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  1. The direct use of medical zinc oxide in feed will be abandoned after 2022 in Europe, leaving an urgent need for substitutes to prevent post-weaning disorders.

    Authors: Yan Hui, Paulina Tamez-Hidalgo, Tomasz Cieplak, Gizaw Dabessa Satessa, Witold Kot, Søren Kjærulff, Mette Olaf Nielsen, Dennis Sandris Nielsen and Lukasz Krych

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:85

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  2. The biosynthesis of milk fat affects both the technological properties and organoleptic quality of milk and dairy products. MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are endogenous small non-coding RNAs that inhibit the expression o...

    Authors: Yujuan Wang, Xiaoyu Wang, Meng Wang, Li Zhang, Linsen Zan and Wucai Yang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:83

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  3. This study investigated the effect of melatonin (MT) on cell cycle (G1/S/G2/M) of parthenogenetic zygotes developed from vitrified-warmed mouse metaphase II (MII) oocytes and elucidated the potential mechanism...

    Authors: Bo Pan, Izhar Hyder Qazi, Shichao Guo, Jingyu Yang, Jianpeng Qin, Tianyi Lv, Shengqin Zang, Yan Zhang, Changjun Zeng, Qingyong Meng, Hongbing Han and Guangbin Zhou

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:84

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  4. Ruminants rely upon a complex community of microbes in their rumen to convert host-indigestible feed into nutrients. However, little is known about the association between the rumen microbiota and feed efficie...

    Authors: Déborah Romaskevis Gomes Lopes, Márcio de Souza Duarte, Alex J. La Reau, Ibrahim Zuniga Chaves, Tiago Antônio de Oliveira Mendes, Edenio Detmann, Cláudia Braga Pereira Bento, Maria Eugênia Zerlotti Mercadante, Sarah Figueiredo Martins Bonilha, Garret Suen and Hilário Cuquetto Mantovani

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:79

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  5. Immunological stress decreases feed intake, suppresses growth and induces economic losses. However, the underlying molecular mechanism remains unclear. Label-free liquid chromatography and mass spectrometry (L...

    Authors: Aijuan Zheng, Anrong Zhang, Zhimin Chen, Shoaib Ahmed Pirzado, Wenhuan Chang, Huiyi Cai, Wayne L. Bryden and Guohua Liu

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:90

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  6. Gut is a crucial organ for the host’s defense system due to its filtering action of the intestinal membrane from hazardous foreign substances. One strategy to strengthen the gut epithelial barrier function is ...

    Authors: Min-Jin Kwak, Min-Young Park, Yong-Soon Choi, Junghwan Cho, Duleepa Pathiraja, Jonggun Kim, Hanbae Lee, In-Geol Choi and Kwang-Youn Whang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:81

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  7. The current study was conducted to investigate the individual and combined occurrence of aflatoxin B1 (AFB1), deoxynivalenol (DON) and zearalenone (ZEN) in feeds from various Provinces of China during 2018 to 202...

    Authors: Ling Zhao, Lei Zhang, Zijian Xu, Xingda Liu, Liyuan Chen, Jiefan Dai, Niel Alexander Karrow and Lvhui Sun

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:74

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  8. Epigenetic regulation of the gene expression results from interaction between the external environment and transcription of the genetic information encoded in DNA. Methylated CpG regions within the gene promot...

    Authors: A. Dunislawska, A. Slawinska, M. Gryzinska and M. Siwek

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:73

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  9. Dietary essential oil (EO) supplementation can exert favorable effects on gut health in broilers. However, it is unknown whether EO could improve intestinal functions, consequently beneficial for egg performan...

    Authors: Jia Feng, Mingyuan Lu, Jing Wang, Haijun Zhang, Kai Qiu, Guanghai Qi and Shugeng Wu

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:72

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  10. Oxidative stress is a main cause of piglet gut damage and diarrhea. Pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ), is a novel redox cofactor with antioxidant properties. However, the effect and mechanism that PQQ supplementa...

    Authors: Caiyun Huang, Zijuan Fan, Dandan Han, Lee J. Johnston, Xi Ma and Fenglai Wang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:77

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  11. There is an immediate need to identify alternative sources of high-nutrient feedstocks for domestic livestock production and poultry, not only to support growing food demands but also to produce microalgae-sou...

    Authors: Imen Saadaoui, Rihab Rasheed, Ana Aguilar, Maroua Cherif, Hareb Al Jabri, Sami Sayadi and Schonna R. Manning

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:76

    Content type: Review

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  12. Deoxynivalenol (DON) is a widespread mycotoxin that induces intestinal inflammation and oxidative stress in humans and animals. Resveratrol (RES) effectively exerts anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. H...

    Authors: Yueqin Qiu, Jun Yang, Li Wang, Xuefen Yang, Kaiguo Gao, Cui Zhu and Zongyong Jiang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:71

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  13. Maternal nutrition during gestation affects fetal development, which has long-term programming effects on offspring postnatal growth performance. With a critical role in protein and lipid metabolism, essential...

    Authors: Taoqi Shao, Frank A. Ireland, Joshua C. McCann and Daniel W. Shike

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:67

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  14. Chronic heat stress (CHS) disrupts hepatic metabolic homeostasis and jeopardizes product quality of pigs. Selenium (Se) may regulate the metabolic state through affect selenoprotein. Thus, we investigate the p...

    Authors: Yan Liu, Jiayong Tang, Ying He, Gang Jia, Guangmang Liu, Gang Tian, Xiaoling Chen, Jingyi Cai, Bo Kang and Hua Zhao

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:68

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  15. Rotavirus (RV) is a major pathogen that causes severe gastroenteritis in infants and young animals. Endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress and subsequent apoptosis play pivotal role in virus infection. However, the...

    Authors: Ye Zhao, Ningming Hu, Qin Jiang, Li Zhu, Ming Zhang, Jun Jiang, Manyi Xiong, Mingxian Yang, Jiandong Yang, Linyuan Shen, Shunhua Zhang, Lili Niu, Lei Chen and Daiwen Chen

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:69

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  16. Intestinal disorder is an important factor contributing to growth lag and high rates of morbidity and mortality of piglets with intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR). Resveratrol (RSV) and its derivative pter...

    Authors: Yanan Chen, Hao Zhang, Yueping Chen, Peilu Jia, Shuli Ji, Yuying Zhang and Tian Wang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:70

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  17. Gut microbiota plays a key role in health, immunity, digestion, and production in layers. Factors such as environment, diet, diseases, stress, and flock management significantly affect gut microbiota; however,...

    Authors: Nitish Narendra Joat, Samiullah Khan and Kapil Chousalkar

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:78

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  18. Risk factors for the etiology of post-weaning diarrhea, a major problem in swine industry associated with enormous economic losses, remain to be fully elucidated. In concordance with the ethical concerns raise...

    Authors: Raphaële Gresse, Frédérique Chaucheyras-Durand, Sylvain Denis, Martin Beaumont, Tom Van de Wiele, Evelyne Forano and Stéphanie Blanquet-Diot

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:75

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  19. The immune system is one aspect of health that is affected by dietary selenium (Se) levels and selenoprotein expression. Spleen is an important immune organ of the body, which is directly involved in cellular ...

    Authors: Shuang Li, Wenjuan Sun, Kai Zhang, Jiawei Zhu, Xueting Jia, Xiaoqing Guo, Qingyu Zhao, Chaohua Tang, Jingdong Yin and Junmin Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:65

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  20. Myogenic transdifferentiation can be accomplished through ectopic MYOD1 expression, which is facilitated by various signaling pathways associated with myogenesis. In this study, we attempted to transdifferentiate...

    Authors: Jinsol Jeong, Kwang-Hwan Choi, Seung-Hun Kim, Dong-Kyung Lee, Jong-Nam Oh, Mingyun Lee, Gyung Cheol Choe and Chang-Kyu Lee

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:64

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  21. Heat stress (HS) disrupts the gut barrier allowing the uptake of lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and leads to an inflammatory response and changes in gut microbiota composition. Moringa oleifera leaf powder (MOLP) has b...

    Authors: Talat Bilal Yasoob, Defu Yu, Abdur Rauf Khalid, Zhen Zhang, Xiaofeng Zhu, Heba M. Saad and Suqin Hang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:66

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  22. Gram-negative bacterial infections have a major economic impact on both the livestock industry and public health. Toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4) plays a crucial role in host defence against Gram-negative bacteria...

    Authors: Yao Li, Yue Zhao, Xueling Xu, Rui Zhang, Jinlong Zhang, Xiaosheng Zhang, Yan Li, Shoulong Deng and Zhengxing Lian

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:63

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  23. Previous studies have shown that exogenous short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs) introduction attenuated the body fat deposition in conventional mice and pigs. However, limited studies have evaluated the effects of ...

    Authors: Hua Zhou, Bing Yu, Jing Sun, Zuohua Liu, Hong Chen, Liangpeng Ge and Daiwen Chen

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:61

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  24. Microbiota development is a critical aspect of turkey poult maturation, and the succession of microbes in the turkey gut has been shown to correlate with poult performance. The purpose of this study was to det...

    Authors: Elizabeth A. Miller, Brittanie Winfield, Bonnie P. Weber, Cristian Flores-Figueroa, Jeannette Munoz-Aguayo, Jared Huisinga and Timothy J. Johnson

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:59

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  25. The hyper-prolificacy Meishan gilts achieved a superior endometrial gland development (EGD) than white crossbred gilts during the ovary-independent period (before 60 d of age). Then, the EGD continues under th...

    Authors: Baoyang Xu, Wenxia Qin, Yiqin Yan, Yimei Tang, Shuyi Zhou, Juncheng Huang, Chunlin Xie, Libao Ma and Xianghua Yan

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:57

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  26. A considerable number of muscle development-related genes were differentially expressed in the early stage of avian adipocyte differentiation. However, the functions of them in adipocyte differentiation remain...

    Authors: Zheng Wang, Qiangsen Zhao, Xiaoqin Li, Zhongtao Yin, Sirui Chen, Sen Wu, Ning Yang and Zhuocheng Hou

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:55

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  27. Tibetan chickens, a unique native breed in the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau of China, possess a suite of adaptive features that enable them to tolerate the high-altitude hypoxic environment. Increasing evidence sugge...

    Authors: Ying Zhang, Woyu Su, Bo Zhang, Yao Ling, Woo Kyun Kim and Hao Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:60

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  28. The development of skeletal muscle in pigs during the embryonic stage is precisely regulated by transcriptional mechanisms, which depend on chromatin accessibility. However, how chromatin accessibility plays a...

    Authors: Jingwei Yue, Xinhua Hou, Xin Liu, Ligang Wang, Hongmei Gao, Fuping Zhao, Lijun Shi, Liangyu Shi, Hua Yan, Tianyu Deng, Jianfei Gong, Lixian Wang and Longchao Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:56

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  29. Sows are frequently subjected to various stresses during late gestation and lactation, which trigger inflammatory response and metabolic disorders. Dietary fiber can influence animal health by modulating gut m...

    Authors: Qinghui Shang, Sujie Liu, Hansuo Liu, Shad Mahfuz and Xiangshu Piao

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:54

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  30. Muscle is the complex and heterogeneous tissue, which comprises the primary edible part of the trunk of fish and mammals. Previous studies have shown that dietary isoleucine (Ile) exerts beneficial effects on ...

    Authors: Qin Jiang, Mingyao Yan, Ye Zhao, Xiaoqiu Zhou, Long Yin, Lin Feng, Yang Liu, Weidan Jiang, Pei Wu, Yan Wang, Defang Chen, Shiyong Yang, Xiaoli Huang and Jun Jiang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:53

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  31. Dietary fiber (DF) was considered an antinutritional factor due to its adverse effects on feed intake and nutrient digestibility. However, with increasing evidence, scientists have found that DF has enormous i...

    Authors: Rajesh Jha and Pravin Mishra

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:51

    Content type: Review

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  32. Heterosis is an important biological phenomenon that has been extensively utilized in agricultural breeding. However, negative heterosis is also pervasively observed in nature, which can cause unfavorable impa...

    Authors: Chunning Mai, Chaoliang Wen, Zhiyuan Xu, Guiyun Xu, Sirui Chen, Jiangxia Zheng, Congjiao Sun and Ning Yang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:52

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  33. Recent investigations highlighted that Hermetia illucens (BSF) larva meal can be a valuable alternative protein source for aquafeed production. In this study, in substitution of fishmeal, we used increasing inclu...

    Authors: Christian Caimi, Ilaria Biasato, Giulia Chemello, Sara Bellezza Oddon, Carola Lussiana, Vanda Maria Malfatto, Maria Teresa Capucchio, Elena Colombino, Achille Schiavone, Francesco Gai, Angela Trocino, Alberto Brugiapaglia, Manuela Renna and Laura Gasco

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:50

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  34. Effective antibiotic alternatives are urgently needed in the poultry industry to control disease outbreaks. Phage therapy mainly utilizes lytic phages to kill their respective bacterial hosts and can be an att...

    Authors: Santi Devi Upadhaya, Je Min Ahn, Jae Hyoung Cho, Jin Young Kim, Dae Kyung Kang, Sung Woo Kim, Hyeun Bum Kim and In Ho Kim

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:49

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  35. We aimed to characterize the protective effects and the molecular mechanisms of action of a Saccharomyces cerevisiae fermentation product (NTK) in response to a mastitis challenge. Eighteen mid-lactation multipar...

    Authors: M. Vailati-Riboni, D. N. Coleman, V. Lopreiato, A. Alharthi, R. E. Bucktrout, E. Abdel-Hamied, I. Martinez-Cortes, Y. Liang, E. Trevisi, I. Yoon and J. J. Loor

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:62

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  36. Administration of progesterone (P4) to ewes during the first 9 to 12 days of pregnancy accelerates blastocyst development by day 12 of pregnancy, likely due to P4-induced up-regulation of key genes in uterine ...

    Authors: Katherine M. Halloran, Emily C. Hoskins, Claire Stenhouse, Robyn M. Moses, Kathrin A. Dunlap, M. Carey Satterfield, Heewon Seo, Gregory A. Johnson, Guoyao Wu and Fuller W. Bazer

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:46

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  37. Due to presence of drug-resistant Eimeria strains and raised public health safety concerns about drug residues in the meat, there is renewed interest in the search for natural alternatives to the coccidiosis cont...

    Authors: Francisco Xavier Gordillo Jaramillo, Da-Hye Kim, Sang Hyeok Lee, Sun-Kwan Kwon, Rajesh Jha and Kyung-Woo Lee

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:47

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  38. Replacement gilts are typically fed ad libitum, whereas emerging evidence from human and rodent studies has revealed that time-restricted access to food has health benefits. The objective of this study was to inv...

    Authors: Lun Hua, Lianpeng Zhao, Zhengyu Mao, Wentao Li, Jing Li, Xuemei Jiang, Lianqiang Che, Shengyu Xu, Yan Lin, Zhengfeng Fang, Bin Feng, De Wu and Yong Zhuo

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:41

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  39. Nutritional management in the dry period can alter body condition score (BCS) in dairy cows, a subjective measure of body fat. As such, differences in BCS during late-pregnancy not only mirror nutrient utiliza...

    Authors: A. S. Alharthi, D. N. Coleman, I. A. Alhidary, M. M. Abdelrahman, E. Trevisi and J. J. Loor

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:44

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  40. Heat stress is a significant problem in the poultry industry, causing a severe economic loss due to its detrimental effects on chickens’ health and performance. Dried plum (DP) is a good source of minerals, vi...

    Authors: Sanjeev Wasti, Nirvay Sah, Amit K. Singh, Chin N. Lee, Rajesh Jha and Birendra Mishra

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:58

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  41. There are many diseases in poultry, many of which are caused by poor immune function. It is not clear how cytokines and various immune cell functions change with age in modern broilers. The purpose of this stu...

    Authors: Bochen Song, Dazhi Tang, Shaojia Yan, Hao Fan, Guang Li, Muhammad Suhaib Shahid, Tahir Mahmood and Yuming Guo

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:42

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  42. Scarce is knowledge on the process regulating the development of acid secretion, orexigenic signaling, and chemosensing in the stomach of young pigs. Changes of early microbial encounters by suckling pigs can ...

    Authors: P. Trevisi, D. Luise, F. Correa, S. Messori, M. Mazzoni, J. P. Lallès and P. Bosi

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:31

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  43. JUNO and IZUMO1 are the first receptor-ligand protein pairs discovered to be essential for sperm-oocyte fusion; their interaction is indispensable for fertilization.

    Authors: Wenping Hu, Xinlong Dong, Zhilong Tian, Zhuangbiao Zhang, Jishun Tang, Benmeng Liang, Qiuyue Liu and Mingxing Chu

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:37

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  44. The possibility of assessing meat quality traits over the meat chain is strongly limited, especially in the context of selective breeding which requires a large number of phenotypes. The main objective of this...

    Authors: Simone Savoia, Andrea Albera, Alberto Brugiapaglia, Liliana Di Stasio, Alessio Cecchinato and Giovanni Bittante

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:29

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  45. This study aimed to elucidate the molecular mechanisms of solid diet introduction initiating the cellular growth and maturation of rumen tissues and characterize the shared and unique biological processes upon...

    Authors: Daming Sun, Yuyang Yin, Changzheng Guo, Lixiang Liu, Shengyong Mao, Weiyun Zhu and Junhua Liu

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:33

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  46. Seaweed-derived polysaccharides (SDP) represent an attractive source of prebiotic nutraceuticals for the food and animal husbandry industry. However, the mechanism by which SDP from Enteromorpha mediates pig grow...

    Authors: Tiande Zou, Jin Yang, Xiaobo Guo, Qin He, Zirui Wang and Jinming You

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2021 12:28

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