University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign Archives - Pork Checkoff

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Swine Health-Foreign Animal Disease
Development of ASFV-specific monoclonal antibodies and mAb-based blocking ELISA
Historically, the greatest threats to the US swine production are from foreign animal diseases, such as African swine fever (ASF). ASF virus (ASFV) infection can have a deleterious effect on swine...
Swine Health-PRRS
Nanodisc-based mucosal DIVA vaccine for PRRS virus
Human Nutrition
Effect of pork ingestion on postprandial mitochondrial protein synthesis and inflammation in healthy weight, overweight, and obese adults
Pre-Harvest Pork Safety
Antibody to Salmonella spp., culture status, an associated risk factors among slaughtered pigs
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