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Cathelicidins: family of antimicrobial peptides. A review
Cathelicidins are small, cationic, antimicrobial peptides found in humans and other species, including farm animals (cattle, horses, pigs, sheep, goats, chickens, rabbits and in some species ofExpand
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Cholesterol content and fatty acid composition of ostrich meat as influenced by subspecies.
Two muscles, the m. gastrocnemius and m. iliofibularis, were excised from the left legs of six Red Neck (Struthio camelus massaicus) and six Blue Neck (Struthio camelus australis) ostriches andExpand
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Relationship between somatic cell count and bacterial pathogens in goat milk
Abstract The study aimed at evaluation of total count and pattern of somatic cells, as well as lactose content in relation to the type of bacterial pathogens in goat milk. The study was conducted onExpand
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Defensins: natural component of human innate immunity.
The widespread use of antibiotics has contributed to a huge increase in the number of resistant bacteria. New classes of drugs are therefore being developed of which defensins are a potential source.Expand
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Carcase characteristics of emus (Dromaius novaehollandiae).
1. Six emus (Dromaius novaehollandiae) were slaughtered at 13 months of age in order to determine carcase, by-product and muscle yields. 2. Emus had a lower percentage of hot carcase weight (52%) andExpand
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Inflammatory Markers for Arterial Stiffness in Cardiovascular Diseases
Arterial stiffness predicts an increased risk of cardiovascular events. Inflammation plays a major role in large arteries stiffening, related to atherosclerosis, arteriosclerosis, endothelialExpand
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Chemical composition, cholesterol content, and fatty acid profile of pigeon meat as influenced by meat-type breeds.
Two muscles, breast and thigh, were excised from 3 pigeon meat-type breeds (Europigeon, Wrocławski, King) and were analyzed for proximate analysis, cholesterol content, and fatty acid (FA) profile.Expand
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The functional genomic studies of curcumin.
Curcumin is a natural plant-derived compound that has attracted a lot of attention for its anti-cancer activities. Curcumin can slow proliferation of and induce apoptosis in cancer cell lines, butExpand
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Genetic characteristics of the ostrich population using molecular methods.
A genetic analysis was performed on Polish ostriches from the 3 principal ostrich breeds: red-, blue-, and black-necks. The analysis was based on 2 molecular methods: DNA fingerprinting andExpand
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The use of microsatellite polymorphism in genetic mapping of the ostrich (Struthio camelus)
The aim of this study was to determine microsatellite polymorphism in ostriches and using it in creation the genetic map of the ostrich. The polymorphism analysis covered 30 microsatellite markersExpand
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