is the result of coordinated interactions between the contractile regulatory proteins of the thick and thin filaments, and a detailed understanding of how they interact is central to advancing ...
Diagnosis of Mycoplasma Mastitis: Validation and Development
Microbiological culture of milk samples has been used as a standard diagnosis for mycoplasma mastitis. It is suggested to perform with fresh samples for optimum diagnosis. Submission of fresh samples is often difficult ...
ESTABLISHMENT OF SPERMATOGENESIS FOLLOWING TESTICULAR TISSUE ECTOPIC XENOGRAFTING IN ALPACA
Sperm production depends on development, puberty and germ cell differentiation. Puberty age of alpaca varies and little is known of factors regulating this process. The species is also known for a high incidence of congenital ...
Immune response of bighorn sheep to Mannheimia haemolytica
Bighorn sheep (BHS; Ovis canadensis) are more susceptible to Mannheimia haemolytica-caused pneumonia, than domestic sheep (DS; Ovis aries). The objective of this study was to elucidate the basis for enhanced susceptibility ...