suckling animals

Summary

Summary: Young, unweaned mammals. Refers to nursing animals whether nourished by their biological mother, foster mother, or bottle fed.

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  1. Ozanne S, Hales C. Lifespan: catch-up growth and obesity in male mice. Nature. 2004;427:411-2 pubmed
  2. Grubman M, de Los Santos T. Rapid control of foot-and-mouth disease outbreaks: is RNAi a possible solution?. Trends Immunol. 2005;26:65-8 pubmed
  3. Loberg J, Hernandez C, Thierfelder T, Jensen M, Berg C, Lidfors L. Reaction of foster cows to prevention of suckling from and separation from four calves simultaneously or in two steps. J Anim Sci. 2007;85:1522-9 pubmed
    ..002). No effect of treatment was found on cortisol concentration. Our conclusion is that separating the 2 events "prevention of suckling" and "separation" reduces the stress experienced by the foster cow at weaning...
  4. Olsson K, Högberg M. Plasma vasopressin and oxytocin concentrations increase simultaneously during suckling in goats. J Dairy Res. 2009;76:15-9 pubmed publisher
    ..However, milk stored in the udder cisterns can be obtained by hand milking without presence of oxytocin or vasopressin...
  5. Kim S, Lee K, Park J, Ko Y, Joo Y, Kim H, et al. Therapeutic application of RNA interference against foot-and-mouth disease virus in vitro and in vivo. Antiviral Res. 2008;80:178-84 pubmed publisher
    ..The results of this study suggest that treatment with siRNA could enhance antiviral effects and may be helpful in the control of FMDV in an outbreak...
  6. Hirsch A, Philipp H, Kleemann R. Investigation on the efficacy of meloxicam in sows with mastitis-metritis-agalactia syndrome. J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2003;26:355-60 pubmed
    ..In piglets of diseased litters, however, the mortality rate was 50% lower in the meloxicam group in comparison with the reference group, this difference reaching statistical significance (P < or = 0.05)...
  7. Chen W, Yan W, Du Q, Fei L, Liu M, Ni Z, et al. RNA interference targeting VP1 inhibits foot-and-mouth disease virus replication in BHK-21 cells and suckling mice. J Virol. 2004;78:6900-7 pubmed
    ..In conclusion, our data suggests that RNAi may provide a viable therapeutic approach to treat FMDV infection...
  8. Riek A, Gerken M, Moors E. Measurement of milk intake in suckling llamas (Lama glama) using deuterium oxide dilution. J Dairy Sci. 2007;90:867-75 pubmed
    ..83). Combined with milk composition data, the present milk intake estimations at different stages of the lactation can be used to establish recommendations for nutrient and energy requirements of suckling llamas...
  9. Cao Y, Chen J, Yang L, Chen Z. Differential incorporation of dietary conjugated linolenic and linoleic acids into milk lipids and liver phospholipids in lactating and suckling rats. J Nutr Biochem. 2009;20:685-93 pubmed publisher
    ..It is concluded that maternal rats incorporate CLnA isomers into milk differently from that of CLA isomers. Most interesting is that maternal rats can metabolically convert CLnA to CLA...

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  1. Carrillo J, Siewerdt F. Consequences of long-term inbreeding accumulation on preweaning traits in a closed nucleus Angus herd. J Anim Sci. 2010;88:87-95 pubmed publisher
    ..At current inbreeding accumulation levels in this herd, 7 generations of inbreeding accumulation will be necessary to nullify the genetic progress from 1 generation of selection in growth traits...
  2. Pourliotis K, Giadinis N, Sofianidis G, Brellou G, Psychas V, Roubies N, et al. Congenital nutritional myodegeneration (white muscle disease) in a red deer (Cervus elaphus) calf. N Z Vet J. 2009;57:244-7 pubmed publisher
    ..A 5-day-old red deer calf was submitted with tachypnoea and dyspnoea, and was reluctant to move...
  3. Bachmann L, Homeier T, Arlt S, Brueckner M, Rawel H, Deiner C, et al. Influence of different oral rehydration solutions on abomasal conditions and the acid-base status of suckling calves. J Dairy Sci. 2009;92:1649-59 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, MR-ORS mixtures with high [SID(3)] values caused an increase of serum [SID(3)] in healthy suckling calves and may be an effective treatment for metabolic acidosis in calves suffering from diarrhea...
  4. Binter C, Khol Parisini A, Hellweg P, Gerner W, Schäfer K, Hulan H, et al. Phenotypic and functional aspects of the neonatal immune system as related to the maternal dietary fatty acid supply of sows. Arch Anim Nutr. 2008;62:439-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Effects of PUFA n-3 might only be seen at a later time point or in the polymorphonuclear cell lineage as they were dominating right after birth...
  5. Daigo M, Arai Y, Oshida K, Kitamura Y, Hayashi M, Shimizu T, et al. Effect of hypoxic-ischemic injury on serine palmitoyltransferase activity in the developing rat brain. Pathobiology. 2008;75:330-4 pubmed publisher
  6. Santos A, Silvestre A. A study of Lusitano mare lactation curve with Wood's model. J Dairy Sci. 2008;91:760-6 pubmed publisher
  7. Tsetsarkin K, Vanlandingham D, McGee C, Higgs S. A single mutation in chikungunya virus affects vector specificity and epidemic potential. PLoS Pathog. 2007;3:e201 pubmed
    ..Due to the widespread distribution of Ae. albopictus, this mutation increases the potential for CHIKV to permanently extend its range into Europe and the Americas...
  8. Gorrell R, Robins Browne R. Antibody-mediated protection against infection with Helicobacter pylori in a suckling mouse model of passive immunity. Infect Immun. 2009;77:5116-29 pubmed publisher
    ..These data indicate that antibodies can prevent colonization by H. pylori and suppress the bacterial loads in animals that are colonized...
  9. Zehnder C, Maddock T, DiCostanzo A, Miller L, Hall J, Lamb G. Using alfalfa leaf meal as a supplement in late-gestation beef heifer and nursing beef calf diets. J Anim Sci. 2010;88:2132-8 pubmed publisher
    ..When included in creep feed diets, ALM can result in slightly less ADG and less DMI, but supplement conversion efficiency may be increased...
  10. Yayou K, Ito S, Yamamoto N, Kitagawa S, Okamura H. Relationships of stress responses with plasma oxytocin and prolactin in heifer calves. Physiol Behav. 2010;99:362-9 pubmed publisher
    ..583, p<0.1). Dependence on humans correlated with none of the hormonal parameters. The relationships of basal oxytocin level with curiosity and fearfulness for novel environments are of particular interest for future study...
  11. Ma L, Walter B, DeGuzman A, Muller H, Walker A. Trans-epithelial immune cell transfer during suckling modulates delayed-type hypersensitivity in recipients as a function of gender. PLoS ONE. 2008;3:e3562 pubmed publisher
    ..We have investigated the transfer of milk immune cells and examined the result of transfer once the recipients were adult...
  12. Kurusu S, Suzuki K, Taniguchi K, Yonezawa T, Kawaminami M. Structural regression of the rat corpus luteum of pregnancy: relationship with functional regression, apoptotic cell death, and the suckling stimulus. Zoolog Sci. 2009;26:729-34 pubmed publisher
  13. Febo M, Stolberg T, Numan M, Bridges R, Kulkarni P, Ferris C. Nursing stimulation is more than tactile sensation: It is a multisensory experience. Horm Behav. 2008;54:330-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Enhanced sensitivity across the cortical mantle during nursing may help the dam to perceive, process, and remember stimuli critical to the care and protection of her young...
  14. Zhao D, Gao X, Li B, Watanabe K. First wild evidence of neonate nipple preference and maternal cradling laterality in Old World monkeys: a preliminary study from Rhinopithecus roxellana. Behav Processes. 2008;77:364-8 pubmed
    ..174, p=0.632; direction: r=0.624, p=0.054). Taken together, it is possible to suggest that wild R. roxellana show independent orientation laterality from the first week of life...
  15. Morales T, Aguilar L, Ramos E, Mena F, Morgan C. Fos expression induced by milk ingestion in the caudal brainstem of neonatal rats. Brain Res. 2008;1241:76-83 pubmed publisher
    ..In contrast to adult rats, catecholaminergic neurons from the caudal NTS seem to contribute little to the regulation of feeding at this age...
  16. Coelho M, Tannuri U, Tannuri A, Mello E, dos Santos N. Expression of interleukin 6 and apoptosis-related genes in suckling and weaning rat models of hepatectomy and liver regeneration. J Pediatr Surg. 2007;42:613-9 pubmed
  17. Nakashima Y, Tsukita Y, Yokoyama M. Preferential fat intake of pups nursed by dams fed low fat diet during pregnancy and lactation is higher than that of pups nursed by dams fed control diet and high fat diet. J Nutr Sci Vitaminol (Tokyo). 2008;54:215-22 pubmed
  18. Negrão J. Hormone release and behavior during suckling and milking in Gir, Gir x Holstein, and Holstein cows. J Anim Sci. 2008;86:21-6 pubmed
    ..In general, Gir cows and their crossbred offspring adapted to machine-milking, although these breeds can react negatively to milkers. Gir, Gir x Holstein, and Holstein cows all had similar cortisol levels during and after milking...
  19. Férézou Viala J, Roy A, Serougne C, Gripois D, Parquet M, Bailleux V, et al. Long-term consequences of maternal high-fat feeding on hypothalamic leptin sensitivity and diet-induced obesity in the offspring. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2007;293:R1056-62 pubmed
    ..We conclude that maternal high-fat diet programs a hypothalamic leptin resistance in offspring, which, however, fails to increase the body weight gain until adulthood...
  20. Arias C, Solari A, Mlewski E, Miller S, Haymal B, Spear N, et al. Social isolation and stress related hormones modulate the stimulating effect of ethanol in preweanling rats. Behav Brain Res. 2010;211:64-70 pubmed publisher
    ..This study highlights the importance of considering stress as a possible intervening variable in studies evaluating ethanol effects in developing animals when maternal separation is used in the experimental procedure...
  21. Engel A, Rumyantsev A, Maximova O, Speicher J, Heiss B, Murphy B, et al. The neurovirulence and neuroinvasiveness of chimeric tick-borne encephalitis/dengue virus can be attenuated by introducing defined mutations into the envelope and NS5 protein genes and the 3' non-coding region of the genome. Virology. 2010;405:243-52 pubmed publisher
    ..The high level of safety in the central nervous system indicates that vDelta30/E(315)/NS5(654,655) should be further evaluated as a TBEV vaccine. ..
  22. Wang Y, Xu D, Cui J, Wang Z. [Effect of maternal anti-Trichinella antibodies on intestinal worm burden in sucking mice]. Zhongguo Ji Sheng Chong Xue Yu Ji Sheng Chong Bing Za Zhi. 2008;26:446-9 pubmed
    ..To observe the transfer route of maternal anti-Trichinella antibodies and its effect on intestinal worm expulsion after the sucking mice was infected with T. spiralis...
  23. Gougoulis D, Kyriazakis I, Papaioannou N, Papadopoulos E, Taitzoglou I, Fthenakis G. Subclinical mastitis changes the patterns of maternal-offspring behaviour in dairy sheep. Vet J. 2008;176:378-84 pubmed
    ..05); no such difference was evident for the lambs of control ewes. It was concluded that subclinical mastitis alters the sucking behaviour of both ewes and lambs...
  24. Haraguchi K, Hisamichi Y, Endo T. Accumulation and mother-to-calf transfer of anthropogenic and natural organohalogens in killer whales (Orcinus orca) stranded on the Pacific coast of Japan. Sci Total Environ. 2009;407:2853-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The mother-to-calf transfer ratios of PCBs and PBDEs were significantly decreased with increasing number of halogen substituents, suggesting that higher halogenated congeners are less transferable...
  25. Janczyk P, Pieper R, Souffrant W, Bimczok D, Rothkötter H, Smidt H. Parenteral long-acting amoxicillin reduces intestinal bacterial community diversity in piglets even 5 weeks after the administration. ISME J. 2007;1:180-3 pubmed
    ..A band corresponding to Lactobacillus sobrius was present only in the control group. The protective effect of prophylactic antibiotic administration may be outweighed by the long-lasting disturbance of the gut ecosystem...
  26. O Dowd R, Wlodek M, Nicholas K. Uteroplacental insufficiency alters the mammary gland response to lactogenic hormones in vitro. Reprod Fertil Dev. 2008;20:460-5 pubmed
    ..Explants from Restricted rats were more responsive to hormone stimulation after 3 days in culture, indicating that compromised galactopoesis, not lactogenesis, most likely leads to the reduced growth of suckled pups...
  27. Misztal T, Górski K, Tomaszewska Zaremba D, Molik E, Romanowicz K. Identification of salsolinol in the mediobasal hypothalamus of lactating ewes and its relation to suckling-induced prolactin and GH release. J Endocrinol. 2008;198:83-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, it supports the role of salsolinol as a neurotransmitter involved in the regulatory process of prolactin secretion at least during lactation...
  28. Riek A, Gerken M. Estimating total body water content in suckling and lactating llamas (Lama glama) by isotope dilution. Trop Anim Health Prod. 2010;42:1189-93 pubmed publisher
    ..Additionally, the established regression equations can be used to predict TBW from body mass, providing that the body masses fall inside the range of masses used to derive the equations...
  29. Ohta R, Shirota M, Kanazawa Y, Shindo T, Furuya M, Seki T, et al. Effects of transmaternal exposure to genistein in Hatano high- and low-avoidance rats. Exp Anim. 2009;58:471-9 pubmed
    ..It suggests that a comparative study using Hatano rats would be useful for studying the influence of endocrine active chemicals on the whole body systems...
  30. Iriki T, Tamura K, Ishii M, Tanaka H, Miyamoto T, Onda K. Concentrations of ketone body and antidiuretic hormone in cerebrospinal fluid in response to the intra-ruminal administration of butyrate in suckling calves. Anim Sci J. 2009;80:655-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results suggested that the increased ADH secretion observed in suckling calves fed dry feeds was caused by butyrate-derived ketone body that crossed the blood-brain barrier rapidly...
  31. Langendijk P, Dieleman S, van Dooremalen C, Foxcroft G, Gerritsen R, Hazeleger W, et al. LH and FSH secretion, follicle development and oestradiol in sows ovulating or failing to ovulate in an intermittent suckling regimen. Reprod Fertil Dev. 2009;21:313-22 pubmed
    ..We conclude that FSH and LH stimulation in anovulatory sows is not limiting for normal follicle development, but that ovarian follicles are not responsive to increased LH secretion...
  32. Abegaz E, Bursey R. Response to "the effect of aspartame on the acetylcholinesterase activity in hippocampal homogenates of suckling rats" by Simintzi et al. Pharmacol Res. 2008;57:87-8; author reply 89-90 pubmed
  33. Sarker S, Pant N, Juneja L, Hammarstrom L. Successful treatment of rotavirus-induced diarrhoea in suckling mice with egg yolk immunoglobulin. J Health Popul Nutr. 2007;25:465-8 pubmed
    ..The use of an animal model has allowed therapy to be evaluated with higher doses of immunoglobulins and has suggested that an improved therapeutic effect can be achieved by increasing the dose in the clinical setting...
  34. Han X, Zou X, Jiang Y, Xuan H, Tu C. [Morphological comparison of rabies viral particles before and after rejuvenation in suckling mice and morphogenesis of the rejuvenated virus in cells]. Wei Sheng Wu Xue Bao. 2008;48:834-8 pubmed
    ..To observe the morphological recovery of rabies virus strain SRV 9 after rejuvenation in suckling mice and to study its morphogenesis in BHK-21 cells...
  35. Lansade L, Bouissou M, Boivin X. Temperament in preweanling horses: development of reactions to humans and novelty, and startle responses. Dev Psychobiol. 2007;49:501-13 pubmed
    ..Since reactions appear progressively with time, no stability over time or across situations was found. However, once a foal manifests a behavioral reaction at a given age, it will always reproduce this reaction subsequently...
  36. Piao H, Hosoda H, Kangawa K, Murata T, Narita K, Higuchi T. Ghrelin stimulates milk intake by affecting adult type feeding behaviour in postnatal rats. J Neuroendocrinol. 2008;20:330-4 pubmed publisher
    ..We therefore conclude that ghrelin stimulates milk intake at an early postnatal stage, primarily by affecting adult-type feeding behaviour...
  37. Nouri M, Hajikolaee M, Constable P, Omidi A. Effect of erythromycin and gentamicin on abomasal emptying rate in suckling calves. J Vet Intern Med. 2008;22:196-201 pubmed publisher
    ..Commonly used dosage protocols for antimicrobial agents may alter the rate of gastric emptying...
  38. Bardakchian E, Monakhova E, Kharlanova N, Sayamov S, Pisanov R. Ultrastructural changes in the small intestine of suckling mice, caused by vibrio cholerae hemagglutinin/protease. Bull Exp Biol Med. 2008;145:490-4 pubmed
    ..The role of enterochromaffin cells and lipofibroblasts, modulating the secretion in the intestine, is confirmed...
  39. de Lima D, Maia L, Barboza E, Duarte R, de Souza L, Guedes R. L-glutamine supplementation during the lactation period facilitates cortical spreading depression in well-nourished and early-malnourished rats. Life Sci. 2009;85:241-7 pubmed publisher
  40. Andreazzi A, Scomparin D, Mesquita F, Balbo S, Gravena C, de Oliveira J, et al. Swimming exercise at weaning improves glycemic control and inhibits the onset of monosodium L-glutamate-obesity in mice. J Endocrinol. 2009;201:351-9 pubmed publisher
  41. Nephew B, Caffrey M, Felix Ortiz A, Ferris C, Febo M. Blood oxygen level-dependent signal responses in corticolimbic 'emotions' circuitry of lactating rats facing intruder threat to pups. Eur J Neurosci. 2009;30:934-45 pubmed publisher
    ..This pattern of blood oxygen level-dependent activity may precede behavioral states upon which lactating rats initiate attacks against a potential threat to offspring...
  42. Hirako M. Distribution of PCDDs, PCDFs and dioxin-like PCBs in the blood, testis and adipose tissue of suckling beef calves. Chemosphere. 2008;71:219-26 pubmed
    ..It was suggested that congeners of PCDD, especially highly substituted PCDDs, and PCDFs have a tendency to accumulate in the testis and dioxin-like PCB congeners accumulate readily in adipose tissue...
  43. Ben Amara I, Fetoui H, Guermazi F, Zeghal N. Dietary selenium addition improves cerebrum and cerebellum impairments induced by methimazole in suckling rats. Int J Dev Neurosci. 2009;27:719-26 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results showed that Se improved cerebrum and cerebellum MMI-induced damages in suckling rats. Moreover, we concluded that Se is an important neuroprotective element that may be used as a dietary supplement against brain impairments...
  44. Compton S. Prevention of murine norovirus infection in neonatal mice by fostering. J Am Assoc Lab Anim Sci. 2008;47:25-30 pubmed
    ..Precautions to prevent transmission of virus on the surface of neonatal mice to foster dams could increase the efficiency of the fostering process...
  45. Chernoff N, Gage M, Stoker T, Cooper R, Gilbert M, Rogers E. Reproductive effects of maternal and pre-weaning undernutrition in rat offspring: age at puberty, onset of female reproductive senescence and intergenerational pup growth and viability. Reprod Toxicol. 2009;28:489-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Females were bred to control males and no evidence of adverse reproductive effects was found in any F2 groups. The offspring of the F1 generation did not show an intergenerational effect as documented in humans...
  46. Arias C, Molina J, Spear N. Differential role of mu, delta and kappa opioid receptors in ethanol-mediated locomotor activation and ethanol intake in preweanling rats. Physiol Behav. 2010;99:348-54 pubmed publisher
  47. Janovska P, Kopecky J. Adipose tissue-muscle interactions and the metabolic effects of n-3 LCPUFA - implications for programming effects of early diet. Adv Exp Med Biol. 2009;646:149-57 pubmed publisher
  48. de Quelen F, Boudry G, Mourot J. Linseed oil in the maternal diet increases long chain-PUFA status of the foetus and the newborn during the suckling period in pigs. Br J Nutr. 2010;104:533-43 pubmed publisher
  49. Menzies B, Shaw G, Fletcher T, Renfree M. Perturbed growth and development in marsupial young after reciprocal cross-fostering between species. Reprod Fertil Dev. 2007;19:976-83 pubmed
  50. Bautista C, Boeck L, Larrea F, Nathanielsz P, Zambrano E. Effects of a maternal low protein isocaloric diet on milk leptin and progeny serum leptin concentration and appetitive behavior in the first 21 days of neonatal life in the rat. Pediatr Res. 2008;63:358-63 pubmed publisher
    ..These data suggest that fetal nutrition modifies timing of neonatal leptin surge and may contribute to the development of altered appetite and metabolic disorders in later life...
  51. Von Diemen V, Trindade M. Effect of the oral administration of monosodium glutamate during pregnancy and breast-feeding in the offspring of pregnant Wistar rats. Acta Cir Bras. 2010;25:37-42 pubmed
    ..Determine the effects of the MSG (monosodium glutamate) in the offspring of pregnant rats through the comparison of the weight, NAL (nasal-anal length) and IL (Index of Lee) at birth and with 21 days of life...
  52. Yoshii M, Sakiyama K, Abe S, Agematsu H, Mitarashi S, Tamatsu Y, et al. Changes in the myosin heavy chain 2a and 2b isoforms of the anterior belly of the digastric muscle before and after weaning in mice. Anat Histol Embryol. 2008;37:147-52 pubmed publisher
    ..We believe that this occurred in response to a functional change from suckling to mastication. On the other hand, there was little change in the composition of sternohyoid muscle...
  53. El Habashi N, El Nahass E, Fukushi H, Hibi D, Sakai H, Sasseville V, et al. Experimental intranasal infection of equine herpesvirus 9 (EHV-9) in suckling hamsters: kinetics of viral transmission and inflammation in the nasal cavity and brain. J Neurovirol. 2010;16:242-8 pubmed publisher
    ..These results indicate that EHV-9 rapidly invades the brain via the olfactory route after experimental intranasal infection...