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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

John H Grabber
U.S. Dairy Forage Research Center
Research Agronomist

Phone: (608) 890-0059
Fax: (608) 890-0076
1925 LINDEN DR W
MADISON, WI, 53706

Projects
Forage Characteristics that Alter Feed Utilization, Manure Characteristics and Environmental Impacts of Dairy Production
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 423817
Redesigning Forage Genetics, Management, and Harvesting for Efficiency, Profit, and Sustainability in Dairy and Bioenergy Production Systems
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424141
DETERMINE THE OPTIMAL CONCENTRATION AND CHEMICAL PROPERTIES OF TANNINS FOR PROTECTING FORAGE PROTEINS
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 419748
ESTABLISHMENT OF INTERSEEDED FORAGE LEGUMES IN SILAGE CORN
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 421844

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Purity assessment of condensed tannin fractions by nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy - (Abstract Only) - (20-Apr-14)
Rapid qualitative and quantitative analysis of proanthocyanidin oligomers and polymers by ultra-performance liquid chromatography – tandem mass spectrometry (UPLC-MS/MS) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Engstrom, M., Palijarvi, M., Fryganas, C., Grabber, J.H., Mueller-Harvey, I., Salminen, J. 2014. Rapid qualitative and quantitative analysis of proanthocyanidin oligomers and polymers by ultra-performance liquid chromatography – tandem mass spectrometry (UPLC-MS/MS). Analytical Chemistry. 62:3390-3399.
Research seeks to improve the establishment and subsequent yield of alfalfa interseeded into silage corn - (Popular Publication)
Grabber, J.H. 2014. Research seeks to improve the establishment and subsequent yield of alfalfa interseeded into silage corn. Forage Focus. pp. 6-7.
Yield, morphological characteristics, and chemical composition of European- and Mediterranean-derived birdsfoot trefoil cultivars grown in the colder continental United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grabber, J.H., Riday, H., Coblentz, W.K., Cassida, K., Griggs, T., Min, D., MacAdam, J. 2014. Yield, morphological characteristics, and chemical composition of European- and Mediterranean-derived birdsfoot trefoil cultivars grown in the colder continental United States. Crop Science. 54:1893-1901.
Soil nitrate and forage yields of corn grown with clover or grass companion crops and manure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grabber, J.H., Jokela, W.E., Lauer, J. 2014. Soil nitrate and forage yields of corn grown with clover or grass companion crops and manure. Agronomy Journal. 106:952-961.
Alfalfa, clovers, and grasses as companion crops for silage corn - (Proceedings)
Grabber, J.H. 2014. Alfalfa, clovers, and grasses as companion crops for silage corn. In: Proceedings of 2014 Wisconsin Crop Management Conference, 14-16 January 2014, Madison Wisconsin. p. 82-85.
Identifying new lignin bioengineering targets for improving biomass and forage utilization: a review of biomimetic studies with maize cell walls - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H., Tobimatsu, Y., Lu, F., Kim, H., Elumalai, S., Zhu, Y., Ress, D., Pan, X., Ralph, J. 2014. Identifying new lignin bioengineering targets for improving biomass and forage utilization: a review of biomimetic studies with maize cell walls [abstract]. American Chemical Society National Meeting. Paper No. 12220.
Using biomimetic cell wall models to identify new plant lignin bioengineering targets for improving forage and biomass utilization - (Abstract Only) - (22-May-13)
Acetone enhances the direct analysis of Procyanidin- and Prodelphinidin-based condensed tannins in lotus species by the butanol-HCl-iron assay Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grabber, J.H., Zeller, W.E., Mueller Harvey, I. 2013. Acetone enhances the direct analysis of Procyanidin- and Prodelphinidin-based condensed tannins in lotus species by the butanol-HCl-iron assay. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61:2669-2678.
In situ protein degradation of alfalfa and birdsfoot trefoil hays and silages as influenced by condensed tannin concentration Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coblentz, W.K., Grabber, J.H. 2013. In situ protein degradation of alfalfa and birdsfoot trefoil hays and silages as influenced by condensed tannin concentration. Journal of Dairy Science. 96:3120-3137.
Off-season groundcover and runoff characteristics of perennial clover and annual grass companion crops for no-till corn fertilized with manure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grabber, J.H., Jokela, W.E. 2013. Off-season groundcover and runoff characteristics of perennial clover and annual grass companion crops for no-till corn fertilized with manure. Journal of Soil and Water Conservation. 68(5):411-418.
Acetone enhances the direct analysis of total condensed tannins in plant tissues by the butanol-HCl-iron assay - (Abstract Only) - (20-Dec-12)
Replacing alfalfa or red clover silage with birdsfoot trefoil silage in total mixed rations increases production of lactating dairy cows Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hymes Fecht, U.C., Broderick, G.A., Muck, R.E., Grabber, J.H. 2013. Replacing alfalfa or red clover silage with birdsfoot trefoil silage in total mixed rations increases production of lactating dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science. 96(1):460-469.
Metabolic engineering of novel lignin in biomass crops Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vanholme, R., Morreel, K., Darrah, C., Oyarce, P., Grabber, J.H., Ralph, J., Boerjan, W. 2012. Metabolic engineering of novel lignin in biomass crops. New Phytologist. 196:978-1000.
Epigallocatechin gallate incorporation into lignin enhances the alkaline delignification and enzymatic saccharification of cell walls - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elumalai, S., Tobimatsu, Y., Grabber, J.H., Pan, X., Ralph, J. 2012. Epigallocatechin gallate incorporation into lignin enhances the alkaline delignification and enzymatic saccharification of cell walls. Biomacromolecules. 5(1):1-14.
Prohexadione-Ca improves the establishment and subsequent yield of alfalfa interseeded into silage corn - (Proceedings)
Grabber, J.H. 2012. Prohexadione-Ca improves the establishment and subsequent yield of alfalfa interseeded into silage corn [abstract]. Proceedings of Plant Growth Regulation Society of America. p 27-28.
Effect of replacing dietary lucerne silage with birdsfoot trefoil silage containing different levels of condensed tannin on production of lactating dairy cattle - (Abstract Only) - (06-May-12)
Biomimetic cell wall model studies to identify new lignin bioengineering targets for improving biomass susceptibility to pretreatment and enzymatic saccharification - (Abstract Only) - (01-May-12)
Challenges in quantifying condensed tannins and their impact on the ruminal degradability of protein in birdsfoot trefoil - (Abstract Only) - (01-May-12)
Identifying new lignin bioengineering targets: impact of epicatechin, quercetin glycoside, and gallate derivatives on the lignification and fermentation of maize cell walls - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grabber, J.H., Ress, D., Ralph, J. 2012. Identifying new lignin bioengineering targets: impact of epicatechin, quercetin glycoside, and gallate derivatives on the lignification and fermentation of maize cell walls. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60:5152-5160.
Four-year study offers recommendations for using companion crops with silage corn - (Popular Publication)
Grabber, J.H., Bocher, L.W. 2012. Four-year study offers recommendations for using companion crops with silage corn. Forage Focus. May 2012. pp 7-9.
Hydroxycinnamate conjugates as potential monolignol replacements: In vitro lignification and cell wall studies with rosmarinic acid Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tobimatsu, Y., Elumalai, S., Grabber, J.H., Davidson, C.L., Pan, X., Ralph, J. 2012. Hydroxycinnamate conjugates as potential monolignol replacements: In vitro lignification and cell wall studies with rosmarinic acid. Review Article. 5:676-686.
Economics of growth regulator treatment of alfalfa seed for interseeding into silage corn - (Proceedings)
Grabber, J.H., Vadas, P.A. 2011. Economics of growth regulator treatment of alfalfa seed for interseeding into silage corn [abstract]. Plant Growth Regulator Society of America. P4.
Fluorescence-tagged monolignols: Synthesis, and application to studying in vitro lignification - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tobimatsu, Y., Davidson, C.L., Grabber, J.H., Ralph, J. 2011. Fluorescence-tagged monolignols: Synthesis, and application to studying in vitro lignification. Biomacromolecules. 12: 1752-1761.
Tannin content and rate of ruminal protein degradation of legume hays - (Abstract Only)
Colombini, S., Broderick, G.A., Grabber, J.H., Coblentz, W.K. 2011. Tannin content and rate of ruminal protein degradation of legume hays. Journal of Dairy Science. 94(E-Supplement 1):645.
Rumen-degradable protein in roll conditioned or macerated legume hays and silages estimated by in situ kinetics vs. alternative methods Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grabber, J.H., Coblentz, W.K., Broderick, G.A. 2011. Rumen-Degradable protein in roll conditioned or macerated legume hays and silages estimated by in situ kinetics vs. alternative methods. Crop Science. 51:1832-1839.
Evaluating the response of artificially lignified maize cell walls to pretreatments and enzymatic hydrolysis - (Proceedings)
Elumalai, S., Grabber, J.H., Ralph, J., Pan, X. 2011. Evaluating the response of artificially lignified maize cell walls to pretreatments and enzymatic hydrolysis. 16th International Symposium on Wood, Fiber and Pulping Industry, 8-10 June 2011, Tianjin, China. Abstract 535-V1.
Identifying New Lignin Bioengineering Targets: 1. Monolignol Substitute Impacts on Lignin Formation and Cell Wall Fermentability Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grabber, J.H., Schatz, P.F., Kim, H., Lu, F., Ralph, J. 2010. Identifying New Lignin Bioengineering Targets: 1. Monolignol Substitute Impacts on Lignin Formation and Cell Wall Fermentability. Biomed Central (BMC) Plant Biology. 10:114.
Incorporation of Monolignol Conjugates into Lignin for Improved Processing - (Abstract Only)
Ralph, J., Grabber, J.H., Hatfield, R.D., Lu, F., Kim, H., Marita, J.M., Wilkerson, C. 2010. Incorporation of Monolignol Conjugates into Lignin for Improved Processing. In: Proceedings of the XII Cell Wall Meeting, Porto, Portugal, 25-30 July 2010. Paper T12, p.8.
Red Clover for Dairy-quality Silage - (Popular Publication)
Grabber, J.H. 2010. Red Clover for Dairy-quality Silage. Forage Focus. May 2010. p. 21.
Incorporation of Epicatechin Esters into Lignin Enhances Cell Wall Fermentability - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H., Ralph, J., Ress, D.K., Pan, X. 2010. Incorporation of Epicatechin Esters into Lignin Enhances Cell Wall Fermentability. In: Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium Proceedings, April 19-22, 2010, Clearwater Beach, FL. p. 69.
Copolymerization of Sinapyl p-coumarate With Sinapyl alcohol: Impact on Syringyl Lignin Formation and Fermentability of Maize Cell Walls - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H., Lu, F. 2010. Copolymerization of Sinapyl p-coumarate With Sinapyl alcohol: Impact on Syringyl Lignin Formation and Fermentability of Maize Cell Walls. In: Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium Proceedings, April 19-22, 2010, Clearwater Beach, FL. p.72.
Forage Management Effects on Protein and Fiber Fractions, Protein Degradability, and Dry Matter Yield of Red Clover Conserved as Silage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grabber, J.H. 2009. Forage Management Effects on Protein and Fiber Fractions, Protein Degradability, and Dry Matter Yield of Red Clover Conserved as Silage. Animal Feed Science And Technology. 154:284–291.
In-situ Ruminal Protein, Fiber, and Dry Matter Degradability of Legume Silages and Hays as Influenced by Protein-binding Polyphenols and Conditioning Methods - (Proceedings)
Grabber, J.H., Coblentz, W.K. 2009. In-situ Ruminal Protein, Fiber, and Dry Matter Degradability of Legume Silages and Hays as Influenced by Protein-binding Polyphenols and Conditioning Methods. In: Proceedings of the XVth International Silage Conference, July 27-29, 2009, Madison, Wisconsin. p. 131-132.
Harvest Management Effects on Crude Protein, Protein Fractions, Fiber and Yield of Dairy-quality Red Clover Conserved as Silage - (Proceedings)
Grabber, J.H. 2009. Harvest Management Effects on Crude Protein, Protein Fractions, Fiber and Yield of Dairy-quality Red Clover Conserved as Silage. In: Proceedings of the XVth International Silage Conference, July 27-29, 2009, Madison, Wisconsin. p 237-238.
Cutting Management Effects on Yield, Fiber, and Protein Degradability of Red Clover Conserved as Silage. - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H. 2009. Cutting Management Effects on Yield, Fiber, and Protein Degradability of Red Clover Conserved as Silage. In: Proceedings of the the 2009 American Forage and Grassland Council Annual Conference, June 21-24, 2009, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 2009 CDROM.
Polyphenol, Conditioning, and Conservation Effects on Protein Fractions and Degradability in Forage Legumes - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H., Coblentz, W.K. 2009. Polyphenol, Conditioning, and Conservation Effects on Protein Fractions and Degradability in Forage Legumes. In: Proceedings of the 2009 American Forage and Grassland Council Annual Conference, June 21-24, 2009, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 2009 CDROM.
Acetone Enhances the Direct Analysis of Total Condensed Tannins in Forage Legumes by the Butanol-HCl Assay - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H. 2009. Acetone Enhances the Direct Analysis of Total Condensed Tannins in Forage Legumes by the Butanol-HCl Assay. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Proceedings. Abstract 54581.
Estimating Rumen Degradable Protein in Forage Legume Hays and Silages by In Situ Disappearance Kinetics vs. Alternative Methods - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H., Coblentz, W.K. 2009. Estimating Rumen Degradable Protein in Forage Legume Hays and Silages by In Situ Disappearance Kinetics vs. Alternative Methods. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract 54582.
Yields of Corn Silage Fertilized with Manure and Grown with Legume or Non-legume Companion Crops - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H. 2009. Yields of Corn Silage Fertilized with Manure and Grown with Legume or Non-legume Companion Crops. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Abstract No. 54579.
Identifying New Lignin Bioengineering Targets: Monolignol Substitute Impacts on Lignin Formation and Cell Wall Utilization - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H., Ralph, J., Pan, X. 2010. Identifying New Lignin Bioengineering Targets: Monolignol Substitute Impacts on Lignin Formation and Cell Wall Utilization [abstract]. In: Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium Proceedings. Abstract 2-05. p. 44.
Incorporation of Monolignol Conjugates into Lignin for Improved Processing - (Abstract Only)
Ralph, J., Grabber, J.H., Lu, F., Kim, H., Marita, J.M., Hatfield, R.D. 2009. Incorporation of Monolignol Conjugates into Lignin for Improved Processing. Proceedings of IUFRO Rusts of Pines Conference. p. 11.
Grass Lignin Acylation: p-Coumaroyl Transferase Activity and Cell Wall Characteristics of C3 and C4 Grasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hatfield, R.D., Marita, J.M., Frost, K., Grabber, J.H., Ralph, J., Lu, F., Kim, H. 2009. Grass Lignin Acylation: p-Coumaroyl Transferase Activity and Cell Wall Characteristics of C3 and C4 Grasses. Planta. 229:1253-1267.
Protein fractions in forage legumes containing protein-binding polyphenols: Freeze-drying vs. conservation as hay or silage. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grabber, J.H. 2009. Protein Fractions in Forage Legumes Containing Protein-binding Polyphenols: Freeze-drying vs. Conservation as Hay or Silage. Animal Feed Science And Technology. 151:324–329.
Cover Crop and Liquid Manure Effects on Soil Quality Indicators in a Corn Silage System. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jokela, W.E., Grabber, J.H., Karlen, D.L., Balser, T.C., Palmquist, D.E. 2009. Cover Crop and Liquid Manure Effects on Soil Quality Indicators in a Corn Silage System. Agronomy Journal. 101:727-737.
Dietary Forage Impacts on Dairy Slurry N Availability to Corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Powell, J.M., Grabber, J.H. 2009. Dietary Forage Impacts on Dairy Slurry N Availability to Corn. Agronomy Journal. 101:747-753.
Polyphenol, Conditioning, and Conservation Effects on Protein Fractions and Degradability in Forage Legumes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grabber, J.H., Coblentz, W.K. 2009. Polyphenol, Conditioning, and Conservation Effects on Protein Fractions and Degradability in Forage Legumes. Crop Science. 49:1505-1516.
Effects of Forage Protein-Binding Polyphenols on Chemistry of Dairy Excreta - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Powell, J.M., Broderick, G.A., Grabber, J.H., Hymes Fecht, U.C. 2009. Effects of Forage Protein-Binding Polyphenols on Chemistry of Dairy Excreta. Journal of Dairy Science. 92:1765-1769.
Incorporation of Monolignol Conjugates into Lignin for Improved Processing - (Proceedings)
Ralph, J., Grabber, J.H., Lu, F., Kim, H., Marita, J.M., Hatfield, R.D. 2009. Incorporation of Monolignol Conjugates into Lignin for Improved Processing. In: Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Symposium on Wood, Fiber, and Pulping Chemistry, June 15-18, 2009, Oslo, Norway. Paper O-014.
Thioacidolysis Marker Compound for Ferulic Acid Incorporation into Angiosperm Lignins (and an Indicator for Cinnamoyl-coenzyme-A Reductase Deficiency - (Proceedings)
Ralph, J., Kim, H., Lu, F., Grabber, J.H., Leple, J., Berrio-Sierra, J., Mir, D., Jouanin, L., Boerjan, W., Lapierre, C. 2009. Thioacidolysis Marker Compound for Ferulic Acid Incorporation into Angiosperm Lignins (and an Indicator for Cinnamoyl-coenzyme-A Reductase Deficiency. In: Proceedings of the Fifteenth International Symposium on Wood, Fiber, and Pulping Chemistry, Oslo, Norway, (2009); pp Paper P-071.
Cell wall fermentation kinetics are impacted more by lignin content and ferulate cross-linking than by lignin composition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grabber, J.H., Mertens, D.R., Kim, H., Funk, C., Lu, F., Ralph, J. 2008. Cell wall fermentation kinetics are impacted more by lignin content and ferulate cross-linking than by lignin composition. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. (89):122-129.
Coniferyl Ferulate Incorporation into Lignin Enhances the Alkaline Delignification and Enzymatic Degradation of Cell Walls - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grabber, J.H., Hatfield, R.D., Ralph, J., Lu, F. 2008. Coniferyl Ferulate Incorporation into Lignin Enhances the Alkaline Delignification and Enzymatic Degradation of Cell Walls. Biomacromolecules. 9:2510-2516.
A Potential Role for Sinapyl P-Coumarate As a Radical Transfer Mechanism in Grass Lignin Formation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hatfield, R.D., Ralph, J., Grabber, J.H. 2008. A potential role for sinapyl p-coumarate as a radical transfer mechanism in grass lignin formation. Planta. 228(6):919-928.
Copolymerization of Coniferyl Ferulate with Monolignols: Impact on Lignin Formation and Alkaline Delignification of Maize Cell Walls - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J. H., Ralph, J., Hatfield, R. D., Lu, F. 2008. Copolymerization of coniferyl ferulate with monolignols: impact on lignin formation and alkaline delignification of maize cell walls. Proceedings of Ferulate '08. p. 36.
Using Dehydrogenation Polymer-Cell Wall Complexes to Screen Potential Monolignols for Altering Cell Wall Lignification and Utilization - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H., Ralph, J., Schatz, P.F., Lu, F., Kim, H. 2008. Using dehydrogenation polymer-cell wall complexes to screen potential monolignols for altering cell wall lignification and utilization. Proceedings of Ferulate '08. p. 61.
Rapid 2d Nmr Method for Determining P-Coumarate and Ferulate Levels in Corn (And Other Grass) Cell Walls - (Proceedings)
Kim, H., Ralph, J., Grabber, J.H., Jung, H.G. 2008. Rapid 2D NMR method for determining p-coumarate and ferulate levels in corn (and other grass) cell walls. In: Ferulate 08 Abstracts, August 25-27, 2008, Minneapolis, Minnesota. p. 48.
Identification of the Structure and Origin of a Thioacidolysis Marker Compound for Ferulic Acid Incorporation into Angiosperm Lignins (And An Indicator for Cinnamoyl-Coa Reductase Deficiency) - (Proceedings)
Ralph, J., Kim, H., Lu, F., Grabber, J.H., Boerjan, W., Lapierre, C. 2008. Identification of the structure and origin of a thioacidolysis marker compound for ferulic acid incorporation into angiosperm lignins (and an indicator for cinnamoyl-CoA reductase deficiency). In: Ferulate 08 Abstracts, August 25-27, 2008, Minneapolis, Minnesota. p. 25.
Cell wall fermentation kinetics impacted more by lignin content and cross-linking than by diverse shifts in lignin composition - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J. H., Mertens, D.R., Funk, C., Lu, F., Kim, H. 2008. Cell wall fermentation kinetics impacted more by lignin content and cross-linking than by diverse shifts in lignin composition [abstract]. Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium Proceedings. 1(31):17.
Coniferyl ferulate incorporation into lignin dramatically enhances the delignification and enzymatic hydrolysis of maize cell walls - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J. H., Hatfield, R. D., Ralph, J., Lu, F. 2008. Coniferyl ferulate incorporation into lignin dramatically enhances the delignification and enzymatic hydrolysis of maize cell walls [abstract]. Proceedings of Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals Symposium. 8(05):56.
Designing Lignins for Improved Biomass Processing - (Proceedings)
Ralph, J., Hatfield, R.D., Grabber, J.H., Lu, F., Kim, H., Marita, J.M. 2008. Designing lignins for improved biomass processing. In: Proceedings of the Funcfiber 2008 International Symposium on the Biology and Biotechnology of Wood, March 10-12, 2008, Umea, Sweden. p. 14
Identification of the Structure and Origin of a Thioacidolysis Marker Compound for Ferulic Acid Incorporation into Angiosperm Lignins and a Pseudo-Marker Compound for Cinnamoyl-Coa Reductase - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ralph, J., Kim, H., Lu, F., Grabber, J.H., Leple, J., Sierra, J.B., Derikvand, M.M., Jouanin, L., Boerjan, W., Lapierre, C. 2008. Identification of the structure and origin of a thioacidolysis marker compound for ferulic acid incorporation into angiosperm lignins and a pseudo-marker compound for cinnamoyl-CoA reductase. Plant Journal. 53(2):368-379.
Artificial Lignification of Maize Cell Walls Does Not Affect Bile Acid Adsorption - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Funk, C., Grabber, J.H., Steinhart, H., Bunzell, M. 2008. Artificial Lignification of Maize Cell Walls Does Not Affect Bile Acid Adsorption. Cereal Chemistry. 85:14-18.
Cover Crop and Manure Effects on Nutrient Runoff in a Corn Silage System - (Abstract Only)
Jokela, W.E., Grabber, J.H. 2007. Cover Crop and Manure Effects on Nutrient Runoff in a Corn Silage System [abstract]. American Society of Agronomy Abstracts. Paper No. 121-4.
Cover Crop and Manure Effects on Soil Properties in a Corn Silage System - (Abstract Only)
Jokela, W.E., Grabber, J.H., Karlen, D.L., Balser, T.C. 2007. Cover Crop and Manure Effects on Soil Properties in a Corn Silage System. In: American Society of Agronomy Abstracts. American Society of Agronomy Annual Meeting, November 4-8, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2007 CDROM.
In-vitro fermentability of cell walls as influenced by lignin composition and cross-linking. - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H., Mertens, D.R., Funk, C., Ralph, J. 2007. In-vitro fermentability of cell walls as influenced by lignin composition and cross-linking [abstract]. In: American Society of Agronomy Abstracts. American Society of Agronomy Annual Meeting, November 4-8, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2007 CDROM.
Sorghum-sudangrass yield responses to nitrogen fertilizer following legume and nonlegume forages. - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H. 2007. Sorghum-sudangrass yield responses to nitrogen fertilizer following legume and nonlegume forages [abstract]. In: American Society of Agronomy Abstracts. American Society of Agronomy Annual Meeting, November 4-8, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2007 CDROM.
Formation of syringyl-rich lignins in primary maize walls as influenced by cell wall feruloylation and p-coumaroylated monolignols - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grabber, J.H., Lu, F. 2007. Formation of syringyl-rich lignins in primary maize walls as influenced by cell wall feruloylation and p-coumaroylated monolignols. Planta. 226:741-751.
Model studies of lignified fiber fermentation by human fecal microbiota and its impact on heterocyclic aromatic amine adsorption - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Funk, C., Braune, A., Grabber, J.H., Steinhart, H., Bunzell, M. 2007. Model studies of lignified fiber fermentation by human fecal microbiota and its impact on heterocyclic aromatic amine adsorption. Mutation Research. 624:41–48.
Moderate Ferulate and Diferulate Levels Do Not Impede Maize Cell Wall Degradation by Human Intestinal Microbiota - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Funk, C., Braune, A., Grabber, J.H., Steinhart, H., Bunzel, M. 2007. Moderate Ferulate and Diferulate Levels Do Not Impede Maize Cell Wall Degradation by Human Intestinal Microbiota. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. 55:2418-2423.
Einfluss von Lignin und Ferulasäure auf die Fermentation von Maiszellwänden (Influence of lignin and ferulic acid on the fermentation of maize cell walls) - (Abstract Only)
Funk, C., Braune, A., Grabber, J.H., Steinhart, H., Bunzel, M. Einfluss von Lignin und Ferulasäure auf die Fermentation von Maiszellwänden (Influence of lignin and ferulic acid on the fermentation of maize cell walls) [abstract]. Deutscher Lebensmitttelchemikertag. p. 135.
Transforming Forage Plants to Increase Nitrogen Utilization in Dairy Systems: What Are the Possibilities? - (Abstract Only)
Hatfield, R.D., Grabber, J.H., Sullivan, M.L., Waghorn, G., Mccaslin, M. 2006. Transforming Forage Plants to Increase Nitrogen Utilization in Dairy Systems: What Are the Possibilities? Journal of Dairy Science. 89(supplement 1):633.
Polyphenols and Mechanical Maceration Shift Protein Fractions in Legume Hays from Rapidly to Slowly Degraded Forms - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H. 2006. Polyphenols and mechanical maceration shift protein fractions in legume hays from rapidly to slowly degraded forms [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the ADSA and ASAS Annual Meeting, July 9-13, 2006, Minneapolis, MN. 2006 CDROM.
Direct Verses Sequential Analysis of Acid-Detergent Insoluble Nitrogen in Forage Legume Hays - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H., Mertens, D.R. 2006. Direct verses sequential analysis of acid-detergent insoluble nitrogen in forage legume hays [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the ADSA and ASAS Annual Meeting, July 9-13, 2006, Minneapolis, Minnesota. 2006 CD ROM.
Polyphenol and Conditioning Effects on Forage Protein Solubility and Degradability - (Abstract Only) - (01-Jul-06)
Interseeded Red Clover and Kura Clover Living-Mulch Systems for Corn Silage Production - (Abstract Only) - (01-Jul-06)
Influence of Lignin on the Adsorption of Hetero-Cyclic Aromatic Amines by Insoluble Fiber - (Abstract Only)
Funk, C., Grabber, J.H., Weber, P., Thilker, J., Steinhart, H., Bunzell, M. 2006. Influence of lignin on the adsorption of hetero-cyclic aromatic amines by insoluble fiber. Dietary Fibre 2006, Multifunctional complex of Components, June 12-14, 2006, Helsink, Finland. 2006 CDROM.
Birdsfoot Trefoil, a Valuable Tannin-Containing Legume for Mixed Pastures - (Review Article)
Macadam, J.W., Griggs, T.C., Beuselinck, P.R., Grabber, J.H. 2006. Birdsfoot trefoil, a valuable tannin-containing legume for mixed pastures. Forage and Grazinglands. Available:http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/fg/
Influence of Lignification and Feruloylation of Maize Cell Walls on the Adsorption of Heterocyclic Aromatic Amines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Funk, C., Weber, P., Thilker, J., Grabber, J.H., Steinhart, H., Bunzel, M. 2006. Influence of lignification and feruloylation of maize cell walls on the adsorption of heterocyclic aromatic amines. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 54:1860-1867.
Polyphenols and Mechanical Maceration Shift Protein Fractions in Legume Silage from Rapidly to Slowly Degraded Forms. - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H., Mertens, D.R., Davidson, C., Becker, M. 2005. Polyphenols and Mechanical Maceration Shift Protein Fractions in Legume Silage from Rapidly to Slowly Degraded Forms [CD-ROM]. In: ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts, November 6-10, 2005, Salt Lake City, Utah.
Direct Verses Sequential Analysis of Acid-Detergent Insoluble Nitrogen in Forage Legume Silages. - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H., Mertens, D.R., Davidson, C., Becker, M. 2005. Direct Verses Sequential Analysis of Acid-Detergent Insoluble Nitrogen in Forage Legume Silages [abstract] [CD-ROM]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts,ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting. November 6-10, 2005, Salt Lake City, UT.
Binding of Heterocyclic Aromatic Amines to Artificially Lignified Maize Cell Walls - (Proceedings)
C. Funk, P. Weber, J.H. Grabber, H. Steinhart, M. Bunzel1. 2005. Binding of heterocyclic aromatic amines to artificially lignified maize cell walls. Proceedings of EURO FOOD CHEM XIII, September 21-23, 2005 Hamburg, Germany. CDROM.
Intercropping Clovers with Corn Silage Shows Promise - (Popular Publication)
Grabber, J.H. 2005, Intercropping clovers with corn silage shows promise. Midwest Forage Association, Forage Focus Magazine. May, 2005:15
Non-Protein Nitrogen Formation in Legume Silages As Influenced by Condensed Tannins, Polyphenols, and Harvesting Methods - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J. H., Davidson, C.L., Massingill, L.J. 2005. Non-protein nitrogen formation in legume silages as influenced by condensed tannins, polyphenols, and harvesting methods. ADSA, ASAS, CSAS Annual Meeting. July 24-28, 2005. Cincinnati, Ohio. CDROM 2005
Dietary Manipulation in Dairy Cattle to Reduce Ammonia Emissions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Misselbrook, T., Powell, J.M., Broderick, G.A., Grabber, J.H. 2005. Dietary manipulation in dairy cattle to reduce ammonia emissions. Journal of Dairy Science. 88:1765-1777.
Establishment and Production Year Yields of Red Clover and Alfalfa Seeded Alone Or into Winter Wheat - (Proceedings)
Grabber, J.H., Massingill, L.J. 2005. Establishment and production year yields of red clover and alfalfa seeded alone or into winter wheat. Western Society of Crop Science, June 19-22, 2005, Bozeman, Montana. 2005 CDROM.
Yield and Soil Nitrate Levels of Cover Crop and Living-Mulch Systems for Corn Silage Fertilized with Manure - (Proceedings)
Grabber, J.H., Massingill, L.J. 2005. Yield and soil nitrate levels of cover crop and living-mulch systems for corn silage fertilized with manure. Western Society of Crop Science, June 19-22, 2005, Bozeman, Montana. 2005 CDROM
Methyl Esterification Divergently Affects the Degradability of Pectic Uronosyls in Nonlignified and Lignified Maize Walls - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grabber, J.H. and R.D. Hatfield. 2005. Methyl Esterification Divergently Affects the Degradability of Pectic Uronosyls in Nonlignified and Lignified Maize Walls. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. 53: 1546-1549
How Do Lignin Composition, Structure, and Cross-Linking Affect Degradability? a Review of Cell Wall Model Studies. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grabber, J.H. 2005. How do lignin composition, structure, and cross-linking affect degradability? A review of cell wall model studies. Crop Science. 45:820-831.
Condensed Tannin and Polyphenol Interactions with Forage Protein As Influenced by the Severity of Mechanical Conditioning - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H., Davidson, C., Massingill, L.J. 2004. Condensed tannin and polyphenol interactions with forage protein as influenced by the severity of mechanical conditioning [abstract]. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. CDROM.
Forage Preservation Methods Alter Protein Interactions with Condensed Tannins and Polyphenols - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H., Davidson, C.L., Massingill, L.J..2004. Forage preservation methods alter protein interactions with condensed tannins and polyphenols. In: ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts, October 31-November 4, 2004, Seattle, Washington. 2004 CDROM.
Effects of Feeding Legume Silage with Differing Tannin Levels on Lactating Diary Cattle - (Abstract Only)
Hymes Fecht, U.C., Broderick, G.A., Muck, R.E., Grabber, J.H. 2004. Effects of feeding legume silage with differing tannin levels on lactating dairy cattle [abstract]. Journal of Dairy Science. 87 (Supplement 1):249.
Peroxidase-Dependent Cross-Linking Reactions of P-Hydroxycinnamates in Plant Cell Walls - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ralph, J., Bunzel, M., Marita, J.M., Hatfield, R.D., Lu, F., Kim, H., Schatz, P.F., Grabber, J.H., Steinhart, H. 2004. Peroxidase-dependent cross-linking reactions of p-hydroxycinnamates in plant cell walls. Phytochemistry Reviews. 3:79-96
Reducing Ammonia Losses from Dairy Manure Application to Soil Through Dietary Manipulation - (Abstract Only)
Misselbrook, T.H., Powell, J.M., Broderick, G.A., Grabber, J.H. 2004. Reducing ammonia losses from dairy manure application to soil through dietary manipulation [abstract]. American Society of Agronomy. Paper No. 4522.
Genetic and Molecular Basis of Grass Cell Wall Biosynthesis and Degradability I. Lignin-Cell Wall Matrix Interactions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grabber, J.H., Ralph, J., Lapierre, C., Barriere, Y. 2004. Genetic and molecular basis of grass cell wall biosynthesis and degradability i. lignin-cell wall matrix interactions. Journal of the French Academy of Science. v. 327. p. 455-465.
Protein-Binding Polyphenols Enhance Nitrogen Cycling and Profitability of Dairy Farms - (Proceedings)
Grabber, J.H., Broderick, G.A., Sullivan, M.L., Hatfield, R.D., Powell, J.M., Rotz, C.A., Muck, R.E., Ehlke, N.J. 2004. Protein-binding polyphenols enhance nitrogen cycling and profitability of dairy farms. In: 228th ACS National Meeting, August 22-26, 2004, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 2004 CDROM.
Impact of Forage Condensed Tannins on Protein Utilization and Nitrogen Cycling on Dairy Farms: a Progress Report - (Proceedings)
Grabber, J.H., Broderick, G.A., Powell, J.M., Rotz, C.A., Ehlke, N.J., Davidson, C., Hymes Fecht, U.C., Massingill, L.J., Niemann, K.M., Vellekson, D. 2004. Impact of forage condensed tannins on protein utilization and nitrogen cycling on dairy farms: a progress report. In: American Forage and Grassland Council Conference Proceedings. Volume 13, June 12-16, 2004, Roanoke, Virginia. 2004 CDROM.
Genetic and Molecular Basis of Grass Cell Wall Biosynthesis and Degradability Iii. Towards a Forage Grass Ideotype - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ralph, J., Guillaume, S., Grabber, J.H., Lapierre, C., Barriere, Y. Genetic and molecular basis of grass cell wall biosynthesis and degradability III. Towards a forage grass ideotype. Journal of the French Academy of Science. 2004. v. 327. p. 467-479.
Genetic and Molecular Basis of Grass Cell Wall Biosynthesis and Degradability Ii. Lessons from Brown-Midrib Mutants - (Review Article)
Barrière, Y., Ralph, J., Méchin, V., Guillaumie, S., Grabber, J.H., Argillier, O., Chabbert, B., Lapierre, C. 2004. Genetic and molecular basis of grass cell wall biosynthesis and degradability. II. Lessons from brown-midrib mutants. Comptes Rend. Biologies 327(9):847-860.
How Do Lignin Composition, Structure and Cross-Linking Impact Cell Wall Digestibility? - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H. 2003. How do lignin composition, structure and cross-linking impact cell wall digestibility?. In: ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts, November 2-6, 2003, Denver, CO. 2003 CDROM.
Polymerization Rate and Ph Effects on Lignin Formation and Lignin-Matrix Interactions in Maize Walls - (Proceedings) - (12-Jun-03)
Apoplastic Ph and Monolignol Addition Rate Effects on Lignin Formation and Cell Wall Degradability in Maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grabber, J.H., Hatfield, R.D., Ralph, J. 2003. Apoplastic ph and monolignol addition rate effects on lignin formation and cell wall degradability in maize. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 51:4984-4989.
Pivotal Role of Ferulates in Cell Wall Cross-Linking and Lignin Formation in Grasses - (Abstract Only)
Grabber, J.H. 2003. Pivotal role of ferulates in cell wall cross-linking and lignin formation in grasses. In: Proceedings of the Gordon Research Conference, August 10-15, 2003, Meriden, New Hampshire. Poster #19.
Relationship of Growth Cessation with the Formation of Diferulate Cross-Links and P-Coumaroylated Lignins in Tall Fescue Leaf Blades - (Abstract Only) - (14-Nov-02)
Model Studies of Ferulate-Coniferyl Alcohol Cross Product Formation in Primary Maize Walls: Implications for Lignification in Grasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Jul-02)
Tannin-Containing Alfalfa: a Way to Improve Nitrogen-Use and Profitability of Dairy Farms? - (Abstract Only) - (17-Jul-02)
Relationship of Diferulate Cross-Linking and Lignification with Cessation of Elongation in Tall Fescue - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (26-Apr-02)
Chemical Composition and Enzymatic Degradability of Xylem and Non-Xylem Walls Isolated from Alfalfa Internodes - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (11-Feb-02)
Tannin-Containing Forage Crops: a Way to Improve Nitrogen-Use and Profitability of Dairy Farms - (Abstract Only) - (21-Oct-01)
Uronate Methyl Esters and Benzyl-Uronate Cross-Links Restrict the Enzymatic Hydrolysis of Pectin in Cell Walls - (Abstract Only) - (09-Nov-00)
Cross-Linking of Maize Walls by Ferulate Dimerization and Incorporation into Lignin - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (17-Oct-00)
Diferulates Analysis: New Diferulates and Disinapates in Insoluble Cereal Fiber - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Oct-00)
Crop Options for An Expanding Dairy Farm in Wisconsin - (Abstract Only) - (19-Jul-00)
Crop Options for An Expanding Dairy Farm in Wisconsin - (Proceedings)
Rotz, C.A., Martin, N.P., Grabber, J.H. 2000. Crop options for an expanding dairy farm in wisconsin. American Forage and Grassland Conference Proceedings. 9:100-104.
Chemical Composition and Degradability of Xylem and Nonxylem - (Abstract Only) - (04-Nov-99)
Lignin Structure in Lignin-Biosynthetic-Pathway Mutants and Transgenics; New Opportunities for Engineering Lignins - (Proceedings) - (09-Dec-98)
Severe Inhibition of Maize Wall Degradation by Synthetic Lignins Formed with Coniferaldehyde - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (06-Jan-98)
Diferulate Cross-Links Impede the Hydrolysis of Nonlignified Maize Walls by Fungal Enzymes - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Sep-97)
A Potential Role of Sinapyl P-Coumarate in Grass Lignin Formation - (Abstract Only) - (02-Aug-97)
Using the Acetyl Bromide Assay to Determine Lignin Concentrations in Herbaceous Plants: Some Cautionary Notes - (Abstract Only) - (09-Jun-97)
Ferulates and Diferulates As Nucleation Sites for Lignification in Grasses - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-May-97)
Ferulate Cross-Linking in Grasses: Chemistry, Impact on Degradability, Andgenetic Manipulation - (Abstract Only) - (10-Apr-97)
P-Hydroxyphenyl, Guaiacyl, and Syringyl Lignins Have Similar Inhibitory Effects on Wall Degradability - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-Apr-97)
Cell Wall Cross-Linking in Grasses by Ferulates and Diferulates - (Book / Chapter) - (18-Feb-97)
Modeling Lignification in Grasses with Dehydrogenation Polymer-Cell Wall Complexes - (Book / Chapter) - (23-Jan-97)
Formation of Ferulic Acid Dehydrodimers Through Oxidative Cross-Linking of Sugar Beet Pectin - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Aug-96)
Deferulic Acids from Sugar Beet Pulp - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (04-Aug-96)
P-Coumaroylated Syringyl Units in Maize Lignin: Implications for Beta Ether Cleavage by Thioacidolysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-May-96)
Altering Lignin Composition, Structure and Cross-Linking: Potential Impact on Cell Wall Degradation - (Abstract Only) - (28-Mar-96)
Dehydrogenation Polymer-Cell Wall Complexes As a Model for Lignified Grass Walls - (Abstract Only) - (28-Mar-96)
Mechanisms of Polysaccharide-Polysaccharide and Polysaccharide-Lignin Cross-Linking in Grasses - (Abstract Only) - (28-Mar-96)
Structural Characterization of Lignins: Analytical Thioacidolysis and a New Alternative - (Abstract Only) - (28-Mar-96)
Modelling Cross-Links Within Wall Matrices:impact Upon Polysaccharide Degradation - (Abstract Only) - (21-Mar-96)
Cell Wall Cross-Linking in Grasses by Ferulates and Dehydrodiferulates - (Abstract Only) - (21-Mar-96)
Dimeric Beta Ether Thioacidolysis Products Resulting from Incomplete Ether Cleavage - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (11-Mar-96)
Severe Inhibition of Fiber Degradation by Cinnamyl Aldehyde Containing Lignins - (Abstract Only) - (03-Nov-95)
Dehydrogenation Polymer-Cell Wall Complexes As a Model for Lignified Grass Walls - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (03-Oct-95)
Severe Inhibition of Fiber Degradation by Cinnamyl Aldehyde Containing Lignins - (Abstract Only) - (03-Oct-95)
Formation of Dehydrodiferules by Peroxidases - (Abstract Only) - (29-Aug-95)
Lignin-Ferulate Cross-Links in Grasses. Part 3. Active Incorporation of Ferulate Polysaccharide Esters into Ryegrass Lignins - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (13-Jun-95)
Ferulate Cross-Linking in Cell Walls Isolated from Maize Cell Suspensions - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (09-Jun-95)
Ferulate Cross-Linking Limits Degradation of Lignified Grass Walls by Fungal Hydrolases - (Abstract Only) - (01-May-95)
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