International Journal of Animal Science and Technology

Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2019

  • Isolation and Characterization of L- Asparaginase Producing Endophytic Bacteria from Simarouba Gluaca

    Pathuppilly Satheesan Kavya, Parakkottil Chothi Madhu

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 1-6
    Received: 10 November 2018
    Accepted: 14 January 2019
    Published: 7 February 2019
    Abstract: Cancer cells differentiate themselves from normal cells in diminished expression of L-asparaginase. It is the enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of L-Asparagine to L-aspartic and ammonia, because of these it is used as a medication and in food manufacturing. As a medication L-aspraginase is used to treat various types of leukemia such as, acute l... Show More
  • Genetic Diversity of Benin Cattle Populations Using Microsatellite Markers

    Kassa Sagui Kévin, Dayo Guiguigbaza-Kossigan Charles, Yapi-Gnaoré Valentine, Sylla Souleymane, Konkobo Maurice, Youssao Abdou Karim Issaka

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 7-19
    Received: 6 September 2018
    Accepted: 19 September 2018
    Published: 15 February 2019
    Abstract: The genetic characteristics of cattle breeds of Benin are little known. This study aimed to assess the genetic diversity of major cattle breeds of Benin. For this purpose, blood samples from 179 cattle including 31 Girolando, 30 White Fulani cattle, 31 Borgou, 31 Lagunaire, 43 Somba and 13 crossbreed Azawak x Lagunaire were characterized using 12 m... Show More
  • Feed Resources Potential and Nutritional Quality of Major Feed Stuffs in Raya Kobo District, North Wollo Zone, Ethiopia

    Derbie Alemu, Ermias Tekletsadik, Mekonnen Yirga, Melaku Tareke

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 1, March 2019
    Pages: 20-29
    Received: 24 April 2019
    Accepted: 28 May 2019
    Published: 10 June 2019
    Abstract: Using multi-stage purposive sampling technique, 270 households who owned cattle were selected from three agro-ecologies to assess feed resources potential and to evaluate the nutritional quality majorly used feed resources. Structured questionnaire, field observation and focus group discussion were used to collect detailinformation. Conversion fact... Show More