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Title Advances in animal health, medicine and production a research portrait of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Animal Health (CISSA), University of Lisbon, Portual / Antonio Freitas Duarte, Luís Lopes da Costa, editors
Published Cham : Springer, 2020


Description 1 online resource
Contents Exogenous Enzymes Improve the Nutritive Value of Cereal-Based Diets for Monogastric Animals Through Different Mechanisms -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Carbohydrate-Active Enzymes (CAZymes) -- 3 Carbohydrate-Binding Modules (CBMs) -- 4 Anti-nutritive Properties of Non-starch Polysaccharides (NSPs) in Animal Nutrition -- 5 Are Exogenous Enzymes Really Required for All Barley-Based Diets-- 6 Cellulases or [beta]-GlucanasesWhat Are the Best Enzymes to Improve the Nutritive Value of Barley-Based Diets for Poultry-- 7 Role of CBMs in Exogenous Enzymes Used in Animal Nutrition
Intro -- Foreword -- Contents -- Animal Science -- Ruminants' Welfare Assessment -- 1 Animal Welfare -- Definition(s) -- 2 Why and How Should We Assess Animal Welfare? -- 3 On-Farm Animal Welfare Assessment -- 4 Which Indicators Should We Use? -- 5 Building a Welfare Assessment Protocol Step by Step -- 5.1 Selecting Indicators -- Validity, Reliability, Feasibility -- 5.2 Testing Prototypes and Training Assessors -- 5.3 Common Problems and Constraints -- 6 CIISA's Work with Farm Animal Welfare Assessment Protocols -- 6.1 Cattle -- Applying the WQ® Protocol in Portuguese Intensive Dairy Systems
6.2 Cattle -- Welfare Assessment of Cows at Pasture -- 6.3 Dairy Goats -- Intensive System -- 6.4 Dairy Goats -- Extensive System -- 6.5 Broilers and Laying Hens -- Assessing Welfare at Farms and at Slaughterhouses -- 7 Final Comments -- References -- Pain Management for Ruminants During Common Farm Husbandry Procedures -- 1 Causing Pain in Farm Animals and Its Impact on Animal Welfare -- 2 What Kind of Pain Are We Talking About? -- 3 How to Recognize Pain During and After Routine Procedures? -- 4 How to Manage Pain in Farm Animals -- Constraints and Opportunities
5 Research on the Most Important Sources of Pain in Farm Ruminants -- 5.1 Cattle -- 5.2 Goats -- 5.3 Sheep -- 6 Conclusions -- References -- Genetic Diversity and Structure of Iberoamerican Livestock Breeds -- 1 The Origins of Creole Livestock -- 2 Cattle -- 3 Pigs -- 4 Goats -- 5 Horses -- 6 Donkey -- 7 Conclusions -- 8 Future Perspectives -- References -- Genetics of Carcass and Meat Quality Traits in Iberian Pigs -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Experimental Procedures -- 3 Carcass Traits -- 4 Meat Characteristics -- 5 Sensory Attributes -- 6 Genome-Wide Association Study -- 7 Conclusions -- References
The Fine Structure of the Cellulosome Defines the Intricacies of Carbohydrate Deconstruction in the Mammalian Gut -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Hydrolysis of Structural Carbohydrates -- 3 Mammalian Gut Fibrolytic Activity -- 4 The Cellulosome -- 5 The Cohesin-Dockerin Interaction -- 6 Type I Coh-Doc Interactions and Cellulosome Assembly -- 7 Type II Coh-Doc Interactions and Cellulosome Cell-Surface Attachment -- 8 Ruminococcal Single-Binding Mode Type III Coh-Doc Interactions -- 9 Cellulosome Diversity -- 10 Biotechnological and Potential Applications for Cellulosomes -- 11 Conclusions -- References
Summary This book brings together in a review manner a comprehensive summary of high-quality research contributions from the different research teams and their collaborators, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Animal Health (CIISA). The topics span from animal behaviour and welfare to biotechnology and clinical veterinary medicine. Thus, the book is of interest for researchers and students working in the diverse fields of veterinary medicine and animal science. CIISA, the research centre of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the University of Lisbon, commemorated its 25th-year jubilee in 2018. Throughout its history, it has been consolidating as the top-ranking Portuguese Animal and Veterinary Sciences research unit. More recently, CIISA has taken a leading role in the coordination of national and international research networks and consortiums. This conveyed a highly interdisciplinary nature to CIISAs research, encompassing animal, veterinary and biomedical sciences. This multi- and interdisciplinary nature is reflected on the broad scientific background of the team
Notes Includes author index
Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed February 10, 2021)
Subject Veterinary medicine.
Animal health.
Veterinary microbiology.
Animals -- Diseases -- Control.
Veterinary Medicine
veterinary medicine.
Animal health
Animals -- Diseases -- Control
Veterinary medicine
Veterinary microbiology
Form Electronic book
Author Freitas Duarte, Antonio, editor
Lopes da Costa, Luís, editor
ISBN 9783030619817