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Intrinsic differences between the superficial and deep layers of the Xenopus ectoderm control primary neuronal differentiation.
In Xenopus, primary neurons differentiate early, in the deep layer of the neuroectoderm. In contrast, the neural precursors of the superficial layer continue to proliferate. We report thatExpand
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Coronaviruses from pheasants ( Phasianus colchicus ) are genetically closely related to coronaviruses of domestic fowl (infectious bronchitis virus) and turkeys
Reverse-transcriptase polymerase chain reactions (RT-PCRs) were used to examine RNA extracted from mouth/nasal swabs from pheasants exhibiting signs of respiratory disease. The oligonucleotides usedExpand
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Infectious agents associated with respiratory disease in pheasants
In a case-control study of the infectious agents associated with natural outbreaks of respiratory disease in pheasants, 28 batches of birds from sites affected by disease and eight batches of birdsExpand
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Haematology of veal calves reared in different husbandry systems and the assessment of iron deficiency
Calves were reared for veal and fed milk replacer either alone or with straw or dry feed of varied iron content. Measurements of haematology and iron biochemistry were made at the start of theExpand
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A survey of abomasal ulceration in veal calves
Abomasal ulceration was found in 264 of 304 commercially reared veal calves at slaughter. The incidence and severity of lesions were greatest in loose housed calves with access to straw and fed milkExpand
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Chinese QX strain of infectious bronchitis virus isolated in the UK
SIR, — We wish to report the isolation and identification of a strain of infectious bronchitis virus (ibv) which shows a close genetic relationship with the so-called Chinese qx strain of ibv. As farExpand
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Detection of Theileria luwenshuni in sheep from Great Britain
BackgroundTheileria spp. are tick-borne protozoan parasites of the Phylum Apicomplexa, Order Piroplasmida that infect a wide range of wild and domestic animals. In Great Britain, Theileria spp. haveExpand
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Avian encephalomyelitis virus in reared pheasants: a case study
An outbreak of neurological disease occurred in pheasant chicks on a game farm in 2007. The disease was first seen in the 10th hatching of chicks on the farm. Affected chicks showed trembling andExpand
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Isolation and identification of a reovirus from a lizard, Uromastyx hardwickii, in the United Kingdom
S021 IBX IN December 2000, six carcases of Uromastyx hardwickii lizards were submitted for postmortem examination. These are small insectivorous lizards, originating from Pakistan. The six animalsExpand
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Bluetongue virus serotype 8-associated hydranencephaly in two calves in south-eastern England
DEVELOPMENTAL lesions of the central nervous system (CNS) have been described associated with transplacental infection with bluetongue virus (BTV) in cattle ([MacLachlan and others 1985][1]) andExpand
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