People
Zhiliang Tan
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Education: Ph.D
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Academic title: Professor
Unit code: 161343
Resume:
     Zhiliang Tan is a Professor, Institute Faculty Fellow in the Research Center of Animal Healthy Feeding. Presently, he is the vice-director of Institute and the member of Academic Committee and Degree Committee for Graduate. He also is the pluralistic professor of The Graduate University of CAS, Huazhong Agricultural University, Northwest A&F University, and Hunan Agricultural University.

He earned his bachelor's degree in animal science from Huazhong Agricultural University in Wuhan, China, and a master's degree and doctorate in animal nutrition from Inner Mongolian Agricultural University in Huhhot, China. He received the higher research training in ruminant nutrition at the University of Illinois, in Urbana-Champaign, USA.

Dr. Tan teaches graduate courses in protein metabolism and nutritional evaluation of roughage. He conducts research in protein and amino acid metabolism at molecular, cellular, and whole body levels, and in the quality improvement and utilization of roughages. The animal models used in his research include cattle, sheep, goat and dairy cow.

Dr. Tan has received several prestigious awards from China. He received a Second Award of Science and Technology Progress from CAS in 1994, a Third Award of Science and Technology Progress from CAS in 1996, and a Second National Award of Science and Technology Progress from CAS in 2008. Dr. Tan is honored in "Outstanding Contribution of China State Department” and "The Agricultural Award for Young Scientists of Hunan Province”.

Professional memberships include the Chinese Society of Animal Nutrition, the China Society for Livestock Ecology, and the American Society of Animal Sciences/Dairy Sciences. Dr. Tan currently serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Animal Nutrition (China) and on the Editorial Board of Agricultural Modernization Research Journal (China), and is invited as a reviewer for three international Journals, including Animal, Meat Science, Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture.

Mailing Address: Yuanda Road (Second) # 644, Mapoling, Changsha, Hunan, China
Postal Code: 410125
Phone: (86)-731-84619702
Fax: (86)-731-84612685
E-mail: zltan@isa.ac.cn
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    Being undertaken scientific projects:At present, several projects have been conducted by the group leaded by Prof. Zhiliang Tan, including the Support Program “Research and Demonstration of Key Technologies for Dairy Industry”, the International Cooperation Program between China and Australia “Reducing the risk of chronic diseases by manipulating the redox status and lipid peroxidation”, and the Knowledge Innovation Program “Key Technologies of Modern Animal Healthy Feeding and Eco-economic Circulation Model of Animal Husbandry & Agriculture” et al.
Positions: the vice-director of Institute
Article:

1)Min WANG, Rong WANG, Shan YANG, Jin Ping DENG, Shao Xun TANG, Zhi Liang TAN. Effects of three methane mitigation agents on parameters of kinetics of total and hydrogen gas production, ruminal fermentation and hydrogen balance using in vitro technique. Animal Science Journal. 2016, 87(2):224-32 (Corresponding author).

2)Jinzhen Jiao, Jinyu Huang, Chuanshe Zhou, Zhiliang Tan. Taxonomic Identification of Ruminal Epithelial Bacterial Diversity during Rumen Development in Goats. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2015, 81 (10): 3502-3509 (Corresponding author).

3)Jinzhen Jiao, Xiaopeng Li, Karen A. Beauchemin, Zhiliang Tan, Shaoxun Tang and Chuanshe Zhou. Rumen development process in goats as affected by supplemental feeding v. grazing: age-related anatomic development, functional achievement and microbial colonization. British Journal of Nutrition. 2015, 113, 888–900 (Corresponding author).

4)J. Z. Jiao, Z. Wang, L. L. Guan, Z. L. Tan, X. F. Han, S. X. Tang and C. S. Zhou. Postnatal bacterial succession and functional establishment of hindgut in supplemental feeding and grazing goats. Journal of Animal Science. 2015, 93:3528–3538.

5)Duanqin Wu, Liwei. Xu, Shaoxun Tang, Zhixiong. He, Zhiliang. Tan, Xuefeng Han, Chuanshe Zhou, Jinhe Kang and Min Wang. Supplementation of increasing amounts of linoleic acid to Leymus chinensis decreases methane production and improves fatty acid composition in vitro. European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology. 2015, 117, 945–953 (Corresponding author).

6)Qiongxian Yan, Shaoxun Tang, Zhiliang Tan,* Xuefeng Han, Chuanshe Zhou, Jinhe Kang, and Min Wang. Proteomic Analysis of Isolated Plasma Membrane Fractions from the Mammary Gland in Lactating Cows. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 2015, 33(63): 7388-7398 (Corresponding author).

7)J.Y. Qiao, Z.L. Tan, L.L. Guan, S.X. Tang, C.S. Zhou, X.F. Han, M. Wang, J.H. Kang, Z.X. He. Effects of hydrogen in headspace and bicarbonate in media onrumen fermentation, methane production and methanogenicpopulation using in vitro gas production techniques. Animal Feed Science and Technology. 2015, (206): 19–28 (Corresponding author).

8)Qi Lu, Jinzhen Jiao, Shaoxun Tang, Zhixiong He, Chuanshe, Zhou, Xuefeng Han, Min Wang, Jinhe Kang, N.E. Odongo,Zhiliang Tan. Effects of dietary cellulase and xylanase addition on digestion, rumen fermentation and methane emission in growing goats. Archives of Animal Nutrition, 2015, 69(4): 251-266 (Corresponding author).

9)YanliDeng, XuefengHan, ShaoxunTang, WenjunXiao?, ZhiliangTan?, Chuanshe Zhou, MinWang, JingheKang. Magnolol and honokiol regulate the calcium-activated potassium channels signaling pathway in Enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli-induced diarrhea mice. European Journal of Pharmacology. 2015, (755): 66–73 (Corresponding author).

10)Pengpeng Wang, ZhiliangTan, LeluoGuan, ShaoxunTang, Chuanshe Zhou, XuefengHan, JinheKang, Zhixiong He. Ammonia and amino acids modulates enzymes associated with ammonia assimilation pathway by ruminal microbiota in vitro. LivestockScience. 2015, (178): 130–139 (Corresponding author).

11)Z. X. He, M. L. He, Y. L. Zhao, L. Xu, N. D. Walker, K. A. Beauchemin, T. A. McAllister and W. Z. Yang. Effect of wheat dried distillers grains and enzyme supplementation on growth rates, feed conversion ratio and beef fatty acid profile in feedlot steers. Animal. 2015, 9(10): 1740–1746.

12)Z. X. He, Z. H. Sun, K. A. Beauchemin, W. Z. Yang, S. X. Tang, C. S. Zhou, X. F. Han, M. Wang, J. H. Kang and Z. L. Tan* Effect of protein or energy restriction during late gestation on hormonal and metabolic status in pregnant goats and postnatal male offspring. Animal. 2015, 9: 1843–1851 (Corresponding author).

13)Z. X. He, L. Y. Yang, W. Z. Yang, K. A. Beauchemin, S. X. Tang, J. Y. Huang, C. S. Zhou, X. F. Han, M. Wang, J. H. Kang, N. E. Odongo and Z. L. Tan. Efficacy of exogenous xylanases for improving in vitro fermentation of forages. Journal of Agricultural Science- Cambridge, 2015, 153(03): 538-553 (Corresponding author).

14)Yong Liu, Germán Buendía-Rodríguez, Claudia Giovanna Pe?uelas-Rívas, Zhiliang Tan, María Rívas-Guevara, Esvieta Tenorio-Borroto, Cristian R. Munteanu, Alejandro Pazosc and Humberto González-Díaz. Experimental and computational studies of fatty acid distribution networks. Molecular BioSystems. 2015, 11: 2964-2977.

15)Yong Liu, Cristian R. Munteanu, Enrique Fern_ndez Blanco, Zhiliang Tan, Antonino Santos del Riego and Alejandro Pazos. Prediction of Nucleotide Binding Peptides using Star Graph Topological Indices. Molecular inforatics. 2015, 17: 1-7.

16)Yong Liu, Claudia Giovanna Penuelas-Rivas, German Buendia-Rodriguez, Zhiliang Tan, Ricardo Basurto-Gutierrez, Min Wang and Maria Rivas-Guevara. In vitro the Oretic Evaluation on Ruminal Fermentation Performance by Varying Proportion Supplementation of Carthamus Tinctorius meal/Brassia napus Seed with Sorghum Seed in Ovine Rations. Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances. 2015, 14(2): 43-53.

17)Jinzhen Jiao, PengpengWang, Zhixiong He, Shaoxun Tang, Chuanshe Zhou, Xuefeng Han, MinWang, Duanqin Wu, Jinhe Kang and Zhiliang Tan. In vitro evaluation on neutral detergent fiber and cellulose digestion by post-ruminal microorganisms in goats. J Sci Food Agric 2014; 94: 1745–1752 (Corresponding author).

18)Z. X. He, Z. H. Sun, W. Z. Yang, K. A. Beauchemin, S. X. Tang, C. S. Zhou, X. F. Han, M. Wang, J. H. Kang, Z. L. Tan. Effects of maternal protein or energy restriction during late gestation on immune status and responses to lipopolysaccharide challenge in postnatal young goats, Journal of Animal Science, 2014, 92:4856-64 (Corresponding author).

19)Xuefeng Han, Yuelan Pang, Shimin Liu, Zhiliang Tan, Shaoxun Tang, Chuanshe Zhou, Min Wang, Wenjun Xiao. Antidiarrhea and Antioxidant Activities of Honokiol Extract from Magnoliae officinalis cortex in Mice. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research October 2014; 13 (10): 1643-1651 (Corresponding author).

20)M. Wang, X.Z. Sun, P.H. Janssen, S.X. Tang, Z.L. Tan. Responses of methane production and fermentation pathways to the increased dissolved hydrogen concentrationgenerated by eight substrates in in vitro ruminal cultures. Animal Feed Science and Technology. 2014. 194:1-11 (Corresponding author).

21)J.Y. Qiao, Z.L. Tan, M. Wang. Potential and existing mechanisms of enteric methane production in ruminants. Scientia Agricola. 2014. 71: 430-440 (Corresponding author).

22)J.Z. Jiao, Q. Lu, Z.L. Tan, L.L. Guan, C.S. Zhou, S.X. Tang, X.F. Han. In vitro evaluation of effects of gut region and fiber structure on the intestinal dominant bacterial diversity and functional bacterial species. Anaerobe. 2014. 28:168-177 (Corresponding author).

23)Tan Yang, Xiaomin Li, Wang Zhu, Cheng Chen, Zhihong Sun, Zhiliang Tan, Jinghe Kang. Alteration of Antioxidant Enzymes and Associated Genes Induced by Grape Seed Extracts in the Primary Muscle Cells of Goats In Vitro. PLoS ONE 2014, 9(9): e107670. 1-9 (Corresponding author).

24)Shaoxun Tang, Yong Zou, Min Wang, A.Z.M. Salem, N.E. Odongo, Chuanshe Zhou, Xuefeng Han, Zhiliangliang Tan?, M. Zhang, Y.F. Fu, S.Q. Huang, Z.X. He, J.H. Kang. Effects of Exogenous Cellulase Source on In Vitro Fermentation Characteristics and Methane Production of Crop Straws and Grasses. Animal Nutrition and Feed Technology, 2013, 13:111-126. (Corresponding author)

25)Salem, A. Z. M., Zhou. C. S., Tan, Z. L., Mellado, M., Odongo, N.E. In vitro Ruminal Gas Production Kinetics of Four Fodder Trees Ensiled with or without Molasses and Urea. Journal of Integrative Agriculture. 2013, 12(7): 101-108.

26)Duanqin Wu, Shaoxun Tang , Zhixiong He, Edwin Nicholas Odongo, Zhiliang Tan, Xuefeng Han, Chuanshe Zhou, Jinhe Kang, Min Wang. Oleic and linoleic acids alter fermentation characteristics, methane and fatty acid isomers production during in vitro incubation with mixed ruminal microbes. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment, 2013.11 (2): 464-469. (Corresponding author)

27)M. Wang, P.H. Janssen, X.Z. Sun, S. Muetzel, M. Tavendale, Z.L. Tan, D. Pacheco. A mathematical model to describe in vitro kinetics of H2 gas. Accumulation. Animal Feed Science and Technology. 2013, 184:1-6(Corresponding author).

28)Z.X. He, D.Q. Wu, Z.H. Sun, Z.L. Tan, J.Y. Qiao, T. Ran, S.X. Tang, C.S. Zhou, X.F. Han, M. Wang, J.H. Kang, K.A. Beauchemin. Protein or energy restriction during late gestation alters fetal growth and visceral organ mass: An evidence of intrauterine programming in goats. Animal Reproduction Science. 2013, 137 177-182. (Corresponding author)

29)Bo Lin, Zhiliang Tan, Guoying Xiao, Junying Zeng, Shaoxun Tang, Xuefeng Han, Min Wang, Shimin Liu. Qualitative observation on persistence and microbial transformation of recombinant DNA from transgenic rice biomass incubated in in vitro rumen system. Journal of Applied Animal Research. 2013, 41(1):14-22. (Corresponding author)

30)Y. Liu, L.M.Camacho, S. Tang, Z.Tan, A.Z.M. Salem. Advances in nutritional manipulation rumen functions of surfactants. African Journal of Microbiology Research. 2013. 7(16): 1451-1458. (Corresponding author)

31)M. Wang, X. Z. Sun, S. X. Tang, Z. L. Tan, D. Pacheco. Deriving fractional rate of degradation of logistic-exponential (LE) model to evaluate early in vitro fermentation. Animal. 2013, 7:6, 920–929. (Corresponding author)

32)Wang Pengpeng, Zhiliang Tan. Ammonia assimilation in Rumen Bacteria: A review. Animal Biotechnology, 2013, 24: 107–128. (Corresponding author)

33)Y.L. Pang, X.F. Han, M.A. Bamikole, Z.H. Gong, S.X. Tang, Z.L. Tan, W.J. Xiao, C.S. Zhou, M. Wang, Y.L. Deng. Anti-diarrhea and anti-oxidant properties of magnolol. Tropical Journal of Pharmaceutical Research February. 2013, 12(1):85-91. (Corresponding author).

34)Zhixiong He, Shuai Ding, Long Xu, Karen Anne Beauchemin and Wenzhu Yang. Using exogenous enzymes to increase the rumen degradability of wheat dried distillers grains with solubles. Archives of Animal Nutrition, 2013. 67(05):381 - 392.

35)Zhixiong He, Zhiliang Tan, Zhihong Sun, Karen A Beauchemin, Shaoxun Tang, Chuanshe Zhou, Xuefeng Han, Min Wang and Duanqin Wu. 2012. Unchanged interleukin 6 level of protein and energy restricted goats during late gestation: the role of elevated blood nitric oxide. Journal of Endocrinology. 213 (1): 59–65. (Corresponding author)

36)M. ARIGBEDE, Z. L. TAN, U. Y. ANELE, Z.H. SUN, S. X. TANG, X. F. HAN, C. S. ZHOU AND B. ZENG. Effects of age and species on agronomic performance, chemical composition and in vitro gas production of some tropical multi-purpose tree species. Journal of Agricultural Science, 2012, 150(6): 725-737. (Corresponding author)

37)Bo Zeng, Zhiliang Tan, Junying Zeng, Shaoxun Tang, Chuanyan Tana, Chuanshe Zhou, Xuefeng Han, Rongzhen Zhong. 2012. Effects of dietary non-ionic surfactant and forage to concentrate ratio on bacterial population and fatty acid composition of rumen bacteria and plasma of goats. Animal Feed Science and Technology. 173 (3-4) 167–176. (Corresponding author)

38)S. X. Tang , K. Q. Wang, Z. H. Cong, M. Wang, X. F. Han, C. S. Zhou, Z. L. Tan and Z. H. Sun. Changes in chemical composition and in vitro fermentation characters of rice straw due to gamma irradiation. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment Vol.10 (2): 459-462. 2012. (Corresponding author)

39)Shimin Liu, Yunbo Cai, Haiyan Zhu and Zhiliang Tan. Potential and constraints in the development of animal industries in China. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 2012; 92: 1025–1030.

40)Z. X. He, Z. H. Sun, Z. L. Tan, S. X. Tang, C. S. Zhou, X. F. Han, M. Wang, D. Q. Wu, J. H. Kang, and K. A. Beauchemin. Effects of maternal protein or energy restriction during late gestation on antioxidant status of plasma and immune tissues in postnatal goats. Journal of Animal Science. 2012, 90(12): 4319-4326. (Corresponding author)

41)C.S. Zhou, W.J. Xiao, Z.L. Tan, A.Z.M. Salem, M.M. Geng, S.X. Tang, M. Wang, X.F. Han, J.H. Kang. Effects of dietary supplementation of tea saponins (Ilex kudingcha C.J. Tseng) on ruminal fermentation, digestibility and plasma antioxidant parameters in goats. Animal Feed Science and Technology. 2012, 176: 163– 169. (Corresponding author)

42)Shuiping Wang, Wenjuan Wang, Zhiliang Tan, Shimin Liu, Zhixiong He, Rongzhen Zhong, Shaoxun Tang, Chuanshe Zhou, Xuefeng Han, Min Wang, Jinhe Kang. Effects of ruminally degradable dietary protein level on nitrogen metabolism in wethers.Small Ruminant Research. 2012,108:59–66. (Corresponding author)

43)Z.H. Sun, Z.X. He, Q.L. Zhang, Z.L. Tan, X.F. Han, S.X. Tang, C.S. Zhou, M. Wang, E.P. Zhang. Effects of protein and/or energy restriction for six weeks on antioxidation capacity of plasma and gastrointestinal epithelial tissues of weaned kids. Livestock Science 2012, 149: 232–241. (Corresponding author)

44)R. Z. Zhong, D. W. Zhou, C. Y. Tan, X. F. Han, C. S. Zhou, Z. L. Tan. Effect of Tea Catechins on Regulation of Antioxidant Enzyme Expression in H(2)O(2)-Induced Skeletal Muscle Cells of Goat in Vitro. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, 2011, 59(20): 11338-11343. (Corresponding author)

45)S. M. Liu, H. X. Sun, C. Jose, A. Murray, Z. H. Sun, J. R. Briegel, R. Jacob, Z. L. Tan. Phenotypic blood glutathione concentration and selenium supplementation interactions on meat colour stability and fatty acid concentrations in Merino lambs. Meat Science, 2011, 87(2): 130-139.

46)M. Wang, X. G. Zhao, H. Y. Liao, Z. L. Tan, S. X. Tang, Z. H. Sun, C. S. Zhou, X. F. Han. Effects of rice straw particle size on digesta particle size distribution, nitrogen metabolism, blood biochemical parameters, microbial amino acid composition and intestinal amino acid digestibility in goats. Animal Science Journal, 2011, 82: 78-85. (Corresponding author)

47)Tan, C.Y., Zhong, R.Z., Tan, Z.L., Han, X.F., Tang, S.X., Xiao, W.J., Sun, Z.H., Wang, M. Dietary inclusion of tea catechins changes fatty acid composition of muscle in goats. Lipids, 2011, 239-247. (Corresponding author)

48)X. F. Han, F. J. Feng, J. P. Yu,, S. X. Tang, M. Wang, M. A. Bamikole, Z. L. Tan, B. Zeng, C. S. Zhou. Effects of conjugated linoleic acid supplementation on growth, carcass characteristics and fatty acid profiles of muscle and fat in growing-finishing pigs. Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences, 2011, 20(2): 171-185. (Corresponding author)

49)Z. H. Sun, Y. Hu, S. M. Liu, S. X. Tang, X. F. Han, Z. L. Tan. Net nutrient flux in visceral tissues of goats fed diets based on maize or wheat. Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences, 2011, 20(1): 26-35. (Corresponding author)

50)S. X. Tang, F. W. Li, J. Gan, M. Wang, C. S. Zhou, Z. L. Tan. Effects of Sown Season and Maturity Stage on In vitro Fermentation and In sacco Degradation Characteristics of New Variety Maize Stover. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2011, 24(6): 781-790. (Corresponding author)

51)M. Wang, S. X. Tang, Z. L. Tan. Modeling in vitro gas production kinetics: Derivation of Logistic-Exponential (LE) equations and comparison of models. Animal Feed Science and Technology, 2011, 165(3-4): 137-150. (Corresponding author)

52)W. J. Xiao, X. F. Han, Z. L. Tan, S. X. Tang, Z. H. Gong, M. A. Bamikole. Milk powder induced lipid peroxidation reduction using Ku Ding tea (Lactuca taiwaniana Maxim) in rats. Journal of Food Science and Technology-Mysore, 2011, 48(4): 447-453. (Corresponding author)

53)Q. X. Yan, S. X. Tang, M. A. Bamikole, X. F. Han, Z. L. Tan. Influences of dietary phosphorus variation on nutrient digestion, fecal endogenous phosphorus output and plasma parameters of goats. Livestock Science, 2011, 142(1-3): 63-69. (Corresponding author)

54)B. Zeng, Z. L. Tan, O. M. Arigbede, S. X. Tang. Effects of alkyl polyglycoside, a nonionic surfactant, and forage-to-concentrate ratio on rumen fermentation, amino acid composition of rumen content, bacteria and plasma in goats. Archives of Animal Nutrition, 2011, 65(3): 229-241, 2011. (Corresponding author)

55)R. Z. Zhong, W. J. Xiao, G. P. Ren, D. W. Zhou, C. Y. Tan, Z. L. Tan. Dietary Tea Catechin Inclusion Changes Plasma Biochemical Parameters, Hormone Concentrations and Glutathione Redox Status in Goats. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 2011, 24(12): 1681-1689. (Corresponding author)

56)Z. Q. Yuan, S. X. Tang, B. Zeng, M. Wang, Z. L. Tan, Z. H. Sun, C. S. Zhou, X. F. Han, M. A. Bamikole. Effects of dietary supplementation with alkyl polyglycoside, a nonionic surfactant, on nutrient digestion and ruminal fermentation in goats. Journal of Animal Science, 2010, 88(12): 3984-3991. (Corresponding author)

57)C. S. Zhou, Z. L. Tan, S. X. Tang, Z. H. Sun, X. F. Han, M. Wang, G. O. Tayo. The effect of dietary methionine levels on endogenous nitrogen and endogenous amino acids flows in growing goats. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY AND ANIMAL NUTRITION, 2010, 94(5): 594-604. (Corresponding author)

58)C. S. Zhou, Z. L. Tan, Y. F. Pan, S. M. Liu, S. X. Tang, Z. H. Sun, X. F. Han, M. Wang. Dietary starch source influences in growing goats: the intestinal losses of endogenous nitrogen and amino acids. 2010. British Journal of Nutrition. 103(12): 1755-1761. (Corresponding author)

59)S. X. Tang, L. X. Sheng, C. S. Zhou, Z. L. Tan, H. Y. Liao, M. Wang, Z. H. Sun, X. F. Han, M. A. Bamikole. Effects of variety, sowing season and maturity stage on ruminal phosphorus release from whole maize stover and its morphological fractions. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL PHYSIOLOGY AND ANIMAL NUTRITION, 2010, 94(5): e49-e58. (Corresponding author)

60)M. Wang, X. G. Zhao, Z. L. Tan, S. X. Tang, C. S. Zhou, Z. H. Sun, X. F. Han, C. W. Wang. Effects of Increasing Level of Dietary Rice Straw on Chewing Activity, Ruminal Fermentation and Fibrolytic Enzyme Activity in Growing Goats. ASIAN-AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCES, 2010, 23(8): 1022-1027. (Corresponding author)

61)C. S. Zhou, Z. L. Tan, Y. F. Pan, S. X. Tang, Z. H. Sun, X. F. Han, M. Wang. Comparison of different methods for determination of the duodenal and ileal flows of endogenous nitrogen and amino acids in growing goats. ARCHIVES OF ANIMAL NUTRITION, 2009, 63(6): 479-490. (Corresponding author)

62)Z. H. Sun, Z. R. Tang, Y. L. Yin, R. L. Huang, T. J. Li, S. X. Tang, Z. L. Tan. Effect of dietary supplementation of galacto-mannan-oligosaccharides and chitosan on performance and serum immune parameters of 28-day weaned piglets challenged with pathogenic E.coli. Journal of Applied Animal Research, 2009, 36(2): 207-211. (Corresponding author)

63)Grace Oluwatoyin Tayo, Shao Xun Tanga, Zhi Liang Tan, Zhi Hong Sun, Min Wang, Chuan She Zhou and Xue Feng Han. Determination of endogenous faecal phosphorus loss in goats. Archives of Animal Nutrition, 2009. 63(2): 104-111. (Corresponding author)

64)S.X. Tang, L.X. Sheng, Z.L. Tan, G.O. Tayo, H.Y. Liao, Z.H. Sun, B. Zeng, X.F. Han, C.S. Zhou and G.P. Ren. Morphological fractions and in vitro fermentation characteristics of five endosperm types maize stover harvested at two maturity stages. Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences, 2009, 18:582–598. (Corresponding author)

65)Bo Lin, Zhiliang Tan, Guoying Xiao, MinWang, Zhihui Cong, Shuiping Wang, Shaoxun Tang, Chuanshe Zhou, Zhihong Sun and Wenjuan Wang. Evaluation of compositional and nutritional equivalence of genetically modified rice to conventional rice using in situ and in vitro techniques. J. Sci. Food Agric. 2009. 89:1490–1497. (Corresponding author)

66)Cong, Z.H., Tang, S.X., Tan, Z.L., Sun, Z.H., Zhou, C.S., Han, X.F., Wang, M. and Ren, G.P. Effects of different nonionic surfactants on in vitro fermentation characteristics of cereal straws. Journal of Animal Science. 2009. 87: 1085–1096. (Corresponding author)

67)Tang, S.X., Tan, Z.L., Sun, Z.H., Shen, L.X., Zhou, C.S., Xiao, W.J., Ren, G.P., Han X.F. and Shen, S.B. Effects of yeast culture and fibrolytic enzymes supplementation on in vitro fermentation characteristics of low-quality cereal straws. Journal of Animal Science. 2008. 86:1164–1172. (Corresponding author)

68)Wang, M., Hu, Y., Tan, Z.L., Tang, S.X., Sun, Z.H. and Han, X.F. In situ ruminal phosphorus degradation of selected three classes of feedstuffs in goats. Livestock Science. 2008. 117: 233–237. (Corresponding author)

69)Zhong, R.Z., Li, J.G., Gao, Y.X., Tan, Z.L. and Ren, G.P. Effects of substitution of different levels of steam-flaked corn for finely ground corn on lactation and digestion in early-lactation dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science. 2008. 91: 3931-3937. (Corresponding author)

70)Tang, S.X., Gan, J., Shen, L.X., Tan, Z.L., Tayo, G.O., Sun, Z.H., Wang, M., and Ren, G. P. Morphological fractions, chemical composition and in vitro fermentation characteristics of maize stover of five genotypes. Animal. 2008. 2: 1772–1779. (Corresponding author)

71)Zhou, C.S., Jiang, H.L., Tan, Z.L., Zhao, X.G., Sun, Z.H., Tang, S.X. and Wang, M. Estimation of endogenous nitrogen and amino acids flow at the duodenum and ileum in growing goats fed on different NDF level diets. Journal of Applied Animal Research. 2008. 33: 137-144. (Corresponding author)

72)Tang, S.X., Tayo, G.O., Tan, Z.L., Sun, Z.H., Wang, M., Ren, G.P. and Han, X.F. Use of in vitro gas production technique to investigate interactions between rice straw, wheat straw, maize stover and alfalfa or clover. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences. 2008. 21(9): 1278-1285. (Corresponding author)

73)Tan, Z.L., Tang, S.X., Liao, Y.P., Zhou, C.S., Jiang, H.L., Sun, Z.H., Tayo, G.O., Xiao, W.J. and Chen, F.H.. Effect of dietary supply of cysteamine on sites of digestion, small intestinal amino acid disappearance in growing goats. Journal of Applied Animal Research. 2008. 34: 71-76.

74)Sun, Z.H., Tan, Z.L., Liu, S.M., Tayo, G.O., Lin, B., Zeng, B., Tang, S.X., Wang, W.J., Liao, Y.P., Pan, Y.F., Wang, J.R., Zhao, X.G. and Hu, Y. Effects of dietary methionine and lysine sources on nutrient digestion, nitrogen utilization and duodenal amino acid flow in growing goats. Journal of Animal Science. 2007. 85: 3340-3347. (Corresponding author)

75)Shan, J.G., Tan, Z.L., Sun, Z.H., Hu, J.P., Tang, S.X., Jiang, H.L., Zhou, C.S., Wang, M. and Tayo, G.O. Limiting amino acids for growing goats fed a corn grain, soybean meal and maize stover based diet. Animal Feed Science and Technology. 2007. 139: 159-169. (Corresponding author)

76)Sun, Z.H., Tan, Z.L., Yao, J.H., Tang, Z.R., Shan, J.G., Hu, J.P. and Tang, S.X. Effects of intra-duodenal limiting amino acids on immunoreaction, total DNA and RNA contents of skeletal muscles and jejunal mucous membrane for growing goat fed a mixture of maize stover and concentrate. Small Ruminant Research. 2007. 69:159-166. (Corresponding author)

77)Zhan, X.A., Wang, M., Ren, H., Zhao, R.Q., Li, J.X. and Tan Z.L. Effect of early feed restriction on metabolic programming and compensatory growth in broiler chickens. Poultry Science. 2007. 86(4): 654-660.

78)Sun, Z.H., Tan, Z.L., Yao, J.H., Tang, Z.R., Shan, J.G., Hu, J.P. and Tang, S.X. Effects of intra-duodenal limiting amino acids on plasma IGF-I, GH, insulin and liver IGF-I mRNA for growing goat fed a mixture of maize stover and concentrate. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences. 2007. 20: 733-741. (Corresponding author)

79)Tayo, G.O. and Tan, Z.L. Endogenous phosphorus loss in ruminants: A review. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment. 2007. 5: 264-270. (Corresponding author)

80)Wang, W.J., Wang, S.P., Gong, Y.S., Wang, J.Q. and Tan, Z.L. Effects of vitamin A supplementation on growth performance, carcass characteristics and meat quality in Limosin×Luxi crossbreed steers fed a wheat straw-based diet. Meat Science. 2007. 77: 450-458. (Corresponding author)

81)Zhao, X.G., Jiang, H.L., Sun, Z.H., Tang, S.X., Zhou, C.S., Cong, Z.H., Tayo, G.O., Tan, Z.L. Effect of rice straw in the diet for growing goats on site and extent of digestion and N balance. Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences. 2007. 16 (3): 379-388. (Corresponding author)

82)Zhao, X.G., An, J., Luo, Q.J. and Tan, Z.L. Effect of method and level of urea supplementation on nutrient utilization and ruminal fermentation in sheep fed a maize stover-based diet. Journal of Applied Animal Research. 2007. 31: 125-130. (Corresponding author)

83)Sun, Z.H., Tan, Z.L. and Tang, S.X. Effect of fibrolytic enzyme supplementation on fermentation characteristics of ensiled maize stover morphological fractions. Journal of Dairy Science (Suppl.1). 2007. 90: 293-293. (Corresponding author)

84)Sun, Z.H., Tan, Z.L., Tayo, G.O., Lin, B. and Tang, S.X. Effects of dietary methionine and lysine sources on particular blood parameters in growing goats. Journal of Dairy Science (Suppl.1). 2007. 90: 291-291. (Corresponding author)

85)Tang, S.X., Tan, Z.L., Cong, Z.H., Hu, Y., Sun, Z.H. and Wang, M. Evaluation of associative effects of different proportion forage species using the in vitro gas production technique. Journal of Dairy Science (Suppl.1). 2007. 90: 46-46. (Corresponding author)

86)Wang, S.P., Wang, W.J., Lin, B., Tan, Z.L., Tang, S.X., Sun, Z.H. and Zeng, J.Y. Effects of dietary starch sources on intake, growth and blood variables in growing goats. Journal of Dairy Science (Suppl.1). 2007. 90: 45-45. (Corresponding author)

87)Wang, S.P., Wang, W.J., Lin, B., Tan, Z.L., Tang, S.X., Sun, Z.H. and Zeng, J.Y.. Effects of dietary starch sources on meat quality and serum hormonal concentrations in growing goats. Journal of Dairy Science (Suppl.1). 2007. 90: 45-46. (Corresponding author)

88)Zhao, X.G., Zeng, B., Tang, S.X., Sun, Z.H., Tan, Z.L., Cong, Z.H., and Tayo, G.O. Digestibility and blood parameters in young goats offered high concentrate diets with different rice straw particle size. Journal of Dairy Science (Suppl.1). 2007. 90: 570-570. (Corresponding author)

89)Zhou, C.S., Tan, Z.L., Jiang, H.L., Sun, Z.H. and Tang, S.X. Effects of dietary NDF level on the duodenal and ileal ?ows of endogenous nitrogen and amino acids in growing goats. Journal of Dairy Science (Suppl.1). 2007. 90: 291-292. (Corresponding author)

90)Zhao, X.G., Jiang, H.L., Cong, Z.H., Tang, S.X., Sun, Z.H., Tan, Z.L. and Tayo, G.O. Effects of dietary NDF levels on digestion, serum biochemical parameters and hormonal concentrations in growing goats. Journal of Dairy Science (Suppl.1). 2007. 90: 292-292. (Corresponding author)

91)Hu, Y., Tan, Z.L., Tang, S.X., Sun, Z.H., Wang, M. and Tayo, G.O. Comparison of ruminal in situ crude protein degradability of selected feedstuffs in growing goats. Journal of Dairy Science (Suppl.1). 2007. 90: 99-100. (Corresponding author)

92)Tang, S.X., Tan, Z.L., Zhou, C.S., Jiang, H.L., Jiang, Y.M. and Sheng, L.X. A comparison of in vitro fermentation characteristics of different botanical fractions of mature maize stover. Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences. 2006. 15: 507–517. (Corresponding author)

93)Tan, Z.L. and Murphy, M.R. Ammonia production, ammonia absorption, and urea recycling in ruminants (A review). Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences. 2004. 13: 389-404.

94)Tan, Z.L., Lu, D.X., Hu, M., Niu, W.Y., Han, C.Y., Ren, X.P., Na, R. and Lin, S.L. Effect of dietary structural to nonstructural carbohydrate ratio on rumen degradability and digestibility of fiber fractions of wheat straw in sheep. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sicences. 2002. 15: 1591-1598.

95)Z.L.Tan, D.X.Lu, M.Hu, W.Y.Niu, C.Y.Han, X.P.Ren, R.Na and S.L.Lin. Effects of dietary nitrogen sources on fiber digestion and ruminal fluid characteristics in sheep fed wheat straw. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences. 2001. 14: 1374-1382.

96)Huang, R.L., Tan, Z.L., Xing, T.X., Pan, Y.F. and Li, T.J. An in vitro method for the estimation of ileal crude protein and amino acids digestibility using the dialysis tubing for pig feedstuffs. Animal Feed Science and Technology. 2000. 88(1-2): 87-97.

97)Han, C.Y., Lu, D.X., Hu, M. and Tan, Z.L. Influence of Controlling Protozoa on the Degradation and Utilization of Dietary Fibre and Protein in the Rumen and Nitrogenous Flow Entering the Duodenum of Sheep. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences. 1999. 12(8): 1241-1245.

98)Tan, Z.L., Chen, H.P. and Xing, T.X. Comparative study on fibre characteristics of rice and wheat straw. Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences. 1996. 9(1): 51~56.

99)Tan, Z.L., Chen, H.P., He, L.H., Fang, R.J. and Xing, T.X. Variation in the nutritional characteristics of wheat straw. Animal Feed Science and Technology. 1995. 53: 337~344.