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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: GENETIC AND GENOMIC APPROACHES TO IMPROVE EFFICIENCY OF SWINE PRODUCTION AND PRODUCT QUALITY Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Genome-wide association with delayed puberty in swine     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nonneman, D., Lents, C., Rohrer, G., Rempel, L., Vallet, J. 2014. Genome-wide association with delayed puberty in swine. Animal Genetics. 45(1):130-132.
Characterization of a novel porcine stress syndrome - (Proceedings)
(01-May-13)
Differences in X-chromosome transcriptional activity and cholesterol metabolism between placentae from swine breeds from asian and western origins     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bischoff, S.R., Tsai, S.Q., Hardison, N.E., Motsinger-Reif, A.A., Freking, B.A., Nonneman, D.J., Rohrer, G.A., Piedrahita, J.A. 2013. Differences in X-chromosome transcriptional activity and cholesterol metabolism between placentae from swine breeds from Asian and Western origins. PLoS One. 8(1):e55345.
A high density recombination map of the pig reveals a correlation between sex-specific recombination and GC content     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tortereau, F., Servin, B., Frantz, L., Megens, H.-J., Milan, D., Rohrer, G., Wiedmann, R., Beever, J., Archibald, A.L., Schook, L.B., Groenen, M.A.M. 2012. A high density recombination map of the pig reveals a correlation between sex-specific recombination and GC content. BMC Genomics. 13:586.
A defect in dystrophin causes a novel porcine stress syndrome     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nonneman, D.J., Brown-Brandl, T., Jones, S.A., Wiedmann, R.T., Rohrer, G.A. 2012. A defect in dystrophin causes a novel porcine stress syndrome. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 13:233.
Association of single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) markers in candidate genes and QTL regions with pork quality traits in commercial pigs     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rohrer, G.A., Nonneman, D.J., Miller, R.K., Zerby, H., Moeller, S.J. 2012. Association of single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) markers in candidate genes and QTL regions with pork quality traits in commercial pigs. Meat Science. 92(4):511-518.
Genome-wide association study of swine farrowing traits. Part I: Genetic and genomic parameter estimates     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider, J.F., Rempel, L.A., Rohrer, G.A. 2012. Genome-wide association study of swine farrowing traits. Part I: Genetic and genomic parameter estimates. Journal of Animal Science. 90(10):3353-3359.
Genome-wide association study of swine farrowing traits. Part II: Bayesian analysis of marker data     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider, J.F., Rempel, L.A., Snelling, W.M., Wiedmann, R.T., Nonneman, D.J., Rohrer, G.A. 2012. Genome-wide association study of swine farrowing traits. Part II: Bayesian analysis of marker data. Journal of Animal Science. 90(10):3360-3367.
A review of swine genome-wide association studies at USMARC - (Abstract Only)
Schneider, J.F. 2012. A review of swine genome-wide association studies at USMARC [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 90 (Supplement 3):675 (Abstract 690).
Genome wide association study of age at puberty in swine - (Abstract Only)
Schneider, J.F., Nonneman, D.J., Wiedmann, R.T., Rohrer, G.A. 2012. Genome-wide association study of age at puberty in swine [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 90 (Supplement 3):19 (Abstract #M41).
Genome-wide association of a novel porcine stress-syndrome to dystrophin - (Abstract Only)
Nonneman, D., Brown Brandl, T., Jones, S.A., Wiedmann, R.T., Rohrer, G.A. 2012. Genome-wide association of a novel porcine stress-syndrome to dystrophin [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XX Conference Proceedings. Abstract #W696.
Plenary contribution to International Conference on Boar Semen Preservation 2011. Genetic selection for freezability and its controversy with selection for performance     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Safranski, T.J., Ford, J.J., Rohrer, G.A., Guthrie, H.D. 2011. Plenary contribution to International Conference on Boar Semen Preservation 2011. Genetic selection for freezability and its controversy with selection for performance. Reproduction of Domestic Animals. 46(Suppl. 2):31-34.
Genetic parameter estimates among scale activity score and farrowing disposition with reproductive traits in swine     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schneider, J.F., Rempel, L.A., Rohrer, G.A., Brown Brandl, T.M. 2011. Genetic parameter estimates among scale activity score and farrowing disposition with reproductive traits in swine. Journal of Animal Science. 89(11):3514-3521.
Current genetic technologies to improve efficiency of livestock production - (Abstract Only)
Nonneman, D.J., Rohrer, G.A., Rempel, L.A., Lents, C.A., Vallet, J.L. 2011. Current genetic technologies to improve efficiency of livestock production [abstract]. Biology of Reproduction. 85 (1 Supplement):83 (Abstract # 107).
Identification of genomic regions associated with cryptorchidism in pigs - (Abstract Only)
Rohrer, G.A., Nonneman, D.J., Wiedmann, R.T. 2011. Identification of genomic regions associated with cryptorchidism in pigs. Proc., Swine in Biomedical Research Conference. p. 37-38.
Four genes located on a SSC2 meat quality QTL region are associated with different meat quality traits in Landrace x Chinese-European crossbred population     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cepica, S., Ovilo, C., Masopust, M., Knoll, A., Fernandez, A., Lopez, A., Rohrer, G.A., Nonneman, D. 2012. Four genes located on a SSC2 meat quality QTL region are associated with different meat quality traits in Landrace x Chinese-European crossbred population. Animal Genetics. 43(3):333-336.
Validation and fine mapping of a QTL for ovulation rate on swine chromosome 3     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mousel, M.R., Leymaster, K.A., Christenson, R.K., Nonneman, D.J., Rohrer, G.A. 2012. Validation and fine mapping of a QTL for ovulation rate on swine chromosome 3. Animal Genetics. 43(2):220-224.
Predictive markers in calpastatin for tenderness in commercial pig populations     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nonneman, D.J., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Rohrer, G.A., Bierman, C.D., Schneider, J.F., Miller, R.K., Zerby, H., Moeller, S.J. 2011. Predictive markers in calpastatin for tenderness in commercial pig populations. Journal of Animal Science. 89:2663-2672.
Plenary contribution to International Conference on Boar Semen Preservation 2011: Genetic selection for freezability and its controversy with selection for performance - (Proceedings)
(10-Mar-11)
Genetics of sow behavior: Associations with reproductive performance and perspectives toward loose sow housing - (Other)
Schneider, J., Rempel, L., Rohrer, G., Brown Brandl, T. 2010. Genetics of sow behavior: Associations with reproductive performance and perspectives toward loose sow housing [PowerPoint]. Record of Proceedings of National Swine Improvement Federation. NSIF Volume 35. Available at: http://www.nsif.com/conferences/2010/contents.html
Genome-wide associations for age at puberty in a Duroc-Landrace-Yorkshire swine population - (Abstract Only)
Nonneman, D.J., Rohrer, G.A., Rempel, L.A., Wiedmann, R.T., Vallet, J.L. 2011. Genome-wide associations for age at puberty in a Duroc-Landrace-Yorkshire swine population. Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings. Poster #P609.
Strategies to build high-density linkage maps of the porcine 60k SNP chip - (Abstract Only)
Tortereau, F., Servin, B., Beever, J., Archibald, A., Rohrer, G.A., Milan, D., Schook, L., Groenen, M.A. 2011. Strategies to build high-density linkage maps of the porcine 60k SNP chip. Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings. Abstract P600.
Porcine insulin receptor substrate 4 (IRS4) gene: cloning, polymorphism and association study     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Masopust, M., Vykoukalova, Z., Knoll, A., Bartenschlager, H., Mileham, A., Deeb, N., Rohrer, G.A., Cepica, S. 2011. Porcine insulin receptor substrate 4 (IRS4) gene: cloning, polymorphism and association study. Molecular Biology Reports. 38:2611-2617.
Genome-wide association of a novel porcine stress-syndrome and isoflurane sensitivity to dystrophin - (Abstract Only)
Nonneman, D.J., Brown Brandl, T.M., Jones, S., Rohrer, G.A. 2010. Genome-wide association of a novel porcine stress-syndrome and isoflurane sensitivity to dystrophin. Journal of Animal Science. 88(ESuppl. 2):II Abstract #LB5.
Genetic Parameter Estimates Among Scale Activity Score and Farrowing Disposition with Reproductive Traits in Swine - (Proceedings)
Schneider, J.F., Rempel, L.A., Rohrer, G.A., Brown Brandl, T.M. 2010. Genetic Parameter Estimates Among Scale Activity Score and Farrowing Disposition with Reproductive Traits in Swine. Proceedings of the 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Leipzig, Germany. August 1-6, 2010. CD-ROM Communication No. PP2-180.
Porcine NAMPT gene: search for polymorphism, mapping and association studies     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cepica, S., Bartenschlager, H., Ovilo, C., Zrustova, J., Masopust, M., Fernandez, A., Lopez, A., Knoll, A., Rohrer, G.A., Snelling, W.M., Geldermann, H. 2010. Porcine NAMPT gene: search for polymorphism, mapping and association studies. Animal Genetics. 41:646-651.
Association of Functional SNPs in Pig Calpastatin Regulatory Regions with Tenderness     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Nonneman, D.J., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Rohrer, G.A., Bierman, C., Miller, R.K., Zerby, H., Moeller, S.J. 2010. Association of Functional SNPs in Pig Calpastatin Regulatory Regions with Tenderness. Proc., Midwestern Section of the American Society of Animal Science Meeting. March 15-17, 2010. Des Moines, IA. Abstract #34. p. 11-12.
Association of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) Markers in Candidate Genes and QTL Regions with Pork Quality in Commercial Pigs     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Rohrer, G.A., Nonneman, D.J., Miller, R.K., Zerby, H., Moeller, S.J. 2010. Association of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) Markers in Candidate Genes and QTL Regions with Pork Quality in Commercial Pigs. Proc., Midwestern Section of the American Society of Animal Science Meeting. Abstract #33. p. 11.
Allele-Specific Transcription Factor Binding in Pig Calpastatin Promoter Regions     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Nonneman, Dan J., Lindholm-Perry, Amanda K., Shackelford, Steven D., King, D.Andy, Wheeler, Tommy L., Rohrer, Gary A. 2010. Allele-Specific Transcription Factor Binding in Pig Calpastatin Promoter Regions. Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings XVIII. 1/9-13/2010. San Diego, CA. Abstract #P607.
Estimates of genetic parameters among scale activity scores, growth, and fatness in pigs     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holl, J.W., Rohrer, G.A., Brown Brandl, T.M. 2010. Estimates of Genetic Parameters Among Scale Activity Scores, Growth, and Fatness in Pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 88:455-459.
Snp Detection in the Porcine Ppargc1a Promoter Region and 3'Utr, and An Association Analysis in a Landrace-Duroc-Yorkshire Population     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erkens, T., Rohrer, G.A., Van Zeveren, A., Peelman, L.J. 2009. SNP Detection in the Porcine PPARGC1A Promoter Region and 3'UTR, and an Association Analysis in a Landrace-Duroc-Yorkshire Population. Czech Journal of Animal Science. 54(9):408-416.
Association Analyses of Candidate SNP on Reproductive and Production Traits in Swine     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rempel, L.A., Nonneman, D.J., Wise, T.H., Erkens, T., Peelman, L.J., Rohrer, G.A. 2010. Association Analyses of Candidate Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms on Reproductive Traits in Swine. Journal of Animal Science. 88:1-15.
Design of a High Density SNP Genotyping Assay in the Pig Using SNPs Identified and Characterized by Next Generation Sequencing Technology     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramos, A.M., Crooijmans, R.P.M.A., Affara, N.A., Amaral, A.J., Archibald, A.L., Beever, J.E., Bendixen, C., Churcher, C., Clark, R., Dehais, P., Hansen, M.S., Hedegaard, J., Hu, Z.L., Kerstens, H.H., Law, A.S., Megens, H.J., Milan, D., Nonneman, D.J., Rohrer, G.A., Rothschild, M.F., Smith, T.P.L., Schnabel, R.D., Van Tassell, C.P., Taylor, J.F., Wiedmann, R.T., Schook, L.B., Groenen, M.A.M. 2009. Design of a High Density SNP Genotyping Assay in the Pig Using SNPs Identified and Characterized by Next Generation Sequencing Technology. PLoS One 4(8):E6524. p. 1-13.
Relationships among calpastatin single nucleotide polymorphisms, calpastatin expression and tenderness in pork longissimus     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Rohrer, G.A., Holl, J.W., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M., Nonneman, D.J. 2009. Relationships among calpastatin single nucleotide polymorphisms, calpastatin expression and tenderness in pork longissimus. Animal Genetics. 40(5):713-721.
Positional candidate genes for kyphosis in commercial swine populations     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Rohrer, G.A., Keele, J.W., Holl, J.W., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M., Nonneman, D.J. 2009. Positional Candidate Genes for Kyphosis in Commercial Swine Populations. Proc., Plant and Animal Genome Conference XVII. 1/10-14/2009, San Diego, CA. P529.
Snp Discovery in Swine by Reduced Representation and High Throughput Pyrosequencing     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Nonneman, D.J., Wiedmann, R.T., Smith, T.P. 2009. SNP Discovery in Swine by Reduced Representation and High Throughput Pyrosequencing. Plant and Animal Genome Conference XVII Proceedings. 1/10-14/2009, San Diego, CA. Abstract P531.
Design of the Illumina Porcine 50K+ SNP Iselect(TM) Beadchip and Characterization of the Porcine HapMap Population     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Groenen, M.A., Crooijmans, R.P., Ramos, A.M., Amaral, A.J., Kerstens, H., Bendixen, C., Hedegaard, J., Rohrer, G.A., Smith, T.P., Van Tassell, C.P., Taylor, J.F., Rothschild, M., Hu, Z., Nonneman, D.J., Beever, J., Archibald, A., Law, A., Milan, D., Hansen, M., Schook, L. 2009. Design of the Illumina Porcine 50K+ SNP Iselect(TM) Beadchip and Characterization of the Porcine HapMap Population. Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings. 1/10-14/09, San Diego, CA. Abstract W493.
SNP discovery in swine by reduced representation and high throughput pyrosequencing     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wiedmann, R.T., Smith, T.P., Nonneman, D.J. 2008. SNP discovery in swine by reduced representation and high throughput pyrosequencing. BioMed Central (BMC) Genetics. 9:81.
Genetic relationships of body composition, serum leptin, and age at puberty in gilts     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kuehn, L.A., Nonneman, D.J., Klindt, J.M., Wise, T.H. 2009. Genetic relationships of body composition, serum leptin, and age at puberty in gilts. Journal of Animal Science. 87(2):477-483.
Characterization and linkage mapping of 15 porcine STS markers to fine-map chromosomal regions associated with hernia inguinalis/scrotalis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Germerodt, M., Beuermann, C., Rohrer, G.A., Snelling, W.M., Brenig, B., Knorr, C. 2008. Characterization and linkage mapping of 15 porcine STS markers to fine-map chromosomal regions associated with hernia inguinalis/scrotalis. Animal Genetics 39:671-672.
High throughput SNP discovery and validation in the pig: towards the development of a high density swine SNP chip - (Abstract Only)
Ramos, A.M., Crooijmans, R.P., Fonseca, A., Kerstens, H., Bendixen, C., Hedegaard, J., Rohrer, G.A., Smith, T.P., Van Tassell, C.P., Taylor, J.F., Rothschild, M., Nonneman, D.J., Beever, J., Archibald, A., Schook, L., Groenen, M.A. 2008. High throughput SNP discovery and validation in the pig: towards the development of a high density swine SNP chip. Proc., 2nd European Conference on Pig Genomics, June 4-5, 2008, Ljubljana, Slovenia. Poster #2234.
Approaching porcine hernia inguinalis/scrotalis - (Abstract Only)
Germerodt, M., Beuermann, C., Beck, J., Schuetz, E., Rohrer, G.A., Brenig, B., Knorr, C. 2008. Approaching porcine hernia inguinalis/scrotalis. Proc., 2nd European Conf. on Pig Genomics, June 4-5, 2008, Ljubljana, Slovenia. ISBN ID: 978-961-6379-12-0, Pg. 49.
Genetic variation in the mannosidase 2B2 gene and its association with ovulation rate in pigs. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Campbell, E.M., Nonneman, D.J., Kuehn, L.A., Rohrer, G.A. 2008. Genetic variation in the mannosidase 2B2 gene and its association with ovulation rate in pigs. Animal Genetics. 39:515-519.
Estimates of genetic parameters for kyphosis in two crossbred swine populations     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holl, J.W., Rohrer, G.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2008. Estimates of genetic parameters for kyphosis in two crossbred swine populations. Journal of Animal Science. 86:1765-1769.
Association analysis of candidate SNPs on reproductive traits in swine - (Abstract Only)
Rempel, L.A., Holl, J.W., Rohrer, G.A. 2008. Association analysis of candidate SNPs on reproductive traits in swine. Journal of Animal Science 86(E-Suppl. 2):209. (Abstract W51)
Update on genetic markers for pork quality - (Proceedings)
Rohrer, G.A., Holl, J.W., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Nonneman, D.J., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2007. Update on genetic markers for pork quality. Conference Proc., National Swine Improvement Federation Conference & Ann. Mtg., Dec. 5-7, 2007. Kansas City, MO, NSIF Volume 32, www.nsif.com
Genetic parameters for kyphosis in pork carcasses     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Holl, J.W., Rohrer, G.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2008. Genetic parameters for kyphosis in pork carcasses [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 86(E-Suppl. 3):48. Abstract #32.
Genetic relationships among temperament score, weight, and backfat measurements in pigs     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Holl, J.W., Rohrer, G.A., Brown Brandl, T.M. 2008. Genetic relationships among temperament score, weight, and backfat measurements in pigs [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 86(E-Suppl. 3):47. Abstract #31.
Integrating the USMARC genetic map for the pig with the pig physical map - (Abstract Only)
Wiedmann, R.T., Freking, B.A., Nonneman, D.J., Snelling, W.M., Keele, J.W., Harhay, G.P., Rohrer, G.A. Integrating the USMARC genetic map for the pig with the pig physical map. 2008. Annual International Plant & Animal Genome Conference. Poster No. P565, pg 259.
Segmental duplication and copy number variation of the patched domain containing 3 (PTCHD3) locus on pig chromosome 10 - (Abstract Only)
Nonneman, D.J., Kuehn, L.A. 2008. Segmental duplication and copy number variation of the patched domain containing 3 (PTCHD3) locus on pig chromosome 10 (abstract). Plant and Animal Genome XVI Conference Proceedings. Poster No. P578.
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