Dr. Wu teaches graduate courses in protein metabolism and nutritional biochemistry. He conducts research in protein and amino acid metabolism at molecular, cellular, and whole body levels . The animal models used in his research include cattle, chicks, pigs, rats, sheep, fish, and shrimp. He has also conducted research on amino acid nutrition in humans.

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Academic Articles702
  • Dillon, E. L., & Wu, G. (2021). Cortisol enhances citrulline synthesis from proline in enterocytes of suckling piglets. Amino Acids. 53(12), 1957-1966.
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  • Ogilvie, A. R., Watford, M., Wu, G., Sukumar, D., Kwon, J., & Shapses, S. A. (2021). Decreased fasting serum glucogenic amino acids with a higher compared to normal protein diet during energy restriction in women: a randomized controlled trial. Amino Acids. 53(9), 1467-1472.
  • Orzabal, M. R., Naik, V. D., Lee, J., Wu, G., & Ramadoss, J. (2021). Impact of gestational electronic cigarette vaping on amino acid signature profile in the pregnant mother and the fetus. Metabolism Open. 11, 100107-100107.
  • Hu, S., He, W., & Wu, G. (2021). Hydroxyproline in animal metabolism, nutrition, and cell signaling. Amino Acids. 1-16.
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  • Posey, E. A., Bazer, F. W., & Wu, G. (2021). Amino Acids and Their Metabolites for Improving Human Exercising Performance. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 1332, 151-166.
  • Wu, G. (2018). Principles of Animal Nutrition. CRC Press.
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  • Sarkar, T. R., McNeal, C. J., Meininger, C. J., Niu, Y., Mallick, B. K., Carroll, R. J., & Wu, G. (2021). Dietary Intakes of Amino Acids and Other Nutrients by Adult Humans. MATHEMATICAL MODELLING IN EXPERIMENTAL NUTRITION. Wu, G.. (Eds.), Amino Acids in Nutrition and Health. Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 211-227. Springer International Publishing.
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  • Dai, Z., Cui, L. u., Li, J. u., Wang, B., Guo, L., Wu, Z., Zhu, W., & Wu, G. (2020). Fermentation techniques in feed production. Animal Agriculture. 407-429. Elsevier.
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  • Wu, G., Bazer, F. W., & Lamb, G. C. (2020). Introduction. Animal Agriculture. 1-17. Elsevier.
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  • Botchlett, R., Lawler, J. M., & Wu, G. (2019). l-Arginine and l-Citrulline in Sports Nutrition and Health. Nutrition and Enhanced Sports Performance. 645-652. Elsevier.
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Conference Papers142
  • Martinez, R. E., Leatherwood, J. L., Bradbery, A. N., Much, M. L., Silvers, B. L., Posey, E. A., Nawaratna, G. I., & Wu, G. (2020). 103 Equine enterocytes actively oxidize L-glutamine but do not synthesize L-citrulline and L-arginine from L-glutamine or L-proline in vitro. Journal of Animal Science. 98(Supplement_4), 90-91.
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  • Wu, G., Gilbreath, K., Bazer, F., Satterfield, M., & Cleere, J. (2018). Dietary supplementation with an arginine product between Days 1 and 60 of gestation enhances embryonic survival in lactating beef cows. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 96, 373-373.
  • Yi, D., Xu, H., Hou, Y., Wang, L., Zhao, D., Wu, T., Ding, B., & Wu, G. (2018). Effects of dietary supplementation with alpha-terpineol on growth performance and intestinal functions in piglets challenged with recombinant E. coli strain LMG194-STa. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 96, 484-484.
  • Zhu, C., Jiang, Z., Bazer, F., Johnson, G., Burghardt, R., & Wu, G. (2018). Expression of AQP 1, 3, 5, and 9 in the porcine placenta and uterine endometrium during the estrous cycle and gestation. JOURNAL OF ANIMAL SCIENCE. 96, 482-483.
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Texas A&M University; Animal Science; 2471 TAMU
College Station, TX 77843-2471