Reproduction in Domestic Ruminants VIII by JL Juengel, A Miyamoto, C Price, LP Reynolds, MF Smith, R Webb  - click for bigger image

Reproduction in Domestic Ruminants VIII
by JL Juengel, A Miyamoto, C Price, LP Reynolds, MF Smith, R Webb

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The Ninth International Ruminant Reproduction Symposium (9th IRRS) was held in Obihiro City, Hokkaido, Japan in August 2014. The symposium emphasized the most current knowledge and state-of-the-art information on topics relevant mainly to domestic ruminants. Also, it was recognised that ruminant reproduction directly connects to livestock production worldwide; therefore, sessions were included such as “Pathophysiology and Health in Reproduction,” and “Challenges in Optimization of Reproductive Performance”. 

This volume contains the proceedings of 35 scientific presentations that were made over 14 conference sessions. The 35 invited speakers were selected by the Program Committee that consisted of world-leading experts of each scientific area. The final program included sessions on: Phylogenetics; Genome, Proteomics, Metabolomics; Preimplantation; Neuroendocrinology; Peri-implantation; Challenges in Optimization of Reproductive Performance; Male Function and Spermatogenesis; Oocyte and Follicle; Corpus Luteum; Placentation and Parturition; Pathophysiology and Health; Emerging Reproductive Technology; and Applied Reproductive Technology: Up-date.

 

This is also the Society for Reproduction and Fertility Volume 69

Contents

  • Ruminant phylogenetics: A reproductive biological perspective
  • Genetic improvement in cattle – are we sacrificing reproduction in favor of production?
  • Proteomics of bovine endometrium, oocytes and early embryos
  • Metabolomics and fertility in cattle: A promising predictor
  • Dialogue between the preimplantation embryo and the oviduct
  • Gene networks in the embryo and endometrium related to embryo survival
  • Lineage commitment in the mammalian preimplantation embryo
  • The role of kisspeptin in reproductive function in the ewe
  • Wild ungulate vontraception: Use of GnRH agonist or GnRH vaccine to control reproduction in captive and free-ranging female elk (Cervus elaphus nelsoni) 
  • Kisspeptin neuronal networks in pubertal development of domestic female ruminants
  • Consequences of interactions between the maternal immune system and the preimplantation embryo in cattle 
  • Placental development and its control in cattle
  • Combined analysis of transcriptome studies of bovine endometrium during the preimplantation phase and comparison to results from ovine and porcine preimplantation endometrium
  • Optimizing productive and reproductive performance in the grazing cow
  • Effects of heat stress on ovarian functions and embryonic development: mechanism and potential strategies to alleviate these effects in dairy cows
  • Endocrine disruptors and ovine reproductive development
  • Testicular function and fertility in bulls
  • Y chromosome-linked genes implicated in spermatogenesis in cattle
  • Potential and challenges of testis tissue xenografting from diverse ruminant species
  • Formation of ovarian follicles in ruminants
  • Theca cells and the regulation of ovarian androgen production
  • The metabolism of the ruminant cumulus-oocyte complex revisited
  •  Corpus luteum development and angiogenesis
  • Corpus luteum regression or maintenance: a duel between prostaglandins and interferon tau
  • Ovarian function in domestic ruminants: Mechanistic and translational aspects
  • Early placentation and local immune regulation
  • Evolution of placental structure and function in ruminants
  • Steroidogenesis and the initiation of parturition
  • Uterine infection and immunity in cattle
  • Effects of mastitis on ovarian function and fertility in dairy cows
  • Impact of metabolism and production diseases on reproductive function in dairy cows
  • Inducing pluripotency in livestock somatic cells to enhance genome-editing opportunities
  • What have we learned from the embryonic transcriptome?
  • Evolution in fixed-time: from synchronization of ovulation to improved fertility
  • Biological and practical lessons associated with the use of sexed semen
  • Abstracts

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ISBN13: 9781899043637
Format: Hardback
Pages: 632
Language: English
Published: 2014

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