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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Improving Sow Lifetime Productivity in Swine

Location: Reproduction Research

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

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)
(16-Dec-14)
Metabolomics defines physiological differences in early and late lactation first parity gilts - (Abstract Only)
(16-Dec-14)
Research in gilt development to improve lifetime productivity of sows - (Other)
(04-Dec-14)
Placental accommodations for transport and metabolism during intra-uterine crowding in pigs - (Review Article)
(19-Nov-14)
Optimal dietary energy and protein for the development of gilts - (Other)
(22-Jul-14)
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.
Cell localization of SLC2 glucose transporter family member mRNA in endometria and placentae from pregnant pigs - (Abstract Only)
Burroughs, C.A., Landers, M., Gao, H., Vallet, J.L., Wu, G., Burghardt, R.C., Bazer, F.W., Johnson, G.A. 2014. Cell localization of SLC2 glucose transporter family member mRNA in endometria and placentae from pregnant pigs [abstract]. In: Society for the Study of Reproduction, 47th annual meeting, 19-23 July 2014, Grand Rapids, MI. Abstract 104.
Arginine decarboxylase (ADC) and agmatinase (AGMAT): an alternative pathway for synthesis of polyamines in pig conceptuses and uteri - (Abstract Only)
Sun, Y., Zhu, X., Johnson, G.A., Dunlap, K., Du, L., Vallet, J.L., Bazer, F.W. 2014. Arginine decarboxylase (ADC) and agmatinase (AGMAT): an alternative pathway for synthesis of polyamines in pig conceptuses and uteri [abstract]. In: Society for the Study of Reproduction, 47th annual meeting, 19-23 July 2014, Grand Rapids, MI. Abstract 96.
Non-targeted plasma metabolomic profile at early and late lactation in parity 1 dams with diverging body composition at weaning - (Abstract Only)
Rempel, L.A., Miles, J.R. 2014. Non-targeted plasma metabolomic profile at early and late lactation in parity 1 dams with diverging body composition at weaning [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 92(E-Supplement 2):954 (Abstract #1963).
Effects of parity and selection for uterine capacity on sow litter performance traits - (Abstract Only)
Freking, B.A., Vallet, J.L. 2014. Effects of parity and selection for uterine capacity on sow litter performance traits [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 92(E-Supplement 2):943 (Abstract #1943(M389)).
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.
Effect of essential fatty acid and zinc supplementation during pregnancy on birth intervals, neonatal piglet brain myelination, stillbirth, and preweaning mortality     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vallet, J.L., Rempel, L.A., Miles, J.R., Webel, S.K. 2014. Effect of essential fatty acid and zinc supplementation during pregnancy on birth intervals, neonatal piglet brain myelination, stillbirth, and preweaning mortality. Journal of Animal Science. 92(6):2422-2432.
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).
Energy dynamics during fetal to neonatal transition and the influence of perinatal energy stores on early neonatal survival - (Abstract Only)
Miles, J.R. 2014. Energy dynamics during fetal to neonatal transition and the influence of perinatal energy stores on early neonatal survival [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 92(Supplement 2):85-86 (Abstract #192).
The effect of soluble uterine factors on porcine embryo development within a three-dimensional alginate matrix system - (Abstract Only)
Sargus-Patino, C.N., Wright, E.C., Miles, J.R., Pannier, A.K. 2013. The effect of soluble uterine factors on porcine embryo development within a three-dimensional alginate matrix system [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine International Society - TERMIS-Americas 2013 (TERMIS-AM 2013) Conference and Exposition, November 10-13, 2013, Atlanta, Georgia.
Variation in the coding and 3’ untranslated regions of the porcine prolactin receptor short form modifies protein expression and function     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Trott, J.F., Freking, B.A., Hovey, R.C. 2014. Variation in the coding and 3’ untranslated regions of the porcine prolactin receptor short form modifies protein expression and function. Animal Genetics. 45(1):74-86.
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).
In vitro development of preimplantation porcine embryos using alginate hydrogels as a three-dimensional extracellular matrix     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sargus-Patino, C.N., Wright, E.C., Plautz, S.A., Miles, J.R., Vallet, J.L., Pannier, A.K. 2014. In vitro development of preimplantation porcine embryos using alginate hydrogels as a three-dimensional extracellular matrix. Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 26(7):943-953.
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.
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).
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).
Possible roles of transporters SLC2A5 and SLC2A8 in fructose movement between maternal and fetal tissues during pig pregnancy - (Abstract Only)
Burroughs, C., Vallet, J., Wu, G., Burghardt, R., Bazer, F., Johnson, G. 2013. Possible roles of transporters SLC2A5 and SLC2A8 in fructose movement between maternal and fetal tissues during pig pregnancy [abstract]. Biology of Reproduction Supplement (46th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Reproduction). pp. 228-229 (Abstract #490).
Roles of selected nutrients in development of the porcine conceptus during pregnancy - (Review Article)
Bazer, F.W., Kim, J., Song, G., Ka, H., Wu, G., Johnson, G.A., Vallet, J.L. 2013. Roles of selected nutrients in development of the porcine conceptus during pregnancy. In: Rodriquez-Martinez, H., Soede, N.M., Flowers, W.L., editors. Control of Pig Reproduction IX. Leicestershire, UK: Context Products Ltd. pp. 159-174.
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.
Lipogenic-associated gene activity of adipose tissue from beef heifers and relation to production and reproductive traits - (Abstract Only)
Rempel, L.A., Cushman, R.A., McDaneld, T.G., Miles, J.R., Kuehn, L.A., Lindholm-Perry, A.K. 2013. Lipogenic-associated gene activity of adipose tissue from beef heifers and relation to production and reproductive traits. Journal of Animal Science. 91 (E-Supplement 2):466 (Abstract #510).
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).
Abundance of total genomic 5-methylcytosine and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine in different pig tissues - (Abstract Only)
Freking, B.A., Nonneman, D.J. 2013. Abundance of total genomic 5-methylcytosine and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine in different pig tissues. Journal of Animal Science. 91 (E-Supplement 2):537 (Abstract #TH185).
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.
Use of the Immunocrit to monitor a split-suckle program in commercial production - (Abstract Only)
(02-Jan-13)
Estrogen receptor 1 and 2 mRNA expression and protein localization in the porcine endometrium during the estrous cycle and early pregnancy - (Abstract Only)
Swanson, O.L., Miles, J.R., Vallet, J.L. 2013. Estrogen receptor 1 and 2 mRNA expression and protein localization in the porcine endometrium during the estrous cycle and early pregnancy [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 91 (Supplement 2):2-3 (Abstract #O006).
Fetal liver glycogen production and glycogenic transcript expression during prenatal development from pig breeds differing in preweaning survivability - (Abstract Only)
Miles, J.R., Noel, J.A., Rempel, L.A., Vallet, J.L., Freking, B.A. 2013. Fetal liver glycogen production and glycogenic transcript expression during prenatal development from pig breeds differing in preweaning survivability [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 91 (Supplement 2):124 (Abstract #P105).
Methylation patterns in fetal tissues generated from gilts inseminated with fresh or cryopreserved semen - (Abstract Only)
Rempel, L.A., Miles, J.R. 2013. Methylation patterns in fetal tissues generated from gilts inseminated with fresh or cryopreserved semen [abstract]. Journal of Animal Science. 91 (Supplement 2):123-124 (Abstract #P103).
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