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Department of Animal Sciences
The Robert H. Smith Faculty
of Agricultural, Food & Environment

The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

P.O. Box 12, Rehovot 76100, Israel
Phone: +972-(0)8-9489119;
Fax: +972-(0)8-9465763;
Yael Lewitus, Department's Secretary

List of Publications

  1. Arieli A., R. Sasson-Rath, S. Zamwel, and S. J. Mabjeesh. 2005. Effect of Dietary Protein and Rumen Degradable Organic Matter on milk Production and Efficiency in Heat Stressed Goats. Livestock Prod. Sci. 96:215-223
  2. Feuermann, Y., S. J. Mabjeesh, and A. Shamay J. 2004. Leptin Affects Prolactin Action on Milk Protein and Fat Synthesis in the Bovine Mammary Gland. J. Dairy Sci. 87:2941-2946.
  3. Shamay, A., R. Homans, Y. Fuerman, I. Levin, H. Barash, N. Silanikove, and S. J. Mabjeesh. 2004. Expression of Albumin in Nonhepatic Tissues and its Synthesis by the Bovine Mammary Gland. J. Dairy Sci. 88:569-576.
  4. Mabjeesh, S. J., O. Gal-Garber, G. Millgram, Y. Feuerman, M. Cohen and A. Shamay. 2005. Gene expression and abundance of aminopeptidase N in caprine mammary gland is influenced by circulating plasma peptide. J. Dairy Sci. 88: 2055-2064.
  5. Landau, S., D. Kababya, N. Silanikove, R. Nitsan, L. Lifshitz, H. Baram, I. Bruckental, S. J. Mabjeesh. 2005. The ratio between rumen degradable organic matter and crude protein may affect milk yield and composition in dairy sheep. Small Rumin. Res. 58: 115-122.
  6. Solomon, R., G. Adin, S. J. Mabjeesh, M. Nikbachat, E. Yosef, D. Ben-Ghedalia, and J. Miron. 2005. Digestibility in lactating cows of diets containing whole Pima treated with sodium hydroxide versus Akala or Pima cottonseed. J. Dairy Sci. 88: 1745-1751.
  7. Feuermann, Y., Mabjeesh, S. J., Niv-Spector, L., Levin, D. and Shamay, A. 2006. Prolactin affects leptin action in the bovine mammary gland via the mammary fat pad. J. Endocrinol. 191(1):407-413.
  8. M. Sternberg, N. Gishri and S. J. Mabjeesh. 2006. Effects of Grazing on Bituminaria bituminosa(L) Stirton: A Potential Forage Crop in Mediterranean Grasslands. J. Agron. Crop Sci. 192: 399-407.
  9. Mabjeesh, S. J., Z. Kerem, C. Sabastian, and A. Shamay. 2007. Saponins disrupt tight junction integrity, and induced mammary involution in lactating goats. The Open Agriculture J.1:1-4.
  10. Mabjeesh, S. J., O. Gal-Garber, and A. Shamay. 2007. Effect of Photoperiod in the Third Trimester of Gestation on Milk Production and Circulating Hormones in Dairy Goats. J. Dairy Sci. 90:699-705.
  11. Miron, J., G. Adin, R. Solomon, M, Nikbachat, A. Zenou, A. Shamay, A. Brosh and S. J. Mabjeesh. 2008. Heat production and retained energy in lactating cows held under hot summer conditions with evaporative cooling and fed two rations differing in roughage content and in vitro digestibility. Animal 2:843-848.
  12. Adin, G., R. Solomon, E. Shoshani, I. Flamenbaum, M. Nikbachat, E. Yosef,A. Zenou, I. Halachmi, A. Shamay, A. Brosh, S.J. Mabjeesh, and J. Miron. 2008. Heat production, eating behavior and milk yield of lactating cows fed two rations differing in roughage content and digestibility under heat load conditions. Livestock Sci. 119:145-153.
  13. Feuermann,Y., A. Shamay, and S. J. Mabjeesh. 2008. Leptin Up-Regulates the Lactogenic Effect of Prolactin in the Bovine Mammary Gland In Vitro. J. Dairy Sci. 91:4183–4189
  14. Hanigan, M.D., J. France, S.J. Mabjeesh, W.C. McNabb B.J. Bequette. 2009. High Rates of Mammary Tissue Protein Turnover in Lactating Goats Are Energetically Costly. J. Nutr. 139:1118-1127.
  15. Adin, G., R. Solomon, M. Nikbachat, A. Zenou, E. Yosef,A. Brosh, A. Shabtay, S.J. Mabjeesh, I. Halachmi, J. Miron. 2009. Effect of feeding cows in early lactation with diets differing in roughage-neutral detergent fiber content on intake behavior, rumination, and milk production. J. dairy Sci. 92:3364-3373.
  16. Adin, G., A. Gelman, R. Solomon, I. Flamenbaum, M. Nikbachat, E. Yosef, A. Shamay, Y. Feuermann, S.J. Mabjeesh, J. Miron. 2009. Effects of cooling dry cows under heat load conditions on mammary gland enzymatic activity, intake of food and water, and performance during the dry period and after parturition. Livestock Sci. 124:189-195.
  17. Feuermann, Y., S.J. Mabjeesh, A. Shamay. 2009. Mammary Fat Can Adjust Prolactin Effect on Mammary Epithelial Cells via Leptin and Estrogen. Int. J. Endocrinol. 2009: 427260.
  18. Miron, J., G. Adin, R. Solomon, M. Nikbachat, A. Zenou, E. Yosef, A. Brosh, A. Shabtay, A. Asher, H. Gacitua, M. Kaim, S. Yaacobi, Y. Portnik, S.J. Mabjeesh. 2010. Effects of feeding cows in early lactation with soy hulls as partial forage replacement on heat production, retained energy and performance. Anim. Feed Sci. Technol. 155: 9-17.
  19. Argov-Argaman N, Mbogori T, Sabastian C, Shamay A, Mabjeesh SJ. Hyperinsulinemic clamp modulates milk fat globule lipid composition in goats. J Dairy Sci. 2012 Oct;95(10):5776-87. doi: 10.3168/jds.2012-5569. Epub 2012 Aug 23. PubMed PMID: 22921629.
  20. Salame TM, Knop D, Levinson D, Mabjeesh SJ, Yarden O, Hadar Y. Release of Pleurotus ostreatus versatile-peroxidase from Mn2+ repression enhances anthropogenic and natural substrate degradation. PLoS One. 2012;7(12):e52446. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0052446. Epub 2012 Dec 21. PubMed PMID: 23285046; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3528650.
  21. Mabjeesh SJ, Sabastian C, Gal-Garber O, Shamay A. Effect of photoperiod and heat stress in the third trimester of gestation on milk production and circulating hormones in dairy goats. J Dairy Sci. 2013 Jan;96(1):189-97. doi: 10.3168/jds.2012-5624. Epub 2012 Nov 17. PubMed PMID: 23164229.
  22. Salame TM, Knop D, Levinson D, Mabjeesh SJ, Yarden O, Hadar Y. Inactivation of a Pleurotus ostreatus versatile peroxidase-encoding gene (mnp2) results in reduced lignin degradation. Environ Microbiol. 2014 Jan;16(1):265-77. doi: 10.1111/1462-2920.12279. Epub 2013 Oct 10. PubMed PMID: 24119015.
  23. Lavy E, Lee HK, Mabjeesh SJ, Sabastian C, Baker Y, Giorgi M. Use of the novel atypical opioid tapentadol in goats (Capra hircus): pharmacokinetics after intravenous, and intramuscular administration. J Vet Pharmacol Ther. 2014 Oct;37(5):518-21. doi: 10.1111/jvp.12123. Epub 2014 Mar 10. PubMed PMID: 24611613.
  24. Shaani Y, Eliyahu D, Mizrahi I, Yosef E, Ben-Meir Y, Nikbachat M, Solomon R, Mabjeesh SJ, Miron J. Effect of feeding ensiled mixture of pomegranate pulp and drier feeds on digestibility and milk performance in dairy cows. J Dairy Res. 2016 Feb;83(1):35-41. doi: 10.1017/S0022029915000618. Epub 2015 Nov 16. PubMed PMID: 26568514.
  25. Casey T, Crodian J, Suárez-Trujillo A, Erickson E, Weldon B, Crow K, Cummings S, Chen Y, Shamay A, Mabjeesh SJ, Plaut K. CLOCK regulates mammary epithelial cell growth and differentiation. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2016 Dec 1;311(6):R1125-R1134. doi: 10.1152/ajpregu.00032.2016. Epub 2016 Oct 5. PubMed PMID: 27707717; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5256977.