W3112: Reproductive Performance in Domestic Ruminants

(Multistate Research Project)

Status: Active

SAES-422 Reports

06/24/2017

  • S. Skenandore, A. Pineda, J.M. Bahr, A.E. Newell-Fugate, and F.C. Cardoso. (2017). Evaluation of a commercially available radioimmunoassay and enzyme immunoassay for the analysis of progesterone and estradiol and the comparison of two extraction efficiency methods. Domestic Animal Endocrinology. 60:61-66.
  • Acosta, D.A., M.I. Rivelli, C. Skenandore, Z. Zhou, D.H. Keisler, D. Luchini, M.N. Corrêa, and F.C. Cardoso. (2017). Effects of rumen-protected methionine and choline supplementation on steroidogenic potential of the first postpartum dominant follicle and expression of immune mediators in Holstein cows. Theriogenology. 96:1-9.
  • Rivelli, M.I., S.Y. Morrison, K.J. Haerr, S. Rodriguez-Zas, and F.C. Cardoso. (2017). Nutrition, reproduction, and young stock performance in dairy farms throughout Illinois: a Dairy Focus Team approach. The Professional Animal Scientist. In Press.
  • S. Skenandore, D.A. Velasco-Acosta, Z. Zhoua, M.I. Rivelli, M.N. Corrêa, D.N. Luchini, and F.C. Cardoso. (2017). Effects of rumen-protected methionine and choline supplementation on vaginal discharge and uterine cytology of Holstein cows. International Journal of Veterinary Science and Medicine. 5:1-7.
  • Kennedy, V. C., B. R. Mordhorst, J. J. Gaspers, M. L. Bauer, K. C. Swanson, C. O. Lemley, and K. A. Vonnahme. 2016. Supplementation of corn dried distiller’s grains plus solubles to gestating beef cows fed low-quality forage: II. Impacts on uterine blood flow, circulating estradiol-17β and progesterone and hepatic steroid metabolizing enzyme activity. Journal of Animal Science. 94:4619-4628.
  • Gilfeather, C. L. and C. O. Lemley. 2016. Effects of interferon-tau and steroids on cytochrome P450 activity in bovine endometrial epithelial cells. Reproduction in Domestic Animals. 51:415-420.
  • Prezotto, L. D., L. E. Camacho, C. O. Lemley, F. E. Keomanivong, J. S. Caton, K. A. Vonnahme, and K. C. Swanson. 2016. Nutrient restriction and realimentation in beef cows during early- and mid-gestation and maternal and fetal hepatic and small intestinal in vitro oxygen consumption. Animal. 10:829-837.
  • Brockus, K. E., C. G. Hart, B. O. Fleming, T. Smith, S. H. Ward, and C. O. Lemley. 2016. Effects of supplementing Holstein heifers with dietary melatonin during late gestation on growth and cardiovascular measurements of their offspring. Reproduction in Domestic Animals. 51:240-247.
  • Keomanivong, F. E., C. O. Lemley, L. E. Camacho, R. Yunusova, P. P. Borowicz, J. S. Caton, A. M. Meyer, K. A. Vonnahme, and K. C. Swanson. 2016. Influence of nutrient restriction and melatonin supplementation of pregnant ewes on maternal and fetal pancreatic digestive enzymes and insulin-containing clusters. Animal. 10:440-448.
  • Cline, G. F., A. M. Muth-Spurlock, B. E. Voelz, C. O. Lemley, and J. E. Larson. 2016. Evaluating blood perfusion of the corpus luteum in beef cows during fescue toxicosis. Journal of Animal Science. 94:90-95.
  • Brockus, K. E., C. G. Hart, C. L. Gilfeather, B. O. Fleming, and C. O. Lemley. 2016. Dietary melatonin alters uterine artery hemodynamics in pregnant Holstein heifers. Domestic Animal Endocrinology. 55:1-10.
  • Mordhorst, B.R., C.A. Zimprich, L.E. Camacho, M.L. Bauer, and K.A. Vonnahme. 2016. Supplementation during late gestation in beef cows consuming low quality forage decreases uterine blood flow without impacting mammary gland blood flow. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition. doi: 10.1111/jpn.12580.
  • Reynolds, L.P and K.A. Vonnahme. 2016. Triennial Reproduction Symposium. Developmental programming of fertility. Journal of Animal Science 94:2699-2704.
  • Kennedy, V.C., M.L. Bauer, K.C. Swanson, and K.A. Vonnahme. 2016. Supplementation of corn dried distiller’s grain plus solubles to gestating beef cows fed low-quality forage: I. Altered intake behavior, body condition, and reproduction. Journal of Animal Science. 94:240-247.
  • Keomanivong, F. E., L.E. Camacho, C.O. Lemley, E.A. Kuemper, R. Yunusova, P.P. Borowicz, J.D. Kirsch, A. Vonnahme, J.S. Caton, and K.C. Swanson. 2016. Effects of realimentation after nutrient restriction during mid- to late-gestation on pancreatic digestive enzymes, serum insulin and glucose levels, and insulin-containing cell cluster morphology. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition. doi: 10.1111/jpn.12480.
  • Prezotto, L.D., L. E. Camacho, C. O. Lemley, F. E. Doscher, J. S. Caton, K. A. Vonnahme, and K. C. Swanson. 2016. Nutrient restriction and realimentation in beef cows during early- and mid-gestation and maternal and fetal hepatic and small intestinal in vitro oxygen consumption. Animal. 10:829-837. doi:10.1017/S1751731115002645.
  • Khanthusaeng V, Thammasiri J, Bass CS, Navanukraw C, Redmer DA and Grazul-Bilska AT. Lipid droplets in cultured luteal cells in non-pregnant sheep fed different planes of nutrition. Acta Histochemica, 118:553-559, 2016.
  • Quinn KE, LP Reynolds, AT Grazul-Bilska, PP Borowicz, RL Ashley. Placental development during early pregnancy: effects of embryo origin on chemokine ligand twelve (CXCL12). Placenta 43: 77-80, 2016.
  • Bairagi S, KE Quinn, AR Crane, RL Ashley, PP Borowicz, JS Caton, RR Redden, AT Grazul-Bilska, LP Reynolds. Maternal Environment and Placental Vascularization in Small Ruminants. Theriogenology. 86:288-305, 2016.
  • Quinn, K.E., S.Z Prosser, K.K. Kane, and R.L. Ashley. 2017. Inhibition of chemokine (C-X-C motif) receptor four (CXCR4) at the fetal-maternal interface during early gestation in sheep: alterations in expression of chemokines, angiogenic factors and their receptors. J. Anim. Sci. 95(3):1144-1153. PMID: 28380526
  • Salazar, M.S., A. Lerma-Ortiz, G. M. Hooks, A. Alire, A. K. Ashley and R. L. Ashley. 2016. Progestin-mediated activation of MAPK and AKT in nuclear progesterone receptor negative breast epithelial cells: the role of membrane progesterone receptors. Gene. 591(1):6-13. PMCID: PMC4992424
  • Quinn, K.E., L.P. Reynolds, A.T. Grazul-Bilska, P.P. Borowicz, and R.L. Ashley. 2016. Placental development during early pregnancy: Effects of embryo origin on expression of chemokine ligand twelve (CXCL12). Placenta. 43. 77-80. PMID: 27324103
  • Hill, S.L., M. Grieger, K.C. Olson, J.R. Jaeger, C.T. Dahlen, M.R. Crosswhite, N.N. Pereira, S.R. Underdahl, B.W. Neville, J.K. Aholoa, M.C. Fisher, G.E. Seidel, and J.S. Stevenson. Gonadotropin-releasing hormone increased pregnancy risk in suckled beef cows not detected in estrus and subjected to a split-time artificial insemination program. J. Anim. Sci. 2016 Sep;94(9):3722-3728. doi: 10.2527/jas.2016-0582.
  • White, L., J. M. Bormann, K. C. Olson, J. R. Jaeger, S. Johnson, B. Downey, D.M. Grieger, J. W. Waggoner, D. W. Moser and R. L. Weaber. Phenotypic relationships between docility and reproduction in Angus heifers.  J. Anim. Sci. 2016 Feb;94(2):483-9. doi: 10.2527/jas.2015-9327.
  • Stevens J.R., Al Masud A., and Suyundikov A. (2017) “A comparison of multiple testing adjustment methods with block-correlation positively-dependent tests.” PLOS ONE 12(4): e0176124. http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0176124
  • Brown, L.D., M.A. Davis, S. Wai, S.R. Wesolowski, W.W. Hay Jr., S.W. Limesand, R.J. Rozance (2016). Chronically increased amino acids improve insulin secretion, pancreas vascularity, and islet size in growth restricted fetal sheep. Endocrinology 157(10):3788-3799.
  • Chen, X., A.C. Kelly, D.T. Yates, A.R. Macko, R.M. Lynch, and S.W. Limesand (2017) Islet adaptations in fetal sheep persist following chronic exposure to high norepinephrine. Journal of Endocrinology 232(2):285-295. Epub 2016 Nov 25.
  • Harris, S.E., M. De Blasio, M.A. Davis, A.C. Kelly, H.M. Davenport, P. Wooding, D. Blache, D. Meredith, M.J. Anderson, A.L. Fowden, S.W. Limesand, and A.J. Forhead (2017). Hypothyroidism in utero stimulates pancreatic beta cell proliferation and hyperinsulinaemia in the ovine fetus during late gestation. Journal of Physiology 595(1):3331-3343.
  • Benjamin, J., C. Culpepper, L.D. Brown, S.R. Wesolowski, S. Jonker, M.A. Davis, S.W. Limesand, R.B. Wilkening, W.W. Hay, Jr., and P.J. Rozance (2017). Chronic Anemic Hypoxemia Attenuates Glucose-Stimulated Insulin Secretion in Fetal Sheep. American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology 312(4):R492-R500.
  • Kelly, A.C., C.A. Bidwell, F.M. McCarthy, D.J. Taska, M.J. Anderson, L.E. Camacho, and S.W. Limesand (2017). RNA sequencing exposes novel adaptive and immune responses to intrauterine growth restriction in fetal sheep islets. Endocrinology. 158(4):743-755.
  • Limesand SW and PJ Rozance (2017). Fetal adaptations in insulin secretion result from high catecholamines during placental insufficiency. Journal of Physiology (in press) Feb 14. doi: 10.1113/JP273324. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Smith, KE, AC Kelly, CG Min, C Weber, FM McCarthy, LV Steyn, V Badarinarayana, P Strop, RM Lynch, SW Limesand, KK Papas (2017). Acute ischemia induced by high density culture increases cytokine expression and diminishes the function and viability of highly purified human islets of Langerhans. Transplantation (in press).
  • Camacho, LE, X Chen, WW Hay Jr, SW Limesand (2017). Enhanced insulin secretion and insulin sensitivity in young lambs with placental insufficiency-induced intrauterine growth restriction. American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology (in press).
  • Jensen, J.T., I.B. Addis, J.D. Hennebold, R.L. Bogan (2017). Ovarian lipid metabolism modulates circulating lipids in premenopausal women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab [Epub ahead of print January 6, 2017], DOI:10.1210/jc.2016-3456.
  • Rasmussen LM, Sen N, Liu X, Craig ZR. Effects of oral exposure to the phthalate substitute acetyl tributyl citrate on female reproduction in mice.  J Appl Toxicol 2017; 37:668-675.
  • Rasmussen LM, Sen N, Vera JC, Liu X, Craig ZR. Effects of in vitro exposure to dibutyl phthalate, mono-butyl phthalate, and acetyl tributyl citrate on ovarian antral follicle growth and viability.  Biol Reprod 2017; 96:1105-1107.
  • Gates, K.C. L.N. Goetzmann, J.D. Cantlon, K.M. Jeckel and R.V. Anthony. 2017. Effect of proline rich 15-deficiency on trophoblast viability and survival. PLoS One 2:e0174976
  • Odle, J. S.K. Jacobi, R.D. Boyd, D.E. Bauman, R.V. Anthony, F.W. Bazer, A.L. Lock, and A.C. Serazin. 2017. The Potential Impact of Animal Science Research on Global Maternal and Child Nutrition and Health: A Landscape Review. Adv. Nutri. 8:362–381.
  • Clark NC, Pru CA, Yee SP, Lydon JP, Peluso JJ, Pru JK. Conditional ablation of progesterone receptor membrane component 2 causes female premature reproductive senescence. Endocrinology 2017;158:640-651. PMID:28005395
  • Kelleher AM, Peng W, Pru JK, Pru CA, DeMayo FJ, Spencer TE. Forkead box a2 (FOXA2) is essential for uterine function and fertility. Proc Natl Acad Sci 2017;114:E1018-E1026. PMID:28049832
  • Clark NC, Pru CA, Pru JK. Novel regulators of hemodynamics in the pregnant Pro Mol Biol Transl Sci 2017;145:181-216. PMID:28110751
  • McCallum ML, Pru CA, Niikura Y, Yee SP, Lydon JP, Peluso JJ, Pru JK. Conditional ablation of progesterone receptor membrane component 1 results in subfertility in the female and development of endometrial cysts. Endocrinology 2016;157:3309-3319 PMID:27309940
  • Romereim, S, AS Cupp. Book Chapter- Invited:  Mesonephric Cell Migration Into the Gonads is a Process Crucial for Testis Development" in R.P. Piprek (ed.), Molecular Mechanisms of Cell Differentiation in Gonad Development, Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation 58, 2016 DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-31973-5_4.
  • Romereim SM, AF. Summers, WE. Pohlmeier, P Zhang, X Hou, HA Talbott, RA. Cushman, JR. Wood, JS Davis, AS. Cupp. Gene Expression Profiling of Bovine Ovarian Follicular and Luteal Cells Provides Insight into Cellular Identities and Functions. Epub ahead of print 2016 Dec 10; Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, Volume 439, 5 January 2017, Pages 379-394. DOI: 10.1016/j.dib.2016.11.093.
  • Romereim SM, Summers, WE. Pohlmeier, P Zhang, X Hou, HA Talbott, RA. Cushman, JR. Wood, JS Davis, AS. Cupp. Data In Brief: Transcriptomes of bovine ovarian follicular and luteal cells. Mol Cell Endocrinol. Epub ahead of Print Dec 15, 2016; http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2016.11.093.
  • McNeel, AK, ÉM. Soares, AL Patterson, JL Vallet, EC Wright, EL Larimore, OL  Amundson, JR  Miles, CC  Chase Jr., CA Lents, JR Wood, AS Cupp, GA Perry, Cushman.  Beef heifers with diminished numbers of antral follicles have decreased uterine protein secretion. Anim Reprod Sci. 2017 Jan 12. pii: S0378-4320(16)30618-2. doi: 10.1016/j.anireprosci.2017.01.004.
  • Talbott H, Hou X, Qiu F, Zhang P, Guda C, Yu F, Cushman RA, Wood JR, Wang C, Cupp AS, Davis JS. Early transcriptome responses of the bovine midcycle corpus luteum to prostaglandin F2α includes cytokine signaling. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2017 May 23. pii: S0303-7207(17)30287-3. doi: 10.1016/j.mce.2017.05.018. [Epub ahead of print].
  • Govoni, K., Reed, S. A., (2017). How Mom’s diet affects offspring growth and health through modified stem cell function. Animal Frontiers. In Press.
  • Pillai, S. M., Jones, A. K., Hoffman, M. L., McFadden, K. K., Reed, S. A., Zinn, S., Govoni, K. (2017). Fetal and organ development at gestational days 45, 90, 135 and at birth of lambs exposed to under- or over-nutrition during gestation. Translational Animal Science, 1, 16-25.
  • Hoffman, M. L., Reed, S. A., Pillai, S. M., Jones, A. K., McFadden, K. K., Zinn, S., Govoni, K. (2017). The effects of poor maternal nutrition during gestation on offspring postnatal growth and metabolism. Journal of Animal Science, 94, 3093-3099.
  • Jones, A. K., Gately, R. E., McFadden, K. K., Hoffman, M. L., Pillai, S. M., Zinn, S., Govoni, K., Reed, S. A. (2017). Ultrasound during mid-gestation: Agreement with physical foetal and placental measurements and use in predicting gestational age in sheep. Reproduction in domestic animals Mar 23. doi: 10.1111/rda.12961.
  • Pillai, S. M., Sereda, N. H., Hoffman, M. L., Valley, E. V., Crenshaw, T. D., Park, Y.-K., Lee, J.-Y., Zinn, S., Govoni, K. (2016). Effects of Poor Maternal Nutrition during Gestation on Bone Development and Mesenchymal Stem Cell Activity in Offspring. PloS one, 11(12), e0168382.
  • Hoffman, M. L., Peck, K. N., Wegrzyn, J., Reed, S. A., Zinn, S., Govoni, K. (2016). Poor maternal nutrition during gestation alters the expression of genes involved in muscle development and metabolism in lambs. Journal of animal science, 94(7), 3093-9.
  • Liu, W.-S., Zhao, Y.Q., Lu, C., Ning, G., Ma, Y., Diaz, F., O'Connor, M. (2017) A novel testis-specific protein, PRAMEY, is involved in spermatogenesis in cattle. Reproduction 153, 847–863.
  • Maalouf, S.W., Liu, W.-S., Pate, J.L. (2016) MicroRNA in ovarian function. Cell Tissue Res 363, 7–18.
  • Demirkhanyan, L. V. Krishnan, S. Asuthkar, B. Alexander, Z. Hussain, P. Baskaran, Y. Nersesyan, E. Pavlov, B.Thyagarajan, and Zakharian. 2017. TRPM8 regulates mammalian dimorphic sexual behaviors. Nature Comm. In review.
  • Ferraz Junior, M.V., Pires, A.V., Biehl, M.V., Santos, M.H., Barroso, J.P., Goncalves, J.R., Sartori, R., Day, M.L., 2016a. Comparison of two timed artificial insemination system schemes to synchronize estrus and ovulation in Nellore cattle. Theriogenology 86, 1939-1943.
  • Ferraz Junior, M.V., Pires, A.V., Biehl, M.V., Santos, M.H., Polizel, D.M., Nepomuceno, D.D., Sartori, R., Barreto Filho, J.B., Goncalves, J.R., Day, M.L., 2016b. Luteolysis in Bos indicus cows on Days 5 and 7 of estrous cycle with varying doses of PGF2alpha. Theriogenology 86, 1268-1274.
  • Ghnenis, A. B., J. F. Odhiambo, J. McCormick, P. W. Nathanielsz, and S. P. Ford. 2017. Maternal Obesity in the ewe increases cardiac ventricular expression of glucocorticoid receptors, pro-inflammatory cytokines and fibrosis in Adult Male Offspring. Plos ONE. In review.
  • Harstine, B.R., Cruppe, L.H., Abreu, F.M., Utt, M.D., Cipriano, R.S., Lemes, A., Premanandan, C., DeJarnette, J.M., Day, M.L., 2017. Impact of a timed-release follicle-stimulating hormone treatment from one to three months of age on endocrine and testicular development of prepubertal bulls. Journal of Animal Science 95, 1669-1679.
  • Kramer, A.C., A.J. Mirto, K.J. Austin, B.M. Alexander. 2017. Tyrosine Hydroxylase in the Ventral Tegmental Area of Rams with High or Low Libido—a role for Dopamine. Animal Reproduction Science. In review.
  • Nurmamat, T., J. F. Odhiambo, D. R. Shasa, A. M. Smith, P. W. Nathanielsz, S. P. Ford. 2017. Maternal obesity programs reduced pituitary leptin signaling and altered GH/IGF1 axis function leading to increased adiposity in adult sheep offspring. Plos ONE. In review.
  • Yang, S., Gerow, K.G., Huber, H.F., Considine, M.M., Li, C., Mattern, V., Comuzzie, A.G., Ford, S.P., Nathanielsz, P.W., 2017. A decline in female baboon hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis activity anticipates aging. Aging (Albany NY) 9, 1375-1385.
  • Brenner-Garza, E., A. M. Sifuentes-Rincon, R. D. Randel, F. A. Paredes-Sanchez, G. M. Parra-Bramonte, W. Arellano-Vera, F. A. Rodriguez-Alameda and A. Segura-Cabrera.   Association of SNP’s in dopamine and serotonin pathway genes and their interacting genes with temperament traits in Charolais cows. Journal of Applied Genetics.  doi:10.1007/S3353-016-383-0.
  • Gart, E.V., J.S. Sachodolski, T.H. Welsh, Jr., R.C. Alaniz, R.D. Randel and S.D. Lawhon. Salmonella typhimurim and multidirection communication in the gut.  Frontiers in Microbiology. Vol. 7 Article 1827. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2016.01827
  • Littlejohn, B.P., M.C. Roberts, M.N. Bedenbaugh, A.W. Lewis, D.A. Neuendorff, D.G. Riley, J.A. Carroll, R.C. Vann, M. Amstalden, R.D. Randel and T.H. Welsh, Jr.   Evaluation of the influence of prenatal transportation stress on GnRH- stimulated luteinizing hormone and testosterone secretion in sexually mature Brahman bulls.  J. Anim. Sci. 95:1-10. doi:10.2527/jas2016.0445
  • LaPorte, M.E., Y.S. Weems, A. Arreguin-Arevalo, T.M. Nett, N. Tsutahava, T. Sy, J. Haberman, M. Chon, R.D. Randel and C.W. Weems.   Effects of LPA2R, LPA3R, or EP4R agonists on luteal or endometrial function in vivo or in vitro and sirtuin or EP1R, EP2R, EP3R or EP4R agonists on endometrial secretin of PGE and PGF2 in vitro. Theriogenology 95:8-17.
  • Dickinson,S.E., W. Geary, J.M. Monnig, K.G. Pohler, J.A. Green, M.F. Smith 2016.  Effect of preovulatory follicle maturity on pregnancy establishment in cattle: the role of oocyte competence and the maternal environment.  Animal Reproduction 13:209-216.
  • Bishop, B.E., J.M. Thomas, J.M. Abel, S.E Poock, M.R. Ellersieck, M.F. Smith, and D.J. Patterson.   Split-time artificial insemination in beef cattle: I–sing estrous response to determine the optimal time(s) at which to administer GnRH in beef heifers and postpartum cows DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.theriogenology.2016.03.043
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  • Bishop, B.E., J.M. Thomas, J.M. Abel, S.E Poock, M.R. Ellersieck, M.F. Smith, and D.J. Patterson. Split-time artificial insemination in beef cattle: II. Comparing pregnancy rates among nonestrous heifers based on administration of GnRH at AI DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.theriogenology.2016.08.029
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  • Abel, J.M, B.E. Bishop, J.M. Thomas, M.R. Ellersieck, S.E. Poock, M.F. Smith, and D.J. Patterson 2016. Comparing strategies to synchronize estrus before fixed-time artificial insemination in primiparous 2-year-old beef cows.  DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.theriogenology.2016.09.010
  • Therio 87: 306–315
  • Thomas, J.M., E. Bishop, J. M. Abel, M. R. Ellersieck, M. F. Smith, and D. J. Patterson 2016.  The 9-day CIDR-PG protocol: Incorporation of PGF2α pretreatment into a long-term progestin-based estrus synchronization protocol for postpartum beef cows. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.theriogenology.2016.01.010Therio. 85: 1555–1561
  • Young, C.D., Schrick, F.N., Pohler, K.G., Saxton, A.M., Di Croce, F.A., Roper, D.A., Wilkerson, J.B. and Edwards, J.L., 2017. A reproductive tract scoring system to manage fertility in lactating dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science.
  • Reese, S.T., Pereira, M.C., Vasconcelos, J.L.M., Smith, M.F., Green, J.A., Geary, T.W., Peres, R.F.G., Perry, G.A. and Pohler, K.G., 2016. Markers of pregnancy: how early can we detect pregnancies in cattle using pregnancy-associated glycoproteins (PAGs) and microRNAs?. Animal Reproduction, 13(3), pp.200-208.

06/04/2018

Connecticut

Manuscripts:

  • Hoffman ML, Reed SA, Pillai SM, Jones AK, McFadden KK, Zinn SA, Govoni KE. PHYSIOLOGY AND ENDOCRINOLOGY SYMPOSIUM: The effects of poor maternal nutrition during gestation on offspring postnatal growth and metabolism. J Anim Sci. 2017 May;95(5):2222-2232. doi: 10.2527/jas.2016.1229.
  • Jones AK, Hoffman ML, Pillai SM, McFadden KK, Govoni KE, Zinn SA, Reed SA. Gestational restricted- and over-feeding promote maternal and offspring inflammatory responses that are distinct and dependent on diet in sheep. Biol Reprod. 2018 Feb 1;98(2):184-196. doi: 10.1093/biolre/iox174.

Published Abstracts:

  • D. E. Martin, A.K. Jones, S. M. Pillai, M. L. Hoffman, K. K. McFadden, K. E. Govoni, S. A. Zinn, and S. A. Reed. 2017. Effects of poor maternal nutrition and gender on satellite cell metabolism in lambs. J. Anim. Sci. Vol 95, Suppl 4.
  • M. C. Wynn, A. K. Jones, M. L. Hoffman, S. M. Pillai, K. K. McFadden, S. A. Reed, S. A. Zinn, and K. E. Govoni. 2017. The effects of poor maternal nutrition during gestation on the number of Pax7-positive myogenic progenitor cells. J. Anim. Sci. Vol 95, Suppl 4.
  • A. K. Jones, S. M. Pillai, M. L. Hoffman, K. K. McFadden, K. E. Govoni, S. A. Zinn, S. A. Reed. 2017. Maternal restricted and overfeeding during gestation alters offspring gene expression of inflammatory markers in the liver at day 135 of gestation and at birth. J. Anim. Sci. Vol 95, Suppl 4.

Thesis and Dissertations:

  • Thesis: “The Effects of Maternal Diet and Energy Demands on Offspring Development, Growth, and Health”, Mary Wynn, May 2018.

 

Utah

Publications related to this project:

  • Bishop M.O., Stevens J.R., and Isom S.C. (2017) “Statistical methods for assessing individual oocyte viability through gene expression profiles.” Proceedings of Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture.
  • Pillai S.M., Hoffman M.L., Jones A.K., McFadden K.K., Stevens J.R., Zinn S.A., Reed S.A., and Govoni K.E. (2017) Poor maternal nutrition during gestation alters muscle gene expression in fetal offspring. Journal of Animal Science 95(suppl4):150-150. (Published poster abstract from American Society of Animal Science annual meeting.
  • Saunders G., Fu G., and Stevens J.R. (2017) A Bivariate Hypothesis Testing Approach for Mapping the Trait-Influential Gene. Scientific Reports 7: 12798.

 

    • Presentations related to this project:
  • Stevens J.R. The Academic Applied Statistician -- Transitioning Domain-Specific Data into Statistics Research. Joint Statistical Meetings, Baltimore MD, July 31, 2017.

 

  • Other References List:
  • Kwon S., Jeong S., Jeong Y.S., Park J.S., Cui X.S., Kim N.H., and Kang Y.K. (2015) “Assessment of difference in gene expression profile between embryos of different derivations.” Cellular Reprogramming 17(1):49-58.
  • Stevens J.R. and Isom S.C. (2012) Gene Set Testing to Characterize Multivariately Differentially Expressed Genes. Proceedings of Conference on Applied Statistics in Agriculture 2012, pp. 125-137.
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Montana

– Animal Science Department Bozeman

Abstracts:

  • Lambert, M. R., White, J., Copie, V., Butler, C., Garrott, R., Berardinelli, J. (2017). Using nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) metabolic profiling to distinguish herds of bighorn (Ovis canadensis) sheep (5th ed., vol. 23, pp. 1). Bozeman, MT: Intermountain Journal of Sciences (IJS)
  • Page, C. M., I. McGregor, M. L. Van Emon, T. W. Murphy, C. K. Larson, J. G. Berardinelli, W. C. Stewart. 2017. Effects of zinc source and dietary concentration on zinc status, growth performance, and wool characteristics in developing rams. Presented at the 89th Annual Meeting of the West. Sec. Amer. Soc. Anim. Sci., Fargo, ND. No. 017.

Proceedings:

  • Page, C. M., I. McGregor, M. L. Van Emon, T. W. Murphy, C. K. Larson, J. G. Berardinelli, and W. C. Stewart. 2017. Effects of zinc source and dietary concentration on zinc status, growth performance, and wool characteristics in developing rams. Proc. West. Sec. Amer. Soc. Anim. Sci. 68:136-140.

Experiment Station Bulletins:

  • Page, C. M., I. McGregor, M. L. Van Emon, T. W. Murphy, C. K. Larson, J. G. Berardinelli, W. C. Stewart. 2017. Effects of zinc source and dietary concentration on zinc status, growth performance, and wool characteristics in developing rams. College of Agriculture and Extension Research Report. 3:27-32.

Theses/Dissertations

  • M. Rashelle Herrygers 2017. A metabolomics approach for the study of long-term progesterone in domestic sheep and physiological processes in domestic and bighorn sheep. M.S. Thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman, MT.
  • Chad Page. 2017. Serum mineral concentrations in weaned Montana ram lambs and effects of dietary zinc source and concentration on developing Targhee rams. M.S. Thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman, MT.Research Centers Department – Northern Ag Research Center
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Peer-reviewed Publications:

    • Prezotto LD; Thorson JF; Borowicz P; Dorsan ST; Peine JL; Lents CA; Caton JS; Swanson KC. Effects of maternal nutrition and arginine supplementation on postnatal liver and jejunal oxygen consumption and hypothalamic neuropeptide content in ovine offspring. Domestic Animal Endocrinology; Accepted.
  • Thorson JF; Prezotto LD; Adams H; Petersen SL; Clapper JA; Wright EC; Oliver WT; Freking BA; Foote A; Berry E; Nonneman D; Lents CA. Energy balance affects pulsatile secretion of luteinizing hormone from the adenohypophesis and expression of neurokinin B in the hypothalamus of ovariectomized gilts. Biology of Reproduction 2018; Accepted.
  • Prezotto LD; Islas A; Gilbery T; Bauer M; Swanson KC. Influence of limit-feeding and time of day of feed availability to growing calves on growth performance and feeding behavior in cold weather. Journal of Animal Science 2017; 95(11):5137-5144.
  • Thorson JF; Heidorn NL; Ryu V; Czaja K; Hausman GJ; Barb RC; Azain MJ; Prezotto LD; McCosh RB; Wright EC; White BR; Freking BA; Oliver WT; Tsutsui K; Hileman SM; Lents CA. Relationship of neuropeptide FF receptors with pubertal maturation of gilts. Biology of Reproduction 2017; 96(3):617-634.
  • Gionbelli TRS; Veloso CM; Rotta PP; Filho SCV; Carvalho BC; Marcondes MI; Guimaraes SEF; Cunha CS; Novaies MAS; Prezotto LD; Duarte MS; Gionbelli MP. Foetal development of skeletal muscle in bovines as a function of maternal nutrition, foetal sex and gestational age. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition 2017; doi:10.1111/jpn.12786.
  • Korthanke CM; Thorson JF; Prezotto LD; Welsh Jr. TH; Cardoso RC; Williams GL. Secretion of gonadotropins in response to a novel kiss-1 receptor agonist, RF9 in the mare: Modulation by estradiol-17β and half-life of RF9 in the peripheral circulation. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science 2017; 57:100-106.
  • Wijesena HR; Lents CA; Riethoven JJ; Trenhaile-Grannemann MD; Thorson JF; Keel BN; Miller PS; Spangler ML; Kachman SD; Ciobanu DC. Using genomic approaches to uncover sources of variation in age at puberty and reproductive longevity in sows. Journal of Animal Science 2017; 95(9):4196-4205.
  • Lents CA; Thorson JF; Desaulniers AT; White BR. RFamide-related peptide 3 and gonadotropin-releasing hormone-II are autocrine-paracrine regulators of testicular function in the boar. Molecular Reproduction and Development 2017; 84(9):994-1003.

 

Abstracts:

  • Lents CA; Thorson JF; Adams H; Petersen SL; Prezotto LD; Berry E; Nonneman DJ. Nutritional regulation of LH secretion in gilts: Hypothalamic expression of kisspeptin and neurokinin B. Journal of Animal Science; submitted.

 

  • Prezotto LD; Thorson JF; Redmer D; Grazul-Bilska A. Nutritionally-Induced Plasticity of the Blood-Brain Barrier in Adult Ewes. Endocrine Reviews Supplement; 2017.
  • Prezotto LD; Thorson JF; Boss D. Changes in temporal concentrations of fibroblast growth factor 21 (FGF21) in beef heifers. Journal of Animal Science 2017; 68:274-277.
  • Wijesena HR; Lents CA; Keel BN; Thorson JF; Sullivan GA; Kachman SD; Ciobanu DC. Variation in gene expression in the hypothalamic arcuate nucleus of gilts with differences in pubertal status and subjected to dietary energy restriction. Plant and Animal Genome Conference 2017; P1168.
  • Wijesena HR; Lents CA; Trenhaile-Grannemann MD; Riethoven JJ; Keel BN; Thorson JF; Miller PS; Johnson RK; Spangler ML; Kachman SD; Ciobanu DC. The roles of age at puberty and energy restriction in sow reproductive longevity: a genomic perspective. Journal of Animal Science 2017; 95(5):12.

Extension Report:

  • Pizol JV; Dennis RR; Thorson JF; Prezotto LD. Distribution and clearance of chopped net wrap in the digestive tract of beef cattle. College of Agriculture and Extension Research Report 2017; 3:33-5.
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USDA ARS Miles City

Journal Articles:

  • Geary, T. W., G. W. Burns, J. Moraes, J. I. Moss, A. C. Denicol, K. B. Dobbs, M. S. Ortega, P. J. Hansen, M. E. Wehrman, H. Neibergs, E. O’Neil, S. Behura, and T. E. Spencer. 2016. Identification of Beef Heifers with Superior Uterine Capacity for Pregnancy. Biol. Reprod. 95(2):47, 1–12.
  • Dickinson, S. E., T. W. Geary, J. M. Monnig, K. G. Pohler, J. A. Green, and M. F. Smith. 2016. Follicle size, endocrine profiles, and pregnancy establishment in beef cows. Anim. Reprod. 13(3):209-216.
  • Reese, S. T., M. C. Pereira, J. L. M. Vasconcelos, M. F. Smith, J. A. Green, T. W. Geary, R. F. G Peres, G. A. Perry, and K. G. Pohler. 2016. Markers of pregnancy: How early can we detect pregnancies in cattle using pregnancy-associated glycoproteins (PAGs) and microRNAs? Anim. Reprod. 13(3):200-208.
  • Waterman, R. C., T. W. Geary, M. K. Petersen, and M. D. MacNeil. 2017. Effects of reduced in utero and post weaning nutrition on milk yield and composition in primiparous beef cows. Animal 11(1):84-90 Doi:10.1017/S1751731116001257.
  • Pohler, K. G., J. A. Green, L. A. Moley, S. Gunewardena, W. T. Hung, X. Hong, L. K. Christenson, T. W. Geary and M.F. Smith. 2017. Circulating microRNA as candidates for early embryonic viability in cattle. Mol. Reprod. Dev. 84:731–743.
  • Roberts, A. J., A. Gomes da Silva, A. F. Summers, T. W. Geary, and R. N. Funston. 2017. Developmental and reproductive characteristics of beef heifers classified by pubertal status at time of first breeding. J. Anim. Sci. 95:5629-5636.
  • Jones, C. J. P., W. J. Silvia, C. H. Hamilton, T. W. Geary, A. L. Zezeski, and F. B. P. Wooding. 2017. Glycosylation and immunocytochemistry of binucleate cells in pronghorn (Antilocapra Americana, Antilocapridae) show features of both Giraffidae and Bovidae. Placenta 57:216-222.
  • Toghiani, S., E. Hay, P. Summreddee, T. W. Geary, R. Rekaya, and A. Roberts. 2017. Genomic prediction of continuous and binary fertility traits of females in a composite beef cattle breed. J. Anim. Sci. 95:4787-4795.
  • Neupane, M., T. W. Geary, J. N. Kiser, G. W. Burns, P. J. Hansen, T. E. Spencer, and H. L. Neibergs. 2017. Loci and pathways associated with uterine capacity for pregnancy and fertility in beef cattle. PLOS One.
  • Moraes, J. G. N., S. K. Behura, T. W. Geary, P. J. Hansen, H. L. Neibergs, and T. E. Spencer. 2017. Uterine influences on conceptus development in fertility-classified animals. Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci.
  • Abstracts:
  • Moraes, J. G. N., T. W. Geary, P. J. Hansen, H. L. Neibergs, S. Behura, J. V. Bishop, T. R. Hansen, and T. E. Spencer. 2017. Conceptus Elongation in Beef Heifers with Superior Uterine Capacity for Pregnancy. Biol. Reprod. 99(Suppl. 1) SSR 2017
  • Perry, G. A. T. W. Geary, J. A. Walker, J. J. J. Rich, E. J. Northrop, S. D. Perkins, C. L. Mogck, M. L. Van Emon, A. L. Zezeski, and R. F. Daly. 2017. Influence of Vaccination with a Combined Chemically Altered/Inactivated BHV-1/BVD Vaccine or a Modified Live Vaccine on Reproductive Performance in Beef Cows and heifers. ASAS 2017
  • Monnig, J. M. J. A. Green, K. G. Pohler T. W. Geary, and M. F. Smith. 2017. Effect of ovulatory follicle size before the preovulatory gonadotropin surge on the follicular wall transcriptome in beef cows. Biol. Reprod. 99(Suppl. 1): SSR 2017.
  • Jones, C. J. P., W. J. Silvia, C. H. Hamilton, T. W. Geary, A. L. Zezeski, and F. B. P. Wooding. 2017. The placenta of the pronghorn (Antilocapra americana) shows features of both Giraffidae and Bovidae in the glycosylation and immunocytochemistry of its binucleate cells. IFPA
  • Moraes, J. G. N., T. W. Geary, P. J. Hansen, H. L. Neibergs, S. Behura, T. R. Spencer, and T. E. Spencer. 2017 Conceptus elongation in beef heifers with superior uterine capacity for pregnancy. SBTE
  • Douglas, R. T., E. E. Beck, J. J. J. Rich, E. J. Northrop, S. D. Perkins, T. W. Geary, J. A. Walker, and G. A. Perry. 2018. Effects of pre- and post-insemination maternal plane of nutrition on estrus and embryo development. Midwest Section ASAS.
  • Beck, E. E., R. T. Douglas, J. J. J. Rich, E. J. Northrop, S. D. Perkins, T. W. Geary, G. A. Perry, and J. A. Walker. 2018. Effects of pre- and post-insemination maternal plane of nutrition on peripheral and uterine luminal fluid metabolites. Midwest Section ASAS
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Refereed Manuscripts:

  • Hall, J. B., R. K. Kasimanickam, J. B. Glaze Jr., and M. C .Roberts-Lew. 2017. Impact of delayed insemination on pregnancy rates to gender selected semen in a fixed-time AI system. Theriogenology 102:154-161.
  • Thomas,J. M., J. W. C .Locke, R. Vishwanath, J. B .Hall, M. R. Ellersieck, M. F. Smith, and D. J. Patterson. 2017. Effective use of SexedULTRA™ sex-sorted semen for timed artificial insemination of beef heifers. Theriogenology 98: 88-93
  • Dawson L., R. Kasimanickam, V. Kasimanickam, and J. B. Hall. 2017. Fertility of Angus cross beef heifers after GnRH treatment on day 23 and timing of insemination in 14-day CIDR protocol. Repro. Domestic Anim. 52:122-129.

 

Abstracts:

    • M. M. Woods, M. J. Ellison, J. M. Thomas, and J. B. Hall. 2017. Effect of feed efficiency and sexed semen on pregnancy rate and early embryonic mortality in beef heifers. Proc. West. Sec. Am. Soc. Anim. Sci. 68:316.

 

Arizona

Peer-Reviewed Research Articles:

  • Camacho, L.E., X. Chen, W.W. Hay Jr, S.W. Limesand (2017). Enhanced insulin secretion and insulin sensitivity in young lambs with placental insufficiency-induced intrauterine growth restriction. American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology 313(2):R101-R109.
  • Boehmer, B.H., S. W. Limesand, P.J. Rozance (2017). The impact of IUGR on pancreatic islet development and β-cell function. Journal of Endocrinology 235(2):R63-R76.
  • Kelly, A.C., L.E. Camacho, K. Pendarvis, H.M. Davenport, N.R. Steffens, K.E. Smith, C.S. Weber, R.M. Lynch, S.W. Limesand (2018). Adrenergic receptor stimulation suppresses oxidative metabolism in isolated rat islets and Min6 cells. Molecular Cellular Endocrinology (in press).
  • Jensen JT, Addis IB, Hennebold JD, Bogan RL (2017). Ovarian Lipid Metabolism Modulates Circulating Lipids in Premenopausal Women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 102(9):3138-3145.
  • Xu Y, Hutchison SM, Hernández-Ledezma JJ, Bogan RL (2018). Increased 27-hydroxycholesterol production during luteolysis may mediate the progressive decline in progesterone secretion. Mol Hum Reprod. 24(1):2-13.
  • Xu Y, Hernández-Ledezma JJ, Hutchison SM, Bogan RL (2018). The liver X receptors and sterol regulatory element binding proteins alter progesterone secretion and are regulated by human chorionic gonadotropin in human luteinized granulosa cells. Mol Cell Endocrinol. [Epub ahead of print] DOI: 10.1016/j.mce.2018.01.011.
  • Abstract Proceedings:
  • Kelly A.C., Davis M.A., Camacho L.E., Davenport H.M., Steffens N.R., Limesand S.W. (2018) Loss of Uncoupling Protein 2 Explains Hyper-Insulin Secretion Following Persistent Adrenergic Receptor Signaling in Fetal Sheep Islets. Society for Reproductive Investigation 65th Annual Scientific Meeting. Abstract O-061.
  • Pendleton, A.L. R.M. Smith, L.E. Camacho, M.J. Anderson, R.E. Allen, S.W. Limesand. (2018) Enhanced Skeletal Muscle Satellite Cell Differentiation and Altered TGFβ Signaling in Lambs with Intrauterine Growth Restriction. Reproductive Investigation 65th Annual Scientific Meeting. Abstract.
  • Davis, M.A. L.E. Camacho, M.J. Anderson, N.R. Steffens, A.C. Kelly, S.W. Limesand. (2018). Oxygen and Glucose Chronically Elevated Norepinephrine Concentrations Impair Glucose Uptake in Sheep Fetuses. Society for Reproductive Investigation, 65th Annual Meeting. Abstract S-063.
  • Camacho LE, Davis MA, Steffens NR, Kelly AC, Limesand SW. 2018. Oxygen and Glucose Correction Improves Insulin Secretion in Sheep Fetuses with Placental Insufficiency. Society for Reproductive Investigation, 65th Annual Meeting. Abstract S-082.
  • Camacho, L.E., M.A. Davis, N.R. Steffens, A.C. Kelly, M.J. Anderson, S.W. Limesand. (2018). Oxygen and Glucose Correction Reestablished Insulin-Stimulated Glucose Utilization Rates in Sheep Fetuses with Placental Insufficiency. Society for Reproductive Investigation, 65th Annual Meeting. Abstract T-081.
  • Camacho, L.E., M.A. Davis, N.R. Steffens, S.W. Limesand. (2018) Oxygen and Glucose Correction Improves Insulin Secretion in Sheep Fetuses with Placental Insufficiency. Reproductive Investigation 65th Annual Scientific Meeting. Abstract S-082.
  • Rasmussen LM and Craig ZR. “Effects of in vivo exposure to di-n-butyl phthalate on ovulation, fertilization, and embryo development in the mature superovulated mouse”. Annual Meeting of the Society of Toxicology. San Antonio, TX. March 11-15, 2018.
  • Rasmussen LM and Craig ZR. “Effects of in vivo exposure to di-n-butyl phthalate on ovulation, antral follicle counts, and serum progesterone in the mature superovulated mouse”. Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction. New Orleans, LA. July 10-13, 2018.
  • Jauregui EJ, Liu X, Beltran-Gastelum J, Craig ZR. “Exposure to Di-n-butyl Phthalate Alters IGF1 Expression and Causes Ovarian Toxicity in the Adult Mouse”. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction. New Orleans, LA. July 10-13, 2018.
  • Nunez FM, Liu X, Craig ZR. “Environmentally-relevant exposure to dibutyl phthalate (DBP) results in decreased expression of Brca1 in the adult mouse ovary”. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction. New Orleans, LA. July 10-13, 2018.

Thesis and Dissertations:

  • Xu, Yafei. Enhanced Liver X Receptor and Decreased Sterol Regulatory Element Binding Transcription Factor 2 Activities May Control Luteolysis of the Human Corpus Luteum. MS Thesis University of Arizona, August 2017.
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Illinois

Full-Length Articles:

  • Rivelli, M.I., S.Y. Morrison, K.J. Haerr, S. Rodriguez-Zas, and F.C. Cardoso. (2017). Nutrition, reproduction, and young stock performance in dairy farms throughout Illinois: a Dairy Focus Team approach. The Professional Animal Scientist. 33:409-419.
  • Luchini, and F.C. Cardoso. (2017). Effects of rumen-protected methionine and choline supplementation on vaginal discharge and uterine cytology of Holstein cows. International Journal of Veterinary Science and Medicine. 5:1-7.
  • Batistel, F., J.M. Arroyo, A. Bellingeri, L. Wang, B. Saremi, C. Parys, E. Trevisi, F.C. Cardoso, and J.J. Loor. (2017). Ethyl-cellulose rumen-protected methionine enhances performance during the periparturient period and early lactation in Holstein cows. Journal of Dairy Science. 100:7455-7467.
  • Batistel, F., A. S. M. Alharthi, L. Wang, C. Parys, Y. Pan, F.C. Cardoso, and J.J. Loor. (2017). Placentome nutrient transporters and mTOR signaling proteins are altered by methionine supply during late-gestation in dairy cows and are associated with newborn birth weight. The Journal of Nutrition. 147:1640-1647.
  • C.S. Skenandore and F.C. Cardoso. (2017). The effect of tail paint formulation and heifer behavior on estrus detection. International Journal of Veterinary Science and Medicine. 5:113-120.
  • Acosta, D.A., A. Schneider, C.B. Jacometo, J.A. Rincon, F.C. Cardoso, and M.N. Corrêa. (2017). Effect of somatotropin injection in late pregnant Holstein heifers on metabolic parameters and steroidogenic potential of the first postpartum dominant follicle. Theriogenology. 104:164-172.
  • Batistel, F., J.M. Arroyo, C. Matamoros, E. Trevisi, C. Parys, M. Ballou, F.C. Cardoso, and J.J. Loor. (2018). Ethyl-cellulose rumen-protected methionine alleviates inflammation and oxidative stress and improves neutrophil function during the periparturient period and early lactation in Holstein dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science. 101:480-490.
  • Stella, S. L., D. A. Acosta, C. Skenandore, Z. Zhou, A. Steelman, D. Luchini, and F.C. Cardoso. (2018). Improved uterine immune mediators in Holstein cows supplemented with rumen-protected methionine and discovery of neutrophil extracellular traps (NET). Theriogenology. 114:116-125.

 

Non-refereed publications:

  • Cardoso, F. C. 2017. “10 Steps for a successful transition period, part 1” Progressive Dairyman, Jerome – ID. p 54-55, February 25.
  • Cardoso, F. C. 2017. “10 Steps for a successful transition period, part 2” Progressive Dairyman, Jerome – ID. p 48-49, May 25.Nebraska
  • Publications:
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Manuscripts Submitted:

  • Sargent, K, V Brauer, WE Pohlmeier, AS Cupp. Reduced activity of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A angiogenic isoforms through Neuropilin-1 loss in Sertoli cells affects genes regulating stem cell homeostasis. (Submitted to Endocrinology).
  • Sargent, KM, N Lu, WE Pohlmeier, ML Bremer, AF Summers and AS Cupp. Transient treatment of vascular endothelial growth factor A (VEGFA) isoforms in vivo affects perinatal testis composition and mRNA abundance of genes that regulate undifferentiated spermatogonia. Submitted to PLOS One
  • Spuri Gomes, R, SC Tenley, MA. Abedal-Majed, SE Kurz, J Bergman, DE. Hostetler, S Hileman, MN Bedenbaugh, RM. McFee, AF Summers, RA. Cushman, JR. Wood, A S. Cupp. Cows with Follicular Fluid Androgen Excess Exhibit Anovulation and Have Altered Circulating Sex Hormone Binding Globulin, and Metabolism. (Revising).

 

Peer Reviewed Symposium or Proceedings/websites:

Abstracts Presented:

  • Ziegler, R. L., K. J. Austin, J. E. Blake , J. E. Rowell, A. S. Cupp, M. P. Shipka, B. M. Alexander. 2018. Depo-Provera Increases Neural activity in the Central Amygdala of Reindeer Bulls. WSASAS. Bend, OR and Rocky Mountain Reproduction Sciences Symposium, Fort Collins, CO.
  • Nafziger, S, MA Abedal-Majed, S. Tenley, A Summers, M Hart, G. Harsh, J Bergman, S. Kurz, JR Wood, RA Cushman, AS Cupp. Endocrine profiles during attainment of puberty may predict reproductive longevity in heifers. October 2017 Gil Greenwald Reproductive Symposium UKMC, Poster and Flash talk.
  • Abedal-Majed, MA, ML Hart, V Largen, MPS Magamage, SG. Kurz, KM. Sargent, J Bergman, RM McFee, RA Cushman, JS Davis, JR Wood and AS Cupp Ovarian Cortex from High A4 cows secretes excess A4, and exhibits increased oxidative Stress, and arrested follicle development which can be partially rescued by Angiogenic VEGFA isoforms. October 2017 Gil Greenwald Reproductive Symposium UKMC, Poster and Flash talk. Received Best Poster for Graduate Student Award.
  • Abedal-Majed, MA, ML Hart, V Largen, MPS Magamage, SG. Kurz, KM. Sargent, J Bergman, RM McFee, RA Cushman, JS Davis, JR Wood and AS Cupp. Ovarian Cortex from High A4 Cows Secretes Excess A4, and Exhibits Increased Oxidative Stress, Macrophage Markers and Arrested Follicle Development Which can be Partially Rescued by Angiogenic VEGFA Isoforms. (SSR 2017), Washington DC.
  • Hart ML, MA. Abedal-Majed, R Spuri Gomes, SG. Kurz, JW Bergmann, RM McFee, CO Lemley, CA Casey, JS Davis, JR. Wood, and AS Cupp. Reduced Sex Hormone Binding Globulin in Excess High Androstenedione Cows may be due to Alterations in Metabolism and Liver Function (SSR 2017), Washington DC.
  • SM Romereim, AF Summers, WE Pohlmeier, RM McFee, R Spuri Gomes, SG Kurz, JS Davis, JR Wood, AS Cupp. A High-Androgen Microenvironment Inhibits Granulosa Cell Proliferation and May Alter Cell Identity. (SSR 2017), Washington DC.
  • S Nafziger, MA Abedal-Majed, SC Tenley, AF Summers, ML Hart, G Harsh, JW Bergman, SG Kurz, JR Wood, RA Cushman, AS. Cupp. Endocrine Profiles during Attainment of Puberty may Predict Reproductive Longevity in Heifers (SSR 2017) Washington DC.
  • INVITED TALK ASAS 2017: AS Cupp, JR Essink, ML Cable, WE Pohlmeier, MM Laughlin and KM Sargent. Divergent Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (VEGFA) Signaling Determines Spermatogonial Stem Cell Fate. (ASAS 2017)

Nebraska Beef Reports:

  • Romereim, SM, SC Tenley, MA Abedal-Majed, JW Bergman, SG Kurz, JS Davis, JR Wood, AS Cupp. Letrozole: A Steroid-Free Estrous Synchronization Method. Beef Report 2017.

 

Thesis and Dissertations:

  • Springman, Shelby. Management Strategies for Beef Heifer Development. MS Thesis University of Nebraska-Lincoln, December 2017.
  • Mohamed Ayoub Sleman Abedal-Majed. Effect of postweaning diet, Excess Androstenedione, and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor A (VEGFA) isoforms on follicular progression in bovine ovarian cortical cultures. PhD Dissertation University of Nebraska-Lincoln, December 2017.

 

Alaska

Abstract:

  • Ziegler, R. L., K. J. Austin, J. E. Blake , J. E. Rowell, A. S. Cupp, M. P. Shipka, B. M. Alexander. 2018. Medroxyprogesterone Acetate Increases Neural activity in the Central Amygdala of Reindeer Bulls. WSASAS. Bend, OR and Rocky Mountain Reproduction Sciences Symposium, Fort Collins, CO.

 

Mississippi

Refereed Journal Publications:

  • Lemley, C. O. 2017. Investigating reproductive organ blood flow and blood perfusion to ensure healthy offspring. Animal Frontiers. 7:18-24.
  • Lemley, C. O. and K. A. Vonnahme. 2017. Alterations in uteroplacental hemodynamics during melatonin supplementation in sheep and cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 95:2211-2221.
  • Keomanivong, F. E., L. E. Camacho, C. O. Lemley, E. A. Kuemper, R. D. Yunusova, P. P. Borowicz, J. D. Kirsch, K. A. Vonnahme, J. S. Caton, and K. C. Swanson. 2017. Effects of realimentation after nutrient restriction during mid- to late-gestation on pancreatic digestive enzymes, serum insulin and glucose levels, and insulin containing cell cluster morphology. Journal of Animal Physiology and Animal Nutrition. 101:589-604.
  • Muth-Spurlock, A. M., J. A. Dix, M. P. T. Coleson, C. G. Hart, C. O. Lemley, T. M. Schulmeister, G. C. Lamb, and J. E. Larson. 2017. The effect of follicular wave on fertility characteristics in beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 95:866-874.
  • Cain, A. J., C. O. Lemley, F. K. Walters, D. L. Christiansen, E. H. King, R. M. Hopper. 2017. Pre-breeding beef heifer management and season affect mid to late gestation uterine artery hemodynamics. Theriogenology. 87:9-15.
  • Abstracts:
  • McCarty, K. J., M. P. T. Owen, C. G. Hart, K. C. Yankey, R. C. Thompson, D. D. Burnett, E. H. King, R. M. Hopper, and C. O. Lemley. 2017. Effect of melatonin supplementation during mid- to late- gestation on maternal uterine blood flow and calf size at birth. Abstract: 487. ASAS National Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
  • McCarty, K. J., M. P. T. Owen, C. G. Hart, K. C. Yankey, T. Smith, and C. O. Lemley. 2017. Effect of melatonin supplementation from mid- to late- gestation on hair growth and skin temperature of beef cattle. Abstract: 71. ASAS National Meeting, Baltimore, MD. National ASAS MS student poster competition 1st place winner July 9, 2017.
  • Owen, M. P. T., K. J. McCarty, K. C. Yankey, C. N. McGee, C. G. Hart, and C. O. Lemley. 2017. Examining uterine endometrial blood perfusion using a novel laser Doppler technique in Angus cows. Abstract: 481. ASAS National Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
  • Owen, M. P. T., K. J. McCarty, M. M. Steichen, C. D. Sanford, L. B. Canal, P. L. P. Fontes, N. Oosthuizen, N. DiLorenzo, K. A. Vonnahme, G. C. Lamb, and C. O. Lemley. 2017. Effects of biweekly administration of recombinant bovine somatotropin on steroid metabolizing enzymes during early gestation. Abstract: 105. ASAS National Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
  • McGee, C. N., M. P. T. Owen, K. J. McCarty, C. G. Hart, K. C. Yankey, E. H. King, R. M. Hopper, D. D. Burnett, and C. O. Lemley. 2017. Charactering fetal liver and placental steroid eicosanoid metabolizing enzymes from dams supplemented with melatonin. Abstract: 121. ASAS National Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
  • Sanford, C. D., N. Oosthuizen, P. L. P. Fontes, L. B. Canal, K. A. Vonnahme, C. O. Lemley, N. DiLorenzo, and G. C. Lamb. 2017. The effects of biweekly administration of recombinant bovine somatotropin during the first trimester on fetal development in gestating beef heifers. Abstract: 320. ASAS National Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
  • Thompson, R. C., K. J. McCarty, A. T. Sukumaran, R. L. Lemire, E. H. King, R. M. Hopper, C. O. Lemley, T. T. N. Dinh, and D. D. Burnett. 2017. Effect of maternal melatonin supplementation during mid- to late- gestation on fatty acid composition in maternal and fetal plasma and perirenal adipose tissue collected from bovine fetuses at 240 days of gestation. Abstract: 307. ASAS National Meeting, Baltimore, MD.  
  • Larson, J. E., G. R. Gunnam, K. C. Yankey, M. P. T. Owen, M. M. Steichen, K. J. McCarty, A. E. Stone, and C. O. Lemley. 2017. Additional exercise among grazing dairy cows and effects on uterine blood flow, milk production, and milk quality parameters. Abstract: 516. ASAS National Meeting, Baltimore, MD.
  • Thesis and Dissertations (2017)
  • Megan (Coleson) Owen, Ph.D. in Agricultural Science/Animal Science at Mississippi State University; Passed defense on October 2, 2017; Dissertation titled, Investigating extra-hepatic steroid and eicosanoid metabolizing enzymes in cattle; Major Advisor.

 

Colorado

Journal Papers:

    • Jeckel, K.M., A.C. Boyarko, G.J. Bouma, Q.A. Winger and R.V. Anthony. 2018. Chorionic somatomammotropin impacts early fetal growth and placental gene expression. J. Endocrinol. E-pub. April 16, 2018, doi: 110.1530/JOE-18-0093.
    • Romero JJ, Liebig BE, Broeckling CD, Prenni JE, Hansen TR. Pregnancy induced changes in metabolome and proteome in ovine uterine flushings. BiolReprod 2017; 97:273-287.
    • Hansen TR, Sinedino LDP, Spencer TE. Paracrine and endocrine actions of interferon tau (IFNT). Reproduction 2017; 154:F45-F59.
  • Abstracts:

 

  • Ali, A., K.M. Jeckel, R.V. Anthony, G.J. Bouma and Q.A. Winger. 2017. Let-7 miRNAs regulate ARID3A/B complex which controls expression of stem cell genes in human trophoblast cells. 50th Annual Society for the Study of Reproduction meeting.
    • Welton K, Mehaffy C, J. P, Wolfe L, Hansen TR. Method Development for the Detection of Interferon-tau to Determine Early Pregnancy in Cattle. Celebrate Undergraduate Research and Creativity, Colorado State University 2017; Research Poster, April 25th, 2017.
  • Moraes JGN, Geary TW, Hansen PJ, Neibergs H, Behura S, Bishop JV, Hansen TR, Spencer TE. Conceptus elongation in beef heifers with superior uterine capacity for pregnancy. Society for the Study of Reproduction, Washington, DC, July 13-16 2017:100; Abstract, Poster.
  • McWhorter E, Van Campen H, Bishop J, Bowen R, Winger Q, Mathiason C, Bouma G, Hansen T. Maternal Influenza A Virus Infection, Fetal Growth and Placental Morphology. Rocky Mountain Reproductive Sciences Symposium 2017; 10:Page 43; ; Abstract; Platform talk.
  • Knapek KJ, Bishop JV, Vancampen H, Hansen TR. Immunological gene expression changes in the fetal thyumus after maternal infection with bovine viral diarrhea virus. CRWAD 2017; 98th Conference of Workers in Aimal Disease:120.
  • Knapek KJ, Bishop JV, H. VC, Hansen TR. Maternal infection with bovine viral diarrhea virus impairs thymic gene expression in the bovine fetus. Americal Association for Laboratory Animal Science 2017; 68th AALAS National Meeting:7.
  • Knapek K, Bishop J, Van Campen H, Hansen T. Maternal Infection with Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus Impairs Gene Expression in the Bovine Fetal Thymus. Rocky Mountain Reproductive Sciences Symposium 2017; 10:42.
  • Hansen TR, Van Campen H, Bishop JV, Knapek K. Ronald D. Randel Lectureship Part II: Interferons during early pregnancy and fetal response to viral infection. American Society of Animal Science, Southern Section 2017; Franklin, TN; February 4-7:67; 33.
  • Hansen TR. Interferons: Establishment of Pregnancy and Fetal Antiviral Responses. Washington State Univeristy Center for Reproductive Biology Retreat 2017; Orofino, ID.
  • Dilyara A. Murtazina, J. Alejandro Arreguin-Arevalo, Jeremy D. Cantlon, Christianne Magee, Ali Ebrahimpour Boroojeny, Akash Shrestha, Jennifer Hicks, Kenneth Jones, Hamidreza Chitsaz, Terry M. Nett and Colin M. Clay. 2018. RNA-seq analysis of an enriched ovine gonadotrope population using adenoviral-mediated targeting of green fluorescent protein. Colorado State University College of Veterinary Medicine Research Day.
  • Book Chapters:
  • Anthony, R.V. and K.M. Jeckel. 2018. Pregnancy: Placental Lactogen (CSH). In: Knobil, E. and Neill J.D. (eds.) Encyclopedia of Reproduction 2nd edition, Elsivier Press, San Diego, CA. in press.
  • Hansen TR, Bott RC, Romero JJ, Antoniazzi AQ, Davis JS. Corpus luteum and early pregnancy in ruminants. In: Meidan R (ed.) The life cycle of the corpus lutem. Switzerland: Springer; 2017: 205-226.
  • Other:
  • Nett T, Hansen TR. Gordon Niswender, Ph.D., 1940-2017. Biol Reprod 2017; 97:179-181.
  • Hansen, T.R. Contemporary Science Boosts Fertility in Cattle. USDA’s 94th Annual Agricultural Outlook Forum. The Roots of Prosperity. February 22-23, Arlington, Virginia. Presented overview of impact and direction by W3112 and W3171. Invited talk.
  • W3112 membership. W3113 Impact Brochure. Improving the reproductive performance of cattle and sheep. Learn more: bit.ly/W-2112.
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Texas

Full-Length Articles:

  • Chase, C.C., Jr., R.D. Randel, D.G. Riley, S.W. Coleman and W.A. Phillips. 2017. Evaluation of tropically adapted straightbred and crossbred beef cattle: Cortisol concentration and measures of temperament at weaning and transport. J. Anim. Sci.
  • Littlejohn, B.P., D.G. Riley, T.H. Welsh, Jr., R.D. Randel, S.T. Willard and R.C. Vann. 2018. Use of random regression to estimate genetic parameters of temperament across an age continuum in a crossbred cattle population. J. Anim. Sci.

Abstracts:

  • Quail, L.K., M.E. Mund, D.A. Neuendorff, R.A. d’Orey Branco, J.P. Banta, T.H. Welsh, Jr. and R.D. Randel. 2018. Relationships between antral follicle numbers and postpartum interval in multiparous Brahman cows. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 96, Suppl. S1. Abstract #28.
  • O’Daniels, S.E., D.G. Riley, D.A. Neuendorff, T.D. Forbes, J.P. Banta, T.H. Welsh, Jr., F.M. Rouquette, Jr. and R.D. Randel. 2018. Comparison of three methods of determining feed efficiency on productivity of Brahman heifers. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 96, Suppl. S1. Abstract #80.
  • White, S.H., C.M. Latham, C.R. Long, R.D. Randel and T.H. Welsh, Jr. 2018. Differing mitochondrial capacity in two separate skeletal muscles from calm and temperamental Brahman heifers. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 96, Suppl. S1. Abstract #88.
  • Mund, M.E., L.K. Quail, C.L. Cook, D.A. Neuendorff, J.P. Banta, T.H. Welsh, Jr. and R.D. Randel. 2018. Influence of cell mediated immune responses of Brahman cows on postpartum interval, colostral immunoglobulin concentration and growth of their calves. J. Anim. Sci. Vol. 96, Suppl. S1. Abstract #91.
  • Thesis:
    • Cook, C.L. 2017. Antibody mediated immune response and cellular mediated immune response characterization in Brahman cattle. M.S. Thesis. Texas A&M University. December 2017.
    • Littlejohn, B.P. 2018. Epigenetic programming of physiological functions by a prenatal stressor and genetic parameters of temperament in cattle. PhD. Dissertation. Texas A&M University. May 2018.

 

Pennsylvania:

Refereed Manuscripts:

  • Liu, W.-S., Zhao, Y.Q., Lu, C., Ning, G., Ma, Y., Diaz, F., O'Connor, M. (2017) A novel testis-specific protein, PRAMEY, is involved in spermatogenesis in cattle. Reproduction 153, 847–863.

 

  • Zhang, Y.Y., Deng, X.G., Liu, W.-S., Deng, X.M. (2017) Estimation of recombination rate and effective population size with ovine genome-wide SNP-chip. Sciencepaper Online 201704-232
  • Dechow, C., Liu, W.-S., Idun, J., Maness, W. (2018) Two dominant paternal lineages for North American Jersey artificial insemination sires. J. Dairy Sci. J. Dairy Sci. 101, 2281–84.
  • Dechow, C.D., Liu, W.-S. (2018) Genome-wide DNA methylation patterns and differential methylation in leukocytes from Holstein cattle with variable milk yield. BMC Genomics (revised manuscript, under review).

Meeting Abstracts:

  • Liu, W.-S., Zhang, YY., Wang, A.H. (2017) Sex chromosome-linked cancer/testis antigens (CTAs) and male fertility in cattle. Conference Abstract, the 36th International Society for Animal Genetics Conference (ISAG), July 16-21, Dublin, Ireland. MT342.
  • Zhang, Y.Y., Liu, W.-S., Deng, X.M. (2017) Estimation of the effective population size in sheep based on recombination rate by the LD method. Conference Abstract, International Plant and Animal Genome Research (PAG) XXVI, January 13-18, 2017. San Diego, CA. P1148.
  • Dechow, C.D., Liu, W.-S. (2017) Genome-wide DNA methylation patterns and differential methylation in leukocytes from Holstein cattle. Conference Abstract, ADSA Annual Meeting, June 25-28, Pittsburg, PA. P380.
  • Lu, C., Wu, W.W., Zhang, J.B., Zhao, Y.Q., Ocon-Grove, O.M., Diaz, F., Liu, W.-S. (2017) Blockage of the bovine PRAMEY protein with an anti-PRAMEY antibody leads to an increased rate of polyspermy in in vitro fertilization (IVF). Conference Abstract, the 50th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction (SSR2017), July 13-16, Washington, D.C. P284.

 

Tennessee

Refereed Journal Publications:

  • Reese, S.T., M.C. Pereira, J.L. Edwards, J.L.M. Vasconcelos, and K.G. Pohler. 2017. Pregnancy diagnosis in cattle using pregnancy associated glycoprotein concentration in circulation at day 24 gestation. Theriogenology. In Press.
  • Vasconcelos, J.L.M. R. Carvahlo, R.F.G. Peres, A.D.P. Rodrigues, M. Meneghetti, I.C. Junior, F.H Aono, W. Costa, C.N. Lopes, R.F. Cooke and K.G. Pohler. 2017. Reproductive programs for beef cattle: incorporating management and reproductive techniques for better fertility. Anim. Reprod. In Press.
  • Pohler, K.G., J.A. Green, L.A. Moley, S. Gunewardena, W.T. Hung, R.R. Payton, X. Hong, L.K. Christenson, T.W. Geary and M.F. Smith. 2017. Circulating microRNAs as candidates for early embryonic viability in cattle. Mol. Reprod. Dev. In Press.
  • Abstracts
  • T.B. Ault, B.A. Clemmons, F.G. Dantas, G.A. Franco, S.T. Reese, P.R. Myer, and K.G. Pohler. 2018. Transformation of uterine and vaginal bacteriome throughout synchronization protocol between pregnant and non-pregnant postpartum cows. SSR 2018.
  • G.A. Franco, T. S. Maia, R.F.G. Peres, C.F.G. Martins, S. T. Reese, J.L.M. Vasconcelos and K.G. Pohler. 2018. Quantification of PAG genes in semen of high and low fertility sires using droplet digital PCR. International Ruminant Reproduction Meeting 2018.
  • Dantas, F.G., R.V. Oliveira Filho, R.S. Carvalho, G.F. Araugo, S.T. Reese, C.R. Abbott, R.R. Payton, J. Russell, J.L. Edwards, J.K. Smith and K.G. Pohler. 2017. Effect of complexed trace minerals on oocyte and embryo production in beef cattle. International Embryo Technology Society Meeting. Bangkok, Thailand.
  • Reese, S.T., M.C. Pereira, J.L.M Vasconcelos and K.G. Pohler. 2017. Utilizing day 24 pregnancy associated glycoprotein concentrations to diagnosis pregnancy in Bos indicus influenced cattle. Brazilian Embryo Transfer Society Meeting. Cabo de Santo Agostinho, PE.
  • Madureira, A.M.L., G.A. Franco, T.G. Guida, J.L. Edwards, F.N. Schrick, J.L.M. Vasconcelos, R.L.A. Cerri, K.G. Pohler. 2017. Effect of size and position of the reproductive tract on concentrations of bovine pregnancy associated glycoproteins and the relationship with fertility. ASAS-SSR Triennial Reproduction Symposium. Washington, D.C.
  • Theses and Dissertations:
  • Dantas, F.G., 2018. Effect of complexed trace minerals on oocyte and embryo production.
  • Franco, G.A., 2018. Sire contributions to pregnancy loss and pregnancy associated glycoprotein production in Nelore cows.
  • Carvalho, R., 2018. Hormone changes in postpartum Nelore beef cows.
  •  

New Mexico

Referred Journals:

    • DeAtley, K., M. Colgrave, A. Canovas, G. Wijffels, R.L. Ashley, G. Silver, G. Rincon, Gonzalo; J. Medrano, A. Islas-Trejo, M. Fortes, A. Reverter, L. Porto-Neto, S. Lehnert, and M. Thomas. 2018. Neuropeptidome of the hypothalamus and pituitary gland of indicine x taurine heifers: evidence of differential neuropeptide processing in the pituitary gland before and after puberty. Journal of Proteome Research. In Press.
    • Sanchez, N.S., K.E. Quinn, A.K. Ashley, and R.L. Ashley. 2018. In the ovine pituitary, CXCR4 is localized in gonadotropes and somatotropes and increases with elevated serum progesterone. Domestic Animal Endocrinology. (62):88–97.
    • Quinn, K.E., S.Z Prosser, K.K. Kane, and R.L. Ashley. 2017. Inhibition of chemokine (C-X-C motif) receptor four (CXCR4) at the fetal-maternal interface during early gestation in sheep: alterations in expression of chemokines, angiogenic factors and their receptors. J. Anim. Sci. 95(3):1144-1153.
    • AJ Roberts, A Gomes da Silva, RA Vraspir, AF Summers, TW Geary, RN Funston. 2017. Developmental and reproductive characteristics of beef heifers classified by pubertal status at time of first breeding. J Anim. Sci. 95:5629-5636.
    • BG Smythe, S Urias, ME Wise, EJ Scholljegerdes, AF Summers, DW Bailey. 2017. Comparing visual and digital counting methods to estimate horn fly (Diptera: Muscidae) populations on cattle. J Medical Entomol. 1-5. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjw248
    • SM Romereim, AF Summers, WE Pholmeier, P Zang, XY Hou, HA Talbott, RA Cushman, JR Wood, JS Davis, AS Cupp. 2017. Transcriptomes of Bovine Ovarian Follicular and Luteal Cells. Data in Brief. 10:335-339.
    • Proceedings:
    • Prosser, S.Z., C.J. Maxam, K.E. Quinn, and R.L. Ashley. 2017. In utero inhibition of chemokine receptor four signaling alters peripheral blood immune response during early pregnancy in ewes. 89th Annual Meeting of Western Section American Society of Animal Science.
    • SL Rosasco, EJ Scholljegerdes, SH Cox, RC Dunlap, DM Hallford, and AF Summers. 2017. Influence of increased nutrient intake pre- and post-breeding on performance and reproductive efficiency of beef heifers. 89th Annual Meeting of Western Section American Society of Animal Science.
  • JK Beard, GA Silver, EJ Scholljegerdes, and AF Summers. 2017. The effect of precipitation received during gestation on progeny performance in Bos indicus-influenced beef cattle. 89th Annual Meeting of Western Section American Society of Animal Science.

 

  • Theses, Reports, and Dissertations:
  • Beard, J. 2017. Effect of maternal stimuli during fetal development on beef progeny performance. NMSU MS Thesis.

Wyoming

Refereed Manuscripts

  • Alexander, B. M. 2017. Male reproductive behavior:  Sensory signaling in the brain of low-performing domestic rams. Invited Review. Journal of Animal Science. Published online https://academic.oup.com/jas/advance-article/doi/10.1093/jas/sky117/4955201?guestAccessKey=743a270b-7bd0-476d-8b4a-4b026d81a00b
  • Demirkhanyan, L. V. Krishnan, S. Asuthkar, B. Alexander, Z. Hussain, P. Baskaran, Y. Nersesyan, E. Pavlov, B.Thyagarajan, and E. Zakharian. 2017. TRPM8 regulates mammalian dimorphic sexual behaviors. Nature Comm. In review.
  • Ghnenis, A. B., J. F. Odhiambo, R. J. McCormick, P. W. Nathanielsz, and S. P. Ford. 2017. Maternal Obesity in the ewe increases cardiac ventricular expression of glucocorticoid receptors, pro-inflammatory cytokines and fibrosis in Adult Male Offspring. PLoS ONE 12(12): e0189977. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0189977 http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0189977
  • Harstine, B.R., Cruppe, L.H., Abreu, F.M., Utt, M.D., Cipriano, R.S., Lemes, A., Premanandan, C., DeJarnette, J.M., Day, M.L., 2017. Impact of a timed-release follicle-stimulating hormone treatment from one to three months of age on endocrine and testicular development of prepubertal bulls. Journal of Animal Science 95, 1669-1679.
  • Kramer, A.C., A.J. Mirto, K.J. Austin, B.M. Alexander. 2017. Tyrosine Hydroxylase in the Ventral Tegmental Area of Rams with High or Low Libido—a role for Dopamine. Animal Reproduction Science. 187:152-158.
  • Nurmamat, T., J. F. Odhiambo, D. R. Shasa, A. M. Smith, P. W. Nathanielsz, S. P. Ford. 2017. Maternal obesity programs reduced pituitary leptin signaling and altered GH/IGF1 axis function leading to increased adiposity in adult sheep offspring. PLoS ONE 12(8): e0181795.
  • Mirto, A.J., K.J. Austin, V.A. Uthlaut, C.E. Roselli, B.M. Alexander, 2017. Fos Expression in the Olfactory Pathway of High- and Low-Sexually Performing Rams Exposed to Urine from Estrous or Ovariectomized Ewes. Applied Animal Behavior. 186:22-28. Available online. doi:10.1016/j.applanim.2015.09.001.
  • Smith, A. M., C. L. Pankey, J. F. Odhiambo, A. B. Ghnenis, P. W. Nathanielsz, and S. P. Ford. Reduced maternal nutrition during early- to mid-gestation elevates newborn lamb plasma cortisol concentrations and eliminates the neonatal leptin surge. J. Animal Sci. In review.
  • Yang, S., Gerow, K.G., Huber, H.F., Considine, M.M., Li, C., Mattern, V., Comuzzie, A.G., Ford, S.P., Nathanielsz, P.W. 2017. A decline in female baboon hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenal axis activity anticipates aging. Aging (Albany NY) 9, 1375-1385. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5472738/ Abstracts
  • Considine, M. M., A. Ghenenis, C. Pankey, Q. Wang, J. F. Odhiambo, S. P Ford, P.W. Nathanielsz. 2018. Effects of Maternal Obesity on Body Fat Composition in Aged F1 Ewes. Rocky Mountain Reproduction Sciences Symposium, Fort Collins, CO.
  • Pankey, Chris L., Carey Edwards, Qiurong Wang, John F. Odhiambo, Adel Ghnenis, Peter W. Nathanielsz, Stephen P. Ford. 2018. Maternal obesity (MO) results in altered cardiovascular (CV) function in young and aged offspring (F1). Society for Reproductive Investigation.
  • Pankey, Chris L., John F. Odhiambo, Ashley M. Smith, Peter W. Nathanielsz, Stephen P. Ford. 2018. Maternal Obesity in Sheep Programs Metabolic Syndrome (MS) across Multiple Generations. Society for Reproductive Investigation.
  • Pankey, Chris L. Peter W. Nathanielsz, Stephen P. Ford. 2018. Maternal Obesity in Sheep Increases Aortic Collagen:Elastin Ratio and Hypertension. Society for the Study of Reproduction.
  • Sutton, C. M., R. L. Ziegler, K. J. Austin, B. M. Alexander. 2018. Evidence of TRPM8 channels in the ram brain: Quantitative comparison of TRPM8 positively stained neurons in the hypothalamus and amygdala of rams categorized behaviorally as low or high sexual performers. WSASAS. Bend, OR and Rocky Mountain Reproduction Sciences Symposium, Fort Collins, CO.
  • Wang, Qiurong, John F. Odhiambo, Peter W. Nathanielsz, Stephen P. Ford, Jun Ren, Wei Guo. 2018. RBM39 is Vital for Maternal Obesity Induced Fetal Sheep Cardiac Contractile dysfunction by Regulating Myocardial Autophagy. American Heart Association.
  • Wang, Qiurong, John F. Odhiambo, Chris Pankey, Adel Ghnenis, Peter W. Nathanielsz, Stephen P. Ford, Wei Guo. 2018. Molecular Basis of Maternal Obesity Induced Fetal Cardiac Contractile Dysfunction. American Heart Association.
  • Ziegler, R. L., K. J. Austin, J. E. Blake , J. E. Rowell, A. S. Cupp, M. P. Shipka, B. M. Alexander. 2018. Depo-Provera Increases Neural activity in the Central Amygdala of Reindeer Bulls. WSASAS. Bend, OR and Rocky Mountain Reproduction Sciences Symposium, Fort Collins, CO.

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W3112

Reporting period: 10/1/2019 to 9/30/2020

Meeting Date: May 21 and 22, 2021

Report submitted by: Brenda M. Alexander

 

Publications

Abedal-Majed, M. A., Kurz, S. G., Springman, S. A., McNeel, A. K., Freetly, H. C., Largen, V., . . . Cupp, A. S. (2020). Vascular endothelial growth factor A isoforms modulate follicle development in peripubertal heifers independent of diet through diverse signal transduction pathways. Biology of Reproduction, 102(3), 680-692. doi:10.1093/biolre/ioz211

Ali, A., Swanepoel, C. M., Winger, Q. A., Rozance, P. J., & Anthony, R. V. (2020). Chorionic somatomammotropin RNA interference alters fetal liver glucose utilization. J Endocrinol, 247(3), 251-262. doi:10.1530/JOE-20-0375

Candelaria, J. I., Rabaglino, M. B., & Denicol, A. C. (2020). Ovarian preantral follicles are responsive to FSH as early as the primary stage of development. J Endocrinol, 247(2), 153-168. doi:10.1530/JOE-20-0126

Chen, X. X., Zheng, Y., Lei, A. M., Zhang, H. X., Niu, H. M., Li, X. L., . . . Zeng, W. X. (2020). Early cleavage of preimplantation embryos is regulated by tRNA(Gln-TTG)-derived small RNAs present in mature spermatozoa. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 295(32), 10885-10900. doi:10.1074/jbc.RA120.013003

Ciernia, L. A., Perry, G. A., Smith, M. F., Rich, J. J., Northrop, E. J., Perkins, S. D., . . . Geary, T. W. (2021). Effect of estradiol preceding and progesterone subsequent to ovulation on proportion of postpartum beef cows pregnant. Anim Reprod Sci, 227, 106723. doi:10.1016/j.anireprosci.2021.106723

Davis, M. A., Camacho, L. E., Anderson, M. J., Steffens, N. R., Pendleton, A. L., Kelly, A. C., & Limesand, S. W. (2020). Chronically elevated norepinephrine concentrations lower glucose uptake in fetal sheep. American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 319(3), R255-R263. doi:10.1152/ajpregu.00365.2019

Dechow, C. D., Liu, W. S., Specht, L. W., & Blackburn, H. (2020). Reconstitution and modernization of lost Holstein male lineages using samples from a gene bank. Journal of Dairy Science, 103(5), 4510-4516. doi:10.3168/jds.2019-17753

DeShazo, E. K. R., Sydney T; Franco, Gessica A; Neuendorff, Don A; Randel, Ron; Pohler, Ky. (2020). Utilizing Breeding Indictors for an Effective AI Program in Brahman Cows. Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology, 98. Retrieved from http://libproxy.uwyo.edu/login/?url=https://www.proquest.com/scholarly-journals/utilizing-breeding-indictors-effective-ai-program/docview/2501933204/se-2?accountid=14793

Diasa, H. P., R.K. Poole, J.P. Albuquerque, P.H.dos Santosm, A.C.S.Castilho, K.G.Pohler, J.L.M.Vasconcelos. (2020). Progesterone dose during synchronization treatment alters luteinizing hormone receptor and steroidogenic enzyme mRNA abundances in granulosa cells of Nellore heifers. Animal Reproduction Science, 225, 106681. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anireprosci.2020.106681

Dickson, M. J., Piersanti, R. L., Ramirez-Hernandez, R., de Oliveira, E. B., Bishop, J. V., Hansen, T. R., . . . Bromfield, J. J. (2020). Experimentally Induced Endometritis Impairs the Developmental Capacity of Bovine Oocytesdagger. Biol Reprod, 103(3), 508-520. doi:10.1093/biolre/ioaa069

Fehlberg, L. K., Guadagnin, A. R., Thomas, B. L., Sugimoto, Y., Shinzato, I., & Cardoso, F. C. (2020). Feeding rumen-protected lysine prepartum increases energy-corrected milk and milk component yields in Holstein cows during early lactation. J Dairy Sci, 103(12), 11386-11400. doi:10.3168/jds.2020-18542

Fontes, P. L. P., Oosthuizen, N., Ciriaco, F. M., Sanford, C. D., Canal, L. B., Cooke, R. F., . . . Lamb, G. C. (2021). Effects of nutrient restriction on the metabolic profile of Bos indicus-influenced and B. taurus suckled beef cows. Animal, 15(3), 100166. doi:10.1016/j.animal.2020.100166

Franco, G., Reese, S., Poole, R., Rhinehart, J., Thompson, K., Cooke, R., & Pohler, K. (2020). Sire contribution to pregnancy loss in different periods of embryonic and fetal development of beef cows. Theriogenology, 154, 84-91. doi:10.1016/j.theriogenology.2020.05.021

Geary, T. W., Waterman, R. C., Van Emon, M. L., Ratzburg, C. R., Lake, S., Eik, B. A., . . . Heldt, J. S. (2019). Effect of supplemental trace minerals on novel measures of bull fertility. Transl Anim Sci, 3(Suppl 1), 1813-1817. doi:10.1093/tas/txz102

Gebremedhn, S., Ali, A., Hossain, M., Hoelker, M., Salilew-Wondim, D., Anthony, R. V., & Tesfaye, D. (2021). MicroRNA-Mediated Gene Regulatory Mechanisms in Mammalian Female Reproductive Health. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 22(2). doi:10.3390/ijms22020938

Georges, H. M., Knapek, K. J., Bielefeldt-Ohmann, H., Van Campen, H., & Hansen, T. R. (2020). Attenuated lymphocyte activation leads to the development of immunotolerance in bovine fetuses persistently infected with bovine viral diarrhea virusdagger. Biol Reprod, 103(3), 560-571. doi:10.1093/biolre/ioaa088

Graceli, J. B., Dettogni, R. S., Merlo, E., Nino, O., da Costa, C. S., Zanol, J. F., . . . Denicol, A. C. (2020). The impact of endocrine-disrupting chemical exposure in the mammalian hypothalamic-pituitary axis. Mol Cell Endocrinol, 518, 110997. doi:10.1016/j.mce.2020.110997

Gurule, S. C., Colin T.Tobin, Derek W.Bailey, Jennifer A.Hernandez Gifford. (2021). Evaluation of the tri-axial accelerometer to identify and predict parturition-related activities of Debouillet ewes in an intensive setting. Applied Animal Behaviour Science, 237. doi:10.1016/j.applanim.2021.105296

Jackson, I. J., Puttabyatappa, M., Anderson, M., Muralidharan, M., Veiga-Lopez, A., Gregg, B., . . . Padmanabhan, V. (2020). Developmental programming: Prenatal testosterone excess disrupts pancreatic islet developmental trajectory in female sheep. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, 518. doi:ARTN 110950

10.1016/j.mce.2020.110950

Kelly, M. R., Halpern, A., Reed, S. A., Zinn, S. A., & Govoni, K. E. (2021). Understanding gestational and feed management practices of New England sheep producers. Transl Anim Sci, 5(1), txaa234. doi:10.1093/tas/txaa234

Kern, C. H., Mingyao Yang, Wan-Sheng Liu. (2021). The PRAME family of cancer testis antigens is essential for germline development and gametogenesis. Biology of Reproduction, 1-15. doi:10.1093/biolre/ioab074

Knapek, K. J., Georges, H. M., Van Campen, H., Bishop, J. V., Bielefeldt-Ohmann, H., Smirnova, N. P., & Hansen, T. R. (2020). Fetal Lymphoid Organ Immune Responses to Transient and Persistent Infection with Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus. Viruses, 12(8). doi:10.3390/v12080816

Liu, W. S., Lu, C., & Mistry, B. V. (2021). Subcellular localization of the mouse PRAMEL1 and PRAMEX1 reveals multifaceted roles in the nucleus and cytoplasm of germ cells during spermatogenesis. Cell Biosci, 11(1), 102. doi:10.1186/s13578-021-00612-6

Lu, C., Yang, M. Y., Rossi, R. M., Wang, A. H., Feitosa, W. B., Diaz, F. J., & Liu, W. S. (2020). Deletion of the mouse X-linked Prame gene causes germ cell reduction in spermatogenesis. Molecular Reproduction and Development, 87(6), 666-679. doi:10.1002/mrd.23324

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