Robert Jacobs

Robert Jacobs

Professor Emeritus/Emerita (University)

BSc Toronto, DVM, PhD Guelph, Diplomate ACVP

Research Interests

  • Bovine viruses, effect on the immune response; canine hereditary glomerulopathy.

Selected Publications

  • Evaluation of prepartum serum cholesterol and fatty acids concentrations as predictors of postpartum retention of the placenta in dairy cows. Quiroz-Rocha GF, LeBlanc S, Duffield T, Wood D, Leslie KE, Jacobs RMJ Am Vet Med Assoc. 2009 Mar 15;234(6):790-3.
  • Isolation of a bovine plasma fibronectin-containing complex which inhibits the expression of bovine leukemia virus p24. van den Heuvel MJ, Jefferson BJ, Jacobs RM. J Virol. 2005 Jul;79(13):8164-70.
  • Attenuation of a virulent type 2 bovine viral diarrhea virus. Deregt D, Jacobs RM, Carman PS, Tessaro SV. Vet Microbiol. 2004 Jun 3;100(3-4):151-61.
  • Adaptation of a sandwich enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay to determine the concentration of bovine leukemia virus p24 and optimal conditions for p24 expression in short-term cultures of peripheral blood mononuclear cells. van den Heuvel M, Portetelle D, Jefferson B, Jacobs RMJ Virol Methods. 2003 Jul;111(1):61-7.
  • Cyclosporine a slows the progressive renal disease of alport syndrome (X-linked hereditary nephritis): results from a canine model. Chen D, Jefferson B, Harvey SJ, Zheng K, Gartley CJ, Jacobs RM, Thorner PS. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2003 Mar;14(3):690-8.
  • Pharmacological intakes of niacin increase bone marrow poly(ADP-ribose) and the latency of ethylnitrosourea-induced carcinogenesis in rats. Boyonoski AC, Spronck JC, Jacobs RM, Shah GM, Poirier GG, Kirkland JB. J Nutr. 2002 Jan;132(1):115-20.
  • Development of a Western blot assay for detection of bovine immunodeficiency-like virus using capsid and transmembrane envelope proteins expressed from recombinant baculovirus. Abed Y, St-Laurent G, Zhang H, Jacobs RM, Archambault D. Clin Diagn Lab Immunol. 1999 Mar;6(2):168-72.
  • Role of distinct type IV collagen networks in glomerular development and function. Harvey SJ, Zheng K, Sado Y, Naito I, Ninomiya Y, Jacobs RM, Hudson BG, Thorner PS. Kidney Int. 1998 Dec;54(6):1857-66.
  • Morphometric analysis of bovine lymphomas classified according to the National Cancer Institute Working Formulation. Vernau W, Jacobs RM, Davies C, Carter RF, Valli VE. J Comp Pathol. 1998 May;118(4):281-9.
  • Treatment of X-linked hereditary nephritis in Samoyed dogs with angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Grodecki KM, Gains MJ, Baumal R, Osmond DH, Cotter B, Valli VE, Jacobs RM. J Comp Pathol. 1997 Oct;117(3):209-25.
  • The immunophenotypic characterization of bovine lymphomas. Vernau W, Jacobs RM, Valli VE, Heeney JL. Vet Pathol. 1997 May;34(3):222-5.
  • Histopathological changes in the lymphoid tissues of sheep exposed to the bovine immunodeficiency-like virus. Jacobs RM, McCutcheon LJ, Valli VE, Smith HE. J Comp Pathol. 1996 Jan;114(1):23-30.
  • Nonrandom chromosomal abnormalities in bovine lymphoma. Schnurr MW, Carter RF, Dubé ID, Valli VE, Jacobs RMLeuk Res. 1994 Feb;18(2):91-9.
  • NK" Pubmed.Pubmed_ResultsPanel.Pubmed_DefaultReportPanel.Pubmed_RVDocSum"Cell-mediated and humoral immunity in sheep exposed to bovine immunodeficiency-like virus. Smith HE, Jacobs RM, Mallard B. Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis. 1994 Feb;17(1):29-39.
  • A serological survey for bovine immunodeficiency-like virus in Ontario dairy cattle and associations between test results, production records and management practices. McNab WB, Jacobs RM, Smith HE. Can J Vet Res. 1994 Jan;58(1):36-41.
  • Haematological and lymphocyte subset analyses in sheep inoculated with bovine immunodeficiency-like virus. Jacobs RM, Smith HE, Whetstone CA, Suarez DL, Jefferson B, Valli VE. Vet Res Commun. 1994;18(6):471-82.

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