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23:57 EDT 23rd July 2014 | BioPortfolio

Original Source: An XY Agonadal Oldenburg Warmblood Horse Exhibiting a Male Phenotype.

In a 1.5-year-old Oldenburg horse, a clitoris-like structure instead of a penis was identified in the prepuce. The external genital organs did not show any abnormalities at visual inspection except that exteriorization of the penis was not possible, not even under general anesthesia. The horse's owner observed a continuous dripping of urine and a tendency to mild colics beginning 2 weeks after birth. Testosterone concentration was 0.01 ng/ml and therefore under the threshold for geldings, and the horse did...

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Outdated assumptions make evolutionary researchers ignore female genitalia

( —Animal genitalia are structurally diverse organs that can evolve rapidly under powerful selective forces exerted by the peculiarities of sexual reproduction. An overarching review of the...

Collecting data on female genital mutilation

Female genital mutilation is defined by the World Health Organization as “all procedures that involve partial or total removal of the external female genitalia or other injury to the female genitali...

Doing a lot more than the doctoring than bargained for

The horse that came into my life has made me think about many things from a different perspective. I have learned about the horse’s subtle ways of communicating, her extrasensory (compared to our ow...

Researchers Discover ‘Trojan Horse’ Method of Penetrating Cellular Walls Without Harm

Scientists with Texas A&M AgriLife Research have found a “Trojan horse” way to deliver proteins into live human cells without damaging them.

Equine specialist warns horse owners of dangerous virus

A Kansas State University equine specialist is warning horse owners of a highly contagious virus recently identified in Kansas and Wisconsin.

Experts disagree on horses with incoordination

(University of Copenhagen) At least one in 100 horses at some point in its life will lose the ability to control its gait as a result of developing the neurological disorder ataxia. Once found to be a...

Researchers discover 'Trojan Horse' method of penetrating cellular walls without harm

(Texas A&M AgriLife Communications) Scientists with Texas A&M AgriLife Research have found a 'Trojan horse' way to deliver proteins into live human cells without damaging them.The finding is expected...

China Pharma 2014 Outlook: Numerous Hurdles To Clear For The Year Of The Horse

Essential Drug List tenders, National Drug Reimbursement List revisions and pricing reforms are expected in the year ahead. After China’s compliance probe crisis, can pharma companies recover quickl...

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Prevalence of genitalia malformation in Iranian children: findings of a nationwide screening survey at school entry.

Ambiguous genitalia is a hereditary disorder that usually requires early attention and detection. The discovery of ambiguous genitalia in a neonate is situation that could be difficult to manage, not...

Characterisation of the horse transcriptome from immunologically active tissues.

The immune system of the horse has not been well studied, despite the fact that the horse displays several features such as sensitivity to bacterial lipopolysaccharide that make them in many ways a mo...

The epidemiology of horse-related injuries for different horse exposures, activities, and age groups in Queensland, Australia.

The dangers associated with horse riding, a popular activity throughout Australia, are well documented; yet, few studies have comprehensively described injuries caused by horses to nonriders. This stu...

Production and characterization of monoclonal antibodies against horse immunoglobulins useful for the diagnosis of equine diseases.

Abstract Monoclonal antibodies (MAbs) against horse IgG were produced by immunizing Balb/c mice with purified horse IgG and were characterized in indirect ELISA versus purified immunoglobulins from do...

Comparative Analysis of the Methanogen Diversity in Horse and Pony by Using mcrA Gene and Archaeal 16S rRNA Gene Clone Libraries.

Comparative analysis of methanogen compositions in the feces of horse and pony was carried out by constructing the α -subunit of methyl coenzyme-M reductase (mcrA) gene and 16S ribosomal RNA gene (16...

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