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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: ANAEROBIC MICROBIOLOGICAL PROCESSES IN ANIMAL MANURE MANAGEMENT

Location: Bioenergy Research Unit

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Treatment of colitis with a commensal gut bacterium engineered to secrete human TGF-beta1 under the control of dietary xylan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hamady, Z.Z., Scott, N., Farrar, M.D., Wadhwa, M., Dilger, P., Whitehead, T.R., Holland, K.T., Lodge, J.P., Carding, S.R. 2011. Treatment of colitis with a commensal gut bacterium engineered to secrete human TGF-beta1 under the control of dietary xylan. Inflammatory Bowel Diseases. 17(9):1925-1935.
Peptostreptococcus russellii sp. nov., isolated from a swine-manure storage pit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Whitehead, T.R., Cotta, M.A., Falsen, E., Moore, E., Lawson, P.A. 2011. Peptostreptococcus russellii sp. nov., isolated from a swine-manure storage pit. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 61(8):1875-1879.
Inhibitory Effects of Condensed Tannins on Sulfate-Reducing Bacteria Populations and Hydrogen Sulfide Production from Swine Manure - (Abstract Only)
(27-Aug-10)
Borax and Octabor Treatment of Stored Swine Manure: Reduction in Hydrogen Sulfide Emissions and Phytotoxicity to Agronomic Crops - (Abstract Only)
(15-Jul-10)
The swine gastrointestinal tract and stored manure: reservoirs of antibiotic resistance? - (Abstract Only)
Whitehead, T.R., Cotta, M.A. 2010. The swine gastrointestinal tract and stored manure: reservoirs of antibiotic resistance?. American Society for Microbiology. Paper No. Z-978.
Borax and octabor treatment of stored swine manure to reduce sulfate reducing bacteria and hydrogen sulfide emissions - (Abstract Only)
Spence, C., Whitehead, T.R., Cotta, M.A., Von Bernuth, R., Hengemuchle, S.M., Penner, D., Yokoyama, M.T. 2010. Borax and octabor treatment of stored swine manure to reduce sulfate reducing bacteria and hydrogen sulfide emissions [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. Paper No. Q-1484.
Investigation of Methanogen Diversity in Stored Swine Manure - (Abstract Only)
(07-Aug-09)
Xylan-regulated Delivery of Human Keratinocyte Growth Factor-2 to the Inflamed Colon by the Human Anaerobic Commensal Bacterium Bacteroides ovatus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hamady, Z.Z., Scott, N., Farrar, M.D., Lodge, J.P., Holland, K.T., Whitehead, T.R., Carding, S.R. 2010. Xylan-regulated Delivery of Human Keratinocyte Growth Factor-2 to the Inflamed Colon by the Human Anaerobic Commensal Bacterium Bacteroides ovatus. Gut. 59(4):461-469.
Development of a quantitative real-time PCR assay for detection and enumeration of methanogenic archaea in stored swine manure - (Abstract Only)
(21-May-09)
Group specific quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction (qRT-PCR) analysis of methanogenic archaea in stored swine manure - (Abstract Only)
(22-Apr-09)
Microbial Ecology of and Antimicrobial Resistance in Stored Swine Manure - (Abstract Only)
(03-Apr-09)
Isolation of skatole-producing bacteria from stored swine manure: individual or consortium? - (Abstract Only)
(22-Aug-08)
Quantitative real-time PCR analyses of sulfate-reducing bacteria in swine manure and the inhibitory effects of condensed tannins - (Abstract Only)
(22-Aug-08)
Identification and Use of the Putative Bacteroides ovatus Xylanase Promoter for the Inducible Production of Recombinant Human Proteins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hamady, Z.Z.R., Farrar, M.D., Whitehead, T.R., Holland, K.T., Lodge, J.P.A., Carding, S.R. 2008. Identification and Use of the Putative Bacteroides ovatus Xylanase Promoter for the Inducible Production of Recombinant Human Proteins. Microbiology. 154(10):3165-3174.
Detection of methanogenic archaea in stored swine manure by direct mcrA PCR and sequence analysis - (Abstract Only)
(27-Jun-08)
Development and Comparison of SYBR Green Quantitative Real-time PCR Assays for Detection and Enumeration of Sulfate-reducing Bacteria in Stored Swine Manure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spence, C., Whitehead, T.R., Cotta, M.A. 2008. Development and Comparison of SYBR Green Quantitative Real-time PCR Assays for Detection and Enumeration of Sulfate-reducing Bacteria in Stored Swine Manure. Journal of Applied Microbiology. 105(6):2143-2152.
Analyses of the bifid shunt and carbohydrate metabolism in Bifidobacterium spp. using **13C-labeled substrates and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry - (Abstract Only)
Whitehead, T.R., Adeuya, A., Price, N.P. 2008. Analyses of the bifid shunt and carbohydrate metabolism in Bifidobacterium spp. using **13C-labeled substrates and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. American Society for Microbiology Meeting. p.
Effects of borax treatment on hydrogen sulfide emissions and sulfate reducing bacteria in stored swine manure - (Abstract Only)
(05-Jun-08)
Effects of condensed tannins on hydrogen sulfide production and the sulfate-reducing bacterial population of swine manure - (Abstract Only)
(19-Mar-08)
Catabolite pathway for the production of skatole and indole acetic acid by the acetogen Clostridium drakei, Clostridium scatologenes, and swine manure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Whitehead, T.R., Price, N.P., Drake, H.L., Cotta, M.A. 2008. Catabolic pathway for the production of skatole and indoleacetic acid by the acetogen Clostridium drakei, Clostridium scatologenes, and swine manure. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 74(6):1950-1953.
Reduction of Emissions from in Vitro Swine Manure Using Monensin - (Abstract Only)
Whitehead, T.R., Cotta, M.A. 2007. Reduction of emissions from in vitro swine manure using monensin [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 85(1):92.
The Primary Starch Utilization Operon in the Obligate Anaerobe Bacteroides Fragilis Is Regulated by Carbon Source and Oxygen, and Expression Is Important for Survival During Oxidative Stress - (Abstract Only)
Spence, C., Smith, C.J. 2007. The primary starch utilization operon in the obligate anaerobe Bacteroides fragilis is regulated by carbon source and oxygen, and expression is important for survival during oxidative stress [abstract]. Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease. 19(1):28.
Determination of Breakdown Pathway of Tryptophan and Indole Acetic Acid to Skatole by Clostridium Drakei and Swine Manure Slurry - (Abstract Only)
Whitehead, T.R., Price, N.P., Cotta, M.A. 2006. Determination of breakdown pathway of tryptophan and indole acetic acid to skatole by Clostridium drakei and swine manure slurry [abstract]. Reproduction Nutrition Development. 46(S60):113.
Engineering of the Human Commensal Bacteroides Ovatus for the in Situ Delivery of Immunomodulatory Proteins - (Abstract Only)
Hamady, Z.Z., Farrar, M.D., Whitehead, T.R., Lodge, J.P., Carding, S.R. 2006. Engineering of the human commensal Bacteroides ovatus for the in situ delivery of immunomodulatory proteins [abstract]. Reproduction Nutrition Development. 46(S64):0-18.
Distribution of the Ermg Gene in Bacterial Isolates from Porcine Intestinal Contents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Wang, G., Shoemaker, N.B., Whitehead, T.R., Salyers, A.A. 2005. Distribution of the ermG gene among bacterial isolates from porcine intestinal contents. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 71(8):4930-4934.
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