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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Understanding Genetic and Physiological Factors Affecting Nutrient Use Efficiency of Dairy Cattle

Location: Animal Genomics and Improvement Laboratory

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

Heterogeneity in genetic variation and energy sink relationships for residual feed intake across research stations and countries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(17-Nov-14)
Detection of copy number variations and their effects in Chinese bulls - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, L., Jia, S., Yang, M., Xu, Y., Li, C., Sun, J., Huang, Y., Lan, X., Lei, C., Zhou, Y., Zhang, C., Zhao, X., Chen, H. 2014. Detection of copy number variations and their effects in Chinese bulls, BMC Genomics 2014, 15:480.
A global view of the transcriptional profiling of adipose tissue in Chinese Qinchuan cattle using RNA sequencing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, Y., Sun, J., Li, C., Wnag, Y., Cai, H., Lan, X., Lei, C., Che, H. 2014. A global view of the transcriptional profiling of adipose tissue in Chinese Qinchuan cattle using RNA sequencing. PLoS Genetics. 9(7):el101261.
Rumen Metagenomics - (Book / Chapter)
(16-Apr-14)
Genetic architechture and biological basis for feed efficiency in dairy cattle - (Proceedings)
Spurlock, D.M., Tempelman, R.J., Weigel, K.A., Armentano, L.E., Wiggans, G.R., Veerkamp, R.F., de Haas, Y., Coffey, M.P., Connor, E.E. Hanigan, M.D., Staples, C.R., VandeHaar, M.J. 2014. Genetic architecture and biological basis of feed efficiency in dairy cattle. In: Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, August 17-22, 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Paper 287.
An alternative approach to modeling genetic merit of feed efficiency in dairy cattle - (Proceedings)
Spurlock, D.M., Tempelman, R.J., Weigel, K.A., Armentano, L.E., Wiggans, G.R., Veerkamp, R.F., de Haas, Y., Coffey, M.P., Connor, E.E. Hanigan, M.D., Staples, C.R., VandeHaar, M.J. 2014. Genetic architecture and biological basis of feed efficiency in dairy cattle. In: Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, August 17-22, 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Paper 287.
Comparative physiology of glucagon-like peptide 2 - Implications and applications for production and health of ruminants - (Abstract Only)
(19-Mar-14)
Transcription factor ZBED6 mediates IGF2 gene expression by regulating promoter activity and DNA methylation in myoblasts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Young-Zhen, H., Liangzhi, Z., Xin-Sheng, L., Yu-Jia, S., Li, C., Xian-Yong, L., Chu-Zhao, L., Chun-Lei, Z., Xin, Z., Hong, C. 2014. Transcription factor ZBED6 mediates IGF2 gene expression by regulating promoter activity and DNA methylation in myoblasts. Scientific Reports. DOI:10.1038/srep04570.
Transcriptional regulators transforming growth factor-beta 1 and estrogen-related receptor-alpha identified as putative mediators of calf rumen epithelial tissue development and function during weaning - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Connor, E.E., Baldwin, R.L., Walker, M.P., Ellis, S., Li, C., Kahl, S., Chung, H., Li, R.W. 2014. Transcriptional regulators transforming growth factor-beta 1 and estrogen-related receptor-alpha identified as putative mediators of calf rumen epithelial tissue development and function during weaning. Journal of Dairy Science. 97:4193-4207.
Role and function of short chain fatty acids in rumen epithelial metabolism, development and importance of the rumen epithelium in understanding control of transcriptome - (Book / Chapter)
Baldwin, R.L., Mcleod, K.R. 2014. Role and function of short chain fatty acids in rumen epithelial metabolism, development and importance of the rumen epithelium in understanding control of transcriptome. In: Congjun Li (Ed.) Butyrate: Food SOurces, Functions and Health Benefits. New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers. pp. 119-218.
A high-resolution whole-genome map of the distinctive epigenomic landscape induced by butyrate in bovine cells - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shin, J., Xu, L., Li, R.W., Gao, Y., Bickhart, D.M., Liu, G., Baldwin, R.L., Li, C. 2014. A high-resolution whole-genome map of the distinctive epigenomic landscape induced by butyrate in bovine cells. Animal Genetics. DOI:10.1111.age.12147.
Butyrate: A dietary inhibitor of histone deacetylases and an epigenetic regulator - (Book / Chapter)
Li, C., Li, R.W., Baldwin, R.L., Elsasser, T.H. 2014. Butyrate: A dietary inhibitor of histone deacetylases and an epigenetic regulator. Butyrate: Food Sources, Functions and Health Benefits. New York, NY:Nova Science Publishers. p.233-258.
Improving feed efficiency in dairy production systems – challenges and possibilities - (Abstract Only)
(27-Jan-14)
Hot Topic: Brown marmorated stink bug odor compounds do not transfer into milk by feeding bug-contaminated corn silage to lactating dairy cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baldwin, R.L., Zhang, A., Fultz, S., Abubeker, S.U., Harris, C., Connor, E.E., Van Hekken, D.L. 2014. Hot Topic: Brown marmorated stink bug odor compounds do not transfer into milk by feeding bug-contaminated corn silage to lactating dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 97:1877-1884.
Bioinformatic dissecting of TP53 regulation pathway underlying butyrate-induced histone modification in epigenetic regulation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, C., Li, R.W. 2014. Bioinformatic dissecting of TP53 regulation pathway underlying butyrate-induced histone modification in epigenetic regulation. Genetics and Epigenetics. Doi: 10.4137/GEG.S14176.
Functional proteomic and interactome analysis of proteins associated with beef tenderness in angus cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, C., Zan, L., Wang, Y., Updike, M., Liu, G., Bequette, B.J., Baldwin, R.L., Song, J. 2013. Functional proteomic and interactome analysis of proteins associated with beef tenderness in angus cattle. Livestock Science. 161:201-209.
Identification and genetic effect of a variable duplication in the promoter region of the cattle ADIPOQ gene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, L., Yang, M., Li, C., Xu, Y., Jia, S., Sun, J., Lan, X., Lei, C., Chen, H. 2013. Identification and genetic effect of a variable duplication in the promoter region of the cattle ADIPOQ gene. Animal Genetics. 45:171-179. DOI.10.1111/age.12112.
Epigenomic landscape modified by histone modification correlated with activation of IGF2 gene - (Abstract Only)
Carter, O.L., Li, R.W., Li, C. 2013. Epigenomic landscape modified by histone modification correlated with activation of IGF2 gene. BARC Poster Day. 1:10.
ChIp-seq of bovine cells (MDBK) to study butyrate-induced histone modification with 10 datasets - (Other)
Li, C., Li, R.W. 2014. ChIp-seq of bovine cells (MDBK) to study butyrate-induced histone modification with 10 datasets. NIH Gene Expression Omnibus Respository: (GEO Accession GSE38973).
DNA demethylation pathways: recent insights - (Review Article)
Li, C. 2013. DNA demethylation pathways: recent insights. Genetics and Epigenetics. 2013:5 43-49.
A 5'-Regulatory Region and Two Coding Region Polymorphisms Modulate Promoter Activity and Gene Expression of the Growth Suppressor Gene Zbed6 in Cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yong-Zhen, H., Li, M., Wang, J., Womack, J.E., Sun, J., Li, C., Lan, X., Lei, C., Zhang, C., Chen, H. 2013. A 5'-regulatory region and two coding region polymorphisms modulate promoter activity and gene expression of the growth suppressor gene ZBED6 in cattle. PLoS One. 8(11):e79744.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.007974, 2013.
The life and legacy of Dr. Lee Baldwin - (Proceedings)
Baldwin, R.L., Calvert, C.C. 2013. The life and legacy of Dr. Ransom Leland (Lee) Baldwin V. In:J. Oltjen, E. Kebreab, and H. Lapierre (Eds.), Energy and protein metabolism and nutriion in sustainable animal production. Proceedings of the 4th Symposium. Sacramento, CA. pp. 515-516. Wageningen Academic Publishers, The Netherlands. 2013.
Brown marmorated stink bug odor compounds do not transfer into milk in lactating dairy cattle by feeding bug contaminated corn silage - (Abstract Only)
Baldwin, R.L., Zhang, A., Fultz, S., Abubeker, S.U., Harris, C., Connor, E.E., Van Hekken, D.L. 2013. Brown marmorated stink bug odor compounds do not transfer into milk in lactating dairy cattle by feeding bug contaminated corn silage. In: J. Anim. Sci Vol. 91, E-Suppl. 2/J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 96, E-Suppl. 1, pp. 263.
In vitro and in vivo study of transcriptome alternation induced by butyrate in cattle using deep RNA-seq - (Abstract Only)
Li, C., Li, R.W. 2013. In vitro and in vivo study of transcriptome alternation induced by butyrate in cattle using deep RNA-seq. Meeting Abstract. PAG XX Meeting.
Nutritional epigenomics - (Book / Chapter)
(28-Nov-12)
Glucagon-like peptide 2 therapy reduces the negative impacts the proinflammatory response in the gut of calves with coccidiosis - (Abstract Only)
Connor, E.E., Kahl, S., Elsasser, T.H., Baldwin, R.L., Fayer, R., Santin, M., Sample, G.L., Clover, C.M. 2012. Glucagon-like peptide 2 therapy reduces the negative impacts the proinflammatory response in the gut of calves with coccidiosis. Meeting Abstract. p.17.Paper No. 403.
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