Shengfa Liao

Shengfa Liao

Associate Professor
Swine Nutrition



Mailing Address:
Mailstop 9815
Mississippi State, MS 39762
Education:
  • Post-Doctoral, University of Kentucky
  • Post-Doctoral, Iowa State University
  • Ph.D., University of Alberta
  • M.S., Nanjing Agricultural University
  • B.S./D.V.M., Anhui Agricultural University

Society Memberships:
  • American Society of Animal Science
  • American Society for Nutrition
  • Gamma Sigma Delta
  • Mississippi Pork Producers Association

Courses Taught:
  • ADS 4111/6111 Swine Production and Management Laboratory
  • ADS 4113/6113 Swine Science
  • ADS 4114/6114 Animal Nutrition
  • ADS 8162 Monogastric Nutrition
  • ADS 8473 Micro-nutrient Nutrition

Research:
  • Nutrient regulation of animal growth/development and health
  • Diet/feed evaluation for swine production
  • Swine model for human nutrition and health
  • Molecular biotechnoloy

Graduate Students
Md Shamimul Hasan
Rebecca Humphrey
Publications
2019
Durfey, C. L., S. E. Swistek, S. F. Liao, M. A. Crenshaw, H. Clemente, R. V. K. G. Thirumalai, C. S. Steadman, P. L. Ryan, S. T. Willard, J. M. Feugang. 2019. Nanotechnology-based approach for safer enrichment of semen with best spermatozoa. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology 10:14. Download
2019
Hasan, M. S., J. M. Feugang, S. F. Liao. 2019. A nutrigenomics approach using RNA sequencing technology to study nutrient-gene interactions in agricultural animals. Current Developments in Nutrition 3:nzz082. Download
2019
Yang, Z., M. S. Hasan, J. K. Htoo, D. D. Burnett, J. M. Feugang, M. A. Crenshaw, S. F. Liao. 2019. Effects of dietary supplementation of L-methionine vs. DL-methionine on performance, plasma concentrations of free amino acids and other metabolites, and myogenesis gene expression in young growing pigs. Translational Animal Science 3:113-123. Download
2019
Yang, Z., S. F. Liao. 2019. Physiological effects of dietary amino acids on gut health and functions of swine. Frontiers in Veterinary Science 6:169. Download
2018
Feugang, J. M., S. F. Liao, S. T. Willard, P. L. Ryan. 2018. In-depth proteomic analysis of boar spermatozoa through shotgun and gel-based methods. BMC Genomics 19: 6 (1-13). Download
2018
Humphrey, R. M., Z. Yang, M. S. Hasan, M. A. Crenshaw, D. D. Burnett, J. K. Htoo, S. F. Liao. 2018. The compensatorily-gained pigs resulted from feeding a methionine-deficient diet had more fat and less lean body mass. Journal of Applied Animal Nutrition 6: e6. Download
2018
Liao, S. F., N. Regmi, G. Wu. 2018. Homeostatic regulation of plasma amino acid concentrations. Frontiers in Bioscience, Landmark 23(4): 640-655. Download
2018
Sun, Y., J. Liu, G. P. Ye, F. Gan, M. Hamid, S. F. Liao, K. Huang. 2018. Protective effects of zymosan on heat stress-induced immunosuppression and apoptosis in dairy cows and primary cultured lymphocytes. Cell Stress Chaperones 23: e1-e10. Download
2018
Wang, T., M. A. Crenshaw, N. Regmi, B. J. Rude, M. S. Hasan, A. T. Sukumaran, T. Dinh, S. F. Liao. 2018. Effects of dietary lysine level on the content and fatty acid composition of the intramuscular fat in late-stage finishing pigs. Canadian Journal of Animal Science 98: 241-249. Download
2018
Williams, T., B. Rude, S. Liao, C. Mochal-King, M. Nicodemus. 2018. Effects of fat supplementation on plasma glucose, insulin, and fatty acid analysis in ponies maintained on a forage based diet. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 102(2): e513-e977. Download
2017
Durfey, C. L., D. D. Burnet, S. F. Liao, C. S. Steadman, M. A. Crenshaw, H. J. Clemente, S. T. Willard, P. L. Ryan, J. M. Feugang. 2017. Nanotechnology-based selection of boar spermatozoa: growth development and health assessments of produced offspring. Livestock Sciences 205: 137-142. Download
2017
Liao, S. F., C. M. Nyachoti. 2017. Using probiotics to improve swine gut health and nutrient utilization. Animal Nutrition Download
2017
Regmi, N., T. Wang, M. A. Crenshaw, B. J. Rude, S. F. Liao. 2017. Effects of dietary lysine levels on the concentrations of selected nutrient metabolites in blood plasma of late-stage finishing pigs. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition. Download
2017
Wang, T., J. M. Feugang, M. A. Crenshaw, N. Regmi, J. R. Blanton Jr., S. F. Liao. 2017. A systems biology approach using transcriptomic data reveals genes and pathways in porcine skeletal muscle affected by dietary lysine. International Journal of Molecular Sciences 18:885. Download
2017
Wang, T., M. A. Crenshaw, M. S. Hasan, G. Wu, S. F. Liao. 2017. Effects of dietary lysine levels on the plasma concentrations of growth-related hormones in late-stage finishing pigs. Pages 259-271 in T. Asao and M. Asaduzzaman, editors, Amino Acid - New Insights and Roles in Plant and Animal. InTech, Rijeka, Croatia. Download
2017
Williams, T., B. Rude, S. F. Liao, C. Mochal-King, M. Nicodemus. 2017. Effects of feeding fat on nutrient digestion in cannulated ponies fed a forage diet. Animal Husbandry Dairy Veterinary Science 1(3): 1-5. Download
2016
Regmi, N., T. Wang, M. A. Crenshaw, B. J. Rude, G. Wu, and S. F. Liao. 2016. Effects of dietary lysine levels on plasma free amino acid profile in late-stage finishing pigs. SpringerPlus 5: 888 (1-9). Download
2016
Ye, G., J. Liu, Y. Liu, X. Chen, S. F. Liao, D. Huang, and K. Huang. 2016. Feeding glycerol-enriched yeast culture improves lactation performance, energy status, and hepatic gluconeogenic enzyme expression of dairy cows during the transition period. Journal of Animal Science 94:2441-2450. Download
2015
Feugang, J. M., S. F. Liao, M. A. Crenshaw, H. Clemente, S. T. Willard, and P. L. Ryan. 2015. Lectin-functionalized magnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for reproductive improvement. Journal of Fertilization: In Vitro - IVF-Worldwide, Reproductive Medicine, Genetics & Stem Cell Biology 3(2):145 (1-5).
2015
Liao, S. F., J. A. Boling, J. C. Matthews. 2015. Gene expression profiling indicates an increased capacity for proline, serine, and ATP synthesis and mitochondrial mass by the liver of steers grazing high vs. low endophyte-infected tall fescue. Journal of Animal Science. Download
2015
Liao, S. F., T. Wang, N. Regmi. 2015. Lysine nutrition in swine and the related monogastric animals: muscle protein biosynthesis and beyond. SpringerPlus 4: 147. Download
2015
Lv, C. H., T. Wang, N. Regmi, X. Chen, K. Huang, S. F. Liao. 2015. Effects of dietary supplementation of selenium-enriched probiotics on production performance and intestinal microflora of weanling piglets raised under high ambient temperature. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition. Download
2015
Miles, E. D., B. W. McBride, Y. Jia, S. F. Liao, J. A. Boling, P. J. Bridges, J. C. Matthews. 2015. Glutamine synthetase (GS) and alanine transaminase expression are decreased in livers of aged vs. young beef cows and GS can be up-regulated by 17 Β-estradiol implants. Journal of Animal Science 93:4500-4509. Download
2015
Wang, T., M. A. Crenshaw, N. Regmi, T. Armstrong, J. R. Blanton, S. F. Liao. 2015. Effect of dietary lysine fed to pigs at late finishing stage on market-value associated carcass characteristics. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances 14(8):232-236. Download
2014
Gan, F., X. Chen, S. F. Liao, C. Lv, F. Ren, G. Ye, C. Pan, J. Shi, X. Shi, H. Zhou, K. Huang. 2014. Selenium-enriched probiotics improves antioxidant status, immune function and selenoprotein gene expression of piglets raised under high ambient temperature. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 62: 4502-4508. Download
2014
Liu, J., G. Ye, Y. Zhou, Y. Liu, L. Zhao, Y. Liu, X. Chen, D. Huang, S. F. Liao, K. Huang. 2014. Feeding glycerol-enriched yeast culture improves performance, energy status, and heat shock protein gene expression of lactating Holstein cow under heat stress. Journal of Animal Science 92: 2491-2502. Download
2012
Ibrahim, H. A. M., Y. Zhu, C. Wu, C. Lu, M. O. Ezekwe, S. F. Liao, K. Huang. 2012. Selenium-enriched probiotics improves murine male fertility compromised by high fat diet. Biological Trace Element Research 147:251-260. Download
2011
Liao, S. F., J. S. Monegue, M. D. Lindemann, G. L. Cromwell, and J. C. Matthews. 2011. Dietary supplementation of boron differentially alters expression of borate transporter (NaBC1) mRNA by jejunum and kidney of growing pigs. Biological Trace Element Research 143: 901-912. Download
2011
Liao, S. F., K. R. Brown, A. J. Stromberg, W. R. Burris, J. A. Boling, J. C. Matthews. 2011. Dietary supplementation of selenium in inorganic and organic forms differentially and commonly alters blood and liver selenium concentrations and liver gene expression profiles of growing beef heifers. Biological Trace Element Research 140: 151-169. Download
2011
Pan, C., Y. Zhao, S. F. Liao, F. Chen, S. Qin, X. Wu, H. Zhou, K. Huang. 2011. Effect of selenium-enriched probiotics on laying performance, egg quality, egg selenium content, and egg glutathione peroxidase activity. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 59: 11424-11431. Download
2011
Xue, Y., S. F. Liao, J. R. Strickland, J. A. Boling, J. C. Matthews. 2011. Bovine neuronal vesicular glutamate transporter activity is inhibited by ergovaline and other ergopeptines. Journal of Dairy Science 94: 3331-3334. Download
2010
Liao, S. F., D. L. Harmon, E. S. Vanzant, K. R. McLeod, J. A. Boling, J. C. Matthews. 2010. The small intestinal epithelia of beef steers differentially express sugar transporter messenger ribonucleic acid in response to abomasal versus ruminal infusion of starch hydrolysate. Journal of Animal Science 88: 306-314.
2010
Xue, Y., S. F. Liao, K. W. Son, S. L. Greenwood, B. A. McBride, J. A. Boling, J. C. Matthews. 2010. Metabolic acidosis in sheep alters renal and skeletal muscle expression of amino acid enzymes and transporters. Journal of Animal Science 88: 707-717.
2009
Liao, S. F., E. S. Vanzant, D. L. Harmon, K. R. McLeod, J. A. Boling, and J. C. Matthews. 2009. Ruminal and abomasal starch hydrolysate infusions selectively decrease the expression of cationic amino acid transporter mRNA by small intestinal epithelia of forage-fed beef steers. Journal of Dairy Science 92: 1124-1135. Download
2008
Liao, S. F., E. S. Vanzant, J. A. Boling, J. C. Matthews. 2008. Identification and expression pattern of cationic amino acid transporter-1 mRNA in small intestinal epithelia of Angus steers at four production stages. Journal of Animal Science 86: 620-631.
2008
Liao, S. F., M. A. Alman, E. S. Vanzant, E. D. Miles, D. L. Harmon, K. R. McLeod, J. A. Boling, J. C. Matthews. 2008. Basal expression of nucleoside transporter mRNA differs among small intestinal epithelia of beef steers and is differentially altered by ruminal or abomasal infusion of starch hydrolysate. Journal of Dairy Science 91: 1570-1584. Download