Now showing items 1-4 of 4
The ovine lens cytoskeleton
(Lincoln University, 2007)
The lens of the eye is a vital tissue in the visual system, responsible for the collection and focusing of light on to the retina. Comprised of epithelial cells at differing stages of differentiation, the transparency of ...
Sireline variation in neonatal lamb cold tolerance
(Lincoln University, 2001)
The cost of lamb mortality caused by cold exposure has been estimated at approximately 40 million dollars per year. This value is probably conservative as it does not include the cost due to the reduction in productivity ...
Purification of a stage-specific lectin receptor from the sheep uterus
(Lincoln University, 1997)
Prenatal mortality in sheep has been estimated to be as high as 30 % of all conceptions with much of the loss occurring before the eighteenth day of gestation. It is possible that the receptive stage of the endometrium to ...
Metabolism of triacylglycerol-rich lipoproteins in sheep
(Lincoln University, 1991)
This thesis describes two approaches for studying of lipoprotein metabolism in sheep. The first approach involves the assay of lipoprotein lipase (LPL) activity to determine the role of lipoprotein-triacylglycerol fatty ...