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Animal Nutrition

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  1. Content type: Research

    This study investigated the humoral immunization of Astragalus polysaccharide (APS) against H9N2 avian influenza virus (H9N2 AIV) infection in chickens.

    Authors: Sanpha Kallon, Xiaorong Li, Jun Ji, Cuiying Chen, Qianyun Xi, Shuang Chang, Chunyi Xue, Jingyun Ma, Qingmei Xie and Youngliang Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2013 4:22

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    Increasing the polyunsaturated fatty acid (PUFA) content and decreasing the saturated fatty acid (SFA) content of mutton can help to improve its nutritional value for consumers. Several laboratories have evalu...

    Authors: Kun Liu, Suyun Ge, Hailing Luo, Dubing Yue and Leyan Yan

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2013 4:21

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  3. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2013 4:17

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  4. Content type: Review

    Arginine (ARG) exerts many beneficial effects on animal body and enhanced angiogenesis, lactogenesis, which finally leads to the improvement in nitrogen (N) metabolism, reproduction, lactation, immunity and gr...

    Authors: Bahram Chacher, Hongyun Liu, Diming Wang and Jianxin Liu

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2013 4:16

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  5. Content type: Research

    The study was conducted to compare the effects of XG with AG and BM at different metabolizable energy diets on growth performance, digestive physiology and energy utilization of broilers fed with corn-SBM diet...

    Authors: Jialing Zou, Ping Zheng, Keying Zhang, Xuemei Ding and Shiping Bai

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2013 4:14

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  6. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2013 4:6

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  7. Content type: Research

    In the present study, the effect of 5-aminoimidazole-4-carboxamide ribonucleoside (AICAR) on long-chain fatty acid oxidation by hepatocytes isolated from suckled neonatal pig liver (a low ketogenic and lipogen...

    Authors: Lin Xi, Gary Matsey and Jack Odle

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:30

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  8. Content type: Research

    The number and diversity of uncultured ruminal bacterial and archaeal species revealed by 16S rRNA gene (rrs) sequences greatly exceeds that of cultured bacteria and archaea. However, the significance of uncultur...

    Authors: Minseok Kim and Zhongtang Yu

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:28

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  9. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:27

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  10. Content type: Research

    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 (...

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

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:19

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  11. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:14

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  12. Content type: Research

    A study was undertaken to examine the effects of poultry fat (PF) compared with those of soybean oil (SBO) on intestinal development, fatty acid transporter protein (FATP) mRNA expression, and fatty acid compo...

    Authors: Jianmin Yuan, Bingkun Zhang and Yuming Guo

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:17

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  13. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:15

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  14. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:11

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  15. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:10

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  16. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:9

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  17. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:3

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  18. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:2

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