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Using vibrational molecular spectroscopy with chemometrics as an analytical method to investigate association of degradation with inherent molecular structures in grain.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2019 Feb 10;208:331-338. Epub 2018 Oct 10.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agricultural and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8, Canada; College of Life Science and Engineering, Foshan University, Guangdong, China. Electronic address:

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February 2019

Detect molecular spectral features of newly developed Vicia faba varieties and protein metabolic characteristics in ruminant system using advanced synchrotron radiation based infrared microspectroscopy: A preliminary study.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2019 Jan 20;206:413-420. Epub 2018 Aug 20.

College of Life Science and Engineering, Foshan University, Guangdong, China; Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Canada; College of Animal Science and Technology, Henan University of Animal Husbandry and Economy, China. Electronic address:

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January 2019

Evaluation of near-infrared (NIR) and Fourier transform mid-infrared (ATR-FT/MIR) spectroscopy techniques combined with chemometrics for the determination of crude protein and intestinal protein digestibility of wheat.

Food Chem 2019 Jan 18;272:507-513. Epub 2018 Aug 18.

College of Agriculture and Bioresources, The University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8, Canada; College of Life Science and Engineering, Foshan University, Guangdong, China. Electronic address:

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January 2019

Application of FT/IR-ATR vibrational spectroscopy to reveal protein molecular structure of feedstock and co-products from Canadian and Chinese canola processing in relation to microorganism bio-degradation and enzyme bio-digestion.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2018 Nov 30;204:791-797. Epub 2018 Jun 30.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agricultural and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada. Electronic address:

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November 2018

Effect of fibrolytic enzymes on lactational performance, feeding behavior, and digestibility in high-producing dairy cows fed a barley silage-based diet.

J Dairy Sci 2018 Sep 28;101(9):7971-7979. Epub 2018 Jun 28.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agricultural and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A8, Canada. Electronic address:

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September 2018

Determine effect of pressure heating on carbohydrate related molecular structures in association with carbohydrate metabolic profiles of cool-climate chickpeas using Globar spectroscopy.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2018 Aug 21;201:8-18. Epub 2018 Apr 21.

College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK, S7N5A8, Canada; College of Life Science and Engineering, Foshan University, Guangdong, China. Electronic address:

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August 2018

Effects of TT8 and HB12 Silencing on the Relations between the Molecular Structures of Alfalfa ( Medicago sativa) Plants and Their Nutritional Profiles and In Vitro Gas Production.

J Agric Food Chem 2018 Jun 22;66(22):5602-5611. Epub 2018 May 22.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources , University of Saskatchewan , 51 Campus Drive , Saskatoon , SK S7N 5A8 , Canada.

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June 2018

Molecular spectroscopic features of protein in newly developed chickpea: Relationship with protein chemical profile and metabolism in the rumen and intestine of dairy cows.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2018 May 6;196:168-177. Epub 2018 Feb 6.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8, Canada. Electronic address:

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May 2018

Connection of inherent structure with nutrient profiles and bioavailability of different co-products and by-products after processing using advanced grading and vibrational molecular spectroscopy.

Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 2018 May 2:1-11. Epub 2018 May 2.

a College of Agriculture and Bioresources , the University of Saskatchewan , Saskatoon , Canada , and College of Life Science and Engineering, Foshan University , Guangdong.

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May 2018

Using vibrational molecular spectroscopy to reveal association of steam-flaking induced carbohydrates molecular structural changes with grain fractionation, biodigestion and biodegradation.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2018 Apr 5;194:181-188. Epub 2018 Jan 5.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon S7N 5A8, Canada; College of Life Science and Engineering, Foshan University, Guangdong, China. Electronic address:

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April 2018

Contributions to advances in blend pellet products (BPP) research on molecular structure and molecular nutrition interaction by advanced synchrotron and globar molecular (Micro)spectroscopy.

Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 2018 Apr 13:1-12. Epub 2018 Apr 13.

a Department of Animal and Poultry Science , College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada and College of Life Science and Engineering , Foshan University , Guangdong , China.

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April 2018

On a Molecular Basis, Investigate Association of Molecular Structure with Bioactive Compounds, Anti-Nutritional Factors and Chemical and Nutrient Profiles of Canola Seeds and Co-Products from Canola Processing: Comparison Crusher Plants within Canada and within China as well as between Canada and China.

Nutrients 2018 Apr 21;10(4). Epub 2018 Apr 21.

Ministry of Strategic Research Chair Program, Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8, Canada.

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April 2018

Molecular Structural Changes in Alfalfa Detected by ATR-FTIR Spectroscopy in Response to Silencing of TT8 and HB12 Genes.

Int J Mol Sci 2018 Mar 31;19(4). Epub 2018 Mar 31.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N5A8, Canada.

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March 2018

Relationship between protein molecular structural makeup and metabolizable protein supply to dairy cattle from new cool-season forage corn cultivars.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2018 Feb 14;191:303-314. Epub 2017 Oct 14.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8, Canada; College of Life Science and Engineering, Foshan University, Guangdong, China. Electronic address:

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February 2018

Alteration of biomacromolecule in corn by steam flaking in relation to biodegradation kinetics in ruminant, revealed with vibrational molecular spectroscopy.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2018 Feb 12;191:491-497. Epub 2017 Oct 12.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A8, Canada. Electronic address:

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February 2018

Implications of recent research on microstructure modifications, through heat-related processing and trait alteration to bio-functions, molecular thermal stability and mobility, metabolic characteristics and nutrition in cool-climate cereal grains and other types of seeds with advanced molecular techniques.

Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 2018 Feb 16:1-11. Epub 2018 Feb 16.

a College of Life Science and Engineering, Foshan University, Guangdong, and College of Agriculture and Bioresources, the University of Saskatchewan , Saskatoon , Canada.

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February 2018

Relationship of carbohydrates and lignin molecular structure spectral profiles to nutrient profile in newly developed oats cultivars and barley grain.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2018 Jan 24;188:495-506. Epub 2017 Jul 24.

College of Agriculture and Bioresources, Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8, Canada.

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January 2018

Carbohydrate and lipid spectroscopic molecular structures of different alfalfa hay and their relationship with nutrient availability in ruminants.

Asian-Australas J Anim Sci 2017 Nov 21;30(11):1575-1589. Epub 2017 Mar 21.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A8, Canada.

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November 2017

Physiochemical Characteristics and Molecular Structures for Digestible Carbohydrates of Silages.

J Agric Food Chem 2017 Oct 5;65(41):8979-8991. Epub 2017 Oct 5.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan , Saskatoon, S7N 5A8 SK, Canada.

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October 2017

Investigating Molecular Structures of Bio-Fuel and Bio-Oil Seeds as Predictors To Estimate Protein Bioavailability for Ruminants by Advanced Nondestructive Vibrational Molecular Spectroscopy.

J Agric Food Chem 2017 Oct 5;65(41):9147-9157. Epub 2017 Oct 5.

College of Life Science and Engineering, Foshan University, ‡Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agricultural and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan , 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N5A8, Canada.

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October 2017

Structural changes on a molecular basis of canola meal by conditioning temperature and time during pelleting process in relation to physiochemical (energy and protein) properties relevant to ruminants.

PLoS One 2017 16;12(2):e0170173. Epub 2017 Feb 16.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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August 2017

Advanced synchrotron-based and globar-sourced molecular (micro) spectroscopy contributions to advances in food and feed research on molecular structure, mycotoxin determination, and molecular nutrition.

Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 2018 14;58(13):2164-2175. Epub 2017 Aug 14.

a Department of Animal and Poultry Science , College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan , Saskatoon , Canada.

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August 2017

Bio-functions and molecular carbohydrate structure association study in forage with different source origins revealed using non-destructive vibrational molecular spectroscopy techniques.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2017 Aug 22;183:260-266. Epub 2017 Apr 22.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8, Canada. Electronic address:

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August 2017

Nutritional and Metabolic Characteristics of Brassica carinata Co-products from Biofuel Processing in Dairy Cows.

J Agric Food Chem 2017 Jul 11;65(29):5994-6001. Epub 2017 Jul 11.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan , Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A8, Canada.

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July 2017

The Occurrence, Biosynthesis, and Molecular Structure of Proanthocyanidins and Their Effects on Legume Forage Protein Precipitation, Digestion and Absorption in the Ruminant Digestive Tract.

Int J Mol Sci 2017 May 22;18(5). Epub 2017 May 22.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8, Canada.

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May 2017

The inter-relationship between processing-induced molecular structure features and metabolic and digestive characteristics in hulled and hulless barley (Hordeum vulgare) grains with altered carbohydrate traits.

J Sci Food Agric 2017 Mar 21;97(4):1207-1211. Epub 2016 Jul 21.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, S7N 5A8, Canada.

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March 2017

Gene-Transformation-Induced Changes in Chemical Functional Group Features and Molecular Structure Conformation in Alfalfa Plants Co-Expressing Lc-bHLH and C1-MYB Transcriptive Flavanoid Regulatory Genes: Effects of Single-Gene and Two-Gene Insertion.

Int J Mol Sci 2017 Mar 20;18(3). Epub 2017 Mar 20.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK S7N5A8, Canada.

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March 2017

Recent Research and Progress in Food, Feed and Nutrition with Advanced Synchrotron-based SR-IMS and DRIFT Molecular Spectroscopy.

Authors:
Na Liu Peiqiang Yu

Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 2016 ;56(6):910-8

a College of Agriculture and Bioresources, The University of Saskatchewan , Saskatoon , Canada.

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January 2017

Recent research in flaxseed (oil seed) on molecular structure and metabolic characteristics of protein, heat processing-induced effect and nutrition with advanced synchrotron-based molecular techniques.

Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 2017 Jan;57(1):8-17

a Department of Animal and Poultry Science , College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan , Saskatoon , Canada.

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January 2017

The Use of Gene Modification and Advanced Molecular Structure Analyses towards Improving Alfalfa Forage.

Int J Mol Sci 2017 Jan 29;18(2). Epub 2017 Jan 29.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8, Canada.

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January 2017

Univariate and multi-variate comparisons of protein and carbohydrate molecular structural conformations and their associations with nutritive factors in typical by-products.

J Sci Food Agric 2016 Nov 20;96(14):4736-4748. Epub 2016 Jun 20.

College of Animal Science and Technology, Northeast Agricultural University, Harbin 150030, China.

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November 2016

Using vibrational infrared biomolecular spectroscopy to detect heat-induced changes of molecular structure in relation to nutrient availability of prairie whole oat grains on a molecular basis.

J Anim Sci Biotechnol 2016 9;7(1):52. Epub 2016 Sep 9.

Ministry of Agriculture Strategic Research Chair in Feed R&D, Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, The University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8 Canada.

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September 2016

Association of Bio-energy Processing-Induced Protein Molecular Structure Changes with CNCPS-Based Protein Degradation and Digestion of Co-products in Dairy Cows.

J Agric Food Chem 2016 May 10;64(20):4086-94. Epub 2016 May 10.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan , 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A8, Canada.

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May 2016

Gene-Silencing-Induced Changes in Carbohydrate Conformation in Relation to Bioenergy Value and Carbohydrate Subfractions in Modeled Plant (Medicago sativa) with Down-Regulation of HB12 and TT8 Transcription Factors.

Int J Mol Sci 2016 May 13;17(5). Epub 2016 May 13.

College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8, Canada.

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May 2016

The Role of Proanthocyanidins Complex in Structure and Nutrition Interaction in Alfalfa Forage.

Int J Mol Sci 2016 May 23;17(5). Epub 2016 May 23.

College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8, Canada.

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May 2016

Using non-invasive molecular spectroscopic techniques to detect unique aspects of protein Amide functional groups and chemical properties of modeled forage from different sourced-origins.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2016 Mar 2;156:151-4. Epub 2015 Dec 2.

Tianjin Agricultural University, 22 Jinjing Road, Tianjin 300384, China; Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, S7N 5A8. Electronic address:

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March 2016

Association of protein structure, protein and carbohydrate subfractions with bioenergy profiles and biodegradation functions in modeled forage.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2016 Mar 1;157:265-270. Epub 2015 Dec 1.

College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Tianjin Agricultural University, 22 Jinjing Road, Tianjin 300384, China; Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8, Canada. Electronic address:

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March 2016

Molecular basis of processing-induced changes in protein structure in relation to intestinal digestion in yellow and green type pea (Pisum sativum L.): A molecular spectroscopic analysis.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2015 Dec 25;151:980-8. Epub 2015 Jun 25.

College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon S7N 5A8, Saskatchewan, Canada; Tianjin Agricultural University, 22 Jinjin Road, Tianjin 300384, China. Electronic address:

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December 2015

Effects of canola meal pellet conditioning temperature and time on ruminal and intestinal digestion, hourly effective degradation ratio, and potential nitrogen to energy synchronization in dairy cows.

J Dairy Sci 2015 Dec 26;98(12):8836-45. Epub 2015 Sep 26.

Ministry of Agriculture Strategic Feed Research Division, Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A8, Canada; College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Tianjin Agricultural University, 300384 Tianjin, China. Electronic address:

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December 2015

Transformation with TT8 and HB12 RNAi Constructs in Model Forage (Medicago sativa, Alfalfa) Affects Carbohydrate Structure and Metabolic Characteristics in Ruminant Livestock Systems.

J Agric Food Chem 2015 Nov 22;63(43):9590-600. Epub 2015 Oct 22.

College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan , 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7N 5A8.

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November 2015

Moist and dry heating-induced changes in protein molecular structure, protein subfractions, and nutrient profiles in camelina seeds.

J Dairy Sci 2014 13;97(1):446-57. Epub 2013 Nov 13.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, S7N 5A8; Department of Animal Science, Tianjin Agricultural University, Tianjin 300384, China. Electronic address:

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October 2015

Combining vibrational biomolecular spectroscopy with chemometric techniques for the study of response and sensitivity of molecular structures/functional groups mainly related to lipid biopolymer to various processing applications.

Anal Bioanal Chem 2015 Sep 10;407(23):7245-53. Epub 2015 Jul 10.

College of Agriculture and Bioresources, The University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A8, Canada.

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September 2015

Effects of conditioning temperature and time during the pelleting process on feed molecular structure, pellet durability index, and metabolic features of co-products from bio-oil processing in dairy cows.

J Dairy Sci 2015 Jul 7;98(7):4869-81. Epub 2015 May 7.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A8; College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Tianjin Agricultural University, Tianjin, China. Electronic address:

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July 2015

Truly Absorbed Microbial Protein Synthesis, Rumen Bypass Protein, Endogenous Protein, and Total Metabolizable Protein from Starchy and Protein-Rich Raw Materials: Model Comparison and Predictions.

J Agric Food Chem 2015 Jul 21;63(29):6518-24. Epub 2015 Jul 21.

#College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Tianjin Agricultural University, Tianjin 300384, China.

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July 2015

Magnitude Differences in Bioactive Compounds, Chemical Functional Groups, Fatty Acid Profiles, Nutrient Degradation and Digestion, Molecular Structure, and Metabolic Characteristics of Protein in Newly Developed Yellow-Seeded and Black-Seeded Canola Lines.

J Agric Food Chem 2015 Jun 2;63(22):5476-84. Epub 2015 Jun 2.

†Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agricultural and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A8, Canada.

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June 2015

Magnitude differences in agronomic, chemical, nutritional, and structural features among different varieties of forage corn grown on dry land and irrigated land.

J Agric Food Chem 2015 Mar 3;63(9):2383-91. Epub 2015 Mar 3.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agricultural and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan , Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A8, Canada.

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March 2015

Effect of Heating Method on Alteration of Protein Molecular Structure in Flaxseed: Relationship with Changes in Protein Subfraction Profile and Digestion in Dairy Cows.

J Agric Food Chem 2015 Feb 21;63(4):1057-1066. Epub 2015 Jan 21.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Saskatchewan , 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon S7N 5A8, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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February 2015

Detecting molecular features of spectra mainly associated with structural and non-structural carbohydrates in co-products from bioEthanol production using DRIFT with uni- and multivariate molecular spectral analyses.

Int J Mol Sci 2011 17;12(3):1921-35. Epub 2011 Mar 17.

College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A8 Canada; E-Mails: (D.D.); (A.A.); (Z.N.).

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January 2015

Nutritive value of maize silage in relation to dairy cow performance and milk quality.

J Sci Food Agric 2015 Jan 2;95(2):238-52. Epub 2014 Jun 2.

Animal Nutrition Group, Department of Animal Sciences, Wageningen University, 6700, AH, Wageningen, the Netherlands; Department of Animal Nutrition, Faculty of Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Sciences, The University of Agriculture, Peshawar, Pakistan; Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, S7N 5A8.

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January 2015

Detect changes in lipid-related structure of brown- and yellow-seeded Brassica Carinata seed during rumen fermentation in relation to basic chemical profile using ATR-FT/IR molecular spectroscopy with chemometrics.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2014 Dec 19;133:811-7. Epub 2014 Jun 19.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agricultural and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8, Canada; College of Animal Science and Animal Veterinary, Tianjin Agricultural University, 22 Jinjin Road, Tianjin 300384, China. Electronic address:

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December 2014

Explore protein molecular structure in endosperm tissues in newly developed black and yellow type canola seeds by using synchrotron-based Fourier transform infrared microspectroscopy.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2014 22;120:421-7. Epub 2013 Oct 22.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agricultural and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N5A8, Canada; Department of Animal Science, Tianjin Agricultural University, 22 Jinjin Road, Xiqing District, Tianjin 300384, China. Electronic address:

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September 2014

Common Prairie feeds with different soluble and insoluble fractions used for CPM diet formulation in dairy cattle: impact of carbohydrate-protein matrix structure on protein and other primary nutrient digestion.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2014 23;121:14-22. Epub 2013 Oct 23.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8, Canada; Department of Animal Science, Tianjin Agricultural University, Tianjin 300384, China. Electronic address:

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September 2014

Characterization of protein and carbohydrate mid-IR spectral features in crop residues.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2014 Aug 2;129:565-71. Epub 2014 Apr 2.

College of Animal Science and Technology, Northeast Agricultural University, Harbin 150030, China; Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agricultural and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8, Canada; Department of Animal Science, Tianjin Agricultural University, 22 Jinjin Road, Tianjin 300384, China.

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August 2014

Mid-infrared spectral characteristics of lipid molecular structures in Brassica carinata seeds: relationship to oil content, fatty acid and glucosinolate profiles, polyphenols, and condensed tannins.

J Agric Food Chem 2014 Aug 1;62(32):7977-88. Epub 2014 Aug 1.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agricultural and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan , 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A8, Canada.

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August 2014

Effect of thermal processing on estimated metabolizable protein supply to dairy cattle from camelina seeds: relationship with protein molecular structural changes.

J Agric Food Chem 2014 Aug 6;62(33):8263-73. Epub 2014 Aug 6.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Saskatchewan , Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8, Canada.

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August 2014

Using a non-invasive technique in nutrition: synchrotron radiation infrared microspectroscopy spectroscopic characterization of oil seeds treated with different processing conditions on molecular spectral factors influencing nutrient delivery.

J Agric Food Chem 2014 Jul 23;62(26):6199-205. Epub 2014 Jun 23.

College of Animal Science and Animal Veterinary, Tianjin Agricultural University , Tianjin 300384, People's Republic of China.

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July 2014

Molecular structures and metabolic characteristics of protein in brown and yellow flaxseed with altered nutrient traits.

J Agric Food Chem 2014 Jul 2;62(28):6556-64. Epub 2014 Jul 2.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, and ‡Department of Plant Sciences, University of Saskatchewan , Saskatoon, S7N 5A8 Saskatchewan Canada.

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July 2014

Microwave irradiation induced changes in protein molecular structures of barley grains: relationship to changes in protein chemical profile, protein subfractions, and digestion in dairy cows.

J Agric Food Chem 2014 Jul 2;62(28):6546-55. Epub 2014 Jul 2.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Saskatchewan , Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7N 5A8.

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July 2014

Correlating molecular spectroscopy and molecular chemometrics to explore carbohydrate functional groups and utilization of coproducts from biofuel and biobrewing processing.

J Agric Food Chem 2014 Jun 19;62(22):5108-17. Epub 2014 May 19.

College of Animal Science and Animal Veterinary, Tianjin Agricultural University , 22 Jinjin Road, Tianjin 300384, China.

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June 2014

Molecular spectroscopic investigation on fractionation-induced changes on biomacromolecule of co-products from bioethanol processing to explore protein metabolism in ruminants.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2014 Mar 21;122:591-7. Epub 2013 Nov 21.

Department of Animal Science, Tianjin Agricultural University, Tianjin 300384, China; Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8, Canada. Electronic address:

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March 2014

Characterizations of structural, biochemical, and nutritive profiles in silage among cool-season corn cultivars in relation to heat units (aCHU, dCHU) with curvilinear response and multivariate analyses.

J Agric Food Chem 2013 Dec 5;61(50):12315-26. Epub 2013 Dec 5.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agricultural and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan , Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7N 5A8 Canada.

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December 2013

Investigating the molecular structural features of hulless barley (Hordeum vulgare L.) in relation to metabolic characteristics using synchrotron-based fourier transform infrared microspectroscopy.

J Agric Food Chem 2013 Nov 18;61(47):11250-60. Epub 2013 Nov 18.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science and ‡Crop Development Centre, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan , 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A8, Canada.

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November 2013

Optimized utilization of the co-products from bioethanol processing and oat grain: effect of blending on biochemical, biodegradation, and nutritional profiles.

J Agric Food Chem 2013 Nov 18;61(47):11517-23. Epub 2013 Nov 18.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan , 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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November 2013

What makes protein indigestible from tissue-related, cellular, and molecular aspects?

Mol Nutr Food Res 2013 Oct 14;57(10):1695-707. Epub 2013 Jun 14.

Wageningen UR Livestock Research, Lelystad, The Netherlands.

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October 2013

Using ATR-FT/IR to detect carbohydrate-related molecular structure features of carinata meal and their in situ residues of ruminal fermentation in comparison with canola meal.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2013 Oct 11;114:599-606. Epub 2013 Jun 11.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agricultural and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

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October 2013

Molecular structure, chemical and nutrient profiles, and metabolic characteristics of the proteins and energy in new cool-season corn varieties harvested as fresh forage for dairy cattle.

J Dairy Sci 2013 Oct 16;96(10):6631-43. Epub 2013 Aug 16.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agricultural and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A8 Canada.

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October 2013

Studies on Brassica carinata seed. 2. Carbohydrate molecular structure in relation to carbohydrate chemical profile, energy values, and biodegradation characteristics.

J Agric Food Chem 2013 Oct 9;61(42):10127-34. Epub 2013 Oct 9.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agricultural and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan , 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A8, Canada.

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October 2013

Studies on Brassica carinata seed. 1. Protein molecular structure in relation to protein nutritive values and metabolic characteristics.

J Agric Food Chem 2013 Oct 9;61(42):10118-26. Epub 2013 Oct 9.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agricultural and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan , 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A8, Canada.

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October 2013

Protein molecular structures in alfalfa hay cut at three stages of maturity and in the afternoon and morning and relationship with nutrient availability in ruminants.

J Sci Food Agric 2013 Sep 29;93(12):3072-80. Epub 2013 Apr 29.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

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September 2013

Short communication: Comparison of the newly developed DVE/OEB (2010) system and the National Research Council (2001) model in modeling metabolic characteristics of proteins in dairy cattle.

J Dairy Sci 2013 Sep 28;96(9):5908-13. Epub 2013 Jun 28.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

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September 2013

Detect changes in protein structure of carinata meal during rumen fermentation in relation to basic chemical profile and comparison with canola meal using ATR-FT/IR molecular spectroscopy with chemometrics.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2013 Aug 25;112:318-25. Epub 2013 Apr 25.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agricultural and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 5A8.

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August 2013

Using synchrotron radiation-based infrared microspectroscopy to reveal microchemical structure characterization: frost damaged wheat vs. normal wheat.

Int J Mol Sci 2013 Aug 14;14(8):16706-18. Epub 2013 Aug 14.

Department of Animal Science and Technology, Tianjin Agricultural University, Xiqing District, Tianjin 300384, China.

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August 2013

Protein structures among bio-ethanol co-products and its relationships with ruminal and intestinal availability of protein in dairy cattle.

Int J Mol Sci 2013 Aug 15;14(8):16802-16. Epub 2013 Aug 15.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bio-Resources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

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August 2013

Thermal stability and molecular microstructure of heat-induced cereal grains, revealed with Raman molecular microspectroscopy and differential scanning calorimetry.

J Agric Food Chem 2013 Jul 20;61(26):6495-504. Epub 2013 Jun 20.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A8, Canada.

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July 2013

Synchrotron-based microspectroscopic study on the effects of heat treatments on cotyledon tissues in yellow-type canola (Brassica) seeds.

J Agric Food Chem 2013 Jul 18;61(30):7234-41. Epub 2013 Jul 18.

Tianjin Agricultural University, Tianjin 300384, People's Republic of China.

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July 2013

Effect of processing conditions on the nutritive value of canola meal and presscake. Comparison of the yellow and brown-seeded canola meal with the brown-seeded canola presscake.

J Sci Food Agric 2013 Jun 17;93(8):1986-95. Epub 2012 Dec 17.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, S7N 5A8.

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June 2013

Application potential of ATR-FT/IR molecular spectroscopy in animal nutrition: revelation of protein molecular structures of canola meal and presscake, as affected by heat-processing methods, in relationship with their protein digestive behavior and utilization for dairy cattle.

J Agric Food Chem 2013 Jun 30;61(23):5449-58. Epub 2013 May 30.

College of Agricultural and Bioresources, Department of Animal and Poultry Science, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8 Canada.

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June 2013

Evaluation of the feed value for ruminants of blends of corn and wheat distillers dried grains.

J Agric Food Chem 2013 May 24;61(18):4387-95. Epub 2013 Apr 24.

College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

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May 2013

In-depth study of the protein molecular structures of different types of dried distillers grains with solubles and their relationship to digestive characteristics.

J Sci Food Agric 2013 Apr 9;93(6):1438-48. Epub 2012 Oct 9.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

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April 2013

Chemical profile, energy values, and protein molecular structure characteristics of biofuel/bio-oil co-products (carinata meal) in comparison with canola meal.

J Agric Food Chem 2013 Apr 15;61(16):3926-33. Epub 2013 Apr 15.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agricultural and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan , 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK, S7N 5A8, Canada.

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April 2013

Detect the sensitivity and response of protein molecular structure of whole canola seed (yellow and brown) to different heat processing methods and relation to protein utilization and availability using ATR-FT/IR molecular spectroscopy with chemometrics.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2013 Mar 12;105:304-13. Epub 2012 Dec 12.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agricultural and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 5AB.

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March 2013

Metabolic characteristics of the proteins in yellow-seeded and brown-seeded canola meal and presscake in dairy cattle: comparison of three systems (PDI, DVE, and NRC) in nutrient supply and feed milk value (FMV).

J Agric Food Chem 2013 Mar 11;61(11):2820-30. Epub 2013 Mar 11.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan , 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada S7N 5A8.

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March 2013

Univariate and multivariate molecular spectral analyses of lipid related molecular structural components in relation to nutrient profile in feed and food mixtures.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2013 Feb 22;102:432-42. Epub 2012 Oct 22.

College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 5A8.

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February 2013

Visualizing tissue molecular structure of a black type of canola (Brassica) seed with a thick seed coat after heat-related processing in a chemical way.

Authors:
Peiqiang Yu

J Agric Food Chem 2013 Feb 6;61(7):1471-6. Epub 2013 Feb 6.

College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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February 2013

Board-invited review: Sensitivity and responses of functional groups to feed processing methods on a molecular basis.

Authors:
Peiqiang Yu

J Anim Sci Biotechnol 2012 Dec 10;3(1):40. Epub 2012 Dec 10.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, S7N 5A8, Canada.

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December 2012

Differentiation of mixtures of co-product blend with barley grain based on Fourier transform infrared attenuated total reflection molecular spectroscopy: carbohydrate molecular spectral profiles and nutritive characteristics in dairy cattle.

J Dairy Sci 2012 Nov 23;95(11):6624-34. Epub 2012 Aug 23.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7N 5A8, Canada.

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November 2012

Metabolic characteristics of proteins and biomolecular spectroscopic profiles in different batches of feedstock (wheat) and their co-products (wheat distillers dried grains with solubles) from the same bioethanol processing plant.

J Dairy Sci 2012 Nov 29;95(11):6695-715. Epub 2012 Aug 29.

College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, S7N 5A8.

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November 2012

Molecular structure and metabolic characteristics of the proteins and energy in triticale grains and dried distillers grains with solubles for dairy cattle.

J Agric Food Chem 2012 Oct 28;60(40):10064-74. Epub 2012 Sep 28.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan , 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK S7N 5A8, Canada.

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October 2012

Using ATR-FT/IR molecular spectroscopy to detect effects of blend DDGS inclusion level on the molecular structure spectral and metabolic characteristics of the proteins in hulless barley.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2012 Sep 26;95:53-63. Epub 2012 Apr 26.

College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 5A8.

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September 2012

Use of a dry fractionation process to manipulate the chemical profile and nutrient supply of a coproduct from bioethanol processing.

J Agric Food Chem 2012 Jul 26;60(27):6846-54. Epub 2012 Jun 26.

Department of Animal and Poultry Science, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan , Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

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July 2012

Relationship of carbohydrate molecular spectroscopic features in combined feeds to carbohydrate utilization and availability in ruminants.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2012 Jun 24;92:225-33. Epub 2012 Feb 24.

College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada.

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June 2012

Response and sensitivity of lipid related molecular structure to wet and dry heating in canola tissue.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2012 May 18;90:63-71. Epub 2012 Jan 18.

College of Agricultural and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

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May 2012

Effect of wheat-based dried distillers' grains with solubles inclusion on barley-based feed chemical profile, energy values, rumen degradation kinetics, and protein supply.

J Agric Food Chem 2012 May 7;60(19):4986-93. Epub 2012 May 7.

Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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May 2012

Study the sensitivity of molecular functional groups to bioethanol processing in lipid biopolymer of co-products using DRIFT molecular spectroscopy.

Authors:
Peiqiang Yu

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2011 Nov 29;82(1):1-7. Epub 2011 Jun 29.

College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, 51 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, S7N 5A8.

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November 2011

Microprobing the molecular spatial distribution and structural architecture of feed-type sorghum seed tissue (Sorghum Bicolor L.) using the synchrotron radiation infrared microspectroscopy technique.

Authors:
Peiqiang Yu

J Synchrotron Radiat 2011 Sep 5;18(Pt 5):790-801. Epub 2011 Aug 5.

College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

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September 2011

Heat-induced changes to lipid molecular structure in Vimy flaxseed: spectral intensity and molecular clustering.

Spectrochim Acta A Mol Biomol Spectrosc 2011 Jun 21;79(1):51-9. Epub 2011 Mar 21.

College of Agriculture and Bioresources, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, SK, Canada.

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June 2011