College of Veterinary Medicine
The University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine is generating solutions for a healthier world in the 21st century. Through our professional and graduate degree programs we supply veterinary scientists who work to improve human, animal, and environmental health. Through our outreach programs we touch the lives of thousands of animals and their owners and help safeguard public health. Through our research expertise and facilities, we are making significant contributions to science and facilitating the translation of discoveries in the theoretical sciences into biomedical applications that benefit human and animal health.
(2015-01-21)Canine hemangiosarcoma is a highly metastatic cancer arising from vascular endothelial cells. It is one of the most aggressive canine cancers and most dogs die from this disease within a few months of the diagnosis. Despite ...
Exploring the effects of insulin and glucose on the development of in vitro produced domestic cat embryos (2015-01-21)It is possible to evaluate the effects of glucose and insulin on feline embryonic development using in vitro fertilization and embryo culture. The objective of this study was to determine if glucose concentrations greater ...
(2015-01-21)Di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) is a plasticizer that is often found in polyvinyl chloride products such as shower curtains, swimming pool liners, rain coats, car upholstery, wire sheathing, baby toys, garden hoses, ...
Dynamics of Agglutinin-Like Sequence (Als) Protein Localization on the Surface of Candida Albicans (2009)The ALS gene family encodes large cell-surface glycoproteins associated with C. albicans pathogenesis. Als proteins are thought to act as adhesin molecules binding to host tissues. Wide variation in expression levels among ...
(2009)Equine strangles is an ancient disease of horses that continues to be a major problem in the modern era. Strangles has many properties of a disease that could be controlled or even eradicated. The agent of strangles ...