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William Thomas Oliver
Nutrition and Environmental Management Research
Research Physiologist (Animals)
william.oliver@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (402) 762-4206
Fax: (402) 762-4209

CLAY CENTER, NE, 68933-0166

Projects
Improved Nutrient Efficiency of Beef Cattle and Swine
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422392

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Transcriptome differences in the rumen of beef steers with variation in feed intake and gain Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kern, R.J., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Freetly, H.C., Snelling, W.M., Kern, J.W., Keele, J.W., Miles, J.R., Foote, A.P., Oliver, W.T., Kuehn, L.A., Ludden, P.A. 2016. Transcriptome differences in the rumen of beef steers with variation in feed intake and gain. Gene. 586:12-26.
Differential gene expression in the duodenum, jejunum and ileum among crossbred beef steers with divergent gain and feed intake phenotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Butler, A.R., Kern, R.J., Hill, R., Kuehn, L.A., Wells, J., Oliver, W.T., Hales, K.E., Foote, A.P., Freetly, H.C. 2016. Differential gene expression in the duodenum, jejunum and ileum among crossbred beef steers with divergent gain and feed intake phenotypes. Animal Genetics. 47(4):408-427. doi: 10.1111/age.12440.
Lysozyme as an alternative to antibiotics in swine feed - (Abstract Only)
Oliver, W.T., Wells, J. 2016. Lysozyme as an alternative to antibiotics in swine feed [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 94(Supplement 2):138.
Plasma concentrations of acyl-ghrelin are associated with average daily gain and feeding behavior in grow-finish pigs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lents, C.A., Brown-Brandl, T.M., Rohrer, G.A., Oliver, W.T., Freking, B.A. 2016. Plasma concentrations of acyl-ghrelin are associated with average daily gain and feeding behavior in grow-finish pigs. Domestic Animal Endocrinology. 55:107-113.
Replacement for antibiotics: Lysozyme - (Proceedings)
Oliver, W.T., Wells, J. 2015. Replacement for antibiotics: Lysozyme. Proceedings of the Western Nutrition Conference, September 28-29, 2015, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. p. 63-72.
Lysozyme as an alternative to growth promoting antibiotics in swine production Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Oliver, W.T., Wells, J. 2015. Lysozyme as an alternative to growth promoting antibiotics in swine production. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology. 6:35.
Differences in transcript abundance of genes on BTA15 located within a region associated with gain in beef steers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Kern, R.J., Kuehn, L.A., Snelling, W.M., Miles, J.R., Oliver, W.T., Freetly, H.C. 2015. Differences in transcript abundance of genes on BTA15 located within a region associated with gain in beef steers. Gene. 572(1):42-48. doi: dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gene.2015.06.076
Effect of lysozyme or antibiotics on fecal zoonotic pathogens in nursery pigs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wells, J., Berry, E.D., Kalchayanand, N., Rempel, L.A., Kim, M., Oliver, W.T. 2015. Effect of lysozyme or antibiotics on fecal zoonotic pathogens in nursery pigs. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 118:1489-1497.
Contributions…uterine environment and piglet genotype on weaning survivability potential: II. Piglet growth, lactation performance, milk composition…blood profiles…lactation…reciprocal embryo transfers…Meishan and White…gilts Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miles, J.R., Vallet, J.L., Ford, J.J., Freking, B.A., Oliver, W.T., Rempel, L.A. 2015. Contributions of the maternal uterine environment and piglet genotype on weaning survivability potential: II. Piglet growth, lactation performance, milk composition, and piglet blood profiles during lactation following reciprocal embryo transfers between Meishan and White crossbred gilts. Journal of Animal Science. 93(4):1555-1564.
Effects of sire breed, gender, and postnatal litter size on plasma concentrations of acyl ghrelin and its relationship with growth traits and feeding behavior in swine - (Abstract Only)
Lents, C.A., Brown-Brandl, T.M., Rohrer, G.A., Oliver, W.T., Freking, B.A. 2015. Effects of sire breed, gender, and postnatal litter size on plasma concentrations of acyl ghrelin and its relationship with growth traits and feeding behavior in swine [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 93(Supplement 2):148 (Abstract #333).
Lysozyme as an alternative to antibiotics improves performance in nursery pigs during an indirect immune challenge Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oliver, W.T., Wells, J., Maxwell, C.W. 2014. Lysozyme as an alternative to antibiotics improves performance in nursery pigs during an indirect immune challenge. Journal of Animal Science. 92(11):4927-4934.
Effect of lysozyme or antibiotics on fecal zoonotic pathogens in nursery pigs - (Abstract Only)
Wells, J., Berry, E.D., Kalchayanand, N., Rempel, L.A., Oliver, W.T. 2014. Effect of lysozyme or antibiotics on fecal zoonotic pathogens in nursery pigs. Journal of Animal Science 92(E-Suppl.2):529.
Effects of RFRP2 and RF9 on secretion of luteinizing hormone in prepubertal gilts - (Abstract Only)
Thorson, J.F., Prezotto, L.D., McCosh, R.B., Wright, E.C., Swanson, K.C., White, B.R., Freking, B.A., Oliver, W.T., Hileman, S.M., Lents, C.A. 2014. Effects of RFRP2 and RF9 on secretion of luteinizing hormone in prepubertal gilts [abstract]. In: Endocrine Society’s 96th Annual Meeting and Expo (ICE/ENDO 2014), June 21-24, 2014, Chicago, IL. Endocrine Reviews. 35(3 Supplement):SUN-0669.
DNA polymorphisms and transcript abundance of PRKAG2 and phosphorylated AMP-activated protein kinase in the rumen are associated with gain and feed intake in beef steers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Kuehn, L.A., Oliver, W.T., Kern, R.J., Cushman, R.A., Miles, J.R., McNeel, A.K., Freetly, H.C. 2014. DNA polymorphisms and transcript abundance of PRKAG2 and phosphorylated AMP-activated protein kinase in the rumen are associated with gain and feed intake in beef steers. Animal Genetics. 45(4):461-472.
Lysozyme as an alternative to antibiotics improves growth performance and tumor necrosis factor-a levels during an indirect immune challenge - (Abstract Only)
Oliver, W.T., Wells, J., Maxwell, C.V. 2014. Lysozyme as an alternative to antibiotics improves growth performance and tumor necrosis factor-a levels during an indirect immune challenge [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science 92(Supplement 2):50.
Effect of progesterone on kisspeptin and neurokinin B cell numbers in the arcuate nucleus of the female pig - (Abstract Only)
Hileman, S.M., Meadows, L.J., Porter, K.L., Coolen, L.M., Fergani, C., Rempel, L.A., Cushman, R.A., Oliver, W.T., Wright, E.C., Miles, J.R., Lents, C.A. 2013. Effect of progesterone on kisspeptin and neurokinin B cell numbers in the arcuate nucleus of the female pig [abstract]. Abstracts of Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, November 9-13, 2013, San Diego, California. Poster # BBB25. Available: http://www.sfn.org/annual-meeting/past-and-future-annual-meetings.
Adipose and muscle tissue gene expression of two genes (NCAPG and LCORL) located in a chromosomal region associated with cattle feed intake and gain Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Kuehn, L.A., Oliver, W.T., Sexten, A.K., Miles, J.R., Rempel, L.A., Cushman, R.A., Freetly, H.C. 2013. Adipose and muscle tissue gene expression of two genes (NCAPG and LCORL) located in a chromosomal region associated with cattle feed intake and gain. PLoS One. 8(11):e80882.
The effects of Capn1 gene inactivation on skeletal muscle growth, development, and atrophy, and the compensatory role of other proteolytic systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kemp, C.M., Oliver, W.T., Wheeler, T.L., Chishti, A.H., Koohmaraie, M. 2013. The effects of Capn1 gene inactivation on skeletal muscle growth, development, and atrophy, and the compensatory role of other proteolytic systems. Journal of Animal Science. 91(7):3155-3167.
Lysozyme as an alternative to antibiotics improves growth performance and small intestinal morphology in nursery pigs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oliver, W.T., Wells, J. 2013. Lysozyme as an alternative to antibiotics improves growth performance and small intestinal morphology in nursery pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 91(7):3129-3136.
Ruminal and adipose gene expression in beef steers selected for diverse feed intake and gain phenotypes - (Abstract Only)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Rempel, L.A., Hales, K.E., Oliver, W.T., Freetly, H.C., Kuehn, L.A. 2013. Ruminal and adipose gene expression in beef steers selected for diverse feed intake and gain phenotypes [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 91(E-Supplement 2):629.
Insulin and insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) receptor phosphorylation in µ-calpain knockout mice - (Abstract Only)
Oliver, W., Chishti, A., Kemp, C. 2013. Insulin and insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) receptor phosphorylation in µ-calpain knockout mice [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 91(E-Supplement 2):628.
Effects of antimicrobials fed as dietary growth promoters on faecal shedding of Campylobacter, Salmonella and shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli in swine Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wells, J., Kalchayanand, N., Berry, E.D., Oliver, W.T. 2013. Effects of antimicrobials fed as dietary growth promoters on faecal shedding of Campylobacter, Salmonella and shiga-toxin producing Escherichia coli in swine. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 114(2):318-328.
Zearalenone enhances reproductive tract development, but does not alter skeletal muscle signaling in prepubertal gilts Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oliver, W.T., Miles, J.R., Diaz, D.E., Dibner, J.J., Rottinghaus, G.E., Harrell, R.J. 2012. Zearalenone enhances reproductive tract development, but does not alter skeletal muscle signaling in prepubertal gilts. Animal Feed Science And Technology. 174(1-2):79-85.
Contributions of the maternal uterine environment and piglet genotype on weaning survivability potential: I. Development of neonatal piglets after reciprocal embryo transfers between Meishan and White crossbred gilts Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miles, J.R., Vallet, J.L., Ford, J.J., Freking, B.A., Cushman, R.A., Oliver, W.T., Rempel, L.A. 2012. Contributions of the maternal uterine environment and piglet genotype on weaning survivability potential: I. Development of neonatal piglets after reciprocal embryo transfers between Meishan and White crossbred gilts. Journal of Animal Science. 90(7):2181-2192.
Granulated lysozyme as an alternative to antibiotics improves growth performance and small intestinal morphology of 10-day-old pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
May, K.D., Wells, J., Maxwell, C.V., Oliver, W.T. 2012. Granulated lysozyme as an alternative to antibiotics improves growth performance and small intestinal morphology of 10-day-old pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 90(4):1118-1125.
Growth and development of skeletal muscle in mu-calpain knockout mice - (Abstract Only)
Kemp, C.M., Oliver, W.T., Wheeler, T.L., Chishti, A.H., Koohmaraie, M. 2011. Growth and development of skeletal muscle in mu-calpain knockout mice [abstract]. FASEB Journal. 25:707.6.
Granulated lysozyme as an alternative to antibiotics improves growth performance and small intestinal morphology of 10-day-old pigs - (Abstract Only)
May, K.D., Wells, J., Maxwell, C.V., Oliver, W.T. 2011. Granulated lysozyme as an alternative to antibiotics improves growth performance and small intestinal morphology of 10-day-old pigs [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 89(E-Supplement 2):71-72. Abstract # 83.
Piglet growth and blood components during lactation following reciprocal embryo transfer between Meishan and White crossbred gilts - (Abstract Only)
Miles, J.R., Vallet, J.L., Ford, J.J., Freking, B.A., Cushman, R.A., Oliver, W.T., Christenson, R.K. 2011. Piglet growth and blood components during lactation following reciprocal embryo transfer between Meishan and White crossbred gilts [abstract]. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 23(1):177-178 (Abstract #148).
Growth and development of skeletal muscle in µ-Calpain Knockout mice - (Abstract Only)
Kemp, C.M., Oliver, W.T., Wheeler, T.L., Chishti, A.H., Koohmaraie, M. 2011. Growth and development of skeletal muscle in µ-Calpain Knockout mice. [Abstract]. FASEB Journal 25:1(supplement 707.6).
A Low-fat Liquid Diet Increases Protein Accretion and Alters Cellular Signaling for Protein Synthesis in 10-day-old Pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oliver, W.T., Miles, J.R. 2010. A Low-fat Liquid Diet Increases Protein Accretion and Alters Cellular Signaling for Protein Synthesis in 10-day-old Pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 88(8):2576-2584.
Zearalenone Increases Reproductive Tract Development, but not Skeletal Muscle Signaling in Prepubertal Gilts - (Abstract Only)
Oliver, W.T., Miles, J.R., Diaz, D.E., Dibner, J.J., Rottinghaus, G.E., Harrell, R.J. 2010. Zearalenone Increases Reproductive Tract Development, but not Skeletal Muscle Signaling in Prepubertal Gilts [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science, 88(E-Supplement 2):113.
Effects of Dietary Antimicrobials on Fecal Shedding of Campylobacter, Salmonella, and Shiga-toxin Producing Escherichia coli in Production Swine - (Abstract Only)
Wells, J., Kalchayanand, N., Berry, E.D., Oliver, W.T. 2010. Effects of Dietary Antimicrobials on Fecal Shedding of Campylobacter, Salmonella, and Shiga-toxin Producing Escherichia coli in Production Swine [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 88 (E-Supplement 2):616. (Abstract #W102).
Triennial Growth Symposium: Dietary regulation of growth development - (Proceedings)
Oliver, W.T. 2011. Triennial Growth Symposium: Dietary regulation of growth development. Journal of Animal Science. 89(7):1955-1956.
The Effects of Dietary Additives on Faecal Levels of Lactobacillus spp., Coliforms, and Escherichia coli, and Faecal Prevalence of Salmonella spp. and Campylobacter spp. in U.S. Production Nursery Swine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wells, J., Oliver, W.T., Yen, J. 2010. The Effects of Dietary Additives on Faecal Levels of Lactobacillus spp., Coliforms, and Escherichia coli, and Faecal Prevalence of Salmonella spp. and Campylobacter spp. in U.S. Production Nursery Swine. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 108:306-314.
Development of Neonatal Piglets Following Reciprocal Embryo Transfers Between Meishan and White Crossbred Gilts - (Abstract Only)
Miles, J.R., Vallet, J.L., Ford, J.J., Freking, B.A., Cushman, R.A., Oliver, W.T., Christenson, R.K. 2009. Development of Neonatal Piglets Following Reciprocal Embryo Transfers Between Meishan and White Crossbred Gilts [abstract]. Proceedings of VIIIth International Conference on Pig Reproduction, Banff, Alberta, Canada, p. 148.
A low-fat liquid diet decreases AMPK and increases mTOR phosphorylation in skeletal muscle of 10-day-old pigs - (Abstract Only)
Oliver, W.T., Miles, J.R. 2008. A low-fat liquid diet decreases AMPK and increases mTOR phosphorylation in skeletal muscle of 10-day-old pigs [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 86(E-Supplement 2):560-561.
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