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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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David A King (Andy)
Meats Safety & Quality Research
Food Technology

Phone: (402) 762-4229
Fax: (402) 762-4149

U.S. MEAT ANIMAL RESEARCH CENTER
SPUR 18D
CLAY CENTER , NE 68933

Projects
STRATEGIES TO OPTIMIZE MEAT QUALITY AND COMPOSITION OF RED MEAT ANIMALS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423446
Prediction of pork loin quality and tenderness with the VBG2000LED beef carcass grading camera.
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 429605

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Effects of marketing group and production focus on quality and variability of adipose tissue and bellies sourced from a commercial processing facility -
Endocannabinoids concentrations in plasma associated with feed efficiency and carcass composition of beef steers -
Comparison of variability in pork carcass composition and quality between barrows and gilts -
Selection enhanced estimates of marker effects on means and variances of beef tenderness -
Tait Jr, R.G., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., King, D.A., Keele, J.W., Casas, E., Thallman, R.M., Smith, T.P., Bennett, G.L. 2016. Selection enhanced estimates of marker effects on means and variances of beef tenderness. In proceedings: 2016 Beef Improvement Federation Annual Meeting & Symposium. Manhattan, KS, Jun 14-17, 2016. pp. 115-121. www.beefimprovement.org/library-2/convention-proceedings.
The relationship between quality measurement techniques of pork loins and chops -
Lucherk, L.W., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., King, D.A., Miller, M.F. 2016. The relationship between quality measurement techniques of pork loins and chops. [Abstract].American Meat Science Association 2016 Reciprocal Conference, June 19-22, 2016, San Angelo, Texas. 2016. No. 103. Available:http://www.meatscience.org/docs/default-source/Events-and-Education/RMC/amsa-2016-rmc-abstracts-6-9-2016.pdf?sfvrsn=0.
Endocannabinoid concentrations in plasma associated with feed efficiency and carcass composition on crossbreed steers -
Artegoitia, V.M., Foote, A.P., Lewis, R.M., King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Freetly, H.C. 2016. Endocannabinoid concentrations in plasma associated with feed efficiency and carcass composition on crossbreed steers [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 94 (E-Supplement 5):704.
The effects of degree of dark cutting on tenderness and sensory attributes of beef -
Grayson, A., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., McKeith, R., Miller, R., Wheeler, T.L. 2016. The effects of degree of dark cutting on tenderness and sensory attributes of beef. Journal of Animal Science. 94:2583-2591 doi:10.2527/jas2016-0388.
Evaluation of Salmonella biofilm cell transfer from contact surfaces to beef products -
Wang, R., King, D.A., Harhay, D.M., Arthur, T.M. 2016. Evaluation of Salmonella biofilm cell transfer from contact surfaces to beef products. [Abstract] International Association for Food Protection. Supp. A(79):102. P1-64.
Effects of dietary protein concentration and ractopamine hydrochloride on performance and carcass characteristics of finishing beef steers Reprint Icon -
Hales, K.E., Shackelford, S.D., Wells, J., King, D.A., Pyatt, N.A., Freetly, H.C., Wheeler, T.L. 2016. Effects of dietary protein concentration and ractopamine hydrochloride on performance and carcass characteristics of finishing beef steers. Journal of Animal Science. 94(5):2097-2102. doi:10.2527/jas2015-0225
Mitochondrial abundance and efficiency contribute to lean color of dark cutting beef Reprint Icon -
Mckeith, R.O., King, D.A., Grayson, A.L., Shackelford, S.D., Gehring, K.B., Savell, J.W., Wheeler, T.L. 2016. Mitochondrial abundance and efficiency contribute to lean color of dark cutting beef. Meat Science. 116:165-173. doi:10.1016/j.meatsci.2016.01.016.
Intramuscular variation in fresh ham muscle color -
King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L. 2016. Intramuscular variation in fresh ham muscle color. [abstract] Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 94(Supplement2)61. doi:10.2527/msasas2016-131.
Impact of sex on composition and quality of fresh loins, bellies, and fresh and processed hams -
Arkfeld, E.K., Mohrhauser, D.A., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Dilger, A.C., Shackelford, S.D., Boler, D.D. 2016. Impact of sex on composition and quality of fresh loins, bellies, and fresh and processed hams. [abstract] Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 94(Supplement2):51. doi:10.2527/msasas2016-109.
Effects of marketing group on the variability of fresh loin, belly, and fresh and processed ham quality from pigs sourced from a commercial processing facility -
Arkfeld, E.K., Wilson, K.B., Overholt, M.F., Harsh, B.N., Lowell, J.E., Hogan, E.K., Klehm, B.J., Bohrer, B.M., Petersen, B.C., Kroscher, K.A., Stites, C.R., Mohrhauser, D.A., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Dilger, A.C., Shackelford, S.D., Boler, D.D. 2016. Effects of marketing group on the variability of fresh loin, belly, and fresh and processed ham quality from pigs sourced from a commercial processing facility. [abstract] Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 94(Supplement2):60-61.
Technology to control variation in meat quality -
King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L. 2015. Technology to control variation in meat quality. In Proceedings: II International Symposium of Meat Science, University of Sao Paulo. 2015 October 21-23. Pirassununga/SP/Brazil pp. 35-45.
Effects of shade and feeding zilpaterol hydrochloride to finishing steers on performance, carcass quality, heat stress, mobility, and body temperature Reprint Icon -
Boyd, B.M., Shackelford, S.D., Hales, K.E., Brown-Brandl, T.M., Bremer, M.L., Spangler, M.L., Wheeler, T.L., King, D.A., Erickson, G.E. 2015. Effects of shade and feeding zilpaterol hydrochloride to finishing steers on performance, carcass quality, heat stress, mobility, and body temperature. Journal of Animal Science. 93(12):5801-5811. doi: 10.2527/jas2015-9613.
Implementing meta-analysis from genome-wide association studies for pork quality traits Reprint Icon -
Bernal Rubio, Y.L., Gualdrón Duarte, J.L., Bates, R.O., Ernst, C.W., Nonneman, D., Rohrer, G.A., King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Cantet, R.J.C., Steibel, J.P. 2015. Implementing meta-analysis from genome-wide association studies for pork quality traits. Journal of Animal Science. 93(12):5607-5617.
Meta-analysis of genome-wide association from genomic prediction models Reprint Icon -
Bernal Rubio, Y.L., Gualdrón Duarte, J.L., Bates, R.O., Ernst, C.W., Nonneman, D., Rohrer, G.A., King, A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Cantet, R.J.C., Steibel, J.P. 2016. Meta-analysis of genome-wide association from genomic prediction models. Animal Genetics. 47(1):36-48.
Relationship of leptin concentrations with feed intake, growth, and efficiency in finishing beef steers Reprint Icon -
Foote, A.P., Hales, K.E., Kuehn, L.A., Keisler, D.H., King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Freetly, H.C. 2015. Relationship of leptin concentrations with feed intake, growth, and efficiency in finishing beef steers. Journal of Animal Science. 93(9):4401-4407.
Effects of organic acid-surfactant mixtures on levels of bacteria and beef quality traits -
Bosilevac, J.M., Kalchayanand, N., King, D.A. 2015. Effects of organic acid-surfactant mixtures on levels of bacteria and beef quality traits. [Abstract] International Association for Food Protection Proceedings. Volume 78 (Supplement A): Page 273. (P3-150).
Genomewide association study of lung lesions in cattle using sample pooling -
Keele, J.W., Kuehn, L.A., McDaneld, T.G., Tait Jr., R.G., Jones, S., Smith, T.P., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., McNeel, A.K. 2015. Genomewide association study of lung lesions in cattle using sample pooling. Journal of Animal Science. 93(3):956-964. DOI: 10.2527/jas.2014-8492.
Differential abundance of sarcoplasmic proteome explains animal effect on beef Longissimus lumborum color stability Reprint Icon -
Canto, A.C., Suman, S.P., Nair, M.N., Li, S., Rentfrow, G., Beach, C.M., Silva, T.J., Wheeler, T.L., Shackelford, S.D., Grayson, A., Mckeith, R., King, D.A. 2015. Differential abundance of sarcoplasmic proteome explains animal effect on beef Longissimus lumborum color stability. Meat Science. 102:90-98.
Implementing Meta-analysis for genome-wide association studies of pork quality traits -
Bernal Rubio, Y.L., Gualdrón Duarte, J.L., Bates, R.O., Ernst, C.W., Nonneman, D., Rohrer, G.A., King, A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Cantet, R.J.C., Steibel, J.P. 2014. Implementing Meta-analysis for genome-wide association studies of pork quality traits [abstract]. Revista Argentina de Producción Animal. 34 (Supplement 1):82 (Abstract # GM 6).
Methods for meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies -
Bernal Rubio, Y.L., Gualdrón Duarte, J.L., Bates, R.O., Ernst, C.W., Nonneman, D., Rohrer, G.A., King, A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Cantet, R.J.C., Steibel, J.P. 2014. Methods for meta-analysis of Genome-wide association studies [abstract]. Revista Argentina de Producción Animal. 34 (Supplement 1):83 (Abstract # GM 7).
CAPN1, CAST, and DGAT1 genetic effects on preweaning performance, carcass quality traits, and residual variance of tenderness in a beef cattle population selected for haplotype and allele equalization Reprint Icon -
Tait, R.G., Jr., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., King, D.A., Keele, J.W., Casas, E., Smith, T.P., Bennett, G.L. 2014. CAPN1, CAST, and DGAT1 genetic effects on preweaning performance, carcass quality traits, and residual variance of tenderness in a beef cattle population selected for haplotype and allele equalization. Journal of Animal Science. 92(12):5382-5393.
Meta-analysis of genome wide association studies for pork quality traits -
Bernal Rubio, Y.L., Gualdrón Duarte, J.L., Bates, R.O., Ernst, C.W., Nonneman, D., Rohrer, G.A., King, A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Canter, R.J.C., Steibel, J.P. 2014. Meta-analysis of genome wide association studies for pork quality traits. In: Proceedings of 10th World Congress of Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, August 17-22, 2014, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. 3 pp.
Biofilm formation and sanitizer resistance of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 strains isolated from "High Event Period" meat contamination Reprint Icon -
Wang, R., Kalchayanand, N., King, D.A., Luedtke, B.E., Bosilevac, J.M., Arthur, T.M. 2014. Biofilm formation and sanitizer resistance of Escherichia coli 0157:H7 strains isolated from "High Event Period" meat contamination. Journal of Food Protection. 77(11):1982-1987.
Effects of feeding dry-rolled corn-based diets with and without wet distillers grains with solubles and zilpaterol hydrochloride on performance characteristics, and heat stress in finishing beef steers Reprint Icon -
Hales, K.E., Shackelford, S.D., Wells, J., King, D.A., Hayes, M., Brown-Brandl, T.M., Kuehn, L.A., Freetly, H.C., Wheeler, T.L. 2014. Effects of feeding dry-rolled corn-based diets with and without wet distillers grains with solubles and zilpaterol hydrochloride on performance characteristics, and heat stress in finishing beef steers. Journal of Animal Science. 92(9):4023-4033.
Effect of Ractopamine Hydrochloride and Zilpaterol Hydrochloride on tenderness of longissimus steaks of Bos Taurus steers -
Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Hales, K.E., Wheeler, T.L. 2014. Effect of Ractopamine Hydrochloride and Zilpaterol Hydrochloride on tenderness of Longissimus steaks of Bos Taurus steers(abstract). American Meat Science Association Conference Reciprocal Meat Conference, Abstract No. 69. Available: http://54.173.5.58/docs/default-source/publications-resources/rmc/2014/2014-rmc-abstracts.pdf?sfvrsn=0
Proteome basis of animal effect on color stability of beef longissimus lumborum steaks -
Cantro, A.C., Suman, S.P., Nair, M.N., Li, S., Rentfrow, G., Beach, C.M., Silva, T.J., Wheeler, T.L., Shackelford, S.D., Grayson, A., McKeith, R., King, D.A. 2014. Proteome basis of animal effect on color stability of beef longissimus lumborum steaks.[Abstract] International Congress of Meat Science and Technology Proceedings. August 17-22, 2014, Punta Del Este, Uruguay. 2014 FLASH DRIVE.
Selection enhanced estimates of µ-calpain, calpastatin, and dacylglycerol O-acyltransferase 1 genetic effects on pre-weaning performance, carcass quality traits, and residual variance of tenderness in composite ... cattle -
Tait Jr, R.G., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., King, D.A., Keele, J.W., Casas, E., Smith, T.P.L., Bennett, G.L. 2014. Selection enhanced estimates of µ-calpain, calpastatin, and dacylglycerol O-acyltransferase 1 genetic effects on pre-weaning performance, carcass quality traits, and residual variance of tenderness in composite MARC III beef cattle. In: Proceedings of the 10th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, August 17-22, 2014, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Paper No. 232. Available: https://asas.org/wcgalp-proceedings.
Calpastatin and µ-calpain differ in their control of genotype specific residual variance of beef tenderness in Angus and MARC III steers -
Freezing and thawing or freezing, thawing, and aging effects on beef tenderness Reprint Icon -
Grayson, A.L., King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Koohmaraie, M., Wheeler, T.L. 2014. Freezing and thawing or freezing, thawing, and aging effects on beef tenderness. Journal of Animal Science. 90(6):2735-2740.
Meta-analysis genomewide association of pork quality traits: ultimate pH and shear force -
Bernal Rubio, Y.L., Gualdron Duarte, J.L., Bates, R.0., Ernst, C.W., Nonneman, D., Rohrer, G.A., King, A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Cantet, R.J.C., Steibel, J.P. 2014. Meta-analysis genomewide association of pork quality traits: ultimate pH and shear force [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 92(Supplement 2):11-12 (Abstract #26).
µ-Calpain, calpastatin, and growth hormone receptor genetic effects on preweaning performance, carcass quality traits, and residual variance of tenderness in Angus cattle selected to increase minor haplotype ... frequencies Reprint Icon -
Tait Jr, R.G., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., King, D.A., Casas, E., Thallman, R.M., Smith, T.P., Bennett, G.L. 2014. µ-Calpain, calpastatin, and growth hormone receptor genetic effects on preweaning performance, carcass quality traits, and residual variance of tenderness in Angus cattle selected to increase minor haplotype and allele frequencies. Journal of Animal Science. 92(2):456-466.
Impact of sampling area and location on measurement of indicator organisms during beef carcass interventions Reprint Icon -
Wang, R., King, D.A., Koohmaraie, M., Bosilevac, J.M. 2013. Impact of sampling area and location on measurement of indicator organisms during beef carcass interventions. Journal of Food Protection. 76(12):2069-2073.
NIR prediction of pork tenderness -
Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L. 2013. NIR prediction of pork tenderness. Proceedings of American Meat Science Association 66th Annual Reciprocal Meat Conference, June 16-19, 2013, Auburn, Alabama. p.1-6. available:http://www.meatscience.org/publications-resources/rmc-proceedings/2013.
Genome-wide association of meat quality traits and tenderness in swine Reprint Icon -
Nonneman, D.J., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Wiedmann, R.T., Snelling, W.M., Rohrer, G.A. 2013. Genome-wide association of meat quality traits and tenderness in swine. Journal of Animal Science. 91(9):4043-4050.
Influence of mitochondrial efficiency on beef lean color stability -
Mckeith, R.O., King, D.A., Grayson, A.L., Shackelford, S.D., Savell, J.W., Wheeler, T.L. 2013. Influence of mitochondrial efficiency on beef lean color stability. [abstract] American Meat Science Association Conference Reciprocal.p. 82.
Effect of degree of dark cutting on tenderness and flavor attributes of beef -
Grayson, A., Shackelford, S.D., Mckeith, R., King, D.A., Miller, R., Wheeler, T.L. 2013. Effect of degree of dark cutting on tenderness and flavor attributes of beef. [abstract] Reciprical Meat Conference. p. 72.
Effects of roughage concentration in dry-rolled corn-based diets containing wet distillers grains with solubles on performance and carcass characteristics of finishing beef steers Reprint Icon -
Hales, K.E., Freetly, H.C., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A. 2013. Effects of roughage concentration in dry-rolled corn-based diets containing wet distillers grains with solubles on performance and carcass characteristics of finishing beef steers. Journal of Animal Science. 91(7):3315-3321.
Genetic effects of GDF8 and CAPN1 for carcass and meat traits -
Estimation of genetic marker effects for CAPN1, CAST, and GHR on carcass quality traits in Angus cattle selected to increase minor marker frequencies -
Tait Jr, R.G., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., King, D.A., Casas, E., Thallman, R.M., Smith, T.P., Bennett, G.L. 2013. Estimation of genetic marker effects for CAPN1, CAST, and GHR on carcass quality traits in Angus cattle selected to increase minor marker frequencies [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 91(Supplement 2):62-63. Abstract No. O186.
Use of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) to fine-map quantitative trait loci (QTL) in swine -
Rohrer, G.A., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Nonneman, D. 2013. Use of single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNP) to fine-map quantitative trait loci (QTL) in swine [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XXI Conference Proceedings. Abstract #W047.
Selection for genetic markers in beef cattle reveals complex associations of thyroglobulin and casein1-S1 with carcass and meat traits Reprint Icon -
Bennett, G.L., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., King, D.A., Casas, E., Smith, T.P. 2013. Selection for genetic markers in beef cattle reveals complex associations of thyroglobulin and casein1-S1 with carcass and meat traits. Journal of Animal Science. 91(2):565-571.
National Beef Quality Audit-2011: Survey of instrument grading assessments of beef carcass characteristics Reprint Icon -
Gray, G.D., Moore, M.C., Hale, D.S., Kerth, C.R., Griffin, D.B., Savell, J.W., Raines, C.R., Lawrence, T.E., Belk, K.E., Woerner, D.R., Tatum, J.D., VanOverbeke, D.L., Mafi, G.G., Delmore, R.J., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Meadows, L.R., O'Connor, M.E. 2012. National Beef Quality Audit-2011: Survey of instrument grading assessments of beef carcass characteristics. Journal of Animal Science. 90:5152-5158.
National Beef Quality Audit-2011: Harvest-floor assessments of targeted characteristics that affect quality and value of cattle, carcasses, and byproducts Reprint Icon -
McKeith, R.O., Gray, G.D., Hale, D.S., Kerth, C.R., Griffin, D.B., Savell, J.W., Raines, C.R., Belk, K.E., Woerner, D.R., Tatum, J.D., Igo, J.L., VanOverbeke, D.L., Mafi, G.G., Lawrence, T.E., Delmore, R.J., Christensen, L.M., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Meadows, L.R., O'Connor, M.E. 2012. National Beef Quality Audit-2011: Harvest-floor assessments of targeted characteristics that affect quality and value of cattle, carcasses, and byproducts. Journal of Animal Science. 90:5135-5142.
National Beef Quality Audit-2011: In-plant survey of targeted carcass characteristics related to quality, quantity, value, and marketing of fed steers and heifers Reprint Icon -
Moore, M.C., Gray, G.D., Hale, D.S., Kerth, C.R., Griffin, D.B., Savell, J.W., Raines, C.R., Belk, K.E., Woerner, D.R., Tatum, J.D., Igo, J.L., VanOverbeke, D.L., Mafi, G.G., Lawrence, T.E., Delmore, R.J., Christensen, L.M., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Meadows, L.R., O'Connor, M.E. 2012. National Beef Quality Audit-2011: In-plant survey of targeted carcass characteristics related to quality, quantity, value, and marketing of fed steers and heifers. Journal of Animal Science. 90:5143-5151.
Sampling and aging effects on beef longissimus color stability measurements Reprint Icon -
King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Kalchayanand, N., Wheeler, T.L. 2012. Sampling and aging effects on beef longissimus color stability measurements. Journal of Animal Science. 90:3596-3605.
Evaluation of bovine chemerin (RARRES2) gene variation on beef cattle production traits -
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Kuehn, L.A., Rempel, L.A., Smith, T.P., Cushman, R.A., McDaneld, T.G., Wheeler, T.L., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Freetly, H.C. 2012. Evaluation of bovine chemerin (RARRES2) gene variation on beef cattle production traits. Frontiers in Genetics. 3:39.
Chilling rate effects on pork loin tenderness in commercial processing plants Reprint Icon -
Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L. 2012. Chilling rate effects on pork loin tenderness in commercial processing plants. Journal of Animal Science. 90:2482-2849.
Association of genetic markers in cattle receiving differing implant protocols -
King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., McDaneld, T.G., Kuehn, L.A., Kemp, C.M., Smith, T.P., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2012. Association of genetic markers in cattle receiving differing implant protocols. Journal of Animal Science. 90:2410-2423.
Association, effects and validation of polymorphisms within the NCAPG - LCORL locus located on BTA6 with feed intake, gain, meat and carcass traits in beef cattle -
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Sexten, A.K., Kuehn, L.A., Smith, T.P., King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Ferrell, C.L., Jenkins, T.G., Snelling, W.M., Freetly, H.C. 2011. Association, effects and validation of polymorphisms within the NCAPG - LCORL locus located on BTA6 with feed intake, gain, meat and carcass traits in beef cattle. BioMed Central (BMC) Genetics. 12:103.
Field testing of a system for on-line classification of beef carcasses for longissimus tenderness using visible and near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy -
Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., King, D.A., Koohmaraie, M. 2012. Field testing of a system for on-line classification of beef carcasses for longissimus tenderness using visible and near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy. Journal of Animal Science. 90:978-988.
Genetic markers on BTA14 predictive for residual feed intake in beef steers and their effects on carcass and meat quality traits -
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Kuehn, L.A., Snelling, W.M., Smith, T.P., Ferrell, C.L., Jenkins, T.G., King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Freetly, H.C. 2012. Genetic markers on BTA14 predictive for residual feed intake in beef steers and their effects on carcass and meat quality traits. Animal Genetics. 43:599-603.
Use of visible and near-infrared spectroscopy to predict pork longissimus lean color stability -
King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L. 2011. Use of visible and near-infrared spectroscopy to predict pork longissimus lean color stability. Journal of Animal Science. 89:4195-4206.
Development of a system for classification of pork loins for tenderness using visible and near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy -
Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L. 2011. Development of a system for classification of pork loins for tenderness using visible and near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy. Journal of Animal Science. 89:3803-3808.
Predictive markers in calpastatin for tenderness in commercial pig populations Reprint Icon -
Nonneman, D.J., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Rohrer, G.A., Bierman, C.D., Schneider, J.F., Miller, R.K., Zerby, H., Moeller, S.J. 2011. Predictive markers in calpastatin for tenderness in commercial pig populations. Journal of Animal Science. 89:2663-2672.
Use of sample pooling in a genome-wide association study identifies chromosomal regions affecting incidence of bovine respiratory disease -
Kuehn, L.A., Keele, J.W., Casas, E., Jones, S., King, D.A., McDaneld, T.G., Smith, T.P.L., Wheeler, T.L. 2011. Use of sample pooling in a genome-wide association study identifies chromosomal regions affecting incidence of bovine respiratory disease [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 89 (E-Supplement 1):422 (Abstract #336).
Relative contributions of animal and muscle effects to variation in beef lean color stability -
King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L. 2011. Relative contributions of animal and muscle effects to variation in beef lean color stability. Journal of Animal Science. 89:1434-1451.
The effects of genetic markers on BTA6 significant for steer feed intake and gain traits on carcass and meat traits -
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Sexten, A.K., Kuehn, L.A., Smith, T.P., King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Snelling, W.M., Freetly, H.C. 2011. The effects of genetic markers on BTA6 significant for steer feed intake and gain traits on carcass and meat traits. Plant & Animal Genome XIX Conference. Poster No. P531. p. 230
Effect of time of measurement on the relationship between metmyoglobin reducing activity and oxygen consumption to instrumental measures of beef longissimus color stability -
King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Rodriguez, A.B., Wheeler, T.L. 2011. Effect of time of measurement on the relationship between metmyoglobin reducing activity and oxygen consumption to instrumental measures of beef longissimus color stability. Meat Science. 87(1):26-32.
Relative Contribution of Animal and Muscle Effects to Variation in Beef Lean Color Stability -
King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L. 2010. Relative Contribution of Animal and Muscle Effects to Variation in Beef Lean Color Stability. Proceedings Reciprocal Meat Conference. 63:61.
Use of VIS/NIR Spectroscopy to Predict Beef Lean Color Stability -
King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L. 2010. Use of VIS/NIR Spectroscopy to Predict Beef Lean Color Stability [abstract]. Proceedings Reciprocal Meat Conference. 63:62.
Prediction of Pork Longissimus Lean Color Stability Using VIS/NIR -
King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L. 2010. Prediction of Pork Longissimus Lean Color Stability Using VIS/NIR [abstract]. Proceedings Reciprocal Meat Conference. 63:61.
Application of marker selection to enhance estimation of genetic effects and gene interaction in cattle -
Bennett, G.L., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., King, D.A., Casas, E., Smith, T.P. 2010. Application of marker selection to enhance estimation of genetic effects and gene interaction in cattle. Proceedings, 9th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Leipzig, Germany. August 1-6, 2010. CD-ROM Communication No. 0286.
Non-invasive Prediction of Pork Loin Tenderness -
Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L. 2010. Non-invasive Prediction of Pork Loin Tenderness [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 88(E-Suppl. 3). Abstract #122.
Contribution of Genetic Influences to Animal-to-Animal Variation in Myoglobin Content and Beef Lean Color Stability -
King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Kuehn, L.A., Kemp, C.M., Rodriguez, A.B., Thallman, R.M., Wheeler, T.L. 2010. Contribution of Genetic Influences to Animal-to-Animal Variation in Myoglobin Content and Beef Lean Color Stability. Journal of Animal Science. 88:1160-1167.
Association of Functional SNPs in Pig Calpastatin Regulatory Regions with Tenderness Reprint Icon -
Nonneman, D.J., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Rohrer, G.A., Bierman, C., Miller, R.K., Zerby, H., Moeller, S.J. 2010. Association of Functional SNPs in Pig Calpastatin Regulatory Regions with Tenderness. Proc., Midwestern Section of the American Society of Animal Science Meeting. March 15-17, 2010. Des Moines, IA. Abstract #34. p. 11-12.
Allele-Specific Transcription Factor Binding in Pig Calpastatin Promoter Regions Reprint Icon -
Nonneman, Dan J., Lindholm-Perry, Amanda K., Shackelford, Steven D., King, D.Andy, Wheeler, Tommy L., Rohrer, Gary A. 2010. Allele-Specific Transcription Factor Binding in Pig Calpastatin Promoter Regions. Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings XVIII. 1/9-13/2010. San Diego, CA. Abstract #P607.
Consumer Acceptance and Steak Cutting Yields of Beef Top Sirloin and Knuckle Subprimals -
King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Pfeiffer, K.D., Mehaffey, J.M., Miller, M.F., Nickelson, R., Koohmaraie, M. 2009. Consumer Acceptance and Steak Cutting Yields of Beef Top Sirloin and Knuckle Subprimals. Meat Science. 83:782-787.
Heritability Estimates of Beef Lean Color Stability -
King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Kuehn, L.A., Wheeler, T.L., Thallman, R.M. 2009. Heritability Estimates of Beef Lean Color Stability. Proceedings Reciprocal Meat Conference 61:92.
Effect of Blade Tenderization, Aging Time, and Aging Temperature on Tenderness of Beef Longissimus Lumborum and Gluteus Medius -
King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Shackelford, S.D., Pfeiffer, K.D., Nickelson, R., Koohmaraie, M. 2009. Effect of Blade Tenderization, Aging Time, and Aging Temperature on Tenderness of Beef Longissimus Lumborum and Gluteus Medius. Journal of Animal Science. 87:2952-2960.
The Caspase Proteolytic System in Callipyge and Normal Lambs in Longissimus, Semimembranosus, and Infraspinatus Muscles During Postmortem Storage -
Kemp, C.M., King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2009. The Caspase Proteolytic System in Callipyge and Normal Lambs in Longissimus, Semimembranosus, and Infraspinatus Muscles During Postmortem Storage. Journal of Animal Science. 87:2943-2951.
Whole Genome Analysis for Beef Tenderness -
Snelling, W.M., Smith, T.P., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Kuehn, L.A., Thallman, R.M., Keele, J.W., Bennett, G.L. 2009. Whole Genome Analysis for Beef Tenderness [abstract]. Bovine Genome Consortium, Cold Spring Harbor, New York. May 9-11, 2009. Session 5 Poster Session, p. 30.
High-density SNP Scan of Production and Product Quality Traits in Beef Cattle -
Thallman, R.M., Snelling, W.M., Allan, M.F., Ferrell, C.L., Freetly, H.C., Jenkins, T.G., Wheeler, T.L., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Kuehn, L.A., Keele, J.W., Bennett, G.L. 2009. High-density SNP Scan of Production and Product Quality Traits in Beef Cattle [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 87(E-Suppl. 2):532. Abstract #626.
Prevalence and Enumeration of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in U.S. Abattoirs That Process Fewer Than 1,000 Head of Cattle Per Day -
Bosilevac, J.M., Arthur, T.M., Bono, J.L., Brichta-Harhay, D.M., Kalchayanand, N., King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2009. Prevalence and Enumeration of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in U.S. Abattoirs That Process Fewer Than 1,000 Head of Cattle Per Day. Journal of Food Protection. 72(6):1272-1278.
Extreme muscle development in sheep heterozygous for both myostatin and callipyge mutations Reprint Icon -
Smith, T.P., Freking, B.A., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Leymaster, K.A. 2009. Extreme muscle development in sheep heterozygous for both myostatin and callipyge mutations. Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings. Jan. 10-14, 2009. San Diego, CA. Abstract W084.
Comparison of palatability characteristics of beef gluteus medius and triceps brachii muscles -
King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Shackelford, S.D., Koohmaraie, M. 2009. Comparison of palatability characteristics of beef gluteus medius and triceps brachii muscles. Journal of Animal Science. 87:275-284.
Prevalence of the prion gene E211K variant in U.S. cattle -
Heaton, M.P., Keele, J.W., Harhay, G.P., Richt, J., Koohmaraie, M., Wheeler, T.L., Shackelford, S.D., Casas, E., King, D.A., Sonstegard, T.S., Van Tassell, C.P., Neibergs, H.L., Chase, C.C., Kalbfleisch, T.S., Smith, T.P., Clawson, M.L., Laegreid, W.W. 2008. Prevalence of the prion gene E211K variant in U.S. cattle. BioMed Central (BMC) Veterinary Research [journal online]. 4:25. Available: (http://www.biomedcentral.com/1746-6148/4/25).
Consumer acceptance and steak cutting yields of beef top sirloin and knuckle subprimals -
King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Pfeiffer, K.D., Mehaffey, J.M., Miller, M.F., Nickelson, R., Koohmaraie, M. 2008. Consumer acceptance and steak cutting yields of beef top sirloin and knuckle subprimals [abstract]. Proceedings Reciprocal Meat Conference. Suppl. 1:44.
Effects of distillers grain on beef carcass quality and tenderness -
Shackelford, S.D., Ferrell, C.L., King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2008. Effects of distillers grain on beef carcass quality and tenderness [abstract]. Proceedings Reciprocal Meat Conference. Suppl. 1:31.
Source tracking of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella contamination in the lairage environment at commercial U.S. beef processing plants and identification of an effective intervention -
Arthur, T.M., Bosilevac, J.M., Harhay, D.M., Kalchayanand, N., King, D.A., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L., Koohmaraie, M. 2008. Source tracking of Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella contamination in the lairage environment at commercial U.S. beef processing plants and identification of an effective intervention. Journal of Food Protection. 71(9):1752-1760.
Chapter 3. Fresh Meat Texture and Tenderness -
King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Shackelford, S.D., Koohmaraie, M. 2008. Chapter 3. Fresh Meat Texture and Tenderness. In: Kerry, J.P., Ledward, D., editors. Improving the Sensory and Nutritional Quality of Fresh Meat. Cambridge, England: Woodhead Publishing Limited. p. 61-88.
Prevalence of the prion gene E211K variant in U.S. cattle -
Heaton, M.P., Keele, J.W., Harhay, G.P., Richt, J., Koohmaraie, M., Wheeler, T.L., Shackelford, S.D., Casas, E., King, D.A., Sonstegard, T.S., Van Tassell, C.P., Neibergs, H.L., Chase, C.C., Kalbfleisch, T.S., Smith, T.P., Clawson, M.L., Laegreid, W.W. 2008. Prevalence of the prion gene E211K variant in U.S. cattle (abstract). Plant and Animal Genome XVI Conference. Poster No. P538.
Effect of Blade Tenderization, Aging Time and Aging Temperature on Tenderness of Beef Longissimus Lumborum and Gluteus Medius -
King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Shackelford, S.D., Pfeiffer, K., Nickelson, R., Koohmaraie, M. 2007. Effect of blade tenderization, aging time and aging temperature on tenderness of beef longissimus lumborum and gluteus medius. Proc. 60th Reciprocal Meat Conference, June 17-20, 2007, Brookings, SD. Available: http://www.meatscience.org/pubs/rmcarchv/2007/presentations/RMC_2007_060_4_019_King.pdf
Noninvasive Prediction of Beef Longissimus Tenderness -
Wheeler, T.L., Shackelford, S.D., King, D.A., Koohmaraie, M. 2007. Noninvasive prediction of beef longissimus tenderness. Proc. 60th Reciprocal Meat Conference, June 17-20, 2007, Brookings, SD. http://www.meatscience.org/pubs/rmcarchv/2007/presentations/RMC_2007_060_4_084_Wheeler.pdf
CONTRIBUTION OF POSTMORTEM PROTEOLYSIS AND SARCOMERE LENGTH TO VARIATION IN BEEF GLUTEUS MEDIUS AND TRICEPS BRACHII TENDERNESS -
King, D.A., Wheeler, T.L., Shackelford, S.D., Koohmaraie, M. 2006. Contribution of postmortem proteolysis and sarcomere length to variation in beef gluteus medius and triceps brachii tenderness. Meeting Abstract. Proc. 59th Reciprocal Meat Conference, June 18-21, 2006, Champaign-Urbana, IL. Available: http://www.meatscience.org/pubs/rmcarchv/2006/presentations/RMC06_Abstracts.pdf
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