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  1. Lignocellulose biomass is the most abundant and renewable material in nature. The objectives of this study were to characterize two endoglucanases TrepCel3 and TrepCel4, and determine the effect of the combina...

    Authors: Zhenxiang Meng, Chengjian Yang, Jing Leng, Weiyun Zhu and Yanfen Cheng
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2023 14:16
  2. Zearalenone (ZEA) widely exists in moldy grains, which seriously destroys the fertility of females. Isorhamnetin, a natural flavonoid, has extensive of pharmacological activities. However, the beneficial effec...

    Authors: Xiaoya Li, Jiaxin Duan, Shiyou Wang, Jianyong Cheng, Huali Chen, Zelin Zhang, Li Yang, Rongmao Hua and Qingwang Li
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2023 14:22
  3. Long non-coding RNAs (lncRNAs) regulate numerous biological processes, including adipogenesis. Research on adipogenesis will assist in the treatment of human metabolic diseases and improve meat quality in live...

    Authors: Xinhao Ma, Xinran Yang, Dianqi Zhang, Wenzhen Zhang, Xiaoyu Wang, Kuncheng Xie, Jie He, Chugang Mei and Linsen Zan
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2023 14:21
  4. This study examined the efficacy of L-citrulline supplementation on the arginine/nitric oxide metabolism, and intestinal functions of broilers during arginine deficiency. A total of 288 day-old Arbor Acre broiler...

    Authors: Victoria Anthony Uyanga, Lijing Sun, Yu Liu, Meiming Zhang, Jingpeng Zhao, Xiaojuan Wang, Hongchao Jiao, Okanlawon M. Onagbesan and Hai Lin
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2023 14:9
  5. Necroptosis and pyroptosis are newly identified forms of programmed cell death, which play a vital role in development of many gastrointestinal disorders. Although plant polyphenols have been reported to prote...

    Authors: Kan Xiao, Mohan Zhou, Qingqing Lv, Pengwei He, Xu Qin, Dan Wang, Jiangchao Zhao and Yulan Liu
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2023 14:5
  6. Anthocyanins (AC) showed positive effects on improving the intestinal health and alleviating intestinal pathogen infections, therefore, an experiment was conducted to explore the protective effects of suppleme...

    Authors: Sheng Zhang, Yibing Wang, Jinling Ye, Qiuli Fan, Xiajing Lin, Zhongyong Gou and Shouqun Jiang
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2023 14:15
  7. Growth-promoting antibiotics have been banned by law in the livestock and poultry breeding industry in many countries. Various alternatives to antibiotics have been investigated for using in livestock. Epimedium ...

    Authors: Jiaqi Zhang, Haitao Yu, Huiyan Zhang, Qingyu Zhao, Wei Si, Yuchang Qin and Junmin Zhang
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2023 14:14
  8. Recent evidence suggests important roles for progesterone (P4) and interferon tau in the regulation of calcium, phosphate, and vitamin D signaling in the uteri of pregnant sheep. However, the effects of P4 and...

    Authors: Claire Stenhouse, Makenzie G. Newton, Katherine M. Halloran, Robyn M. Moses, Nirvay Sah, Larry J. Suva and Fuller W. Bazer
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2023 14:13
  9. There is an urgent need to identify natural bioactive compounds that can enhance gastrointestinal health and promote pig growth performance in the absence of pharmacological levels of zinc oxide (ZnO). The obj...

    Authors: Alison Dowley, Torres Sweeney, Eadaoin Conway, Stafford Vigors, Marion T. Ryan, Supriya Yadav, Jude Wilson and John V. O’Doherty
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2023 14:12
  10. Sperm migration by thermotaxis is a guidance mechanism that operates along the oviduct and it has proved to be a valid method for selecting spermatozoa with low DNA fragmentation (SDF) in mice, humans, and sta...

    Authors: Sara Ruiz-Díaz, Rosane Mazzarella, Paula Navarrete-López, Raúl Fernández-González, Celia de Frutos, María Maroto, Claudia Cucala, Paula Beltrán-Breña, Marta Lombó, Dimitrios Rizos and Alfonso Gutiérrez-Adán
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2023 14:11
  11. Nitrate leaching to groundwater and surface water and ammonia volatilization from dairy farms have negative impacts on the environment. Meanwhile, the increasing demand for dairy products will result in more p...

    Authors: Rui Shi, Wenqi Lou, Bart Ducro, Aart van der Linden, Han A. Mulder, Simon J. Oosting, Shengli Li and Yachun Wang
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2023 14:8
  12. Salmonella Typhimurium challenge causes a huge detriment to chicken production. N-acyl homoserine lactonase (AHLase), a quorum quenching enzyme, potentially inhibits the growth and virulence of Gram-negative bac...

    Authors: Weiwei Wang, Jingseng Ou, Hui Ye, Qingyun Cao, Changming Zhang, Zemin Dong, Dingyuan Feng and Jianjun Zuo
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2023 14:7
  13. The interaction between nutrition and immunity plays a vital role in nutrient digestion, absorption, and metabolism during poultry production. Recent studies showed that the gut microbiota contributes to the d...

    Authors: Xinkai Wang, Yifan Hu, Xiaoyan Zhu, Liyuan Cai, Muhammad Zahid Farooq and Xianghua Yan
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2023 14:4
  14. Taurine performs multiple physiological functions, and the maintenance of taurine level for most mammals relies on active uptake from diet and endogenous taurine synthesis through its synthesis enzymes, includ...

    Authors: Di Zhang, Zhijuan Wang, Xuan Luo, Hongzhou Guo, Guobin Qiu, Yuneng Gong, Hongxu Gao and Sheng Cui
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2023 14:6
  15. Probiotics have been used in livestock production for many years, but information on their benefits during the early life of calves is inconsistent. This study aimed to assess the effects of probiotics on the ...

    Authors: Liyun Wang, Honghong Sun, Haixu Gao, Yaohui Xia, Linsen Zan and Chunping Zhao
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2023 14:3
  16. Over the past few decades, genetic selection and refined nutritional management have extensively been used to increase the growth rate and lean meat production of livestock. However, the rapid growth rates of ...

    Authors: Liang Zhao, Xiangdong Liu, Noe A Gomez, Yao Gao, Jun Seok Son, Song Ah Chae, Mei-Jun Zhu and Min Du
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2023 14:2
  17. Survival from birth to slaughter is an important economic trait in commercial pig productions. Increasing survival can improve both economic efficiency and animal welfare. The aim of this study is to explore t...

    Authors: Tianfei Liu, Bjarne Nielsen, Ole F. Christensen, Mogens Sandø Lund and Guosheng Su
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2023 14:1
  18. Cholesterol is an essential component of lipid rafts in cell plasma membrane, which exerts a hepatoprotective role against mycotoxin exposure in pigs, and cholesterol metabolism is vulnerable to epigenetic his...

    Authors: Qiufang Zong, Huan Qu, Yahui Zhao, Haoyu Liu, Shenglong Wu, Shuai Wang, Wenbin Bao and Demin Cai
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:133
  19. The most used protein sources in ruminant nutrition are considered as having negative impacts in terms of environmental sustainability and competition with human nutrition. Therefore, the investigation of alte...

    Authors: Manuela Renna, Mauro Coppa, Carola Lussiana, Aline Le Morvan, Laura Gasco and Gaelle Maxin
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:138
  20. In China, cage systems with a high space utilization have gradually replaced ground litter systems, but the disease incidence of chickens in cages is higher. Broilers in the ground litter pens may be stimulate...

    Authors: Bochen Song, Peng Li, Huiping Xu, Zhong Wang, Jianmin Yuan, Bingkun Zhang, Zengpeng Lv, Zhigang Song and Yuming Guo
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:144
  21. Economic losses and market constraints caused by bacterial diseases such as colibacillosis due to avian pathogenic Escherichia coli and necrotic enteritis due to Clostridium perfringens remain major problems for ...

    Authors: Philip H. W. Mak, Muhammad Attiq Rehman, Elijah G. Kiarie, Edward Topp and Moussa S. Diarra
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:148
  22. There is a lack of data for the standardized ileal digestibility (SID) of fat and fatty acids in national feed databases. In addition, it is important to specify the procedures used for fat analyses. Therefore...

    Authors: Lu Wang, Wenjun Gao, Junyan Zhou, Huangwei Shi, Tenghao Wang and Changhua Lai
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:143
  23. Intestinal barrier plays key roles in maintaining intestinal homeostasis. Inflammation damage can severely destroy the intestinal integrity of mammals. This study was conducted to investigate the protective ef...

    Authors: Weilei Yao, Tongxin Wang, Lu Huang, Zhengxi Bao, Shu Wen and Feiruo Huang
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:139
  24. Although thermal indices have been proposed for swine, none to our knowledge differentiate by reproductive stage or predict thermal comfort using behavioral and physiological data. The study objective was to d...

    Authors: Betty R. McConn, Allan P. Schinckel, Lindsey Robbins, Brianna N. Gaskill, Angela R. Green-Miller, Donald C. Lay Jr. and Jay S. Johnson
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:135
  25. Most embryonic loss in pigs occurs before d 30 of gestation. Dietary supplementation with L-arginine (Arg) during early gestation can enhance the survival and development of conceptuses (embryo/fetus and its extr...

    Authors: Cassandra M. Herring, Fuller W. Bazer, Gregory A. Johnson, Heewon Seo, Shengdi Hu, Mohammed Elmetwally, Wenliang He, Daniel B. Long and Guoyao Wu
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:134
  26. Host defense peptides (HDPs) are small molecules with broad-spectrum antimicrobial activities against infectious bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Increasing evidence suggests that HDPs can also indirectly protect...

    Authors: Di Wu, Linglong Fu, Weizhang Wen and Na Dong
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:141
  27. N6-methyladenosine (m6A) is an abundant post-transcriptional RNA modification that affects various biological processes. The fat mass and obesity-associated (FTO) protein, a demethylase encoded by the FTO gene, h...

    Authors: Kan Li, Weichen Huang, Zhijun Wang and Qinghua Nie
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:147
  28. N6-methyladenosine (m6A) and DNA 5-methylcytosine (5mC) methylation plays crucial roles in diverse biological processes, including skeletal muscle development and growth. Recent studies unveiled a potential link ...

    Authors: Du Zhang, Shumei Wu, Xinxin Zhang, Shuqiang Ren, Zhonglin Tang and Fei Gao
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:146
  29. SCNT (somatic cell nuclear transfer) is of great significance to biological research and also to the livestock breeding. However, the survival rate of the SCNT cloned animals is relatively low compared to othe...

    Authors: Hao Wu, Wendi Zhou, Haijun Liu, Xudai Cui, Wenkui Ma, Haixin Wu, Guangdong Li, Likai Wang, Jinlong Zhang, Xiaosheng Zhang, Pengyun Ji, Zhengxing Lian and Guoshi Liu
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:145
  30. Heat stress is one of the most challenging stressors for animal production due to high economic losses resulting from impaired animal’s productivity, health and welfare. Despite the fact that all farm animal s...

    Authors: Robert Ringseis and Klaus Eder
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:126
  31. Mammary health is important for transition dairy cows and has been well recognized to exert decisive effects on animal welfare. However, the factors influencing mammary health are still unclear. Differential s...

    Authors: Luyi Jiang, Huizeng Sun, Fengfei Gu, Jin He, Fengqi Zhao and Jianxin Liu
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:131
  32. Most duck eggs possess a fishy odor, indicating that ducks generally exhibit impaired trimethylamine (TMA) metabolism. TMA accumulation is responsible for this unpleasant odor, and TMA metabolism plays an esse...

    Authors: Xingzheng Li, Jianlou Song, Xuefeng Shi, Mingyi Huang, Lei Liu, Guoqiang Yi, Ning Yang, Guiyun Xu and Jiangxia Zheng
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:119
  33. High stocking density (HSD) stress has detrimental effects on growth performance, intestinal barrier function, and intestinal microbiota in intensive animal production. Organic acids (OA) are widely used as fe...

    Authors: Dong Dai, Guanghai Qi, Jing Wang, Haijun Zhang, Kai Qiu, Yanming Han, Yuanyuan Wu and Shugeng Wu
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:124
  34. Improving feed efficiency (FE) is one of the main objectives in broiler breeding. It is difficult to directly measure FE traits, and breeders hence have been trying to identify biomarkers for the indirect sele...

    Authors: Zhiyong Su, Xue Bai, Haoyu Wang, Shouzhi Wang, Chong Chen, Fan Xiao, Huaishun Guo, Haihe Gao, Li Leng and Hui Li
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:122
  35. This study aimed to investigate the hydration properties of different-source fibrous materials by comparing their water-binding capacity (WBC), water swelling capacity (WSC), viscosity, and in vivo effects of ...

    Authors: Shuangbo Huang, Zhijuan Cui, Xiangyu Hao, Chuanhui Cheng, Jianzhao Chen, Deyuan Wu, Hefeng Luo, Jinping Deng and Chengquan Tan
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:142
  36. Mastitis caused by different pathogens including Streptococcus uberis (S. uberis) is responsible for huge economic losses to the dairy industry. In order to investigate the potential genetic and epigenetic regula...

    Authors: Mengqi Wang, Nathalie Bissonnette, Mario Laterrière, Pier-Luc Dudemaine, David Gagné, Jean-Philippe Roy, Xin Zhao, Marc-André Sirard and Eveline M. Ibeagha-Awemu
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:136
  37. Estimating inbreeding, which is omnipresent and inevitable in livestock populations, is a primary goal for management and animal breeding especially for those interested in mitigating the negative consequences...

    Authors: Davinia Isabel Perdomo-González, Nora Laseca, Sebastián Demyda-Peyrás, Mercedes Valera, Isabel Cervantes and Antonio Molina
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:127
  38. In rodents, research has revealed a role of liver X receptors (LXR) in controlling lipid homeostasis and regulating the synthesis of polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). Recent data suggest that LXRB is the pre...

    Authors: Wenying Zhang, Changhui Zhang, Jun Luo, Huifen Xu, Jianxin Liu, Juan J. Loor and Hengbo Shi
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:120
  39. Endoplasmic reticulum (ER) stress and autophagy are implicated in the pathophysiology of intestinal inflammation; however, their roles in intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR)-induced colon inflammation are u...

    Authors: Yanan Chen, Hao Zhang, Yue Li, Shuli Ji, Peilu Jia and Tian Wang
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:125
  40. Organic selenium supplementation during gestation improves the antioxidant status and reproductive performance of sows and increases the antioxidative capacity of the intestines of their offspring. This study ...

    Authors: Yan Lin, Hui Yan, Lei Cao, Daolin Mou, Dajiang Ding, Binting Qin, Lianqiang Che, Zhengfeng Fang, Shengyu Xu, Yong Zhuo, Jian Li, Jianping Wang, Chao Huang, Yuanfeng Zou, Lixia Li, De Wu…
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:121
  41. Intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR) is associated with severely impaired nutrient metabolism and intestinal development of pigs. Our previous study found that IUGR altered intestinal microbiota and metaboli...

    Authors: Yang Liu, Md. Abul Kalam Azad, Wanghong Zhang, Liang Xiong, Francois Blachier, Zugong Yu and Xiangfeng Kong
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:117
  42. 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 13:137

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  43. Diarrhea is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in young calves, resulting in considerable economic loss for dairy farms. To determine if some gut microbes might have resistance to dysbiotic process with ...

    Authors: Hongwei Chen, Yalu Liu, Kailang Huang, Bin Yang, Yuanyuan Zhang, Zhongtang Yu and Jiakun Wang
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:132
  44. In vitro production of bovine embryos is a well-established technology, but the in vitro culture (IVC) system still warrants improvements, especially regarding embryo quality. This study aimed to evaluate the ...

    Authors: Cláudia Lima Verde Leal, Karina Cañón-Beltrán, Yulia N. Cajas, Meriem Hamdi, Aracelli Yaryes, María Gemma Millán de la Blanca, Paula Beltrán-Breña, Rosane Mazzarella, Juliano Coelho da Silveira, Alfonso Gutiérrez-Adán, Encina M González and Dimitrios Rizos
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:116
  45. Intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR) is a major inducer of higher morbidity and mortality in the pig industry and catch-up growth (CUG) before weanling could significantly restore this negative influence. Bu...

    Authors: Chang Cui, Caichi Wu, Jun Wang, Ziwei Ma, Xiaoyu Zheng, Pengwei Zhu, Nuan Wang, Yuhua Zhu, Wutai Guan and Fang Chen
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:129
  46. This study aimed to investigate whether the combination of Macleaya cordata extract (MCE) and Bacillus could improve the laying performance and health of laying hens better.

    Authors: Fei Wang, Peng Zou, Shujie Xu, Qi Wang, Yuanhao Zhou, Xiang Li, Li Tang, Baikui Wang, Qian Jin, Dongyou Yu and Weifen Li
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:118
  47. Preventing Salmonella infection and colonization in young birds is key to improving poultry gut health and reducing Salmonella contamination of poultry products and decreasing salmonellosis for human consumption ...

    Authors: Yujing Shao, Wenrui Zhen, Fangshen Guo, Zeqiong Hu, Kaichen Zhang, Linhua Kong, Yuming Guo and Zhong Wang
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:130
  48. Avian leukosis (AL) is a general term for a variety of neoplastic diseases in avian caused by avian leukosis virus (ALV). No vaccine or drug is currently available for the disease. Therefore, the disease can r...

    Authors: Guodong Mo, Ping Wei, Bowen Hu, Qinghua Nie and Xiquan Zhang
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:123
  49. A comprehensive landscape of chromatin states for multiple mammalian tissues is essential for elucidating the molecular mechanism underlying regulatory variants on complex traits. However, the genome-wide chro...

    Authors: Tao Jiang, Ziqi Ling, Zhimin Zhou, Xiaoyun Chen, Liqing Chen, Sha Liu, Yingchun Sun, Jiawen Yang, Bin Yang, Jianzhen Huang and Lusheng Huang
    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2022 13:112

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