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Regulation of milk fat synthesis by dietary fatty acids
The objectives of this thesis research were to determine the molecular mechanisms by which dietary fatty acids (FA) regulate lipogenic gene expression and milk fat synthesis. Principal component and multivariate analyses ...
Identification and characterization of a heme responsive element in the hrg-1 promoter
Despite its biological significance, little is known about how animals sense and respond to heme to maintain homeostasis. C. elegans is a heme auxotroph, which makes it an excellent model to identify and dissect heme ...
Regulation of factors contributing to virulence in Escherichia coli
Extraintestinal pathogenic strains of Escherichia coli cause a wide range of diseases including colibacillosis in chickens and urinary tract infections in humans. Persistent infections in E. coli and other gram-negative ...