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Alemu, A.W., Vyas, D., Basarab, J.A., Beauchemin, K.A. (2017) Enteric methane emissions from low- and high-residual feed intake beef heifers measured using GreenFeed and respiration chamber techniques. Canadian Journal of Animal Science 95(8):3727-3737 doi: 10.2527/jas.2017.1501.

Alzahal, O., Li, F., Guan, L.L., Walker, N., McBride, B. (2017) The impact of active-dry yeast on ruminal bacterial community and abundance of microbial fibrolytic enzymes during high-grain feeding in lactating dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science 100(6):4377-4393  doi: 10.3168/jds.2016-11473.

Basarab, J.A., J. Crowley, G.M. Manafiazar, M.K. Abo-Ismail, E. C. Akanno, V.S. Baron, and G. Plastow. (2017) Relationships of genomic heterozygosity on performance, fertility, and lifetime productivity in beef heifers and cows. Can. J. Anim. Sci. 98(4): 642-655

Bertolini, F., Harding, J.C.S., Mote, B., Ladinig, A., Plastow, G.S., Rothschild, M.F. (2017) Genomic investigation of piglet resilience following porcine epidemic diarrhea outbreaks. Animal Genetics 48: 228-232. IF 1.779 Citations 1.

Boaitey, A., Goddard, E., Mohapatra, S., Crowley, J.J. (2017) Feed efficiency estimates in cattle: The economic and environmental impacts of reranking. Sustainable Agriculture Research 6: 35-47. IF 0.524 Citations 0.

Buzanskas, M.E., Ventura, R.V., Seleguim Chud, T.C., Bernardes, P.A., Santos, D.J., Regitano, L.C., Alencar, M.M., Mudadu, M.A., Zanella, R., da Silva, M.V., Li, C., Schenkel, F.S., Munari, D.P. (2017) Study on the introgression of beef breeds in Canchim cattle using single nucleotide polymorphism markers. PLoS ONE 12: e0171660. IF 2.806 Citations 0.

Dekkers, J., Rowland, R.R.R, Lunney, J.K., Plastow, G. (2017) Host genetics of response to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome in nursery pigs. Veterinary Microbiology 209:107-113doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2017.03.026. IF 2.564 Citations 0.

Fouhse, J.M., Smiegielski, L., Tuplin, M., Guan, L.L., Willing, B.P. (2017) Host immune selection of rumen bacteria through salivary secretory IgA. Frontiers in Microbiology 8: 848. IF 4.076 Citations 0.

Goldansaz, S.A., Guo, A.C., Sajed, T., Steele, M.A., Plastow, G.S., Wishart, D.S. (2017) Livestock Metabolomics and the Livestock Metabolome: A Systematic Review. PLoS ONE 12(5): e0177675. IF 2.806. Citations 0.

Guan, Y., Liang, G., Martin, G.B., Guan, L.L. (2017) Functional changes in mRNA expression and alternative pre-mRNA splicing associated with the effects of nutrition on apoptosis and spermatogenesis in the adult testis. BMC Genomics 18:64. IF 3.867, Citations 1.

Haisan, J., Sun, Y., Guan, L.L., Beauchemin, K.A., Iwaasa, A., Duval, Kindermann, M., Barreda, D.R., Oba, M. (2017) The effects of feeding 3-nitrooxypropanol at two doses on milk production, rumen fermentation, plasma metabolites, nutrient digestibility, and methane emissions in lactating Holstein cows. Animal Production Science 57: 282-289. IF 0.902 Citations 4.

Hao, X., Plastow, G., Zhang, C., Xu, S., Hu, Z., Yang, T., Wang, K., Wang, Z., Zhang, S. (2017) Genome-wide association study identifies candidate genes for piglet splay leg syndrome in different populations. BMC Genetics 18:64. IF 2.152. Citations 0.

Harding, J.C.S., Ladinig, A., Novakovic, P., Detmer, S.E., Wilkinson, J.M., Yang, T., Lunney, J.K., Plastow, G.S. (2017) Novel insights into host responses and reproductive pathophysiology of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome caused by PRRSV-2. Veterinary Microbiology 209:114-123 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.vetmic.2017.02. IF 2.564. Citations 0.

Ju, T., Shoblak, Y., Gao, Y., Yang, K., Fouhse, J., Finlay, B.B., So, Y.W., Stothard, P., Willing, B.P. (2017) Initial gut microbial composition as a key factor driving host response to antibiotic treatment, as exemplified by the presence or absence of commensal Escherichia coli. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 83(17) doi: 10.1128/AEM.01107-17. IF 3.823 Citations 0.

Khorshidi, R., MacNeil, M.D., Crowley, J.J., Scholtz, M.M., Theunissen, A., Plastow, G.S. (2017) Evaluating breed complementarity and sexed semen with maternal use of afrikaner germplasm. Agricultural Sciences 8: 507-517. IF 1.291 Citations 0.

Kommadath, A., Bao, H., Choi, I., Reecy, J.M., Koltes, J.E., Fritz-Waters, E., Eisley, C.J., Grant, J.R., Rowland, R.R.R., Tuggle, C.K., Dekkers, J.C.M., Lunney, J.K., Guan, L.L., Stothard. P., Plastow, G.S. (2017) Genetic architecture of gene expression underlying variation in host response to porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus infection. Scientific Reports 7: 46203; doi: 10.1038/srep46203. IF 5.228. Citations 0.

Lavallee, C.M., Wizzard, P.R., Lansing, M., Vine, D.F., Nation, P.N., Yap, J.Y., Willing, B.P., Wales, P.W., Turner, J.M. (2017) Surgical anatomy does not impact on the progression of intestinal failure associated liver disease in neonatal piglets. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. JPEN-2016-12-313.R1. IF 4.22 Citations 0.

Li, F., Guan, L.L. (2017) Metatranscriptomic profiling reveals linkages between the active rumen microbiome and feed efficiency in beef cattle. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 83(9). pii: e00061-17. IF 3.823 Citations 0.

Li, J., Yang, K., Ju, T.T., Ho, T., McKay, C., Gao, Y., Forget, S., Field, C.J., Chan, C.B., Willing, B.P. (2017) Early life antibiotic exposure affects pancreatic islet development and metabolic regulation. Scientific Reports 7(41778): 1-12. IF 5.228 Citations 0.

Li, X.L., Tang, Z.L., Li, K., Yang, S.B., Wang, Z, Liu, B. (2017) Identification of positive selection signatures in pigs by comparing linkage disequilibrium variances. Animal Genetics (accepted). IF 1.779 Citations 0.

Lu, Y., Vandehaar, M.J., Spurlock, D.M., Weigel, K.A., Armentano, L.E., C. R. Staples, Connor, E.E., Wang, Z., Coffey, M., Veerkamp, R., De haas Y., Tempelman, R.J. (2017) Modeling genetic and non-genetic variation of feed efficiency and its partial relationships between component traits as a function of management and environmental factors. Journal of Dairy Science 100: 412-427. IF 2.408 Citations 1.

Macqueen, D.J., Primmer, C., Houston, R., Nowak, B., Bernatchez, L., Bergseth, S., Davidson, W.S., Gallardo-Escárate, C., Goldammer, T., Guiguen, Y., Iturra, P., Kijas, J.W., Koop, B., Lien, S., Maass, A., Martin, S., McGinnity, P., Montecino, M., Naish, K., Nichols, K., Ólafsson, K., Omholt, S., Palti, Y., Plastow, G., Rexroad 3rd, C., Rise, M., Ritchie, R., Sandve, S.R., Schulte, P., Tello, A., Vidal, R., Vik, J.O., Wargelius, A., Yáñez. Y.M. (2017) Functional annotation of all salmonid genomes (FAASG): an international initiative supporting future salmonid research, conservation and aquaculture. BMC Genomics 18: 484. IF 3.867 Citations 0.

Mahmood, S., Roy, B.C., Larsen, I.L., Aalhus, J.L., Dixon, W.T., Bruce, H.L. (2017) Understanding the quality of typical and atypical dark cutting beef from heifers and steers. Meat Science 133: 75-85. IF 2.801 Citations 0.

Malmuthuge, N., Guan, L.L. (2017) Understanding host-microbial interactions in rumen: searching the best opportunity for microbiota manipulation. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 8:8. IF n/a Citations 0.

Malmuthuge, N., Guan, L.L. (2017) Understanding the gut microbiome of dairy calves: Opportunities to improve early-life gut health. Journal Dairy Science 100: 5984-5995. IF 2.408 Citations 0.

Manafiazar, G., Basarab, J., McKeown, L., Stewart-Smith, J., Baron, V.S., MacNeil, M., Plastow, G. (2017) Optimizing feed intake recording and feed efficiency estimation to increase the rate of genetic gain for feed efficiency in beef cattle. Canadian Journal of Animal Science, 10.1139/CJAS-2016-0118. IF 0.724. Citations 0.

Meale, S.J., Chaucheyras-Durand, F., Berends, H., Guan, L.L., Steele, M.A. (2017) From pre- to postweaning: Transformation of the young calf’s gastrointestinal tract. Journal Dairy Science 100: 5984-5995. IF 2.408 Citations 0.

Muringai, V., Goddard, E., Bruce, H., Plastow G., Ma, L. (2017) Trust and Consumer Preferences for Pig Production Attributes in Canada. Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics in press. doi:10.1111/cjag.12138 IF 1.052. Citations 0

Nayeri, S., Sargolzaei, M., Abo-Ismail, M.K., Miller, S.P., Schenkel, F., Moore, S.S., Stothard, P. (2017) Genome-wide association study for lactation persistency, female fertility, longevity, and lifetime profit index traits in Holstein dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science 100: 1246-1258. IF 2.408 Citations 3.

Paradis, F., K.M. Wood, K.C. Swanson, S.P. Miller, B.W. McBride, and C. Fitzsimmons. 2017. Maternal nutrient restriction in mid-to-late gestation influences fetal mRNA expression in muscle tissues in beef cattle. BMC Genomics 18:632.

Pathak, A., Chauhan, A., Stothard, P., Green, S., Maienschein-Cline, M., Jaswal, R., Seaman, J. (2017) Genome-centric evaluation of Burkholderia sp. strain SRS-W-2-2016 resistant to high concentrations of uranium and nickel isolated from the Savannah River Site (SRS), USA. Genomics Data 12:62-68. IF 0.52 Citations 0.

Peters, D.L., Stothard, P., Dennis, J.J. (2017) The isolation and characterization of Stenotrophomonas maltophilia T4-like bacteriophage DLP6. PLoS ONE 12: e0173341. IF 2.806 Citations 1.

Ponnampalam, E.N., Hopkins, D.L., Bruce, H., Li, D., Baldi, G., Bekhit, A.E.A. (2017) Causes and contributing factors to “dark cutting” meat: current trends and future directions. A review. Comprehensive Reviews in Food Science and Food Safety 16: 400-430. IF 5.974 Citations 1.

Roy, B., Omana, D.A., Bruce, H.L. (2017) Extraction and characterization of gelatin from bovine lung. Japanese Society for Food Processing and Technology 23: 255-266. IF 0.106 Citations 0.

Stothard, P., Grant, J.R., Van Domselaar, G. (2017) Visualizing and comparing circular genomes using the CGView family of tools. Briefings in Bioinformatics. IF 5.134 Citations 0. doi: 10.1093/bib/bbx081.

Touret, J., Willing, B.P., Dion, S., MacPherson, J., Denamur, E., and Finlay, B.B. (2017) Immunosuppressive treatment alters gut microbiota and innate immunity, and favors subsequent colonization by uropathogenic Escherichia coli. Transplantation 101(1): 74-82. IF 3.678 Citations 0.

Vahmani, P., Aalhus, J.L., Rolland, D.C., McAllister, T.A., Prieto, N., Block, H.C., Proctor, S.D., Guan, L.L., Dugan, M.E.R. (2017) Sequential feeding of lipid supplement enriches beef adipose tissues with 18:3n-3 biohydrogenation intermediates. Lipids 52(7): 641-649. IF 1.934 Citations 0.

Vahmani, P., Rolland, D.C., McAllister, T.A., Block, H.C., Proctor, S.D., Guan, L.L., Prieto, N., López-Campos, Ó., Aalhus, J.L., Dugan, M.E.R. (2017) Effects of feeding steers extruded flaxseed on its own before hay or mixed with hay on animal performance, carcass quality, and meat and hamburger fatty acid composition. Meat Science 131: 9-17. IF 2.801 Citations 0.

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Wang, Y., Lin, G., Li, C., Stothard, P. (2017) Review: Comparison of genotype imputation methods and their effects on feed efficiency genomic predictions for beef cattle using 50K SNP genotypes. Springer Science Reviews  doi:10.1007/s40362-017-0041-x. IF n/a Citations 0.

Wang, O., McAllister, T.A., Plastow, G., Stanford, K., Selinger, B., Guan, L.L. (2017) Host mechanisms involved in cattle Escherichia coli O157 shedding: a fundamental understanding for reducing foodborne pathogen in food animal production. Scientific Reports (in press). IF 5.228. Citations 0.

Wang O, McAllister TA, Plastow G, Stanford K, Selinger B and Guan LL. 2017. Interactions of the Hindgut Mucosa-Associated Microbiome with Its Host Regulate Shedding of Escherichia coli O157:H7 by Cattle. Appl Environ Microbiol. 84(1). pii: e01738-17. doi: 10.1128/AEM.01738-17.

Yang, T., Wang, Z., Miar, Y., Bruce, H., Zhang, C., Plastow, G. (2017) A Genome-wide Association Study of Meat Colour in Commercial Crossbred Pigs. Canadian Journal of Animal Science 97(4): 721-733, https://doi.org/10.1139/cjas-2016-0248. IF 0.724. Citations 0.

Ye, M.H., Bao, H., Meng, Y., Guan, L.L., Stothard, P., Plastow, G. (2017) Comparative Transcriptomic Analysis of Porcine Peripheral Blood Reveals Differentially Expressed Genes from the Cytokine-cytokine Receptor Interaction Pathway Related to Health Status. Genome 60(12):1021-1028. doi: 10.1139/gen-2017-0074.. IF 1.356 Citations 0.

Zhang, F., C. Ekine-Dzivenu, C., Vinsky, M., Basarab, J., Aalhus, J., Dugan, M.E.R., Li, C. (2017) Phenotypic and genetic relationships of residual feed intake measures and their component traits with fatty acid composition in subcutaneous adipose of beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science 95: doi:10.2527/jas2017.1451. IF 2.014 Citations 0.