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Department of Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry

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Dissertation Katrina Ask

Dissertation Katrina Ask sofia.webering.ekberg@slu.se Katrina Ask defends her thesis: The look of lameness - Behaviors and facial expressions associated with orthopedic pain in horses   Please

Dissertation: Horse stables in the 21st century – aspects of management, behaviour and health

Horse stables in the 21st century – aspects of management, behaviour and health sofia.webering.ekberg@slu.se Linda Kjellberg defends her thesis: Horse stables in the 21st century – aspects of

Mapping the genome of the unique heath hare of southern Sweden

The heath hare is a subspecies of the mountain hare found in southern Sweden. Its winter pelage is blue-grey instead of white. Researchers from the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and the

Test of new biomarker to differentiate intestinal disease from cancer in cats

Tumor diseases of the gastrointestinal tract are difficult to diagnose and often lead to great suffering for our pets. The incidence of cancer gastrointestinal lymphoma (GI lymphoma) in cats has

Scientists develop gel made from spider silk proteins for biomedical applications

Researchers at KI and SLU have discovered that spider silk proteins can be fused to biologically active proteins and be converted into a gel at body temperature. One of the goals is to develop an

Reed as feed to horses and ruminants

This project investigates whether reed silage can be used as roughage for horses. Reed is harvested in different plant maturations and analyzed with regard to energy value and nutrient content.

Open call of two co-funded collaborative post doc projects

The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science at SLU hereby opens a call for co-funding of two post doc projects. The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science at SLU hereby opens a

Crickets as sustainable food!

This project aims to develop a new, tasty, protein- and mineral-rich Swedish food based on the house cricket (Acheta domesticus). The project involves development of a feed production system

Artificial spider silk with a toughness equal to dragline silks can now be spun

Using spiders to produce spider silk on an industrial scale is impossible, but it is possible to use bacteria for production of shorter versions of spider silk proteins that can be isolated and spun

Disputation: Novel insight of thymidylate kinase biochemistry

Dissertation: Novel Insight into Thymidylate Kinase: Biochemical Characterization of the Human and Zebrafish Enzymes Patrik.claesson@slu.se Junmei Hu Frisk defends his thesis: Novel Insight into

AI in veterinary clinical diagnostics

Great progress is being made today in human medical diagnostics with the help of artificial intelligence (AI). In human medicine AI is for example used to interpret ultrasound and X-rays. In

Facial expressions in stressed horses

Being able to identify pain in sick and injured horses is important in order to provide proper treatment. One possible method of identifying pain in a horse is to examine the horse's facial