Affiliation: University of Foggia
Caroprese M, Marzano A, Schena L, Sevi A. Technical note: immunomagnetic procedure for positive selection of macrophages in ovine milk. J Dairy Sci. 2008;91:1908-12 pubmed publisher
..The method described in the present technical note can be considered an innovative application to obtain a single-cell population of high purity selected from all the somatic cells in milk. ..
Caroprese M, Albenzio M, Marzano A, Schena L, Annicchiarico G, Sevi A. Relationship between cortisol response to stress and behavior, immune profile, and production performance of dairy ewes. J Dairy Sci. 2010;93:2395-403 pubmed publisher
..High reactivity of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis is also associated with a reduction in milk production and an increased predisposition to develop intramammary inflammatory processes. ..
Caroprese M, Albenzio M, Ciliberti M, Francavilla M, Sevi A. A mixture of phytosterols from Dunaliella tertiolecta affects proliferation of peripheral blood mononuclear cells and cytokine production in sheep. Vet Immunol Immunopathol. 2012;150:27-35 pubmed publisher
..tertiolecta could be used to reduce immune reactions resulting from inflammatory diseases in sheep production systems, and could have innovative implications on the modulation of sheep immune system when used as feed supplements...