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Vincent R. (Vince) Pantalone
Soybean breeding

Xuemin Xu
Research Pathobiology



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Preventing Nitrate Toxicity in Cattle 
UT experts talk about the danger of nitrate toxicity and how you can prevent it on your farm.

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Switchgrass Forage 
Experts with UT's Institute of Agriculture believe switchgrass is nutritious for farm animals, and environmentally friendly.

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Stocker Cattle 
Beef cattle farming is Tennessee’s top agricultural commodity. Some producers provide a valuable service by running “stocker” or “backgrounding” operations.


Recent Publications

Effect of size and position of the reproductive tract on concentrations of bovine pregnancy associated glycoproteins (PAGS) and the relationship with pregnancy per artificial insemination and pregnancy.  1) Madureira, A.M.L., G. A. Franco, T. G. Guida, J. L. Edwards, F. N. Schrick, J. L. M. Vasconcelos, R. L. A. Cerri, and K. Pohler.  2017.  Society for Study of Reproduction.

Using Pregnancy-Associated Glycoprotein (PAG) on Day 24 As Marker for Pregnancy on Beef Cattle.  Dantas, F. G., K. E. Zechiel, S. T. Reese, G. A. Franco, J. Rhinehart, and K. Pohler.  2017.  Journal of Animal Science, Southern Section Meetings, Franklin, TN.

Sire Effect on Pregnancy Associated Glycoprotein (PAG) Concentrations in Nelore Beef Cows.  Franco, G. A., C. F. G. Martins, R. F. G. Peres, J. L. M. Vasconcelos, and K. Pohler.  2017.  Journal of Animal Science, Southern Section Meetings, Franklin, TN.

Pregnancy Associated Glycoprotein (PAG) concentrations at day 24 gestation from heifers predicted to maintain pregnancy.  Reese, S.T., M. C. Pereira, J. L. M. Vasconcelos, and K. Pohler.  2017.  Journal of Animal Science, Southern Section Meetings, Franklin, TN.

Broiler breeder diet enriched in n-3 fatty acids programs chicks for reduced fatness.  Beckford, R, S. Howard, S. Das, A. Tester, S. Campagna, J. Whelan, J. Wilson, M. O. Smith, and B. H. Voy.  2016.  Proceedings, Poultry Science Association, Annual Meeting, 139, Poult. Sci. 95(E-Suppl. 1).

Isolation and identification of the proteins contributing to nanoparticle formation in English ivy (Hedera helix).  Burris, J.N., S. Lenaghan, and C. N. Stewart, Jr..  2016.  World Congress on In Vitro Biology SIVB, San Diego, CA.

Intestinal regeneration as an insect resistance mechanism to entomopathogenic bacteria.  Castagnola, A., and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes.  2016.  Current Opinion in Insect Science, Volume 15, June 2016, Pages 104-110.

Chromatographic fractionation and molecular mass characterization of Cercidium praecox (Brea) gum Castel, V., S. Zivanovic, J. L. Jurat-Fuentes, L. G. Santiago, A. C. Rubiolo, C. R. Carrara, and F. M. Harte.  2016.  Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture.

Bioactive Natural Products in Plant Disease Control.  Gwinn, K. D.  2016.  Studies in Natural Products Chemistry, Book Series, Elsevier, The Netherlands, A. ur Rahman (editor). Invited Review.

Specificity determinants for Cry insecticidal proteins: Insights from their mode of action Jurat-Fuentes, J. L., and N. Crickmore.  2016.  Journal of Invertebrate Pathology.

Highly Dynamic Anion-Quadrupole Networks in Proteins Kapoor, K, M. Duff, A. Upadhyay, J. Bucci, A. M. Saxton, R. Hinde, E. Howell, and J. Baudry.  2016.  Biochemistry, 55(43):6056-6069.

Effect of Varying Rumen Degradable and Undegradable Protein on Milk Production and Nitrogen Efficiency in Lactating Dairy Cows under Summer Conditions.  Kaufman, J.D.  2016.  M.S. Thesis.