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    • Seasonal variation of glutathione peroxidase, CK and AST in sheep in a low-selenium region 

      López Alonso, María Marta; Miranda Castañón, Marta Inés; Hernández Bermúdez, Joaquín; Castillo Rodríguez, Cristina; Ayala de la Peña, Ignacio; Benedito Castellote, José Luis (Polska Akademia Nauk, 1997)
      Blood glutathione peroxidase (GSH-Px; E.C. 1.11.1.9) activity, a measure of selenium status, as well as the plasma indicators of muscle damage creatine kinase (CK; E.C. 2.7.3.2) and aspartate aminotransferase (AST; E.C. ...
    • Influencia del estatus de cobre sobre la acumulación de metales tóxicos y esenciales en ganado vacuno 

      Blanco Penedo, Isabel; Cruz López, Laura; López Alonso, María Marta; Miranda Castañón, Marta Inés; Castillo Rodríguez, Cristina; Hernández Bermúdez, Joaquín; Benedito Castellote, José Luis (Asociación Española de Toxicología, 2005)
      La interacción entre elementos tóxicos y esenciales, así como de elementos esenciales entre sí, condiciona tanto la acumulación de estos elementos en el organismo como sus efectos nocivos. En este estudio se evaluaron ...
    • Relationship among blood indicators of lipomobilization and hepatic function during early lactation in high-yielding dairy cows 

      González, Félix; Muíño Otero, Rodrigo; Pereira Lestayo, Víctor; Campos, Rómulo; Benedito Castellote, José Luis (Korean Society of Veterinary Science, 2011)
      Blood indicators are used as a tool to diagnose metabolic disorders. The present work was conducted to study the relationships among blood indicators of lipomobilization and hepatic function in high-yielding dairy cows. ...
    • Serum metabolite concentrations and enzyme activities in finishing bull calves fed different types of high-grain diets 

      Castillo Rodríguez, Cristina; Hernández Bermúdez, Joaquín; Pereira Lestayo, Víctor; Vázquez Chas, Patricia; Sotillo, Juan; López Alonso, María Marta; Miranda Castañón, Marta Inés; Benedito Castellote, José Luis (Copernicus Publications, 2011)
      Between the ages of 23 and 35 weeks, various serum metabolites and enzymes were monitored in three 10-animal groups of double-muscled Belgian Blue bull calves maintained in a feedlot in Galicia (NW Spain) on high-grain ...
    • Factors associated with 56-day non-return rate in dairy cattle 

      Fouz Dopacio, Ramiro Antonio; Gandoy, Fernando; Sanjuán Hernán-Pérez, María Luisa; Yus Respaldiza, Eduardo Alfonso; Diéguez Casalta, Francisco Javier (Embrapa Informação Tecnológica, 2011)
      The objective of this work was to identify factors associated with the 56-day non-return rate (56-NRR) in dairy herds in the Galician region, Spain, and to estimate it for individual Holstein bulls. The experiment was ...
    • Influence of grain processing in regard to serum metabolites and enzymes for finishing bull calves 

      Castillo Rodríguez, Cristina; Benedito Castellote, José Luis; Pereira Lestayo, Víctor; Sotillo, Juan; Suárez, A.; Méndez, Jesús; Vázquez, Patricia; Hernández Bermúdez, Joaquín (Polska Akademia Nauk, 2011)
      This study compared two grain processing methods that are widely used for beef cattle, grinding and steam pelleting, with respect to serum metabolic parameters: glucose, non-esterified fatty acids (NEFA), serum urea nitrogen ...
    • Validation of a simple method for the interpretation of uterine cytology in cows 

      Prieto, M.; Barrio López, Mónica; Quintela Arias, Luis Ángel; Pérez Marín, Carlos C.; Becerra González, Juan José; Vigo Fernández, Marcos; Díaz, C.; Caínzos Cagiao, Juan Manuel; Prieto Lago, Alberto; Fernández, F.I.; Martínez, D.; García Herradón, Pedro José (Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, 2012)
      One of the main drawbacks of using endometrial cytology in cows is the time required for sample collection and interpretation. It is recommended to count a large number of polymorphonuclear neutrophils (PMN) and to ...
    • Histochemistry evaluation of the oxidative stress and the antioxidant status in Cu-supplemented cattle 

      García Vaquero, Marco Antonio; Benedito Castellote, José Luis; López Alonso, María Marta; Miranda Castañón, Marta Inés (Elsevier, 2012)
      The aim of this paper is to evaluate at a histopathological level the effect of the most commonly used copper (Cu) supplementation (15 mg/kg dry matter (DM)) in the liver of intensively reared beef cattle. This was done ...
    • Evaluation of organic, conventional and intensive beef farm systems: health, management and animal production 

      Blanco Penedo, Isabel; López Alonso, María Marta; Shore, Richard F.; Miranda Castañón, Marta Inés; Castillo Rodríguez, Cristina; Hernández Bermúdez, Joaquín; Benedito Castellote, José Luis (Elsevier, 2012)
      The overall aim of the present study was to analyse and compare organic beef cattle farming in Spain with intensive and conventional systems. An on-farm study comparing farm management practices and animal health was carried ...
    • Duración del período gestacional en la raza rubia gallega 

      Becerra González, Juan José; Quintela Arias, Luis Ángel; Peña Martínez, Ana Isabel; Ruibal, Santiago; Deiros Rodríguez, Jesús; Barrio López, Mónica; Gracia, Sara; García Herradón, Pedro José (2012-03-22)
      Se realizó un estudio sobre la duración de la gestación en la raza bovina Rubia Gallega explotada en sistemas de producción tradicional en la provincia de Lugo. Así mismo se valoraron distintos factores que pueden afectar, ...
    • Perfiles metabólicos en preparto, parto y postparto en vacas de raza rubia gallega: estudio preliminar 

      Quintela Arias, Luis Ángel; Becerra González, Juan José; Rey, C.; Díaz, C.; Caínzos Cagiao, Juan Manuel; Rivas, F.; Huanca, W.; Prieto, A.; García Herradón, Pedro José (2012-03-23)
      Con el objetivo de establecer, en un futuro, unos valores de referencia de diferentes parámetros bioquímicos en vacas de raza Rubia Gallega, se extrajeron muestras de sangre mensuales (desde 30 días antes del parto hasta ...
    • Quantifying bovine insulin: conversion of units 

      Abuelo Sebio, Ángel; De Koster, Jenne; Hernández Bermúdez, Joaquín; Opsomer, Geert; Castillo Rodríguez, Cristina (Veterinary Clinical Pathology, 2012-09)
    • Mixed Production of Filamentous Fungal Spores for Preventing Soil-Transmitted Helminth Zoonoses: A Preliminary Analysis 

      Arias Vázquez, María Sol; Cazapal Monteiro, Cristiana Filipa; Suárez, J.; Miguélez, S.; Francisco, I.; Arroyo, F. L.; Suárez, J. L.; Paz Silva, Adolfo; Sánchez-Andrade Fernández, Rita; Mendoza de Gives, P. (Hindawi, 2013)
      Helminth zoonoses are parasitic infections shared by humans and animals, being the soil-transmitted helminths (STHs) mainly caused by roundworms (ascarids) and hookworms. This study was aimed to assess the individual and/or ...
    • The use of crossbreeding with beef bulls in dairy herds: effects on calving difficulty and gestation length 

      Fouz Dopacio, Ramiro Antonio; Gandoy, Fernando; Sanjuán Hernán-Pérez, María Luisa; Yus Respaldiza, Eduardo Alfonso; Diéguez Casalta, Francisco Javier (Elsevier, 2013)
      This study was designed to analyse the evolution in the use of beef bull semen for dairy cattle insemination and, mainly, to assess calving difficulty, gestation length and proportion of stillbirths after breeding pure ...
    • Oxidative stress index (OSi) as a new tool to assess redox status in dairy cattle during the transition period 

      Abuelo Sebio, Ángel; Hernández Bermúdez, Joaquín; Benedito Castellote, José Luis; Castillo Rodríguez, Cristina (Cambridge University Press, 2013-03-19)
      Oxidative stress (OS) plays a key role in the initiation or progression of numerous diseases, and dairy cows undergo OS at the transition period. However, discrepancies between methodologies make it difficult to make ...
    • Effect of colostrum redox balance on the oxidative status of calves during the first 3 months of life and the relationship with passive immune acquisition 

      Abuelo Sebio, Ángel; Pérez Santos, María; Hernández Bermúdez, Joaquín; Castillo Rodríguez, Cristina (The Veterinary Journal, 2013-10-29)
      New-born calves depend upon colostrum intake for the acquisition of immunoglobulins (Ig) and other beneficial substances. However, colostrum is also a source of reactive oxygen species (ROS). Intrinsic production of ROS ...
    • Prevalence of canine heartworm (Dirofilaria immitis) disease in dogs of central Portugal 

      Vieira, Ana Luísa; Vieira, Maria João; Oliveira, João Manuel; Simões, Ana Rita; Díez Baños, Pablo; Gestal Otero, Juan Jesús (EDP Sciences, 2014)
      The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence and risk factors concerning Dirofilaria immitis infection in dogs from Figueira da Foz, located in the central region of Portugal. In the period between ...
    • Use of endometrial cytology and metabolic profiles for selection of embryo donor cows 

      Fernández Sánchez, Francisco Ismael; Barrio López, Mónica; Quintela Arias, Luis Ángel; Becerra González, Juan José; Peña Martínez, Ana Isabel; Martínez Bello, Daniel; García Herradón, Pedro José; Pérez Marín, Carlos C. (Instituto Nacional de Investigación y Tecnología Agraria y Alimentaria (INIA), 2014)
      The aim of this study was to evaluate the use of endometrial cytology and metabolic profiles for selection of donor cows in embryo transfer programmes. For this purpose, 69 clinically healthy Holstein cows were enrolled ...
    • Trace Element Distribution in Selected Edible Tissues of Zebu (Bos indicus) Cattle Slaughtered at Jimma, SW Ethiopia 

      Dermauw, Veronique; López Alonso, María Marta; Duchateau, Luc; Du Laing, Gijs; Tolosa, Tadele; Dierenfeld, Ellen; Clauss, Marcus; Jules Janssens, Geert Paul (PLOS, 2014)
      The amount of trace elements present in edible bovine tissues is of importance for both animal health and human nutrition. This study presents data on trace element concentrations in semitendinosus and cardiac muscles, ...
    • The use of banquettes of Posidonia oceanica as a source of fiber and minerals in ruminant nutrition. An observational study 

      Castillo Rodríguez, Cristina; Mantecón, Ángel R.; Sotillo, Juan; Benedito Castellote, José Luis; Abuelo Sebio, Ángel; Gutiérrez; Gutiérrez, Cándido; Hernández Bermúdez, Joaquín (Elsevier, 2014)
      In the search for new food sources that contribute to the optimization of livestock production this paper discusses the possibility of using waste (called banquettes) of a marine plant commonly found on the Mediterranean ...





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