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Peer Reviewed Publications in the Last 5 Years

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  1. Son, J.S., S.A. Chae, B.I. Park, Du, W. Song. (2019). Plasma apelin levels in overweight/obese adults following a single bout of exhaustive exercise: A preliminary cross-sectional study. Endocrinologia, Diabetes y Nutricion, Accepted.
  2. Gu, H., X. Mao, and Du. (2018). Prevention of breast cancer by dietary polyphenols: role of cancer stem cells. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, In press.
  3. Chen, Y., Y. Yang, and Du. (2019). Beyond brown adipogenesis the inheritance of imprinted H19. Non-coding RNA Investigation, In press.
  4. Wang, B., C. L. Harris, W. Nie, X. Fu, J. M. Deavila, M. J. Zhu, M. Maquivar, S. M. Parish, J. R. Busboom, M. L. Nelson, and Du. (2019). Neonatal vitamin A injection promotes cattle muscle development and increase oxidative muscle fibers. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology, In press.
  5. Zhu, M.J., X. Sun, and Du. (2019). AMPK in regulation of apical junctions and barrier junction of intestinal epithelium. Tissue Barriers, In press.
  6. McCallum, M. L., C. A. Pru, A. R. Smith, N. C. Kelp, N. Foretz, B. Viollet, Du, and J. Pru. (2019). A functional role of AMPK in female fertility and endometrial regeneration. Reproduction, In press.
  7. Zhao, L., M. Du, J. Gao, B. Zhan, and X. Mao, (2019). Label-free quantitative proteomic analysis of milk fat globule membrane proteins of yak and cow and identification of proteins associated with glucose and lipid metabolism. Food Chemistry, 275: 59-68.
  8. Harris, C. L., B. Wang, J. M. Deavila, J. R. Busboom, M. Maquivar, S. M. Parish, B. McCann, M. L. Nelson, and M. Du. (2018). Vitamin A administration at birth promotes calf growth and marbling fat development in Angus beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology, 9: 55.
  9. Ma, Y.N., B. Wang, Z.X. Wang, N. A. Gomez, M. J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2018). Three dimensional spheroid culture of adipose stromal vascular cells for studying adipogenesis in beef cattle. Animal, 12: 2123-2129.
  10. Zhao, L., T. Zou, N. A. Gomez, B. Wang, M. J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2018). Raspberry alleviates obesity-induced inflammation and insulin resistance in skeletal muscle through activation of AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) α1. Nutrition & Diabetes, 8: 39.
  11. Zhang, S., Y. Zhang, X. Zhou, X. Fu, J. Michal, G. Ji, M. Du, and Z. Jiang. (2018). Alternative polyadenylation drives genome-to-phenome information detours in the AMPKα1 and AMPKα2 knockout mice. Scientific Report, 8: 6462.
  12. Li, T., J. Gao, M. Du, J. Song, and M. Du. (2018). Milk fat globule membrane attenuates high-fat diet-induced obesity by inhibiting adipogenesis and increasing uncoupling protein 1 expression in white adipose tissue of mice, Nutrients, 10: 331.
  13. Zou, T., B. Wang, Q. Yang, J. M. de Avila, M. J. Zhu, J. You, D. Chen, and M. Du. (2018). Raspberry promotes brown and beige adipocyte development in mice fed high-fat diet through activation of AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) a1. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 55: 157.
  14. Gao, J., J. Song, M. Du, and X. Mao. (2018). Bovine a-lactalbumin hydrolysates (a-LAH) ameliorate adipose insulin resistance and inflammation in high-fat-diet-fed C57BL/6J mice. Nutrients, 10: 242.
  15. Ma, Y.N., B. Wang, Z.X. Wang, N. A. Gomez, M. J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2018). Three dimensional spheroid culture of adipose stromal vascular cells for studying adipogenesis in beef cattle. Animal, 10: 242.
  16. Sun, X., X. Fu, M. Du, and M. J. Zhu. (2018). Ex vivo gut culture for tracing gut epithelial development. Open Biology, 8: 170256.
  17. Sun, X., M. Du, D. A. Navarre and M. J. Zhu. (2018). Purple potato extract promotes intestinal epithelial differentiation and barrier function by activating AMP-activated protein kinase. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, 62: 1700536.
  18. Maricelli, J. A., Y. M. Bishaw, B. Wang, M. Du, and B. D. Rodgers. (2018). Systemic SMAD7 gene therapy increases striated muscle mass and enhances exercise capacity in a dose-dependent manner. Human Gene Therapy, 29: 390-399.
  19. Son, J. S., S. A. Chae, E. D. Testroet, M. Du, and H. Jun. (2018). Exercise-induced myokines: a brief review of controversial issues of this decade. Expert Review of Endocrinology & Metabolism, 13: 51-58.
  20. Chen, Y., Y. Liu, M. Du, W. Zhang, L. Xu, X. Gao, L. Zhang, H. Gao, L. Xu, J. Li, M. Zhao. (2017). Constructing a comprehensive gene co-expression based interactome in Bos Taurus. PeerJ, 5: e4107.
  21. Wang, B., F. Zhang, H. Zhang, Z. Wang, Y. Ma, M. J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2017). Alcohol intake aggravates adipose browning and muscle atrophy in cancer associated cachexia. Oncotarget, 8: 100411-100420.
  22. Bibi, S., Y. Kang, M. Du, and M. J. Zhu. (2017). Dietary red raspberries attenuate dextran sulfate sodium-induced acute colitis. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 51: 40-46.
  23. Wang, B., X. Fu, X. Liang, J. M. Deavila, Z. Wang, L. Zhao, Q. Tian, J. Zhao, N. A. Gomez, S. C. Trombetta, M. J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2017). Retinoic acid induces white adipose tissue browning by increasing adipose vascularity and inducing beige adipogenesis of PDGFRa+ adipose progenitors. Cell Discovery, 3:17036.
  24. Fu, X., Q. Yang, B. Wang, J. Zhao, M. Zhu, S. M. Parish, and M. Du. (2017). Reduced satellite cell density and myogenesis in Wagyu compared to Angus cattle as a possible explanation of its high marbling. Animal, 9: 1-8.
  25. Gao, P. F., X. H. Guo, M. Du, G. Q. Cao, Q. C. Yang, Z. D. Pu, Z. Wang, Q. Zhang, M. Li, Y. S. Jin, X. J. Wang, H. Liu, and B. G. Li. (2017). LncRNAs profiling of skeletal muscles in Large White pigs and Mashen pigs during development. Journal of Animal Science, 95: 4239-4250.
  26. Li, T., X. Cheng, M. Du, B. Chen, and X. Y. Mao. (2017). Upregulation of heme oxygenase-1 mediates the anti-inflammatory activity of casein glycomacropeptide (GMP) hydrolysates in LPS-stimulated macrophages. Food & Function, 8: 2475-2484.
  27. Wang, B., Z. Wang, M. de Avila, M. J. Zhu, F. Zhang, N. A. Gomez, L. Zhao, Q. Tian, J. Zhao, J. Maricelli, H. Zhang, B. D. Rodgers,and M. Du. (2017). Moderate alcohol intake induces thermogenic brown/beige adipocyte formation via elevating retinoic acid signaling. FASEB Journal, 31: 4612-4622.
  28. Wang, B., X. Fu, M.J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2017). Retinoic acid inhibits white adipogenesis by disrupting GADD45A mediated Zfp423 DNA demethylation. Journal of Molecular Cell Biology, 9: 338-349.
  29. Zhao, J., Y. Jin, M. Du, W. Liu, Y. Ren, C. Zhang, J. Zhang. (2017). The effect of dietary grape pomace supplementation on epididymal sperm quality and testicular antioxidant ability in ram lambs. Theriogenology, 97: 50-56.
  30. Xue, Y., M. Du, H. Sheng, C. J. Hovde, and M. J. Zhu. (2017). Escherichia coli O157:H7 suppress host autophagy and promote bacterial adhesion via Tir-mediated and cAMP-independent activation of protein kinase A. Cell Death and Discovery, 3, 17055.
  31. Zhao, J. X., R. Su, W. Liu, Y. Ren, C. Zhang, M. Du, and J. Zhang. (2017). Effect of dietary Tartary buckwheat extract supplementation on growth performance, meat quality and antioxidant activity in ewe lambs. Meat Science, 134: 79-85.
  32. Zhao, J., Q. Yang, L. Zhang, X. Liang, X. Sun, B. Wang, Y. Chen, M. J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2017). AMPKa1 deficiency suppresses brown adipogenesis in favor of fibrogenesis during brown adipose tissue development. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 491: 508-514.
  33. Du, M., S.P. Ford, and M. J. Zhu. (2017). Optimizing livestock production efficiency through maternal nutritional management and fetal developmental programming. Animal Frontiers, 7: 5-11.
  34. Sun, X. X. Fu, Q. Y. Yang, M. Du, and M. J. Zhu. (2017). AMPK regulate intestinal differentiation via histone modification of CDX2. Cell Death and Differentiation, 24: 819-831.
  35. Xue Y., M. Du, and M. J. Zhu. (2017). Quercetin suppresses NLRP3 inflammasome activation in epithelial cells triggered by Escherichia coli O157:H7. Free Radical Biology & Medicine, 108: 760-769.
  36. Song, J., Q. Wang, M. Du, X. Ji, and X. Mao. (2017). Identification of dipeptidyl peptidase-IV inhibitory peptides from mare whey protein hydrolysates. Journal of Dairy Science, 100: 6885-6894.
  37. Wang, S., X. Liang, Q. Yang, X. Fu, M. Zhu, B.D. Rodgers, Q. Jiang, M. V. Dodson, and M. Du. (2017). Resveratrol enhances brown adipocyte formation and function by activating AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) a1 in mice fed high-fat diet. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, 61: 1600746.
  38. Song, J.J., Q. Wang, M. Du, T. G. Li, B. Chen, X. Y. Mao. (2017). Casein glycomacropeptide-derived peptide IPPKKNQDKTE ameliorate high glucose-induced insulin resistance in HepG2 cells via activation of AMPK signaling. Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, 61: 1600301.
  39. Yang, G., S. Bibi, M. Du, T. Suzuki, and M. J. Zhu. (2017). Regulation of the intestinal tight junction by natural polyphenols: a mechanistic perspective. Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, 595: 1547-1562.
  40. Griner, J. D., C. J. Rogers, M. J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2017). Lysyl oxidase propeptide promotes adipogenesis through inhibition of FGF-2 signaling. Adipocyte, 6: 12-19.
  41. Zou, T., Q. Yang, B. Wang, M. Zhu, P. W. Nathanielsz, and M. Du. (2017). Resveratrol supplementation to high fat diet-fed pregnant mice promotes brown and beige adipocyte development and prevents obesity in male offspring. Journal of Physiology, 595: 1547-1562.  This is an Editor’s choice article and was further highlighted by a Translational Perspective: Aiken C. E., and S. E. Ozanne, Breaking the cycle of intergenerational obesity, Journal of Physiology 595: 1443-1444.
  42. Li T., B. Chen, M. Du, J. Song, X. Cheng, X. Wang, and X. Mao. (2017). Casein glycomacropeptide hydrolysates exert cytoprotective effect against cellular stress by upregulating HO-1 expression in HepG2 cells. Nutrients, 9:31.
  43. Xue, Y., S. Zhang, M. Du, and M. J. Zhu. (2017). Dandelion extract suppresses reactive oxidative species and inflammasome in intestinal epithelial cells. Journal of Functional Food, 29: 10-18.
  44. Kang, Y., Xue, Y., M. Du, M. J. Zhu. (2016). Preventive effects of Goji berry on dextran sulfate sodium induced colitis in mice. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 40: 70-76.
  45. Liang, X. W., Q. Y. Yang, L. P. Zhang, J. Maricelli, B. D. Rodgers, M. J. Zhu, and M. Du (2016). Maternal high-fat diet during lactation impairs thermogenic function of brown adipose tissue in offspring mice. Scientific Reports, 6: 34345.
  46. Yang, Q., X. Liang, X. Sun, L. Zhang, X. Fu, C. J. Rogers, A. Berim, S. Zhang, S. Wang, B. Wang, M. Foretz, B. Viollet, D. R. Gang, B. D. Rodgers, M. Zhu, and M. Du. (2016). AMPK/α-ketoglutarate axis dynamically mediates DNA demethylation in the Prdm16 promoter and brown adipogenesis. Cell Metabolism, 24: 542-554.  This paper was featured in Editors’ Choice, Science Signaling (Nancy R. G., Improving the health of newborns of obese mothers. Sci. Signal. 2016, 451: ec246)
  47. Wei, S. J., M. Du, Z. H. Jiang, G. J. Hausman, L. F. Zhang, and M. V. Dodson. (2016). Long noncoding RNAs in regulating adipogenesis: new RNAs shed lights on obesity. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 73: 2079-2087.
  48. Zhu, H. M., M. Du, L. K. Fox, and M. J. Zhu. (2016). Bactericidal effects of Cinnamomum cassia oil against bovine mastitis bacterial pathogens. Food Control, 66: 291-299.
  49. Bibi, S., Y. Kang, G. Yang, M. Du, and M. J. Zhu. (2016). Grape seed extract improves small intestinal morphology through suppressing inflammation and regulating alkaline phosphatase in IL10-deficient mice. Journal of Functional Foods, 20: 245-252.
  50. Wang, B., Q. Yang, C. L. Harris, M. L. Nelson, J. R. Busboom, M. J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2016). Nutrigenomic regulation of adipose tissue development – role of retinoic acid. Meat Science, 120: 100-106.
  51. Liang, X., Q. Yang, X. Fu, C. J. Rogers, B. Wang, H. Pan, M. J. Zhu, P. W. Nathanielsz, and M. Du. (2016). Maternal obesity epigenetically alters visceral fat progenitor cell properties in male offspring mice. Journal of Physiology, 594: 4453-4466.  This is an Editor’s choice article
  52. Campos, C. F., M. S. Duarte, S. E. F. Guimaraes, L. L. Verardo, S. Wei, M. Du, Z. Jiang, W. G. Bergen, G. J. Hausman, M. Fernyhough-Culver, E. Albrecht, and M. V. Dodson. (2016). Review: Animal model and the current understanding of molecular dynamics of adipogenesis. Animal, 10: 927-932.
  53. Li, N., Q. Y. Yang, R. Walker, T.B. Thompson, M. Du, and B. R. Rodgers. (2016). Myostatin attenuation in vivo reduces adiposity, but activates adipogenesis. Endocrinology, 157: 282-291.
  54. Miao, Z. G., L. P. Zhang, X. Fu, Q. Y. Yang, M. J. Zhu, M. V. Dodson, and M. Du. (2016). Invited review: Mesenchymal progenitor cells in intramuscular connective tissue development. Animal, 10: 75-81.
  55. Fu, X., M. J. Zhu, S. Zhang, F. Marc, V. Benoit, and M. Du. (2016). Obesity impairs skeletal muscle regeneration via inhibition of AMP-activated protein kinase. Diabetes. 65: 188-200.
  56. Zhang, H., M. Du, Q. Yang, and M. J. Zhu. (2016). Butyrate suppresses murine mast cell proliferation and cytokine production through inhibiting histone deacetylase. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 27: 299-306.
  57. Martins TS, ML Chizzotti, W Silva, LN Renno, LMP Sanglard, NVL Serao, FF Silva, SEF Guimaraes, MM Ladeira, MV Dodson, M Du, and MS Duarte. (2015). Molecular factors underlying the deposition of intramuscular fat and collagen in skeletal muscle of Nellore and Angus cattle. PLOS One, 0139943.
  58. Fu, X., M. J. Zhu, M. V. Dodson, and M. Du. (2015). AMP-activated protein kinase stimulates Warburg-like glycolysis and activation of satellite cells during muscle regeneration. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 290: 26445-26456.
  59. Wang, S., M. J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2015). Prevention of obesity by dietary resveratrol: how strong is the evidence? Expert Review of Endocrinology and Metabolism, 10: 561-564.
  60. Yang, G., Y. Xue, H. Zhang, M. Du, and M. J. Zhu. (2015). Favorable effects of GSE on intestinal epithelial differentiation and barrier function in IL10-deficient mice. British Journal of Nutrition, 114: 15-23.
  61. Chen, D., W. Li, M. Du, M. Wu, and B. Cao. (2015). Sequencing and characterization of divergent marbling levels in the beef cattle (Longissimus dorsi muscle) transcriptome. Asian Australasian Journal of Animal Science, 28: 158-165.
  62. Du, M., W. Bo, M.J. Zhu. (2015). Fetal programming in meat production. Meat Science, 109: 40-47.
  63. Wei, S., X. Fu, X. Liang, M. Zhu, Z. Jiang, S. M. Parish, M. V. Dodson, L. Zan, and M. Du. (2015). Enhanced mitogenesis in stromal vascular cells derived from subcutaneous adipose tissue of Wagyu compared with those of Angus cattle. Journal of Animal Science, 93: 1015-1024.
  64. Wang, S., X. Liang, Q. Yang, X. Fu, C. J. Rogers, M. J. Zhu, B. D. Rodgers, Q. Jiang, M. V. Dodson, and M. Du. (2015). Resveratrol induces brown-like adipocyte formation in white fat through activation of AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) alpha1. International Journal of Obesity, 39: 967-976.
  65. Dodson, M.V., R.E. Allen, M. Du, W.G. Bergen, S.G. Velleman, S.P. Poulos, M. Fernyhough-Culver, M.B. Wheeler, S.K. Duckett, M.R.I. Young, B.H. Voy, Z. Jiang, and G.J. Hausman. (2014). Invited Review: Evolution of meat animal growth research during the past 50 years: Adipose and muscle stem cells. Journal of Animal Science, 93: 457-481.
  66. Hausman, G. J., U. Basu, M. Du, M. E. Fernyhough-Culver, and M. V. Dodson. (2014). Intermuscular and intramuscular adipose tissues: bad vs. good adipose tissues. Adipocytes, 3: 242-255.
  67. Dodson, M.V., M. Du, S. Wang, W. Bergen, M.E. Fernyhough-Culver, Urmila Basu, S.Y. Poulos and G.J. Hausman. (2014). Adipose depots differ in cellularity, adipokines produced, gene expression and cell systems. Adipocyte 3(4):323-328.
  68. Meyer, A. M., B. W. Hess, S. I. Paisley, M. Du, and J. S. Caton. (2014). Small intestinal measures are correlated with feed efficiency in market weight cattle, despite minimal effects of maternal nutrition during early to mid gestation. Journal of Animal Science, 92, 3855-3867.
  69. Zhang, H., Y. Xue, H. Wang, Y. Huang, M. Du, Q. Yang, and M.J. Zhu. (2014). Mast cell deficiency exacerbates inflammatory bowl symptoms in interleukin-10 deficient mice. World J Gasroenterol 20: 9106-9015.
  70. Duarte, M. S., M.P. Gionbelli, P.V.R. Paulino, N.V.L. Serão, C.S. Nascimento, M.E. Botelho, T.S. Martins, S.C.V. Filho, M.V. Dodson, S.E.F. Guimarães, M. Du. (2014). Maternal overnutrition enhances mRNA expression of adipogenic markers and collagen deposition in skeletal muscle of beef cattle fetuses. Journal of Animal Science, 92: 3846-3854.
  71. Schmidt, T. B., and M. Du. (2014). Meat Science and Muscle Biology Symposium: Pre-harvest factors affecting the prevalence of E. coli O157:H7 in livestock and meat. Journal of Animal Science, 92, 1343-1344.
  72. Wang, H., Y. Xue, B. Wang, J. Zhao, X. Yan, Y. Huang, M. Du, and M. J. Zhu. (2014). Maternal obesity exacerbates insulitis and type I diabetes in non-obese diabetic (NOD) mice. Reproduction, 148, 73-79.
  73. Wang, B., G. Yang, X. Liang, M. J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2014). Grape seed extract prevents skeletal muscle wasting in interleukin 10 knockout mice. BMC-Complementary and Alternative Medicine, 14, 162.
  74. Xue, Y., H. Wang, M. Du, and M. J. Zhu. (2014). Maternal obesity induce gut inflammation and impairs gut epithelial barrier function in nonobese diabetic mice. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 25: 758-764.
  75. Xue, Y., J. Hu, H. Wang, H. Zhang, M. Du, and M. J. Zhu. (2014). Host inflammatory response inhibits Escherichia coli O157:H7 adhesion to gut epithelium through augmenting mucin expression. Infection and Immunity, 82: 1921-1930.
  76. Hur, S. J., K. C. Nam, B. R. Min, M. Du, K. I. Seo, and D. U. Ahn, (2014). Effects of dietary cholesterol and its oxidation products on pathological lesions and cholesterol and lipid oxidation in the rabbit liver. BioMed Research International, 2014: 598612.
  77. Du, M. (2014). Meat Science and Muscle Biology Symposium – Implants, muscle development and meat quality. Journal of Animal Science, 92: 1-2.
  78. Zhu, M. J., M. Du, S. P. Ford, (2014). Impacts of maternal obesity on placental and gut inflammation and health, An Invited review. Journal of Animal Science, 92: 1-11.
  79. Wei, S., L. Zhang, X. Zhou, M. Du, Z. Jiang, G. J. Hausman, W. G. Bergen, L. Zan, M. V. Dodson. (2013). Emerging roles of zinc finger proteins in regulating adipogenesis. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, 70:4569-4584.
  80. Fu, X., J. X. Zhao, X., M. J. Zhu, M. Foretz, B. Viollet, M. V. Dodson, and M. Du. (2013). AMP-activated protein kinase a1 but not a2 catalytic subunit potentiates myogenin expression and myogenesis. Molecular and Cell Biology, 33: 4517-4525.
  81. Fu, X., J. X. Zhao, J. F. Liang, M. J. Zhu, M. Foretz, B. Viollet, and M. Du. (2013). AMP-activated protein kinase mediates myogenin expression and myogenesis via histone deacetylase 5. American Journal of Physiology – Cell Physiology, 305: C887-895.
  82. Min, B., K. C. Chang, M. Du, K. Mullin, and D. U. Ahn. (2013). Dosage response of atherosclerotic lesions to dietary cholesterol in rabbits. Food Sci. Biotechnol. 22: 1435-1441.
  83. Yang, Q. Y., J .F. Liang, C. J. Rogers, J. X. Zhao, M. J. Zhu, and M. Du. (2013). Maternal obesity induces epigenetic modifications to facilitate Zfp423 expression and enhance adipogenic differentiation in fetal mice. Diabetes, 62: 3727-3735.
  84. Liang, J. F., Q. Y. Yang, M. J. Zhu, Y. Jin, and M. Du. (2013). AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) a2 subunit mediates glycolysis in postmortem skeletal muscle. Meat Science, 95: 536-541
  85. Duarte, M. S., P. V. R. Paulino, A. K. Das, S. Wei, N. V. L. Serao, X. Fu, S. M. Harris, M. V. Dodson, and M. Du. (2013). Enhancement of adipogenesis and fibrogenesis in skeletal muscle of Wagyu compared to Angus cattle. Journal of Animal Science, 91: 2938-2946.
  86. Wang, H., Y. Xue, H. Zhang, Y. Huang, G Yang, M. Du, and M. J. Zhu. (2013). Dietary grape seed extract ameliorates symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease in interleukin-10 deficient mice. Molecular Nutrition & Food Research, 57: 2253-2257.
  87. Wei, S., M. Du, Z. Jiang, M. S. Marcio, M. Fernyhough-Culver, E. Albrecht, K. Will, L. Zan, G. J. Hausman, E. M. Youssef Elabd, W. G. Bergen, U. Basu, and M. V. Dodson. (2013). Bovine dedifferentiated adipose tissue (DFAT) cells: DFAT cell isolation. Adipocyte 2:3, 148-159.
  88. Duarte, M. S., M. P. Gionbelli, P V. R. Paulino, N. V. L. Serao, T. S. Martins, P. I. S. Totaro, S. C. Valadares Filho, M. V. Dodson, M. Zhu, and M. Du. (2013). Effects of maternal nutrition on development of gastrointestinal tract of bovine fetus at different stages of gestation. Livestock Science, 153, 60-65.
  89. Du, M., Y. Huang, A. K. Das, Q. Yang, M. S. Duarte, M. V. Dodson, and M. J. Zhu. (2013). Manipulating mesenchymal progenitor cell differentiation to optimize performance and carcass value of beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science, 91: 1419-1429.
  90. Duarte, M.S., M.P.Gionbelli, P.V.R. Paulino, N.V.L. Serão, L.H.P. Silva, R. Mezzomo, M.V. Dodson, M. Du, J.R. Busboom, S.E.F. Guimarães, S.C. Valadares Filho. (2013). Effects of pregnancy and feeding level on carcass and meat quality traits of Nellore cows. Meat Science, 94: 139-144.
  91. Yan, X.,Y. Huang, J. X. Zhao, C. J. Rogers, M. J. Zhu, S. P. Ford, P. W. Nathanielsz, and M. Du. (2013). Maternal obesity down-regulates microRNA (miRNA) let-7g expression, a possible mechanism for enhanced adipogenesis during ovine fetal skeletal muscle development. International Journal of Obesity, 37: 568-575.