Survey of the Gochu Asturcelta autochthonous breed germplasm bank, new publication

A Gochu Asturcelta sow, showing features of this valuable local breed.

We have just published an article in the journal Animals, on a Special Issue on pig reproduction, on the cryopreserved semen of the Gochu Asturcelta autochthonous breed. This study has been coordinated by Dr. Néstor Caamaño and resulted from a collaboration of SERIDA […]

Avoiding the use of antibiotics in pig reproduction by using the Porcicoll™ colloid, new publication

Correlations heatmap and cladogram for the bacterial species found in the samples.

Large-volume Porcicoll™ preparation.

We have collaborated with Dr. Jane Morrell at SLU (Sweden) on a study testing the suitability of the Porcicoll™ colloid developed at her lab for removing bacteria from pig semen. This study has merited a publication in Theriogenology.

We focused on scaling up the density centrifugation technique on a low-density colloid […]

Low-density colloid as alternative to antibiotics and sperm chromatin improvement

How to replace antibiotics from current semen extenders? We are trying to advance in this topic with Dr. Jane Morrell from SLU and the Spanish colleagues from Topigs-Norsvin. We have just published an article in the Theriogenology journal in which we successfully test a prototype for processing large volumes of pig semen removing bacteria.

These […]

Relación del inmunofenotipo de las células NK en el fallo de implantación repetido

Santillán I., Lozano I., Illán J., Verdú V., Coca S., Bajo-Arenas J. M., and Martinez F. (2015). Where and when should natural killer cells be tested in women with repeated implantation failure? J. Reprod. Immunol. 108, 142–148. doi:10.1016/j.jri.2014.12.009

En este trabajo, realizado conjuntamente con la clínica GineFiv y la Dra. Santillán, describimos la relación entre […]

Los padres determinan el sexo de las crías (nueva publicación)

Jim Schulz. Chicago Zoological Society

Malo AF, Martinez-Pastor F, Garcia-Gonzalez F, Garde J, Ballou JD, Lacy RC. 2017 A father effect explains sex-ratio bias. Proc. R. Soc. B 284, 20171159. (doi:10.1098/rspb.2017.1159)

Acabamos de publicar los resultados de un estudio que aúna a investigadores de 7 instituciones y 3 países, que podría tener una gran […]