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Market Research to Facilitate California-China Cattle Agribusiness Alliances: A Private-public Partnership

To conduct a market assessment for China that stresses the advantages of raising Black Angus and importing breeding materials. Project includes identification of breeding material suppliers in California

Project Number: 01-04-047
Funding Round: 2 (2000-2001)
Research Focus Area: Agricultural Business
ARI Member Campus: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Director: Weidman, James

Development and Testing of Novel Liposome Formulations of AntiMicrobial Agents for Use in Treating Fungal and bacterial Infections of Plants

To facilitate in the development and testing of novel liposome formulations of antimicrobial agents to be used in treating fungal and bacterial infections of plants which are commercially important to California's economy (e.g., grapes and orchids).

Project Number: 01-04-029
Funding Round: 2 (2000-2001)
Research Focus Area: Biotechnology
ARI Member Campus: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Director: Adler-Moore, Jill

Effects of Botanicals on Growth and Induction of Apoptosis in Human Prostate Cancer Cell Lines

To characterize the ability of botanicals such as saw palmetto to inhibit the growth of prostate cancer cells that mimic the initial and advanced states of prostate carcinoma in vitro. The effects of botanicals on growth, induction of apoptosis and modulation will also be determined.

Project Number: 00-04-002
Funding Round: 1 (1999-2000)
Research Focus Area: Biotechnology
ARI Member Campus: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Director: Bidlack, Wei

Development of Immunochemical Methods for the Detection of Peanut Proteins and Allergens in Foods

To develop a more sensitive ELISA method that could be used for the detection of peanut allergens and proteins in foods. Results will be useful in the selection of peanut cultivars grown for foodstuffs.

Project Number: 01-04-033
Funding Round: 2 (2000-2001)
Research Focus Area: Food Safety, Nutrition, Processing and New Product Development
ARI Member Campus: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Director: Chu, F.S.

Porcine Hepatocyte Cell Recovery for the Treatment of Human Liver Disease

To determine the feasibility of using porcine liver cells for the treatment of human liver disease. Research will include isolating cells from porcine livers and transplanting them into animal models of liver disease to test for survival and function of transplanted cells.

Project Number: 01-04-036
Funding Round: 2 (2000-2001)
Research Focus Area: Biotechnology
ARI Member Campus: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Director: Fonda, Edward S.

Validity of Evaluating Gastric Emptying of Diets Differing in Macronutrient Composition

To validate experimental methods of an earlier report that claimed cat diets high in fat emptied faster than diets high in protein. This runs contrary to conventional thought; thus, a gamma emitter will be used to label foods differing in macronutrient content.

Project Number: 01-04-038
Funding Round: 2 (2000-2001)
Research Focus Area: Production and Cultural Practices
ARI Member Campus: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Director: Foster, Louis

A Survey of Factors Affecting the Economics of Thoroughbred Racing

To identify the factors that affect the economics of thoroughbred racing. Current research has emphasized risk factors in the development of musculoskeletal disease, including horse-related, environment-related, and trainer-related factors that influence incidence of the disease.

Project Number: 01-04-043
Funding Round: 2 (2000-2001)
Research Focus Area: Agricultural Business
ARI Member Campus: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Director: Kobluk, Calvin

Dietary Probiotic Elimination of Fecal Odor Within the Porcine Gut

To determine an effective probiotic dosage of Lactobacillus bacteria for reducing sulfur, nitrogen and carbon (SNC) compounds inside the porcine intestinal tract. Such a diet would aid in the reduction of noxious odor-causing fecal compounds

Project Number: 00-04-016
Funding Round: 1 (1999-2000)
Research Focus Area: Food Safety, Nutrition, Processing and New Product Development
ARI Member Campus: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Director: Fonda, Edward S.

Altitude Acclimatization in Horses and Mules

To provide information on the physiological processes involved with the high altitude environment in horses and mules. Basic physiological information is important not only from a comparative aspect, but also for use by scientific communities, commercial packing entities and the public.

Project Number: 01-04-048
Funding Round: 2 (2000-2001)
Research Focus Area: Biotechnology
ARI Member Campus: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Director: Wickler, Steve

The Role of Bats in the Biological Control of the Codling Moth, Cydia Pomonella,

To determine if bats are an important biological control of the codling moth (Lepidoptera). Study is designed to compare and analyze bat activity, codling moth numbers, and pear damage in orchards near a large Mexican free-tailed bat (Tadarida brasiliensis) colony in Suisun, California

Project Number: 01-04-045
Funding Round: 2 (2000-2001)
Research Focus Area: Natural Resources
ARI Member Campus: California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Director: Young, Lester
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