Dept. of Animal Sciences
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Hypoxic immunomodulation results in increased disease risk and altered behavior via non-canonical pathways (2017-02-28)Hypoxia is a potent immunomodulatory condition that underlies a wide array of disease states and associated comorbidities. Inflammation appears to be a critical factor in the adverse psychological outcomes linked with ...
Immunomodulatory effects of whole yeast cells and capsicum in weanling pigs challenged with pathogenic escherichia coli (2017-03-01)Post-weaning diarrhea, caused by enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli, is one of the most common causes of mortality and morbidity in commercial pig production. With recent global concern over antibiotic resistance, the ...
(2017-02-03)Viral infection during pregnancy in humans is associated with increased risk for congenital abnormalities. In pigs, maternal infection with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus (PRRSV) increases inflammatory ...
(2017-04-28)Using Robert Allerton Park (RAP) and the immediately surrounding properties in east-central Illinois as a study site, my objectives were to investigate changes in deer habitat use and spatial clustering following 10 years ...
(2017-04-26)The NCAPG/LCORL locus is a major QTL on bovine chromosome 6 (BTA6) that influences growth and composition in cattle. Genetic variation at this locus is associated with alterations in the developmental program of individuals ...