Recent Submissions

  • Transcriptome profiling of muscle in Nelore cattle phenotypically divergent for the ribeye muscle area

    Santos Silva, Danielly Beraldo dos Autor UNESP; Fonseca, Larissa Fernanda Simielli Autor UNESP; Magalhães, Ana Fabrícia Braga; Muniz, Maria Malane Magalhães Autor UNESP; Baldi, Fernando Autor UNESP; Ferro, Jesus Aparecido Autor UNESP; Chardulo, Luis Artur Loyola Autor UNESP; Pinheiro, Daniel Guariz Autor UNESP; de Albuquerque, Lucia Galvão Autor UNESP (Genomics, 2019) [Artigo]
    This study aimed to use RNA-Seq to identify differentially expressed genes (DEGs) in muscle of uncastrated Nelore males phenotypically divergent for ribeye muscle area (REA). A total of 80 animals were phenotyped for REA, ...
  • Prediction of hub genes associated with intramuscular fat content in Nelore cattle

    Dos Santos Silva, Danielly Beraldo Autor UNESP; Fonseca, Larissa Fernanda Simielli Autor UNESP; Pinheiro, Daniel Guariz Autor UNESP; Muniz, Maria Malane Magalhães Autor UNESP; Magalhães, Ana Fabrícia Braga Autor UNESP; Baldi, Fernando Autor UNESP; Ferro, Jesus Aparecido Autor UNESP; Chardulo, Luis Artur Loyola Autor UNESP; De Albuquerque, Lucia Galvão Autor UNESP (BMC Genomics, 2019) [Artigo]
    Background: The aim of this study was to use transcriptome RNA-Seq data from longissimus thoracis muscle of uncastrated Nelore males to identify hub genes based on co-expression network obtained from differentially expressed ...
  • Effect of supplementation with Escherichia coli phytase for broilers on performance, nutrient digestibility, minerals in the tibia and diet cost

    Dessimoni, Gabriel Villela Autor UNESP; Sakomura, Nilva Kazue Autor UNESP; Donato, Daniella Carolina Zanardo Autor UNESP; Goldflus, Fábio; Ferreira, Nayara Tavares Autor UNESP; Dalólio, Felipe Santos (Semina:Ciencias Agrarias, 2019) [Artigo]
    Although phytase has been researched, new enzymes have been produced, leading to different animal responses. In this scenario, the present study proposes to evaluate the inclusion of a bacterial phytase produced by Escherichia ...
  • Modeling egg production as a means of optimizing dietary nutrient contents for laying hens

    Sakomura, Nilva Kazue Autor UNESP; De Paula Reis, Matheus Autor UNESP; Ferreira, Nayara Tavares Autor UNESP; Gous, Robert M. (Animal Frontiers, 2019) [Artigo]
  • Unraveling genetic sensitivity of beef cattle to environmental variation under tropical conditions

    Carvalheiro, Roberto Autor UNESP; Costilla, Roy; Neves, Haroldo H. R.; Albuquerque, Lucia G. Autor UNESP; Moore, Stephen; Hayes, Ben J. (Genetics Selection Evolution, 2019) [Artigo]
    Background: Selection of cattle that are less sensitive to environmental variation in unfavorable environments and more adapted to harsh conditions is of primary importance for tropical beef cattle production systems. ...
  • Gene expression profiling and identification of hub genes in Nellore cattle with different marbling score levels

    Fonseca, Larissa Fernanda Simielli Autor UNESP; dos Santos Silva, Danielly Beraldo Autor UNESP; Gimenez, Daniele Fernanda Jovino Autor UNESP; Baldi, Fernando Autor UNESP; Ferro, Jesus Aparecido Autor UNESP; Chardulo, Luis Artur Loyola Autor UNESP; de Albuquerque, Lucia Galvão Autor UNESP (Genomics, 2019) [Artigo]
    The marbling rate evaluation is difficult and expensive, requiring slaughter of the animal or ultrasound measurement. Thus, this trait is generally not included in animal breeding programs. The use of molecular techniques ...
  • Prediction of enteric methane production, yield and intensity of beef cattle using an intercontinental database

    van Lingen, Henk J.; Niu, Mutian; Kebreab, Ermias; Valadares Filho, Sebastião C.; Rooke, John A.; Duthie, Carol-Anne; Schwarm, Angela; Kreuzer, Michael; Hynd, Phil I.; Caetano, Mariana et al. (Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 2019) [Artigo]
    Enteric methane (CH4) production attributable to beef cattle contributes to global greenhouse gas emissions. Reliably estimating this contribution requires extensive CH4 emission data from beef cattle under different ...
  • Sequential feeding with high-fat/low-crude protein diets for two lines of growing-finishing pigs under daily cyclic high ambient temperature conditions

    Fraga, Alícia Zem Autor UNESP; Campos, Paulo Henrique Reis Furtado; da Silva, Welex Cândido Autor UNESP; Caetano, Raphael Perini Autor UNESP; Veira, Alini Mari Autor UNESP; dos Santos, Luan Sousa Autor UNESP; Hauschild, Luciano Autor UNESP (Journal of Animal Science, 2019) [Artigo]
    This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of sequential feeding technique in two genetic lines (GL; Line A [cross having a greater proportion of Pietrain] and Line B [cross having a lower proportion of Pietrain]) ...
  • Evidence of exposure to Coxiella burnetii in neotropical free-living cervids in South America

    Zanatto, Diego Carlos de Souza Autor UNESP; Duarte, José Maurício Barbanti Autor UNESP; Labruna, Marcelo Bahia; Tasso, Júlia Banhareli Autor UNESP; Calchi, Ana Cláudia Autor UNESP; Machado, Rosangela Zacarias Autor UNESP; André, Marcos Rogério Autor UNESP (Acta Tropica, 2019) [Artigo]
    Coxiella burnetii (order Legionellales, family Coxiellaceae), the etiological agent of Q fever, is a pleomorphic, obligate Gram-negative intracellular bacillococcus that can infect humans and animals. Among the mammals ...
  • Factorial models to estimate isoleucine requirements for broilers

    Melaré, Mirella Cunha Autor UNESP; Sakomura, Nilva Kazue Autor UNESP; Reis, Matheus de Paula Autor UNESP; Peruzzi, Nelson José Autor UNESP; Gonçalves, Camila Angélica Autor UNESP (Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition, 2019) [Artigo]
    The objective of this work was to determine the efficiency of utilization (EU) and produce factorial models for optimal isoleucine (Ile) intake. Six dose–response trials were carried out, three for males and three for ...
  • Modeling the response of Japanese quail hens to lysine intake

    Silva, Edney Pereira da Autor UNESP; Sakomura, Nilva Kazue Autor UNESP; Sarcinelli, Myrielle Freire Autor UNESP; Dorigam, Juliano César de Paula Autor UNESP; Venturini, Katiani Silva Autor UNESP; Lima, Michele Bernardino de Autor UNESP (Livestock Science, 2019) [Artigo]
    Studies on Japanese quails have been conducted using the dose response method over the years and, to date, there have been few studies on the response of quails to the amino acid intake, such as lysine. Thus, the objectives ...
  • Twinning rate in buffaloes: A case report

    Rocha, Luca Godoi Santana; dos Santos, Daniel Jordan Abreu Autor UNESP; Tonhati, Humberto Autor UNESP; Costa, Raphael Bermal; de Camargo, Gregório Miguel Ferreira (Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2019) [Artigo]
    The information of twin pregnancy frequencies in buffaloes is scarce in the literature. Evidence even indicates that twin pregnancies are not carried to term, but it does not seem to be the case. In this case report, the ...
  • Applying the California net energy system to growing goats

    Teixeira, Izabelle A. M. A. Autor UNESP; Almeida, Amélia K. Autor UNESP; Fernandes, Márcia H. M. R. Autor UNESP; Resende, Kleber T. Autor UNESP (Translational Animal Science, 2019) [Artigo]
    The aim of this review is to describe the main findings of studies carried out during the last decades applying the California net energy system (CNES) in goats. This review also highlights the strengths and pitfalls while ...
  • Genome Association Study for Visual Scores in Nellore Cattle Measured at Weaning

    Carreño, Luis Orlando Duitama Autor UNESP; Da Conceição Pessoa, Matilde Autor UNESP; Espigolan, Rafael Autor UNESP; Takada, Luciana Autor UNESP; Bresolin, Tiago Autor UNESP; Cavani, Ligia Autor UNESP; Baldi, Fernando Autor UNESP; Carvalheiro, Roberto Autor UNESP; De Albuquerque, Lucia Galvão Autor UNESP; Da Fonseca, Ricardo Autor UNESP (BMC Genomics, 2019) [Artigo]
    Background: Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) are utilized in cattle to identify regions or genetic variants associated with phenotypes of interest, and thus, to identify design strategies that allow for the increase ...
  • Digestible protein requirements and muscle growth in juvenile tambaqui (Colossoma macropomum)

    Buzollo, Hellen Autor UNESP; Sandre, Lidiane Cristina Gonçalves de Autor UNESP; Neira, Ligia Maria Autor UNESP; Nascimento, Thiago Matias Torres do Autor UNESP; Jomori, Rosângela Kiyoko; Carneiro, Dalton José Autor UNESP (Aquaculture Nutrition, 2019) [Artigo]
    Several investigations have been carried out to improve the productivity of tambaqui, an economically important fish species in Brazil and other Latin American countries. This study determined the digestible protein (DP) ...
  • Genetic and genomic analyses of testicular hypoplasia in Nellore cattle

    Neves, Haroldo H.R.; Vargas, Giovana Autor UNESP; Brito, Luiz F.; Schenkel, Flavio S.; Albuquerque, Lucia G. Autor UNESP; Carvalheiro, Roberto (PLoS ONE, 2019) [Artigo]
    Reproductive performance is a key indicator of the long-term sustainability of any livestock production system. Testicular hypoplasia (TH) is a morphological and functional reproductive disorder that affects bulls around ...
  • Sliding window haplotype approaches overcome single SNP analysis limitations in identifying genes for meat tenderness in Nelore cattle

    Braz, Camila U. Autor UNESP; Taylor, Jeremy F.; Bresolin, Tiago Autor UNESP; Espigolan, Rafael Autor UNESP; Feitosa, Fabieli L. B. Autor UNESP; Carvalheiro, Roberto Autor UNESP; Baldi, Fernando Autor UNESP; De Albuquerque, Lucia G. Autor UNESP; De Oliveira, Henrique N. Autor UNESP (BMC Genetics, 2019) [Artigo]
    Background: Traditional single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) genome-wide association analysis (GWAA) can be inefficient because single SNPs provide limited genetic information about genomic regions. On the other hand, using ...
  • Partitioning the efficiency of utilization of amino acids in growing broilers: Multiple linear regression and multivariate approaches

    De Paula Reis, Matheus Autor UNESP; Sakomura, Nilva Kazue Autor UNESP; Teixeira, Izabelle A.M.A. Autor UNESP; da Silva, Edney Pereira Autor UNESP; Kebreab, Ermias (PLoS ONE, 2018) [Artigo]
    Determining the efficiency of amino acid (AA) utilization in growing animals is crucial to estimate their requirement accurately. In broiler chickens, the composition of AA in feather is different from feather-free body ...
  • Precision feeding strategy for growing pigs under heat stress conditions

    dos Santos, Luan Sousa Autor UNESP; Pomar, Candido; Campos, Paulo Henrique Reis Furtado; Silva, Welex Candido da Autor UNESP; Gobi, Jaqueline de Paula Autor UNESP; Veira, Alini Mari Autor UNESP; Fraga, Alicia Zem Autor UNESP; Hauschild, Luciano Autor UNESP (Journal of Animal Science, 2018) [Artigo]
    This study evaluated the responses of individual daily precision (IPF) and conventional 2-phase (CON) feeding systems (FS) in terms of pig growth performance, nutrient balance, serum parameters, and meal patterns of growing ...
  • Methionine to cystine ratio in the total sulfur amino acid requirements and sulfur amino acid metabolism using labelled amino acid approach for broilers

    Pacheco, Letícia G. Autor UNESP; Sakomura, Nilva K. Autor UNESP; Suzuki, Rafael M. Autor UNESP; Dorigam, Juliano C. P.; Viana, Gabriel S. Autor UNESP; Van Milgen, Jaap; Denadai, Juliana C. Autor UNESP (BMC Veterinary Research, 2018) [Artigo]
    Background: Assuming that part of Methionine (Met) is converted into Cystine (Cys), but ignoring the rates with which such phenomenon occurs may lead to an excessive supply of Met in poultry diets. Such inconvenient could ...

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