Huihua Ji
Principal Investigator
Scientist III

  • (859) 218-0803
  • (859) 323-1077
  • University of Kentucky
    1401 University Drive
    Lexington KY 40546-0236
  • Kentucky Tobacco Research & Development Center

Additional Information

Selected Publications

Ault-Seay, T.B.; Melchior-Tiffany, E.A.; Clemmons, B.A.; Cordero, J.F.; Bates, G.E.; Flythe, M.D; Klotz, J.L.; Ji, H., Goodman, J.P.; McLean, K.J.; Myer, P.R. (2020). Rumen and serum metabolomes in response to endophyte-infected tall fescue seed and isoflavone supplementation in beef steers. Toxins 2020 12, 744; doi:10.3390/toxins12120744

Ji, H.; Wu, Y.; Fannin, F.; Bush, L. (2019). Determination of tobacco alkaloid enantiomers using reversed phase UPLC/MS/MS. Heliyon 5(5), e01719.

Melchior, E.; Mulliniks, J.; Smith, J.; Bates, G.; Schneider, L.; Mcfarlane, Z.; Flythe, M.; Klotz, J.; Goodman, J.; Ji, H.; Myer, P. (2018) Effects of red clover isoflavones on tall fescue seed fermentation and microbial populations in vitro. PLoS ONE

Harlow, B.; Goodman, J.; Lynn, B.; Flythe, M.; Ji, H.; Aiken, G. (2017). Ruminal tryptophan-utilizing bacteria degrade ergovaline from tall fescue seed extract. Journal of Animal Science 2017.95:980–988 doi:10.2527/jas2016.1128

Gillman, G.; Ji, H.; Martin, A.; Morton, M. (2017). 2016 Collaborative Study on Minor Alkaloids in Tobacco Products. CORESTA website

Gillman, G.; Ji, H.; Martin, A.; Morton, M. (2017). 2016 Collaborative Study on Nicotine in Tobacco Products. CORESTA website

Cai, B.; Ji, H.; Fannin, F.F. and Bush, L.P. (2016). Contribution of Nicotine and Nornicotine toward the Production of N’‑Nitrosonornicotine in Air-Cured Tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum). J. Nat. Prod. doI: 10.1021/acs.jnatprod.5b00678

Aiken, G.; Flythe, M.; Kagan, I.; Ji, H.; Bush, L.P. (2016). Mitigation of ergot vasoconstriction by clover isoflavones in goats (Capra hircus). Frontiers in Veterinary Science. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2016.00017.

Zheng, Q.; Zheng, Y.; Ji, H.; Burnie, W.; Perry, S. (2016). Gene regulation by the AGL15 transcription factor reveals hormone interactions in somatic embryogenesis.  Plant Physiology 172, pp. 2374-2387

Lu, J.; Zhang, L.; Lewis, R.S.; Bovet, L.; Goepfert, S.; Jack, A.M.; Crutchfield, J.D.; Ji, H.; Dewey, R.E. (2016). Expression of a constitutively active nitrate reductase variant in tobacco reduces tobacco-specific nitrosamine accumulation in cured leaves and cigarette smoke.  Plant Biotechnology Journal 14: 1500-1510 doi: 10.1111/pbi.12510

Bourguignon, M.; Nelson, J. A.; Carlisle, E.; Ji, H.; Dinkins, R. D.; Phillips, T. D.; McCulley, R. L. (2015). Ecophysiological responses of tall fescue genotypes to fungal endophyte infection, elevated temperature, and precipitation. Crop Science doi:10.2135/cropsci2015.01.0020

McCulley, R.L.; Bush, L P.; Carlisle, A.; Ji, H.; Nelson, J. (2014). Warming reduces tall fescue abundance but stimulates toxic alkaloid concentrations in transition zone pastures of the U.S.  Frontiers in Chemistry 2: 88. doi: 10.3389/fchem.2014.00088

Ji, H.; Fannin, F.F.; Klotz, J.; Bush, L.P. (2014). Tall fescue seed extraction and partial purification of ergot alkaloids. Frontiers in Chemistry 2: 110. doi: 10.3389/fchem.2014.00110