Article published the August 3, 2017
Introduction In non-ruminants, the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPAR) play a crucial role in the regulation of fatty acid metabolism and inflammatory responses . The PPAR family is composed of three subtypes: PPAR-gamma (PPARG), PPAR-alpha (PPARA), and PPARδ/β (PPARD), among which the expression of PPARG and PPARA subtypes are associated with adipogenesis/lipogenesis ...
Article published the April 12, 2017
INTRODUCTION An adequate supply of macro and micronutrients, such as trace minerals (e.g., Zn, Mn, Cu, Co), is important for ensuring an optimal transition from pregnancy to lactation (Andrieu, 2008). For instance, trace minerals have critical roles in a variety of physiological process, particularly antioxidant defense, and a deficiency may depress immunity especially in peripartal or transition ...
Article published the February 24, 2017
BackgroundCows around calving time experience a depression on immune function partially due to the marked negative energy balance (NEB), which results when cows cannot ingest enough nutrients to support dietary requirements for milk production. During this time, methionine (Met) as one of the first limiting AA in dairy cows may be in limited supply. Research has demonstrated that Met plays a key r ...
Video published on November 26, 2013
Dr. James Drackley speaks about Nutrition and Immunity at the 11th Nutrefeed Technical Meeting in Buenos Aires Argentina.
Video published on November 25, 2013
James Drackley, Professor at the University of Illinois, was invited by Nutrefeed to give a talk about early calf nutrition and health.
Video published on November 11, 2013
Professor James Drackley speaks about scours in calves, ways to diagnose and treat this common disease.
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