Animal Reproduction Science

(The TQCC of Animal Reproduction Science is 5. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-06-01 to 2024-06-01.)
Advances in sperm cryopreservation in farm animals: Cattle, horse, pig and sheep51
Environmental epigenetics and epigenetic inheritance in domestic farm animals38
Comparison of artificial spawning effectiveness of hCG, CPH and GnRHa in combination with dopamine inhibitors in a wild strain of ide Leuciscus idus (L.) in hatchery conditions37
The ‘omics’ revolution: Use of genomic, transcriptomic, proteomic and metabolomic tools to predict male reproductive traits that impact fertility in livestock and poultry34
Antibiotics and their alternatives in Artificial Breeding in livestock28
Functions of manganese in reproduction28
Comparison of responses to artificial spawning of ruffe (Gymnocephalus cernua) specimens captured from their natural habitat to those produced in cultured conditions26
Functions and effects of reactive oxygen species in male fertility23
N-acetyl-cysteine and the control of oxidative stress during in vitro ovarian follicle growth, oocyte maturation, embryo development and cryopreservation23
An integrated overview on the regulation of sperm metabolism (glycolysis-Krebs cycle-oxidative phosphorylation)22
The role of seminal plasma in the liquid storage of spermatozoa21
Effects of freezing extender supplementation with mitochondria-targeted antioxidant Mito-TEMPO on frozen-thawed rooster semen quality and reproductive performance21
Metabolomes of sperm and seminal plasma associated with bull fertility20
Reproductive seasonality and rate of increase of wild sambar deer (Rusa unicolor) in a new environment, Victoria, Australia19
“Fine feathers make fine birds” – The mammalian sperm plasma membrane lipid composition and effects on assisted reproduction18
Extracellular vesicles in seminal fluid and effects on male reproduction. An overview in farm animals and pets18
Comparison of different carrier-compounds and varying concentrations of oleic acid on freezing tolerance of ram spermatozoa in tris-citric acid-egg yolk plasma semen diluent17
Metagenomic analysis of bacteria in stallion semen17
Effect of astaxanthin in extenders on sperm quality and functional variables of frozen-thawed boar semen16
RNA-Seq analysis reveals functionally relevant coding and non-coding RNAs in crossbred bull spermatozoa16
Fertility and flow cytometry evaluations of ram frozen semen in plant-based extender supplemented with Mito-TEMPO16
Effects of GnRHa and hCG with or without dopamine receptor antagonists on the spawning efficiency of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) reared in hatchery conditions16
Proteomic fertility markers in ram sperm16
Computer Aided Sperm Analysis (CASA) in domestic animals: Current status, three D tracking and flagellar analysis16
Effects of lipopolysaccharide on follicular estrogen production and developmental competence in bovine oocytes15
Treatment of rams with melatonin implants in the non-breeding season improves post-thaw sperm progressive motility and DNA integrity15
Cooled storage of semen from livestock animals (part I): boar, bull, and stallion15
Effects of different dietary oils on egg quality and reproductive performance in rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss15
Consequences of electromagnetic field (EMF) radiation during early pregnancy - androgen synthesis and release from the myometrium of pigs in vitro15
Relative abundance of chemerin mRNA transcript and protein in pituitaries of pigs during the estrous cycle and early pregnancy and associations with LH and FSH secretion during the estrous cycle15
Synchronization of stage of follicle development before OPU improves embryo production in cows with large antral follicle counts15
Assessment of sperm motility in livestock: Perspectives based on sperm swimming conditions in vivo14
Adverse effects of in vitro manipulation of spermatozoa14
Bacteriophages and associated endolysins in therapy and prevention of mastitis and metritis in cows: Current knowledge14
In vivo embryo production and recovery in lacaune ewes after imposing a superovulation treatment regimen is related to pFSH dose14
Effect of eCG treatment on gene expression of selected matrix metalloproteinases (MMP-2, MMP-7, MMP-9, MMP-10, and MMP-13) and the tissue inhibitors of metalloproteinases (TIMP-2 and TIMP-3) in the ch14
Use of melatonin in sperm cryopreservation of farm animals: A brief review13
Melatonin or L-arginine in semen extender mitigate reductions in quality of frozen-thawed sperm from heat-stressed rams13
Effect of estradiol preceding and progesterone subsequent to ovulation on proportion of postpartum beef cows pregnant13
Optimization of barbel (Barbus Barbus L.) fertilization and effects of ovarian fluid when there are controlled conditions for gamete activations13
Effects of dietary inulin during late gestation on sow physiology, farrowing duration and piglet performance13
Effects of hormonal treatment before water warming on synchronisation of spawning time, oocyte size, and egg quality in pikeperch (Sander lucioperca)13
Evidence for quadratic association between serum anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) concentration and fertility in dairy cows13
Identification and functional annotation of m6A methylation modification in granulosa cells during antral follicle development in pigs13
Effects of body condition score at initiation of the breeding season on reproductive performance and overall productivity of Bos taurus and B. indicus beef cows12
Gonadal steroid fluctuations and reproduction results of European grayling (Thymallus thymallus L.) from broodstock farmed in a recirculation aquaculture system12
Repeated trans-cervical embryo recoveries in Santa inês ewes subjected to short- or long-term superovulatory treatment regimens12
Proteomic comparison of non-sexed and sexed (X-bearing) cryopreserved bull semen12
Advances in storage of poultry semen12
Ultrasonographic analysis of fetal gastrointestinal motility during the peripartum period in the dog11
Influence of body condition score and its change after parturition on pregnancy rates to fixed-timed artificial insemination in Bos indicus beef cows11
Optimization of cryopreservation protocols for cooled-transported stallion semen11
ProAKAP4 protein marker: Towards a functional approach to male fertility11
Applications and world-wide use of sexed semen in cattle11
Mechanisms of action of non-enzymatic antioxidants to control oxidative stress during in vitro follicle growth, oocyte maturation, and embryo development11
The emerging role of open technologies for community-based improvement of cryopreservation and quality management for repository development in aquatic species11
Basic and applied features in the cryopreservation progress of bovine embryos10
Comparative proteomic analysis of seminal plasma proteins in relation to freezability of Dezhou donkey semen10
Effect of a 12-h increment in the short-term treatment regimen on ovarian status, estrus synchrony, and pregnancy rate in artificially inseminated dairy goats10
What is the importance of sperm subpopulations?10
Effects of maternal age on reproductive performance of the southern medicinal leech, Hirudo verbana Carena, 182010
Past, present and future of ICSI in livestock species10
Adipokines change the balance of proliferation/apoptosis in the ovarian cells of human and domestic animals: A comparative review10
Effects of different equilibration times at 5 °C on boar sperm cryotolerance10
Characterization of immunological, biochemical and inflammatory response of clinical and subclinical endometritis in ewes in the subtropics10
Commercial application of flow cytometry for evaluating bull sperm10
Cytological features of spermatogenesis in Opsariichthys bidens (Teleostei, Cyprinidae)10
Energy homeostasis in rabbit does during pregnancy and pseudopregnancy10
Molecular mechanisms regulating spermatogenesis in vertebrates: Environmental, metabolic, and epigenetic factor effects10
Effects of resveratrol in bull semen extender on post-thaw sperm quality and capacity for fertilization and embryo development10
Effects of ZnO nanoparticles on the Giant freshwater prawn (Macrobrachium rosenbergii, de Man, 1879): Reproductive performance, larvae development, CHH concentrations and anti-oxidative enzymes activi10
Cryopreservation of germline stem cells in American paddlefish (Polyodon spathula)9
Role of the placenta in developmental programming: Observations from models using large animals9
Sperm function and oxidative status: Effect on fertility in Bos taurus and Bos indicus bulls when semen is used for fixed-time artificial insemination9
Comparative transcriptome of reproductive axis in Chinese indigenous sheep with different FecB genotypes and prolificacies9
A review of the use of antioxidants in bovine sperm preparation protocols9
Effects of green tea polyphenols and α-tocopherol on the quality of chilled cat spermatozoa and sperm IZUMO1 protein expression during long-term preservation9
Boar spermatozoa proteomic profile varies in sperm collected during the summer and winter9
Gonadal analysis in the F1 progeny of a gynogenetic Siberian sturgeon Acipenser baerii female9
Factors affecting pregnancy rates and pregnancy losses after embryo transfer in dromedary camels9
Effects of using the biofloc system and eyestalk ablation on reproductive performance and egg quality of Litopenaeus vannamei (Boone, 1931) (Decapoda: Dendrobranchiata: Penaeidae)9
Effects of immunization against inhibin α-subunit on ovarian structures, pregnancy rate, embryonic and fetal losses, and prolificacy rate in goats where estrus was induced during the non-breeding seas9
Intrafollicular injection of nonesterified fatty acids impaired dominant follicle growth in cattle8
MiR-21-5p actions at the Smad7 gene during pig ovarian granulosa cell apoptosis8
Effects of FOXO1 on the proliferation and cell cycle-, apoptosis- and steroidogenesis-related genes expression in sheep granulosa cells8
Ultrasonographic examination of postpartum uterine involution in sows8
Effects of injectable trace element and vitamin supplementation during the gestational, peri-parturient, or early lactational periods on neutrophil functions and pregnancy rate in dairy cows8
Evaluation of the 7 & 7 Synch and 7-day CO-Synch + CIDR treatment regimens for control of the estrous cycle among beef cows prior to fixed-time artificial insemination with conventional or sex-sor8
The mammalian preimplantation embryo: Its role in the environmental programming of postnatal health and performance8
Immuno-castration of female and male pigs with anti-gonadotrophin releasing hormone vaccine: Morphometric, histopathological and functional studies of the reproductive system8
How does the boar epididymis regulate the emission of fertile spermatozoa?8
Effect of glucose concentration and cryopreservation on mitochondrial functions of bull spermatozoa and relationship with sire conception rate8
Effects of methyl farnesoate on Krüppel homolog 1 (Kr-h1) during vitellogenesis in the Chinese mitten crab (Eriocheir sinensis)8
Sperm evaluation and morphological description of male genitalia of meerkats (Suricata suricatta)8
Treatment of cattle oocytes with C-type natriuretic peptide before in vitro maturation enhances oocyte mitochondrial function8
Factors affecting the production of quality ejaculates from boars8
Caffeine: A potential strategy to improve survival of neonatal pigs and sheep8
Novel molecular marker for RAA-LFD visual detection of Cynoglossus semilaevis sex8
Meta-analysis to determine effects of treatment with FSH when there is progestin-priming on in-vitro embryo production using ovum pick-up in Bos taurus cows8
Advances in captive breeding and seed rearing of striped murrel Channa striata, a high value food fish of Asia8
Effect of abortion on milk production, health, and reproductive performance of Holstein dairy cattle8
Clinical, ultrasonographic, bacteriological, cytological and histological findings during uterine involution in ewes with pregnancy toxaemia and subsequent reproductive efficiency7
Reproductive performance of captive Asian elephants (Elephas maximus) in large tourist camps in Thailand7
Maternal supplementation of nano-selenium in a plant-based diet improves antioxidant competence of female Arabian yellowfin sea bream (Acanthopagrus arabicus) breeders and their progeny7
Impact of agitation time of boar semen doses on sperm traits in short- and long-term extenders7
Liquid storage of stallion spermatozoa – Past, present and future7
Effect of maternal overnutrition on predisposition to insulin resistance in the foal: Maternal parameters and foal pancreas histoarchitecture7
IGF-1 supplementation in semen affects mitochondrial functional and calcium status of buffalo sperm following cryopreservation7
Effect of hormonal stimulation on captive broodstock maturation, induced breeding and spawning performance of striped snakehead, Channa striata (Bloch, 1793)7
Comparison of pregnancy outcomes following the transfer of early-developmental stage embryos and blastocysts produced by somatic cell nuclear transfer in Camelus dromedarius7
The effect of maternal consumption of high-fat diet on ovarian development in offspring7
Freezing-thawing induces deprotamination, cryocapacitation-associated changes; DNA fragmentation; and reduced progesterone sensitivity in buck spermatozoa7
Abundances of vitellogenin and heat shock protein 90 during ovarian and embryonic development of Exopalaemon carinicauda7
Single nucleotide polymorphism rs737028527 (G>A) affect miR-1b-3p biogenesis and effects on chicken egg-laying traits7
Effect of season on individual stallion semen characteristics7
Effects of DDT, DDE, aldrin and dieldrin on prostaglandin, oxytocin and steroid hormone release from smooth chorion explants of cattle7
Influence of the source of spawners’ origin on oocyte maturity stages and suitability for artificial reproduction of wild pikeperch (Sander lucioperca) females during spawning season7
Modification of French mini-straw plug position for cryopreservation of small doses of bull sperm7
Functions of interleukin-6 in ovulation of female climbing perch, Anabas testudineus7
Long noncoding RNAs profiling in ovary during laying and nesting in Muscovy ducks (Cairina moschata)7
Common carp (Cyprinus carpio) sperm reduction during short-term in vitro storage at 4 °C7
Blood urea nitrogen may serve as a predictive indicator of retained placenta in dairy cows7
Pre-synchronization of ovulation timing and delayed fixed-time artificial insemination increases pregnancy rates when sex-sorted semen is used for insemination of heifers7
Could metal exposure affect sperm parameters of domestic ruminants? A meta-analysis7
Evaluation of dextran for rabbit sperm cryopreservation: Effect on frozen–thawed rabbit sperm quality variables and reproductive performance7
MTNR1A gene polymorphisms and reproductive recovery after seasonal anoestrus in different Mediterranean sheep breeds7
Comparison of different methods of wild vimba bream Vimba vimba (L.) spawning under controlled conditions6
Chromosome abnormalities in dogs with disorders of sex development (DSD)6
Reproductive response of postpartum spring-lambing ewes: effects of weaning on follicular growth and postpartum interval on response to ram placement with ewes (“ram effect”)6
Silver nanoparticles induce oxidative stress, apoptosis and impaired steroidogenesis in ovarian granulosa cells of cattle6
Effects of gametes post-activation, egg storage and sperm-egg ratio on in vitro fertilization outcomes in the brown-marbled grouper (Epinephelus fuscoguttatus)6
Effects of N-carbamylglutamate on steroidogenesis and relative abundances of mRNA transcripts in pig placental trophoblasts6
Gastrointestinal nematode control programs in yearling Nellore heifers: Analysis of fecal egg counts, weight gain and reproductive indices6
Sexual behaviour, semen quality and fertility of young Border Leicester rams administered melatonin during spring6
Age-related changes of seminiferous tubule morphology, interstitial fibrosis and spermatogenesis in dogs6
Consequences of extending the voluntary waiting period for insemination on reproductive performance in dairy cows6
Colloid centrifugation reduces bacterial load in chilled dog semen6
Luteotropic effects of human chorionic gonadotropin administered 7.5 days after synchronous estrous induction in Morada Nova ewes6
Cervical artificial insemination in sheep: sperm volume and concentration using an antiretrograde flow device6
Dietary carob fruit (Ceratonia siliqua L.) supplementation improves spermatogenesis, semen quality and embryonic death via antioxidant effect in aging broiler breeder roosters6
Alterations in the relative abundance of the vasoactive intestinal peptide receptors (VPAC1 and VPAC2) and functions in uterine contractility during inflammation6
Effects of electromagnetic field (EMF) radiation on androgen synthesis and release from the pig endometrium during the fetal peri-implantation period6
Abundance of insulin-like growth factors 1 and 2, and type 1 insulin-like growth factor receptor in placentas of dogs6
Long interval prostaglandin-based treatment regimens do not affect ovulatory or prolificacy rates of multiparous ewes after cervical fixed timed AI6
Regulation of spermatogenic cell apoptosis by the pro-apoptotic proteins in the testicular tissues of mammalian and avian species6
Supplementing pregnant Merino ewes with caffeine to improve neonatal lamb thermoregulation and viability6
Effect of increasing feed intake during late gestation on piglet performance at parturition in commercial production enterprises6
GnRHa treatments of Atlantic Salmon broodstock suppresses effects of endocrine disruptors, benefitting offspring quality6
Leptospira sp. vertical transmission in ewes maintained in semiarid conditions6
Artificial reproduction of Caspian roach, Rutilus caspicus following stimulating ovulation with Ovaprim, Ovopel, and their combinations under controlled conditions6
Expression and regulation of visfatin/NAMPT in the porcine corpus luteum during the estrous cycle and early pregnancy6
Culture protocols for horse embryos after ICSI: Effect of myo-inositol and time of media change6
Aquaporins: New markers for male (in)fertility in livestock and poultry?6
A review of in vivo and in vitro studies of the mare endometrium6
Effects of age, size and season on cryotolerance of dog semen – A retrospective analysis6
Uterine structure and function contributes to the formation of the sandpaper-shelled eggs in laying hens6
Quantifying the C-reactive protein concentrations of uterine lavage samples in postpartum dairy cows6
Reproductive performance in successive generations of the brine shrimp Artemia salina (Crustacea: Anostraca) from the Sebkha of Sidi El Hani (Tunisia)6
Screening for structural variants of four candidate genes in dogs with disorders of sex development revealed the first case of a large deletion in NR5A16
Lack of effect of melatonin on ovarian function and response to estrous synchronization and fixed-time AI during the nonbreeding season in lactating dairy buffalo (Bubalus bubalis)6
Leukocyte populations in peripheral blood of dromedary camels with clinical endometritis6
Gallic acid promotes the in vitro development of sheep secondary isolated follicles involving the phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase pathway5
Improving the quality and in vitro fertilization rate of frozen-thawed semen of buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) bulls with the inclusion of vitamin B12 in the cryopreservation medium5
Chemosynthetic ethanolamine plasmalogen stimulates gonadotropin secretion from bovine gonadotrophs by acting as a potential GPR61 agonist5
Effect of hydrated C60 fullerene on lipid, vitamin and amino acid composition in frozen-thawed ram semen5
Administering an additional prostaglandin F2α injection to Bos indicus beef cows during a treatment regimen for fixed-time artificial insemination5
Identification of differentially abundant mRNA transcripts and autocrine/paracrine factors in oocytes and follicle cells of mud crabs5
Genetic parameters and genetic trends for reproductive traits in Egyptian buffalo5
Extracellular vesicles in seminal plasma: A safe and relevant tool to improve fertility in livestock?5
Oocyte developmental capacity is influenced by intrinsic ovarian factors in a bovine model for individual embryo production5
Physiological and molecular aspects of heat-treated cultured granulosa cells of Egyptian buffalo (Bubalus bubalis)5
Differential abundances of AQP3 and AQP5 in reproductive tissues from dogs with and without cryptorchidism5
Motility and oxidative stress of common carp Cyprinus carpio sperm during short-term storage5
Fish with larger pre-seasonal oocytes yields lower egg quality in season – A case study of outdoor-cultured domesticated Pikeperch (Sander lucioperca)5
Biostimulation and pheromones in livestock: A review5
Anti-Müllerian hormone (AMH) concentrations are maximal at puberty in male donkeys and secretion is redirected from the blood stream to seminal plasma5
Underlying molecular mechanism in the modulation of the ram sperm acrosome reaction by progesterone and 17β-estradiol5
Comparison of deep-litter bedding materials and analysis of semen traits in Piétrain boars: A randomized controlled field study5
Evaluation of ImageJ software in ultrasonic image analysis: Follicular and luteal morphological characteristics of cattle5
What is the relevance of seminal plasma from a functional and preservation perspective?5
L-carnitine improves quality parameters and epigenetic patterns of buck’s frozen-thawed semen5
Improvement of the motility of boar sperm after cryopreservation5
Introduction to the pathways involved in the activation and regulation of sperm motility: A review of the relevance of ion channels5
Optimal frame rate when there were stallion sperm motility evaluations and determinations for kinematic variables using CASA-Mot analysis in different counting chambers5
Comparative evaluation of production performances of cloned pigs derived from superior Duroc boars5
Cooled storage of semen from livestock animals (Part II): Camelids, goats, and sheep5
Persian onager (Equus hemionus onager) endometrial explant cryopreservation and in vitro culture5
A stallion spermatozoon’s journey through the mare’s genital tract: In vivo and in vitro aspects of sperm capacitation5
Resetting the paradigm of reproductive science and conservation5
Maximizing the reproductive performances of anestrus dairy buffalo cows using GnRH analogue-loaded chitosan nanoparticles during the low breeding season5
Effect of rosmarinic acid on bull sperm quality and bacteria in semen5
In vitro effects of two different commercial freezing and thawing extenders on boar sperm quality5
Single dose of 300 IU hCG in the early luteal phase in superovulated ewes: Effects on corpora lutea, progesterone profile, and embryo recovery5
Hydroxytyrosol and resveratrol improves kinetic and flow cytometric parameters of cryopreserved bull semen with low cryotolerance5
Differences in mean grey levels of uterine ultrasonographic images between non-pregnant and pregnant ewes may serve as a tool for early pregnancy diagnosis5
Evaluation of later timepoints for split-time artificial insemination when using sex-sorted semen among beef heifers following the 14-d CIDR®-PG protocol5
Effects of TG interaction factor 1 on synthesis of estradiol and progesterone in granulosa cells of goats through SMAD2/3-SP1 signaling pathway5
Comparative oxidative metabolism in mammalian sperm5
Canine cystic endometrial hyperplasia and pyometra may downregulate neuropeptide phoenixin and GPR173 receptor expression5
Abundance of estrogen receptors involved in non-canonical signaling in the dog testis5
In vivo response of the corpus luteum to progesterone treatment of gilts during early gestation5