Dr. Yuxi Wang

Research Scientist
  • enzyme
  • digestive system
  • animal nutrition
  • microbiology
  • disease prevention
  • beef cattle
  • metabolic disease
  • rumen stomach

Current research and/or projects

  • Strategies to control Escherichia coli O157:H7 in ruminants and their environment
  • Survival of Fusarium graminearum in the rumen and digestive tract of cattle.

Key publications

  1. Jiang, S., Yang, Z., Huang, L., Yang, W., Song, D., Liu, F., Ge, J., Wang, Y. and Jiang, S. Z. 2020. Effect of Illicium verum or Eucommia ulmoides leaf extracts on the anti‐stress ability, and mRNA and protein expression of Nrf2 and TNF‐α in Duroc × Landrace × Yorkshire and Chinese native Licha‐black nursery piglets. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition. 104 (4):1085-1095 10.1111/jpn.13235.

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  2. Lei, Y., Hannoufa, A., Wang, Y., Christensen, D., Yu, P. (2019). Effects of silencing TT8 and HB12 on in vitro nutrients degradation and VFA production in relation to molecular structures of alfalfa (Medicago sativa), 99(15), 6850-6858. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.9970

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  3. Lei, Y., Hannoufa, A., Prates, L.L., Christensen, D., Wang, Y., Yu, P. (2019). Silencing TT8 and HB12 Decreased Protein Degradation and Digestion, Microbial Synthesis, and Metabolic Protein in Relation to Molecular Structures of Alfalfa (Medicago sativa), 67(28), 7898-7907. http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.jafc.9b02317

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  4. Terry, S.A., Badhan, A., Wang, Y., Chaves, A.V., McAllister, T.A. (2019). Fibre digestion by rumen microbiota — a review of recent metagenomic and metatranscriptomic studies, 99(4), 678-692. http://dx.doi.org/10.1139/cjas-2019-0024

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  5. Coufal-Majewski, S., Stanford, K., McAllister, T., Wang, Y., Blakley, B., McKinnon, J., Swift, M.L., Chaves, A.V. (2017). Effects of continuously feeding diets containing cereal ergot alkaloids on nutrient digestibility, alkaloid recovery in feces, and performance traits of ram lambs, 9(12), http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/toxins9120405

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  6. Duniere, L., Xu, S., Long, J., Elekwachi, C., Wang, Y., Turkington, K., Forster, R., McAllister, T.A. (2017). Bacterial and fungal core microbiomes associated with small grain silages during ensiling and aerobic spoilage, 17(1), http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12866-017-0947-0

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  7. Zhang, Y.L., Liu, Q., Wang, C., Pei, C.X., Li, H.Y., Wang, Y., Yang, W.-Z., Bai, Y.S., Shi, Z.G., and Liu, X.N. (2015). "Effects of supplementation of Simmental steers with 2-methylbutyrate on rumen microflora, enzyme activities and methane production.", Animal Feed Science and Technology, 199, pp. 84-92. doi : 10.1016/j.anifeedsci.2014.11.003

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  8. Moya, D., He, M.L., Jin, L., Wang, Y., Penner, G.B., Schwartzkopf-Genswein, K.S., McAllister, T.A. (2015). Effect of grain type and processing index on growth performance, carcass quality, feeding behavior, and stress response of feedlot steers, 93(6), 3091-3100. http://dx.doi.org/10.2527/jas.2014-8680

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  9. Duniere, L., Jin, L., Smiley, B., Qi, M., Rutherford, W., Wang, Y., McAllister, T. (2015). Impact of adding Saccharomyces strains on fermentation, aerobic stability, nutritive value, and select lactobacilli populations in corn silage, 93(5), 2322-2335. http://dx.doi.org/10.2527/jas.2014-8287

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  10. Kouazounde, J.B., Jin, L., Assogba, F.M., Ayedoun, M.A., Wang, Y., Beauchemin, K.A., Mcallister, T.A., Gbenou, J.D. (2015). Effects of essential oils from medicinal plants acclimated to Benin on in vitro ruminal fermentation of Andropogon gayanus grass, 95(5), 1031-1038. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.6785

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  11. Kouazounde, J.B., Gbenou, J.D., He, M., Jardim, T., Jin, L., Wang, Y., Beauchemin, K.A., McAllister, T.A. (2015). Effects of essential oils from african basil on fermentation of andropogon gayanus grass in the artificial rumen (RUSITEC), 95(3), 425-431. http://dx.doi.org/10.4141/CJAS-2014-189

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  12. Huang, Q.Q., Jin, L., Xu, Z., Barbieri, L.R., Acharya, S., Hu, T.M., McAllister, T.A., Stanford, K., Wang, Y. (2015). Effects of purple prairie clover (Dalea purpurea Vent.) on feed intake, nutrient digestibility and faecal shedding of Escherichia coli O157: H7 in lambs, 207 51-61. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anifeedsci.2015.06.009

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  13. Ribeiro, G.O., Gonçalves, L.C., Pereira, L.G.R., Chaves, A.V., Wang, Y., Beauchemin, K.A., McAllister, T.A. (2015). Effect of fibrolytic enzymes added to a Andropogon gayanus grass silage-concentrate diet on rumen fermentation in batch cultures and the artificial rumen (Rusitec), 9(7), 1153-1162. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1751731115000221

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  14. Huang, Q., Wei, Y., Lv, Y., Wang, Y., Hu, T. (2015). Effect of dietary inulin supplements on growth performance and intestinal immunological parameters of broiler chickens, 180 172-176. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2015.07.015

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  15. He, M.L., Long, J., Wang, Y., Penner, G., McAllister, T.A. (2015). Effect of replacing barley with wheat grain in finishing feedlot diets on nutrient digestibility, rumen fermentation, bacterial communities and plasma metabolites in beef steers, 176 104-110. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.livsci.2015.03.024

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  16. Jin, L., Duniere, L., Lynch, J.P., McAllister, T.A., Baah, J., Wang, Y. (2015). Impact of ferulic acid esterase producing lactobacilli and fibrolytic enzymes on conservation characteristics, aerobic stability and fiber degradability of barley silage, 207 62-74. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anifeedsci.2015.06.011

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  17. Jin, L., Wang, Y., Iwaasa, A.D., Li, Y., Xu, Z., Schellenberg, M.P., Liu, X.L., McAllister, T.A., Stanford, K. (2015). Purple prairie clover (Dalea purpurea Vent) reduces fecal shedding of Escherichia coli in pastured cattle, 78(8), 1434-1441. http://dx.doi.org/10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-14-426

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  18. Badhan, A., Wang, Y.X., Gruninger, R., Patton, D., Powlowski, J., Tsang, A., McAllister, T.A. (2015). Improvement in saccharification yield of mixed rumen enzymes by identification of recalcitrant cell wall constituents using enzyme fingerprinting, 2015 http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/562952

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  19. Wang, Y., McAllister, T.A., Acharya, S. (2015). Condensed Tannins in Sainfoin: Composition, Concentration, and Effects on Nutritive and Feeding Value of Sainfoin Forage, 55(1), 13-22. http://dx.doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2014.07.0489

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  20. Badhan, A., Jin, L., Wang, Y., Han, S., Kowalczys, K., Brown, D.C.W., Ayala, C.J., Latoszek-Green, M., Miki, B., Tsang, A., McAllister, T. (2014). Expression of a fungal ferulic acid esterase in alfalfa modifies cell wall digestibility, 7(1), http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1754-6834-7-39

    2014 - View publication details

Research facility

5403 1st Avenue South
Lethbridge, AB T1J 4B1
Canada

Language

English