Category Archives: Veterinary medicine

Crows are hosts for Campylobacter jejuni bacteria in Davis, California — but the significance of this, no one knows Comments Off on Crows are hosts for Campylobacter jejuni bacteria in Davis, California — but the significance of this, no one knows

Polymixin antibiotic resistance in China has jumped — from a less concerning chromosomal mechanism — to significantly more worrisome plasmid mediated horizontal gene transfer — succumbing of the polymixin group now completes the penetration of all antibiotic chemical groups by plasmid mediated resistance genes Comments Off on Polymixin antibiotic resistance in China has jumped — from a less concerning chromosomal mechanism — to significantly more worrisome plasmid mediated horizontal gene transfer — succumbing of the polymixin group now completes the penetration of all antibiotic chemical groups by plasmid mediated resistance genes

© 2015 Peter Free Citation — to study Yi-Yun Liu, Yang Wang, Prof Timothy R Walsh, Ling-Xian Yi, Rong Zhang, James Spencer, Yohei Doi, Guobao Tian, Baolei Dong, Xianhui Huang, Lin-Feng Yu, Danxia Gu, Hongwei Ren, Xiaojie Chen, Luchao Lv, Dandan He, Hongwei Zhou, Prof Zisen Liang, Prof Jian-Hua Liu, and Jianzhong Shen, Emergence of […]

Veterinarians and farmers were predominantly responsible for spreading (high mortality) bovine viral diarrhea in Germany — beginning in 2012 Comments Off on Veterinarians and farmers were predominantly responsible for spreading (high mortality) bovine viral diarrhea in Germany — beginning in 2012

© 2015 Peter Free 23 September 2015 Citation — to study Jörn Gethmann, Timo Homeiera, Mark Holsteg, Horst Schirrmeier, Michael Saßerath, Bernd Hoffmann, Martin Beer, and Franz J. Conraths, BVD-2 outbreak leads to high losses in cattle farms in Western Germany, Heliyon 1(1): e00019, doi:10.1016/j.heliyon.2015.e00019 (September 2015) Citation — to press release Mary Beth O’Leary, […]

Wheat grass roots and leaves can take up and transmit infectious prions Comments Off on Wheat grass roots and leaves can take up and transmit infectious prions

© 2015 Peter Free Citation — to study Sandra Pritzkow, Rodrigo Morales, Fabio Moda, Uffaf Khan, Glenn C. Telling, Edward Hoover, and Claudio Soto, Grass Plants Bind, Retain, Uptake, and Transport Infectious Prions, Cell Reports DOI: 10.1016/j.celrep.2015.04.036 (in press, 14 May 2015) Citation — to press release Deborah Mann Lake, UTHealth research: grass plants can […]

Early life trauma in male mice may improve problem solving in their offspring — this trait is apparently epigenetically transmitted — via changes in the mineralocorticoid receptor gene in both brain and sperm — And a comment about misleading science paper titles Comments Off on Early life trauma in male mice may improve problem solving in their offspring — this trait is apparently epigenetically transmitted — via changes in the mineralocorticoid receptor gene in both brain and sperm — And a comment about misleading science paper titles

© 2014 Peter Free Citation — to study Katharina Gapp, Saray Soldado-Magraner, María Alvarez-Sánchez, Johannes Bohacek, Gregoire Vernaz, Huan Shu, Tamara B. Franklin, David Wolfer and Isabelle M. Mansuy, Early life stress in fathers improves behavioural flexibility in their offspring, Nature Communications 5: 5466, DOI:10.1038/ncomms6466 (18 November 2014) Citation — to press release Angelika Jacobs, […]