Early Life Inoculation With Adult-Derived Microbiota Accelerates Maturation of Intestinal Microbiota and Enhances NK Cell Activation in Broiler Chickens

N. Meijerink, J.G. Kers, F.C. Velkers, D.A. van Haarlem, David M. Lamot, Jean de Oliveira , Hauke Smidt, J.A. Stegeman, V.P.M.G. Rutten, C.A. Jansen

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Original languageEnglish
Article number584561
Pages (from-to)1-14
JournalFrontiers in Veterinary Science
Publication statusPublished - 19 Nov 2020


  • poultry
  • avian immunology
  • intestinal microbiota
  • intraepithelial lymphocytes
  • innate immunity
  • NK cells

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