Recent publications and funding, ANS Feb 2023

See a listing of recent funding and publications by members of the Animal Science Department

Lock, A.; Cotton Incorporated; Maximizing the yields of milk fat and protein utilizing whole cottonseed in dairy cow diets: an early lactation study to determine the interaction between whole cottonseed and supplemental fatty acids.


Albornoz, R. I., Kennedy, K. M., & Bradford, B. J. (2022). Symposium review: Fueling appetite: Nutrient metabolism and the control of feed intake. Journal of Dairy Science. 

Ding, R., Zhuang, Z., Qiu, Y., Ruan, D., Wu, J., Ye, J., ... Huang, W., ... & Yang, J. (2022). Identify known and novel candidate genes associated with backfat thickness in Duroc pigs by large-scale genome-wide association analysis. Journal of Animal Science, 100(2), skac012. 

Ding, R., Zhuang, Z., Qiu, Y., Wang, X., Wu, J., Zhou, S., … Huang, W., ... & Yang, J. (2022). A composite strategy of genome-wide association study and copy number variation analysis for carcass traits in a Duroc pig population. BMC genomics, 23(1), 1-16. 

Emmert, B. J., Robison, C. I., Pritchard, A., & Nielsen, B. D. (2022). Comparison of Bone Mineral Content of the Equine Third Metacarpal to Total Radiographic Bone Aluminum Equivalents From Unprocessed Digital Radiographs. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 110, 103837. 

Gabrawy, M. M., Khosravian, N., Morcos, G. S., Morozova, T. V., Jezek, M., Walston, J. D., Huang, W., Abadir, P., & Leips, J. (2022). Genome-wide analysis in Drosophila reveals the genetic basis of variation in age-specific physical performance and response to ACE inhibition. Genes, 13(1), 143. 

Gauglitz, J. M., West, K. A., Bittremieux, W., Williams, C. L., Weldon, K. C., Panitchpakdi, M., ... Bradford, B.J., … & Dorrestein, P. C. (2022). Enhancing untargeted metabolomics using metadata-based source annotation. Nature biotechnology, 1-6. 

Krusinski, L., Maciel, I. C., Sergin, S., Jambunathan, V., Garg, E., Garmyn, A. J., Singh, S., Bitler, C. A., Rowntree, J. E., & Fenton, J. I. (2022). Effects of Hay, Baleage, and Soybean Hulls Waste Used as Supplemental Feeds on the Nutritional Profile of Grass-Finished Beef. Foods, 11(23), 3856. 

Liang, D., Sun, Q., Zhu, Z., Wang, C., Ye, S., Li, Z., & Wang, Y. (2022). Xenotransplantation of human spermatogonia into various mouse recipient models. Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, 10. 

Liu, J., Lang, K., Tan, S., Jie, W., Zhu, Y., Huang, S., & Huang, W. (2022). A web-based database server using 43,710 public RNA-seq samples for the analysis of gene expression and alternative splicing in livestock animals. BMC genomics, 23(1), 706. 

Liu, J., Yin, F., Lang, K., Jie, W., Tan, S., Duan, R., ... & Huang, W. (2022). MetazExp: a database for gene expression and alternative splicing profiles and their analyses based on 53 615 public RNA-seq samples in 72 metazoan species. Nucleic Acids Research, 50(D1), D1046-D1054. 

Logan, A. A., Nielsen, B. D., Hallock, D. B., Robison, C. I., & Popovich Jr, J. M. (2022). Evaluation of Within-and Between-Session Reliability of the TekscanTM Hoof System With a Glue-on Shoe. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 110, 103862. 

McLean, N. L., McGilchrist, N., & Nielsen, B. D. (2022). Dietary Iron Unlikely to Cause Insulin Resistance in Horses. Animals, 12(19), 2510. 

Meadows, J. D., Breuer, J. A., Lavalle, S. N., Hirschenberger, M. R., Patel, M. M., Nguyen, D., Kim, A., Cassin, J., Gorman, M., Welsh, D., Mellon, P., & Hoffmann, H. M. (2022). Deletion of Six3 in post-proliferative neurons produces weakened SCN circadian output, improved metabolic function, and dwarfism in male mice. Molecular Metabolism, 57, 101431. 

Mekonen, T., Tolera, A., Nurfeta, A., Bradford, B., Yigrem, S., & Vipham, J. (2022). Effects of pigeon pea leaves and concentrate mixture on feed intake, milk yield, and composition of crossbred dairy cows fed native pasture hay. animal, 16(10), 100632.  

Mekonen, T., Tolera, A., Nurfeta, A., Bradford, B., & Mekasha, A. (2022). Location and plant spacing affect biomass yield and nutritional value of pigeon pea forage. Agronomy Journal, 114(1), 228-247.  

Quanz, S. T., Griswold, K. E., Mamedova, L. K., Kvidera, S. K., Brouk, M. J., Fry, R. S., & Bradford, B. J. (2022). Case Study: Combined risk factors and digestive disorders in mid-lactation Holstein cows. Applied Animal Science, 38(5), 505-517. 

Reese, L. A., Jacobs, J., Gembarski, J., Opsommer, C., & Walker, B. (2022). The COVID-19 Animal Fostering Boom: Ephemera or Chimera?. Animals, 12(10), 1325. 

Reese, L. A., Jacobs, J., Seelenbinder, B., Stedhouwer, T., Velychko, N., & Wathen, L. (2022). The Emotional Aspects of Dog Fostering: Both Ends of the Leash. Anthrozoös, 1-19. 

Rodriguez, Z., Kolar, Q. K., Krogstad, K. C., Swartz, T. H., Yoon, I., Bradford, B. J., & Ruegg, P. L. (2022). Evaluation of reticuloruminal temperature for the prediction of clinical mastitis in dairy cows challenged with Streptococcus uberis. Journal of Dairy Science. 

Swartz, T. H., Bradford, B. J., Lemke, M., Mamedova, L. K., Agnew, R., Fehn, J., Owczarzak, E., McGill, J. L., & Estes, K. A. (2022). Effects of prenatal dietary rumen-protected choline supplementation during late gestation on calf growth, metabolism, and vaccine response. Journal of Dairy Science, 105(12), 9639-9651. 

Tonsfeldt, K. J., Mellon, P. L., & Hoffmann, H. M. (2022). Circadian rhythms in the neuronal network timing the luteinizing hormone surge. Endocrinology, 163(2). 

Vergara-Hernandez, F. B., Nielsen, B. D., & Colbath, A. C. (2022). Is the Use of Bisphosphonates Putting Horses at Risk? An Osteoclast Perspective. Animals, 12(13), 1722. 

Vergara-Hernandez, F. B., Nielsen, B. D., Robison, C. I., Fabus, T. A., Kompare, J. L., LeCompte Lazić, R. A., & Colbath, A. C. (2022). Average stride length and stride rate of Thoroughbreds and Quarter Horses during racing. Translational Animal Science, 6(1), txab233. 

Zhang, Z., Miao, J., & Wang, Y. (2022). Mitochondrial regulation in spermatogenesis. Reproduction, 163(4), R55-R69.  


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