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Researcher: Thomas Crenshaw

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Areas of Expertise
  • Health
  • Nutrition
  • Genetics
  • Humane management practices
  • Animal agriculture and biology
  • Meat and muscle biology
  • Environmental impact
  • Dietary manipulation and cellular regulation of endochondral ossification
  • Renal and skeletal compensation to dietary cation-anion balance
  • Optimization of dietary lysine
  • Baby pig growth and survival
Web Site Tom Crenshaw's Department of Animal Sciences Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Issued Patent(s)
USPTO Published Applications
Recent Publication(s)
  • The Swine Plasma Metabolome Chronicles "Many Days" Biological Timing and Functions Linked to Growth. Bromage TG, Idaghdour Y, Lacruz RS, Crenshaw TD, Ovsiy O, Rotter B, Hoffmeier K, Schrenk F. PLoS One. 2016 Jan 6;11(1):e0145919. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0145919. eCollection 2016.

  • Increasing serotonin concentrations alter calcium and energy metabolism in dairy cows. Laporta J, Moore SA, Weaver SR, Cronick CM, Olsen M, Prichard AP, Schnell BP, Crenshaw TD, Peñagaricano F, Bruckmaier RM, Hernandez LL. J Endocrinol. 2015 Jul;226(1):43-55. doi: 10.1530/JOE-14-0693.

  • Patterns of circulating serotonin and related metabolites in multiparous dairy cows in the peripartum period. Moore SA, Laporta J, Crenshaw TD, Hernandez LL. J Dairy Sci. 2015 Jun;98(6):3754-65. doi: 10.3168/jds.2014-8841. Epub 2015 Mar 28.

  • Serotonin regulates calcium homeostasis in lactation by epigenetic activation of hedgehog signaling. Laporta J, Keil KP, Weaver SR, Cronick CM, Prichard AP, Crenshaw TD, Heyne GW, Vezina CM, Lipinski RJ, Hernandez LL. Mol Endocrinol. 2014 Nov;28(11):1866-74. doi: 10.1210/me.2014-1204. Epub 2014 Sep 5.

View Thomas Crenshaw's publications at PubMed.
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E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-263-4423
Current University UW–Madison
Department Animal Sciences
Title Professor
Other Appointments
Address Line 1 1156B Animal Science Building
Address Line 2 1675 Observatory Drive
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53706
Bachelor's Degree B.S., University of Tennessee-Martin, Animal Science, 1974
Master's Degree M.S., University of Nebraska, Animal Science, 1977
PhD Ph.D., University of Nebraska, Animal Science, 1980
Other Degrees
Technologies Available for Licensing Wisconsin Miniature SwineTM for Biomedical Research

Wisconsin Miniature SwineTM for Cardiovascular Research