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Behavioural Differences in Dogs with Atopic Dermatitis Suggest Stress Could Be a Significant Problem Associated with Chronic Pruritus (2019)
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Harvey, N. D., Craigon, P. J., Shaw, S. C., Blott, S. C., & England, G. C. (2019). Behavioural Differences in Dogs with Atopic Dermatitis Suggest Stress Could Be a Significant Problem Associated with Chronic Pruritus. Animals, 9(10), https://doi.org/10.3390/ani9100813

Canine atopic dermatitis (cAD) is a common allergic skin condition in dogs that causes chronic pruritus. The overall quality of life in dogs with cAD is known to be reduced, and human patients with pruritic conditions report significant psychological... Read More

What Makes a Rabbit Cute? Preference for Rabbit Faces Differs according to Skull Morphology and Demographic Factors (2019)
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Harvey, N. D., Oxley, J. A., Miguel-Pacheco, G., Gosling, E. M., & Farnworth, M. (2019). What Makes a Rabbit Cute? Preference for Rabbit Faces Differs according to Skull Morphology and Demographic Factors. Animals, 9(10), https://doi.org/10.3390/ani9100728

Domesticated rabbits typically exhibit shorter, flatter skulls than their wild counterparts (brachycephalism). However, brachycephaly is associated with considerable health problems, including problems with dentition. The aim of this study was to est... Read More

Development and validation of a new standardised data collection tool to aid in the diagnosis of canine skin allergies (2019)
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Harvey, N. D., Shaw, S. C., Blott, S. C., Vàzquez-Diosdado, J. A., & England, G. C. W. (2019). Development and validation of a new standardised data collection tool to aid in the diagnosis of canine skin allergies. Scientific Reports, 9, doi:10.1038/s41598-019-39630-3

Canine atopic dermatitis (cAD) is a common hereditary clinical syndrome in domestic dogs with no definitive diagnostic tests, which causes marked morbidity and has a high economic impact internationally. We created a novel questionnaire for Labrador... Read More

Do Antiretroviral Drugs Protect From Multiple Sclerosis By Inhibiting Expression Of MS-Associated Retrovirus? (2019)
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Morandi, E., Tanasescu, R., Tarlington, R., Constantin-Teodosiu, D., & Gran, B. (2019). Do Antiretroviral Drugs Protect From Multiple Sclerosis By Inhibiting Expression Of MS-Associated Retrovirus?. Frontiers in Immunology, 9, doi:10.3389/fimmu.2018.03092

The expression of human endogenous retroviruses (HERVs) has been associated with Multiple Sclerosis (MS). The MS-related retrovirus (MSRV/HERV-W) has the potential to activate inflammatory immunity, which could promote both susceptibility and progres... Read More

The Status of Pet Rabbit Breeding and Online Sales in the UK: A Glimpse into an Otherwise Elusive Industry (2018)
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Gosling, E., Vázquez-Diosdado, J., & Harvey, N. (2018). The Status of Pet Rabbit Breeding and Online Sales in the UK: A Glimpse into an Otherwise Elusive Industry. Animals, 8(11), 199. doi:10.3390/ani8110199

Conditions of pet rabbit breeding colonies and breeder practices are undocumented and very little is known about the pet rabbit sales market. Here, multiple methods were employed to investigate this sector of the UK pet industry. A freedom of informa... Read More

Preliminary investigation of urine N-telopeptide concentration as a biomarker of bone resorption in dogs receiving glucocorticoids: Urinary NTx in glucocorticoid treated dogs (2017)
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Adamany, J. L., Cross, G. F., Gardner, D., & Dunning, M. D. (2017). Preliminary investigation of urine N-telopeptide concentration as a biomarker of bone resorption in dogs receiving glucocorticoids: Urinary NTx in glucocorticoid treated dogs. Journal of Small Animal Practice, 58(7), 403-407. doi:10.1111/jsap.12675

Objectives The influence of glucocorticoid therapy on bone resorption in dogs using a urine N‐telopeptide assay was investigated. Materials and Methods Thirty‐one dogs receiving oral glucocorticoids and 31 age‐matched healthy control dogs were e... Read More

Proteomic profiling of mouse liver following acute Toxoplasma gondii infection (2016)
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He, J., Ma, J., Elsheikha, H. M., Song, H., Zhou, D., & Zhu, X. (2016). Proteomic profiling of mouse liver following acute Toxoplasma gondii infection. PLoS ONE, 11(3), 1-15. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0152022

Toxoplasma gondii remains a global public health problem. However, its pathophysiology is still not-completely understood particularly the impact of infection on host liver metabolism. We performed iTRAQ-based proteomic analysis to evaluate early liv... Read More

Alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 glycoprotein B: recombinant expression and antibody recognition (2015)
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Dry, I., Todd, H., Deane, D., Percival, A., Mclean, K., Inglis, N. F., …Russell, G. C. (2016). Alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 glycoprotein B: recombinant expression and antibody recognition. Archives of Virology, 161(3), 613-619. doi:10.1007/s00705-015-2701-y

The gammaherpesvirus alcelaphine herpesvirus 1 (AlHV-1) causes fatal malignant catarrhal fever (MCF) in susceptible species including cattle, but infects its reservoir host, wildebeest, without causing disease. Pathology in cattle may be influenced b... Read More