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Exogenous lysozyme influences Clostridium perfringens colonization and intestinal barrier function in broiler chickens
Necrotic enteritis is a worldwide poultry disease caused by the overgrowth of Clostridium perfringens in the small intestine. An experiment with a 2×2 factorial design (supplementation with orExpand
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Effects of thymol and carvacrol supplementation on intestinal integrity and immune responses of broiler chickens challenged with Clostridium perfringens
BackgroundNecrotic enteritis caused by Clostridium perfringens infection leads to serious economic losses in the global poultry production. In the present study, we investigated the protectiveExpand
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Effects of dietary sodium butyrate supplementation on the intestinal morphological structure, absorptive function and gut flora in chickens
Abstract A study was carried out to investigate the effects of dietary sodium butyrate (SB) on the intestine and growth performance in chickens. Three hundred and thirty six day-old AA broiler chicksExpand
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Dietary L-arginine supplementation attenuates lipopolysaccharide-induced inflammatory response in broiler chickens.
In the present study, two experiments were conducted to investigate the effect of dietary L-arginine (Arg) supplementation on the inflammatory response and innate immunity of broiler chickens. Expt 1Expand
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Effect of dietary nonphytate phosphorus on laying performance and small intestinal epithelial phosphate transporter expression in Dwarf pink-shell laying hens
This study examined the effects of various levels of dietary nonphytate phosphorus on laying performance and the expression patterns of phosphorus metabolism related genes in Dwarf pink-shell layingExpand
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Effects of dietary L-carnitine and coenzyme Q10 supplementation on performance and ascites mortality of broilers
The study was conducted to determine the effects of dietary L-carnitine and coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) supplementation on growth performance and ascites mortality of broilers. A 3 × 3 factorial arrangementExpand
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Effects of Clostridium butyricum and Enterococcus faecium on growth performance, lipid metabolism, and cecal microbiota of broiler chickens
To investigate the effects of Clostridium butyricum and Enterococcus faecium on the growth performance, lipid metabolism, and cecal microbiota of broilers, 264 one-day-old male Ross 308 broilerExpand
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Stocking density affects the growth performance of broilers in a sex-dependent fashion.
The effects of stocking density, sex, and dietary ME concentration on live performance, footpad burns, and leg weakness of broilers were investigated. A total of 876 male and 1,020 female 1-d-oldExpand
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Supplemental zinc reduced intestinal permeability by enhancing occludin and zonula occludens protein-1 (ZO-1) expression in weaning piglets.
  • B. Zhang, Y. Guo
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The British journal of nutrition
  • 1 September 2009
The present study was carried out to evaluate the pharmacological effect of Zn in diarrhoea in relation to intestinal permeability. Seventy-two weaning piglets, aged 24 d, were allocated to threeExpand
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β-1,3/1,6-Glucan alleviated intestinal mucosal barrier impairment of broiler chickens challenged with Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium.
This study investigated the protective effect of β-1,3/1,6-glucan on gut morphology, intestinal epithelial tight junctions, and bacterial translocation of broiler chickens challenged with SalmonellaExpand
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