Essays about: "reproduction"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 436 essays containing the word reproduction.

  1. 1. Sumatranoshörningen (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) på gränsen till utrotning - En riskanalys

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Miljövetenskaplig utbildning

    Author : Amanda Gagné; [2021]
    Keywords : Sumatran rhinoceros; risk assessment; threats; conservation; Indonesia; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : The critically endangered Sumatran rhinoceros (Dicerorhinus sumatrensis) has, due to previous hunting and habitat loss, diminished to a few non-viable and fragmented populations. Despite a relatively large amount of conservation efforts during the last 30 years, numbers are still declining. READ MORE

  2. 2. Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) and the effect on apoptosis in early porcine embryo development in vitro

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Anna Leclercq; [2021]
    Keywords : apoptosis; PFAS; PFOS; PFHxS; IVF; IVP; porcine; pig; embryo; TUNEL; reproduction;

    Abstract : The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of PFHxS (perfluorohexane sulfonic acid) and PFOS (perfluorooctane sulfonic acid) on early embryo development parameters and apoptosis on day 6 post fertilization in porcine embryos. A second purpose was to evaluate, and establish, the TUNEL assay in our IVF laboratory. READ MORE

  3. 3. The influence of antimicrobial agents on the development of antibiotic resistance in the vaginal bacterial flora of artificially inseminated mares : a study on mares in a stud environment

    University essay from SLU/Dept. of Clinical Sciences

    Author : Elin Wilén; [2021]
    Keywords : antibiotics; antimicrobial resistance; bacteriology; breeding; equine reproduction; reproductive techniques; semen extender; stud farm;

    Abstract : In Sweden and in many other countries, artificial insemination (AI) is frequently used in horse breeding. The technology makes it possible to use genetic material from horses in different geographical locations in an effective way, minimizing the risk of infection or even injury to both horses and stud personnel. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Politics of Health and Belonging: A Study of Bunadsgeriljaen

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Genusvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Renate Sørvik; [2021]
    Keywords : Framing; belonging; feminism; gender; nationalism; Bunadsgerilja; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : This thesis is an exploration of the merging of two discourses – nationalism and feminism – through a case study of the Bunadsgerilja, a social movement demonstrating against the shutdowns of maternity wards throughout the districts of Norway. The nationalist framing of the Bunadsgerilja and the tensions this bring with it, is explored using Yuval-Davis’s (2011) analysis of ‘politics of belonging’ as well as framing theory, feminist theories on gendered nationalism and intersectionality. READ MORE

  5. 5. Designing the Superplant: Increasing Lipid Signaling for Enhanced Phosphorus Uptake

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Tillämpad biokemi; Lunds universitet/Teoretisk kemi

    Author : Louise Jedemark; [2021]
    Keywords : Lipid flippases; Arabidopsis; Yeast; Transport biology; Applied Biochemistry; Tillämpad biokemi; Biology and Life Sciences; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : Phosphate is fundamental for optimal growth and reproduction for plants. However, due to low solubility, not all phosphorus in the soil is available to the plant. It has recently been discovered that plants can take up complex phosphate-containing organic compounds, such as phospholipids. READ MORE