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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Understanding and Mitigating the Adverse Effects of Poisonous Plants on Livestock Production Systems

Location: Poisonous Plant Research

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

Feeding preferences of experienced and naïve goats and sheep for the toxic plant Ipomoea carnea subsp. fistulosa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(10-Jul-14)
Studies on the teratogenicity of anabasine in a rat model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Welch, K.D., Lee, S.T., Panter, K.E., Gardner, D.R., Knoppel, E.L., Green, B.T., Hammond, C.K., Hammond, Z.J., Pfister, J.A. 2014. Studies on the teratogenicity of anabasine in a rat model. Toxicon. 87: 32-7.
Analysis in horse hair as a means of evaluating selenium toxicoses and long-term exposures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, T.Z., Stegelmeier, B.L., Hall, J.O. 2014. Analysis in horse hair as a means of evaluating selenium toxicoses and long-term exposures. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62(30): 7393-7.
Secondary compounds in floral rewards of toxic rangeland plants: Impacts on pollinators - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Irwin, R.E., Cook, D., Richardson, L.L., Manson, J.S., Gardner, D.R. 2014. Secondary compounds in floral rewards of toxic rangeland plants: Impacts on pollinators. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62(30): 7335-44.
Swainsonine-containing plants and their relationship to endophytic fungi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook, D., Gardner, D.R., Pfister, J.A. 2014. Swainsonine-containing plants and their relationship to endophytic fungi. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62(30): 7326-34.
Monofluoroacetate-containing plants that are potentially toxic to livestock - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, S.T., Cook, D., Pfister, J.A., Allen, J.G., Colegate, S.M., Riet-Correa, F., Taylor, C.M. 2014. Monofluoroacetate-containing plants that are potentially toxic to livestock. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62(30): 7345-54.
Cyclopamine: From cyclops lambs to cancer treatment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, S.T., Welch, K.D., Panter, K.E., Gardner, D.R., Garrossian, M., Chang, C.T. 2014. Cyclopamine: From cyclops lambs to cancer treatment. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62(30: 7355-62.
Teratogenic effects of Mimosa tenuiflora in a rat model and possible role of N-methyl and N,N-dimethyltryptamine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gardner, D.R., Riet-Correa, F., Lemos, D., Welch, K.D., Pfister, J.A., Panter, K.E. 2014. Teratogenic effects of Mimosa tenuiflora in a rat model and possible role of N-methyl and N,N-dimethyltryptamine. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62(30): 7398-401.
Profiling of dehydropyrrolizidine alkaloids and their N-oxides in herbarium-preserved specimens of Amsinckia species using HPLC-esi(+)MS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Colegate, S.M., Welsh, S.L., Gardner, D.R., Betz, J.M., Panter, K.E. 2014. Profiling of dehydropyrrolizidine alkaloids and their N-oxides in herbarium-preserved specimens of Amsinckia species using HPLC-esi(+)MS. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62(30): 7382-92.
If one plant toxin is harmful to livestock, what about two? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Welch, K.D., Green, B.T., Panter, K.E., Gardner, D.R., Pfister, J.A., Cook, D. 2014. If one plant toxin is harmful to livestock, what about two?. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62(30): 7363-9.
Semi-automated separation of the epimeric dehydropyrrolizidine alkaloids lycopsamine and intermedine: Preparation of their N-oxides and NMR comparison with diastereoisomeric rinderine and echinatine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(02-Feb-14)
Mitigation of larkspur poisoning on rangelands through the selection of cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Green, B.T., Welch, K.D., Pfister, J.A., Chitko McKown, C.G., Gardner, D.R., Panter, K.E. 2014. Mitigation of larkspur poisoning on rangelands through the selection of cattle. Rangelands. 36(1): 10-5.
Detection of toxic monofluoroacetate in Palicourea species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook, D., Lee, S.T., Taylor, C.M., Bassuner, B., Riet-Correa, F., Pfister, J.A., Gardner, D.R. 2014. Detection of toxic monofluoroacetate in Palicourea species. Toxicon. 80: 9-16.
Identification of the quinolizidine alkaloids in Sophora leachiana     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, S.T., Cook, D., Molyneux, R.J. 2014. Identification of the quinolizidine alkaloids in Sophora leachiana. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 54: 1-4.
Plant alkaloids that cause developmental defects through the disruption of cholinergic neurotransmission - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Green, B.T., Lee, S.T., Welch, K.D., Panter, K.E. 2013. Plant alkaloids that cause developmental defects through the disruption of cholinergic neurotransmission. Birth Defects Research Part C: Embryo Today: Reviews. 99: 235-46.
Evaluation of the respiratory elimination kinetics of selenate and Se-methylselenocysteine after oral administration in lambs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, T.Z., Stegelmeier, B.L., Green, B.T., Welch, K.D., Hall, J.O. 2013. Evaluation of the respiratory elimination kinetics of selenate and Se-methylselenocysteine after oral administration in lambs. Research in Veterinary Science. 95(3): 1163-8.
Effect of selenium concentration on feed preferences by cattle and sheep - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pfister, J.A., Davis, T.Z., Hall, J.O. 2013. Effect of selenium concentration on feed preferences by cattle and sheep. Journal of Animal Science. 91(12): 5970-80.
Production of the alkaloid swainsonine by a fungal endophyte in the host Swainsona canescens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grum, D.S., Cook, D., Baucom, D., Mott, I.W., Gardner, D.R., Creamer, R., Allen, J.G. 2013. Production of the alkaloid swainsonine by a fungal endophyte in the host Swainsona canescens. Journal of Natural Products. 76(10): 1984-8.
The effect of low larkspur (Delphinium spp.) co-administration on the acute toxicity of death camas (Zigadenus spp.) in sheep     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Welch, K.D., Green, B.T., Gardner, D.R., Stonecipher, C.A., Panter, K.E., Pfister, J.A., Cook, D. 2013. The effect of low larkspur (Delphinium spp.) co-administration on the acute toxicity of death camas (Zigadenus spp.) in sheep. Toxicon. 76: 50-8.
Conditioning food aversions to Ipomoea carnea in sheep - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(28-Aug-13)
Early season grazing by cattle of waxy larkspur (Delphinium glaucescens)in Central Idaho - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pfister, J.A., Cook, D., Gardner, D.R., Baker, S.D. 2013. Early season grazing by cattle of waxy larkspur (Delphinium glaucescens)in Central Idaho. Rangelands. 35(4): 2-5.
Methods of inducing conditioned food aversion to Baccharis coridifolia (mio-mio) in cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Almeida, M.B., Schild, A.L., Pfister, J.A., Assis-Brasil, N.D., Pimental, M., Forster, K.M., Riet-Correa, F. 2013. Methods of inducing conditioned food aversion to Baccharis coridifolia (mio-mio) in cattle. Electronic Publication. 43(10): 1866-71.
Conditioned food aversion to Ipomoea carnea var. fistulosa induced by Baccharis coridifolia in goats - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adrien, M.L., Riet-Correa, G., Oliveira, C.A., Pfister, J.A., Cook, D., Souza, E.G., Riet-Correa, F., Schild, A.L. 2013. Conditioned food aversion to Ipomoea carnea var. fistulosa induced by Baccharis coridifolia in goats. Pesquisa Veterinaria Brasileira. 33(8): 999-1003.
Natural and experimental poisoning of goats with the pyrrolizidine alkaloid-producing plant Crotalaria retusa L - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maia, L.A., De Lucena, R.B., Da T Nobre, V.M., Dantas, A.F., Colegate, S.M., Riet-Correa, F. 2013. Natural and experimental poisoning of goats with the pyrrolizidine alkaloid-producing plant Crotalaria retusa L. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation. 25(5): 592-5.
Detección de compuestos inductores de aborto en acículas de enebro (Juniperus communis) y suero de vacas abortadas en los montes de la Rioja - (Trade Journal)
Brieva, J., Atxaerandio, R., Gomez, N., Minguijon, E., Gardner, D.R. 2013. Detección de compuestos inductores de aborto en acículas de enebro (Juniperus communis) y suero de vacas abortadas en los montes de la Rioja. Electronic Publication. 100:18-20.
Plant toxins that affect nicotinic acetylcholine receptors: A review - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Green, B.T., Welch, K.D., Panter, K.E., Lee, S.T. 2013. Plant toxins that affect nicotinic acetylcholine receptors: A review. Chemical Research in Toxicology. 26(8): 1129-38.
Experimental rayless goldenrod (Isocoma pluriflora) toxicosis in horses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, T.Z., Stegelmeier, B.L., Lee, S.T., Green, B.T., Hall, J.O. 2013. Experimental rayless goldenrod (Isocoma pluriflora) toxicosis in horses. Toxicon. 73: 88-95.
Direct and pollinator-mediated effects of nectar alkaloids on Delphinium barbeyi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manson, J.S., Cook, D., Gardner, D.R., Irwin, R.E. 2013. Direct and pollinator-mediated effects of nectar alkaloids on Delphinium barbeyi. Journal of Ecology. 1001: 1604-12.
Doença de depósito lisossomal induzida pelo consumo de Ipomoea verbascoidea (Convolvulaceae) em caprinos no semiárido de Pernambuco - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lima, D.D., Albuquerque, R.F., Rocha, B.P., Barros, M.E., Gardner, D.R., Medeiros, R.M., Correa-Riet, F., Mendonca, F.S. 2013. Doença de depósito lisossomal induzida pelo consumo de Ipomoea verbascoidea (Convolvulaceae) em caprinos no semiárido de Pernambuco. Pesquisa Veterinaria Brasileira. 33(7): 867-72.
Pulmonary and hepatic lesions caused by the dehydropyrrolizidine alkaloid-producing plants Crotalaria juncea and Crotalaria retusa in donkeys - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pessoa, C.R., Pessoa, A.F., Maia, L.A., Medeiros, R.M., Colegate, S.M., Barros, S.S., Soares, M.P., Borges, A.S., Riet-Correa, F. 2013. Pulmonary and hepatic lesions caused by the dehydropyrrolizidine alkaloid-producting plants Crotalaria juncea and Crotalaria retusa in donkeys. Toxicon. 71: 113-20.
Discrimination of grassland species and their classification in botanical families by laboratory scale hyperspectral imaging NIR: preliminary results - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dale, L.M., Thewis, A., Boudry, C., Rotar, I., Pacurar, F.S., Abbas, O., Dardenne, P., Baeten, V., Pfister, J.A., Fernandez Pierna, J.A. 2013. Discrimination of grassland species and their classification in botanical families by laboratory scale hyperspectral imaging NIR: preliminary results. Talanta. 116: 149-54.
Biosynthesis of natural products in plants by fungal endophytes with an emphasis on swainsonine - (Book / Chapter)
(01-May-13)
Conditioned food aversion for control of poisoning by Ipomoea carnea subsp. fistulosa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pimentel, L., Maia, L.A., Carvalho, F.K., Campos, E.M., Pfister, J.A., Cook, D., Medeiros, R.M., Riet-Correa, F. 2013. Conditioned food aversion for control of poisoning by Ipomoea carnea subsp. fistulosa. Pesquisa Veterinaria Brasileira. 33(6): 719-23.
A toxicokinetic comparison of two species of low larkspur (Delphinium spp.) in cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Green, B.T., Welch, K.D., Gardner, D.R., Stegelmeier, B.L., Lee, S.T. 2013. A toxicokinetic comparison of two species of low larkspur (Delphinium spp.) in cattle. Research in Veterinary Science. 95(2): 612-5.
The role of the a7 subunit of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor on motor coordination in mice treated with methyllcaconitine and anabasine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Welch, K.D., Pfister, J.A., Gardner, D.R., Green, B.T., Panter, K.E. 2013. The role of the a7 subunit of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor on motor coordination in mice treated with methyllcaconitine and anabasine. Journal of Applied Toxicology. 33(9):1017-26.
Production of the alkaloid swainsonine by a fungal endosymbiont of the ascomycete order Chaetothyriales in the host Ipomoea carnea. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cook, D., Beaulieu, W.T., Mott, I.W., Grum, D.S., Riet-Correa, F., Gardner, D.R., Pfister, J.A., Clay, J., Marcolongo-Pereira, C. 2013. Production of the alkaloid swainsonine by a fungal endosymbiont of the ascomycete order Chaetothyriales in the host Ipomoea carnea. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61: 3797-803.
Comparative oral dose toxicokinetics of selenium compounds commonly found in selenium accumulator plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, T.Z., Stegelmeier, B.L., Welch, K.D., Pfister, J.A., Panter, K.E., Hall, J.O. 2013. Comparative oral dose toxicokinetics of selenium compounds commonly found in selenium accumulator plants. Journal of Animal Science. 91(9): 4501-9.
Alkaloid profiles of Dermatophyllum arizonicum, Dermatophllum gypsophilum, Dermatophyllum secundiflorum, Styphnolobium affine, and Styphnolobium japonicum previously classified as Sophora species     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, S.T., Cook, D., Molyneux, R.J., Davis, T.Z., Gardner, D.R. 2013. Alkaloid profiles of Dermatophyllum arizonicum, Dermatophllum gypsophilum, Dermatophyllum secundiflorum, Styphnolobium affine, and Styphnolobium japonicum previously classified as Sophora species. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 49:87-93.
Weather and plant age affect the levels of steroidal saponin and Pithomyces chartarum spores in Brachiaria grass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lima, F.G., Haraguchi, M., Pfister, J.A., Guimaraes, V.Y., Andrade, D.D., Ribeiro, C.S., Costa, G.L., Araujo, A.L., Fioravanti, M.C. 2013. Weather and plant age affect the levels of steroidal saponin and Pithomyces chartarum spores in Brachiaria grass. International Journal of Poisonous Plant Research. 2: 45-53.
Stereoselective potencies and relative toxicities of y-Coniceine and N-Methylconiine enantiomers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, S.T., Green, B.T., Welch, K.D., Jordan, G.T., Zhang, Q., Panter, K.E., Hughes, D., Cheng-Wei, T.C., Pfister, J.A., Gardner, D.R. 2013. Stereoselective potencies and relative toxicities of y-Coniceine and N-Methylconiine enantiomers. Chemical Research in Toxicology. 23:616-21.
The alkaloid profiles of Sophora nuttalliana and Sophora stenophylla - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, S.T., Cook, D., Molyneux, R.J., Marcolongo-Pereira, C., Stonecipher, C.A., Gardner, D.R. 2013. The alkaloid profiles of Sophora nuttalliana and Sophora stenophylla. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 48: 58-64.
Ptaquiloside reduces NK cell activities by enhancing metallothionein expression, which is prevented by selenium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Latorre, A.O., Caniceiro, B.D., Fukumasu, H., Gardner, D.R., Lopes, F.M., Wyospchi Jr, H.L., Da Silva, T.C., Haraguchi, M., Bressan, F.F., Gorniak, S.L. 2013. Ptaquiloside reduces NK cell activities by enhancing metallothionein expression, which is prevented by selenium. Toxicology. 304: 100-8.
Effect of a nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonists and antagonists on motor function in mice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Welch, K.D., Pfister, J.A., Lima, F.G., Green, B.T., Gardner, D.R. 2013. Effect of a nicotinic acetylcholine receptor agonists and antagonists on motor function in mice. Journal of Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology. 266(3): 366-74.
The role of the a7 subunit of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor in the acute toxicosis of methyllycaconitine in mice. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Welch, K.D., Green, B.T., Panter, K.E., Pfister, J.A., Gardner, D.R. 2013. The role of the a7 subunit of the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor in the acute toxicosis of methyllycaconitine in mice. Journal of Applied Toxicology. 33(9):1011-6.
Persistence of echimidine, a hepatotoxic pyrrolizidine alkaloid, from honey into mead     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cao, Y., Colegate, S.M., Edgar, J.A. 2013. Persistence of echimidine, a hepatotoxic pyrrolizidine alkaloid, from honey into mead. Journal of Food Composition and Analysis. 29(2): 106-9.
Detection and measurement of carbohydrate deficient transferrin in serum using immuno-capture mass spectrometry: Diagnostic applications for annual regrass toxicity and corynetoxin exposure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Penno, M.A., Colegate, S.M., Michalski, W.P., Hoffmann, P. 2012. Detection and measurement of carbohydrate deficient transferrin in serum using immuno-capture mass spectrometry: Diagnostic applications for annual regrass toxicity and corynetoxin exposure. Research in Veterinary Science. 93(2): 611-7.
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