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  1. Content type: Research

    During late gestation the placental epithelial interface becomes highly folded, which involves changes in stromal hyaluronan. Hyaluronan is composed of glucoronate and N-acetyl-glucosamine. We hypothesized tha...

    Authors: Jeffrey L. Vallet, Jeremy R. Miles, Bradley A. Freking and Shane Meyer

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:68

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  2. Content type: Review

    The concept of foetal programming (FP) originated from human epidemiological studies, where foetal life nutrition was linked to health and disease status later in life. Since the proposal of this phenomenon, i...

    Authors: Prabhat Khanal and Mette Olaf Nielsen

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:75

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  3. Content type: Research

    The broiler industry has undergone intense genetic selection over the past 50 yr. resulting in improvements for growth and feed efficiency, however, significant variation remains for performance and growth tra...

    Authors: Nicky-Lee Willson, Rebecca E. A. Forder, Rick G. Tearle, Greg S. Nattrass, Robert J. Hughes and Philip I. Hynd

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:70

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  4. Content type: Research

    An oviduct- specific glycoprotein, OVGP1, is synthesized and secreted by non-ciliated epithelial cells of the mammalian oviduct which provides an essential milieu for reproductive functions. The present study ...

    Authors: Suman Choudhary, A. Kumaresan, Manish Kumar, Shivani Chhillar, Hrudananda Malik, Sudarshan Kumar, Jai K. Kaushik, Tirtha K. Datta and Ashok K. Mohanty

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:69

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  5. Content type: Research

    Leptin has a strong relation to important traits in animal production, such as carcass composition, feed intake, and reproduction. It is mainly produced by adipose cells and acts predominantly in the hypothala...

    Authors: Lúcio Flávio Macedo Mota, Cristina Moreira Bonafé, Pâmela Almeida Alexandre, Miguel Henrique Santana, Francisco José Novais, Erika Toriyama, Aldrin Vieira Pires, Saulo da Luz Silva, Paulo Roberto Leme, José Bento Sterman Ferraz and Heidge Fukumasu

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:71

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  6. Content type: Research

    Beef cattle breeding programs in Brazil have placed greater emphasis on the genomic study of reproductive traits of males and females due to their economic importance. In this study, genome-wide associations w...

    Authors: Marcos Eli Buzanskas, Daniela do Amaral Grossi, Ricardo Vieira Ventura, Flavio Schramm Schenkel, Tatiane Cristina Seleguim Chud, Nedenia Bonvino Stafuzza, Luciana Diniz Rola, Sarah Laguna Conceição Meirelles, Fabiana Barichello Mokry, Maurício de Alvarenga Mudadu, Roberto Hiroshi Higa, Marcos Vinícius Gualberto Barbosa da Silva, Maurício Mello de Alencar, Luciana Correia de Almeida Regitano and Danísio Prado Munari

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:67

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  7. Content type: Research

    Cinnamicaldehyde (CA) is a key flavor compound in cinnamon essential oil possessing various bioactivities. Tight junction (TJ) proteins are vital for the maintenance of intestinal epithelial barrier function, ...

    Authors: Kaiji Sun, Yan Lei, Renjie Wang, Zhenlong Wu and Guoyao Wu

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:66

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  8. Content type: Research

    When an animal is exposed to a stressor, metabolic rate, energy consumption and utilisation increase primarily through activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis. Changes to partitioning of en...

    Authors: A. K. Kelly, P. Lawrence, B. Earley, D. A. Kenny and M. McGee

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:65

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  9. Content type: Research

    This study aimed to determine the effects of early antibiotic intervention (EAI) on subsequent blood parameters, apparent nutrient digestibility, and fecal fermentation profile in pigs with different dietary c...

    Authors: Miao Yu, Chuanjian Zhang, Yuxiang Yang, Chunlong Mu, Yong Su, Kaifan Yu and Weiyun Zhu

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:60

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  10. Content type: Research

    Methionine is an essential amino acid for fish. The present study was conducted to investigate the effects of dietary methionine on growth performance, digestive and absorptive ability, as well as antioxidant ...

    Authors: Pei Wu, Ling Tang, Weidan Jiang, Kai Hu, Yang Liu, Jun Jiang, Shengyao Kuang, Ling Tang, Wuneng Tang, Yongan Zhang, Xiaoqiu Zhou and Lin Feng

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:63

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  11. Content type: Research

    The objective of the study was to evaluate the effect of overfeeding a moderate energy diet and a 2,4-thiazolidinedione (TZD) injection on blood and hepatic tissue biomarkers of lipid metabolism, oxidative str...

    Authors: Afshin Hosseini, Mustafa Salman, Zheng Zhou, James K. Drackley, Erminio Trevisi and Juan J. Loor

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:64

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  12. Content type: Research

    Application the innovative method which is in ovo technology provides a means of modulating the immune system at early embryonic stages. The aim of study was to determine influence of the in ovo stimulation, o...

    Authors: A. Sobolewska, J. Bogucka, A. Dankowiakowska, G. Elminowska-Wenda, K. Stadnicka and M. Bednarczyk

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:61

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  13. Content type: Research

    Maternal obesity alters oocytes and subsequent fetal metabolism. An increasing number of studies have shown that the endoplasmic reticulums (ER) or mitochondria have important effects on oocyte quality, but th...

    Authors: Lihong Zhao, Tengfei Lu, Lei Gao, Xiangwei Fu, Shien Zhu and Yunpeng Hou

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:62

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  14. Content type: Research

    Genomic growth curves are generally defined only in terms of population mean; an alternative approach that has not yet been exploited in genomic analyses of growth curves is the Quantile Regression (QR). This ...

    Authors: L. M. A. Barroso, M. Nascimento, A. C. C. Nascimento, F. F. Silva, N. V. L. Serão, C. D. Cruz, M. D. V. Resende, F. L. Silva, C. F. Azevedo, P. S. Lopes and S. E. F. Guimarães

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:59

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  15. Content type: Research

    Intra-uterine crowding (IUC) observed in hyperprolific sows impairs myofiber hyperplasia and overall fetal growth. Arginine supplementation (ARG) in gestation diets has been shown to positively affect litter a...

    Authors: Johannes Gulmann Madsen, Camilo Pardo, Michael Kreuzer and Giuseppe Bee

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:58

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  16. Content type: Research

    Two trials were performed to evaluate a partially defatted Hermetia illucens (HI) larvae meal as potential feed ingredient in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss Walbaum) diets. In the first trial, 360 trout (178....

    Authors: M. Renna, A. Schiavone, F. Gai, S. Dabbou, C. Lussiana, V. Malfatto, M. Prearo, M. T. Capucchio, I. Biasato, E. Biasibetti, M. De Marco, A. Brugiapaglia, I. Zoccarato and L. Gasco

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:57

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  17. Content type: Research

    The objective of the present study was to estimate (co)variance components of female fertility traits in Chinese Holsteins, considering fertility traits in different parities as different traits. Data on 88,64...

    Authors: Aoxing Liu, Mogens Sandø Lund, Yachun Wang, Gang Guo, Ganghui Dong, Per Madsen and Guosheng Su

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:56

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  18. Content type: Research

    In beef cattle, changes in the periovulatory endocrine milieu are associated with fertility and conceptus growth. A large preovulatory follicle (POF) and the resulting elevated concentrations of progesterone (...

    Authors: Moana Rodrigues França, Maressa Izabel Santos da Silva, Guilherme Pugliesi, Veerle Van Hoeck and Mario Binelli

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:54

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  19. Content type: Research

    The beneficial effects of Lactobacillus probiotics in animal production are often strain-related. Different strains from the same species may exert different weight-gain effect on hosts in vivo. Most lactobacilli...

    Authors: Yating Su, Xingjie Chen, Ming Liu and Xiaohua Guo

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:52

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  20. Content type: Research

    Corn and soybean meal (SBM) are two of the most common feed ingredients used in pig feeds. However, a variety of antinutritional factors (ANFs) present in corn and SBM can interfere with the bioavailability of...

    Authors: Changyou Shi, Yu Zhang, Zeqing Lu and Yizhen Wang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:50

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  21. Content type: Review

    Fluoroacetate producing plants grow worldwide and it is believed they produce this toxic compound as a defence mechanism against grazing by herbivores. Ingestion by livestock often results in fatal poisonings,...

    Authors: Lex Ee Xiang Leong, Shahjalal Khan, Carl K. Davis, Stuart E. Denman and Chris S. McSweeney

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:55

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  22. Content type: Research

    The newly proposed methanogenic order ‘Methanomassiliicoccales’ is the second largest archaeal population in the rumen, second only to the Methanobrevibacter population. However, information is limited regarding ...

    Authors: Wei Jin, Yanfen Cheng and Weiyun Zhu

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:47

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  23. Content type: Research

    The present experiment was performed to assess the effects of different sources of milk on the growth performance, serum metabolism, immunity, and intestinal development of calves. Eighty-four Holstein male ne...

    Authors: Yang Zou, Yajing Wang, Youfei Deng, Zhijun Cao, Shengli Li and Jiufeng Wang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:53

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  24. Content type: Research

    The study aimed to determine the apparent total tract digestibility coefficients (ATTDC) of nutrients, the apparent metabolizable energy (AME and AMEn) and the amino acid (AA) apparent ileal digestibility coef...

    Authors: Achille Schiavone, Michele De Marco, Silvia Martínez, Sihem Dabbou, Manuela Renna, Josefa Madrid, Fuensanta Hernandez, Luca Rotolo, Pierluca Costa, Francesco Gai and Laura Gasco

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:51

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  25. Content type: Research

    An experiment was conducted to evaluate the effects of feed restriction (FR) and sex on the quantitative and qualitative carcass traits of Morada Nova lambs. Thirty-five animals with an initial body weight of ...

    Authors: Thiago L. A. C. de Araújo, Elzânia S. Pereira, Ivone Y. Mizubuti, Ana C. N. Campos, Marília W. F. Pereira, Eduardo L. Heinzen, Hilton C. R. Magalhães, Leilson R. Bezerra, Luciano P da Silva and Ronaldo L. Oliveira

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:46

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  26. Content type: Research

    Among various feed additives currently used in poultry nutrition, an important role is played by bioactive substances, including prebiotics. The beneficial effect of these bioactive substances on the gastroint...

    Authors: Adrianna Sobolewska, Gabriela Elminowska-Wenda, Joanna Bogucka, Agata Dankowiakowska, Anna Kułakowska, Agata Szczerba, Katarzyna Stadnicka, Michał Szpinda and Marek Bednarczyk

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:45

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  27. Content type: Review

    Maternal undernutrition or overnutrition during pregnancy alters organ structure, impairs prenatal and neonatal growth and development, and reduces feed efficiency for lean tissue gains in pigs. These adverse ...

    Authors: Yun Ji, Zhenlong Wu, Zhaolai Dai, Xiaolong Wang, Ju Li, Binggen Wang and Guoyao Wu

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:42

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  28. Content type: Review

    Elevated concentrations of plasma fatty acids in transition dairy cows are significantly associated with increased disease susceptibility and poor lactation performance. The main source of plasma fatty acids t...

    Authors: G. Andres Contreras, Clarissa Strieder-Barboza and William Raphael

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:41

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  29. Content type: Research

    The growth rate often varies among individual broilers of the same breed under a common management condition. To investigate whether a variation in the growth rate is associated with a difference in hormone le...

    Authors: Yingping Xiao, Choufei Wu, Kaifeng Li, Guohong Gui, Guolong Zhang and Hua Yang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:43

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  30. Content type: Methodology Article

    A random multiple-regression model that simultaneously fit all allele substitution effects for additive markers or haplotypes as uncorrelated random effects was proposed for Best Linear Unbiased Prediction, us...

    Authors: Hao Cheng, Dorian J. Garrick and Rohan L. Fernando

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:38

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  31. Content type: Research

    Two experiments were conducted to estimate the net energy (NE) of corn, soybean meal, expeller-pressed rapeseed meal (EP-RSM) and solvent-extracted rapeseed meal (SE-RSM) using indirect calorimetry and to vali...

    Authors: Zhongchao Li, Yakui Li, Zhiqian Lv, Hu Liu, Jinbiao Zhao, Jean Noblet, Fenglai Wang, Changhua Lai and Defa Li

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:44

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  32. Content type: Research

    Immune dysfunction and a higher risk of uterine infections are characteristics of the transition into lactation in dairy cows. The supply of complexed trace minerals, which are more bioavailable, could help ov...

    Authors: Fernanda Batistel, Johan S. Osorio, Muhammad Rizwan Tariq, Cong Li, Jessica Caputo, Michael T. Socha and Juan J. Loor

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:33

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  33. Content type: Research

    Bacillus spp. seem to be an alternative to antimicrobial growth promoters for improving animals’ health and performance. However, there is little information on the effect of Bacillus ...

    Authors: Chanwit Kaewtapee, Katharina Burbach, Georgina Tomforde, Thomas Hartinger, Amélia Camarinha-Silva, Sonja Heinritz, Jana Seifert, Markus Wiltafsky, Rainer Mosenthin and Pia Rosenfelder-Kuon

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:37

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  34. Content type: Review

    Yeast of Saccharomyces cerevisiae (SCY) origin has over long time been incorporated into domestic animal diets. In calves, several products have offered improved performance and health. Although several types of ...

    Authors: Gibson M. Alugongo, Jianxin Xiao, Zhaohai Wu, Shengli Li, Yajing Wang and Zhijun Cao

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:34

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  35. Content type: Review

    Mammalian spermatogenesis contains three continuous and organized processes, by which spermatogonia undergo mitosis and differentiate to spermatocytes, follow on meiosis to form haploid spermatids and ultimate...

    Authors: Xiaoxu Chen, Xueliang Li, Jiayin Guo, Pengfei Zhang and Wenxian Zeng

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:35

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  36. Content type: Research

    Dorper is an important breed for meat purpose and widely used in the livestock industry of the world. However, the protein requirement of Dorper crossbred has not been investigated. The current paper reports t...

    Authors: Tao Ma, Kaidong Deng, Yan Tu, Naifeng Zhang, Bingwen Si, Guishan Xu and Qiyu Diao

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:40

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  37. Content type: Research

    A possible option to meet the increased demand of forage for dairy industry is to use the agricultural by-products, such as corn stover. However, nutritional value of crop residues is low and we have been seek...

    Authors: Wen Zhu, Zihai Wei, Ningning Xu, Fan Yang, Ilkyu Yoon, Yihua Chung, Jianxin Liu and Jiakun Wang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:36

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  38. Content type: Research

    In this study the physiological implications of artificial rearing were investigated. Low (LBW) and normal birth weight (NBW) piglets were compared as they might react differently to stressors caused by artifi...

    Authors: Hans Vergauwen, Jeroen Degroote, Sara Prims, Wei Wang, Erik Fransen, Stefaan De Smet, Christophe Casteleyn, Steven Van Cruchten, Joris Michiels and Chris Van Ginneken

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:30

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  39. Content type: Research

    Indigestible markers are commonly utilized in digestion studies, but the complete disappearance or maximum appearance of a marker in feces can be affected by diet composition, feed intake, or an animal’s BW. T...

    Authors: Brandy M. Jacobs, John F. Patience, Merlin D. Lindemann, Kenneth J. Stalder and Brian J. Kerr

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:32

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  40. Content type: Research

    Dietary saturated (SFAs) and polyunsaturated (PUFAs) fatty acids can highly affect reproductive functions by providing additional energy, modulating the biochemical properties of tissues, and hormone secretion...

    Authors: Matthias Nemeth, Eva Millesi, Carina Siutz, Karl-Heinz Wagner, Ruth Quint and Bernard Wallner

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:28

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  41. Content type: Research

    Innate immune responses induced by in vitro stimulation of primary mammary epithelial cells (MEC) using Gram-negative lipopolysaccharide (LPS) and Gram-positive lipoteichoic acid (LTA) bacterial cell wall comp...

    Authors: Omar Bulgari, Xianwen Dong, Alfred L. Roca, Anna M. Caroli and Juan J. Loor

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:29

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  42. Content type: Research

    In farm animals, mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) effect on economic performance remains hot-topic for breeding and genetic selection. Here, 53 maternal lineages of Small-tailed Han sheep were used to investigate the...

    Authors: Xiaoyong Chen, Dan Wang, Hai Xiang, Weitao Dun, Dave O. H. Brahi, Tao Yin and Xingbo Zhao

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:31

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  43. Content type: Research

    A series of modified montmorillonites (Mt) including zinc-loaded Mt (Zn-Mt), copper-loaded Mt (Cu-Mt), copper/zinc-loaded Mt with different Cu/Zn ratio (Cu/Zn-Mt-1, Cu/Zn-Mt-2, Cu/Zn-Mt-3) were prepared by an ...

    Authors: Lefei Jiao, Fanghui Lin, Shuting Cao, Chunchun Wang, Huan Wu, Miaoan Shu and Caihong Hu

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:27

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  44. Content type: Review

    Recent years have witnessed growing interest in the role of peptides in animal nutrition. Chemical, enzymatic, or microbial hydrolysis of proteins in animal by-products or plant-source feedstuffs before feedin...

    Authors: Yongqing Hou, Zhenlong Wu, Zhaolai Dai, Genhu Wang and Guoyao Wu

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:24

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  45. Content type: Research

    Sperm DNA fragmentation (sDF) has been proved to be an important parameter in order to predict in vitro the potential fertility of a semen sample. Colloid centrifugation could be a suitable technique to select...

    Authors: Isabel Ortiz, Jesús Dorado, Jane Morrell, Jaime Gosálvez, Francisco Crespo, Juan M. Jiménez and Manuel Hidalgo

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:23

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  46. Content type: Research

    The health of chickens and the welfare of poultry industry are central to the efforts of addressing global food security. Therefore, it is essential to study chicken immunology to maintain and improve its heal...

    Authors: Bożena Króliczewska, Stanisław Graczyk, Jarosław Króliczewski, Aleksandra Pliszczak-Król, Dorota Miśta and Wojciech Zawadzki

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2017 8:22

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