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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DEVELOPMENT OF NEW TECHNOLOGIES AND METHODS TO ENHANCE THE UTILIZATION AND LONG-TERM STORAGE OF POULTRY, SWINE AND FISH GERMPLASM Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

The effect of freezing rate on the quality of Striped Bass Spermatozoa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frankel, T.E., Theisen, D.D., Guthrie, H.D., Welch, G.R., Woods, III, L.C. 2013. The effect of freezing rate on the quality of Striped Bass Spermatozoa. Theriogenology. 79(6):940-945.
Artificial insemination in poultry - (Book / Chapter)
Bakst, M.R., Dymond, J.E. 2013. Artificial insemination in poultry. Book Chapter. INTECH, Quality if Semen and Diagnostics Employed. Rijeka, Croatia: INTECH p.175-195.
Short preincubations during egg storage increase hatchability and chick quality in long-stored broiler eggs - (Proceedings)
Dymond, J.E., Nicohson, D., Vinyard, B.T., French, N., Bakst, M.R. 2013. Short preincubations during egg storage increase hatchability and chick quality in long-stored broiler eggs. World Poultry Science Association Proceedings. 92:2977–2987.
Oviducal sperm storage in poultry - (Proceedings)
Bakst, M.R., Dymond, J.E. 2013. Oviducal sperm storage in poultry. World Poultry Science Association Proceedings. Cd.
Isolation of RNA from striped bass (Morone saxatilis) spermatozoa: implications for teleost male fertility and beyond? - (Abstract Only)
(31-Aug-12)
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.
Comparison blastoderms traits from two lines of broilers before and after egg storage and incubation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bakst, M.R., Akuffo, V.G., Nicholson, D., French, N. 2012. Comparison blastoderms traits from two lines of broilers before and after egg storage and incubation. Poultry Science. 91 :2645–2648.
Effect of 17ß trenbolone on male and female reproduction in japanese quail (Coturnix japonica japonica) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Henry, P.F., Chen, Y., Karouna-Renier, N., Sprague, D., Bakst, M.R., Akuffo, V.G. 2012. Effect of 17ß trenbolone on male and female reproduction in japanese quail (Coturnix japonica japonica). Poultry and Avian Biology Reviews. 5:61-68.
Effects of reactive oxygen species action on sperm function in spermatozoa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guthrie, H.D., Welch, G.R. 2012. Effects of reactive oxygen species action on sperm function in spermatozoa. Theriogenology. 78(8):1700-1708.
Use of phosphadtidylcholine to improve the function of turkey semen stored at 4 °C for 24 hours - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Long, J.A., Conn, T.L. 2012. Use of phosphadtidylcholine to improve the function of turkey semen stored at 4 °C for 24 hours. Poultry Science. 91(8):1990-1996.
Role of the oviduct in maintaining sustained fertility in hens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bakst, M.R. 2011. Role of the oviduct in maintaining sustained fertility in hens. Journal of Animal Science. 89:1323-1329.
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.
Quality assessment of wild Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus) semen under conditions of short-term storage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dorsey, K.M., Guthrie, H.D., Welch, G.R., Mohler, J., Theisen, D.D., Siewerdt, F., Vinyard, B.T., Woods, C.L. 2011. Quality assessment of wild Atlantic sturgeon (Acipenser oxyrinchus oxyrinchus) semen under conditions of short-term storage. North American Journal of Aquaculture. 73:418-425.
Effects of hypothermic storage of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) sperm on intracellular calcium, reactive oxygen species formation, mitochondrial function, motility, and viability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guthrie, H.D., Welch, G.R., Theisen, D., Woods, L.C. 2011. Effects of hypothermic storage of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) sperm on intracellular calcium, reactive oxygen species formation, mitochondrial function, motility, and viability. Theriogenology. 75:951-961.
Comparative Cryopreservation of Avian Spermatozoa: Effects of Cooling and Thawing Rates on Turkey and Sandhill Crane Sperm Cryosurvival - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, J.M., Long, J.A., Gee, G., Donoghue, A.M., Wildt, D.E. 2012. Comparative Cryopreservation of Avian Spermatozoa: Effects of Cooling and Thawing Rates on Turkey and Crane Sandhill Sperm Cryosurvival. Animal Reproduction Sciences. 13:1-8.
Broiler Breeder Sperm Mobility Phenotype and its Effects on Female Fertility - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(10-Sep-10)
Comparative Cryopreservation of Avian Spermatozoa: Benefits of Non-Permeating Osmoprotectants and ATP on Turkey and Crane Sperm Cryosurvival - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, J.M., Long, J.A., Gee, G., Wildt, D.E., Donoghue, A.M. 2011. Comparative Cryopreservation of Avian Spermatozoa: Benefits of Non-Permeating Osmoprotectants and ATP on Turkey and Crane Sperm Cryosurvival. Animal Reproduction Sciences. 123(3-4):242-248.
Restoration of spermatogenesis after transplantation of c-Kit positive testicular cells in the fowl - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Trefil, P., Bakst, M.R., Yan, H., Hejnar, J., Kalina, J., Mucksova, J. 2010. Restoration of spermatogenesis after transplantation of c-Kit positive testicular cells in the fowl. Theriogenology. 1670-1676.
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.
Chapter II. Determination of Sperm Concentration - (Book / Chapter)
Bakst, M.R. 2010. Chapter II. Determination of sperm concentration. Section 1. Hemocytometer procedure. In: Bakst, M.R., Long, J.A., editors. Techniques for Semen Evaluation, Semen Storage, and Fertility Determination. 2nd edition. St. Paul, MN: The Midwest Poultry Federation. p. 11-15.
Effects of hypothermic storage of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) sperm on intracellular calcium, reactive oxygen species formation, mitochondrial function, motility, and viability - (Abstract Only)
Guthrie, H.D., Woods, L.C., Welch, G.R. 2010. Effects of hypothermic storage of striped bass (Morone saxatilis) sperm on intracellular calcium, reactive oxygen species formation, mitochondrial function, motility, and viability. Poultry Science Association Meeting Abstract.
Chapter III. Sperm Viability - (Book / Chapter)
Bakst, M.R. 2010. Chapter III. Sperm Viability. Section 1. Nigrosin eosin stain for determining live dead and abnormal sperm counts. In: Bakst, M.R., Long, J.A., editors. Techniques for Semen Evaluation, Semen Storage, and Fertility Determination. 2nd edition. St Paul, MN: The Midwest Poultry Federation. p. 28-44.
Chapter IV. Sperm Motility and Metabolism - (Book / Chapter)
Bakst, M.R. 2010. Chapter IV. Sperm motility and metabolism. Section 1. Visual scoring of motility using the hanging drip method. In: Bakst, M.R., Long, J.A., editors. Techniques for Semen Evaluation, Semen Storage, and Fertility Determination. 2nd edition. St. Paul, MN: The Midwest Poultry Federation. p. 45-46.
Chapter VII. Predicting Fertility - (Book / Chapter)
Wishart, G.J., Bakst, M.R. 2010. Chapter VII. Predicting Fertility. Book Chapter. Edited by Murray R. Bakst and Julie A. Long. Techniques for Semen Evaluation, Semen Storage and Fertility Determination 2nd Edition. Buffalo, MN: The Midwest Poultry Federation. p. 113
Chapter I. Semen Collection and Dilution - (Book / Chapter)
Christensen, V.L., Bagley L., Long, J.A. 2010. Chapter I. Semen collection and dilution. In: Bakst, M.R., Long, J.A., editors. Techniques for Semen Evaluation, Semen Storage, and Fertility Determination. 2nd edition. St. Paul, MN: The Midwest Poultry Federation. p. 7-10.
Chapter II. Determination of Sperm Concentration; Section 3. Photometer Procedure - (Book / Chapter)
Long, J.A. 2010. Chapter II. Determination of sperm concentration. Section 3. Photometer procedure. In: Bakst, M.R., Long, J.A., editors. Techniques for Semen Evaluation, Semen Storage, and Fertility Determination. 2nd edition. St. Paul, MN: The Midwest Poultry Federation. p. 23-25.
Chapter VI. Semen Cryopreservation; Section 1. Cryopreservation of Poultry Sperm Using Glycerol - (Book / Chapter)
Long, J.A. 2010. Chapter VI. Semen cryopreservation. Section 1. Cryopreservation of poultry sperm using glycerol. In: Bakst, M.R., Long, J.A., editors. Techniques for Semen Evaluation, Semen Storage, and Fertility Determination. 2nd edition. St. Paul, MN: The Midwest Poultry Federation. p. 62-64.
Chapter VI. Semen Cryopreservation; Section 2. Cryopreservation of Rooster Sperm Using DMA - (Book / Chapter)
Long, J.A. 2010. Chapter VI. Semen cryopreservation. Section 2. Cryopreservation of rooster sperm using DMA. In: Bakst, M.R., Long, J.A., editors. Techniques for Semen Evaluation, Semen Storage, and Fertility Determination. 2nd edition. St. Paul, MN: The Midwest Poultry Federation. p. 65-67.
Chapter VI. Semen Cryopreservation; Section 3. Glycerol Removal from Thawed Semen - (Book / Chapter)
Long, J.A. 2010. Chapter VI. Semen cryopreservation. Section 3. Glycerol removal from thawed semen. In: Bakst, M.R., Long, J.A., editors. Techniques for Semen Evaluation, Semen Storage, and Fertility Determination. 2nd edition. St. Paul, MN: The Midwest Poultry Federation. p. 68-71.
Chapter VIII. Sperm Function Assessment; Section 2. ATP Assay - (Book / Chapter)
Long, J.A. 2010. Chapter VIII. Sperm function assessment. Section 2. ATP assay. In: Bakst, M.R., Long, J.A., editors. Techniques for Semen Evaluation, Semen Storage, and Fertility Determination. 2nd edition. St. Paul, MN: The Midwest Poultry Federation. p. 99-102.
Chapter VII. Predicting Fertility - (Book / Chapter)
Bakst, M.R. 2010. Chapter VII. Predicting Fertility. Book Chapter. 85-88.
Comparisons of Sperm Storage Tubule Distribution and Number in Four Strains of Mature Broiler Breeders and in Turkey Hens Before and After the Onset of Photostimulation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bakst, M.R., Donoghue, A.M., Yoho, D.E., Moyle, J.R., Whipple, S.M., Camp, M.J., Liu, G.Q., Bramwell, R.K. 2010. Comparisons of sperm storage tubule distribution and number in four strains of mature broiler breeders and in turkey hens before and after the onset of photostimulation. Poultry Science. 89:986-992.
Developmental Stages of Early Dead Embryos after Prolonged Egg Storage and Incubation in Broiler Breeders - (Abstract Only)
(25-Jan-10)
Rooster Semen Cryopreservation: Effect of Pedigree Line and Male Age on Post-Thaw Sperm Function - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Long, J.A., Bongalhardo, D.C., Pelaez, J., Saxena, S., Settar, P., O'Sullivan, N.P., Fulton, J.E. 2010. Rooster Semen Cryopreservation: Effect of Pedigree Line and Male Age on Post-Thaw Sperm Function. Poultry Science. May: 89(5):966-73
Avian Sperm Cryopreservation: Shifting The Paradigm From Empirical Approaches To Physiological Solutions - (Abstract Only)
Long, J.A. 2010. Avian Sperm Cryopreservation: Shifting The Paradigm From Empirical Approaches To Physiological Solutions. Plant and Animal Genome Conference XVIII, W495.
A Protocol for the Short-Term Storage of Atlantic Sturgeon Semen - (Abstract Only)
Woods, III, L.C., Dorsey, K., Mohler, J., Guthrie, H.D., Welch, G.R. 2010. A PROTOCOL FOR THE SHORT-TERM STORAGE OF ATLANTIC STURGEON SEMEN. Meeting Abstract.
The Genetics of Rooster Sperm Cryosurvival: A Pre-Freeze and Post-Thaw Assessment of Spermatozoa from Pedigreed Lines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(03-Sep-09)
Characterizing the glycocalyx of poultry spermatozoa; semen cryopreservation methods alter the carbohydrate component of rooster sperm membrane glycoconjugates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pelaez, J., Bongalhardo, D.C., Long, J.A. 2011. Characterizing the glycocalyx of poultry spermatozoa; semen cryopreservation methods alter the carbohydrate component of rooster sperm membrane glycoconjugates. Poultry Science. 90(2):435-443.
Rare Livestock Breeds: The impacts of diminishing genetic diversity on the future of agriculture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Long, J.A., Bongalhardo, D.C., Pelaéz, J., Saxena, S., Settar, P., O'Sullivan, N.P., Fulton, J.E. 2010. Rooster semen cryopreservation: Effect of pedigree line and male age on postthaw sperm function. Poultry Science. 89(5):966-973.
Proteomic Assessment of Poultry Spermatozoa - (Abstract Only)
Long, J.A. 2009. Proteomic Assessment of Poultry Spermatozoa. Poultry Science 88 (Suppl. 1) Abstract 57 p.18 (CD-Rom).
Short-term storage of Atlantic sturgeon spermatozoa - (Abstract Only)
Woods, L.C., Dorsey, K., Mohler, J., Guthrie, H.D., Welch, G.R. 2009. Short-term storage of Atlantic sturgeon spermatozoa. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting.
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).
Maximizing the Fertility Potential of Turkey Semen - (Proceedings)
Long, J.A. 2009. MAXIMIZING THE FERTILITY POTENTIAL OF TURKEY SEMEN. Midwest Poultry Federation Proceedings. CD Rom Format pp. 6-12.
Determination of high mitochondrial membrane potential in spermatozoa loaded with the mitochondrial probe 5,5',6,6'tetrachloro-1,1',3,3'-tetraethylbenzimidazolyl-carbocyanine iodide (JC-1) using flow cytometry. - (Book / Chapter)
Guthrie, H.D., Welch, G.R. Determination of high mitochondrial membrane potential in spermatozoa loaded with the mitochondrial probe 5,5',6,6'tetrachloro-1,1',3,3'-tetraethylbenzimidazolyl-carbocyanine iodide (JC-1) using flow cytometry.. Book Chapter. Methods in Molecular Biology, vol. 477: Advanced Protocols for Oxidative Stress I, Ed. D. Armstrong, DOI: 10.1007/978-1-60327-517-2_1, Humana Press New York, NY 07512. 2008. pp. 89-97
Sperm and Tissue-dependent differential gene expression in the reproductive tract of the Turkey (Meleagris Gallapovo) Hen - (Abstract Only)
Foye Jackson, O.T., Long, J.A., Bakst, M.R., Mcmurtry, J.P., Becker, K.G., Wood, W.H. 2008. Sperm and Tissue-dependent differential gene expression in the reproductive tract of the Turkey (Meleagris Gallapovo) Hen. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 19 (suppl), Abstract 2802, p. 810 (CD-Rom).
Using fluorescence-activated flow cytometry to determine reactive oxygen species formation and membrane lipid peroxidation in viable boar spermatozoa - (Book / Chapter)
Guthrie, H.D., Welch, G.R. 2010. Using fluorescence-activated flow cytometry to determine reactive oxygen species formation and membrane lipid peroxidation in viable boar spermatozoa. Methods in Molecular Biology (Advanced Protocols in Oxidative Stress II). 594:163-171.
Identification of various testicular cell populations in pubertal and adult cockerels - (Abstract Only)
Mucksova, J., Brillard, J.P., Hejnar, J., Poplstein, M., Kalina, J., Bakst, M.R., Yan, H., Trefil, P. 2009. Identification of various testicular cell populations in pubertal and adult cockerels. Animal Reproduction Sciences, 114:415-422.
Number and distribution of sperm-storage tubules in four strains of broiler breeders - (Abstract Only)
Bakst, M.R., Whipple, S.M., Bramwell, R.K., Yoho, D.E., Moyle, J.R., Liu, G., Donoghue, A.M. 2009. Number and distribution of sperm-storage tubules in four strains of broiler breeders. International Poultry Scientific Forum, p. 24, January 2009.
Morphology of the Turkey Vagina and Uterus With and Without an Egg Mass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bakst, M.R., Akuffo, V.G. 2009. Morphology of the Turkey Vagina and Uterus With and Without an Egg Mass. Poultry Science. 88:631-635.
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.
Effects of osmolality on testicular striped bass (Morone saxatilis) sperm energy status - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guthrie, H.D., Woods, L.C., III, Long, J.A., Welch, G.R. 2008. Effects of osmolality on inner mitochondrial transmembrane potential and ATP content in spermatozoa recovered from the testes of striped bass (Morone saxatilis). Theriogenology. 69:1007-12.
Opportunities to improve liquid and frozen storage of boar semen - (Abstract Only)
Guthrie, H.D., Welch, G.R. 2008. Opportunities to improve liquid and frozen storage of boar semen. Journal of Animal Science, 86, E-Suppl. 3: 45-46.
Reproductive Biotechnology and Gene Mapping: Tools for Conserving Rare Breeds of Livestock - (Review Article)
Long, J.A. 2008. Reproductive Biotechnology and Gene Mapping: Tools for Conserving Rare Breeds of Livestock. Reproduction of Domestic Animals. 43 Suppl 2:83-8.
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