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  • In vivo neutralization of bee venom lethality by IgY antibodies 

    Leiva, Carlos Leónidas; Geoghegan, Patricia; Lammer, Mónica; Cangelosi, Adriana; Mariconda, Virginia; Celi Castillo, Ana Beatriz; Brero, Luisa; Chacana, Pablo (Elsevier, 2021-07)
    Bee venom is a complex mixture of molecules, among which melittin and phospholipase A2 (PLA2) are the toxic components involved in envenoming accidents with multiple honeybee stings. Traditionally, the treatment of envenomings ...
  • Preservation of protective capacity of hyperimmune anti-Stx2 bovine colostrum against enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli O157:H7 pathogenicity after pasteurization and spray-drying processes 

    Garimano, Nicolás; Diaz Vergara, Ladislao Iván; Kim, A. D.; Badin, Emiliano Emanuel; Sodero, Sonia; Bernal, Alan Mauro; Gonzalez, Diego; Amaral, María Marta; Lespinard, Alejandro R.; Porporatto, Carina; Montenegro, Mariana A.; Palermo, Marina Sandra; Larzabal, Mariano; Cataldi, Angel Adrian; Ibarra, Cristina Adriana; Sacerdoti, Flavia (Elsevier, 2021-05)
    Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC) O157:H7 is a major etiologic agent that causes bloody diarrhea, hemorrhagic colitis, and hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). Shiga toxin (Stx) is the main virulence factor of EHEC ...
  • Evidence of porcine circovirus type 2 and co-infection with ungulate protoparvovirus 1 (porcine parvovirus) in mummies and stillborn piglets in subclinically infected farm 

    Serena, Maria Soledad; Dibarbora, Marina; Olivera, Valeria Soledad; Metz, German Ernesto; Aspitia, Carolina Gabriela; Pereda, Ariel Julian; Echeverria, Maria Gabriela; Cappuccio, Javier Alejandro (Elsevier, 2021-04)
    Porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) and protoparvovirus 1 (PPV) were detected as single infection (6/131) and (11/131) respectively, or co-infection (6/131) in fetuses and stillborn piglets from normal deliveries in a farm ...
  • Towards inclusive funding practices for early career researchers 

    de Winde, Charlotte M.; Sarabipour, Sarvenaz; Carignano, Hugo Adrian; Davla, Sejal; Eccles, David; Hainer, Sarah J.; Haidar, Mansour; Ilangovan, Vinodh; Jadavji, Nafisa M.; Kritsiligkou, Paraskevi; Lee, Tai-Ying; Ólafsdóttir, H. Freyja (2021-03)
    Securing research funding is a challenge faced by most scientists in academic institutions worldwide. Funding success rates for all career stages are low, but the burden falls most heavily on early career researchers (ECRs). ...
  • Dependence of egg hatching on Wolbachia density in a parthenogenetic weevil revealed by antibiotic treatment 

    Rodriguero, Marcela Silvina; Scannapieco, Alejandra Carla; Monti, Daniela S.; Chifflet, Lucila; Elias-Costa, Agustín J.; Lanteri, Analía A.; Confalonieri, Viviana A. (Wiley, 2021-04)
    Naupactini is a tribe of Neotropical broad‐nosed weevils highly diverse in South America. This group includes several parthenogenetic species, some of them harmful for agriculture and invasive around the world. Although ...
  • Recent advances in non-specific immune memory against bovine tuberculosis 

    Blanco, Federico Carlos; Sabio Y Garcia, Julia Veronica; Bigi, Fabiana (Elsevier, 2021-04)
    Bovine tuberculosis is an important worldwide disease mainly related to cattle, although it also affects other mammals, including humans. In recent years, there have been considerable advances in the knowledge of the immune ...
  • The heart microbiome of insectivorous bats from Central and South Eastern Europe 

    Corduneanu, Alexandra; Mihalca, Andrei Daniel; Sandor, Attila D.; Hornok, Sándor; Malmberg, Maja; Pin Viso, Natalia Daniela; Bongcam-Rudloff, Erik (Elsevier, 2021-04)
    Host associated microbiome not only may affect the individual health-status or provide insights into the species- or group specific bacterial communities but may act as early warning signs in the assessment of zoonotic ...
  • Development of a lateral flow immunochromatography test for the rapid detection of bovine tuberculosis 

    Alonso, Maria Natalia; Griffa, Natanael; Moyano, Roberto Damián; Mon, Maria Laura; Colombatti Olivieri, Maria Alejandra; Barandiaran, Soledad; Martinez Vivot, Marcela; Fiorini, Gonzalo; Canal, Ana María; Santangelo, María De La Paz; Singh, Mahavir G.; Romano, Maria Isabel (Elsevier, 2021-04)
    Detection of specific antibodies would be a useful test strategy for bovine tuberculosis (bTB) as a complement to the single skin test. We developed a lateral flow immunochromatography (LFIC) test for rapid bTB detection ...
  • Balance between retroviral latency and transcription : based on HIV model 

    Pluta, Aneta; Jaworski, Juan Pablo; Cortés-Rubio, César N. (MDPI, 2021-01)
    The representative of the Lentivirus genus is the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1), the causative agent of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS). To date, there is no cure for AIDS because of the existence ...
  • Evaluation of a lyophilized CRISPR-Cas12 assay for a sensitive, specific, and rapid detection of SARS-CoV-2 

    Curti, Lucía Ana; Primost, Ivana; Valla, Sofia; Ibañez Alegre, Daiana; Olguin Perglione, Cecilia; Repizo, Guillermo Daniel; Lara, Julia; Parcerisa, Ivana; Palacios, Antonela; Llases, María Eugenia; Rinflerch, Adriana; Barrios, Melanie; Pereyra Bonnet, Federico; Gimenez, Carla Alejandra; Marcone, Débora Natalia (MDPI, 2021-03)
    We evaluated a lyophilized CRISPR-Cas12 assay for SARS-CoV-2 detection (Lyo-CRISPR SARS-CoV-2 kit) based on reverse transcription, isothermal amplification, and CRISPR-Cas12 reaction. From a total of 210 RNA samples extracted ...
  • An improved DNA vaccine against bovine herpesvirus-1 using CD40L and a chemical adjuvant induces specific cytotoxicity in mici 

    Langellotti, Cecilia Ana; Gammella, Mariela; Soria, Ivana; Bellusci, Carolina; Quattrocchi, Valeria; Vermeulen, Elba Monica; Mongini, Claudia; Zamorano, Patricia Ines (Mary Ann Liebert, 2021-03)
    Bovine herpesvirus-1 (BoHV-1) uses many mechanisms to elude the immune system; one of them is spreading intracellularly, even in the presence of specific antiviral antibodies. Cytotoxic T lymphocytes (CTLs) are necessary ...
  • Expression-based analysis of genes related to single nucleotide polymorphism hits associated with bovine leukemia virus proviral load in Argentinean dairy cattle 

    Petersen, Marcos Iván; Carignano, Hugo Adrian; Suarez Archilla, Guillermo; Caffaro, María Eugenia; Alvarez, Irene; Miretti, Marcos Mateo; Trono, Karina Gabriela (Elsevier, 2021-02)
    In dairy cattle infected with bovine leukemia virus (BLV), the proviral load (PVL) level is directly related to the viral transmission from infected animals to their healthy herdmates. Two contrasting phenotypic groups can ...
  • N-Glycosylation in piroplasmids : Diversity within simplicity 

    Florin-Christensen, Mónica; Rodriguez, Anabel Elisa; Suarez, Carlos Esteban; Ueti, Massaro W.; Delgado, Fernando Oscar; Echaide, Ignacio Eduardo; Schnittger, Leonhard (MDPI, 2021-01)
    N-glycosylation has remained mostly unexplored in Piroplasmida, an order of tick-transmitted pathogens of veterinary and medical relevance. Analysis of 11 piroplasmid genomes revealed three distinct scenarios regarding ...
  • Evaluation of the safety profile of the vaccine candidate Brucella melitensis 16MDvjbR strain in goats 

    Castaño Zubieta, Mirta Raquel; Rossetti, Carlos Alberto; Garcia-Gonzalez, Daniel G.; Maurizio, Estefanía; Hensel, Martha E.; Rice-Ficht, Allison C.; Ficht, Thomas A.; Arenas-Gamboa, Angela M. (Elsevier, 2021-01)
    Small ruminant brucellosis is caused by the Gram negative cocci-bacillus Brucella (B.) melitensis, the most virulent Brucella species for humans. In goats and sheep, middle to late-term gestation abortion, stillbirths and ...
  • Changes in hematological, biochemical, and blood gases prameters in response to progressive inclusion of nitrate in the diet of Holstein calves 

    Ortiz Chura, Abimael; Marcoppido, Gisela Ariana; Gere, José; Depetris, Gustavo; Stefañuk Bahamonde, Francisco José; Trangoni, Marcos David; Cravero, Silvio Lorenzo Pedro; Faverin, Claudia; Cataldi, Angel Adrian; Ceron Cucchi, Maria Esperanza (Veterinary World Publisher, 2021-01)
    Background and Aim: Nitrate (NO3-) reduces enteric methane emissions and could be a source of non-protein nitrogen in ruminant feeds. Nonetheless, it has a potential toxic effect that could compromise animal health and ...
  • Host discrimination in the fruit fly parasitoid Diachasmimorpha longicaudata : evidence from virgin female behaviour and egg distribution patterns 

    Devescovi, Francisco; Bachmann, Guillermo Enrique; Nussenbaum, Ana Laura; Viscarret, Mariana Mabel; Cladera, Jorge Luis; Segura, Diego Fernando (Cambridge University Press, 2021-04)
    Many parasitoid species discriminate already parasitized hosts, thus avoiding larval competition. However, females incur in superparasitism under certain circumstances. Superparasitism is commonly observed in the artificial ...
  • Mating-induced changes in responses of female Queensland fruit fly to male pheromones and fruit : a mechanism for mating-induced sexual inhibition 

    Devescovi, Francisco; Hurtado, Juan; Taylor, Phillip W. (Elsevier, 2021-03)
    In order to reproduce, female tephritid fruit flies need both mates for fertilization and fruit for oviposition. Virgin females are prone to mating and approach males, attracted by their pheromones. Mated females, however, ...
  • Geography as non-genetic modulation factor of chicken cecal microbiota 

    Pin Viso, Natalia Daniela; Redondo, Enzo Alejandro; Diaz Carrasco, Juan Maria; Redondo, Leandro Martin; Sabio Y Garcia, Julia Veronica; Fernandez Miyakawa, Mariano Enrique; Farber, Marisa Diana (Public Library of Science, 2021-01)
    The gastrointestinal tract of chickens harbors a highly diverse microbiota contributing not only to nutrition, but also to the physiological development of the gastrointestinal tract. Microbiota composition depends on many ...
  • Role of PhoPR in the response to stress of Mycobacterium bovis 

    Garcia, Elizabeth Andrea; Blanco, Federico Carlos; Klepp, Laura Ines; Pazos, Adriana Alejandra; McNeil, Michael; Jackson, Mary; Bigi, Fabiana (Elsevier, 2021-02)
    PhoP is part of the two-component PhoPR system that regulates the expression of virulence genes of Mycobacteria. The goal of this work was to elucidate the role of PhoP in the mechanism that Mycobacterium bovis, the causative ...
  • Argentinian potato leafroll virus P0 protein : Novel activities for a previously known suppressor 

    Barrios Baron, Maria Pilar; Delfosse, Veronica Cecilia; Agrofoglio, Yamila Carla; Nahirñak, Vanesa; Almasia, Natalia Ines; Vazquez Rovere, Cecilia; Distefano, Ana Julia (Wiley, 2021-02)
    The potato leafroll virus (PLRV) P0 protein (P0PL) is a suppressor of RNA silencing. In this study, we showed that P0 protein from an Argentinian isolate of PLRV (P0PL‐Ar) has an additional activity not described for other ...

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