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Abstract

The response of the immune and stress systems have been assessed in response to a lipopolysaccharide (LPS) challenge, yet the role of metabolism in mediating energy requirements during the acute phase response has not been sufficiently studied. This study tested heat-tolerant (Romosinuano [RO]) and ...

Author(s)
Sanchez, N. C. B.; Chaffin, R.; Carroll, J. A.; Chase, C. C., Jr.; Coleman, S. W.; Spiers, D. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc, New York, USA
Citation
Domestic Animal Endocrinology, 2013, 45, 4, pp 180-186
Abstract

The difference in the acute phase response of a heat-tolerant and a heat-sensitive Bos taurus breed to a lipopolysaccharide (LPS) challenge when housed at different air temperatures (Ta) was studied. Angus (ANG; heat-sensitive; n=11; 306±26 kg BW) and Romosinuano (RO; heat-tolerant; n=10; 313±32 kg ...

Author(s)
Carroll, J. A.; Sanchez, N. C. B.; Chaffin, R.; Chase, C. C., Jr.; Coleman, S. W.; Spiers, D. E.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Domestic Animal Endocrinology, 2013, 45, 3, pp 163-169
Abstract

Our primary objective of this experiment was to evaluate potential genetic differences between two diverse Bos taurus breeds [Angus (AG) and Romosinuano (RO)] in response to an endotoxin challenge. Eighteen steers (n=9 steers/breed; 299.4±5.2 kg BW) were acclimated to environmentally controlled...

Author(s)
Carroll, J. A.; Burdick, N. C.; Reuter, R. R.; Chase, C. C., Jr.; Spiers, D. E.; Arthington, J. D.; Coleman, S. W.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Domestic Animal Endocrinology, 2011, 41, 4, pp 163-173
Abstract

A study was performed to evaluate differences in thermoregulatory ability of 2 Bos taurus breeds with known differences in heat tolerance. Nine Angus (AG; 304±7 kg of BW) and 9 Romosinuano (RO; 285±7.5 kg of BW) steers were transported to the Brody Environmental Center at the University of...

Author(s)
Scharf, B.; Carroll, J. A.; Riley, D. G.; Chase, C. C., Jr.; Coleman, S. W.; Keisler, D. H.; Weaber, R. L.; Spiers, D. E.
Publisher
American Society of Animal Science, Savoy, USA
Citation
Journal of Animal Science, 2010, 88, 7, pp 2321-2336