Mahdi  Zhandi

Associate Professor in  Animal Physiology


Department of Animal Science
Faculty of Agricultural Science & Engineering
College of Agriculture & Natural Resources,
University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran.

Phone: +98 26 32248082
Fax: +98 26 32246752
Email: mzhandi@ut.ac.ir
URL: http://can.ut.ac.ir/member/zhandi.aspx

Academic Appointments
Education
Areas of Specialization and Research Interests
Current Teaching
Thesis Supervised
Selected Publication
Other
 
   
 Academic Appointments TOC
AppointmentsDurationAcademic Center
Head of Animal Physiology division 2011-2014Department of Animal Science, University of Tehran, Iran.

Education TOC
Ph.D: Animal Physiology, University of Tehran, Iran. (Sabbatical: Gent university, Belgium)
M.Sc: Animal Physiology, Tarbiat Modares University, Iran.
B.Sc: Animal Science, University of Guilan, Iran.

Areas of Specialization and Research Interests TOC
In vitro embryo production in farm aniamls
Improvement of semen quality and fertility in animals and poultry
Reproduction and immunology in dairy cattle
Stem cell and cell culture

Current Teaching TOC
Course TitleDegreeLevelsCourse IDCreditsSyllabusNotes
Biotechnology in Farm AnimalsMScPostgraduate 2
Cellular and Molecular PhysiologyPhDPostgraduate 3
ImmunologyPhDPostgraduate 2
Anatomy and Physiology of Farm Animals BScUndergraduate 2

Thesis Supervised TOC
Effects of dietary guanidinoacetic acid supplement on the number of spermatogonial stem cells and changes in weight of the testis in rooster (Ali Nasirikhah, MSc)   more...

The effect of D-Aspartic acid on semen quality, fertility, expression of some genes involved in androgen synthesis and testicular histology of broiler breeder roosters (Mahdi Ansari, PhD)   more...

Study of the semen quality and fertility in roosters fed guanidinoacetic acid supplement (Ramin shahabi tappa, MSc)   more...

Define a soy lecithin nanoparticles-based extender for cryopreservation of Holstein bull sperm (Seyyed Mojtaba Mousavi, PhD)   more...

Study of the reproductive performance, lactation and health status in cows fed CLA during transition period (Ali Rezaei Roodbari, PhD)   more...

Comparison of different approaches of making infertile model rooster by means of gamma-radiation and Busulfan treatment (Fereshteh Ghadimi, MSc)   more...

The effect of tert-Buthylhydroquinone (tBHQ) on bull sperm freezability (Sayed Mohamad Hadi Husseini, MSc)   more...

Effect of lecithin feeding on immune system response in male broiler (Haniyeh Sadat Banikamal, MSc)   more...

Determination of level and timing pattern of modulated induced stress during freezing on Holstein bull sperm quality (Mohsen Sharafi, PhD)   more...

The effect of different levels of soybean lecithin in semen extender on ram sperm quality after freezing-thawing process (Mojtaba Emamverdi, MSc)   more...

The effect of MnTBAP in semen extender on Caspian horse sperm quality during cool storage (Vahid Ghadimi, MSc)   more...

Effect of addition of ethanol sub-lethal concentration in semen extender to improve bull sperm freezability (Hossein Vaseghi-Dodaran, MSc)   more...

Effect of Zinc and E.Coli-derived 6-Phytase feeding on Immune Response and some blood parameters in fat broiler breeders (Hossein Sharideh, MSc)   more...

The effect of glutathione and different pre-freezing equilibration time on goat sperm quality after freeze-thawing process (Reza Noei-Razligi, MSc)   more...

The effect of trehalos and cystein in semen extender on bull sperm quality after freezing-thawing process (Elahe Nejati-Amiri, MSc)   more...

The effect of Rosemary extract in semen extender on goat sperm freezability (Zaynab Zanghaneh, MSc)   more...

The effect of coenzyme Q on rooster sperm quality (Mohammad Mahdi Nabi, MSc)   more...

The effect of different levels of Trehalose and glycerol in soy bean-based semen extender on ram sperm freezability (Abozar Najafi, MSc)   more...


Selected Publication TOC
A. Journals Papers
Dadashpour Davachi, N., Kohram, H., Zare Shahneh, A., Zhandi, M., Fallahi, R., Masoudi, R., Yousefi, A.R. and Bartlewski, P.M. (2017). The effect of conspecific ampulla oviductal epithelial cells during in vitro maturation on oocyte developmental competence and maturation-promoting factor (MPF) activity in sheep. Theriogenology. 88: 207-2014.   more...

Shahabi Tapeh, R., Zhandi, M., Zaghari, M. and Akhlaghi, A. (2017). Effects of Guanidinoacetic acid diet supplementation on semen quality and fertility of broiler breeder roosters. Theriogenology. 89: 178-182.   more...

Ansari, M., Zhandi, M., Kohram, H., Zaghari, M., Sadeghi, M. Sharafi, M. (2017). Improvement of post-thawed sperm quality and fertility of Arian rooster by oral administration of D-aspartic acid. Theriogenology. 92: 69-74.   more...

Zhandi, M., Shakeri, M., Noei Razliqi, R., Towhidi, A., Emamverdi, M., Seifi-Jamadi, A. and Masoumi, R. (2017). The effect of equilibration times on post-thawed buck semen in soy lecithin supplemented extender. Iranian Veterinary Journal. (Accepted). (In Persian with English Abstract).    more...

Hussaini, S.M.H., Zhandi, M., Zare Shahneh, A. and Sharafi, M. (2017). High dilution rate of bull semen affects cryopreservation outcomes: kinematic and flowcytometric parameters. Iranian Journal of Veterinary Medicine. (Accepted).    more...

Ali, E. A., Zhandi, M., Towhidi, A., Zaghari, M., Ansari, M., Najafi, M. and Deldar, H. (2017). Letrozole, an aromatase inhibitor, reduces post-peak age-related regression of rooster reproductive performance. Animal Reproduction Science. 183: 110-117.    more...

Zhandi, M., Ansari, M., Roknabadi, P., Zare Shahneh, A. and Sharafi, M. (2017). Orally administered Chrysin improves post-thawed sperm quality and fertility of rooster. Reproduction in Domestic Animals. (Accepted).   more...

Ali, E. A., Zhandi, M., Towhidi, A., Zaghari, M. and Ansari, M. (2017). The effect of dietary Letrozole on plasma gonadotropin concentrations and some testicular histology parameters of 40 week old broiler breeder rooster. Iranian Journal of Animal Science. (Accepted). (In Persian with English Abstract).    more...

Borghei-Rad, S.M., Zeinoaldini, S., Zhandi, M., Moravej, H. and Ansari, M. (2017). Feeding of rosemary leaves powder ameliorates age-related subfertility of roosters. Theriogenology. 101: 35-43.    more...

Hussaini, S.M.H., Zhandi, M., Zare Shahneh, A., Sharafi, M., Emamverdi, M. and Khodaei Motlagh, M. (2017). Folw cytometric evaluation of frozen-thawed bull semen in a semen extender containing ethanol. Journal of Animal Environment. (Accepted). (In Persian with English Abstract).    more...

Hussaini, S.M.H., Zhandi, M., Zare Shahneh, A., Sharafi, M., Nejati-Javaremi, A., Yousefi, A., Emamverdi, M., Shehab-El-Deen, M.A.M.M. and Martinez-Pastor, F. (2017). Effect of tert-butyl hydroquinone on bull semen cryopreservation. Cryoletters. (Accepted).    more...

Ghadimi, F., Shakeri, M., Zhandi, M., Zaghari, M., Piryaei, A., Moslehifar, P. and Rajabinejad, A.R. (2017). Different approaches to establish infertile rooster. Animal Reproduction Science. (Accepted).   more...

Mosavi, S.M., Towhidi, A., Zhandi, M., Mohammadi-Sangcheshmeh,A. and Amoabedini, G. (2016). Effect of osmolarity and glycerol different levels in soybean lecithin-based extender on bovine sperm quality after cryopreservation. Journal of Animal Production. 18: 593-601. (In Persian with English Abstract).    more...

Shafigh, H., Shakeri, M.,Zeinoaldini, S., Kohram, H., Zhandi, M. Moghbeli, M. (2016). Improving sperm cryopreservation of rooster by using rosemary alcoholic essential oil. Journal of Animal Production. 18: 615-624. (In Persian with English Abstract).    more...

Dadkhah, F., Nehzati-Paghaleh, G.A., Zhandi, M., Emamverdi, M. and Hopkin, B.K. (2016). Preservation of honey bee spermatozoa using egg yolk and soybean lecithin-based semen extenders and a modified cryopreservation protocol. Journal of Apicultural Research. 55: 279-283.   more...

Nabi, MM., Kohram, H., Zhandi, M., Mehrabani-Yeganeh, H., Sharideh, H., Zare-Shahaneh, A. and Esmaili, V. (2016). Comparative evaluation of Nabi and Beltsville extenders for cryopreservation of rooster semen. Cryobiology. 72: 48-52.   more...

Dadashpour Davachi, N., Zare Shahne, A., Kohram, H., Zhandi, M., Shamsi, H., Hajiyavand, AM. and Saadat, M. (2016). Differential influence of ampullary and isthmic derived epithelial cells on zona pellucida hardening and in vitro fertilization in ovine. Reproductive Biology. 16: 61-69.   more...

Sharideh, H., Zhandi, M., Zaghari, M. and Akhlaghi, A. (2016). Dietary zinc oxide and 6-phytase effercts on fertility rate in old broiler breeder hens. Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology. 18: 327-336.   more...

Khoshvaght, A., Towhidi, A., Zare-shahneh, A., Noruozi, M., Zhandi, M., Dadashpour Davachi, N. and Karimi, R. (2016). Dietary n-3 PUFAs Improve Fresh and Post-Thaw Semen Quality in Holstein bull via Alteration of Sperm Fatty Acid Composition. Theriogenology. 85: 807-812.   more...

Dashti, S., Zare Shahne, A., Kohram, H., Zhandi, M. and Dadashpour Davachi, N. (2016). Differential influence of ovine oviduct ampullary and isthmic derivedepithelial cells on in vitro early embryo development and kinetic. Small Ruminant Research 136: 197–201.   more...

Ansari, M., Zhandi, M., Kohram, H., Zaghari, M. and Sadeghi, M. (2016). The effect of orally administered D-Aspartic acid on semen quality of broiler breeder roosters. Iranian Journal of Animal Science. 47: 165-174. (In Persian with English Abstract).    more...

Moghbeli, M., Kohram, H., Zare-Shahaneh, A., Zhandi, M., Sharafi, M., Nabi, M.M., Zahedi, V. and Sharideh, H. (2016). Are the optimum levels of the catalase and vitamin E in rooster semen extender after freezing-thawing influenced by sperm concentration? Cryobiology. 72: 264-268.   more...

Namazi Zadegan, M.A., Shakeri, M., Zhandi, M., Zaghari, M. and Shahabi, R. (2016). Evaluating the effects of guanidinoacetic acid supplement on rooster spermatozoa freezability. Journal of Animal Productions. 18: 183-190. (In Persian with English Abstract).    more...

Moghbeli, M., Kohram, H., Zare-Shahaneh, A., Zhandi, M., Sharideh, H. and Sharafi, M. (2016). Effect of sperm concentration on characteristics and fertilisation capacity of rooster sperm frozen in the presence of the antioxidants catalase and vitamin E. Theriogenology. 6: 1393-1398.   more...

Masoudi, R., Sharafi, M., Zare Shahneh, A., Towhidi, A., Kohram, H., Zhandi, M., Esmaeili, V. and Shahverdi, A. (2016). Effect of dietary fish oil supplementation on ram semen freeze ability and fertility using soybean lecithin and egg yolk-based extenders. Theriogenology. 6: 1583-1588.   more...

Rezaei Roodbari, A., Towhidi, A., Zhandi, M., Rezayazdi, K., Rahimi Mianji, Gh. and Khalilvandi-Behroozyar, H. (2016). Effect of conjugated linoleic acid on glucose tolerance test and blood glucose changes of Holstein cows during transition period. Journal of Ruminant Research. 3: 39-57. (In Persian with English Abstract).    more...

RezaeiRoodbari, A., Towhidi, A., Zhandi, M., Rezayazdi, K., RahimiMianji, G., Dirandeh, E. and Colazo, M.G. (2016). Effect of conjugated linoleic acid supplementation during the transition period on plasma metabolites and productive and reproductive performances in dairy cows. Animal Feed Science and Technology. 219: 294-303.   more...

Amini, MR., Kohram, H., Zare Shahaneh, A., Zhandi, M., Sharideh, H. and Nabi, MM. (2015). The effects of different levels of vitamin E and vitamin C. Cell & Tissue Banking. 16: 587–592.    more...

Zhandi, M. and Sharafi, M. (2015). Negative effect of combined cysteine and glutathione in soy lecithin-based extender on post-thawed ram spermatozoa. Cell & Tissue Banking. 16: 443-448.   more...

Zhandi, M., Noei-Razliqi, R. and Sharafi, M. (2015). Filtration of home-made lecithin-based semen extender has no effect on post-thawed buck sperm quality. Iranian Journal of Animal Science. 46: 47-53. (In Persian with English Abstract).    more...

Javaheri Barfourooshi, H., Towhidi, A., Sadeghipanah, H., Zhandi, M. and Zeinoaldini, S. (2015). The effect of supplemental n-3 fatty acids during pre- and post-partum diets on health and production of Holstein dairy cows. Iranian Journal of Animal Science. 45: 245-255. (In Persian with English Abstract).    more...

Vaseghi Dodaran, H., Zhandi, M., Sharafi, M., Nejati-Amiri, E., Nejati-Javaremi, A., Mohammadi-Sangcheshmeh, A., Shehab-El-Deen, MAMM. and Shakeri, M. (2015). Effect of ethanol induced mild stress on post-thawed bull sperm quality. Cryobiology. 71: 12-17.   more...

Banikamal, HS., Zhandi, M., Shakeri, M. and Moravej, H. (2015). Effect of different levels of soybean lecithin on performance and blood biochemical parametersof broiler chicks. Journal of Animal Productions. 17: 29-37. (In Persian with English Abstract).    more...

Banikamal, HS., Zhandi, M., Shakeri, M. and Moravej, H. (2015). Effects of dietary levels of active phospholipids on humeral immune system response in male broilers. Iranian Journal of Animal Science. 46: 263-269. (In Persian with English Abstract).    more...

Javaheri Barfourooshi, H., Towhidi, A., Sadeghipanah, H., Zhandi, M. and Zeinoaldini, S. (2015). The effect of fish oil or palm fat powder on metabolic status of Holstein dairy cows during transition period. Animal Science Journal (Pajouhesh & Sazandegi). 108: 113-128. (In Persian with English Abstract).    more...

Emamverdi, M., Zhandi, M., Zare Shahneh, A., Sharafi, M., Akhlaghi, A., Khodaei-Motlagh, M., Dadkhah, F. and Dadashpour Davachi, N. (2015). Flowcytometric and microscopic evaluation of post-thawed ram semen cryopreserved in chemically defined home-made or commercial extenders. Animal Production Science. 55(4): 551-558.   more...

Sharafi, M., Zhandi, M., Shahverdi, A., Shakeri, M., Nejati-Amiri, E. and Nejati-Javaremi, A. (2015). Effects of time of mild oxidative stress before freezing on the post-thawed bull sperm quality. Journal of Cell & Tissue. 5: 401-408. (In Persian with English Abstract).    more...

Karimi, K. and Zhandi, M. (2015). The effect of beta-mannanese and beta-glucanase on small intestine morphology in male broilers fed diets containing various levels of metabolizable energy. Journal of Applied Animal Research. 43: 324-329.   more...

Abazari-Kia, AH., Dehghani-Mohammadabadi, M., Mohammadi-Sangcheshmeh, A., Zhandi, M. and Salehi, M. (2015). Regulation of embryonic development and apoptotic related gene expression by brain-derived neurotrophic factor in two different culture conditions in ovine. Theriogenology. 84: 62-69.   more...

Izadpanah, G., Zare Shahneh, A., Zhandi, M., Yousefian, I. and Emamverdi, M. (2015). Melatonin has a beneficial effect on stallion sperm quality in cool condition. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 35(7): 555-559.   more...

Amini, MR., Kohram, H., Zare Shahaneh, A., Zhandi, M., Sharideh, H. and Nabi, MM. (2015). The effects of different levels of catalase and superoxide dismutase in modified Beltsville extender on rooster post-thawed sperm quality. Cryobiology. 70: 226-232.   more...

Sharideh, H., Zhandi, M., Zaghari, M. and Akhlaghi, A. (2015). Effect of dietary zinc oxide and phytase on the plasma metabolites and enzyme activities in aged broiler breeder hens. Iranian Journal of Veterinary Medicin. 9: 263-270.   more...

Noei Razliqi, R., Zhandi, M., Shakeri, M., Towhidi, A., Sharafi, M., Emamverdi, M. and Khodaei Motlagh, M. (2015). Protective role of glutathione in buck semen cryopreservation. Iranian Journal of Veterinary Research. 16: 298-300.   more...

Ghadimi, V. and Zhandi, M. (2015). Effect of bovine serum albumin on Caspian horse sperm quality during cooling. Iranian Journal of Animal Science. 46: 133-139. (In Persian with English Abstract).    more...

Sharideh, H., Zaghari, M., Zhandi, M., Akhlaghi, A. and Lotfi, L. (2015). Effect of feeding guanidinoacetic acid and L-arginine on the fertility rate and sperm penetration in the perivitelline layer of aged broiler breeder hens. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition. 100: 316-322.   more...

Karimi, R., Shakeri, M.and Zhandi, M. (2014).The effect of methionine on Guinea pig ovulation. Iranian Journal of Animal Science. 45: 117-124. (In Persian with English Abstract).    more...

Yousefian, I., Zare-shahneh,A., Zhandi, M., Bahreini, M., Izadpanah, G., Noei,R. and Emamverdi, M. (2014). The effect of different levels of Vitamin E in semen extender during the cooling on Caspian stallion sperm quality. Iranian Journal of Animal Science. 45: 1-8. (In Persian with English Abstract).    more...

Towhidi, A., Farshidpour, M.R., Chamani, M., Zhandi, M., Gerami, A. and Nouri, M. (2014). The effect of all-trans retinol on in vitro mouse embryo's developmental competence. Iranian Journal of Veterinary Medicine. 8(3): 207-212.   more...

Akhlaghi, A., Jafari Ahangari, Y., Zhandi, M. and Peebles , ED. (2014). Reproductive performance, semen quality, and fatty acid profile of spermatozoa in senescent broiler breeder roosters as enhanced by the long-term feeding of dried apple pomace. Animal Reproduction Science. 147:64-73.   more...

Sharafi, M., Zhandi, M. and Akbari Sharif, A. (2014). Supplementation of soybean lecithin-based semen extender by antioxidants: complementary flowcytometric study on post-thawed ram spermatozoa. Cell & Tissue Banking. 16:261–269.   more...

Yousefian, I., Zare-Shahneh, A. and Zhandi, M. (2014). The effect of coenzyme Q10 and alpha-tocopherol in skim milk-based extender for preservation of Caspian stallion semen in cool condition. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 34: 949-954.   more...

Mohammadi-Sangcheshmeh, A., Veshkini, A., Hajarizadeh, A., Jamshidi-Adegani, F., Zhandi, M., Abazari-kia, A.H., Cinar, M.U., Soleimani, M. and Gastal, E.L. (2014). Association of glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase activity with oocyte cytoplasmic lipid content, developmental competence, and expression of candidate genes in a sheep model. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics. 31:1089-1098.   more...

Khodaei Motlagh,M., Sharafi, M., Zhandi, M., Mohammadi-Sangcheshmeh, A., Shakeri, M., Soleimani, M. and Zeinoaldini, S. (2014). Antioxidant effect of rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis L.) extract in soybean lecithin-based semen extender following freeze–thawing process of ram sperm. Cryobiology. 69:217-222.   more...

Ghadimi, V., Zhandi, M., Towhidi, A., Shehab-El-Deen, M.A.M.M. and Nouri, H. (2014). Positive effect of Manganese (III) meso-tetrakis (4-benzoic acid) porphyrin on stallion spermatozoa during storage in cool condition. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 34: 1329-1332.   more...

Sharafi, M., Zhandi, M., Shahverdi, A. and Shakeri, M. (2014). Beneficial effects of nitric oxide induced mild oxidative stress on post-thawed bull semen quality. International Journal of Fertility and Sterility. 9(2): 230-237.   more...

Lotfi, M., Kohram, H., Zare Shahneh, A., Zhandi, M. and Akbari Sharif, A. (2014). The effect of eCG and/or FSH on reproductive parameters of Zandi ewes. Iranian Veterinary Journal. 9 (4): 98-123. (In Persian with English Abstract).    more...

Salmani, H., Towhidi, A., Zhandi, M., Bahreini, M. and Sharafi, M. (2014). In vitro assessment of soybean lecithin and egg yolk based diluents for cryopreservation of goat semen. Cryobiology. 68: 276-280.   more...

Akhlaghi, A., Jafari Ahangari, Y., Navidshad, B., Ansari Pirsaraei, Z., Zhandi, M., Deldar, H., Rezvani, MR., Dadpasand, M., Hashemi, SR., Poureslami, R. and Peebles , ED. (2014). Improvements in semen quality, sperm fatty acids, and reproductive performance in aged Cobb 500 breeder roosters fed diets containing dried ginger rhizomes (Zingiber officinale). Poultry Science. 93: 1236-1243.   more...

Javaheri Barfourooshi, H., Towhidi, A., Sadeghipanah, H., Zhandi, M., Zeinoaldini, S. and Ganjkhanlou, M. (2014). Comparison of the effect of feeding fish oil versus palm oil in the transition period on Holstein milk fatty acid profile. Journal of Ruminant Research. 2(3): 69- (In Persian with English Abstract). 94.   more...

Zhandi, M. and Ghadimi, V. (2014). The Effect of Glutathione-Supplemented INRA82 Extender on Miniature Caspian Stallion Sperm Quality during storage at 5°C. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 34: 606-610.   more...

Abazari-Kia, AH., Mohammadi-Sangcheshmeh, A. Dehghani-Mohammadabadi, M., Jamshidi-Adegani, F., Veshkini, A., Zhandi, M., Cinar, MU. and Salehi, M. (2013). Intracellular glutathione content, developmental competence and expression of apoptosis-related genes associated with G6PDH-activity in goat oocyte. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics. 31: 313-321.   more...

Salmani, H., Nabi, M.M., Vaseghi-Dodaran, H., Rahman, M.B., Mohammadi-Sangcheshmeh, A.,, Shakeri, M., Towhidi, A., Zare Shahneha, A. and Zhandi, M. (2013). Effect of glutathione in soybean lecithin-based semen extender on goat semen quality after freeze-thawing. Small Ruminant Resesrch. 112 (1-3): 123-127.   more...

Najafi, A., Zhandi, M., Towhidi, A., Sharafi, M., Akbari Sharif, A., Khodaei Motlagh, M. and Martinez-Pastor, F. (2013).Trehalose and glycerol have a dose-dependent synergistic effect on the post-thawing quality of ram semen cryopreserved in a soybean lecithin-based extender. Cryobiology. 66 (3): 275-282.   more...

Farahavar, A., Shirazi, A., Kohram, H., Zareh Shahneh, A., Sarvari, A., Naderi, M.M., Borjian Boroujeni, S. and Zhandi, M. (2013). Culture of Ovine IVM/IVF Zygotes in Isolated Mouse Oviduct: Effect of Basal Medium. Avicenna Journal of Medical Biotechnology. 5(2): 133-137.   more...

Emamverdi, M., Zhandi, M., Zare Shahneh, A., Sharafi, M. and Akbari-Sharif, A. (2013). Optimization of Ram Semen Cryopreservation Using a Chemically Defined Soybean Lecithin-Based Extender. Reproduction in Domestic Animals. 48: 899-904.   more...

Nouri, H., Towhidi, A., Zhandi, M. and Sadeghi, R. (2013). The effect of centrifuged egg yolk used with INRA plus soybean lecithin extender on semen quality to freeze miniature Caspian horse semen. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science. 33: 1050-1053.   more...

Zanghaneh, Z., Zhandi, M., Zareh Shahneh, A. Najafi, A. Nabi, MM. and Mohammadi-Sangcheshmeh, A. (2013). Does Rosemary aqueous extract improve buck semen cryopreservation? Small Rumionant Research. 114 (1): 120-125.   more...

Akhlaghi, A., Zamiri, M.J., Zare Shahneh, A., Jafari Ahangari, Y., Nejati Javaremi, A., Rahimi Mianji, G., Mollasalehi, M.R., Shojaie, H., Akhlaghi, A.A., Deldar, D., Atashi, H., Ansari Pirsaraei, Z. and Zhandi, M. (2012). Maternal hyperthyroidism is associated with a decreased incidence of cold-induced ascites in broiler chickens. Poultry Science. 91 :1165–1172   more...

Rahman, M.B., Vandaele, L., Rijsselaere, T., Zhandi, M., Maes, D., Shamsuddin, M. and Van Soom, A. (2012). Oocyte quality determines bovine embryo development after fertilisation with hydrogen peroxide-stressed spermatozoa. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 24: 608-618.   more...

Masoumi, R., Towhidi, A., Javaremi A.N., Nabizadeh, H. and Zhandi, M. (2011). Infl uence of PGF2? on semen quality and libido in Holstein bulls. Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Science. 35: 1-6.   more...

Towhidi, A., Zali, A., Khoshsokhan, A., Khazali, H., Zhandi, M., Rezayazdi, K., Masoumi, R. and Gholami, H. (2010). The effect of feeding frequency on the hormonal profile, carcass characteristics, and feedlot performance in Iranian Holstein calves. Turkish Journal of Veterinary and Animal Science. 34: 137-142.    more...

Towhidi, A., Mehrabani Yeganeh, H., Daliri Joupari, M., Ranjbar, A. and Zhandi, M. (2009). Effect of plasmin and heparin on in vitro ovine sperm-oocyte interaction. African Journal of Biotechnology. 8(15): 3677-3681   more...

Zhandi, M., Towhidi, A., Nasr-Esfahani, MH., Eftekhari-Yazdi, P. and Zare-Shahne, A. (2009). Unexpected detrimental effect of Insulin like growth factor-1 on bovine oocyte developmental competence under heat stress. Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics. 26: 605-611.    more...

Shamsollahi, M. Khazali, H. Towhidi, A. Zhandi, M. Emami-Mibodi, M.A. Mohammadi, Y. and Ahmadi, M. (2008). Effect of intravenous injection of galanin on plasma concentrations of growth hormone, thyroid hormones and milk production in the Saanen goat. African Journal of Biotechnology. Vol. 7; No. 19: 3511-3514.   more...

Masoumi, R. Towhidi, A. Nejati Javaremi, A. Nabizadeh, H. and Zhandi, M. (2008). Cliprostenol injection improves reproductive characteristics in low libido iranian holestin bulls. Pakistan Journal of Biological Sciencese. Vol. 11; No. 7: 1027-1031.   more...

Towhidi, A. and Zhandi, M. (2007). Chemical composition, in vitro digestibility and palatability of nine plant species for dromedary camels in the province of Semnan, Iran. Egyptian Journal of Biology. Vol. 9: 47-52.   more...

Towhidi, A., Khazali, H. and Zhandi, M. (2007). Leptin Is a Metabolic Signal for GnRH-LH/FSH Axis in Feed-restricted Ewes. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Science. Vol. 20 No. 7: 1039 - 1048.   more...


B. Conference Papers
Shakeri, M., Alipour Choshali, M. and Zhandi, M. (2017). Culture of ovarian stem cells. The first symposium of sexual stem cells and assisted reproductive techniques.   more...

Alipour, M., Shakeri, M. and Zhandi, M. (2017). Identification of ovine ovarian putative stem cells. Journal of Reproduction and Infertility. 18(Suppl 2): 210-211.    more...

Rasouli, K., Shakeri, M., Zhandi, M. Khezry, Z. (2017). The effect of growth factors on proliferation and viability of chicken spermatogonial stem cell. Journal of Reproduction and Infertility. 18(Suppl 2): 29.    more...

Roknabadi, P., Zhandi, M., Zare Shahneh, A. and Ansari, M. (2017). Improving semen cryopreservation of roosters through oral adminastration of Chrysin. Journal of Reproduction and Infertility. 18(Suppl 2): 176.    more...

Sharideh, H., Zaghari, M. Zhandi, M. (2016). Effect of feedig GAA ana arginine on immune response in aged broiler breeder. 5th Mediterranian Poultry Summit.   more...

Shahabi Tapeh, R., Zaghari, M. and Zhandi, M. (2016). Creatine precursor can improve sperm quality in rooster. 5th Mediterranian Poultry Summit. 64.   more...

Mousavi, S.M., Towhidi, A., Zhandi, M., Mohammadi-Sangcheshmeh, A. and Amoabediny, G. (2016). Compare extender made based on the lecithin nanoparticles with lecithin nanoliposome-based extender in cryopreservation of bovine spermatozoa. The Seventh Congress on Animal Science of Iran, September 7-8.   more...

Saemi, F., Zare Shahneh, A., Zhandi, M., Kargar, S. and Akhlaghi, A. (2016). Effect of hyperthyroidism on blood plasma biochemical parameters and indicators of oxidative stress of Cobb 500 breeder hens. The Seventh Congress on Animal Science of Iran, September 7-8.   more...

Borghei-Rad, S.M., Zeinoaldini, S., Zhandi, M. and Hossein Moravej, H. (2016). Dietary Rosemary (Rosmarinus Officinalis L.) leaves powder improves semen quality parameters of aged broiler breeder roosters. The Seventh Congress on Animal Science of Iran, September 7-8.   more...

Ali-Esmaeili, H., Karimi, K. and Zhandi, M. (216). Effects of dietary garlic (Allium sativum) on carcass traits and small intestinal morphology of Japanese quails. The Seventh Congress on Animal Science of Iran, September 7-8.   more...

Gholami Ahmadabadi, K., Ansari Pirsaraei, Z., Aminafshar, M. and Zhandi, M. (2016). Effects of different temperatures on puberty, IGF-I gene expression in the liver, and some blood parameters of Hy-Line W-36 pullets. The Seventh Congress on Animal Science of Iran, September 7-8.   more...

Tar, M., Towhidi, A., Zeinoaldini, S., Zhandi, M. and Moazenizadeh, M.H. (216). Assessment is made extenders based on Nano-lecithin and egg yolk on cryopreservation goat sperm. The Seventh Congress on Animal Science of Iran, September 7-8.   more...

Moazenizadeh, M.H., Towhidi, A., Zhandi, M. and Tar, M. (2016). The effect of different levels of egg yolk in extender on Mahabadi goat sperm freezability. The Seventh Congress on Animal Science of Iran, September 7-8.   more...

Moazenizadeh, M.H., Towhidi, A., Zhandi, M. and Tar, M. (2016). Effect of glutathione in soybean lecithin-based semen extender on goat semen quality after freeze-thawing. The Seventh Congress on Animal Science of Iran, September 7-8.   more...

Moazenizadeh, M.H., Towhidi, A., Zhandi, M. and Tar, M. (2106). Influence of added vitamin E on frozen-thawed goat sperm cryopreserved in soybean lecithin-based extenders. The Seventh Congress on Animal Science of Iran, September 7-8.   more...

Mousavi, S.M., Towhidi, A., Zhandi, M., Mohammadi-Sangcheshmeh, A. and Amoabediny, G. (2016). The effect of different levels of Soybean lecithin in extender on Holstein bull sperm cryopreservation. The Seventh Congress on Animal Science of Iran, September 7-8.   more...

Saemi, F., Zare Shahneh, A., Zhandi, M., Akhlaghi, A., Khaksar, Z. and Dadpasand, M. (2015). Effect of long-term induced hyperthyroidism on histological changes of different regions of oviduct in Cobb 500 breeder hens. Second national congress of animal and poultry in north of Iran.   more...

Saemi, F., Zare Shahneh, A., Zhandi, M., Akhlaghi, A., Khaksar, Z. and Dadpasand, M. (2015). Histomorphometrical study of different regions of oviduct in hyperthyroid Cobb 500 breeder hens. Second national congress of animal and poultry in north of Iran.    more...

Saemi, F., Zare Shahneh, A., Zhandi, M. and Akhlaghi, A. (2015). Effect of long-term induced hyperthyroidism on the body weight and egg production in Cobb 500 breeder hens. Second national congress of animal and poultry in north of Iran.    more...

Namazi Zadegan, M.A., Shakeri, M., Zhandi, M. and Zaghari, M. (2015). Improvement of rooster sperm freezability by dietary guanidinoacetic acid supplementation. First International Congress on Reproduction, Tehran, Iran, 155.    more...

Sharafi, M., Zhandi, M., Najafi, A., Emamverdi, M. (2012). Improvement in post-thawed ram sperm quality by adding cysteine in soybean lecithin based extender. 13th Royan International Congress on Reproductive Biomedicine, pp, 94-95. Iran.   more...

Najafi, A., Zhandi, M., Towhidi, A., Sharafi, M., Emamverdi, M. (2012). In vitro assessment of trehalose for cryopreservation of ram sperm in extender containing soybean lecithin. 13th Royan International Congress on Reproductive Biomedicine, pp, 94-95. Iran.   more...

Towhidi, A., Dirandeh, E., Ansari, Z., Rezaei, A., Zhandi, M. and Zeinoaldini, S. (2012). Effects of Different PUFAs Supplementation on Uterine Gene Expression During the Postpartum Periods of Early. SSR congress, Pennsylvania, USA   more...

Salmani, H., Zhandi, M., Shakeri, M., Towhidi, A. and Zare Shahneh, A. (2012). Glutathione Supplemented Soybean Lecithin Based Semen Extender Is Not Suitable for Buck Sperm Cryopreservation. SSR congress, Pennsylvania, USA.   more...

Zhandi, M., Towhidi, A., Nasr-Esfahani, MH., Eftekhari-Yazdi, P., Zare-Shahne, A. (2010). Effect of Insulin like growth factor-1 in a semi-defined culture medium on bovine embryo developmental competence in normal and heat stress conditions. Endocrine Journal. 57: S611-S611. Japan.    more...

Rahman, MR., Vandaele, L., Rijsselaere, T., Zhandi, M., Maes, D. and Van Soom, A. (2010). Exposure of bovine spermatozoa to mild hydrogen peroxide enhances cleavage and blastocys t rates. Proc. 14th ESDAR Congress, pp. 70. Hangary.   more...

Zhandi, M., Vandaele, L. and Van Soom, A. (2010). Effects of removal of non-cleaved and degenerating embryos and/or refreshment of the medium on bovine blastocyst formation. Proc. 14th ESDAR Congress, pp. 74. Hangary.    more...

Zhandi, M., Towhidi, A., Nasr-Esfahani, MH., Eftekhari-Yazdi, P., Zare-Shahne, A and Rostami, F. (2009). Insulin-Like Growth Factor-1 Failed to Increase Developmental Competence of in vitro Maturing Bovine Oocyte under Heat Shock. . Proc. 13th ESDAR Congress, pp. 132. Belgium.   more...

Zhandi, M., A. Towhidi, H. Khazali and B. Shokrollahi. (2004). The effect of successive injections of naloxone on LH secretion in ewes during non-breeding season. Proc. 11th AAAP Congress, Vol III. pp. 42-43. Malaysia.    more...

Shokrollahi, B., Towhidi, A., Khazali, H. and Zhandi, M. (2004). The effect of intravenous injection of L-Tryptophan on growth hormone secretion in lamb. Proc. 11th AAAP Congress, Vol III. pp. 50-53. Malaysia.   more...

Towhidi, A., Khazali, H., Nik-Khah, A. and Zhandi, M. (2004). Effect of leptin injection on gonadotrophin secretion, and ovulation rate in fat tailed ewes. Proc. 11th AAAP Congress, Vol II. pp. 285-286. Malaysia.   more...


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