Protein Research


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Personnel

Juan Luis Jurat-Fuentes
Associate Professor
Insect physiology and molecular pathology

Vincent R. (Vince) Pantalone
Professor
Soybean breeding

Xuemin Xu
Professor
Research Pathobiology

 

News

Department of Food Science Changes Name to Better Reflect Focus, 4/30/2017

Faculty 360 | Phillip Myer, 6/20/2016

Five Things You Didn’t Know about the East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 2/25/2016

Video


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Preventing Nitrate Toxicity in Cattle 
UT experts talk about the danger of nitrate toxicity and how you can prevent it on your farm.



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Stocker Cattle 
Beef cattle farming is Tennessee’s top agricultural commodity. Some producers provide a valuable service by running “stocker” or “backgrounding” operations.



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Switchgrass Forage 
Experts with UT's Institute of Agriculture believe switchgrass is nutritious for farm animals, and environmentally friendly.


 

Recent Publications

The Physcomitrella patens chromosome-scale assembly reveals moss genome structure and evolution D. Lang, P. Ranjan, et al.  2018.  the plant journal. [Abstract]

Sire contribution to pregnancy loss and pregnancy associated glycoprotein (PAG) production in Nelore cows.  Franco, G. A., R. F. G. Perese, C. F. G. Martins, S. T. Reese, J. L. M. Vasconcelos, and K. Pohler.  2018.  Journal of Animal Science.

Bioactive natural products in plant disease control Gwinn, K. D.  2018.  Studies in Natural Product Chemistry, Studies in Natural Products Chemistry Vol. 56: Copyright: © Elsevier 2018 Published: 1st February 2018 Elsevier Editors: Atta-ur-Rahman. [Abstract]

Bovine intramammary infection associated immunogenic surface proteins of Streptococcus uberis Kerro Dego, O., R. A. Almeida, A. M. Saxton, R. D. Abdi, D. B. Ensermu, and S. P. Oliver.  2018.  Microbial Pathogenesis, Volume 115: 304 - 311, February 2018. [Abstract]

Pregnancy diagnosis in cattle using pregnancy associated glycoprotein concentration in circulation at day 24 gestation Reese, S. T., M. H. C. Pereira, J. L. Edwards, J. L. M. Vasconcelos, and K. Pohler.  2018.  Theriogenology, Theriogenology 106: 178-185.

Staphylococcus aureus cell surface proteins extraction and evaluation of immunogenicity.  Abdi, R. D., D. B. Ensermu, J. M. Vaughn, C. E. Merrill, B. E. Gillespie, and O. Kerro Dego.  2017.  The 98th Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases 2017 in Chicago, Illinois, p81, De.

Identification of molecular mechanisms of resistance to transgenic maize producing the Cry1Fa protein in different Spodoptera frugiperda populations.  Banerjee, R.  2017.  Ph.D. Dissertation.

Mechanism and DNA-based detection of field-evolved resistance to transgenic Bt corn in fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) Banerjee, R., J. Hasler, R. Meagher, R. Nagoshi, L. Hietala, F. Huang, K. Narva, and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes.  2017.  Scientific Reports, 7(1): 10877. [Abstract]

Protein, Methionine and Cysteine Upregulation in Phaseolus vulgaris Black Turtle Bean Seeds through Sulfur Fertilization at V2 and R2 Stages of Growth.  Barry, H. P.  2017.  M.S. Thesis. [Abstract]

Maternal consumption of fish oil programs reduced adiposity in broiler chicks Beckford, R. C., S. J. Howard, S. Das, A. Farmer, S. R. Campagna, J. Yu, R. L. Hettich, J. L. Wilson, and B. H. Voy.  2017.  Scientific Reports, Oct 13;7(1):13129, 2017. [Abstract]

Arylphorin is a mitogen in the Heliothis virescens midgut cell secretome upon Cry1Ac intoxication Castagnola. A., J. Jackson, O. P. Perera, C. Oppert, S. Eda, and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes.  2017.  PeerJ, 5:e3886. [Abstract]

The calmodulin fused kinase novel gene family is the major system in plants converting Ca2+ signals to protein phosphorylation responses.  Chen, F., L. Zhang, and Z. Cheng.  2017.  Scientific Reports., 7:4127.