In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- But he does serve up plenty of anecdotes about ranching life in the western United States, as well as welcome digressions on the economics of modern-day beef raising and the basics of bovine psychology.
- As a result, those genetic segments record the genetic twists and turns of different cattle lineages and, in the language of DNA, serve as scribes of bovine history.
- Although generating swine clones appears to pose more technical difficulties than bovine clones, once piglets are born, they appear to be healthy.
- Fewer and fewer cows are infected today, but now there is an outbreak of human Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease, resulting from the consumption of beef products contaminated by infected bovine central nervous system tissue.
- Because of their bovine family ties, cattle and buffalo turn out to be vulnerable to many of the same pathogens, such as foot-and-mouth disease and bovine tuberculosis.
- Its forty-six helical-structured chromosomes are human, not bovine, avian, or reptilian.
- Remarkably, sperm mitochondria persist in mammalian interspecies crosses as demonstrated for murine and bovine hybrids.
- Remember Dolly and all those other ovine and bovine clones?
- Some parts seem to be like bird or avian viruses, while other bits are similar to bovine or murine viruses.
- Forensic tests showed that the blood was bovine or avian, and the ‘tumors’ were pig entrails or chicken livers.
- Some of these supplements, called glandulars, contain bovine brain, pituitary, pineal gland, and spinal cord, all organs where infectious prions may concentrate.
- It's a permanent soft-tissue filler that is composed of part bovine collagen and part polymer beads, which help stimulate the body to produce its own collagen.
- The bovine luteal tissues were obtained from Heng-Chun Station, Taiwan Livestock Research Institute.
- Regular readers will know that we have been taking a close interest in homosexuality among farmyard animals - specifically ovine and bovine lesbianism.
- Commercial cloning of cattle has been available for about a year now, and that was within a couple of years of the first bovine clone being born.
- One possible threat is bovine tuberculosis, a disease probably introduced to South Africa through domestic cattle brought in by European settlers at the end of the 18th century.
- The pests were introduced to New Zealand in the 19th century and today spread bovine tuberculosis to livestock and wreak havoc on forests, competing with native birds for food.
- The U.S. Department of Agriculture is actively considering a buyout of all 11 El Paso area dairy herds as well as a shutdown of the local dairy industry in response to chronic outbreaks of bovine tuberculosis in the region.
- The bovine stomach bacteria add to a growing list of cheap, plentiful, and non-polluting substances that run devices known as microbial fuel cells (MFCs).
- In the laboratory, ‘the nematodes can live in bovine manure for 4 to 6 weeks without hosts,’ says Taylor.
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