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Frontier research in intestinal health of pigs and chickens

Edited by: Sung Woo Kim

Global livestock production has been moving toward the removal of antimicrobial growth promoters in feed. Enteric disease, however, has been one of key problems in livestock production. In the era of AGP free production with existing enteric diseases, understanding and efforts to enhance intestinal health of young animals is the primary goal of successful livestock production. This special issue targets to invite review papers and research papers from frontier scientists in the areas of nutrition, immunology, physiology, and veterinary science with direct application to monogastric animals. 

This series was published in Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology

  1. Content type: Research

    Following the intake of Fusarium mycotoxin-contaminated feed, small intestines may be exposed to high levels of toxic substances that can potentially damage intestinal functions in livestock. It is well known tha...

    Authors: Xu Ji, Qing Zhang, Weijiang Zheng and Wen Yao

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2019 10:9

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  2. Content type: Review

    Poultry is widely produced and consumed meat globally. Its demand is expected to continue increasing to meet the animal protein requirement for ever-increasing human population. Thus, the challenge that poultr...

    Authors: Sudhir Yadav and Rajesh Jha

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2019 10:2

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  3. Content type: Review

    The gut microbiome has long been known to play fundamentally important roles in the animal health and the well-being of its host. As such, the establishment and maintenance of a beneficial gut microbiota early...

    Authors: Robin B. Guevarra, Jun Hyung Lee, Sun Hee Lee, Min-Jae Seok, Doo Wan Kim, Bit Na Kang, Timothy J. Johnson, Richard E. Isaacson and Hyeun Bum Kim

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2019 10:1

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