Sheep - and sun - in Scotland.

08:00 EDT 17th October 2015 | BioPortfolio

Summary of "Sheep - and sun - in Scotland."

Sue Tongue reports from the Sheep Veterinary Society's autumn meeting, held on the Island of Mull from September 28 to 30.


Journal Details

This article was published in the following journal.

Name: The Veterinary record
ISSN: 2042-7670
Pages: 385


DeepDyve research library

PubMed Articles [565 Associated PubMed Articles listed on BioPortfolio]

Expression of OPA1 and Mic60 genes and their association with mitochondrial cristae morphology in Tibetan sheep.

In order to investigate the relationship between the expression of OPA1 and Mic60 genes and the shape of mitochondrial cristae and to explore the mechanism of Tibetan sheep adapting to a high altitude...

First molecular and serological evidence of Coxiella burnetti infection among sheep and goats of Jammu province of India.

The epidemiology and prevalence of Q fever in India is largely unknown. There are very few serologic and molecular reports of Q fever in India and these are old reports. The objective of this study wa...

First report of bovine viral diarrhea virus and Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis infection in Tibetan sheep (Ovis aries) in Tibetan Plateau, China.

Bovine viral diarrhea virus (BVDV) and Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) are important pathogens, which cause serious disease in animals. However, information about BVDV and MAP in...

Heptadecanoic acid as an indicator of BCFA content in sheep fat.

Branched chain fatty acids (BCFAs) are associated with 'mutton flavour' found in cooked sheep meat aroma. Three BCFAs, 4-methyloctanoic (MOA), 4-ethyloctanoic (EOA) and 4-methylnonanoic (MNA) acids, h...

Whole genome sequence analysis to detect signatures of positive selection for high fecundity in sheep.

Ovulation rate and prolificacy are the most important reproductive traits that have major impact on efficiency of lamb meat production. Here, we compared the whole genomes of the Romanov sheep, kn...

Clinical Trials [47 Associated Clinical Trials listed on BioPortfolio]

The Cardiovascular Impacts of Electronic Cigarettes in Comparison to the Use of Nicotine Replacement Patches

In Scotland tobacco-related illnesses account for in excess of 56,000 hospital admissions and a quarter of deaths each year. The resultant financial impact on NHS Scotland is over £300 mi...

Establishing the Incidence of Tako-tsubo Cardiomyopathy in Scotland

Acute stress-induced (Tako-tsubo) cardiomyopathy presents like a heart attack and is triggered by intense emotional or physical stress. Although heart arteries are unobstructed, the risk o...

Learning Health System for Asthma

This study forms an initial phase of work aimed at developing a learning health system (LHS), whereby data relating to asthma is extracted from patient electronic health records (EHRs) acr...

Duration of Dual Anti-Platelet Therapy (DUAL-ACS2)

Despite substantial evidence supporting the use of dual anti-platelet therapy in patients with acute coronary syndrome, there remains major uncertainty regarding the optimal duration of th...

A Cluster Randomised Trial of Pharmacy Led HCV Therapy Versus Conventional Treatment Pathways for HCV Positive Patients Receiving Daily OST in Pharmacies in Health Boards Within NHS Scotland.

Hepatitis C Virus, (HCV), infection is a major health concern in the UK with up to 0.7% of the population infected. At best, 25% of those infected will clear the infection spontaneously, t...

Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

A group of islands in the Atlantic Ocean west of Scotland, comprising the Outer Hebrides and the Inner Hebrides. They were the scene of frequent incursions of Scandinavian settlers from the 6th century A.D. They were ceded to Scotland by Norway in the 13th century. The origin of the name is uncertain. It is suggested that it is the result of a miscopying of the Roman name Ebudae or Hebudae with ri for u. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p496 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p235)

A species of sheep, Ovis aries, descended from Near Eastern wild forms, especially mouflon.

A species of sheep, Ovis canadensis, characterized by massive brown horns. There are at least four subspecies and they are all endangered or threatened.

An arbovirus infection of sheep and goats transmitted by ticks. It is characterized by high fever and hemorrhagic gastroenteritis.

Quick Search


DeepDyve research library

Searches Linking to this Article