Protein Research


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Personnel

Juan Luis Jurat-Fuentes
Associate Professor
Insect physiology and molecular pathology

Vincent R. (Vince) Pantalone
Professor
Soybean breeding

Xuemin Xu
Professor
Research Pathobiology

 

News

Nanocelluloses: A Sustainable Solution to Combat Ice Recrystallization on Frozen Food, 7/11/2019

Development of Novel DNA-Based Methods for Detection of Bt Resistant Fall Armyworms, 5/31/2018

Department of Food Science Changes Name to Better Reflect Focus, 4/30/2017

Faculty 360 | Phillip Myer, 6/20/2016

Five Things You Didn’t Know about the East Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center, 2/25/2016

Video


(2 mentions)

Real Life Solutions: Taking on the Fall Army Worm 
Bt crops produce an insecticidal protein that kills harmful pest. However, the fall army worm has developed a resistance to this protein, causing widespread crop loss.



(1 mention)

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



(1 mention)

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



(1 mention)

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

Mapping and Identification of QTL Associated with Soybean Seed Protein, Oil, and Yield in 5601T × U99- 310255 RIL Population Using SNP Genotyping.  Cunicelli, M. J.  2020.  Ph.D. Dissertation. [Abstract]

Field performance of high oleic soybeans with mutant FAD2-1A and FAD2-1B genes in Tennessee Darr, L., M. Cunicelli, H. Bhandari, K. Bilyeu, F. Chen, T. Hewezi, Z. Li, C. E. Sams, and V. R. Pantalone.  2020.  J. of the American Oil Chemists' Society, 97:49-56. [Abstract]

CMTV-like ranavirus infection associated with high mortality of captive catfish-like loach Deng, L., Y. Geng, R. Zhao, M. J. Gray, K. Wang, P. OuYang, D. Chen, X. Huang, Z. Chen, C. Huang, C. He, H. Guo, and W. Lai.  2020.  Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, doi.org/10.1111/tbed.13473. [Abstract]

Clinical pathology of Bsal chytridiomycosis: hematological, biochemical, and serum protein analyses of infected Taricha granulosa.  Grzelak, A., R. Kumar, C. Cray, E. D. Carter, P. Watcharaanantapong, K. Ash, B. A. Bajo, M. Bohanon, A. C. Peterson, M. J. Gray, and D. L. Miller.  2020.  9th World Congress of Herpetology, Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand. [Abstract]

Registration of Soybean Cultivar ‘TN15-5007’ with High Meal Protein Pantalone, V. R., M. J. Cunicelli, and C. R. Wyman.  2020.  J. of Plant Registrations, 2020:1-5. [Abstract]

Quantitative Trait Loci Analysis in a Recombinant Inbred Line Soybean Population Involving Seed Protein, Oil and Linolenic Acid.  R. E. Moore, C. E. Sams, D. R. West, and V. R. Pantalone.  2020.  National Soybean Breeders Workshop, March 5, 2020. St. Louis, MO. [Abstract]

Clinical pathology of Bsal chytridiomycosis: hematological, biochemical, and serum protein analyses of infected Taricha granulosa.  Siniard, W. C., A. K. Grzelak, R. Kumar, C. Cray, E. D. Carter, P. Watcharaanantapong, K. Ash, B. Bajo, M. Bohanon, A. C. Peterson, M. J. Gray, and D. L. Miller.  2020.  Annual Meeting of the Southeast Partners in Amphibian and Reptile Conservation, Nauvoo, AL. [Abstract]

Differential heliothine susceptibility to Cry1Ac associated with gut proteolytic activity Abdelgaffar, H., C. Oppert, X. Sun, J. Monserrate, and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes.  2019.  Pesticide Biochemsitry and Physiology. [Abstract]

Midgut metabolomic profiling of fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) with field-evolved resistance to Cry1F corn Abdelgaffar, H., E. D. Tague, H. F. Castro Gonzalez, S. R. Campagna, and J. L. Jurat-Fuentes.  2019.  Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2019 Mar;106:1-9. Epub 2019 Jan 7. [Abstract]

Comparison of Staphylococcus aureus surface protein extraction methods and immunogenicity Abdi, R. D., J. R. Dunlap, B. E. Gillespie, D. B. Ensermu, R. A. Almeida, and O. Kerro Dego.  2019.  Heliyon, Vol. 5, issue 10, e02528.

Investigation of bovine conceptus galectins and the effect of bovine conceptus secretory proteins on the endometrial epithelial transcriptome Baldwin, H. L., and D. J. Mathew.  2019.  M.S. Thesis.

Galectin gene expression in the elongating bovine conceptus.  Baldwin, H. L., L. F. Grose, and D. J. Mathew.  2019.  Journal of Dairy Science. [Abstract]