Elizabeth A. Maga

Selected Publication

  1. Clark, M., Murray, J. D. and Maga, E. A. 2013. Assessing unintended effects of a mammary-specific transgene at the whole animal level in host and non-target animals. Transgenic Res. In press DOI 10.1007/s11248-013-9768-6.
  2. Cooper, C. A., Maga, E. A. and Murray, J. D. 2014. Consumption of transgenic milk containing the antimicrobials lactoferrin and lysozyme separately and in conjunction by 6-week old pigs improves intestinal and systemic health. J. Dairy Res. 81:30-37.
  3. Cooper, C. A., Garas Klobas, L. C., Maga, E. A. and Murray, J. D. 2013. Consuming transgenic goats’ milk containing the antimicrobial protein lysozyme helps resolve diarrhea in young pigs. PloS ONE 8:e58409.
  4. Maga, E. A., Weimer, B. C. and Murray, J. D. 2013. Dissecting the role of milk components on gut microbiota composition. Gut Microbes 4:136-139.
  5. Cooper, C. A., Nelson, K., Maga, E. A. and Murray, J. D. 2013. Consumption of transgenic cows’ milk containing human lactoferrin results in beneficial changes in the gastrointestinal tract and systemic health of young pigs. Transgenic 22:Res. 571-578.
  6. Koop, G., De Visscher, A., Collar, C. A., Bacon, D. A. C., Maga, E. A., Murray, J. D., Supré, K., De Vliegher,S., Haesebrouck, F., Rowe, J. D., Nielen, M. and van Werven, T. 2012. Identification of coagulase-negative Staphylococcus species from goat milk with API staph and with transfer RNA-intergenic spacer PCR combined with capillary electrophoresis. J. Dairy Sci. 95:7200-7205.
  7. Maga, E. A., Desai, P. T., Weimer, B. C., Dao, N., Kültz, D. and Murray, J. D. 2012. Consumption of lysozyme-rich milk can alter microbial fecal populations. Appl. Environ. Microbiol. 78:6153-6160.
  8. Carvalho, E. B., Maga, E. A., Quetz, J. S., Lima, I. F., Magalhaes, H. Y. , Rodrigues, F. A., Silva, A. V., Prata, M. M., Cavalcante, P. A., Havt, A., Bertolini, M., Bertolini, L. R. and Lima, A. A. 2012. Goat milk with and without increased concentrations of lysozyme improves repair of intestinal cell damage induced by enteroaggregative Escherichia coli. BMC Gastroenterol. 12:106.
  9. Cooper, C. A., Brundige, D. R., Reh, W. A., Maga, E. A. and Murray, J. D. 2011. Lysozyme transgenic goats’ milk positively impacts intestinal cytokine expression and morphology. Transgenic Res. 20:1235-1243.
  10. Jackson, K. A., Berg, J. M., Murray, J. D. and Maga, E. A. 2010. Evaluating the fitness of human lysozyme transgenic dairy goats: Growth and reproductive traits. Transgenic Res. 19:977-986.
  11. Murray, J. D. and Maga, E. A. 2010. Is there a risk from not using GE animals? Transgenic Res. 19:357-361.
  12. Brundige, D. R., Maga, E. A., Klasing, K. C. and Murray, J. D. 2010. Consumption of pasteurized human lysozyme transgenic goats' milk alters serum metabolite profile in young pigs. Transgenic Res. 19:563-574.
  13. Maga, E. A., Daftari, P, Kültz, D. and Penedo, M. C. T. 2009. Prevalence of as1-casein genotypes in American dairy goats. J. Anim. Sci. 87:3464-3469.
  14. Bertolini, L. R., Bertolini, M., Maga, E. A., Madden, K. R. and Murray, J. D. 2009. Increased gene targeting in Ku70 and Xrcc4 transiently deficient human somatic cells. Mol. Biotechnol. 41:106-114.
  15. Brundige, D. R., Maga, E. A., Klasing, K. C. and Murray, J. D. 2008. Lysozyme transgenic goats' milk influences gastrointestinal morphology in young pigs. J. Nutr. 138:921-926.
  16. Scharfen, E. C., Mills, D. A. and Maga, E. A. 2007. Utilization of human lysozyme transgenic goat milk in cheese-making: Effects on lactic acid bacteria performance. J. Dairy Sci. 90:4084-4091.
  17. Bertolini, L. R., Bertolini, M., Anderson, G. B., Maga, E. A., Madden, K. R. and Murray, J. D. 2007. Transient depletion of Ku70 and Xrcc4 by RNAi as a means to manipulate the non-homologous end-joining pathway. J. Biotechnology. 128:246-257.
  18. Maga, E. A., Cullor, J. S., Smith, W., Anderson, G. B. and Murray, J. D. 2006. Human lysozyme expressed in the mammary gland of transgenic dairy goats can inhibit the growth of bacteria that cause mastitis and the cold-spoilage of milk. Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. 3:384-392.
  19. Maga, E. A., Walker, R. L., Anderson, G. B. and Murray, J. D. 2006. Consumption of milk from transgenic goats expressing human lysozyme in the mammary gland results in the modulation of intestinal microflora. Transgenic Res. 15:515-519.
  20. Maga, E. A., Shoemaker, C. F., Rowe, J. D., BonDurant, R. H., Anderson, G. B. and Murray, J. D. 2006. Production and processing of milk from transgenic goats expressing human lysozyme in the mammary gland. J. Dairy Sci. 89:518-524.

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