Animal Biology

Led by: Ionelia ŢĂRANU
Fields: Molec. Cell. & Sys. Biol.
Institution: National Research-Development Institute of Biology and Animal Nutrition (IBNA Balotești)
Scientists/Total: 10/11
Keywords:  mycotoxins, health status, systemic immune response in farm animals
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COLLECTIVE FOR IMMUNO-NUTRITION, MICROBIOLOGY AND MYCOTOXICOLOGY
Imuno-genetic studies concerning the mycotoxin-induced changes in the immune response, particularly the immune response to vaccines
Modulation of the humoral and cellular immune response under the action of dietary factors
Assess the effect of different feed components and contaminants (chemical substances, ingested natural toxins) at gastro-intestinal level—the first absorption and defence barrier of the animal organism; in vitro studies on cultures of epithelial cells and in vivo studies (pigs, poultry)
Development of investigation methods in microbiology and mycotoxicology
Adaptation and development of enzymatic biochemistry methods; assess the activity of enzymes playing an important role in protein, sugar and vitamin metabolism
COLLECTIVE FOR ANIMAL GENETIC RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
Taxonomy of animal populations
Studies of quantitative genetics of the animal populations
Methods of genetic improvement
Genetic markers assisted selection
Conservation methods for the animal populations in low numbers

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