National Institute of Animal Health (NIAH)

Topics in Animal Health Research 2013

01. Effect of Freezing Treatment on Colostrum to Prevent the Transmission of Bovine Leukaemia Virus
02. Detection and confirmation of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis in direct quantitative PCR positive fecal samples by the manual fluorescent MGIT culture system
03. Gnotobiotic pig as a useful model for studying the pathogenesis of porcine teschovirus in pigs
04. Genetic analysis of bovine rotavirus C
05. Development of a gene expression vector and a transformation protocol for Melissococcus plutonius
06. Identification of capsular polysaccharide synthesis gene clusters of all 35 serotypes in Streptococcus suis
07. Novel serological diagnostic antigen, Map-echA, from Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis for Johne's disease
08. Novel genes expressed in sporulation of Eimeria tenella
09. Use of a foetal goat tongue cell line ZZ-R 127 for isolation of foot-and-mouth disease virus (FMDV) from clinical samples collected from animals experimentally infected with FMDV
10. Antigenic characterization of influenza A viruses of swine in Japan and Vietnam
11. Avian paramyxoviruses are potential candidates for vaccine vectors in chickens
12. Conformation specific epitopes located in the N-terminal region of abnormal prion protein (PrPSc)
13. Nucleic acids are necessary for the conversion of normal prion protein into abnormal prion protein
14. The presence of disease-associated prion protein in the skeletal muscle of cattle infected with classical bovine spongiform encephalopathy
15. Experimental transmission of L-type bovine spongiform encephalopathy in sheep
16. Rapid detection of infectivity of bovine spongiform encephalopathy agents
17. Rapid assessment of bovine spongiform encephalopathy prion inactivation by heat treatment in yellow grease produced in the industrial manufacturing process of meat and bone meals
18. Reduction in the infectivity of the bovine spongiform encephalopathy agent by wet-heating at 155 ℃ for 20 min
19. Oestrous cycle- and early pregnancy-related differences in the expression of tumour necrosis factor-α, its receptors, and receptor-associated factor 2 in the porcine corpus luteum
20. Molecular cloning and expression of the α-glucosidase II from Bombyx mori.
21. Identification of a novel candidate vaccine protein CbpB of Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae
22. Regions of Gc glycoprotein induced neutralizing antibodies against Akabane virus
23. Effects of lipooligosaccharide inner core truncation on bile resistance and chick colonization by Campylobacter jejuni
24. Rice grains infected with kernel smut rice had no adverse effects on mice after 28 days of repeated administration
25. Infrared thermographic analysis of body surface temperature in healthy cattle
26. A mathematical model of the 2010 foot-and-mouth disease epidemic in Japan and evaluation of control measures
27. Risk factors of the transmission of foot-and-mouth disease between farms during the 2010 outbreak in Japan
28. Complete Nucleotide Sequences of Virulence-Resistance Plasmids Carried by Emerging Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium Isolated from Cattle in Hokkaido, Japan
29. Molecular identification of Culicoides species during larval stages from different ecological settings