duck

Summary

Alias: mallard duck, mallard ducks, Anas platyrhynchos, Beijing ducks, Pekin duck, Peking duck, domestic duck, mallard, Anas domesticus, Anas platyrhynchus, Anas boschas, Anas platyrhynchos Linnaeus 1758

Top Publications

  1. Barber M, Aldridge J, Webster R, Magor K. Association of RIG-I with innate immunity of ducks to influenza. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010;107:5913-8 pubmed publisher
    ..However, transfection of duck RIG-I into DF-1 cells rescues the detection of ligand and induces IFN-beta promoter activity...
  2. Li R, Guo M, Lin J, Chai T, Wei L. Molecular Cloning, Characterization, and Anti-avian Pathogenic Escherichia coli Innate Immune Response of the Cherry Valley Duck CIITA Gene. Front Microbiol. 2017;8:1629 pubmed publisher
    ..homology analysis of CIITAs amino acid sequence showed that the duCIITA has the highest identity with the Anas platyrhynchos (94.9%), followed by Gallus gallus and Meleagris gallopavo...
  3. Wen M, Wu B, Zhao H, Liu G, Chen X, Tian G, et al. Effects of Dietary Zinc on Carcass Traits, Meat Quality, Antioxidant Status, and Tissue Zinc Accumulation of Pekin Ducks. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..traits and meat quality and increase the activities and mRNA levels of antioxidant enzymes in breast muscle of Pekin duck. Base on broken-line regression analysis that 91...
  4. Davis R, Choi G, Kuiken T, Quéré P, Trapp S, Short K, et al. The culture of primary duck endothelial cells for the study of avian influenza. BMC Microbiol. 2018;18:138 pubmed publisher
    ..we describe the isolation and purification of primary duck endothelial cells from the aorta or bone marrow of Pekin duck embryos...
  5. Brun J, Bernadet M, Cornuez A, Leroux S, Bodin L, Basso B, et al. Influence of grand-mother diet on offspring performances through the male line in Muscovy duck. BMC Genet. 2015;16:145 pubmed publisher
    ..Muscovy drakes are used for the production of mule ducks, which are sterile offspring of female common duck (Anas platyrhynchos) and Muscovy drakes (Cairina moschata)...
  6. Sutton T, Lamirande E, Czakó R, Subbarao K. Evaluation of the Biological Properties and Cross-Reactive Antibody Response to H10 Influenza Viruses in Ferrets. J Virol. 2017;91: pubmed publisher
    ..By combining data on weight loss, viral replication, and the cross-reactive antibody response, we identified A/mallard/Portugal/79906/2009 (H10N7) as a suitable virus for vaccine development...
  7. Han S, Li R, Lin J, Hou X, Weng H, Zhang H, et al. Galectin-1 Induces Immune Response and Antiviral Ability in Cherry Valley Ducks After Duck Plague Virus Infection. Dev Comp Immunol. 2019;: pubmed publisher
    ..Homologic analysis revealed its amino acid sequence is most identical to that of Anas platyrhynchos (98.8%) followed by Gallus gallus...
  8. Fakhar M, Ghobaditara M, Brant S, Karamian M, Gohardehi S, Bastani R. Phylogenetic analysis of nasal avian schistosomes (Trichobilharzia) from aquatic birds in Mazandaran Province, northern Iran. Parasitol Int. 2016;65:151-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Nasal schistosomes were found in 45 (8.9%) birds belonging to Anseriformes (Anas platyrhynchos and Anas clypeata)...
  9. Wang C, Huang C, Chen W. Simultaneous separation of taxon-specific crystallins from Mule duck and characterization of their enzymatic activities and structures. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2017;1053:34-41 pubmed publisher
    ..enzyme activities, and structures of the ?- and ?-crystalline of Mule duck are different from those of Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata) or Kaiya duck (Anas Platyrhynchos var. domestica), which reflect faithfully species specificity.

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  1. Chen H, Zhu D, Wang M, Jia R, Chen S, Liu M, et al. Amyloid A amyloidosis secondary to avian tuberculosis in naturally infected domestic pekin ducks (Anas platyrhynchos domestica). Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis. 2019;63:136-141 pubmed publisher
    To investigate the correlation between avian tuberculosis and duck amyloidosis, the liver, lung, spleen, kidney, duodenum and pectoralis muscle of ducks naturally infected with Mycobacterium avium subsp...
  2. Duggan B, Hocking P, Schwarz T, Clements D. Differences in hindlimb morphology of ducks and chickens: effects of domestication and selection. Genet Sel Evol. 2015;47:88 pubmed publisher
    ..due to selection for rapid growth and high meat yields, divergent lines of chicken (Gallus gallus) and duck (Anas platyrhynchos) were studied between 3 and 7 weeks of age...
  3. el Shesheny R, Feeroz M, Krauss S, Vogel P, McKenzie P, Webby R, et al. Replication and pathogenic potential of influenza A virus subtypes H3, H7, and H15 from free-range ducks in Bangladesh in mammals. Emerg Microbes Infect. 2018;7:70 pubmed publisher
    ..Replication and transmission studies in mallard ducks showed that H7N1 and H7N9 viruses replicated in ducks without clinical signs of disease and shed at high ..
  4. Li J, Gu M, Liu D, Liu B, Jiang K, Zhong L, et al. Phylogenetic and biological characterization of three K1203 (H5N8)-like avian influenza A virus reassortants in China in 2014. Arch Virol. 2016;161:289-302 pubmed publisher
    ..Pathogenicity studies in vivo indicated that these viruses were all highly virulent to chickens and mallard ducks, while they varied from moderate to high virulence in mice...
  5. Tolf C, Wille M, Haidar A, Avril A, Zohari S, Waldenstrom J. Prevalence of avian paramyxovirus type 1 in Mallards during autumn migration in the western Baltic Sea region. Virol J. 2013;10:285 pubmed publisher
    ..The survey constituted of 2332 samples from Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos), trapped in the southern part of Sweden during autumn migration in 2010...
  6. Seroussi E, Cinnamon Y, Yosefi S, Genin O, Smith J, Rafati N, et al. Identification of the Long-Sought Leptin in Chicken and Duck: Expression Pattern of the Highly GC-Rich Avian leptin Fits an Autocrine/Paracrine Rather Than Endocrine Function. Endocrinology. 2016;157:737-51 pubmed publisher
    ..mammalian energy balance, leptin, we identified the leptin (LEP) genes of chicken (Gallus gallus) and duck (Anas platyrhynchos)...
  7. Liu K, Gu M, Hu S, Gao R, Li J, Shi L, et al. Genetic and biological characterization of three poultry-origin H5N6 avian influenza viruses with all internal genes from genotype S H9N2 viruses. Arch Virol. 2018;163:947-960 pubmed publisher
    ..Their biological characteristics were further studied in BALB/c mice, specific-pathogen-free chickens, and mallard ducks. All three isolates had low pathogenicity in mice but were highly pathogenic to chickens, as evidenced by 100% ..
  8. Erfan A, Selim A, Moursi M, Nasef S, Abdelwhab E. Epidemiology and molecular characterisation of duck hepatitis A virus from different duck breeds in Egypt. Vet Microbiol. 2015;177:347-52 pubmed publisher
    ..The overall positive rate was 37% (n=17/46). All duck breeds (Pekin, Muscovy, Mallard and Green Winged) were susceptible to the disease with mortality ranged from 15% to 96.7%...
  9. Liao Q, Liu N, Wang X, Wang F, Zhang D. Genetic characterization of a novel astrovirus in Pekin ducks. Infect Genet Evol. 2015;32:60-7 pubmed publisher
    ..molecular epidemiology of astroviruses in domestic ducks, we examined the prevalence of astroviruses in 136 domestic duck samples collected from four different provinces of China. Nineteen goose samples were also included...
  10. Pose A, Rodríguez E, Piñeiro M, Montesino R, Sanchez O, Toledo J. Quantitative ELISA sandwich for a new vaccine against avian influenza virus H5N1. J Immunol Methods. 2018;459:70-75 pubmed publisher
    ..assay was carried out with a negative and a positive H5N2 reference serum, together with the antigen H5N1 A/Mallard/Italy/3401/05, all purchased from the "Istituto Zooprofilattico delle Venezie", Italy...
  11. Mohr A, Girard M, Rowe M, McGraw K, Sweazea K. Varied effects of dietary carotenoid supplementation on oxidative damage in tissues of two waterfowl species. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2019;231:67-74 pubmed publisher
    ..After a 6-week depletion period, captive adult northern pintail (Anas acuta) and mallard (A...
  12. Karimi M, Hassanpour M, Pourkhabbaz A, BÅ‚aszczyk M, Paluch J, Binkowski Å. Trace element concentrations in feathers of five Anseriformes in the south of the Caspian Sea, Iran. Environ Monit Assess. 2016;188:22 pubmed publisher
    ..Fe), lead (Pb), manganese (Mn), nickel (Ni), and zinc (Zn) in the tail and flight feathers of greylag goose, mallard, pintail, pochard, and wigeon were investigated from the south of the Caspian Sea in Iran by the electrothermal ..
  13. Chen Y, Yu Q, Huang Z, Wang B, Xu Q, Lan L, et al. Specific expression and promoter analysis of the albumin gene promoter of the duck (Anas platyrhynchos domesticus). Br Poult Sci. 2017;58:19-25 pubmed publisher
    ..The objectives of this study were to determine the expression of duck ALB gene (duALB) in various non-hepatic tissues and identify the potential cis-regulatory elements in the promoter...
  14. Liberda E, Meldrum R, Charania N, Davey R, Tsuji L. Avian influenza prevalence among hunter-harvested birds in a remote Canadian First Nation community. Rural Remote Health. 2017;17:3864 pubmed
    ..Of the 16 positive samples, 12 were found in mallard ducks, 3 were found in snow geese (wavies), and 1 positive sample was found in partridge...
  15. Kim J, Kim I, Oh J. Effect of embedded shot on trace element concentrations in livers of Anseriformes species. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2016;134P1:38-42 pubmed publisher
    Trace elements were analyzed in the liver of white-fronted geese (Anser albifrons, n=15), mallards (Anas platyrhynchos, n=4) and spot-billed ducks (Anas poecilorhyncha, n=13) found dead in Gimpo, Korea...
  16. Kim J, Oh J. Concentration of trace elements in feathers of waterfowl, Korea. Environ Monit Assess. 2014;186:8517-25 pubmed publisher
    ..analyzed in the breast feather of white-fronted geese (Anser albifrons, n = 15), mallards (Anas platyrhynchos, n = 4), and spot-billed ducks (Anas poecilorhyncha, n = 13) found dead in Gimpo,..
  17. Xiao Y, Reeves M, Caulfield A, Evseev D, Magor K. The core promoter controls basal and inducible expression of duck retinoic acid inducible gene-I (RIG-I). Mol Immunol. 2018;103:156-165 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we identified the Pekin duck RIG-I promoter and constructed promoter reporter vectors, which we transfected into duck embryonic fibroblasts ..
  18. VAN Leeuwen C, Van der Velde G, van Lith B, Klaassen M. Experimental quantification of long distance dispersal potential of aquatic snails in the gut of migratory birds. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e32292 pubmed publisher
    ..We fed four species of aquatic snails to mallards (Anas platyrhynchos), and monitored snail retrieval and survival over time...
  19. Babu T, Levine M, Fitzgerald T, Luke C, Sangster M, Jin H, et al. Live attenuated H7N7 influenza vaccine primes for a vigorous antibody response to inactivated H7N7 influenza vaccine. Vaccine. 2014;32:6798-804 pubmed publisher
    ..A subset of subjects received one 45 μg dose of H7N7 pIIV containing the A/Mallard/Netherlands/12/2000 HA intramuscularly 18-24 months after pLAIV...
  20. Kohl K, Ciminari M, Chediack J, Leafloor J, Karasov W, McWilliams S, et al. Modulation of digestive enzyme activities in the avian digestive tract in relation to diet composition and quality. J Comp Physiol B. 2017;187:339-351 pubmed publisher
    ..We first fed juvenile mallards (Anas platyrhynchos), chickens (Gallus gallus), and quails (Coturnix coturnix) on either high-carbohydrate or high-protein diets...
  21. Hu S, Qiu N, Liu Y, Zhao H, Gao D, Song R, et al. Identification and comparative proteomic study of quail and duck egg white protein using 2-dimensional gel electrophoresis and matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time-of-flight tandem mass spectrometry analysis. Poult Sci. 2016;95:1137-44 pubmed publisher
    ..study of egg white proteins from 2 major poultry species, namely quail (Coturnix coturnix) and duck (Anas platyrhynchos), was performed with comparison to those of chicken (Gallus gallus) through 2-dimensional polyacrylamide gel ..
  22. Sun X, Liu E, Wang T, Zhang Q, Yang P, Ahmed N, et al. The novel histological evidence of the blood-spleen barrier in duck (Anas platyrhynchos). Histol Histopathol. 2019;34:33-45 pubmed publisher
    ..the existence and composition of the blood-spleen barrier (BSB) in ducks, the microanatomical structures of the duck spleen were investigated by light and transmission electron microscopy, silver staining, enzymatic histochemistry ..
  23. Chen L, Zeng T, Li G, Liu R, Tian Y, Li Q, et al. PCK1 expression is correlated with the plasma glucose level in the duck. Anim Genet. 2017;48:358-361 pubmed publisher
    ..in two breeds of domestic ducks (Jinyun Pockmark ducks and Cherry Valley ducks) as compared with wild ducks (Anas platyrhynchos)...
  24. Bennett D, Leung G, Wang E, Ma S, Lo B, McElwee K, et al. Ratite oils promote keratinocyte cell growth and inhibit leukocyte activation. Poult Sci. 2015;94:2288-96 pubmed publisher
    ..5%, and 1.0%. Peking duck, tea tree, and olive oils were used as comparative controls. The same oils at 0...
  25. Altaf M, Javid A, Umair M, Iqbal K, Rasheed Z, Abbasi A. Ethnomedicinal and cultural practices of mammals and birds in the vicinity of river Chenab, Punjab-Pakistan. J Ethnobiol Ethnomed. 2017;13:41 pubmed publisher
    ..bubalis, Capra aegagrus hircus, Felis domesticus, Lepus nigricollis dayanus and Ovis aries (mammals) and Anas platyrhynchos domesticus, Columba livia, Coturnix coturnix, Gallus gallus and Passer domesticus (birds) were the highly ..
  26. Hu Y, Liu H, Song C, Xu W, Ji G, Zhu C, et al. Profiles of mRNA expression of related genes in the duck hypothalamus-pituitary growth axis during embryonic and early post-hatch development. Gene. 2015;559:38-43 pubmed publisher
    ..related gene mRNA expression in the hypothalamus-pituitary growth axis (HPGA) of two different duck breeds (Anas platyrhynchos domestica) were compared during embryonic and post-hatch development...
  27. Meseda C, Atukorale V, Soto J, Eichelberger M, Gao J, Wang W, et al. Immunogenicity and Protection Against Influenza H7N3 in Mice by Modified Vaccinia Virus Ankara Vectors Expressing Influenza Virus Hemagglutinin or Neuraminidase. Sci Rep. 2018;8:5364 pubmed publisher
    ..HA) or neuraminidase (NA) from three H7 viruses representing both Eurasian and North American H7 lineages - A/mallard/Netherlands/12/2000 (H7N3), A/Canada/rv444/2004 (H7N3), and A/Shanghai/02/2013 (H7N9)...
  28. Stenzel T, Pestka D, Tykałowski B, Smiałek M, Koncicki A, Bancerz Kisiel A. Detection of Bordetella avium by TaqMan real-time PCR in tracheal swabs from wildlife birds. Pol J Vet Sci. 2017;20:31-36 pubmed publisher
    ..54% of common pheasants, in 9.09% of Eurasian coots, in 3.22% of black-headed gulls and in 2.77% of mallard ducks. The results of this study point to low prevalence of Bordetella avium infections in wildlife birds...
  29. Orozovic G, Orozovic K, Lennerstrand J, Olsen B. Detection of resistance mutations to antivirals oseltamivir and zanamivir in avian influenza A viruses isolated from wild birds. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e16028 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, a dataset containing 230 virus isolates from mallard collected at Ottenby Bird Observatory (Öland, Sweden) was analyzed...
  30. Liu H, Liu J, Yan X, Li Q, Zhao Y, Wang Y, et al. Impact of thermal stress during incubation on gene expression in embryonic muscle of Peking ducks (Anasplatyrhynchos domestica). J Therm Biol. 2015;53:80-9 pubmed publisher
    ..temperature by 1°C from day 11-20 on the embryonic and posthatch skeletal muscle development of the Peking duck, and identified the differentially expressed genes using RNA-seq of leg muscle tissues...
  31. Muyshondt P, Soons J, De Greef D, Pires F, Aerts P, Dirckx J. A single-ossicle ear: Acoustic response and mechanical properties measured in duck. Hear Res. 2016;340:35-42 pubmed publisher
    ..The acoustic response and the mechanical properties of the mallard middle ear were studied by means of optical interferometry experiments and finite element (FE) simulations...
  32. Hossan M, Fatima A, Rahmatullah M, Khoo T, Nissapatorn V, Galochkina A, et al. Antiviral activity of Embelia ribes Burm. f. against influenza virus in vitro. Arch Virol. 2018;163:2121-2131 pubmed publisher
    ..Among the viruses tested, avian influenza virus A/mallard/Pennsylvania/10218/84 (H5N2) was the most susceptible to embelin (SI?=?31), while A/Aichi/2/68 (H3N2) virus was ..
  33. Wild C, Jansen L, Cova L, Montesano R. Molecular dosimetry of aflatoxin exposure: contribution to understanding the multifactorial etiopathogenesis of primary hepatocellular carcinoma with particular reference to hepatitis B virus. Environ Health Perspect. 1993;99:115-22 pubmed
    ..Animal models, e.g., Pekin duck and HBV-transgenic mice, have also been used to study these questions, and the available data are reviewed.
  34. Biđin M, Tišljar M, Biđin Z, Lojkić I, Majnarić D. Genetic characterization of hepadnaviruses associated with histopathological changes in the liver of duck and goose embryos. Vet Microbiol. 2014;174:302-308 pubmed publisher
    ..were detected by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) in the field samples from dead embryos of commercially reared domestic duck and goose...
  35. Zhang X, Chen S, Jiang Y, Huang K, Huang J, Yang D, et al. Hemagglutinin glycosylation modulates the pathogenicity and antigenicity of the H5N1 avian influenza virus. Vet Microbiol. 2015;175:244-56 pubmed publisher
    ..rescued AIVs differing in their glycosylation patterns (144N, 158N and 169N) within the HA globular head of A/Mallard/Huadong/S/2005 were generated using site directed mutagenesis...
  36. Le T, Lee I, Kim H, Oh S, Seo S. Genetic analysis of a novel reassortant H11N9 Isolated from waterfowl in South Korea in 2016. Virus Genes. 2017;53:656-660 pubmed publisher
    ..basic 1 (PB1), hemagglutinin (HA), and nucleoprotein (NP) genes were most closely related to those of domestic duck-origin avian influenza viruses, while the non-structural (NS) gene was closely related to that of domestic ..
  37. Faunes M, Wild J. The ascending projections of the nuclei of the descending trigeminal tract (nTTD) in the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata). J Comp Neurol. 2017;525:2832-2846 pubmed publisher
    ..scenario is unclear, partly because their ascending projections have been examined in only one species, the mallard duck. Here we examine the ascending projections of the nTTD in the zebra finch, using in vivo injections of ..
  38. Samuel A, Kumar S, Madhuri S, Collins P, Samal S. Complete sequence of the genome of avian paramyxovirus type 9 and comparison with other paramyxoviruses. Virus Res. 2009;142:10-8 pubmed publisher
    ..genome consensus sequence was determined for avian paramyxovirus (APMV) serotype 9 prototype strain PMV-9/domestic Duck/New York/22/78...
  39. Yacoub H, Elazzazy A, Mahmoud M, Baeshen M, Al Maghrabi O, Alkarim S, et al. Chicken cathelicidins as potent intrinsically disordered biocides with antimicrobial activity against infectious pathogens. Dev Comp Immunol. 2016;65:8-24 pubmed publisher
    ..Phasianus colchicus, and Coturnix coturnix, and show high sequence identity to their Columba livia and Anas platyrhynchos counterparts...
  40. Wu Y, Liu X, Hou S, Xiao H, Zhang H. Identification of adipose differentiation-related protein gene in Peking duck and its expression profile in various duck tissues. Mol Biol Rep. 2011;38:2479-84 pubmed publisher
    ..In the present study, 1311 bp of ADRP in Peking duck (Anas platyrhynchos) was cloned by reverse transcription (RT)-PCR...
  41. Xia W, Wang J, Yang H, Zhang H, Yang B, Zeng Y, et al. Bioaccumulation and Distribution of Hexabromocyclododecane Isomers in Duck Tissues. Bull Environ Contam Toxicol. 2018;100:754-759 pubmed publisher
    Eighty ducks (Sheldrake, Anas platyrhynchos) from Zhejiang Province, China were fed capsules containing commercialized hexabromocyclododecanes (HBCDs) at low (0.8 mg/kg/day) or high (1...
  42. Huang H, Huang L, Cheng Y. A novel SNP marker of ovalbumin gene in association with duck hatchability. Theriogenology. 2013;79:1218-1223.e1 pubmed publisher
    ..analysis using a cDNA microarray identified differentially-expressed transcripts in Tsaiya ducks (Anas platyrhynchos); we concluded that the ovalbumin gene might be involved in duck hatchability...
  43. Cheng Y, Wang H, Yan Y, Ding C, Sun J. Two myeloid differentiation factor 88 (MyD88) isoforms identified in ducks. Dev Comp Immunol. 2015;52:144-54 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we identified two isoforms of MyD88 gene, designated DuMyD88-X1 and DuMyD88-X2, from duck cells...
  44. Ahmadpour M, Lan Hai L, Ahmadpour M, Hoseini S, Mashrofeh A, Binkowski Ł. Mercury concentration in the feathers of birds from various trophic levels in Fereydunkenar International wetland (Iran). Environ Monit Assess. 2016;188:666 pubmed
    ..The decrease in mean Hg concentration in feathers was as follows: Greylag goose > Northern pintail ? Gadwall ? Mallard > Eurasian bittern ? Little bittern > Common hoopoe...
  45. Abedinia A, Ariffin F, Huda N, Nafchi A. Extraction and characterization of gelatin from the feet of Pekin duck (Anas platyrhynchos domestica) as affected by acid, alkaline, and enzyme pretreatment. Int J Biol Macromol. 2017;98:586-594 pubmed publisher
    ..Gelatins were extracted from the whole feet of Pekin duck with an average yield of 4.09%, 3.65%, and 5...
  46. Frankis R, Paddock G. Nucleotide sequences for the duck globin mRNAs. J Mol Appl Genet. 1984;2:381-91 pubmed
    ..We have cloned recombinant cDNAs for the duck globin mRNAs using the ribosubstitution floppy loop technique...
  47. Sun L, Lu K, Liu H, Wang H, Li X, Yang C, et al. The effects of endoplasmic reticulum stress response on duck decorin stimulate myotube hypertrophy in myoblasts. Mol Cell Biochem. 2013;377:151-61 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Duck myoblasts were incubated for 24 h with tunicamycin...
  48. Li C, Li Q, Chen Z, Liu G. Novel duck parvovirus identified in Cherry Valley ducks (Anas platyrhynchos domesticus), China. Infect Genet Evol. 2016;44:278-280 pubmed publisher
    An unknown infectious disease in Cherry Valley ducks (Anas platyrhynchos domesticus) characterized by short beak and strong growth retardation occurred in China during 2015...
  49. Liu H, Wang J, Si J, Jia J, Li L, Han C, et al. Molecular cloning and in silico analysis of the duck (Anas platyrhynchos) MEF2A gene cDNA and its expression profile in muscle tissues during fetal development. Genet Mol Biol. 2012;35:182-90 pubmed
    ..In this work, we cloned the duck MEF2A cDNA sequence (GenBank accession no...
  50. Jianmin Z, Jingting S, Yanju S, Yan H, Chi S, Wenqi Z. Expression of insulin-like growth factor system genes in liver tissue during embryonic and early post-hatch development in duck (Anas platyrhynchos Domestica). Anim Biotechnol. 2014;25:73-84 pubmed publisher
    ..level was low throughout embryonic development before increasing dramatically by E 27d and 7 days PH in both duck breeds...
  51. Vas E, Lescroël A, Duriez O, Boguszewski G, Grémillet D. Approaching birds with drones: first experiments and ethical guidelines. Biol Lett. 2015;11:20140754 pubmed publisher
    ..We tested the impact of drone colour, speed and flight angle on the behavioural responses of mallards Anas platyrhynchos in a semi-captive situation, and of wild flamingos (Phoenicopterus roseus) and common greenshanks (Tringa ..
  52. Żarski J, Skibniewski M, Skibniewska E, Żarski T, Majdecka T. The Presence of Mercury in the Tissues of Mallards (Anas platyrhynchos L.) from W?oc?awek Reservoir in Poland. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2017;176:384-390 pubmed publisher
    ..The investigations were carried out on 30 mallards shot during the duck shooting season in which mercury concentrations in the muscles, liver, and kidneys were determined using the cold ..
  53. Xu J, Gao X, Li X, Ye Q, Jebessa E, Abdalla B, et al. Molecular characterization, expression profile of the FSHRgene and its association with egg production traits in muscovy duck. J Genet. 2017;96:341-351 pubmed
    ..The cloned cDNA of the muscovy duck FSHR gene shared high similarity to those of pekin duck (Anas platyrhynchos) (95.7%) and chicken (93.2%). Three different muscovy duck FSHR transcripts were identified...
  54. Gong P, Yang Y, Yang Y, Ye S, Deng B, Wang L, et al. Effects of polymorphisms and haplotypes within the MSTN gene on duck growth trait. Br Poult Sci. 2014;55:37-43 pubmed publisher
    Abstract 1. Polymorphisms of the duck MSTN gene were investigated in 413 individuals by DNA sequencing and polymerase chain reaction restriction fragment length polymorphism...
  55. Vittecoq M, Gauduin H, Oudart T, Bertrand O, Roche B, Guillemain M, et al. Modeling the spread of avian influenza viruses in aquatic reservoirs: A novel hydrodynamic approach applied to the Rhône delta (southern France). Sci Total Environ. 2017;595:787-800 pubmed publisher
    ..Our objective was to combine a hydrodynamic model with data on mallard abundance and AIV infection rate within the population, so as to characterize virus dissemination within a ..
  56. Skieresz Szewczyk K, Jackowiak H, Ratajczak M. Ultrastructural study on the embryonic development of the orthokeratinized epithelium and its cornified layer (lingual nail) on the ventral surface of the lingual apex in the domestic duck (Anas platyrhynchos f. domestica). Zoology (Jena). 2018;126:36-45 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, occurrence of osmophilic granules may be considered as evidence for the phylogenetic affinity of birds and reptiles. ..
  57. Zhang R, Liu H, Li Q, Wang Y, Liu J, Hu J, et al. Gene expression patterns, and protein metabolic and histological analyses for muscle development in Peking duck. Poult Sci. 2014;93:3104-11 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Peking duck breast muscle and leg muscle were collected 3, 7, and 16 wk posthatching...
  58. Yu Z, Cheng K, Xin Y, Sun W, Li X, Huang J, et al. Multiple amino acid substitutions involved in the adaptation of H6N1 avian influenza virus in mice. Vet Microbiol. 2014;174:316-321 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we generated mouse-adapted variants of a H6N1 virus (A/Mallard/SanJiang/275/2007) to identify adaptive changes that confer enhanced virulence to H6N1 viruses in mammals...
  59. Chen W, Zhao F, Tian Z, Zhang H, Ruan D, Li Y, et al. Dietary calcium deficiency in laying ducks impairs eggshell quality by suppressing shell biomineralization. J Exp Biol. 2015;218:3336-43 pubmed publisher
    ..Four hundred and fifty female ducks (Anas platyrhynchos) at 22 weeks were randomly assigned to three groups...
  60. Arbulu S, Jimenez J, Borrero J, Sanchez J, Frantzen C, Herranz C, et al. Draft Genome Sequence of the Bacteriocinogenic Strain Enterococcus faecalis DBH18, Isolated from Mallard Ducks (Anas platyrhynchos). Genome Announc. 2016;4: pubmed publisher
    ..of Enterococcus faecalis DBH18, a bacteriocinogenic lactic acid bacterium (LAB) isolated from mallard ducks (Anas platyrhynchos). The assembly contains 2,836,724 bp, with a G+C content of 37.6%...
  61. Xie Z, Zhang Y, Xie L, Liu J, Deng X, Xie Z, et al. The complete mitochondrial genome of the Jingxi duck (Anas platyrhynchos). Mitochondrial DNA A DNA Mapp Seq Anal. 2016;27:809-10 pubmed publisher
    The entire mitochondrial genome of Jingxi duck from China was 16,603?bp in length, and has been analyzed for gene locations, length, start codons and stop codons. With the base composition of 29.20% for A, 22.19% for T, 32.82% for C, 15...
  62. Blasco Costa I, Poulin R, Presswell B. Species of Apatemon Szidat, 1928 and Australapatemon Sudarikov, 1959 (Trematoda: Strigeidae) from New Zealand: linking and characterising life cycle stages with morphology and molecules. Parasitol Res. 2016;115:271-89 pubmed publisher
    ..Its adult, found in Anas platyrhynchos and Phalacrocorax punctatus, is identified by molecular sequence data. Apatemon sp...
  63. Zhang M, Song K, Li C, Chen Z, Ding C, Liu G. Molecular cloning of Peking duck Toll-like receptor 3 (duTLR3) gene and its responses to reovirus infection. Virol J. 2015;12:207 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we cloned and performed a molecular characterization of the complete sequence of Peking duck TLR3 (duTLR3)...
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