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- Schieder, Carina, et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Journal of animal physiology and animal nutrition 2019 v.103 no.1 pp. 210-220
- absorption barrier; animal health; animal husbandry; bark; calcium; electrical resistance; environmental factors; epithelial cells; epithelium; feed additives; feed conversion; intestines; licorice; pathogens; proteins; swine; tight junctions
- ... BACKGROUND: The gut barrier is essential for animal health as it prevents the passage of potentially harmful foreign substances. The epithelial tight junctions support the intestinal barrier and can be disrupted by stress caused, for example, by pathogens or dietary or environmental factors, predisposing the host to disease. In animal husbandry, phytogenics (plant‐derived feed additives) are used ...