Reproduction Fertility and Development

(The TQCC of Reproduction Fertility and Development is 0. 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 2020-04-01 to 2024-04-01.)
Effects of moderate COVID-19 infection on semen oxidative status and parameters 14 and 120 days after diagnosis30
Key traits for ruminant livestock across diverse production systems in the context of climate change: perspectives from a global platform of research farms15
Effect of freeze–thawing process on lipid peroxidation, miRNAs, ion channels, apoptosis and global DNA methylation in ram spermatozoa14
Integrating biobanking could produce significant cost benefits and minimise inbreeding for Australian amphibian captive breeding programs14
Generation of reproductively mature offspring from the endangered green and golden bell frog14
Impact of oocyte donor age and breed on13
Nurturing the egg: the essential connection between cumulus cells and the oocyte13
Sperm interaction with the uterine innate immune system: toll-like receptor 2 (TLR2) is a main sensor in cattle13
The ovarian follicle of ruminants: the path from conceptus to adult12
Heat stress reduces maturation and developmental capacity in bovine oocytes11
Common goals, different stages: the state of the ARTs for reptile and amphibian conservation11
Semen and oocyte collection, sperm cryopreservation and IVF with the threatened North American giant salamander9
Maternal metabolic health and fertility: we should not only care about but also for the oocyte!9
Efficacy of short-term cold storage prior to cryopreservation of spermatozoa in a threatened lizard9
Reptile assisted reproductive technologies: can ART help conserve 300 million years of evolution by preserving extant reptile biodiversity?9
Maternal nutrition and developmental programming of offspring8
Resveratrol protects human luteinised granulosa cells against hydrogen peroxide-induced oxidative injury through the Sirt18
Female age and parity in horses: how and why does it matter?8
Effect of vitrification on global gene expression dynamics of bovine elongating embryos8
-Acetylcysteine improves oocyte quality through modulating the Nrf2 signaling pathway to ameliorate oxidative stress caused by repeated controlled ovarian hyperstimulation8
Interrelationships between amphiregulin, kisspeptin, FSH and FSH receptor in promotion of human ovarian cell functions8
Preliminary comparative deep metabolomic analysis of spermatozoa from zebu and crossbred cattle suggests associations between metabolites, sperm quality and fertility7
Current knowledge and the future potential of extracellular vesicles in mammalian reproduction7
Concentrations of the endocannabinoid N-arachidonoylethanolamine in the follicular fluid of women with endometriosis: the role of M1 polarised macrophages7
Physiological parameters related to oocyte nuclear differentiation for the improvement of IVM/IVF outcomes in women and cattle7
In vitro production of small ruminant embryos: latest improvements and further research7
Post-testicular sperm maturation in the saltwater crocodile7
Non-invasive assessment of oocyte developmental competence7
Effects of putrescine on the quality and epigenetic modification of mouse oocytes during7
Assessment of sperm mitochondrial activity by flow cytometry and fluorescent microscopy: a comparative study of mitochondrial fluorescent probes in bovine spermatozoa7
How the environment affects early embryonic development6
Sex, drugs and rock iguanas: testicular dynamics and plasma testosterone concentrations could predict optimal semen collection times in6
Sperm cryopreservation in an Australian skink (6
Artificially produced gametes in mice, humans and other species6
Melatonin improves the maturation and developmental ability of bovine oocytes by up-regulating GJA4 to enhance gap junction intercellular communication6
Assisted breeding technology in the saltwater crocodile6
Deletion mutation within the goat6
Predicted gene 31453 (6
Lethal variants of equine pregnancy: is it the placenta or foetus leading the conceptus in the wrong direction?6
Gross and microanatomy of the male reproductive duct system of the saltwater crocodile6
Molecular cloning, characterisation and expression analysis of the vitellogenin genes6
Diurnal rhythms in testicular blood flow, testicular morphometry and reproductive hormones in Shiba goats5
Maturation system affects lipid accumulation in bovine oocytes5
Challenges in the development of sperm cryopreservation protocols for snakes5
Sperm-borne sncRNAs: potential biomarkers for semen fertility?5
Cryopreservation of spermatozoa obtained postmortem from the European common frog5
Hormone treatment does not reliably induce spermiation or mating in Hamilton’s frog from the archaic leiopelmatid lineage5
Hormone-induced ovulation and artificial fertilisation in four terrestrial-breeding anurans5
Fertilization potential of cold-stored Fowler’s toad (5
Programming effects of late gestation heat stress in dairy cattle5
Assessing puberty in female cheetahs (5
64 No difference in health and fertility characteristics between offspring arising from4
The immunoexpression patterns of fibroblast growth factors in the pregnant and postpartum rat ovary4
Transscrotal stimulation of the testes and epididymides improves urethral sperm collection in domestic cats4
Physiological implications of COVID-19 in reproduction: angiotensin-converting enzyme 2 a key player4
Specific locations and amounts of denatured collagen and collagen-specific chaperone HSP47 in the oviducts and uteri of old cows as compared with those of heifers4
Sperm parameters following hormonal induction of spermiation in an endangered frog [the alpine tree frog] (4
Sperm cryopreservation: current status and future developments4
Acute effect of high-intensity interval training exercise on redox status in the ovaries of rats fed a high-fat diet4
Tributyltin chloride exposure to post-ejaculatory sperm reduces motility, mitochondrial function and subsequent embryo development4
Transit along the vas deferens results in a high percentage of filiform spermatozoa with compacted chromatin in the rooster (4
Impact of oxidative stress SNPs on sperm DNA damage and male infertility in a south-east Iranian population4
Decisive points for pregnancy losses in beef cattle3
Effects of progesterone on the lipolysis of lipid droplets and prostaglandin E2 synthesis in murine cervical epithelial cells3
Sperm cryopreservation in the Burmese python3
Effect of kisspeptin-54 on ovarian levels of pigment epithelium-derived factor (PEDF) and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in an experimental model of ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS)3
In vitro effects of Type I interferons (IFNτ and IFNα) on bovine hepatocytes cultured with or without Kupffer cells3
Extracellular vesicles in the male reproductive tract of the softshell turtle3
Global proteomic analysis of serum during early pregnancy in the pig using data-independent acquisition mass spectrometry with verification by parallel reaction monitoring3
Effect of paternal smoking on pre-implantation embryonic development: a prospective cohort study3
Role of reproductive fluids and extracellular vesicles in embryo–maternal interaction during early pregnancy in cattle3
Metabolism-epigenetic interactions on3
Platelet-rich plasma and ovarian quiescence: a bovine in vitro model for regeneration of the ovary3
Role of miRNAs in preimplantation embryo development and their potential as embryo selection biomarkers3
MicroRNA expression in male infertility3
The involvement of hypoxia-inducible factor 1α (HIF1α)-stabilising factors in steroidogenic acute regulatory (STAR) protein-dependent steroidogenesis in murine KK1 granulosa cells3
Sperm RNA-mediated epigenetic inheritance in mammals: challenges and opportunities3
Effects of dimethyl sulfoxide (DMSO) on DNA methylation and histone modification in parthenogenetically activated porcine embryos3
Parameters to identify good quality oocytes and embryos in cattle3
A staging table of embryonic development for a viviparous (live-bearing) lizard3
Spermiation response to exogenous hormone therapy in hibernated and non-hibernated boreal toads (3
Investigation of male and female infertility in llamas and alpacas3
Transcriptome analyses of potential regulators of pre- and post-ovulatory follicles in the pigeon (3
Glucose consumption and gene expression in granulosa cells collected before and after3
Effects of transforming growth factor β1 on steroidogenesis of feline granulosa cells cultured3
Chronic niacin administration ameliorates ovulation, histological changes in the ovary and adiponectin concentrations in a rat model of polycystic ovary syndrome3
Di-n-butyl phthalate diminishes testicular steroidogenesis by blocking the hypothalamic–pituitary–testicular axis: relationship with germ cell apoptosis in Japanese quail3
Steroidogenesis during prenatal testicular development in Spix’s cavy3
Dry storage of mammalian spermatozoa and cells: state-of-the-art and possible future directions3
-Carnitine improves follicular survival and function in ovarian grafts in the mouse3
Environmental impacts on sperm and oocyte epigenetics affect embryo cell epigenetics and transcription to promote the epigenetic inheritance of pathology and phenotypic variation2
Progesterone and anandamide diminish the inhibitory effect of zinc on mature human sperm2
Using reproductive technologies to assess the development of secondary sexual characteristics, ovarian senescence and hermaphroditism in the endangered mountain yellow-legged frog2
Capacity of Trolox to improve the development and quality of metabolically compromised bovine oocytes and embryos invitro during different windows of development2
Reproduction technologies for the sustainable management of Caudata (salamander) and Gymnophiona (caecilian) biodiversity2
Seven days ex vivo perfusion of whole ewe ovaries with follicular maturation and oocyte retrieval: towards the development of an alternative fertility preservation method2
Knockout of the family with sequence similarity 181, member A (2
DNA methylation analysis using bisulphite-based amplicon sequencing of individuals exposed to maternal tobacco use during pregnancy, and offspring conduct problems in childhood and adolescence2
Melatonin modulates swine luteal and adipose stromal cell functions2
Inhibition of apical domain formation does not block blastocyst development in bovine embryos2
Follicle-stimulating hormone regulates Notch signalling in the seminiferous epithelium of continuously and seasonally breeding rodents2
135 Effect of different concentrations of follicular fluid exosome-like extracellular vesicles on2
Emerging diseases in international trade in embryos2
Sperm storage in the oviduct of the Chinese pond turtle2
146 Transcriptome characterisation of equine oocyte maturation2
Plasma and acrosomal membrane lipid content of saltwater crocodile spermatozoa2
Timing considerations for removal of early cumulus cells in short-term insemination strategies2
2 Inhibition of mitochondrial ATP production during2
75 Effect of mycobacterium cell wall fraction immunostimulant on conception rates in heifer recipients2
Cryoprotective effect of antifreeze protein III on the rabbit ovary2
Embryo structure reorganisation reduces the probability of apoptosis in preimplantation mouse embryos2
73 Preimplantation genetic diagnosis of glycogen branching enzyme deficiency and sex determination in equine2
78 Fertility in lactating dairy cows following timed artificial insemination or timed embryo transfer with fresh or frozen2
Melatonin improves the ability of spermatozoa to bind with oocytes in the mouse2
Involvement of extracellular vesicle-encapsulated miRNAs in human reproductive disorders: a systematic review2
Characterisation of sperm production and morphology in the male Philippine crocodile2
Effects of mobile phone use on semen parameters: a cross-sectional study of 1634 men in China2
13 Generation of SLICK beef cattle by embryo microinjection: A case report2
Increased DNA strand breaks in spermatozoa of Pxt1 knockout mice2
Metabolic exchanges between the oocyte and its environment: focus on lipids2
Persistent organic pollutants affect steroidogenic and apoptotic activities in granulosa cells and reactive oxygen species concentrations in oocytes in the mouse2
Equine early pregnancy endocrine profiles and ipsilateral endometrial immune cell, gene expression and protein localisation response2
Analysis of changes in the proteomic profile of porcine corpus luteum during different stages of the oestrous cycle: effects of PPAR gamma ligands2
Postnatal cadmium administration affects the presence and distribution of carbohydrates in the sperm membrane during maturation in the epididymis in adult Wistar rats2
Target gene repression mediated by miR-144 and miR-224 in cumulus cells is related to the success of oocyte2
The melatonin system is expressed in the ovine uterus: effect of the day of the oestrous cycle and undernutrition2
143 Therapeutic efficacy and safety of adipose tissue-derived mesenchymal stem cells in treating mastitis and metritis in dairy cattle2
Understanding placentation in ruminants: a review focusing on cows and sheep2
17 Increased inbreeding levels negatively affect sperm kinetics and motility in Purebred Spanish horses2
Betaine ameliorates high glucose-induced oxidative stress in granulosa cells2
The effect of electromagnetic field (EMF) exposure on synthesis and release of steroid hormones by the porcine conceptuses during the peri-implantation period2
<i>Corrigendum to</i>: Direct action of leptin, obestatin and ginkgo on hormone release by luteinised human ovarian granulosa cells1
Embryonic diapause in mammals and dormancy in embryonic stem cells with the European roe deer as experimental model1
82 Invitro embryo production outcomes in adult goats is affected by season1
36 Analysis of miRNA content of oviduct and uterine extracellular vesicles across the bovine estrous cycle1
134 Estradiol improves cattle oocyte maturation rate1
183 Ovulatory follicle size, time of ovulation, and pregnancy rates to AI in lactating dairy cows treated with a new gonadotrophin-releasing-hormone-based protocol with lengthened proestrus1
Genetic epidemiology of male infertility (MI) in Arabs: a systematic review1
227 A transcriptomic quest to untangle equine oocyte maturation1
140 Assisted activation of intracytoplasmic sperm injection porcine zygotes using zinc chelation1
Changes in mononuclear immune cells during bovine pregnancy1
Capsaicin prevents radiotherapy-induced premature ovarian failure in rats1
Extremely low-frequency electromagnetic field exposure alters DNA methylation levels in the endometrium of pigs during the peri-implantation period1
Single-cell RNA-sequencing analysis and characterisation of testicular cells in giant panda (1
112 Growth factor receptors in bison blastocysts and expanded blastocysts1
77 Occurrence of early regression of corpora lutea in Dorper ewes subjected to a conventional superovulatory regimen1
80 Depletion of1
137 Comparison of two invitro maturation media on polar body extrusion of cattle oocytes1
Low estrogen level in aged mice leads to abnormal oogenesis affecting the quality of surrounded nucleolus-type immature oocytes1
113 The effects of bisphenols on cryopreserved bovine spermatozoa1
134 Comparison of the effect of artificial insemination and1
9 Ovum pick-up/1
44 Assessment of quality and fertilising ability of dog epididymal spermatozoa frozen or vitrified with L-carnitine by heterologous IVF1
158 Umbilical cord blood-derived mesenchymal stem cells (UCB-MSC) used for the prevention of metritis in cattle1
36 Evaluating the toxicity of several sperm diluents over time and at varying osmolalities in an internally fertilising salamander species1
189 Efficacy of equine chorionic gonadotrophin-like treatment on follicular dynamics and pregnancy rate in Nelore cows submitted to fixed-time AI1
52 Extracellular vesicles from oviduct and uterus in sequential invitro culture affects mitochondrial activity and lipid metabolism transcripts in bovine embryos1
Effects of light wavelength exposure during1
60 High lipid exposure during invitro maturation alters the lipid profile of bovine oocyte and benefits blastocyst development1
Association between heat stress during intrauterine development and the expression and regulation of ovarian steroid hormone receptors in adult Holstein cows1
29 The effect of vitrification at the immature stage on DNA methylation in porcine oocytes and its relevance to subsequent embryo development1
Redox profile and mediators of the unfolded protein response (UPR) in the placenta of rats during pregnancy1
163 Superovulation efficiency by using different FSH-derived protocols in cattle: bovine medium-acting recombinant FSH versus conventional FSH1
Ovarian and uterine changes during the oestrous cycle in female dogs1
126 Effect of astaxanthin supplementation on invitro embryo development and immune response of dairy cows1
147 Meiotic competence of oocytes obtained from seasonally anovulatory mares treated with estradiol and sulpiride1
IETS 2021 abstracts1
Transforming growth factor-β1 disrupts angiogenesis during the follicular–luteal transition through the Smad–serpin family E member 1 (SERPINE1)/serpin family B member 5 (SERPINB5) signalling pathway 1
52 Equine embryo size does matter!1
From fertilised oocyte to cultivated meat – harnessing bovine embryonic stem cells in the cultivated meat industry1
Effect of melatonin and nitric oxide on capacitation and apoptotic changes induced by epidermal growth factor in ram sperm1
199 Ovarian follicle flushing as a means of retrieving oocytes in bovine ovum pickup/1
Intra and intercellular signals governing sperm maturation1
The semen microbiome of miniature pony stallions1
Heat shock proteins exhibit distinct spatiotemporal expression patterns in the domestic cat (1
133 Effect of administration of mycobacterium cell wall fraction during the periovulatory period on the proportion of pregnancies obtained in virgin dairy heifers receiving1
145 Comparison of single to multiple injections of follicle-stimulating hormone before ovum pickup in Holstein heifers: Oocyte recovery and embryo production1
Steroid regulation of secreted phosphoprotein 1 (SPP1) expression in ovine endometrium1
Maternal undernutrition during pregnancy and lactation increases transcription factors, ETV5 and GDNF, and alters regulation of apoptosis and heat shock proteins in the testis of adult offspring in th1
An elderberry-supplemented diet improves spermatogenesis in mice with busulfan-induced azoospermia1
60 Single-cell transcriptome analysis of fetal and adult bovine ovaries reveals developmental progression in cell population composition and function1
83 Production of live calves after transfer of1
67 The growth and development of invivo-derived dromedary embryos during short-term incubation: Use of embryo holding medium and the effect of embryonic morphology1
27 Comparison of cryoprotectants and their combinations in the optimisation of a sperm cryopreservation protocol in the Argentine black and white tegu (1
Pentoxifylline promotes spermatogenesis via upregulation of the Nrf2-ARE signalling pathway in a mouse model of germ-cell apoptosis induced by testicular torsion–detorsion1
Understanding conceptus–maternal interactions: what tools do we need to develop?1
196 Dominant follicle removal in Gyr × Holstein crossbreds accelerates development of ovarian follicles1
Determining the effects of sperm activation in anuran cloaca on motility and DNA integrity in1
Genomic selection in beef cattle creates additional opportunities for embryo technologies to meet industry needs1
66 Effect of the co-culture system and the culture medium on invitro embryo development in alpacas (Vicugna pacos)1
<i>Corrigendum to</i>: Betaine ameliorates high glucose-induced oxidative stress in granulosa cells1
Maternal protein restriction before and during pregnancy leads to a gestational day-dependent response of folliculogenesis in outbred mice1
Energy balance and hippo effector activity in endometrium and corpus luteum of early pregnant ewes1
Anti-tuberculosis drugs used in a directly observed treatment short course (DOTS) schedule alter endocrine patterns and reduce the ovarian reserve and oocyte quality in the mouse1
14 Pregnancies produced after fixed-time artificial insemination using sex-sorted sperm in wood bison1
26 Evaluation of polar bear (1
miR-18b regulates the function of rabbit ovary granulosa cells1
7 A record of 485 viable cumulus–oocyte complexes recovered and 165 viable embryos produced in a single ovum pickup session from a Senepol breed donor1
55 Morphokinetics of1
Differential expression and localisation of heat shock protein 70 (HSP70) and glutathione peroxidase 5 (GPX5) in the testis and epididymis of Sonid Bactrian camels1
8 Effects of magnetic-activated cell sorting on human sperm motility and DNA fragmentation index1
Flutamide induces uterus and ovary damage in the mouse via apoptosis and excessive autophagy of cells following triggering of the unfolded protein response1
Inducible heat shock protein A1A (HSPA1A) is markedly expressed in rat myometrium by labour and secreted via myometrial cell-derived extracellular vesicles1
10 Effect of lunar cycle on oocyte quality, rate of cleavage, and1
56 Paternal contributions to early embryonic stress affect development in the bovine1
61 MicroRNA-148b secreted by bovine oviductal extracellular vesicles promotes embryo quality through TGF-β pathway1
159 Differential gene expression across bovine oocyte growth phase1
202 Effects of administration of mycobacterium cell wall fraction during follicle superstimulation on oocyte numbers and embryo development following ovum pickup and1
Sphingosine-1-phosphate regulation of luteinising hormone-induced steroidogenesis and proliferation of bovine theca cells in vitro1
Efficient generation of embryonic stem cells from single blastomeres of cryopreserved mouse embryos in the presence of signalling modulators1
31 Evaluation of1
157 Mesenchymal stem cells as a regenerative therapy for the prevention of subclinical mastitis in cattle1
46 Fertilising ability of Arabian stallion sperm frozen with different cryoprotective agents by heterologous IVF1
112 Shuttle transfer of mRNA transcripts via extracellular vesicles from male cells to the cumulus-oocyte complex in the rabbit1
Primordial germ cell expression of SSEA1 and DDX4 (VASA) in female Trichosurus vulpecula (Marsupialia) reveals conserved and unique molecular patterns during marsupial germ cell development1
The impact of leptin on sperm1
40 Rapid-freeze of bison semen in cholesterol-based extender1
70 Glycolytic substrates influence intracellular movement of1
119 Single closed-tube qPCR assay with dual-labelled probes for improved sexing of equine embryos1
Secreted metabolome of porcine blastocysts encapsulated within1
A comparison study of superovulation strategies for C57BL/6J and B6D2F1 mice in CRISPR-Cas9 mediated genome editing1
130 Effect of the day of dominant follicle removal on ovum pick-up success on ½ Holstein × ½ Gyr cows1
231 Effect of circulating progesterone concentration on the day of embryo transfer on fetal development and calf birthweight1
131 The effects of dominant follicle removal on quality of cumulus-oocyte complexes in half-blood1
139 Effect of lycopene supplementation in maturation medium on production of reactive oxygen species and post-vitrification quality of bovine blastocysts1
94 Effect of glycine and creatine on the1
Reproductive behaviour before and after oestrus and oviposition in the captive short-beaked echidna (1
80 Relationship between anogenital distance and reproductive efficiency of embryo recipient dairy heifers1
Direct action of leptin, obestatin and ginkgo on hormone release by luteinised human ovarian granulosa cells1
Recipient of the 2022 IETS Distinguished Service Award: Dr Peter J. Hansen0
39 Efficacy of roscovitine and dibutyryl cAMP to block premature meiosis in porcine oocytes vitrified at the germinal vesicle stage and their effect on subsequent embryo development0
37 Effect of invivo and invitro heat stress on DNA methylation and DNA hydroxymethylation of bovine oocytes and embryos0
20 Development and Oct4/Cdx2 gene expression of Puma concolor, Leopardus geoffroyi, and Panthera onca hybrid embryos produced using domestic cat oocytes0
102 Age-related differences in seminal parameters and expression of fertility marker genes in Marwari stallion0
149 Uptake of C18:0 from culture media during invitro culture decreases cryosurvival rates of bovine embryos0
43 Correlates of reproductive tract anatomy and uterine histomorphometrics with fertility in swine0
12 Artificial insemination and embryo transfer results in ewes during a long daylength period0
Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor delta-PPARδ agonist (L-165041) enhances bovine embryo survival and post vitrification viability0
109 Pre-synchronization and reutilization of progesterone devices during a 6-day CO-Synch protocol for fixed-time artificial insemination in beef heifers0
Use of sensitivity-enhanced nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy equipped with a 1.7-mm cryogenically cooled micro-coil probe in identifying human sperm intracellular metabolites0
46 Use of time-lapse imaging technology to assess relationships of morphological and phototextural attributes of presumptive ovine zygotes and early embryos with their developmental competence invitro0
30 The importance of cumulus cells for the survival and timing of meiotic resumption of porcine oocytes vitrified at the immature stage0
38 Developmental competence of bovine cumulus–oocyte complexes collected from cows fed rumen-protected methionine and lysine0
<i>Corrigendum to</i>: Efficacy of short-term cold storage prior to cryopreservation of spermatozoa in a threatened lizard0
136 GameteGuard in maturation medium improves bovine embryo quality and quantity0
Aquaporin 7 is upregulated through the PI3K-Akt pathway and modulates decidualisation of endometrial stromal cells0
73 Use of embryo transfer technology to salvage the germplasm of elite dromedary camels (Camelus dromedarius) infected with brucellosis0
110 Pregnancy rate and embryo viability in response to chorionic gonadotrophins given for oestrus induction and gonadotrophin-releasing hormone 5 days after timed laparoscope-aided insemination of lac0