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Reproduction and physiology

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  1. Content type: Research

    In mammals, leptin is an attractive candidate for mediating the metabolic signal and the reproductive function via the specific receptor in hypothalamus. However, till now, the role of leptin on reproduction i...

    Authors: Yingdong Ni, Jinfang Lv, Shaoqing Wang and Ruqian Zhao

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2013 4:24

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    Production of chimeric mice is a useful tool for the elucidation of gene function. After successful isolation of embryonic stem (ES) cell lines, there are many methods for producing chimeras, including co-cult...

    Authors: Minhua Hu, Hengxi Wei, Jingfeng Zhang, Yinshan Bai, Fenglei Gao, Li Li and Shouquan Zhang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2013 4:12

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  3. Content type: Research

    Ascites syndrome is still a problem for chicken industry in various parts of the world. Despite the intensive investigations of this syndrome for many years, its pathogenesis remains unclear. The objective of ...

    Authors: Yongwei Wang, Yuming Guo, Dong Ning, Yunzhi Peng, Hong Cai, Jianzhuang Tan, Ying Yang and Dan Liu

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:41

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  4. Content type: Research

    The synchronization and ovulatory responses of Sangsari cross bred ewes and metabolism of energy substrates in 8-cell stage embryos to hatched blastocysts stage produced in vitro or in vivo were investigated. Ewe...

    Authors: Ahmad Azizi-Moghadam

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:37

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  5. Content type: Research

    Muscle growth depends on the fusion of proliferate satellite cells to existing myofibers. We reported previously that 0–14 day intermittent feeding led to persistent retardation in myofiber hypertrophy. Howeve...

    Authors: Yue Li, Xiaojing Yang, Yingdong Ni, Eddy Decuypere, Johan Buyse, Nadia Everaert, Roland Grossmann and Ruqian Zhao

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:33

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    α-galactosidase has been widely used in animal husbandry to reduce anti-nutritional factors (such as α-galactoside) in feed. Intestine-specific and substrate inducible expression of α-galactosidase would be hi...

    Authors: Yafeng Zhai, Gang Shu, Xiaotong Zhu, Zhiqi Zhang, Xiajing Lin, Songbo Wang, Lina Wang, Yongliang Zhang and Qingyan Jiang

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:32

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  7. Content type: Research

    A leptin-like immunoreactive substance has been found in chicken eggs and has been implicated in serving as a maternal signal to program offspring growth and metabolism. In the present study, we investigated t...

    Authors: Yan Hu, Rui Zhang, Yanhong Zhang, Jing Li, Roland Grossmann and Ruqian Zhao

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:16

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  8. Content type: Research

    Mastitis or other infectious diseases have been related to reduced fertility in cattle. Inflammatory cytokines such as tumor necrosis factor α (TNFα) are released in response to infection and may have negative...

    Authors: Lauren R Jackson, Char E Farin and Scott Whisnant

    Citation: Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 2012 3:7

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