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1997

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Comparison of USDA Quality Grade with Tendertec for the Assessment of Beef Palatability, M. H. George, J.D. Tatum, H. G. Dolezal, J. B. Morgan, J. M. Wise, Chris R. Calkins, T. Gordon, J. O. Reagan, and G. C. Smith

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Genetic and Environmental Parameters for Ovulation Rate, Twinning Rate, and Weight Traits in a Cattle Population Selected for Twinning, K. E. Gregory, G. L. Bennett, L. Dale Van Vleck, S. E. Echternkamp, and Larry V. Cundiff

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Limiting Amino Acids in Meat and Bone and Poultry By-Product Meals, M. J. Klemesrud, Terry Klopfenstein, Austin Lewis, D. H. Shain, and D. Herold

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Development of Gilts and Boars for Efficient Reproduction, Donald G. Levis, Vernon D. Leibbrandt, and Dale W. Rozeboom

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Influence of Sample Orientation on Prediction of Fresh Ham Lean Content by Electromagnetic Scanning, N. L. Meseck, B. L. Gwartney, Chris R. Calkins, and Phillip Miller

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Variability in metabolic rate, feed intake and fatness among selection and inbred lines of mice, D. E. Moody, Daniel Pomp, and Merlyn K. Nielsen

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Divergent Selection for Heat Loss in Mice: II. Correlated Responses in Feed Intake, Body Mass, Body Composition, and Number Born Through Fifteen Generations, Merlyn K. Nielsen, B. A. Freking, L. D. Jones, S. M. Nelson, T. L. Vorderstrasse, and B. A. Hussey

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Divergent Selection for Heat Loss in Mice: I. Selection Applied and Direct Response Through Fifteen Generations, Merlyn K. Nielsen, L. D. Jones, B. A. Freking, and J. A. DeShazer

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Evidence for Quantitative Trait Loci Affecting Ovulation Rate in Pigs, Thomas A. Rathje, G. A. Rohrer, and R. K. Johnson

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Calculation of breed direct and maternal genetic fractions and breed specific direct and maternal heterozygosity for crossbreeding data, L. Dale Van Vleck

1996

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Prediction of Breeding Values for Tenderness of Market Animals from Measurements on Bulls, K. L. Barkhouse, L. Dale Van Vleck, Larry V. Cundiff, M. Koohamaraie, D. D. Lunstra, and J. D. Crouse

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Changing Dose of Progesterone Results in Sudden Changes in Frequency of Luteinizing Hormone Pulses and Secretion of 17β-Estradiol in Bovine Females, E. G. M. Bergfeld, F. N. Kojima, Andrea S. Cupp, M. E. Wehrman, K. E. Peters, V. Mariscal, T. Sanchez, and J. E. Kinder

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Transcriptional Regulation of Sertoli Cell Differentiation by Follicle-Stimulating Hormone at the Level of the c-fos and Transferrin Promoters, Jaideep Chaudary, Patricia D. Whaley, Andrea S. Cupp, and Michael K. Skinner

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Embryonal Survival to 6 Days in Mice Selected on Different Criteria for Litter Size, E. L. de A. Ribeiro, M. A. J. van Engelen, and Merlyn K. Nielsen

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Effect of Variance of Interaction Effects of Sire and Herd on Selection for Milk and Fat Yield, G. Dimov, Jeffrey F. Keown, L. Dale Van Vleck, and H. D. Norman

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Estimation of Variances Due to Direct and Maternal Effects for Growth Traits of Nelore Cattle, J. P. Eler, L. Dale Van Vleck, J. B. S. Ferraz, and R. B. Lobo

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Use of Expected Progeny Differences for Marbling in Beef: II. Carcass and Palatability Traits, B. L. Gwartney, Chris R. Calkins, Richard J. Rasby, Rick Stock, B. A. Vieselmeyer, and James A. Gosey

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Effect of Selection for Size of Testes in Boars on Semen and Testis Traits, Ying-Tsorn Huang and Roger K. Johnson

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Progestin and Estrogen Regulation of Pulsatile LH Release and Development of Persistent Ovarian Follicles in Cattle, J. E. Kinder, F. N. Kojima, E. G. M. Bergfeld, M. E. Wehrman, and K. E. Fike

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Ewe Fertility in the STAR Accelerated Lambing System, R. M. Lewis, D. R. Notter, D. E. Hogue, and B. H. Magee

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Selection for lean growth in terminal sire sheep to produce leaner crossbred progeny, R. M. Lewis, G. Simm, W. S. Dingwall, and S. V. Murphy

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Comparison of Circulating Concentrations of Reproductive Hormones in Boars of Lines Selected for Size of Testes or Number of Ovulations and Embryonal Survival to Concentrations in Respective Control Lines, D. V. Mariscal, P. L. Wolfe, E. G. Bergfeld, Andrea S. Cupp, F. N. Kojima, K. E. Fike, T. Sanchez, M. E. Wehrman, Rodger K. Johnson, Roger J. Kittok, J. J. Ford, and J. E. Kinder

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Comparison of Circulating Concentrations of Reproductive Hormones in Boars of Lines Selected for Size of Testes or Number of Ovulations and Embryonal Survival to Concentrations in Respective Control Lines, D. V. Mariscal, P. L. Wolfe, E. G. Bergfeld, A. S. Cupp, F. N. Kojima, K. E. Fike, T. Sanchez, M. E. Wehrman, R. K. Johnson, R. J. Kittock, J. J. Ford, and J. E. Kinder

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Estimates of Heritabilities and Genetic and Environmental Correlations for Left- and Right-Side Uterine Capacity and Ovulation Rate in Mice, Merlyn K. Nielsen, Y. L. Kochera Kirby, and A. C. Clutter

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Estimation of Direct and Maternal Breed Effects for Prediction of Expected Progeny Differences for Birth and Weaning Weights in Three Multibreed Populations, F. A. Rodriguez-Almeida, L. Dale Van Vleck, and K. E. Gregory

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Multiple-Trait Gibbs Sampler for Animal Models: Flexible Programs for Bayesian and Likelihood-Based (Co)Variance Component Inference, C. P. Van Tassell and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Genetic Trend and Environmental Effects in a Population of Cattle Selected for Twinning, L. Dale Van Vleck and K. E. Gregory

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Variances of Additive and Dominance Genetic Effects for Ovulation and Twinning Rates in a Population Selected for Twinning, L. Dale Van Vleck and K. E. Gregory

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Direct and Maternal Genetic Covariances by Age of Dam for Weaning Weight, L. Dale Van Vleck, K. E. Gregory, and G. L. Bennett

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Use of Expected Progeny Differences for Marbling in Beef: I. Production Traits, B. A. Vieselmeyer, Richard J. Rasby, B. L. Gwartney, Chris R. Calkins, Rick Stock, and James A. Gosey

1995

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Estimates Using an Animal Model of (Co)variances for Yields of Milk, Fat, and Protein for the First Lactation of Holstein Cows in California and New York, L. G. Albuquerque, G. Dimov, Jeffrey F. Keown, and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Increasing Concentrations of 17β-Estradiol Has Differential Effects on Secretion of Luteinizing Hormone and Follicle-Stimulating Hormone and Amounts of mRNA for Gonadotropin Subunits during the Follicular Phase of the Bovine Estrous Cycle, Andrea S. Cupp, F. N. Kojima, M. S. Roberson, T. T. Stumpf, M. F. Wolfe, L. A. Werth, Roger J. Kittok, H. E. Grotjan, and J. E. Kinder

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Variance of Interaction Effects of Sire and Herd for Yield Traits of Holsteins in California, New York, and Pennsylvania with an Animal Model, G. Dimov, L. G. Albuquerque, Jeffrey F. Keown, L. Dale Van Vleck, and H. D. Norman

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Estimation of Variances Due to Direct and Maternal Effects for Growth Traits of Nelore Cattle, J. P. Eler, L. Dale Van Vleck, J. B. S. Ferraz, and R. B. Lobo

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The Effects of Orientation and Storage Time on the Prediction of Beef Rib Composition Using Electromagnetic Scanning, B. L. Gwartney, N. L. Meseck, and Chris R. Calkins

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Growth of Testes and Testicular Morphology After Eight Generations of Selection for Increased Predicted Weight of Testes at 150 Days of Age in Boars, R. R. Harder, D. D. Lunstra, R. K. Johnson, and Roman L. Hruska

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Growth of Testes and Testicular Morphology After Eight Generations of Selection for Increased Predicted Weight of Testes at 150 Days of Age in Boars, R. R. Harder, D. D. Lunstra, R. K. Johnson, and Roman L. Hruska

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Melengestrol Acetate at Greater Doses Than Typically Used for Estrous Synchrony in Bovine Females Does Not Mimic Endogenous Progesterone in Regulation of Secretion of Luteinizing Hormone and 17β-Estradiol, F. N. Kojima, J. R. Chenault, M. E. Wehrman, E. G. Bergfeld, Andrea S. Cupp, L. A. Werth, V. Mariscal, T. Sanchez, Roger J. Kittok, and J. E. Kinder

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Effects of 17β-Estradiol on Distribution of Pituitary Isoforms of Luteinizing Hormone and Follicle-Stimulating Hormone during the Follicular Phase of the Bovine Estrous Cycle, F. N. Kojima, Andrea S. Cupp, T. T. Stumpf, D. D. Zalesky, M. S. Roberson, L. A. Werth, M. W. Wolfe, Roger J. Kittok, H. E. Grotjan, and J. E. Kinder

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Relationship of Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphisms (RFLP) at the Bovine Calpastatin Locus to Calpastatin Activity and Meat Tenderness, S. M. Lonergan, C. W. Ernst, M. D. Bishop, Chris R. Calkins, and Mohammad Koohmaraie

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Uterine Mass and Uterine Blood Volume in Mice Selected 21 Generations for Alternative Criteria to Increase Litter Size, Merlyn K. Nielsen, R. J. Kittok, and Y. L. Kochera Kirby

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Prediction of Genetic Values of Sires for Growth Traits of Crossbred Cattle Using a Multivariate Animal Model with Heterogeneous Variances, R. Nunez-Dominguez, L. Dale Van Vleck, and Larry V. Cundiff

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Sperm Production in Boars After Nine Generations of Selection for Increased Weight of Testis, Thomas A. Rathje, R. K. Johnson, and D. D. Lunstra

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Hormone concentrations in the caudal vena cava during the first ovarian follicular wave of the oestrous cycle in heifers, F. M. Rhodes, L. A. Fitzpatrick, K. W. Entwistle, and J. E. Kinder

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Effect of Accounting for Different Phenotypic Variances by Sire Breed and Sex on Selection of Sires Based on Expected Progeny Differences for 200- and 365-Day Weights, F. A. Rodriguez-Almeida, L. Dale Van Vleck, and Larry V. Cundiff

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Heterogeneity of Variance by Sire Breed, Sex, and Dam Breed in 200- and 365-Day Weights of Beef Cattle from a Top Cross Experiment, F. A. Rodriguez-Almeida, L. Dale Van Vleck, Larry V. Cundiff, and Stephen D. Kachman

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Estimation of Non-Additive Genetic Variances in Three Synthetic Lines of Beef Cattle Using an Animal Model, F. A. Rodriguez-Almeida, L. Dale Van Vleck, R. A. Willham, and S. L. Northcutt

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Dosage of the Synthetic Progestin, Norgestomet, Influences Luteinizing Hormone Pulse Frequency and Endogenous Secretion of 17β-Estradiol in Heifers, T. Sanchez, M. E. Wehrman, F. N. Kojima, Andrea S. Cupp, E. G. Bergfeld, K. E. Peters, V. Mariscal, Roger J. Kittok, and J. E. Kinder

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Differences in Pup Birth Weight, Pup Variability Within Litters, and Dam Weight of Mice Selected for Alternative Criteria to Increase Litter Size, M. A. J/ Van Engelen, Merlyn K. Nielsen, and E. L. de A. Ribeiro

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Role of Specific Response Elements of the c-fos Promoter and Involvement of Intermediate Transcription Factor(s) in the Induction of Sertoli Cell Differentiation (Transferrin Promoter Activation) by the Testicular Paracrine Factor PModS*, Patricia D. Whaley, Jaideep Chaudhary, Andrea S. Cupp, and Michael K. Skinner

1994

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Ovarian Follicular Development in Prepubertal Heifers Is Influenced by Level of Dietary Energy Intake, E. G. M. Bergfeld, F. N. Kojima, Andrea S. Cupp, M. E. Wehrman, K. E. Peters, M. Garcia-Winder, and J. E. Kinder

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Effect of Fat Source in Receiving Diets and Reduced Nocturnal Temperatures on Commingled Feeder Pig Performance, Michael C. Brumm and Ernest R. Peo, Jr.

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Uterine Capacity and Ovulation Rate in Mice Selected 21 Generations on Alternative Criteria to Increase Litter Size, A. C. Clutter, Y. Kochera Kirby, and Merlyn K. Nielsen

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Serum Cholesterol Concentration of Mice Selected for Litter Size and its Relationship to Litter Size and Testis Mass, E. L. de A. Ribeiro, R. J. Kittok, and Merlyn K. Nielsen

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Electromagnetic Scanning of Beef Quarters to Predict Carcass and Primal Lean Content, B. L. Gwartney, Chris R. Calkins, R. S. Lin, J. C. Forest, Anne M. Parkhurst, and R. P. Lemenager

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Effects of Synovex® Implants on Growth Rate, Pelvic Area, Reproduction, and Calving Performance of Replacement Heifers, R. F. Hancock, Gene H. Deutscher, Merlyn K. Nielsen, and D. J. Colburn

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Ten Generations of Selection for Predicted Weight of Testes in Swine: Direct Response and Correlated Response in Body Weight, Backfat, Age at Puberty, and Ovulation Rate, Roger K. Johnson, Gregg R. Eckardt, Thomas A. Rathje, and Denise K. Drudik

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Estimates of Genetic Parameters for 320-Day Pelvic Measurements of Males and Females and Calving Ease of 2-Year-Old Females, L. A. Kriese, L. Dale Van Vleck, K. E. Gregory, K. G. Boldman, Larry V. Cundiff, and R. M. Koch

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Luteinizing Hormone Has a Role in Development of Fully Functional Corpora Lutea (CL) But Is Not Required to Maintain CL Function in Heifers, K. E. Peters, E. G. Bergfeld, Andrea S. Cupp, F. N. Kojima, V. Mariscal, T. Sanchez, M. E. Wehrman, H. E. Grotjan, D. L. Hamernik, Roger J. Kittok, and J. E. Kinder

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Temporal Response of Rabbits to β-Adrenergic Agonist Feeding: Tissue Weight, Calpains and Calpastatin Activities, and Nucleic Acid and Protein Concentrations, T. D. Pringle, S. M. Lonergan, Chris R. Calkins, Steven J. Jones, Phillip S. Miller, and Mohammad Koohmaraie

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Differential Regulation of Gonadotropin Synthesis and Release in Ovariectomized Ewes after Treatment with a Luteinizing Hormone-Releasing Hormone Antagonist, T. Sanchez, M. E. Wehrman, G. E. Moss, F. N. Kojima, Andrea S. Cupp, E. G. Bergfeld, K. E. Peters, V. Mariscal, H. E. Grotjan Jr., J. E. Kinder, and D. L. Hamernik

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Heritability and Repeatability for Milk Production Traits of Japanese Holsteins from an Animal Model, Mitsuyoshi Suzuki and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Prediction Error Variances for Interbreed Genetic Evaluations, L. Dale Van Vleck and Larry V. Cundiff

1993

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Environmental Effects on Neonatal Mortality of Beef Calves, S. M. Azzam, J. E. Kinder, Merlyn K. Nielsen, L. A. Werth, K. E. Gregory, Larry V. Cundiff, and R. M. Koch

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Yearling Bulls Shorten the Duration of Postpartum Anestrus in Beef Cows to the Same Extent as Do Mature Bulls, Andrea S. Cupp, M. S. Roberson, T. T. Stumpf, M. W. Wolfe, L. A. Werth, N. Kojima, Roger J. Kittok, and J. E. Kinder

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Animal Model Estimation of Genetic Parameters and Response to Selection for Litter Size and Weight, Growth, and Backfat in Closed Seedstock Populations of Large White and Landrace Swine, Jose Bento S. Ferraz and Roger K. Johnson

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Changes in Ovulation Rate, Uterine Capacity, Uterine Dimensions, and Parity Effects with Selection for Litter Size in Swine, Luis L. T. Gama and R. K. Johnson

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Alternative Methods of Selection for Litter Size in Mice: III. Response to 21 Generations of Selection, Yvonne Kochera Kirby and Merlyn K. Nielsen

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Estimates of Variances Due to Direct and Maternal Effects for Growth Traits of Romanov Sheep, G. A. Maria, K. G. Boldman, and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Correlations for Genetic Expression for Growth of Calves of Hereford and Angus Dams Using a Multivariate Animal Model, R. Nunez-Dominguez, L. Dale Van Vleck, K. G. Boldman, and Larry V. Cundiff

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Breed Comparisons for Growth Traits Adjusted for Within-Breed Genetic Trend Using Expected Progeny Differences, R. Nunez-Dominguez, L. Dale Van Vleck, and Larry V. Cundiff

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Effect of Genetic Groups on Estimates of Additive Genetic Variance, C. Pieramati and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Effects over Lambs on Muscle Time of Feeding a β-Adrenergic Agonist to Wether Animal Performance, Muscle Growth, Endogenous Proteinase Activities, and Meat Tenderness, T. D. Pringle, Chris R. Calkins, Mohammad Koohmaraie, and Steven J. Jones

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Pregnancy Rate Is Greater When the Corpus Luteum Is Present during the Period of Progestin Treatment to Synchronize Time of Estrus in Cows and Heifers, T. Sanchez, M. E. Wehrman, E. G. Bergfeld, K. E. Peters, F. N. Kojima, Andrea S. Cupp, V. Mariscal, Roger J. Kittok, Richard J. Rasby, and J. E. Kinder

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Economical and Biological Efficiencies of Beef Cattle Differing in Level of Milk Production, M. van Oijen, M. Montano-Bermudez, and Merlyn K. Nielsen

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Estimation of Nonadditive Genetic Variances for a Total-Merit Model Including Maternal Effects, L. Dale Van Vleck

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Sequential Transformation for Multiple Traits for Estimation of (Co)variance Components with a Derivative-Free Algorithm for Restricted Maximum Likelihood, L. Dale Van Vleck and K. G. Boldman

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Estimation of the Parameters Involved in a First-Order Autoregressive Process for Contemporary Groups, K. M. Wade, R. L. Quaas, and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Bioavailability of Calcium in Sun-Cured Alfalfa Meal and Effect of Dietary Calcium Concentration on Bone and Plasma Characteristics During Two Phases of Gestation in Gilt, G. L. Walker; D. M. Danielson; E. R. Peo, Jr.; and R. F. Mumm

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Effect of Calcium Source, Dietary Calcium Concentration, and Gestation Phase on Various Bone Characteristics in Gestating Gilts, G. L. Walker; D. M. Danielson; E. R. Peo, Jr.; and R. F. Mumm

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Increasing Exogenous Progesterone during Synchronization of Estrus Decreases Endogenous 17β-Estradiol and Increases Conception in Cows, M. E. Wehrman, M. S. Roberson, Andrea S. Cupp, F. N. Kojima, T. T. Stumpf, L. A. Werth, M. W. Wolfe, Roger J. Kittok, and J. E. Kinder

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Effect of immunization against LHRH on isoforms of LH in the ovine pituitary, D. D. Zalesky, B. D. Schanbacher, and H. E. Grotjan

1992

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Response Time of Broiler Chickens to Cimaterol: Meat Tenderness, Muscle Composition, Fiber Size, and Carcass Characteristic, B. L. Gwartney, Steven J. Jones, and Chris R. Calkins

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Genetic Variation Liver Mass, Body Mass, and Liver:Body Mass in Mice, L. D. Jones, Merlyn K. Nielsen, and R. Britton

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Exogenous Progesterone and Progestins as Used in Estrous Synchrony Regimens Do Not Mimic the Corpus Luteum in Regulation of Luteinizing Hormone and 17β-Estradiol in Circulation of Cows, N. Kojima, T. T. Stumpf, Andrea S. Cupp, L. A. Werth, M. S. Roberson, M. W. Wolfe, Roger J. Kittok, and James E. Kinder

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Circulating gonadotrophins during a period of restricted energy intake in relation to body condition in heifers, M. S. Roberson, T. T. Stumpf, M. W. Wolfe, Andrea S. Cupp, N. Kojima, L. A. Werth, Roger J. Kittok, and J. E. Kinder

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Steady-State Amounts of α- and Luteinizing Hormone (LH) β-Subunit Messenger Ribonucleic Acids Are Uncoupled from Pulsatility of LH Secretion during Sexual Maturation of the Heifer, M. S. Roberson, M. W. Wolfe, T. T. Stumpf, D. L. Hamernik, Andrea S. Cupp, L. A. Werth, N. Kojima, Roger J. Kittok, H. E. Grotjan, and J. E. Kinder

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Similar Distribution of Gonadotropin Isohormones Is Maintained in the Pituitary Throughout Sexual Maturation in the Heifer, T. T. Stumpf, M. S. Roberson, M. W. Wolfe, D. D. Zalesky, Andrea S. Cupp, L. A. Werth, N. Kojima, K. Hejl, Roger J. Kittok, H. E. Grotjan, and J. E. Kinder

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Differences in Heritability Estimates from Multiple-Trait and Repeated-Records Models, L. Dale Van Vleck and K. E. Gregory

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Multiple-Trait Restricted Maximum Likelihood for Simulated Measures of Ovulation Rate with Underlying Multivariate Normal Distributions, L. Dale Van Vleck and K. E. Gregory

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Modulation of luteinizing hormone and follicle-stimulating hormone in circulation by interactions between endogenous opioids and oestradiol during the peripubertal period of heifers, M. W. Wolfe, M. S. Roberson, T. T. Stumpf, Roger J. Kittok, and J. E. Kinder

1991

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Distribution of Time to First Postpartum Estrus in Beef Cattle, S. M. Azzam, L. A. Werth, J. E. Kinder, and Merlyn K. Nielsen

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Derivative-Free Restricted Maximum Likelihood Estimation in Animal Models with a Sparse Matrix Solver, K. G. Boldman and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Amino Acid and Energy Interrelationships in Pigs Weighing 20 to 50 Kilograms: Weight and Efficiency of Weight Gain, L. I. Chiba; A. J. Lewis; and E. R. Peo, Jr.

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Amino Acid and Energy Interrelationships in Pigs Weighing from 20 to 50 Kilograms: Rate and Efficiency of Protein and Fat Deposition, L. I. Chiba; A. J. Lewis; and E. R. Peo, Jr.

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Heritability Estimates of Transformations of Normally Distributed Records, A. L. DeStefano and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Effects of Breeding Season Length and Calving Season on Range Beef Cow Productivity, Gene H. Deutscher, J. A. Stotts, and Merlyn K. Nielsen

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ESTIMATES OF GENETIC PARAMETERS FOR DIRECT AND MATERNAL EFFECTS ON EMBRYONIC SURVIVAL IN SWINE, Luis T. Gama, Keith G. Boldman, and Roger K. Johnson

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The Effect of Cimaterol and Its Withdrawal on Carcass Composition and Meat Tenderness of Broiler Chickens, B. L. Gwartney, Chris R. Calkins, and Steven J. Jones

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Effects of Trenbolone Acetate on Carcass Characteristics and Serum Testosterone and Cortisol Concentrations in Bulls and Steers on Different Management and Implant Schemes, Steven J. Jones, R. D. Johnson, Chris R. Calkins, and M. Dikeman