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Jennifer Thorson
Nutrition, Growth and Physiology
Research Physiologist (Animals)

Phone: (402) 762-4208
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Projects
Optimizing Nutrient Management and Efficiency of Beef Cattle and Swine
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 442588

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Utilization of rumen protected lysine and methionine in beef feedlot diets: impacts on steer performance - (Abstract Only)
Why are some cows skinny? An evaluation of stress and immune factors - (Abstract Only)
Fibroblast growth factor 21 has a diverse role in energetic and reproductive physiological functions of female beef cattle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prezotto, L.D., Keane, J.A., Cupp, A.S., Thorson, J.F. 2023. Fibroblast growth factor 21 has a diverse role in energetic and reproductive physiological functions of female beef cattle. Animals. 13(20). Article 3185. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani13203185.
Maternal amino acid supplementation from pre-breeding through early gestation alters fetal muscle development - (Other)
Hauxwell, K.M., Cushman, R.A., Caton, J.S., Ward, A.K., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Snider, A.P., Freetly, H.C., Dahlen, C.R., Amat, S., Neville, B.W., Thorson, J.F., Oliver, W.T., Miles, J.R., Crouse, M.S. 2023. Maternal amino acid supplementation from pre-breeding through early gestation alters fetal muscle development. North Dakota Livestock Research Report. 18-21. Available: https://www.ndsu.edu/agriculture/extension/publications/2023-north-dakota-livestock-research-report
Influence of dietary methionine and guanidinoacetic acid on estrous cycles and early pregnancy in beef heifers Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Cushman, R., Hauxwell, K., Snider, A.P., Freetly, H., Oliver, W.T., Amat, S., Neville, B.W., Thorson, J., Lindholm-Perry, A., Miles, J.R., Dahlen, C.R., Ward, A., Perry, G.A., Caton, J.S., Crouse, M.S. 2023. Influence of dietary methionine and guanidinoacetic acid on estrous cycles and early pregnancy in beef heifers. Journal of Animal Science. 101(Supplement 3):580-581. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skad281.678.
Methionine and guanidinoacetic acid supplementation during the periconceptual period of gestation shifts methionine metabolism of fetal bull calves at d 63 of gestation Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Crouse, M.S., Hauxwell, K., Caton, J.S., Ward, A., Dahlen, C.R., Amat, S., Freetly, H.C., Lindholm-Perry, A., Neville, B.W., Oliver, W.T., Thorson, J., Snider, A.P., Miles, J.R., Cushman, R.A. 2023. Methionine and guanidinoacetic acid supplementation during the periconceptual period of gestation shifts methionine metabolism of fetal bull calves at d 63 of gestation. Journal of Animal Science. 101(Supplement 3):172. https://doi.org/10.1093/jas/skad281.208.
Influence of maternal dietary protein precursor on reproductive endocrinology of neonatal bovine offspring Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Thorson, J.F., Prezotto, L.D. 2023. Influence of maternal dietary protein precursor on reproductive endocrinology of neonatal bovine offspring. Journal of the Endocrine Society. 7(Supplement 1):A844-A845. https://doi.org/10.1210/jendso/bvad114.1580.
Effect of dietary urea in gestating beef cows: Circulating metabolites, morphometrics, and mammary secretions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prezotto, L.D., Thorson, J.F. 2023. Effect of dietary urea in gestating beef cows: Circulating metabolites, morphometrics, and mammary secretions. Animals. 13(1). Article 6. https://doi.org/10.3390/ani13010006.
Localization of kisspeptin, NKB, and NK3R in the hypothalamus of gilts treated with the progestin altrenogest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindo, A.N., Thorson, J., Bedenbaugh, M.N., Mccosh, R.B., Lopez, J.A., Young, S.A., Meadows, L.J., Bowdridge, E.C., Fergani, C., Freking, B.A., Lehman, M.N., Hileman, S.M., Lents, C.A. 2021. Localization of kisspeptin, NKB, and NK3R in the hypothalamus of gilts treated with the progestin altrenogest. Biology of Reproduction. Article 103. https://doi.org/10.1093/biolre/ioab103.
RFamide-related peptide 3 and gonadotropin-releasing hormone-II are autocrine-paracrine regulators of testicular function in the boar Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lents, C.A., Thorson, J., Desaulniers, A.T., White, B.R. 2017. RFamide-related peptide 3 and gonadotropin-releasing hormone-II are autocrine-paracrine regulators of testicular function in the boar. Molecular Reproduction and Development. 84:994-1003. https://doi.org/10.1002/mrd.22830.
Relationship of neuropeptide FF receptors with pubertal maturation of gilts Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorson, J.F., Heidorn, N.L., Ryu, V., Czaja, K., Nonneman, D.J., Barb, C.R., Hausman, G.J., Rohrer, G.A., Prezotto, L.D., McCosh, R.B., Wright-Johnson, E.C., White, B.R., Freking, B.A., Oliver, W.T., Hileman, S.M., Lents, C.A. 2017. Relationship of neuropeptide FF receptors with pubertal maturation of gilts. Biology of Reproduction. 96(3):617-634. doi:10.1095/biolreprod.116.144998
Integration of genomic resources to uncover pleiotropic regions associated with age at puberty and reproductive longevity in sows - (Abstract Only)
Ciobanu, D.C., Wijesena, H.R., Lents, C.A., Trenhaile, M.D., Riethoven, J.J., Thorson, J., Keel, B.N., Miller, P.S., Spangler, S.D., Kachman, S.D. 2017. Integration of genomic resources to uncover pleiotropic regions associated with age at puberty and reproductive longevity in sows [abstract]. In: Proceedings of Plant and Animal Genome Conference, San Diego, CA, 14-18 January 2017. W919. Paper 25071. Available: https://pag.confex.com/pag/xxv/meetingsapp.cgi/Paper/25071.
Variation in gene expression in the hypothalamic arcuate nucleus of gilts with differences in pubertal status and subjected to dietary energy restriction - (Abstract Only)
Wijesena, H.R., Lents, C.A., Keel, B.N., Thorson, J.F., Sullivan, G.A., Kachman, S.D., Ciobanu, D.C. 2017. Variation in gene expression in the hypothalamic arcuate nucleus of gilts with differences in pubertal status and subjected to dietary energy restriction [abstract]. In: Proceedings Plant and Animal Genome Conference, 13-18 January 2017, San Diego, CA. P1168. Available: https://pag.confex.com/pag/xxv/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/25926.
Translational genomics for improving sow reproductive longevity - (Abstract Only)
Ciobanu, D.C., Kachman, S.D., Olson, S., Spangler, M.L., Trenhaile, M.D., Wijesena, H., Miller, P.S., Riethoven, J.J., Lents, C.A., Thorson, J.F., Massey, R., Safranski, T.J. 2016. Translational genomics for improving sow reproductive longevity [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 94 (E-Supplement 5):323-324 (Abstract 0691).
Expression of the putative gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone receptor, NPFFR1, in the anterior pituitary gland of the gilt is affected by age and sexual maturation - (Abstract Only)
Lents, C.A., Thorson, J.F., Nonneman, D.J. 2016. Expression of the putative gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone receptor, NPFFR1, in the anterior pituitary gland of the gilt is affected by age and sexual maturation [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 94 (E-Supplement 5):527 (Abstract # 1120).
The role of RFamide-related peptide 3 (RFRP3) in regulation of the neuroendocrine reproductive and growth axes of the boar Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorson, J.F., Desaulniers, A.T., Lee, C., White, B.R., Ford, J.J., Lents, C.A. 2015. The role of RFamide-related peptide 3 (RFRP3) in regulation of the neuroendocrine reproductive and growth axes of the boar. Animal Reproduction Science. 159:60-65.
Effects of maternal nutrition and arginine supplementation on postnatal liver and jejunal oxygen consumption and hypothalamic neuropeptide content in ovine offspring - (Abstract Only)
Prezotto, L.D., Thorson, J.F., Borowicz, P.P., Dorsan, S.T., Peine, J.L., Lents, C.A., Caton, J.S., Swanson, K.C. 2015. Effects of maternal nutrition and arginine supplementation on postnatal liver and jejunal oxygen consumption and hypothalamic neuropeptide content in ovine offspring [abstract]. Endocrine Reviews. 36(2):Abstract #SAT-552.
Effects of RFRP2 and RF9 on secretion of luteinizing hormone in prepubertal gilts - (Abstract Only)
Thorson, J.F., Prezotto, L.D., McCosh, R.B., Wright, E.C., Swanson, K.C., White, B.R., Freking, B.A., Oliver, W.T., Hileman, S.M., Lents, C.A. 2014. Effects of RFRP2 and RF9 on secretion of luteinizing hormone in prepubertal gilts [abstract]. In: Endocrine Society’s 96th Annual Meeting and Expo (ICE/ENDO 2014), June 21-24, 2014, Chicago, IL. Endocrine Reviews. 35(3 Supplement):SUN-0669.
AVPR1A alleles are pleiotropic sources of variation in age at puberty and reproductive longevity in sows - (Abstract Only)
Trenhaile, M.D., Lucot, K.L., Tart, J.K., Bundy, J.W., Thorson, J.F., Keuter, E.M., Wood, J.R., Rothschild, M.F., Rohrer, G.A., Miller, P.S., Spangler, M.L., Lents, C.A., Johnson, R.K., Kachman, S.D., Ciobanu, D.C. 2014. AVPR1A alleles are pleiotropic sources of variation in age at puberty and reproductive longevity in sows [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 92(Supplement 2):12 (Abstract #27).