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Intravaginal lactic acid bacteria modulated local and systemic immune responses and lowered the incidence of uterine infections in periparturient dairy cowsDownload
The objective of this investigation was to evaluate whether intravaginal infusion of a lactic acid bacteria (LAB) cocktail around parturition could influence the immune response, incidence rate of uterine infections, and the overall health status of periparturient dairy cows. One hundred pregnant...
Repeated oronasal exposure to lipopolysaccharide induced mucosal IgA responses in periparturient dairy cowsDownload
This study investigated the effects of repeated oronasal treatment with lipopolysaccharide (LPS) on the humoral immune responses in saliva, vaginal mucus, and the plasma markers of the acute phase response in periparturient dairy cows. One hundred pregnant Holstein cows were administered either 3...
Hafner-Bratkovič, Iva, Aguzzi, Adriano, Vey, Martin, Polymenidou, Magdalini, Yajima, Bill , James, Michael N. G., Jerala, Roman, Moos, Rita, Scott, Mike, Shi, Yong-zhong, Wuthrich, Kurt, Garen, Graciela, Sigurdson, Christina, Hornemann, Simone, Bellon, Anne, Kav, Nat
PrPSc, a misfolded and aggregated form of the cellular prion protein PrPC, is the only defined constituent of the transmissible agent causing prion diseases. Expression of PrPC in the host organism is necessary for prion replication and for prion neurotoxicity. Understanding prion diseases...