NC1184: Molecular Mechanisms Regulating Skeletal Muscle Growth and Differentiation

(Multistate Research Project)

Status: Active

SAES-422 Reports

10/29/2015

12/12/2016

12/12/2017

Publications (peer reviewed journals):



  1. Hoffman, M. L., S. A. Reed, S. M. Pillai, A. K. Jones, K. K. McFadden, S. A. Zinn, and K. E. Govoni. The effects of poor maternal nutrition during gestation on offspring postnatal growth and metabolism. J Anim Sci. 94:3093-3099. doi:10.2527/jas.2016-1229

  2. Pillai, S. M., A. K. Jones, M. L. Hoffman, K. K. McFadden, S. A. Reed, S. A. Zinn, and K. E. Govoni. Fetal and organ development at gestational days 45, 90, 135 and at birth of lambs exposed to under- or over-nutrition during gestation. Translational Anim. Sci. doi: 10.2527/tas2016.0002

  3. Sang Beum Lee, Sung Kwon Park and Yong Soo Kim. 2017. Maltose binding protein-fusion enhances the bioactivity of truncated forms of pig myostatin propeptide produced in E. coli. Plos One 12(4): e0174956.

  4. Jin-Dan Kang, Seokjoong Kim, Hai-Ying Zhu, LongJin, QingGuo, Xiao-Chen Li, Yu-ChenZhang, Xiao-XuXing, Mei-Fu Xuan, Guang-Lei Zhang, Qi-Rong Luo, Yong Soo Kim, Cheng-Du Cui1, Wen-XueLi1, Zheng-YunCui1, Jin-Soo Kim, and Xi-Jun Yin. 2017. Generation of cloned adult muscular pigs with myostatin gene mutation by genetic engineering. RSC Advances 7:12541-12549.

  5. D. Berrocoso, R. Kilda, A.K. Singh, Y.S. Kim and R. Jha. 2017. Effect of in ovo injection of raffinose on growth performance and gut health parameters of broiler chicken. Poultry Science 96:1573-1580

  6. J. Colle, J.A. Nasados, J.M. Rogers, D.M. Kerby, M.M. Colle, J.B. Van Buren, R.P. Richard, G.K. Murdoch, C.J. Williams, M.E. Doumit , Strategies to improve beef tenderness by activating calpain-2 earlier postmortem. (2017) Meat Science doi: 10.1016/j.meatsci.2017.08.008

  7. J. Thornton, K.C. Chapalamadugu, E. M. Eldredge and G.K. Murdoch Analysis of Longissimus thoracis protein expression associated with variation in carcass quality grade and marbling of beef cattle raised in the Pacific northwestern United States. (2017) Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry January 24 DOI 10.1021/acs.jafc.6b02795

  8. M. Murdoch, G. K. Murdoch, S. Greenwood, S. McKay Nutritional Influence on Epigenetic Marks and Effect on Livestock Production. (2016) Frontiers in Genetics: nutrigenomics., doi: 10.3389/fgene.2016.00182

  9. Chen Y, Wang J, Yang S, Utturkar S, Crodian J, Cummings S, Thimmapuram J, San Miguel P, Kuang S, Gribskov M, Plaut K, Casey T. 2017. The Effect of High Fat Diet on Secreted Milk Transcriptome in Mid-lactation Mice. Physiol Genomics, in press

  10. Xiong Y, Page JC, Narayanan N, Wang C, Jia Z, Yue F, Shi X, Jin W, Hu K, Deng M, Shi R, Shan T, Yang G, Kuang S*. 2017. Peripheral neuropathy and hindlimb paralysis in a mouse model of adipocyte-specific knockout of eBioMedicine. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ebiom.2017.09.017

  11. Jiang C, Cano Vega MA, Yue F, Kuang L, Narayanan N, Uzunalli G, Merkel MP, Kuang S*, Deng M*. 2017. Dibenzazepine-loaded Nanoparticles Induce Local Browning of White Adipose Tissue to Counteract Obesity. Mol Ther. 25(7):1718-29. doi: 10.1016/j.ymthe.2017.05.020.

  12. Wang C, Yue F, Kuang S*. 2017. Muscle Histology Characterization Using H&E Staining and Muscle Fiber Type Classification Using Immunofluorescence Staining. Bio-Protocol. 7(10): e2279. DOI: 10.21769/BioProtoc.2279.

  13. Castro B, Kuang S*. 2017. Evaluation of Muscle Performance in Mice by using the Treadmill Exhaustion Test and the Whole-Limb Grip Strength Assay. Bio-Protocol. 7(8): e2237. DOI: 10.21769/BioProtoc.2237

  14. Yang X, Yang S, Wang C, Kuang S*. 2017. The hypoxia inducible factors HIF1α and HIF2α are dispensable for embryonic muscle development but essential for postnatal muscle regeneration. J Biol Chem. 292(14):5981-91. doi:10.1074/jbc.M116.756312

  15. Wang X, Yu C, Chen J, Jiang Q, Kuang S, Wang Y. 2017. Depot-specific differences in fat mass expansion in WT and ob/ob mice. Oncotarget. 8(28):46326-36. doi: 10.18632/oncotarget.17938.

  16. Zhang B, Shen Q, Chen Y, Pan R, Kuang S, Liu G, Sun G, Sun X. 2017. Myricitrin alleviates oxidative stress-induced inflammation and apoptosis and protects mice against diabetic cardiomyopathy. Sci Rep. 7:44239. doi: 10.1038/srep44239.

  17. Wang C, Liu W, Nie Y, Qaher M, Horton HE, Yue F, Asakura A, Kuang S*. 2017b. Loss of MyoD promotes fate transdifferentiation of myoblasts into brown adipocytes. eBiomedicine. 16:212-23.

  18. Yue F, Bi P, Yang X, Wang C, Shan T, Nie Y, Ratliff TL, Gavin TP, Kuang S*. 2017. Pten is necessary for the quiescence and maintenance of adult muscle stem cells. Nat Commun. 8:14328.

  19. Yin F, Yang S, Hu S, Kuang S*, Han Q*. 2017. Enhanced human osteoblast cell functions by “net-like” nanostructured cell-substrate interface in orthopedic applications. Mater Lett. 189:275-8.

  20. Zhang C, Huang KC, Rajwa B, Li J, Yang S, Lin H, Liao CS, Eakina G, Kuang S, Patsekin V, Robinson JP, Cheng JX. 2017. Stimulated Raman Scattering Flow Cytometry for Label-Free Single-Particle Analysis. 4(1): 103-9. doi:10.1364/OPTICA.4.000103

  21. Wang C, Wang M, Arrington J, Shan T, Yue F, Nie Y, Tao WA, Kuang S*. Ascl2 inhibits myogenesis by antagonizing the transcriptional activity of myogenic regulatory factors. Development. 144(2):235-247. doi: 10.1242/dev.138099.

  22. Yue F, Bi P, Wang C, Li J, Liu X, Kuang S*. 2016. Conditional loss of Pten in myogenic progenitors leads to postnatal skeletal muscle hypertrophy but age-dependent exhaustion of satellite cells. Cell Rep. 17(9):2340-53. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2016.11.002.

  23. Spaulding H, Kelly E, Quindry JC, Sheffield J, Hudson MB, and Selsby J. Autophagic dysfunction and autophagosome escape in the mdx mus musculus model of Duchenne muscular dystrophy.  Acta Physiologica.  In Press. 

  24. Ballmann C, Denney CT, Beyers R, Quindry T, Romero T, Selsby JT, and Quindry JC. Long term dietary quercetin enrichment as a cardioprotective countermeasure in mdx mice.  Experimental Physiology. 102:635-649, 2017. 


*This paper was featured in an unsolicited ViewPoint from Experimental Physiology. 



  1. Ballmann C, Denney T, Beyers R, Quindry T, Romero M, Amin R, Selsby JT, and Quindry JC. Lifelong quercetin enrichment and cardioprotection in Mdx/Utrn+/-   American Journal of Physiology: Heart and Circulation.  312:128-140, 2017

  2. Spaulding HR, Ballmann CG, Quindry JC, and Selsby JT. Long-term quercetin dietary enrichment partially protects dystrophic skeletal muscle.  PLoS One.  11: e0168293, 2016. 

  3. Clark, D,L,; Strasburg, G,M,; Reed, K.M.; Velleman, S.G. 2017. Influence of temperature and growth selection on turkey pectoralis major muscle satellite cell adipogenic gene expression and lipid accumulation. Poultry Science 96:1015-1027.

  4. Reed, K.M.; Mendoza, K.M.; Abrahante, J.E.; Barnes, N.E.; Velleman, S.G., Strasburg, G.M. 2017. Response of turkey muscle satellite cells to thermal challenge. I. Transcriptome effects in proliferating cells. BMC Genomics 18(1):352. doi: 10.1186/s12864-017-3740-4

  5. Reed, K.M.; Mendoza, K.M.; Strasburg, G.M.; Velleman, S.G. 2017. Response of turkey muscle satellite cells to thermal challenge. II. transcriptome effects in differentiating cells. Submitted to Frontiers in Avian Physiology.

  6. DeBoer, M.L., K. M. Martinson, M. S. Pampusch, A. M. Hansen, S. M. Wells, C. Ward, M. Hathaway. 2017. Cultured equine satellite cells as a model system to assess leucine stimulated protein synthesis in horse muscle. Anim.Sci. (in press)

  7. Pettit AP, Jonsson WO, Bargoud AR, Mirek ET, Peelor FF 3rd, Wang Y, Gettys TW, Kimball SR, Miller BF, Hamilton KL, Wek RC, Anthony TG. (2017) Dietary Methionine Restriction Regulates Liver Protein Synthesis and Gene Expression Independently of Eukaryotic Initiation Factor 2 Phosphorylation in Mice. J Nutr. Jun;147(6):1031-1040. doi: 10.3945/jn.116.246710. Epub 2017 Apr 26. PMID: 28446632

  8. Shoeibi, S. P. Mozdziak, A. Golkar-Narenji, 2017. Biogenesis of selenium nanoparticles using green chemistry. Topics in Current Chemistry (Submitted).

  9. Farzaneh, M., F. Attari, S. E. Khoshnam, and P. E. Mozdziak, 2017. Chicken whole embryo culture system, the strong in-vitro model, British Poultry Science (Submitted).

  10. Zand-vakili, M. A. Golkar-Narenji, H. Eimani, and P. E. Mozdziak, 2017. An in vitro study on cumulus oocyte complexes COCs and follicles of autotransplanted mouse ovaries with the effect of VEGF. Journal of the Turkish German Gynecological Association (In Press).

  11. Farzaneh, M, S. E. Khoshnam, and P.E. Mozdziak, 2017. The evolution of chicken stem cell culture methods. British Poultry Science DOI: 10.1080/00071668.2017.1365354.

  12. Farzaneh, M, S. E. Khoshnam, and P.E. Mozdziak. 2017. Concise review: avian multipotent stem cells as a novel tool for investigating cell based therapies. J. Dairy Veterinary Animal Research 5: DOI: 10.15406/jdvar.2017.05.00125.

  13. Farzaneh, M, S. N. Hossani, P.E. Mozdziak, and H. Baharvand. 2017. Avian embryos and related cell lines: a convenient platform for recombinant proteins and vaccines production. Biotechnology Journal 12: DOI 10.1002/biot.201600598/

  14. Stern, R., A. S. Dasarathy, and P.E. Mozdziak, 2017. Ammonia elicits a different myogenic response in avian and murine myotubes. In Vitro Cell Dev. Biol. Animal. 53: 99-110.

  15. Bazgir, B., R. Fathei, M. Rezazadeh Valoujerd, P. Mozdziak, and A. Asgari, 2017. Satellite cell contribution to cxercise mediated muscle hypertrophy and repair: A review article. Cell Journal 18: 473-484.

  16. Powell, D.J., Velleman, S.G., Cowieson, A.J., and Muir, W.I. 2016. Methionine concentration in the pre-starter diet – its effect on broiler breast muscle development. Animal Production Sci. dx.doi.org/10.1071/AN15479.

  17. Clark, D.L. Coy, C.S., Strasburg, G.M., Reed, K.M., and Velleman, S.G. 2016.Temperature Effect on Proliferation and Differentiation of Satellite Cells from Turkeys with Different Growth Rates. Poult. Sci. 95:934-947. (selected by the Editor-in-Chief as a Choice Publication based on content).

  18. Harding, R.L., and Velleman, S.G. 2016. MicroRNA regulation of myogenic satellite cell proliferation and differentiation. Mol. Cell. Biochem. 412:181-195.

  19. Powell, D.J., Velleman, S.G., Cowieson, A.J., Singh, M., and Muir, W.I. 2016. Influence of hatch time and access to feed on intramuscular adipose tissue deposition in broilers. Poult. Sci. 95:1449-1456.

  20. Powell, D.J., Velleman, S.G., Cowieson, A.J., Singh, M., and Muir, W.I. 2016. Influence of chick hatch time and access to feed on broiler muscle development. Poult. Sci. 95:1433-1448. (selected by the Editor-in-Chief as a Choice Publication based on content).

  21. Harding, R.L., Halevy, O., Yahav, S., and Velleman, S.G. 2016. The effect of temperature on proliferation and differentiation of chicken skeletal muscle satellite cells isolated from different muscle types. Physiological Reports 4 (8), e12770.

  22. Clark, D.L., and Velleman, S.G. 2017. Spatial influence on breast muscle morphological structure, myofiber size, and gene expression associated with the wooden breast myopathy in broilers. Poult. Sci. 95:2930-2945. dx.doi.org/10.3382/ps/pew243. (selected by the Editor-in-Chief as a Choice Publication based on content).

  23. Clark, D.L., Strasburg, G.M., Reed, K.M., and Velleman, S.G. 2017. Influence of temperature and growth selection on turkey pectoralis major muscle satellite cell adipogenic gene expression and lipid accumulation. Poult. Sci. 96:1015-1027, dx.doi.org/10.3382/ps/pew374 selected by the Editor-in-Chief as a Choice Publication based on content).

  24. Velleman, S.G. and Harding, R.L. 2017. Regulation of Turkey Myogenic Satellite Cell Migration by MicroRNAs miR-128 and miR-24. Poult. Sci. 96:1910-1917.doi: 10.3382/ps/pew434.

  25. Reed, K.M., Mendoza, K.M., Abrahante, J.E., Barnes, N.E., Velleman, S.G., and Strasburg, G.M. 2017. Response of turkey muscle satellite cells to thermal challenge. I. Transcriptome effects in proliferating cells. BMC Genomics 18:352. DOI 10.1186/s12864-017-3740-4.

  26. Piestun, Y., Patael, T., Yahav, S., Velleman, S.G., and Halevy, O. 2017. Early posthatch thermal stress affects breast muscle development and satellite cell growth and characteristics in broilers. Poult. Sci.96: 2877-2888..

  27. Clark, D.L., Walter, K. G., and Velleman, S.G. 2017. Incubation temperature and time of hatch impact broiler muscle growth and morphology. Poult . Sci. doi.org/10.3382/ps/pex202.

  28. Velleman, S.G., and Song, Y. 2017. Development and growth of the avian pectoralis major (breast) muscle: Function of syndecan-4 and glypican-1 in adult myoblast proliferation and differentiation.. Frontiers in Physiol. doi. 10.3389/phys.2017.00577. (invited review).

  29. Velleman, S.G., Clark, D.L., and Tonniges, J.R. 2017. Fibrillar collagen organization associated with the broiler wooden breast fibroitic myopathy. Avian Dis. In press.

  30. Wang, B., F. Zhang, H. Zhang, Z. Wang, Y. Ma, M. J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2017). Alcohol intake aggravates adipose browning and muscle atrophy in cancer associated cachexia. Oncotarget, In press.

  31. Wang, B., X. Fu, X. Liang, J. M. Deavila, Z. Wang, L. Zhao, Q. Tian, J. Zhao, N. A. Gomez, S. C. Trombetta, M. J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2017). Retinoic acid induces white adipose tissue browning by increasing adipose vascularity and inducing beige adipogenesis of PDGFRa+ adipose progenitors. Cell Discovery, In press.

  32. Fu, X., Q. Yang, B. Wang, J. Zhao, M. Zhu, S. M. Parish, and M. Du. (2017). Reduced satellite cell density and myogenesis in Wagyu compared to Angus cattle as a possible explanation of its high marbling. Animal, In press.

  33. Wang, B., Z. Wang, J. M. de Avila, M. J. Zhu, F. Zhang, N. A. Gomez, L. Zhao, Q. Tian, J. Zhao, J. Maricelli, H. Zhang, B. D. Rodgers, and M. Du. (2017). Moderate alcohol intake induces thermogenic brown/beige adipocyte formation via elevating retinoic acid signaling. FASEB Journal, 31: 4612-4622.

  34. Wang, B., X. Fu, M.J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2017). Retinoic acid inhibits white adipogenesis by disrupting GADD45A mediated Zfp423 DNA demethylation. Journal of Molecular Cell Biology, 9: 338-349.

  35. Zhao, J., Q. Yang, L. Zhang, X. Liang, X. Sun, B. Wang, Y. Chen, M. J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2017). AMPKa1 deficiency suppresses brown adipogenesis in favor of fibrogenesis during brown adipose tissue development. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 491: 508-514.

  36. Du, M., S.P. Ford, and M. J. Zhu. (2017). Optimizing livestock production efficiency through maternal nutritional management and fetal developmental programming. Animal Frontiers, 7: 5-11.

  37. Song, J., Q. Wang, M. Du, X. Ji, and X. Mao. (2017). Identification of dipeptidyl peptidase-IV inhibitory peptides from mare whey protein hydrolysates. Journal of Dairy Science, 100: 6885-6894.

  38. Wang, S., X. Liang, Q. Yang, X. Fu, M. Zhu, B.D. Rodgers, Q. Jiang, M. V. Dodson, and M. Du. (2017). Resveratrol enhances brown adipocyte formation and function by activating AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) 1 in mice fed high-fat diet. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, 61: 1600746.

  39. Song, J.J., Q. Wang, M. Du, T. G. Li, B. Chen, X. Y. Mao. (2017). Casein glycomacropeptide-derived peptide IPPKKNQDKTE ameliorate high glucose-induced insulin resistance in HepG2 cells via activation of AMPK signaling. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, 61: 1600301.

  40. Wang B., X. Fu, X. Liang, Z. Wang, Q. Yang, T. Zou, W. Nie, J. Zhao, P. Gao, M. J. Zhu, J. M. De Avila, J. Maricelli, B. D. Rodgers, and M. Du. (2017). Maternal retinoids increase PDGFRa progenitor population and beige adipogenesis in progeny by stimulating vascular development. EBioMedicine, 18:288-299.

  41. Guan L., X. Hu, L. Liu, Y. Xing, Z. Zhou, X.W. Liang, Q. Yang, S. Jin, J. Bao, H. Gao, M. Du, J. Li, and L. Zhang. (2017). Bta-miR-23a involves in adipogenesis of progenitor cells derived from fetal bovine skeletal muscle. Scientific Report, 7:43716.

  42. Griner, J. D., C. J. Rogers, M. J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2017). Lysyl oxidase propeptide promotes adipogenesis through inhibition of FGF-2 signaling. Adipocyte, 6: 12-19.

  43. Zou, T., Q. Yang, B. Wang, M. Zhu, P. W. Nathanielsz, and M. Du. (2017). Resveratrol supplementation to high fat diet-fed pregnant mice promotes brown and beige adipocyte development and prevents obesity in male offspring. Journal of Physiology, 595: 1547-1562.

  44. Li, T., B. Chen, M. Du, J. Song, X. Cheng, X. Wang, and X. Mao. (2017). Casein glycomacropeptide hydrolysates exert cytoprotective

  45. Zhu C, Guo W. 2017. Detection and quantification of the giant protein titin by SDS-agarose gel electrophoresis. MethodsX. 4:320-327.

  46. Guo W, Sun M. 2017. RBM20, a potential target for treatment of cardiomyopathy via titin isoform switching. Biophysical reviews. PMID: 28577155

  47. Zhu C, Yin Z, Tan B, Guo W. 2017. Insulin regulates titin pre-mRNA splicing through the PI3K-Akt-mTOR kinase axis in a RBM20-dependent manner. Biochimica et biophysica acta. 1863(9): 2363-2371. PMID: 28676430

  48. J. Thornton, K.C. Chapalamadugu, E.M. Eldredge, G.K. Murdoch. 2017. Analysis of longissimus thoracis protein expression associated with variation in carcass quality grade and marbling of beef cattle raised in the pacific northwestern United States. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 65(7): 1434-1422. doi: 10.1021/acs.jafc.6b02795

  49. Kamanga-Sollo, K.J. Thornton, M. E. White and W. R. Dayton. 2017. Role of G protein-coupled receptor-1, matrix metalloproteinases 2 and 9, and heparin binding epidermal growth factor-like growth factor in Estradiol-17β -induced alterations in protein synthesis and protein degradation rates in fused bovine satellite cell cultures. Domestic Animal Endocrinology. 58: 90-96 doi: 10.1016/j.domaniend.2016.09.002

  50. Regmi, N., T. Wang, M. A. Crenshaw, B. J. Rude, and F. Liao. 2017. Effects of dietary lysine level on the concentrations of selected nutrient metabolites in blood plasma of late-stage finishing pigs. J. Anim. Physiol. Anim. Nutr. DOI: 10.1111/jpn.12714.

  51. Wang, T., M. A. Crenshaw, M. S. Hasan, G. Wu, and F. Liao. 2017. Effects of dietary lysine levels on the plasma concentrations of growth-related hormones in late-stage finishing pigs. In T. Asao and M. Asaduzzaman. eds. Amino Acid - New Insights and Roles in Plant and Animal (ISBN: 978-953-51-3242-4). Chapter 13, pp. 259-271. InTech, Rijeka, Croatia. DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.68545.

  52. Wang, T., J. M. Feugang, M. A. Crenshaw, N. Regmi, J. R. Blanton, Jr., and F. Liao. 2017. A systems biology approach using transcriptomic data reveals genes and pathways in porcine skeletal muscle affected by dietary lysine. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 18: 885 (1-20). DOI: 10.3390/ijms18040885.

  53. Durfey, C. L., D. D. Burnet, F. Liao, C. S. Steadmana, M. A. Crenshaw, H. J. Clemente, S. T. Willard, P. L. Ryan, and J, M. Feugang. 2017. Nanotechnology-based selection of boar spermatozoa: growth development and health assessments of produced offspring. Livestock Sciences, 205: 137-142.


Book Chapters:


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Abstracts, Posters, and Professional Presentations:



  1. Morey, A., A. E. Smith, M. L. Johnson, L. J. Bauermeister, D. Starkey, R. Beyers, R. S. Moon, K. M. Cox, and W. D. Berry. 2017. Advanced Technologies for Detection and Analysis of Broiler Meat Quality with Novel Myopathies such as Woody Breast. World’s Poultry Science Association XXIII European Symposium on the Quality of Poultry Meat. EGGMEAT Edinburgh, Scotland.

  2. Tejeda, O. J., J. A. Arana, A. J. Calderon, D. Starkey. 2017. Evaluation of broiler chicken myogenic stem cell population heterogeneity and skeletal muscle fiber morphometrics. Poul. Sci. Vol. 96 (E-Suppl 1).

  3. Meloche, K. J., W. A. Dozier, III, D. Starkey. 2017. Skeletal muscle fiber morphometrics and in vivo myogenic stem cell mitotic activity in broiler chickens affected by Wooden Breast. Poul. Sci. Vol. 96 (E-Suppl 1).

  4. Smith, A., S. I. Patton, R. Beyers, L. J. Bauermeister, D. Starkey, and A. Morey. 2017. Exploring magnetic resonance imaging, an advanced technology, to study modern meat quality defects such as wooden breast in broilers. Poul. Sci. Vol. 96 (E-Suppl 1).

  5. Lock, A.L., K. M. Meloche, D. Starkey. 2017. Evaluation of objective digital methods for determination of Pectoralis major muscle cross-sectional area for use in estimation of skeletal muscle fiber number. International Poultry Scientific Forum. Atlanta, GA. Proceedings of the Southern Poultry Science Society. Poul. Sci. Vol. 96 (E-Suppl 1).

  6. Pillai, S.M., M.L. Hoffman, A.K. Jones, K.K. McFadden, J.R. Stevens, S.A. Zinn, S.A. Reed, K.E. Govoni. Poor maternal nutrition during gestation alters muscle gene expression in fetal offspring. J Anim Sci. 2017. 95(E-Suppl 4):150

  7. Martin, D.E., A. K. Jones, S. M. Pillai, M. L. Hoffman, K. K. McFadden, K. E. Govoni, S. A. Zinn, S. A. Reed. Effects of poor maternal nutrition and gender on satellite cell metabolism in lambs. J Anim Sci. 2017. 95(E-Suppl 4):37

  8. Jones, A.K., S. M. Pillai, M. L. Hoffman, K. K. McFadden, K. E. Govoni, S. A. Zinn, S. A. Reed. Maternal restricted- and over-feeding during gestation alters offspring gene expression of inflammatory markers in the liver at d 135 of gestation and at birth. J Anim Sci. 2017. 95(E-Suppl 4):48

  9. Wynn, M., A. K. Jones, M. L. Hoffman, S. M. Pillai, K. K. McFadden, S. A. Reed, S. A. Zinn, K. E. Govoni. The effects of poor maternal nutrition during gestation on the number of Pax7 positive myogenic progenitor cells. J Anim Sci. 2017. 95(E-Suppl 4):41

  10. Breann N. Sandberg, Carl W. Hunt, Matthew E. Doumit, Ron Richard and Gordon K. Murdoch Effects of Rumen Protected-Histidine Supplementation Dose on Finishing Beef Cattle. accepted in the Meat Science and Muscle Biology section at the 2017 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting, Baltimore MD

  11. Breann N. Sandberg, Carl W. Hunt, Matthew E. Doumit, Ron Richard and Gordon K. Murdoch Pacific Northwest Animal Nutrition Conference graduate research competition, January 2017, Richland, WA.

  12. K. Hogan, J.E. Beever, and A.C. Dilger (2017) The Effects of Virally-Induced Maternal Inflammation on the Methylation Patterns of Skeletal Muscle in Offspring. FASEB Journal 31:979.2

  13. Pautz C, Wilson BE, Jackson K, Selsby JT, Barerro CA, Merali S, Kelly EM, and Hudson MB. Exercise or reduced-calorie diet attenuates overnutrition-induced Glut4 carbonylations in adipose tissues.  ACSM, Denver, June, 2017.

  14. Hudson MB, Pautz CM, Barrero CA, Kelly EM, Selsby JT, and Wilson BE. Size profile and selective protein packaging of exosomes released from atrophying muscle cells.  ACSM, Denver, June, 2017. 

  15. Spaulding H, Kelly EM, Sheffield JB, Quindry JC, Hudson MB, and Selsby JT. Impaired autophagic flux in dystrophic muscle augments extracellular autophagosome release.  Advances in Skeletal Muscle Biology in Health and Disease.  Gainesville, FL, March 8-10, 2017. 

  16. Spaulding H, Ross JW, Nonneman JD, and Selsby JT. Autophagy is independent of disease progression in the dystrophic myocardium in mouse and porcine dystrophinopathy models.  FASEB, Chicago, April, 2017.

  17. Quindry J, Quindry T, Ballmann C, and Selsby JT. Indices of autophagy are unaltered by quercetin consumption in hearts of Mdx/Utrn+/-  Experimental Biology, Chicago, April 22-26, 2017

  18. Strasburg, G.M. 2016. Influence of thermal challenge on turkey meat quality. Oral presentation at the NC1184 USDA Annual Multistate Project Meeting. October 21, 2016, Manhattan, Kansas

  19. Barnes, N.E.; Strasburg, G.M.; Velleman, S.G.; Reed, K.M. 2017. Transcriptional Response to Thermal Stress in Turkey Muscle. Poster 1134. Plant and Animal Genome Meeting

  20. Reed, K.M.; Velleman, S.G.; Strasburg, G.M. 2017 Temperature effects on differential gene expression in turkey satellite cells during proliferation and differentiation. Presentation W765, Plant and Animal Genome Meeting, January 14 – 18, 2017. San Diego, CA

  21. Strasburg, G.M.; Clark, D.L.; George, G.; Reed, K.M.; Velleman, S.G. 2017. Effect of embryonic and post-hatch thermal challenge on turkey muscle development. Presentation W766, Plant and Animal Genome Meeting, January 14 – 18, 2017. San Diego, CA

  22. Presentation: Glaxo Smith Klein, “BCAA Catabolism and the integrated stress response”, December 9, 2016

  23. Presentation: Acute exercise and training distinctively alter branched-chain amino acid metabolic signatures in the skeletal muscle of Standardbred horses. NIDDK Meeting: Emerging Roles of BCAAs in Human Health and Disease, May 25-26, 2017.

  24. Presentation: School of Health Professions Nutritional Sciences Open Forum, “Dietary Methionine Restriction and the Integrated Stress Response”, Rutgers-Newark, June 15, 2017

  25. Qiurong Wang, John F. Odhiambo, Chris Pankey, Adel Ghnenis,Peter W. Nathanielsz, Stephen P. Ford, Wei Guo. Molecular Basis of Maternal Obesity Induced Fetal Cardiac Contractile Dysfunction. The AHA scientific meeting, Anaheim, CA. November 11th -15th

  26. Qiurong Wang1, John F. Odhiambo1, Peter W. Nathanielsz1, Stephen P. Ford1, Jun Ren2, Wei Guo1. RBM39 is Vital for Maternal Obesity-Induced Fetal Sheep Cardiac Contractile dysfunction by Regulating Myocardial Autophagy. The AHA scientific meeting, Anaheim, CA. November 11th -15th

  27. Qiurong Wang1,2, Chaoqun Zhu1, John F. Odhiambo1,2, Guadalupe L Rodríguez-González3, Peter W. Nathanielsz1,2, Stephen P. Ford1,2, Jun Ren4 and Wei Guo1,2. Maternal Obesity Compromises Mitochondrial Bioenergetic Profile of Term Fetal Sheep Heart. 64th SRI annual Scientific meeting, Orlando, FL. March 15th -18th (Oral Presentation)

  28. G. Christensen, N.E. Ineck, K.J. Phelps , S.M. Ebarb , J.S. Drouillard , J.M. Gonzalez, K.J. Thornton. Small heat shock protein abundance differs during aging in steaks from the longissimus lumborum of cattle that received different growth promotants. Reciprocal Meats Conference, June 2017, College Station, TX.

  29. E. Ineck, R.G. Christensen, S.M. Quarnberg, K.A. Rood, C.E. Carpenter, J.F. Legako, K.J. Thornton. Impacts of bovine maternal nutrition on miRNA expression in skeletal muscle of the progeny during growth. Reciprocal Meats Conference, June 2017, College Station, TX.

  30. Thompson, R. C., K. J. McCarty, A. T. Sukumaran, R. L. Lemire, E. H. King, R. M. Hopper, C. O. Lemley, T. T. N. Dinh, and D. D. Burnett. 2017. Effect of maternal melatonin supplementation during mid to late gestation on fatty acid composition in maternal and fetal plasma and perirenal adipose tissue collected from bovine fetuses at 240 days of gestation. J. Anim. Sci. 95(Suppl4):152-152.

  31. Holtcamp, A. J., A. T. Sukumaran, E. K. Wilkerson, A. E. Schnedler, B. J. McClenton, R. L. Lemire, C. R. Calkins, D. D. Burnett, and T. T. N. Dinh. 2017. Mitochondrial lipid composition and enzyme activity of post mortem beef longissimus muscle from Angus steers fed endophyte-infected tall fescue seeds. Reciprocal Meats Conference. AMSA2017-1152

  32. Lemire, R. L., K. F. Coble, D. Garry, L. L. Thomas, C. W. Hastad, and D. D. Burnett. 2017. 127 Effect of double stocking and nursery split-out age on wean-to-finish growth performance and economic parameters of growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 95(Suppl2):60-60

  33. McCarty, K. J., M. P. T. Owen, C. G. Hart, K. C. Yankey, R. C. Thompson, D. D. Burnett, E. H. King, R. M. Hopper, and C. O. Lemley. 2017. 487 Effect of melatonin supplementation during mid- to late-gestation on maternal uterine blood flow and calf size at birth. J. Anim. Sci. 95(Suppl4):238-238.

  34. Yang, Z., M. S. Hasan, R. Thompson, M. A. Crenshaw, D. D. Burnett, J. K. Htoo, and F. Liao. 2017. Effects of dietary methionine deficiency on the growth performance and plasma concentrations of selected metabolites in growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 95 (Suppl. 4): 43. Abstract was presented by ZY at the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show, Baltimore, MD. Jul. 8-12.

  35. Hasan, M. S., M. A. Crenshaw, J. M. Feugang, and F. Liao. 2017. Effects of dietary lysine restriction on the concentrations of free amino acids and other selected metabolites in the blood plasma of growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 95 (Suppl. 4): 49-50. Abstract was presented by MSH at the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show, Baltimore, MD. Jul. 8-12.

  36. Wang, T., M. S. Hasan, M. A. Crenshaw, G. Wu, and F. Liao. 2017. Effects of dietary lysine supply on the plasma concentrations of growth-related hormones in late-stage finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 95 (Suppl. 4): 205-206. Abstract was presented by MSH at the ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show, Baltimore, MD. Jul. 8-12.

  37. Humphrey, R. M., Z. Yang, M. S. Hasan, M. A. Crenshaw, D. D. Burnett, and F. Liao. 2017. The carcass characteristic shift in the compensatorily-gained pigs produced from feeding a methionine-deficient diet. Poster presentation by RMH at the Spring Undergraduate Research Symposium. p. 46. Shackouls Honors College, Mississippi State University. Apr. 13.

  38. Durfey, C. L., F. Liao, D. Devost-Burnett, M. A. Crenshaw, C. S. Steadman, S. T. Willard, P. L. Ryan, H. Clemente, and J. M. Feugang. 2017. Assessment of growth and health performance of pigs born from magnetically nanopurified boar spermatozoa. J. Anim. Sci. 95 (Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 100 (Suppl. 1): 40. Abstract was presented (oral and poster) by DCL the Annual Meeting of Midwestern Section/Branch of ASAS/ADSA, Omaha, NE. Mar. 13-15.

  39. Wang, T., M. S. Hasan, M. A. Crenshaw, A. T. Sukumaran, T. Dinh, and F. Liao. 2017. Effect of dietary lysine on the skeletal muscle intramuscular fat content and fatty acid composition of late-stage finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 95 (Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 100 (Suppl. 1): 46-47. Abstract was presented (oral and poster) by MSH at the Annual Meeting of Midwestern Section/Branch of ASAS/ADSA, Omaha, NE. Mar. 13-15.

  40. Hasan, M. S., T. Wang, S. Ching, J. M. Feugang, M. A. Crenshaw, L. S. Johnston, F. Chi, and F. Liao. 2017. Effect of a new montmorillonite-based feed additive on the production performance of newly weaned piglets. J. Anim. Sci. 95 (Suppl. 2)/J. Dairy Sci. 100 (Suppl. 1): 73-74. Abstract was presented (poster) by MSH the Annual Meeting of Midwestern Section/Branch of ASAS/ADSA, Omaha, NE. Mar. 13-15.

  41. Moorhead, W. A., C. L. Durfey, F. Liao, D. Devost-Burnett, G. D. A. Gastal, P. L. Ryan, S. T. Willard, and J. M. Feugang. 2017. Effects of nanopurified boar semen for artificial insemination on protein detection in swine offspring muscle and fat tissue. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 29(1): 139-139. Abstract was presentation (poster) by WAM at the 43rd IETS Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. Jan. 14-17.

  42. Durfey, C. L., F. Liao, D. Devost-Burnett, T. Dinh, M. Crenshaw, S. T. Willard, P. L. Ryan, H. Clemente, and J. M. Feugang. 2017. Growth and market quality of pigs born from magnetic nanoparticle treated boar spermatozoa. Abstract (#69016). Poster presentation by CLD at the 43rd IETS Annual Meeting, Austin, TX. Jan. 14-17.


Theses:



  1. Jones, A.K. 2017. The effect of poor maternal nutrition on offspring growth and maternal and offspring inflammatory status during gestation. PhD Diss. Univ. Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

  2. Lisa C. Armbruster MS- Thesis August 2017: “Myogenic and Anabolic Gene Expression in Red and White Muscle from Sablefish (Anaplopoma fimbria) during Grow out”.

  3. Breann N. Sandberg MS- Thesis May 2017: “ An Examination of the Effects of Dietary Rumen Protected- Histidine Supplementation on Finishing Beef Cattle Growth, Carcass and Meat Quality Parameters.

  4. Elizabeth Hogan. The effects of virus-induced maternal inflammation on methylation patterns in skeletal muscle. MS Thesis December 2016.

  5. Kellie Kroscher. Creation and characterization of mice with a mutation disrupting binding of a transcriptional repressor of insulin-like growth factor 2. MS Thesis August 2017


Other Publications and Presentations:



  1. Selsby JT. The effect of heat stresses on porcine skeletal muscle.  Project Director’s meeting.  Baltimore, MD, 7/13/17.

  2. Turning down the heat: How heat stress affects muscle growth and limits pork production. Iowa Swine Day, Ames, IA, 6/29/17.

  3. Spaulding H, Kelly EM, Sheffield JB, Quindry JC, Hudson MB, and Selsby JT. Impaired autophagic flux in dystrophic muscle augments extracellular autophagosome release.  Advances in Skeletal Muscle Biology in Health and Disease.  Gainesville, FL, March 8-10, 2017. 


*Note: Talk was awarded based on abstract (1/16 selected from ~120 submitted)



  1. Baumgard L., SK Kvidera, EA Horst, MJ Dickson, JA Ydstie, CS Shouse, EJ Mayorga, M Al-Qaisi, S Lei, KL Bidne, JT Seibert, BJ Hall, AF Keating, JW Ross, JT Selsby and RP Rhoads. Consequences of leaky gut on the immune system, metabolism, physiology and animal performance.  American Dairy Science Association. 

  2. Spaulding HR and Selsby JT, Autophagic dysfunction in dystrophic muscle is independent of disease progression. Iowa Physiological Society, Des Moines, IA, October 29th, 2016. 

  3. The heat is on: Heat stress-mediated changes in skeletal muscle. Modern Views of Nutrition Seminar Series.  Iowa State University, 9/20/17.

  4. It’s getting hot in here: Heat stress-mediated changes in skeletal muscle. TriBeta Seminar 4/4/17. 

  5. Selsby, JT. Heat stress has effect on muscle growth, limits pork production.    September 5th, p26-27, p32, 2017. 

  6. Boosting Heat Stress Tolerance in Turkeys. In Retaking the Field, Vol. 2, March 2017. A publication of the Supporters of Agricultural Research (SoAR) Foundation. Available at: http://supportagresearch.org/michigan-state-university-boosting-heat-stress-tolerance-in-turkeys/ Accessed December 7, 2017.

  7. Invited Speaker at Texas Tech University. K.J. Thornton. Heat shock proteins and their role in meat quality. March 2017.


 


 


 


 

01/03/2019

01/03/2019

Collaborative Publications between Stations:


 



  1. Chen, Z., R. Maimaiti, C. Zhu, H. Cai, R. A. Stern, P. Mozdziak, Y. Ge, S. P. Ford, P.W. Nathanielsz, and W. Guo, 2018. Comprehensive characterization and RBM20 regulation of the Z-band and M-band titin splicing in striated muscles across species, muscle types and during development. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry (In Press).


 



  1. Chen, Z., J. Song, L. Chen, C. Zhu, H. Cai, M. Sun, R. A. Stern, P.E. Mozdziak, and W. Guo, 2018. RBM20 regulation of TTN novex specific exons and splicing variation across species and their functional role in cardiomyopathies. Genes (In Press).


 



  1. Maaenia, Y., M, S. B. Leeb, I.H. Ismaila, P. Mozdziak, and Y. S., Kim, 2018. Cloning of Japanese quail (Coturnix Japonica) follistatin and production of bioactive quail follistatin288 in E. coli


 



  1. Barnes, N.E., Mendoza, K.E., Strasburg, G.M., Velleman, S.G., and Reed, K.M. 2018. Thermal challenge alters the transcriptional prolife of the breast muscle in turkey poults. Poult. Sci. (in press).


 



  1. Flees, J., Greene, E., Anthony, N., Rochell, S., Kidd, M.,Walk, C., Velleman, S., Dridi, S. 2018. Quantum blue supplementation redues the severity of woody breast myopathy in broiler chicks. Poult. Sci. 97: (E-suppl. 1).


 



  1. Zhao L, McMillan R, Xie G, Won S, Baumgard L, El-Kadi S, Selsby JT, Ross JW, Gabler NK, Hulver M, and Rhoads R. Heat stress decreases metabolic flexibility in skeletal muscle of growing pigs.  American Journal of Physiology – Regulatory, Integrative, and Comparative Physiology.  In Press.


 



  1. Abuajemieh M, Kvidera SK, Mayorga EJ, Kaiser AR, Lei SM, Seibert JT, Horst EA, Sanz Fernandez VM, Ross JW, Selsby JT, Keating AF, Rhoads RP, and Baumgard LH. The effect of recovery time from heat stress on circulating bioenergetics variables and biomarkers of leaky gut.  Journal of Animal Science.  In Press. 


 



  1. Ganesan S, Brownstein A, Pearce S, Hudson M, Gabler NK, Baumgard L, Rhoads R, and Selsby JT. Prolonged environment-induced hyperthermia alters autophagy in oxidative skeletal muscle from Sus scrofa. Journal of Thermal Biology.  In Press. 


 



  1. Seelenbinder KM, Zhao LD, Hanigan MD, Hulver MW, McMillan RP, Baumgard LH, Selsby JT, Ross JW, Gabler NK, and Rhoads RP. Effects of heat stress during porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus infaction on metabolic responses in growing pigs.  Journal of Animal Science.  96:1375-1387, 2018. 


 



  1. Ganesan S, Pearce S, Gabler NK, Baumgard LH, Rhoads RP, and Selsby JT. Short-term heat stress results in increased apoptotic signaling and autophagy in oxidative skeletal muscle.  Journal of Thermal Biology.  72:73-80, 2018.


 



  1. Ganesan S, Summers CM, Pearce SC, Gabler NK, Baumgard LH, Rhoads RP, Valentine RJ, and Selsby JT. Short-term heat stress altered metabolism and insulin signaling in skeletal muscle.  Journal of Animal Science.  96:154-167, 2018. 


 


Publications (peer reviewed journals):


 



  1. Meloche, K. J., W.A. Dozier, III, and J. D. Starkey. 2018. Skeletal muscle growth characteristics and myogenic stem cell activity in broiler chickens affected by wooden breast. Poult. Sci. Accepted 6/10/18. doi: 10.3382/ps/pey287.



  1. Jones, M. K., K. E. Richardson, C. W. Starkey, N. M. Dale, and A. J. Davis. 2018. Impact of extended heat treatment on the amino acid digestibility and TMEn content of a formaldehyde-treated diet. J. Appl. Poult. Sci. https://doi.org/10.3382/japr/pfy038

  2. Jones AK, Hoffman ML, Pillai SM, McFadden KK, Govoni KE, Zinn SA, Reed SA. 2018. Gestational restricted- and over-feeding promote maternal and offspring inflammatory responses that are distinct and dependent on diet in sheep. Biol Reprod. 98:184-196. doi: 10.1093/biolre/iox174.

  3. Jones AK, Hoffman ML, Pillai SM, McFadden KK, Govoni KE, Zinn SA, Reed SA. 2018. Gestational restricted- and over-feeding promote maternal and offspring inflammatory responses that are distinct and dependent on diet in sheep. Biol Reprod. 98:184-196. doi: 10.1093/biolre/iox174.

  4. Farzaneh, M., F. Attari, S. E. Khoshnam, and P. E. Mozdziak, 2018. Chicken whole embryo culture system, the strong in-vitro model. British Poultry Science (In Press).

  5. Zand-vakili, M., A. Golkar-Narenji, H. Eimani, and P. E. Mozdziak, 2017. An in vitro study on cumulus oocyte complexes COCs and follicles of autotransplanted mouse ovaries with the effect of VEGF. Journal of the Turkish German Gynecological Association 18: 167-173.

  6. Shoeibi, S., P. Mozdziak, A. Golkar-Narenji, 2017. Biogenesis of selenium nanoparticles using green chemistry. Topics in Current Chemistry 375: 88.

  7. Farzaneh, M, S. E. Khoshnam, and P.E. Mozdziak, 2017. The evolution of chicken stem cell culture methods. British Poultry Science 68: 681-686.

  8. Farzaneh, M, S., E. Khoshnam, and P.E. Mozdziak. 2017. Concise review: avian multipotent stem cells as a novel tool for investigating cell based therapies. J. Dairy Veterinary Animal Research 5: DOI: 10.15406/jdvar.2017.05.00125.

  9. Farzaneh, M, S., N. Hossani, P.E. Mozdziak, and H. Baharvand. 2017. Avian embryos and related cell lines: a convenient platform for recombinant proteins and vaccines production. Biotechnology Journal 12: DOI 10.1002/biot.201600598/

  10. Stern, R. A., S. Dasarathy, and P.E. Mozdziak, 2017. Ammonia elicits a different myogenic response in avian and murine myotubes. In Vitro Cell Dev. Biol. Animal. 53: 99-110.

  11. Bazgir, B., R. Fathei, M. Rezazadeh Valoujerd, P. Mozdziak, and A. Asgari, 2017. Satellite cell contribution to cxercise mediated muscle hypertrophy and repair: A review article. Cell Journal 18: 473-484.

  12. Chen, Z., R. Maimaiti, C. Zhu, H. Cai, R. A. Stern, P. Mozdziak, Y. Ge, S. P. Ford, P.W. Nathanielsz, and W. Guo, 2018. Comprehensive characterization and RBM20 regulation of the Z-band and M-band titin splicing in striated muscles across species, muscle types and during development. Journal of Cellular Biochemistry (In Press).

  13. Chen, Z., J. Song , L. Chen, C. Zhu, H. Cai , M.Sun, R. A. Stern, P.E. Mozdziak , and W. Guo, 2018. RBM20 regulation of TTN novex specific exons and splicing variation across species and their functional role in cardiomyopathies. Genes (In Press).

  14. Maaenia, Y., M, S. B. Leeb, I.H. Ismaila, P. Mozdziak, and Y. S., Kim, 2018. Cloning of Japanese quail (Coturnix Japonica) follistatin and production of bioactive quail follistatin288 in E. coli

  15. Barnes, N.E., K.M. Mendoza, G.M. Strasburg, S.G. Velleman and K.M. Reed. 2018. Thermal challenge alters the transcriptional profile of the breast muscle in turkey poults. Poultry Science. doi: 10.3382/ps/pey401.

  16. Daza, K.R., J.P. Steibel, D. Velez-Irizarry, N.E. Raney, R.O. Bates and C.W. Ernst. 2017. Profiling and characterization of a longissimus dorsi muscle microRNA dataset from an F2 Duroc x Pietrain pig resource population. Genom. Data. 13:50-53.

  17. Reed, K.M., K.M. Mendoza, G.M. Strasburg and S.G. Velleman, 2017. Response of turkey muscle satellite cells to thermal challenge. II. Transcriptome effects in differentiating cells. Frontiers in Physiology. 8:948.

  18. DeBoer, M.L., K. M. Martinson, M. S. Pampusch, A. M. Hansen, S. M. Wells, C. Ward, M. Hathaway. 2017. Cultured equine satellite cells as a model system to assess leucine stimulated protein synthesis in horse muscle. J Anim Sci. 2018 Feb 15; 96(1):143-153.

  19. H.E.C Poli, K.J. Thornton-Kurth, J.F Legako, C. Bremm, V.S Hampel, J. Hall, I.R Ipharraguerre, J.J Villalba. 2018. Self-selection of plant bioactive compounds by sheep in response to challenge infection with Haemonchus contortus. Physiology & Behavior. 194: 302-310. doi:10.1016/j.physbeh.2018.06.013

  20. Mizell, S.L. Miller, A.M. Royer, K.J. Thornton, M.D. Garcia. 2017. Single nucleotide polymorphisms associated with growth and carcass traits located on QTL regions previously associated with bovine respiratory disease. Genetics and Molecular Research. 16(4).

  21. Wang, B., C. L. Harris, W. Nie, X. Fu, J. M. Deavila, M. J. Zhu, M. Maquivar, S. M. Parish, J. R. Busboom, M. L. Nelson, and M. Du. (2018). Neonatal vitamin A injection promotes cattle muscle development and increase oxidative muscle fibers. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology, In press.

  22. Harris, C. L., B. Wang, J. M. Deavila, J. R. Busboom, M. Maquivar, S. M. Parish, B. McCann, M. L. Nelson, and M. Du. (2018). Vitamin A administration at birth promotes calf growth and marbling fat development in Angus beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology, 9: 55.

  23. Ma, Y.N., B. Wang, Z.X. Wang, N. A. Gomez, M. J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2018). Three dimensional spheroid culture of adipose stromal vascular cells for studying adipogenesis in beef cattle. Animal, 12: 2123-2129.

  24. Zhao, L., T. Zou, N. A. Gomez, B. Wang, M. J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2018). Raspberry alleviates obesity-induced inflammation and insulin resistance in skeletal muscle through activation of AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) α1. Nutrition & Diabetes, 8: 39.

  25. Zhang, S., Y. Zhang, X. Zhou, X. Fu, J. Michal, G. Ji, M. Du, and Z. Jiang. (2018). Alternative polyadenylation drives genome-to-phenome information detours in the AMPKα1 and AMPKα2 knockout mice. Scientific Report, 8: 6462.

  26. Li, T., J. Gao, M. Du, J. Song, and M. Du. (2018). Milk fat globule membrane attenuates high-fat diet-induced obesity by inhibiting adipogenesis and increasing uncoupling protein 1 expression in white adipose tissue of mice, Nutrients, 10: 331.

  27. Zou, T., B. Wang, Q. Yang, J. M. de Avila, M. J. Zhu, J. You, D. Chen, and M. Du. (2018). Raspberry promotes brown and beige adipocyte development in mice fed high-fat diet through activation of AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) a Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 55: 157.

  28. Gao, J., J. Song, M. Du, and X. Mao. (2018). Bovine a-lactalbumin hydrolysates (a-LAH) ameliorate adipose insulin resistance and inflammation in high-fat-diet-fed C57BL/6J mice. Nutrients, 10: 242.

  29. Maricelli, J. A., Y. M. Bishaw, B. Wang, M. Du, and B. D. Rodgers. (2018). Systemic SMAD7 gene therapy increases striated muscle mass and enhances exercise capacity in a dose-dependent manner. Human Gene Therapy, 29: 390-399.

  30. Zhu, M. J., Kang, Y., Y. Xue, X. Liang, M. P. Gonzalez Carcia, D. Rodgers, D. K. Kagel, and Du. (2018). Red raspberries suppress NLRP3 inflammasome and attenuate metabolic abnormalities in diet-induced obese mice. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 53:96-103.

  31. Xing, T., Y. Kang, X. Xu, B. Wang, M. Du, and M. J. Zhu. (2018). Raspberry supplementation improves insulin signaling and promotes brown-like adipocyte development in white adipose tissue of obese mice. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, 2018, 62:1701035.

  32. Son, J. S., S. A. Chae, E. D. Testroet, M. Du, and H. Jun. (2018). Exercise-induced myokines: a brief review of controversial issues of this decade. Expert Review of Endocrinology & Metabolism, 13: 51-58.

  33. Chen, Y., Y. Liu, M. Du, W. Zhang, L. Xu, X. Gao, L. Zhang, H. Gao, L. Xu, J. Li, M. Zhao. (2017). Constructing a comprehensive gene co-expression based interactome in Bos Taurus. PeerJ, 5: e4107.

  34. Wang, B., F. Zhang, H. Zhang, Z. Wang, Y. Ma, M. J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2017). Alcohol intake aggravates adipose browning and muscle atrophy in cancer associated cachexia. Oncotarget, 8: 100411-100420.

  35. Wang, B., X. Fu, X. Liang, J. M. Deavila, Z. Wang, L. Zhao, Q. Tian, J. Zhao, N. A. Gomez, S. C. Trombetta, M. J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2017). Retinoic acid induces white adipose tissue browning by increasing adipose vascularity and inducing beige adipogenesis of PDGFRa+ adipose progenitors. Cell Discovery, 3:17036.

  36. Fu, X., Q. Yang, B. Wang, J. Zhao, M. Zhu, S. M. Parish, and M. Du. (2017). Reduced satellite cell density and myogenesis in Wagyu compared to Angus cattle as a possible explanation of its high marbling. Animal, 9: 1-8.

  37. Gao, P. F., X. H. Guo, M. Du, G. Q. Cao, Q. C. Yang, Z. D. Pu, Z. Wang, Q. Zhang, M. Li, Y. S. Jin, X. J. Wang, H. Liu, and B. G. Li. (2017). LncRNAs profiling of skeletal muscles in Large White pigs and Mashen pigs during development. Journal of Animal Science, 95: 4239-4250.

  38. Wang, B., Z. Wang, M. de Avila, M. J. Zhu, F. Zhang, N. A. Gomez, L. Zhao, Q. Tian, J. Zhao, J. Maricelli, H. Zhang, B. D. Rodgers,andM. Du. (2017). Moderate alcohol intake induces thermogenic brown/beige adipocyte formation via elevating retinoic acid signaling. FASEB Journal, 31: 4612-4622.

  39. Wang, B., X. Fu, M.J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2017). Retinoic acid inhibits white adipogenesis by disrupting GADD45A mediated Zfp423 DNA demethylation. Journal of Molecular Cell Biology, 9: 338-349.

  40. Zhao, J. X., R. Su, W. Liu, Y. Ren, C. Zhang, M. Du, and J. Zhang. (2017). Effect of dietary Tartary buckwheat extract supplementation on growth performance, meat quality and antioxidant activity in ewe lambs. Meat Science, 134: 79-85.

  41. Zhao, J., Q. Yang, L. Zhang, X. Liang, X. Sun, B. Wang, Y. Chen, M. J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2017). AMPKa1 deficiency suppresses brown adipogenesis in favor of fibrogenesis during brown adipose tissue development. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 491: 508-514.

  42. Zhao, J., K. Li, Q. Yang, M. Du, X. Liu, and G. Cao. (2017). Enhanced adipogenesis in Mashen pigs compared with large white pigs. Italian Journal of Animal Science, 16: 217-225.

  43. Du, M., S.P. Ford, and M. J. Zhu. (2017). Optimizing livestock production efficiency through maternal nutritional management and fetal developmental programming. Animal Frontiers, 7: 5-11.

  44. Wang, S., X. Liang, Q. Yang, X. Fu, M. Zhu, B.D. Rodgers, Q. Jiang, M. V. Dodson, and M. Du. (2017). Resveratrol enhances brown adipocyte formation and function by activating AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) a1 in mice fed high-fat diet. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, 61: 1600746.

  45. Wang B., X. Fu, X. Liang, Z. Wang, Q. Yang, T. Zou, W. Nie, J. Zhao, P. Gao, M. J. Zhu, J. M. De Avila, J. Maricelli, B. D. Rodgers, and M. Du. (2017). Maternal retinoids increase PDGFRa progenitor population and beige adipogenesis in progeny by stimulating vascular development. EBioMedicine, 18:288-299.

  46. Yates DT, Petersen JL, Schmidt TB, Cadaret CN, Barnes TB, Posont RJ, Beede KA. 2018. Fetal origins of impaired muscle growth and metabolic dysfunction: Lessons from the heat-stressed pregnant ewe. J Anim Sci 96:2987-3002.

  47. Cadaret CN, Yates DT. 2018. Retrieval practices are more beneficial to long-term information retention when spaced 5 days after introducing physiology topics compared to 1 day afterward. Adv Physiol Educ 42:305-10.

  48. Carroll JA, TB Schmidt, TR Callaway, JG Wilson, JR Donaldson. 2017. Use of a novel oleaginous microorganism as a potential source of lipids for weanling pigs. Translational Animal Science. 1(2):201–207.

  49. Mittek M, Psota ET, Carlson JD, Pérez LC, Schmidt TB, Mote B. 2018. Tracking of group-housed pigs using multi-ellipsoid expectation maximization. IET Computer Vision.12:121-128.

  50. Barnes, N.E., Mendoza, K.E., Strasburg, G.M., Velleman, S.G., and Reed, K.M. 2018. Thermal challenge alters the transcriptional prolife of the breast muscle in turkey poults. Poult. Sci. (in press).



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  1. Kong Y, Cheng L, Mao F, Zhang Z, Zhang Y, Farah E, Bosler J, Bai Y, Ahmad N, Kuang S, Li L, Liu X*. 2018. Inhibition of cholesterol biosynthesis overcomes enzalutamide resistance in castration-resistant prostate cancer (CRPC). J Biol Chem. 293(37):14328-41. doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA118.004442. PMID: 30089652



  1. Oprescu SN, Horzmann KA, Yue F, Freeman JL, Kuang S*. 2018. Microarray, IPA and GSEA Analysis in Mice Models. Bio-Protocol. 8(17): e2999. DOI: 10.21769/BioProtoc.2999



  1. Pal A, Goswami D, Cuellar HE, Castro B, Kuang S, Martinez RV*. 2018. Early detection and monitoring of chronic wounds using low-cost, omniphobic paper-based smart bandages. Biosens Bioelectron.117:696-705. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bios.2018.06.060 PMID: 30014943



  1. Yu H, Waddell JN, Kuang S, Tellam RL, Cockett NE, Bidwell CA. 2018. Identification of genes directly responding to DLK1 signaling in Callipyge sheep. BMC Genomics. 19(1):283. doi: 10.1186/s12864-018-4682-1. PMID: 29690867



  1. Xiong Y, Xu Z, Wang Y, Kuang S*, T Shan*. 2018. Adipocyte-specific DKO of Lkb1 and mTOR protects mice against high-fat diet induced obesity but results in insulin resistance. J Lipid Res. 59(6): 974-81. doi:10.1194/jlr.M081463 PMID: 29636366



  1. Yin F, Xu R, Hu S, Zhao K, Yang S, Kuang S, Li Q, Han Q. 2018. Enhanced Mechanical and Biological Performances of an Extremely Fine Nanograined 316L Stainless Steel Cell-Substrate Interface Fabricated by Ultrasonic Shot Peening. ACS Biomater Sci Eng. 4(5): 1609-21. DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.8b00173



  1. Xiong Y, Yue F, Jia Z, Yun Gao, Jin W, Hu K, Zhang Y, Zhu D, Yang G, Kuang S*. 2018. A novel brown adipocyte-enriched long non-coding RNA that is required for brown adipocyte differentiation and sufficient to drive thermogenic gene program in white adipocytes. Biochim Biophys Acta, 1863(2018):409-19. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bbalip.2018.01.008 PMID: 29341928



  1. Gavin TP, Ernst JM, Kwak HB, Caudill SE, Reed MA, Garner RT, Nie Y, Weiss JA, Pories WJ, Dar M, Lin CT, Hubal MJ, Neufer PD, Kuang S, Dohm GL. 2018. High incomplete skeletal muscle fatty acid oxidation explains low muscle insulin sensitivity in poorly controlled T2DM. J Clin Endocrinol Metab, 103(3):882-9. doi: 10.1210/jc.2017-01727. PMID: 29155999

  2. Chen Y, Wang J, Yang S, Utturkar S, Crodian J, Cummings S, Thimmapuram J, San Miguel P, Kuang S, Gribskov M, Plaut K, Casey T. 2017. The Effect of High Fat Diet on Secreted Milk Transcriptome in Mid-lactation Mice. Physiol Genomics, 49(12): 747-62. doi: 10.1152/physiolgenomics.00080.2017. (APSselect Award). PMID: 29093195

  3. Cadaret CN, Merrick EM, Barnes TB, Beede KA, Posont RJ, Petersen JP, Yates DT. 2018. Sustained maternal inflammation during the early third trimester yields fetal adaptations that impair subsequent skeletal muscle growth and glucose metabolism in sheep. Translational Animal Sci. 2(suppl1):S14-S18. doi.10.1093/tas/txy047.

  4. Posont RJ, Beede KA, Limesand SW, Yates DT. 2018. Changes in myoblast responsiveness to TNF⍺ and IL-6 contribute to decreased skeletal muscle mass in intrauterine growth restricted fetal sheep. Translational Animal Science. 2(suppl1):S44–S47. doi:10.1093/tas/txy038.

  5. Barnes TB, Beede KA, Merrick EM, Cadaret CN, Cupp AS, Yates DT. Impaired muscle stem cell function in cows with high concentrations of androstenedione in their follicular fluid. Translational Animal Science. 2(suppl1):S27–S30. doi:10.1093/tas/txy050.

  6. Kubik RM, Tietze SM, Schmidt TB, Yates DT, Petersen JP. 2018. Investigation of the skeletal muscle transcriptome in lambs fed β adrenergic agonists and subjected to heat stress for 21 d. Translational Animal Science. 2(suppl1):S53–S56. doi:10.1093/tas/txy053.

  7. Duffy EM, Tietze SM, Knoell ND, Aluthge ND, Fernando SC, Schmidt TB, Yates DT, Petersen JP. 2018. Rumen bacterial composition in lambs is affected by β adrenergic agonist supplementation and heat stress at the phylum level. Translational Animal Science. 2(suppl1):S145–S148. doi:10.1093/tas/txy052.

  8. Coble, K. F., D. D. Burnett, J. M. DeRouchey, M. D. Tokach, J. M. Gonzalez, F. Wu, S. S. Dritz, R. D. Goodband, J. C. Woodworth, and J. Pluske. 2018. Effect of diet type and added copper on growth performance, carcass characteristics, energy digestibility, gut morphology, and mucosal mRNA expression of finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 96(8):3288-3301.

  9. Humphrey, R. M., Z. Yang, M. S. Hasan. J. K. Htoo, D. D. Burnett, M. Crenshaw, and S. Liao. 2018. The compensatorily-gained pigs resulted from feeding a methionine-deficient diet had more fat and less lean body mass. Journal of Applied Animal Nutrition 6:E6. doi:10.1017/JAN.2018.5.

  10. Thompson, R. C., K. J. McCarty, C. O. Lemley, M. Crenshaw, T. Smith, and D. D. Burnett. 2018. Effect of maternal melatonin supplementation during late gestation on relative expression of adipogenic genes in adipose tissue and skeletal muscle of bovine fetuses at 240 days of gestation. J. Anim. Sci. In press.


Book Chapters:


None


Abstracts, Posters, and Professional Presentations:



  1. Ferreira, T. Z., L. Kindlein, J. Meloche, S. Vieira, V. Nascimento, and J. D. Starkey. 2018. Characterization of myogenic stem cell populations in broiler chickens affected with the Wooden Breast myopathy. Poult. Sci. Vol. 97 (E-Suppl 1).

  2. Starkey, J. D., C. W. Starkey, and A. Morey. 2018. Integration of student e-portfolio use into the Auburn University poultry science curriculum. Poult. Sci. Vol 97 (E-Suppl 1).

  3. Starkey, J. D., R. B Shirley, A. L. Welsher, J. Tejeda, L. F. Spencer, and C. W. Starkey. 2018. Effect of dietary protein source and litter condition on growth performance and meat yield of broiler chickens reared to 46 days of age. Poult. Sci. Vol. 97 (E-Suppl 1).

  4. W. Starkey, R. B Shirley, A. L. Welsher, O. J. Tejeda, L. F. Spencer, and J. D. Starkey. 2018. Effect of dietary protein source and bacillus subtilis probiotic (Alterion®) supplementation on growth performance and meat yield of broiler chickens reared to 46 days of age. Poult. Sci. Vol. 97 (E-Suppl 1).

  5. E. Powell, O. J. Tejeda, J. D. Starkey, and C. W. Starkey. 2018. Effect of particle size and proportion of fines in growth performance of broiler chickens reared to 21 days of age. Poult. Sci. Vol. 97 (E-Suppl 1).

  6. F. Spencer, A. J. Calderon, O. J. Tejeda, K. Estes, B. Barton, T. Powell, J. D. Starkey, and C. W. Starkey. 2018. Effect of increased dietary choline chloride concentrations on growth performance and carcass characteristics of broiler chickens reared to 32 days of age. Poult. Sci. Vol. 97 (E-Suppl 1).

  7. J. Calderon, L. F. Spencer, O. J. Tejeda, K. Estes, B. Barton, T. Powell, C. W. Starkey, and J. D. Starkey. 2018. Effect of increased dietary choline chloride concentrations on growth performance and carcass characteristics of broiler chickens reared to 66 days of age. Poult. Sci. Vol. 97 (E-Suppl 1).

  8. Tejeda, O. J., K. J. Meloche, and J. D. Starkey. 2018. Effect of early incubation temperature variation on broiler chicken growth performance and carcass parts yield. Poult. Sci. Vol. 97 (E-Suppl 1).

  9. Martin, D.E., A.K. Jones, M.L. Hoffman, S.M. Pillai, K.E. Govoni, S.Z. Zinn, and S.A. Reed. 2018. Effects of poor maternal nutrition during gestation on the offspring muscle metabolome.



  1. Govoni, K.E., S.A. Reed, and S.A. Zinn Cell Biology Symposium: Poor maternal nutrition during gestation alters whole body and cellular metabolism in offspring



  1. Reed, S.A. Meat Science and Muscle Biology Symposium: Roles for inflammation in livestock muscle growth and repair.



  1. Iannitti, H.R., A. K. Jones, M. L. Hoffman, S. M. Pillai, K. E. Govoni, S. A. Zinn, and S. A. Reed. Effects of poor maternal nutrition during gestation on offspring oxidative stress



  1. Maimaiti Rexiati, Mingming Sun and Wei Guo, RBM20 Deficiency Postpones Skeletal Muscle Regeneration after Injury and Promotes Fibrotic Tissue Formation. EB Meeting. 2018. Abstract 5067. Poster A676.



  1. Maimaiti Rexiati, Mingming Sun and Wei Guo, RBM20 Modulates Myofiber Maturation and Skeletal Muscle regeneration. Myofilament Meeting, Madison, Wisconsin, 2018. Abstract and Poster 40. Page 123

  2. Krieger, J. A. Yesinovskiy, P. Mozdziak, and M. Kim, 2018. Developing scaleable production methods for cultured pork and turkey meat: beyond. Proceedings of the Recprocial Meat Conference.

  3. Corbett, R.J., N.E. Raney and C.W. Ernst. 2018. Transcriptional and genome-wide methylation profiling in fetal pig skeletal muscle. Plant and Animal Genome XXVI Conference. San Diego, CA. https://pag.confex.com/pag/xxvi/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/28250. Invited Oral Presentation.

  4. Daza, K., Velez-Irizarry, S. Casiro, J.P. Steibel, N.E. Raney, R.O. Bates and C.W. Ernst. 2018. Genomic co-localization of microRNA expression QTL target genes with phenotypic QTL in the Michigan State University Duroc x Pietrain pig resource population. Plant and Animal Genome XXVI Conference. San Diego, CA. https://pag.confex.com/pag/xxvi/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/30021.

  5. Dressel, T.N., D. Velez-Irizarry, R.L. Griffin, B.A. Wolfer, N.E. Raney and C.W. Ernst. 2018. Association of alleles at the leptin receptor gene locus with leptin receptor expression and carcass composition phenotypes in a pig resource population. J. Anim. Sci. 96(Suppl. 2):273-274.

  6. Ford, L.M., R.J. Corbett, K.R. Daza, N.E. Raney and C.W. Ernst. 2018. Identification and expression profiling of novel microRNA in pig fetal skeletal muscle. J. Anim. Sci. 96(Suppl. 2):269.

  7. Wolfer, B.A., K.R. Daza, D. Velez-Irizarry, N.E. Raney, V.D. Rilington and C.W. Ernst. 2018. Temporal expression patterns of twelve genes during fetal and postnatal skeletal muscle development in pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 96(Suppl. 2):272-273.



  1. Strasburg, G.M. 2017. Influence of Post-hatch Thermal Challenge on Turkey Breast Muscle Gene Expression. Presentation given at the annual meeting of the NC1184 USDA Multi-state Project Meeting, October 20, 2017, Gainesville, FL



  1. Dylan J. Klein, Emily T. Mirek, Tracy G. Anthony and Kenneth H. McKeever (2018) Exercise Training in Standardbred Horses Alters the Skeletal Muscle Metabolome and Plasma Amino Acid Profile: Implications for the “Athlete’s Paradox”. Abstract Number: 855.27. Published: April 20, 2018. https://www.fasebj.org/doi/abs/10.1096/fasebj.2018.32.1_supplement.855.27



  1. Tracy G. Anthony, "Dietary Sulfur Amino Acid Restriction (SAAR) and the Integrated Stress Response: Role of eIF2 kinases versus ATF4” presented on August 7, 2018, at the FASEB Science Research Conference entitled, Nutrient Sensing and Metabolic Signaling.



  1. Tracy G. Anthony, “Exercise and the Integrated Stress Response”, presented in the session on Exercise and Energy Restriction to Improve Health: The Crossroads of Energetics and Protein Turnover at the ACSM Conference on Integrative Physiology of Exercise, San Diego, CA on Sept 7, 2018.



  1. Tracy G Anthony, “Dietary Sulfur Amino Acid Restriction and the Integrated Stress Response”, presented at the Department of Nutritional Sciences Seminar Series at Rutgers University, Sept 12, 2018



  1. Tracy G Anthony, “Dietary Sulfur Amino Acid Restriction and the Integrated Stress Response”, presented at Iowa State University, Department of Animal Sciences, Sept 26, 2018.

  2. Yates DT - Nebraska Sheep & Goat Producers Association, 2018. Impact of Maternal Stress on muscle growth & metabolism in the fetus & offspring.

  3. Cadaret CN - Western Section, American Society of Animal Science, 2018. Sustained maternal inflammation during the early third trimester yields fetal adaptations that impair subsequent skeletal muscle growth and glucose metabolism in sheep.

  4. Posont RJ - Western Section, American Society of Animal Science, 2018. Changes in myoblast responsiveness to TNF⍺ and IL-6 contribute to decreased skeletal muscle mass in intrauterine growth restricted fetal sheep. Translational Animal Science.

  5. Barnes TB - Western Section, American Society of Animal Science, 2018. Impaired muscle stem cell function in cows with high concentrations of androstenedione in their follicular fluid.

  6. Kubik RM - Western Section, American Society of Animal Science, 2018. Investigation of the skeletal muscle transcriptome in lambs fed β adrenergic agonists and subjected to heat stress for 21 d.

  7. Duffy EM - Western Section, American Society of Animal Science, 2018. Rumen bacterial composition in lambs is affected by β adrenergic agonist supplementation and heat stress at the phylum level.

  8. L T Honegger, B N Harsh, J E Beever, D Boler, A C Dilger; (2018) Comparative Analysis of the Porcine IGF2-G3072A Mutation and Reduced Myostatin Function on Carcass and Meat Quality Characteristics. Journal of Animal Science, Volume 96 (Supplement 2) 105–106. Midwest Meeting of ASAS and ADSA, Omaha, NE. March 2018.


 


Theses and Dissertations:



  1. “Fit As A Horse: From Skeletal Muscle Metabolism to Whole Body Physiology", a Doctoral Dissertation by Dylan Joseph Klein submitted to the Rutgers University School of Graduate Studies with a 2 year embargo on publication to allow for research articles currently under preparation to be published first.

  2. "Role of ATF4 in Dietary Sulfur Amino Acid Restriction", a Master’s Thesis by Nicholas Margolies submitted to the Rutgers University School of Graduate Studies with a 2 year embargo on publication to allow for research articles currently under preparation to be published first.

  3. Xiaoxing Xu, Plan A MS degree (2016 Spring – 2018 Summer), “The effect of neonatal administration of recombinant myostatin propeptide on skeletal muscle growth in ”

  4. Taylor Barnes. 2018. MS Thesis: “Stress and other factors and their effect on skeletal muscle growth and metabolism; Strengths-based lab groups improve learning of undergraduate anatomy and physiology concepts.”

  5. Rachel Kubik. 2018. MS Thesis: “Genomic investigation of beta agonist supplementation and heat stress in livestock species.”

  6. Jessica Lancaster. 2018. MS Thesis: “Utilization of Depth - Enabled Identification and Tracking System to Identify and Track Individual Pigs and Analyze Individual Pig Activity.”

  7. Lauren Kett. 2018. MS Thesis: “Evaluation of the Interaction of Beta-Adrenergic Agonists Supplementation and Heat Stress on Growth Performance and Carcass Composition in Feeder Lambs.”

  8. Martin, D.E. 2018. The Effects of Poor Maternal Nutrition on Offspring Muscle Metabolism. M.S. Thesis. Univ. Connecticut, Storrs, CT.

  9. Bailey Harsh. PhD Thesis. Effects of ractopamine hydrochloride on nutrient digestibility, environmental nitrogen excretion, regulation of skeletal muscle growth and beta-receptor subtypes in finishing beef steers. August, 2018

  10. Thompson, R. C. 2018. Effect of maternal melatonin supplementation during late gestation on programming and metabolic disposition of adipose tissue and skeletal muscle in bovine offspring. M. S. Thesis, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS.

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