(The TQCC of Reproduction is 9. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 500 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2019-08-01 to 2023-08-01.)
Obesity induces ovarian inflammation and reduces oocyte quality124
Impact of oxidative stress on male and female germ cells: implications for fertility107
Artificial intelligence in reproductive medicine79
Advances in human primordial follicle activation and premature ovarian insufficiency75
Molecular regulation of spermatogonial stem cell renewal and differentiation65
The ovarian stroma as a new frontier64
COVID-19 and male reproductive function: a prospective, longitudinal cohort study64
HYPOXIA AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH: Oxygen and development of the human placenta62
Mechanisms of intergenerational transmission of polycystic ovary syndrome51
Inflammaging is associated with shifted macrophage ontogeny and polarization in the aging mouse ovary49
Animal models of human pregnancy and placentation: alternatives to the mouse48
Sperm and seminal plasma RNAs: what roles do they play beyond fertilization?44
The impact of epididymal proteins on sperm function43
Evaluating the impact of COVID-19 on male reproduction43
FERTILITY PRESERVATION: Freezing of ovarian tissue and clinical opportunities42
Mechanisms of ovarian aging40
Roles of steroid hormones in oviductal function39
Equine endometritis: a review of challenges and new approaches38
FERTILITY PRESERVATION: Construction and use of artificial ovaries36
Placental glycogen stores and fetal growth: insights from genetic mouse models35
FERTILITY PRESERVATION: Follicle reserve loss in ovarian tissue transplantation35
Single cell transcriptome research in human placenta34
Meiosis interrupted: the genetics of female infertility via meiotic failure33
Milk exosomes and miRNA cross the placenta and promote embryo survival in mice32
A switch from high-fat to normal diet does not restore sperm quality but prevents metabolic syndrome32
Modeling human trophoblast, the placental epithelium at the maternal fetal interface31
Effects of extracellular vesicles on placentation and pregnancy disorders29
PREIMPLANTATION GENETIC TESTING: Non-invasive prenatal testing for aneuploidy, copy-number variants and single-gene disorders28
Dysregulation of the placental renin–angiotensin system in human fetal growth restriction26
miR-21-3p inhibits autophagy of bovine granulosa cells by targeting VEGFA via PI3K/AKT signaling26
Reproduction in a polluted world: implications for wildlife26
FERTILITY PRESERVATION: Progress and prospects for developing human immature oocytes in vitro26
Bisphenol A and S impaired ovine granulosa cell steroidogenesis23
Extracellular vesicles secreted during blastulation show viability of bovine embryos23
Steroids in the establishment and maintenance of pregnancy and at parturition in the mare23
Sperm enter glands of preovulatory bovine endometrial explants and initiate inflammation23
A subpopulation of human Adark spermatogonia behaves as the reserve stem cell22
Endometriosis in MRKH cases as a proof for the coelomic metaplasia hypothesis?21
The sperm-associated antigen 6 interactome and its role in spermatogenesis21
Macrophage-derived multinucleated giant cells: hallmarks of the aging ovary21
The mTOR pathway in reproduction: from gonadal function to developmental coordination20
Canine oviductal exosomes improve oocyte development via EGFR/MAPK signaling pathway20
Human Wharton’s jelly stem cells inhibit endometriosis through apoptosis induction19
Role of Angiotensin-(1–7) via MAS receptor in human sperm motility and acrosome reaction19
HYPOXIA AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH: Hypoxia and ovarian function: follicle development, ovulation, oocyte maturation19
Acute effects on human sperm exposed in vitro to cadmium chloride and diisobutyl phthalate19
D-Asp upregulates PREP and GluA2/3 expressions and induces p-ERK1/2 and p-Akt in rat testis19
Mass spectrometry reveals distinct proteomic profiles in high- and low-quality stallion spermatozoa19
Alpha-ketoglutarate affects murine embryo development through metabolic and epigenetic modulations19
WOMEN IN REPRODUCTIVE SCIENCE: Anti-Müllerian hormone: a look back and ahead18
Global transcriptomic response of bovine endometrium to blastocyst-stage embryos18
Human sperm tsRNA as potential biomarker and therapy target for male fertility18
Derivation of sheep embryonic stem cells under optimized conditions17
Tissue-specific knockout of E-cadherin (Cdh1) in developing mouse gonads causes germ cells loss17
IFNT-independent effects of intrauterine extracellular vesicles (EVs) in cattle17
Endoplasmic reticulum stress attenuation promotes bovine oocyte maturation in vitro17
HYPOXIA AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH: Reproductive challenges at high altitude: fertility, pregnancy and neonatal well-being17
FERTILITY PRESERVATION: Testicular transplantation for fertility preservation: clinical potential and current challenges16
Maternal peri-conceptional undernourishment perturbs offspring sperm methylome16
Maternal recognition of pregnancy in the mare: does it exist and why do we care?16
Sperm-hybrid micromotors: on-board assistance for nature’s bustling swimmers16
Immunoregulation of the decidualization program: focus on the endoplasmic reticulum stress16
HYPOXIA AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH: The role of hypoxia in the development and progression of endometriosis16
Totipotency continuity from zygote to early blastomeres: a model under revision16
Drosophila melanogaster as a model for nutrient regulation of ovarian function16
Mechanisms of epigenetic inheritance of variable traits through the germline15
Is there an immune modulating role for follicular fluid in endometriosis? A narrative review15
Downregulation of LncRNA-MEG3 promotes HTR8/SVneo cells apoptosis and attenuates its migration by repressing Notch1 signal in preeclampsia15
MCRS1 is essential for epiblast development during early mouse embryogenesis15
Dynamic profile of EVs in porcine oviductal fluid during the periovulatory period14
Preimplantation development in ungulates: a ‘ménage à quatre’ scenario14
Vaspin in the pig ovarian follicles: expression and regulation by different hormones14
What makes a fertile sperm? Unique molecular attributes of stallion fertility14
Elevated heme impairs macrophage phagocytosis in endometriosis14
Physical activity throughout pregnancy is key to preventing chronic disease14
Interleukin-6 requires JAK to stimulate inner cell mass expansion in bovine embryos14
Healthy ageing and spermatogenesis14
Investigation of infertility using endometrial organoids14
Melatonin rescues impaired penetration ability of human spermatozoa induced by mitochondrial dysfunction14
Embryonic disc formation following post-hatching bovine embryo development in vitro14
Genetics of premature ovarian insufficiency and the association with X-autosome translocations14
Inflammation, but not infection, induces EMT in human amnion epithelial cells14
Vascular biology of uterine fibroids: connecting fibroids and vascular disorders14
Impacts of obesity, maternal obesity and nicotinamide mononucleotide supplementation on sperm quality in mice13
PREIMPLANTATION GENETIC TESTING: Preimplantation genetic testing for polygenic disease risk13
Perinatal protein restriction with postnatal catch-up growth leads to elevated p66Shc and mitochondrial dysfunction in the adult rat liver13
Resveratrol enhances decidualization of human endometrial stromal cells13
High GDF-8 in follicular fluid is associated with a low pregnancy rate in IVF patients with PCOS13
The immunobiology of preterm labor and birth: intra-amniotic inflammation or breakdown of maternal–fetal homeostasis13
FGF2/FGFR signaling promotes cumulus–oocyte complex maturation in vitro13
The rete testis harbors Sertoli-like cells capable of expressing DMRT113
PDIA3 regulates trophoblast apoptosis and proliferation in preeclampsia via the MDM2/p53 pathway13
Irisin may have a role in pubertal development and regulation of reproductive function in rats12
Glucocorticoids impair oocyte competence and trigger apoptosis of ovarian cells via activating the TNF-α system12
Uterine infection alters the transcriptome of the bovine reproductive tract three months later12
Mechanisms underlying disruption of oocyte spindle stability by bisphenol compounds12
Necessity for LH in selection and continued growth of the bovine dominant follicle12
Modulatory effects of TGF-β1 and BMP6 on thecal angiogenesis and steroidogenesis in the bovine ovary12
IL-2 and IL-27 synergistically promote growth and invasion of endometriotic stromal cells by maintaining the balance of IFN-γ and IL-10 in endometriosis12
Sperm selection by rheotaxis improves sperm quality and early embryo development12
First mitotic spindle formation is led by sperm centrosome-dependent MTOCs in humans11
Progesterone-induced RNA Hand2os1 regulates decidualization in mice uteri11
Decidual small extracellular vesicles induce trophoblast invasion by upregulating N-cadherin11
Homeostatic regulation of lipid droplet content in mammalian oocytes and embryos11
HYPOXIA AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH: The presence and role of hypoxia in the endometrium11
CEP215 and AURKA regulate spindle pole focusing and aMTOC organization in mouse oocytes11
CEP164 is essential for efferent duct multiciliogenesis and male fertility11
OXIDATIVE STRESS AND REPRODUCTIVE FUNCTION: Reactive oxygen species in the mammalian pre-implantation embryo11
Current findings in endometrial microbiome: impact on uterine diseases11
Decreased Indian hedgehog signaling activates autophagy in endometriosis and adenomyosis11
The establishment of the fertile fish lineages derived from distant hybridization by overcoming the reproductive barriers11
The SLC7A11: sperm mitochondrial function and non-canonical glutamate metabolism11
The impact of antisperm antibodies on human male reproductive function: an update11
Ligustrazine-induced microRNA-16-5p inhibition alleviates preeclampsia through IGF-210
Heat shock during in vitro maturation induces chromatin modifications in the bovine embryo10
An expanded mouse testis transcriptome and mass spectrometry defines novel proteins10
Hormone-responsive organoids from domestic mare and endangered Przewalski’s horse endometrium10
The dog as a sentinel species for environmental effects on human fertility10
Adipokines as biomarkers of postpartum subclinical endometritis in dairy cows10
Transcriptomic responses to hypoxia in endometrial and decidual stromal cells10
Equine maternal aging affects oocyte lipid content, metabolic function and developmental potential10
miR-499 promotes immature porcine Sertoli cell growth through the PI3K/AKT pathway by targeting the PTEN gene10
Murine germ cell-specific disruption of Ift172 causes defects in spermiogenesis and male fertility10
Effect of aflatoxin B1 on bovine spermatozoa’s proteome and embryo’s transcriptome10
Molecular interactions at the bovine embryo–endometrial epithelium interface10
Steroid synthesis and metabolism in the equine placenta during placentitis9
The endocannabinoid 2-arachidonoylglycerol promotes endoplasmic reticulum stress in placental cells9
Reactive oxygen species are involved in the signaling of equine sperm chemotaxis9
Core clock gene Bmal1 deprivation impairs steroidogenesis in mice luteinized follicle cells9
Swine sperm induces neutrophil extracellular traps that entangle sperm and embryos9
Organoids as tools to investigate the molecular mechanisms of male infertility and its treatments9
Anti-inflammatory effects of gallic acid in human gestational tissues in vitro9
Adiponectin is secreted by theca layer cells isolated from chicken ovarian follicles9
Glycine receptor α4 subunit facilitates the early embryonic development in mice9
Validity of the association between periodontitis and female infertility conditions: a concise review9
FANCD2 is required for the repression of germline transposable elements9
Allopurinol inhibits excess glucose-induced trophoblast IL-1β and ROS production9
miR-98 is involved in missed abortion by targeting GDF6 and FAPP29
Zinc supports transcription and improves meiotic competence of growing bovine oocytes9
Social control of spermatogenesis and steroidogenesis in cichlid fish: a comparative approach9
Male reproductive ageing: a tale of the whole ejaculate9
Growing human trophoblasts in vitro: a review of the media commonly used in trophoblast cell culture9
Single and combined effects of cisplatin and doxorubicin on the human and mouse ovary in vitro9
Involvement of Nlrp9a/b/c in mouse preimplantation development9
First insights on seminal extracellular vesicles in chickens of contrasted fertility9
AMPK is required for uterine receptivity and normal responses to steroid hormones9
Elevated levels of arachidonic acid metabolites in follicular fluid of PCOS patients9
The enrichment of maternal environment prevents pre-term birth in a mice model9
NLRP7 is expressed in the ovine ovary and associated with in vitro pre-implantation embryo development9
TET3 overexpression facilitates DNA reprogramming and early development of bovine SCNT embryos9
The role of basigin in reproduction9