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Functional significance of the male brood pouch in the reproductive strategies of pipefishes and seahorses: a morphological and ultrastructural comparative study on three anatomically different
The morphological organization of the male brood pouch skin of three different species of syngnathids (Nerophis ophidion, Syngnathus abaster and Hippocampus hippocampus), investigated using light andExpand
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Fish germinal cells. I. Comparative spermatology of seven Cyprinid species
The spermatozoa of seven fishes belonging to Cyprinid family are examined. They have no acrosome, like all Teleost fishes, a spheroidal or slightly elliptic nucleus, always eccentrically placed onExpand
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Single serum activin a testing to predict ectopic pregnancy.
CONTEXT Ectopic pregnancy (EP) is an important cause of maternal deaths in early pregnancy because most fatal cases result from delayed diagnosis and inappropriate investigation. OBJECTIVE WeExpand
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Production and characterisation of a monoclonal antibody against the thymocytes of the sea bassDicentrarchus labrax(L.) (Teleostea, Percicthydae)
Abstract Although rapid progress has been made in knowledge of the teleost immune system, specific antibodies recognizing cellular populations are few and, among lymphocytes, they are restricted toExpand
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Effects of administration of probiotic strains on GALT of larval gilthead seabream: Immunohistochemical and ultrastructural studies.
Two bacterial strains Lactobacillus fructivorans (AS17B), isolated from adult seabream (Sparus aurata L.) gut, and Lactobacillus plantarum (906), isolated from human faeces, were administeredExpand
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Biological Activity of Sea Bass (Dicentrarchus labrax L.) Recombinant Interleukin-1β
Biological activities of a putative mature sea bass interleukin-1β peptide, produced as a recombinant protein (rIL-1β) in Escherichiacoli, have been investigated. The rIL-1β contains a 6-histidineExpand
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The treatment with a COX-2 specific inhibitor is effective in the management of pain related to endometriosis.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the efficacy and safety of a cyclooxygenase (COX)-2 specific inhibitors versus placebo in the treatment of endometriosis-associated pelvic pain. STUDY DESIGN A group of womenExpand
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Compartmentalisation of T cells expressing CD8α and TCRβ in developing thymus of sea bass Dicentrarchus labrax (L.)
Eggs, larvae, post-larvae and sexually immature juveniles of the teleost Dicentrarchus labrax (L.) were assayed for the expression of genes encoding the T cell receptor beta and CD8alpha. RT-PCR ofExpand
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Morphological organization of the male brood pouch epithelium of Syngnathus abaster Risso (Teleostea, Syngnathidae) before, during, and after egg incubation.
The morphological organization of the male brood pouch epithelium of Syngnathus abaster, before, during, and after the breeding period, was observed by light and electron microscopy. BeforeExpand
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Life Cycle of an Endogenous Retrovirus,ZAM, in Drosophila melanogaster
ABSTRACT ZAM is an env-containing member of thegypsy family of retrotransposons that represents a possible retrovirus of invertebrates. In this paper, we tracedZAM mobilization to get informationExpand
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