Gautam Deb

Gautam Deb
Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute · Division of Biotechnology

PhD

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Introduction
After completion of PhD from South Korea I am working on multiplication of high producing cows through ovum pick based in vitro embryo production.
Additional affiliations
January 2004 - February 2005
Bangladesh Agricultural University
Position
  • Research Officer
Description
  • “Research on Characterization, Conservation and Improvement of Red Chittagong Cattle of Bangladesh” a USDA funded project. Department of Animal Breeding and Genetics (ABG), Bangladesh Agricultural University (BAU), Mymensingh
Education
March 2008 - August 2011
Gyeongsang National University
Field of study
  • Reproductive Biotechnology

Publications

Publications (76)
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Two types of fodder crops were evaluated in this study, maize (Zia maize) and black gram (BG) (Vigna mungo) and in maize, non-descriptive local maize (LM) and hybrid maize (HM) verity were used. LM was considered as control and changes of the nutritional composition according to the type of fodder (leguminous and non-leguminous) and the day was eva...
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The in vitro embryo production (IVP) technology has emerged as a potential biotechnological approach to multiply genetically high yielding dairy cows. Its commercial application is increasing in many developed and developing countries over the years. Bangladesh livestock Research Institute (BLRI) adopted in vitro embryo production protocol from bov...
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The study was conducted to investigate nutrient metabolism and semen quality of bulls fed with moringa (Moringa oleifera) leaves, twigs, and branches as a major concentrate ingredient. Twenty-one Red Chittagong bulls of about 204 (±50) kg initial live weight (LW) were randomly divided into three equal LW groups. They were fed maize silage as a basa...
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Background: Complete mitochondrial genome of Bos frontalis will aid in the investigation of evolutionary links between closely related species. Bos frontalis mitogenome contains 37 genes and a control region. We discover the first complete mitogenome of Bos frontalis found in Bangladesh which was obtained from whole-genome sequencing of Bos frontal...
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This comparative study was conducted to investigate present productive and reproductive performances of Red Chittagong Cattle (RCC), indigenous and crossbred cattle in Bangladesh. Productive and reproductive traits are important to justify the performances of cattle breed and influence farmers' decision-making process. The survey was conducted in 1...
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This study was conducted to know the biomass yield, nutritional qualities and production costs of hydroponic sprout of maize, wheat and oats compared to their whole grains as feed. Weighed amount of seeds were soaked in water for 12, 24 and 2 hours, respectively followed by wrapping in cotton cloths for 48 h for maize and wheat, and 24 h for oats t...
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The Gayal is a large-sized endangered semi-domesticated bovine species belonging to the family Bovidae, tribe Bovini, group Bovina, genus Bos, and species Bos frontalis. It is also called the Mithan or Mithun. Mitochondrial genome is considered as an important tool for species identification and monitoring the populations of conservation concern an...
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This research was designed to identify candidate gene for sperm quality and fertility of Red Chittagong Cattle bull.
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The present research was design to explore the socioeconomic conditions, the existing husbandry management practices along with the problems and constraints of native sheep rearing farmers at the field level. The data was collected from purposively selected 11 upazilas of 6 districts in Bangladesh. The data was collected through a pre-tested interv...
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This study was conducted to know the biomass yield, nutritional qualities and production costs of hydroponic sprout of maize, wheat and oats compared to their whole grains as feed. Weighed amount of seeds were soaked in water for 12, 24 and 2 hours, respectively followed by wrapping in cotton cloths for 48 h for maize and wheat, and 24 h for oats t...
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This study aimed to identify the genetic variation among different generations of BLRI Cattle Breed-1 (BCB-1) and its relationship with indigenous Pabna cattle. A total of 20 ISAG-FAO recommended microsatellite DNA markers were used for this study. Blood samples were collected randomly from fifteen animals of 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th generation of BCB...
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The present study was conducted to explore the present socioeconomic conditions of cattle rearing farmers as well as factors influencing the annual income of a farmers in Bangladesh. To achieve this objective a baseline survey was conducted using a pretested objective-based questionnaire in 9 districts and for this purpose, a total of 719 household...
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The global buffalo population is 185.29 million where Asian buffalo dominates the world population, representing 97% (179.75 million) of the total buffalo population (Singh et al. 2018). However, in Bangladesh, the total buffalo population is only 1.457 million (Hamid et al. 2016). One of the major constraints of this phenomenon is lack of a good b...
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This study was conducted to investigate basic biometric information on organs of female reproductive system of indigenous cows. Ovaries were grouped on the basis of corpus luteum (CL) and ovarian position in the tract. Visible follicles were counted and graded as small (<3.00mm), medium (3.0 to 8.0mm) and large (>8.0mm). Oocytes were recovered from...
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This presentation is all about to reveal genetic and socioeconomic potentialities of available horses in different location of Bangladesh. This presentation awarded as best presentation award, in Annual research review workshop 2019.
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Table 1. Semen quality parameter (Mean ± SD) of RCC bull semen • Variations were found in sperm kinetics (VAP, VSL, STR and LIN) between fresh and cryopreserved semen of RCC bulls. • Variations among RCC breeding bulls were observed for progressive motility. ✓ To identify the candidate marker gene for the prediction of RCC bull sperm quality and fe...
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This project was aimed to produce crossbred buffalo for evaluation of their production performance at BLRI Buffalo Research Farm and to validate estrus synchronization technology at on-station and on-farm.
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Buffalo is a highly potential animal species in terms of milk and meat production but traditionally they are regarded as poor breeder. In vitro embryos production technology has been introduced in many countries to improve reproductive efficiency of buffalo. Considering the above fact, the present study was undertaken aiming to produce in vitro buf...
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"BLRI Feed Master" is a farmer´s and extension personnel friendly android application. It can calculate animal ration according to their stages of production as well as help the farmers for year-round fodder production planning, vaccination and scientific management of animals developed at Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute (BLRI). However, th...
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s: The study was executed to explore the present husbandry management practices of cattle rearing in selected areas of Bangladesh. A total 719 of samples were selected using simple random sampling technique from 14 selected upazilas of 9 districts. Data were collected through well-developed, pre-tested objective-based questionnaire and on-farm face...
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The study was conducted to investigate the genetic relationships among indigenous sheep population of Bangladesh (Barind, Jamuna river basin, Coastal and Garole sheep) using microsatellite markers. A total of 96 blood samples were collected from adult sheep of Barind (24), Jamuna River Basin (24), Coastal (24), Garole(10) and available Chotanagpuri...
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The Black Bengal goat (BBG) is a dwarf sized heritage goat ( Capra hircus ) breed from Bangladesh , and is well known for its high fertility, excellent meat and skin quality. Here we present the first whole genome sequence and genome-wide distributed single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of the BBG. A total of 833,469,900 raw reads consisting of 1...
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The objective of this research was to generate baseline information on follicular statistics of Red Chittagong Cattle (RCC).Ten heifers and ten regular breeder RCC cows were selected randomly from BLRI Research Herd. The ovary was grasped by inserting left hand through the rectum and the follicles were visualized by inserting a sectorial probe thro...
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FeedMaster is a farmers and extension personnel friendly android software package that can easily be installed in android device and able to formulate ration with available feed ingredients on thumb rules basis considering the age, sex, production and reproductive stages of animals. In general, two different Ration for growing heifer and bull (desi...
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p>A total of nine Repeat Breeder (RB) cows consisting three cows in each of the three treatment groups were selected at farmer’s house of Nukali village of Sahjadpur Upazila under Sirajgonj district to know the feeding effect of concentrate feed on reproductive efficiency of RB cows. Concentrate feeds were given to the RB cows based on their body w...
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Munshiganj cattle (MC) are one of the promising varieties of indigenous cattle genetic resources in Bangladesh generally found in the Munshiganj district and its surrounding areas. Farmers are replacingMC with high yielding crossbred cattle and population of MC is rapidly declining in their breeding tract. Considering the facts steps has been taken...
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Objectives: This experiment was conducted on buffaloes to see effect of showering on maintaining good quality of buffalo semen in hot season. Materials and methods: This study was conducted on 6(six) indigenous buffalo bulls in hot summer of March and April 2017. The effect of multiple showering vs single shower alone on fresh and equilibrated seme...
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The study was undertaken to examine the socioeconomic profile of buffalo farmers and to assess the marketing and consumers preference on buffen (buffalo meat) in the selected areas. Twelve districts namely: Mymensingh, Jamalpur, Moulovibazar, Bhola, Bagerhat, Feni, Potuakhali, Noakhali, Laxmipur, Chittagong, Tangail and Sirajgong were selected purp...
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p>The 9-cis retinoic acid (9-cisRA) enhances early embryonic development in both in vitro and in vivo conditions. This experiment was conducted to evaluate the effect of supplementation of 9-cisRA in the in vitro maturation (IVM) medium on embryo development efficiency and embryo quality. For this purpose, immature cumulus oocyte complexes (COC) co...
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p>The study was conducted to standardize the desire level of papaya ( Carica papaya ) latex on quality of cottage cheese prepared from buffalo milk. Cheese sample was prepared using whole milk collected from Lal Teer Livestock Development (BD) Ltd. Dairy farm. This experiment was conducted on five treatments named as sample BC<sub>2</sub>: buffalo...
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p>The present study was conducted at milk pocket areas Sahjadpur Upazila under Sirajgonj district and Shathia and Bera Upazila under the Pabna district, respectively. A total number of one hundred ninety (190) dairy farmers were surveyed randomly selecting twenty farmers from each village. All data collected were statistically analyzed using Univar...
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In FY 2014-15, the buffalo population was 14.64 lakh that means 3 per cent of the total ruminants, but its’ socioeconomic importance is remarkable. So, the present study was attempted to identify the socioeconomic profile of the buffalo keeping farmers and to estimate the income from buffalo farming. To achieve the objectives 10 (ten) districts...
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Scientific literature on buffaloes (Bubalus bubalis) has skyrocketed in the last two decades, ranging from production to reproduction issues. Buffaloes have played an instrumental role in so-called emerging countries of the Asian continent, especially thanks to their intrinsic ability to convert poor quality forages and crop residues of marginal ar...
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In FY 2014-15, the buffalo population was 14.64 lakh that means 3 per cent of the total ruminants, but its' socioeconomic importance is remarkable. So, the present study was attempted to identify the socioeconomic profile of the buffalo keeping farmers and to estimate the income from buffalo farming. To achieve the objectives 10 (ten) districts nam...
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The water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) is considered an efficient converter of poor quality forages into high quality milk and meat. This species is ubiquitous, with prevalence though in Asian and Mediterranean countries. From a genetic standpoint, the species is characterized by two main subspecies: river and swamp type. The former to be found predom...
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This study was designed to adopt in vitro embryo production (IVP) protocol using abattoir ovary. Ovaries were collected from local abattoir; cumulus-oocyte-complexes (COCs) were aspirated from 3 to 8 mm diameter follicles using a 10 ml disposable syringe attached with a 21G needle. The COCs were selected based on morphological characteristics and s...
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This study evaluated the effects of co-culture of immature cumulus oocyte complexes (COCs) with denuded immature oocytes (DO) during in vitro maturation on the developmental competence and quality of cloned bovine embryos. We demonstrated that developmental competence, judged by the blastocyst formation rate, was significantly higher in the co-cult...
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The BLRI Cattle Breed 1(BCB-1) is a native cattle breed developed by Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute (BLRI) through selective breeding among indigenous cattle of Bangladesh. Data asserted from record sheets of 529 animals maintained during 1992 to 2006 were analyzed to evaluate the reproductive efficiency of BCB-1 cattle in different genera...
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Oocyte quality is a key factor affecting success of in vitro embryo production in cattle. Improving the microenvironment of oocytes during in vitro maturation (IVM) can increase developmental rate and embryo quality. Therefore, the objective was to determine whether denuded oocytes (DO) affect embryo development and ultrastructure of the zona pellu...
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Quantitative real-time PCR has enabled quality evaluation of oocyte and pre-implantation embryo through monitoring expression of several molecular markers that are involved in metabolic activity, stress response, reprogramming, and other biological events. The aldo-keto reductase family 1 member B1 (AKR1B1) transcript is potentially involved in pre...
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Heritability and genetic correlation of economic traits of Bangladesh Livestock Research Institute (BLRI) Cattle Breed-1 (BCB-1) were estimated with Residual Maximum Likelihood (REML) principle. The BCB-1 is a native cattle breed developed by BLRI through selective breeding among indigenous cattle of Bangladesh. Data asserted from performance recor...
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Cumulus cell (CC) apoptosis is inversely correlated with embryonic development in vitro. Therefore, inhibition of CC apoptosis is important for proper embryonic development and quality. Retinoic acids (all-transRA and 9-cisRA) are natural components of retinoids, and 9-cisRA is the physiologically active metabolite of retinoic acid in vitro. During...
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The present study examined the effect of coculturing cumulus oocyte complexes (COCs) and denuded oocytes (DOs) during in vitro maturation (IVM) on nuclear and cytoplasmic maturation, zona pellucida (ZP) hardening, the pattern of fertilization and glutathione peroxidase 1 (GPX1) gene expression in the oocyte. Furthermore, the rate of embryonic devel...
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We have previously demonstrated that differentially expressed proteins affect abnormal development and function of cloned term placenta. This is associated with cloned fetus morbidity and mortality. We also frequently observed loss of the cloned fetus and failed development during early pregnancy periods. To confirm the pattern of important gene ex...
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Oocyte competence is the ability of an oocyte to undergo pre- and post-implantation development and to deliver a healthy offspring. A close association between the oocyte and the cumulus cells (CC) affects oocyte competence. Expression of several genes in the CC, known as oocyte competence markers, correlates with subsequent embryo development and...
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Production of cloned mammals by somatic cell nuclear transfer is associated with functional and structural abnormalities of placentation and with abnormal fetal development. A proteomic analysis was performed in domestic cats (Felis catus) to compare cloned term placentas (CTP) obtained from cesarean section (CS) to control placentas obtained from...
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The in vitro culture of presumed zygotes derived from single cow ovum pick-up (OPU) is important for the production of quality blastocysts maintaining pedigree. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the agar chip-embedded helper embryo coculture system for single cow OPU-derived zygotes by assessing embryo quality. Cumulus oocyte complexes (...
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The growth and development of mammalian oocytes is tightly regulated by a two-way functional communication axis between the oocyte and the surrounding somatic cells. The oocyte gradually and sequentially acquires meiotic and developmental competence during the antral follicular development period. The molecular and cytoplasmic machinery required fo...
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Retinoic acid (all-trans RA and 9-cis RA) regulates cell proliferation, differentiation and morphogenesis by binding to different receptors. All-trans RA binds to nuclear retinoic acid receptors (RAR; α, β, γ) and 9-cis RA binds to retinoid X receptors (RXR; α, β, γ) in vivo. All-trans RA converts to 9-cis RA in a reversible manner and 9-cis RA act...
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This study was carried out to investigate the effect of individual donor and collection period on the efficiency of IVP bovine embryo by ovum pick-up system (OPU). Total 5 hanwoo (Korean native cattle) were used to collect the oocytes, two times a week, 30 times for 4 months, respectively. The collected oocytes were in vitro matured in 5.0% CO2 at...
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Early pregnancy loss (EPL) is a frequent event in animal cloning by somatic cell nuclear transfer (SCNT). Placental abnormalities have been reported in which many complex mechanisms could play a role. Identification of differentially expressed placental proteins in SCNT-derived pregnancy is essential to understand the physiological mechanisms under...