Omics in Animal Nutrition Research

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Omics in Animal Nutrition Research

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Many developments in the field of animal and nutrition research have occurred in recent years. One major change is the use of Omics techniques to investigate the effects of challenges and treatments in the animal on a broad molecular level (Beauclercq et al., 2016; Beauclercq et al., 2018; Le Roy et al., 2016; Li et al., 2012; Pérez-Bonilla et al., 2018). Whilst these new types of analyses allow a much deeper systematic insight into the biology of animals and their interaction with nutrition, they also bring new challenges. The aim of this review is to describe the basic principles of Omics techniques, and to help the reader understand the opportunities and limitations of these techniques.

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