Summary: An order of heavy-bodied, largely terrestrial BIRDS including pheasants, TURKEYS, grouse, QUAIL, and CHICKENS.
Publications178 found, 100 shown here
- The oxidation handicap hypothesis and the carotenoid allocation trade-offC Alonso-Alvarez
Instituto de Investigacion en Recursos Cinegeticos, IREC, CSIC, UCLM, JCCM, Ciudad Real, Spain
J Evol Biol 21:1789-97. 2008..The trade-off was apparently solved by reducing redness, allowing increased carotenoid availability, which could have contributed to buffer oxidative stress...
- Use and knowledge of the razor-billed curassow pauxi tuberosa (spix, 1825) (galliformes, cracidae) by a riverine community of the oriental amazonia, brazilFlávio B Barros
Universidade Federal do Para, Campus Universitário de Altamira, Faculdade de Educação, Rua Coronel José Porfírio, 2515, São Sebastião 68372 040, Altamira, Para, Brazil
J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 7:1. 2011..Our study also revealed that the traditional ecological knowledge of the riverines about their environment is considerably large, and that the local biodiversity provides various ecosystem services...
- Comparative molecular evolution and phylogenetic utility of 3'-UTRs and introns in GalliformesAmber J Bonilla
Department of Biology, The University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
Mol Phylogenet Evol 56:536-42. 2010..the phylogenetic utility and patterns of molecular evolution for 3'-UTRs and introns from five unlinked loci in Galliformes (Aves)...
- A mitogenomic perspective on the ancient, rapid radiation in the Galliformes with an emphasis on the PhasianidaeYong Yi Shen
Kunming Institute of Zoology, The Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
BMC Evol Biol 10:132. 2010The Galliformes is a well-known and widely distributed Order in Aves...
- Phylogeography of Chinese bamboo partridge, Bambusicola thoracica thoracica (Aves: Galliformes) in south China: inference from mitochondrial DNA control-region sequencesZuhao Huang
School of Life Sciences, JingGangShan University, Ji an, Jiangxi Province, PR China
Mol Phylogenet Evol 56:273-80. 2010..The mtDNA marker suggested the existence of a geographical structure among Chinese bamboo partridge populations, resulting from the synergistic affect of Pleistocene climatic variations...
- Fowl play and the price of petrel: long-living Procellariiformes have peroxidation-resistant membrane composition compared with short-living GalliformesWilliam A Buttemer
School of Biological Sciences, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Australia
Biol Lett 4:351-4. 2008..of heart phospholipids from long-living Procellariiformes (petrels and albatrosses) to those of shorter living Galliformes (fowl)...
- Is hunting mortality additive or compensatory to natural mortality? Effects of experimental harvest on the survival and cause-specific mortality of willow ptarmiganBrett K Sandercock
Division of Biology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
J Anim Ecol 80:244-58. 2011..Impacts of winter harvest could be minimized by closing the hunting season in early November or by reducing late season quotas...
- Phylogeny of major lineages of galliform birds (Aves: Galliformes) based on complete mitochondrial genomesX Z Kan
The Provincial Key Laboratory of the Conservation and Exploitation Research of Biological Resources in Anhui, College of Life Sciences, Anhui Normal University, Wuhu, China
Genet Mol Res 9:1625-33. 2010..We made phylogenetic analyses of 22 species of Galliformes, with two species of Anseriformes as outgroups, using maximum likelihood (ML), maximum parsimony (MP) and ..
- Effects of beta-carotene on adult immune condition and antibacterial activity in the eggs of the Grey Partridge, Perdix perdixMarco Cucco
University of Piemonte Orientale, DISAV, via Bellini 25, I 15100 Alessandria, Italy
Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 147:1038-46. 2007..The broad range of beneficial effects of carotenoids is discussed...
- Effects of load carrying on metabolic cost and hindlimb muscle dynamics in guinea fowl (Numida meleagris)C P McGowan
Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Concord Field Station, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
J Appl Physiol 101:1060-9. 2006..As a result, when averaged for the two muscles, EMG intensity increased in direct proportion to the fractional increase in load carried...
- Interactions between population processes in a cyclic species: parasites reduce autumn territorial behaviour of male red grouseFranccois Mougeot
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Hill of Brathens, AB31 4BW, Banchory, Scotland, UK
Oecologia 144:289-98. 2005..We discuss the implications of these findings for our understanding of the processes regulating red grouse populations and causing their complex, unstable population dynamics...
- Linking occurrence and fitness to persistence: habitat-based approach for endangered greater sage-grouseCameron L Aldridge
Department of Biological Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Ecol Appl 17:508-26. 2007..This novel approach to habitat-based population viability modeling has merit for many species of concern...
- Molecular phylogenetics and biogeography of Neotropical piping guans (Aves: Galliformes): Pipile Bonaparte, 1856 is synonym of Aburria Reichenbach, 1853Erwin T Grau
Departamento de Biologia, , Caixa Postal 11461, CEP 05422-970, , Brazil
Mol Phylogenet Evol 35:637-45. 2005..Therefore, we conclude that these palaeogeographic events may have contributed to Neotropical taxa diversification to a greater extent than previously suspected...
- Genetic insight into Mediterranean chukar (Alectoris chukar, Galliformes) populations inferred from mitochondrial DNA and RAPD markersFilippo Barbanera
Department of Biology, Protistology Zoology Unit, University of Pisa, Via A Volta 6, 56126 Pisa, Italy
Genetica 131:287-98. 2007The chukar (Alectoris chukar, Galliformes) is one of the most important game birds as it is widely distributed and hunted over the whole of its range...
- Testosterone and autumn territorial behavior in male red grouse Lagopus lagopus scoticusFrancois Mougeot
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Banchory, Aberdeenshire AB31 4BW, UK
Horm Behav 47:576-84. 2005..However, the observation that flutamide and ATD treatment did not reduce territorial behavior, suggests that estradiol may also be involved in the regulation of non-breeding aggression...
- Separating behavioral and physiological mechanisms in testosterone-mediated trade-offsFrancois Mougeot
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, Hill of Brathens, Banchory AB31 4BW, Scotland, United Kingdom
Am Nat 166:158-68. 2005....
- Testosterone increases bioavailability of carotenoids: insights into the honesty of sexual signalingJ Blas
Department of Biology, University of Saskatchewan, 112 Science Place, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 5E2
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 103:18633-7. 2006....
- Cytogenetic repartition of chicken CR1 sequences evidenced by PRINS in Galliformes and some other birdsPhilippe Coullin
UMR 8125, Cytogénétique et génomique des cancers, Institut Gustave Roussy IGR, F94807 Villejuif, Cedex, France
Chromosome Res 13:665-73. 2005..by PRINS using consensus chicken primers on the chromosomes of chicken and species of several bird orders: Galliformes, Anseriformes, Passeriformes and Falconiformes...
- A multilocus assay reveals high nucleotide diversity and limited differentiation among Scandinavian willow grouse (Lagopus lagopus)Sofia Berlin
Department of Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
BMC Genet 9:89. 2008..of nucleotide diversity has been examined in the willow grouse, a non-domesticated bird species from the order Galliformes, which also holds the chicken...
- Genetic structure of Mediterranean chukar (Alectoris chukar, Galliformes) populations: conservation and management implicationsFilippo Barbanera
Department of Biology, Protistology Zoology Unit, Via A Volta 6, Pisa, Italy
Naturwissenschaften 96:1203-12. 2009The chukar (Alectoris chukar, Galliformes) is a species hunted throughout its native range from the East Mediterranean to Manchuria and in the USA, which hosts the world's largest introduced population...
- Molecular evidence for hybridization of species in the genus Gallus except for Gallus variusM Nishibori
Department of Bioresource Science and Technology, Graduate School of Biosphere Science, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima 739-8528, Japan
Anim Genet 36:367-75. 2005..Alternative clustering of RJF and chicken alleles were also observed. These findings taken together strongly indicate that inter-species hybridizations have occurred between GyJF and RJF/chicken and between GyJF and CJF...
- A molecular timescale for galliform birds accounting for uncertainty in time estimates and heterogeneity of rates of DNA substitutions across lineages and sitesSergio L Pereira
Department of Natural History, Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen s Park, Toronto, Ont, Canada M5S 2C6
Mol Phylogenet Evol 38:499-509. 2006A recent molecular timescale for major lineages of the Galliformes indicated that Megapodiidae and possibly Cracidae, originated in the Cretaceous, while the remaining families originated in the Tertiary...
- The energetic costs of trunk and distal-limb loading during walking and running in guinea fowl Numida meleagris: I. Organismal metabolism and biomechanicsRichard L Marsh
Department of Biology, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
J Exp Biol 209:2050-63. 2006..Thus, the increased energy demand of distal limb loading in guinea fowl is predicted to cause increases in energy use by both stance- and swing-phase muscles...
- Waves of genomic hitchhikers shed light on the evolution of gamebirds (Aves: Galliformes)Jan Ole Kriegs
Institute of Experimental Pathology ZMBE University of Münster, Von Esmarch Str, 56, D 48149 Munster, Germany
BMC Evol Biol 7:190. 2007The phylogenetic tree of Galliformes (gamebirds, including megapodes, currassows, guinea fowl, New and Old World quails, chicken, pheasants, grouse, and turkeys) has been considerably remodeled over the last decades as new data and ..
- FISH mapping of 57 BAC clones reveals strong conservation of synteny between Galliformes and AnseriformesV Fillon
Laboratoire de Genetique Cellulaire, INRA de Toulouse Auzeville, Castanet Tolosan, France
Anim Genet 38:303-7. 2007..These results demonstrate that the evolution of karyotypes in avian species is the result of fusion and/or fission processes and not translocations...
- Insertion events of CR1 retrotransposable elements elucidate the phylogenetic branching order in galliform birdsVera B Kaiser
Department of Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Norbyvägen, Uppsala, Sweden
Mol Biol Evol 24:338-47. 2007..We discuss the potential and limitations of using a genome-based retrotransposon approach in resolving problematic phylogenies among birds...
- Nematode parasites reduce carotenoid-based signalling in male red grouseJesús Martínez-Padilla
Centre for Ecology and Hydrology Banchory, Banchory, Hill of Brathens, Aberdeenshire AB31 4BW, UK
Biol Lett 3:161-4. 2007..We show that experimentally reduced nematode infection increases plasma carotenoid concentration and comb redness, demonstrating for the first time that nematodes can influence carotenoid-based signals...
- Full genome sequence and some biological properties of reticuloendotheliosis virus strain APC-566 isolated from endangered Attwater's prairie chickensTaylor Barbosa
Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602 4875, USA
Virus Res 124:68-77. 2007..The LTR was the most divergent region, exhibiting various deletions and insertions. REV APC-566 has a unique insertion of 23 bp in U3 and shares deletions of 19 and 5 bp with chicken syncytial virus and REV inserts in fowlpox virus...
- A multilocus population genetic survey of the greater sage-grouse across their rangeS J Oyler-McCance
U S Geological Survey, Fort Collins Science Center, 2150 Centre Ave, Building C, Fort Collins, CO 80526, USA
Mol Ecol 14:1293-310. 2005..The genetic data presented here, in conjunction with large-scale demographic and habitat data, will provide an integrated approach to conservation efforts for the greater sage-grouse...
- Enzootic reticuloendotheliosis in the endangered Attwater's and greater prairie chickensGuillermo Zavala
Department of Population Health, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
Avian Dis 50:520-5. 2006..7 females, and 11 birds of undetermined gender). Reticuloendotheliosis virus was confirmed as a significant cause of mortality in captive prairie chickens...
- Molecular phylogeny of avian genus Syrmaticus based on the mitochondrial cytochrome B gene and control regionXiang-Jiang Zhan
Ministry of Education Key Laboratory for Biodiversity Science and Ecological Engineering, College of Life Sciences, Beijing Normal University, China
Zoolog Sci 22:427-35. 2005..The origin and speciation processes of the studied group were inferred by combining molecular and biogeographical evidences...
- [The helminth and coccidial fauna of pheasants (Phasianus colchicus) in view of the specific environmental conditions in pheasantries and in the wild]Stefan Gassal
Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr 119:295-302. 2006..In one pheasant an acanthocephalus (Plagiorhynchus cylindraceus) was detected for the first time in Germany and in two pheasants a trematode of the genus Echinostoma was present...
- A noninvasive technique to evaluate human-generated stress in the black grouseMarjana Baltic
Zoological Institute, Division of Conservation Biology, Baltzerstrasse 6, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland
Ann N Y Acad Sci 1046:81-95. 2005....
- A new genus and four new species of quill mites (Acari: Prostigmata: Syringophiudae) from phasianid birds (Galuformes: Phasianidae)M Skoracki
Department of Animal Morphology, A Mickiewicz University, 28 Czerwca 1956 198, 61 485 Poznan, Poland
Parasite 11:379-86. 2004..lophurus sp. n. from Lophura leucomelanos, G. bochkovi sp. n. from Tragopan sp. and Alectoris barbara, G. francolinus sp. n. from Francolinus levalliantoides, and Mironovia rouloul sp. n. from Rollulus rouloul...
- The effect of an indirect anthelmintic treatment on parasites and breeding success of free-living pheasants Phasianus colchicusR A H Draycott
The Game Conservancy Trust, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, UK
J Helminthol 80:409-15. 2006..gallinarum were significantly lower in pheasants from treatment plots six weeks after the anthelmintic treatment had ceased, but spring treatment did not influence parasite burden in the following winter...
- Cryptic species within the Tetratrichomonas gallinarum species complex revealed by molecular polymorphismIvan Cepicka
Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Science, Charles University, Vinicna 7, Prague 2 128 44, Czech Republic
Vet Parasitol 128:11-21. 2005..gallinarum pathogenicity should be re-examined with regard to specific genetic groups and zoonotic potential of some of these lineages should be considered...
- Spreading free-riding snow sports represent a novel serious threat for wildlifeRaphael Arlettaz
Zoological Institute, Division of Conservation Biology, University of Bern, Baltzerstrasse 6, 3012 Bern, Switzerland
Proc Biol Sci 274:1219-24. 2007..Disturbance by snow sport free-riders appears to elevate stress, which potentially represents a new serious threat for wildlife. The fitness and survival costs of allostatic adjustments have yet to be estimated...
- Geographical distribution and seasonality of the prevalence of Leucocytozoon lovati in Japanese rock ptarmigans (Lagopus mutus japonicus) found in the alpine regions of JapanKoichi Murata
College of Bioresource Sciences, Nihon University, Fujisawa, Kanagawa, Japan
J Vet Med Sci 69:171-6. 2007..Maejohnen-dake. It is necessary to continue surveying the relationship between the population dynamics of the ptarmigan and the density of the arthropod vector from the perspective of in situ conservation of this endangered species...
- Genetic evaluation of a proposed introduction: the case of the greater prairie chicken and the extinct heath henEric P Palkovacs
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale Institute for Biospheric Studies, Yale University, 165 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT 06520, USA
Mol Ecol 13:1759-69. 2004....
- Detection of infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV) genome in free-living pigeon and guinea fowl in Africa suggests involvement of wild birds in the epidemiology of IBDVChristopher J Kasanga
Laboratory of Veterinary Microbiology, Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences, Gifu Univeristy, 1 1 Yanagido, Gifu, Gifu 501 1193, Japan
Virus Genes 36:521-9. 2008..The detection of IBDV from apparently healthy guinea fowls and pigeons elucidates the role of wild birds in the epidemiology of IBDV...
- Phylogeographic structure, gene flow and species status in blue grouse (Dendragapus obscurus)George F Barrowclough
Department of Ornithology, American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, New York 10024, USA
Mol Ecol 13:1911-22. 2004..Genetic, morphological and behavioural evidence suggest that sooty and dusky grouse are species-level taxa; the specific status of a third clade remains ambiguous...
- Phylogeny and molecular evolution of Tetraogallus in ChinaRuan Luzhang
School of Life Sciences, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, Gansu, 730000, P.R. China
Biochem Genet 43:507-18. 2005..The dark-bellied and white-bellied speciation first occurred along with the uplift of the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau. A maximum glacier (0.80-0.60 Ma BP) led to the formation of T. altaicus...
- Molecular evidence for species status of the endangered Hainan peacock pheasantJiang Chang
Ministry of Education Key Laboratory for Biodiversity Sciences and Ecological Engineering, College of Life Sciences, Beijing Normal University, Beijing 100875, China
Zoolog Sci 25:30-5. 2008..is declining, it is now becoming severely endangered and should be ranked as the rarest species in the Order Galliformes in China...
- [Molecular cloning of activin betaA subunit mature peptide from peafowl and its application in taxonomy and phylogeny]Fang Dong Zou
Key Laboratory for Reproduction and Conservation Genetics of Endangered Wild Life of Sichuan Province, College of Life Science, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610064, China
Yi Chuan 27:231-5. 2005....
- Comparative analysis of the prion protein open reading frame nucleotide sequences in peacock and parakeetJian Min Yang
National Animal Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Laboratory, College of Veterinary Medicine, China Agricultural University, 100094, Beijing, People s Republic of China
Virus Genes 30:193-6. 2005..The present work added two more species data to the collection of the PrP genes and supported the previous findings that the PrP genes are highly conserved across species...
- Survey on helminthofauna in pheasants from Eastern EuropeM P Tampieri
Dipartimento di Sanità Pubblica Veterinaria e Patologia Animale, Universita di Bologna, Ozzano Emilia, Bologna, Italy
Parassitologia 47:241-5. 2005..The release of game from foreign countries, therefore, may always constitute a risk for the autochthonous one due to the spread of new parasitic infections...
- Avoiding bias in parasite excretion estimates: the effect of sampling time and type of faecesD Villanúa
Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos IREC, CSIC UCLM JCCM Ronda de Toledo s n, 13071 Ciudad Real, Spain
Parasitology 133:251-9. 2006..Similarly, in bird species with long caeca, consistent collection of one type of faeces may avoid significant errors in parasite burden estimates...
- Changes in parasite transmission stage excretion after pheasant releaseD Villanúa
Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos IREC, CSIC UCLM JCCM, Ronda de Toledo s n, 13071 Ciudad Real, Spain
J Helminthol 80:313-8. 2006..To avoid these risks it is proposed that improved prophylactic measures should be taken...
- Assays to detect West Nile virus in dead birdsWard B Stone
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Albany, New York, USA
Emerg Infect Dis 11:1770-3. 2005..The sensitivities of RAMP and VecTest for testing corvid species were 91.0% and 82.1%, respectively...
- Experimental toxoplasmosis in red-legged partridges (Alectoris rufa) fed Toxoplasma gondii oocystsC Martínez-Carrasco
Departamento de Sanidad Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, Campus Universitario de Espinardo, 30100 Murcia, Spain
Vet Parasitol 130:55-60. 2005..Lesions were not seen in histologic sections of tissues from surviving partridges. These results suggest that red-legged partridges are resistant to clinical toxoplasmosis...
- Liver metal concentrations in Greater Sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus)Rebecca N Dailey
Department of Veterinary Sciences, Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory, University of Wyoming, 1174 Snowy Range Road, Laramie, Wyoming 82070, USA
J Wildl Dis 44:494-8. 2008..Adult birds had higher concentrations of Ni and Cd compared to juveniles. In addition, Zn and Cu concentrations were significantly elevated in WNv-positive birds...
- Molecular insight into a wildlife crime: the case of a peafowl slaughterSandeep Kumar Gupta
Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology, Hyderabad, India
Forensic Sci Int 154:214-7. 2005....
- West Nile virus-associated mortality events in domestic Chukar partridges (Alectoris chukar) and domestic Impeyan pheasants (Lophophorus impeyanus)Arno Wunschmann
Department of Veterinary Population Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Minnesota, 1333 Gortner Avenue, St Paul, MN 55108, USA
Avian Dis 50:456-9. 2006..Viral antigen was usually widespread in animals of both species. Spontaneously occurring WNV infection should be considered a differential diagnosis in cases of mortality among select species of galliform birds...
- Parasites of the endangered Cantabrian capercaillie (Tetrao urogallus cantabricus): correlates with host abundance and lek site characteristicsJavier Millan
Fundació Natura Parc, Santa Eugènia Balearic Islands, Spain
Parasitol Res 103:709-12. 2008..Although no relation was found with host abundance, the low parasite species diversity, prevalence, and abundance may indirectly reflect the decline of the Cantabrian capercaillie populations...
- Two new Eimeria species (Protozoa: Eimeriidae) from wild rock ptarmigans, Lagopus muta islandorum, in IcelandK Skirnisson
Laboratory of Parasitology, Institute for Experimental Pathology, Keldur, University of Iceland, IS 112 Reykjavik, Iceland
Parasitol Res 101:1077-81. 2007..4 x 8.0 (12-15.5 x 6.5-9) microm. Sporocysts contain a diffuse granular residuum, and each sporozoite has two different-sized refractile bodies...
- Experimental infection of Attwater's/greater prairie chicken hybrids with the reticuloendotheliosis virusRyan L Bohls
Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
Avian Dis 50:613-9. 2006..With the exception of a bird that died from bacterial pneumonia 8 wk postinfection, neoplasia, resembling that seen in naturally occurring infections, was observed in all birds, even those receiving as little as 200 TCID50 of virus...
- Pathology and first occurrence of the kidney trematode Paratanaisia bragai (Santos, 1934) Freitas, 1959 (Digenea: Eucotylidae) in Phasianus colchicus L., 1758, from BrazilDelir Corrêa Gomes
Departamento de Helmintologia, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, FIOCRUZ, 21040 900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 100:285-8. 2005..bragai...
- Staphylococcal tenosynovitis in pheasantsJohn Robert Dalton
Vet Rec 161:796. 2007
- [Cuclotogaster heterographus (Mallophaga: Lipeuridae) infestation on ring-necked pheasants (Phasianus colchicus) in Konya]Bilal Dik
Selçuk Universitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Parazitoloji Anabilim Dali, Konya
Turkiye Parazitol Derg 30:125-7. 2006..All of the ectoparasites were identified as the chewing lice (Mallophaga), Cuclotogaster heterographus. This is the first study that has recorded the presence of C. heterographus on ring-necked pheasants in Turkey...
- Mycotic proventriculitis in gray partridges (Perdix perdix) on two game bird farmsDesiree S Jansson
Department of Pigs, Poultry and Ruminants, National Veterinary Institute, SE 751 89 Uppsala, Sweden
J Zoo Wildl Med 39:428-37. 2008..The findings presented in this paper suggest that mycotic proventriculitis, presumably associated with M. ornithogaster, may be a serious but possibly opportunistic, although unusual, disease problem in gray partridges on game farms...
- An observation of Clostridium perfringens in Greater Sage-GrouseChristian A Hagen
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife, Bend, Oregon 97702, USA
J Wildl Dis 43:545-7. 2007..Clostridial enteritis is known to cause outbreaks of mortality in various domestic and wild birds, and should be considered as a potential cause of mortality in sage-grouse populations...
- Fluid absorption in the small intestine of healthy game birds and those infected with Spironucleus sppS Lloyd
Department of Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, UK
Avian Pathol 34:252-7. 2005..Doubling the glucose concentration in the buffer to 40 mM significantly enhanced absorption...
- Predation as a cause of neurologic signs and acute mortality in a pheasant flockM P Martin
University of California at Davis, School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Population Health and Reproduction, 1 Shields Avenue, 1114 Tupper Hall, Davis, CA 95616, USA
Avian Dis 50:463-6. 2006..The relationship of the chronic respiratory disease to the predation episode was not determined but it is possible that pheasants with severe respiratory disease may have had increased susceptibility to predation...
- Trichurid nematodes in ring-necked pheasants from backyard flocks of the State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: frequency and pathologyRoberto Magalhães Pinto
Laboratorio de Helmintos Parasitos de Vertebrados, Departamento de Helmintologia, Instituto Oswaldo Cruz FIOCRUZ, Av Brasil 43565, 21040 900 Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
Mem Inst Oswaldo Cruz 99:721-6. 2004..Gross and microscopic lesions were absent in the pheasants parasitized with E. annulatus and B. obsignata...
- Adenovirus group II-like infection in chukar partridges (Alectoris chukar)H L Shivaprasad
California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory System, Fresno Branch, University of California, Davis, 2789 South Orange Avenue, Fresno, CA 93725, USA
Avian Dis 52:353-6. 2008..Three out of seven chukars were positive for hemorrhagic enteritis virus by serology...
- West Nile virus and greater sage-grouse: estimating infection rate in a wild bird populationBrett L Walker
Wildlife Biology Program, College of Forestry and Conservation, University of Montana, Missoula, MT 59812, USA
Avian Dis 51:691-6. 2007..Our findings also underscore problems with using seroprevalence as a surrogate for infection rate and for identifying competent hosts in highly susceptible species...
- [An outbreak of coccidiosis in partridge (Rhynchotus rufescens), reared in captivity, by Eimeria rhynchoti Reis and Nobrega, 1936 (Apicomplexa: Emeriidae)]Fagner Luiz da C Freitas
Programa de Pós Graduação em Medicina Veterinária, Departamento de Patologia Animal da Universidade Estadual Paulista, Campus de Jaboticabal, Zona Rural, Jaboticabal, SP, 14884900, Brazil
Rev Bras Parasitol Vet 15:85-7. 2006..The sporozoites are contrary extending along the sporocysts wall possessing refracts body of easy visualization...
- Phylogeography of rusty-necklaced partridge (Alectoris magna) in northwestern ChinaZuhao Huang
School of Life Sciences, JingGangShan University, Ji an, Jiangxi Province 343009, China
Mol Phylogenet Evol 43:379-85. 2007..Ball, R.M., Bermingham, E., Lamb, T., Niegel, J.E., Reeb, C.A., Saunders, N.C., 1987. Intraspecific phylogeography: the mitochondrial DNA bridge between population genetics and systematics. Ann. Rev. Ecol. Syst. 18, 489-522]...
- Genetic characterization of avian metapneumovirus subtype C isolated from pheasants in a live bird marketEun Ho Lee
College of Medicine and Medical Research Institute, Chungbuk National University, 12 Gaeshin Dong Heungduk Ku, Cheongju 361 763, Republic of Korea
Virus Res 128:18-25. 2007..This is the first report of the isolation and complete genomic sequence of aMPV subtype C originating from pheasants...
- Recency, range expansion, and unsorted lineages: implications for interpreting neutral genetic variation in the sharp-tailed grouse (Tympanuchus phasianellus)A W Spaulding
Department of Biology, Utah State University, 5305 Old Main Hill, Logan, Utah 84322 5305, USA
Mol Ecol 15:2317-32. 2006..We suggest that in such cases, morphological, ecological, and behavioural data may be particularly important adjuncts to molecular data for the recognition of historically or adaptively divergent groups...
- Co-circulation of distinct genetic lineages of astroviruses in turkeys and guinea fowlG Cattoli
Virology Department, Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Legnaro PD, Italy
Arch Virol 152:595-602. 2007..This investigation provides genetic and epidemiological information contributing to a better understanding of enteric viral infections in turkeys and guinea fowl...
- Rapid courtship evolution in grouse (Tetraonidae): contrasting patterns of acceleration between the Eurasian and North American polygynous cladesAllen Spaulding
Department of Biology, Utah State University, 5305 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322 5305, USA
Proc Biol Sci 274:1079-86. 2007..These results suggest that sexual selection has accelerated courtship evolution among grouse, although the microevolutionary details appear to vary among clades...
- Identification of novel polymorphisms in the B-LB locus of Gallus lafayetteiM D Lambourne
Department of Pathobiology, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Anim Genet 36:445-8. 2005
- Genetic structure of Przewalski's rock partridge (Alectoris magna) populations in the Longzhong Loess Plateau, ChinaYanke Chen
School of Life Science, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, 730000, P R China
Biochem Genet 44:209-21. 2006..Genetic data indeed suggest that patterns of speciation and population diversification of A. magna in the Longzhong Plateau have been affected by the stability of the climate, natural selection, and human intervention...
- Ancient DNA elucidates the controversy about the flightless island hens (Gallinula sp.) of Tristan da CunhaDick S J Groenenberg
National Museum of Natural History Naturalis, Leiden, The Netherlands
PLoS ONE 3:e1835. 2008..This study confirms that among gallinules seemingly radical adaptations (such as the loss of flight) can readily evolve in parallel on different islands, while conspicuous changes in other morphological characters fail to occur...
- An application of control region sequence as a matrilineage marker for Elliot's pheasant of a zoo populationPing-Ping Jiang
College of Life Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, PR China
Anim Biotechnol 16:11-5. 2005..Meanwhile, the matrilineage information may be compensatory data if there were no any pedigree records in captive species for breeding management...
- Effect of supplemental roughage on behavior, physiological stress response, and egg production parameters of farmed partridges (Perdix perdix)J B Kjaer
Federal Agricultural Research Centre, Institute for Animal Welfare and Animal Husbandry, D 29223 Celle, Germany
Poult Sci 86:1640-5. 2007....
- Role of small mammals in the persistence of Louping-ill virus: field survey and tick co-feeding studiesL Gilbert
Institute of Biological Sciences, Department of Biological and Molecular Sciences, Stirling University, Stirling, UK
Med Vet Entomol 14:277-82. 2000Louping-ill (LI) is a tick-borne viral disease of red grouse, Lagopus lagopus scoticus Lath. (Tetraonidae: Galliformes), and sheep, Ovis aries L. (Bovidae: Artiodactyla), that causes economic loss to upland farms and sporting estates...
- Intestinal parasitism in the animals of the zoological garden "Peña Escrita" (Almuñecar, Spain)G Perez Cordon
Departamento de Parasitologia, Facultad de Ciencias, Instituto de Biotecnologia, C Severo Ochoa, 18071 Granada, Universidad de Granada, Spain
Vet Parasitol 156:302-9. 2008..432 samples were collected from primates, carnivores, perissoodactyla, artiodactyla, rodentia, diprotodontia, galliformes, anseriformes and struthioniformes. One or more intestinal parasites were identified in 72.5% of the animals...
- Evolution of a cluster of innate immune genes (beta-defensins) along the ancestral lines of chicken and zebra finchOlof Hellgren
Edward Grey Institute, Department of Zoology, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PS, UK
Immunome Res 6:3. 2010..a cluster of 58 Kbp and are suggested to be a result of recent gene duplication events that occurred after the galliformes- passeriformes split (G-P split)...
- Study of GABAA receptors on the sleep-like behavior in Coturnix japonica (Temminck Schlegel, 1849) (Galliformes: Aves)Patrícia Almeida Polo
Department of Physiological Sciences, Institute of Biology, Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro, BR465, Km07, Seropedica, RJ 23890 000, Brazil
J Comp Physiol A Neuroethol Sens Neural Behav Physiol 195:247-52. 2009..Both barbiturate and picrotoxin-induced sleep-like responses have the same behavioral neuropharmacological properties, conceivably because they are correlated with action at an identical site on the GABAA receptor...
- Avian influenza in birds and mammalsCarol J Cardona
Department of Population Health and Reproduction, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, Davis, CA 95616, United States
Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis 32:255-73. 2009..Most prominently in this category are chickens and other avian species of the order Galliformes. In other species, neurologic signs develop resulting in the death of the host...
- Complete nucleotide sequence of the Coturnix chinensis (blue-breasted quail) mitochondrial genome and a phylogenetic analysis with related speciesM Nishibori
Department of Genome Research, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba, 305 0901, Japan
J Hered 93:439-44. 2002Coturnix chinensis (blue-breasted quail) has been classically grouped in Galliformes Phasianidae Coturnix, based on morphologic features and biochemical evidence...
- Molecular evolutionary genomics of birdsH Ellegren
Department of Evolutionary Biology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Cytogenet Genome Res 117:120-30. 2007..In Galliformes, GC is positively correlated with the rate of nucleotide substitution; the mean neutral mutation rate is 0.12-0...
- Behavioral and neuropharmacological evidence that serotonin crosses the blood-brain barrier in Coturnix japonica (Galliformes; Aves)P A Polo
Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia, UFRuralRJ, Seropedica, RJ, Brazil
Braz J Biol 67:167-71. 2007....
- Comparative analysis of mitochondrial fragments transferred to the nucleus in vertebrateHongying Qu
Institute of Marine Genomics and Proteomics, Liaoning Normal University, Dalian 116029, China
J Genet Genomics 35:485-90. 2008..244 numts have been found in six orders of birds (Anseriformes, Columbiformes, Falconiformes, Charadriiformes, Galliformes and Passeriformes)...
- The skull development of parrots with special reference to the emergence of a morphologically unique cranio-facial hingeMasayoshi Tokita
Department of Zoology, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Japan
Zoolog Sci 20:749-58. 2003..the interorbital septum did not emerge throughout ontogeny, in contrast to other lineages of birds, for example Galliformes and Coliiformes. This feature seems to be concerned with the attachment of the unique jaw muscle of parrots, M...
- Relationship of hemoglobin concentration to packed cell volume in avian blood samplesKaren E Velguth
Department of Veterinary Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Center for Veterinary Health Sciences, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK 74078, USA
J Avian Med Surg 24:115-21. 2010..estimate of Hgb concentration from the PCV of birds from the orders Anseriformes, Columbiformes, Falconiformes, Galliformes, Passeriformes, Psittaciformes, Sphenisciformes, and Strigiformes, but a separate relationship of Hgb = 0...
- New host and locality records for the Ixodes auritulus (Acari: Ixodidae) species group, with a review of host relationships and distribution in the Neotropical Zoogeographic RegionDaniel González-Acuña
Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria, Universidad de Concepcion, Casilla 537, Chillan, Chile
Exp Appl Acarol 37:147-56. 2005..auritulus group have been found on birds belonging to the orders Ciconiiformes, Columbiformes, Falconiformes, Galliformes, Passeriformes, Piciformes, Procellariiformes and Tinamiformes...
- Complete sequence of the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) mitochondrial genome and its genetic relationship with related speciesM Nishibori
Genome Research Department, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
Anim Genet 32:380-5. 2001..To provide DNA sequence information for examination of its phylogenetic position in the order Galliformes, the complete sequence of the JQ mitochondria was determined...
- Pedestrian locomotion energetics and gait characteristics of a diving bird, the great cormorant, Phalacrocorax carboCraig R White
Centre for Ornithology, School of Biosciences, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
J Comp Physiol B 178:745-54. 2008..by their body mass and phylogenetic position, but was not significantly different from the C min of runners (Galliformes and Struthioniformes). The extrapolated gamma-intercept of the relationship between V02 and speed was 1...
- Castration in Gambel's and Scaled Quail: ornate plumage and dominance persist, but courtship and threat behaviors do notJ C Hagelin
Department of Biology, The University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87131, USA
Horm Behav 39:1-10. 2001..In these species, and some other members of the avian order Galliformes, production of ornate plumage appears to be independent of testosterone...
- Comparative anatomy of nitrergic intrinsic choroidal neurons (ICN) in various avian speciesFalk Schroedl
Anatomisches Institut I, FAU Erlangen Nürnberg, Krankenhausstr 9, 91054 Erlangen, Germany
Exp Eye Res 78:187-96. 2004..ICN were quantified and normalized to mean choroidal area. Three choroids of each galliformes (i.e. chicken, quail, turkey) and anseriformes (i.e...
- Viremia in three orders of birds (Anseriformes, Galliformes and Passeriformes) inoculated with Ockelbo virusJ O Lundstrom
Department of Virology, National Bacteriological Laboratory, Stockholm, Sweden
J Wildl Dis 29:189-95. 1993..Virus was detected in birds of all 14 species tested (four Anseriformes, one Galliformes and nine Passeriformes)...
- Developmental origins of mosaic brain evolution: Morphometric analysis of the developing zebra finch brainChristine J Charvet
Department of Neurobiology and Behavior and Center for the Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
J Comp Neurol 514:203-13. 2009..that the onset and offset of telencephalic neurogenesis are both delayed in zebra finches relative to quail (Galliformes)...
- Effect of L-5-Hydroxytryptophan on drinking behavior in Coturnix japonica (Temminck and Schlegel, 1849) (Galliformes: Aves): involvement of renin-angiotensin systemP L Cedraz Mercez
Departamento de Ciencias Fisiologicas, Instituto de Biologia, Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Seropedica, RJ, 23890 000, Brazil
Braz J Biol 67:771-6. 2007..Losartan, an AT1 receptor antagonist in mammals, did not change the water intake levels in normally-hydrated or water-deprivated birds. Serotonin (5-HT) injections did not provoke its known dipsogenic response...
- Gonadotrophin-releasing hormone neurons in a photoperiodic songbird express fos and egr-1 protein after a single long dayS S Saab
Department of Psychology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
J Neuroendocrinol 22:196-207. 2010..Experimental manipulation of day length has shown that, in a number of galliformes and passeriformes, exposure to a single long day induces a rise in plasma luteinising hormone (LH)...
- Bactrian camel (Camelus bactrianus) integrins alphavbeta3 and alphavbeta6 as FMDV receptors: molecular cloning, sequence analysis and comparison with other speciesJunzheng Du
Key Laboratory of Animal Virology of the Ministry of Agriculture, National Foot and mouth Disease Reference Laboratory, Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Lanzhou, China
Vet Immunol Immunopathol 131:190-9. 2009..to FMDV infection, that were distinct from the orders Rodentia, Primates, Perissodactyla, Carnivora, Galliformes and Xenopus...
- Digit ratio in birdsMichael P Lombardo
Department of Biology, Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Michigan 49401 9403, USA
Anat Rec (Hoboken) 291:1611-8. 2008..Passer domesticus; tree swallow, Tachycineta bicolor; Pscittaciformes, budgerigar, Melopsittacus undulates; Galliformes, chicken, Gallus domesticus) to test this prediction...
- Incorporation of ZP1 into perivitelline membrane after in vivo treatment with exogenous ZP1 in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)Mihoko Kinoshita
Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Shizuoka University, Japan
FEBS J 275:3580-9. 2008..Interestingly, serum ZP1 recovered from other Galliformes, including chicken and guinea fowl, could be incorporated into the quail perivitelline membrane, but the degree ..
- Distribution of gonadotropin releasing-hormone-II in the house sparrow brain (Passer domesticus)Tyler J Stevenson
Graduate Program in Neuroscience, University of Western Ontario, London, Ont, Canada N6A 5C2
Gen Comp Endocrinol 150:96-105. 2007..In galliformes, the distribution of GnRH-I and -II have been extensively studied...
- Individual muscle function in human walkingCRAIG MCGOWAN; Fiscal Year: 2007..Individual muscle function will be determined through electromyographic (EMG) analysis of experimental data and predictions from the simulations. ..
- VT Post Baccalaureate Research and Education ProgramEdward Smith; Fiscal Year: 2007..The expressed interest of the University President, Provost and faculty in increasing diversity among student population and faculty and the development of different programs to achieve this goal make this PREP timely. ..
- VT Initiative for Maximizing Student DiversityEdward Smith; Fiscal Year: 2007..Other support, of approximately $120,000, has also been pledged for the recruitment activities and the IMSD forums to support speakers, meals at the forums, and the annual retreats. ..
- Bayesian methods for analyzing genetic diversityKENT HOLSINGER; Fiscal Year: 2006..Moreover, we develop refinements to existing user-friendly software implementing the methods we develop and make the software and the associated source code freely available under the GNU General Public license. ..
- Development of West Nile virus surveillance systems andLarry Clark; Fiscal Year: 2005..This study will provide both a risk management simulation model and empirical surveillance system. ..
- MECHANICAL FUNCTION OF MUSCLE DURING MOVEMENTRichard Marsh; Fiscal Year: 2005..Such studies will eventually assist in designing rehabilitative strategies that require an understanding of the diverse roles of muscles during movement. ..
- Genome Mapping Resources for the BudgerigarEdward Smith; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- A Unique Natural Model for Studying the Mechanisms Underlying Social BehaviorDonna L Maney; Fiscal Year: 2010..Here, we will study these influences in an animal model with a natural polymorphism that provides a unique opportunity to characterize the processes underlying aggression and parenting. ..