R C Backus

Summary

Affiliation: University of Missouri
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Crucial role of position 40 for interactions of CCK-58 revealed by sequence of cat CCK-58
    Joseph R Reeve
    CURE Digestive Diseases Research Center, Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 348:819-25. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Comparison of inferred fractions of n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids in feral domestic cat diets with those in commercial feline extruded diets
    Robert C Backus
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Am J Vet Res 74:589-97. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Plasma oestrogen changes in adult male cats after orchiectomy, body-weight gain and low-dosage oestradiol administration
    Robert Backus
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, A384 Clydesdale Hall, 900 East Campus Drive, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Br J Nutr 106:S15-8. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Age and body weight effects on glucose and insulin tolerance in colony cats maintained since weaning on high dietary carbohydrate
    R C Backus
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl) 94:e318-28. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Gonadectomy and high dietary fat but not high dietary carbohydrate induce gains in body weight and fat of domestic cats
    Robert C Backus
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, MO, USA
    Br J Nutr 98:641-50. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Low plasma taurine concentration in Newfoundland dogs is associated with low plasma methionine and cyst(e)ine concentrations and low taurine synthesis
    Robert C Backus
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 6521, USA
    J Nutr 136:2525-33. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Elevation of plasma cholecystokinin concentration following a meal is increased by gonadectomy in male cats
    R C Backus
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, 65211, USA
    J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl) 90:152-8. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Dietary diacylglycerol oil has no effect on hypertriacylglycerolaemia in lipoprotein lipase-deficient cats
    Craig A Datz
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, University of Missouri, Columbia, 65211, USA
    Br J Nutr 102:1024-9. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Differences in taurine synthesis rate among dogs relate to differences in their maintenance energy requirement
    Kwang S Ko
    Department of Molecular Biosciences and University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Nutr 137:1171-5. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Modulation of innate and acquired immunity by an estrogenic dose of genistein in gonadectomized cats
    Nicholas J Cave
    Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 117:42-54. 2007

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint Crucial role of position 40 for interactions of CCK-58 revealed by sequence of cat CCK-58
    Joseph R Reeve
    CURE Digestive Diseases Research Center, Veterans Administration Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 348:819-25. 2006
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  2. doi request reprint Comparison of inferred fractions of n-3 and n-6 polyunsaturated fatty acids in feral domestic cat diets with those in commercial feline extruded diets
    Robert C Backus
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Am J Vet Res 74:589-97. 2013
    ..To compare presumed fatty acid content in natural diets of feral domestic cats (inferred from body fat polyunsatrated fatty acids content) with polyunsaturated fatty acid content of commercial feline extruded diets...
  3. doi request reprint Plasma oestrogen changes in adult male cats after orchiectomy, body-weight gain and low-dosage oestradiol administration
    Robert Backus
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, A384 Clydesdale Hall, 900 East Campus Drive, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Br J Nutr 106:S15-8. 2011
    ..The amount of E2 injected after OX was not supraphysiological; it restored plasma E2 to pre-OX concentrations and reduced food intake in five of the six cats by a mean of 14 (SE 3) %...
  4. doi request reprint Age and body weight effects on glucose and insulin tolerance in colony cats maintained since weaning on high dietary carbohydrate
    R C Backus
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl) 94:e318-28. 2010
    ..The findings indicate that body weight gain is more likely than dry-type diets to induce the pre-diabetic conditions of insulin resistance and secretion dysfunction...
  5. ncbi request reprint Gonadectomy and high dietary fat but not high dietary carbohydrate induce gains in body weight and fat of domestic cats
    Robert C Backus
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, MO, USA
    Br J Nutr 98:641-50. 2007
    ..These data provide evidence that in cats, high dietary fat, but not carbohydrate, induces weight gain and a congruent increase in insulin, while GX increases sensitivity to weight gain induced by dietary fat...
  6. ncbi request reprint Low plasma taurine concentration in Newfoundland dogs is associated with low plasma methionine and cyst(e)ine concentrations and low taurine synthesis
    Robert C Backus
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri Columbia, Columbia, MO 6521, USA
    J Nutr 136:2525-33. 2006
    ..05) fecal bile acid excretion (1.7 +/- 0.2 vs. 1.4 +/- 0.2 micromol/g). Newfoundlands would appear to have a higher dietary sulfur amino acid requirement than Beagles, a model breed used in nutrient requirement determinations...
  7. ncbi request reprint Elevation of plasma cholecystokinin concentration following a meal is increased by gonadectomy in male cats
    R C Backus
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Missouri, Columbia, 65211, USA
    J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl) 90:152-8. 2006
    ..The findings indicate GX increases meal-induced intestinal CCK secretion and therefore, do not support the study hypothesis. The findings indicate GX may slow digestion and absorption and attenuate inhibition of food intake by CCK...
  8. doi request reprint Dietary diacylglycerol oil has no effect on hypertriacylglycerolaemia in lipoprotein lipase-deficient cats
    Craig A Datz
    Department of Veterinary Medicine and Surgery, University of Missouri, Columbia, 65211, USA
    Br J Nutr 102:1024-9. 2009
    ..4 (sem 0.2) v. 1.4 (sem 0.2)). The results show that for a feeding trial of 8 d, DAG oil was well accepted and tolerated by cats but did not reduce hypertriacylglycerolaemia resulting from a deficiency of LPL catalytic activity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Differences in taurine synthesis rate among dogs relate to differences in their maintenance energy requirement
    Kwang S Ko
    Department of Molecular Biosciences and University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Nutr 137:1171-5. 2007
    ..05) than beagles. Together, the results support the hypothesis that large compared with small dogs have lower TBR when fed diets near-limiting in dietary SAA, but adequate to maintain ideal body condition...
  10. ncbi request reprint Modulation of innate and acquired immunity by an estrogenic dose of genistein in gonadectomized cats
    Nicholas J Cave
    Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Private Bag 11222, Palmerston North, New Zealand
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 117:42-54. 2007
    ..Unexpected effects of genistein suggest that extrapolation from one species to other species may not be appropriate in regards to the effects of genistein on immunity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Taurine deficiency in dogs with dilated cardiomyopathy: 12 cases (1997-2001)
    Andrea J Fascetti
    Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8741, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 223:1137-41. 2003
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Taurine deficiency in Newfoundlands fed commercially available complete and balanced diets
    Robert C Backus
    Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8741, USA
    J Am Vet Med Assoc 223:1130-6. 2003
    ..To determine taurine status in a large group of Newfoundlands related by environment, diet, or breeding to a dog with dilated cardiomyopathy and taurine deficiency...
  13. ncbi request reprint Weight gain in gonadectomized normal and lipoprotein lipase-deficient male domestic cats results from increased food intake and not decreased energy expenditure
    Marc L Kanchuk
    Department of Molecular Biosciences, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Nutr 133:1866-74. 2003
    ..LPL deficiency did not preclude development of the overweight body condition. Therefore, gonadectomy-induced weight gain in cats is not a result of changed adipose LPL activity, as previously suggested...
  14. ncbi request reprint Neutering induces changes in food intake, body weight, plasma insulin and leptin concentrations in normal and lipoprotein lipase-deficient male cats
    Marc L Kanchuk
    University of California Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    J Nutr 132:1730S-2S. 2002
  15. ncbi request reprint Adipose fatty acid composition and rate of incorporation of alpha-linolenic acid differ between normal and lipoprotein lipase-deficient cats
    Brian C Veltri
    Department of Animal Science, University of California, Davis, CA 9561, USA
    J Nutr 136:2980-6. 2006
    ..These data indicate that LPL deficiency in cats reduces dietary FA storage efficiency, favors storage of saturated over unsaturated FAs, and stimulates de novo FA synthesis substantive enough to support normal adiposity...
  16. ncbi request reprint Breath hydrogen concentrations of cats given commercial canned and extruded diets indicate gastrointestinal microbial activity vary with diet type
    Robert C Backus
    Department of Molecular Biosciences, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    J Nutr 132:1763S-6S. 2002
    ..05) than responses to the dry diets. Relative to dry-type diets, canned diets induce a substantially greater breath H(2) production, and therefore appear to support a greater intestinal microbial population...
  17. ncbi request reprint Extracellular water and total body water estimated by multifrequency bioelectrical impedance analysis in healthy cats: a cross-validation study
    Denise A Elliott
    Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    J Nutr 132:1760S-2S. 2002
  18. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of multifrequency bioelectrical impedance analysis for the assessment of extracellular and total body water in healthy cats
    Denise A Elliott
    Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California Davis, Davis, CA, USA
    J Nutr 132:1757S-9S. 2002
  19. ncbi request reprint Dietary rice bran decreases plasma and whole-blood taurine in cats
    Meri Stratton-Phelps
    Department of Molecular Biosciences, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    J Nutr 132:1745S-7S. 2002