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Karin Weidgraaf

Research Technician

School of Agriculture and Environment

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Team Member 0 4

Research Outputs

Journal

Cave, NJ., Bridges, JP., Weidgraaf, K., & Thomas, DG. (2018). Nonlinear mixed models of growth curves from domestic shorthair cats in a breeding colony, housed in a seasonal facility to predict obesity. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition. 102(5), 1390-1400
[Journal article]Authored by: Bridges, J., Cave, N., Thomas, D., Weidgraaf, K.
Thomson, NA., Thomas, DG., Weidgraaf, K., & Munday, JS. (2018). Felis catus papillomavirus type 2 DNA loads on kittens are transient and do not reflect their susceptibility to infection. Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery. 20(4), 332-338
[Journal article]Authored by: Munday, J., Thomas, D., Thomson, N., Weidgraaf, K.
Gal, A., Weidgraaf, K., Bowden, JP., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Cave, NJ., Chambers, JP., . . . Castillo-Alcala, F. (2017). Biological Variability in Serum Cortisol Concentration Post-adrenocorticotropic Hormone Stimulation in Healthy Dogs. Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine. 31(3), 711-716
[Journal article]Authored by: Castillo Alcala, F., Cave, N., Chambers, J., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Weidgraaf, K.
Wester, TJ., Weidgraaf, K., Hekman, M., Ugarte, CE., Forsyth, SF., & Tavendale, MH. (2015). Amino acid oxidation increases with dietary protein content in adult neutered male cats as measured using [1-<sup>13</sup>C]leucine and [<sup>15</sup>N<inf>2</inf>]urea. Journal of Nutrition. 145(11), 2471-2478
[Journal article]Authored by: Hekman, M., Weidgraaf, K., Wester, T.
Farnworth, MJ., Barrett, LA., Adams, NJ., Beausoleil, NJ., Weidgraaf, K., Hekman, M., . . . Stafford, KJ. (2015). Assessment of a carbon dioxide laser for the measurement of thermal nociceptive thresholds following intramuscular administration of analgesic drugs in pain-free female cats. Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia. 42(6), 638-647
[Journal article]Authored by: Beausoleil, N., Chambers, J., Hekman, M., Stafford, K., Thomas, D., Weidgraaf, K.
Bermingham, EN., Weidgraaf, K., Hekman, M., Roy, NC., Tavendale, MH., & Thomas, DG. (2013). Seasonal and age effects on energy requirements in domestic short-hair cats (Felis catus) in a temperate environment. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition. 97(3), 522-530
[Journal article]Authored by: Hekman, M., Thomas, D., Weidgraaf, K.
Clarke, DE., Servet, E., Hendriks, W., Thomas, DG., Weidgraaf, K., & Biourge, VC. (2010). Effect of kibble size, shape, and additives on plaque in cats. Journal of Veterinary Dentistry. 27(2), 84-89
[Journal article]Authored by: Thomas, D., Weidgraaf, K.
Hendriks, WH., Rutherfurd-Markwick, KJ., Weidgraaf, K., Morton, RH., & Rogers, QR. (2008). Urinary felinine excretion in intact male cats is increased by dietary cystine. British Journal of Nutrition. 100(4), 801-809
[Journal article]Authored by: Rutherfurd, K., Weidgraaf, K.
Wester, TJ., Weidgraaf, K., & Ugarte, CE. (2008). Effect of dietary protein level on whole body protein turnover in the adult cat (Felis catus). FASEB JOURNAL. 22,
[Journal article]Authored by: Weidgraaf, K., Wester, T.
Hendriks, WH., Rutherfurd-Markwick, KJ., Weidgraaf, K., Ugarte, C., & Rogers, QR. (2008). Testosterone increases urinary free felinine, N-acetylfelinine and methylbutanolglutathione excretion in cats (Felis catus). Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition. 92(1), 53-62
[Journal article]Authored by: Rutherfurd, K., Weidgraaf, K.
Rutherfurd-Markwick, KJ., McGrath, MC., Weidgraaf, K., & Hendriks, WH. (2006). γ-Glutamylfelinylglycine metabolite excretion in the urine of the domestic cat (Felis catus). Journal of Nutrition. 136(7)
[Journal article]Authored by: Rutherfurd, K., Weidgraaf, K.
Hendriks, WH., Vather, R., Rutherfurd, SM., Weidgraaf, K., & Rutherfurd-Markwick, KJ. (2004). Urinary isovalthine excretion in adult cats is not gender dependent or increased by oral leucine supplementation. Journal of Nutrition. 134(8 SUPPL.)
[Journal article]Authored by: Rutherfurd, K., Weidgraaf, K.

Book

Bermingham, EN., Weidgraaf, K., Hekman, M., Tavendale, MH., Roy, NC., & Thomas, DG. (2010). Seasonal effects on energy requirements in senior cats in a temperate environment. (pp. 513 - 514).
[Chapter]Authored by: Hekman, M., Thomas, D., Weidgraaf, K.

Report

Weidgraaf, K., Cottam, YH., & Hendriks, W. (2003). Heinz-Wattie's feline plaque study. Institute of Food, Nutrition and Human Health, Massey University.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Weidgraaf, K.
Weidgraaf, K., Cottam, YH., & Hendriks, W. (2003). Nutritional composition of mechanically de-boned meat. Institute of Food, Nutrition and Human Health, Massey University.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Weidgraaf, K.
Weidgraaf, K., Cottam, YH., & Hendriks, W. (2002). Evaluation of yeast hydrolysates as palatability enhancers in milk for adult cats. Massey University.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Weidgraaf, K.

Conference

Kongara, K., Cave, NJ., & Weidgraaf, K. (2017, July). Effect of carprofen and meloxicam on glomerular filtration rate of cats undergoing dental procedures. Presented at Veterinary Anaesthesia and Analgesia Chapter, Science Week. Gold Coast, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Cave, N., Kongara, K., Weidgraaf, K.
Gal, A., Weidgraaf, K., Bowden, JP., Lopez-Villalobos, N., & Cave, N. (2016). Variability in post ACTH stimulation serum cortisol following administration of cortisone acetate in healthy dogs. , Annual Forum of the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine Conference
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Cave, N., Lopez-Villalobos, N., Weidgraaf, K.
Rutherfurd, KJ., Hendriks, W., McGrath, M., Weidgraaf, K., & Thomas, D. (2010). The potential for enhancement of immunity in cats by dietary supplementation. In The Waltham International Nutritional Sciences Symposium Pet Nutrition - Art or Science?(pp. 49 - 49). , The Waltham International Nutritional Sciences Symposium Pet Nutrition - Art or Science? UK: Waltham International
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Rutherfurd, K., Thomas, D., Weidgraaf, K.
Thomas, DG., Rutherfurd, KJ., Waldron, LA., & Weidgraaf, K. (2010). Influence of a canola-based omega oils source on immunity in mature horses. In The Proceedings of the Australasian Equine Science Symposium 2010 Vol. 3 (pp. 23 - 23). , Australasian Equine Science Symposium 2010 Australia: Australasian Equine Science
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Rutherfurd, K., Thomas, D., Weidgraaf, K.
Thomas, DG., Rutherfurd, KJ., Waldron, LA., & Weidgraaf, K. (2010). Influence of a commercial omega oils source on digestibility and body condition in mature horses. In Proceedings of the Australasian Equine Science Symposium 2010 Vol. 3 (pp. 24 - 24). , Australasian Equine Science Symposium 2010 Australia: Australasian Equine Science
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Rutherfurd, K., Thomas, D., Weidgraaf, K.
Thomas, DG., Hekman, M., Weidgraaf, K., & Bermingham, EN. (2010). Seasonal effects on energy requirements in young cats in a temperate environment. In Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science(pp. 111 - 111). , British Society of Animal Science and the Agricultural Research Forum 2010 UK: British Society of Animal Science
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Hekman, M., Thomas, D., Weidgraaf, K.
Bermingham, E., Kittelmann, S., Basset, S., Weidgraaf, K., Hekman, M., Roy, N., . . . Thomas, DG. (2010). The effects of dry and wet diets on faecal bacterial populations in the domestic cat. In The Waltham International Nutritional Sciences Symposium Pet Nutrition - Art or Sciences?(pp. 43 - 43). , The Waltham International Nutritional Sciences Symposium: Waltham International
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Hekman, M., Thomas, D., Weidgraaf, K.
Rutherfurd, KJ., Thomas, DG., McGrath, M., O'Flaherty, K., & Weidgraaf, K. (2009). Immune enhancing potential of a canola oil-based supplement for the working dog. In Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science(pp. 066 - 066). , British Society of Animal Science 2009 UK: British Society of Animal Science
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Rutherfurd, K., Thomas, D., Weidgraaf, K.
Tuckeer, L., Thomas, DG., Weidgraaf, K., & Taylor-Pickard, J. (2009). The effects of digestive enhancer supplements on digestibility in leisure horses. In Proceedings of the British Society of Animal Science 2009(pp. 17 - 17). , British Society of Animal Science 2009: British Society of animal Science
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Thomas, D., Weidgraaf, K.
Rutherfurd, KJ., McGrath, MC., Weidgraaf, K., Thomas, DG., & Hendriks, WH. (2008). Immune enhancing potential of a canola oil-based supplement in the cat. In "To eat or not to eat?" The Annual Conference The Nutrition Society of New Zealand 2008(pp. 22 - 22). , Annual Conference The Nutrition Society of New Zealand 2008 New Zealand: The Nutrition Society of New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Rutherfurd, K., Thomas, D., Weidgraaf, K.
Wester, TJ., Weidgraaf, K., Ugarte, CE., & Tavendale, M. (2008). Effect of dietary protein level on urea production and protein turnover in the adult cat (Felis catus). In Journal of Animal Science Vol. 86 (pp. 213 - 213). : American Society of Animal Science
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Weidgraaf, K., Wester, T.
Weidgraaf, K., Rutherfurd, SM., O'Flaherty, K., Thomas, DG., & Rutherfurd, KJ. (2008). Effect of dietary form on nutrient digestibility in cats and dogs. In Nestle Purina Nutrition Forum: Focus on Felines(pp. 83). : Veterinary Learning Systems: Suppl. to Compendium: Continuing Education for Veterinarians, 30,3(A)
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Rutherfurd, K., Thomas, D., Weidgraaf, K.
Weidgraaf, K., Tucker, LA., & Thomas, DG. (2007). A link between diet form and weight change in domestic cats (Felis catus)?. In Proceedings of the Joint New Zealand and Australian Nutrition Societies Conference and Annual Scientific Meeting Vol. 16 (Suppl 3) (pp. 76 - 76). , Joint New Zealand and Australian Nutrition Societies Conference and Annual Scientific Meeting
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Thomas, D., Weidgraaf, K.
Rutherfurd, KJ., Hendriks, WH., McGrath, MC., Weidgraaf, K., & Thomas, DG. (2007). The potential for enhancement of immunity in cats by feeding yeast-derived nucleotides. In Nutritional Biotechnology in the Feed and Food Industries Vol. Suppl. 1 (pp. 93 - 93). , Alltech's 23rd Annual Symposium Kentucky, USA: Alltech
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Rutherfurd, K., Thomas, D., Weidgraaf, K.
Weidgraaf, K., Tucker, L., & Thomas, DG. (2007). A link between diet form and weight change in domestic cats (Felis catus)?. In Proceedings of the Joint New Zealand and Australian Nutrition Societies Conference and Annual Scientific Meeting(pp. S110). : HEC Press: Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, vol. 16 (suppl. 3)
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Thomas, D., Weidgraaf, K.
Wester, TJ., Weidgraaf, K., & Forsyth, SF. (2006). Measurement of whole body protein turnover in the adult cat (Felis catus). In FASEB JOURNAL Vol. 20 (pp. A1045 - A1045). , Experimental Biology 2006 Meeting: FEDERATION AMER SOC EXP BIOL
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Weidgraaf, K., Wester, T.
Rutherfurd-Markwick, KJ., McGrath, MC., Weidgraaf, K., & Hendriks, WH. (2006). gamma-glutamylfelinylglycine metabolite excretion in the urine of the domestic cat (Felis catus). JOURNAL OF NUTRITION. Vol. 136 (pp. 2075S - 2077S). : Symposium on Innovations in Companion Animal Nutrition
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Rutherfurd, K., Weidgraaf, K.
Thomas, DG., Hendriks, W., Weidgraaf, K., & Cook, CJ. (2005). A novel non-invasive technology (electrosonophoresis) to measure plasma glucose levels in cats. (pp. 63). , The WALTHAM International Nutritional Sciences Symposium Leicestershire, UK: WALTHAM Centre for Pet Nutrition
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Thomas, D., Weidgraaf, K.
Hendriks, W., Vather, R., Rutherfurd, SM., Weidgraaf, K., & Rutherfurd Markwick, KJ. (2004). Urinary isovalthine excretion in adult cats is not gender dependant or increased by oral leucine supplementation. Journal of Nutrition. Vol. 134 (pp. 2114s - 2116s). Bethesda, MD: Waltham International Science Symposium: Nature, Nurture and the Case for Nutrition
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Rutherfurd, K., Weidgraaf, K.
Hendriks, WH., Vather, R., Rutherfurd, SM., Weidgraaf, K., & Rutherfurd-Markwick, KJ. (2004). Urinary isovalthine excretion in adult cats is not gender dependent or increased by oral leucine supplementation. JOURNAL OF NUTRITION. Vol. 134 (pp. 2114S - 2116S). : WALTHAM International Science Symposium on Nature, Nurture, and Case for Nutrition
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Rutherfurd, K., Weidgraaf, K.
Rutherfurd, K., McGrath, MC., Weidgraaf, K., Thomas, DG., & Hendriks WH, .Immune enhancing potential of a canola oil-based supplement in the cat. In Proceeings of Nutrition Society of New Zealand 2008 Vol. 33 (pp. 162 - 162). , Nutrition Society of New Zealand: Nutrition Society of New Zealand
[Conference Abstract]Authored by: Rutherfurd, K., Thomas, D., Weidgraaf, K.Edited by: Brough, L.

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