Melanie Mousel

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BACKGROUND Urbanization can strongly impact the physiology, behavior, and fitness of animals. Conditions in cities may also promote the transmission and success of animal parasites and pathogens. However, to date, no studies have examined variation in the prevalence or severity of several distinct pathogens/parasites along a gradient of urbanization in(More)
OBJECTIVE This epidemiologic study was undertaken after a cluster of five cases of rare forms of cancer (bone sarcoma, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma) had been observed among biomedical research workers at the Pasteur Institute in Paris to ascertain whether their disease was connected with exposure during this research. METHODS A mortality study included 3765(More)
Introduction The development of effective methods of synchronizing estrus and ovulation has been based on our understanding of the physiological and hormonal mechanisms controlling the estrous cycle and the initiation of estrous cyclicity and prepuberty in heifers and postpartum cows. Although estrus synchronization products (PGF2, MGA, CIDR and GnRH) and(More)
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