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Article published the January 6, 2020:

Comparative Microarray Analysis of Intestinal Lymphocytes following Eimeria acervulina, E. maxima, or E. tenella Infection in the Chicken

Introduction Avian coccidiosis is caused by seven species of Eimeria protozoa (E. acervulina, E. maxima, E. tenella, E. mitis, E. necatrix, E. praecox, and E. brunetti) that differ in pathogenicity and immunog...
Author/s :
Hyun Lillehoj
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Article published the December 18, 2019:

Impact of genetics and breeding on broiler production performance: a look into the past, present, and future of the industry

Introduction The poultry industry, more specifically, the broiler industry, plays a key role in the delivery of high quality protein and lipids to the world population. Per capita consumption of chicken meat o...
Author/s :
Fausto Solis Marcos Tavárez
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Article published the December 10, 2019:

Identification of parental line specific effects of MLF2 on resistance to coccidiosis in chickens

Background Avian coccidiosis impairs the growth and feed efficiency of infected chickens [1]. There were evidences that resistance to avian coccidiosis is associated with inheritance and coccidiosis resistant ...
Author/s :
Hyun Lillehoj
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Article published the December 10, 2019:

Regulation of T Lymphocyte Subpopulations in Specific Pathogen-Free Chickens Following Experimental Fowl Adenovirus-VIII Infection

INTRODUCTION Inclusion body hepatitis (IBH) is caused by fowl adenovirus (FAV) and induces acute infection in chickens. FAV is mainly infectious for young chickens, and is characterized by many pathological ch...
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Hyun Lillehoj
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Article published the September 3, 2019:

Recent Progress in Understanding Host Mucosal Response to Avian Coccidiosis and Development of Alternative Strategies to Mitigate the Use of Antibiotics in Poultry Production

INTRODUCTION Coccidiosis is a ubiquitous intestinal protozoan infection of poultry seriously impairing the growth and feed utilization of infected animals (Lillehoj et al., 2007; Lillehoj and Lillehoj, 2000). ...
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Hyun Lillehoj
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Article published the September 2, 2019:

Whole genome analysis reveals the diversity and evolutionary relationships between necrotic enteritis-causing strains of Clostridium perfringens

Background Clostridium perfringens is a bacterial pathogen that causes a wide variety of diseases ranging from gas gangrene and food poisoning in humans to necrotic enteritis in chickens [1]. Aside from host f...
Author/s :
Julian RoodProfessor Robert Moore
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Article published the August 5, 2019:

Analysis of global transcriptional responses of chicken following primary and secondary Eimeria acervulina infections

Background The apicomplexan E.acervulina specifically infects the duodenum resulting in diarrhea, poor feed conversion, and reduced body weight gain, thereby incurring large economic losses to the poultry indu...
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Hyun Lillehoj
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Article published the August 5, 2019:

Maternal Antibody Interference in Newcastle Disease Vaccination

Introduction Maternal immunity for Newcastle Disease (ND) can be quantified with Haemagglutination Inhibition(HI) test. Titres are expressed as log 2 values. Titres in a group are analysed statistically and me...
Author/s :
 Pranjal Pranbindu Kalita
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Article published the July 30, 2019:

High fidelity CRISPR/Cas9 increases precise monoallelic and biallelic editing events in primordial germ cells

The chicken is a useful animal model for biological research and can be used to produce biopharmaceutical products that cannot be produced in mammalian bioreactor systems. Chicken meat and eggs derived from 70 ...
Author/s :
Helen SangMichael McGrew
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Article published the July 26, 2019:

USDA animal genomics program: the view from the chicken coop

Background The last few years have been exciting times in the chicken genetics community. We have a sequence of the chicken genome [1], we have 2.8 million single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs), the chicken h...
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Janet Fulton
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