Thursday Jul 24
Genome analysis helps in breeding more robust cows
Genome analysis of 234 bulls has put researchers on the trail of DNA variants which influence particular characteristics in breeding bulls.
Thursday Jul 24
Vigilance over PED
PORCINE epidemic diarrhoea has spread through more than 30 states in the USA this year, driving up the price of pork products.
Introgression study reveals two quantitative trait loci involved in...
Correspondence: Dr KM Hoedjes, Laboratory of Entomology, Plant Sciences Group, Wageningen University, PO Box 8031, Wageningen 6700 EH, The Netherlands.
Urinary Potassium Excretion and Risk of Developing Hypertension: The...
From the Top Institute Food and Nutrition, Wageningen, The Netherlands ; Departments of Internal Medicine and Cardiology , University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands; Department of Health Sciences, VU University Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands ; and Division of General Medicine and Primary Care, ... (more)
Binary bacteria 'bits' in human intestines associated with health status
Five binary bacteria groups co-occur in various combinations in the 1,006 subjects in the study.
Bacterial switches in human gut pave way for therapeutic manipulation
The microbial ecosystem in the human gut can switch from one stable state into another, without staying for a long time in between.
Porcine epidemic 'jeopardizing the livelihoods of farmers'
Later today, Professor Wim van der Poel will tell delegates at the Society for Applied Microbiology annual Summer Conference how veterinary laboratories in Europe are working together to implement reliable diagnostic tests that ensure preparedness for the potential emergence of PED virus in Europe.