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Temporal regulation of BMP2, BMP6, BMP15, GDF9, BMPR1A, BMPR1B, BMPR2 and TGFBR1 mRNA expression in the oocyte, granulosa and theca cells of developing preovulatory follicles in the pig.
- F. Paradis, S. Novak, G. Murdoch, M. Dyck, W. Dixon, G. Foxcroft
- Biology, Medicine
- 1 July 2009
This study aimed to describe the abundance and localization of BMP2, BMP6, BMP15, GDF9, BMPR1A, BMPR1B, BMPR2 and TGFBR1 mRNA during pig preovulatory follicular development and to evaluate their… Expand
Only skin deep: shared genetic response to the deadly chytrid fungus in susceptible frog species.
Amphibian populations around the world are threatened by an emerging infectious pathogen, the chytrid fungus Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis (Bd). How can a fungal skin infection kill such a broad… Expand
Modeling methane production from beef cattle using linear and nonlinear approaches.
Canada is committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions to 6% below 1990 amounts between 2008 and 2012, and methane is one of several greenhouse gases being targeted for reduction. Methane… Expand
Effect of preslaughter feeding and ractopamine hydrochloride supplementation on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and end product quality in market dairy cows.
An experiment was conducted in market dairy cows to determine the effect of feeding time and ractopamine hydrochloride (RAC) on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and end product quality.… Expand
Is behavioral variation along the bold-shy continuum associated with variation in the stress axis in zebrafish?
- M. Oswald, R. Drew, Matt Racine, G. Murdoch, B. Robison
- Biology, Medicine
- Physiological and biochemical zoology : PBZ
- 11 October 2012
We tested whether boldness is associated with attenuation of the physiological stress response in behaviorally selected lines of zebrafish Danio rerio. We measured three component behaviors of… Expand
Genome-Wide Transcriptional Response of Silurana (Xenopus) tropicalis to Infection with the Deadly Chytrid Fungus
Emerging infectious diseases are of great concern for both wildlife and humans. Several highly virulent fungal pathogens have recently been discovered in natural populations, highlighting the need… Expand
Glutamine supplementation improves intestinal barrier function in a weaned piglet model of Escherichia coli infection.
- J. Ewaschuk, G. Murdoch, I. R. Johnson, Karen L Madsen, C. Field
- Biology, Medicine
- The British journal of nutrition
- 28 September 2011
The weaning period is associated with an increased prevalence of gastrointestinal infection in many species. Glutamine (Gln) has been shown to improve intestinal barrier function and immune function… Expand
Effect of dietary inclusion of benzoic acid on mineral balance in growing pigs
Abstract The objective of this study was to determine the effect of dietary inclusion of benzoic acid on utilization of the macrominerals Ca, P, Mg, K, Na, and Cl in growing pigs. Eighteen barrows,… Expand
Sexual dimorphism in hepatic gene expression and the response to dietary carbohydrate manipulation in the zebrafish (Danio rerio).
- B. Robison, R. Drew, +9 authors R. Hardy
- Medicine, Biology
- Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part D…
- 1 June 2008
In this study, we tested for the presence of sexual dimorphism in the hepatic transcriptome of the adult zebrafish and examined the effect of long term manipulation of dietary carbohydrate on gene… Expand
Effect of CLA and Other C18 Unsaturated Fatty Acids on DGAT in Bovine Milk Fat Biosynthetic Systems
Production of dairy products with increased amounts of nutraceutic FA such as conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) represents a recent approach for dairy producers and processors to increase the value of… Expand