Kevin Harvatine

Associate Professor of Nutritional Physiology

Kevin Harvatine

Research Summary

Investigation of dietary factors that modify ruminal fatty acid biohydrogenation, regulation of synthesis of milk components, and basic regulation of lipid synthesis with the continual goal of developing feeding strategies to improve the efficiency and performance of dairy cows

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Publication Tags

Milk Fats Diet Fatty Acids Rumen Milk Fat Gene Expression Dairy Cows Starch Cows Lipids Enzymes Liver Breast Conjugated Linoleic Acid Inflammation Acetates Trans 10,Cis 12 Conjugated Linoleic Acid Volatile Fatty Acids Dietary Fiber Biohydrogenation Butyrates Genes Conjugated Linoleic Acids Postpartum Period

Most Recent Papers

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G. A. Chishti, I. J. Salfer, F. X. Suarez-Mena, K. J. Harvatine, A. J. Heinrichs, 2020, Journal of dairy science on p. 439-446

Milk fat response and milk fat and urine biomarkers of microbial nitrogen flow during supplementation with 2-hydroxy-4-(methylthio)butanoate

M. Baldin, H. A. Tucker, Kevin John Harvatine, 2019, Journal of dairy science on p. 6157-6166

Effect of dietary supplementation of sodium acetate and calcium butyrate on milk fat synthesis in lactating dairy cows

N. Urrutia, R. Bomberger, C. Matamoros, Kevin John Harvatine, 2019, Journal of dairy science on p. 5172-5181

Diet starch concentration and starch fermentability affect energy intake and energy balance of cows in the early postpartum period

R. I. Albornoz, Kevin John Harvatine, M. S. Allen, 2019, Journal of dairy science on p. 5161-5171

Increasing the concentration of linolenic acid in diets fed to Jersey cows in late lactation does not affect methane production

J. V. Judy, G. C. Bachman, T. M. Brown-Brandl, S. C. Fernando, K. E. Hales, K. J. Harvatine, P. S. Miller, P. J. Kononoff, 2019, Journal of dairy science on p. 2085-2093

Both Dietary Fatty Acids and Those Present in the Cecotrophs Contribute to the Distinctive Chemical Characteristics of New Zealand Rabbit Milk Fat

Claudia A. Betancourt López, María G. Bernal Santos, Pedro A. Vázquez Landaverde, Dale E. Bauman, Kevin John Harvatine, Cynthia T. Srigley, Juan Becerra Becerra, 2019, Lipids

The effects of source and concentration of dietary fiber, starch, and fatty acids on the daily patterns of feed intake, rumination, and rumen pH in dairy cows

I. J. Salfer, M. C. Morelli, Y. Ying, M. S. Allen, K. J. Harvatine, 2018, Journal of dairy science on p. 10911-10921

Kinetics of trans-10, cis-12-conjugated linoleic acid transfer to plasma and milk following an abomasal bolus in lactating dairy cows

Natalie L. Urrutia, Monica Toledo, Michel Baldin, Jennifer L. Ford, Michael H. Green, Kevin J. Harvatine, 2018, British Journal of Nutrition on p. 259-268

Time-dependent effect of trans-10,cis-12 conjugated linoleic acid on gene expression of lipogenic enzymes and regulators in mammary tissue of dairy cows

Kevin John Harvatine, Y. R. Boisclair, Dale E. Bauman, 2018, Journal of dairy science on p. 7585-7592

Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor gamma (PPARγ) agonist fails to overcome trans-10, cis-12 conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) inhibition of milk fat in dairy sheep

E. C. Sandri, M. Camêra, E. M. Sandri, Kevin John Harvatine, D. E. De Oliveira, 2018, Animal on p. 1405-1412

Most-Cited Papers

Nutrigenomics, rumen-derived bioactive fatty acids, and the regulation of milk fat synthesis

Dale E. Bauman, Kevin John Harvatine, Adam L. Lock, 2011, Annual Review of Nutrition on p. 299-319

Microbiota-Dependent Hepatic Lipogenesis Mediated by Stearoyl CoA Desaturase 1 (SCD1) Promotes Metabolic Syndrome in TLR5-Deficient Mice

Vishal Singh, Benoit Chassaing, Limin Zhang, Beng San Yeoh, Xia Xiao, Manish Kumar, Mark T. Baker, Jingwei Cai, Rachel Walker, Kamil Borkowski, Kevin J. Harvatine, Nagendra Singh, Gregory C. Shearer, James M. Ntambi, Bina Joe, Andrew D. Patterson, Andrew T. Gewirtz, Matam Vijay-Kumar, 2015, Cell Metabolism on p. 983-996

Dietary cocoa reduces metabolic endotoxemia and adipose tissue inflammation in high-fat fed mice

Yeyi Gu, Shan Yu, Jong Yung Park, Kevin Harvatine, Joshua D. Lambert, 2014, Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry on p. 439-445

Conjugated linoleic acid-induced milk fat depression in lactating ewes is accompanied by reduced expression of mammary genes involved in lipid synthesis<sup>1</sup>

M. Hussein, Kevin John Harvatine, W. M.P.B. Weerasinghe, L. A. Sinclair, D. E. Bauman, 2013, Journal of dairy science on p. 3825-3834

Effect of a high-palmitic acid fat supplement on milk production and apparent total-tract digestibility in high- and low-milk yield dairy cows

D. E. Rico, Y. Ying, K. J. Harvatine, 2014, Journal of dairy science on p. 3739-3751

Rapid changes in key ruminal microbial populations during the induction of and recovery from diet-induced milk fat depression in dairy cows

D. E. Rico, S. H. Preston, J. M. Risser, K. J. Harvatine, 2015, British Journal of Nutrition on p. 358-367

Acetate dose-dependently stimulates milk fat synthesis in lactating dairy cows

Natalie L. Urrutia, Kevin J. Harvatine, 2017, Journal of Nutrition on p. 763-769

Liver × receptors stimulate lipogenesis in bovine mammary epithelial cell culture but do not appear to be involved in diet-induced milk fat depression in cows

Kevin J. Harvatine, Yves R. Boisclair, Dale E. Bauman, 2014, Physiological reports

The daily rhythm of milk synthesis is dependent on the timing of feed intake in dairy cows

L. Whitney Rottman, Yun Ying, Kan Zhou, Paul A. Bartell, Kevin J. Harvatine, 2014, Physiological reports

Alterations in ruminal bacterial populations at induction and recovery from diet-induced milk fat depression in dairy cows

D. W. Pitta, N. Indugu, B. Vecchiarelli, D. E. Rico, Kevin John Harvatine, 2018, Journal of dairy science on p. 295-309