Staff Profile

Senior Research Officer

Huitong Zhou

BAgrSc, MAgrSc, PhD (Lincoln)

http://www.researcherid.com/rid/B-7212-2008

Huitong Zhou

Contact Details

Faculty of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Location Riddolls Building
Phone +64 3 423 0684
Extension 30684
Email Huitong.Zhou@lincoln.ac.nz
 

Academic and Professional Background

 

Current Research and Publications / Selected Publications

  • Polymorphism screening and genotyping of polymorphic genes
  • Gene marker technology for livestock improvement
  • PCR-based diagnostics.




Over 90 refereed journal publications:

Yan, W, Zhou, H, Luo, Y, Hu, J, Hickford J G H. (2014). Identification of more than two paternal haplotypes of the ovine fatty acid-binding protein 4 (FABP4) gene in half-sib families: evidence of intragenic meiotic recombination. Plos One 9:e88691.

Byun, S O, Forrest, R, Zhou, H, Frampton, C M, Hickford J G. (2013). Ovine foxhead boc class O 3 (FOXO3) gene variation and its association with life span. Mol Biol Rep 40:3829-34.

Fang, A, Forrest, RH, Zhou, H, Frampton, C M, Hickford, J G H. (2013). Variation in exon 10 of the ovine calpain 3 gene (CAPN3) and its association with meat yield in New Zealand Romney sheep. Meat Sci 94:388-90.

Gelasakis, A I, Arsenos, G, Hickford, J, Zhou, H, Psifidi, A, Valergakis, G E, Banos, G. (2013). Polymorphism of the MHC-DQA2 gene in the Chios dairy sheep population and its association with footrot. Liv Sci 153:56-9.

Yang, G, Forrest, R, Zhou, H, Fang, Q, Hickford, J G H. (2013). Halplotypes of the ovine ADRB3 gene (ADRB3) and their association with post-weaning growth in New Zealand Suffolk sheep. Mol Biol Rep 40:4805-10.

Zhou, H, Hickford, J  G H, Qian Fang. (2012). A premature stop codon in the ADAMTS2 gene is likely to be responsible for dermatosparaxis in Dorper sheep. Anim Genet 43: 471-3.

Zhou, H, Gong, H, Yan, W, Luo, Y, Hickford, J G. (2012). Identification and sequence analysis of the keratin-associated protein 24-1 (KAP24-1) gene homologue in sheep. Gene 511: 62-5.

Zhou, H, Bennett, G, Buller, N, Hickford, J G H. (2011). Isolation of two novel Fusobacterium necrophorum variants from sheep in Australia. Vet Microbiol 148: 448.

Zhou, H, Meyer, K, Ganter, M, Hickford, J G H. (2011). Identification of a Fusobacterium necrophorum isolate that contains a new variant of the leukotoxin gene (lktA) from the hoof of a sheep with ovine footrot. Vet Microbiol 149: 524-5.

Zhou, H, Kuhhareang, S, Fang, Q, Gong, H, Hu, J, Luo, Y, Hickford, J G H. (2011). Detection of sequence variation and genotyping of polymorphic genes using PCR stem-loop conformational polymorphism (PCR-SLCP). Anal Biochem 408: 340-1.

Zhou, H, Lottner, S, Ganter, M, Hickford, J G H. (2010). Identification of two new Dichelobacter nodosus strains in Germany. Vet J 184: 115-7.

Zhou, H, Dobbinson, S, Hickford, J G H. (2010). Fusobacterium necrophorum variants present on hooves of lame pig. Vet Microbiol 141:390.

Zhou, H, Hu, J, Luo, Y, Hickford, J G H. (2010). Variation in the ovine C-type lectin dectin-1 gene (CLEC7A). Dev Comp Immunol 34: 246-9.

Zhou, H, Bennett, G, Hickford, J G H. (2009). Detection of Fusobacterium equinum on footrot infected hooves of sheep and cattle. Vet Microbiol 134: 400-1.

Zhou, H, Frampton, C M, Hickford, J G H. (2009). Variation in ovine CAPN3 is not associated with meat tenderness. Anim Genet 40: 251-2.

Zhou, H, Bennett, G, Hickford, J G H. (2009). Variation in Fusobacterium necrophorum isolates from sheep, goats and cattle infected with footrot. Vet Microbiol 135: 363-7.

Zhou, H, Bennett, G, Kennan, R M, Rood, J I, Hickford, J G H. (2009). Identification of a leukotoxin sequence from Fusobacterium equinum. Vet Microbiol 133: 394-5.

 

 

 

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