May Journal Articles from Animal Biosciences

Posted on Monday, June 3rd, 2019

The Department of Animal Biosciences conducts outstanding research in the areas of nutrition, nutrition modelling, physiology, molecular biology, biotechnology, welfare and behavior, breeding, genetics and meat science. The following is a list of journal articles published from members of the Department of Animal Biosciences in the month of May-have a read!


Laderoute H, Bone C, Brewer D, Squires EJ. The synthesis of 16-androstene
sulfoconjugates from primary porcine Leydig cell culture. Steroids. 2019
Jun;146:14-20. doi: 10.1016/j.steroids.2019.03.007.

 Léger S, Costa MBW, Tulpan D. Pairwise visual comparison of small RNA
secondary structures with base pair probabilities. BMC Bioinformatics. 2019 May
29;20(1):293. doi: 10.1186/s12859-019-2902-6.

Darmani Kuhi H, France J. Modelling Cumulative Egg Production in Laying Hens
and Parent Stocks of Broiler Chickens Using Classical Growth Functions. Br Poult
Sci. 2019 May 29. doi: 10.1080/00071668.2019.1622080.

Aubé L, Guay F, Bergeron R, Bélanger G, Tremblay GF, Devillers N. Sows'
preferences for different forage mixtures offered as fresh or dry forage in
relation to botanical and chemical composition. Animal. 2019 May 22:1-11. doi:

Nichols K, Dijkstra J, van Laar H, Kim JJM, Cant JP, Bannink A. Expression of
genes related to energy metabolism and the unfolded protein response in dairy cow
mammary cells is affected differently during dietary supplementation with energy
from protein and fat. J Dairy Sci. 2019 May 15. pii: S0022-0302(19)30432-1. doi:

You L, Lee AV, Oh SY, Fisher-Heffernan RE, Edwards M, de Lange K, Karrow NA.
Effect of lipopolysaccharide-induced immune stimulation and maternal fish oil and
microalgae supplementation during late pregnancy on nursery pig
hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function. J Anim Sci. 2019 May 13. pii: skz166.
doi: 10.1093/jas/skz166.

Neijat M, Habtewold J, Shirley RB, Welsher A, Barton J, Thiery P, Kiarie E.
Bacillus subtilis DSM29784 modulates cecal microbiome, short chain fatty acids
concentration, and apparent retention of dietary components in Shaver Whites
during grower, developer and laying phases. Appl Environ Microbiol. 2019 May 10.
pii: AEM.00402-19. doi: 10.1128/AEM.00402-19

Khanal T, Widowski T, Bédécarrats G, Kiarie E. Effects of pre-lay dietary
calcium (2.5 vs. 4.0%) and pullet strain (Lohmann Brown vs. Selected Leghorn
LSL-Lite) on calcium utilization and femur quality at 1st through to the 50th
egg2. Poult Sci. 2019 May 8. pii: pez245. doi: 10.3382/ps/pez245

Sevier A, Smith R, Benfey T, Danzmann R, Bernier N, Moccia R. Effects of
biodensity on the growth, stress physiology, and welfare of Arctic charr
(Salvelinus alpinus) in freshwater. Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol.
2019 May;231:91-103. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpa.2019.01.021.

Dancy KM, Ribeiro ES, DeVries TJ. Effect of dietary transition at dry off on
the behavior and physiology of dairy cows. J Dairy Sci. 2019
May;102(5):4387-4402. doi: 10.3168/jds.2018-15718

Swatland HJ. Letter to the Editor: Marsh and Bendall - pioneers in muscle
biochemistry and meat science. Meat Sci. 2019 May;151:60-62. doi:


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