1. Effects of floor space during transport and journey time on indicators of stress and transport losses of market-weight pigs.

    Journal of Animal Science 89(11):3809 (2011) PMID 21571890

    The effects of floor space on the trailer and journey time during transport from the farm to the packing plant on indicators of stress (open-mouth breathing, muscle tremors, and skin discoloration) and on the incidence of transport losses (dead on arrival, nonambulatory, noninjured, and nonambul...
  2. Effects of floor space during transport and journey time on indicators of stress and transport losses of market-weight pigs.

    Journal of Animal Science 89(11):3809 (2011) PMID 21571890

    The effects of floor space on the trailer and journey time during transport from the farm to the packing plant on indicators of stress (open-mouth breathing, muscle tremors, and skin discoloration) and on the incidence of transport losses (dead on arrival, nonambulatory, noninjured, and nonambul...
  3. Effect of feed withdrawal and dietary energy source on muscle glycolytic potential and blood acid-base responses to handling in slaughter-weight pigs.

    Journal of Animal Science 89(5):1561 (2011) PMID 21521818

    The effects of dietary energy source and feed withdrawal on muscle glycolytic potential (GP) and blood acid-base responses to handling were investigated in slaughter-weight pigs (initial BW 94.7 ± 1.01 kg). Crossbred pigs (n = 96; 48 barrows, 48 gilts) were used in a randomized complete block de...
  4. Effect of feed withdrawal and dietary energy source on muscle glycolytic potential and blood acid-base responses to handling in slaughter-weight pigs.

    Journal of Animal Science 89(5):1561 (2011) PMID 21521818

    The effects of dietary energy source and feed withdrawal on muscle glycolytic potential (GP) and blood acid-base responses to handling were investigated in slaughter-weight pigs (initial BW 94.7 ± 1.01 kg). Crossbred pigs (n = 96; 48 barrows, 48 gilts) were used in a randomized complete block de...
  5. Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders in lung transplant recipients: 20-yr experience at the University of Minnesota.

    Clinical Transplantation 25(5):705 (2011) PMID 21077949

    Post-transplant lymphoproliferative disorders (PTLD) are potentially fatal complications of solid organ transplantation. The natural history of PTLD varies considerably among the different types of organs transplanted. While lung transplant recipients are highly susceptible to PTLD, there are on...
  6. Recombinant interferon-alpha2b added to oral cyclophosphamide either as induction or maintenance in treatment-naive follicular lymphoma: final analysis of CALGB 8691.

    Leukemia & Lymphoma 50(10):1606 (2009) PMID 19626540

    Recombinant interferon alpha-2b (IFN-alpha2) has direct and indirect antiproliferative effects in lymphoma, and may augment cytotoxicity when combined with chemotherapy. CALGB 8691 is a randomized study of daily oral cyclophosphamide (CPA) at 100 mg/m2 with or without IFN-alpha2 at 2 x 106 IU/m2...
  7. Recombinant interferon-alpha2b added to oral cyclophosphamide either as induction or maintenance in treatment-naive follicular lymphoma: final analysis of CALGB 8691.

    Leukemia & Lymphoma 50(10):1606 (2009) PMID 19626540

    Recombinant interferon alpha-2b (IFN-alpha2) has direct and indirect antiproliferative effects in lymphoma, and may augment cytotoxicity when combined with chemotherapy. CALGB 8691 is a randomized study of daily oral cyclophosphamide (CPA) at 100 mg/m2 with or without IFN-alpha2 at 2 x 106 IU/m2...
  8. Effects of multiple concurrent stressors on rectal temperature, blood acid-base status, and longissimus muscle glycolytic potential in market-weight pigs.

    Journal of Animal Science 87(1):351 (2009) PMID 18676725

    Sixty-four market-weight (130.0 +/- 0.65 kg) barrows (n = 16) and gilts (n = 48) were used in a split-plot design with a 2 x 2 x 2 factorial arrangement of treatments: 1) handling intensity (gentle vs. aggressive), 2) transport floor space (0.39 vs. 0.49 m(2)/pig), and 3) distance moved during h...
  9. Effects of multiple concurrent stressors on rectal temperature, blood acid-base status, and longissimus muscle glycolytic potential in market-weight pigs.

    Journal of Animal Science 87(1):351 (2009) PMID 18676725

    Sixty-four market-weight (130.0 +/- 0.65 kg) barrows (n = 16) and gilts (n = 48) were used in a split-plot design with a 2 x 2 x 2 factorial arrangement of treatments: 1) handling intensity (gentle vs. aggressive), 2) transport floor space (0.39 vs. 0.49 m(2)/pig), and 3) distance moved during h...
  10. Performance of growing-finishing pigs fed diets containing Roundup Ready wheat (MON 71800), a non-transgenic genetically similar wheat, or conventional wheat varieties.

    Animal 2(11):1602 (2008) PMID 22444011

    The objective of this study was to compare growth performance and carcass and meat quality characteristics of growing-finishing pigs fed diets containing Roundup Ready wheat (MON 71800), compared with the non-transgenic genetically similar parental control wheat (MON 71900), and four commercial ...
  11. Performance of growing-finishing pigs fed diets containing Roundup Ready wheat (MON 71800), a non-transgenic genetically similar wheat, or conventional wheat varieties.

    Animal 2(11):1602 (2008) PMID 22444011

    The objective of this study was to compare growth performance and carcass and meat quality characteristics of growing-finishing pigs fed diets containing Roundup Ready wheat (MON 71800), compared with the non-transgenic genetically similar parental control wheat (MON 71900), and four commercial ...
  12. Effects of season and distance moved during loading on transport losses of market-weight pigs in two commercially available types of trailer.

    Journal of Animal Science 86(11):3137 (2008) PMID 18567725

    This study evaluated effects of trailer design and season on physical indicators of stress during loading and unloading and transport losses (dead and nonambulatory pigs) in market-weight pigs (BW = 129.6 +/- 0.40 kg). A total of 109 trailer loads of pigs (n = 17,256 pigs) from 1 farm were used ...
  13. Effects of season and distance moved during loading on transport losses of market-weight pigs in two commercially available types of trailer.

    Journal of Animal Science 86(11):3137 (2008) PMID 18567725

    This study evaluated effects of trailer design and season on physical indicators of stress during loading and unloading and transport losses (dead and nonambulatory pigs) in market-weight pigs (BW = 129.6 +/- 0.40 kg). A total of 109 trailer loads of pigs (n = 17,256 pigs) from 1 farm were used ...
  14. Prognostic factors in follicular lymphoma: a single institution study.

    Oncology Reports 20(1):185 (2008) PMID 18575736

    Recently developed prognostic models for follicular lymphoma have proven useful in predicting overall survival (OS), but most have used data from multiple centers. Our goal was to look at prognostic factors within a single institution. We conducted a retrospective study on 77 newly diagnosed pat...
  15. Prognostic factors in follicular lymphoma: a single institution study.

    Oncology Reports 20(1):185 (2008) PMID 18575736

    Recently developed prognostic models for follicular lymphoma have proven useful in predicting overall survival (OS), but most have used data from multiple centers. Our goal was to look at prognostic factors within a single institution. We conducted a retrospective study on 77 newly diagnosed pat...
  16. Effects of distance moved during loading and floor space on the trailer during transport on losses of market weight pigs on arrival at the packing plant.

    Journal of Animal Science 85(12):3454 (2007) PMID 17785596

    Effects of distance moved during loading and floor space on the trailer during transport on the incidence of transport losses (dead and nonambulatory pigs) on arrival at the packing plant were evaluated in a study involving 42 loads of pigs (average BW = 131.2 kg, SD 5.05). A split-plot design w...
  17. Effects of distance moved during loading and floor space on the trailer during transport on losses of market weight pigs on arrival at the packing plant.

    Journal of Animal Science 85(12):3454 (2007) PMID 17785596

    Effects of distance moved during loading and floor space on the trailer during transport on the incidence of transport losses (dead and nonambulatory pigs) on arrival at the packing plant were evaluated in a study involving 42 loads of pigs (average BW = 131.2 kg, SD 5.05). A split-plot design w...
  18. A novel explosive process is required for the gamma-ray burst GRB 060614.

    Nature 444(7122):1053 (2006) PMID 17183318

    Over the past decade, our physical understanding of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) has progressed rapidly, thanks to the discovery and observation of their long-lived afterglow emission. Long-duration (> 2 s) GRBs are associated with the explosive deaths of massive stars ('collapsars', ref. 1), which p...
  19. A novel explosive process is required for the gamma-ray burst GRB 060614.

    Nature 444(7122):1053 (2006) PMID 17183318

    Over the past decade, our physical understanding of gamma-ray bursts (GRBs) has progressed rapidly, thanks to the discovery and observation of their long-lived afterglow emission. Long-duration (> 2 s) GRBs are associated with the explosive deaths of massive stars ('collapsars', ref. 1), which p...
  20. Effect of floor space during transport of market-weight pigs on the incidence of transport losses at the packing plant and the relationships between transport conditions and losses.

    Journal of Animal Science 84(10):2856 (2006) PMID 16971589

    Data on 74 trailer loads of finishing pigs (mean BW = 129.0, SEM = 0.63 kg) from wean-to-finish buildings on 2 farms within 1 production system were collected to investigate the effect of amount of floor space on the trailer (0.39 or 0.48 m2/pig) during transport on the incidence of losses (dead...