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46. Harmon, D.D., D.W. Hancock, R.L. Stewart, Jr., J.L. Lacy, R.W. Mckee, J.D. Hale, C.L. 
Thomas, J.R. Segers, C.D. Teutsch, and A.M. Stelzleni. 2019 Warm-season annual forages 
in forage-finishing beef systems: II. Animal performance and carcass characteristics. Trans. 
Anim. Sci. In Review.

45. Rigdon, M., A.M. Stelzleni, R.W. McKee, T.D. Pringle, B. Bowker, H. Zhuang, and H. 
Thippareddi. 2019. Texture and quality of chicken sausage formulated with woody breast meat. Poultry Science. In Review.

44. Rigdon, M., H. Thippareddi, R.W. Mckee, C.L. Thomas, and A.M. Stelzleni. 2019. Quality of fermented summer sausage with differing pH, endpoint temperature, and high pressure processing times. Meat and Muscle Biology. Accepted 10/07/2019.

43. Gonzalez, J.M., T.A. Houser, T.G. O’Quinn, D.E. Nuttelman, R. Odgaard, J.M. Coulter, G. 
Faltys, A.M. Stelzleni, and M.J. Azain. 2019. The effects of the LIPEX finishing diet regimen on pork quality, fatty acid profile, palatability, and color stability. Trans. Anim. Sci. In Press. https://doi.org/10.1093/tas/txz149.

42. Thomas, C.L., H. Thippareddi, M. Rigdon, S. Kumar, R.W. McKee, W.M. Sims, and A.M. 
Stelzleni. 2019. The efficacy of antimicrobial interventions on Shiga toxin producing 
Escherichia coli (STEC) surrogate populations inoculated on beef striploins prior to blade 
tenderization. LWT-Food Sci & Tech. Accepted 09/24/2019.

41. Thomas, C.L., Y.C. Hung, M. Rigdon, R.W. Mckee, and A.M. Stelzleni. 2019. The effects of antimicrobials on quality and sensory characteristics of blade tenderized beef strip loins. LWT – Food Sci. & Tech. 110:126-131. https://doi.org/10.106/j.lwt.2019.04.086.

40. Harmon, D.D., D.W. Hancock, R.L. Stewart, Jr., J.L. Lacy, R.W. Mckee, J.D. Hale, C.L. 
Thomas, J.R. Segers, C.D. Teutsch, and A.M. Stelzleni. 2019. Warm-season annual forages 
in forage finishing beef systems: I. Forage yield and quality. Trans. Anim. Sci. 3:911-926. 
doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/tas/txz075.

39. Tasoniero, G., B. Bowker, A. Stelzleni, H. Zhuang, M. Rigdon, and H. Thippareddi. 2019. 
Use of blade tenderization to improve raw and cooked wooden breast meat tenderness. J. Poul. Sci. 0:1-8, pez163. http://dx.doi.org/10.3382/ps/pez163.

38. Thomas, C.L., A.M. Stelzleni, A.G. Rincon, S. Kumar, M. Rigdon, R.W. McKee, and H. 
Thippareddi. 2019. Validation of antimicrobial interventions for reducing Shiga toxin-
producing Escherichia coli (STEC) surrogate populations during goat slaughter and carcass chilling. J. Food Prot. 82:3, 364-370. Doi:10.4315/0362-028X.JFP-18-298.

37. Harris, M.K., L.C. Eastwood, C.A. Boykin, A.N. Arnold, D.S. Hale, C.R. Kerth, D.B. Griffin, J.W. Savell, K.E. Belk, D.R. Woerner, J.D. Hasty, R.J. Delmore, J.N. Martin, T.E. Lawrence, T.J. McEvers, D.L. VanOverbeke, G.G. Mafi, M.M. Pfeiffer, T.B. Schmidt, R.J. Maddock, D.D. Johnson, C.C. Carr, J.M. Scheffler, T.D. Pringle, and A.M. Stelzleni. 2018. National Beef Quality Audit – 2016:  Assessment of cattle hide characteristics, offal condemnations, and carcass traits to determine the quality status of the market cow and bull beef industry. Trans. Anim. Sci., 2:37-49. https://doi.org/10.1093/tas/txx002.

36. Harris, M.K., L.C. Eastwood, C.A. Boykin, A.N. Arnold, D.S. Hale, C.R. Kerth, D.B. Griffin, J.W. Savell, K.E. Belk, D.R. Woerner, J.D. Hasty, R.J. Delmore, J.N. Martin, T.E. 
Lawrence, T.J. McEvers, D.L. VanOverbeke, G.G. Mafi, M.M. Pfeiffer, T.B. Schmidt, R.J. 
Maddock, D.D. Johnson, C.C. Carr, J.M. Scheffler, T.D. Pringle, and A.M. Stelzleni. 2017. 
National Beef Quality Audit – 2016: Transportation, mobility, live cattle, and carcass 
assessments of targeted producer-related characteristics that affect value of market cows and 
bulls, their carcasses, and associated by-products. Trans. Anim. Sci. 1(4):570-584. Doi:10.2527/tas2017.0063.

35. Rigdon, M., Y-C. Hung, and A.M. Stelzleni. 2017. Replacing traditional enhancement 
solutions with alkaline electrolyzed water does not improve pork shelf life. Meat and Muscle 
Biology, 1:90-99. Doi:10.22175/mmb2017.03.0016.

34. Meenongyai, W., V. Pattarajinda, A.M. Stelzleni, J. Sethakul, M. Duangjinda, and A. Sae-Eaw. 2017. Beef consumption and selection bias in Thailand. Khon Kaen Agr. J. 45:731-740.

33. Meenongyai, W., V. Pattarajinda, A.M. Stelzleni, J. Sethakul, and M. Duangjinda. 2017.        Effects of forage ensiling and ration fermentation on total mixed ration pH, ruminal 
fermentation, and performance of growing Holstein-Zebu cross steers. Anim. Sci. Jour., 88:1372-1379. DOI:10.1111/asj.12797

32. Boykin, C.A., L.C. Eastwood, M.K. Harris, D.S. Hale, C.R. Kerth, D.B. Griffin, A.N. Arnold, J.D. Hasty, K.E. Belk, D.R. Woerner, R.J. Delmore, Jr., J.N. Martin, D.L. VanOverbeke, G.G. Mafi, M.M. Pfeiffer, T.E. Lawrence, T.J. McEvers, T.B. Schmidt, R.J. 
Maddock, D.D. Johnson, C.C. Carr, J.M. Scheffler, T.D. Pringle, A.M. Stelzleni, J. Gottlieb, 
and J.W. Savell. 2017. National Beef Quality Audit-2016: Survey of carcass characteristics 
through instrument grading assessments. J. Anim. Sci. 95:3003-3011. doi:10.2527/jas2017.1544.

31. Boykin, C.A., L.C. Eastwood, M.K. Harris, D.S. Hale, C.R. Kerth, D.B. Griffin, A.N. Arnold
…, A.M. Stelzleni, J. Gottlieb, and J.W. Savell. 2017. National Beef Quality Audit-2016: In-
plant survey of carcass characteristics related to quality, quantity, and value of fed steers and 
heifers. J. Anim. Sci. 95:2993-3002. Doi:10.2527/jas.2017.1543.

30. Eastwood, L., C. Boykin, M. Harris, A. Arnold, D. Hale, C. Kerth, D. Griffin, J. Savel…, and A.M. Stelzleni. 2017. National beef quality audit-2016: Transportation, mobility, and harvest-floor assessments of targeted characteristics that affect quality and value of cattle, carcasses, and by-products. Trans. Anim. Sci. 1:229-238. Doi:10.2527/tas2017.0029.

29. Rigdon, M., Y-C. Hung, and A.M. Stelzleni. 2017. Evaluation of alkaline electrolyzed water to replace traditional phosphate enhancement solutions: Effects on water holding capacity, tenderness, and sensory characteristics. Meat Sci. 123:211-218. 

28. Lourenco, J.M., N. DiLorenzo, A.M. Stelzleni, and R.L. Stewart, Jr. 2016. Utilization of by-product feeds to decrease cost while maintaining performance of yearling beef bulls. Prof       Anim Sci. 32:287-294.

27. Stelzleni, A.M., J.R. Segers, and R.L. Stewart, Jr. 2016. Long-term use of corn co-products as a source of protein in beef finishing diets and the effects on carcass characteristics and round muscle quality. J. Anim. Sci. 94:1227-1237.

26. Cline, P.M., T.C. Tsai, A.M. Stelzleni, C.R. Dove, and M. Azain. 2016. Interaction of dietary energy and protein on growth performance, carcass characteristics, and digestibility in finishing barrows when fed at a constant digestible lysine to calorie ratio. Livestock Sci.      184:1-6.

25. Rincon, A., A.M. Stelzleni, and R. Singh. 2015. Effects of endpoint temperature and thickness on quality of whole-muscle non-intact steaks cooked in a radio frequency oven.     Food Sci and Tech. 64:1323-1328.

24. Centner, T.J., J.C. Alvey, and A.M. Stelzleni. 2014. Beta agonists in livestock feed: Status, health concerns, and international trade. J. Anim. Sci. 92:4234-4240.

23. Gonzalez, J.M., D.D. Johnson, M.A. Elzo, M.C. White, A.M. Stelzleni, and S.E. Johnson. 
2014. Effect of Brahman genetic influence on collagen enzymatic crosslinking gene expression and meat tenderness. Anim. Biotech. 25:165-178.

22. Talton, C.S., A.M. Stelzleni, J.S. Shook, G.M. Hill, C.R. Kerth, M. Pence, and T.D. Pringle. 2014. Effects of ovariectomization and ractopamine hydrochloride inclusion on 
heifer feedlot performance, meat yield, and tenderness of select muscles. Meat Sci., 96:73-81.

21. Gonzalez, J.M., K.M. Vonnahme, S.M. Ebarb, A.M. Stelzleni, and S.E. Johnson. 2013. 
Realimentation of nutrient restricted pregnant beef cows supports compensatory fetal muscle 
growth. J. Anim. Sci., 91:4797-4806.

20. Stelzleni, A.M., M.A. Froetschel, and T.D. Pringle. 2013. Effects of feeding extruded full-
fat cottonseed pellets in place of tallow as a fat source for finishing heifers on feedlot 
performance, carcass characteristics, sensory traits, display color, and fatty acid profiles. J. 
Anim. Sci., 91:4510-4520.

19. Stelzleni, A.M., A. Ponrajan, and M.A. Harrison. 2013. Effects of buffered vinegar and 
sodium dodecyl sulfate plus levulinic acid on Salmonella Typhimurium survival, shelf-life, 
and sensory characteristics of ground beef patties. Meat Sci., 95:1-7.

18. Segers, J.R., A.M. Stelzleni, T.D. Pringle, M.A. Froetschel, C.L. Ross, and R.L. Stewart, Jr. 2013. Use of corn gluten feed and dried distillers grains plus solubles as a replacement for 
soybean meal and corn for supplementation in a corn silage-based stocker system. J. Anim. Sci., 91:950-956.

17. Ponrajan, A., M.A. Harrison, T.D. Pringle, J.R. Segers, B.K. Lowe, R.O. McKeith, and          A.M. Stelzleni. 2012. Effect of sodium citrate plus sodium diacetate or buffered vinegar on            quality attributes of enhanced beef top rounds. Food Nut. Sci., 3:354-362.

16. Lowe, B.K., R.O. McKeith, J.R. Segers, R.M. Pitzer, J.A. Safko, M.A. Froetschel, R.L.          Stewart, Jr., A.M. Stelzleni, M.N. Streeter, J.M. Hodgen, and T.D. Pringle. 2012. The effects             of zilpaterol hydrohloride supplementation on market dairy cow performance, carcass       characteristics, and cutability. Prof. Anim. Sci., 28:150-157.

15. Ponrajan, A., M.A. Harrison, T.D. Pringle, J.R. Segers, B.K. Lowe, R.O. McKeith, and          A.M. Stelzleni. 2012. Effect of sodium citrate plus sodium diacetate or buffered vinegar on            quality attributes of enhanced beef top sirloins. Meat Science, 91:43-49.

14. Segers, J.R., R.L. Stewart, Jr., C.A. Lents, T.D. Pringle, M.A. Froetschel, B.K. Lowe, R.O.    McKeith, and A.M. Stelzleni. 2011. Effect of long-term corn by-product feeding on beef    quality, strip loin fatty acid profiles, and shelf-life. J. Anim. Sci., 89: 3792-3802.

13. Lents, C.A., R.D. Randel, A.M. Stelzleni, A.W. Lewis, and T.H. Welsh, Jr. 2011. Function 
of the corpus luteum in beef heifers is affected by acute submaintenance feeding but is not 
correlated with residual feed intake. J. Anim. Sci., 89: 4023-4031.

12. Ponrajan, A., M.A. Harrison, J.R. Segers, B.K. Lowe, R.O. McKeith, T.D. Pringle, K.G. Martino, J.H. Mulligan, and A.M. Stelzleni. 2011. Effects of sodium citrate plus sodium        diacetate and buffered vinegar on Escherichia coli O157:H7 and psychrotrophic bacteria in brine injected beef. J. Food Prot., 74: 359-364.

11. Gonzalez, J.M., S.E. Johnson, A.M. Stelzleni, T.A. Thrift, J.D. Savell, T.M. Warnock and     D.D. Johnson. 2010. Effect of ractopamine-HCL supplementation for 28 days on carcass         characteristics, muscle fiber morphometrics, and whole muscle yields of six distinct muscles of the loin and round. Meat Sci., 85: 379-384.

10. Stelzleni, A.M. and D.D. Johnson. 2010. Benchmarking sensory off-flavor score, off-flavor descriptor and fatty acid profiles for muscles from commercially available beef and dairy cull cow carcasses. Livestock Science, 131: 31-38.

9. Coker, M.D., R.L. West, J.H. Brendemuhl, D.D. Johnson, and A.M. Stelzleni. 2009. Effects of live weight and processing on the sensory traits, androstenedione concentration and 5-alpha-androst-16-en-3-one (androstenone) concentration in boar meat. Meat Science, 82: 399-404.

8. Patten, L.E., J.M. Hodgen, A.M. Stelzleni, C.R. Calkins, D.D. Johnson, and B.L. Gwartney. 2008. Chemical properties of cow and beef muscles: Benchmarking the differences and similarities. J. Anim. Sci., 86: 1904-1916.

7. Stelzleni, A.M., D.D. Johnson, and T.A. Thrift. 2008. Cull cow performance and effects of    postmortem aging on carcass and palatability characteristics of selected muscles following            realimentation. Prof. Anim. Sci., 24: 334-341.

6. Stelzleni, A.M. and D.D. Johnson. 2008. Effect of days on concentrate feed on sensory off-flavor score, off-flavor descriptor and fatty acid profiles for selected muscles from cull beef cows. Meat Sci., 79: 382-393.

5. Stelzleni, A.M., L.E. Patten, D.D. Johnson, C.R. Calkins, and B.L. Gwartney. 2007.   Benchmarking carcass characteristics and muscles from commercially identified beef and dairy cull cow carcasses for Warner-Bratzler shear force and sensory attributes. J. Anim. Sci., 85: 2631-2638.

4. Stelzleni, A.M., T.L. Perkins, A.H. Brown Jr., Z.B. Johnson, F.W. Pohlman, and B.A.            Sandelin. 2003. Use of ultrasound to identify Brangus cattle with superior intramuscular fat          and other carcass traits. Prof. Anim. Sci., 19: 39-43.

3. Sandelin, B.A., A.H. Brown Jr., M.A. Brown, Z.B. Johnson, and A.M. Stelzleni. 2002.           Genotype x environmental interaction for mature size and rate of maturing for Angus,             Brahman and reciprocal cross cows on endophyte infected Fescue or Bermudagrass. J. Anim.      Sci., 80: 3073-3076.

2. Stelzleni, A.M., T.L. Perkins, A.H. Brown Jr., Z.B. Johnson, F.W. Pohlman, and B.A.            Sandelin. 2002. Genetic parameter estimates of yearling live animal ultrasonic measurements in Brangus cattle. J. Anim. Sci., 80: 3150-3153.

1. Yazwinski, T.A., C. Tucker, A. Stelzleni, Z. Johnson, J. Robins, K. Downum, M. Fincher, J. Matlock, and H.D. Chapman. 2002. Subclinical effects and fenbendazole treatment of turkey Ascaridiasis under simulated field conditions. Avian Diseases, 46:886-892.