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BioMed Research International
Volume 2016, Article ID 5436738, 11 pages
Research Article

Oregano Essential Oil Improves Intestinal Morphology and Expression of Tight Junction Proteins Associated with Modulation of Selected Intestinal Bacteria and Immune Status in a Pig Model

1Department of Animal Nutrition and Feed Science, College of Animal Science and Technology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan 430070, China
2The Cooperative Innovation Center for Sustainable Pig Production, Wuhan 430070, China

Received 1 March 2016; Revised 3 May 2016; Accepted 8 May 2016

Academic Editor: Kai Wang

Copyright © 2016 Yi Zou et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Supplementary Material

Oregano essential oils are very complex natural mixtures which can contain about 32 components at quite different concentrations. Carvacrol (81.92%) is the major components of the oregano essential oils.

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