Peer-reviewed articles

2017

  1. Bai, M., H. Liu, K. Xu, B. Zou, R. Yu, Y. Liu, W. Xing, H. Du, Y. Li, and Y. Yin. 2017. Effects of dietary coated cysteamine hydrochloride on pork color in finishing pigs. J. Sci. Food Agric. In press
  2. She, Y., Y. Liu, J. Caroline Gozalez-Vega, and H. H. Stein. 2017. Effects of graded levels of an Escherichia coli phytase on growth performance, apparent total tract digestibility of phosphorus, and on bone parameters of weanling pigs fed phosphorus-deficient corn-soybean meal based diets. Anim. Feed Sci. Technol. 232. 102-109. PubMed
  3. Navarro, D. M. D. L., Y. Liu, T. S. Bruun, and H. H. Stein. 2017. Amino acid digestibility bu weanling pigs of processed ingredients originating from soybeans, 00-rapeseeds, or a fermented mixture of plant ingredients. J. Anim. Sci. 95: 2658-2669. PubMed
  4. Yuan, D., T. Hussain, B. Tan, Y. Liu, P. Ji, and Y. Yin. 2017. The evaluation of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects of Eucommia Ulmoides Flavones using diquat-challenged piglets model. Oxid. Med. Cell longev. In Press
  5. She, Y., Y. Liu, and H. H. Stein. 2017. Effects of graded levels of microbial phytase on apparent total tract digestibility of calcium and phosphorus and standardized total tract digestibility of phosphorus in four sources of canola meal and in soybean meal fed to growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 95:2061-2070. PubMed
  6. Mathai, J. K., Y. Liu, and H. H. Stein. 2017. Values for digestible indispensable amino acid scores (DIAAS) for some dairy and plant proteins may better describe protein quality than values calculated using the concept for protein digestibility-corrected amino acid scores (PDCAAS). Brit. J. Nutr. 117:490-499. PubMed
  7. Kim, B. G., Y. Liu, and H. H. Stein. 2017. Effects of ileal digesta collection time on standardized ileal digestibility of amino acids in corn, soybean meal, and distiller’s dried grains with solubles fed to growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 95:789-798. PubMed
  8. Bai, L. L., F. Wu, H. Liu, S. Zhang, L. Liu, X. S. Piao, Y. H. Liu, P. A. Thacker, and F. L. Wang. Effects of dietary calcium levels on growth performance and bone characteristics in pigs in growing-finhisng-transitional phase. Anim. Feed Sci. Technol. 224:59-65. PubMed

2016

  1. Pedersen, T. F., Y. Liu, and H. H. Stein. 2016. Effects of dietary energy concentration and an exogenous carbohydrase on growth perforamnce of weanling pigs fed diets containing canola meal produced from high protein or conventional canola seeds. J. Anim. Sci. 94:5206-5218. PubMed
  2. Kim, B. G., Y. Liu, and H. H. Stein. 2016. Effects of collection time on flow of chromium and dry matter and on basal ideal endogenous losses of amino acids in growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 94:4196-4204. PubMed
  3. González-vega, J. C., Y. Liu, J. C. McCann, C. L. Walk, J. J. Loor, and H. H. Stein. 2016. Requirement for digestible calcium by eleven- to twenty-five-kilogram pigs as determined by growth performance, bone ash concnetration, calcium abnd phosphorus balances, and expression of genes involved in transport of clacium in intestinal and kidney cells. J. Anim. Sci. 94:3321-3334. PubMed
  4. Ji, P., K. M.Schachtschneider, L. B. Schook, R. R. Walker, and R. W. Johnson. 2016. Pheripheral viral infection induced microglial sensome genes and enhanced microglial cell activity in the hippocampus of neonatal piglets. Brain Behav. Immun. 54:243-251. PubMed
  5. Ji, P., H. A. Tucker, R. E. Clark, M. Miura, and C. S. Ballard. 2016. Short communication: Effect of on-farm feeding practices on rumen protected lysine products. J. Dairy Sci. 99:1242-1246. PubMed
  6. Rojas, O. J., Y. Liu, and H. H. Stein. 2016. Effects of particle size of yellow dent corn on physical characteristics of diets and growth performance and carcass characteristics of growing-finishing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 94:619-628. PubMed
  7. Liu, Y., N. W. Jaworski, O. J. Rojas, and H. H. Stein. 2016. Energy concentration and amino acid digestibility in high protein canola meal, conventional canola meal, and in soybean meal fed to growing pigs. Anim. Feed Sci. Technol. 212: 52-62. Full Text

2015

  1. Dann, H. M., S. M. Fredin, K. W. Cotanch, R. J. Grant, C. Kokko, P. Ji, and K. Fujita. 2015 Effects of corn-based reduced-starch diets alternative carbohydrate sources on performance of lactating Holstein cows. J. Dairy Sci. 98:4041-4054. PubMed
  2. Stein, H. H., G. A. Casas, J. J. Abelilla, Y. Liu, and R. C. Sulabo. 2015. Nutritional value of high fiber co-products from the copra, palm kernel, and rice industries in diets fed to pigs. J. Anim. Sci. Biotechnol. 6:56-64. PubMed
  3. Maison, T., Y. Liu, and H. H. Stein. 2015. Apparent and standardized total tract digestibility by growing pigs of phosphorus from North America and 00-rapeseed meal and 00-rapeseed expellersfrom Europe without and with microbial phytase. J. Anim. Sci. 93:3494-3502. PubMed
  4. Berrocoso, J. D., O. J. Rojas, Y. Liu, J. Shoulders, J. C. González-vega, and H. H. Stein. 2015. Energy concentration and amino acid digestibility in high protein canola meal, conventional canola meal, and in soybean meal fed to growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 93:2208-2217. PubMed
  5. Parr, C., Y. Liu, C. M. Parsons, and H. H. Stein. 2015. Effects of high-protein or conventional canola meal on growth performance, organ weights, bone ash, and blood characteristics of weanling pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 93:2165-2173. PubMed
  6. Little, K., B. Bohrer, T. Maison, Y. Liu, H. Stein, and B. Dustin. 2015. Effects of feeding canola meal from high protein or conventional varieties of canola seeds on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and cutability of pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 93:1284-1297. PubMed
  7. Lowell, J. E., Y. Liu, and H. H. Stein. 2015. Comparative digestibility of energy and nutrients in feed ingredients fed to sows and growing pigs. Arch. Anim. Nutr. 69:79-97. PubMed
  8. Maison, T., Y. Liu, and H. H. Stein. 2015. Digestibility of energy and detergent fiber and digestible and metabolizable energy values in canola meal, 00-rapeseed meal, and 00-rapeseed expellers fed to growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 93:652-660. PubMed
  9. Song, M., Y. Liu, J. J. Lee, T. M. Che, J. A. Soares-Almeida, J. L. Chun, J. M. Campbell, J. Polo, J. D. Crenshaw, S. W. Seo, and J. E. Pettigrew. 2015. Spray-dried plasma attenuates inflammation and improves pregnancy rate of mated female mice. J. Anim. Sci. 93:298-305. PubMed

2014

  1. Ji, P., J. K. Drackley, M. J. Khan, and J. J. Loor. 2014. Overfeeding energy upregulates peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor (PPAR)γ-controlled adipogenic and lipolytic gene networks but does not affect proinflammatory markers in visceral and subcutaneous adipose depots of Holstein cows. J. Dairy Sci. 97:3431-3440. PubMed
  2. Ji, P., J. K. Drackley, M. J. Khan, and J. J. Loor. 2014. Inflammation- and lipid metabolism-related gene network expression in visceral and subscutaneous adipose depots of Hosltein cows. J. Dairy Sci. 97:3441-3448. PubMed
  3. Osorio, J. S., P. Ji, J. K. Drackley, D. Luchini, and J. J. Loor. 2014. Smartamine M and MetaSmart supplementation during the peripartal period alter hepatic expression of gene networks in 1-carbon metabolism, inflammation, oxidative stress, and the growth hormone-insulin-like growth factor 1 axis pathways. J. Dairy Sci. 97:7451-7464. PubMed
  4. Osorio, J. S., E. Trevisi, P. Ji, J. K. Drackley, D. Luchini, G. Bertoni, D. Luchini, and J. J. Loor. 2014. Biomarker of inflammation, metabolosim, and oxidative stress in blood, liver, and milk reveal a better immunometabolic status in peripartal cows supplemented with Smartamine M or MetaSmart. J. Dairy Sci. 97:7437-7450. PubMed
  5. Kim, B., Y. Liu, and H. H. Stein. 2014. Energy concentration and phosphorus digestibility in yeast products from the ethanol industry, brewers yeast, fish meal, and soybean meal fed to growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 92:5476-5484. PubMed
  6. Rojas, O. J., Y. Liu, and H. H. Stein. 2014. Concentration of metabolizable energy and digestibility of energy, phosphorus, and amino acids in Lemna Protein Concentrate fed to growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 92:5222-5229. PubMed
  7. Liu, Y., M. Song, F. N. Almeida, S. L. Tilton, M. J. Cecava, and H. H. Stein. 2014. Energy concentration and amino acid digestibility in corn and corn co-products fed to growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 92:4557-4565. PubMed
  8. Liu, Y., M. Song, T. Maison, and H. H. Stein. 2014. Effects of protein concentration and heat treatment on concentration of digestible and metabolizable energy and on amino acid digestibility in four sources of canola meal fed to growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 92:4466-4477. PubMed
  9. Gutierrez, N. A., D. Y. Kil, Y. Liu, J. E. Pettigrew, and H. H. Stein. 2014. Effects of co-products from the corn-ethanol industry on growth performance, body composition, and retention of protein, lipids, and energy by growing and finishing pigs. J. Sci. Food Agric. 94:3008-3016. PubMed
  10. Baidoo, S. K., D. Y. Kil, J. N. Kim, Y. Liu, J. Kim, K. Kim, Y. Kim, and M. Song. 2014. Productive performance of sows fed increasing levels of distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS) across parities. Rev. Colomb. Cienc. Pecu. 27:171-177. Full Text
  11. Liu, Y., M. Song, T. M. Che, D. Bravo, C. W. Maddox, and J. E. Pettigrew. 2014. Effects of capsicum oleoresin, garlic botanical, and turmeric oleoresin on gene expression profile of ileal mucosa in weaned pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 92:3426-3440. PubMed
  12. Liu, Y., Y. L. Ma, J. M. Zhao, M. Vazquez-Añón, and H. H. Stein. 2014. Digestibility and retention of zinc, copper, manganese, iron, calcium, and phosphorus in pigs fed diets containing inorganic or organic minerals. J. Anim. Sci. 92:3407-3415. PubMed
  13. Almaguer, B. L., R. C. Sulabo, Y. Liu, and H. H. Stein. 2014. Standardized total tract digestibility of phosphorus in copra meal, palm kernel expellers, palm kernel meal, and soybean meal fed to growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 92:2473-2480. PubMed
  14. González-vega, J. C., C. L. Walk, Y. Liu, and H. H. Stein. 2014. The site of net absorption of Ca from the intestine tract of growing pigs and effect of phytic acid, Ca level and Ca source on Ca digestibility. Arch. Anim. Nutr. 68:126-142. PubMed
  15. Liu, Y., M. Song, T. M. Che, J. J. Lee, D. Bravo, C. W. Maddox, and J. E. Pettigrew. 2014. Dietary plant extracts modulate gene expression profiles in ileal mucosa of weaned pigs after an Escherichia coli infection. J. Anim. Sci. 92:2050-2062. PubMed
  16. Cervantes-Pahm S. K., Y. Liu, and H. H. Stein. 2014. Digestible indispensable amino acid score and digestible amino acids in eight cereal grains. Br. J. Nutr. 111:1663-1672. PubMed
  17. Kim, B. G., D. M. Wulf, R. J. Maddock, D. N. Peters, C. Pedersen, Y. Liu, and H. H. Stein. 2014. Effects of dietary barley on growth performance, carcass traits, and pork quality in finishing pigs. Rev. Colomb. Cienc. Pecu. 27:102-113. Full Text
  18. Cervantes-Pahm, S., Y. Liu, A. Evans, and H. H. Stein. 2014. Effect of novel fiber ingredients on ileal and total tract digestibility of energy and nutrients in semi-purified diets fed to growing pigs. J. Sci. Food Agric. 94:1284-1290. PubMed
  19. Cervantes-Pahm, S. K., Y. Liu, and H. H. Stein. 2014. Comparative digestibility of energy and nutrients and fermentability of dietary fiber in eight cereal grains fed to pigs. J. Sci. Food Agric. 94:841-849. PubMed
  20. Petersen, G. I., Y. Liu, and H. H. Stein. 2014. Coefficient of standardized ileal digestibility of corn, soybean meal, corn gluten meal, high-protein distillers dried grains, and field peas fed to weanling pigs. Anim. Feed Sci. Technol. 188:145-149. Full Text
  21. Baker, K. M., Y. Liu, and H. H. Stein. 2014. Nutritional value of soybean meal produced from high protein, low oligosaccharide, or conventional varieties of soybeans and fed to weanling pigs. Anim. Feed Sci. Technol. 188:64-73. Full Text

2013

  1. Osorio, J. S., P. Ji, J. K. Drackley, D. Luchini, and J. J. Loor. 2013. Supplemental Smartamine M or MetaSmart during the transition period benefit postpartal cow performance and blood neutrophil function. J. Dairy Sci. 96:6248-6263. PubMed
  2. Almeida, J. A., Y. Liu, M. Song, J. J. Lee, H. R. Gaskins, C. W. Maddox, O. Osuna, and J. E. Pettigrew. 2013. Escherichia coli challenge and one type of smectite alter intestinal barrier of pigs. J. Anim. Sci. Biotech. 4:52. PubMed
  3. Cervantes-Pahm, S., B. K. Knapp, B. G. Kim, Y. Liu, C. M. Parsons, G. C. Fahey, Jr., and H. H. Stein. 2013. Comparison of two different in vivo models and an in vitro model for caloric determination of four novel fiber ingredients. J. Agric. Food Chem. 61:12374-12379. PubMed
  4. Liu, Y., M. Che, M. Song, J. J. Lee, J. A. S. Almeida, D. Bravo, W. G. Van Alstine, and J. E. Pettigrew. 2013. Dietary plant extracts improve immune responses and growth efficiency of weaned pigs experimentally infected with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus. J. Anim. Sci. 91:5668-5679. PubMed
  5. Liu, Y., Song, T. M. Che, J. A. S. Almeida, J. J. Lee, D. Bravo, C. W. Maddox, and J. E. Pettigrew. 2013. Dietary plant extracts alleviate diarrhea and alter immune responses of weaned pigs experimentally infected with a pathogenic Escherichia coli. J. Anim. Sci. 91:5294-5306. PubMed
  6. González-vega, J. C., C. L. Walk, Y. Liu, and H. H. Stein. 2013. Determination of endogenous intestinal losses of calcium and true total tract digestibility of calcium in canola meal fed to growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 91:4807-4816. PubMed
  7. Rojas, O. J., Y. Liu, and H. H. Stein. 2013. Phosphorus digestibility and concentration of digestible and metabolizable energy in corn, corn co-products, and bakery meal fed to growing pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 91:5326-5335. PubMed
  8. Liu, Y., I. R. Ipharraguerre, and J. E. Pettigrew. 2013. Potential applications of knowledge of gut chemosensing in pig production. J. Anim. Sci. 91:1982-1990. PubMed

2012

  1. Ji, P., J. S. Osorio, J. K. Drackley, and J. J. Loor. 2012. Overfeeding a moderate energy diet prepartum does not impair bovine subcutaneous adipose tissue insulin signal transduction and induces marked changes in peripartal gene network expression. J. Dairy Sci. 95:4333-4351. PubMed
  2. Song, M., T. M. Che, Y. Liu, J. A. Soares, B. G. Harmon, and J. E. Pettigrew. 2012. Effects of dietary spray-dried egg on growth performance and health of weaned pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 90:3080-3087. PubMed
  3. Che, T. M., M. Song, Y. Liu, R. W. Johnson, K. W. Kelley, W. G. Van Alstine, K. A. Dawson, and J. E. Pettigrew. 2012. Mannan oligosaccharide increases serum concentrations of antibodies and inflammatory mediators in weanling pigs experimentally infected with porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus. J. Anim. Sci. 90:2784-2793. PubMed
  4. Liu, Y., Song, T. M. Che, D. Bravo, and J. E. Pettigrew. 2012. Anti-inflammatory effects of several plant extracts on porcine alveolar macrophages in vitro. J. Anim. Sci. 90:2774-2783. PubMed
  5. Song, M., Y. Liu, J. A. Soares, T. M. Che, O. Osuna, C. W. Maddox, and J. E. Pettigrew. 2012. Dietary clays alleviate diarrhea of weaned pigs. J. Anim. Sci. 90:345-360. PubMed

2008

  1. P. Chen, P. Ji, adn S. Li. 2008. Effects of feeding extruded soybean, ground canola seed and whole cottonseed on rumen fermentation, performance and milk fatty acid profile in early lactation dairy cows. Asian-Aust. J. Anim. Sci. 21:204-213. Full Text
  2. Ji. P., P. Chen, S. Li, and Z. J. Cao. 2008. Effect of oilseeds on apparent digestibility, milking performance, and blood indices of dairy cows in early lactation. Chinese J. Anim. Nutr. 20:217-222. Full Text
  3. Zhenfeng Zhan, Deyuan Ou, Xiangshu Piao, Sung Woo Kim, Yanhong Liu, and Junjun Wang. 2008. Dietary arginine supplementation affects microvascular development in the small intestine of early-weaned pigs. J. Nutr. 138:1304-1309. PubMed

2006

  1. Liu, Y. H., S. Piao, D. Y. Ou, Y. H. Cao, D. S. Huang, and D. F. Li. 2006. Effects of particle size and physical form of diets on mast cell numbers, histamine, and stem cell factor concentration in the small intestine of broiler chickens. Poult. Sci. 85:2149-2155. PubMed