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Department of Animal Sciences


2014 Publications

2014 Publications

Abreu FM, Cruppe LH, Maquivar M, Utt MD, Madsen CA, Vasconceloas JLM, Mussard ML, Day ML, Geary TW. 2014. Effect of follicle age on conception rate in beef heifers. J ANIM SCI 92(3) 1022-1028.

Abreu FM, Geary TW, Cruppe LH, Madsen CA, Jinks EM, Pohler KG, Vasconcelos JLM, Day ML. 2014. The effect of follicle age on pregnancy rate in beef cows. J ANIM SCI 92(3) 1015-1021.

Ahn J, Li X, Choi YM, Shin S, Oh S, Suh Y, Trang Hoa Nguyen, Baik M, Hwang S, Lee K. 2014. Differential expressions of G0/G1 switch gene 2 and comparative gene identification-58 are associated with fat content in bovine muscle. Lipids 49(1):1-14.

Ahn J, Lee H, Knipe L, Balasubramaniam VM. 2014. Effect of a post-packaging pasteurization process on inactivation of a listeria innocua surrogate in meat products. Food Science and Biotechnology 23(5):1477-81.

Apelo SIA, Singer LM, Lin XY, McGilliard ML, St-Pierre NR, Hanigan MD. 2014. Isoleucine, leucine, methionine, and threonine effects on mammalian target of rapamycin signaling in mammary tissue. J Dairy Sci 97(2):1047-56.

Apelo SIA, Singer LM, Ray WK, Helm RF, Lin XY, McGilliard ML, St-Pierre NR, Hanigan MD. 2014. Casein synthesis is independently and additively related to individual essential amino acid supply. J Dairy Sci 97(5):2998-3005.

Bas S, Maquivar MG, da Silva MAC, Day ML, Daglio MC, Harguindeguy S, Titler M, Schuenemann GM. 2014. Effect of intrauterine administration of gonadotropin releasing hormone with glycerol on serum LH concentrations in lactating dairy cows. Anim Reprod Sci 145(1-2):15-22.

Booyse DG, Dehority BA, Reininghaue B. 2014. Rumen ciliates in the African (Cappe) buffalo (Syncerus caffer caffer) living in the vicinity of the Orpen Gate entrance into Kruger National Park, South Africa. Zootaxa 3846 (1); 138-144.

Boyles S, Cole K, Dorman L. 2014. Interacting with law enforcement audiences in livestock management. Journal of Extension. 52(2): 2IAW6.

Bridges GA, Mussard ML, Helser LA, Day ML. 2014. Comparison of follicular dynamics and hormone concentrations between the 7-day and 5-day CO-synch plus CIDR program in primiparous beef cows. Theriogenology 81(4):632-8.

Chen P*, Suh Y, Choi YM, Shin S, Lee K. Developmental regulation of adipose tissue growth through hyperplasia and hypertrophy in the embryonic Leghorn and broiler. Poultry Science. 993(7):1809-1817.

Choi YM, Suh Y, Ahn J, Lee K. Muscle hypertrophy in heavy weight Japanese quail line: Delayed muscle maturation and continued muscle growth with prolonged up-regulation of myogenic regulatory factors. Poultry Science.93 (9): 2271-2277.

Choi YM, Suh Y, Shin S, Lee K. Skeletal muscle characterization of Japanese quail line selectively bred for lower body weight as an avian model of delayed muscle growth with hypoplasia. PLoS ONE. 9(4):e95932.

Chung H and Davis M. 2014. Effects of genetic variants and mapping assignments of the ovine calpain regulatory subunit gene on chromosome 14. Genes & Genomics 36(4):465-73.

Coffman EA, Pinto CRF, Snyder HK, Leisinger CA, Cole K, Whisnant CS. 2014. Antiluteogenic effects of serial prostaglandin F-2 alpha administration in cycling mares. Theriogenology 82(9):1241-5.

Cruppe LH, Day ML, Abreu FM, Kruse S, Lake SL, Biehl MV, Cipriano RS, Mussard ML, Bridges GA. 2014. The requirement of GnRH at the beginning of the five-day CO-synch plus controlled internal drug release protocol in beef heifers. J Anim Sci 92(9):4198-203.

Dehority BA, Wright AG. 2014. Studies on the in vitro cultivation of ciliate protozoa from the kangaroo forestomach. European Journal of Protistology 50:395-401.

Diaz HL, Karnati SKR, Lyons MA, Dehority BA, Firkins JL. 2014. Chemotaxis toward carbohydrates and peptides by mixed ruminal protozoa when fed, fasted, or incubated with polyunsaturated fatty acids. J Dairy Sci 97(4): 2231-2243.

Diaz HL, Knapp JR, Karnati SKR, Dehority BA, Firkins JL. 2014. Effects of wortmannin, sodium nitroprusside, insulin, genistein, and guanosine triphosphate on chemotaxis and cell growth of Entodinium caudatum, Epidinium caudatum, and mixed ruminal protozoa. J Dairy Sci 97(4): 2244-2253.

Diaz HL, Barr KN, Godden KR, Plank JE, Zapata I, Schappacher AN, Wick MP, Firkins JL. 2014. Eukaryotic inhibitors or activators elicit responses to chemosensory compounds by ruminal isotrichid and entodiniomorphid protozoa. J Dairy Sci 97(4): 2254-2269.

Felix TL, Loerch SC, Fluharty FL. Protein supplementation for growing cattle fed a corn silage–based die. Professional Animal Scientist June 2014 vol. 30 no. 3 327-332.

Felix TL, Long CJ, Metzger SA, Daniels KM. 2014. Adaptation to various sources of dietary sulfur by ruminants. J Anim Sci 92(6):2503-10.

Galley JD, Nelson MC, Yu Z, Dowd SE, Walter J, Kumar PS, Lyte M, Bailey MT. 2014. Exposure to a social stressor disrupts the community structure of the colonic mucosa-associated microbiota. Bmc Microbiology 14:189.

Ge X, Yang L, Sheets JP, Yu Z, Li Y. 2014. Biological conversion of methane to liquid fuels: Status and opportunities. Biotechnology Advances 32:1460-75.

Hall MB, Eastridge ML. INVITED REVIEW: Carbohydrate and fat: Considerations for energy and more. Professional Animal Scientist April 2014 vol. 30 no. 2 140-149.

Harthan LB, McFarland DC, Velleman SG. 2014. The effect of nutritional status and myogenic satellite cell age on turkey satellite cell proliferation, differentiation, and expression of myogenic transcriptional regulatory factors and heparan sulfate proteoglycans syndecan-4 and glypican-1. Poultry Science 93:174–186.

Hassan A, Ahn J, Suh Y, Choi YM, Chen P*, Lee K. Selenium promotes adipogenic determination and differentiation of chicken embryonic fibroblasts with regulation of genes involved in fatty acid uptake, triacylglycerol synthesis, and lipolysis. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry. 25:858-867.

Kim BG, Kil DY, Mahan DC, Hill GM, Stein HH. 2014. Effects of dietary sulfur and distillers dried grains with solubles on carcass characteristics, loin quality, and tissue concentrations of sulfur, selenium, and copper in growing-finishing pigs. J Anim Sci 92(10):4486-93.

Kim M, Eastridge ML, Yu Z. 2014. Investigation of ruminal bacterial diversity in dairy cattle fed supplementary monensin alone and in combination with fat, using pyrosequencing analysis. Can J Microbiol 60(2):65-71.

Kim M, Felix TL, Loerch SC, Yu Z. 2014. Effect of haylage and monensin supplementation on ruminal bacterial communities of feedlot cattle. Curr Microbiol 69(2):169-75.

Kim M, Wang L, Morrison M, Yu Z. 2014. Development of a phylogenetic microarray for comprehensive analysis of ruminal bacterial communities. J Appl Microbiol 117(4):949-60.

Kim M and Yu Z. 2014. Variations in 16S rRNA-based microbiome profiling between pyro sequencing runs and between pyrosequencing facilities. Journal of Microbiology 52(5):355-65.

Knapp JR, Laur GL, Vadas PA, Weiss WP, Tricarico JM. 2014. Invited review: Enteric methane in dairy cattle production: Quantifying the opportunities and impact of reducing emissions. J Dairy Sci 97(6):3231-61.

Kwasek K, Dabrowski K, Nynca J, Wojno M, Wick M. 2014. The influence of dietary lysine on yellow perch maturation and the quality of sperm. N Am J Aquacult 76(2):119-26.

Lancaster PA, Carstens GE, Michal JJ, Brennan KM, Johnson KA, Davis ME. 2014. Relationships between residual feed intake and hepatic mitochondrial function in growing beef cattle. J Anim Sci 92(7):3134-41.

Li Y, Chen P, Yu Z. 2014. Spatial and temporal variations of microbial community in a mixed plug-flow loop reactor fed with dairy manure. Microbial Biotechnology 7(4):332-46.

Little KL, Kyle JM, Bohrer BM, Schroeder AL, Fedler CA, Prusa KJ, Boler DD. 2014. A comparison of slice characteristics and sensory characteristics of bacon from immunologically castrated barrows with bacon from physically castrated barrows, boars, and gilts. J Anim Sci 92(12):5769-77.

Long JA, Purdy PH, Zuidberg K, Hiemstra S', Velleman SG, Woelders H. 2014. Cryopreservation of turkey semen: Effect of breeding line and freezing method on post-thaw sperm quality, fertilization, and hatching. Cryobiology 68(3):371-8.

Malila Y, Carr KM, Ernst CW, Velleman SG, Reed KM, Strasburg GM. 2014. Deep transcriptome sequencing reveals differences in global gene expression between normal and pale, soft, and exudative turkey meat. J Anim Sci 92(3):1250-60.

Martins T, Peres RFG, Rodrigues ADP, Pohler KG, Pereira MHC, Day ML, Vasconcelos JLM. 2014. Effect of progesterone concentrations, follicle diameter, timing of artificial insemination, and ovulatory stimulus on pregnancy rate to synchronized artificial insemination in postpubertal nellore heifers. Theriogenology 81(3):446-53.

Meller RA, Firkins JL, Gehma AM. Efficacy of live yeast in lactating dairy cattle. Professional Animal Scientist. August 2014 vol. 30 no. 4 413-417.

Morales MS and Dehority BA. 2014. Magnesium requirement of some of the principal rumen cellulolytic bacteria. Animal 8(9):1427-32.

Morris A, Shanmugasundaram R, Lilburn MS, Selvaraj RK. 2014. 25-hydroxycholecalciferol supplementation improves growth performance and decreases inflammation during an experimental lipopolysaccharide injection. Poult Sci 93(8):1951-6.

Morris A and Selvaraj RK. 2014. In vitro 25-hydroxycholecalciferol treatment of lipopolysaccharide-stimulated chicken macrophages increases nitric oxide production and mRNA of interleukin-1beta and 10. Vet Immunol Immunopathol 161(3-4):265-70.

Mousel MR, Notter DR, Leeds TD, Zerby HN, Moeller SJ, Taylor JB, Lewis GS. 2014. Evaluation of columbia, USMARC-composite, suffolk, and texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: VIII. quality measures of lamb longissimus dorsi. J Anim Sci 92(7):2861-8.

Nave RLG, Sulc RM, Barker DJ, St-Pierre N. 2014. Changes in forage nutritive value among vertical strata of a cool-season grass canopy. Crop Sci 54(6):2837-45.

Notter DR, Mousel MR, Leeds TD, Zerby HN, Moeller SJ, Lewis GS, Taylor JB. 2014. Evaluation of columbia, U. S. meat animal research center composite, suffolk, and texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: VI. measurements of live-lamb and carcass shape and their relationship to carcass yield and value. J Anim Sci 92(5):1980-94.

Notter DR, Mousel MR, Leeds TD, Zerby HN, Moeller SJ, Lewis GS, Taylor JB. 2014. Evaluation of columbia, USMARC composite, suffolk, and texel rams as terminal sires in an extensive rangeland production system: VII. accuracy of ultrasound predictors and their association with carcass weight, yield, and value. J Anim Sci 92(6):2402-14.

Pan D, Yu Z. 2014. Intestinal microbiome of poultry and its interaction with host and diet. Gut Microbes 5(1)1-12.

Patra AK, Yu Z. 2014. Combinations of nitrate, saponin, and sulfate additively reduce methane production by rumen cultures in vitro while not adversely affecting feed digestion, fermentation or microbial communities. Bioresource Technology 155:129-135.

Patra AK and Yu Z. 2014. Effects of vanillin, quillaja saponin, and essential oils on in vitro fermentation and protein-degrading microorganisms of the rumen. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 98(2):897-905.

Powell DJ, McFarland DC, Cowieson AJ, Muir WI, Velleman SG. 2014. The effect of nutritional status and muscle fiber type on myogenic satellite cell fate and apoptosis. Poult Sci 93(1):163-73.

Powell DJ, McFarland DC, Cowieson AJ, Muir WI, Velleman SG. 2014. The effect of nutritional status on myogenic gene expression of satellite cells derived from different muscle types. Poult Sci 93(9):2278-88.

Qureshi N, Singh V, Liu S, Ezeji TC, Saha BC, Cotta A. 2014. Process integration for simultaneous saccharification, fermentation, and recovery (SSFR): Production of butanol from corn stover using clostridium beijerinckii P260. Bioresour Technol 154:222-8.

Relling AE, Crompton LA, Loerch SC, Reynolds CK. 2014. Short communication: Plasma concentration of glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide may regulate milk energy production in lactating dairy cows. J Dairy Sci 97(4):2440-3.

Rodrigues ADP, Peres RFG, Lemes AP, Martins T, Pereira MHC, Carvalho ER, Day ML, Vasconcelos JLM. 2014. Effect of interval from induction of puberty to initiation of a timed AI protocol on pregnancy rate in nellore heifers. Theriogenology 82(5):760-6.

Schmidt G, Stiverson J, Angen O, Yu Z. 2014. Number of PCR cycles and magnesium chloride concentration AFfect detection of tet genes encoding robosomal protection proteins in swine manure. Advances in Microbiology 4:780-7.

Shanmugasundaram R, Sifri M, Jeyabalan R, Selvaraj RK. 2014. Effect of yeast cell product (CitriStim) supplementation on turkey performance and intestinal immune cell parameters during an experimental lipopolysaccharide injection. Poult Sci 93(11):2763-71.

Shelton NW, Dritz SS, Nelssen JL, Tokach MD, Goodband RD, DeRouchey JM, Yang H, Hill DA, Holzgraefe D, Hall DH, and Mahan DC. 2014. Effects of dietary vitamin E concentration and source on sow, milk, and pig concentrations of alpha-tocopherol. J Anim Sci 92(10):4547-56.

Shepherd DM, Firkins JL, VonBehren P. Chewing, rumen pool characteristics, and lactation performance of dairy cows fed 2 concentrations of a corn wet-milling coproduct with different forage sources. Journal of Dairy Science 97(9): 5786–5799.

Shi J, Xu F, Wang Z, Stiverson JA, Yu Z, Li Y. 2014. Effects of microbial and non-microbial factors of liquid anaerobic digestion effluent as inoculum on solid-state anaerobic digestion of corn stover. Bioresource Technology 157: 188-196.

Shin S, Choi YM, Han JY, Lee K. Inhibition of lipolysis in the novel transgenic quail model overexpressing G0/G1 switch gene 2 in the adipose tissue during feed restriction. PLoS One. 9(6):e100905.

Shin S, Suh Y, Zerby HN, Lee K. 2014  Membrane-Bound Delta-Like 1 Homolog (Dlk1) Promotes while Soluble Dlk1 Inhibits Myogenesis in C2C12 Cells. FEBS Letters 588: 1100-1108.

Sorter DE, Kester HJ, Hogan JS. 2014. Short communication: bacterial counts in recycled manure solids bedding replaced daily or deep packed in freestalls. Journal of Dairy Science 97(5):2965-8.

Spears JW, Weiss WP.  INVITED REVIEW: Mineral and vitamin nutrition in ruminants. Professional Animal Scientist April 2014 vol. 30 no. 2 180-191.

Stiverson J, Williams T, Chen J, Adams S, Hustead D, Price P, Guerrieri J, Deacon J, Yu Z. 2014. Prebiotic oligosaccharides: Comparative evaluation using in vitro cultures of infants' fecal microbiomes. Appl Environ Microbiol 80(23):7388-97.

St-Pierre NR, Milliken GA, Bauman DE, Collier RJ, Hogan JS, Shearer JK, Smith KL, Thatcher WW. Meta-analysis of the effects of sometribove zinc suspension on the production and health of lactating dairy cows. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 245(5): 550-564.

Tavarez MA, Bohrer BM, Asmus MD, Schroeder AL, Matulis RJ, Boler DD, Dilger AC. 2014. Effects of immunological castration and distiller's dried grains with solubles on carcass cutability and commercial bacon slicing yields of barrows slaughtered at two time points. J Anim Sci 92(7):3149-60.

Turner KE, Belesky DP, Cassida KA, Zerby HN. 2014. Carcass merit and meat quality in suffolk lambs, katahdin lambs, and meat-goat kids finished on a grass-legume pasture with and without supplementation. Meat Sci 98(2):211-9.

Turner KE, Cassida KA, Zerby HN. 2014. Meat goat kids finished on alfalfa, red clover or orchardgrass pastures: Carcass merit and meat quality. Meat Sci 98(4):629-36.

Ujor V, Agu CV, Gopalan V, Ezeji TC. 2014. Glycerol supplementation of the growth medium enhances in situ detoxification of furfural by clostridium beijerinckii during butanol fermentation. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 98(14):6511-21.

Ujor V., Bharathidasan AK, Cornish K, Ezeji TC. 2014. Evaluation of industrial dairy waste (milk dust powder) for acetone-butanol-ethanol production by solventogenic Clostridium species. SpringerPlus 3:387.

Ujor V., Bharathidasan AK, Cornish K, Ezeji TC. 2014. Feasibility of producing butanol from industrial starchy food wastes. Applied Energy 136: 590-598.

Velleman SG. 2014. Effect of growth selection on adipogenic gene expression during the development of the turkey breast muscle. Intl. J. Poult. Sci. 13:680-684.

Velleman SG, Coy CS, Emmerson DA. 2014. Effect of the timing of posthatch feed restrictions on broiler breast muscle development and muscle transcriptional regulatory factor gene expression. Poult Sci 93(6):1484-94.

Velleman SG, Coy CS, Emmerson DA. 2014. Effect of the timing of posthatch feed restrictions on the deposition of fat during broiler breast muscle development(1). Poult Sci 93(10):2622-7.

Yilmaz A, Mohamed N, Patterson KA, Tang Y, Shilo K, Villalona-Calero MA, Davis ME, Zhou X, Frankel W, Otterson GA, and others. 2014. Clinical and metabolic parameters in non-small cell lung carcinoma and colorectal cancer patients with and without KRAS mutations. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 11(9):8645-60.

Yilmaz A, Mohamed N, Patterson KA, Tang Y, Shilo K, Villalona-Calero MA, Davis ME, Zhou X, Frankel W, Otterson GA, and others. 2014. Increased NQO1 but not c-MET and survivin expression in non-small cell lung carcinoma with KRAS mutations. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 11(9):9491-502.

Yoder PS, St-Pierre NR, Weiss WP. 2014. A statistical filtering procedure to improve the accuracy of estimating population parameters in feed composition databases. J Dairy Sci 97(9):5645-56.

Zhang J, Suh Y, Choi YM, Ahn J, Davis ME, Lee K. 2014. Differential expression of cyclin G2, cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor 2C and peripheral myelin protein 22 genes during adipogenesis. Animal 8(5): 800-809.

Zhang Y and Ezeji TC. 2014. Elucidating and alleviating impacts of lignocellulose-derived microbial inhibitors on clostridium beijerinckii during fermentation of miscanthus giganteus to butanol. J Ind Microbiol Biotechnol 41(10):1505-16.