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Symposium review: The importance of the ruminal epithelial barrier for a healthy and productive cow
Published on 20/12/2018
The ruminal epithelium is the main site for absorption of key nutrients and electrolytes. Yet, the absorptive function has to be highly selective to prevent entry of microbes and toxins. This study outlines what researchers know, and still must uncover, about the factors that counteract barrier impairment and help with barrier restoration.
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