quail

Summary

Summary: Common name for two distinct groups of BIRDS in the order GALLIFORMES: the New World or American quails of the family Odontophoridae and the Old World quails in the genus COTURNIX, family Phasianidae.

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  1. Adkins Regan E, Banerjee S, Correa S, Schweitzer C. Maternal effects in quail and zebra finches: Behavior and hormones. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2013;190:34-41 pubmed publisher
    ..Experiments with chickens and Japanese quail have shown that maternal sex steroids can influence sex determination to produce biased offspring sex ratios...
  2. Ni Y, Huang Y, Xiao Y, Wu J, Qian F, Grossmann R, et al. Effects of repeated injection of kisspeptin-10 on the initiation of egg-laying in juvenile quail. Anim Reprod Sci. 2012;134:203-9 pubmed publisher
    ..To investigate the effects of Kp on the initiation of egg laying in birds, juvenile female quail were given daily intraperitoneal injections of 300?l saline (control, Con), or 10nmol (low dosage, L) or 100nmol (..
  3. Liu C, Chang I, Sasse J, Dumatol C, Basker J, Wernery U. Xenogenic oogenesis of chicken (Gallus domesticus) female primordial germ cells in germline chimeric quail (Coturnix japonica) ovary. Anim Reprod Sci. 2007;101:344-50 pubmed
    In present study, chicken primordial germ cells (PGCs) were transferred into quail embryos to investigate the development of these germ cells in quail ovary...
  4. Circella E, Camarda A, Martella V, Bruni G, Lavazza A, Buonavoglia C. Coronavirus associated with an enteric syndrome on a quail farm. Avian Pathol. 2007;36:251-8 pubmed
    An enteric syndrome was observed in quail (Coturnix coturnix) semi-intensively reared for restocking in Apulia (southern Italy). The birds showed depression, severe diarrhoea, dehydration and reduced growth...
  5. Charlier T, Harada N, Balthazart J, Cornil C. Human and quail aromatase activity is rapidly and reversibly inhibited by phosphorylating conditions. Endocrinology. 2011;152:4199-210 pubmed publisher
    ..alter in a rapid manner local estrogen concentrations, but so far this mechanism was identified only in the avian (quail) brain...
  6. Pardanaud L, Eichmann A. Extraembryonic origin of circulating endothelial cells. PLoS ONE. 2011;6:e25889 pubmed publisher
    ..The embryonic origin of CEC has not been addressed previously. Here we use quail-chick chimeras to study CEC origin and participation to the developing vasculature...
  7. Suppadit T. Nutrient removal of effluent from quail farm through cultivation of Wolffia arrhiza. Bioresour Technol. 2011;102:7388-92 pubmed publisher
    ..The W. arrhiza biomasses of 4.00-12.0g/l of effluent were suitable for W. arrhiza survival over time. Since W. arrhiza can fix N in the atmosphere, it can grow very well in effluent containing a low level of N...
  8. Mizushima S, Takagi S, Ono T, Atsumi Y, Tsukada A, Saito N, et al. Phospholipase Czeta mRNA expression and its potency during spermatogenesis for activation of quail oocyte as a sperm factor. Mol Reprod Dev. 2009;76:1200-7 pubmed publisher
    ..in special reference to the time when oocyte activation is required by testicular cells during spermatogenesis in quail. First, effects of a microinjection of quail sperm extract (SE) and quail phospholipase Czeta (PLCzeta) cRNA into ..
  9. El Zoghby E, Arafa A, Hassan M, Aly M, Selim A, Kilany W, et al. Isolation of H9N2 avian influenza virus from bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus) in Egypt. Arch Virol. 2012;157:1167-72 pubmed publisher
    This study describes the first isolation of H9N2 avian influenza virus (AIV) from commercial bobwhite quail (Colinus virginianus) in Egypt. Infected birds showed neither clinical signs nor mortality...

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  1. Seidl A, Sanchez J, Schecterson L, Tabor K, Wang Y, Kashima D, et al. Transgenic quail as a model for research in the avian nervous system: a comparative study of the auditory brainstem. J Comp Neurol. 2013;521:5-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Recently, lentiviral methods have allowed the production of transgenic birds, including a transgenic Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) line showing neuronal specificity and stable expression of enhanced green fluorescent ..
  2. Shousha S, Nakahara K, Nasu T, Sakamoto T, Murakami N. Effect of glucagon-like peptide-1 and -2 on regulation of food intake, body temperature and locomotor activity in the Japanese quail. Neurosci Lett. 2007;415:102-7 pubmed
    ..administration of GLP-1 and GLP-2 on food intake, body temperature and gross locomotor activity in adult Japanese quail. Both i.p. and i.c.v. administration of GLP-1 suppressed food intake at 2, 4 and 12h after administration...
  3. Yang S, Suh Y, Choi Y, Shin S, Han J, Lee K. Loss of fat with increased adipose triglyceride lipase-mediated lipolysis in adipose tissue during laying stages in quail. Lipids. 2013;48:13-21 pubmed publisher
    ..lipogenic capacities with physiological changes at the pre-laying, onset of laying, and actively laying stages of quail. Followed by a 50 % increase from pre-laying to onset of laying, adipose to body weight ratio was significantly ..
  4. Aamir U, Wernery U, Ilyushina N, Webster R. Characterization of avian H9N2 influenza viruses from United Arab Emirates 2000 to 2003. Virology. 2007;361:45-55 pubmed
    ..The viruses' surface glycoproteins and most internal genes were >90% similar to those of A/Quail/Hong Kong/G1/97 (H9N2) lineage...
  5. Voigt C, Ball G, Balthazart J. Effects of sex steroids on aromatase mRNA expression in the male and female quail brain. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2011;170:180-8 pubmed publisher
    Castrated male quail display intense male-typical copulatory behavior in response to exogenous testosterone but ovariectomized females do not...
  6. Simpson M, Landman K, Hughes B, F Newgreen D. Looking inside an invasion wave of cells using continuum models: proliferation is the key. J Theor Biol. 2006;243:343-60 pubmed
    ..The assays involved chick-quail grafting techniques allowing the total invading population to be considered as a two-species system...
  7. Ilyushina N, Kim J, Negovetich N, Choi Y, Lang V, Bovin N, et al. Extensive mammalian ancestry of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 virus. Emerg Infect Dis. 2010;16:314-7 pubmed publisher
    ..The biological properties of these viruses are consistent with those of their phylogenetic progenitors, indicating longstanding adaptation to mammals...
  8. Rupp P, Filla M, Cui C, Little C. Chapter 5. Avian embryos a model for the study of primary vascular assembly in warm-blooded animals. Methods Enzymol. 2008;445:107-23 pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we describe multiple techniques for labeling and culturing avian embryos to study the cellular, tissue, and extracellular matrix dynamics of vascular morphogenesis...
  9. Hogers B, van der Weerd L, Olofsen H, van der Graaf L, DeRuiter M, Gittenberger de Groot A, et al. Non-invasive tracking of avian development in vivo by MRI. NMR Biomed. 2009;22:365-73 pubmed publisher
    ..Wild-type quail embryos (n = 11) were imaged at embryonic days 3, 5, 7, 9, and 11, covering the main time course of embryonic ..
  10. Ghatpande S, Zhou H, Cakstina I, Carlson C, Rondini E, Romeih M, et al. Transforming growth factor beta2 is negatively regulated by endogenous retinoic acid during early heart morphogenesis. Dev Growth Differ. 2010;52:433-55 pubmed publisher
    Vitamin A-deficient (VAD) quail embryos lack the vitamin A-active form, retinoic acid (RA) and are characterized by a phenotype that includes a grossly abnormal cardiovascular system that can be rescued by RA...
  11. Lee C, Jung K, Jadhao S, Suarez D. Evaluation of chicken-origin (DF-1) and quail-origin (QT-6) fibroblast cell lines for replication of avian influenza viruses. J Virol Methods. 2008;153:22-8 pubmed publisher
    ..this study, the characteristics of two avian fibroblast cell lines were evaluated, DF-1 (chicken-origin) and QT-6 (quail-origin), and their ability to support the growth of AIVs (n=19) belonging to nine different hemagglutinin subtypes ..
  12. Valente B, Rosa G, Silva M, Teixeira R, Torres R. Searching for phenotypic causal networks involving complex traits: an application to European quail. Genet Sel Evol. 2011;43:37 pubmed publisher
    ..In this context, the application of the Inductive Causation (IC) algorithm to the joint distribution of phenotypes conditional to unobservable genetic effects has been proposed...
  13. Nomura T, Takahashi M, Hara Y, Osumi N. Patterns of neurogenesis and amplitude of Reelin expression are essential for making a mammalian-type cortex. PLoS ONE. 2008;3:e1454 pubmed publisher
    ..These lines of evidence shed light on the developmental programs underlying the evolution of the mammalian specific laminated cortex...
  14. de Margerie E, Lumineau S, Houdelier C, Yris M. Influence of a mobile robot on the spatial behaviour of quail chicks. Bioinspir Biomim. 2011;6:034001 pubmed publisher
    b>Quail chicks encountered an autonomous mobile robot during their early development. The robot incorporated a heat source that stimulated following of chicks...
  15. Henry M, Guetard D, Suspène R, Rusniok C, Wain Hobson S, Vartanian J. Genetic editing of HBV DNA by monodomain human APOBEC3 cytidine deaminases and the recombinant nature of APOBEC3G. PLoS ONE. 2009;4:e4277 pubmed publisher
    ..We have analyzed and compared HBV editing by all seven enzymes in a quail cell line that does not produce any endogenous DNA cytidine deaminase activity...
  16. Cho Y, Seo G. High activity of acid-treated quail eggshell catalysts in the transesterification of palm oil with methanol. Bioresour Technol. 2010;101:8515-9 pubmed publisher
    ..of palm oil with methanol was investigated over calcium oxide catalysts prepared by calcining eggshells of quail and chicken...
  17. Cilloni F, Toffan A, Giannecchini S, Clausi V, Azzi A, Capua I, et al. Increased pathogenicity and shedding in chickens of a wild bird-origin low pathogenicity avian influenza virus of the H7N3 subtype following multiple in vivo passages in quail and turkey. Avian Dis. 2010;54:555-7 pubmed
    ..of the H7N3 subtype (A/mallard/Italy/33/01) in three different domestic species (chicken, turkey, and Japanese quail). The virus under study was administered via natural routes at the dose of 10(6) egg infective dose50/ 0...
  18. Zamir E, Czirok A, Cui C, Little C, Rongish B. Mesodermal cell displacements during avian gastrulation are due to both individual cell-autonomous and convective tissue movements. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006;103:19806-11 pubmed
  19. Diaz G, Murcia H, Cepeda S. Cytochrome P450 enzymes involved in the metabolism of aflatoxin B1 in chickens and quail. Poult Sci. 2010;89:2461-9 pubmed publisher
    ..bioactivation of aflatoxin B(1) (AFB(1)) into the highly toxic metabolite known as aflatoxin-8,9-epoxide (AFBO) in quail and chicken hepatic microsomes...
  20. Sahin K, Orhan C, Akdemir F, Tuzcu M, Iben C, Sahin N. Resveratrol protects quail hepatocytes against heat stress: modulation of the Nrf2 transcription factor and heat shock proteins. J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl). 2012;96:66-74 pubmed publisher
    ..The results of the present study suggest that supplemental resveratrol reduces oxidative stress in heat-stressed quails through modulating the hepatic heat shock proteins and nuclear transcription factors...
  21. Platzer G, Schedlbauer A, Chemelli A, Ozdowy P, Coudevylle N, Auer R, et al. The metastasis-associated extracellular matrix protein osteopontin forms transient structure in ligand interaction sites. Biochemistry. 2011;50:6113-24 pubmed publisher
    ..The conformational flexibility combined with the modular architecture of OPN may represent an important structural prerequisite for its functional diversity...
  22. Li X, Liu J, Davey M, Duce S, Jaberi N, Liu G, et al. Micro-magnetic resonance imaging of avian embryos. J Anat. 2007;211:798-809 pubmed
    ..Here we define conditions for imaging chick embryo anatomy and for visualising living quail embryos...
  23. Striedter G, Charvet C. Developmental origins of species differences in telencephalon and tectum size: morphometric comparisons between a parakeet (Melopsittacus undulatus) and a quail (Colinus virgianus). J Comp Neurol. 2008;507:1663-75 pubmed publisher
    ..For example, the telencephalon occupies approximately 68% of the brain in parakeets but only 52% in bobwhite quail. The present study was designed to determine when and how this difference in brain region proportions arises ..
  24. Saito T, Watanabe C, Takemae N, Chaisingh A, Uchida Y, Buranathai C, et al. Pathogenicity of highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses of H5N1 subtype isolated in Thailand for different poultry species. Vet Microbiol. 2009;133:65-74 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, we used 3 HPAI viruses isolated in Thailand in January 2004 from chicken, quail, and duck for genetic and pathogenetic studies...
  25. Mitgutsch C, Wimmer C, SAnchez Villagra M, Hahnloser R, Schneider R. Timing of ossification in duck, quail, and zebra finch: intraspecific variation, heterochronies, and life history evolution. Zoolog Sci. 2011;28:491-500 pubmed publisher
    ..the temporal order of ossification of skeletal elements in the zebra finch, Taeniopygia guttata, the Japanese quail, Coturnix coturnix japonica, and the White Pekin duck, a domestic race of the mallard Anas platyrhynchos, and ..
  26. Duce S, Morrison F, Welten M, Baggott G, Tickle C. Micro-magnetic resonance imaging study of live quail embryos during embryonic development. Magn Reson Imaging. 2011;29:132-9 pubmed publisher
    Eggs containing live Japanese quail embryos were imaged using micro-magnetic resonance imaging (?MRI) at 24-h intervals from Day 0 to 8, the period during which the main body axis is being laid down and organogenesis is taking place...
  27. Nfon C, Berhane Y, Zhang S, Handel K, Labrecque O, Pasick J. Molecular and antigenic characterization of triple-reassortant H3N2 swine influenza viruses isolated from pigs, turkey and quail in Canada. Transbound Emerg Dis. 2011;58:394-401 pubmed publisher
    ..Following full genome sequencing, H3N2 viruses isolated from turkeys (2005), quail (2008) and swine (2009) in Canada, were characterized as trH3N2...
  28. Reisen W, Martinez V, Fang Y, Garcia S, Ashtari S, Wheeler S, et al. Role of California (Callipepla californica) and Gambel's (Callipepla gambelii) quail in the ecology of mosquito-borne encephalitis viruses in California, USA. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis. 2006;6:248-60 pubmed
    Gambel's and California quail were infected repeatedly whenever western equine encephalomyelitis virus (WEEV), St. Louis encephalitis virus (SLEV), and (WNV) West Nile virus were active during summer in California...
  29. Nazar F, Magnoli A, Dalcero A, Marin R. Effect of feed contamination with aflatoxin B1 and administration of exogenous corticosterone on Japanese quail biochemical and immunological parameters. Poult Sci. 2012;91:47-54 pubmed publisher
    ..and albumin) and immunological (inflammatory response and heterophil:lymphocyte ratio) parameters of Japanese quail. Potential sex effects on those parameters were also considered...
  30. Kuo B, Erickson C. Vagal neural crest cell migratory behavior: a transition between the cranial and trunk crest. Dev Dyn. 2011;240:2084-100 pubmed publisher
    ..We conclude that the vagal neural crest is a transitional population that has evolved between the head and the trunk...
  31. Sato Y, Poynter G, Huss D, Filla M, Czirok A, Rongish B, et al. Dynamic analysis of vascular morphogenesis using transgenic quail embryos. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e12674 pubmed publisher
  32. Hosomichi K, Shiina T, Suzuki S, Tanaka M, Shimizu S, Iwamoto S, et al. The major histocompatibility complex (Mhc) class IIB region has greater genomic structural flexibility and diversity in the quail than the chicken. BMC Genomics. 2006;7:322 pubmed publisher
    The quail and chicken major histocompatibility complex (Mhc) genomic regions have a similar overall organization but differ markedly in that the quail has an expanded number of duplicated class I, class IIB, natural killer (NK)-receptor-..
  33. Landgrebe J, Vasquez B, Bradley R, Fedynich A, Lerich S, Kinsella J. Helminth community of scaled quail (Callipepla squamata) from western Texas. J Parasitol. 2007;93:204-8 pubmed
    Forty-eight scaled quail (Callipepla squamata) were collected during August 2002 at Elephant Mountain Wildlife Management Area in Brewster County, Texas, and examined for helminths...
  34. Barlow A, Wallace A, Thapar N, Burns A. Critical numbers of neural crest cells are required in the pathways from the neural tube to the foregut to ensure complete enteric nervous system formation. Development. 2008;135:1681-91 pubmed publisher
    ..We then back-transplanted various somite lengths of quail neural tube into the ablated region to determine the 'tipping point', whereby sufficient progenitors were ..
  35. Balthazart J, Cornil C, Charlier T, Taziaux M, Ball G. Estradiol, a key endocrine signal in the sexual differentiation and activation of reproductive behavior in quail. J Exp Zool A Ecol Genet Physiol. 2009;311:323-45 pubmed publisher
    In Japanese quail, estrogen's effects on sexual behavior can be divided into three classes based on the underlying mechanisms and time-course of action and release...
  36. Ikeda E, Takubo K, Kodama T, Okada Y. Brain-specific expression of vascular endothelial growth factor 146 correlates with the blood-brain barrier induction in quail embryos. Dev Neurosci. 2008;30:331-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Using an in vivo model of BBB induction that is based on xenograft transplantation between quail and chick embryos, we showed that the gene expression in developing brain cells is appropriately regulated to ..
  37. Murakami S, Sakurai T, Tomoike H, Sakono M, Nasu T, Fukuda N. Prevention of hypercholesterolemia and atherosclerosis in the hyperlipidemia- and atherosclerosis-prone Japanese (LAP) quail by taurine supplementation. Amino Acids. 2010;38:271-8 pubmed publisher
    ..progression of atherosclerosis were investigated in the hyperlipidemia- and atherosclerosis-prone Japanese (LAP) quail. The ingestion of a high-cholesterol diet containing 1% cholesterol by LAP quails for 60 days resulted in a marked ..
  38. Taziaux M, Keller M, Ball G, Balthazart J. Site-specific effects of anosmia and cloacal gland anesthesia on Fos expression induced in male quail brain by sexual behavior. Behav Brain Res. 2008;194:52-65 pubmed publisher
    ..However, quail, like most birds, are generally considered to have a relatively poorly developed sense of smell...
  39. Simpson M, Zhang D, Mariani M, Landman K, Newgreen D. Cell proliferation drives neural crest cell invasion of the intestine. Dev Biol. 2007;302:553-68 pubmed
    ..An assay using gut organ culture with chick-quail grafting is used for this purpose...
  40. Thomason R, Bader D, Winters N. Comprehensive timeline of mesodermal development in the quail small intestine. Dev Dyn. 2012;241:1678-94 pubmed publisher
    ..Hindering the progress of research in the field is the lack of a detailed description of the fundamental morphological changes that constitute development of the intestinal mesoderm...
  41. Llombart C, Nacher V, Ramos D, Luppo M, Carretero A, Navarro M, et al. Morphological characterization of pecteneal hyalocytes in the developing quail retina. J Anat. 2009;215:280-91 pubmed publisher
    ..characterize the origin and macrophagic activity of pecteneal hyalocytes, we have analysed two different stages of quail eye development using histochemistry and immunohistochemistry...
  42. Arafa A, Hagag N, Erfan A, Mady W, El Husseiny M, Adel A, et al. Complete genome characterization of avian influenza virus subtype H9N2 from a commercial quail flock in Egypt. Virus Genes. 2012;45:283-94 pubmed
    ..avian influenza A virus (Qa/Egypt/11; H9N2) of subtype H9N2 that was previously isolated from a clinically normal quail flock in Giza, Egypt in May 2011...
  43. Ruffins S, Martin M, Keough L, Truong S, Fraser S, Jacobs R, et al. Digital three-dimensional atlas of quail development using high-resolution MRI. ScientificWorldJournal. 2007;7:592-604 pubmed
    We present an archetypal set of three-dimensional digital atlases of the quail embryo based on microscopic magnetic resonance imaging (microMRI)...
  44. Ciuffini L, Castellani L, Salvati E, Galletti S, Falcone G, Alema S. Delineating v-Src downstream effector pathways in transformed myoblasts. Oncogene. 2008;27:528-39 pubmed
    ..Finally, we report that the simultaneous inhibition of MAPK kinase and calpain, combined to activation of p38 MAPK, are sufficient to reconstitute largely the differentiation potential of v-Src-transformed myoblasts...
  45. Bouvrée K, Larrivee B, Lv X, Yuan L, Delafarge B, Freitas C, et al. Netrin-1 inhibits sprouting angiogenesis in developing avian embryos. Dev Biol. 2008;318:172-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Chick and quail embryos showed unc5b expression in arterial EC and sprouting angiogenic capillaries...
  46. Lau K, Yang Y, Cook G, Wyatt R, Nishimura H. Control of aquaporin 2 expression in collecting ducts of quail kidneys. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2009;160:288-94 pubmed publisher
    ..the gene sequence of an aquaporin 2 (AQP2)-homologue water channel in collecting ducts of kidneys from adult quail, Coturnix japonica...
  47. Hossain M, Hickman D, Perez D. Evidence of expanded host range and mammalian-associated genetic changes in a duck H9N2 influenza virus following adaptation in quail and chickens. PLoS ONE. 2008;3:e3170 pubmed publisher
    ..we adapted in the laboratory a wildtype duck H9N2 virus, influenza A/duck/Hong Kong/702/79 (WT702) virus, in quail and chickens through serial lung passages...
  48. de Margerie E, Peris A, Pittet F, Houdelier C, Lumineau S, Richard Yris M. Effect of mothering on the spatial exploratory behavior of quail chicks. Dev Psychobiol. 2013;55:256-64 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we assessed the influence of the presence of a mothering hen on the spatial exploration of Japanese quail chicks, after the mothering period...
  49. Shoval I, Kalcheim C. Antagonistic activities of Rho and Rac GTPases underlie the transition from neural crest delamination to migration. Dev Dyn. 2012;241:1155-68 pubmed publisher
    ..Previously, we showed that active Rho maintains crest cells in the epithelial conformation by keeping stress fibers and membrane-bound N-cadherin...
  50. Thomas A, Erickson C. FOXD3 regulates the lineage switch between neural crest-derived glial cells and pigment cells by repressing MITF through a non-canonical mechanism. Development. 2009;136:1849-58 pubmed publisher
    ..We conclude that FOXD3 controls the lineage choice between neural/glial and pigment cells by repressing MITF during the early phase of neural crest migration...
  51. Toropov A, Benfenati E. Optimisation of correlation weights of SMILES invariants for modelling oral quail toxicity. Eur J Med Chem. 2007;42:606-13 pubmed
    ..structure in constructing the quantitative structure-property/activity relationships (QSPR/QSAR) for predicting quail toxicity after oral exposure. The presence of chemical elements in different electronic states (e.g...
  52. Rawat A, Gust K, Elasri M, Perkins E. Quail Genomics: a knowledgebase for Northern bobwhite. BMC Bioinformatics. 2010;11 Suppl 6:S13 pubmed publisher
    The Quail Genomics knowledgebase (http://www.quailgenomics.info) has been initiated to share and develop functional genomic data for Northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus)...
  53. Woolley D. A novel motility pattern in quail spermatozoa with implications for the mechanism of flagellar beating. Biol Cell. 2007;99:663-75 pubmed
    The spermatozoon of the quail (Coturnix coturnix L., var japonica) has a '9+2' flagellum that is unusually long. When it moves in a viscous medium, near to the coverslip, it develops a meander waveform...