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Faculty Research Publications

Below are January 1, 2015 - August 1, 2016 research publications for our department. Our faculty members are indicated by *.

Albonico, M., L. F. Schütz, F. Caloni, C. Cortinovis, and *L. J. Spicer. 2016. Toxicological effects of fumonisin B1 alone and in combination with other fusariotoxins on bovine granulosa cells.  Toxicon 118:47-53.

Beleski, K., R. A. Mancini, C. B. Van Buiten, and *R. Ramanathan. 2015. Effects of reverse electron transport on NADH formation and metmyoglobin reduction. Meat Sci. 105:89-92.

Dentis, J. L., N. B. Schreiber, J. N. Gilliam, L. F. Schutz, and *L. J. Spicer. 2016. Changes in brain ribonuclease (BRB) mRNA in granulosa cells (GC) of dominant versus subordinate ovarian follicles of cattle and the regulation of BRB gene expression in bovine GC.  Domest. Anim. Endocr. 55:32-40.

Denton, J. J., S. Ravishankar, M. Friedman and *D. Jaroni. 2015. Efficacy of Plant-derived Compounds against Escherichia coli O157:H7 during Flume-washing and Storage of Organic Leafy Greens. J. Food Process. Preserv. doi:10.1111/jfpp.12523.

Elroy, N.N., J. Rogers, *G.G. Mafi, *D.L. VanOverbeke, S.D. Hartson, and *R. Ramanathan. 2015. Species-specific effects on non-enzymatic metmyoglobin reduction in vitro. Meat Sci. 105:113-118.

English, A.R., *G. G. Mafi, *D. L. VanOverbeke, and *R. Ramanathan. 2016. Effects of extended aging and modified atmospheric packaging on beef top loin steak color. J. Anim. Sci. 94:1727–1737.

Epplin, F. M., C. Haankuku and *G. W. Horn. 2015. Technical Note: A method for assigning animals to treatment groups with unequal count per group that equalizes mean animal weight among groups. J. Anim. Sci. 93:4575-4579.

Goldstein, B.D.., L. D’Abramo, G.F. Hartnell, J. Mench, *S. Place, M. Salman, D. Treacy, B. L. Turner II, G.W. Williams, and F. Wu. 2015. Critical Role of Animal Science Research in Food Security and Sustainability. The National Research Council of the National Academies Press, Washington D.C.

Harvey, B. M., M. Eschbach, E. A. Glynn, S. Kotha, M. Darre, D. J. Adams, *R. Ramanathan, R. A. Mancini, and K. E. Govoni. 2015. Effect of daily lithium chloride administration on bone quality and strength in growing broiler chickens. Poultry Sci. 94, 296-301.

*Horn, G. W. 2015. Effect of rate of weight gain of steers during the stocker phase. IV. Rumen fermentation characteristics and expression of genes involved in substrate utilization for fatty acid synthesis in adipose tissues of growing-finishing beef cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 93: 3055-3065.

Hou, C., H. Liu, J. Zhang, S. Zhang, F. Yang, X. Zeng, P.A. Thacker, *G. Zhang, and S. Qiao. 2015. Intestinal microbiota succession and immunomodulatory consequences after introduction of Lactobacillus reuteri I5007 in neonatal piglets. PLoS One 10:e0119505.

*Jadeja, R., *D. Jaroni, P. Vijayakumar, S. Chintagari. 2015. Application of Monoclonal Antibodies to Develop Rapid Immunoassays for Vibrio vulnificus: A Mini Review. AASCIT J. Biology, 1(4):48-54.

Linneen, S. K., A. L. McGee, J. R. Cole, J. S. Jennings, *D. R. Stein, *G. W. Horn, and *D. L. Lalman.  2015.  Supplementation of monensin and Optimase to beef cows consuming low-quality forage during late gestation and early lactation.  J. Anim. Sci. 93:3076-3085.

Linneen, S. K., A. R. Harding, M. T. Smallwood, *G. W. Horn, J. S. Jennings, C. L. Goad, and *D. L. Lalman. 2015. In vivo ruminal degradation characteristics and apparent digestibility of low-quality prairie hay for steers consuming monensin and Optimase. J. Anim. Sci. 93:3941-3949.

Litt, P. K., S. Ravishankar, and *D. Jaroni. 2016. Use of fulvic ccid formulations as flume-wash treatments for reduction of Escherichia coli O157:H7 on organic leafy greens. J. Food Protection Trends, 36(4): 284-292.

Liu, Y., X. Wang, H. Wu, S. Chen, H. Zhu, J. Zhang, Y. Hou, C.-A. Hu, and *G. Zhang. 2016. Glycine enhances muscle protein mass associated with maintaining Akt-mTOR-FOXO1 signaling and suppressing TLR4 and NOD2 signaling in piglets challenged with LPS. American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology 311:R365-R373.

Lyu, W., A.R. Curtis, L.T. Sunkara, and *G. Zhang. 2015. Transcriptional regulation of antimicrobial host defense peptides. Current Protein and Peptide Science 16:672-679.

Matera, J., *B. K. Wilson, *J. A. Hernandez Gifford, D. L. Step, *C.R Krehbiel, and *C.A. Gifford. 2015. Cattle with increased severity of bovine respiratory disease complex exhibit decreased capacity to protect against histone cytotoxicity. J. Anim. Sci. 93:1841-1849.

Maxwell, C. L., B. C. Bernhard, C. F. O’Neill, *B. K. Wilson, C. G. Hixon, C. L. Haviland, A. N. Grimes, *M. S. Calvo-Lorenzo, *D. L. VanOverbeke, *G. G. Mafi, *C. J. Richards, D. L. Step, B. P. Holland, and *C. R. Krehbiel. 2015. The effects of technology use in feedlot production systems on feedlot performance and carcass characteristics. J. Anim. Sci. 93:1340-1349.

Miller, L.P., G.A. Flory, R.W. Peer, E.S. Bendfelt, M.L. Hutchinson, M.A. King, B. Seekins, G.W. Malone, *J.B. Payne, J. Floren, E. Malek, M. Schwarz, and J. Bonhotal. 2015. Mortality composting protocol for avian influenza infected flocks. United States Department of Agriculture.

O'Bryan, C. A., P. Crandall, *D. Jaroni, S. C. Ricke, and K. E. Gibson. 2016. Assessment of Nitrogen and Phosphorus Loads Present in Environments Impacted by Alternative Poultry Processing Operations Utilized in Pasture-Raised Poultry Production. J. Renew. Agr. Food Syst.:1-10.

*Payne, J., R. Farris, G. Parker, J. Bonhotal and M. Schwarz, 2015. Quantification of sodium pentobarbital residues from equine mortality compost piles. J. Anim. Sci. 93:4:1824-1829.

*Payne, J., G. Guzman, and G. Fox. 2015. Surface runoff transport of Escherichia coli after poultry litter application on pastureland. American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers.

*Pezeshki A., R. C. Zapata, A. Singh, N. J. Yee, and P. K. Chelikani. 2016. Low protein diets produce divergent effects on energy balance. Scientifice Reports 28;6:25145.

Pizzo, F., F. Caloni, N. B. Schreiber, L. F. Schutz, M. L. Totty, M. Albonico, and *L. J. Spicer. 2015. Direct effects of the algal toxin, domoic acid, on ovarian function: Bovine granulosa and theca cells as an in vitro model. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 113:314-320.

Pizzo, F., F. Caloni, L. F. Schutz, M. L. Totty, and *L. J. Spicer. 2015. Individual and combined effects of deoxynivalenol and α-zearalenol on cell proliferation and steroidogenesis of granulosa cells in cattle. Environ Toxicol Pharmacol. 40:722-728.

Pizzo, F., F. Caloni, N. B. Schreiber, C. Cortinovis, and *L. J. Spicer. 2015. In vitro effects of deoxynivalenol and zearalenone major metabolites alone and combined, on cell proliferation, steroid production and gene expression in bovine small-follicle granulosa cells. Toxicon 109:70-83.

Rada, X., J. Todd-Searle, M. Friedman, J. Patel, *D. Jaroni, and S. Ravishankar. 2016. Combining essential oils and olive extract for control of multi-drug resistant Salmonella enterica on organic leafy greens. SDRP J. Food Sci. Tech. 1(2).

Roberts, S. L., P. A. Lancaster, *U. DeSilva, *G. W. Horn, and *C. R. Krehbiel. 2015. Coordinated gene expression between skeletal muscle and intramuscular adipose tissue in growing beef cattle. J. Anim. Sci. 93:4302-4311.

Robinson, K., Z. Deng, Y. Hou, and *G. Zhang. 2015. Regulation of intestinal barrier function by host defense peptides. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 2:57.

Singh A., *A. Pezeshki, R. C. Zapata, N. J. Yee, C. G. Knight, U. I. Tuor, and P. K. Chelikani. 2016. Diets enriched in whey or casein improve energy balance and prevent morbidity and renal damage in salt-loaded and high-fat-fed spontaneously hypertensive stroke-prone rats. The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 37:47–59.

Sunkara, L.T., A.R. Curtis, and *G. Zhang. 2015. Biology, Expression, and Regulation of Host Defense Peptides: A Minireview. Advances in Animal and Veterinary Sciences 3:9-20.

*Wilson, B. K., B. P. Holland, D. L. Step, M. E. Jacob, *D. L. VanOverbeke, C. J. Richards, T. G. Nagaraja, and *C. R. Krehbiel. 2016. Feeding wet distillers grains plus solubles with and without a direct-fed microbial to determine performance, carcass characteristics, and fecal shedding of Escherichia coli O157:H7 in feedlot heifers. J. Anim. Sci. 94:297-305.

*Wilson, B. K., D. L. Step, C. L. Maxwell, J. J. Wagner, *C. J. Richards, and *C. R. Krehbiel. 2015. Evaluation of multiple ancillary therapies used in combination with an antimicrobial in newly received high-risk calves treated for bovine respiratory disease. J. Anim. Sci. 93:3661-3674.

*Wilson, B. K., M. Vazquez-Anon, D. L. Step, K. D. Moyer, C. L. Haviland, C. L. Maxwell, C. F. O’Neill, *C. A. Gifford, *C. R. Krehbiel, and *C. J. Richards. 2016. Effect of copper, manganese, and zinc supplementation on the performance, clinical signs, and mineral status of calves following exposure to bovine viral diarrhea virus type 1b and subsequent Mannheimia haemolytica infection. J. Anim. Sci. 94:1123-1140.

Zhang, C., B. LI, *R. Jadeja, and Y. C.,  Hung. 2016. Effects of Electrolyzed Oxidizing Water on Inactivation of Bacillus subtilis and Bacillus cereus Spores in Suspension and Carrier Test – Journal of Food Science. 81(1):M144-9.

Zhang, L., L. Lu, S. Li, *G. Zhang, L. Ouyang, K. Robinson, Y. Tang, Q. Zhu, D. Li, Y. Hu, and Y. Liu. 2016. 1,25-Dihydroxyvitamin-D3 induces avian β-defensin gene expression in chickens. PLoS One 11:e0154546.

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