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 Adiponectin Interleukin 6 Myogenic Regulatory Factors Adiponectin Receptors Nicotinamide Phosphoribosyltransferase Neuropeptide Y Adipose Tissue Skeletal Muscle Receptors Messenger Rna Brain Cells Muscle Signal Transduction Gene Expression Gastrointestinal System Broiler Chickens Muscle Cells Ligands Proteins Birds Hormones Body Weight Glucose

Most Recent Papers

Expression of adiponectin and its receptors in avian species

Ramesh Ramachandran, Sreenivasa Maddineni, Olga Ocón-Grove, Gilbert Hendricks, Regina Vasilatos-Younken, Jill A. Hadley, 2012, General and Comparative Endocrinology on p. 88-95

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

Ghrelin-growth hormone relationship in the coccidial-infected chicken

Regina Vasilatos-Younken, 2004, on p. p. 44

A low residue nutritive supplement as an alternative to feed withdrawal in broilers, efficacy for gastrointestinal tract emptying and maintenance of live weight prior to slaughter

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

Changes in organ size and plasma levels of thyroid hormones, growth hormone and insulin-like growth factors in chicks fed diets deficient in arginine

Regina Vasilatos-Younken, 2002, on p. p. 68

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

Most-Cited Papers

Expression of adiponectin and its receptors in avian species

Ramesh Ramachandran, Sreenivasa Maddineni, Olga Ocón-Grove, Gilbert Hendricks, Regina Vasilatos-Younken, Jill A. Hadley, 2012, General and Comparative Endocrinology on p. 88-95

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