Funding for this research was provided by:
the Major Science and Technology Program of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region (2021ZD0024-4, 2021ZD0023-3, 2020ZD0004)
the Key Technology Project of Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region (2020GG0030)
Received: 26 January 2022
Accepted: 4 May 2022
First Online: 14 May 2022
: The ethics of the experimental protocol were approved by Inner Mongolia Agricultural University Research Ethics Committee (permission number of 065). All animal experiments were performed following the ARRIVE guidelines, and in accordance with national guidelines and regulations (GB 14925–2010) for reporting animal research as much as possible. The dandelion used in this experiment was purchased from Bozhou zhenshanyuan traditional Chinese medicine Sales Co., Ltd (Anhui Province, China). According to their instructions, the dandelion was cultivated in Bozhou in Northern Anhui Province of China, and the cultivation procedure was performed in compliance with the Convention on Biological Diversity and the Convention on the Trade and Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora. The samples of dandelion are preserved in the Inner Mongolia Herbivorous Livestock Feed Engineering Technology Research Center, Hohhot, China.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.