Scientists at the Roman L. Hruska U.S. Meat Animal Research Center (USMARC) develop new technology in order to increase the efficiency of livestock production and benefit consumers. The USMARC was authorized by Congress on June 16, 1964, and development began in the spring of 1966 on 35,000 acres near Clay Center, Nebraska. Presently, research programs are using a female breeding population of 6,500 cattle of 18 breeds, 4,000 sheep of 10 breeds, and 700 swine litters per year. The USMARC is administered by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) within the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). On October 10, 1978, President Carter signed into law a bill which renamed the research facility after former Senator Roman L. Hruska of Nebraska.

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2014

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Characterization of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Strains from Contaminated Raw Beef Trim during “High Event Periods”, Terrance M. Arthur, James L. Bono, and Norasak Kalchayanand

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Effects of maternal nutrient restriction followed by realimentation during midgestation on uterine blood flow in beef cows, L. E. Camacho, C. O. Lemley, L. D. Prezotto, M. L. Bauer, H. C. Freetly, K. C. Swanson, and K. A. Vonnahme

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The impact of cow nutrient status during the second and third trimesters on age at puberty, antral follicle count, and fertility of daughters, R. A. Cushman, Anthony K. McNeel, and Harvey C. Freetly

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Effects of decreased dietary roughage concentration on energy metabolism and nutrient balance in finishing beef cattle, K. E. Hales, T. M. Brown-Brandl, and H. C. Freetly

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SNPs for Parentage Testing and Traceability in Globally Diverse Breeds of Sheep, Michael P. Heaton, K. A. Leymaster, Theodore S. Kalbfleisch, James W. Kijas, Shannon M. Clarke, J. C. Mcewan, Jillian F. Maddox, Veronica Basnayake, Dustin T. Petrik, Timothy Smith, C. G. Chitko-Mckown, and International Sheep Genomics Consortium

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SNPs for Parentage Testing and Traceability in Globally Diverse Breeds of Sheep, Michael P. Heaton, Kreg A. Leymaster, Theodore S. Kalbfleisch, James W. Kihas, Shannon M. Clarke, John McEwan, Jillian F. Maddox, Veronica Basnayake, Dustin T. Petrik, Barry Simpson, Timothy P. L. Smith, Carol G. Chitko-Mckown, and International Sheep Genomics Consortium

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SNPs for Parentage Testing and Traceability in Globally Diverse Breeds of Sheep, Michael P. Heaton, Kreg A. Leymaster, Theodore S. Kalbfleisch, James W. Kijas, Shannon M. Clarke, John McEwan, Jillian F. Maddox, Veronica Basnayake, Dustin T. Petrik, Barry Simpson, Timothy P. L. Smith, Carol G. Chitko-Mckown, and International Sheep Genomics Consortium

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Dystrophin insufficiency causes selective muscle histopathology and loss of dystrophin-glycoprotein complex assembly in pig skeletal muscle, Katrin Hollinger, Cai X. Yang, Robyn E. Montz, Dan Nonneman, Jason W. Ross, and Joshua T. Selsby

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Fate of antimicrobials and antimicrobial resistance genes in simulated swine manure storage, Stacey R. Joy, Xu Li, Daniel D. Snow, John Gilley, Bryan L. Woodbury, and Shannon L. Bartelt-Hunt

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Relationship of follicle size and concentrations of estradiol among cows exhibiting or not exhibiting estrus during a fixed-time AI protocol, G. A. Perry, O. L. Swanson, E. L. Larimore, B. L. Perry, G. D. Djira, and R. A. Cushman

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Use of robust multivariate linear mixed models for estimation of genetic parameters for carcass traits in beef cattle, S. O. Peters; Iowa State University, Adnan Menderes University; D. J. Garrick; R. L. Fernando; E. J. Pollak; R. M. Enns; M. De Donato; O. O. Ajayi; and I. G. Imumorin

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Use of robust multivariate linear mixed models for estimation of genetic parameters for carcass traits in beef cattle, S. O. Peters, K. Kizilkaya, D. J. Garrick, R. L. Fernando, E. J. Pollak, R. M. Enns, M. De Donato, O. O. Ajayi, and I. G. Imumorin

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Design of a High Density SNP Genotyping Assay in the Pig Using SNPs Identified and Characterized by Next Generation Sequencing Technology, Antonio M. Ramos, Richard P. M. A. Crooijmans, Nabeel A. Affara, Andreia J. Amaral, Alan L. Archibald, Jonathan E. Beever, Christian Bendixen, Carol Churcher, Richard Clark, Patrick Dehais, Mark S. Hansen, Jakob Hedegaard, Zhi-Liang Hu, Hindrik H. Kerstens, Andy S. Law, Hendrik-Jan Megens, Denis Milan, Danny J. Nonneman, Gary A. Rohrer, Max F. Rothschild, Tim P. L. Smith, Robert D. Schnabel, Curt P. Van Tassell, Jeremy F. Taylor, Ralph T. Wiedmann, Lawrence B. Schook, and Martien A. M. Groenen

2013

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Characterization of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Strains Isolated from Supershedding Cattle, Terrance M. Arthur, Rafiq Ahmed, Margo Chase-Topping, Norasak Kalchayanand, John W. Schmidt, and James L. Bono

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Characterization of E. coli O157:H7 Strains Resulting from Contamination of Raw Beef Trim during High Event Periods, Terrance M. Arthur, James L. Bono, and Norasak Kalchayanand

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Characterization of Ovine Nectin-4, a Novel Peste des Petits Ruminants Virus Receptor, Jamie Birch, Nicholas Juleff, Michael P. Heaton, Ted Kalbfleisch, James Kijas, and Dalan Bailey

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Differences in X-Chromosome Transcriptional Activity and Cholesterol Metabolism between Placentae from Swine Breeds from Asian and Western Origins, Steve R. Bischoff, Shengdar Q. Tsai, Nicholas E. Hardison, Alison A. Motsinger-Reif, Bradley A. Freking, Dan J. Nonneman, Gary A. Rohrer, and Jorge A. Piedrahita

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Analysis of feeding behavior of group housed growing–finishing pigs, T.M. Brown-Brandl, G.A. Rohrer, and R.A. Eigenberg

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Development and characterization of two porcine monocyte-derived macrophage cell lines, Carol G. Chitko-McKown, Stephen K. Chapes, Laura C. Miller, Penny K. Riggs, M. Teresa Ortega, Benedict T. Green, and Richard D. McKown

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PHYSIOLOGY AND ENDOCRINOLOGY SYMPOSIUM: The current status of heat shock in early embryonic survival and reproductive effi ciency, R. A. Cushman

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Identification of an ionotropic glutamate receptor AMPA1/GRIA1 polymorphism in crossbred beef cows differing in fertility, R. A. Cushman, J. R. Miles, L. A. Rempel, T. G. McDaneld, L. A. Kuehn, C. G. Chitko-McKown, D. Nonneman, and S. E. Echternkamp

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Effect of postweaning diet on ovarian development and fertility in replacement beef heifers, D. R. Eborn, R. A. Cushman, and S. E. Echternkamp

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Substantial within-Animal Diversity of Salmonella Isolates from Lymph Nodes, Feces, and Hides of Cattle at Slaughter, Sara E. Gragg, Guy H. Loneragan, Kendra K. Nightingale, Dayna M. Brichta-Harhay, Henry Ruiz, Jacob R. Elder, Lyda G. Garcia, Markus F. Miller, Alejandro Echeverry, Rosa G. Ramírez Porras, and Mindy M. Brashears

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Lineage and Genogroup-Defining Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms of Escherichia coli O157:H7, Woo Kyung Jung, James L. Bono, Michael L. Clawson, Shana R. Leopold, Smriti Shringi, and Thomas E. Besser

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Alternative Models in Genetic Analyses of Carcass Traits Measured by Ultrasonography in Guzerá cattle: A Bayesian Approach, Jairo Azevedo Junior, José C. Souza, R. A. Cushman, Marco C. A. M. Bink, Caio A. Perazza, Sarah L. Meirelles, and Tarcisio M. Gonçalves

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Reducing Assembly Complexity of Microbial Genomes with Single-Molecule Sequencing, Sergey Koren, Gregory P. Harhay, Timothy P. L. Smith, James L. Bono, Dayna M. Harhay, Scott D. Mcvey, Diana Radune, Nicholas H. Bergman, and Adam M. Phillipy

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Effects of TMEM154 haplotypes 1 and 3 on susceptibility to ovine progressive pneumonia virus following natural exposure in sheep, K. A. Leymaster, C. G. Chitko-McKown, M. L. Clawson, G. P. Harhay, and M. P. Heaton

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Adipose and Muscle Tissue Gene Expression of Two Genes (NCAPG and LCORL) Located in a Chromosomal Region Associated with Cattle Feed Intake and Gain, Amanda K. Lindholm-Perry, Larry Kuehn, William T. Oliver, Andrea K. Sexten, Jeremy R. Miles, Lea Ann Rempel, R. A. Cushman, and Harvey C. Freetly

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The Plasminogen Activator System in the Ovine Placentome During Late Gestation and Stage-Two of Parturition, Anthony K. McNeel, Robert A. Cushman, and Jeffrey L. Vallet

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Technical Report: Serial collections of placentomes during parturition in cattle and subsequent reproductive performance, Anthony K. McNeel, Jeff D. Ondrak, and R. A. Cushman

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A simulation-based approach for evaluating and comparing the environmental footprints of beef production systems, C. A. Rotz, B. J. Isenberg, K. R. Stackhouse-Lawson, and E. J. Pollak

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Small Ruminant Lentivirus Genetic Subgroups Associate with Sheep TMEM154 Genotypes, Lucia H. Sider, Michael P. Heaton, Carol G. Chitko-McKown, Greg P. Harhay, Timothy P. L. Smith, Kreg A. Leymaster, William W. Laegreid, and Michael L. Clawson

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BREEDING AND GENETICS SYMPOSIUM: Networks and pathways to guide genomic selection, W. M. Snelling, R. A. Cushman, J. W. Keele, C. Maltecca, M. G. Thomas, M. R. S. Fortes, and A. Reverter

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The Physiologic State of Escherichia coli O157:H7 Does Not Affect its Detection in Two Commercial Real-Time PCR-Based Tests, Rong Wang, John W. Schmidt, Terrance M. Arthur, and Joseph M. Bosilevac

2012

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Phylogeny of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli O157 Isolated from Cattle and Clinically Ill Humans, James L. Bono, Timothy P. L. Smith, James E. Keen, Gregory P. Harhay, Tara G. McDaneld, Robert E. Mandrell, Woo Kyung Jung, Thomas E. Besser, Peter Gerner-Smidt, Martina Bielaszewska, Helge Karch, and Michael L. Clawson

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Evidence That the Autoimmune Regulator Gene Influences Thymic Production of Ovarian Antigens and Prevents Autoimmune-Mediated Premature Reproductive Senescence, R. A. Cushman

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Using Resistivity Arrays to Monitor Groundwater Impacts near Runoff Holding Ponds, Roger A. Eigenberg and Bryan L. Woodbury

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PHYSIOLOGY AND ENDOCRINOLOGY SYMPOSIUM: Factors controlling puberty in beef heifers, P. M. Fricke and R. A. Cushman

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Reduced Lentivirus Susceptibility in Sheep with TMEM154 Mutations, Michael P. Heaton, Michael L. Clawson, Carol G. Chitko-Mckown, Kreg A. Leymaster, Timothy P. L. Smith, Gregory P. Harhay, Stephen N. White, Lynn M. Herrmann-Hoesing, Michelle R. Mousel, Gregory S. Lewis, Theodore S. Kalbfleisch, James E. Keen, and William W. Laegreid

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Evaluation of bovine chemerin (RARRES2) gene variation on beef cattle production traits, Amanda K. Lindholm-Perry, Larry A. Kuehn, Lea A. Rempel, Timothy P.L. Smith, R. A. Cushman, Tara G. McDaneld, Tommy L. Wheeler, Steven D. Shackelford, David A. King, and Harvey C. Freetly

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Next-Generation Sequencing of the Porcine Skeletal Muscle Transcriptome for Computational Prediction of MicroRNA Gene Targets, Tara G. McDaneld, Tim P. L. Smith, Gregory P. Harhay, and Ralph T. Wiedmann

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Contributions of the maternal uterine environment and piglet genotype on weaning survivability potential: I. Development of neonatal piglets after reciprocal embryo transfers between Meishan and White crossbred gilts, Jeremy R. Miles, J. L. Vallet, J. J. Ford, Brad A. Freking, R. A. Cushman, William T. Oliver, and Lea Ann Rempel

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MicroRNA expression profile in bovine cumulus–oocyte complexes: Possible role of let-7 and miR-106a in the development of bovine oocytes, J.R. Miles, T.G. McDaneld, R.T. Wiedmann, R.A. Cushman, S.E. Echternkamp, J.L. Vallet, and T.P.L. Smith

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Consistent divergence times and allele sharing measured from cross-species application of SNP chips developed for three domestic species, J. M. Miller, J. W. Kijas, M. P. Heaton, J. C. Mcewan, and D. W. Coltman

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A Defect in Dystrophin Causes a Novel Porcine Stress Syndrome, Dan Nonneman, Tami Brown-Brandl, Shuna A. Jones, Ralph T. Wiedmann, and Gary A. Rohrer

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Responses to Varroa destructor and Nosema ceranae by several commercial strains of Australian and North American honeybees (Hymenoptera: Apidae), Thomas E. Rinderer, Benjamin P. Oldroyd, Amanda M. Frake, Lilia I. de Guzman, and Lelania Bourgeois

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PHYSIOLOGY AND ENDOCRINOLOGY SYMPOSIUM: How single nucleotide polymorphism chips will advance our knowledge of factors controlling puberty and aid in selecting replacement beef females, W. M. Snelling, Robert Cushman, M. R. S. Fortes, A. Reverter, G. L. Bennett, J. W. Keele, L. A. Kuehn, T. G. McDaneld, Mark Thallman, and M. G. Thomas

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Dual – Species Biofilm Formation by Shiga – toxin Producing Escherichia coli O157:H7 and O26:H11 serotypes, Rong Wang, Norasak Kalchayanand, John W. Schmidt, and Joseph M. Bosilevac

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The physiologic state of Escherichia coli O157:H7 does not affect its detection in two commercial real-time PCR-based tests, Rong Wang, John W. Schmidt, Terrance M. Arthur, and Joseph M. Bosilevac

2011

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Assessment of pubertal development of boars derived from ultrasonographic determination of testicular diameter, J.J. Ford and T.H. Wise

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Determinants of bovine thermal response to heat and solar radiation exposures in a field environment, Brad Scharf, Michael J. Leonard, Robert L. Weaber, Terry L. Mader, G. Leroy Hahn, and Donald E. Spiers

2010

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Super Shedding of Escherichia coli O157:H7 by Cattle and the Impact on Beef Carcass Contamination, Terrance M. Arthur, Dayna M. Brichta-Harhay, Joseph M. Bosilevac, Norasak Kalchayanand, Steven D. Shackelford, Tommy L. Wheeler, and Mohammad Koohmaraie

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Tenderness – An Enzymatic View, Caroline M. Kemp, Paul L. Sensky, Ronald G. Bardsley, Peter J. Buttery, and Tim Parr

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PRNP Haplotype Associated with Classical BSE Incidence in European Holstein Cattle, Brenda M. Murdoch, Michael L. Clawson, Samuel Yue, Urmila Basu, Stephanie McKay, Matthew Settles, Rossana Capoferri, William W. Laegreid, John L. Williams, and Stephen S. Moore

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REVIEW: Preweaning, Postweaning, and Carcass Trait Comparisons for Progeny Sired by Subtropically Adapted Beef Sire Breeds at Various US Locations, F. A. Thrift, J. O. Sanders, M. A. Brown, A. H. Brown Jr, A. D. Herring, D. G. Riley, S. M. DeRouen, J. W. Holloway, W. E. Wyatt, R. C. Vann, C. C. Chase Jr., D. E. Franke, L. V. Cundiff, and J. F. Baker

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Proportion of the Litter Farrowed, Litter Size, and Progesterone and Estradiol Effects on Piglet Birth Intervals and Stillbirths, J. L. Vallet, J. R. Miles, T. M. Brown-Brandl, and J. A. Nienaber

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Repellency of a Wax-Based Catnip-Oil Formulation against Stable Flies, Junwei J. Zhu, Christopher A. Dunlap, Robert W. Behle, Dennis R. Berkebile, and Brian Wienhold

2009

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A Genome Wide Survey of SNP Variation Reveals the Genetic Structure of Sheep Breeds, James W. Kijas, David Townly, Brian P. Dalrymple, Michael P. Heaton, Jillian F. Maddox, Annette McGrath, Peter Wilson, Roxann G. Ingersoll, Russell McCulloch, Sean McWilliam, Dave Tang, John McEwan, Noelle Cockett, V. Hutton Oddy, Frank W. Nicholas, Herman Raadsma, and International Sheep Genomics Consortium

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Development and Characterization of a High Density SNP Genotyping Assay for Cattle, Lakshmi K. Matukumalli, Cynthia T. Lawley, Robert D. Schnabel, Jeremy F. Taylor, Mark F. Allan, Michael P. Heaton, Jeff O'Connell, Stephen S. Moore, Timothy P. L. Smith, Tad S. Sonstegard, and Curtis P. Van Tassell

2008

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Enumeration of Salmonella from Poultry Carcass Rinses via Direct Plating Methods, D. M. Brichta-Harhay, T. M. Arthur, and M. Koohmaraie

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Association of a Bovine Prion Gene Haplotype with Atypical BSE, Michael L. Clawson, Juergen A. Richt, Thierry Baron, Anne-Gaëlle Biacabe, Stefanie Czub, Michael P. Heaton, Timothy P. L. Smith, and William W. Laegreid

2007

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Association of Escherichia coli O157:H7 tir polymorphisms with human infection, James L. Bono, James E. Keen, Michael L. Clawson, Lisa M. Durso, Michael P. Heaton, and William W. Laegreid

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Enumeration of Salmonella and Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Ground Beef, Cattle Carcass, Hide and Faecal Samples Using Direct Plating Methods, D. M. Brichta-Harhay, T. M. Arthur, J. M. Bosilevac, M. N. Guerini, N. Kalchayanand, and M. Koohmaraie

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Comparative Response of Rams and Bulls to Long-Term Treatment with Gonadotropin-Releasing Hormone Analogs, H. Jiménez-Severiano, M. J. D'Occhio, D. D. Lunstra, M. L. Mussard, T. L. Davis, W. J. Enright, and J. E. Kinder

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Placental Expression of the Membrane Form of Folate Binding Protein During Pregnancy in Swine, J. G. Kim and J. L. Vallet

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Interventions to Reduce/Eliminate Escherichia coli O157:H7 in Ground Beef, M. Koohmaraie, T. M. Arthur, J. M. Bosilevac, D. M. Brichta-Harhay, N. Kalchayanand, S. D. Shackelford, and T. L. Wheeler

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Computing numerator relationships between any pair of animals, L. Dale Van Vleck

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Comparison of Meat Composition from Offspring of Cloned and Conventionally Produced Boars, S. C. Walker, R. K. Christenson, R. P. Ruiz, D. E. Reeves, S. L. Pratt, F. Arenivas, N. E. Williams, B. L. Bruner, and I. A. Polejaeva

2006

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Prion gene haplotypes of U.S. cattle, Michael L. Clawson, Michael P. Heaton, John W. Keele, Timothy P. L. Smith, Gregory P. Harhay, and William W. Laegreid

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Quantification of Calpastatin Using an Optical Surface Plasmon Resonance Biosensor, G. H. Geesink, J. G. P. van der Palen, M. P. Kent, E. Veiseth, G. Hemke, and M. Koohmaraie

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Linkage disequilibrium across six prion gene regions spanning 20 kbp in U.S. sheep, Benedict T. Green, Michael P. Heaton, Michael L. Clawson, and William W. Laegreid

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Lack of Effect of Metyrapone and Exogenous Cortisol on Early Porcine Conceptus Development, H. G. Klemcke, J. L. Vallet, and R. K. Christenson

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Contribution of Postmortem Muscle Biochemistry to the Delivery of Consistent Meat Quality with Particular Focus on the Calpain System, M. Koohmaraie and G. H. Geesink

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Effects of a Single Foot Rot Incident on Weight Performance of Feedlot Steers, G. K. TIBBETTS, T. M. DEVIN, D. GRIFFIN, J. E. KEEN, and G. P. RUPP

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Germplasm Evaluation Program Progress Report No. 23, T. L. Wheeler, Larry V. Cundiff, L. Dale Van Vleck, G.D. Snowder, R.M. Thallman, Steven D. Shackelford, and M. Koohmaraie

2005

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Analyses of thermoregulatory responses of feeder cattle exposed to simulated heat waves, T. M. Brown-Brandl, R. A. Eigenberg, G. L. Hahn, J. A. Nienaber, T. L. Mader, D. E. Spiers, and A. M. Parkhurst

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Targeted oligonucleotide-mediated microsatellite identification (TOMMI) from large-insert library clones, Kefei Chen, Christoph Knorr, Kirsten Bornemann-Kolatzki, Jun Ren, Lusheng Huang, Gary A. Rohrer, and Bertram Brenig

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Genetic Relationships Between Male and Female Reproductive Traits in Beef Cattle, G. Gargantini, L. V. Cundiff, D. D. Lunstra, and L. D. Van Vleck

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Perspectives for artificial insemination and genomics to improve global swine populations, Roger J. Gerrits, Joan K. Lunney, Lawrence A. Johnson, Vernon G. Pursel, Robert R. Kraeling, Gary A. Rohrer, and John R. Dobrinsky

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Evidence for a Role for Anti-Müllerian Hormone in the Suppression of Follicle Activation in Mouse Ovaries and Bovine Ovarian Cortex Grafted Beneath the Chick Chorioallantoic Membrane, I. Gigli, R. A. Cushman, C. M. Wahl, and J. E. Fortune

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Characterization of 954 bovine full-CDS cDNA sequences, Gregory P. Harhay, Tad S. Sonstegard, John W. Keele, Michael P. Heaton, Michael L. Clawson, Warren M. Snelling, Ralph T. Wiedmann, Curt P. Van Tassell, and Timothy P. L. Smith

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Post-Harvest Interventions to Reduce/Eliminate Pathogens in Beef, M. Koohmaraie, T. M. Arthur, J. M. Bosilevac, M. Guerini, S. D. Shackelford, and T. L. Wheeler

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Different Levels of Ovine Interferon-t Gene Expressions Are Regulated Through the Short Promoter Region Including Ets-2 Binding Site, Fuko Matsuda-Minehata, Momoko Katsumura, Sho Kijima, Ronald K. Christensen, and Kazuhiko Imakawa

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On-line Classification of US Select Beef Carcasses for Longissimus Tenderness Using Visible and Near-Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopy, S. D. Shackelford, T. L. Wheeler, and M. Koohmaraie

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Allelic Variation in the Erythropoietin Receptor Gene is Associated with Uterine Capacity and Litter Size in Swine, J. L. Vallet, B. A. Freaking, K. A. Leymaster, and R. K. Christenson

2004

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Eugenol Stimulates Lactate Accumulation Yet Inhibits Volatile Fatty Acid Production and Eliminates Coliform Bacteria in Cattle and Swine Waste, V. H. Barel and D. L. Miller

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Beta-2-microglobulin haplotypes in U.S. beef cattle and association with failure of passive transfer in newborn calves, Michael L. Clawson, Michael P. Heaton, Carol G. Chitko-McKown, James M. Fox, Timothy P. L. Smith, Warren M. Snelling, John W. Keele, and William W. Laegreid

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Germplasm Evaluation Program Progress Report No. 22, Larry V. Cundiff, T. L. Wheeler, Keith Gregory, Steven D. Shackelford, M. Koohmaraie, R.M. Thallman, G.D. Snowder, and L. Dale Van Vleck

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Breed Comparisons of Weight, Weight Adjusted for Condition Score, Height, and Condition Score of Beef Cows, Department of Animal Science, University of Nebraska, Lincoln; L. V. Cundiff; and L. D. Van Vleck

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Comparison of Longhorn- and Red Poll-Sired Calves from Crossbred Dams Calving at Two or Three Years of Age, X H. Liu, A Perez Marquez, L. V. Cundiff, and L. D. Van Vleck

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Apoptosis and porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus, Laura C. Miller and James M. Fox

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Development of Optimal Protocol for Visible and Near-Infrared Reflectance Spectroscopic Evaluation of Meat Quality, S. D. Shackelford, T. L. Wheeler, and M. Koohmaraie

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Eugenol stimulates lactate accumulation yet inhibits volatile fatty acid production and eliminates coliform bacteria in cattle and swine waste, Vincent H. Varel and D. L. Miller

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Factors Regulating Lamb Longissimus Tenderness are Affected by Age at Slaughter, E. Veiseth, S. D. Shackelford, T. L. Wheeler, and M. Koohmaraie

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Soil quality: a review of the science and experiences in the USA, B. J. Wienhold, S. S. Andrews, and D. L. Karlen

2003

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Molecular Cloning and Endometrial Expression of Porcine Amphiregulin, Jong G. Kim, Jeffrey L. Vallet, and Ronald K. Christenson

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Frequency of Luteinizing Hormone Pulses in Cattle Influences Duration of Persistence of Dominant Ovarian Follicles, Follicular Fluid Concentrations of Steroids, and Activity of Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Proteins, F. N. Kojima, E. G. M. Bergfeld, M. E. Wehrman, A. S. Cupp, K. E. Fike, D. V. Mariscal-Aguayo, T. Sanchez-Torres, M. Garcia-Winder, D. T. Clopton, A. J. Roberts, and J. E. Kinder

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Germ Cell Development in Meishan and White Composite Gilts, Susan A. McCoard, Thomas H. Wise, and J. Joe Ford

2002

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Characterization of Porcine Uterine Estrogen Sulfotransferase, J. G. Kim, J. L. Vallet, G. A. Rohrer, and R. K. Christenson

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Regulation of Endometrial Granulocyte Macrophage-Colony Stimulating Factor (GM-CSF) in the Ewe, W. J. McGuire, K. Imakawa, K. Tamura, C. S. R. Meka, and R. K. Christenson