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  1. Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) participating in milk fermentation naturally release and enrich the fermented dairy product with a broad range of bioactive metabolites, which has numerous roles in the intestinal he...

    Authors: Ailian Lin, Xiaoxi Yan, Hongyu Wang, Yong Su and Weiyun Zhu
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:113
  2. The transition period is a challenging period for high-producing dairy cattle. Cows in early lactation are considered as a group at risk of subacute ruminal acidosis (SARA). Variability in SARA susceptibility ...

    Authors: Hong Yang, Stijn Heirbaut, Xiaoping Jing, Nympha De Neve, Leen Vandaele, Jeyamalar Jeyanathan and Veerle Fievez
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:87
  3. Dietary supplementation of omega-3 fatty acids can reduce the activation of the endocannabinoid system (ECS) by decreasing the availability of arachidonic acid, thus lowering endocannabinoids (eCBs) levels. Th...

    Authors: Gitit Kra, Jayasimha Rayalu Daddam, Uzi Moallem, Hadar Kamer, Radka Kočvarová, Alina Nemirovski, G. Andres Contreras, Joseph Tam and Maya Zachut
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:114
  4. As one of the most utilized commercial composite boar lines, Duroc pigs have been introduced to China and undergone strongly human-induced selection over the past decades. However, the efficiencies and limitat...

    Authors: Zitao Chen, Jinyan Teng, Shuqi Diao, Zhiting Xu, Shaopan Ye, Dingjie Qiu, Zhe Zhang, Yuchun Pan, Jiaqi Li, Qin Zhang and Zhe Zhang
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:99
  5. Emerging evidence suggests an important role of vitamin D in the establishment and maintenance of pregnancy, and the regulation of foetal growth across mammalian species. However, the temporal changes in mater...

    Authors: Claire Stenhouse, Emma Hurst, Richard J. Mellanby and Cheryl J. Ashworth
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:106
  6. Genomic selection (GS) has revolutionized animal and plant breeding after the first implementation via early selection before measuring phenotypes. Besides genome, transcriptome and metabolome information are ...

    Authors: Mang Liang, Bingxing An, Tianpeng Chang, Tianyu Deng, Lili Du, Keanning Li, Sheng Cao, Yueying Du, Lingyang Xu, Lupei Zhang, Xue Gao, Junya Li and Huijiang Gao
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:103
  7. Chronic heat stress has a negative impact on poultry meat quality. Although this has been extensively investigated, previous studies have primarily focused on metabolic alterations and oxidative stress in the ...

    Authors: Zhen Liu, Yingsen Liu, Tong Xing, Jiaolong Li, Lin Zhang, Yun Jiang and Feng Gao
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:110
  8. Transgenerational effects of certain nutrients such as essential fatty acids are gaining increased attention in the field of human medicine and animal sciences as a new tool to improve health and animal perfor...

    Authors: Gita Cherian
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:98
  9. The analysis of chromatin integrity has become an important determinant of sperm quality. In frozen-thawed bovine sperm, neither the sequence of post-thaw injury events nor the dynamics of different types of s...

    Authors: Jordi Ribas-Maynou, Ariadna Delgado-Bermúdez, Yentel Mateo-Otero, Estel Viñolas, Carlos O. Hidalgo, W. Steven Ward and Marc Yeste
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:105
  10. The grazing behaviour of herbivores and their grazing personalities might in part be determined genetically, but there are few studies in beef cattle illustrating this. In this study, we investigated for first...

    Authors: Cristian A. Moreno García, Huitong Zhou, David Altimira, Robyn Dynes, Pablo Gregorini, Sadeepa Jayathunga, Thomas M. R. Maxwell and Jonathan Hickford
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:111
  11. Two experiments were conducted to establish an optimal NE challenge model and evaluate the efficacy of stimbiotic (STB) supplementation in necrotic enteritis (NE) challenged broilers. In Exp. 1, a total of 120...

    Authors: Ji Hwan Lee, Byongkon Lee, Xavière Rousseau, Gilson A. Gomes, Han Jin Oh, Yong Ju Kim, Se Yeon Chang, Jae Woo An, Young Bin Go, Dong Cheol Song, Hyun Ah Cho and Jin Ho Cho
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:100
  12. Bacillus cereus is an important pathogen that causes human food poisoning, specifically diarrhea and vomiting. B. cereus can also induce mastitis in dairy cows and has a strong survival ability in milk, as it can...

    Authors: Qiang Shan, Ning Liu, Xue Wang, Yaohong Zhu, Jinhua Yin and Jiufeng Wang
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:101
  13. Research on nutrition in early-life commonly focuses on the maturation of the intestine because the intestinal system is crucial for ensuring continued growth. To explore the importance of early nutrition regu...

    Authors: Qianyun Zhang, Shan Zhang, Shu Wu, Marianne Hjøllund Madsen and Shourong Shi
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:97
  14. This study was conducted to investigate the effects of each phytogenic feed additive (PFA; PFA1, bitter citrus extract; PFA2, a microencapsulated blend of thymol and carvacrol; PFA3, a mixture of bitter citrus...

    Authors: Se Yeon Chang, Min Ho Song, Ji Hwan Lee, Han Jin Oh, Yong Ju Kim, Jae Woo An, Young Bin Go, Dong Cheol Song, Hyun Ah. Cho, Seung Yeol Cho, Dong Jun Kim, Mi Suk Kim, Hyeun Bum Kim and Jin Ho Cho
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:107
  15. Nutrient regulation has been proven to be an effective way to improve the flesh quality in fish. As a necessary nutrient for fish growth, protein accounts for the highest proportion in the fish diet and is ex...

    Authors: Min Dong, Lu Zhang, Pei Wu, Lin Feng, Weidan Jiang, Yang Liu, Shengyao Kuang, Shuwei Li, Haifeng Mi, Ling Tang and Xiaoqiu Zhou
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:109
  16. The study of molecular processes regulating heat stress response in dairy cattle is paramount for developing mitigation strategies to improve heat tolerance and animal welfare. Therefore, we aimed to identify ...

    Authors: Hanpeng Luo, Lirong Hu, Luiz F. Brito, Jinhuan Dou, Abdul Sammad, Yao Chang, Longgang Ma, Gang Guo, Lin Liu, Liwei Zhai, Qing Xu and Yachun Wang
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:108
  17. Recently, interest in the use of herbs and phytogenic compounds has grown because of their potential role in the production and health of livestock animals. Among these compounds, several tannins have been tes...

    Authors: A. Pascual, M. Pauletto, A. Trocino, M. Birolo, M. Dacasto, M. Giantin, F. Bordignon, C. Ballarin, M. Bortoletti, G. Pillan and G. Xiccato
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:102
  18. Irreversible cryodamage caused by oocyte vitrification limited its wild application in female fertility preservation. Antioxidants were always used to antagonist the oxidative stress caused by vitrification. H...

    Authors: Qingrui Zhuan, Jun Li, Xingzhu Du, Luyao Zhang, Lin Meng, Yuwen Luo, Dan Zhou, Hongyu Liu, Pengcheng Wan, Yunpeng Hou and Xiangwei Fu
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:95
  19. The use of industrial by-products rich in bioactive compounds as animal feeds can reduce greenhouse gas production. Paulownia leaves silage (PLS) was supplemented to dairy cows' diet and evaluated in vitro (Ex...

    Authors: Haihao Huang, Dorota Lechniak, Malgorzata Szumacher-Strabel, Amlan Kumar Patra, Martyna Kozłowska, Pawel Kolodziejski, Min Gao, Sylwester Ślusarczyk, Daniel Petrič and Adam Cieslak
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:104
  20. Deoxynivalenol (DON) is one of the most common environmental pollutants that induces intestinal inflammation and microbiota dysbiosis. Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG) is a probiotic that not only has anti-inflam...

    Authors: Yongsong Bai, Kaidi Ma, Jibo Li, Zhongshuai Ren, Jing Zhang and Anshan Shan
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:90
  21. Carnitine facilitates the flux of long-chain fatty acids for hepatic mitochondrial beta-oxidation, which acts to ameliorate the negative energy balance commonly affecting high-yielding dairy cows. Inflammation...

    Authors: Wei Xu, Sandra Grindler, Ákos Kenéz, Sven Dänicke, Jana Frahm and Korinna Huber
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:94
  22. Egg production is economically important in the meat-type chicken industry. To better understand the molecular genetic mechanism of egg production in meat-type chicken, genetic parameter estimation, genome-wid...

    Authors: Jiqiang Ding, Fan Ying, Qinghe Li, Gaomeng Zhang, Jin Zhang, Ranran Liu, Maiqing Zheng, Jie Wen and Guiping Zhao
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:96
  23. Magnolia bark extract (MBE) is a natural supplement with antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and antimicrobial activities. Its properties suggest that the dietary supplementation in livestock could improve the qua...

    Authors: Ruggero Menci, Hajer Khelil-Arfa, Alexandra Blanchard, Luisa Biondi, Marco Bella, Alessandro Priolo, Giuseppe Luciano and Antonio Natalello
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:89
  24. Chicken is the most consumed meat worldwide and the industry has been facing challenging myopathies. Wooden breast (WB), which is often accompanied by white striping (WS), is a serious myopathy adversely affec...

    Authors: Ranran Liu, Fuli Kong, Siyuan Xing, Zhengxiao He, Lu Bai, Jiahong Sun, Xiaodong Tan, Di Zhao, Guiping Zhao and Jie Wen
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:93
  25. Escherichia coli (E. coli) infection in humans and animals usually comes with gut dysbiosis, which is potential culprit to skeletal health, it is still unclear to whether diet interfered gut microbiome changes ca...

    Authors: Huaiyong Zhang, Simeng Qin, Xiangli Zhang, Pengfei Du, Yao Zhu, Yanqun Huang, Joris Michiels, Quifeng Zeng and Wen Chen
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:92
  26. Heavy metal cadmium (Cd) is a widespread environmental contaminant with a potential toxicity that might negatively affect female reproduction and fertility. It has been reported that Cd exposure impaired the q...

    Authors: Anna Rita Piras, Federica Ariu, Alessio Maltana, Giovanni Giuseppe Leoni, Nicola Antonio Martino, Antonella Mastrorocco, Maria Elena Dell’Aquila and Luisa Bogliolo
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:83
  27. Heat stress (HS) is one of the most important threats for the current poultry industry. Therefore, many efforts have been made to ameliorate the adverse effect of HS on poultry production; however, physiologic...

    Authors: Deok Yun Kim, Byeonghwi Lim, Jun-Mo Kim and Dong Yong Kil
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:79
  28. Consumption of resistant starch (RS) has been associated with various intestinal and systemic health benefits, but knowledge of its effects on intestinal health and inflammatory response in stressed birds is l...

    Authors: Simeng Qin, Weiqiang Bai, Todd J. Applegate, Keying Zhang, Gang Tian, Xuemei Ding, Shiping Bai, Jianping Wang, Li Lv, Huanwei Peng, Yue Xuan and Quifeng Zeng
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:91
  29. There is evidence that sow heat stress (HS) during gestation affects fetal development with implications for impaired muscle growth. We have previously demonstrated that maternal HS during early to mid-gestati...

    Authors: Weicheng Zhao, Mark P. Green, Christina D. Marth, Fan Liu, Hieu H. Le, Gordon S. Lynch, Alan W. Bell, Brian J. Leury, Frank R. Dunshea and Jeremy J. Cottrell
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:76
  30. Methionine or lysine has been reported to influence DNA methylation and fat metabolism, but their combined effects in N6-methyl-adenosine (m6A) RNA methylation remain unclarified. The combined effects of rumen-pr...

    Authors: Kefyalew Gebeyew, Chao Yang, Hui Mi, Yan Cheng, Tianxi Zhang, Fan Hu, Qiongxian Yan, Zhixiong He, Shaoxun Tang and Zhiliang Tan
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:85
  31. Increasing demand for high-value fish species and pressure on forage fish is challenging aquaculture to ensure sustainable growth by replacing protein sources in aquafeeds with plant and terrestrial animal pro...

    Authors: Ivana Lepen Pleić, Ivana Bušelić, Maria Messina, Jerko Hrabar, Luka Žuvić, Igor Talijančić, Iva Žužul, Tina Pavelin, Ivana Anđelić, Jelka Pleadin, Jasna Puizina, Leon Grubišić, Emilio Tibaldi and Tanja Šegvić-Bubić
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:77
  32. Nutritional value of proteins in feed ingredients can be negatively affected by hydrothermal processing, which causes large variation in the bioavailability of amino acids (AA) and negatively affects animal pr...

    Authors: Sergio Salazar-Villanea, Maikol Astúa-Ureña, Allison Masís-Montoya, Juan I. Herrera-Muñoz and Catalina Salas-Durán
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:74
  33. Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) F4 commonly colonizes the small intestine and releases enterotoxins that impair the intestinal barrier function and trigger inflammatory responses. Although Bacillus lichen...

    Authors: Qiao Li, Linyan Li, Yanhong Chen, Changning Yu, Paula Azevedo, Joshua Gong and Chengbo Yang
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:86
  34. Recently, defects in mammalian oocytes maturation induced by environmental pollution results in the decreasing animal reproduction. Animal exposed to glyphosate is largely unavoidable because glyphosate is one...

    Authors: Chunhua Xing, Shun Chen, Yue Wang, Zhennan Pan, Yuanjing Zou, Shaochen Sun, Zili Ren and Yu Zhang
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:80
  35. Male infertility is an important issue that causes low production in the animal industry. To solve the male fertility crisis in the animal industry, the prediction of sperm quality is the most important step. ...

    Authors: Won-Ki Pang, Shehreen Amjad, Do-Yeal Ryu, Elikanah Olusayo Adegoke, Md Saidur Rahman, Yoo-Jin Park and Myung-Geol Pang
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:84
  36. Excessive abdominal fat deposition in commercial broilers presents an obstacle to profitable meat quality, feed utilization, and reproduction. Abdominal fat deposition depends on the proliferation of preadipoc...

    Authors: Weihua Tian, Xin Hao, Ruixue Nie, Yao Ling, Bo Zhang, Hao Zhang and Changxin Wu
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:81
  37. The pig is an economically important livestock species and is a widely applied large animal model in medical research. Enhancers are critical regulatory elements that have fundamental functions in evolution, d...

    Authors: Yinqiao Wu, Yuedong Zhang, Hang Liu, Yun Gao, Yuyan Liu, Ling Chen, Lu Liu, David M. Irwin, Chunhui Hou, Zhongyin Zhou and Yaping Zhang
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:75
  38. This study investigated greenhouse gas (GHG) emission characteristics of lactating Holstein dairy cows in East China and provided a basis for formulating GHG emission reduction measures. GreenFeed system was u...

    Authors: Peng Jia, Yan Tu, Zhihao Liu, Qi Lai, Fadi Li, Lifeng Dong and Qiyu Diao
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:88
  39. Light management plays an important role in the growth and behavior of broiler chickens. Constant light in early post hatch stage has been a common practice in broiler industry for improving growth performance...

    Authors: Yang Yang, Wei Cong, Jie Liu, Mindie Zhao, Peirong Xu, Wanwan Han, Deyun Wang and Ruqian Zhao
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:67
  40. Ovarian follicular fluids (FFs) contain several kinds of regulatory factors that maintain a suitable microenvironment for oocyte development. Extracellular vesicles (EVs) are among the factors that play essent...

    Authors: Ahmed Gad, Matej Murin, Alexandra Bartkova, Veronika Kinterova, Katerina Marcollova, Jozef Laurincik and Radek Prochazka
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:82
  41. The productivity and sustainability of livestock production systems are heavily influenced by animal nutrition. To maintain homeostatic balance in the body of the animal at different phases of life, the percen...

    Authors: Iqra Bano, Sylvie Skalickova, Safia Arbab, Lenka Urbankova and Pavel Horky
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:72
  42. Under current dietary regimens, milk production by lactating sows is insufficient to sustain the maximal growth of their piglets. As precursors of glutamate and glutamine as well as substrates and activators o...

    Authors: Reza Rezaei, Ana San Gabriel and Guoyao Wu
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:65
  43. Arginine (Arg) is an essential amino acid (EAA) in poultry, an important substrate for protein synthesis and a precursor of several molecules. Supplementation of EAAs with low protein (LP) diet increases the u...

    Authors: Mingfa Sun, Ning Ma, Hui Liu, Yu Liu, Yunlei Zhou, Jingpeng Zhao, Xiaojuan Wang, Haifang Li, Baishun Ma, Hongchao Jiao and Hai Lin
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:63
  44. Heat stress (HS) affects the ruminal microbiota and decreases the lactation performance of dairy cows. Because HS decreases feed intake, the results of previous studies were confounded by the effect of HS on f...

    Authors: Tansol Park, Lu Ma, Shengtao Gao, Dengpan Bu and Zhongtang Yu
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:71
  45. Elevated ambient temperature-caused heat stress is a major concern for livestock production due to its negative impact on animal feed intake, growth, reproduction, and health. Particularly, the germ cells are ...

    Authors: Meijie Song, Yu Li, Yihang Zhou, Jiner Yan, Xiaohua Zhou, Qian Gao, Yilong Miao and Bo Xiong
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:68
  46. Extracellular vesicles (EVs) are nanosized membrane-enclosed compartments that serve as messengers in cell-to-cell communication, both in normal physiology and in pathological conditions. EVs can transfer func...

    Authors: Sangiliyandi Gurunathan, Min-Hee Kang, Hyuk Song, Nam Hyung Kim and Jin-Hoi Kim
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:62
  47. Tauroursodeoxycholic acid (TUDCA), a hydrophilic bile acid, is the main medicinal component of bear bile and is commonly used to treat a variety of hepatobiliary diseases. Meanwhile, TUDCA has been shown to mo...

    Authors: Min Song, Fenglin Zhang, Yiming Fu, Xin Yi, Shengchun Feng, Zhichang Liu, Dun Deng, Qiang Yang, Miao Yu, Canjun Zhu, Xiaotong Zhu, Lina Wang, Ping Gao, Gang Shu, Xianyong Ma, Qingyan Jiang…
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:73
  48. Mycotoxins are toxic secondary metabolites produced by filamentous fungi that are commonly detected as natural contaminants in agricultural commodities worldwide. Mycotoxin exposure can lead to mycotoxicosis i...

    Authors: Ran Xu, Elijah G. Kiarie, Alexandros Yiannikouris, Lvhui Sun and Niel A. Karrow
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:69
  49. Germ cell mitotic arrest is conserved in many vertebrates, including birds, although the time of entry or exit into quiescence phase differs. Mitotic arrest is essential for the normal differentiation of male ...

    Authors: Hyeon Jeong Choi, Kyung Min Jung, Deivendran Rengaraj, Kyung Youn Lee, Eunhui Yoo, Tae Hyun Kim and Jae Yong Han
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:64
  50. Galacto-oligosaccharides (GOS) are non-digestible food ingredients that promote the growth of beneficial bacteria in the gut. This study investigated the protective effect of the early-life GOS supplement on t...

    Authors: Shiyi Tian, Jue Wang, Ren Gao, Jing Wang and Weiyun Zhu
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:70

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