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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: PHYSIOLOGICAL APPROACHES TO INCREASE THE EFFICIENCY OF PORK PRODUCTION THROUGH IMPROVED NUTRITIONAL AND REPRODUCTIVE COMPETENCE

Location: Reproduction Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

A novel first exon directs hormone-sensitive transcription of the pig prolactin receptor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schennink, A., Trott, J.F., Freking, B.A., Hovey, R.C. 2013. A novel first exon directs hormone-sensitive transcription of the pig prolactin receptor. Journal of Molecular Endocrinology. 51(1):1-13.
Lysozyme as an alternative to antibiotics improves growth performance and small intestinal morphology in nursery pigs     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oliver, W.T., Wells, J. 2013. Lysozyme as an alternative to antibiotics improves growth performance and small intestinal morphology in nursery pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 91(7):3129-3136.
The relationship of plasma urea nitrogen with growth traits and age at first estrus in gilts - (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.
Effect of creatine supplementation during the last week of gestation on birth intervals, stillbirth, and preweaning mortality in pigs     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vallet, J.L., Miles, J.R., Rempel, L.A. 2013. Effect of creatine supplementation during the last week of gestation on birth intervals, stillbirth, and preweaning mortality in pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 91(5):2122-2132.
Lactation Biology Symposium: Lactocrine signaling and developmental programming     Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Bartol, F.F., Wiley, A.A., Miller, D.J., Silva, A.J., Roberts, K.E., Davolt, M.L.P., Chen, J.C., Frankshun, A.-L., Camp, M.E., Rahman, K.M., Vallet, J.L., Bagnell, C.A. 2013. Lactation Biology Symposium: Lactocrine signaling and developmental programming. Journal of Animal Science. 91(2):696-705.
A simple novel measure of passive transfer of maternal immunoglobulin is predictive of preweaning mortality in piglets     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vallet, J.L., Miles, J.R., Rempel, L.A. 2013. A simple novel measure of passive transfer of maternal immunoglobulin is predictive of preweaning mortality in piglets. The Veterinary Journal. 195(1):91-97.
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.
Comparison of myelination between large and small pig fetuses during late gestation     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vallet, J.L., Miles, J.R. 2012. Comparison of myelination between large and small pig fetuses during late gestation. Animal Reproduction Science. 132(1-2):50-57.
Limitations in uterine and conceptus physiology that lead to fetal losses - (Abstract Only)
Vallet, J.L. 2012. Limitations in uterine and conceptus physiology that lead to fetal losses [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 90 (Supplement 3):6 (Abstract #15).
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).
Zearalenone enhances reproductive tract development, but does not alter skeletal muscle signaling in prepubertal gilts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oliver, W.T., Miles, J.R., Diaz, D.E., Dibner, J.J., Rottinghaus, G.E., Harrell, R.J. 2012. Zearalenone enhances reproductive tract development, but does not alter skeletal muscle signaling in prepubertal gilts. Animal Feed Science And Technology. 174(1-2):79-85.
Boar sperm quality in lines of pigs selected for either ovulation rate or uterine capacity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Freking, B.A., Purdy, P.H., Spiller, S.F., Welsh, C.S., Blackburn, H.D. 2012. Boar sperm quality in lines of pigs selected for either ovulation rate or uterine capacity. Journal of Animal Science. 90(8):2515-2523.
Contributions of the maternal uterine environment and piglet genotype on weaning survivability potential: I. Development of neonatal piglets after reciprocal embryo transfers between Meishan and White crossbred gilts     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miles, J.R., Vallet, J.L., Ford, J.J., Freking, B.A., Cushman, R.A., Oliver, W.T., Rempel, L.A. 2012. Contributions of the maternal uterine environment and piglet genotype on weaning survivability potential: I. Development of neonatal piglets after reciprocal embryo transfers between Meishan and White crossbred gilts. Journal of Animal Science. 90(7):2181-2192.
MicroRNA expression profile in bovine cumulus–oocyte complexes: Possible role of let-7 and miR-106a in the development of bovine oocytes     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miles, J.R., McDaneld, T.G., Wiedmann, R.T., Cushman, R.A., Echternkamp, S.E., Vallet, J.L., Smith, T.P.L. 2012. MicroRNA expression profile in bovine cumulus–oocyte complexes: Possible role of let-7 and miR-106a in the development of bovine oocytes. Animal Reproduction Sciences. 130(1-2):16-26.
Relationship of polymorphisms within metabolic genes and carcass traits in crossbred beef cattle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rempel, L.A., Casas, E., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L. 2012. Relationship of polymorphisms within metabolic genes and carcass traits in crossbred beef cattle. Journal of Animal Science. 90(4):1311-1316.
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).
Single nucleotide polymorphisms in sheep varying in tolerance to elevated dietary nitrate - (Abstract Only)
Cockrum, R., Rempel, L., Cammack, K.M. 2012. Single nucleotide polymorphisms in sheep varying in tolerance to elevated dietary nitrate [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome XX Conference Proceedings. Abstract #P0219.
Granulated lysozyme as an alternative to antibiotics improves growth performance and small intestinal morphology of 10-day-old pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
May, K.D., Wells, J., Maxwell, C.V., Oliver, W.T. 2012. Granulated lysozyme as an alternative to antibiotics improves growth performance and small intestinal morphology of 10-day-old pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 90(4):1118-1125.
Polymorphism within thyroid hormone responsive (THRSP) associated with weaning-to-oestrus interval in swine     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rempel, L.A., Nonneman, D.J., Rohrer, G.A. 2012. Polymorphism within thyroid hormone responsive (THRSP) associated with weaning-to-oestrus interval in swine. Animal Genetics. 43(3):364-365.
Differential gene regulation of steroidogenic transcripts and estradiol production following in vitro pig embryo elongation in alginate hydrogel three-dimensional matrix - (Abstract Only)
Miles, J.R., Sargus, C.N., Plautz, S.A., Vallet, J.L., Pannier, A.K. 2012. Differential gene regulation of steroidogenic transcripts and estradiol production following in vitro pig embryo elongation in alginate hydrogel three-dimensional matrix. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 24(1):162 (Abstract #99).
Function of the corpus luteum in beef heifers is affected by acute submaintenance feeding but is not correlated with residual feed intake - (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 - (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.
Association of porcine heparanase and hyaluronidase 1 and 2 with reproductive and production traits in a Landrace-Duroc-Yorkshire population - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rempel, L.A., Freking, B.A., Miles, J.R., Nonneman, D.J., Rohrer, G.A., Schneider, J.F., Vallet, J.L. 2011. Association of porcine heparanase and hyaluronidase 1 and 2 with reproductive and production traits in a Landrace-Duroc-Yorkshire population. Frontiers in Livestock Genomics. 2:20.
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).
Effect of empty uterine space on birth intervals and fetal and placental development in pigs     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vallet, J.L., Freking, B.A., Miles, J.R. 2011. Effect of empty uterine space on birth intervals and fetal and placental development in pigs. Animal Reproduction Sciences. 125:158-164.
Granulated lysozyme as an alternative to antibiotics improves growth performance and small intestinal morphology of 10-day-old pigs - (Abstract Only)
May, K.D., Wells, J., Maxwell, C.V., Oliver, W.T. 2011. Granulated lysozyme as an alternative to antibiotics improves growth performance and small intestinal morphology of 10-day-old pigs [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science Supplement. 89(E-Supplement 2):71-72. Abstract # 83.
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).
Influence of metabolic pathways on dam longevity - (Abstract Only)
Rempel, L.A. 2011. Influence of metabolic pathways on dam longevity [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 89 (E-Supplement 2):140 (Abstract #279).
QTL associations for weaning-to-estrus interval in a Landrace-Duroc-Yorkshire swine population - (Abstract Only)
Rempel, L.A., Wiedmann, R.T., Nonneman, D.J., Rohrer, G.A. 2011. QTL associations for weaning-to-estrus interval in a Landrace-Duroc-Yorkshire swine population [abstract]. Plant and Animal Genome Conference Proceedings. (XIX Conference):Abstract P607.
Piglet growth and blood components during lactation following reciprocal embryo transfer between Meishan and White crossbred gilts - (Abstract Only)
Miles, J.R., Vallet, J.L., Ford, J.J., Freking, B.A., Cushman, R.A., Oliver, W.T., Christenson, R.K. 2011. Piglet growth and blood components during lactation following reciprocal embryo transfer between Meishan and White crossbred gilts [abstract]. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 23(1):177-178 (Abstract #148).
Assessment of pubertal development of boars derived from ultrasonographic determination of testicular diameter     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ford, J.J., Wise, T.H. 2011. Assessment of pubertal development of boars derived from ultrasonographic determination of testicular diameter. Theriogenology. 75(2):241-247.
In Vitro Elongation of Porcine Embryos Using Alginate Hydrogels as a Three-Dimensional Extracellular Matrix - (Abstract Only)
(14-Jun-10)
Molecular cloning of porcine chemokine CXC motif ligand 2 (CXCL2) and mapping to the SSC8 - (Abstract Only)
Kim, J.G., Rohrer, G.A., Nonneman, D., Vallet, J.L. 2010. Molecular cloning of porcine chemokine CXC motif ligand 2 (CXCL2) and mapping to the SSC8 [abstract]. Biology of Reproduction. 83 (Special Issue):79 (Abstract # 351).
A Low-fat Liquid Diet Increases Protein Accretion and Alters Cellular Signaling for Protein Synthesis in 10-day-old Pigs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oliver, W.T., Miles, J.R. 2010. A Low-fat Liquid Diet Increases Protein Accretion and Alters Cellular Signaling for Protein Synthesis in 10-day-old Pigs. Journal of Animal Science. 88(8):2576-2584.
Metabolic Measurements in the Sow and Relationship to Post-Weaning Reproductive Performance - (Abstract Only)
Rempel, L.A., Vallet, J.L., Nonneman, D.J. 2010. Metabolic Measurements in the Sow and Relationship to Post-Weaning Reproductive Performance [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 88 (E-Supplement 2):112-113. (Abstract #M293).
Zearalenone Increases Reproductive Tract Development, but not Skeletal Muscle Signaling in Prepubertal Gilts - (Abstract Only)
Oliver, W.T., Miles, J.R., Diaz, D.E., Dibner, J.J., Rottinghaus, G.E., Harrell, R.J. 2010. Zearalenone Increases Reproductive Tract Development, but not Skeletal Muscle Signaling in Prepubertal Gilts [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science, 88(E-Supplement 2):113.
The “Immunocrit,” a Simple Measure of Passive Transfer, is a Useful Predictor of Nursing Ability and Preweaning Mortality of Piglets - (Abstract Only)
Vallet, J.L., Miles, J.R., Rempel, L.A., Kuehn, L.A. 2010. The “Immunocrit,” a Simple Measure of Passive Transfer, is a Useful Predictor of Nursing Ability and Preweaning Mortality of Piglets [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 88(E-Supplement 2):501. (Abstract #523).
Finishing Growth and Carcass Characteristics Following Reciprocal Embryo Transfer between Meishan and White Crossbred Pigs - (Abstract Only)
Miles, J.R., Vallet, J.L., Freking, B.A., Ford, J.J., Shackelford, S.D., Wheeler, T.L. 2010. Finishing Growth and Carcass Characteristics Following Reciprocal Embryo Transfer between Meishan and White Crossbred Pigs [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 88 (E-Supplement 2):355. (Abstract #T152).
In Vitro Elongation of Porcine Embryos Using Alginate Hydrogels as a Three-Dimensional Extracellular Matrix - (Abstract Only)
(08-Feb-10)
Screening and Characterization of Spontaneous Porcine Congenital Heart Defects for Gene Identification and Models of Human Disease - (Abstract Only)
Metlay, L.A., Goldman, B.I., Cassady, J., Miles, J.R., Rohrer, G.A., Vallet, J.L., Ackerman, K.G. 2010. Screening and Characterization of Spontaneous Porcine Congenital Heart Defects for Gene Identification and Models of Human Disease [abstract]. Society for Pediatric Pathology Spring Meeting, Washington, D.C., 3/20-21/2010. #27. (available: http://www.spponline.org/2010-1SpringMtg/FullAbstractsAcceptedPresentationOrder.pdf)
Triennial Growth Symposium: Dietary regulation of growth development - (Proceedings)
Oliver, W.T. 2011. Triennial Growth Symposium: Dietary regulation of growth development. Journal of Animal Science. 89(7):1955-1956.
Myelination is Decreased in the Brain Stem of Small Piglets Compared to Larger Littermates During Late Gestation - (Abstract Only)
Vallet, J.L., Miles, J.R. 2010. Myelination is Decreased in the Brain Stem of Small Piglets Compared to Larger Littermates During Late Gestation [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 88 (E-Supplement 3):119-120. (Abstract #249).
Association of Allelic Variants of Thyroid-Binding Globulin With Puberty in Boars and Responses to Hemicastration     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ford, J.J., Rohrer, G.A., Nonneman, D.J., Lunstra, D.D., Wise, T.H. 2010. Association of Allelic Variants of Thyroid-Binding Globulin With Puberty in Boars and Responses to Hemicastration. Animal Reproduction Science. 119(3-4):228-234.
Proportion of the Litter Farrowed, Litter Size, and Progesterone and Estradiol Effects on Piglet Birth Intervals and Stillbirths     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vallet, J.L., Miles, J.R., Brown Brandl, T.M., Nienaber, J.A. 2010. Proportion of the Litter Farrowed, Litter Size, and Progesterone and Estradiol Effects on Piglet Birth Intervals and Stillbirths. Animal Reproduction Science. 119(1-2):68-75.
Quantitative genomics of female reproduction     Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Vallet, J.L., Nonneman, D.J., Kuehn, L.A. 2010. Quantitative genomics of female reproduction. In: Jiang, Z., Ott, T.L., editors. Reproductive Genomics in Domestic Animals. Ames, IA: Wiley-Blackwell Publishing. p. 23-51.
Effect of Fetal Size on Fetal Placental Hyaluronan and Hyaluronoglucosaminidases Throughout Gestation in the Pig     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vallet, J.L., Miles, J.R., Freking, B.A. 2010. Effect of Fetal Size on Fetal Placental Hyaluronan and Hyaluronoglucosaminidases Throughout Gestation in the Pig. Animal Reproduction Science. 118(2-4):297-309.
Functional Genomic Approaches for the Study of Fetal/Placental Development in Swine with Special Emphasis on Imprinted Genes - (Review Article)
Bischoff, S.R., Tsai, S., Hardison, N., Motsinger-Reif, A.A., Freking, B.A., Piedrahita, J.A. 2009. Functional Genomic Approaches for the Study of Fetal/Placental Development in Swine with Special Emphasis on Imprinted Genes. In: Control of Pig Reproduction VIII (H. Rodriguez-Martinez, J.L. Vallet and A.J. Ziecik, eds.) Journal of Reproduction and Fertility Supplement. 66:245-264.
Molecular Cloning and Characterisation of Heparanase mRNA in Porcine Placenta Throughout Gestation     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miles, J.R., Vallet, J.L., Freking, B.A., Nonneman, D.J. 2009. Molecular Cloning and Characterisation of Heparanase mRNA in Porcine Placenta Throughout Gestation. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 21(6):757-772.
Tissue-specific Regulation of Porcine Prolactin Receptor Expression by Estrogen, Progesterone and Prolactin     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Trott, J.F., Horigan, K.C., Gloviczki, J.M., Costa, K.M., Freking, B.A., Farmer, C., Hayashi, K., Spencer, T., Morabito, J.E., Hovey, R.C. 2009. Tissue-specific Regulation of Porcine Prolactin Receptor Expression by Estrogen, Progesterone and Prolactin. Journal of Endocrinology. 202:153-166.
Development of the Pig Placenta     Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Vallet, J.L., Miles, J.R., Freking, B.A. 2009. Development of the Pig Placenta. IN: Control of Pig Reproduction VIII (Rodriguez-Martinez, H., Vallet, J.L., Ziecik, A.J., eds.), Nottingham University Press. Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on Pig Reproduction, May 31-June 4, 2009, The Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta, Canada. Society of Reproduction and Fertility Supplement. 66:265-279.
Sertoli Cell Differentiation in Pubertal Boars     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ford, J.J., Wise, T.H. 2009. Sertoli Cell Differentiation in Pubertal Boars. Journal of Animal Science. 87(8):2536-2543.
Porcine Hypothalamic Aromatase Cytochrome P450: Isoform Characterization, Sex-Dependent Activity, Regional Expression, and Regulation by Enzyme Inhibition in Neonatal Boars     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Corbin, C.J., Berger, T., Ford, J.J., Roselli, C.E., Sienkiewicz, W., Trainor, B.C., Roser, J.F., Vidal, J.D., Harada, N., Conley, A.J. 2009. Porcine Hypothalamic Aromatase Cytochrome P450: Isoform Characterization, Sex-Dependent Activity, Regional Expression, and Regulation by Enzyme Inhibition in Neonatal Boars. Biology of Reproduction. 81(2):388-395.
Prepubertal Scoring of Scale Activity in Gilts and Its Potential Relationship to Subsequent Fertility and Reproductive Performance in Landrace-Duroc-Yorkshire Cross Females - (Abstract Only)
Rempel, L.A., Rohrer, G.A., Brown-Brandl, T. 2009. Prepubertal Scoring of Scale Activity in Gilts and Its Potential Relationship to Subsequent Fertility and Reproductive Performance in Landrace-Duroc-Yorkshire Cross Females [abstract]. Proceedings of VIIIth International Conference on Pig Reproduction, Banff, Alberta, Canada, p. 177.
Effect of Empty Uterine Space on Placental Development, Farrowing Intervals, and Stillbirth - (Abstract Only)
Vallet, J.L., Miles, J.R., Brown Brandl, T.M., Nienaber, J.A. 2009. Effect of Empty Uterine Space on Placental Development, Farrowing Intervals, and Stillbirth [abstract]. Proceedings of VIIIth International Conference on Pig Reproduction, Banff, Alberta, Canada, p. 158.
Comment. The Comparative and Evolutionary Biology of Vertebrate Aromatase - (Other)
Conley, A.J., Ford, J.J. 2009. Comment. The Comparative and Evolutionary Biology of Vertebrate Aromatase. Journal of Experimental Zoology. 311A(5):313.
Development of Neonatal Piglets Following Reciprocal Embryo Transfers Between Meishan and White Crossbred Gilts - (Abstract Only)
Miles, J.R., Vallet, J.L., Ford, J.J., Freking, B.A., Cushman, R.A., Oliver, W.T., Christenson, R.K. 2009. Development of Neonatal Piglets Following Reciprocal Embryo Transfers Between Meishan and White Crossbred Gilts [abstract]. Proceedings of VIIIth International Conference on Pig Reproduction, Banff, Alberta, Canada, p. 148.
Impact of Selection for Uterine Capacity on the Placental Transcriptome - (Abstract Only)
Freking, B.A., Miles, J.R., Bischoff, S.R., Tsai, S., Hardison, N., Xia, Y., Nonneman, D.J., Vallet, J.L., Piedrahita, J.A. 2009. Impact of Selection for Uterine Capacity on the Placental Transcriptome [Abstract]. In: Control of Pig Reproduction VIII (H. Rodriguez-Martinez, J.L. Vallet and A.J. Ziecik, eds.) Journal of Reproduction and Fertility Supplement. 66:207-208.
Comparative Metabolism of Benzo(a)pyrene by Ovarian Microsomes of Various Species     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harris, D.L., Huderson, A.C., Niaz, M.S., Ford, J.J., Archibong, A.E., Ramesh, A. 2009. Comparative Metabolism of Benzo(a)pyrene by Ovarian Microsomes of Various Species. Environmental Toxicology. 24(6):603-609.
MicroRNA expression profile in bovine cumulus-oocyte complexes during late oogenesis - (Abstract Only)
Miles, J.R., McDaneld, T.G., Wiedmann, R.T., Cushman, R.A., Echternkamp, S.E., Vallet, J.L., Smith, T.P.L. 2009. MicroRNA expression profile in bovine cumulus-oocyte complexes during late oogenesis [abstract]. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 21(1):186 (Abstract #174).
Genetic variation in testis size and testicular development - (Abstract Only)
Ford, J.J. 2008. Genetic variation in testis size and testicular development. In: Proceedings of Midwest Boar Stud Managers Conference, August 7-8, 2008, St. Louis, Missouri. CDROM.
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.
A low-fat liquid diet decreases AMPK and increases mTOR phosphorylation in skeletal muscle of 10-day-old pigs - (Abstract Only)
Oliver, W.T., Miles, J.R. 2008. A low-fat liquid diet decreases AMPK and increases mTOR phosphorylation in skeletal muscle of 10-day-old pigs [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 86(E-Supplement 2):560-561.
Porcine gonadogenesis - (Research Notes)
Ford, J.J. (McCoard, S.A.) 2008. Porcine gonadogenesis. Five images for teaching purposes related to porcine gonadogenesis (2; NAL Image Gallery: Codes 4365 and 4367), porcine fetal testicular development (2; NAL Image Gallery: Codes 4368 and 4369), and porcine fetal ovarian development (1; NAL Image Gallery: Code 4370). Animal Science Image Gallery. Available at: http://anscigallery.nal.usda.gov/index.php
Defined pattern of Sertoli cell differentiation in pubertal porcine testes - (Abstract Only)
Ford, J.J., Wise, T.H. 2008. Defined pattern of Sertoli cell differentiation in pubertal porcine testes [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 86 (E-Supplement 2):458. (Abstract #TH170).
Placental hyaluronidase expression during gestation in swine - (Abstract Only)
Vallet, J., Miles, J., Freking, B. 2008. Placental hyaluronidase expression during gestation in swine [abstract]. Biology of Reproduction. Special Issue:217-218 (Abstract #694).
Molecular cloning and characterization of heparanase mRNA in porcine placenta throughout gestation - (Abstract Only)
Miles, J., Vallet, J., Freking, B. 2008. Molecular cloning and characterization of heparanase mRNA in porcine placenta throughout gestation [abstract]. Biology of Reproduction. Special Issue:125-126 (Abstract #305).
Placental transcriptome profile differences associated with selection for uterine capacity     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Freking, B.A., Miles, J.R., Bischoff, S.R., Xia, Y., Nonneman, D.J., Vallet, J.L., Piedrahita, J.A. 2008. Placental transcriptome profile differences associated with selection for uterine capacity [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 86(E-Suppl. 3):49. Abstract #36.
Maternal plasma progesterone and estradiol concentrations prior to farrowing are not associated with either birth intervals or stillbirth rates in pigs - (Abstract Only)
Vallet, J.L., Nienaber, J.A., Brown Brandl, T.M., Miles, J.R. 2008. Maternal plasma progesterone and estradiol concentrations prior to farrowing are not associated with either birth intervals or stillbirth rates in pigs [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 86 (E-Supplement 3):107 (Abstract #234).
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).
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