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  1. Although methionine (Met), the first-limiting dietary amino acid, has crucial roles in growth and regulation of lipid metabolism in ducks, mechanisms underlying are not well understood. Therefore, the objectiv...

    Authors: Yongbao Wu, Jing Tang, Zhiguo Wen, Bo Zhang, Junting Cao, Lulu Zhao, Zhanbao Guo, Ming Xie, Zhengkui Zhou and Shuisheng Hou
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:61
  2. As a ubiquitous reversible epigenetic RNA modification, N6-methyladenosine (m6A) plays crucial regulatory roles in multiple biological pathways. However, its functional mechanisms in sex determination and diff...

    Authors: Jianbo Li, Xiuan Zhang, Xiqiong Wang, Congjiao Sun, Jiangxia Zheng, Junying Li, Guoqiang Yi and Ning Yang
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:52
  3. Recently, machine learning (ML) has become attractive in genomic prediction, but its superiority in genomic prediction over conventional (ss) GBLUP methods and the choice of optimal ML methods need to be inves...

    Authors: Xue Wang, Shaolei Shi, Guijiang Wang, Wenxue Luo, Xia Wei, Ao Qiu, Fei Luo and Xiangdong Ding
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:60
  4. Authors: Yu Tang, Xinyue Zhang, Yanan Wang, Yongpeng Guo, Peiqi Zhu, Guiguan Li, Jianyun Zhang, Qiugang Ma and Lihong Zhao
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:66

    The original article was published in Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:47

  5. Selenium is an essential trace mineral important for the maintenance of homeostasis in animals and humans. It evinces a strong antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and potential antimicrobial capacity. Selenium biol...

    Authors: Brittany M. Pecoraro, Diego F. Leal, Alba Frias-De-Diego, Matthew Browning, Jack Odle and Elisa Crisci
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:58
  6. Evaluating the growth performance of pigs in real-time is laborious and expensive, thus mathematical models based on easily accessible variables are developed. Multiple regression (MR) is the most widely used ...

    Authors: Li Wang, Qile Hu, Lu Wang, Huangwei Shi, Changhua Lai and Shuai Zhang
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:57
  7. Increasing intramuscular fat (IMF) is an important strategy to improve meat quality, but the regulation mechanism of IMF deposition needs to be systematically clarified.

    Authors: Huanxian Cui, Lu Liu, Xiaojing Liu, Yongli Wang, Na Luo, Xiaodong Tan, Yuting Zhu, Ranran Liu, Guiping Zhao and Jie Wen
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:54
  8. Our previous study has shown that supplementation of trace amounts of antibiotic exacerbated the detrimental effects of enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC) infection and delayed the recovery of pigs that may be associ...

    Authors: Kwangwook Kim, Cynthia Jinno, Peng Ji and Yanhong Liu
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:59
  9. The possibility of partially replacing soybean meal (SBM) with Hermetia illucens (HI) defatted larvae meal in broiler nutrition has frequently been suggested. For sustainability reasons, however, the larvae fat p...

    Authors: Kristina Hartinger, Katharina Fröschl, Marco Antonio Ebbing, Barbara Bruschek-Pfleger, Karl Schedle, Christiane Schwarz and Martin Gierus
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:50
  10. The objectives of this study were to determine the effect of commercial slow-release urea (SRU) on in vitro fermentation characteristics, nutrient digestibility, gas production, microbial protein synthesis and...

    Authors: Yongmei Guo, Ling Xiao, Long Jin, Sumei Yan, Dongyan Niu and Wenzhu Yang
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:56
  11. In recent years, interest in the larvae of black soldier fly (BSF) (Hermetia illucens) as a sustainable protein resource for livestock feed has increased considerably. However, knowledge on the nutritional and ph...

    Authors: Mohammad M. Seyedalmoosavi, Manfred Mielenz, Teun Veldkamp, Gürbüz Daş and Cornelia C. Metges
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:31
  12. Dietary fiber-degrading enzyme supplementation in broilers aims at off-setting the anti-nutritive effect of non-starch polysaccharides and at promoting broiler health. Recently, we demonstrated that xylanase/g...

    Authors: Dimitrios Kouzounis, Jannigje G. Kers, Natalia Soares, Hauke Smidt, Mirjam A. Kabel and Henk A. Schols
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:51
  13. Alternative feedstuffs may contribute to reducing feed costs of pig production. But these feedstuffs are typically rich in fiber and resistant starch (RS). Dietary fibers and RS are fermented in the gastrointe...

    Authors: Utsav P. Tiwari, Rabindra K. Mandal, Kabi Raj Neupane, Birendra Mishra and Rajesh Jha
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:53
  14. Subclinical necrotic enteritis (SNE), a common intestinal disease of broiler caused by Clostridium perfringens, could reduce production performance of broilers by chronic intestinal damage and poor absorption of ...

    Authors: Yu Tang, Xinyue Zhang, Yanan Wang, Yongpeng Guo, Peiqi Zhu, Guiguan Li, Jianyun Zhang, Qiugang Ma and Lihong Zhao
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:47

    The Correction to this article has been published in Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:66

  15. Sperm quality evaluation is the logical first step in increasing field fertility. Spermatozoa contain cytoplasmic organelles and biomolecules known as sperm-intrinsic factors, which play key roles in sperm mat...

    Authors: Won-Ki Pang, Ji-Hyun Son, Do-Yeal Ryu, Md Saidur Rahman, Yoo-Jin Park and Myung-Geol Pang
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:42
  16. Sperm abnormalities are one of the primary factors leading to male sterility, but their pathogenesis is still unclear. Although miRNAs are suggested to exert important roles in the regulation of spermatogenesi...

    Authors: Shengnan Li, Qiubei Wang, Lu Huang, Siyu Fan, Ting Li, Yuqing Shu, Chun Zhang, Yi Zhou, Qingfeng Liu, Kaikun Luo, Min Tao and Shaojun Liu
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:44
  17. The egg production performance of chickens is affected by many factors, including genetics, nutrition and environmental conditions. These factors all play a role in egg production by affecting the development ...

    Authors: Haorong He, Dongmei Li, Yongtong Tian, Qinyao Wei, Felix Kwame Amevor, Congjiao Sun, Chunlin Yu, Chaowu Yang, Huarui Du, Xiaosong Jiang, Menggen Ma, Can Cui, Zhichao Zhang, Kai Tian, Yao Zhang, Qing Zhu…
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:55
  18. The application of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) to improve swine growth performance has been sporadically studied. Most of these studies used a single microbiota source and thus the effect of donor c...

    Authors: Xiaofan Wang, Tsungcheng Tsai, Bin Zuo, Xiaoyuan Wei, Feilong Deng, Ying Li, Charles V. Maxwell, Hua Yang, Yingping Xiao and Jiangchao Zhao
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:49
  19. Spermatogenesis is an intricate developmental process during which undifferentiated spermatogonia, containing spermatogonial stem cells (SSCs), undergo self-renewal and differentiation to generate eventually m...

    Authors: Yi Zheng, Qiang Gao, Tianjiao Li, Ruifang Liu, Zechao Cheng, Ming Guo, Jinhong Xiao, De Wu and Wenxian Zeng
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:45
  20. The gastrointestinal tract of livestock and poultry is prone to challenge by feedborne antigens, pathogens, and other stress factors in the farm environment. Excessive physiological inflammation and oxidative ...

    Authors: Tamil Selvi Sundaram, Carlotta Giromini, Raffaella Rebucci, Juraj Pistl, Mangesh Bhide and Antonella Baldi
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:40
  21. In early lactation, bovine mammary epithelial cells undergo serious metabolic challenges and oxidative stress both of which could be alleviated by activation of autophagy. Nuclear factor erythroid 2 related fa...

    Authors: Renxu Chang, Xudong Sun, Hongdou Jia, Qiushi Xu, Zhihao Dong, Yan Tang, Shengbin Luo, Qianming Jiang, Juan J. Loor and Chuang Xu
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:48
  22. Gut homeostasis is of importance to host health and imbalance of the gut usually leads to disorders or diseases for both human and animal. Postbiotics have been applied in manipulating of gut health, and utili...

    Authors: Yifan Zhong, Shanshan Wang, Hanqiu Di, Zhaoxi Deng, Jianxin Liu and Haifeng Wang
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:38
  23. Zearalenone (ZEA) is a resorcylic acid lactone derivative derived from various Fusarium species that are widely found in food and feeds. The molecular structure of ZEA resembles that of the mammalian hormone 17β-...

    Authors: Jianchuan Zhou, Lihong Zhao, Shimeng Huang, Qingxiu Liu, Xiang Ao, Yuanpei Lei, Cheng Ji and Qiugang Ma
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:36
  24. Dietary supplementation with a fucoidan-rich Ascophyllum nodosum extract (ANE), possessing an in vitro anti-Salmonella Typhimurium activity could be a promising on-farm strategy to control Salmonella infection in...

    Authors: Brigkita Venardou, John V. O’Doherty, Shane Maher, Marion T. Ryan, Vivian Gath, Rajeev Ravindran, Claire Kiely, Gaurav Rajauria, Marco Garcia-Vaquero and Torres Sweeney
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:39
  25. Digestive disorders in weaning pigs remain a major challenge for swine producers. Different types of commercial feed additives have been developed to promote gut health and development in young pigs, but their...

    Authors: Prakash Poudel, Ryan Samuel, Crystal Levesque and Benoit St-Pierre
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:25
  26. Currently, there is a high demand for efficient pig embryo cryopreservation procedures in the porcine industry as well as for genetic diversity preservation and research purposes. To date, vitrification (VIT) ...

    Authors: C. Almiñana, F. Dubuisson, S. Bauersachs, E. Royer, P. Mermillod, E. Blesbois and F. Guignot
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:46
  27. Impaired reproductive performance is the largest contributing factor for the removal of boars from commercial systems. Intrauterine growth restricted piglets represent 25% of the total number of piglets born a...

    Authors: Claire Stenhouse, Yennifer Cortes-Araya, F. Xavier Donadeu and Cheryl J. Ashworth
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:24
  28. A growing body of evidence has revealed that the mammalian genome is organized into hierarchical layers that are closely correlated with and may even be causally linked with variations in gene expression. Rece...

    Authors: Jiaman Zhang, Pengliang Liu, Mengnan He, Yujie Wang, Hua Kui, Long Jin, Diyan Li and Mingzhou Li
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:32
  29. Inbreeding depression can adversely affect traits related to fitness, reproduction and productive performance. Although current research suggests that inbreeding levels are generally low in most goat breeds, t...

    Authors: María Gracia Luigi-Sierra, Almudena Fernández, Amparo Martínez, Dailu Guan, Juan Vicente Delgado, Javier Fernández Álvarez, Vincenzo Landi, Francesc Xavier Such, Jordi Jordana, María Saura and Marcel Amills
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:35
  30. The broodstock diet, and in particular the lipid and fatty acid composition of the diet, is known to play a key role in reproductive efficiency and survival of the progeny in fish. A major problem when replaci...

    Authors: Emilie Cardona, Emilien Segret, Yoann Cachelou, Thibaut Vanderesse, Laurence Larroquet, Alexandre Hermann, Anne Surget, Geneviève Corraze, Frederic Cachelou, Julien Bobe and Sandrine Skiba-Cassy
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:33
  31. Heat stress (HS) is an important environmental stress factor affecting poultry production on a global scale. With the rise in ambient temperature and increasing effects of global warming, it becomes pertinent ...

    Authors: Victoria Anthony Uyanga, Emmanuel O. Oke, Felix Kwame Amevor, Jingpeng Zhao, Xiaojuan Wang, Hongchao Jiao, Okanlawon M. Onagbesan and Hai Lin
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:23
  32. Corticotropin-releasing hormone (CRH), the major secretagogue of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, is intricately intertwined with the clock genes to regulate the circadian rhythm of various body ...

    Authors: Yang Yang, Wanwan Han, Aijia Zhang, Mindie Zhao, Wei Cong, Yimin Jia, Deyun Wang and Ruqian Zhao
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:29
  33. Over the past years, antibiotic growth promoter had been restricted in animal husbandry production in many countries because of antimicrobial resistance and foodborne antibiotic residues. However, the problems...

    Authors: Yanan Wang, Zhipeng Yang, Yuanfei Zhou, Jiajian Tan, Haiqing Sun, Defa Sun, Yuyun Mu, Jian Peng and Hongkui Wei
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:22
  34. Since the overuse of antibiotics in animal production has led to a selection of antibiotic-resistant pathogens that affect humans and animals as well. Scientists are therefore searching for novel natural alter...

    Authors: Liya Zhang, Laila Ben Said, Nadège Hervé, Séverine Zirah, Moussa Sory Diarra and Ismail Fliss
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:34
  35. Sialyllactose (SL) is one of the most abundant oligosaccharides present in porcine breast milk. However, little is known about its effect on growth performance and intestinal health in weaned pigs. This study ...

    Authors: Qiming Duan, Daiwen Chen, Bing Yu, Zhiqing Huang, Yuheng Luo, Ping Zheng, Xiangbing Mao, Jie Yu, Junqiu Luo, Hui Yan and Jun He
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:30
  36. The fertility of sows mainly depends on the embryo losses during gestation and the survival rate of the post-farrowing piglets. The selection of highly-prolific sows has been mainly focused on the selection of...

    Authors: Chengquan Tan, Zihao Huang, Wenyu Xiong, Hongxuan Ye, Jinping Deng and Yulong Yin
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:28
  37. Mycotoxins can cause body poisoning and induce carcinogenesis, often with a high mortality rate. Therefore, it is of great significance to seek new targets that indicate mycotoxin activity and to diagnose and ...

    Authors: Jia Chen, Shuhua Yang, Peng Li, Aibo Wu, Eugenie Nepovimova, Miao Long, Wenda Wu and Kamil Kuca
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:37
  38. Circular RNAs (circRNAs) are a novel class of endogenous ncRNA, which widely exist in the transcriptomes of different species and tissues. Recent studies indicate important roles for circRNAs in the regulation...

    Authors: Bolin Cai, Manting Ma, Zhen Zhou, Shaofen Kong, Jing Zhang, Xiquan Zhang and Qinghua Nie
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:2
  39. The high dependence of intensive ruminant production on soybean meal and the environmental impact of this crop encourage the search for alternative protein-rich feeds. The use of insects seems promising, but t...

    Authors: Pablo G. Toral, Gonzalo Hervás, Mariana Gabriela González-Rosales, Alejandro G. Mendoza, Lizbeth E. Robles-Jiménez and Pilar Frutos
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:21
  40. The objective of this experiment was to evaluate the effect of a combination of microencapsulated essential oils and organic acids (MOA) on growth performance, immuno-antioxidant status, intestinal barrier fun...

    Authors: Jiayu Ma, Shenfei Long, Jian Wang, Jie Gao and Xiangshu Piao
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:16
  41. Cytosolic Ca2+ plays vital roles in myogenesis and muscle development. As a major Ca2+ release channel of endoplasmic reticulum (ER), ryanodine receptor 1 (RyR1) key mutations are main causes of severe congenital...

    Authors: Kai Qiu, Yubo Wang, Doudou Xu, Linjuan He, Xin Zhang, Enfa Yan, Lu Wang and Jingdong Yin
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:9
  42. Economically important milk production traits including milk volume, milk fat and protein yield vary considerably across dairy goats in New Zealand. A significant portion of the variation is attributable to ge...

    Authors: Andrew Jiang, Alex Ankersmit-Udy, Sally-Anne Turner, Megan Scholtens, Mathew D. Littlejohn, Nicolas Lopez-Villalobos, Colin G. Proser, Russell G. Snell and Klaus Lehnert
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:4
  43. Very low-protein (VLP) diets negatively impact calcium (Ca) metabolism and absorption. The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of supplemental branched-chain amino acids (BCAA) and limiting a...

    Authors: Mohammad Habibi, Cedrick N. Shili, Julia Sutton, Parniyan Goodarzi and Adel Pezeshki
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:15
  44. The emergence of antimicrobial resistance has necessitated the development of effective alternatives to antibiotics for livestock and poultry production. This study investigated a possible synergy between buty...

    Authors: Qing Yang, Binlong Chen, Kelsy Robinson, Thiago Belem, Wentao Lyu, Zhuo Deng, Ranjith Ramanathan and Guolong Zhang
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:3
  45. The use of newly harvested corn in feed causes wet droppings in broilers and increased feed cost which was termed as “new season grain problem”. The present study was conducted to evaluate the proteomic profil...

    Authors: Dafei Yin, Youli Wang, Liqun Wang, Yuqin Wu, Xiaoyi Bian, Samuel E. Aggrey and Jianmin Yuan
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:26
  46. Oleic acid is an abundant free fatty acid present in livestock that are in a negative energy-balance state, and it may have detrimental effects on female reproduction and fertility. Oleic acid induces lipid ac...

    Authors: Xiaoge Zhou, Zhaoyi Mo, Yankun Li, Liang Huang, Sihai Yu, Lan Ge, Yamei Hu, Shengjie Shi, Lutong Zhang, Liguang Wang, Lei Gao, Gongshe Yang and Guiyan Chu
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:27
  47. This study investigated a novel in ovo feeding strategy to determine the prebiotic effects of xylo- and mannan- oligosaccharides (XOS and MOS) differing in the degree of polymerization. A total of 192 fertiliz...

    Authors: Amit Kumar Singh, Utsav Prakash Tiwari, Birendra Mishra and Rajesh Jha
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:13
  48. Effects of added fat in sow diets on the sows’ reproductive performance and offspring growth performance are influenced by multiple factors such as genetics, nutrition, parity, ambient temperatures, and farm m...

    Authors: Lixue Wang, Shuai Zhang, Lee J. Johnston, Crystal L. Levesque, Jingdong Yin and Bing Dong
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:12

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