Summary and Implications
Two advance intercross lines significantly differed in Salmonella colonization of the spleen and expression levels of splenic cytokine RNA. These genetic differences in immune response have the potential of improving disease resistance through genetic selection.
Iowa State University
Kaiser, Michael and Lamont, Susan J.
"Genetically Distinct Chicken Crosses Differ in Splenic Salmonella
Colonization and Cytokine RNA Expression,"
Animal Industry Report:
AS 653, ASL R2217.
Available at: http://lib.dr.iastate.edu/ans_air/vol653/iss1/43