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Effect of administration of live Saccharomyces cerevisiae on milk production, milk composition, blood metabolites, and faecal flora in early lactating dairy goats
Abstract The effects of live Saccharomyces cerevisiae (CNCM I-1077) supplementation to 72 Saanen dairy goats in early lactation were investigated. Animals were divided into treatment and controlExpand
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Structural patterns of swine ileal mucosa following L-glutamine and nucleotide administration during the weaning period. An histochemical and histometrical study.
Dietary supplementations with L-glutamine and/or nucleotides were screened for their effects on intestinal mucosa in 16 female weaning piglets. The animals were transported to the university'sExpand
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Live yeast dietary supplementation acts upon intestinal morpho-functional aspects and growth in weanling piglets
Abstract Three hundred and fifty-two piglets were at weaning assigned to two dietary experimental groups, Ctr (control) or Y (yeast-supplemented). The yeast supplement (2 g/kg of diet) provided 2×10Expand
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Effects of vitamin E and different energy sources on vitamin E status, milk quality and reproduction in transition cows.
We investigated whether vitamin E supplementation and supplemental energy sources (fat or starch) influenced plasma and milk levels of vitamin E, and reproductive and other parameters in 28 ItalianExpand
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Sustained upregulation of stearoyl-CoA desaturase in bovine mammary tissue with contrasting changes in milk fat synthesis and lipogenic gene networks caused by lipid supplements
Long-term mammary expression patterns of lipogenic gene networks due to dietary lipid remain largely unknown. Mammary tissue was biopsied for transcript profiling of 29 genes at 0, 7, and 21 days ofExpand
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Changes in plasmin-plasminogen-plasminogen activator system in milk from Italian Friesian herds
Changes in plasmin, plasminogen and plasminogen activator (PA) throughout the lactation were investigated in individual milk samples obtained from 32 Friesian cows from four commercial herds locatedExpand
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The chemical code of porcine enteric neurons and the number of enteric glial cells are altered by dietary probiotics
Background  The enteric nervous system (ENS) contains chemically coded populations of neurons that serve specific functions for the control of the gastrointestinal tract. The ability of neurons toExpand
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Effects of Inclusion of Selenium-Enriched Yeast in the Diet of Laying Hens on Performance, Eggshell Quality, and Selenium Tissue Deposition
The aim of this study was to evaluate the bioavailability of ingested selenium (Se) yeast in laying hens and its effects on performance, eggshell quality, and tissue Se distribution. Forty-eight ISAExpand
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Screening of species-specific lactic acid bacteria for veal calves multi-strain probiotic adjuncts.
The selection of promising specific species of lactic acid bacteria with potential probiotic characteristics is of particular interest in producing multi species-specific probiotic adjuncts in vealExpand
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Enrichment in n − 3 fatty acids of goat's colostrum and milk by maternal fish oil supplementation
Abstract Long-chain n  − 3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs), particularly docosahexaenoic acid (DHA), have been shown to be essential during peri-natal growth and development of mammals. The studyExpand
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