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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Optimizing the Biology of the Animal-Plant Interface for Improved Sustainability of Forage-Based Animal Enterprises

Location: Forage-Animal Production Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Effect of fescue toxicosis on whole body energy and nitrogen balance, in situ degradation and ruminal passage rates in Holstein steers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(27-May-14)
Inhibition of fructan-fermenting equine fecal bacteria and Streptococcus bovis by hops (Humulus lupulus L.) ß-acid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harlow, B.E., Lawrence, L.M., Kagan, I., Flythe, M.D. 2014. Inhibition of fructan-fermenting equine fecal bacteria and Streptococcus bovis by hops (Humulus lupulus L.) ß-acid. Journal of Applied Microbiology. doi:10.1111/jam.12532.
Pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass using Fenton chemistry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kato, D., Elia, N.M., Flythe, M.D., Lynn, B.C. 2014. Pretreatment of lignocellulosic biomass using Fenton chemistry. Bioresource Technology. 162:273-278.
Acute exposure to ergot alkaloids from endophyte-infected tall fescue does not alter absorptive or barrier function of the isolated ruminal epithelium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Foote, A.P., Penner, G.P., Walpole, M.E., Klotz, J.L., Brown, K.R., Bush, L.P., Harmon, D.L. 2014. Acute exposure to ergot alkaloids from endophyte-infected tall fescue does not alter absorptive or barrier function of the isolated ruminal epithelium. Animal. 8:7, pp. 1106-1112.
Bovine lateral saphenous veins exposed to ergopeptine alkaloids do not relax - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pesqueira, A., Harmon, D.L., Branco, A.F., Klotz, J.L. 2014. Bovine lateral saphenous veins exposed to ergopeptine alkaloids do not relax. Journal of Animal Science. 92:1213-1218.
Dietary exposure to ergot alkaloids decreases contractility of bovine mesenteric vasculature - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Egert, A.M., Kim, D., Schrick, F., Harmon, D.L., Klotz, J.L. 2014. Dietary exposure to ergot alkaloids decreases contractility of bovine mesenteric vasculature. Journal of Animal Science. 92:1768-1779.
Thin-layer chromatographic (TLC) separations and bioassays of plant extracts to identify antimicrobial compounds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kagan, I., Flythe, M.D. 2014. Thin-layer chromatographic (TLC) separations and bioassays of plant extracts to identify antimicrobial compounds. Journal of Visualized Experiments. (85), e51411, doi:10.3791/51411.
Ergot alkaloids from endophyte-infected tall fescue decrease reticuloruminal epithelial blood flow and volatile fatty acid absorption from a washed reticulorumen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Foote, A.P., Kristensen, N.B., Klotz, J.L., Kim, D., Koontz, A.F., Mcleod, K.R., Bush, L.P., Schrick, F.N., Harmon, D.L. 2013. Ergot alkaloids from endophyte-infected tall fescue decrease reticuloruminal epithelial blood flow and volatile fatty acid absorption from a washed reticulorumen. Journal of Animal Science. http://www.journalofanimalscience.org/content/early/2013/08/28/jas.2013-6517.
Effects of toxicosis on bull growth, semen characteristics and breeding soundness evaluation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(03-May-13)
Diarrhea-associated pathogens, lactobacilli and cellulolytic bacteria in equine feces: responses to antibiotic challenge - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harlow, B.E., Lawrence, L.M., Flythe, M.D. 2013. Diarrhea-associated pathogens, lactobacilli and cellulolytic bacteria in equine feces: responses to antibiotic challenge. Veterinary Microbiology. 166:225-232.
Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) fermentation by sequential culture of Clostridium thermocellum and Clostridium beijerinckii: effect of particle size on gas production - (Abstract Only)
Elia, N.M., Flythe, M.D., Nokes, S.E. 2013. Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum) fermentation by sequential culture of Clostridium thermocellum and Clostridium beijerinckii: effect of particle size on gas production. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting. 207:2476.
Evaluation of PCR-DGGE as a method to recapitulate host phylogeny by fecal microbial community fingerprint - (Abstract Only)
Flythe, M.D., Lawrence, L.M., Strasinger, L.A., Fisher, T.M., Gellin, G.L., Harlow, B.E. 2013. Evaluation of PCR-DGGE as a method to recapitulate host phylogeny by fecal microbial community fingerprint. Congress on Gastrointestinal Function. 67-68.
Dietary exposure to ergot alkaloids decreases contractility of bovine mesenteric vasculature - (Abstract Only)
Egert, A.M., Kim, D., Harmon, D.L., Klotz, J.L. 2013. Dietary exposure to ergot alkaloids decreases contractility of bovine mesenteric vasculature. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 91, E-Suppl. 2:214.
Bovine lateral saphenous veins exposed to ergopeptine alkaloids do not relax - (Abstract Only)
Klotz, J.L., Pesqueira, A., Branco, A.F., Harmon, D.L. 2013. Bovine lateral saphenous veins exposed to ergopeptine alkaloids do not relax. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 91, E-Suppl. 2:92.
Effect of endophyte-infected tall fescue seed on ruminal metabolism and physiology in Angus steers - (Abstract Only)
Kim, D.H., Klotz, J.L., Harmon, D.L. 2013. Effect of endophyte-infected tall fescue seed on ruminal metabolism and physiology in Angus steers. J. Anim. Sci. Vo. 91, E-Suppl. 2:522-523.
Equine palmar artery, palmar vein and uterine artery express different populations of vasoactive biogenic amine receptors - (Abstract Only)
Hestad, D.A., Mcdowell, K.J., Klotz, J.L. 2013. Equine palmar artery, palmar vein and uterine artery express different populations of vasoactive biogenic amine receptors. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 91, E-Suppl. 2:566.
Effect of fescue toxicosis on ruminal kinetics, nitrogen and energy balance in Holstein steers - (Abstract Only)
Koontz, A.F., Foote, A.P., Kim, D.H., Klotz, J.L., Mcleod, K.R., Harmon, D.L. 2013. Effect of fescue toxicosis on ruminal kinetics, nitrogen and energy balance in Holstein steers. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 91, E-Suppl. 2:92.
Number of beef cows exposed toxic tall fescue: small or large? - (Proceedings)
(10-Nov-12)
Post-graze recovery of blood circulation in steers exhibiting fescue toxicosis as influenced by seed head suppression - (Proceedings)
(10-Nov-12)
Steer and tall fescue pasture responses to grazing intensity and chemical seedhead suppression - (Proceedings)
(10-Nov-12)
Last Modified: 9/1/2014
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