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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: ANIMAL AND MANURE MANAGEMENT FOR SUSTAINABLE PRODUCTION AND REDUCED ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

A DIVA vaccine for cross-protection against Salmonella - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bearson, B.L., Bearson, S.M., Kich, J.D. 2016. A DIVA vaccine for cross-protection against Salmonella. Vaccine. 34:1241-1246.
A cooperative study on the standardized total-tract digestible phosphorus requirement of twenty-kilogram pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adeloa, O., Azain, M., Carter, S., Crenshaw, T., Estienne, M., Kerr, B.J., Lindemann, M., Maxwell, C., Miller, P., Shannon, M., van Heugten, E. 2015. A cooperative study on the standardized total-tract digestible phosphorus requirement of twenty-kilogram pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 93(12):5743-5753. doi: 10.2527/jas.2015-9509.
Formulating diets containing corn distillers dried grains with solubles on a net energy basis: Effects on pig performance and on energy and nutrient digestibility - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kerr, B.J., Gabler, N., Shurson, G. 2015. Formulating diets containing corn distillers dried grains with solubles on a net energy basis: Effects on pig performance and on energy and nutrient digestibility. Professional Animal Scientist. 31(6):497-503. doi: 10.15232/pas.2015-01445.
Compositional effects of corn distillers dried grains with variable oil content on digestible, metabolizable, and net energy values in growing pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kerr, B.J., Gabler, N.K., Shurson, G.E. 2015. Compositional effects of corn distillers dried grains with variable oil content on digestible, metabolizable, and net energy values in growing pigs. Professional Animal Scientist. 31(6):485-496. doi: 10.15232/pas.2015-01444.
Molecular profiling: Catecholamine modulation of gene expression in Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium - (Book / Chapter)
Bearson, B.L. 2016. Molecular profiling: Catecholamine modulation of gene expression in Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium. Microbial Endocrinology. 874:167-182.
Characteristics of lipids and their feeding value in swine diets - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kerr, B.J., Kellner, T., Shurson, G. 2015. Characteristics of lipids and their feeding value in swine diets. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology. 7:1-23.
Fluoroquinolone induction of phage-mediated gene transfer in multidrug-resistant Salmonella - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bearson, B.L., Brunelle, B.W. 2015. Fluoroquinolone induction of phage-mediated gene transfer in multidrug-resistant Salmonella. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents. 46(2):201-204.
Effects of peroxidized corn oil on performance, AMEn, and abdominal fat pad weight in broiler chicks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ehr, I., Kerr, B.J., Persia, M. 2015. Effects of peroxidized corn oil on performance, AMEn, and abdominal fat pad weight in broiler chicks. Poultry Science. 94:1629-1634.
Fluoroquinolone-induced gene transfer in multidrug-resistant Salmonella - (Abstract Only)
Bearson, B.L., Brunelle, B.W. 2015. Fluoroquinolone-induced gene transfer in multidrug-resistant Salmonella [abstract]. ASM Conference. 4th ASM Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance in Zoonotic Bacteria and Foodbourne Pathogens. p. 15.
Dietary marker effects on fecal microbial ecology, fecal VFA, nutrient digestibility coefficients, and growth performance in finishing pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kerr, B.J., Weber, T., Ziemer, C.J. 2015. Dietary marker effects on fecal microbial ecology, fecal VFA, nutrient digestibility coefficients, and growth performance in finishing pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 93:2183-2190.
Evaluating the quality of feed fats and oils and their effects on pig growth performance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shurson, G., Kerr, B.J., Hanson, A. 2015. Evaluating the quality of feed fats and oils and their effects on pig growth performance. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology. 6:1-11.
DIVA defense: Broad protection for salmonella suppression - (Abstract Only)
Bearson, B.L., Bearson, S.M., Kich, J.D., Lee, I.S. 2014. DIVA defense: Broad protection for salmonella suppression. Meeting Abstract. Symposium on Gut Health in Production of Food Animals. p. 12.
RNA-seq analysis of prophage induction in multidrug-resistant salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium DT104 following exposure to the agricultural antibiotic carbadox - (Abstract Only)
Bearson, B.L., Brunelle, B.W., Lee, I.S. 2014. RNA-seq analysis of prophage induction in multidrug-resistant salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium DT104 following exposure to the agricultural antibiotic carbadox. Meeting Abstract. 74th Annual Meeting North Central Branch of the American Society of Microbiology.
Evaluation of prediction equations to estimate gross, digestible, and metabolizable energy content of maize dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) for swine based on chemical composition     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Urriola, P., Li, M., Kerr, B.J., Shurson, G. 2014. Evaluation of prediction equations to estimate gross, digestible, and metabolizable energy content of maize dried distillers grains with solubles (DDGS) for swine based on chemical composition. Animal Feed Science and Technology. 198:196-202.
Comparison of direct and indirect estimates of apparent total tract digestibility in swine with effort to reduce variation by pooling of multiple day fecal samples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jang, Y.D., Lindemann, M.D., Agudelo, J.H., Escobar, C.S., Kerr, B.J., Inocencio, N., Cromwell, G.L. 2014. Comparison of direct and indirect estimates of apparent total tract digestibility in swine with effort to reduce variation by pooling of multiple day fecal samples. Journal of Animal Science. 92:4566-4576.
Relationships among dietary fiber components and the digestibility of energy, dietary fiber, and amino acids, and energy content of 9 corn co-products fed to growing pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gutierrez, N., Serao, N., Kerr, B.J., Zijlstra, R., Patience, J. 2014. Relationships among dietary fiber components and the digestibility of energy, dietary fiber, and amino acids, and energy content of 9 corn co-products fed to growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 92:4505-4517.
An rfaH mutant of Salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium is attenuated in swine and reduces intestinal colonization, fecal shedding, and disease severity due to virulent Salmonella Typhimurium     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bearson, B.L., Bearson, S.M., Kich, J.D., Lee, I.S. 2014. An rfaH mutant of Salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium is attenuated in swine and reduces intestinal colonization, fecal shedding, and disease severity due to virulent Salmonella Typhimurium. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2014.00009.
Bacterial isolates from polysaccharide enrichments cluster by host origin for Firmicutes but not Bacteroidetes. - (Abstract Only)
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Effects of dietary humic and butyric acid on growth performance and response to lipopolysaccharide in young pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, T., van Sambeck, D., Gabler, N., Kerr, B.J., Moreland, S., Johal, S., Edmonds, M. 2014. Effects of dietary humic and butyric acid on growth performance and response to lipopolysaccharide in young pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 92:4172–4179.
Human gut Bacteroidetes can utilize yeast mannan through a selfish mechanism - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cuskin, F., Lowe, E., Temple, M., Zhu, Y., Cameron, E.A., Pudlo, N., Porter, N.T., Urs, K., Thompson, A., Cartmell, A., Rogowski, A., Hamilton, B.S., Chen, R., Tolbert, T., Piens, K., Bracke, D., Vervecken, W., Hakki, Z., Speciale, G., Munoz-Munoz, J., Day, A., Pena, M., McLean, R., Suits, M., Boraston, A., Atherly, T.A., Ziemer, C.J., Williams, S., Davies, G., Abbott, W., Martens, E., Gilbert, H. 2015. Human gut Bacteroidetes can utilize yeast mannan through a selfish mechanism. Nature. 517:165-169. DOI: 10.1038/nature13995.
Validation of prediction equations for apparent metabolizable energy of corn distillers dried grains with solubles in broiler chicks     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meloche, K., Kerr, B.J., Billor, N., Shurson, G., Dozier, W. 2014. Validation of prediction equations for apparent metabolizable energy of corn distillers dried grains with solubles in broiler chicks. Poultry Science. 93:1428-1439.
Influence of thermally-oxidized vegetable oils and animal fats on growth performance, liver gene expression, and liver and serum cholesterol and triglycerides in young pigs     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, P., Chen, C., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Johnston, L.J., Shurson, G.C. 2014. Influence of thermally-oxidized vegetable oils and animal fats on growth performance, liver gene expression, and liver and serum cholesterol and triglycerides in young pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 92:2960-2970.
Influence of thermally-oxidized vegetable oils and animal fats on energy and nutrient digestibility in young pigs     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, P., Kerr, B.J., Chen, C., Weber, T.E., Johnston, L.J., Shurson, G.C. 2014. Influence of thermally-oxidized vegetable oils and animal fats on energy and nutrient digestibility in young pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 92:2980-2986.
Influence of thermally-oxidized vegetable oils and animal fats on intestinal barrier function and immune variables in young pigs     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, P., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Chen, C., Johnston, L.J., Shurson, G.C. 2014. Influence of thermally-oxidized vegetable oils and animal fats on intestinal barrier function and immune variables in young pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 92:2971-2979.
Methods to create thermally oxidized lipids and comparison of analytical procedures to characterize peroxidation     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, P., Kerr, B.J., Chen, C., Weber, T.E., Johnston, L.J., Shurson, G.C. 2014. Technical note: Evaluation of methods to determine peroxidation of lipids. Journal of Animal Science. 92:2950-2959.
Improved hybrid genome assemblies of 2 strains of Bacteroides xylanisolvens SD-CC-1b and SD-CC-2a using Illumina and 454 sequencing technologies     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramaraj, T., Sundararajan, A., Schilkey, F., Delvecchio, V., Donlon, M., Ziemer, C.J., Mudge, J. 2014. Improved hybrid genome assemblies of 2 strains of Bacteroides xylanisolvens SD-CC-1b and SD-CC-2a using Illumina and 454 sequencing technologies. Genome Announcements. 2:1-2.
The agricultural antibiotic carbadox induces phage-mediated gene transfer in Salmonella     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bearson, B.L., Allen, H.K., Brunelle, B.W., Lee, I.S., Casjens, S.R., Stanton, T.B. 2014. The agricultural antibiotic carbadox induces phage-mediated gene transfer in Salmonella. Frontiers in Microbiology. 5:1-8.
Bacteroides isolated from four mammalian hosts lack host specific 16S rRNA gene phylogeny and carbon and nitrogen utilization patterns     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Atherly, T.A., Ziemer, C.J. 2014. Bacteroides isolated from four mammalian hosts lack host specific 16S rRNA gene phylogeny and carbon and nitrogen utilization patterns. MicrobiologyOpen. 3:225-238.
Newly cultured bacteria with broad diversity isolated from 8 week continuous culture enrichments of cow feces on complex polysaccharides     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziemer, C.J. 2014. Newly cultured bacteria with broad diversity isolated from 8 week continuous culture enrichments of cow feces on complex polysaccharides. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 80:574-585.
Effects of feeding diets containing highly peroxidized dried distillers grains with solubles and increasing vitamin E levels to wean-finish pigs on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and pork fat composition     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Song, R., Chen, C., Johnston, L., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T., Shurson, G. 2014. Effects of feeding diets containing highly peroxidized dried distillers grains with solubles and increasing vitamin E levels to wean-finish pigs on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and pork fat composition. Journal of Animal Science. 92:198-210.
Apparent metabolizable energy and prediction equations for reduced-oil corn distillers dried grains with solubles in broiler chicks from 10 to 18 days old     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meloche, K.J., Kerr, B.J., Shruson, G.C., Dozier, W.A. 2013. Apparent metabolizable energy and prediction equations for reduced-oil corn distillers dried grains with solubles in broiler chicks from 10 to 18 days old. Poultry Science. 92:3176-3183.
Effect of insoluble-low fermentable fiber from corn on energy, fiber, and amino acid digestibility, and on hindgut degradability of fiber and growth performance of pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gutierrez, N., Kerr, B.J., Patience, J. 2013. Effect of insoluble-low fermentable fiber from corn on energy, fiber, and amino acid digestibility, and on hindgut degradability of fiber and growth performance of pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 91:5314-5325.
A live attenuated Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium vaccine provides cross-protection against Salmonella serovars to reduce disease severity and pathogen transmission - (Abstract Only)
Bearson, B.L., Bearson, S.M., Lee, I.S., Kich, J. 2013. A live attenuated Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium vaccine provides cross-protection against Salmonella serovars to reduce disease severity and pathogen transmission. Final Program and Abstracts of the 4th ASM Conference on Salmaonella. p. 50.
Isolation of QseC-regulated genes in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium by transposon mutgagenesis - (Abstract Only)
Lee, I.S., Bearson, B.L., Bearson, S.M. 2013. Isolation of QseC-regulated genes in Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium by transposon mutgagenesis. Abstracts of the 2013 Molecular Genetics of Bacteria and Phages Meeting, August 6-10, 2013, Madison, Wisconsin. p. 167.
The agricultural antibiotic carbadox induces generalized transducing phage in multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium DT104 - (Abstract Only)
Bearson, B.L., Brunelle, B.W., Allen, H.K., Bayles, D.O., Stanton, T.B. 2013. The agricultural antibiotic carbadox induces generalized transducing phage in multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium DT104. Abstracts of the 2013 Molecular Genetics of Bacteria and Phages Meeting, August 6-10, 2013, Madison, Wisconsin. p. 95.
Supplemental lysine sulfate does not negatively affect performance of broiler chicks fed dietary sulfur from multiple dietary and water sources - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bobeck, E., Payne, R.L., Kerr, B.J., Persia, M.E. 2013. Supplemental lysine sulfate does not negatively affect performance of broiler chicks fed dietary sulfur from multiple dietary and water sources. Journal of Applied Poultry Research. 22:461-468.
Strategies to improve fiber utilization in swine     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kerr, B.J., Shurson, G.C. 2013. Strategies to improve fiber utilization in swine. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology. 4(11):1-12.
Bacteroides isolated from four mammalian hosts lack host specific patterns in carbon and nitrogen metabolism - (Abstract Only)
Atherly, T.A., Ziemer, C.J. 2013. Bacteroides isolated from four mammalian hosts lack host specific patterns in carbon and nitrogen metabolism. In: Proceedings of the 2013 Congress on Gastrointestinal Function.
Remarkable similarity among bacteria isolated from four hosts after eight-week enrichments of feces with cellulose and xylan/pectin - (Abstract Only)
Ziemer, C.J. 2013. Remarkable similarity among bacteria isolated from four hosts after eight-week enrichments of feces with cellulose and xylan/pectin. In: Proceedings of the 2013 Congress on Gastrointestinal Function.
Effects of reduced-oil corn distillers dried grains with solubles composition on digestible and metabolizable energy value and prediction in growing pigs     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kerr, B.J., Dozier, III, W.A., Shurson, G.C. 2013. Effects of reduced-oil corn distillers dried grains with solubles composition on digestible and metabolizable energy value and prediction in growing pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 91:3231-3242.
High sulfur content in corn dried distillers grains with solubles protects against oxidized lipids by increasing sulfur-containing antioxidants in nursery pigs     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Song, R., Chen, C., Wang, L., Johnston, L.J., Kerr, B.J., Weber, T.E., Shurson, G.C. 2013. High sulfur content in corn dried distillers grains with solubles protects against oxidized lipids by increasing sulfur-containing antioxidants in nursery pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 91:2715-2728.
The agricultural antibiotic carbadox induces prophage and antibiotic resistance gene transfer in multidrug-resistant salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium DT104 - (Abstract Only)
Bearson, B.L., Brunelle, B.W., Allen, H.K., Bayles, D.O., Stanton, T.B. 2013. The agricultural antibiotic carbadox induces prophage and antibiotic resistance gene transfer in multidrug-resistant salmonella enterica serovar typhimurium DT104. Abstracts of the 113th General Meeting of the American Society for Microbiology, May 18-21, 2013, Denver, Colorado. Paper No. #M-1103.
Amino acid nutrition and feed efficiency - (Book / Chapter)
De Lange, C., Levesque, C., Kerr, B.J. 2013. Amino acid nutrition and feed efficiency. In Patience, J.F., editor. Feed Efficiency. The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers. p. 81-100.
Broad diversity and newly cultured bacterial isolates from enrichment of pig feces on complex polysaccharides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ziemer, C.J. 2013. Broad diversity and newly cultured bacterial isolates from enrichment of pig feces on complex polysaccharides. Microbial Ecology. 66:448-461. DOI:10.1007/s00248-013-0185-4.
Fiber utilization and enzymes in swine diets - (Proceedings)
Kerr, B.J., Shurson, G.C. 2012. Fiber utilization and enzymes in swine diets. Proceedings of GenTech Industries Group Conference. 95-112.
Lipids, fatty acids, and more - (Proceedings)
Kerr, B.J., Shurson, G.C. 2012. Lipids, fatty acids, and more. Proceedings of Arkansas Nutrition Conference. p. 25-36.
Drying methods effects on nitrogen and energy concentrations in pig feces and urine, and poultry excreta - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jacobs, B.M., Patience, J.F., Dozier III, W.A., Stalder, K.J., Kerr, B.J. 2011. Drying methods effects on nitrogen and energy concentrations in pig feces and urine, and poultry excreta. Journal of Animal Science. 89:2624-2630.
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