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Animal Nutrition

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  1. Research

    The effects of dietary fiber level on nutrient digestibility in growing pigs

    The objective of this study was to investigate the effects of total dietary fiber level on nutrient digestibility and the relationship between apparent total tract digestibility of total dietary fiber, and sol...

    Wenjuan Zhang, Defa Li, Ling Liu, Jianjun Zang, Qiwu Duan, Wenjun Yang and Liying Zhang

    Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2013 4:17

    Published on: 15 April 2013

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    Mammary gland growth and vascularity at parturition and during lactation in primiparous ewes fed differing levels of selenium and nutritional plane during gestation

    Objectives were to examine the effects of selenium (Se) supply and maternal nutritional plane during gestation on mammary gland growth, cellular proliferation, and vascularity at parturition and d 20 of lactat...

    Tammi L Neville, Allison M Meyer, Arshi Reyaz, Pawel B Borowicz, Dale A Redmer, Lawrence P Reynolds, Joel S Caton and Kimberly A Vonnahme

    Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2013 4:6

    Published on: 26 February 2013

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    Effects of "Bioactive" amino acids leucine, glutamate, arginine and tryptophan on feed intake and mRNA expression of relative neuropeptides in broiler chicks

    Feed intake control is vital to ensuring optimal nutrition and achieving full potential for growth and development in poultry. The aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of L-leucine, L-glutam...

    Songbo Wang, Paul Khondowe, Shengfeng Chen, Jianjian Yu, Gang Shu, Xiaotong Zhu, Lina Wang, Ping Gao, Qianyun Xi, Yongliang Zhang and Qingyan Jiang

    Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:27

    Published on: 24 August 2012

  4. Research

    Excess dietary cholesterol may have an adverse effect on growth performance of early post-larval Litopenaeus vannamei

    One experiment was conducted to determine the nutritive value of cholesterol for post-larval shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei. Four isoenergetic and isonitrogenous diets supplemented with four levels of cholesterol (...

    Jin Niu, Peng-Fei Chen, Li-Xia Tian, Yong-Jian Liu, Hei-Zhao Lin, Hui-Jun Yang and Gui-Ying Liang

    Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:19

    Published on: 25 June 2012

  5. Research

    Tissue expression and developmental regulation of chicken cathelicidin antimicrobial peptides

    Cathelicidins are a major family of antimicrobial peptides present in vertebrate animals with potent microbicidal and immunomodulatory activities. Four cathelicidins, namely fowlicidins 1 to 3 and cathelicidin...

    Mallika Achanta, Lakshmi T Sunkara, Gan Dai, Yugendar R Bommineni, Weiyu Jiang and Guolong Zhang

    Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:15

    Published on: 31 May 2012

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    Effect of dietary stable isotopic ratios of carbon and nitrogen on the extent of their incorporation into tissues of rats

    This study was conducted to investigate the effect of different dietary ratios of 13 C to 12 C or 15 N to 14 N on their relative incorporation into tissues. Eighty male rats were used in two 21-day feeding trials...

    Wentao Lv, Tingting Ju, Bing Dong, Boyang Yu and Jingdong Yin

    Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:14

    Published on: 31 May 2012

  7. Research

    The effect of the ratio of standardized ileal digestible lysine to metabolizable energy on growth performance, blood metabolites and hormones of lactating sows

    A total of 335 lactating sows (Landrace × Large White) were used in two experiments to determine the optimum ratio of standardized ileal digestible lysine (SID-Lys) to metabolizable energy (ME) for mixed parit...

    Lingfeng Xue, Xiangshu Piao, Defa Li, Pengfei Li, Rongfei Zhang, Sung Woo Kim and Bing Dong

    Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:11

    Published on: 27 March 2012

  8. Research

    In Vitro assessment of the nutritive value of expanded soybean meal for dairy cattle

    Little information is available about the nutritive value of expanded soybean meal, which is produced by expansion of soybeans prior to solvent extraction of the oil. During processing, expanded soybean meal i...

    Eman A Elwakeel, Evan C Titgemeyer, Zongjia J Cheng, Abdelaziz M Nour and Mohamed EA Nasser

    Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:10

    Published on: 20 March 2012

  9. Research

    Effects of the standardized ileal digestible lysine to metabolizable energy ratio on performance and carcass characteristics of growing-finishing pigs

    A total of 2,121 growing-finishing pigs (Duroc × Landrace × Large White) were utilized in six experiments conducted to determine the effects of different ratios of standardized ileal digestible lysine (SID-Lys...

    Pengfei Li, Zhikai Zeng, Ding Wang, Lingfeng Xue, Rongfei Zhang and Xiangshu Piao

    Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:9

    Published on: 1 March 2012

  10. Research

    Glutamine and glutamate supplementation raise milk glutamine concentrations in lactating gilts

    Glutamine is the most abundant amino acid in milk, and lactation is associated with increased glutamine utilization both for milk synthesis and as a fuel for the enlarged small intestine. A number of recent st...

    Helena Emilia CCC Manso, Helio C Manso Filho, Luiz E de Carvalho, Marianne Kutschenko, Eduardo T Nogueira and Malcolm Watford

    Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:2

    Published on: 28 February 2012

  11. Research

    Differential regulation of protein synthesis in skeletal muscle and liver of neonatal pigs by leucine through an mTORC1-dependent pathway

    Neonatal growth is characterized by a high protein synthesis rate that is largely due to an enhanced sensitivity to the postprandial rise in insulin and amino acids, especially leucine. The mechanism of leucin...

    Agus Suryawan, Hanh V Nguyen, Rosemarie D Almonaci and Teresa A Davis

    Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:3

    Published on: 28 February 2012

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