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  • Daño cardiaco en ratones ovariectomizados y experimentalmente infectados con trypanosoma cruzi 

    Larenas Herrera, Julio; Bello González, Belén; Zúñiga Martí, Claudio; Paláu Castaño, María Teresa; Vergara Castillo, Ulises (Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, 2017)
    This study aimed to evaluate the damage in the myocardial tissue in ovariectomized and non-ovariectomized Balb/c mice and the relationship with inflammatory damage, number of pseudocysts and correlation with parasitemia ...
  • Is species richness driving intra- and interspecific interactions and temporal activity overlap of a hantavirus host? An experimental test 

    Rubio Carrasco, André; Castro Arellano, Iván; Mills, James N.; List, Rurik; Ávila Flores, Rafael; Suzán, Gerardo (Public Library of Science, 2017)
    High species diversity of the potential animal host community for a zoonotic pathogen may reduce pathogen transmission among the most competent host, a phenomenon called the “dilution effect”, but the mechanisms driving ...
  • Vascularidad arterial extraglandular de la próstata del perro 

    Olivares, Ricardo; Aguayo, Mireya (Sociedad Chilena de Anatomía, 2014)
    La próstata es la glándula accesoria sexual más importante del perro, ubicada en el canal pélvico, retroperitoneal y caudal a la vejiga, envolviendo completamente la uretra pélvica en su salida del cuello vesical. Su ...
  • Gene expression response to sea lice in atlantic salmon Skin: RNA sequencing comparison between resistant and susceptible animals 

    Robledo, Diego; Gutiérrez, Alejandro P.; Barría, Agustín; Yáñez, José M.; Houston, Ross D. (2018)
    Sea lice are parasitic copepods that cause large economic losses to salmon aquaculture worldwide. Frequent chemotherapeutic treatments are typically required to control this parasite, and alternative measures such as ...
  • Development and characterization of maltodextrin microparticles to encapsulate heme and non-heme iron 

    Churio, Osmaly; Valenzuela Venegas, Carolina (Elsevier, 2018)
    Selection of an appropriate encapsulating material and its properties are critical issues to optimize iron encapsulation systems. Therefore, the aim of this work was to develop and characterize different types of heme and ...
  • Taxonomy of the order mononegavirales: update 2018 

    Amarasinghe, Gaya K.; Arechiga Ceballos, Nidia G.; Banyard, Ashley C.; Basler, Christopher F.; Bavari, Sina; Bennett, Andrew J.; Blasdell, Kim R.; Briese, Thomas; Bukreyev, Alexander; Cai, Yingyun; Calisher, Charles H.; Campos Lawson, Cristine; Chandran, Kartik; Chapman, Colin A.; Chiu, Charles Y.; Choi, Kang-Seuk; Collins, Peter L.; Dietzgen, Ralf G.; Dolja, Valerian V.; Dolnik, Olga; Domier, Leslie L.; Duerrwald, Ralf; Dye, John M.; Easton, Andrew J.; Ebihara, Hideki; Echevarria, Juan E.; Fooks, Anthony R.; Formenty, Pierre B. H.; Fouchier, Ron A. M.; Freuling, Conrad M.; Ghedin, Elodie; Goldberg, Tony L.; Hewson, Roger; Horie, Masayuki; Hyndman, Timothy H.; Jiang, Daohong; Kityo, Robert; Kobinger, Gary P.; Kondo, Hideki; Koonin, Eugene V.; Krupovic, Mart; Kurath, Gael; Lamb, Robert A.; Lee, Benhur; Leroy, Eric M.; Maes, Piet; Maisner, Andrea; Marston, Denise A.; Mor, Sunil Kumar; Mueller, Thomas; Muhlberger, Elke; Neira Ramírez, Víctor; Netesov, Sergey V.; Ng, Terry Fei Fan; Nowotny, Norbert; Palacios, Gustavo; Patterson, Jean L.; Paweska, Janusz T.; Payne, Susan L.; Prieto, Karla; Rima, Bertus K.; Rota, Paul; Rubbenstroth, Dennis; Schwemmle, Martin; Siddell, Stuart; Smither, Sophie J.; Song, Qisheng; Song, Timothy; Stenglein, Mark D.; Stone, David M.; Takada, Ayato; Tesh, Robert B.; Matsumiya Thomazelli, Luciano; Tomonaga, Keizoi; Tordo, Noel; Towner, Jonathan S.; Vasilakis, Nikos; Vazquez Moron, Sonia; Verdugo, Claudio; Volchkov, Viktor E.; Wahl, Victoria; Walker, Peter J.; Wang, David; Wang, Lin-Fa; Wellehan, James F. X.; Wiley, Michael R.; Whitfield, Anna E.; Wolf, Yuri I.; Ye, Gongyin; Zhang, Yong Zhen; Kuhn, Jens H. (Springer, 2018)
    In 2018, the order Mononegavirales was expanded by inclusion of 1 new genus and 12 novel species. This article presents the updated taxonomy of the order Mononegavirales as now accepted by the International Committee on ...
  • Chitosan microparticles loaded with yeast-derived PCV2 virus-like particles elicit antigen-specific cellular immune response in mice after oral administration 

    Bucarey Vivanco, Sergio; Pujol, Myriam; Poblete, Joaquín; Núñez, Ignacio; Tapia, Cecilia V.; Neira Carrillo, Andrónico; Martínez, Jonatán; Bassa, Oliver (BioMed Central, 2014)
    Background: Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2)-associated diseases are a major problem for the swine industry worldwide. In addition to improved management and husbandry practices, the availability of several anti-PCV2 ...
  • Magnesium requirement of some of the principal rumen cellulolytic bacteria 

    Morales, M. S.; Dehority, B. A. (Cambridge University Press, 2014)
    Information available on the role of Mg for growth and cellulose degradation by rumen bacteria is both limited and inconsistent. In this study, the Mg requirements for two strains each of the cellulolytic rumen species ...
  • Genetic (co)variation in skin pigmentation patterns and growth in rainbow trout 

    Rodríguez, F. H.; Cáceres, G.; Lhorente, J. P.; Newman, S.; Bangera, R.; Tadich Gallo, Tamara; Neira, R.; Yáñez, J. M. (Cambridge University Press, 2018)
    From a physiological-behavioral perspective, it has been shown that fish with a higher density of black eumelanin spots are more dominant, less sensitive to stress, have higher feed intake, better feed efficiency and ...
  • Patagonian blenny (Eleginops maclovinus) spermatozoa quality after storage at 4 ºC in Cortland medium 

    Ulloa Rodríguez, Patricio; Contreras, Pablo; Dumorné, Kelly; Lee Estévez, Manuel; Díaz, Rommy; Figueroa, Elías; Valdebenito, Iván; Risopatrón, Jennie; Farías, Jorge G. (Elsevier, 2018)
    Patagonian blenny (E. maclovinus) is a marine species recently placed in captivity and which are potentially farmable. Understanding and improving its sperm capacity to withstand short-term storage conditions is a key ...
  • Residue depletion of florfenicol and florfenicol amine in broiler chicken claws and a comparison of their concentrations in edible tissues using LC–MS/MS 

    Pokrant, Ekaterina; Riquelme, Ricardo; Maddaleno Toledo, Aldo; San Martín Núñez, Betty; Cornejo, Javiera (MDPI AG, 2018)
    Antimicrobial residues might persist in products and by-products destined for human or animal consumption. Studies exploring the depletion behavior of florfenicol residues in broiler chicken claws are scarce, even though ...
  • Habitat loss of a rainforest specialist pollinator fly as an indicator of conservation status of the South American temperate rainforests 

    Alaniz, Alberto J.; Carvajal, Mario A.; Smith Ramírez, Cecilia; Barahona Segovia, Rodrigo M.; Vieli, Lorena (Springer, 2018)
    We estimate habitat loss and fragmentation in a hoverfly, Aneriophora aureorufa, used as a representative forest specialist species. This species is a pollinator specialist of two native trees, forming a triad endemic to ...
  • Genetic diversity of Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus from cattle in Chile between 2003 and 2007 

    Donoso, Astrid; Inostroza, Felipe; Celedón, María; Pizarro Lucero, José (BioMed Central, 2018)
    Background: Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus causes significant economic losses in cattle. BVDV has high genomic diversity, with two species, BVDV-1 and BVDV-2, and at least twenty-one subgenotypes for BVDV-1 and four subgenotypes ...
  • Experimental infection of coho salmon Oncorhynchus kisutch by exposure of skin, gills and intestine with Piscirickettsia salmonis 

    Smith Schuster, Pedro; Rojas, M. E.; Guajardo, A.; Contreras, J.; Morales, M. A.; Larenas, J. (Inter-Research, 2004)
    Piscirickettsiosis pathogenesis was examined using some tissues as entry portals of Piscirickettsia salmonis in coho salmon, Juvenile fish, weighing approximately 8.4 g, were used in this trial. Inocula were prepared using ...
  • Determination of the genetic component of fur-chewing in chinchillas (Chinchilla lanigera) and its economic impact 

    González, Catalina; Yáñez, José Manuel; Tadich Gallo, Tamara (MDPI, 2018)
    Simple Summary Many chinchillas kept in captivity develop fur-chewing. This behavior does not only affect fur price, but most importantly it can be the result of an animal welfare problem. The causes of this behavior are ...
  • Infection of novel reassortant H1N2 and H3N2 swine influenza A viruses in the guinea pig model 

    Tapia, Rodrigo; García, Victoria; Mena, Juan; Bucarey Vivanco, Sergio; Medina, Rafael A.; Neira Ramírez, Víctor (BioMed Central, 2018)
    Novel H1N2 and H3N2 swine influenza A viruses (IAVs) were identified in commercial farms in Chile. These viruses contained H1, H3 and N2 sequences, genetically divergent from IAVs described worldwide, associated with ...
  • Using natural waste material as a matrix for the immobilization of enzymes: chicken eggshell membrane powder for β-galactosidase immobilization 

    Kessi Campos, Elías; Arias, Jocelyn (Humana Press, 2019)
    Avian eggshell membranes are good candidates as a matrix for immobilization procedures. Chicken eggshell, a waste material available from the poultry industry as a byproduct, is a very safe and cheap raw material. While ...
  • Low genetic diversity of the successful invasive African clawed frog Xenopus laevis (Pipidae) in Chile 

    Lobos, Gabriel; Méndez, Marco; Cattan Ayala, Pedro; Jaksic, Fabián (Taylor and Francis, 2014)
    In Africa, the genus Xenopus presents cryptic species and diverse hybrids between species. It has been assumed that the invasive populations of this genus correspond to X. laevis and that they are derived from the subspecies ...
  • Pannexin channels increase propidium iodide permeability in frozen-thawed dog spermatozoa 

    Torres, J. L.; Palomino, J.; Moreno, R. D.; Reyes Solovera, Mónica de los (CSIRO, 2017)
    Pannexins (Panx) are proteins that form functional single membrane channels, but they have not yet been described in dogs. The aim of the present study was to detect Panx1, Panx2 and Panx3 in frozen–thawed dog spermatozoa using ...
  • Brucelosis en Chile: Descripción de una serie de 13 casos 

    Olivares Castillo, Roberto; Vidal, Pamela; Sotomayor, Camila; Norambuena, Mackarenna; Luppi Norambuena, Mario; Silva Ojeda, Francisco; Cifuentes Díaz, Marcela (Sociedad Chilena de Infectología, 2017)
    Introduction: Brucellosis is a zoonosis caused by Brucella spp. It may be acquired by consuming unpasteurized dairy products. Brucellosis has a low incidence in Chile, thus, we have a scarce data. Aim: To report and to ...

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