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Journal of Zhejiang University SCIENCE B 2019 Vol.20 No.2 P.180-192


Oral administration of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG to newborn piglets augments gut barrier function in pre-weaning piglets

Author(s):  Yang Wang, Li Gong, Yan-ping Wu, Zhi-wen Cui, Yong-qiang Wang, Yi Huang, Xiao-ping Zhang, Wei-fen Li

Affiliation(s):  Key Laboratory of Molecular Animal Nutrition and Feed Science, Key Laboratory of Animal Feed and Nutrition of Zhejiang Province, College of Animal Science, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou 310058, China; more

Corresponding email(s):   zhangxiaoping403@gmail.com, wfli@zju.edu.cn

Key Words:  Lactobacillus rhamnosus, Gut microbiota, Intestinal physical barrier, Intestinal immunological barrier, Piglet

Yang Wang, Li Gong, Yan-ping Wu, Zhi-wen Cui, Yong-qiang Wang, Yi Huang, Xiao-ping Zhang, Wei-fen Li. Oral administration of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG to newborn piglets augments gut barrier function in pre-weaning piglets[J]. Journal of Zhejiang University Science B, 2019, 20(2): 180-192.

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To understand the effects of Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (ATCC 53103) on intestinal barrier function in pre-weaning piglets under normal conditions, twenty-four newborn littermate piglets were randomly divided into two groups. piglets in the control group were orally administered with 2 mL 0.1 g/mL sterilized skim milk while the treatment group was administered the same volume of sterilized skim milk with the addition of viable L. rhamnosus at the 1st, 3rd, and 5th days after birth. The feeding trial was conducted for 25 d. Results showed that piglets in the L. rhamnosus group exhibited increased weaning weight and average daily weight gain, whereas diarrhea incidence was decreased. The bacterial abundance and composition of cecal contents, especially Firmicutes, Bacteroidetes, and Fusobacteria, were altered by probiotic treatment. In addition, L. rhamnosus increased the jejunal permeability and promoted the immunologic barrier through regulating antimicrobial peptides, cytokines, and chemokines via Toll-like receptors. Our findings indicate that oral administration of L. rhamnosus GG to newborn piglets is beneficial for intestinal health of pre-weaning piglets by improving the biological, physical, and immunologic barriers of intestinal mucosa.

口服鼠李糖乳杆菌GG影响哺乳仔猪肠道屏障 功能的研究

方法:二十四头新生仔猪分为对照组和实验组:对照组仔猪在出生后第1、3、5天口服2 mL 0.1 g/mL 的脱脂牛奶;而实验组仔猪口服等体积的含有活鼠李糖乳杆菌GG的脱脂牛奶.饲喂25天后,收集仔猪血清、肠道粘膜和盲肠内容物等样品.通过分析肠道菌群、紧密连接蛋白和细胞因子等指标,评价鼠李糖乳杆菌对肠道屏障功能的影响.


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[87]List of electronic supplementary materials

[88]Table S1 Composition of sows’ diet

[89]Table S2 Nutrient levels of sows’ diet

[90]Table S3 Composition of pre-starter feed

[91]Table S4 Nutrient levels of pre-starter feed

[92]Fig. S1 Experimental protocol design

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