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Thomas Z Davis (Zane)

Research Molecular Biologist

Poisonous Plant Research Lab

1150 E 1400 N

Logan, UT 84341












    2006     PhD     Biochemistry, Chem/Biochem; Utah State University

    1999      BS       Biology, Biology; Utah State University



  Isocoma pluriflora                (rayless goldenrod)

  Eupatorium rugosum                (white snakeroot)

  Selenium Accumulating Plant                Woody Aster



Research Interests



The mechanisms of toxicity of natural toxins on livestock. Specifically, differences in toxicity and nutrition of different forms of selenium and the mechanism of toxicity of the benzofuran ketone compounds found in white snakeroot and rayless goldenrod.



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