James  Womack

James Womack

Distinguished Senior Professor
Veterinary Pathobiology

Phone: 979.845.9810
TAMU Mailstop: 4467

Research and Scholarly Interests

Comparative mammalian genomics with emphasis on bovids and laboratory animals. Study of evolution of gene families and genomic variation underlying disease resistance. Investigation of genetic mechanisms in innate immunity with focus on livestock, select agents, and agricultural biosecurity.

Education

  • B.S., Abilene Christian College, 1964
  • Ph.D., Oregon State University, 1968

  • Genomics
  • Genetics
  • Infectious Disease
  • Biodefense

  • Womack JE (2012). First steps: bovine genomics in historical perspective. ANIM GENET. Suppl 1, 2-8
  • Jones BC, Womack JE (2012). Polymorphism and haplotype structure in River Buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) toll-like receptor 5 (TLR5) coding sequence. ANIM BIOTECHNOL. 2, 132-40
  • Makary M, Kim HL, Safe S, Womack J, Ivie GW (1989). Induction of glutathione S-transferases in genetically inbred male mice by dietary ethoxyquin hydrochloride. COMP BIOCHEM PHYSIOL C. 2, 171-4
  • Threadgill DW, Womack JE (1988). Regional localization of mouse Abl and Mos proto-oncogenes by in situ hybridization. GENOMICS. 1, 82-6
  • Womack JE (1988). Molecular cytogenetics of cattle: a genomic approach to disease resistance and productivity. J DAIRY SCI. 4, 1116-23
  • Skow LC, Womack JE, Petresh JM, Miller WL (1988). Synteny mapping of the genes for 21 steroid hydroxylase, alpha A crystallin, and class I bovine leukocyte antigen in cattle. DNA. 3, 143-9
  • McAvin JC, Patterson D, Womack JE (1988). Mapping of bovine PRGS and PAIS genes in hybrid somatic cells: syntenic conservation with human chromosome 21. BIOCHEM GENET. 1-2, 9-18
  • Zneimer SM, Womack JE (1988). Regional localization of the fibronectin and gamma crystallin genes to mouse chromosome 1 by in situ hybridization. CYTOGENET CELL GENET. 4, 238-41
  • Makary M, Kim HL, Safe S, Womack J, Ivie GW (1988). Constitutive and Aroclor 1254-induced hepatic glutathione S-transferase, peroxidase and reductase activities in genetically inbred mice. COMP BIOCHEM PHYSIOL C. 2, 425-9
  • Adkison LR, Skow LC, Thomas TL, Petrash M, Womack JE (1988). Somatic cell mapping and restriction fragment analysis of bovine genes for fibronectin and gamma crystallin. CYTOGENET CELL GENET. 3, 155-9
  • Adkison LR, Leung DW, Womack JE (1988). Somatic cell mapping and restriction fragment analysis of bovine alpha and beta interferon gene families. CYTOGENET CELL GENET. 1-2, 62-5
  • Breider MA, Adams LG, Womack JE (1987). Influence of interferon in natural resistance of mice to Sendai virus pneumonia. AM J VET RES. 12, 1746-50
  • Womack JE (1987). Comparative gene mapping: a valuable new tool for mammalian developmental studies. DEV GENET. 4, 281-93
  • Womack JE (2009). A "season of light" in stem cell research and regenerative medicine: observations on recent developments. ILAR J. 1, 85-7
  • Seabury CM, Seabury PM, Decker JE, Schnabel RD, Taylor JF, Womack JE (2010). Diversity and evolution of 11 innate immune genes in Bos taurus taurus and Bos taurus indicus cattle. PROC NATL ACAD SCI U S A. 1, 151-6
  • Brinkmeyer-Langford CL, Childers CP, Fritz KL, Gustafson-Seabury AL, Cothran M, Raudsepp T, Womack JE, Skow LC (2009). A high resolution RH map of the bovine major histocompatibility complex. BMC GENOMICS. 10, 182
  • Gillenwaters EN, Seabury CM, Elliott JS, Womack JE (2009). Sequence analysis and polymorphism discovery in 4 members of the bovine cathelicidin gene family. J HERED. 2, 241-5
  • Seabury CM, Womack JE (2008). Analysis of sequence variability and protein domain architectures for bovine peptidoglycan recognition protein 1 and Toll-like receptors 2 and 6. GENOMICS. 4, 235-45
  • Seabury CM, Gill CA, Templeton JW, Dyar JB, Derr JN, Adelson DL, Owens E, Davis DS, Kraemer DC, Womack JE (2007). Molecular characterization of the Rocky Mountain elk (Cervus elaphus nelsoni) PRNP putative promoter. J HERED. 7, 678-86
  • Seabury CM, Cargill EJ, Womack JE (2007). Sequence variability and protein domain architectures for bovine Toll-like receptors 1, 5, and 10. GENOMICS. 4, 502-15
  • Cargill EJ, Womack JE (2007). Detection of polymorphisms in bovine toll-like receptors 3, 7, 8, and 9. GENOMICS. 6, 745-55
  • Cargill EJ, Paetzold L, Womack JE (2006). Radiation hybrid mapping and comparative sequence analysis of bovine RIG-I and MAVS genes. DNA SEQ. 4, 314-8
  • Taylor KH, Taylor JF, White SN, Womack JE (2006). Identification of genetic variation and putative regulatory regions in bovine CARD15. MAMM GENOME. 8, 892-901
  • Childers CP, Newkirk HL, Honeycutt DA, Ramlachan N, Muzney DM, Sodergren E, Gibbs RA, Weinstock GM, Womack JE, Skow LC (2006). Comparative analysis of the bovine MHC class IIb sequence identifies inversion breakpoints and three unexpected genes. ANIM GENET. 2, 121-9
  • Womack JE (2005). Advances in livestock genomics: opening the barn door. GENOME RES. 12, 1699-705
  • White SN, Halbert ND, Taylor KH, Derr JN, Womack JE (2005). TLR4 variation in Yellowstone bison. ANIM GENET. 6, 533-4
  • Brinkmeyer-Langford C, Raudsepp T, Lee EJ, Goh G, Schäffer AA, Agarwala R, Wagner ML, Tozaki T, Skow LC, Womack JE, Mickelson JR, Chowdhary BP (2005). A high-resolution physical map of equine homologs of HSA19 shows divergent evolution compared with other mammals. MAMM GENOME. 8, 631-49
  • Murphy WJ, Larkin DM, Everts-van der Wind A, Bourque G, Tesler G, Auvil L, Beever JE, Chowdhary BP, Galibert F, Gatzke L, Hitte C, Meyers SN, Milan D, Ostrander EA, Pape G, Parker HG, Raudsepp T, Rogatcheva MB, Schook LB, Skow LC, Welge M, Womack JE, O'brien SJ, Pevzner PA, Lewin HA (2005). Dynamics of mammalian chromosome evolution inferred from multispecies comparative maps. SCIENCE. 5734, 613-7
  • Gustafson-Seabury A, Raudsepp T, Goh G, Kata SR, Wagner ML, Tozaki T, Mickelson JR, Womack JE, Skow LC, Chowdhary BP (2005). High-resolution RH map of horse chromosome 22 reveals a putative ancestral vertebrate chromosome. GENOMICS. 2, 188-200
  • Dindot SV, Kent KC, Evers B, Loskutoff N, Womack J, Piedrahita JA (2004). Conservation of genomic imprinting at the XIST, IGF2, and GTL2 loci in the bovine. MAMM GENOME. 12, 966-74
  • Seabury CM, Womack JE, Piedrahita J, Derr JN (2004). Comparative PRNP genotyping of U.S. cattle sires for potential association with BSE. MAMM GENOME. 10, 828-33
  • Raudsepp T, Santani A, Wallner B, Kata SR, Ren C, Zhang HB, Womack JE, Skow LC, Chowdhary BP (2004). A detailed physical map of the horse Y chromosome. PROC NATL ACAD SCI U S A. 25, 9321-6
  • Yang YP, Womack JE (1998). Parallel radiation hybrid mapping: a powerful tool for high-resolution genomic comparison. GENOME RES. 7, 731-6
  • Raudsepp T, Lee EJ, Kata SR, Brinkmeyer C, Mickelson JR, Skow LC, Womack JE, Chowdhary BP (2004). Exceptional conservation of horse-human gene order on X chromosome revealed by high-resolution radiation hybrid mapping. PROC NATL ACAD SCI U S A. 8, 2386-91
  • Womack J (2003). From biochemical genetics to DNA sequencing and beyond: the changing face of animal genomics. CYTOGENET GENOME RES. 1-4, 8-9
  • McKay SD, White SN, Kata SR, Loan R, Womack JE (2003). The bovine 5' AMPK gene family: mapping and single nucleotide polymorphism detection. MAMM GENOME. 12, 853-8
  • Lee EJ, Raudsepp T, Kata SR, Adelson D, Womack JE, Skow LC, Chowdhary BP (2004). A 1.4-Mb interval RH map of horse chromosome 17 provides detailed comparison with human and mouse homologues. GENOMICS. 2, 203-15
  • White SN, Taylor KH, Abbey CA, Gill CA, Womack JE (2003). Haplotype variation in bovine Toll-like receptor 4 and computational prediction of a positively selected ligand-binding domain. PROC NATL ACAD SCI U S A. 18, 10364-9
  • Chowdhary BP, Raudsepp T, Kata SR, Goh G, Millon LV, Allan V, Piumi F, Guérin G, Swinburne J, Binns M, Lear TL, Mickelson J, Murray J, Antczak DF, Womack JE, Skow LC (2003). The first-generation whole-genome radiation hybrid map in the horse identifies conserved segments in human and mouse genomes. GENOME RES. 4, 742-51
  • White SN, Kata SR, Womack JE (2003). Comparative fine maps of bovine toll-like receptor 4 and toll-like receptor 2 regions. MAMM GENOME. 2, 149-55
  • Goldammer T, Dorroch U, Brunner RM, Kata SR, Womack JE, Schwerin M (2002). Identification and chromosome assignment of 23 genes expressed in meat and dairy cattle. CHROMOSOME RES. 5, 411-8
  • Guyer CL, Stoica G, Womack JE, Storts RW, Derr JN, Abbott LC (2002). A line of Berlin Druckrey IV rats proposed as a new model for human hereditary ataxia. IN VIVO. 4, 255-63
  • Raudsepp T, Kata SR, Piumi F, Swinburne J, Womack JE, Skow LC, Chowdhary BP (2002). Conservation of gene order between horse and human X chromosomes as evidenced through radiation hybrid mapping. GENOMICS. 3, 451-7
  • Goldammer T, Kata SR, Brunner RM, Dorroch U, Sanftleben H, Schwerin M, Womack JE (2002). A comparative radiation hybrid map of bovine chromosome 18 and homologous chromosomes in human and mice. PROC NATL ACAD SCI U S A. 4, 2106-11
  • Rexroad CE 3rd, Yang Y, Womack JE (1999). Use of the human transcript map to assign five loci to bovine chromosomes. ANIM GENET. 5, 384-5
  • Rexroad CE 3rd, Womack JE (1999). Parallel RH mapping of BTA1 with HSA3 and HSA21. MAMM GENOME. 11, 1095-7
  • Bielec P, Gallagher D, Womack J, Taylor J, Davis S, Busbee D (1998). Dolphin interleukin-8 receptor. Map position 18q25-26. CHROMOSOME RES. 8, 661
  • Bielec P, Gallagher D, Womack J, Taylor J, Davis S, Busbee D (1998). Dolphin beta-glucocerebrosidase, map position 1q22. CHROMOSOME RES. 5, 425
  • Schläpfer J, Gallagher DS Jr, Burzlaff JD, Womack JE, Stelly DM, Taylor JF, Davis SK (1998). Comparative mapping of bovine chromosome 13 by fluorescence in situ hybridization. ANIM GENET. 4, 265-72
  • Amarante MR, Lopes CR, Womack JE (1998). KRN1 maps to bovine chromosome 29. ANIM GENET. 4, 323
  • Bielec PE, Gallagher DS, Womack JE, Busbee DL (1998). Homologies between human and dolphin chromosomes detected by heterologous chromosome painting. CYTOGENET CELL GENET. 1, 18-25
  • Gupta M, Miggens J, Parrish A, Womack J, Ramos KS, Rodriguez LV, Goldstein LS, Holtzapple C, Stanker L, Safe SH (1998). Ah receptor-independent induction of CYP1A2 gene expression in genetically inbred mice. ENVIRON TOXICOL PHARMACOL. 3, 205-13
  • Yang YP, Rexroad CE 3rd, Schläpfer J, Womack JE (1998). An integrated radiation hybrid map of bovine chromosome 19 and ordered comparative mapping with human chromosome 17. GENOMICS. 1, 93-9
  • Gao Q, Womack JE (1997). Comparative mapping of anchor loci from HSA19 to cattle chromosomes 7 and 18. J HERED. 6, 524-7
  • Riggs PK, Owens KE, Rexroad CE 3rd, Amaral ME, Womack JE (1997). Development and initial characterization of a Bos taurus x B. gaurus interspecific hybrid backcross panel. J HERED. 5, 373-9
  • Li L, Womack JE (1997). Somatic cell mapping of the adenine nucleotide translocator gene family in cattle. MAMM GENOME. 10, 773-4
  • Schläpfer J, Kata SR, Amarante MR, Womack JE (1997). Syntenic assignment of thrombomodulin (THBD) and phosphatidylinositol-specific phospholipase C (PLC-II) to bovine chromosome 13. ANIM GENET. 4, 308-9
  • Schläpfer J, Gallagher DS, Burzlaff JD, Davis SK, Taylor JF, Womack JE (1997). Physical mapping of the endothelin receptor type B to bovine chromosome 12. MAMM GENOME. 5, 380-1
  • Gao Q, Li L, Womack JE (1997). Assignment of the casein kinase II gene family to cattle chromosomes. ANIM GENET. 2, 146-9
  • Ryan AM, Schelling CP, Womack JE, Gallagher DS Jr (1997). Chromosomal assignment of six muscle-specific genes in cattle. ANIM GENET. 2, 84-7
  • Yang YP, Womack JE (1997). Construction of a bovine chromosome 19 linkage map with an interspecies hybrid backcross. MAMM GENOME. 4, 262-6
  • Gao Q, Womack JE (1997). A genetic map of bovine chromosome 7 with an interspecific hybrid backcross panel. MAMM GENOME. 4, 258-61
  • Piedrahita JA, Weaks R, Petrescu A, Shrode TW, Derr JN, Womack JE (1997). Genetic characterization of the bovine leukaemia inhibitory factor (LIF) gene: isolation and sequencing, chromosome assignment and microsatellite analysis. ANIM GENET. 1, 14-20
  • Womack JE (1997). Mapping animal genomes. ADV VET MED. 40, 157-89
  • Womack JE, Johnson JS, Owens EK, Rexroad CE 3rd, Schläpfer J, Yang YP (1997). A whole-genome radiation hybrid panel for bovine gene mapping. MAMM GENOME. 11, 854-6
  • Gallagher DS Jr, Houck ML, Ryan AM, Womack JE, Kumamoto AT (1996). A karyotypic analysis of the lesser Malay chevrotain, Tragulus javanicus (Artiodactyla: Tragulidae). CHROMOSOME RES. 7, 545-51
  • Gallagher DS Jr, Ryan AM, Diamond G, Bevins CL, Womack JE (1995). Somatic cell mapping of beta-defensin genes to cattle syntenic group U25 and fluorescence in situ localization to chromosome 27. MAMM GENOME. 8, 554-6
  • Yang YP, Womack JE (1995). Human chromosome 17 comparative anchor loci are conserved on bovine chromosome 19. GENOMICS. 2, 293-7
  • Neibergs HL, Ryan AM, Womack JE, Spooner RL, Williams JL (1994). Polymorphism analysis of the prion gene in BSE-affected and unaffected cattle. ANIM GENET. 5, 313-7
  • Threadgill DS, Threadgill DW, Moll YD, Weiss JA, Zhang N, Davey HW, Wildeman AG, Womack JE (1994). Syntenic assignment of human chromosome 1 homologous loci in the bovine. GENOMICS. 3, 626-30
  • Neibergs HL, Womack JE (1994). Assignment of brain-specific protein eta amino chain and microsatellites ILSTS001 and ILSTS011 to the bovine physical map. J HERED. 4, 320-1
  • Gallagher DS Jr, Derr JN, Womack JE (1994). Chromosome conservation among the advanced pecorans and determination of the primitive bovid karyotype. J HERED. 3, 204-10
  • Blanchard TL, Varner DD, Fernandez M, Buoen L, Zhang TQ, Womack JE, Owens E (1994). Stallion karyotype variability and lack of association with abortion: a case report. THERIOGENOLOGY. 4, 777-84
  • Ryan AM, Gallagher DS Jr, Schöber S, Schwenger B, Womack JE (1994). Somatic cell mapping and in situ localization of the bovine uridine monophosphate synthase gene (UMPS). MAMM GENOME. 1, 46-7
  • Gallagher DS Jr, Ryan AM, Liou LS, Sastry KN, Womack JE (1993). Somatic cell mapping of conglutinin (CGN1) to cattle syntenic group U29 and fluorescence in situ localization to Chromosome 28. MAMM GENOME. 12, 716-9
  • Ryan AM, Womack JE, Yu J, Lin JH, Wu XR, Sun TT, Clarke V, D'Eustachio P (1993). Chromosomal localization of uroplakin genes of cattle and mice. MAMM GENOME. 11, 656-61
  • Womack JE (1993). The goals and status of the bovine gene map. J DAIRY SCI. 4, 1199-203
  • Neibergs HL, Womack JE (1993). Three-allele single strand conformation polymorphism (SSCP) detected in the bovine type 1 plasminogen activator inhibitor gene. ANIM GENET. 2, 144
  • Neibergs HL, Dietz AB, Womack JE (1993). Single-strand conformation polymorphisms (SSCPs) detected in five bovine genes. ANIM GENET. 2, 81-4
  • Ryan AM, Womack JE (1993). Type I interferon genes in cattle: restriction fragment length polymorphisms, gene numbers and physical organization on bovine chromosome 8. ANIM GENET. 1, 9-16
  • Ryan AM, Womack JE (1993). Somatic cell mapping of the bovine prion protein gene and restriction fragment length polymorphism studies in cattle and sheep. ANIM GENET. 1, 23-6
  • Ryan AM, Gallagher DS, Womack JE (1993). Somatic cell mapping of omega and trophoblast interferon genes to bovine syntenic group U18 and in situ localization to chromosome 8. CYTOGENET CELL GENET. 1, 6-10
  • Gallagher DS Jr, Grosz MD, Womack JE, Skow LC (1993). Chromosomal localization of HSP70 genes in cattle. MAMM GENOME. 7, 388-90
  • Gallagher DS Jr, Threadgill DW, Ryan AM, Womack JE, Irwin DM (1993). Physical mapping of the lysozyme gene family in cattle. MAMM GENOME. 7, 368-73
  • Neibergs HL, Gallagher DS, Georges M, Sargeant LS, Dietz AB, Womack JE (1993). Physical mapping of inhibin beta-A in domestic cattle. MAMM GENOME. 6, 328-32
  • Grosz MD, Womack JE, Skow LC (1992). Syntenic conservation of HSP70 genes in cattle and humans. GENOMICS. 4, 863-8
  • Gallagher DS Jr, Basrur PK, Womack JE (1992). Identification of an autosome to X chromosome translocation in the domestic cow. J HERED. 6, 451-3
  • Gallagher DS Jr, Womack JE, Baehr W, Pittler SJ (1992). Syntenic assignments of visual transduction genes in cattle. GENOMICS. 3, 699-706
  • Lamoreux ML, Boissy RE, Womack JE, Nordlund JJ (1992). The vit gene maps to the mi (microphthalmia) locus of the laboratory mouse. J HERED. 6, 435-9
  • Zhang N, Threadgill DW, Womack JE (1992). Synteny mapping in the bovine: genes from human chromosome 4. GENOMICS. 1, 131-6
  • Dietz AB, Georges M, Threadgill DW, Womack JE, Schuler LA (1992). Somatic cell mapping, polymorphism, and linkage analysis of bovine prolactin-related proteins and placental lactogen. GENOMICS. 1, 137-43
  • Gallagher DS Jr, Womack JE (1992). Chromosome conservation in the Bovidae. J HERED. 4, 287-98
  • Gallagher DS Jr, Gibbs LS, Shaffer JB, Womack JE (1992). Somatic cell mapping of bovine EC-SOD and SOD1L loci. GENOMICS. 3, 610-2
  • Dietz AB, Neibergs HL, Womack JE (1992). Assignment of eight loci to bovine syntenic groups by use of PCR: extension of a comparative gene map. MAMM GENOME. 2, 106-11
  • Tobin-Janzen TC, Womack JE (1992). Comparative mapping of IGHG1, IGHM, FES, and FOS in domestic cattle. IMMUNOGENETICS. 3, 157-65
  • Ryan AM, Gallagher DS, Womack JE (1992). Syntenic mapping and chromosomal localization of bovine alpha and beta interferon genes. MAMM GENOME. 10, 575-8
  • Li L, Teale A, Bensaid A, Dunlap S, Dietz AB, Womack JE (1992). Somatic cell mapping of T-cell receptor CD3 complex and CD8 genes in cattle. IMMUNOGENETICS. 4, 224-9
  • Threadgill DS, Womack JE (1991). Mapping HSA 3 loci in cattle: additional support for the ancestral synteny of HSA 3 and 21. GENOMICS. 4, 1143-8
  • Threadgill DS, Womack JE (1991). The bovine pancreatic spasmolytic polypeptide gene maps to syntenic group U10: implications for the evolution of the human breast cancer estrogen inducible locus. J HERED. 6, 496-8
  • Rogers DS, Gallagher DS, Womack JE (1991). Somatic cell mapping of the genes for anti-müllerian hormone and osteonectin in cattle: identification of a new bovine syntenic group. GENOMICS. 2, 298-300
  • Gallagher DS, Threadgill DW, Jackson AP, Parham P, Womack JE (1991). Somatic cell mapping of bovine clathrin light chain genes: identification of a new bovine syntenic group. CYTOGENET CELL GENET. 3-4, 154-6
  • Threadgill DS, Kraus JP, Krawetz SA, Womack JE (1991). Evidence for the evolutionary origin of human chromosome 21 from comparative gene mapping in the cow and mouse. PROC NATL ACAD SCI U S A. 1, 154-8
  • Threadgill DW, Womack JE (1991). Synteny mapping of human chromosome 8 loci in cattle. ANIM GENET. 2, 117-22
  • Threadgill DS, Womack JE (1991). Mapping HSA10 homologous loci in cattle. CYTOGENET CELL GENET. 2-3, 123-6
  • Threadgill DW, Womack JE (1990). Genomic analysis of the major bovine milk protein genes. NUCLEIC ACIDS RES. 23, 6935-42
  • Threadgill DW, Adkison LR, Womack JE (1990). Syntenic conservation between humans and cattle. II. Human chromosome 12. GENOMICS. 1, 29-34
  • Threadgill DW, Womack JE (1990). Syntenic conservation between humans and cattle. I. Human chromosome 9. GENOMICS. 1, 22-8
  • Kelley M, Womack J, Safe S (1990). Effects of cytochrome P-450 monooxygenase inducers on mouse hepatic microsomal metabolism of testosterone and alkoxyresorufins. BIOCHEM PHARMACOL. 12, 1991-8
  • Threadgill DW, Fries R, Faber LK, Vassart G, Gunawardana A, Stranzinger G, Womack JE (1990). The thyroglobulin gene is syntenic with the MYC and MOS protooncogenes and carbonic anhydrase II and maps to chromosome 14 in cattle. CYTOGENET CELL GENET. 1, 32-6
  • Foreman ME, Womack JE (1989). Genetic and synteny mapping of parathyroid hormone and beta hemoglobin in cattle. BIOCHEM GENET. 9-10, 541-50
  • Theilmann JL, Skow LC, Baker JF, Womack JE (1989). Restriction fragment length polymorphisms for growth hormone, prolactin, osteonectin, alpha crystallin, gamma crystallin, fibronectin and 21-steroid hydroxylase in cattle. ANIM GENET. 3, 257-66
  • Lee MO, Yang E, Morisson M, Vignal A, Huang YZ, Cheng HH, Muir WM, Lamont SJ, Lillehoj HS, Lee SH, Womack JE (2014). Mapping and genotypic analysis of the NK-lysin gene in chicken. GENET SEL EVOL. 46, 43
  • Park D, Jung JW, Lee MO, Lee SY, Kim B, Jin HJ, Kim J, Ahn YJ, Lee KW, Song YS, Hong S, Womack JE, Kwon HW (2014). Functional characterization of naturally occurring melittin peptide isoforms in two honey bee species, Apis mellifera and Apis cerana. PEPTIDES. 53, 185-93
  • Lee, M.O, Jang, H.J., Han, J.Y., Womack, J.E.: (2014). Chicken NK-lysin is an alpha-helical cationic peptide that exerts its antibacterial activity through damage of bacterial cell membranes POULT SCI. 4, 864-70
  • Jang, H.J., Lee, M.O., Kim, S., Kim, T.H., Kim, S.K., Song, G., Womack, J.E., Han, J.Y. (2014). Biallelic expression of the L-arginine:glycine amidinotransferase gene with different methylation status between male and female primordial germ cells in chickens. POULT SCI. 3, 760-9
  • Huang, Y.Z., Sun, J.J., Zhang, L.Z., Li, C.J., Womack, J.E., Li, Z.J., Lan, X.Y., Lei, C.Z., Zhang, C.L., Zhao, X., and Chen, H. (2014). Genome-wide DNA Methylation Profiles and Their Relationships with mRNA and the microRNA Transcriptome in Bovine Muscle Tissue (Bos taurine) SCI REP. 4, 6546
  • El Nahas, S.M., Abou Mossallam, A.A., Mahfouz, E.R., Bibars, M.A., Sabry, N., Seif El-Din, S, Amaral, M.E., and Womack, J.E. (2014). Radiation hybrid map of buffalo chromosome 7 detects a telomeric inversion compared to cattle chromosome 6. ANIM GENET. 5, 762-3
  • Du, X., Servin, B., Womack, J.E., Cao, J., Yu, M., Dong, Y., Wang, W., and Zhao, S. (2014). An update of the goat genome assembly using dense radiation hybrid maps allows detailed analysis of evolutionary rearrangements in Bovidae. BMC GENOMICS. 15, 625
  • Gallagher DS, Schelling CP, Groenen MM, Womack JE (1994). Confirmation that the casein gene cluster resides on cattle chromosome 6. MAMM GENOME. 8, 524
  • Zhang N, Womack JE (1992). Synteny mapping in the bovine: genes from human chromosome 5. GENOMICS. 1, 126-30
  • Dietz AB, Womack JE (1989). Somatic cell mapping of the bovine somatostatin gene. J HERED. 5, 410-2
  • Zneimer SM, Womack JE (1989). Regional localization of the fibronectin and gamma-crystallin genes to bovine chromosome 8. GENOMICS. 2, 215-20