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Clay A Lents
Reproduction Research
Research Physiologist (Animals)
clay.lents@ars.usda.gov
Phone: (402) 762-4184
Fax: (402) 762-4382
P.O. BOX 166
CLAY CENTER, NE, 68933-0166

Projects
Dietary Effects on Sow Productivity to Three Parities
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 428729
IMPROVING SOW LIFETIME PRODUCTIVITY IN SWINE
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422291
TRANSLATIONAL GENOMICS FOR IMPROVING SOW REPRODUCTIVE LONGEVITY
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 424315
Dietary Effects on Sow Productivity to Three Parities
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 428682
Optimal Dietary Protein for the Development of Gilts
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 428727
Dietary Effects on Sow Productivity to Three Parities
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 428728
Dietary Effects on Sow Productivity to Three Parities
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 428770

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Testicular gonadotropin-releasing hormone II receptor (GnRHR-II) knockdown constitutively impairs diurnal testosterone secretion in the boar - (Abstract Only) - (12-Aug-16)
Use of genetically engineered swine to elucidate testis function in the boar - (Abstract Only) - (12-Aug-16)
Expression of the putative gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone receptor, NPFFR1, in the anterior pituitary gland of the gilt is affected by age and sexual maturation - (Abstract Only)
Lents, C.A., Thorson, J.F., Nonneman, D.J. 2016. Expression of the putative gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone receptor, NPFFR1, in the anterior pituitary gland of the gilt is affected by age and sexual maturation [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 94 (E-Supplement 5):527 (Abstract # 1120).
Effect of gonadotropin-releasing hormone II receptor (GnRHR-II) knockdown on testosterone secretion in the boar - (Abstract Only)
Desaulniers, A., Cederberg, R., Mills, G., White, B., Lents, C. 2016. Effect of gonadotropin-releasing hormone II receptor (GnRHR-II) knockdown on testosterone secretion in the boar [abstract]. Society for the Study of Reproduction Annual Meeting. Abstract # 483 (Scientific Program p. 86). Available: http://www.ssr.org/sites/ssr.org/files/uploads/attachments/node/320/2016_ssr_abstracts.pdf
Genome-wide association and identification of candidate genes for age at puberty in swine Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nonneman, D.J., Schneider, J.F., Lents, C.A., Wiedmann, R.T., Vallet, J.L., Rohrer, G.A. 2016. Genome-wide association and identification of candidate genes for age at puberty in swine. BMC Genetics. 17(1):50.
Selection for uterine capacity improves lifetime productivity of sows Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Freking, B.A., Lents, C.A., Vallet, J.L. 2016. Selection for uterine capacity improves lifetime productivity of sows. Animal Reproduction Science. 167:16-21.
Effects of neonatal litter size and age on ovarian gene expression and follicular development in gilts - (Abstract Only)
McClure, M.W., Cushman, R.A., Nonneman, D.J., Lents, C.A. 2016. Effects of neonatal litter size and age on ovarian gene expression and follicular development in gilts [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 94(Supplement 2):184 (Abstract #403).
Potential functional variants associated with age at puberty in a validation population of swine - (Abstract Only)
Nonneman, D.J., Lents, C.A., Kalbfleisch, T.S., Vallet, J.L., Rohrer, G.A. 2016. Potential functional variants associated with age at puberty in a validation population of swine [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings. XXIV Conference:Abstract #P0619.
Development of resources and tools for mapping genetic sources of phenotypic variation - (Abstract Only)
Ciobanu, D.C., Tosky, E., Olson, S., Trenhaile, M., Lents, C.A., Smith, T.P.L., Nonneman, D., Rohrer, G.A., Chin, J., Miller, P.S., Burkey, T., Spangler, M.L., Riethoven, J.-J., Plastow, G.S., Kachman, S.D. 2016. Development of resources and tools for mapping genetic sources of phenotypic variation [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XXIV Conference Proceedings. Abstract #W914.
Plasma concentrations of acyl-ghrelin are associated with average daily gain and feeding behavior in grow-finish pigs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lents, C.A., Brown-Brandl, T.M., Rohrer, G.A., Oliver, W.T., Freking, B.A. 2016. Plasma concentrations of acyl-ghrelin are associated with average daily gain and feeding behavior in grow-finish pigs. Domestic Animal Endocrinology. 55:107-113.
Gonadotropin-releasing hormone II receptor (GnRHR-II) knockdown reduces testis size and decreases testosterone secretion during pubertal development in swine - (Abstract Only)
Desaulniers, A.T., Cederberg, R.A., Mills, G.A., Lents, C.A., White, B.R. 2016. Gonadotropin-releasing hormone II receptor (GnRHR-II) knockdown reduces testis size and decreases testosterone secretion during pubertal development in swine [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 94(Supplement 2):149 (Abstract #327).
Uterine and placenta characteristics during early vascular development in the pig from day 22 to 42 of gestation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wright, E.C., Miles, J.R., Lents, C.A., Rempel, L.A. 2016. Uterine and placenta characteristics during early vascular development in the pig from day 22 to 42 of gestation. Animal Reproduction Science. 164:14-22.
Litter-of-origin trait effects on gilt development Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vallet, J.L., Calderón-Díaz, J.A., Stalder, K.J., Phillips, C., Cushman, R.A., Miles, J.R., Rempel, L.A., Rohrer, G.A., Lents, C.A., Freking, B.A., Nonneman, D.J. 2016. Litter-of-origin trait effects on gilt development. Journal of Animal Science. 94(1):96-105.
Relationship of glucocorticoids and hematological measures with feed intake, growth, and efficiency of finishing beef cattle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Foote, A.P., Hales, K.E., Tait Jr, R.G., Berry, E.D., Lents, C.A., Wells, J. E., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Freetly, H.C. 2016. Relationship of glucocorticoids and hematological measures with feed intake, growth, and efficiency of finishing beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 94(1):275-283. doi: 10.2527/jas2015-9407
Optimal dietary protein for the development of gilts – NPB #15-119 (14-235-Year2) - (Research Technical Update)
Vallet, J.L., Calderon-Diaz, J., Stalder, K., Boyd, D., DeDecker, A., Lents, C. 2015. Optimal dietary protein for the development of gilts – NPB #15-119 (14-235-Year2). National Pork Board. Available: http://research.pork.org/FileLibrary/ResearchDocuments/15-119-Vallet-USDA%20(14-235-Yr2).pdf.
LH-independent testosterone secretion is mediated by the interaction between GNRH2 and its receptor within porcine testes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Desaulniers, A.T., Cederberg, R.A., Mills, G.A., Ford, J.J., Lents, C.A., White, B.R. 2015. LH-independent testosterone secretion is mediated by the interaction between GNRH2 and its receptor within porcine testes. Biology of Reproduction. 93(2):45.
Removal of ruminal contents followed by restricted feeding does not affect the frequency of luteinizing-hormone pulses in steers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lents, C.A., Looper, M.L., Ojeda, A.J., Vizcarra, J.A., Wettemann, R.P. 2015. Removal of ruminal contents followed by restricted feeding does not affect the frequency of luteinizing-hormone pulses in steers. The Professional Animal Scientist. 31:349-353.
Measurements of body composition during late gestation and lactation in first and second parity sows and its relationship to piglet production and post-weaning reproductive performance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rempel, L.A., Vallet, J.L., Lents, C.A., Nonneman, D.J. 2015. Measurements of body composition during late gestation and lactation in first and second parity sows and its relationship to piglet production and post-weaning reproductive performance. Livestock Science. 178:289-295.
The role of RFamide-related peptide 3 (RFRP3) in regulation of the neuroendocrine reproductive and growth axes of the boar Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thorson, J.F., Desaulniers, A.T., Lee, C., White, B.R., Ford, J.J., Lents, C.A. 2015. The role of RFamide-related peptide 3 (RFRP3) in regulation of the neuroendocrine reproductive and growth axes of the boar. Animal Reproduction Science. 159:60-65.
Growth curve analysis of placental and fetal growth influenced by adjacent fetal sex status under crowded uterine conditions in pigs - (Abstract Only)
Freking, B.A., Lents, C.A. 2015. Growth curve analysis of placental and fetal growth influenced by adjacent fetal sex status under crowded uterine conditions in pigs [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 93 (Supplement s3):186 (Abstract #M507).
A putative role for GnRH-II and its receptor in spermatogenic function of boars - (Abstract Only)
Desaulniers, A.T., Cederberg, R.A., Mills, G.A., Lents, C.A., White, B.R. 2015. A putative role for GnRH-II and its receptor in spermatogenic function of boars [abstract]. Society for the Study of Reproduction Annual Meeting. p. 210 (Abstract #530). Available: https://www.ssr.org/
Age at puberty, ovulation rate, and uterine length of developing gilts fed two lysine and three metabolizable energy concentrations from 100 to 260 d of age Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Calderón Díaz, J.A., Vallet, J.L., Lents, C.A., Nonneman, D.J., Miles, J.R., Wright, E.C., Rempel, L.A., Cushman, R.A., Freking, B.A., Rohrer, G.A., Phillips, C., Dedecker, A., Foxcroft, G., Stalder, K.J. 2015. Age at puberty, ovulation rate, and uterine length of developing gilts fed two lysine and three metabolizable energy concentrations from 100 to 260 d of age. Journal of Animal Science. 93(7):3521-3527.
Age at puberty, ovulation rate, and reproductive tract traits of developing gilts fed two lysine levels and three metabolizable energy levels from 100 to 260 d of age - (Abstract Only)
Calderon Diaz, J.A., Vallet, J.L., Lents, C.A., Nonneman, D., Miles, J.R., Wright-Johnson, E.C., Rempel, L.A., Cushman, R.A., Freking, B.A., Rohrer, G.A., Phillips, C.E., DeDecker, A.E., Foxcroft, G., Stalder, K. 2015. Age at puberty, ovulation rate, and reproductive tract traits of developing gilts fed two lysine levels and three metabolizable energy levels from 100 to 260 d of age [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 93(Supplement 2):81 (Abstract #180).
Relationships between day one piglet serum immunoglobulin immunocrit and subsequent growth, puberty attainment, litter size, and lactation performance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vallet, J.L., Miles, J.R., Rempel, L.A., Nonneman, D.J., Lents, C.A. 2015. Relationships between day one piglet serum immunoglobulin immunocrit and subsequent growth, puberty attainment, litter size, and lactation performance. Journal of Animal Science. 93(6):2722-2729.
Effects of maternal nutrition and arginine supplementation on postnatal liver and jejunal oxygen consumption and hypothalamic neuropeptide content in ovine offspring - (Abstract Only)
Prezotto, L.D., Thorson, J.F., Borowicz, P.P., Dorsan, S.T., Peine, J.L., Lents, C.A., Caton, J.S., Swanson, K.C. 2015. Effects of maternal nutrition and arginine supplementation on postnatal liver and jejunal oxygen consumption and hypothalamic neuropeptide content in ovine offspring [abstract]. Endocrine Reviews. 36(2):Abstract #SAT-552.
Effects of sire breed, gender, and postnatal litter size on plasma concentrations of acyl ghrelin and its relationship with growth traits and feeding behavior in swine - (Abstract Only)
Lents, C.A., Brown-Brandl, T.M., Rohrer, G.A., Oliver, W.T., Freking, B.A. 2015. Effects of sire breed, gender, and postnatal litter size on plasma concentrations of acyl ghrelin and its relationship with growth traits and feeding behavior in swine [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 93(Supplement 2):148 (Abstract #333).
Litter of origin effects on gilt development in a commercial setting - (Abstract Only)
Vallet, J.L., Calderon-Diaz, J.A., Stalder, K.J., Phillips, C.E., Miles, J.R., Wright-Johnson, E.C., Rempel, L.A., Lents, C.A., Nonneman, D., Rohrer, G.A., Freking, B.A., Cushman, R.A. 2015. Litter of origin effects on gilt development in a commercial setting [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 93(Supplement 2):79-80 (Abstract #177).
Research in gilt development to improve lifetime productivity of sows - (Other) - (04-Dec-14)
Research on gilt first estrus and pubertal development at USMARC - (Abstract Only)
Nonneman, D., Lents, C.A., Schneider, J.F., Vallet, J.L., Rohrer, G.A. 2015. Research on gilt first estrus and pubertal development at USMARC [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XXIII Conference Proceedings. Abstract #W827.
A polymorphism in myostatin influences puberty but not fertility in beef heifers, whereas µ-calpain affects first calf birth weight Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cushman, R.A., Tait Jr, R.G., McNeel, A.K., Forbes, E.D., Amundson, O.L., Lents, C.A., Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Perry, G.A., Wood, J.A., Cupp, A.S., Smith, T.P., Freetly, H.C., Bennett, G.L. 2015. A polymorphism in myostatin influences puberty but not fertility in beef heifers, whereas µ-calpain affects first calf birth weight. Journal of Animal Science. 93(1):117-126.
The consequence of level of nutrition on heifer ovarian and mammary development Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Freetly, H.C., Vonnahme, K.A., McNeel, A.K., Camacho, L.E., Amundson, O.L., Forbes, E.D., Lents, C.A., Cushman, R.A. 2014. The consequence of level of nutrition on heifer ovarian and mammary development. Journal of Animal Science. 92(12):5437-5443.
Association of circulating active and total ghrelin concentrations with dry matter intake, growth, and carcass characteristics of finishing beef cattle Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Foote, A.P., Hales, K.E., Lents, C.A., Freetly, H.C. 2014. Association of circulating active and total ghrelin concentrations with dry matter intake, growth, and carcass characteristics of finishing beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 92(12):5651-5658.
Optimal dietary energy and protein for the development of gilts - NPB #12-209 - (Research Technical Update)
Vallet, J., Calderon, J., Stalder, K., Phillips, C., Bradley, G., Miles, J., Rempel, L., Lents, C., Freking, B., Rohrer, G., Nonneman, D., Cushman, R. 2014. Optimal dietary energy and protein for the development of gilts - NPB #12-209. National Pork Board. Available: http://research.pork.org/FileLibrary/ResearchDocuments/12-209-Vallet-USDA.pdf.
LH independent testosterone production is mediated by the interaction between GnRH-II and its receptor in the boar testis - (Abstract Only)
Desaulniers, A.T., Cederberg, R.A., Mills, G.A., Ford, J.J., Lents, C.A., White, B.R. 2014. LH independent testosterone production is mediated by the interaction between GnRH-II and its receptor in the boar testis [abstract]. In: Society for the Study of Reproduction, 47th annual meeting, 19-23 July 2014, Grand Rapids, MI. Abstract 81.
Association of plasma ghrelin concentrations with feed intake in beef cattle - (Abstract Only)
Foote, A.P., Hales, K.E., Lents, C.A., Freetly, H.C. 2014. Association of plasma ghrelin concentrations with feed intake in beef cattle [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 92(E-Supplement 2):361.
Neuropeptides linking the control of appetite with reproductive function in domestic animals - (Abstract Only)
Lents, C.A. 2014. Neuropeptides linking the control of appetite with reproductive function in domestic animals [abstract]. Book of Abstracts of the 65th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. The Netherlands: Wageningen Academic Publishers. No. 20:162.
Effects of RFRP2 and RF9 on secretion of luteinizing hormone in prepubertal gilts - (Abstract Only)
Thorson, J.F., Prezotto, L.D., McCosh, R.B., Wright, E.C., Swanson, K.C., White, B.R., Freking, B.A., Oliver, W.T., Hileman, S.M., Lents, C.A. 2014. Effects of RFRP2 and RF9 on secretion of luteinizing hormone in prepubertal gilts [abstract]. In: Endocrine Society’s 96th Annual Meeting and Expo (ICE/ENDO 2014), June 21-24, 2014, Chicago, IL. Endocrine Reviews. 35(3 Supplement):SUN-0669.
Measures of the ovaries and uterus during development of gilts selected for differences in uterine capacity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lents, C.A., Cushman, R.A., Freking, B.A. 2014. Measures of the ovaries and uterus during development of gilts selected for differences in uterine capacity. Journal of Animal Science. 92(6):2433-2439.
Global changes in uterine protein secretion are associated with differences in the number of antral follicles in heifers - (Abstract Only)
Vallet, J.L., Cushman, R.A., McNeel, A.K., Wright, E.C., Larimore, E., Miles, J.R., Chase, C.C., Lents, C.A., Wood, J.R., Cupp, A.S., Perry, G.A. 2014. Global changes in uterine protein secretion are associated with differences in the number of antral follicles in heifers [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 92(Supplement 2):89 (Abstract #200).
AVPR1A alleles are pleiotropic sources of variation in age at puberty and reproductive longevity in sows - (Abstract Only)
Trenhaile, M.D., Lucot, K.L., Tart, J.K., Bundy, J.W., Thorson, J.F., Keuter, E.M., Wood, J.R., Rothschild, M.F., Rohrer, G.A., Miller, P.S., Spangler, M.L., Lents, C.A., Johnson, R.K., Kachman, S.D., Ciobanu, D.C. 2014. AVPR1A alleles are pleiotropic sources of variation in age at puberty and reproductive longevity in sows [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 92(Supplement 2):12 (Abstract #27).
Effect of progesterone on kisspeptin and neurokinin B cell numbers in the arcuate nucleus of the female pig - (Abstract Only)
Hileman, S.M., Meadows, L.J., Porter, K.L., Coolen, L.M., Fergani, C., Rempel, L.A., Cushman, R.A., Oliver, W.T., Wright, E.C., Miles, J.R., Lents, C.A. 2013. Effect of progesterone on kisspeptin and neurokinin B cell numbers in the arcuate nucleus of the female pig [abstract]. Abstracts of Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting, November 9-13, 2013, San Diego, California. Poster # BBB25. Available: http://www.sfn.org/annual-meeting/past-and-future-annual-meetings.
Uterine and placental interactions during necrotic tip development in the pig from day 22 to 42 of gestation - (Abstract Only)
Wright, E.C., Miles, J.R., Lents, C.A., Rempel, L.A. 2014. Uterine and placental interactions during necrotic tip development in the pig from day 22 to 42 of gestation. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 26(1):153-154 (Abstract #79).
Genome-wide association with delayed puberty in swine Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nonneman, D., Lents, C., Rohrer, G., Rempel, L., Vallet, J. 2014. Genome-wide association with delayed puberty in swine. Animal Genetics. 45(1):130-132.
Effects of nesfatin-1 on food intake and LH secretion in prepubertal gilts and genomic association of the porcine NUCB2 gene with growth traits Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lents, C.A., Barb, C.R., Hausman, G.J., Nonneman, D., Heidorn, N.L., Cisse, R.S., Azain, M.J. 2013. Effects of nesfatin-1 on food intake and LH secretion in prepubertal gilts and genomic association of the porcine NUCB2 gene with growth traits. Domestic Animal Endocrinology. 45(2):89-97.
Metabolic status, gonadotropin secretion, and ovarian function during acute nutrient restriction of beef heifers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lents, C.A., White, F.J., Ciccioli, N.H., Floyd, L.N., Rubio, I., Keisler, D.H., Spicer, L.J., Wettemann, R.P. 2013. Metabolic status, gonadotropin secretion, and ovarian function during acute nutrient restriction of beef heifers. Journal of Animal Science. 91(9):4146-4157.
Role of GnRH-II and its receptor in testicular function - (Abstract Only)
Desaulniers, A.T., Cederberg, R.A., Mills, G.A., Ford, J.J., Lents, C.A., White, B.R. 2013. Role of GnRH-II and its receptor in testicular function [abstract]. Biology of Reproduction Supplement (46th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction). pp. 367-368 (Abstract #820).
Does reduced peri-pubertal nutrient intake influence the ovarian reserve in beef heifers? - (Abstract Only)
Cushman, R.A., Forbes, E.D., Swanson, O.L., McNeel, A.K., Chase, C.C., Lents, C.A., Freetly, H.C. 2013. Does reduced peri-pubertal nutrient intake influence the ovarian reserve in beef heifers? [abstract]. Biology of Reproduction Supplement (46th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction). pp. 44-45 (Abstract #48).
The relationship of plasma urea nitrogen with growth traits and age at first estrus in gilts Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lents, C.A., Rempel, L.A., Klindt, J., Wise, T., Nonneman, D., Freking, B.A. 2013. The relationship of plasma urea nitrogen with growth traits and age at first estrus in gilts. Journal of Animal Science. 91(7):3137-3142.
Relationships of birth weight traits with age at first estrus and number of ovulations in Landrace-Duroc-Yorkshire gilts - (Abstract Only)
Lents, C.A., Rempel, L.A., Wise, T., Nonneman, D. 2013. Relationships of birth weight traits with age at first estrus and number of ovulations in Landrace-Duroc-Yorkshire gilts. Journal of Animal Science. 91 (E-Supplement 2):591 (Abstract #TH339).
The effects of selecting for the myostatin F94L polymorphism on reproductive traits in pubertal heifers - (Abstract Only)
Forbes, E.D., Swanson, O.L., McNeel, A.K., Tait, Jr., R.G., Smith, T.P.L., Bennett, G.L., Hoagland, T.A., Zinn, S.A., Lents, C.A., Perry, G.A., Cushman, R.A. 2013. The effects of selecting for the myostatin F94L polymorphism on reproductive traits in pubertal heifers. Journal of Animal Science. 91 (E-Supplement 2):287 (Abstract #W181).
How our basic understanding of the ovarian reserve is improving reproductive management in domestic farm animals - (Abstract Only)
Cushman, R.A., McNeel, A., Chase, C., Jr., Lents, C. 2013. How our basic understanding of the ovarian reserve is improving reproductive management in domestic farm animals [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 91 (Supplement 2):77-78 (Abstract #O237).
Role of adipose secreted factors and kisspeptin in the metabolic control of gonadotropin secretion and puberty - (Book / Chapter)
Lents, C.A., Barb, C.R., Hausman, G.J. 2013. Role of adipose secreted factors and kisspeptin in the metabolic control of gonadotropin secretion and puberty. In: Vizcarra, J., editor. Gonadotropin. New York, NY: In-Tech. pp. 25-56. DOI: 10.5772/48802.
Litter size influences lamb weight and ovarian reserve but not reproductive tract development or expression of genes involved in early follicular development - (Abstract Only) - (13-Apr-12)
Ultrasound and phenotypic measures of the reproductive tract of prepubertal gilts selected for increased uterine capacity - (Abstract Only)
Lents, C.A., Cushman, R.A., Freking, B.A. 2012. Ultrasound and phenotypic measures of the reproductive tract of prepubertal gilts selected for increased uterine capacity [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 90 (Supplement 2):118 (Abstract #299P).
Function of the corpus luteum in beef heifers is affected by acute submaintenance feeding but is not correlated with residual feed intake Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lents, C.A., Randel, R.D., Stelzleni, A.M., Caldwell, L.C., Welsh Jr, T.H. 2011. Function of the corpus luteum in beef heifers is affected by acute submaintenance feeding but is not correlated with residual feed intake. Journal of Animal Science. 89(11):4023-4031.
Developmental changes in hypothalamic Kiss1 expression during activation of the pulsatile release of luteinising hormone in maturing ewe lambs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Redmond, J.S., Baez-Sandoval, G.M., Spell, K.M., Spencer, T.E., Lents, C.A., Williams, G.L., Amstalden, M. 2011. Developmental changes in hypothalamic Kiss1 expression during activation of the pulsatile release of luteinising hormone in maturing ewe lambs. Journal of Neuroendrocrinology. 23(9):815-822.
Current genetic technologies to improve efficiency of livestock production - (Abstract Only)
Nonneman, D.J., Rohrer, G.A., Rempel, L.A., Lents, C.A., Vallet, J.L. 2011. Current genetic technologies to improve efficiency of livestock production [abstract]. Biology of Reproduction. 85 (1 Supplement):83 (Abstract # 107).
Intrauterine position and adjacent fetal sex status influences fetal and placental growth but not embryonic viability under crowded uterine conditions in pigs - (Abstract Only)
Freking, B.A., Lents, C.A. 2011. Intrauterine position and adjacent fetal sex status influences fetal and placental growth but not embryonic viability under crowded uterine conditions in pigs [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 89 (E-Supplement 1):88 (Abstract #M230).
Leptin and reproductive function - (Review Article)
Hausman, G.J., Barb, C.R., Lents, C.A. 2012. Leptin and reproductive function. Biochimie. 94:2075-2081.
Advancement in understanding the central pathways that underlie the effects of exteroceptive signals on the gonadotropic axis of the female for initiation of puberty and maintenance of normal reproductive cycles - (Abstract Only)
Lents, C.A. 2011. Advancement in understanding the central pathways that underlie the effects of exteroceptive signals on the gonadotropic axis of the female for initiation of puberty and maintenance of normal reproductive cycles [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 89 (E-Supplement 2):139 (Abstract #275).
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