Esmeralda Peña-Gonzalez

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This study was carried out to determine the effects of diet supplementation with oregano (Lippia graveolens) essential oil (OEO) on meat quality and lipid oxidation in swine. A total of 48 pigs (Landrace × Yorkshire) was randomly assigned to one of four experimental groups during the finishing period. Each group was fed a commercial diet supplemented with(More)
Type 1 diabetes results from destruction of insulin-producing beta cells in pancreatic islets and is characterized by islet cell autoimmunity. Autoreactivity against non-beta cell-specific antigens has also been reported, including targeting of the calcium-binding protein S100β. In preclinical models, reactivity of this type is a key component of the early(More)
staining for amyloid was negative. Spleen mass was 240 g (normal 150 g) and moderate capsular hyalinosis was present. Heart mass was 700 g (normal 300 g) and there was biventricular eccentric myocardial hypertrophy. Myocardial lipomatosis was also present. Generalized atherosclerosis with ulceratingcalcificationsandcoronaryartery sclerosiswaspresent with >(More)
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