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Karen I Plaut

College of Agriculture Administration 

  • Dean of Ag/Prof Animal Sciences

Animal Sciences 

  • Professor of Animal Sciences

 Awards and Honors

Awards & Honors

No awards or honors were found.

 Patents ‭[2]‬


No patents were found.


Selected Publications

Kerr, D., Plaut, K. I., Bramley, A., Williamson, C., Lax, A., Moore, K. J., . . . Wall, R. (2001). Lysostaphin expression in mammary glands confers protection against staphylococcal infection in transgenic mice. NATURE BIOTECHNOLOGY, 19(1), 66-70. doi:10.1038/83540

Casey, T. M., Plaut, K. I., Kalyesubula, M., Shamay, A., Sabastian, C., Wein, Y., . . . Mabjeesh, S. J. (2018). Mammary core clock gene expression is impacted by photoperiod exposure during the dry period in goats. Journal of Applied Animal Research, 46(1), 1214-1219. doi:10.1080/09712119.2018.1486317

Chen, Y., Wang, J., Yang, S., Utturkar, S., Crodian, J. S., Cummings, S., . . . Casey, T. M. (2017). Effect of high-fat diet on secreted milk transcriptome in midlactation mice. Physiological Genomics, 49(12), 747-762. doi:10.1152/physiolgenomics.00080.2017

Patel, O. V., & Plaut, K. I. (2010). Homeorhetic Adaptation During the Pregnancy to Lactation Transition: A Comparative Transcriptome Analysis of Key Metabolic Tissues Using a Rat Model. BIOLOGY OF REPRODUCTION, (S), 137.

De Vries, L. D., Dover, H., Casey, T. M., VandeHaar, M. J., & Plaut, K. I. (2010). Characterization of mammary stromal remodeling during the dry period. Journal of Dairy Science, 93(6), 2433-2443. doi:10.3168/jds.2009-2764

Casey, T. M., Patel, O., Dykema, K., Dover, H., Furge, K., & Plaut, K. I. (2009). Molecular Signatures Reveal Circadian Clocks May Orchestrate the Homeorhetic Response to Lactation. PLOS ONE, 4(10). doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0007395

Patel, O. V., Zakrzewska, E., Maple, R. L., Baer, L. A., Ronca, A. E., Wade, C. E., & Plaut, K. I. (2008). Lipogenesis impaired in periparturient rats exposed to altered gravity is independent of prolactin and glucocorticoid secretion. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED PHYSIOLOGY, 104(5), 847-858. doi:10.1007/s00421-008-0840-5

Casey, T. M., & Plaut, K. I. (2007). The role of glucocorticoids in secretory activation and milk secretion, a historical perspective. JOURNAL OF MAMMARY GLAND BIOLOGY AND NEOPLASIA, 12(4), 293-304. doi:10.1007/s10911-007-9055-3

VanKlompenberg, M., Patel, O. V., & Plaut, K. I. (2007). Hypergravity exposure affects lipid synthesis in rat mammary gland during pregnancy and lactation. Journal of Animal Science, 85(2), 144.

Casey, T. M., Mulvey, T. M., Patnode, T. A., Dean, A., Zakrzewska, E., & Plaut, K. I. (2007). Mammary epithelial cells treated concurrently with TGF-alpha and TGF-beta exhibit enhanced proliferation and death. EXPERIMENTAL BIOLOGY AND MEDICINE, 232(8), 1027-1040. doi:10.3181/0609-RM-218

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