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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Anthony McNeel
Nutrition and Environmental Management Research
Research Physiologist

Phone: (402) 762-4203
Fax: (402) 762-4382
P.O. BOX 166
CLAY CENTER, NE, 68933-0166


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Placental accommodations for transport and metabolism during intra-uterine crowding in pigs - (Review Article) - (19-Nov-14)
A polymorphism in myostatin influences puberty but not fertility in beef heifers, whereas µ-calpain affects first calf birth weight - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-Nov-14)
Effect of elevated systemic concentrations of urea nitrogen in crossbred heifers on in vitro fertilization (IVF) - (Abstract Only) - (31-Oct-14)
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.
Effect of high and low antral follicle count in pubertal beef heifers on in vitro fertilization (IVF) - (Abstract Only)
Chase, Jr., C.C., Wright, E.C., McNeel, A.K., Cushman, R.A., Perry, G.A., Cupp, A.S., Vallet, J.L., Sypherd, D.D., Miles, J.R. 2014. Effect of high and low antral follicle count in pubertal beef heifers on in vitro fertilization (IVF) [abstract]. American Embryo Transfer Association/Canadian Embryo Transfer Association Joint Convention Proceedings, October 6-8, 2014, Middleton, Wisconsin. 49.
Defining the lactocrine-sensitive neonatal porcine uterine transcriptome - (Abstract Only)
Rahman, K.M., Camp, M.E., Prasad, N., McNeel, A.K., Levy, S., Bartol, F.F., Bagnell, C.A. 2014. Defining the lactocrine-sensitive neonatal porcine uterine transcriptome [abstract]. In: Society for the Study of Reproduction, 47th Annual Meeting, 19-23 July 2014, Grand Rapids, MI. Abstract No. 485.
Granulosa cell gene expression profiling in cows with divergent follicular fluid concentrations of androgens - (Abstract Only)
Summers, A., Pohlmeier, W., Sargent, K., Kurz, S., McFee, R., McNeel, A.K., Cushman, R.A., Wood, J., Cupp, A. 2014. Granulosa cell gene expression profiling in cows with divergent follicular fluid concentrations of androgens [abstract]. In: Society for the Study of Reproduction, 47th Annual Meeting, 19-23 July 2014, Grand Rapids, MI. Abstract 22.
Identification of changes in bovine oviductal mRNA expression by RNAseq from animals with high and low circulating estradiol concentrations during timed artificial insemination - (Abstract Only) - (16-Apr-14)
Association of circulating concentrations of estradiol during the preovulatory period and expression of steroidogenic enzymes - (Abstract Only) - (16-Apr-14)
Microarray studies in high and low RFI cattle reveal a potential role for gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) in regulating feed efficiency - (Abstract Only)
Perkins, S.D., Foradori, C.D., McNeel, A.K., Kriese-Anderson, L.A., Brandebourg, T.D. 2014. Microarray studies in high and low RFI cattle reveal a potential role for gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH) in regulating feed efficiency [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 92(E-Supplement 2):587-588.
De novo assembly and identification of unique contigs in the bovine oviduct from animals with high and low circulating estradiol concentrations during timed artificial insemination - (Abstract Only)
McNeel, A.K., Cushman, R.A., Snelling, W.M., Gonda, M.G., Perry, B.L., Perry, G.A. 2014. De novo assembly and identification of unique contigs in the bovine oviduct from animals with high and low circulating estradiol concentrations during timed artificial insemination [abstract]. In: Society for the Study of Reproduction, 47th Annual Meeting, 19-23 July 2014, Grand Rapids, MI. Abstract 245.
DNA polymorphisms and transcript abundance of PRKAG2 and phosphorylated AMP-activated protein kinase in the rumen are associated with gain and feed intake in beef steers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lindholm-Perry, A.K., Kuehn, L.A., Oliver, W.T., Kern, R.J., Cushman, R.A., Miles, J.R., McNeel, A.K., Freetly, H.C. 2014. DNA polymorphisms and transcript abundance of PRKAG2 and phosphorylated AMP-activated protein kinase in the rumen are associated with gain and feed intake in beef steers. Animal Genetics. 45(4):461-472.
The impact of cow nutrient status during the second and third trimesters on age at puberty, antral follicle count, and fertility of daughters Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cushman, R.A., McNeel, A.K., Freetly, H.C. 2014. The impact of cow nutrient status during the second and third trimesters on age at puberty, antral follicle count, and fertility of daughters. Livestock Science. 162:252-258.
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).
Effect of high and low antral follicle count in pubertal beef heifers on IVF - (Abstract Only)
Chase, C.C., Jr., Wright, E.C., McNeel, A.K., Cushman, R.A., Perry, G.A., Cupp, A.S., Vallet, J.L., Sypherd, D.D., Miles, J.R. 2014. Effect of high and low antral follicle count in pubertal beef heifers on IVF. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 26(1):184 (Abstract #142).
Genetics of reproductive traits: Antagonisms with production traits - (Proceedings)
Cushman, R.A., McNeel, A.K., McDaneld, T.G., Perry, G.A. 2013. Genetics of reproductive traits: Antagonisms with production traits. Proceedings, Genomic Seedstock Symposium (June 27-28, 2013, Sioux Falls, SD). pp. 19-28.
The plasminogen activator system in the ovine placentome during late gestation and stage-two of parturition Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McNeel, A.K., Cushman, R.A., Vallet, J.L. 2013. The plasminogen activator system in the ovine placentome during late gestation and stage-two of parturition. Molecular Reproduction and Development. 80(6):466-473.
Laser capture microdissection coupled with RNA-seq reveals that short cuboidal trophoblast cells of the porcine placenta possess a transcriptome consistent with a migratory cell type - (Abstract Only)
McNeel, A.K., Chen, C.T., Schroeder, S.G., Sonstegard, T.S., Dawson, H.D., Vallet, J.L. 2013. Laser capture microdissection coupled with RNA-seq reveals that short cuboidal trophoblast cells of the porcine placenta possess a transcriptome consistent with a migratory cell type [abstract]. Biology of Reproduction Supplement (46th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction). pp. 239-240 (Abstract #516).
Changes in ovarian function associated with circulating concentrations of estradiol prior to a GnRH-induced ovulation in beef cows - (Abstract Only)
Larimore, E.L., Swanson, O.L., McNeel, A.K., Cushman, R.A., Perry, G.A. 2013. Changes in ovarian function associated with circulating concentrations of estradiol prior to a GnRH-induced ovulation in beef cows [abstract]. Biology of Reproduction Supplement (46th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction). p. 256 (Abstract #555).
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).
Application of RNA-seq transcriptomic analysis to reproductive physiology of the pig: Insights into differential trophoblast function within the late gestation porcine placenta - (Review Article)
McNeel, A.K., Chen, C.T., Schroeder, S.G., Sonstegard, T.S., Dawson, H.D., Vallet, J.L. 2013. Application of RNA-seq transcriptomic analysis to reproductive physiology of the pig: Insights into differential trophoblast function within the late gestation porcine placenta. In: Rodriquez-Martinez, H., Soede, N.M., Flowers, W.L., editors. Control of Pig Reproduction IX. Leicestershire, UK: Context Products Ltd. pp. 175-183.
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).
Triennial Reproduction Symposium: Limitations in uterine and conceptus physiology that lead to fetal losses Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Vallet, J.L., McNeel, A.K., Johnson, G., Bazer, F.W. 2013. Triennial Reproduction Symposium: Limitations in uterine and conceptus physiology that lead to fetal losses. Journal of Animal Science. 91(7):3030-3040.
Technical Report: Serial collections of placentomes during parturition in cattle and subsequent reproductive performance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McNeel, A.K., Ondrak, J.D., Cushman, R.A. 2013. Technical Report: Serial collections of placentomes during parturition in cattle and subsequent reproductive performance. Journal of Animal Science. 91(5):2119-2121.
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).
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)
Expression of PRSS, the plasminogen activator system and its activity in the ovine placentome during Stage 2 of parturition - (Abstract Only)
McNeel, A.K., Cushman, R.A., Vallet, J.L. 2012. Expression of PRSS, the plasminogen activator system and its activity in the ovine placentome during stage 2 of parturition [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 90 (Supplement 3):471 (Abstract #517).
The impact of cow nutrient status during the second and third trimester on development of the reproductive axis and fertility of daughters - (Abstract Only)
Cushman, R.A., McNeel, A.K., Freetly, H.C. 2012. The impact of cow nutrient status during the second and third trimester on development of the reproductive axis and fertility of daughters [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 90 (Supplement 3):472 (Abstract #520).
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