Yulong Yin
Education: Ph.D
Subject categories:
Academic title: Professor
Unit code: 161343
     Yulong Yin is a Professor, Institute Faculty Fellow in the Research Center of Animal Healthy Feeding and cross-Appointments with the Life Science College of Nanchang University. He earned his bachelor's degree in Biology from Hunan Normal University Changsha, Hunan, China, a master's degree in animal nutrition from Agricultural University of Central China Wuhan, China, and a doctorate (Animal Nutrition) from The Queen's University of Belfast, UK.

He conducts research in Animal Production; Animal Feed, Nutrition and Physiology of Amino Acids and Protein; Gene Expression and Gene Therapy, Comparative Animal Nutrition, Growth and Development of Animals, Biology and Pathobiology of Nitric Oxide and Polyamines; Diabetes, Obesity and Cardiovascular Complications, Fetal Nutrition and Metabolism, Animal Models of Human Diseases, Nutritional Biochemistry and Physiology.

He has received several prestigious awards as follows,
1.Hundred Talents of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, May, 2000
2. National Science and Technology Progress Prize of China, 2008 (as project leader and the first researcher) “Applied Techniques of Regulating Nitrogen and Phosphorus Metabolism in Livestock and Poultry and Safety Feed Production”
3.National Science and Technology Progress Prize of China, December 1996 (as project leader  and the first researcher) “Ileal digestibility of nutrients and ileal digestible essential amino acid requirements for growing-finishing pigs”
4. National Science and Technology Progress Prize of China, December, 1997 (as main researcher)-“Swine and poultry nutritional parameter”
5.Max-planck Gesellschaft Scholarship, Germany, June 21, 1995
6.Science and Technology Progress Prize of Hunan Province, December 1994 (as project leader and the second researcher)-”Utilization of the Chinese Maifanite stone as a mineral and trace elements for animals”
7.Outstanding Scientist Prize of the Chinese Government, October 1, 1992
8. Young Scientist Prize of Agricultural Association of Hunan Province, March 1, 1992
9.Young Scientist Prize of Chinese Association of Agriculture, April 7, 1992
10.Young Scientist Prize of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, October 17, 1991
11.Science and Technology Progress Prize of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, December 1990 (as main researcher)-“Research of the animal feedstuff and animal production in Taoyuan County” 
12. Max-planck Gesellschaft Scholarship, West Germany, December 31, 1985

Mailing Address: Yuanda Road (Second) # 644, Mapoling, Changsha, Hunan, China
Postal Code: 410125
Phone: (86)-731-84619703
Fax: (86)-731-84612685
Community service:
Commitment to research the situation:
Full Professor and Director of the  Animal Nutrition and Health Center (Institute of Subtropical Agriculture, The Chinese Academy of Sciences)                                                                                                     1999 – Present
Research project
1. Evaluation of galactomanan and Chinese herb extraction (tea polyphenols and essential oils) as an alternative to dietary antibiotics to control food-borne pathogens in livestock
2. Nutritional and health function of carbohydrate for animal and human
3. Amino acids and sugar flu between animal organ and tissues

Research Associate
Dept. of Animal and Poultry Science       
University of Guelph, Canada           Nov. 1999 - 2001
Research project:
Effect of small intestinal microflora fermentation on nutrient digestion and absorption and threonine and lysine requirements      

Research Associate
USA Department of Agriculture, U.S. Meat Animal Research Center, Clay Center, NE 68933, USA                                                              Dec. 1999 - May 2000
Research project:
Effect of endogenous amino acid losses on visceral organ size and energy and amino acid metabolism in growing pigs 

Postdoctoral Research
Dept. of Animal Science       
The University of Manitoba, Canada    Oct. 1997 - Oct.1999
Research project:       
1. Improvement of the nutritive value of hulless barley and peas for swine and poultry by feed enzyme addition (granted by Finnfeeds International Ltd. UK).
2. Studied the effects of micronization and feed enzyme treatments of hulless barley and peas on nutrient utilization for starter, grower and finisher pigs and broiler.
3. Studied the effects of heat treating grains and peas on phytase activity and apparent digestibility of phosphorus, calcium, energy and amino acids in pigs and poultry.
PhD Research
The Queen's University of Belfast, UK  Nov.1994 - Aug. 1997
Research project:
1. Effects of exogenous enzyme and antibiotic supplementation with grains on nutrient utilization in pigs.
2. Assessed the effects of dietary non-starch polysaccharides (NSP) levels exogenous enzyme on growth performance, ileal endogenous nitrogen and amino acids losses, and energy and amino acid utilization in  pigs.
3. Assessed the effects of exogenous enzyme on ileal and fecal digestibility of amino acids, energy and NSP of pigs fed on diets with and without antibiotic supplementation

Visiting Professor
Ernährungsphysiologie “Oskar Kellner”, Forschungsinstitüt für die Biologie landwirtschaftlich Nutztiere, Rostock, Germany         Nov.1995- April 1996
Research project:
Determination of the true amino acid digestibility with 15N dilution techniques

Full Professor and Director of the Dept. Animal Nutrition
The Chinese Academy of Sciences, Changsha Institute of
Agricultural Modernization (CAS-CIAM), China April 1994 – October 1994
Research and industry-based projects:
1. Relative bioavailability and growth performance of copper in a copper-lysine complex or copper sulfate for growing pigs
2. Promoting and selling the feedstuff products of Hunan 3A Feedstuff Company

Associate Professor
CAS-CIAM, China     Jan. 1991 - March 1994

Research and industry-based projects:
1.Creating and chairing  Hunan 3A Feeds and Pork Company and developing  techniques of manufacturing the 3A mineral premixes, vitamins premixes and feed concentrates for pigs and poultry
2.Evaluating different techniques for determining the ileal digestibility of protein and amino acids, including: ileal simple T cannula, ileo-caecal re-entrant cannulae, ileo-rectal anastomsis, ileo-caecal valve T-caecal cannula (PVTC) and ileal mobile nylon bag technique
3.Determining ileal and fecal digestibility of energy, cell wall constituents, crude protein and amino acids in 65 kinds of feedstuffs and mixed diets for pigs
4.Measuring the ileal digestible essential amino acid requirement for growing pigs
5.Utilization of the Changsha Maifanite stone as mineral and trace elements additive for animals
6.Utilization of oil seed meals as the main protein feedstuffs for swine and poultry

Assistant Professor
CAS-CIAM, China     Nov.1987 - Dec. 1990

Research projects:
1. Studied the nutritive values of raw and ammonium treated rape seed meals for animals
2.Use of Chinese Maifanite stone as a trace element for pigs and chicken
3.Studied the nutritive value and anti-nutritional factors of raw and heat treated soybean, field bean and pea for pigs

Research Assistant
CAS-CIAM, China      Jan. 1983 - Dec.1985

Positions: he Director of the Animal Nutrition and Health Center
1 Fu J, Wenzel SC, Perlovan O, Wang JP, Gross F, Tang ZR, Yin YL, Stewart AF, Muller R and Zhang YM, Efficient transfer of two large secondary metabolite pathway gene clusters into heterologous hosts by transposition. Nucleic Acids Research 36: 113-114 (2008). 
2 Dekaney CM, Wu GY, Yin YL and Jaeger LA, Regulation of ornithine aminotransferase gene expression and activity by all-transretinoic acid in Caco-2 intestinal epithelial cells. The Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 19 : 674-681 (2008).
3 Yao K, Yin YL, Chu WY, Liu ZQ, Dun D, Li TJ, Huang RL, Zhang JS, Tan Bie, Wang WC and Wu GY, Dietary Arginine Supplementation Increases mTOR Signaling Activity in Skeletal Muscle of Neonatal Pigs. J Nutr 138: 867-872 (2008).
4 Wang JJ, Chen LX, Li P, Li XL, Zhou HJ, Wang FL, Li DF, Yin YL and Wu GY, Gene Expression is Altered in Piglet Small Intestine by Weaning and Dietary Glutamine Supplementation. J Nutr 138: 1025-1032 (2008).
5 Zeng XF, Feng L, Fan X, Yang WJ, Zhou B, Li PF, Yin YL, Wu GY and Wang JJ, Dietary arginine supplementation during early pregnancy enhances embryonic survival in rates.Journal of Nutrition 138:1421-1425 (2008).
6 Wang JJ, Chen LX,  Li DF, Yin YL, Wang XQ, Li P, Dangott LJ, Hu WX and  Wu GY, Intrauterine Growth Restriction Affects the Proteomes of the Small Intestine, Liver, and Skeletal Muscle in Newborn Pigs.  The Journal of Nutrition 138: 60-66 (2008).
7 Liu YL, Huang JJ, Hou YQ, Zhu HL, Zhao SJ, Ding BY, Yin YL, Yi GF, Shi JX and Fan W, Dietary arginine supplementation alleviates intestinal mucosal disruption induced by Escherichia coli lipopolysaccharide in weaned pigs. British Journal of Nutrition 100:552-560 (2008).
8 Han J, Liu YL, Fan W, Chao J, Hou YQ, Yin YL, Zhu HL, Meng GQ and Che ZQ, Dietary L-arginine supplementation alleviates immunosuppression induced by cyclophosphamide in weaned pigs. Amino Acids 37:643-651 (2008).
9 Tan Bie, Yin YL, Liu ZQ, Li XG, Xu HJ, Kong XF, Huang RL, Tang WJ,  Shinzato I, Smith SB and Wu GY, Dietary L-arginine supplementation increases muscle gain and reduces body fat mass in growing-finishing pigs. Amino Acids 37:169-175 (2009).
10 Kong X.F, Yin YL, He QH, Yin FG, Liu HJ, Li TJ, Huang RL, Geng MM, Ruan Z, Deng ZY, Xie MY and Wu G, Dietary supplementation with Chinese herbal powder enhances  ileal digestibilities and serum concentrations of amino acids  in young pigs. Amino Acids 37:573-582 (2008) .
11 Yin YL, Li TJ and Huang RL, Evaluating standardized ileal digestibility of amino acids in growing pigs. Anim feed Science and Technology 140:385-401 (2008).
12 Yin YL, Huang CH, Wu X, Li TJ, Huang RL, Kang P, Hu Q, Chu WY and Kong XF, Nutrient digestibility response to graded dietary levels of sodium chloride in weanling pigs. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 88:940-944 (2008).
13 Li TJ, Dai QZ, Yin YL, Zhang J, Huang RL, Ruan Z, Deng Z and Xie M, Dietary starch sources affect net portal appearance of amino acids and glucose in growing pigs. Animal 2:723-729 (2008).
14 Liu YL, Lu J, Shi JX, Hou YQ, Zhu HL, Zhao SJ,  Liu HM, Ding BY, Yin YL and Yi GF, Increased expression of the peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor ґ in the immune system of weaned pigs after Escherichia coli lipopolysaccharide injection. Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology 124:82-92 (2008).
15 Hou ZP, Yin YL, Huang RL, Li TJ, Hou RQ, Liu YL, Wu X, Liu ZQ, Wang WC, Xiong H, Wu GY and Tan LX, Rice protein concentrate partially replaces dried whey in the diet for early-weaned piglets and improves their growth performance. J Sci Food Agric 88:1187-1193 (2008).
16 Kang P, Yin YL, Ruan Z, Pan J, Hu Q, Deng ZY, Xiong H and Xie MY, Effect of replacement of lactose with partially hydrolysed rice syrup on small intestine development in weaned pigs from 7  to 21days. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 88:1932-1938 (2008).
17 Deng D, Yao K, Chu WY, Li TJ, Huang RL, Yin YL, Liu HQ, Zhang JS and Wu GY, Impaired translation initiation activation and reduced protein synthesis in  weaned piglets fed a low-protein diet. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 20: 544-552 (2009).
1 8Tan BE, Li XG, Kong XF, Huang RL, Ruan Z, Deng ZY, Xie MY, Shinzato I, Yin YL and Wu G, Dietary L-arginine supplementation enhances the immune status in early-weaned piglets. Amino Acids 37: 323-331 (2009).
19 Yin FG,  Liu YL, Yin YL, Kong XF,  Huang RL, Li TJ, Wu GY and Hou YQ, Dietary supplementation with Astragalus polysaccharide enhances  ileal digestibilities and serum concentrations of amino acids in early weaned piglets. Amino Acids 37: 263-270 (2009).
20 Kong XF, Zhang YZ, Yin YL, Wu GY, Zhou HJ, Tan ZL, Yang F, Bo MJ, Huang RL, Li TJ and Geng MM, Chinese Yam polysaccharide enhances growth performance and cellular immune response in weanling rats. Journal of Science of Food and Agriculture 89(12): 2039-2044 (2009).
21 Liu YL, Shi JX, Lu J, Meng GQ, Zhu HL, Hou YQ, Yin YL, Zhao SJ and Ding  BY, Activation of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma potentiates pro-inflammatory cytokine production, and adrenal and somatotropic changes of weaned pigs after Escherichia coli lipopolysaccharide challenge. Innate Immunity 15 (3): 169-178 (2009).
22 Li LL, Peng HZ, Zhang B, Wu GY, Yin YL, Yang KM, Li TJ, Li AK, Hou ZP, Zhang P and Liu CY, The effect of dietary addition of a polysaccharide from atractylodes macrophala koidz on growth performance, immunoglobulin concentration and IL-1βexpression in weaned pigs. Journal of Agricultural Science 147:625-631 (2009).
23 Fang J, Yan FY, Kong XF, Ruan Z, Liu ZQ, Huang RL, Li TJ, Geng MM,  Yang F, Zhang YZ, Li P, Gong JH, Wu GY, Fan MZ, Liu YL, Hou YQ and Yin YL, Dietary supplementation with Acanthopanax senticosus extract enhances gut health in weanling piglets. Livestock Science 123: 268-275 (2009). 
24 Wang WC, Shi CY, Zhang JS, Gu WT, Li TJ, Gen MM, Chu WY, Huang RL, Liu YL, Hou YQ, Li P and Yin YL,  Molecular cloning, distribution and ontogenetic expression  of the oligopeptide transporter PepT1 mRNA in Tibetan suckling piglets. Amino Acids 37:593-601 (2009). 
25 Kong XF, Yin FG, He QH ,  Liu HJ, Li TJ,  Huang RL, Fan MZ,  Liu YL, Hou YQ, Li P, Ruan Z,  Deng ZY, Xie MY, Xiong H and Yin YL, Acanthopanax senticosus extract as a dietary additive enhances the apparent  ileal digestibility of amino acids in weaned piglets. Livest Sci 123: 261-267 (2009).
26 Wang WC, Gu WT, Tang XF, Geng MM, Fan M, Li TJ, Chu WY, Shi CY, Huang RL, Zhang HF and Yin YL, Molecular cloning, tissue distribution and ontogenetic expression of the amino acid transporter b0,+ cDNA in the small intestine of Tibetan suckling piglets. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part B 154:157-164 (2009).
27 Deng J, Wu X, Bin S, Li TJ, Huang R, Liu Z, Liu Y, Ruan Z, Deng Z, Hou Y and Yin YL,  Dietary amylose and amylopectin ratio and resistant starch content affects plasma glucose, lactic acid, hormone levels1and protein synthesis in splanchnic tissues. Zeitschrift für Tierphysiologie, Tierernährung und Futtermittelkunde 94: 220-226 (2010).
28 Liu YL, Shi JX, Lu J, Che ZQ, Zhu HL, Hou YQ, Yin YL, Zhao SJ, Ding BY and Liu HM, Up-regulated expression of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor γ in the hypothalamic–pituitary–adrenal axis of weaned pigs after Escherichia coli lipopolysaccharide challenge.The Veterinary Journal 184:230-235 (2010).
29 Kang P, Toms D, Yin YL, Cheung Q, Gong JH, Lange KD and Li JL, Epidermal Growth Factor-Expressing Lactococcus lactis Enhances Intestinal Development of Early-Weaned Pigs. J Nutr 140: 806-811 (2010).
30 Yin FG, Zhang ZZ, Huang J and Yin YL, Digestion rate of dietary starch affects systemic circulation of amino acids in weaned pigs. British Journal of Nutrition 103: 1404–1412 (2010).
31 Tan BE, Yin YL, Kong XF, Li P, Li XL, Gao HJ, Li XG, Huang RL and Wu GY, L-Arginine stimulates proliferation and prevents endotoxin-induced death of intestinal cells. Amino Acids 38: 1227-1235 (2010).
32 Tan BE, Yin YL, Liu ZQ, Tang WJ, Xu HJ, Konga XF, Li XG, Yao K, Gu WT, Smith SB and Wu GY, Dietary L-arginine supplementation differentially regulates expression of fat-metabolic genes in porcine adipose tissue and skeletal muscle. J Nutr Bioc. 22:441-445(2011)
33 Yin YL, Huang RL, Li TJ, Ruan Z, Xie MY, Deng ZY, Hou YQ and Wu GY, Amino acid metabolism in the portal-drained viscera of young pigs: effects of dietary supplementation with chitosan and pea hull. Amino Acids 39: 1581–1587 (2010).
34 Wu X, Yin YL,  Li TJ,  Wang L,  Ruan Z,  Liu ZQ and Hou YQ, Dietary supplementation with l-arginine or N-carbamylglutamate enhances intestinal growth and heat shock protein-70 expression in weanling pigs fed a corn- and soybean meal-based diet. Amino Acids 39: 831-839 (2010).
35 Yin YL, Yao K, Liu ZJ, Gong M, Ruan Z, Deng D, Tan BE, Liu ZQ, Wu GY, Supplementing L-leucine to a low-protein diet increases tissue  protein synthesis in weanling  pigs. Amino Acids 39:1477–1486 (2010).
36 Hou YQ, Wang L, Ding BY, Liu YL, Zhu HL, Liu J, Li YT, Wu X, Yin YL, Wu GY, Dietary a-ketoglutarate supplementation ameliorates intestinal injury in lipopolysaccharide-challenged piglets. Amino Acids 39: 555-564 (2010).
37 Chung HJ, Liu Q, Wang RL, Yin YL and Li AK, Physicochemical properties and in vitro starch digestibility of cooked rice from commercially available cultivars in Canada. Cereal Chemistry 87: 297-304 (2010).
38 Wu X, Yin YL, Li TJ, Wang L, Ruan Z, Liu ZQ and Hou YQ, Dietary protein, energy and arginine affect LAT1 expression in forebrain white matter differently. Animal 4: 1518–1521 (2010).
39 Yin YL and Tan BE, Manipulation of dietary nitrogen, amino acids and phosphorus to reduce environmental impact of swine production and enhance animal health. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment. 8: 447-462 (2010).
40 Tang ZR, Zhang YM, Stewart AF, Geng MM, Tang XS, Tu Q, Yin YL, High-level expression, purification and antibacterial activity of bovine lactoferricin and lactoferrampin in Photorhabdus luminescens. Protein Expression and Purification 73:132-139 (2010).
41Yu J, Yin P, Yin J, Liu F, Zhu X, Cheng G, Guo K, Yin Y, Xu J, Involvement of ERK1/2 signalling and growth related molecules’ expression in response to heat stress induced damage in rat jejunum and IEC cells. International Journal of Hyperthermia, 2010, 26 (6): 538-555.
42 Yang CB, Albin DM, Wang ZR, Stoll B, Lackeyram D, Swanson KC, Yin YL, Tappenden KA, Mine Y, Yada RY, Burrin DG, and Fan MZ, Apical Na+-D-glucose co-transporter 1 (SGLT1) activity and protein abundance are expressed along the jejunal crypt-villus axis in the neonatal pig. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 300: G60–G70, 2011.
43 Hou YQ, Wang L, Ding BY, Liu YL, Zhu HL, Liu J, Li YT, Kang P, Yin YL, Wu GY, Alpha-Ketoglutarate and intestinal function. Frontiers in Bioscience 16:1186-1196 (2011).
44 Yao K, Fang J, Yin YL, Feng ZM, Tang ZR, Wu GY, Tryptophan metabolism in animals: important roles in nutrition and health. Frontiers in Bioscience S3:286-297 (2011).
45 Kong XF, Wu GY, Yin YL, Roles of phytochemicals in amino acid nutrition. Frontiers in Bioscience S3:372-384 (2011).
46 He QH, Ren PP, Zhao F, Kong XF, Wu GY, Yin YL, Metabonomics and its role in amino acid nutrition research. Frontiers in Bioscience 16, 2451-2460, June 1, 2011
47 Yao K, Guan S, Li TJ, Huang RL, Wu GY, Ruan Z and Yin YL, Dietary L-arginine supplementation enhances intestinal development and expression of vascular endothelial growth factor in weanling piglets.  British Journal of Nutrition 105: 703–709 (2011).
48 Geng MM , Li TJ, Kong XF, Song XY, Chu WY, Huang RL, Yin YL , Wu GY, Reduced expression of intestinal N-acetylglutamate synthase in suckling piglets: a novel molecular mechanism for arginine as a nutritionally essential amino acid for neonates. Amino Acids. 40 :1513- 1522 (2011).
49. Li Fengna, Yulong Yin, Bie Tan, Xiangfeng Kong, and Guoyao Wu. Leucine nutrition in animals and humans: mTOR signaling 3 and beyond. Amino Acids 41: 1185-1193 (2011).
50 Yin,Fugui Yulong Yin, Zhenzhen Zhang, Mingyong Xie, Ju Huang, Ruilin Huang and Tiejun Li, Digestion rate of dietary starch affects the systemic circulation of lipid profiles and lipid metabolism-related gene expression in weaned pigs. British Journal of Nutrition, 106, 369–377 (2011).
51. He Qinghua, Tang Huiru, Ren Pingping, Kong Xiangfeng, Wu Guoyao, Yin Yulong and Wang Yulan. Dietary Supplementation with L -Arginine Partially Counteracts Serum Metabonome Induced by Weaning Stress in Piglets. Journal of Proteome Research. 10:5214-5221 (2011).
52. Li Fengna, Huansheng Yang, Yehui Duan and Yulong Yin. Myostatin regulates preadipocyte differentiation and lipid metabolism of adipocyte via ERK1/2. Cell Biol Int   35(11):1141-1146 (2011).
53. Li F. N, L. L. Li, H. S. Yang, X. X. Yuan, B. Zhang, M. M. Geng, C. W. Xiao  and Y. L. Yin. Regulation of soy isoflavones on weight gain and fat percentage: evaluation in a Chinese Guangxi minipig model.Animal 5:1903-1908 (2011).
147. Yao Kang, Lei Wang, Binying Ding, Dabo Fu, Yulan Liu, Huiling Zhu, Jian Liu, Yongtang Li, Ping Kang, Yu-long Yin, Guoyao Wu, Yongqing Hou. Alpha-ketoglutarate inhibits glutamine degradation and enhances protein synthesis in intestinal porcine epithelial cells. Amino Acids. 2012 Jun ;42 (6):2491-500
54. Yang Huansheng, Fengna Li, Xiangfeng Kong, Xiaoxue Yuan, Guoqi Lian, Meimei Geng, Tiejun Li, Jingdong Yin and Yulong Yin. Molecular cloning, tissue distribution and ontogenetic expression of Xiang pig Chemerin and its involvement in regulating energy metabolism through Akt and ERK1/2 signaling pathways. Mol Biol Rep 39(2):1887-1894 (2012). 
55. He Qinghua, Pingping Ren, Xiangfeng Kong, Yongning Wu, Guoyao Wu, Peng Li, Fuhua Hao,Huiru Tang, Yulong Yin. Comparison of serum metabolite compositions between obese and lean growing pigs. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 23: 133¨139 (2012).
56. Tan Bie, Li Xinguo, Yin Yulong, Wu Zhenlong, Liu Chuang, Tekwe D. Carmen, Wu Guoyao.  Regulatory roles for L-arginine in reducing white adipose tissue. Frontiers in Bioscience. 17: 2237-2246 (2012).
57. Kong X F, Y.L.Yin, G.Y.Wu. Arginine stimulates the mTOR signaling pathway and protein synthesis in porcine trophectoderm cells. Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry 23 1178-1183 (2012).
58. Liu X.D,X.Wu, Y.L.Yin, Y.Q.Liu, M.M.Geng, H.S.Yang G.Y.Wu. 2011. Effects of dietary L-arginineor N-carbamylglutamate supplementation during late gestation of sows on the miR-15b/16, miR-221/222,VEGFAandeNOSexpression in umbilicalvein. Amino Acids 42:2111-2119 (2012).
59. Ren Wenkai, Yulong Yin, Gang Liu, Xinglong Yu, Yinghui Li, Guan Yang, Teijun Li, Guoyao Wu. Effect of dietary arginine supplementation on reproductive performance of mice with porcine circovirus type 2 (PCV2) infection" Amino Acids 42:2089-2094 (2012).
60. Wu X. Wu , Y.L. Yin, Y.Q. Liu, X.D. Liu, Z.Q. Liu, T.J. Li, R.L. Huang, Z. Ruan, Deng Z. Effect of dietary arginine and N-carbamoylglutamate supplementation reproduction and gene  expression of eNOS, VEGFA and PlGF1 in on in late pregnancy of sows placenta. Animal  Reproduction Science. 132 187-192 (2012).
61. Yang Huansheng, Dezhi Fu., Hua Shao, Xiangfeng Kong, Wence Wang, Xiaojian Yang, Charles M. Nyachoti, Yulong Yin. Impacts of Birth Weight on Plasma, Liver and Skeletal Muscle Neutral Amino Acid Profiles and Intestinal Amino Acid Transporters in Suckling Huanjiang Mini-Piglets. PLOS ONE 7:e50921 (2012).
62. Yang Huansheng, YulongYin. Chemerin regulates proliferation and differentiation of myoblast cells via ERK1/2 and mTOR signaling pathways. Cytokine 60:646-652 (2012).
62. Zhou Xihong , Xin Wu, Yulong Yin, Cui Zhang, Liuqin He. Preventive oral supplementation with glutamine and arginine has beneficial effects on the intestinal mucosa and inflammatory cytokines in endotoxemic rats. Amino Acids 43: 813-821 (2012).
63. Yang Huansheng, YulongYin. Soy isoflavones modulate adipokines and myokines to regulate lipid metabolism  in adipose tissue, skeletal muscle and liver of male Huanjiang mini-pigs. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 365 44-51 (2012).
64.Tan BE, Li XG, Wu GY, Yulong Yin 2012. Dynamic changes in blood flow and oxygen consumption in the portal-drained viscera of growing pigs receiving acute administration of L-arginine. Amino Acids, 43: 2481-2489.
65 Wu Xin,, Yuzhe Zhang , Yulong Yin , Zheng Ruan , Huimin Yu , Zhenlong Wu , Guoyao Wu. Roles of heat-shock protein 70 in protecting against intestinal mucosal damage  . Frontiers in Bioscience 18, 356-365, January 1, 2013
66 He Liuqin, Yulong Yin, Tiejun Li, Rulin Huang,Zhenlong Wu, Guoyao Wu。Use of the Ussing chamber technique to study nutrient transport by epithelial tissues。. Frontiers in Bioscience
66 Wu Xin, Y. Zhang, Z. Liu, T. Li, Y. Yin. Effects of oral supplementation with glutamate or combination of glutamate and N-carbamylglutamate on intestinal mucosa in piglets. Journal of Animal Science, 90: 337–339, 2012