Jan E Novakofski

1981 …2019
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Research Output 1981 2019

2019

A comparison of three methods to evaluate otter latrine activity

Rivera, N. A., Totoni, S., Monick, K., Tian, T., Green, M. L., Novakofski, J. E. & Mateus-Pinilla, N. E., Mar 1 2019, In : Wildlife Society Bulletin. 43, 1, p. 198-207 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
feces
comparison
rate
method
river
2018
Chronic Wasting Disease
Deer
Haplotypes
Genes
Proteins
2017

Clay content and pH: Soil characteristic associations with the persistent presence of chronic wasting disease in northern Illinois

Dorak, S. J., Green, M. L., Wander, M. M., O'Hara, M. S., Buhnerkempe, M. G., Tian, T., Novakofski, J. E. & Mateus-Pinilla, N. E., Dec 1 2017, In : Scientific Reports. 7, 1, 18062.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chronic wasting disease
clay
soil
disease transmission
deer

Reproductive characteristics of female white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) in the Midwestern USA

Green, M. L., Kelly, A. C., Satterthwaite-Phillips, D., Manjerovic, M. B., Shelton, P., Novakofski, J. E. & Mateus-Pinilla, N. E., May 1 2017, In : Theriogenology. 94, p. 71-78 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Deer
Odocoileus virginianus
Maternal Age
Litter Size
fawns
2015

Communication stations: cameras reveal river otter (Lontra canadensis) behavior and activity patterns at latrines

Green, M. L., Monick, K., Manjerovic, M. B., Novakofski, J. E. & Mateus-Pinilla, N. E., Aug 1 2015, In : Journal of Ethology. 33, 3, p. 225-234 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lontra canadensis
activity pattern
cameras
animal communication
communication

Metals in obex and retropharyngeal lymph nodes of illinois white-tailed deer and their variations associated with CWD status

Rivera, N. A., Novakofski, J. E., Weng, H. Y., Kelly, A., Satterthwaite-Phillips, D., O'Hara, M. S. & Mateus-Pinilla, N. E., Jan 1 2015, In : Prion. 9, 1, p. 48-58 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Deer
Lymph Nodes
Metals
Prion Diseases
Prions

Prion protein gene sequence and chronic wasting disease susceptibility in white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus)

Brandt, A. L., Kelly, A. C., Green, M. L., Shelton, P., Novakofski, J. E. & Mateus-Pinilla, N. E., Nov 2 2015, In : Prion. 9, 6, p. 449-462 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Wasting Disease
Deer
Disease Susceptibility
Nucleotides
Genes

Trash to treasure: assessing viability of wing biopsies for use in bat genetic research

Manjerovic, M. B., Green, M. L., Miller, A. N., Novakofski, J. E. & Mateus-Pinilla, N. E., Jun 1 2015, In : Conservation Genetics Resources. 7, 2, p. 325-327 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Genetic Research
bat
Chiroptera
biopsy
viability
2014

Fatty acid analysis as a tool to infer the diet in Illinois river otters (Lontra canadensis)

Satterthwaite-Phillips, D., Novakofski, J. & Mateus-Pinilla, N., 2014, In : Journal of Animal Science and Technology. 56, 16, p. 1-9 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lontra canadensis
Illinois River
fatty acids
molluscs
diet

Genetic assessment of environmental features that influence deer dispersal: Implications for prion-infected populations

Kelly, A. C., Mateus-Pinilla, N. E., Brown, W., O'Hara, M. S., Douglas, M. R., Douglas, M. E., Shelton, P., Beissel, T. & Novakofski, J. E., Jan 1 2014, In : Population Ecology. 56, 2, p. 327-340 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chronic wasting disease
prions
environmental assessment
deer
disease transmission

Genetic assignment tests reveal dispersal of white-tailed deer: Implications for chronic wasting disease

Green, M. L., Manjerovic, M. B., Mateus-Pinilla, N. E. & Novakofski, J. E., Jan 1 2014, In : Journal of Mammalogy. 95, 3, p. 646-654 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Wasting Disease
chronic wasting disease
Deer
Odocoileus virginianus
deer

River otters as biomonitors for organochlorine pesticides, PCBs, and PBDEs in Illinois

Carpenter, S. K., Mateus-Pinilla, N. E., Singh, K., Lehner, A., Satterthwaite-Phillips, D., Bluett, R. D., Rivera, N. A. & Novakofski, J. E., Jan 1 2014, In : Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 100, 1, p. 99-104 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Otters
Halogenated Diphenyl Ethers
Environmental Monitoring
Polychlorinated Biphenyls
Pesticides

The importance of localized culling in stabilizing chronic wasting disease prevalence in white-tailed deer populations

Manjerovic, M. B., Green, M. L., Mateus-Pinilla, N. E. & Novakofski, J. E., Jan 1 2014, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 113, 1, p. 139-145 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Wasting Disease
chronic wasting disease
culling (animals)
Deer
disease prevalence

The Scene of the Crime: Classroom Integration of Biosafety, Microscopy & Forensics

Green, M. L., Novakofski, J. E., Green, R. W., Manjerovic, M. B. & Mateus-Pinilla, N. E., Nov 1 2014, In : American Biology Teacher. 76, 9, p. 615-619 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

crime
biosafety
Crime
Microscopy
microscopy
2013

Evaluation of a wild white-tailed deer population management program for controlling chronic wasting disease in Illinois, 2003-2008

Mateus-Pinilla, N. E., Weng, H. Y., O'Hara, M. S., Shelton, P. & Novakofski, J. E., Jul 1 2013, In : Preventive Veterinary Medicine. 110, 3-4, p. 541-548 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Wasting Disease
chronic wasting disease
Deer
Population Control
Odocoileus virginianus
Chronic Wasting Disease
chronic wasting disease
Deer
management decision
deer

Noninvasive alternatives for DNA collection from threatened rodents

Green, M. L., Ting, T., Manjerovic, M. B., Mateus-pinilla, N. & Novakofski, J., 2013, In : Natural Science. 5, 5, p. 18-26 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

hairs
rodents
pellets
tail
DNA
2012

Growth of Farm Animals

Lawrence, T., Fowler, V. & Novakofski, J. E., 2012, 352 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2011

Microsatellites behaving badly: Empirical evaluation of genotyping errors and subsequent impacts on population studies

Kelly, A. C., Mateus-Pinilla, N. E., Douglas, M., Douglas, M., Shelton, P. & Novakofski, J. E., Oct 19 2011, In : Genetics and Molecular Research. 10, 4, p. 2534-2553 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Microsatellite Repeats
Population
Mutation
Research Design
Genotype
2010

Allied industry approaches to alter intramuscular fat content and composition in beef animals

Dodson, M. V., Jiang, Z., Chen, J., Hausman, G. J., Guan, L. L., Novakofski, J. E., Thompson, D. P., Lorenzen, C. L., Fernyhough, M. E., Mir, P. S. & Reecy, J. M., Jan 1 2010, In : Journal of food science. 75, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

intramuscular fat
Industry
beef
Fats
lipid content

Perspectives on the formation of an interdisciplinary research team

Dodson, M. V., Guan, L. L., Fernyhough, M. E., Mir, P. S., Bucci, L., McFarland, D. C., Novakofski, J. E., Reecy, J. M., Ajuwon, K. M., Thompson, D. P., Hausman, G. J., Benson, M., Bergen, W. G. & Jiang, Z., Jan 8 2010, In : Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 391, 2, p. 1155-1157 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

Research
Organized Financing
Research Personnel

Utilizing disease surveillance to examine gene flow and dispersal in white-tailed deer

Kelly, A. C., Mateus-Pinilla, N. E., Douglas, M., Douglas, M., Brown, W., O'Hara, M. S., Killefer, J., Shelton, P., Beissel, T. & Novakofski, J. E., Dec 1 2010, In : Journal of Applied Ecology. 47, 6, p. 1189-1198 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chronic wasting disease
deer
gene flow
prion disease
culling
2009

A research note: Effect of citric acid and/or rosemary extract on color of an irradiated beef myoglobin model system

Stetzer, A. J., Novakofski, J. E. & Brewer, M. S., Jan 1 2009, In : Journal of Muscle Foods. 20, 1, p. 28-36 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

myoglobin
Myoglobin
rosemary
Citric Acid
citric acid

A research note: Antioxidant effects on color of an irradiated bovine myoglobin model system

Stetzer, A. J., Novakofski, J. E. & Brewer, M. S., Apr 1 2009, In : Journal of Muscle Foods. 20, 2, p. 201-210 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

myoglobin
Myoglobin
ethylenediamine
Color
Antioxidants

Board-invited review: The biology and regulation of preadipocytes and adipocytes in meat animals

Hausman, G. J., Dodson, M. V., Ajuwon, K., Azain, M., Barnes, K. M., Guan, L. L., Jiang, Z., Poulos, S. P., Sainz, R. D., Smith, S., Spurlock, M., Novakofski, J. E., Fernyhough, M. E. & Bergen, W. G., Apr 1 2009, In : Journal of animal science. 87, 4, p. 1218-1246 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

marbling
food animals
adipocytes
Adipocytes
Meat
2008

A research note: Effect of natural antioxidants on color of an irradiated beef myoglobin model system

Stetzer, A. J., Novakofski, J. E. & Brewer, M. S., Oct 1 2008, In : Journal of Muscle Foods. 19, 4, p. 410-419 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

myoglobin
Myoglobin
beef
Color
Antioxidants

Consumer sensory evaluations of aging effects on beef quality

Brewer, S. & Novakofski, J. E., Jan 1 2008, In : Journal of food science. 73, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

beef quality
shears
sensory evaluation
steaks
Vacuum

Prion sequence polymorphisms and chronic wasting disease resistance in Illinois white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus).

Kelly, A. C., Mateus-Pinilla, N. E., Diffendorfer, J., Jewell, E., O'Hara, M. S., Killefer, J., Shelton, P., Beissel, T. & Novakofski, J. E., Jan 1 2008, In : Prion. 2, 1, p. 28-36 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chronic Wasting Disease
Disease Resistance
Deer
Prions
Polymorphism
2006

Instrumental evaluation of pH effects on ability of pork chops to bloom

Brewer, M. S., Novakofski, J. E. & Freise, K., Apr 1 2006, In : Meat Science. 72, 4, p. 596-602 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

chops
pork
Color
color
Vacuum

The paradox of toughening during the aging of tender steaks

Novakofski, J. E. & Brewer, S., Aug 1 2006, In : Journal of food science. 71, 6

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

steaks
shears
Frozen Sections
Vacuum
Nutritional Status
2005

Duplication of the pale, soft, and exudative condition starting with normal postmortem pork

Freise, K., Brewer, S. & Novakofski, J. E., 2005, In : Journal of Animal Science. 83, 12, p. 2843-2852 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pork
Color
chops
color
Temperature

Prion biology relevant to bovine spongiform encephalopathy

Novakofski, J. E., Brewer, M. S., Mateus-Pinilla, N. E., Killefer, J. & McCusker, R. H., Dec 1 2005, In : Journal of Animal Science. 83, 6, p. 1455-1476 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy
Prion Diseases
prion diseases
bovine spongiform encephalopathy
Prions

Thermal gelation properties of myofibrillar protein and gelatin combinations

Brewer, M. S., Peterson, W. J., Carr, T. C., Mccusker, R. & Novakofski, J. E., Apr 1 2005, In : Journal of Muscle Foods. 16, 2, p. 126-140 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

myofibrillar proteins
Gelatin
gelation
gelatin
Hot Temperature
2004

Adipogenesis: Usefulness of in vitro and in vivo experimental models

Novakofski, J. E., Mar 1 2004, In : Journal of animal science. 82, 3, p. 905-915 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adipogenesis
Theoretical Models
Biological Sciences
Livestock
livestock production

IL-1β impairs insulin-like growth factor I-induced differentiation and downstream activation signals of the insulin-like growth factor I receptor in myoblasts

Broussard, S. R., McCusker, R. H., Novakofski, J. E., Strle, K., Shen, W. H., Johnson, R. W., Dantzer, R. & Kelley, K. W., Jun 15 2004, In : Journal of Immunology. 172, 12, p. 7713-7720 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

IGF Type 1 Receptor
Myoblasts
Insulin-Like Growth Factor I
Interleukin-1
Myogenin

Zinc partitions IGFs from soluble IGF binding proteins (IGFBP)-5, but not soluble IGFBP-4, to myoblast IGF type 1 receptors

McCusker, R. H. & Novakofski, J. E., Feb 1 2004, In : Journal of Endocrinology. 180, 2, p. 227-246 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein 5
Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein 4
IGF Type 1 Receptor
Myoblasts
Insulin-Like Growth Factor I
2003

Cytokine-hormone interactions: Tumor necrosis factor α impairs biologic activity and downstream activation signals of the insulin-like growth factor I receptor in myoblasts

Broussard, S. R., Mccusker, R. H., Novakofski, J. E., Strle, K., Shen, W. H., Johnson, R. W., Freund, G. G., Dantzer, R. & Kelley, K. W., Jul 1 2003, In : Endocrinology. 144, 7, p. 2988-2996 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

IGF Type 1 Receptor
Myoblasts
Insulin-Like Growth Factor I
Insulin Receptor Substrate Proteins
Tumor Necrosis Factor-alpha

Zinc alters the kinetics of IGF-II binding to cell surface receptors and binding proteins

McCusker, R. H., Mateski, R. L. & Novakofski, J. E., Aug 1 2003, In : Endocrine. 21, 3, p. 279-288 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Insulin-Like Growth Factor II
Cell Surface Receptors
Somatomedins
Zinc
Carrier Proteins
Insulin-Like Growth Factor Binding Protein 5
Cell Surface Receptors
Somatomedins
Insulin-Like Growth Factor II
Insulin-Like Growth Factor I
2000

Comparison of high pressure water to whizard knife removal of beef and pork tissue from vertebrae

Heavner, J., Brewer, M. S., Novakofski, J. E. & Mckeith, F. K., Jan 1 2000, In : Journal of Muscle Foods. 11, 4, p. 293-306 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

knives
vertebrae
pork
beef
Spine
1999

Cooking rate, pH and final endpoint temperature effects on color and cook loss of a lean ground beef model system

Brewer, M. S. & Novakofski, J. E., Jan 1 1999, In : Meat Science. 52, 4, p. 443-451 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ground beef
Cooking
endpoints
cooking
Color

Ultrasonic assessment of body condition changes of the dairy cow during lactation

Mizrach, A., Flitsanov, U., Maltz, E., Spahr, S. L., Novakofski, J. E. & Murphy, M. R., Dec 1 1999, In : Transactions of the American Society of Agricultural Engineers. 42, 3, p. 805-812 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dairies
lactation
body condition
Oils and fats
Lactation
1998

Neutral red assay modification to prevent cytotoxicity and improve reproducibility using E-63 rat skeletal muscle cells

Hall, J. O., Novakofski, J. E. & Beasley, V. R., Jan 1 1998, In : Biotechnic and Histochemistry. 73, 4, p. 211-221 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neutral Red
Muscle Cells
Skeletal Muscle
Coloring Agents
Quail

Pork Carcass Composition: II. Use of Indicator Cuts for Predicting Carcass Composition

Swensen, K., Ellis, M., Brewer, M. S., Novakofski, J. E. & McKeith, F. K., Jan 1 1998, In : Journal of animal science. 76, 9, p. 2405-2414 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pig carcasses
carcass composition
loins
Fats
Lipids

Pork Carcass Composition: I. Interrelationships of Compositional End Points

Swensen, K., Ellis, M., Brewer, M. S., Novakofski, J. E. & McKeith, F. K., Jan 1 1998, In : Journal of animal science. 76, 9, p. 2399-2404 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

pig carcasses
carcass composition
Weights and Measures
Fats
lipids
1996

Comparison of Transverse and Longitudinal Real-Time Ultrasound Scans for Prediction of Lean Cut Yields and Fat-Free Lean Content in Live Pigs

Cisneros, F., Ellis, M., Miller, K. D., Novakofski, J. E., Wilson, E. R. & McKeith, F. K., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of animal science. 74, 11, p. 2566-2576 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

ribs
longissimus muscle
Ribs
Swine
backfat

Composition of surimi-like material from beef or pork

Park, S., Brewer, M. S., McKeith, F. K., Bechtel, P. J. & Novakofski, J. E., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of food science. 61, 4, p. 717-720 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

surimi
washing
pork
beef
minerals

Effects of a semipurified diet on carcass, fecal and urine characteristics of rats

Harrison, P. C., Riskowski, G. L., Novakofski, J. E. & McKee, J. S., 1996, In : FASEB Journal. 10, 3

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nutrition
Rats
Urine
Diet
Rodentia

Process and characteristics for a surimi-like material made from beef or pork

Park, S., Brewer, M. S., Novakofski, J. E., Bechtel, P. J. & McKeith, F. K., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of food science. 61, 2, p. 422-427 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

surimi
pork
beef
water
fish

Salt, cryoprotectants and preheating temperature effects on surimi- like material from beef or pork

Park, S., Brewer, M. S., McKeith, F. K., Bechtel, P. J. & Novakofski, J. E., Jan 1 1996, In : Journal of food science. 61, 4, p. 790-795 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

surimi
cryoprotectants
pork
beef
Salts