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Clay A Lents
Reproduction Research
Research Physiologist (Animals)

Phone: (402) 762-4184
Fax: (402) 762-4382
P.O. BOX 166
CLAY CENTER, NE, 68933-0166

Projects
RFAMIDE PEPTIDES INTEGRATE THE EFFECT OF NUTRITION ON THE GONADOTROPIC AXIS OF THE GILT
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 422365
IMPROVING SOW LIFETIME PRODUCTIVITY IN SWINE
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422291
RFAMIDE PEPTIDES INTEGRATE THE EFFECT OF NUTRITION ON THE GONADOTROPIC AXIS OF THE GILT
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 421206
TRANSLATIONAL GENOMICS FOR IMPROVING SOW REPRODUCTIVE LONGEVITY
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 424315

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Measures of the ovaries and uterus during development of gilts selected for differences in uterine capacity - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (21-Mar-14)
Global changes in uterine protein secretion are associated with differences in the number of antral follicles in heifers - (Abstract Only) - (22-Jan-14)
Avpr1a Alleles Are Pleiotropic Sources of the Variation in Age at Puberty and Reproductive Longevity in Sows - (Abstract Only) - (22-Jan-14)
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).
Genome-wide association with delayed puberty in swine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nonneman, D., Lents, C., Rohrer, G., Rempel, L., Vallet, J. 2014. Genome-wide association with delayed puberty in swine. Animal Genetics. 45(1):130-132.
Effects of nesfatin-1 on food intake and LH secretion in prepubertal gilts and genomic association of the porcine NUCB2 gene with growth traits - (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 - (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.
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).
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).
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.
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).
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).
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).
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.
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)
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).
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.
Current genetic technologies to improve efficiency of livestock production - (Abstract Only)
Nonneman, D.J., Rohrer, G.A., Rempel, L.A., Lents, C.A., Vallet, J.L. 2011. Current genetic technologies to improve efficiency of livestock production [abstract]. Biology of Reproduction. 85 (1 Supplement):83 (Abstract # 107).
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).
Leptin and reproductive function - (Review Article)
Hausman, G.J., Barb, C.R., Lents, C.A. 2012. Leptin and reproductive function. Biochimie. 94:2075-2081.
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).
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