Prof. Zhongtang Yu

Prof. Zhongtang Yu

The Ohio State University, USA



1997  Ph.D., New Mexico State University, USA

1995  M.Sc., New Mexico State University, USA

Publications (selected)

  1. Patra A, and Yu Z. 2012. Effects of essential oils on methane production, fermentation, abundance and diversity of rumen microbial populations. Applies and Environmental Microbiology, in press.
  2. Kim M, and Yu Z. 2012. Quantitative Comparisons of Select Cultured and Uncultured Microbial Populations in the Rumen of Cattle Fed Different Diets. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology, in press.
  3. Nelson MC, Schanbacher FL, Morrison M, and Yu Z. 2012. Shifts in microbial community structure of granular and liquid biomass in response to changes to infeed and digester design in anaerobic digesters receiving food-processing wastes. Bioresource Technology, 107: 135-143.
  4. Carver SM, Nelson MC, Lepistö R, Yu Z, and Tuovinen OH. 2011. Hydrogen and volatile fatty acid Production during fermentation of cellulosic substrates by a thermophilic consortium at 50 and 60 °C. Bioresource Technology, 104(2): 424-431.
  5. Ge C, Lee CS, Yu Z, and Lee J. 2012. Comparison of microbial community profile of raw fish between storage types using DGGE and fingerprinting analysis. Food and Nutrition Sciences. 3: 190-200.
  6. Zhou Z, Yu Z, and Meng Q. 2012. Effects of nitrate on microbial populations and fermentations in in-vitro ruminal cultures. Bioresource Technology, 103 (1): 173-179.
  7. Wang L, Oda Y, Grewal S, Michel Jr. FC, Morrison M, and Yu Z. 2012. Reduction of resistance to macrolide-lincosamide-streptogramin B and tetracycline during composting and simulated lagoon storage of swine manures. Microbial Ecology, 63(1): 32-40.
  8. Xia Q, Williams T, Hustead D, Price P, Morrison M, and Yu Z. 2012. Quantitative analysis of intestinal bacterial populations from term infants fed formula supplemented with fructo-oligosaccharides. Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition, in press.
  9. Zhou X, Smith AM, Failla ML, Hill KE, and Yu Z. 2012. Estrogen status alters tissue distribution and metabolism of selenium in female rats. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 23(6): 532-538.
  10. Kim M, Morrison M, and Yu Z. 2011. Phylogenetic diversity of bacterial communities in bovine rumen as affected by diets and microenvironments, Folia Microbiologica, 56 (5): 453-458.
  11. Stiverson J, Morrison M, and Yu Z. 2011. Populations of both cultured and uncultured bacteria in the rumen of sheep as affected by diets and microenvironment. International Journal of Microbiology, Volume 2011. Doi:10.1155/2011/750613
  12. Zhou Z, Meng M, and Yu Z. 2011. Effects of methanogenic inhibitors on methane production and methanogen abundance in in-vitro ruminal cultures. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 77(8): 2634-2639.
  13. Nelson MC, Morrison M, and Yu Z. 2010. A meta-analysis of the microbial diversity observed in anaerobic digesters. Bioresource Technology, 102: 3730-3739.
  14. Cressman MD, Yu Z, Lilburn MS, Nelson MC, Moeller SJ, and Zerby HN. 2010. Interrelations between the microbiotas in the litter and the intestines of commercial broiler chickens. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 76(19): 6572-6582.
  15. Kim MS, Morrison M, and Yu Z. 2010. Status of the phylogenetic diversity census of ruminal microbiomes. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 76(1): 49-63.
  16. Kim MS, Morrison M, and Yu Z. 2011. Evaluation of different partial 16S rRNA gene sequence regions for phylogenetic analysis of microbiomes. Journal of Microbiol Methods, 84(1): 81-87.
  17. Lv W, Schanbacher FL, and Yu Z. 2010. Putting microbes to work in sequence: recent advances in temperature-phased anaerobic digestion processes. Bioresource Technology, 101(24): 9409-9414.
  18. Zhao S, Bu DP, Wang JQ, Liu K, Zhu Y, Dong Z, and Yu Z. 2010. Novel glycoside hydrolases from a metagenome library of the rumen of Chinese Holstein dairy cows. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 76(19): 6701-6705.
  19. Kongmun P, Wanapat M, Pakdee P, Navanukraw C, and Yu Z. 2011. Manipulation of rumen fermentation and ecology of swamp buffalo by coconut oil and garlic powder supplementation. Livestock Sciences, 135(1): 84-92.
  20. Liu SJ, Wang JQ, Bu DP, Wei HY, Zhou LY, and Yu Z. 2010. Effect of ruminal pulse dose of polyunsaturated fatty acids on ruminal microbial populations and duodenal flow and milk profiles of fatty acids. Journal of Dairy Science, 94(6): 2977-2985.