James D. Murray

Recent Publications

Transgenic technology:

Feltrin, C., Cooper, C.A., Fauzi, N.M, Rodrigues, V.H.V., de Aguiar, L.H., Gaudencio Neto, S., Martins, L.T., Calderón, C.E.M., Morais, A.S., Cameiro, I. de S., de Almeida, T.M., da Silva, I.N.G., Rodrigues, J.L., Maga, E.A., Murray, J.D., Libório, A.B., Bertolini, L.R. and Bertolini, M. (2014) Systemic immunosuppression by methylprednisolone and pregnancy rates in goats undergoing the transfer of cloned embryos. Repro. Domestic Animal 49:648-656.

Garas, L., Murray, J.D., and Maga, E.A. (2015) Genetically engineered livestock: Ethical use for food and medical models. Annual Review of Animal Biosciences 3:1.1–1.17. doi:10.1146/annurev-animal-022114-110739

Murray, J.D. and Maga, E.A. (2016). A new paradigm for regulating genetically engineered animals that are used as food. PNAS 113:3410–3413. doi/10.1073/pnas.1602474113

Murray, J.D. and Maga, E.A. (2017).Transgenic Livestock for use in Agriculture in Animal Biotechnology 2: Emerging Breeding Technologies (Editors: H. Niemann & C. Wrenzycki). Springer. In press

Transgene biology:

Cooper C.A., Maga E.A., 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 Research 81:30-37.

Cooper, C.A., Nonnecke, E., Lonnerdal, B. and Murray, J.D. (2014).The lactoferrin receptor may mediate the reduction of eosinophils in the duodenum of pigs consuming milk containing recombinant human lactoferrin. BioMetals. 27:1031-8. Doi:10.1007/s10534-014-9778-8

Bertolini, L., Bertolini, M., Murray, J.D. and Maga, E. (2014). Transgenic animal models for the production of human immunocompounds in milk to prevent diarrhea, malnourishment and child mortality:perspectives for the Brazilian Semi-Arid region. BMC Proceedings 8 (Suppl 4):O30 http://www.biomedcentral.com/1753-6561/8/S4/O30

Cooper, C.A., Maga, E.A. and Murray, J.D. (2015). Production of human lactoferrin and lysozyme in the milk of transgenic dairy animals: Past, present and future. Transgenic Research 24:605–614 DOI 10.1007/s11248-015-9885-5

Murray, J.D. and Maga, E.A. (2016). Genetically Engineered Livestock for Agriculture: A generation after the first Transgenic Animal Research Conference. Transgenic Research 25:321-327.

Garas, L.C., Feltrin, C., Hamilton, M.K., Hagey, J.V., Murray, J.D., Bertolini, L.R., Bertolini, M., Raybould, H.E. and Elizabeth A. Maga, E.A. (2016) Milk with and without lactoferrin can influence intestinal damage in a pig model of malnutrition. Food and Function 7:665-678.

Horse genetics and genomics:

Scott, E.Y., Penedo, M.C.T., Murray, J.D. and Finno, C.J. (2016). Defining Trends in Global
Gene Expression in Arabian Horses with Cerebellar Abiotrophy. Cerebellum 16:462–472. DOI 10.1007/s12311-016-0823-8

Mansour, T.A., Scott, E.Y., Finno, C.J., Bellone, R.R., Mienaltowski, M.J., Penedo, M.C.T.,
Ross, P.J., Valberg, S.J., Murray, J.D. and Brown, C.T. (2017). Tissue Resolved, Gene Structure Refined Equine Transcriptome. BMC Genomics 18:103. doi: 10.1186/s12864-016-3451-2.

Scott, E.Y., Mansour, T., Bellone, R.R., Brown, C.T., Mienaltowski, M.J., Penedo, M.C., Ross, P.J., Valberg, S.J., Murray, J.D. and Finno, C.J. (2017). Identification of long non-coding RNA in the horse transcriptome. BMC Genomics 18:511. DOI 10.1186/s12864-017-3884-2


Murray, J.D., Maga, E.A., Anderson, G.B., and Oppenheim, S.M. (2007). Method of Generating a Transgenic Livestock Animal. U.S. Patent Number 7,199,281 B2.

Murray, J.D. and Maga, E.A. (2007). Stearoyl Co-A Desaturase Transgenic Non-human Animals. U.S. Patent Number 7,244,874.