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*  CREUTZFELDT JAKOB DISEASE: August 2015
The strain of scrapie virus used was the eighth passage in Swiss mice (NIH) of a Compton strain of scrapie obtained as ninth ... TEXAS CWD, Have you been ThunderStruck, deer semen, straw bred bucks, super ovulation, and the potential TSE Prion connection, ... scrapie-usa.blogspot.com/2010/04/scrapie-and-atypical-scrapie.html ... "no longer justify or permit scrapie-blood line and scrapie-exposed sheep and goats to be processed for human or animal food at ...
  http://creutzfeldt-jakob-disease.blogspot.com/2015_08_01_archive.html
*  Prion protein gene polymorphism and genetic risk evaluation for scrapie in all Turkish native sheep breeds | SpringerLink
... gene polymorphism in a total of 1,110 healthy sheep from 18 Turkish native sheep breeds. There were nine alleles and 22 ... The ARQ allele was predominant for all breeds. The most resistant allele to scrapie, ARR, was present in all breeds. The VRQ ... Prion protein gene polymorphism and genetic risk evaluation for scrapie in all Turkish native sheep breeds. ... of Turkish native sheep breeds with PrP gene polymorphisms will assist the sheep breeding program for selection of scrapie ...
  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs11262-012-0744-7
*  EFSA recommends continuation of EU sheep breeding programme to reduce risk of scrapie and BSE | European Food Safety Authority
... sheep breeding programme for resistance against TSEs (Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies) and recommended its ... EFSA recommends continuation of EU sheep breeding programme to reduce risk of scrapie and BSE The Panel on Biological Hazards ( ... classical scrapie and atypical scrapie and evaluates the impact that the breeding programme has on these. ... For atypical scrapie, the current breeding programme is likely to reduce the animal health problem and human exposure; however ...
  http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/press/news/060727
*  PRNP genotyping in dairy sheep flocks: a sampling strategy for application in breeding programmes for scrapie eradication
... ... level using bulk tank milk samples would facilitate selection programmes aiming at increasing genetic resistance to scrapie. ...
  http://openaccess.sruc.ac.uk/handle/11262/10513
*  ΑΙΚΑΤΕΡΙΝΙΑΔΟΥ ΛΟΥΚΙΑ | ΕΛΓΟ ΔΗΜΗΤΡΑ
Scrapie genotyping in Rare Greek Breeds. Ekateriniadou L.V., Panagiotidis C., Terzis A. and Sklaviadis T., Small Ruminat (SR ... Breeding and management of scrapie resistant flocks. Ekateriniadou V.l, Lymperopoulos A., Belibasaki S., 1st Panellenic ... Breeding scrapie resistant flocks. Dr. Loukia Ekateriniadou, Dr. Sophia Belibasakiί, Dr. Aristotelis Lymperopoulos, 2006. ... Prion protein gene (PrP) polymorphisms in Greek goat breeds- scrapie outbreaks.. E. Fragkiadaki, L. Ekateriniadou, E. ...
  http://vri.gr/el/team-member/%CE%B1%CE%B9%CE%BA%CE%B1%CF%84%CE%B5%CF%81%CE%B9%CE%BD%CE%B9%CE%B1%CE%B4%CE%BF%CF%85-%CE%BB%CE%BF%CF%85%CE%BA%CE%B9%CE%B1?order=body&sort=asc
*  Animal Genetics - Stories, NAFA
Transmissible Spongioform Encephalopathies: Breeding of sheep for increased scrapie resistance.. Studies of the genetics of ... several breeds of are sheep known to have some degree of enhanced resistance and show superior growth compared to other breeds ... These are typically breeds native to areas where helminth infection occurs, and give the local sheep an advantage over exotic ... The Booroola trait offers a new option that can allow certain breeds producing single lambs to obtain a high level of ...
  http://www-naweb.iaea.org/nafa/news/2007-animal-genetics.html
*  Publications Prion Disease - WUR
Scrapie incidence and PRPN polymorphisms: rare small ruminant breeds of Sicily with TSE protecting genetic reservoirs. BMC Vet ... 2010). Scrapie incidence in sheep ofsusceptible genotype is declining in a population subject to breeding forresistance. BMC ... Control of scrapie by selective breeding: what are we getting for free? Vet. Rec. 174: 528-529 (editorial) ... 1999). PrP genotype frequencies of the mostdominant sheep breed in a country free from scrapie. Archives of Virology 144:829- ...
  https://www.wur.nl/nl/Expertises-Dienstverlening/Onderzoeksinstituten/Bioveterinary-Research/Bestrijding-van-dierziekten/Prionziekten/Publications-Prion-Disease.htm
*  SEMEN ARCHIVES EYES ALLELES CARRIERS - Farmers Weekly
"However, establishing the archive is not a sign that anyone doubts the science behind the policy of breeding for scrapie ... "Without this semen then the only option left to some breeds should they be threatened will be to outcross with another breed," ... "This will be particularly useful for breeds whose main breeding flocks are all located in a particular geographic area." ... Should a breed become threatened at any point in the future, the archive will ensure there is semen available from all ...
  http://www.fwi.co.uk/livestock/semen-archives-eyes-alleles-carriers.htm
*  Increase flock health benefits with electronic identification - Farmers Weekly
Having suffered a large outbreak of scrapie among ewes in the mid 1990s, Mr Good began breeding for scrapie resistance by using ... On the scrapie front, thanks to earlier use of ARR/ARR the Warborough Farm flock is now resistant to scrapie, with all ewes ... "But this is a slow process, so when the Voluntary Scrapie Plan became available last year I signed up and all ewes were ... in two to three years his flock is likely to be excluded from the Voluntary Scrapie Plan, after which he"ll have to pay for EID ...
  http://www.fwi.co.uk/livestock/increase-flock-health-benefits-with-electronic-identification.htm
*  Scientific and technical assistance on the provisional results of the study on genetic resistance to Classical scrapie in goats...
... it is concluded that the efficiency of the implementation in the field of a breeding strategy selecting for the D146 and S146 ... on genetic resistance to Classical scrapie in goats in Cyprus. It is concluded that the provisional results obtained in the ... to the selection for production and health traits and to the need of moving animals for breeding purposes in Cyprus. ... with the possibility to use the D146 and S146 alleles to build a genetic strategy to control and eradicate Classical scrapie in ...
  http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/efsajournal/pub/2972
*  Research - Quality of life - Key Action 5
... that can help to determine an optimal breeding strategy for scrapie control.. Objectives:. 1. To determine the effect of ... Monitoring the effect of scrapie control policies that use genetics in different countries *. Contract nr: QLRT-CT-2000-01733. ... and prevalence of scrapie infection.. 2. To determine the effect of introducing a genotype programme on relevant production ... introducing a genotype programme on the evolution of genotype frequencies, incidence of clinical scrapie ...
  http://ec.europa.eu/research/quality-of-life/ka5/en/01733.html
*  Animal Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies and Genetics | SpringerLink
PrP genotype in Sarda breed sheep and its relevance to scrapie. Archives of V irology, 146, 2029-2037Google Scholar ... The PrP genotype in relation to scrapie susceptibility was also studied in goats of Ionica breed. ... Scrapie prions aggregate to form amyloid-like birefringent rods. Cell, 35, 349-358PubMedGoogle Scholar ... Scrapie infectivity, fibrils and low molecular weight protein. Nature, 306, 476-478PubMedGoogle Scholar ...
  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1023%2FB%3AVERC.0000014115.18327.26
*  Molecular Method for Prion Strain Analysis
Multiple sources of sheep affected with scrapie and two breeds of cattle. > from several sources were used inthe current study ... scrapie-blood line and scrapie-exposed sheep and goats to be processed. > for human or animal food at slaughter or rendering ... A The Present Position with respect to Scrapie. > A] The Problem. >. > Scrapie is a natural disease of sheep and goats. It is a ... Intracerebral transmission of scrapie to cattle.. >. > Cutlip RC, Miller JM, Race RE, Jenny AL, Katz JB, Lehmkuhl HD, DeBey BM, ...
  http://www.vegsource.com/talk/madcow/messages/1000305.html
*  EKATERINIADOU LOUKIA | ELGO DEMETER
Breeding and management of scrapie resistant flocks. Ekateriniadou V.l, Lymperopoulos A., Belibasaki S., 1st Panellenic ... Towards breeding of goats for genetically determined TSEs resistance- GOAT-TSE-FREE, Plan of the National Group. ... Genetic diversity and structure of the Lesvos sheep breed. Mastranestasis, I., Ekateriniadou L., Ligda, Ch., Theodorou, K., ... Genetic structure and diversity in the sheep breeds of Lesvos, Chios and Karagouniki with the use of RAPD methodology. ...
  http://vri.gr/en/team-member/ekateriniadou-loukia
*  Disease Update
Possibly, they make use of their own breeding of sheep with scrapie-infected sheep. Perhaps other ethnic groups with equal ... Can humans get scrapie from eating sheep?. How common is scrapie in UK?. Another 155 cows slaughtered in France. New Victims: ... Lancet, July 30, 1977 J. T. Stamp: Scrapie Disease of Sheep. Vet. Rec., January 18th, 1958. UK Sheep with Scrapie. Year Number ... but perhaps scrapie is just a well kept secret there as in GB since the 19th century; the reports on scrapie are contradictory. ...
  http://www.mad-cow.org/~tom/epi_update_17july.html
*  Scientific Outputs at a glance | European Food Safety Authority
No abstract available Keywords: TSE, Scrapie, Goat, genetic resistance, breeding program, protocol evaluation, Cyprus. doi: ... Statement on a protocol for additional data collection based on the EFSA recommendations about resistance to scrapie in goats ...
  http://www.efsa.europa.eu/en/publications/?f%5B0%5D=sm_field_so_type%3Astatement&f%5B1%5D=sm_field_so_type%3AEvent%20Report&f%5B2%5D=im_field_subject%3A61721&f%5B3%5D=im_field_subject%3A70300&results_per_page=5
*  PRNP - Wikipedia
The National Scrapie Plan aims to breed out these scrapie polymorphisms by increasing the frequency of the resistant allele. ... The mechanism for conformational conversion to the scrapie isoform is speculated to be an elusive ligand-protein, but, so far, ... Scrapie - fatal neurodegenerative disease in sheep, not transmissible to humans Bovine spongiform encephalopathy (mad-cow ... However, PrP-ARR polymorphisms are susceptible to atypical scrapie, so this may prove unfruitful. The strong association to ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/PRNP
*  JoVE Author Search: Imran M
Scrapie, Sheep, Bacillus, Endoglucanase, Fermentation, Hydrolysis, Iptg, PH, Sds-page, Sucrose ... Frequencies of PrP genotypes and their implication for breeding against scrapie susceptibility in nine Pakistani sheep breeds. ... Research Interests: Animals, Coding, Codon, Codons, Contract, Gene, Genotype, Genotypes, Prevalence, Prions, Scrapie, Sheep, ...
  http://labindex.jove.com/author/Imran-M
*  National Genotyping Survey - Scrapie Canada
... and it has provided the industry with valuable information to set up scrapie reducing breeding programs. All of these are ... Scrapie Canada. Scrapie Genotyping. National Genotyping Survey. National Genotyping Survey. On March 31, 2009 the National ... What is Scrapie?. Scrapie is a fatal disease that affects the central nervous system of sheep and goats. It is classified as a ... producers can use the information to develop breeding programs that consider quality and performance as well as scrapie ...
  http://scrapiecanada.ca/scrapie-genotyping/national-genotyping-survey/
*  INTERPRETING DATA IS AN UPHILL STRUGGLE - Farmers Weekly
18 February 2000 INTERPRETING DATA IS AN UPHILL STRUGGLEUNDERSTANDING scrapie genotyping results is a hard task.For this reason ... Scrapie genotyping is a tool for us to enhance resistance within sheep breeds and hopefully reduce the amount of scrapie. ' ... Despite selection of breeding stock being the best method for scrapie control there are drawbacks in putting too much emphasis ... Generally it is up to breed societies and individual breeders as to how genotyping is adopted by a particular breed. The more ...
  http://www.fwi.co.uk/news/interpreting-data-is-an-uphill-struggle.htm
*  Artificial Insemination in Domestic and Wild Animal Species | Springer for Research & Development
Utilization of frozen-thawed epididymal ram semen to preserve genetic diversity in Scrapie susceptible sheep breeds. ... Thomassen R, Farstad W (2009) Artificial insemination in canids: a useful tool in breeding and conservation. Theriogenology 71: ...
  https://rd.springer.com/chapter/10.1007%2F978-3-319-92327-7_3
*  scrapie | sheep disease | Britannica.com
Scrapie has been endemic in British sheep, particularly the Suffolk breed, since the early 18th century. Since that time the... ... scrapie: Fatal neurodegenerative disease of sheep and goats. ... Scrapie does not appear to be transmissible to humans.. Learn ... Scrapie, also called rida or tremblante du mouton, fatal neurodegenerative disease of sheep and goats. Scrapie has been endemic ... The scrapie-causing prion can be spread from sheep to sheep. The primary route of transmission is through the ingestion of ...
  https://www.britannica.com/science/scrapie
*  Scrapie - Wikipedia
... are scrapie-free. Breeds such as Cheviot and Suffolk are more susceptible to scrapie than other breeds. Specifically, this is ... Article about scrapie and the aforementioned diagnostic test UK government scrapie information UK government National Scrapie ... In the United Kingdom, the government has put in place a National Scrapie Plan, which encourages breeding from sheep that are ... Scrapie has been known since 1732, and does not appear to be transmissible to humans. The name scrapie is derived from one of ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scrapie