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Randy Shaver
Professor of Nutrition

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Heather White
Assistant Professor of Nutritional Physiology

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Peer-Reviewed Articles

C. Arndt, L.E. Armentano, and M. B. Hall.  2014.  Corn bran versus corn grain at 2 levels of forage: Intake, apparent digestibility, and production responses by lactating dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci.  97:5676-5687.

White, H. M., S. L. Koser, and S. S. Donkin.  2011.  Characterization of bovine pyruvate carboxylase promoter 1 responsiveness to serum from control and feed-restricted cows.  J. Anim. Sci.  89:1763-1768.

White, H. M., S. L. Koser, and S. S. Donkin.  2011.  Bovine pyruvate carboxylase 5’ UTR variant expression during transition to lactation and feed restriction in dairy cows.  J. Anim. Sci.  89:1881-1892.

White, H. M., S. L. Koser, and S. S. Donkin.  2011.  Differential regulation of bovine pyruvate carboxylase promoters by fatty acids and peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-α agonist.  J. Dairy Sci.  94:3428-3436.

White, H. M., S. S. Donkin, M. C. Lucy, T. M. Grala, and J. R. Roche.  2012.  Short Communication:  Genetic differences between New Zealand and North American dairy cows alter milk production and glucongeogenic enzyme expression. J. Dairy Sci.  95:455-459.

White, H. M., S. L. Koser, and S. S. Donkin.  2012.  Gluconeogenic enzymes are differentially regulated by fatty acid cocktails in Madin-Darby bovine kidney cells.  J. Dairy Sci.  95:1249-1256.

White, H. M., A. J. Acton, and R. V. Considine.  2012.  The angiogenic inhibitor TNP-470 decreases caloric intake and weight gain in high fat fed mice.  Obesity.  20:2003-2009.

White, H. M., S. L. Koser, and S. S. Donkin.  2012.  Regulation of bovine pyruvate carboxylase mRNA and promoter expression by thermal stress.  J. Anim. Sci.  90:2979-2987.

Carvalho, E. R., N. S. Schmelz-Roberts, H. M. White, C. S. Wilcox, S. D. Eicher, and S. S. Donkin.  2012.  Feeding behaviors of transition dairy cows fed glycerol as a replacement for corn.  J. Dairy Sci.  95:7214-7224.

Grala, T. M., J. R. Roche, J. K. Kay, A. G. Rius, H. M. White, S. S. Donkin, M. D. Littlejohn, R. G. Snell, and C. V. C. Phyn.  2013.  The expression of genes involved in hepatic metabolism is altered by temporary changes to milking frequency.  J. Dairy Sci.  doi:10.3168/jds.2013-7321.

Epub. White, H. M., A. J. Acton, M. M. Kamocka, and R. V. Considine.  2013.  Hepatocyte growth factor regulates neovascularization in developing fat pads.  Am. J. Physiol. Endocrinol. Metab. 306:E189-96.  doi:10.1152/ajpendo.00394.2013. Epub 2013 Dec.

Book Chapter: White, H. M., B. R. Richert, M. A. Latour.  2012. Impacts of Nutrition and Environmental Stressors on Lipid Metabolism. Lipid Metabolism.  Ed. R. Valenzuela.  In Press.

Conference Proceedings

Shaver, Randy.  2014. What’s New with Corn Silage? In Proceedings 2014 Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference. Dubuque, IA. 11-12 June 2014.

Popular Press Articles

White, H. M., M. A. Latour, S. S. Donkin, and B. Cousins.  2009. CLA: What is it, and what does it do?  Feedstuffs. April 27:22.