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bursa of Fabricius

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Medicine and Health.

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a mass of lymphoid tissue occurring as an outgrowth of the cloaca of young birds. It is an important source of B-lymphocytes. [H. Fabricius (1537–1619), Italian...

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A landmark contribution to poultry science—Immunological function of the bursa of Fabricius1 2

R. L. Taylor and F. M. McCorkle.

in Poultry Science

April 2009; p ublished online April 2009 .

Journal Article. 6441 words.

The article “The bursa of Fabricius and antibody production” by Bruce Glick, Timothy S. Chang, and R. George Jaap first demonstrated the role of the bursa in immune development. Birds,...

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mRNA expression in different developmental stages of the chicken bursa of Fabricius

Xiao-dong Liu, Fubo Zhang, Hu Shan, Shu-bai Wang and Pu-Yan Chen.

in Poultry Science

August 2016; p ublished online March 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 4504 words.

The bursa of Fabricius, the central humoral immune organ unique to birds, plays an important role in B-lymphocyte differentiation. In order to gain a better understanding of the molecular...

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Proposed bursa of fabricius weight to body weight ratio standard in commercial broilers

Christophe Cazaban, Natalia Majo Masferrer, Roser Dolz Pascual, Miquel Nofrarias Espadamala, Taiana Costa and Yannick Gardin.

in Poultry Science

September 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Animal Pathology and Diseases. 2942 words.

Several causes may induce change and atrophy in the bursa of Fabricius (BF). Databases on BF standards are available from published studies, however, updated references are needed to adjust...

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bursa of Fabricius

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry — Medicine and Health.

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a mass of lymphoid tissue occurring as an outgrowth of the cloaca of young birds. It is an important source of B-lymphocytes. [H. Fabricius (1537–1619), Italian...

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bursa of Fabricius

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 35 words.

A haematopoietic tissue in birds that is also necessary for development of B cells (and the origin of their designation

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bursa of Fabricius

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 63 words.

a saclike structure connected to the posterior alimentary canal in birds. The bursa is the major site where B lymphocytes

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bursa of Fabricius

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 63 words.

a saclike structure connected to the posterior alimentary canal in birds. The bursa is the major site where B lymphocytes

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bursa of Fabricius <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 33 words.

a mass of lymphoid tissue occurring as an outgrowth of the cloaca of young birds. It is an important source

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bursa of Fabricius <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 35 words.

a mass of lymphoid tissue occurring as an outgrowth of the cloaca of young birds. It is an important source

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bursa of Fabricius <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 37 words.

a mass of lymphoid tissue occurring as an outgrowth of the cloaca of young birds. It is an important source of B-lymphocytes. [...

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bursa of Fabricius

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 72 words.

a saclike lymphoepithelial structure opening into the dorsal part of the cloaca in young birds. It usually degenerates as the

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Effects of cold stress on the messenger ribonucleic acid levels of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-γ in spleen, thymus, and bursa of Fabricius of chickens

J. T. Wang, S. Li, J. L. Li, J. W. Zhang and S. W. Xu.

in Poultry Science

December 2009; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. 3204 words.

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This study was to investigate the expression trait of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-γ (PPAR-γ) gene and the effect of cold stress...

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Erratum to “The influence of antibiotics on B-cell number, percentage, and distribution in the bursa of Fabricius of newly hatched chicks” [Poult. Sci. 90(12):2723–2729]

K. Chrząstek, J. P. Madej, E. Mytnik and A. Wieliczko.

in Poultry Science

September 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Zoology and Animal Sciences; Animal Pathology and Diseases; Animal Physiology; Ornithology; Veterinary Medicine. 57 words.

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Fabricius ab Aquapendente, Hieronymus (1537–1619)

Elizabeth Martin.

in The New Oxford Dictionary for Scientific Writers and Editors

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 13 words.

(1537–1619)

Italian anatomist and embryologist.

bursa of Fabricius

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bursectomy

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 37 words.

removal of the bursa of Fabricius, either by surgery in ovo or shortly after hatching, or by destruction in

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bursin

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

The tripeptide Lys‐His‐Gly‐NH2; a selective B‐cell differentiating hormone from the bursa of Fabricius of chickens.

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bursin

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 16 words.

the tripeptide Lys‐His‐Gly‐NH2; a selective B‐cell differentiating hormone from the bursa of Fabricius of chickens.

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lymphatic tissue

Overview page. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics.

Tissues in which lymphocytes are produced and/or matured, including the thymus, spleen, lymph nodes and vessels, and the bursa of Fabricius (q.v.).

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bursectomy

Overview page. Subjects: Chemistry.

Removal of the bursa of Fabricius, either by surgery in ovo or shortly after hatching, or by destruction in ovo by application of, e.g., testosterone. Bursectomy inhibits the formation of B...

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Immunomodulation in gut-associated lymphoid tissue of neonatal chicks by immunobiotic diets

K. Sato, K. Takahashi, M. Tohno, Y. Miura, T. Kamada, S. Ikegami and H. Kitazawa.

in Poultry Science

December 2009; p ublished online December 2009 .

Journal Article. 3623 words.

ABSTRACT

Developmental changes in immunocompetent cells of the gut during the first week posthatch were determined in broiler chicks fed immunobiotic lactic...

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