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