Ongoing research projects in the Stein Monogastric Nutrition Laboratory

January, 2018

Exp. 539. Effects of isomers of methionine on N-balance, growth performance, and blood characteristics of weanling pigs.
Investigators: Mathai, J. K., Y. Liu, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: January, 2018.

Exp. 560. Effects of extrusion of corn, wheat and sorghum on digestibility of amino acids and starch.
Investigators: Rodriguez, D.A., S. A. Lee, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: January, 2018.

Exp. 572. Effects of feeding probiotics to growing-finishing pigs on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and immune parameters.
Investigators: Blavi, L., G. A. Casas, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: February, 2018.

Exp. 565. Effects of extrusion on digestibility of gross energy and fiber and on concentrations of DE and ME in corn, wheat, and sorghum.
Investigators: Rodriguez, D.A., S. A. Lee, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: January, 2018.

Exp. 568. Standardized ileal digestibility of amino acids in commercial sources of soybean meal produced in the U.S.
Investigators: Munoz C. J., J. P. Lancheros, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: January, 2018.

Exp. 574. Effects of country of production of soybean meal on concentrations of digestible energy and metabolizable energy.
Investigators: Lopez, D., G. A. Casas, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: January, 2018.

Exp. 576. Effects of Sangrovit Extra on digestibility of energy in diets fed to pigs.
Investigators: Rundle, C. M., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: January, 2018.

Exp. 578. Influence of excess Leucine in diets fed to growing pigs on growth performance, N-balance, brain and blood concentration of serotonin, and expression of metabolic enzymes.
Investigators: Kwon, W. B., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: February, 2018.

Exp. 581. Digestibility of P in hybrid rye, sorghum, wheat, and corn fed to growing pigs.
Investigators: McGhee, M. M., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: February, 2018.

Exp. 583. Ileal and total tract digestibility of energy and nutrients in commercial dog foods fed to growing pigs.
Investigators: Rodriguez, D.A., S. A. Lee, M. R. de Godoy, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: March, 2018.

Exp. 591. Degradation of minerals, phytate and microbial phytase in the stomach, small intestine, and large intestine of growing pigs fed corn-soybean meal diets fortified with microbial phytase.
Investigators: Mesina, V, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: June, 2018.

Exp. 592. Requirement for digestible calcium and digestible phosphorus by 11 to 25 kg pigs as assessed by growth performance, bone ash, blood concentrations of calcium and phosphorus, and expression of alkaline phosphatase in intestinal tissue.
Investigators: Lagos, L. V., G. Fontarilla, C. J. Munoz, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: April, 2018.

Exp. 595. Relative bioavailability of a novel source of valine fed to growing pigs.
Investigators: Oliveira, M. S., J. K. Mathai, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: January, 2018.

Exp. 597. Effects of adding a novel source of microbial phytase to diets fed to growing pigs.
Investigators: Arredondo, M., G. A. Casas, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: February, 2018.

Exp. 596. Effects of microbial phytase on standardized total tract digestibility of calcium in commercial sources of mono calcium phosphate and dicalcium phosphate.
Investigators: Lee, S. A., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: February, 2018.

Exp. 600. Additivity of values for apparent digestibility of fiber in mixed diets fed to pigs.
Investigators: Abelilla, J. J., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: February, 2018.

Exp. 602. Effects of a phytase and xylanase combination on apparent ileal and total tract digestibility of energy and nutrient by growing pigs fed diets with different levels of Ca and P.
Investigators: Blavi, L., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: January, 2018.

Exp. 603. Effects of heat treatment of rapeseed meal on digestibility of amino acid by growing pigs.
Investigators: Oliveira M. S, L. Blavi, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: April, 2018.

Exp. 608. Effects of stage of gestation and microbial phytase on endogenous losses of calcium and digestibility of calcium in calcium carbonate by gestating sows.
Investigators: Lee, S. A., D. A. Rodriguez, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: July, 2018.

Exp. 606. Effects of heat treatment of rapeseed meal on digestibility of energy and concentration of digestible and metabolizable energy in diets fed to growing pigs.
Investigators: Oliveira M. S, L. Blavi, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: April, 2018.

Exp. 609. Comparison of the difference and the direct procedure to determine ileal digestibility of amino acids in feed ingredients fed to growing pigs.
Investigators: Oliveira M. S, L. Blavi, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: April, 2018.

Exp. 613. Effects of including calmin as a source of calcium in diets fed to weanling pigs.
Investigators: Lagos, L. V., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: January, 2018.

Exp. 614. Digestible indispensable amino acid scores in muscle proteins originating from pigs.
Investigators: Baily, H. M., J. K. Mathai,  E. Berg, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: April, 2018.

Exp. 615. Effects of copper hydroxychloride and choice white grease on growth performance of weanling pigs.
Investigators: Espinosa, C. D., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: February, 2018.

Exp. 617. Effects of microbial phytase on standardized total tract digestibility of calcium in commercial sources of calcium carbonate.
Investigators: Lee, S. A., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: July, 2018.

Exp. 618. Digestible indispensable amino acid scores in bovine muscle proteins.
Investigators: Baily, H. M.,J. K. Mathai,  E. Berg, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: July, 2018.

Exp. 619. Digestibility of amino acids in different sources of sorghum fed to growing pigs.
Investigators: Espinosa, C. D., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: March, 2018.

Exp. 632. Effects of rolled oats and concentration of crude protein on growth performance and fecal scores of weanling pigs.
Investigators: Zimmerman, L., M. S. Oliveira, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: April, 2018.

Exp. 625. Digestible indispensable amino acid scores in low- and high quality human foods determined in growing pigs.
Investigators: J. K. Mathai, H. M. Bailey, and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: July, 2018.

Exp. 610. Fate of pentoses in the intestinal tract of pigs and energy utilization of pentoses by pigs.
Investigators: Abelilla, J. J., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: April, 2018.

Exp. 629. Effects of copper hydroxychloride on total tract endogenous losses of lipids by growing pigs.
Investigators: Espinosa, C. D., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: April, 2018.

Exp. 636. Investigations on different feeding strategies for weanling pigs.
Investigators: Rundle, C. M., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: February, 2018.

Exp. 637. Effects of Sangrovit Extra on growth performance, intestinal morphology, and immune parameters in pigs.
Investigators: Rundle, C. M., and H. H. Stein.
Expected completion: July, 2018.