Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2018

  • Cultivable Microbiota in Mitis Salivarius Agar from Dental Plaque of Dogs

    Fábio Alessandro Pieri, Vitor de Oliveira Silva, Abelardo Silva Junior, Maria Aparecida Scatamburlo Moreira

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2018
    Pages: 21-26
    Received: 6 April 2018
    Accepted: 23 April 2018
    Published: 15 May 2018
    Abstract: Periodontal disease, which affects the support structures and protection of teeth, is the main disease found in dogs, reaching about 85% prevalence in animals over 4 years old. The most important bacteria in the initial colonization of human dental plaque are Streptococcus, which produce exopolysaccharides that facilitate fixation of the bacteria t... Show More
  • Antioxidant Enzymes and Lipid Peroxidation in Alloxan-Induced Diabetic Rabbits

    Enefe Ndidi Glory, Ebuehi Osaretin Albert

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 2, March 2018
    Pages: 27-34
    Received: 20 April 2018
    Accepted: 17 May 2018
    Published: 15 June 2018
    Abstract: The study was carried out to evaluate the effect of alloxan–induced diabetes on some oxidative stress markers in rabbits. Ten rabbits weighing between 1.0-1.5kg were used and divided into two groups of five rabbits each. Diabetes was induced in one of the groups, by intraperitonial administration of alloxan at a dosage of 150mg/kg body weight and t... Show More