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

Development of Novel DNA-Based Methods for Detection of Bt Resistant Fall Armyworms, 5/31/2018

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

Microbiomes in Ruminant Protein Production and Food Security.  Myer, P., B. A. Clemmons, L. Schneider, and T. B. Ault.  2019.  CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources.

Differential heliothine susceptibility to Cry1Ac associated with gut proteolytic activity Abdelgaffar, H., C. Oppert, X. Sun, J. Monserrate, and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes.  2018.  Pesticide Biochemsitry and Physiology. [Abstract]

Midgut metabolomic profiling of fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) with field-evolved resistance to Cry1F corn Abdelgaffar, H., E. Tague, H. F. Castro-Gonzalez, S. R. Campagna, and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes.  2018.  Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, pii: S0965-1748(18)30401-6. [Abstract]

S. aureus surface proteins extraction methods with immunoproteomics and electron microscopic study.  Abdi, R. D., J. R. Dunlap, D. B. Ensermu, and O. Kerro Dego.  2018.  American Dairy Science Association Annual Meeting, June 24 – 27, Knoxville, TN..

Rickettsia proliferation in fleas and ticks on small mammals by the detection of ompA and gltA proteins.  Butler, R., R. T. Trout Fryxell, A. E. Houston, E. K. Bowers, D. J. Paulsen, L. B. Coons, and M. L. Kennedy.  2018.  Firefly: Proceedings of the Tennessee Entomological Society.

Effect of the mutant Danbaekkong allele on soybean seed yield, protein, and oil concentration and amino acid composition.  Cunicelli, M. J., H. Bhandari, P. Chen, C. E. Sams, M. A. R. Mian, L. Mozzoni, C. Smallwood, and V. R. Pantalone.  2018.  Crop Science Society of America, ASA-CSSA Annual Meeting, November 4-7, 2018, Baltimore, MD. [Abstract]

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

Development and Phenotypic Screening of an Ethyl Methane Sulfonate Mutant Population in Soybean Espina, M. J., C. M. Sabbir Ahmed, A. Bemardini, E. Adeleke, Z. Yadegari, P. Arelli, V. R. Pantalone, and A. Taheri.  2018.  Frontiers in Plant Science. [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. 56:229-246. https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-444-64058-1.00007-8. Copyright: © Elsevier 2018 Published: 1st February 2018 Elsevier Editors: Atta-ur-Rahman. [Abstract]

Biobased Surfactants: Overview and Industrial State-of-the-Art.  Hayes, D. G., and G. A. Smith.  2018.  Biobased Surfactants: Synthesis, Properties and Applications (2nd Ed), Edited by D. G. Hayes, D. K. Y. Solaiman, and R. D. Ashby, Elsevier Press. [Abstract]

Purification and behavior of proteins and membrane-associated peptides through extraction via Winsor-III systems into bicontinuous microemulsions.  Hayes, D. G., R. Ye, V. S. Urban, N. M. O'Neill, S. V. Pingali, V. Sharma, and R. N. Dunlap.  2018.  22nd International Symposium on Surfactants in Solutions Conference, Norman, OK, 3-8 June, 2018. [Abstract]