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John A Patterson

Animal Sciences 

  • Associate Professor of Animal Science
POUL Room 115
125 S. Russell St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2042

Area of Expertise: Intestinal Microbiology

Education: B.S., Clemson University; M.S., University of Florida; Ph.D., University of Illinois
Industry Experience: Smith Kline Corporation

Research Program


ANSC 10200 - Introduction to Animal Agriculture
ANSC 53600 - The Digestive System in Health and Disease
FS 66000 - Intestinal Microbiology and Immunology


Patterson, J. A. . Method and composition for improved animal performance.. U.S. Patent No. 5,652,759. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Selected Publications

Chalova, V., Hespell, R., & Ricke, S. (2010). Dilution rates influence ammonia assimilating enzyme activities and cell parameters of Selenomonas ruminantium strain D in continuous (glucose-limited_ culture. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 108, 357-365.

Ni, J., Heber, A., Sutton, A., Kelly, D., & Kim, S. (2010). Effect of swine manure dilution on ammonia, hydrogen sulfide, carbon dioxide, and. Science of the Total Environment, 408, 5917-5923.

Rose, D., & Hamaker, B. (2010). Structural differences among alkali-soluble arabinoxylans from maize (Zea mays), rice (Oryza sativa), and wheat (Triticum aestivum) brans influence human fecal fermentation profiles. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry, 58(1), 493-499.

Rose, D., Keshavarzian, A., Venktachalam, M., Gillevet, P., & Hamaker, B. (2009). Starch-entrapped microspheres extend in vitro fecal fermentation, increase butyrate production, and influence microbiota pattern. Mol Nutr Food Res, Suppl 1, S121-130.

Pang, Y., & Applegate, T. (2009). The influence of copper concentration and source on ileal microbiota. Poultry Science, 88(3), 586-592.

Burkholder, K., Thompson, K., Einstein, M., Applegate, T., & Patterson, J. (2008). Influence of stressors on normal intestinal microbiota, intestinal morphology, and susceptibility to Salmonella enteritidis colonization in broilers. Poult. Sci, 87(9), 1734-1741.

Piva, A., Grilli, E., Fabbri, L., Pizzamiglio, V., Gatta, P., Galvano, F., . . . Patterson, J. A. (2008). Intestinal metabolism of weaned piglets fed a typical United States or European det with or without supplementation of tributyrin and lactitol. J. Anim. Sci, 86(11), 2952-2961.

Williams, J., Minton, J., Patterson, J. A., Marchand-Ford, J., & Eicher, S. (2008). Lairage during transport of eighteen-kilogram pigs has an impact on innate immunity and commensal bacteria diversity in the intestine. J. Anim. Sci, 86(5), 1232-1244.

Rose, D., Keshavarzian, A., Patterson, J. A., Venkatachalam, M., Gillevet, P., & Hamaker, B. (2008). Starch-entrapped microspheres extend in vitro fecal fermentation, increase butyrate production, and influence microbiota pattern. Mol. Nutr. Food Res, 53(Epub ahead of print). Retrieved from http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/fulltext/121459035/PDFSTART

Patterson, J. A., Wampler, J., Bhunia, A., Whistler, R., & Patterson, K. B. (in press). Effects of arabinozylans on activation of Murine Macrophages and growth performance of broiler chicks. Cereal Chemestry.

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