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Adverse effect of prematurely elevated progesterone in in vitro fertilization cycles: a literature review

Michael B Evans, Mae W Healy, Alan H DeCherney and Micah J Hill.

in Biology of Reproduction

July 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproduction, Growth and Development; Reproductive Medicine; Developmental Biology; Animal Reproduction. 5841 words.

Abstract

Premature progesterone (P) elevation was commonly seen in IVF prior to the utilization of GnRH analogues for suppression of endogenous gonadotropin...

Alteration of transporter activities in the epididymides of infertile initial segment-specific Pten knockout mice

Bingfang Xu, Stephen D Turner and Barry T Hinton.

in Biology of Reproduction

September 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproduction, Growth and Development; Reproductive Medicine; Developmental Biology; Animal Reproduction. 5661 words.

Abstract

A fully functional initial segment, the most proximal region of the epididymis, is important for male fertility. Our previous study generated a mouse...

The anti-epileptic drug lamotrigine inhibits the CYP17A1 lyase reaction in vitro

Cecilie Hurup Munkboel, Lise Rudbæk Christensen, Julie Islin, Silvia Bonomo, Lars Olsen, Flemming Steen Jørgensen and Bjarne Styrishave.

in Biology of Reproduction

October 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproduction, Growth and Development; Reproductive Medicine; Developmental Biology; Animal Reproduction. 7705 words.

Abstract

The potential endocrine disrupting effects of the commonly prescribed anti-epileptic drug lamotrigine (LAM) were investigated using the...

Autonomic Failure

Edited by Christopher J. Mathias and Sir Roger Bannister.

May 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Neurology; Anatomy; Urology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Gastroenterology; Nephrology; Pain Medicine; Cardiovascular Medicine; Ophthalmology; Reproductive Medicine; Immunology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Paediatrics; Geriatric Medicine; Anaesthetics; Pharmacology; Medical Toxicology; Surgery. 928 pages.

This new edition of Autonomic Failure features numerous new chapters and makes diagnosis increasingly precise by fully evaluating the underlying anatomical and functional deficits, thereby...

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Binder of Sperm Proteins 1 and 5 have contrasting effects on the capacitation of ram spermatozoa

Taylor Pini, Simon P de Graaf, Xavier Druart, Guillaume Tsikis, Valerie Labas, Ana Paula Teixeira-Gomes, Barend M Gadella and Tamara Leahy.

in Biology of Reproduction

June 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproduction, Growth and Development; Reproductive Medicine; Developmental Biology; Animal Reproduction. 8592 words.

Abstract

Binder of Sperm Proteins (BSPs) are the most abundant seminal plasma protein family in the ram and bull. They have been extensively studied in the...

Biology of Reproduction

Journal. Subjects: Reproduction, Growth and Development; Reproductive Medicine; Developmental Biology; Animal Reproduction.

Bovine embryo elongation is altered due to maternal fatty acid supplementation

Katrin Giller, Barbara Drews, Joel Berard, Hermine Kienberger, Marion Schmicke, Jan Frank, Britta Spanier, Hannelore Daniel, Gerd Geisslinger and Susanne E Ulbrich.

in Biology of Reproduction

September 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproduction, Growth and Development; Reproductive Medicine; Developmental Biology; Animal Reproduction. 10240 words.

Abstract

The pre-implantation period is prone to embryonic losses in bovine. Embryo–maternal communication is crucial to support embryo development. Thereby,...

Caenorhabditis elegans sperm membrane protein interactome

Matthew R Marcello, Marina Druzhinina and Andrew Singson.

in Biology of Reproduction

June 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproduction, Growth and Development; Reproductive Medicine; Developmental Biology; Animal Reproduction. 5857 words.

Abstract

The interaction and organization of proteins in the sperm membrane are important for all aspects of sperm function. We have determined the...

Ccdc87 is critical for sperm function and male fertility

Tongtong Wang, Qianqian Yin, Xuehao Ma, Ming-Han Tong and Yuchuan Zhou.

in Biology of Reproduction

October 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproduction, Growth and Development; Reproductive Medicine; Developmental Biology; Animal Reproduction. 6681 words.

Abstract

Male infertility has become an increasingly common health concern in recent years. Apart from environmental factors, nutrition, lifestyle,...

Cellular prion protein is involved in decidualization of mouse uterus

Nai-Zheng Ding, Xing-Ming Wang, Xiang-Wen Jiao, Ran Li, Chao Zeng, Shan-Ni Li, Hong-Shan Guo, Ze-You Wang, Zhu Huang and Cheng-Qiang He.

in Biology of Reproduction

August 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproduction, Growth and Development; Reproductive Medicine; Developmental Biology; Animal Reproduction. 5262 words.

Abstract

Prion protein (PrP) is encoded by a single copy gene Prnp in many cell and tissue types. PrP is very famous for its infectious conformers (PrPSC)...

Changing seasonal variation in births by sociodemographic factors: a population-based register study

J Dahlberg and G Andersson.

in Human Reproduction Open

P ublished online September 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Clinical Medicine; Obstetrics and Gynaecology; Reproduction, Growth and Development; Reproductive Medicine. 5219 words.

Abstract

STUDY QUESTION

Have seasonal variations in births by factors related to maternal education, age, parity...

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Comparative transcriptomic analysis of human placentae at term and preterm delivery

Alison G Paquette, Heather M Brockway, Nathan D Price and Louis J Muglia.

in Biology of Reproduction

January 2018; p ublished online December 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproduction, Growth and Development; Reproductive Medicine; Developmental Biology; Animal Reproduction. 6974 words.

Abstract

Preterm birth affects 1 out of every 10 infants in the United States, resulting in substantial neonatal morbidity and mortality. Currently, there are...

Complex integration of intrinsic and peripheral signaling is required for pituitary gland development

Whitney Edwards and Lori T Raetzman.

in Biology of Reproduction

September 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproduction, Growth and Development; Reproductive Medicine; Developmental Biology; Animal Reproduction. 9243 words.

Abstract

The coordination of pituitary development is complicated and requires input from multiple cellular processes. Recent research has provided insight...

Comprehensive analysis of long noncoding RNA and mRNA expression patterns in sheep testicular maturation

Hua Yang, Feng Wang, Fengzhe Li, Caifang Ren, Jing Pang, Yongjie Wan, Ziyu Wang, Xu Feng and Yanli Zhang.

in Biology of Reproduction

September 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproduction, Growth and Development; Reproductive Medicine; Developmental Biology; Animal Reproduction. 8712 words.

Abstract

Long noncoding RNAs (LncRNAs) have been identified as important regulators of testis development; however, their expression patterns and roles in...

CREB3 regulatory factor -mTOR-autophagy regulates goat endometrial function during early pregnancy

Diqi Yang, Tingting Jiang, Jianguo Liu, Beibei Zhang, Pengfei Lin, Huatao Chen, Dong Zhou, Keqiong Tang, Aihua Wang and Yaping Jin.

in Biology of Reproduction

May 2018; p ublished online February 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproduction, Growth and Development; Reproductive Medicine; Developmental Biology; Animal Reproduction. 6268 words.

Abstract

In domestic ruminants, a receptive endometrium is crucial for successful pregnancy. Although many essential molecular modulators and pathways have...

Current knowledge on the acute regulation of steroidogenesis

Vimal Selvaraj, Douglas M Stocco and Barbara J Clark.

in Biology of Reproduction

July 2018; p ublished online April 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproduction, Growth and Development; Reproductive Medicine; Developmental Biology; Animal Reproduction. 14931 words.

Abstract

How rapid induction of steroid hormone biosynthesis occurs in response to trophic hormone stimulation of steroidogenic cells has been a subject of...

Diet-induced obesity alters the maternal metabolome and early placenta transcriptome and decreases placenta vascularity in the mouse

Tami J Stuart, Kathleen O’Neill, David Condon, Issac Sasson, Payel Sen, Yunwei Xia and Rebecca A Simmons.

in Biology of Reproduction

June 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproduction, Growth and Development; Reproductive Medicine; Developmental Biology; Animal Reproduction. 11917 words.

Abstract

Maternal obesity is associated with an increased risk of obesity and metabolic disease in offspring. Increasing evidence suggests that the placenta...

Disruption of Tdrd5 decouples the stepwise processing of long precursor transcripts during pachytene PIWI-interacting RNA biogenesis

Yu H Sun, Feng Jiang and Xin Zhiguo Li.

in Biology of Reproduction

October 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproduction, Growth and Development; Reproductive Medicine; Developmental Biology; Animal Reproduction. 960 words.

Distinct reorganization of collagen architecture in lipopolysaccharide-mediated premature cervical remodeling

Shanmugasundaram Nallasamy, Meredith Akins, Breanna Tetreault, Kate Luby-Phelps and Mala Mahendroo.

in Biology of Reproduction

January 2018; p ublished online November 2017 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproduction, Growth and Development; Reproductive Medicine; Developmental Biology; Animal Reproduction. 7591 words.

Abstract

Previous work has identified divergent mechanisms by which cervical remodeling is achieved in preterm birth (PTB) induced by hormone withdrawal...

DNA methylation alterations—potential cause of endometriosis pathogenesis or a reflection of tissue heterogeneity?

Merli Saare, Kertu Liis Krigul, Triin Laisk-Podar, Sakthivignesh Ponandai-Srinivasan, Nilufer Rahmioglu, Parameswaran Grace Lalit Kumar, Krina Zondervan, Andres Salumets and Maire Peters.

in Biology of Reproduction

August 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Reproduction, Growth and Development; Reproductive Medicine; Developmental Biology; Animal Reproduction. 8089 words.

Abstract

Alterations in the DNA methylation pattern of endometriotic lesions and endometrium of endometriosis patients have been proposed as one potential...