Regina Vasilatos-Younken

Dean of the Graduate School; Professor of Poultry Science, Endocrine Physiology, and Nutrition

Regina Vasilatos-Younken

Research Summary

Role of endocrine and metabolic factors in the regulation of muscle and adipose tissue growth.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Chickens Interleukin 6 Myogenic Regulatory Factors Nicotinamide Phosphoribosyltransferase Skeletal Muscle Neuropeptide Y Somatotropin Gene Expression Birds Proteins Insulin Like Growth Factor I Messenger Rna Feed Deprivation Broiler Chickens Gastrointestinal System Ligands Brain Growth Hormone Muscle Cells Signal Transduction Poultry Cells Muscle Body Weight Growth

Most Recent Papers

Nampt/visfatin/PBEF affects expression of myogenic regulatory factors and is regulated by interleukin-6 in chicken skeletal muscle cells

Susan M. Krzysik-Walker, Jill A. Hadley, Jane E. Pesall, Douglas C. McFarland, Regina Vasilatos-Younken, Ramesh Ramachandran, 2011, Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part A, Molecular & integrative physiology on p. 413-421

Unique profile of chicken adiponectin, a predominantly heavy molecular weight multimer, and relationship to visceral adiposity

Gilbert L. Hendricks, Jill A. Hadley, Susan M. Krzysik-Walker, K. Sandeep Prabhu, Regina Vasilatos-Younken, Ramesh Ramachandran, 2009, Endocrinology on p. 3092-3100

Regulation of JAK2 protein expression by chronic, pulsatile GH administration in vivo

Yuan Zhou, Xiaohong Wang, Jill Hadley, Seth J. Corey, Regina Vasilatos-Younken, 2005, General and Comparative Endocrinology on p. 128-139

A low residue nutritive supplement as an alternative to feed withdrawal in broilers

A. Farhat, M. E. Edward, M. H. Costell, J. A. Hadley, P. N. Walker, R. Vasilatos-Younken, 2002, Poultry Science on p. 1406-1414

Oral lavage with polyethylene glycol reduces microbial colonization in the gastrointestinal tract of broilers

A. Farhat, C. W. Maddox, M. E. Edwards, M. H. Costell, J. A. Hadley, R. Vasilatos-Younken, 2002, Poultry Science on p. 585-589

The distribution of neuropeptide Y gene expression in the chicken brain

X. Wang, J. R. Day, R. Vasilatos-Younken, 2001, Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology on p. 129-136

Evidence of a role for neuropeptide Y and monoamines in mediating the appetite-suppressive effect of GH

X. Wang, J. R. Day, Y. Zhou, J. L. Beard, R. Vasilatos-Younken, 2000, Journal of Endocrinology on p. 621-630

Altered chicken thyroid hormone metabolism with chronic GH enhancement in vivo

R. Vasilatos-Younken, Y. Zhou, X. Wang, J. P. McMurtry, R. W. Rosebrough, E. Decuypere, N. Buys, V. M. Darras, S. Van der Geyten, F. Tomas, 2000, Journal of Endocrinology on p. 609-620

New insights into the mechanism and actions of growth hormone (GH) in poultry

R. Vasilatos-Younken, X. H. Wang, Y. Zhou, J. R. Day, J. P. McMurtry, R. W. Rosebrough, E. Decuypere, N. Buys, V. Darras, J. L. Beard, F. Tomas, 1999, Domestic Animal Endocrinology on p. 181-190

Effect of feed withdrawal or challenge with Pasteurella multocida on growth, blood metabolites, circulating growth hormone, and insulin-like growth factor-I concentrations in eight-week-old turkeys

N. B. Anthony, K. E. Nestor, D. A. Emmerson, Y. M. Saif, R. Vasilatos-Younken, W. L. Bacon, 1999, Poultry Science on p. 1268-1274

Most-Cited Papers

Nampt/visfatin/PBEF affects expression of myogenic regulatory factors and is regulated by interleukin-6 in chicken skeletal muscle cells

Susan M. Krzysik-Walker, Jill A. Hadley, Jane E. Pesall, Douglas C. McFarland, Regina Vasilatos-Younken, Ramesh Ramachandran, 2011, Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part A, Molecular & integrative physiology on p. 413-421