The Arriola Apelo lab focuses on mechanistic mathematical models of nutrient metabolism and cellular signaling, with the major goal of maximizing nutrient efficiency for a sustainable dairy industry.


Pszczolkowski, V. L., Connelly, M. K., Beard, A. D., Benn, A. D., Laporta, J., Hernandez, L. L., & Arriola Apelo, S. I. (2023). Serotonin alters the response to a glucose challenge in lactating cows. Journal of Endocrinology, 257(3), e220280. PMID: 36951553

Pszczolkowski, V. L., Hu, H., Zhang, J., Connelly, M. K., Munsterman, A. S., & Arriola Apelo, S. I. (2022). Effects of methionine, leucine, and insulin on circulating concentrations and mammary extraction of energy substrates and amino acids in lactating dairy cows. Domestic Animal Endocrinology, 81, 106730. PMID: 35580513

Liu, Y., Ding, Q., Halderson, S. J., Arriola Apelo, S. I., Jones, A. K., Pillai, S. M., Hoffman, M. L., Reed, S., Govoni, K. E., Zinn, S. A., & Guo, W. (2022). Maternal Overnutrition During Gestation in Sheep Alters Autophagy Associated Pathways in Offspring Heart. Frontiers in Genetics, 12, 742704. PMID: 35173761

Dado-Senn, B., Skibiel, A. L., Dahl, G. E., Arriola Apelo, S. I., & Laporta, J. (2021). Dry Period Heat Stress Impacts Mammary Protein Metabolism in the Subsequent Lactation. Animals, 11(9), 2676. PMID: 34573642

Toledo, M. Z., Nienow, C., Luchini, D., Arriola Apelo, S. I., & Wiltbank, M. C. (2021). Quantification of bovine plasma amino acids via liquid chromatography–electrospray ionization-mass spectrometry: Comparison of underivatized and precolumn derivatized methods. JDS Communications, 2(4), 227–232. PMID: 36338448

Pszczolkowski, V. L., & Arriola Apelo, S. I. (2020). The market for amino acids: Understanding supply and demand of substrate for more efficient milk protein synthesis. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology, 11(1), 108. PMID: 33292704

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