Metabolic Diseases Technical Articles


Article published the October 12, 2018:

Innate immune responses to metabolic stress can be detected in rumen fluids

Author/s :
Erminio TrevisiMassimo AmadoriPaolo Bani
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Article published the March 22, 2018:

TNFa Altered Inflammatory Responses, Impaired Health and Productivity, but Did Not Affect Glucose or Lipid Metabolism in Early-Lactation Dairy Cows

Introduction The periparturient period in dairy cows is characterized by substantial metabolic stress, endocrine changes, depressed feed intake, and negative energy balance [1]. In response to these changes, d...
Author/s :
Barry BradfordLorraine M. Sordillo
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Article published the March 15, 2018:

Lameness in dairy heifers; impacts of hoof lesions present around first calving on future lameness, milk yield and culling risk

1. Introduction Lameness is one of the most significant diseases currently impacting on dairy cow health, welfare and productivity (Huxley, 2013). Since a first occurrence of lameness increases the future risk...
Author/s :
Jon HuxleyLaura Green
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Article published the January 4, 2018:

Effectiveness of a standardized footbath protocol for prevention of digital dermatitis

INTRODUCTION Digital dermatitis (DD) is a widespread infectious foot lesion in cattle that typically causes painful ulcerative lesions (Cheli and Mortellaro, 1974; Read and Walker, 1998). Digital dermatitis ha...
Author/s :
Karin OrselLaura Solano
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Article published the October 19, 2017:

Measuring Claw Conformation in Cattle: Assessing the Agreement between Manual and Digital Measurement

1. Introduction It has long been recognized that being able to accurately assess conformational traits could be of significant benefit when determining selection policies and gauging the impact of factors, su...
Author/s :
Richard Laven
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Article published the August 3, 2017:

Insulin Sensitivity in Adipose and Skeletal Muscle Tissue of Dairy Cows in Response to Dietary Energy Level and 2,4-Thiazolidinedione (TZD)

Introduction In non-ruminants, the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPAR) play a crucial role in the regulation of fatty acid metabolism and inflammatory responses [1]. The PPAR family is composed...
Author/s :
Erminio TrevisiJames K. DrackleyJuan LoorOfelia Mora
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Article published the July 18, 2017:

Fatty liver syndrome in dairy cows – old news or extremely relevant?

Structural changes of dairy farms towards more and more bigger companies led in the last decades to a tremendous improvement of efficiency and performance of our high yielding dairy cows. Especially in the...
Author/s :
Dr. Birgit Beyer
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Article published the June 30, 2017:

Acute mammary and liver transcriptome responses after an intramammary Escherichia coli lipopolysaccharide challenge in postpartal dairy cows

Introduction The peripartal or “transition” period in taurine cattle is considered the most important phase of the lactation cycle because during this time animals are most-susceptible to metaboli...
Author/s :
Alejandro PalladinoErminio TrevisiJuan Loor
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Article published the June 9, 2017:

Integrative Analyses of Hepatic Differentially Expressed Genes and Blood Biomarkers during the Peripartal Period between Dairy Cows Overfed or Restricted-Fed Energy Prepartum

Introduction The liver performs essential functions in mammals. These include, but are not limited to, gluconeogenesis and glycogen synthesis, synthesis of several plasma proteins encompassing clotting factor...
Author/s :
Erminio TrevisiJuan LoorMassimo Bionaz
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Article published the April 12, 2017:

Supplementing Zn, Mn, and Cu from amino acid complexes and Co from cobalt glucoheptonate during the peripartal period benefits postpartal cow performance and blood neutrophil function

INTRODUCTION An adequate supply of macro and micronutrients, such as trace minerals (e.g., Zn, Mn, Cu, Co), is important for ensuring an optimal transition from pregnancy to lactation (Andrieu, 2008). For ins...
Author/s :
James K. DrackleyJohan OsorioJuan Loor
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