Alireza Abdolmohammadi

Alireza Abdolmohammadi
Razi University | razi · Department of Animal Science

PhD

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January 2012 - present
Razi University

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Publications (43)
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This study aimed to evaluate the effects of dietary guanidinoacetic acid (GAA) on performance, enzyme activity and biochemical variables of broilers with cold-induced ascites. A total of 640 day-old male broiler chicks (Cobb 500) were randomly assigned to four treatments (with 8 replicates of 20 birds) including a control and diets supplemented wit...
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Context: Full fat soybean (FFSB) can be used in poultry diets as a source of fat and protein, without extra cost for oil extraction; however, raw FFSB contains several anti-nutritional factors. Aims: Investigating the effects of replacing dietary soybean meal (SBM) with processed (roasted or autoclaved) FFSB on the performance of laying hens and...
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This study aimed to investigate the association between polymorphisms of ND1 and CYTB genes and in vitro early embryo development of Sanjabi sheep. Blood and ovarian samples were collected from a local slaughterhouse. The cumulus-oocyte complexes with a diameter greater than 3 mm were aspirated from follicles, and in vitro maturation (IVM) and in v...
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The aim of this study was to investigate mitochondrial ND5 gene polymorphisms and their relationship with in vitro maturation (IVM) and in vitro culture (IVC) of Sanjabi sheep. Blood and ovarian samples of adult ewes were obtained from a local slaughterhouse. For each ovarian sample, cumulus–oocyte complexes larger than 3 mm in diameter were aspira...
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Objective Mitochondria are an excellent source for explaining cytoplasmic inheritance because of their important roles in cell metabolism and because they are primarily inherited maternaly in animals. In domestic animals, various studies have reported an association between mitochondrial DNA polymorphism and production and reproduction traits. The...
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Genetic structure and genetic diversity levels of indigenous Iranian sheep breeds are not clear, despite the interest this region has in itself as an important center for domestication of livestock. Early population genetic studies have reported high levels of diversity among Iranian sheep breeds until recently, when high admixture levels and genet...
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This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of dietary Tenebrio molitor larvae meal (TM meal) inclusion on the performance, carcass traits, caecum microbiota and blood parameters of broiler chickens. A total of 180-day-old chickens were allocated to three dietary groups with five replicate pens (12 birds/pen). Experimental diets were included...
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The main purpose of the present study was to evaluate the accuracy of genomic predictions in two purebreds using three different ways for the reference population formation: (1) a separate purebred reference population (SI), (2) a combined reference population from two breeds (CO), and (3) use of crossbred data (CR). The effects of different refere...
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Context Evaluating performance of broilers fed diet included feed additives in stress conditions. Aims This study was conducted to investigate the effects of adding lysophospholipids (LPLs) and vitamin C (VC) to diet on growth performance, blood metabolites, antioxidant capacity and carcass traits in broiler chickens reared under low ambient temper...
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This experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of lysophospholipid and vitamin C on performance, ascite occurrence and carcass characteristics of broiler chicks reared under low ambient temperature. A total of 288 male broiler chicks (Ross 308) allotted to four treatments with six replicates (n=12). Based on a 2 × 2 factorial arrangements in...
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The effects of dietary supplemental lysophospholipids (LPLs) and vitamin C (VC) on performance, activity of antioxidant enzymes, and thyroid hormones of broiler chickens reared under thermoneutral and high ambient temperatures were evaluated. A total of 1,680 broiler chicks (Cobb 500) in finishing rearing period (days 21–38 of age) were allotted to...
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Newcastle disease was first described in 1926 in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England and on the island of Java,now part of Indonesia and so far cause severe damage to the poultry industry because of infects birds all over the world. The aim of this study was to identify genes with different expression in Leghorn and Fayoumi lines using differential expres...
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Avian leukosis virus is a retrovirus that leads to the formation of tumors in birds and causes considerable economic damage to poultry industry. The aim of this study was to identify the genes that express differentially after infection with the leucosis virus. For this purpose, transcriptome data that obtained from spleen tissue of non-infected an...
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This aim of this study was to estimate linkage disequilibrium in 70 Turkmen horses in Golestan province, using single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) markers. The samples were gathered through national project of genotype determination of Turkmen horses. The genotyping of samples was carried out using SNP chips array. After quality controlling of dat...
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Objective: This study was conducted to determine the effects of dietary guanidinoacetic acid (GAA) and betaine supplementation on performance of broilers subjected to cold stress. Methods: Based on a 2×2 factorial arrangement, 384 day-old male broiler chicks (Cobb) were randomly distributed between four experimental diets (with eight replicates...
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The purpose of this study was to identify mutations in melatonin receptor 1A ( MTNR1A ) and aromatase cytochrome P450 ( CYP19 ) genes using PCR-RFLP technique and their associations with sperm quality and testicular size traits in Sanjabi breed rams. The blood and sperm samples were collected from Sanjabi rams (n = 96). Genomic DNA was extracted fr...
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Water and River buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) are important domestic animals distributed in the tropical and subtropical regions. Recent studies have reported that DGAT1, GH, GHR,PRL, CSN and PRLR genes localized near to quantitative trait loci (QTL) are associated with milk traits(fat and protein) in dairy cattle and buffalo. DGAT1 in buffaloes is a...
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In this study, semen samples were collected from 96 Sanjabi rams in order to investigate the IGF-1 gene polymorphisms and their relationship with the characteristics of semen quality and testicular size. The dimensions of scrotal length, width and circumference were measured during autumn and spring over two years. Blood samples were simultaneously...
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Polymorphisms in the myostatin (MSTN) gene were detected in 150 female Iranian Markhoz goats. Two 573 base pairs (bp) and 475 bp fragments of the MSTN gene, which contains a deletion 5 bp indel (206 TTTTA/), in the region of exon 1 encoding the 5′ untranslated region (UTR) of the MSTN transcript, and two single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of su...
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The aim of this study was to investigate the genetic diversity and structure in three Iranian native goat breeds (Markhoz, Mahabadi and Lori) and the Beetal imported breed using inter-simple sequence repeat (ISSR) markers and also to investigate ISSR markers' potential in order to genetically separate single (S) and twin-birth (T) subpopulations. B...
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The objective of this study was to evaluate myostatin (MSTN) gene by polymerase chain reaction -restriction fragment length polymorphism (PCR-RFLP) and sequencing methods in four goat breeds includ-ing Mohabadi, Markhoz, Lori and Bital breeds. A573 bp fragment of MSTN gene was amplified by PCR. A new 5 bp deletion in 5`UTR (206TTTTA) of the MSTN ge...
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The DRB1 gene is known as a part of Major Histocompatibility Complex (MHC) with important effects on disease resistance and immunological response in mammals. Single strand conformational polymorphism (SSCP) analysis and direct DNA sequencing methods were employed to study the second exon of DRB1 gene polymorphism in Mehraban and Lori-Bakhtiari she...
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Growth rate and twinning rate are economic traits that can be used in goat breeding objectives. The aim of this study was to investigate polymorphisms in the insulin-like growth factor 1(IGF-I) and insulin-like growth factor binding protein (IGFBP-3) genes and their relationship with growth traits and twinning in Markhoz goats. Two set of specific...
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This study was designed to evaluate the reproductive performance of lactating dairy cows (Holstein Friesian) after the injection of Prostaglandin F2α (PGF2α) analogue on Day 15 postpartum, and Gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) analogue on Day 23 post-AI with Presynch (2 injections of PGF2α, administered 14 d apart starting at 30–35 days postpar...
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Five primer sets were designed in order to identify single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in middle and terminal exons (2to6) and in some flanking intronic regions of the bovine insulin-like growth factor 1 (IGF-1) gene. Sequencing results of PCR products for 10% of animals showed no variant in exons but a SNP at intron 4 was occurred. Both polyme...
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This study aimed to investigate the myostatin gene polymorphisms and their relationship with the twining trait in 150 Iranian Markhoz goats. A 573 bp fragment of the myostatin gene was amplified, which contained a deletion 5 bp indel (206 TTTTA/) and a single nucleotide polymorphism substitution (339 T/A) in 5'UTR and exon1 regions, respectively. T...
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A study was conducted using 360 broiler chickens to evaluate the effects of dietary vitamin E (0, 125 and 250 mg/kg), selenium (Se, 0, 0.5 and 1 mg/kg), or their different combinations on immune response and blood biological parameters of broilers raised under either thermoneutral (TN, 23.9 °C constant) or heat stress (HS, 23.9 to 37 °C cycling) co...
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This study was carried out to investigate the relationship between early lactation curve parameters and calving interval in Holstein cows of Iran. In order to describe the lactation curve, the incomplete gamma function was fitted to 5,754,428 test-day milk records corresponding to 766,108 lactations on 315,634 cows in 2,448 herds. Cows with higher...
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The cumulus oocyte complexes (COCs) were obtained from local abattoir. After aspiration, the COCs were allotted into four treatments to evaluation of brilliant cresyl blue (BCB) test. Control treatment (C): oocytes were cultured directly (without exposure to BCB) after recovery in in vitro production (IVP) process. Oocyte treatment (OBCB): immediat...
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The aim of the present study was to estimate the effect of dystocia on lactation performance, using an incomplete gamma function. Data from March 2000 to April 2009 comprising 100,628 lactations of 65,421 cows in 204 dairy herds collected by the Animal Breeding Center of Iran were used. Of 100,628 births, 91.8% required no assistance, whereas 8.2%...
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The objective of this study was to evaluate if treatment of equine chorionic gonadotrophin (eCG)-superovulated Sanjabi ewes with repeated administration of human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG) would increase the number of normal corpus luteum (CL) and serum progesterone concentrations and decrease the number of persistent follicles. The superovulated...
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The objective of this research was to determine the prevalence, risk factors and consequent effect of dystocia on lactation performance in Holstein dairy cows in Iran. The data set consisted of 55,577 calving records on 30,879 Holstein cows in 30 dairy herds for the period March 2000 to April 2009. Factors affecting dystocia were analyzed using mul...
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This experiment was conducted to evaluate the effects of dietary vitamin E, selenium (Se), and a combination of the two, on the performance, serum metabolites and oxidative stability of skeletal muscle of broilers during heat stress. The broilers raised in either a thermoneutral (23.9°C constant) or heat stress (23.9°C to 37°C cycling) environment...
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Some factors affecting crude protein balance (CPB), as a measure of efficiency, were studied using 2824 records of 501 lactating Holstein cows. The CPB (kg d -1) was calculated as crude protein (CP) intake (kg) minus CP yield (kg). Two different statistical methods including principal components (PCs) and general linear model analyses were used to...
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This experiment was carried out to investigate the effects of different levels of organic and inorganic chromium on the performance, immune function and some serum mineral concentrations of broilers under heat stress condition (23.9-37°C cycling). A total of 150 one-day-old broiler chicks according to a completely randomized design were assigned in...
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This experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of dietary vitamin E and selenium on growth performance and oxidative stability of skeletal muscle of broilers under heat stress (HS). Birds raised in either a thermoneutral (23.9°C constant) or HS (23.9 to 37°C cycling) environment were fed on corn-soybean meal basal diets with different concent...
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Genetic diversity within Mehraban sheep populations, as one of the main breeds of Iranian sheep, was studied using (AG) 9 C and (GA) 9 C as two inter-simple sequence repeat (ISSR) markers. Blood samples were collected from 210 animals in 6 flocks, 35 heads each, in different parts of Hamedan province. In the polymerase chain reaction (PCR) products...
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The DGAT1 protein is an enzyme catalyzing the final step of triglyceride synthesis (Coleman et al., 2000). The bovine DGAT1 gene was mapped to the centromeric end of BTA14 and completely se-quenced (Grisart et al., 2002; Winter et al., 2002). A polymorphism in exon 8 of the gene was found (K232A) which results in the non-conservative sub-stitution...
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Phenotypic and genetic parameters were estimated for five persistency criteria of milk yield. The criteria included the maximum production of all test-day records per lactation divided by the related mean, standard deviation of all test-day records of complete lactation, the percentage of daily milk retained from the peak to the end of lactation, t...

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