Exploration of sequence alterations of the vitamin D receptor gene in regard to hypocalcemia and periparturient paresis in dairy cows

Doctoral thesis German OPEN
Reiche, Maria Agnes;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Freie Universität Berlin Universitätsbibliothek, Garystr. 39, 14195 Berlin
  • Subject: 630 Landwirtschaft, Veterinärmedizin | parturient paresis | homeostasis | calcium | 630 Agriculture, Veterinary medicine | hypocalcaemia | DNA sequenci | vitamin D | dairy cows | cholecalciferol | genetic variation
    • ddc: ddc:630

Periparturient hypocalcemia belongs to the most important mineral metabolism dysfunctions in dairy cows. The incidence of subclinical hypocalcemia in the USA is given with 25% in heifers and up to 40 to 50 % in older cows (Reinhardt et al. 2010), the incidence of clinic... View more
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