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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: BIOPHOTONICS - THE APPLICATION OF NOVEL IMAGING METHODOLOGIES TO LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION RESEARCH

Location: Warmwater Aquaculture Research Unit

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

Ex Vivo Bioluminescence Imaging of Late Gestation Ewes Following Intra-uterine Inoculation With Lux-modified Escherichia coli - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moulton, K., Pyan, P.L., Christiansen, D., Hopper, R., Klauser, C., Bennett, W., Rodts-Palenik, S., Willard, S. 2008. Ex Vivo Bioluminescence Imaging of Late Gestation Ewes Following Intra-uterine Inoculation With Lux-modified Escherichia coli. Comparative Immunology Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (Online: doi:10.1016/j.cimid.2008.02.001); published on-line: April 25, 2008.
Hyperelastosis in the Horse - (Proceedings)
Rashmir-Raven, A., Winand, N., Ryan, P.L., Peter, L., Elder, S., Cooley, J., Hopper, R., Pasquali, M., Hill, A., Reed, R., Grady, J., Tipton, S., Swiderski, C. 2008. Hyperelastosis in the Horse. World Equine Veterinary Association Proceedings, Moscow, Russia, January 28-February 1, 2008. PP 473-474. (peer-reviewed)
Experimentally Induced Placentitis with Streptococcus equi zooepidemicus in Late Gestation Mares: Prevention of Preterm Birth - (Proceedings)
Ryan, P.L., Christiansen, D., Smith, J., Hopper, R., Reed, R., Crouch, J., Moulton, K., Bennett, W., Leblanc, M. 2008. Experimentally Induced Placentitis With Streptococcus equi zooepidemicus in Late Gestation Mares: Prevention of Preterm Birth. World Equine Veterinary Association Proceedings, Moscow, Russia, January 28th-February 1, 2008. pp. 557-580. (perr reviewed)
Live Animal Ultrasound Information as a Decision Tool in Replacement Beef Heifer Programs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dos Santos, A., Anderson, J., Vann, R.C., Willard, S. 2006. Live Animal Ultrasound Information as a Decision Tool in Replacement Beef Heifer Programs. Journal of Agricultural and Applied Economics. http://purl.umn.edu/35347; Southern Agricultural Economics Association - 2006 Annual Meeting, February 5-8, 2006, Orlando, Florida. 18 pgs.
Use of Glycerol as an Optical Clearing Agent for Enhancing Photonic Transference and Detection of Salmonella typhimurium Through Porcine Skin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moulton, K., Lovell, F., Williams, E., Ryan, P., Lay Jr, D.C., Jansen, D., Willard, S.T. 2006. Use of Glycerol as an Optical Clearing Agent for Enhancing Photonic Transference and Detection of Salmonella typhimurium Through Porcine Skin. Journal of Biomedical Optics. 11(5):054027-1 to 054027-8.
Experimentally-induced Placentitis in Late Gestation Ewes and Mares: Evaluation of Pathogen Progression Using Lux-modified Bacteria and Bioluminescence Imaging - (Proceedings)
Ryan, P.L., Moulton, K., Willard, S., Crouch, J., Sykes, D., Christiansen, D., Bennett, W. 2008. Experimentally-induced Placentitis in Late Gestation Ewes and Mares: Evaluation of Pathogen Progression Using Lux-modified Bacteria and Bioluminescence Imaging. Uterine Infections in Mares and Women: A Comparative Study II, eds M. LeBlanc, J.F. Wade and L. Foster, Havemeyer Foundation Monograph Series #19, R and W Communications, Newmarket, UK, pp 35-36. (peer-reviewed)
Photonic Monitoring in Real-time of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor 2 (VEGFR2) Gene Expression Under Relaxin-induced Conditions in a Novel Murine Wound Model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ryan, P.L., Youngblood, R.C., Harvill, J., Willard, S.T. 2005. Photonic Monitoring in Real-time of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor 2 (VEGFR2) Gene Expression Under Relaxin-induced Conditions in a Novel Murine Wound Model. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1041:1-17.
Body Temperature Versus Microclimate Selection in Heat Stressed Dairy Cows - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hillman, P.E., Lee, C.N., Willard, S.T. 2005. Body Temperature Versus Microclimate Selection in Heat Stressed Dairy Cows. Transactions of the ASABE. 48(2):795-801.
Use of Audible and Chart-recorded Ultrasonography to Monitor Fetal Heart Rate and Uterine Blood Flow Parameters in Cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Willard, S.T., Webb, A., Bowers, S.D., Gandy, B.S. 2004. Use of Audible and Chart-recorded Ultrasonography to Monitor Fetal Heart Rate and Uterine Blood Flow Parameters in Cattle. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances. 3(5):289-293.
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