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- Patra, R.C., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Research in veterinary science 2007 v.82 no.1 pp. 16-21
- dairy cows; endocrine system physiology; endocrine-disrupting chemicals; physiological response; environmental exposure; industrial effluents; pollutants; toxic substances; lead; cadmium; animal tissues; blood chemistry; liver function; thyroid hormones; sex hormones; adrenal cortex hormones; risk assessment; cattle diseases; India
- ... The present study was carried out to assess the endocrine status and liver function in adult cows reared in polluted environment around different industrial units in India.The effect on endocrine system was examined by determination of plasma level of thyroid hormones, thyroxin (T4) (n = 269) and triidothyronin (T3) (n = 269), stress hormone cortisol (n = 266), and reproductive hormones such as es ...
- Patra, R.C., et al. Show all 12 Authors
- Animal conservation 2007 v.10 no.2 pp. 192-198
- Acridotheres; Bubulcus ibis; Corvus; Gyps; alanine; blood; body weight; buffaloes; crows; diclofenac; feeding behavior; hematology; liver; meloxicam; muscles; nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents; uric acid; India
- ... Widespread veterinary use of the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug diclofenac is responsible for the population collapse of three species of Gyps vulture in south Asia; these species are now critically endangered. Vultures die when they consume carcasses of livestock that contain lethal residues of diclofenac. National and international conservation organizations have urgently recommended that ...