Research

 

Development of an enzyme-linked immunosorbant assay for luteinizing hormone (LH) in the African and Asian elephants, Loxodonta africana and Elephas maximus. Hedley, Nancy; Roser, Janet; Sibley, Lilian; Olson, Deborah; Schmitt, Dennis; Blasko, David. Biology of Reproduction, 2002, v. 66 (Suppl. 1): 242. ISSN: 0006-3363.

            NAL call no: QL876.B5

            Descriptors: endocrine system, method and techniques, monoclonal antibody.

 

Implementation of SPME and GC-MS to identify organic compounds in African elephant urine. Dowdy, Nichole C.; Goodwin, Thomas E.; Rasmussen, L.E.L. Abstracts of Papers American Chemical Society, 2002, v. 223 (1-2), CHED 234. ISSN: 0065-7727.

            NAL call no: 381 Am33Pa

            Descriptors: urinary system, methods and techniques, urine, excretory system.

 

Molecular and functional characterization of an odorant binding protein of the asian elephant, Elephas maximus: Implications for the role of lipocalins in mammalian olfaction. Lazar, Josef; Greenwood, David R.; Rasmussen, L.E.L.; Prestwich, Glenn D. Biochemistry, Oct. 1, 2002, v. 41 (39), p. 11786-11794. ISSN: 0006-2960.

            NAL call no: 381 B523

            Descriptors: biochemistry, molecular biophysics, mammalian olfaction.

 

The measurement of glucocorticoid concentrations in the serum and faeces of captive African elephants (Loxodonta africana) after ACTH stimulation. Stead, S.K.; Meltzer, D.G.A.; Palme, R. Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, Sept. 2000, v. 71 (3), p. 192-196. ISSN: 0038-2809.

            NAL call no: 41.8 SO8

            Descriptors: glucocorticoids, faeces, captivity, corticotropin, hormones, elephants.

 

Isolation and characterisation of immunoglobulin g and IgG subclasses of the African elephant (Loxodonta africana). Kelly, P.J.; Carter, S.D.; Azwai. S.M.; Cadman, H.F. Comparative Immunology, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Jan.1998, v. 21 (1), p. 65-73.

            NAL call no: QR180 C62

            Descriptors: immuniglobulins, glycoproteins, elephants, mamiferos, proteins.

 

Research on African elephants Loxodonta africana (Blumenbach 1797): A bibliography. Bossen, B. African Journal of Ecology, Dec. 1998, v. 36 (4), p. 371-376. ISSN: 0141-6707.

            NAL call no: 409.6 Ea7

            Descriptors: research programs, publications, Loxodonta africana.

 

Binding activity of 5-alpha-reduced gestagens to the progestin receptor from African elephant (Loxodonta africana). Meyer, H.H.D.; Jewgenow, K.; Hodges, J.K. General and Comparative Endocrinology, 1997, v. 105 (2), p. 164-167. ISSN: 0016-6480.

            NAL call no: 444.8 G28

            Descriptors: biochemistry, endocrine system, reproductive system, Loxodonta.

 

Characterization of mucus glycoproteins in the intestinal mucosa of the African elephant (Loxodonta africana) following lectin histochemistry. Coetzee, H.L.; Kotze, S.H.; Lourens, N. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Spt. 1995, v. 62 (3), p. 187-192. ISSN: 0030-2465.

            NAL call no: 41.8 ON1

            Descriptors: mucus glycoproteins, diet, intestine, mucosal mucus.

 

Epidemiology of African horsesickness Antibodies in free-living elephants (Loxodonta africana) and their response to experimental infection. Barnard, B.J.H.; Bengis, R.G.; Keet, D.F.; Dekker, E.H. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 1995, v. 62 (4), p. 271-275. ISSN: 0030-2465.

            NAL call no: 41.8 ON1

            Descriptors: immune system, infection, metabolism, Elephantidae, viruses.

 

The evaluation of a vaccine against encephalomyocarditis infection in elephants (Loxodonta africana) under controlled conditions. Raath, Jacobus P.; Bengis, Roy G. Proceedings of a Joint Conference of the American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, The Wildlife disease Association and the American Association of Wildlife Veterinarians, East Lansing, MI Aug, 12-17, 1995. 1995, p. 304-308.

            NAL call no: SF605.A4

            Descriptors: cardiovascular system, ecology, immune system, pathology.

 

Elephant myoglobin with the distal glutamine: An unusual stability property of oxymyoglobin. Tada, T.; Matsuoka, A.; Shikama, K. Zoological Science Tokyo, 1992, v. 9 (6), p. 1136. ISSN: 0289-0003.

            NAL call no: QL1.Z68

            Descriptors: glutamine, dioxygen, stability properties, elephant.

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Comparative pharmacokinectics of trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole administered intravenously and orally to captive elephants. Page, C.D.; Mautino, M.; Hartmut, M.S.; Derendorf, D.; Anhalt, J.P. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 1991, v. 22 (4), p. 409-416. ref. ISSN: 1042-7260.

            NAL call no: SF601.J6

            Descriptors: drug combinations, elephants, trimethoprim, sulfamethoxazole.

 

Carbon and nitrogen isotopes in elephants. Vogel, J.C.; Talma, A.S.; Hall-Martin, A.J.; Viljoen, P.J. South African Journal of Science, 1990, v. 86 (3), p. 147-150. ISSN: 0038-2353.

            NAL call no: 515 SO84

            Descriptors: elephant, metabolism, proteins, peptides, nutrition, diet.

 

Primary structure of elephant growth hormone. Hulmes, J.D.; Miedel, M. C.; Li, C.H.; Pan, Y.C.E. International Journal of Peptide and Protein Research, 1989, v. 33 (5), p. 368-372. ISSN: 0367-8377.

            NAL call no: QD431.A1I5

            Descriptors: amino acid sequence, molecular sequence data, Loxodonta.

 

Resonance Raman studies of CO and 02 binding to elephant myoglobin (distal his (E7) Gln). Kerr, E.A.; Yu, N.T.; Bartnicki, D.E.; Mitzukami, H. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 1985, v. 260 (14), p. 8360-8365. ISSN: 0021-9258.

            NAL call no: 381 J824

            Descriptors: protein metabolism, myoglobin, carbon monoxide, Loxodonta.

 


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