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European Joint Doctorate in Biology and Technology of Reproductive Health

Deliverables

Website opening

Opening of REP-BIOTECH website (necessary for recruitment)

Teaching materials for WP7

Preparing of teaching materials for communication activities WP7

Opening of Facebook, Twitter, LinedIn and Research Gate REP-BIOTECH profiles

Special link in REP-BIOTECH website and opening of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and ResearchGate accounts for multimedia releases to the public at large

Set of genes involved in sex determination and reversal

Purification of germinal cell and transcriptomic analysis through RNAseq Evaluation of the implication in sex reversal of new genes identified for sex determination in cow and pig

Biomarker for men fertility

Will be accomplished by UMU, MSSM and HSPH (see ESR1 project for detailed roles of partners) and consists of finding out if serum vitamin D (25OH-D) levels are associated to vitamin D intake and related with semen quality, sperm DNA fragmentation and reproductive hormone concentrations. To establish new biomarkers related with impaired reproductive parameters in men

Devices for human oviductal and uterine fluid collection

Aims to design specific devices for collection of human oviductal and uterine fluid samples in patients and donors and to characterize the proteomic profile of the samples according to their origin. ESR10 will be trained at CCMIJU and will work there to design and test the devices.

Participation in the Researchers Night (Mo12, 24, 36, 48)

Researchers Night: Rep-BIOTECH fellows will participate every year with posters to show their results to public in the EU activity (UMU)

Identification of candidate miRNAs in follicular fluid affecting developmental competence of oocytes

Isolating and characterization of miRNAs in bovine follicular fluid exosomes

Understanding of the functional role of selected proteins present in uterine lumen fluid on blastocyst formation in vitro and conceptus elongation in vivo

Determine the mode of action of selected ligands in uterine lumen fluid on bovine trophectoderm development. (UCD)

New tool for sperm capacitation treatment in human clinic

Will be accomplished by UMU, MSSM and IVI and aims to find out a correlation between nitric oxide in the follicular fluid and sperm ability to fertilize. Samples from donors will be collected at IVI clinic and studies on NO levels and effect of fluid on sperm capacitation and motility will be carried out at UMU. Data processing and analysis of results will be done at MSSM.To identify new tools for infertility treatments in human

Creation and dissemination of a computational model of sperm capacitation

Identification of proteins that are phosphorylated during equine sperm capacitation(UMass).

REP-BIOTECH Open Days

REP-BIOTECH Open Day at UCD 2016, REP-BIOTECH Open Day at UniBonn in 2017 and REP-BIOTECH Open Day at UniTe in 2018.

Interaction with stakeholders and policymakers in dedicated forums during workshops and conferences

To organize a special forum at each workshop/conference to ensure an effective communication and dissemination of findings between the network and to the identified stakeholders, such as companies involved in manufacturing disposables and media for embryo and gamete culture

Identification of exosomes as important signalling factors for the embryo in reaction to stressors

Isolation and characterization of exosomes from embryo-conditioned medium and from uterine fluid of pregnant cows to evaluate how embryos react to suboptimal environment and test their effects of exosomes upon embryonic development

15 recruited ESRs

Recruitment of doctoral candidates

Scientific cooperation and financial agreements

Signing of scientific and financial agreements among beneficiaries and partner organisations. Financial procedures will be supported by the administrative offices at UMU. Furthermore, the Coordinator will be assisted by an administrator, who will be hired to manage the network administratively. The administrator will coordinate the preparation and submission of the periodical scientific, training and financial reports and will assist all administration issues regarding the recruitment, training and development of new ESRs. Administrator will also help with the organization of the training events.

Technical seminar with industry sector

Organization of a specific technical seminar with selected members of the industry sector to find potential means of exploitation of the generated patents

Use of exosomes in improving embryo culture conditions

Determine whether heat-stressed semen changes its methylation pattern and affects further embryo development and epigenome

Cryopreservation of AEC stock for applicative use

Cryopreservation of AEC stock for applicative use

Pig germinal rings

Obtaining of germinal rings from foetal pig before and after sex determination of germinal ring

Visits to schools, universities, community organizations and contact with local, national and international press

Visits to schools, universities, community organizations and contact with local, national and international press

Establishment of the epigenomic profile of embryos derived from cows in different metabolic status and effect upon offspring

To determine how endocrine status can affect freezability and proteomics of semen in wild and domestic ruminants (INIA, UniBonn)

miRNAs from exosomes in bovine follicular fluid from animals at different metabolic status

Isolating and characterization of miRNAs in bovine follicular fluid exosomes

Improved sperm selection and evaluation tools

Acquisition of innovative data on membrane remodelling during mammalian sperm capacitation. (UniTe)

Cow germinal rings

Obtaining of germinal rings from foetal cow before and after sex determination of germinal ring

Establishment of a repeatable method for in vitro fertilization in horses

Determine if increasing intracellular Ca2+ is sufficient to induce fertilizing capacity of horse sperm (UMass).

Improved in vitro conditions for the production of embryos of high quality and better understanding of factors regulating embryo survival

Isolation and characterization of exosomes from oviductal fluid and test their effect on in vitro embryo development (INIA, UCD)

New procedure to obtain viable oocytes

Consist of developing new procedures to obtain viable oocytes from small-size follicles, ovarian germ stem cells or cryopreserved ovarian tissue. UMU, UniTe, OU and IVI will be involved (see ESR7 project for details).

Selection of REP-BIOTECH Ambassadors

Recruitment of one REP-BIOTECH Ambassador per institution and promotion of the Reproductive research field to students and public audiences by the Ambassadors

Improve our understanding of how ruminant sperm can react to heat stress and endocrine changes

To analyse the epigenome profile of oocytes and embryos derived from cows of varying metabolic status

Establishment of an in vitro model to study early embryo-maternal communication

Establishment of an in vitro model to study early embryo-maternal communication

Publication and updates of a website dedicated to the REP-BIOTECH topic

Presentation of the results obtained in the network website

Data analysed from questionnaires produced by the ambassadors

Data analysed from questionnaires produced by the ambassadors

An improved protocol for in vivo treatments of bone and tendon lesions

An improved protocol for in vivo treatments of bone and tendon lesions

15 recruitment agreements

15 recruitment agreements

Annual reports for authorities

Writing annual reports in a comprehensive language and submission to local, regional and national health Authorities and Policy Makers.

PhD thesis and public defence of 15 ESRs

Awarding15 doctoral degrees to ESRs after public presentation in the recruiting University

Publication of scientific papers in specialised journals

Publication of one to three articles per ESR in Open Access format in journals included in JCR (IF>2)

Publication of lay papers in popular magazines

Publication of lay papers in popular magazines. To give interviews and to write lay papers in popular magazines, and in newsletters to be published on the website in order to inform the lay public and to target in this way policy makers and politicians at national and the EU level, which would stimulate effectively the public dialogue

Publications

Mouflon (Ovis musimon) sperm cryosurvival is better at the end of the rutting season coinciding with low plasma testosterone concentrations

Author(s): L. Martínez-Fresneda, P. Bóveda, R. Velázquez, C. Castaño1, D. Tesfaye, K. Schellander, F.A. García-Vázquez, J. Santiago-Moreno
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v.14, n.3, 2017, Page(s) 936, ISSN 1984-3143

Expression profile of genes involved in sex determination in cattle

Author(s): B. Planells, E. Pericuesta, P. Lonergan, A. Gutierrez-Adan
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v.14, n.3,, 2017, Page(s) 960, ISSN 1984-3143

Effect of estradiol and progesterone on ovine amniotic epithelial cells

Author(s): H Sanyal, A Mauro, V Russo, P Beradinelli, L Greco, M Turriani, M Mattioli, BBarboni.
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v.14, n.3,, 2017, Page(s) 970, ISSN 1984-3143

NOS/NO modulate the protein phosphorylation on serine and threonine residues during boar sperm capacitation

Author(s): F.D. Staicu, R. Lopez-Úbeda, C. Matas
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v 14, n.3, 2017, Page(s) 942, ISSN 1984-3143

Heat stress effects on reactive oxygen species production and lipid peroxidation in bovine spermatozoa

Author(s): N. Llamas Luceño, K. Demeyere, D.S. Angrimani, B. Leemans, E. Meyer, A. Van Soom
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v.14, n.3,, 2017, Page(s) 934, ISSN 1984-3143

Identification of extracellular vesicles in human oviductal fluid and small non-coding RNAs profiling

Author(s): Canovas S, Canha-Gouveia A, Romero-Aguirregomezcorta J, Prieto MT. Coy P
Published in: Human Reproduction, Issue v32, supp1, 2017, Page(s) i111, ISSN 1460-2350

Comparison of the survival rates of ovarian tissue after slow freezing and vitrification by assessing histological structure and estradiol production during in-vitro culture

Author(s): D. Nikiforov, V. Russo, D. Nardinocchi, N. Bernabò, M. Mattioli, B. Barboni.
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v.14, n.3, 2017, Page(s) 980, ISSN 1984-3143

AVEN and BCL-xL expression pattern and protein-protein interaction assessment through bovine early embryo development

Author(s): Bagés-Arnal S, Lonergan P., Fair T.
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v.14, n.3, 2017, Page(s) 945, ISSN 1984-3143

Bovine embryos release extracellular vesicles into the medium during group culture in vitro

Author(s): K.C. Pavani, A. Hendrix, A. Van Soom
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v.14, n.3,, 2017, Page(s) 958, ISSN 1984-3143

Bovine in vitro maturation medium with different protein supplementation influences the maturation and fertilization rates

Author(s): J.S. Lopes*, S. García-Martínez, E. París-Oller, R. Romar, P. Coy.
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v.14, n.3,, 2017, Page(s) 915, ISSN 1984-3143

Cyclin/Cdk complexes are involved in control of actin dynamics during boar sperm capacitation

Author(s): N. Bernabò, L. Valbonetti, L. Greco, G. Capacchietti, M. Ramal Sanchez, P. Palestini, L. Botto, M. Mattioli, B. Barboni
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v.14, n.3, 2017, Page(s) 929, ISSN 1984-3143

Creation and biobanking of the first collection of human oviductal and uterine fluids from surgery patients

Author(s): Canha-Gouveia A., Hernandez A., Prieto-Sánchez M.T., Sanchez-Ferrer M.L., Romero J., Escámez T., Garcia-Molina E. and Coy P
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v.14, n.3, 2017, Page(s) 911, ISSN 1984-3143

Advanced Clinical Research and Clinical Trials

Author(s): Hashimita Sanyal, Annunziata Mauro, Dimitri Scholz and Barbara Barboni
Published in: J Clin Res Bioeth, Issue 8:4(Suppl), 2017, Page(s) 54

67 Optimizing a protocol for isolating extracellular vesicles from medium conditioned by bovine embryos in vitro

Author(s): K. C. Pavani, A. Hendrix, B. Leemans, A. Van Soom
Published in: Reproduction, Fertility and Development, Issue 31/1, 2019, Page(s) 159, ISSN 1031-3613
DOI: 10.1071/rdv31n1ab67

154 Exposure of bulls to heat stress had deleterious effects on embryo development

Author(s): N. Llamas Luceño, M. Van Poucke, M. Batlle Perez, K. J. Szymanska, D. Angrimani, A. Van Soom
Published in: Reproduction, Fertility and Development, Issue 31/1, 2019, Page(s) 202, ISSN 1031-3613
DOI: 10.1071/rdv31n1ab154

115 In Vivo Transcriptomic Response of Bovine Oviduct Epithelial Cells to the Early Embryo

Author(s): B. Rodríguez-Alonso, M. Hamdi, J. M. Sánchez, A. Gutierrez-Adán, P. Lonergan, D. Rizos
Published in: Reproduction, Fertility and Development, Issue 30/1, 2018, Page(s) 197, ISSN 1031-3613
DOI: 10.1071/rdv30n1ab115

43 Effect of early life nutrition on endometrial gland development and endometrial gene expression in heifers

Author(s): S. Bagés-Arnal, B. Fernández-Fuertes, C. Passaro, C. Maicas, M. McDonald, C. J. Byrne, T. Martins, A. K. Kelly, D. A. Kenny, T. Fair, P. Lonergan
Published in: Reproduction, Fertility and Development, Issue 31/1, 2019, Page(s) 147, ISSN 1031-3613
DOI: 10.1071/rdv31n1ab43

80 Biallelic CRISPR-Cas9 editing of gene associated with coat colour in microinjected bovine zygotes reaching the blastocyst stage

Author(s): M. Poirier, D. Miskel, F. Rings, K. Schellander, M. Hoelker
Published in: Reproduction, Fertility and Development, Issue 31/1, 2019, Page(s) 165, ISSN 1031-3613
DOI: 10.1071/rdv31n1ab80

115 Exosome-mediated microRNA expression profile in follicular fluid of metabolically divergent postpartum cows

Author(s): T. Hailay, M. Hoelker, S. Gebremedhn, F. Rings, M. M. Saeed-Zidane, M. Poirier, D. Salilew-Wondim, C. Dauben, E. Tholen, C. Neuhoff, K. Schellander, D. Tesfaye
Published in: Reproduction, Fertility and Development, Issue 31/1, 2019, Page(s) 183, ISSN 1031-3613
DOI: 10.1071/rdv31n1ab115

Localization of Nitric Oxide Synthase (NOS) isoforms in boar spermatozoa

Author(s): Staicu FD, Lopez-Ubeda R, Matas C
Published in: EPICONCEPT Conference 2016, 2016

Biobanking the first collection of oviductal and uterine fluid from hysterectomised patients

Author(s): A Canha-Gouveia, A Hernandez, MT Prieto-Sánchez, ML Sánchez-Ferrer, J Romero- Aguirregomezcorta, T Escámez, E Garcia-Molina, M Molla, J Landeras, and P Coy
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v.14, n.3, 2017, ISSN 1984-3143

Role of Alternative Splicing During Sex Determination in Mice

Author(s): Benjamin Planells, Isabel GómezRedondo, Eva Pericuesta, Patrick Lonergan, and Alfonso Gutiérrez-Adán
Published in: 2018 SSR 51st Annual Conference Abstracts, 2018, Page(s) 127

Differential response of bovine endometrium ipsilateral and contralateral to the corpus luteum to a Day 14 conceptus.

Author(s): Sandra Bagés-Arnal, José Sánchez, Beatriz Fernández-Fuertes, Michael McDonald, Susanta Behura, Tom Spencer, Trudee Fair, Pat Lonergan
Published in: 2019 SSR 52nd Annual Conference Abstracts, 2019, Page(s) 386, 387

Role of RNA isoform expression in sex determination in mice

Author(s): B. Planells, I. Gómez-Redondo, E. Pericuesta, P. Lonergan, A. Gutiérrrez-Adán
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v.15, n.3, 2018, Page(s) 571

Blood serum extracellular vesicle coupled microRNAs expression analysis in metabolically divergent lactating cows.

Author(s): Tsige Hailay, Mikhael Poirier, Michael Hoelker, Samuel Gebremedhn, Franca Rings, Dessie Salilew-Wondim, Karl Schellander, Dawit Tesfaye
Published in: 2019 SSR 52nd Annual Conference Abstracts, 2019, Page(s) 165

Reproductive fluids added to embryo culture vs. standard culture in cow: first results on pregnancy rates

Author(s): J.S. Lopes, M. Hamdi, E. Alcázar-Triviño, B. Rodríguez-Alonso, A. Canha-Gouveia, E. París-Oller, C. Soriano-Úbeda, S. Cánovas, D. Rizos, P. Coy1
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v.15, n.3, 2018, Page(s) 550

Local embryo effect on the transcriptomic response of the oviductal epithelial cells results from in vivo and in vitro approaches

Author(s): B. Rodríguez-Alonso, M. Hamdi, J.M. Sánchez, A. Gutierrez-Adan, P. Lonergan, D. Rizos
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v.15, n.3, 2019, Page(s) 574

Detection of cell-free DNA in embryo culture medium: its potential application as a noninvasive method for sex determination in cattle

Author(s): Hailay T., Gebremedhn S., Rings F., Salilew-Wondim D., Tesfaye D., Schellander K., Hoelker M
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v.15, n.3, 2018, Page(s) 547

Progesterone induces sperm release from bovine oviductal epithelial cells by modification of the sperm protein and lipid compositions

Author(s): M. Ramal-Sanchez, G Tsikis, MC Blache, V Labas, X Druart, N Bernabo, P Mermillod, M Saint-Dizier
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v.15, n.3, 2018, Page(s) 560

Protein Kinase A modulation by nitric oxide during human sperm capacitation

Author(s): F.D. Staicu, J.C. Martinez-Soto, C. Matas
Published in: Human Reproduction, Issue Volume 33, Issue suppl_1, 2018, Page(s) i170

Functionally active extracellular vesicles are released and taken up by zona-intact bovine embryos produced in vitro

Author(s): Pavani, K.C.; Hendrix, A.; Leemans, B.; Van Soom, A.
Published in: Human Reproduction, Issue Volume 33, Issue suppl_1, 2018, Page(s) i223

Improvement of ICSI outcome using sperm selection by thermotaxis

Author(s): Serafín Pérez-Cerezales, Raúl Fernández-González, A. Chacón de Castro, B. Rodríguez-Alonso, María Jesús Sánchez-Calabuig, Ricardo Laguna-Barraza and Alfonso Gutiérrez-Adán.
Published in: Human Reproduction, Issue Volume 33, Issue suppl_1, 2018, Page(s) i183

Oviduct-embryo interaction in cattle: Effect of asynchrony between the embryo and the oviduct on subsequent embryo development

Author(s): B. Rodríguez-Alonso, J.M. Sánchez, M. Hamdi, U. Besenfelder, V. Havlicek, P. Lonergan, D. Rizos.
Published in: Human Reproduction, Issue Volume 33, Issue suppl_1, 2018

Freezing ovarian tissue and simultaneously obtaining an average of 8 mature oocytes without ovarian stimulation - is it a reality?

Author(s): D. Nikiforov, C. Junping, S.E. Pors, J. Gruhn, S.G. Kristensen, C.Y. Andersen
Published in: Human Reproduction, Issue Volume 33, Issue suppl_1, 2018, Page(s) i92

Editing of the coatomer protein complex subunit alpha gene in bovine blastocysts using CRISPR/Cas9

Author(s): Mikhaël Poirier, Dennis Miskel, Franca Rings, Michael Hölker, Karl Schellander.
Published in: Human Reproduction, Issue Volume 33, Issue suppl_1, 2018, Page(s) i239

116 In Vitro Transcriptomic Response of Bovine Oviduct Epithelial Cells to Direct or Indirect Embryo Contact

Author(s): Hamdi, M., Rodríguez-Alonso, B., Almansa-Ordonez, A., Gutierrez-Adán, A., Lonergan, P., Rizos, D.
Published in: Reproduction, fertility, and development, Issue v.30 no.1, 2018, Page(s) 197-198

Alcohol use and tobacco smoking in relation to ovarian response among egg donors.

Author(s): A. Canha-Gouveia, M. Mollá, L. Fernandez, M. Nicolás, M. Trabalón, J. Landeras, P. Coy, J. E. Chavarro.
Published in: Fertility and Sterility, Issue Vol. 110 No. 4s, 2018, Page(s) 174

Relationship between nitric oxide in follicular fluid and ovarian response among oocyte donors

Author(s): Florentin-Daniel Staicu, Analuce Canha-Gouveia, Juan Carlos Martinez-Soto, Jorge Chavarro, Carmen Matas
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v.16, n.3,, 2018, Page(s) 761

Proteomic analysis of ejaculated and epididymal sperm associated with freezability in Iberian ibex (Capra pyrenaica)

Author(s): L. Martínez-Fresneda, M. Sylvester, F. Shakeri, A. Buness, J. C. Del Pozo, F.A. GarcíaVázquez, C. Neuhoff, D. Tesfaye, K. Schellander, J. Santiago-Moreno.
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v.16, n.3,, 2019, Page(s) 782

A new contribution to the improvement of human embryo culture media: a comparative study of low-abundance proteins of reproductive fluids and plasma of fertile women

Author(s): A. Canha-Gouveia, A. Ramos Fernández, A. Paradela, M.T. Prieto-Sánchez, M.L. Sánchez-Ferrer, F. Corrales, P. Coy
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v.16, n.3,, 2019, Page(s) 774

Gene expression profiles of bovine genital ridges during sex determination and early differentiation of the gonads

Author(s): Benjamín Planells, Isabel Gómez-Redondo, José María Sánchez, Michael McDonald, Ángela Canovas, Patrick Lonergan, Alfonso Gutiérrez-Adán.
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v.16, n.3,, 2019, Page(s) 747

Embryo-induced alterations in the endometrial transcriptome of prepubertal bovine heifers

Author(s): Bagés-Arnal S, Sánchez JM, Fernández-Fuertes B, McDonald M, Byrne CJ, Kelly AK, Kenny DA, Behura SK, Spencer TE, Fair T, Lonergan P.
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v.16, n.3,, 2019, Page(s) 719

Hormone levels differ between cow recipients carrying in vivo or in vitro-derived conceptus during early pregnancy

Author(s): Jordana S Lopes, Estefanía Alcázar-Triviño, Cristina Soriano-Úbeda, Evelyne París-Oller, Pilar Coy
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue v.16, n.3,, 2019, Page(s) 691

Membrane dynamics of spermatozoa during capacitation: new insight in germ cells signalling.

Author(s): Bernabò, Nicola; Valbonetti, Luca; Sancez, Marina Ramal; Capacchietti, Giulia; Mattioli, Mauro; Barboni, Barbara
Published in: Germ Cell, Issue 1, 2017

Nitric Oxide: Key Features in Spermatozoa

Author(s): Staicu, Florentin-Daniel; Parra, Carmen Matas
Published in: Nitric Oxide Synthase - Simple Enzyme-Complex Roles, Issue 1, 2017
DOI: 10.5772/67551

Exposing dairy bulls to high temperature-humidity index during spermatogenesis compromises subsequent embryo development in vitro

Author(s): Núria Llamas Luceño, Daniel de Souza Ramos Angrimani, Luana de Cássia Bicudo, Katarzyna J. Szymańska, Mario Van Poucke, Kristel Demeyere, Evelyne Meyer, Luc Peelman, Erik Mullaart, Marleen L.W.J. Broekhuijse, Ann Van Soom
Published in: Theriogenology, Issue 141, 2020, Page(s) 16-25, ISSN 0093-691X
DOI: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2019.08.034

Extracellular vesicle-coupled miRNA profiles in follicular fluid of cows with divergent post-calving metabolic status

Author(s): Tsige Hailay, Michael Hoelker, Mikhael Poirier, Samuel Gebremedhn, Franca Rings, Mohammed Saeed-Zidane, Dessie Salilew-Wondim, Christina Dauben, Ernst Tholen, Christiane Neuhoff, Karl Schellander, Dawit Tesfaye
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 9/1, 2019, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-49029-9

Differential isoform expression and alternative splicing in sex determination in mice

Author(s): Benjamín Planells, Isabel Gómez-Redondo, Eva Pericuesta, Patrick Lonergan, Alfonso Gutiérrez-Adán
Published in: BMC Genomics, Issue 20/1, 2019, ISSN 1471-2164
DOI: 10.1186/s12864-019-5572-x

Regulation of boar sperm functionality by the nitric oxide synthase/nitric oxide system

Author(s): Florentin-Daniel Staicu, Rebeca Lopez-Úbeda, Jon Romero-Aguirregomezcorta, Juan Carlos Martínez-Soto, Carmen Matás Parra
Published in: Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, Issue 36/8, 2019, Page(s) 1721-1736, ISSN 1058-0468
DOI: 10.1007/s10815-019-01526-6

Isolation and Characterization of Functionally Active Extracellular Vesicles from Culture Medium Conditioned by Bovine Embryos In Vitro

Author(s): Krishna Pavani, An Hendrix, Wim Van Den Broeck, Liesbeth Couck, Katarzyna Szymanska, Xiaoyuan Lin, Jenne De Koster, Ann Van Soom, Bart Leemans
Published in: International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Issue 20/1, 2019, Page(s) 38, ISSN 1422-0067
DOI: 10.3390/ijms20010038

Bta-miR-10b Secreted by Bovine Embryos Negatively Impacts Preimplantation Embryo Quality

Author(s): Xiaoyuan Lin, Krishna Chaitanya Pavani, Katrien Smits, Dieter Deforce, Björn Heindryckx, Ann Van Soom, Luc Peelman
Published in: Frontiers in Genetics, Issue 10, 2019, ISSN 1664-8021
DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2019.00757

Bovine Embryo-Secreted microRNA-30c Is a Potential Non-invasive Biomarker for Hampered Preimplantation Developmental Competence

Author(s): Xiaoyuan Lin, Evy Beckers, Séan Mc Cafferty, Yannick Gansemans, Katarzyna Joanna Szymańska, Krishna Chaitanya Pavani, João Portela Catani, Filip Van Nieuwerburgh, Dieter Deforce, Petra De Sutter, Ann Van Soom, Luc Peelman
Published in: Frontiers in Genetics, Issue 10, 2019, ISSN 1664-8021
DOI: 10.3389/fgene.2019.00315

Looking at the big picture: understanding how the oviduct s dialogue with gametes and the embryo shapes reproductive success

Author(s): Beatriz Fernandez-Fuertes, Beatriz Rodríguez-Alonso, José María Sánchez, Constantine A. Simintiras, Patrick Lonergan, Dimitrios Rizos
Published in: Animal Reproduction, Issue 15/Suppl. 1, 2018, Page(s) 751-764, ISSN 1984-3143
DOI: 10.21451/1984-3143-ar2018-0036

Innovative multi-protectoral approach increases survival rate after vitrification of ovarian tissue and isolated follicles with improved results in comparison with conventional method

Author(s): Dmitry Nikiforov, Valentina Russo, Delia Nardinocchi, Nicola Bernabò, Mauro Mattioli, Barbara Barboni
Published in: Journal of Ovarian Research, Issue 11/1, 2018, ISSN 1757-2215
DOI: 10.1186/s13048-018-0437-5

In vitro supplementation of testosterone or prolactin affects spermatozoa freezability in small ruminants

Author(s): L. Martínez-Fresneda, E. O'Brien, A. López Sebastián, R. Velázquez, A. Toledano-Díaz, D. Tesfaye, K. Schellander, F.A. García-Vázquez, J. Santiago-Moreno
Published in: Domestic Animal Endocrinology, 2019, Page(s) 106372, ISSN 0739-7240
DOI: 10.1016/j.domaniend.2019.06.004

Epididymal and ejaculated sperm differ on their response to the cryopreservation and capacitation processes in mouflon (Ovis musimon)

Author(s): Lucía Martínez-Fresneda, Cristina Castaño, Paula Bóveda, Dawit Tesfaye, Karl Schellander, Julián Santiago-Moreno, Francisco A. García-Vázquez
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 9/1, 2019, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-52057-0

Which Low-Abundance Proteins are Present in the Human Milieu of Gamete/Embryo Maternal Interaction?

Author(s): Canha-Gouveia, Paradela, Ramos-Fernández, Prieto-Sánchez, Sánchez-Ferrer, Corrales, Coy
Published in: International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Issue 20/21, 2019, Page(s) 5305, ISSN 1422-0067
DOI: 10.3390/ijms20215305

Placental Stem Cells from Domestic Animals

Author(s): B. Barboni, V. Russo, P. Berardinelli, A. Mauro, L. Valbonetti, H. Sanyal, A. Canciello, L. Greco, A. Muttini, V. Gatta, L. Stuppia, M. Mattioli
Published in: Cell Transplantation, Issue 27/1, 2018, Page(s) 93-116, ISSN 0963-6897
DOI: 10.1177/0963689717724797

Species-specific and collection method-dependent differences in endometrial susceptibility to seminal plasma-induced RNA degradation

Author(s): Beatriz Fernandez-Fuertes, José María Sánchez, Sandra Bagés-Arnal, Michael McDonald, Marc Yeste, Pat Lonergan
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 9/1, 2019, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-51413-4

In Vitro Effect of Estradiol and Progesterone on Ovine Amniotic Epithelial Cells

Author(s): Annunziata Mauro, Hashimita Sanyal, Angelo Canciello, Paolo Berardinelli, Valentina Russo, Nicola Bernabò, Luca Valbonetti, Barbara Barboni
Published in: Stem Cells International, Issue 2019, 2019, Page(s) 1-14, ISSN 1687-966X
DOI: 10.1155/2019/8034578

Protocol for the Ovine Amniotic Epithelial Cell In Vitro Culture and Differentiation

Author(s): Hashimita Sanyal
Published in: Biomedical Journal of Scientific & Technical Research, Issue 6/5, 2018, ISSN 2574-1241
DOI: 10.26717/bjstr.2018.06.001400

Aminopurvalanol A, a Potent, Selective, and Cell Permeable Inhibitor of Cyclins/Cdk Complexes, Causes the Reduction of in Vitro Fertilizing Ability of Boar Spermatozoa, by Negatively Affecting the Capacitation-Dependent Actin Polymerization

Author(s): Nicola Bernabò, Luca Valbonetti, Luana Greco, Giulia Capacchietti, Marina Ramal Sanchez, Paola Palestini, Laura Botto, Mauro Mattioli, Barbara Barboni
Published in: Frontiers in Physiology, Issue 8, 2017, ISSN 1664-042X
DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2017.01097

Graphene oxide affects in vitro fertilization outcome by interacting with sperm membrane in an animal model

Author(s): Nicola Bernabò, Antonella Fontana, Marina Ramal Sanchez, Luca Valbonetti, Giulia Capacchietti, Romina Zappacosta, Luana Greco, Marco Marchisio, Paola Lanuti, Eva Ercolino, Barbara Barboni
Published in: Carbon, Issue 129, 2018, Page(s) 428-437, ISSN 0008-6223
DOI: 10.1016/j.carbon.2017.12.042

Cyclin–CDK Complexes are Key Controllers of Capacitation-Dependent Actin Dynamics in Mammalian Spermatozoa

Author(s): Bernabò, Ramal-Sanchez, Valbonetti, Machado-Simoes, Ordinelli, Capacchietti, Taraschi, Barboni
Published in: International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Issue 20/17, 2019, Page(s) 4236, ISSN 1422-0067
DOI: 10.3390/ijms20174236

Graphene Oxide increases mammalian spermatozoa fertilizing ability by extracting cholesterol from their membranes and promoting capacitation

Author(s): Nicola Bernabò, Juliana Machado-Simoes, Luca Valbonetti, Marina Ramal-Sanchez, Giulia Capacchietti, Antonella Fontana, Romina Zappacosta, Paola Palestini, Laura Botto, Marco Marchisio, Paola Lanuti, Michele Ciulla, Antonio Di Stefano, Elena Fioroni, Michele Spina, Barbara Barboni
Published in: Scientific Reports, Issue 9/1, 2019, ISSN 2045-2322
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-44702-5

Supplementation of bovine follicular fluid during in vitro maturation increases oocyte cumulus expansion, blastocyst developmental kinetics, and blastocyst cell number

Author(s): Jordana Sena Lopes, Analuce Canha-Gouveia, Evelynne París-Oller, Pilar Coy
Published in: Theriogenology, Issue 126, 2019, Page(s) 222-229, ISSN 0093-691X
DOI: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2018.12.010

Gene expression and metabolic response of bovine oviduct epithelial cells to the early embryo

Author(s): Meriem Hamdi, María J Sánchez-Calabuig, Beatriz Rodríguez-Alonso, Sandra Bagés Arnal, Kalliopi Roussi, Roger Sturmey, Alfonso Gutiérrez-Adán, Patrick Lonergan, Dimitrios Rizos
Published in: Reproduction, Issue 158/1, 2019, Page(s) 85-94, ISSN 1470-1626
DOI: 10.1530/rep-18-0561

An approach to study the local embryo effect on gene expression in the bovine oviduct epithelium in vivo

Author(s): Beatriz Rodríguez‐Alonso, Meriem Hamdi, José María Sánchez, Veronica Maillo, Alfonso Gutierrez‐Adan, Pat Lonergan, Dimitrios Rizos
Published in: Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2019, ISSN 0936-6768
DOI: 10.1111/rda.13558

Vitamin D status is not associated with reproductive parameters in young Spanish men

Author(s): A. Rudnicka, E. Adoamnei, J. A. Noguera‐Velasco, J. Vioque, F. Cañizares‐Hernández, J. Mendiola, N. Jørgensen, J. E. Chavarro, S. H. Swan, A. M. Torres‐Cantero
Published in: Andrology, 2019, ISSN 2047-2919
DOI: 10.1111/andr.12690

Gene expression profiles of bovine genital ridges during sex determination and early differentiation of the gonads

Author(s): Benjamín Planells, Isabel Gómez-Redondo, José María Sánchez, Michael McDonald, Ángela Cánovas, Patrick Lonergan, Alfonso Gutiérrez-Adán
Published in: Biology of Reproduction, 2019, ISSN 0006-3363
DOI: 10.1093/biolre/ioz170

Global transcriptomic response of bovine endometrium to blastocyst-stage embryos

Author(s): C Passaro, D Tutt, S Bagés-Arnal, C Maicas, R Laguna-Barraza, A Gutierrez-Adán, J A Browne, D Rath, S K Behura, T E Spencer, T Fair, P Lonergan
Published in: Reproduction, Issue 158/3, 2019, Page(s) 223-235, ISSN 1470-1626
DOI: 10.1530/rep-19-0064

Networks Models of Actin Dynamics during Spermatozoa Postejaculatory Life: A Comparison among Human-Made and Text Mining-Based Models

Author(s): Nicola Bernabò, Alessandra Ordinelli, Marina Ramal Sanchez, Mauro Mattioli, Barbara Barboni
Published in: BioMed Research International, Issue 2016, 2016, Page(s) 1-8, ISSN 2314-6133
DOI: 10.1155/2016/9795409

Ovarian tissue cryopreservation: slow freezing vs vitrification.

Author(s): Dmitry Nikiforov, Valentina Russo, Delia Nardinocchi, Nicola Bernabò, Mauro Mattioli, Barbara Barboni.
Published in: The 5th World Congress of the International Society for Fertility Preservation, 2017, Page(s) 24