T. E. Daniel

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The influence of plane of nutrition, growth hormone (GH) treatment and dietary polyunsaturated fat on serum concentrations of GH and insulin (INS) and binding capacities of GH, INS and prolactin (PRL) in liver, mammary parenchyma and adipose tissue was assessed in prepubertal ewe lambs. Ten lambs were assigned to each of four treatment groups. Treatments(More)
Effects of plane of nutrition, growth hormone treatment and dietary polyunsaturated fat on mammary development were assessed in prepubertal ewe lambs. Ten lambs (15.6 kg initial body weight) were assigned to each of four treatment groups. Treatments included: (A) lambs given ad libitum access to a high-energy ration; (G) fed as group A but injected s.c.(More)
A plane-strain finite element contact model of the radiocarpal joint has been developed to investigate the mechanical relationship between initial intra-articular fracture of the distal radius, subsequent imprecise reduction of articular incongruency, and final onset of osteoarthrosis. The model includes the radius, two carpal bones (the lunate and the(More)
Displaced intra-articular distal radius fractures are difficult to treat, with numerous associated complications. The potential onset of post-traumatic osteoarthritis (OA) is a major concern. The relationship between malreduced intra-articular fracture of the distal radius and subsequent early onset of radiocarpal OA is clinically important, yet poorly(More)
Forty-seven cows (24 primiparous) were assigned to one of four normal (20.5%) ADF diets for wk 2 to 5 postpartum. Dietary treatments in a 2 x 2 factorial design were diets of 13.8 versus 18.8% CP and 0 versus 12 g/d of niacin per cow. During wk 6 to 13 postpartum, cows were fed low (11.8%) ADF diets while maintaining CP and niacin treatments. Low CP diets(More)
STUDY DESIGN The biomechanical stability of three different methods of cervical spine stabilization was evaluated in a porcine model. Specimens were tested in flexion, extension, and axial rotation. OBJECTIVES Our goal was to determine if posterior lateral mass plating after anterior reconstruction provided more stability compared with unicortical or(More)
Eight Holstein cows were assigned following calving to two groups, balanced for parity, using a continuous completely randomized block design. Cows were fed a diet with 13.5% CP and 22.4% ADF from 35 to 55 DIM and then 13.8% CP and 15% ADF from 56 to 92 DIM. Alfalfa grass hay was the forage source, and concentrate mixtures contained primarily corn and(More)
Greater availability and affordability of wireless technology has led to an increase in the number of wireless sensor network (WSN) applications where sense data is collected at a central user point, commonly outside the network (geographically and topologically) for processing. Resource constraints on nodes in the network coupled with considerable(More)
Histological and pathological alterations of ovine mammary parenchyma xenografted into cyclosporine-treated mice were studied. Forty-two mature, virgin female mice were assigned randomly to one of four treatments: 1) control, 2) control + estrogen/progesterone, 3) cyclosporine, and 4) cyclosporine + estrogen/progesterone. All mice received two subcutaneous(More)
Efficient and reliable information extraction in wireless sensor networks continues to be an area of abundant research. Current investigations follow two general themes: agent-based systems and query-based systems. The ASQue Sensor Query language (ASQue) was put forward by the Cogent Computing Research Centre as an applicative query language specifically(More)