Funding for this research was provided by:
National Natural Science Foundation of China (31772729)
Natural Science Foundation of Hubei Province (2017CFA020)
National Basic Science Research Program of China (2015CB150302)
the National Key Research and Development program of China (2017YFD0501201)
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Received: 8 March 2018
Accepted: 24 July 2018
First Online: 6 August 2018
: This study was approved by the Scientific Ethic Committee of Huazhong Agricultural University (permit number HZAUCA-2017-005). All water buffaloes were handled in accordance with the regulations of the Standing Committee of Hubei People’s Congress and the Animal Ethics Procedures and Guidelines of P. R. China.
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