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Developing a Probiotic for Anxiety Management

Investigators
Eicher, Susan D.
Institutions
Purdue University
Start date
2014
End date
2015
Objective
1) Determine effects of stressors or stress hormones in neonatal swine on GI microbial populations, g astrointestinal associated lymphoid tissue (GALT) and systemic immune function to enhance disease resistance and 2) Determine efficacy of interventions in feed or water to mitigate weaning stress thus enhancing intestinal health by improved microbiota and GALT functions.
Funding Source
Agricultural Research Service
Project source
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Project number
5020-32000-012-01S
Accession number
427030
Categories
Bacterial Pathogens
Microbiological Standards and Guidelines
Chemical Contaminants
Commodities
Meat, Poultry, Game