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  1. Content type: Research

    The objective of this study was to characterize the mRNA expression profile related to rumen epithelial inflammation through the in vivo and in vitro experiments. In the in vivo experiment, rumen papillae were...

    Authors: Ruiyang Zhang, Weiyun Zhu and Shengyong Mao

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:42

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    Calcium is a vital mineral and an indispensable component of milk for ruminants. The regulation of transcellular calcium transport by 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 (1,25-(OH)2D3, the active form of vitamin D) has been...

    Authors: Feifei Sun, Yangchun Cao, Chao Yu, Xiaoshi Wei and Junhu Yao

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:41

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  3. Content type: Research

    Insulin-like factor 2 (IGF2) plays an important role in embryonic growth process by modulating intermediary metabolism and cell proliferation. Folic acid is involved in one carbon metabolism and contributes to DN...

    Authors: Yanli Liu, Lihui Zhi, Jing Shen, Shizhao Li, Junhu Yao and Xiaojun Yang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:40

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  4. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to optimize the fungal treatment of lignocellulosic biomass by stimulating the colonization. Wheat straw and wood chips were treated with Ceriporiopsis subvermispora and Lentinula edodes

    Authors: Sandra J. A. van Kuijk, Anton S. M. Sonnenberg, Johan J. P. Baars, Wouter H. Hendriks and John W. Cone

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:39

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  5. Content type: Research

    Brucella is a zoonotic Gram-negative pathogen that causes abortion and infertility in ruminants and humans. TLR4 is the receptor for LPS which can recognize Brucella and initiate antigen-presenting cell activi...

    Authors: Yan Li, Di Lian, Shoulong Deng, Xiaosheng Zhang, Jinlong Zhang, Wenting Li, Hai Bai, Zhixian Wang, Hongping Wu, Juncai Fu, Hongbing Han, Jianzhong Feng, Guoshi Liu, Ling Lian and Zhengxing Lian

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:38

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  6. Content type: Review

    Heat as a stressor of poultry has been studied extensively for many decades; it affects poultry production on a worldwide basis and has significant impact on well-being and production. More recently, the invol...

    Authors: Abdollah Akbarian, Joris Michiels, Jeroen Degroote, Maryam Majdeddin, Abolghasem Golian and Stefaan De Smet

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:37

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  7. Content type: Research

    During processing in a desolventizer/toaster (DT), rapeseed meal (RSM) is heated to evaporate the hexane and to reduce the level of heat-labile anti-nutritional factors such as glucosinolates (GSL). However, e...

    Authors: Rainer Mosenthin, Ulrike Messerschmidt, Nadja Sauer, Patrick Carré, Alain Quinsac and Friedrich Schöne

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:36

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  8. Content type: Short report

    Effects of some methodological factors on in vitro measures of gas production (GP, mL/g DM), CH4 production (mL/g DM) and proportion (% CH4 on total GP) were investigated by meta-analysis. These factors were cons...

    Authors: Laura Maccarana, Mirko Cattani, Franco Tagliapietra, Stefano Schiavon, Lucia Bailoni and Roberto Mantovani

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:35

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  9. Content type: Review

    Dietary lipid supplementation benefits the prolific and high-producing modern lactating sow. A comprehensive review of recent studies showed that lipid supplementation increases average daily energy intake, wh...

    Authors: David S. Rosero, R. Dean Boyd, Jack Odle and Eric van Heugten

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:34

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  10. Content type: Research

    Resveratrol, an important phyto-antioxidant commonly found in grapes, mulberry, and other plants, has a variety of functions including anti-aging, anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory activities. In the current s...

    Authors: Yu Li, Jing Wang, Zhenzhen Zhang, Jinyun Yi, Changjiu He, Feng Wang, Xiuzhi Tian, Minghui Yang, Yukun Song, Pingli He and Guoshi Liu

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:33

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  11. Content type: Research

    As a organic acid, benzoic acid has become one of the most important alternatives for antibiotics, and its beneficial effect on performance in animals has been proven for a decade. However, knowledge of the ef...

    Authors: Hui Diao, Zengbing Gao, Bing Yu, Ping Zheng, Jun He, Jie Yu, Zhiqing Huang, Daiwen Chen and Xiangbing Mao

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:32

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  12. Content type: Research

    Embryonic mortality during the period of implantation strongly affects litter size in pigs. Progesterone receptor (PGR) paracrine signaling has been recognized to play a significant role in embryonic implantation...

    Authors: Xiao Chen, Jinluan Fu and Aiguo Wang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:31

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  13. Content type: Research

    Density gradient centrifugation was reported as a technique of semen preparation in assisted reproductive techniques in humans and animals. This technique was found to be efficient in improving semen quality a...

    Authors: Alessia Gloria, Augusto Carluccio, Laura Wegher, Domenico Robbe, Giovanni Befacchia and Alberto Contri

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:30

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  14. Content type: Research

    Recent technological advances in genomics have allowed the genotyping of cattle through single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) panels. High-density SNP panels possess greater genome coverage and are useful for t...

    Authors: Ismael Urbinati, Nedenia Bonvino Stafuzza, Marcos Túlio Oliveira, Tatiane Cristina Seleguim Chud, Roberto Hiroshi Higa, Luciana Correia de Almeida Regitano, Maurício Mello de Alencar, Marcos Eli Buzanskas and Danísio Prado Munari

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:29

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  15. Content type: Research

    Glucagon-like peptide 2 (GLP-2) is a potent epithelium-specific intestinal growth factor. The aim of this study was to demonstrate the prolonged effect of GLP-2 on the growth performance of weaned piglets. For...

    Authors: Qiu Hong Deng, Gang Jia, Hua Zhao, Zheng Li Chen, Xiao Ling Chen, Guang Mang Liu and Kang Ning Wang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:28

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  16. Content type: Research

    Rumen microbiome has a great influence on ruminant health and productivity. Different plant extracts have been tested for their ability to modulate the rumen microbiome to improve feed digestion and fermentati...

    Authors: Gabriella Cobellis, Zhongtang Yu, Claudio Forte, Gabriele Acuti and Massimo Trabalza-Marinucci

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:27

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  17. Content type: Research

    Failure to expel fetal membranes within 24 h of calving is a pathological condition defined as retained placenta (RP). The objective of this investigation was to evaluate whether there are alterations in sever...

    Authors: Elda Dervishi, Guanshi Zhang, Dagnachew Hailemariam, Suzana M. Dunn and Burim N. Ametaj

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:26

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  18. Content type: Research

    Porcine adipose tissue expresses orosomucoid (ORM1) mRNA, a protein with anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory properties. Previous research has demonstrated that porcine ORM1 can reduce insulin stimulated gl...

    Authors: Timothy G. Ramsay, Margo J. Stoll, Le Ann Blomberg and Thomas J. Caperna

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:25

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  19. Content type: Research

    Fat is the primary source of the volatiles that determine the characteristic flavors of animal products. Because unsaturated fatty acids (UFAs) contribute to changes in flavor as a result of the oxidation proc...

    Authors: Yongjia Peng, Jiakun Wang, Jia Lin and Jianxin Liu

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:24

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  20. Content type: Research

    Glucocorticoids (GCs) are involved in the control of appetite in birds and mammals. The effect of GCs on feed intake in birds depends on their dietary energy level. But the regulation mechanism of GCs on appet...

    Authors: Lei Liu, Shaohua Xu, Xiaojuan Wang, Hongchao Jiao, Jingpeng Zhao and Hai Lin

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:23

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  21. Content type: Research

    Micro-algae could inhibit the complete rumen BH of dietary 18-carbon unsaturated fatty acid (UFAs). This study aimed to examine dose and time responses of algae supplementation on rumen fermentation, biohydrog...

    Authors: Honglong Zhu, Veerle Fievez, Shengyong Mao, Wenbo He and Weiyun Zhu

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:22

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  22. Content type: Review

    Milk is synthesized by mammary epithelial cells of lactating mammals. The synthetic capacity of the mammary gland depends largely on the number and efficiency of functional mammary epithelial cells. Structural...

    Authors: Reza Rezaei, Zhenlong Wu, Yongqing Hou, Fuller W. Bazer and Guoyao Wu

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:20

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  23. Content type: Research

    Vascular endothelial growth factor A (VEGFA) can induce endothelial cell proliferation, promote cell migration, and inhibit apoptosis. These processes play key roles in physiological blood vessel formation and pa...

    Authors: Bo Zhang, Yangzong Qiangba, Peng Shang, Yunfeng Lu, Yuzeng Yang, Zhixiu Wang and Hao Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:21

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  24. Content type: Research

    Necrotic enteritis caused by Clostridium perfringens infection leads to serious economic losses in the global poultry production. In the present study, we investigated the protective effects of essential oils (EO...

    Authors: Encun Du, Weiwei Wang, Liping Gan, Zhui Li, Shuangshuang Guo and Yuming Guo

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:19

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  25. Content type: Research

    Main objectives were to determine to what extent Smartamine M (SM) supplementation to a prepartal higher-energy diet could alter neutrophil (PMN) and liver tissue immunometabolic biomarkers, and whether those ...

    Authors: Cong Li, Fernanda Batistel, Johan Samir Osorio, James K. Drackley, Daniel Luchini and Juan J. Loor

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:18

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  26. Content type: Research

    Adult mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) can be conveniently sampled from bone marrow, peripheral blood, muscle, adipose and connective tissue, harvested from various species, including, rodents, dogs, cats, horses...

    Authors: Hoda Elkhenany, Lisa Amelse, Marc Caldwell, Ramadan Abdelwahed and Madhu Dhar

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:16

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  27. Content type: Research

    In order to improve the efficiency of bovine sperm cryopreservation process, it is important to understand how spermatozoa respond to differences in temperature as well as the ability to recover its own metabo...

    Authors: L. S. Castro, T. R. S. Hamilton, C. M. Mendes, M. Nichi, V. H. Barnabe, J. A. Visintin and M. E. O. A. Assumpção

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:17

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  28. Content type: Research

    The goal of this study was to compare the antagonism of elevated dietary Cu (250 mg/kg) from CuSO4 on three different Zn sources (ZnSO4 · H2O; [Zn bis(−2-hydroxy-4-(methylthio)butanoic acid)], Zn(HMTBa)2, a chela...

    Authors: Junmei Zhao, Robert B. Shirley, Julia J. Dibner, Karen J. Wedekind, Frances Yan, Paula Fisher, Thomas R. Hampton, Joseph L. Evans and Mercedes Vazquez-Añon

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:13

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  29. Content type: Research

    Zearalenone (ZEN) is an estrogenic mycotoxin that is primarily produced by Fusarium fungi and has been proven to affect the reproductive capacity of many species to varying degrees. The present experiment was ...

    Authors: Rui Gao, Qingwei Meng, Jianan Li, Min Liu, Yuanyuan Zhang, Chongpeng Bi and Anshan Shan

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:14

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  30. Content type: Reviewer acknowledgement

    The Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology editorial team would sincerely like to thank all of our reviewers who contributed to peer review for the journal in Volume 6 (2015).

    Authors: Defa Li

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:12

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  31. Content type: Review

    Establishment of embryonic stem cell (ESC) lines has been successful in mouse and human, but not in farm animals. Development of direct reprogramming technology offers an alternative approach for generation of...

    Authors: J. Ogorevc, S. Orehek and P. Dovč

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:10

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  32. Content type: Research

    There is little information in the tropics with regard the comparative understanding of how an increased nitrogen supply in the rumen or in the intestines affects efficiency of nitrogen utilization in cattle. ...

    Authors: Luana Marta de Almeida Rufino, Edenio Detmann, Daiany Íris Gomes, William Lima Santiago dos Reis, Erick Darlisson Batista, Sebastião de Campos Valadares Filho and Mário Fonseca Paulino

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:11

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  33. Content type: Research

    To explore the relationship between the heart-type fatty acid binding protein (H-FABP) gene and intramuscular fat (IMF), a polymorphism of the second exon of the H-FABP gene was investigated in 60 Three-yellow ch...

    Authors: Yong Wang, Xiaohong Hui, Huie Wang, Tursunjan Kurban, Chao Hang, Ying Chen, Jinming Xing and Jiufeng Wang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:9

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  34. Content type: Research

    Bovine milk contains not only a variety of nutritional ingredients but also microRNAs (miRNAs) that are thought to be secreted by the bovine mammary epithelial cells (BMECs). The objective of this study was to...

    Authors: Susumu Muroya, Tatsuro Hagi, Ataru Kimura, Hisashi Aso, Masatoshi Matsuzaki and Masaru Nomura

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:8

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  35. Content type: Research

    Accurate evaluation of SNP effects is important for genome wide association studies and for genomic prediction. The genetic architecture of quantitative traits differs widely, with some traits exhibiting few i...

    Authors: Anna Wolc, Jesus Arango, Petek Settar, Janet E. Fulton, Neil P. O’Sullivan, Jack C. M. Dekkers, Rohan Fernando and Dorian J. Garrick

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:7

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  36. Content type: Research

    To investigate the effect of feeding a linseed-enriched diet to growing-finishing pigs on gene expression in skeletal muscle, pigs were fed with a linseed-enriched diet for 0, 30, 60 and 90 d. Transcriptional ...

    Authors: Hongkui Wei, Yuanfei Zhou, Shuzhong Jiang, Feiruo Huang, Jian Peng and Siwen Jiang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:6

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  37. Content type: Research

    To understand the impact of feeding a high-concentrate diet to mid-lactating goats for a long time on liver metabolism and inflammatory response, two dimensional polyacrylamide gel electrophoresis (2-DE) and r...

    Authors: Yongqian Duanmu, Rihua Cong, Shiyu Tao, Jing Tian, Haibo Dong, Yuanshu Zhang, Yingdong Ni and Ruqian Zhao

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:5

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  38. Content type: Research

    The intestinal epithelium is an important barrier that depends on a complex mixture of proteins and these proteins comprise different intercellular junctions. The purpose of this study was to investigate the p...

    Authors: Jing Wang, Liming Zeng, Bie Tan, Guangran Li, Bo Huang, Xia Xiong, Fengna Li, Xiangfeng Kong, Gang Liu and Yulong Yin

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:4

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  39. Content type: Research

    Colibacillosis caused by enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (E. coli) results in economic losses in the poultry industry. Antibiotics are usually used to control colibacillosis, however, E. coli has varying degrees...

    Authors: Ling Zhang, Lingling Zhang, Xiu’an Zhan, Xinfu Zeng, Lin Zhou, Guangtian Cao, An’guo Chen and Caimei Yang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:3

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  40. Content type: Research

    Dietary canthaxanthin (CX), 25-hydroxycholecalciferol (25-OH-D 3 ) and vitamins have been widely reported to be involved in productive and reprodu...

    Authors: Zhouzheng Ren, Shizhen Jiang, Qiufeng Zeng, Xuemei Ding, Shiping Bai, Jianping Wang, Yuheng Luo, Zhuowei Su, Yue Xuan, Bing Yao, Fernando Cisneros and Keying Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:2

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  41. Content type: Research

    Garlic extracts have been reported to be effective in reducing methanogenesis. Related mechanisms are not well illustrated, however, and most studies have been conducted in vitro. This study investigates the effe...

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

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2016 7:1

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  42. Content type: Research

    In Sus scrofa, methionine sulfoxide reductase B3 (MSRB3) is a crucial candidate gene for ear size, and an important conformational trait of pig breeds. However, challenges in MSRB3 cDNA amplification have prevent...

    Authors: Yuebo Zhang, Jing Liang, Longchao Zhang, Ligang Wang, Xin Liu, Hua Yan, Kebin Zhao, Huibi Shi, Tian Zhang, Na Li, Lei Pu and Lixian Wang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2015 6:60

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  43. Content type: Research

    In the post-antibiotic era, essential oils (EO) are promising alternatives to growth-promoting antibiotics. The aim of the present study was to investigate the antibacterial activities of an EO product and its...

    Authors: Encun Du, Liping Gan, Zhui Li, Weiwei Wang, Dan Liu and Yuming Guo

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2015 6:58

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  44. Content type: Research

    The positive influence of replacing dietary starch with sugar on milk fat production has been proposed to be partially attributed to the inhibition of the rumen trans-10 biohydrogenation pathway. However, whether...

    Authors: Xiaoqin Sun, Yaping Wang, Bo Chen and Xin Zhao

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2015 6:57

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  45. Content type: Research

    Male germline stem cells (MGSCs) are a subpopulation of germ cells in the testis tissue. MGSCs are capable of differentiation into spermatozoa and thus are perfect targets for genomic manipulation to generate ...

    Authors: Jinzhou Qin, Haixia Xu, Pengfei Zhang, Conghui Zhang, Zhendong Zhu, Rongfeng Qu, Yuwei Qin and Wenxian Zeng

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2015 6:59

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  46. Content type: Review

    High fiber co-products from the copra and palm kernel industries are by-products of the production of coconut oil and palm kernel oil. The co-products include copra meal, copra expellers, palm kernel meal, and...

    Authors: Hans Henrik Stein, Gloria Amparo Casas, Jerubella Jerusalem Abelilla, Yanhong Liu and Rommel Casilda Sulabo

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2015 6:56

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  47. Content type: Research

    Identification of genetic variants, including SNPs (Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms), CNVs (Copy Number Variations) and alternative splicing, within functional genes has received increasing attention in animal...

    Authors: Hanfang Cai, Yang Zhou, Wenchao Jia, Bowen Zhang, Xianyong Lan, Chuzhao Lei, Xintang Fang and Hong Chen

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2015 6:55

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  48. Content type: Research

    CYP11A1, a gene belonging to the family 11 of cytochrome P450, encodes a crucial steroidogenic enzyme that catalyzes the initial step in the production of all classes of steroids. Many...

    Authors: Qi Xu, Yadong Song, Yang Chen, Ran Liu, Yang Zhang, Yang Li, Zhengyang Huang, Wenming Zhao, Guobin Chang and Guohong Chen

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2015 6:54

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  49. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this study was to investigate how inclusion of chicory forage or ribwort forage in a cereal-based diet influenced the fecal microbial community (microbiome) in newly weaned (35 days of age) pigl...

    Authors: Johan Dicksved, Janet K. Jansson and Jan Erik Lindberg

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2015 6:53

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