National Institute of Animal Health (NIAH)

Topics in Animal Health Research 2010

01. Real-time reverse transcription-PCR assay for differentiating the Pandemic H1N1 2009 from swine influenza viruses
02. Development of an antibacterial silk thread containing porcine lysozyme
03. Real-time reverse transcription-PCR for broad detection of diverse H5 and H7 hemagglutinin genes of avian influenza viruses
04. Longistatin, a newly identified substance that accelerates blood feeding
05. Tracing conformational transition of abnormal prion proteins during interspecies transmission by using novel antibodies
06. Ultrasensitive detection of bovine PrPSc and detailed distribution of PrPSc in BSE-affected cattle
07. Insertion sequence-excision enhancer removes transposable elements from bacterial genomes and induces various genomic deletions
08. Estimation of the infectious route of H7N6 subtype highly pathogenic avian influenza virus isolated from quails in 2009
09. Development of a portable electrodiagnostic system for measuring brainstem auditory evoked potentials in cattle
10. Effects of a carbonaceous absorbent on dioxin accumulation in broiler chicken
11. Bactericidal effect of superfine nanobubbles and high-density ozone water on Campylobacter jejuni
12. Development of an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for bovine surfactant protein D in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid
13. Intraspecies prion transmission results in the selection of sheep scrapie strains
14. Accumulation of disease-associated prion protein in the epithelial cell rests of Malassez of the dental tissue
15. Immunohistochemical detection of disease-associated prion protein by using an alternative antigen retrieval procedure
16. Development of a technology for the in vitro amplification of abnormal prion protein by using recombinant prion protein and its application to finding cofactors involved in prion amplification
17. SrtG pilus structures on the cell surface of virulent Streptococcus suis strain and their assembly mechanisms
18. Decreased expression of matrix metalloproteinase-1 in paratuberculosis-infected cattle in the ELISA-negative subclinical stage
19. Genetic reassortment between teratogenetic Aino and Peaton viruses in nature
20. Culicoides biting midges activates their flight behavior in the temperature range between 10°C and 20°C
21. Rapid and accurate method for isolation of a recombinant baculovirus with an expanded host range
22. Salivary IgA as a useful non-invasive marker for restraint stress in pigs
23. Molecular cloning of a novel silkworm hexosaminadase, GlcNAcase II: a possible key enzyme for assembling insect-specific N-glycans
24. Association of transmissibility of highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses in chickens with virus titers excreted in oral and cloacal swabs
25. Several species of potential West Nile virus vector mosquitoes are distributed widely in Japan
26. Antibody detection of caprine arthritis-encephalitis virus by using a recombinant protein of the precursor of the major core protein p55gag
27. Prevalence of antibodies against transmissible gastroenteritis virus and porcine respiratory coronavirus among pigs in 6 regions in Japan
28. Prevalence of bovine leukemia virus infection among Japanese cattle in 2007
29. Accumulation of L-type BSE prions in peripheral nerve tissues
30. A nationwide survey of coccidial infections in chicken farms in Japan (January-March 2007)
31. Risk of equine infectious disease transmission by non-race horse movements in Japan