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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). ...
Author/s :
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...
Author/s :
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...
Author/s :
Janet Fulton
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Article published the July 25, 2019:

Association of Candidate Genes with Response to Heat and Newcastle Disease Virus

1. Introduction Newcastle disease is considered the number one disease constraint to poultry production in low and middle-income countries [1]. In these areas, chickens often serve as important protein source...
Author/s :
Anna WolcHuaijun ZhouJack DekkersJanet FultonRodrigo GallardoSusan Lamont
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Article published the July 25, 2019:

Energy and protein dilution in broiler breeder pullet diets reduced offspring body weight and yield

INTRODUCTION Awareness about the importance of maternal diet on offspring health is increasing. Maternal nutrition is being studied in livestock species as a way of improving offspring growth and production (R...
Author/s :
Martin ZuidhofRobert Renema
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Article published the July 24, 2019:

Genomic prediction of avian influenza infection outcome in layer chickens

Background Avian influenza (AI) is a devastating disease and the current approach that is used to control it is based on isolation and extermination of affected flocks in order to stop the spread of the virus....
Author/s :
Anna WolcJack DekkersJanet FultonWioleta
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Article published the July 24, 2019:

Mapping of QTL affecting incidence of blood and meat inclusions in egg layers

Background Egg quality has received more attention due to increased demands for safety and high-quality eggs by consumers. Internal egg quality involves functional, aesthetic and microbiological properties of ...
Author/s :
David Cavero PintadoJanet FultonJesus ArangoNeil O'Sullivan
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