Dr. GermĂˇn Bertsch - 28/09/2020Stability of the gut microbiota as a key target in animal health
The composition of the gut microbiota is known to affect many host functions, including nutrient utilization, intestinal epithelium integrity, and the development and activity of the intestinal immune system. Therefore, one of the possibilities to...
MV. JĂşlia PiĂ© OrpĂ - 24/08/2020Limitations of egg production in Sub-Saharan Africa
Egg production in Africa, particularly in the developing countries, has a great impact on nutrition and food safety because the egg is a complete food that is relatively easy to produce. In this sense, egg production in Sub-Saharan countries is...
Dr. David DĂez Arias - 25/05/2020Integrity of the intestinal epithelium in animals
The intestinal epithelium plays an essential role in the growth and maintenance of the animal health. It allows the selective passage of nutrients and avoids that of pathogens and harmful molecules. However, under the current intensive farming...
Veterinaria Digital - 10/12/2019The Guinea Pigs
The Peruvian Guinea Pigs, also called cavy, scientifically corresponds to Cavia porcellus, of the Caviidae family originating in Andean regions of South America such as Peru, Bolivia, Ecuador and Colombia.
Dr. MartĂn Quero - 4/09/2019Plasma Cholinesterase Activity in Wild Birds from Undisturbed Woodlands in the Central Monte Desert
Globally, the agricultural industry uses pesticides as a primary strategy in the regulation of pests that can affect crops and, therefore, can produce large economic losses. In South America, and particularly in Argentina, one of the most commonly...
Veterinaria Digital - 12/07/2019Digestive enzymes in fish
With the title, "Digestive enzymes in fishes" the lecture explored the different types of digestions presented by fishes (depending on their species) and the participation of enzymes in digestion.