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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Le Ann Blomberg

Research Leader


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Identification of alpha-1 acid glycoprotein (AGP) as a potential marker of impaired growth in the newborn piglet - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caperna, T.J., Shannon, A.E., Blomberg, L., Stoll, M.J., Ramsay, T.G. 2013. Identification of alpha-1 acid glycoprotein (AGP) as a potential marker of impaired growth in the newborn piglet. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 25:1126-33.
Identification and characterization of a Nuclear Factor Kappa B p65 proteolytic fragment in nuclei of porcine hepatocytes in monolayer culture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caperna, T.J., Shannon, A.E., Garrett, W.M., Ramsay, T.G., Blomberg, L., Elsasser, T.H. 2013. Identification and characterization of a Nuclear Factor Kappa B p65 proteolytic fragment in nuclei of porcine hepatocytes in monolayer culture. Domestic Animal Endocrinology. 45:154-162.
Comparison of methods of extracting messenger Ribonucleic Acid from ejaculated Porcine (Sus Scrofa) Spermatozoa - (Abstract Only)
Frankel, T.E., Theisen, D.D., Guthrie, H.D., Welch, G.R., Woods L.C. III. 2013. The effect of freezing rate on the quality of striped bass sperm. Theriogenology. 79(6):940-945. DOI:10.1016/j.theriogenology.2013.01.099.
Growth rate in neonatal swine affects adipokine gene expression - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramsay, T.G., Blomberg, L., Caperna, T.J. 2013. Growth rate in neonatal swine affects adipokine gene expression. Animal-The International Journal of Animal Biosciences. 7(10):1690-6.
Poultry germplasm preservation: modulating membrane lipids for successful cryopreservation of semen from valuable genetic stocks - (Abstract Only)
Long, J.A., Blomberg, L., Groenen, M. 2013. Poultry germplasm preservation: modulating membrane lipids for successful cryopreservation of semen from valuable genetic stocks. Meeting Abstract.
Whole genome snp discovery and analysis of genetic diversity in turkey (meleagris gallopavo) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aslam, M.L., Bastiaansen, J.W., Elferink, M., Megens, H., Crooijmas, R.P., Blomberg, L., Fleischer, R.C., Van Tassell, C.P., Sonstegard, T.S., Schroeder, S.G., Groenen, M.A., Long, J.A. 2012. Whole genome snp discovery and analysis of genetic diversity in turkey (meleagris gallopavo). Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 13:391.
Twenty years of embryonic stem cell research in farm animals - (Abstract Only)
Blomberg, L., Teleugu, B. 2012. Twenty years of embryonic stem cell research in farm animals. Reproduction of Domestic Animals. 47(4):80-85.
Iron Dextran treatment does not induce serum protein carbonyls in the newborn pig - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caperna, T.J., Shannon, A.E., Blomberg, L., Garrett, W.M., Ramsay, T.G. 2011. Iron Dextran treatment does not induce serum protein carbonyls in the newborn pig. Cambridge University Press: Animal. 6(1):79-86.
Oviductal expression of avidin, avidin-related protein-2 and progesterone receptor in turkey hens in relation to sperm storage: effects of oviduct tissue type, sperm presence, and turkey line - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Foye-Jackson, O., Long, J.A., Bakst, M.R., Blomberg, L., Akuffo, V.G., Silva, M.V., Guthrie, H.D., Mcmurtry, J.P. 2011. Oviductal expression of avidin, avidin-related protein-2 and progesterone receptor in turkey hens in relation to sperm storage: effects of oviduct tissue type, sperm presence, and turkey line. International Journal of Poultry Science. 90:1539-1547.
Culture of porcine hepatocytes or bile duct epithelial cells by inductive serum-free media - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caperna, T.J., Blomberg, L., Garrett, W.M., Talbot, N.C. 2011. Culture of porcine hepatocytes or bile duct epithelial cells by inductive serum-free media. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology - Animals. 47(3):218-233.
Characteristics of peri-implantation porcine concepti population and maternal milieu influence the transcriptome profile - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blomberg, L., Schreier, L.L., Li, R.W. 2010. Characteristics of peri-implantation porcine concepti population and maternal milieu influence the transcriptome profile. Journal of Molecular Reproduction and Development. 77:978-989.
Multi-platform next-generation sequencing of the domestic turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) genome assembly and analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dalloul, R.A., Long, J.A., Zimin, A.V., Reed, K.M., Blomberg, L., Van Tassell, C.P., Schroeder, S.G., Sonstegard, T.S., Aslam, L., Beal, K., Biedler, J., Burt, D.W., Crasta, O., Crooijmans, R.P., Cooper, K., Coulombe, R.A., De, S., Delany, M.E., Dodgson, J.B., Dong, J.J., Evans, C., Flicek, P., Florea, L., Folkerts, O., Groenen, M.A., Harkins, T.T., Herrero, J., Hoffmann, S., Megens, H., Jiang, A., Jong, P., Kaiser, P., Kim, H., Kim, K., Kim, S., Langenberger, D., Lee, M., Lee, T., Mane, S., Marcais, G., Marz, M., Mcelroy, A.P., Modise, T., Nefedov, M., Notredame, C., Paton, I.R., Payne, W.S., Pertea, G., Prickett, D., Puiu, D., Qioa, D., Raineri, E., Salzberg, S.L., Schatz, M.C., Scheuring, C., Schmidt, C.J., Schroeder, S.G., Smith, E.J., Smith, J., Sonstegard, T.S., Stadler, P.F., Tafer, H., Tu, Z., Van Tassell, C.P., Vilella, A.J., Williams, K., Yorke, J.A., Zhang, L., Zhang, H., Zhang, Z., Zhang, Y. 2010. Multi-platform next-generation sequencing of the domestic turkey (Meleagris gallopavo) genome assembly and analysis. PLoS Biology. 8(9):e1000475.
Feeder-independent continuous culture of the PICM-19 pig liver stem cell line. - (Popular Publication)
Talbot, N.C., Blomberg, L., Garrett, W.M., Caperna, T.J. 2010. Feeder-independent continuous culture of the PICM-19 pig liver stem cell line.. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology.
Feeder-independent continuous culture of the PICM-19 pig liver stem cell line - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Talbot, N.C., Blomberg, L., Garrett, W.M., Caperna, T.J. 2010. Feeder-independent continuous culture of the PICM-19 pig liver stem cell line. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology. 46(9):746-757.
Identification of Protein Carbonyls in serum of the fetal and neonatal pig. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caperna, T.J., Shannon, A.E., Blomberg, L., Garrett, W.M., Ramsay, T.G. 2010. Identification of protein carbonyls in serum of the fetal and neonatal pig. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 156(3):189-196.
The Effect of Intrauterine Growth Retardation on the Expression of Developmental Factors in Porcine Placenta Subsequent to Placentation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blomberg, L., Schreier, L.L., Guthrie, H.D., Caperna, T.J., Ramsay, T.G., Sample, G.L., Vallet, J. 2010. The effect of intrauterine growth retardation on the expression of developmental factors in porcine placenta subsequent to placentation. Placenta. 31(6):549-52.
The Effects of Space Flight and Microgravity on the Growth and Differentiation of PICM-19 Pig Liver Stem Cells. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Talbot, N.C., Caperna, T.J., Blomberg, L., Graninger, P.G., Stodieck, L.S. 2010. The effects of space flight and microgravity on the growth and differentiation of PICM-19 pig liver stem cells. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology - Animal. 46(6):502-15.
Analysis of protein oxidation in serum of fetal and newborn piglets and the influence of iron dextran on induction of protein carbonyls. - (Abstract Only)
Caperna, T.J., Shannon, A.E., Ramsay, T.G., Blomberg, L., Garrett, W.M. 2009. Analysis of protein oxidation in serum of fetal and newborn piglets and the influence of iron dextran on induction of protein carbonyls. American Society of Animal Science, Abstract #33536.
Characteristics of Peri-Implantation Porcine Concepti Population Influence Transcriptome Profile. - (Abstract Only)
Blomberg, L., Schreier, L.L., Li, R. 2009. Characteristics of Peri-Implantation Porcine Concepti Population Influence Transcriptome Profile. Biological Reproduction 81 (Suppl 1) p. 57, #41.
Turkey Line Effect on Avidin, Avidin-Related Protein 2 and Progesterone Receptor Expression in the Reproductive Tract Following Artificial Insemination - (Abstract Only)
Foye Jackson, O.T., Long, J.A., Bakst, M.R., Blomberg, L., Silva, M.V., Becker, K.G., Wood, W.H., McMurtry, J.P. 2009. Turkey Line Effect on Avidin, Avidin-Related Protein 2 and Progesterone Receptor Expression in the Reproductive Tract Following Artificial Insemination. Poultry Science 88 (Suppl. 1) Abstract 409, p. 125 (CD-Rom).
Comparative Proteomic and Regulatory Network Analyses of the Elongating Pig Conceptus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Degrelle, S.A., Blomberg, L., Garrett, W.M., Li, R.W., Talbot, N.C. 2009. Comparative Proteomic and Regulatory Network Analyses of the Elongating Pig Conceptus. Proteomics. 9(10):2678-94.
Conceptus development during blastocyst elongation in lines of pigs selected for increased uterine capacity or ovulation rate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miles, J.R., Freking, B.A., Blomberg, L., Vallet, J.L., Zuelke, K.A. 2008. Conceptus development during blastocyst elongation in lines of pigs selected for increased uterine capacity or ovulation rate. Journal of Animal Science. 86(9):2126-2134.
The pursuit of ES cell lines of domesticated ungulates - (Review Article)
Talbot, N.C., Blomberg, L.A. 2008. The pursuit of ES cell lines of domesticated ungulates. Stem Cell Reviews. 4(3):235-254.
The effects of sham versus artificial insemination on differential gene expression in the reproductive tract of turkey (Meleagris Gallapovo) hens - (Abstract Only)
Foye-Jackson, O.T., Long, J. A., Bakst, M.R., Blomberg, L., Becker, K.G., Wood, W.H., McMurtry, J.P. 2008. The effects of sham versus artificial insemination on differential gene expression in the reproductive tract of turkey (Meleagris Gallapovo) hens. BARC Poster Day.
Conceptus development during embryo elongation in lines of pigs selected for ovulation rate or uterine capacity - (Abstract Only)
Miles, J.R., Freking, B.A., Blomberg, L., Vallet, J.L. 2008. Conceptus development during embryo elongation in lines of pigs selected for ovulation rate or uterine capacity [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 86 (E-Supplement 3):107 (Abstract #233).
Blastocyst Elongation, Trophoblastic Differentiation and Embryonic Pattern Formation - (Review Article)
Blomberg, L., Hashizume, K., Viebahn, C. 2008. Blastocyst elongation, trophoblastic differentiation, and embryonic pattern formation. 2008. Reporduction. 135:181-95.
Comparative Transcriptome Analysis of in Vivo and in Vitro Porcine Blastocysts by Small Amplified Rna Serial Analysis of Gene Expression (Sar-Sage) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miles, J.R., Blomberg, L.A., Krisher, R.L., Everts, R.E., Sonstegard, T.S., Van Tassell, C.P., Zuelke, K.A. 2008. Comparative transcriptome analysis of in vivo- and in vitro- produced porcine blastocysts by small amplified RNA-serial analysis of gene expression (SAR-SAGE). Molecular Reproduction and Development. 75:976-88.
Resolving the database sequence discrepancies for the Staphylococcus aureus bacteriophage phi 11 amidase. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Donovan D.M., Foster-Frey J., Garrett W.M., Blomberg, L. 2008. Resolving the database sequence discrepancies for the Staphylococcus aureus bacteriophage phi11 amidase. Journal of Basic Microbiology. 48(1):48-52.
Expression Analysis of Pluripotency Factors in the Undifferentiated Porcine Inner Cell Mass and Epiblast During In Vitro Culture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blomberg, L., Schreier, L.L., Talbot, N.C. 2008. Expression Analysis of Pluripotency Factors in the Undifferentiated Porcine Inner Cell Mass and Epiblast During In Vitro Culture. Molecular Reproduction and Development. 75(3):450-63.
Determination of Differential Gene Expression of the Uterovaginal Tract of Sham versus Artificially Inseminated Turkey (Melleagris Gallapovo) Hens Utilizing Suppressive Subtractive Hybridization - (Abstract Only)
Foye Jackson, O.T., Long, J.A., Bakst, M.R., Blomberg, L., McMurtry, J.P. 2007. Determination of Differential Gene Expression of the Uterovaginal Tract of Sham versus Artificially Inseminated Turkey (Melleagris Gallapovo) Hens Utilizing Suppressive Subtractive Hybridization. BARC Poster Day.
Isolation and Characterization of Porcine Visceral Endoderm Cell Lines Derived from in Vivo 11-Day Blastocysts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Talbot, N.C., Blomberg, L., Mahmood, A., Caperna, T.J., Garrett, W.M. 2007. Isolation and characterization of porcine visceral endoderm cell lines derived from in vivo 11-day blastocysts. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology - Animals. 43(2):72-86.
Proteomics Study of the Trophoblast Elongation Phase of the Porcine Embryo - (Proceedings) - (06-Dec-06)
Challenges and Prospects for the Establishment of Embryonic Stem Cell Lines of Domesticated Ungulates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Keefer, C.L., Pant, D., Blomberg, L., Talbot, N.C. 2006. Challenges and prospects for the establishment of embryonic stem cell lines of domesticated ungulates. Animal Reproduction Sciences. 98:147-168.
Identfication of Mrnas Associated with Gonadotropin-Induced Maturation of Murine Cumulus Oocyte Complexes Using Serial Analysis of Gene Expression (Sage) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodriguez, K.F., Blomberg, L., Zuelke, K.A., Miles, J.R., Alexander, J.E., Farin, C.E. 2006. Identfication of mrnas associated with gonadotropin-induced maturation of murine cumulus oocyte complexes using serial analysis of gene expression (sage). Physiological Genomics. 27(3):318-327.
Small Amplifed Rna Serial Analysis of Gene Expression (Sar-Sage) from Porcine Blastocysts Produced in Vivo Or in Vitro - (Abstract Only)
This is a poster presentation for BARC Poster Day 4/26/2006.
Transcriptome Profiling of the Tubular Porcine Conceptus Identifies the Differential Regulation of Growth An Ddevelopmentally Associated Genes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blomberg, L., Garrett, W.M., Guillomot, M., Miles, J.R., Sonstegard, T.S., Van Tassell, C.P., Zuelke, K.A. 2006. Transcriptome profiling of the tubular porcine conceptus identifies the differential regulation of growth and developmentally associated genes. Molecular Reproduction and Development. 73(12):1491-1502.
Unique Expression Patterns of Differentiation, Growth and Cell Structure Factors in the Elongating Porcine Conceptus - (Abstract Only)
Blomberg, L., Miles, J.R., Talbot, N.C., Garrett, W.M., Zuelke, K.A. 2006. Unique expression patterns of differentiation, growth and cell structure factors in the elongating porcine conceptus. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 18:170.
Lines of Pigs Selected for Component Traits of Litter Size Exhibit Differential Gene Regulation at the Onset of Embryo (Trophoectoderm) Elongation - (Abstract Only)
Miles, J.R., Blomberg, L., Freking, B.A., Zuelke, K.A. 2006. Lines of pigs selected for component traits of litter size exhibit differential gene regulation at the onset of embryo (trophoectoderm) elongation [abstract]. International Embryo Transfer Society Annual Meeting. 18:235-236.
Expression Analysis of the Steroidogenic Acute Regulatory Protein (Star) Gene in Developing Porcine Conceptuses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blomberg, L., Zuelke, K.A. 2005. Expression analysis of the steroidogenic acute regulatory protein (STAR) gene in developing porcine conceptuses. Journal of Molecular Reproduction and Development. 72:419-429.
Pig Lines Genetically Selected for Component Traits of Litter Size Exhibit Differential Gene Regulation at the Onset of Embryo (Trophectoderm) Elongation - (Abstract Only)
This is a poster presentation for BARC Poster Day on 5/12/2005.
Isolation and Characterization of a Bovine Visceral Endoderm Cell Line Derived from a Parthenogenetic Blastocyst - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Talbot, N.C., Caperna, T.J., Powell, A.M., Ealy, A.D., Blomberg, L., Garrett, W.M. 2005. Isolation and characterization of a bovine visceral endoderm cell line derived from a parthenogenetic blastocyst. Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology. 41:130-141.
Serial Analysis of Gene Expression (Sage) During Elongation of Peri-Implantation Porcine Trophectoderm (Conceptus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blomberg, L., Long, E.L., Sonstegard, T.S., Van Tassell, C.P., Dobrinsky, J.R., Zuelke, K.A. 2004. Serial analysis of gene expression (sage) during elongation of peri-implantation porcine trophectoderm (conceptus). Physiological Genomics. 20:188-194.
Sage Analysis of Transitions in the Porcine Conceptus Transcriptome During Trophectoderm Elongation - (Abstract Only)
Blomberg, L., Sonstegard, T.S., Van Tassell, C.P., Zuelke, K.A. 2005. Sage analysis of transitions in the porcine conceptus transcriptome during trophectoderm elongation [abstract]. Journal Of Reproduction, Fertility And Development. 17:257.
Serial Analysis of Gene Expression (Sage) During Porcine Embryo Elongation - (Other)
Zuelke, K.A., Blomberg, L. 2004. Serial analysis of gene expression (SAGE) during porcine embryo elongation. Embryo Transfer Newsletter. 22(3):10-14.
Use of Serial Analysis of Gene Expression (Sage) for Identification of Candidate Genes Associated with Gonadotropin-Induced Oocyte Maturation in the Mouse - (Abstract Only)
Rodriguez, K.F., Blomberg, L., Zuelke, K.A., Miles, J., Alexander, J., Farin, C. 2004. Use of serial analysis of gene expression (sage) for identification of candidate genes associated with gonadotropin-induced oocyte maturation in the mouse [abstract]. Society for the Study of Reproduction Annual Meeting. p. 128-129.
Steroidogenic Acute Regulatory Protein (Star) Gene Expression Coincides with Increased Estrogen Synthesis in Porcine Embryos - (Abstract Only)
Blomberg, L., Dobrinsky, J.R., Zuelke, K.A. 2004. Steroidogenic acute regulatory protein (star) gene expression coincides with increased estrogen synthesis in porcine embryos [abstract]. 37th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction. p. 213.
Serial Analysis of Gene Expression (Sage) During Procine Embryo Development - (Review Article)
Blomberg, L., Zuelke, K.A. 2004. Serial analysis of gene expression (SAGE) during porcine embryo development. Reproduction Fertility and Development 16:87-92.
Serial Analysis of Gene Expression (Sage) During Elongation of Periimplantation Porcine Embryos - (Abstract Only) - (01-Apr-03)
Serial Analysis of Gene Expression (Sage) During Elongation of Periimplantation Porcine Embryos - (Abstract Only)
Blomberg, L., Long, E.L., Sonstegard, T.S., Van Tassell, C.P., Dobrinsky, J.R., Zuelke, K.A. 2003. Serial analysis of gene expression (sage) during elongation of periimplantation porcine embryos. Experimental Biology.
Serial Analysis of Gene Expression (Sage) Comparisons Between Day 11 and Day 12 Porcine Embryos - (Abstract Only)
Zuelke, K.A., Blomberg, L., Long, E.L., Sonstegard, T.S. Serial analysis of gene expression (sage) comparisons between day 11 and day 12 porcine embryos. THERIOGENOLOGY 59:435.
Serial Analysis of Gene Expression (Sage) in Preimplantation Stage Swine Embryos - (Proceedings)
Serial analysis of gene expression (sage) in preimplantation stage swine embryos. (2004). IN: Biological Resource Management in Agriculture: Mammalian Embryo Genomics, Watson, A., Editor, OECD Publications, Paris, France, pp. 47-85.
Serial Analysis of Gene Expression (Sage) in Preimplantation Stage Swine Embryos - (Abstract Only)
Zuelke, K.A., Blomberg, L., Long, E.L., Sonstegard, T.S. 2002. Serial analysis of gene expression (sage) in preimplantation stage swine embryos. American Society of Animal Science Proceedings.
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