Dept. of Animal Sciences
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Lineage specification of ovarian theca cells requires multi-cellular interactions via oocyte and granulosa cells (2014-12-03)Organogenesis of the ovary is a highly orchestrated process involving multiple lineage determinations of ovarian surface epithelium, granulosa cells, and theca cells. While the sources of ovarian surface epithelium and ...
Effects of weaning age and maternal nutrition on gene expression of longissimus muscle of beef steers (2015-03-19)Adipogenic/lipogenic transcriptional networks regulating intramuscular fat (IMF) deposition in response weaning age and dietary starch level were studied. The longissimus muscle (LM) of beef steers on an early weaning (141 ...
(2015-04-08)Seven experiments were conducted to investigate effects of use of feed technology to improve the nutritional value of ingredients and diets fed to pigs. The objective of Exp. 1 and 2 was to determine the digestibility of ...
(2015-02-04)Five experiments were conducted to determine the ideal Thr:Lys ratio for 25 to 50 kg growing gilts and the effects of fiber on said ratio. In Exp. 1, the objectives were to determine the standardized ileal digestible (SID) ...
The influence of osteochondrosis (OC), in yearling Standardbred horses on subsequent two and three-year old racing performance and the influence of sire on rates of OC in Illinois Standardbred horses (2015-02-16)Much of the economic impact of the equine industry is based on performance horses in racing and competitive horse shows. Owners and trainers are concerned about the soundness of their animals both because of humane issues ...