G Piccione

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Affiliation: University of Messina
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment of prothrombin time, activated partial thromboplastin time, and fibrinogen concentration on equine plasma samples following different storage conditions
    Stefania Casella
    Dipartimento di Scienze Sperimentali e Biotecnologie Applicate, Sezione di Fisiologia Applicata ed Etologia Comparata, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Polo Universitario dell Annunziata, Universita degli Studi di Messina, 98168 Messina, Italy
    J Vet Diagn Invest 21:674-8. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Electrophoretic serum protein fraction profile during the different physiological phases in Comisana ewes
    G Piccione
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Applied Biotechnology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Reprod Domest Anim 47:591-5. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Circadian rhythm in the cardiovascular system of domestic animals
    G Piccione
    Dipartimento di Morfologia, Biochimica, Fisiologia e Produzioni Animali, Sezione di Fisiologia Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, Italy
    Res Vet Sci 79:155-60. 2005
  4. doi request reprint Daily pattern of some fatty acids in the athletic horse
    G Piccione
    Department of Morphology, Biochemistry, Physiology and Animal Production, Veterinary Chronophysiology Laboratory, Section of Veterinary Physiology, University of Messina, Messina 98168, Italy
    J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl) 93:7-14. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of shearing and environmental conditions on physiological mechanisms in ewes
    G Piccione
    Dipartimento di Scienze Sperimentali e Biotecnologie Applicate, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita di Messina, 98168 Messina, Italy
    J Environ Biol 29:877-80. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Influence of time of day on body temperature, heart rate, arterial pressure, and other biological variables in horses during incremental exercise
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Department of Experimental Science and Applied Biotechnology, Laboratory of Veterinary Chronophysiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 26:47-60. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Circadian activity rhythm in sheep and goats housed in stable conditions
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Applied Biotechnology, Laboratory of Veterinary Chronophysiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Folia Biol (Krakow) 56:133-7. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Daily rhythm of tear production in normal dog maintained under different Light/Dark cycles
    G Piccione
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Applied Biotechnology, Laboratory of Veterinary Chronophysiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, 98168 Messina, Italy
    Res Vet Sci 86:521-4. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Daily rhythm of serum lipase and alpha-amylase activity in fed and fasted dogs
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Dipartimento di Scienze Sperimentali e Biotecnologie Applicate, Laboratorio di Cronofisiologia Veterinaria, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita di Messina, Messina, Italy
    J Vet Diagn Invest 20:795-9. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Chronobiologic blood pressure assessment: maturation of the daily rhythm in newborn foals
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Dipartimento di Scienze Sperimentali e Biotecnologie Applicate, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, Polo Universitario dell Annunziata, Messina, Italy
    Biol Res 41:51-7. 2008

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  1. ncbi request reprint Assessment of prothrombin time, activated partial thromboplastin time, and fibrinogen concentration on equine plasma samples following different storage conditions
    Stefania Casella
    Dipartimento di Scienze Sperimentali e Biotecnologie Applicate, Sezione di Fisiologia Applicata ed Etologia Comparata, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Polo Universitario dell Annunziata, Universita degli Studi di Messina, 98168 Messina, Italy
    J Vet Diagn Invest 21:674-8. 2009
    ..Therefore, the results of this investigation indicate that clotting parameters remain stable only up to 24 hr in horses without adversely affecting hemostasis test results...
  2. doi request reprint Electrophoretic serum protein fraction profile during the different physiological phases in Comisana ewes
    G Piccione
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Applied Biotechnology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Reprod Domest Anim 47:591-5. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Circadian rhythm in the cardiovascular system of domestic animals
    G Piccione
    Dipartimento di Morfologia, Biochimica, Fisiologia e Produzioni Animali, Sezione di Fisiologia Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, Italy
    Res Vet Sci 79:155-60. 2005
    ..Detailed knowledge of these rhythms is useful for clinical, practical and pharmacological purposes and physical performances...
  4. doi request reprint Daily pattern of some fatty acids in the athletic horse
    G Piccione
    Department of Morphology, Biochemistry, Physiology and Animal Production, Veterinary Chronophysiology Laboratory, Section of Veterinary Physiology, University of Messina, Messina 98168, Italy
    J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl) 93:7-14. 2009
    ..The results obtained showed a different trend of the circadian pattern of the studied parameters in the athletic horse than in the sedentary one because the physical activity and the post-prandial metabolism acted as zeitgebers...
  5. ncbi request reprint Effect of shearing and environmental conditions on physiological mechanisms in ewes
    G Piccione
    Dipartimento di Scienze Sperimentali e Biotecnologie Applicate, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita di Messina, 98168 Messina, Italy
    J Environ Biol 29:877-80. 2008
    ..90) = 5.57, p < 0.0001), respiratory rate (F(1.90) = 18.40, p < 0. 0001) and white blood cells (F(1.190) = 7.61, p < 0.0001). These results suggest that the shearing induce adaptative responses in the organism...
  6. doi request reprint Influence of time of day on body temperature, heart rate, arterial pressure, and other biological variables in horses during incremental exercise
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Department of Experimental Science and Applied Biotechnology, Laboratory of Veterinary Chronophysiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 26:47-60. 2009
    ..The circadian oscillations, however, alter the absolute values of these variables both at rest and during exercise, raising the possibility that the safety margins against hyperthermia and hypertension may decrease during p.m. exercise...
  7. ncbi request reprint Circadian activity rhythm in sheep and goats housed in stable conditions
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Applied Biotechnology, Laboratory of Veterinary Chronophysiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Folia Biol (Krakow) 56:133-7. 2008
    ..In conclusion small ruminants can be classified as diurnal animals, even though they show a variable amounts of activity...
  8. doi request reprint Daily rhythm of tear production in normal dog maintained under different Light/Dark cycles
    G Piccione
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Applied Biotechnology, Laboratory of Veterinary Chronophysiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, 98168 Messina, Italy
    Res Vet Sci 86:521-4. 2009
    ..Although the range of excursion of the daily/circadian oscillation in STT I (about 2mm/min) is likely too narrow to be of clinical significance, it is statistically significant and may have physiological implications not yet appreciated...
  9. ncbi request reprint Daily rhythm of serum lipase and alpha-amylase activity in fed and fasted dogs
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Dipartimento di Scienze Sperimentali e Biotecnologie Applicate, Laboratorio di Cronofisiologia Veterinaria, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita di Messina, Messina, Italy
    J Vet Diagn Invest 20:795-9. 2008
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  10. doi request reprint Chronobiologic blood pressure assessment: maturation of the daily rhythm in newborn foals
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Dipartimento di Scienze Sperimentali e Biotecnologie Applicate, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, Polo Universitario dell Annunziata, Messina, Italy
    Biol Res 41:51-7. 2008
    ..These results are also useful for the chronophysiological assessment of blood pressure in the horse...
  11. ncbi request reprint The effect of physical exercise on the daily rhythm of platelet aggregation and body temperature in horses
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Department of Morphology, Biochemistry, Physiology and Animal Production, Laboratory of Veterinary Chronophysiology, Section of Veterinary Physiology, 98168 Messina, Italy
    Vet J 176:216-20. 2008
    ..The results could be interpreted as indicating that physical exercise has an influence on the daily rhythm of platelet aggregation in horses...
  12. doi request reprint The daily rhythm of body temperature, heart and respiratory rate in newborn dogs
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Laboratorio di Cronofisiologia Veterinaria, Dipartimento di Scienze Sperimentali e Biotecnologie Applicate, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, Polo Universitario dell Annunziata, 98168, Messina, Italy
    J Comp Physiol B 180:895-904. 2010
    ..The daily rhythms of HR and f do not appear before 2 months of age. Hence, they are not in synchrony with those of Tb...
  13. ncbi request reprint Influence of fasting and exercise on the daily rhythm of serum leptin in the horse
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Dipartimento di Morfologia, Biochimica, Fisiologia e Produzioni Animali, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, Messina, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 21:405-17. 2004
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  14. ncbi request reprint Clotting profiles in newborn maltese kids during the first week of life
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Dipartimento di Morfologia, Biochimica, Fisiologia e Produzione Animale, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita di Messina, Messina, Italy 98168
    J Vet Diagn Invest 20:114-8. 2008
    ..This investigation contributes to the knowledge of clotting adaptations in kids during the first 7 days of life and provides useful information for the diagnosis and treatment of some neonatal diseases...
  15. pmc Effect of storage conditions on prothrombin time, activated partial thromboplastin time and fibrinogen concentration on canine plasma samples
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Dipartimento di Scienze Sperimentali e Biotecnologie Applicate, Sezione di Fisiologia Applicata ed Etologia Comparata, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, Polo Universitario dell Annunziata, 98168 Messina, Italy
    J Vet Sci 11:121-4. 2010
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  16. doi request reprint Daily rhythm of tear production in normal horse
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Dipartimento di Scienze Sperimentali e Biotecnologie Applicate, Laboratorio di Cronofisiologia Veterinaria, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, Italy
    Vet Ophthalmol 11:57-60. 2008
    ..This study was designed to assess the daily rhythm of tear production in clinically healthy horses, to compare left eye and right eye, and to evaluate the influence of time and gender...
  17. doi request reprint Pattern of serum protein fractions in dairy cows during different stages of gestation and lactation
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Applied Biotechnology Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Polo Universitario Annunziata, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    J Dairy Res 78:421-5. 2011
    ..On the basis of the obtained results we can affirm that the pattern of serum protein fraction rn could give information about dehydration, plasma volume expansion and hepatic function occurring during the peripartum period in dairy cows...
  18. doi request reprint Influence of shearing on oxidative stress and some physiological parameters in ewes
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Dipartimento di Scienze Sperimentali e Biotecnologie Applicate, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, Italy
    Anim Sci J 82:481-5. 2011
    ..01) of dROMs, oxy-adsorbent, SHp, and a significant decrease (P < 0.01) of RT and RR associated with time and shearing. Our results indicate that shearing causes a change in the ewe's homeostatic balance that leads to oxidative stress...
  19. doi request reprint ADP-induced platelet aggregation after addition of tramadol in vitro in fed and fasted horses plasma
    S Casella
    Department of Veterinary Science, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Res Vet Sci 94:325-30. 2013
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  20. doi request reprint Effect of storage time on haematological parameters in mullet, Mugil cephalus
    C Faggio
    Faculty of Science, Department of Life Sciences M Malpighi Section of General Physiology, University of Messina, Viale Ferdinando Stagno d Alcontres, 31 S Agata, 98166 Messina, Italy
    Cell Biochem Funct 31:412-6. 2013
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  21. doi request reprint Analysis of serum proteins in clinically healthy goats (Capra hircus) using agarose gel electrophoresis
    D Alberghina
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Applied Biotechnology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Vet Clin Pathol 39:317-21. 2010
    ..Their reference values, however, are dissimilar to those of other species. Reference values for goats using agarose gel as the supporting matrix have not been reported...
  22. ncbi request reprint Daily rhythms of liver-function indicators in rabbits
    G Piccione
    Dipartimento di Morfologia, Biochimica, Fisiologia e Produzioni Animali, Laboratorio di Cronofisiologia Veterinaria, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, 98168 Messina, Italy
    J Physiol Sci 57:101-5. 2007
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  23. doi request reprint Influence of transportation on serum concentrations of acute phase proteins in horse
    S Casella
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Applied Biotechnology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, Italy
    Res Vet Sci 93:914-7. 2012
    ..05) on Hp, SAA and WBCs. These modifications appeared to be innovative showing that equine Hp, generally considered as moderate acute phase protein, increases more rapidly than the SAA after transportation-induced stress...
  24. doi request reprint Modifications of some acute phase proteins and the white blood cell count in thoroughbreds during training
    F Fazio
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Applied Biotechnology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Polo Universitario Annunziata, University of Messina, 98168 Messina, Italy
    Vet Rec 167:370-3. 2010
    ..Training was associated with a significant increase in the concentrations of plasma fibrinogen (P<0.01) and serum haptoglobin (P<0.0005), but had no significant effect on the WBC count...
  25. ncbi request reprint Serum homocysteine and oxidative stress evaluation during exercise in horse
    F Fazio
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Applied Biotechnology, Polo Universitario Annunziata, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, 98168, Messina, Italy
    Pol J Vet Sci 12:169-74. 2009
    ..The systematic analysis of oxidative stress and its influence on homocysteine levels contribute to the clinical evaluation and assessment of the athletic performance of the horse...
  26. doi request reprint Association between obesity and reduced body temperature in dogs
    G Piccione
    Laboratorio di Cronofisiologia Veterinaria, Dipartimento di Scienze Sperimentali e Biotecnologie Applicate, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, Messina, Italy
    Int J Obes (Lond) 35:1011-8. 2011
    ..We evaluated the potential of this obesity-inducing mechanism in a canine model of the metabolic syndrome...
  27. ncbi request reprint Annual rhythmicity and maturation of physiological parameters in goats
    G Piccione
    Dipartimento di Morfologia, Biochimica, Fisiologia e Produzioni Animali, Laboratorio di Cronofisiologia Veterinaria, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, 98168 Messina, Italy
    Res Vet Sci 83:239-43. 2007
    ..The results documented also maturational changes in cholesterol production and blood glucose regulation...
  28. doi request reprint A comparison of daily total locomotor activity between the lactation and the dry period in dairy cattle
    G Piccione
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Applied Biotechnology, Laboratory of Veterinary Chronophysiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Res Vet Sci 91:289-93. 2011
    ..These results could be taken in consideration during farming management for the evaluation of such systems used in livestock, with respect to production and welfare...
  29. doi request reprint Daily rhythms of serum and salivary parameters in goats
    A Assenza
    Laboratory of Veterinary Chronophysiology, Department of Experimental Science and Applied Biotechnology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine University of Messina Polo Universitario dell Annunziata, Italy
    Aust Vet J 87:397-401. 2009
    ..Determine the daily rhythms of urea, bicarbonate, sodium, potassium, chloride, calcium, magnesium and inorganic phosphorus secretion in the serum and saliva of goats and whether there is a relationship between them...
  30. ncbi request reprint Temporal relationships of 21 physiological variables in horse and sheep
    G Piccione
    Dipartimento di Morfologia, Biochimica, Fisiologia e Produzioni Animali, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, 98168 Messina, Italy
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 142:389-96. 2005
    ..Comparison of rhythmicity and acrophase in the various rhythms allowed inferences to be made about mechanisms of causation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Periodic monitoring of some physiological parameters during training in the athletic horse
    F Fazio
    Department of Morphology, Biochemistry, Physiology and Animal Production, Section of Physiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, Polo Universitario dell Annunziata, 98168 Messina, Italy
    Vet Res Commun 27:595-8. 2003
  32. doi request reprint Training-induced modifications of circadian rhythmicity of peroxidative parameters in horses
    G Piccione
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Applied Biotechnology, Laboratory of Veterinary Chronophysiology, University of Messina, Polo Universitario dell Annunziata, Messina, Italy
    J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl) 96:978-84. 2012
    ..Our results showed that training increases antioxidative capacity and demonstrated that the daily rhythms of antioxidative parameters can be modified by training...
  33. doi request reprint Daily variations of serum lipids in Ovis aries under different lighting and feeding conditions
    G Piccione
    Laboratory of Veterinary Chronophysiology, Department of Experimental Sciences and Applied Biotechnology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl) 95:603-8. 2011
    ..Conversely, either constant darkness or fasting had a deep impact on all lipid parameters investigated. Our results suggest that lighting and feeding conditions have an impact on daily variations in lipid metabolism in ewes...
  34. ncbi request reprint Effect of different workload and hydrocortisone in vitro on platelet aggregation in athletic horse
    S Casella
    Department of Experimental Science and Applied Biotechnology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, 98168 Messina, Italy
    Pol J Vet Sci 13:501-6. 2010
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  35. ncbi request reprint Daily rhythms of blood pressure, heart rate, and body temperature in fed and fasted male dogs
    G Piccione
    Dipartimento di Morfologia, Biochimica, Fisiologia e Produzioni Animali, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, 98168 Messina, Italy
    J Vet Med A Physiol Pathol Clin Med 52:377-81. 2005
    ..The failure of various previous investigations to document daily rhythmicity in dogs is probably due to lack of experimental rigour rather than to weakness of daily rhythmicity in dogs...
  36. ncbi request reprint The influence of exercise on the daily rhythm of serum homocysteine in horses
    F Fazio
    Department of Morphology, Biochemistry, Physiology and Animal Production, Veterinary Chronophysiology Laboratory, Section of Veterinary Physiology, University of Messina, Polo Universitario dell Annunziata, 98168 Messina, Italy
    J Physiol Sci 56:455-8. 2006
    ..They also demonstrated that in horses, physical exercise influences the daily rhythm of serum homocysteine...
  37. ncbi request reprint Influence of shearing on the circadian rhythm of body temperature in the sheep
    G Piccione
    Universita degli Studi di Messina, Messina, Italia
    J Vet Med A Physiol Pathol Clin Med 50:235-40. 2003
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  38. doi request reprint Sulfate influx on band 3 protein of equine erythrocyte membrane (Equus caballus) using different experimental temperatures and buffer solutions
    S Casella
    Dipartimento di Scienze Sperimentali e Biotecnologie Applicate, Sezione di Fisiologia Applicata ed Etologia Comparata Facoltà di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, Polo Universitario dell Annunziata, 98168, Messina, Italy
    Cell Biochem Funct 31:333-7. 2013
    ..The greater inhibition of SO4 (=) influx measured in equine erythrocytes indicates the increased formation of the sulfydryl bonds in band 3 and the modulation of the sulfydryl groups, culminating in the conformational changes in band 3...
  39. doi request reprint Changes in blood coagulation induced by exercise training in young athletic horses
    A Assenza
    Dipartimento di Scienze Sperimentali e Biotecnologie Applicate, Laboratorio di Fisiologia Comparata dell Esercizio Fisico, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, Polo Universitario Annunziata, 98168 Messina, Italy Electronic address
    Res Vet Sci 95:1151-4. 2013
    ..001) varied throughout the training period showing that the modifications of clotting mechanism in response to training period may be considered as a normal physiological response of the hemostatic system to training exercise...
  40. ncbi request reprint Blood serum branched chain amino acids and tryptophan modifications in horses competing in long-distance rides of different length
    A Assenza
    Dipartimento di Morfologia, Biochimica, Fisiologia e Produzioni Animali, Universita di Messina, Polo Universitario dell Annunziata, Messina, Italy
    J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl) 88:172-7. 2004
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  41. ncbi request reprint Variations in some electrocardiographic parameters in the trotter during racing and training
    F Fazio
    Department of Morphology, Biochemistry, Physiology and Animal Production, Section of Physiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, Polo Universitario dell Annunziata, 98168 Messina, Sicily, Italy
    Vet Res Commun 27:229-32. 2003
  42. ncbi request reprint Feeble weekly rhythmicity in hematological, cardiovascular, and thermal parameters in the horse
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Dipartimento di Morfologia, Biochimica, Fisiologia e Produzioni Animali, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, Messina, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 21:571-89. 2004
    ..We conclude that the overall 7-day pattern in physiological parameters of the horse is feeble and is caused by the weekly schedule of activity. The available evidence does not support the notion of endogenous, circaseptan rhythms...
  43. ncbi request reprint Reference intervals for total protein concentration, serum protein fractions, and albumin/globulin ratios in clinically healthy dairy cows
    Daniela Alberghina
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Applied Biotechnology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    J Vet Diagn Invest 23:111-4. 2011
    ..The results of the current study provide reference intervals for total protein concentration as well as albumin and globulin protein fractions in 2- to 6-year-old dairy cows...
  44. pmc Daily and estrous rhythmicity of body temperature in domestic cattle
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Dipartimento di Morfologia, Biochimica, Fisiologia e Produzioni Animali, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, 98168 Messina, Italy
    BMC Physiol 3:7. 2003
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  45. pmc Peripheral serotoninergic response to physical exercise in athletic horses
    Daniela Alberghina
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Applied Biotechnology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    J Vet Sci 11:285-9. 2010
    ..The possible source of extra serotonin detected after show jumping should be clarified by further investigation...
  46. doi request reprint Daily rhythmicity of glycemia in four species of domestic animals under various feeding regimes
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Laboratorio di Cronofisiologia Veterinaria, Dipartimento di Scienze Sperimentali e Biotecnologie Applicate, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, 98168 Messina, Italy
    J Physiol Sci 58:271-5. 2008
    ..In dogs and horses, however, the rhythmicity of blood glucose concentration seems to be contingent on the presence of a feeding regime...
  47. ncbi request reprint Circadian modulation of starvation-induced hypothermia in sheep and goats
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Dipartimento di Morfologia, Biochimica, Fisiologia e Produzioni Animali, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 19:531-41. 2002
    ..Temperature fell more during the third and fourth nights than during the third and fourth days. Thus, circadian modulation of starvation-induced hypothermia was observed in sheep but not in goats...
  48. ncbi request reprint Blood lipids, fecal fat and chymotrypsin excretion in the dog: influence of age, body weight and sex
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Dipartimento di Morfologia, Biochimica, Fisiologia e Produzioni Animali, Universita degli Studi di Messina, Messina, Italy
    J Vet Med Sci 66:59-62. 2004
    ..The results obtained contribute to the evaluation of small intestine functionality, especially in relation to some diseases, as malabsorption, maldigestion and steatorrhea in the dog...
  49. ncbi request reprint Circadian rhythms of body temperature and liver function in fed and food-deprived goats
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Dipartimento di Morfologia, Biochimica, Fisiologia e Produzioni Animali, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, 98168, Messina, Italy
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 134:563-72. 2003
    ..Thus, based on this index of hepatic function, the liver cannot be identified as the site of the putative food-entrainable pacemaker...
  50. doi request reprint Oxidative stress and band 3 protein function in Liza aurata and Salmo irideus erythrocytes: effect of different aquatic conditions
    S Casella
    Dipartimento di Scienze Sperimentali e Biotecnologie Applicate, Sezione di Fisiologia Applicata ed Etologia Comparata, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, Polo Universitario dell Annunziata, 98168 Messina, Italy
    Cell Biochem Funct 30:406-10. 2012
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  51. ncbi request reprint Daily rhythm of lactate dehydrogenase in rat (Rattus norvegicus) carrying a Per1-luciferase transgene: assessment on serum and liver
    A Costa
    Department of Morphology, Biochemistry, Physiology and Animal Production, Section of Physiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, Polo Universitario dell Annunziata, 98168, Messina, Italy
    Vet Res Commun 29:183-6. 2005
  52. doi request reprint Daytime profile of the intraocular pressure and tear production in normal dog
    Claudia Giannetto
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Applied Biotechnology, Laboratory of Veterinary Chronophysiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, Polo Universitario dell Annunziata, 98168 Messina, Italy
    Vet Ophthalmol 12:302-5. 2009
    ..To evaluate the circadian rhythms of intraocular pressure (IOP) and tear production in dog exposed to a natural photoperiod...
  53. doi request reprint Photic and non-photic entrainment on daily rhythm of locomotor activity in goats
    Claudia Giannetto
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Applied Biotechnology, Applied Physiology and Compared Ethology Section, Laboratory of Veterinary Chronophysiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Anim Sci J 81:122-8. 2010
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  54. ncbi request reprint Biological rhythm in livestock
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Dipartimento di Morfologia, Biochimica, Fisiologia e Produzioni animali Sezione di Fisiologia Veterinaria, Facoltà di Medicina Veterinaria dell Università degli Studi di Messina Polo Universitario dell Annunziata Messina, Italia
    J Vet Sci 3:145-57. 2002
    ..Successful application of chronobiology to veterinary clinical medicine, however, depends critically on a thorough knowledge of its basic principles...
  55. ncbi request reprint Influence of different artificial lighting regimes on intraocular pressure circadian profile in the dog (Canis familiaris)
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Department of Experimental Sciences and Applied Biotechnology, Laboratory of Veterinary Chronophysiology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    Exp Anim 59:215-23. 2010
    ..In conclusion IOP values in the dog show a circadian rhythm and this rhythm is driven by a central pacemaker...
  56. ncbi request reprint Day/night pattern of arterial blood gases in the cow
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Animal Production Department, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Messina University, 98168 Messina, Italy
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 140:33-41. 2004
    ..Hence, the daily oscillations of body temperature, breathing rate, and probably of many other factors affecting metabolic rate and pulmonary ventilation do not preclude an excellent homeostasis of blood gases...
  57. ncbi request reprint Scaling the daily oscillations of breathing frequency and skin temperature in mammals
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Department of Morphology, Biochemistry, Physiology and Animal Production, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Messina University, 98168 Messina, Italy
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 140:477-86. 2005
    ..The progressive increase of Tskin with W could be a factor in maintaining the PTD of T(b) within a narrow range among mammals of very different size...
  58. ncbi request reprint Daily rhythms of serum leptin in ewes: effects of feeding, pregnancy and lactation
    Cristiano Bertolucci
    Dipartimento di Biologia e Centro di Neuroscienze, Universita degli Studi di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Chronobiol Int 22:817-27. 2005
    ..Daily serum leptin concentration was significantly lower in nonpregnant, nonlactating ewes, compared either to lactating or to early pregnant ewes...
  59. ncbi request reprint Thermal chronobiology of domestic animals
    Giuseppe Piccione
    Dipartimento di Morfologia, Biochimica, Fisiologia e Produzioni Animali, Facolta di Medicina Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Messina, 98168 Messina, Italy
    Front Biosci 8:s258-64. 2003
    ..Detailed knowledge of the normal parameters of the body temperature rhythms is important for the advancement of diagnostic procedures in veterinary medicine and for the optimization of farm yield in the dairy and meat industry...
  60. ncbi request reprint Echocardiography and electrocardiography as means to evaluate potential performance in horses
    Carlos Lightowler
    Departamento de Medicina, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, University of Buenos Aires, 1427 Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Vet Sci 5:259-62. 2004
    ..On the other hand, there are currently more suitable and accurate procedures such as echocardiography that allow performing a clear anatomical evaluation and accurate measurement in order to calculate LVMM and to predict performance...
  61. ncbi request reprint Effects of exposure to extremely low frequency electro-magnetic fields on circadian rhythms and distribution of some leukocyte differentiation antigens in dairy cows
    Calogero Stelletta
    Universita degli Studi di Padova, Dipartimento di Scienze Cliniche Veterinarie, Viale dell Universita 16, 35020 Legnaro, Italy
    Biomed Environ Sci 20:164-70. 2007
    ..To investigate the effects of extremely low frequency magnetic and electric fields (ELFEMFs) emitted from 380 kV transmission lines on some leukocyte differentiation antigens in dairy cows...