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Article published the June 27, 2019:

A high-density SNP panel reveals extensive diversity, frequent recombination and multiple recombination hotspots within the chicken major histocompatibility complex B region between BG2 and CD1A1

Background The major histocompatibility complex (MHC) is a polymorphic gene region that is conserved in all jawed vertebrates. The MHC is characterized by the presence of a number of conserved genes that have ...
Author/s :
Anna WolcJanet Fulton
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Article published the June 24, 2019:

Does selection for growth rate in broilers affect their resistance and tolerance to Eimeria maxima?

1. Introduction Genetic selection for production traits, to meet increased requirements for chicken meat, has been applied to broiler chickens at an unprecedented rate (Siegel, 2014; Tixier-Boichard et al., 20...
Author/s :
Damer BlakeIlias KyriazakisPanagiotis SakkasRichard Bailey
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Article published the February 28, 2019:

Quail Breeder’s Production Performance in Response to Selection for Higher Three Weeks Body Weight

Introduction Selection significantly improves production traits in Japanese quail. Proper selection and breeding techniques coupled with improvements in the environmental and managerial conditions can help imp...
Author/s :
Jibran Hussain
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Article published the August 18, 2017:

Pathogenicity of Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Virus H5N1 in Naturally Infected Poultry in Egypt

  Introduction Highly pathogenic avian influenza virus (HPAIV) H5N1 persists in natural reservoirs of aquatic birds and waterfowl. In 1996 it was discovered that infected wild geese in Southern China wer...
Author/s :
Carol J. CardonaZheng Xing
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Article published the April 27, 2017:

Identifying specific proteins involved in eggshell membrane formation using gene expression analysis and bioinformatics

Background The cleidoic avian egg is a highly ordered structure and the recognized hallmark of reproduction in birds. During egg formation, the accumulation of liver-secreted egg yolk proteins takes place in t...
Author/s :
Joel GautronMax HinckeNys Yves
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Article published the April 20, 2017:

Improved profitability in poultry production with combination of genetics, nutrition and natural feed additives

Nowadays layer breeds show a steadily increasing persistency and prolonged lifetime production period. This is mainly due to genetic improvements but nevertheless, management and especially nutrition of the now...
Author/s :
Robert Pottgueter
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Article published the February 17, 2017:

RNA-seq Profiles of Immune Related Genes in the Spleen of Necrotic Enteritis-afflicted Chicken Lines

INTRODUCTION Necrotic enteritis (NE) is an economically important disease of the poultry industry worldwide, and is mediated by Clostridium perfringens strains that produce necrotic enteritis toxin B-like (Net...
Author/s :
Hyun Lillehoj
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Article published the January 6, 2017:

Transcriptional Profiles of Host-Pathogen Responses to Necrotic Enteritis and Differential Regulation of Immune Genes in Two Inbreed Chicken Lines Showing Disparate Disease Susceptibility

Introduction Necrotic enteritis (NE) is an acute clostridial disease of economic importance to the poultry industry [1]. NE is caused by Clostridium perfringens, a Gram-positive, rod-shaped, spore-forming, an...
Author/s :
Hyun Lillehoj
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Article published the November 25, 2016:

Mapping and genotypic analysis of the NK-lysin gene in chicken

Background The chicken is an important animal for several reasons. In addition to being a major source of protein in the world, it is valuable to the understanding of genome evolution because of its relations...
Author/s :
Hyun LillehojSusan LamontWilliam Muir
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Article published the September 12, 2016:

Gene expression profiling in adipose tissue from growing broiler chickens

Author/s :
Dr. Brian D. FairchildGary J Hausman
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