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Reproduction, Fertility and Development Reproduction, Fertility and Development
Volume 21 Number 1 2009
Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Embryo Transfer Society, San Diego, California, USA, 3–7 January 2009
Full Papers and Abstracts for Poster Presentation


IETS 2009 author index 


pp. 257-263

 


IETS 2009 abstracts 


pp. 101-255

  
 


Recipient of the 2009 IETS Pioneer Award: Stanley Paul Leibo, PhD 


pp. xxv-xxvi

 


Circadian clock genes in reproductive tissues and the developing conceptus 

Hamid Dolatshad, Fred C. Davis and Martin H. Johnson

pp. 1-9

  
 


Telomeres and reproductive aging 

David L. Keefe and Lin Liu

pp. 10-14

  
 


Spermatogonial stem cells: unlimited potential 

M. Dym, Z. He, J. Jiang, D. Pant and M. Kokkinaki

pp. 15-21

  
 


Embryonic gene expression profiling using microarray analysis 

Sadie L. Marjani, Daniel Le Bourhis, Xavier Vignon, Yvan Heyman, Robin E. Everts, Sandra L. Rodriguez-Zas, Harris A. Lewin, Jean-Paul Renard, Xiangzhong Yang and X. Cindy Tian

pp. 22-30

  
 


Genetic modification for bimaternal embryo development 

Tomohiro Kono

pp. 31-36

  
 


Nuclear transfer and oocyte cryopreservation 

Ching-Chien Chang, Li-Ying Sung, Tomokazu Amano, X. Cindy Tian, Xiangzhong Yang and Zsolt Peter Nagy

pp. 37-44

  
 


Cryopreservation of manipulated embryos: tackling the double jeopardy 

A. Dinnyes and T. L. Nedambale

pp. 45-59

  
 


Altered gene expression in cloned piglets 

X. Cindy Tian, Joonghoon Park, Richard Bruno, Richard French, Le Jiang and Randall S. Prather

pp. 60-66

  
 


Transcriptional heterogeneity in mouse embryonic stem cells 

Tetsuya S. Tanaka

pp. 67-75

  
 


Cloning endangered felids using heterospecific donor oocytes and interspecies embryo transfer 

Martha C. Gómez, C. Earle Pope, David M. Ricks, Justine Lyons, Cherie Dumas and Betsy L. Dresser

pp. 76-82

  
 


Cloning from stem cells: different lineages, different species, same story 

Björn Oback

pp. 83-94

  
 


A decade of progress since the birth of Dolly 

Ian Wilmut, Gareth Sullivan and Jane Taylor

pp. 95-100

  
 


1 EFFECT OF OXYGEN TENSION DURING IN VITRO MATURATION AND FERTILIZATION ON BOVINE EMBRYO PRODUCTION AND CUMULUS-OOCYTE-COMPLEX mRNA ABUNDANCE  

P. Bermejo-Alvarez, D. Rizos, P. Lonergan and A. Gutierrez-Adan

pp. 101-101

 


2 EVIDENCE FOR THE PRESENCE OF OVULATION-INDUCING FACTOR IN PORCINE AND EQUINE SEMINAL PLASMA 

O. A. Bogle, D. Ambati, R. P. Davis and G. P. Adams

pp. 101-101

 


3 SELECTION OF UNFRAGMENTED-DNA SPERMATOZOA FROM HEAT STRESSED MICE BY FEMALE UTERINE TRACT AND ZONA PELUCIDA BINDING 

J. D. Hourcade, M. Perez-Crespo, B. Pintado and A. Gutiérrez-Adán

pp. 102-102

 


4 THE HISTONE METHYLTRANSFERASE Suv39h2 ADOPTS A NUCLEAR LOCALIZATION DURING CLEAVAGE DEVELOPMENT IN PARTHENOGENETIC PORCINE EMBRYOS 

C. M. Johnson and R. A. Cabot

pp. 102-102

 


5 INHIBITION OF FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE VIRUS IN VITRO USING RNA INTERFERENCE 

M. Peoples, S. Sadeghieh, E. Hwang, S. Chen, G. Hannon, C. Long and M. Westhusin

pp. 103-103

 


6 EFFECT OF TRICHOSTATIN A ON HISTONE ACETYLATION AND METHYLATION, EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT, AND IN VIVO VIABILITY OF INTER-SPECIES BLACK FOOTED CAT CLONED EMBRYOS 

D. M. Ricks, J. Reiser, C. E. Pope, B. L. Dresser and M. C. Gómez

pp. 103-103

 


7 THE EFFECT OF A NOVEL RECOMBINANT PROTEASE TREATMENT ON BOVINE SPERM FERTILIZING CAPACITY AND EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT IN VITRO 

J. T. Aaltonen, K. J. Mattson and N. M. Loskutoff

pp. 104-104

 


8 EFFECT OF CIRCULATING LEPTIN LEVELS AT SYNCHRONIZATION ON SUBSEQUENT FIXED-TIMED ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION PREGNANCY RATES IN CROSSBRED BEEF HEIFERS 

G. T. Gentry, J. A. Pitchford, M. Chiasson, L. R. Gentry, K. R. Bondioli, D. L. Thompson and R. A. Godke

pp. 104-104

 


9 BIRTH OF CALVES AFTER ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION WITH CRYOPRESERVED BOVINE EPIDIDYMAL SPERMATOZOA HARVESTED FROM POSTMORTEM BULLS 

C. A. Guerrero, G. Gentry, J. Saenz, K. R. Bondioli and R. A. Godke

pp. 105-105

 


10 POSTCERVICAL INSEMINATION OF SOWS WITH REDUCED SPERM NUMBERS IN FIELD CONDITIONS 

I. Hernandez-Caravaca, M. J. Izquierdo-Rico and F. A. Garcia-Vazquez

pp. 105-105

 


11 CALF REMOVAL IMPROVES CO-SYNCH + CONTROLLED INTERNAL DRUG-RELEASE PREGNANCY RATES IN BEEF COWS 

D. J. Kesler, D. B. Faulkner, F. A. Ireland, J. Dahlquist, S. Z. El-Zarkouny and C. E. Ferguson

pp. 105-106

 


12 PHARMACOLOGICAL STIMULATION OF OVULATION IN THE BLACK FLYING-FOX (PTEROPUS ALECTO) 

D. F. Melville, E. G. Crichton, G. M. O'Brien and S. D. Johnston

pp. 106-106

 


13 SEASONAL CHANGES IN ION CONCENTRATION, ION-CHANNEL EXPRESSION, ACROSOME INTEGRITY, AND BOVINE SPERM QUALITY 

S. Orgal and Z. Roth

pp. 106-107

 


14 SUBLETHAL HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE TREATMENT IMPROVES FRESH AND CHILLED BOAR SEMEN QUALITY IN VITRO AND IN VIVO 

Cs. Pribenszky, M. Molnár, G. Kútvölgyi, A. Harnos, A. Horváth and I. Héjja

pp. 107-107

 


15 FERTILITY LEVELS IN EWES TREATED WITH MEDROXIPROGESTERONE ACETATE OR FLUOROGESTONE ACETATE SPONGES PLUS EQUINE CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN IN DIFFERENT PHASES OF THE OESTRUS CYCLE 

F. Requena, B. Escribano, P. Tovar and J. C. Gardón

pp. 107-108

 


16 INDUCTION OF FOLLICULAR TURNOVER TO IMPROVE FERTILITY IN DAIRY COWS EXPOSED TO SUMMER HEAT STRESS 

Z. Roth, E. Friedman, Y. Lavon and D. Wolfenson

pp. 108-108

 


17 THE EFFECT OF EXOGENOUS PROGESTERONE ON CONCEPTION RATE OF COOLED COWS DURING THE SUMMER AND AUTUMN 

D. Wolfenson, E. Friedman, Y. Lavon and Z. Roth

pp. 108-109

 


18 RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN MULTIPLE OVULATIONS AND CONCEPTION IN LACTATING DAIRY COWS 

H. Yoshioka, H. Matsuda, Y. Yamanouchi, Y. Aoki, K. Konishi and K. Imai

pp. 109-109

 


19 OPTIMIZATION OF ENUCLEATION TIME AFTER IVM FOR SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER IN GOAT 

G. S. Ajithkumar, B. Krishnamohan and B. C. Sarkhel

pp. 109-110

 


20 IMMUNOCYTOCHEMICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF DAYS 17 AND 19 OVINE IN VIVO AND SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER EMBRYOS 

N. I. Alexopoulos, K. Schauser, M. K. Holland, T. T. Peura, K. M. Hartwich, S. K. Walker, N. T. D'Cruz, A. J. French and P. Maddox-Hyttel

pp. 110-110

 


21 CLONING OF ANATOLIAN GREY BULL 

S. Arat, A. Tas, H. Bagis, H. Sagirkaya, Y. Nak, D. Nak, T. Akkoc and G. Cetinkaya

pp. 110-111

 


22 VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH FACTOR mRNA EXPRESSION IN FETAL MEMBRANES DURING EARLY PREGNANCY AS A BIOMARKER FOR DEVELOPMENT OF HYDROPS PLACENTA LATER IN PREGNANCY IN BOVINE EMBRYOS CREATED THROUGH SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER (SCNT) 

P. P. Borowicz, M. L. Johnson, R. Beraldi, A. Edwards, A. T. Grazul-Bilska, C. Thorson, P. Kasinathan, Z. Wang, J. Robl, L. P. Reynolds and D. A. Redmer

pp. 111-111

 


23 EFFECT OF HISTONE ACETYLATION LEVELS ON THE IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT OF CLONED BOVINE EMBRYOS 

L. Chacón, J. A. Jenkins, S. P. Leibo, G. Wirtu, B. L. Dresser, C. E. Pope and M. C. Gómez

pp. 111-112

 


24 EFFECTS OF HISTONE METHYLATION RELATED GENES ON EPIGENETIC REPROGRAMMING AND ZYGOTIC GENE ACTIVATION IN OVINE SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER (SCNT) EMBRYOS 

I. Choi and K. H. S. Campbell

pp. 112-112

 


25 COMPARISON BETWEEN CHEMICALLY ASSISTED, CHEMICALLY INDUCED AND MECHANICAL ENUCLEATION OF MOUSE OOCYTES 

N. Costa-Borges, S. González, J. Santaló and E. Ibáñez

pp. 113-113

 


26 DNA METHYLATION PATTERNS ARE APPROPRIATELY ESTABLISHED IN THE SPERM OF BULLS GENERATED BY SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER AFTER PASSAGE THROUGH THE GERMLINE 

C. Couldrey, M. P. Green, D. N. Wells and R. S. F. Lee

pp. 113-113

 


27 HIGHLY VARIABLE EPIGENOMES IN HEALTHY ADULT BOVINE CLONES 

B. de Montera, D. El Zeihery, S. Müller, H. Jammes, G. Brem, H.-D. Reichenbach, F. Scheipl, P. Chavatte-Palmer, V. Zakhartchenko, O. J. Schmitz, E. Wolf, J.-P. Renard and S. Hiendleder

pp. 114-114

 


28 SIMPLIFIED ACTIVATION METHOD TO IMPROVE THE IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT OF HANDMADE CLONED (HMC) PORCINE EMBRYOS 

Y. Du, Z. Yang, B. Lv, L. Lin, P. M. Kragh, X. Zhang, G. Vajta, H. Yang and L. Bolund

pp. 114-115

 


29 PRODUCTION OF BOVINE CLONED EMBRYOS BY NUCLEAR TRANSFER USING VITRIFIED IMMATURE OOCYTES AS RECIPIENT CYTOPLASTS 

F. Forell, C. Feltrin, L. C. Santos, A. D. Vieira, U. M. Costa, M. Hölker and J. L. Rodrigues

pp. 115-115

 


30 IN VITRO EXPRESSION OF BAX AND BCL2 GENES IN NUCLEAR DONOR SKIN FIBROBLAST, CUMULUS, AND GRANULOSA CULTURED CELLS DURING CULTURE AND THEIR SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER-CLONED EMBRYOS IN INDIAN BUFFALOES (BUBALUS BUBALIS) 

N. Gupta, A. Pandey and S. C. Gupta

pp. 115-116

 


31 PORCINE SKIN-DERIVED STEM CELLS MAY BE A SUPERIOR SOURCE OF DONOR NUCLEI FOR EFFICIENT GENETIC MODIFICATION OF CLONED EMBRYOS 

Y. H. Hao, J. W. Ross, P. Sutovsky, D. Wax, Z. S. Zhong, C. Murphy, A. Rieke, M. Samuel, L. Spate and R. S. Prather

pp. 116-116

 


32 CHARACTERISTICS OF BOVINE CLONE OFFSPRING (F1): COMPARISON WITH CLONES 

Y. Heyman, C. Richard, L. Delatouche, J. P. Renard and P. Chavatte-Palmer

pp. 116-116

 


33 REPRODUCTIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF CLONED DOGS DERIVED FROM SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER 

S. G. Hong, J. E. Park, J. T. Kang, H. J. Oh, M. J. Kim, D. Y. Kim, M. K. Kim, G. Jang and B. C. Lee

pp. 117-117

 


34 COMPARISON OF IN VIVO DEVELOPMENT DURING EARLY PREGNANCY OF CLONED FETUSES DERIVED FROM BOVINE FETAL FIBROBLASTS AT THE EARLY G1 AND G0 PHASES 

A. Ideta, K. Hayama, M. Urakawa, K. Tsuchiya, Y. Nakamura, Y. Aoyagi and K. Saeki

pp. 117-117

 


35 DEVELOPMENT OF INTERSPECIES CLONED MOUSE EMBRYOS RECONSTRUCTED WITH PORCINE ENUCLEATED OOCYTES 

Y. Jiang and J. St John

pp. 117-118

 


36 TREATMENT OF PORCINE FETAL FIBROBLASTS WITH DNA METHYLATION INHIBITORS OR HISTONE DEACETYLATION INHIBITORS IMPROVES DEVELOPMENT OF NUCLEAR TRANSFER EMBRYOS 

D. I. Jin, N. Kenji, R. X. Han, S. M. Choi, M. Y. Kim and C. S. Park

pp. 118-118

 


37 REPROGRAMMING OF THE HIGHER ORDER CHROMATIN ORGANIZATION IN BOVINE NUCLEAR TRANSFER EMBRYOS 

N. Ketterl, D. Köhler, A. Brero, T. Cremer, E. Wolf and V. Zakhartchenko

pp. 118-118

 


38 EFFECTS OF 5-AZACYTIDINE ON DNA HYPERMETHYLATION STATUS OF CLONED MINIATURE PIG EMBRYO 

H. S. Kim, Y. I. Jeong, J. H. Kim, J. Choi, Y. W. Jeong, M. S. Hossein, S. H. Hyun and W. S. Hwang

pp. 119-119

 


39 FACTORS AFFECTING PREGNANCY RATE FOLLOWING TRANSFER OF SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER EMBRYOS IN DOGS 

M. J. Kim, H. J. Oh, J. E. Park, J. T. Kang, S. G. Hong, O. J. Goo, D. Y. Kim and B. C. Lee

pp. 119-119

 


40 STREPTOLYSIN O PERMEABILIZED AND MITOTIC EXTRACT TREATED GOAT FETAL FIBROBLASTS FOR USE IN NUCLEAR TRANSFER 

S. L. Kish, J. A. Wilson, A. A. Picou, J. W. Lynn, R. A. Godke and K. R. Bondioli

pp. 119-120

 


41 PRODUCTION OF CLONED MINIATURE PIGS USING BONE MARROW MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS 

S. L. Lee, E. J. Kang, B. G. Jeon, J. K. Park, S. H. Hyun, Y. K. Joo, H. W. Sung, E. S. Lee and G. J. Rho

pp. 120-120

 


42 ASSISTED ENUCLEATION IN GOLDEN HAMSTER OOCYTES TREATED WITH COLCHICINE AND DEMECOLCINE 

Z. Li, L. Wang and D. Li

pp. 120-121

 


43 COMPARISON OF THE EFFECTS OF PRE-TREATMENT WITH SODIUM CHLORIDE, SUCROSE AND TREHALOSE ON DEVELOPMENTAL COMPETENCE OF PORCINE OOCYTES 

L. Lin, P. Kragh, S. Purup, Y. Du, X. Zhang, H. Yang, L. Bolund, H. Callesen and G. Vajta

pp. 121-121

 


44 ATTEMPTS TO USE SOMATIC CELLS ISOLATED FROM FROZEN BOVINE SEMEN FOR NUCLEAR TRANSFER 

J. Liu, C. Long, M. Westhusin and D. Kraemer

pp. 122-122

 


45 DEVELOPMENT OF BOVINE NUCLEAR TRANSFER EMBRYOS DERIVED FROM ADULT MARROW STROMAL CELLS AND FETAL MUSCLE CELLS 

M. Murakami, X. J. Bai, W. S. Shi, W. M. Wang, W. Liu and Y. J. Dong

pp. 122-123

 


46 EFFECT OF SHORT-TERM TRICHOSTATIN A TREATMENT ON BOVINE SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER EMBRYOS 

H. J. Oh, J. E. Park, M. J. Kim, S. G. Hong, J. T. Kang, D. Y. Kim, G. Jang and B. C. Lee

pp. 123-123

 


47 EFFECT OF THE TYPE OF CYTOPLASTS, SOURCE OF KARYOPLASTS, AND ACTIVATION PROCESS ON IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT OF BOVINE CLONE EMBRYOS 

L. U. Ohlweiler, J. C. Mezzalira, R. P. C. Gerger, E. S. Ribeiro, F. Forell, L. R. Bertolini, J. L. Rodrigues, C. E. Ambrósio, M. A. Miglino, A. D. Vieira, A. Mezzalira and M. Bertolini

pp. 123-124

 


48 TREATMENT OF CLONED BOVINE EMBRYOS WITH HISTONE DEACETYLASE INHIBITORS INCREASES IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT BUT NOT IN VIVO CLONING EFFICIENCY 

J. E. Oliver, T. Delaney, J. N. Oswald, M. C. Berg, B. Oback and D. N. Wells

pp. 124-124

 


49 CLONING OF CANCER SNIFFING DOG BY SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER 

J. E. Park, H. J. Oh, S. G. Hong, J. T. Kang, M. J. Kim, D. Y. Kim, J. C. Ra, J. Goo and B. C. Lee

pp. 124-125

 


50 FLOW CYTOMETRY-MEDIATED DETECTION OF LATE-APOPTOTIC HYPODIPLOID CELL FRACTIONS IN LIPOFECTED PORCINE ADULT DERMAL FIBROBLAST CELL LINES SELECTED FOR SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER 

M. Samiec, M. Skrzyszowska, M. Bochenek, R. Slomski and D. Lipinski

pp. 125-125

 


51 DEVELOPMENT OF EQUINE CLONED EMBRYOS DERIVED FROM IN VITRO-MATURED OOCYTES RECEIVING ADULT DERMAL FIBROBLAST CELL NUCLEI 

M. Skrzyszowska, M. Samiec, W. Mlodawska, J. Kochan, A. Okolski, E. van der Tuin and Z. Smorag

pp. 125-126

 


52 EFFECT OF TRICHOSTATIN A ON DEVELOPMENTAL POTENTIAL OF INTER-SPECIES CLONED GAUR (BOS GAURUS) EMBRYOS 

K. Srirattana, C. Laowtammathron, R. Devahudi, S. Imsoonthornruksa, A. Sangmalee, W. Tunwattana, C. Lorthongpanich, N. Sripunya, K. Keawmungkun, W. Phewsoi, M. Ketudat-Cairns and R. Parnpai

pp. 126-126

 


53 THE EFFECT OF ELECTRICAL PULSE ON DEVELOPMENT OF NT BOVINE EMBRYOS FROM CARTILAGE CELLS 

A. Tas, S. Arat, G. Cetinkaya, T. Akkoc and H. Bagis

pp. 126-127

 


54 IN VITRO AND IN VIVO DEVELOPMENT OF FLAT-HEADED CAT (PRIONAILURUS PLANICEPS) CLONED EMBRYOS 

A. Thongphakdee, S. Manee-in, N. Klincumhom, B. Siriaroonrat, S. Kamolnorranarth, K. Chatdarong and M. Techakumphu

pp. 127-127

 


55 PRELIMINARY STUDIES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF RECONSTRUCTED EMBRYOS AFTER NUCLEAR TRANSFER IN DROMEDARY CAMEL (CAMELUS DROMEDARIUS) 

N. A. Wani, J. A. Skidmore and U. Wernery

pp. 128-128

 


56 EFFECTS OF KNOCKDOWN OF DNA METHYLTRANSFERASE 1 BY RNA INTERFERENCE ON IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT AND DNA METHYLATION STATE IN BOVINE SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER EMBRYOS 

K. Yamanaka, M. Sakatani and M. Takahashi

pp. 128-128

 


57 NUCLEAR TRANSFER WITH RABBIT EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS: SERUM-STARVATION IMPROVES THE QUALITY OF CLONED EMBRYOS 

V. Zakhartchenko, F. Flisikovska, R. Hao, S. Li, A. Kind, E. Wolf and A. Schnieke

pp. 129-129

 


58 HISTONE DEACETYLASES INHIBITOR, SCRIPTAID, IS BENEFICIAL TO THE REPROGRAMMING OF SOMATIC NUCLEI FOLLOWING NUCLEAR TRANSFER 

J. G. Zhao, J. W. Ross, Y. H. Hao, D. M. Wax, L. D. Spate, M. S. Samuel, E. M. Walters, A. Rieke, C. N. Murphy and R. S. Prather

pp. 129-129

 


59 THE INFLUENCE OF DILUENT EGG YOLK PARTICLES ON THE ACCURACY OF FLOW CYTOMETRIC ANALYSES OF SPERM FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERISTICS 

A. K. Alhaider and P. F. Watson

pp. 130-130

 


60 VITRIFICATION AND CONVENTIONAL CRYOPRESERVATION OF EQUINE EMBRYOS 

J. P. Barfield, R. Sanchez, E. L. Squires and G. E. Seidel

pp. 130-130

 


61 PLANT EXTRACTS REDUCE DNA FRAGMENTATION IN FROZEN-THAWED STALLION SPERM  

P. D. Burns, N. Wong, H. Arnold, N. Sirs, R. Romero and L. Herickhoff

pp. 131-131

 


62 EXPOSURE TO ETHYLENE GLYCOL AND DIMETHYL SULFOXIDE CAUSES ACTIVATION AND SPINDLE ANOMALIES IN BUFFALO (BUBALUS BUBALIS) OOCYTES 

M. De Blasi, E. Mariotti, M. Rubessa, S. Di Francesco, G. Campanile, L. Zicarelli and B. Gasparrini

pp. 131-131

 


63 VITRIFICATION OF BOVINE IN VITRO-PRODUCED AND IN VIVO EMBRYOS 

L. Frers, J. Hepburn, J. Mandriaza Munoz, J. Forsyth and K. Strongman

pp. 131-132

 


64 INCREASED REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES ACTIVITY IN PORCINE OOCYTES AND ZYGOTES VITRIFIED BY SOLID SURFACE VITRIFICATION 

M. K. Gupta, S. J. Uhm, M. R. Park, Z. C. Das and H. T. Lee

pp. 132-132

 


65 IMPACT OF AIRPORT RADIATION ON BOVINE SPERM DNA INTEGRITY, FERTILIZING ABILITY, AND EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT 

K. E. M. Hendricks, D. Evenson, P. J. Hansen, M. Kaproth and L. M. Penfold

pp. 132-133

 


66 DEVELOPMENT OF IN VITRO-PRODUCED CAT EMBRYOS AFTER VITRIFICATION AND NONSURGICAL EMBRYO TRANSFER: PRELIMINARY RESULTS 

E. Iacono, B. Merlo, M. Regazzini and D. Zambelli

pp. 133-133

 


67 GLUTATHIONE ADDED TO CULTURE MEDIUM AND CRYOPROTECTANT SOLUTION ENHANCE THE VIABILITY OF EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS AFTER THAWING 

G. A. Kim, S. T. Lee, E. J. Lee, J. H. Choi and J. M. Lim

pp. 133-134

 


68 VITRIFICATION OF CLEAVAGE-STAGE MOUSE EMBRYOS BY THE VITROLOOP (CRYOLOOP) PROCEDURE 

P. Klambauer, K. Kanyo, Zs. Keresztes, E. Varga, R. Kriston, J. Konc, S. Cseh and L. Solti

pp. 134-134

 


69 A HOMEMADE N2 SUPERCOOLING DEVICE (NITROCOOLER) ENHANCES VIABILITY AFTER VITRIFICATION OF BOVINE OOCYTES BUT NOT OF IN VITRO-PRODUCED EMBRYOS 

J. C. Mezzalira, A. D. Vieira, G. Zanardi, M. C. Gonçalves, M. F. Rodrigues, L. T. Martins, L. U. Ohlweiler, M. Bertolini and A. Mezzalira

pp. 134-135

 


70 VITRIFICATION OF IMMATURE OVINE OOCYTES WITH CRYOLOOP: EFFECT OF CYTOCHALASIN B PRETREATMENT ON SUBSEQUENT DEVELOPMENT 

A. R. Moawad, I. Choi, J. Zhu and K. H. S. Campbell

pp. 135-135

 


71 COMPARISON OF CRYOPROTECTANTS ON CRYOPRESERVATION OF VENDA COCK SPERMATOZOA 

M. L. Mphaphathi, M. B. Raito, M. B. Makhafola, D. Luseba and T. L. Nedambale

pp. 135-136

 


EVALUATION OF DEVELOPMENT AFTER CRYOPRESERVATION OF IN VITRO-PRODUCED BOVINE EMBRYOS 

A. C. Nicacio, R. Simões, M. A. Peres, J. S. A. Gonçalves, F. F. Paula-Lopes, F. V. Meirelles, M. E. O. A. Assumpção and J. A. Visintin

pp. 136-136

 


73 VITRIFICATION OF BOVINE OOCYTES: EFFECT OF PACKAGING AND EQUILIBRATION TIME ON NUCLEAR MATURATION 

J. R. Prentice, J. Singh, O. Dochi and M. Anzar

pp. 136-137

 


74 EFFECT OF BETA-MERCAPTOETHANOL ON THE VITRIFICATION CRYOTOLERANCE OF BOVINE IN VITRO-PRODUCED EMBRYOS  

E. S. Ribeiro, M. C. Gonçalves, M. C. Pedrotti, L. T. Martins, R. P. C. Gerger, F. K. Vieira, K. C. S. Tavares, M. Bertolini and A. Mezzalira

pp. 137-138

 


75 GLUCOSE CONCENTRATION OF FREEZING EXTENDER MODULATES THE TYROSINE PHOSPHORYLATION PATTERN OF FROZEN-THAWED BOAR SPERMATOZOA  

J. E. Rodríguez-Gil, M. Hernández, M. M. Rivera, L. Ramió-Lluch, J. Ballester, J. M. Fernández-Novell, J. M. Vazquez, E. A. Martinez and J. Roca

pp. 138-138

 


76 SURVIVAL AND IN VITRO FUNCTIONALITY OF DOMESTIC CAT EPIDIDYMAL SPERMATOZOA FOLLOWING CRYOPRESERVATION IN EXTENDERS WITH OR WITHOUT EGG YOLK 

J. R. Saenz, C. Dumas, B. L. Dresser, M. C. Gómez, R. A. Godke and C. E. Pope

pp. 138-139

 


77 SUCCESSFUL CRYOPRESERVATION OF SYRIAN HAMSTER OVARIES BY VITRIFICATION 

O. Suzuki, M. Koura, Y. Noguchi, K. Uchio-Yamada and J. Matsuda

pp. 139-139

 


78 EFFICACY OF USING IN VITRO-PRODUCED CATTLE EMBRYOS TO DEVELOP AN EQUINE EMBRYO CRYOPRESERVATION SYSTEM 

C. M. Syverson, A. M. Paprocki, R. W. Koppang and J. R. Dobrinsky

pp. 139-140

 


79 CHOLESTEROL QUANTIFICATION DURING CRYOPRESERVATION IN BOAR SPERM SAMPLES ENRICHED IN OR DEPRIVED OF CHOLESTEROL 

C. Tomás, M. Hernández, E. Mocé, E. Martínez, J. M. Vá and J. Roca

pp. 140-140

 


80 CHOLESTEROL-LOADED METHYL-BETA-CYCLODEXTRIN IMPROVES BOAR SPERMATOZOA CRYOPROTECTANT ADDITION AND REMOVAL TOLERANCE  

E. M. Walters, J. D. Benson, A. Rieke, J. K. Graham and J. K. Critser

pp. 140-141

 


81 MEMBRANE PERMEABILITY CHARACTERISTICS OF BOVINE OOCYTES IN THE PRESENCE OF DIFFERENT CRYOPROTECTANTS 

X. Wang, A. Al Naib, D.-W. Sun and P. Lonergan

pp. 141-141

 


82 DNA FRAGMENTATION DYNAMICS OF KOALA SPERMATOZOA 

Y. P. Zee, C. Lopez-Fernandez, J. Gosalvez, W. V. Holt and S. D. Johnston

pp. 141-142

 


83 CHANGES IN BLASTOCYST LINEAGE DIFFERENTIATION AND NUTRIENT SENSING ARE MEMORIZED IN RESPONSE TO MATERNAL LOW-PROTEIN DIET 

E. Burt, S. Brooks, I. T. Cameron, T. P. Fleming and J. J. Eckert

pp. 142-142

 


84 DEVELOPMENTAL EFFECTS OF CHOLESTEROL-ENRICHED HYPERLIPIDIC DIETS IN RABBITS 

P. Chavatte-Palmer, P. Laigre, M. Dahirel, O. Picone and L. Lamothe

pp. 143-143

 


85 DEOXYRIBONUCLEIC ACID METHYLATION IN PORCINE PARTHENOGENETIC PREIMPLANTATION EMBRYOS 

R. S. Deshmukh, O. Svarcova, J. Li, H. Callesen, G. Vajta and P. Maddox-Hyttel

pp. 143-143

 


86 DNA METHYLTRANSFERASE (DNMT)1 AND DNMT3a PROTEIN EXPRESSION IN PRE-IMPLANTATION BOVINE EMBRYOS DERIVED IN VIVO AND IN VITRO 

S. Drallmeyer, K. Müller, K.-G. Hadeler, K. Korsawe, H. Niemann and C. Wrenzycki

pp. 144-144

 


87 VARIATION IN HEMATOLOGICAL PROFILES BETWEEN BOVINE SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER CLONES AND CONTEMPORARIES FROM BIRTH TO ADULTHOOD 

M. P. Green, C. Couldrey, M. C. Berg, D. N. Wells and R. S. F. Lee

pp. 144-144

 


88 EXPRESSION OF ENZYMES RELATED TO HOMOCYSTEINE METABOLISM AND HOMOCYSTEINE SENSITIVITY IN BOVINE PREIMPLANTATION EMBRYOS 

S. Ikeda, M. Sugimoto and S. Kume

pp. 145-145

 


89 MALE-TO-FEMALE SEX REVERSAL IN WOLF DERIVED FROM SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER WITH 78,XY KARYOTYPE 

J. T. Kang, H. J. Oh, S. G. Hong, J. E. Park, D. Y. Kim, G. Jang, M. K. Kim and B. C. Lee

pp. 145-145

 


90 ENDOGENOUS MODIFICATIONS OF AURORA B AND AURORA C KINASE EXPRESSION IN MOUSE OOCYTES AND EARLY EMBRYOS 

C. A. Lima, V. Huntress and E. W. Overström

pp. 146-146

 


91 INHIBITION OF TELOMERASE REVERSE TRANSCRIPTASE (TERT) INDUCES EMBRYO ARREST IN BOVINE PRE-IMPLANTATION EMBRYOS 

P. Madan, W. A. King and D. H. Betts

pp. 146-146

 


92 INDUCTION OF FIRST POSTPARTUM OVULATION, AFTER ADMINISTRATION OF GONADOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE OR ESTRADIOL BENZOATE, IN NELLORE COWS 

V. G. Pinheiro, R. A. Satrapa, R. A. L. Simões, F. S. Rosa and C. M. Barros

pp. 146-147

 


93 MICRORNA SEQUENCES OF BULL SPERMATOZOA 

L. R. Robertson, J. M. Feugang, N. Rodriguez-Osorio, A. Kaya and E. Memili

pp. 147-147

 


94 NUCLEAR-CYTOPLASMIC INTERACTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF CLONED EMBRYOS 

H. J. Song, E. J. Kang, B. G. Jeon, S. L. Lee, H. H. Seong and G. J. Rho

pp. 147-148

 


95 DEVELOPMENT OF PORCINE TWO-CELL EMBRYOS WITH OR WITHOUT ZONA PELLUCIDA AND SINGLE BLASTOMERES 

D. N. Q. Thanh, K. Matsukawa, M. Kaneda, S. Akagi, Y. Kanai and T. Nagai

pp. 148-148

 


96 AN IMMUNOHISTOCHEMICAL STUDY ON MARKERS OF PLURIPOTENCY AND DNA METHYLATION IN THE DEVELOPING PORCINE GERM LINE 

M. Vejlsted, S. M. W. Hyldig and P. Maddox-Hyttel

pp. 148-149

 


97 POSITION CHANGES IN THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FIRST POLAR BODY AND CHROMOSOME OF GOLDEN HAMSTER OOCYTES 

L. Y. Wang, D. X. Li and Z. Y. Li

pp. 149-149

 


98 HETEROCHROMATIN REPROGRAMMING IN MOUSE EARLY DEVELOPMENT 

T. Wongtawan, J. Taylor, I. Wilmut and S. Pennings

pp. 149-149

 


99 EFFECT OF SUPPRESSION OF BOVINE DNA METHYLTRANSFERASE 1 ON EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT AND EXPRESSION OF IMPRINTED GENES 

P. Wilaiphan, F. Rings, M. Hoelker, E. Tholen, C. Phatsara, K. Schellander and D. Tesfaye

pp. 150-150

 


100 ASSESSMENT OF LOCUS-SPECIFIC DNA METHYLATION: OPTIMIZATION FOR BOVINE EMBRYOS 

E. Wroclawska, J. O. Brant, T. P. Yang and K. Moore

pp. 150-150

 


101 EFFECT OF DIETARY UREA ON EMBRYONIC VIABILITY AND DEVELOPMENT OF TOGGENBURG GOATS 

L. S. Amorim, C. A. A. Torres, E. A. M. Amorim, J. D. Guimarães, J. F. Fonseca, L. G. B. Siqueira and G. E. Seidel

pp. 151-151

 


102 EVIDENCE FOR PRE-IMPLANTATION ORIGIN OF PLACENTAL FAILURE IN BOVINE CLONE PREGNANCIES 

S. Bauersachs, V. Zakhartchenko, S. E. Ulbrich, F. Sinowatz, H.-D. Reichenbach, H. Blum and E. Wolf

pp. 151-152

 


103 MASS SPECTROMETRY ANALYSIS OF UTERUS ENDOMETRIUM DURING PREGNANCY IN THE PIG 

J.-I. Chae, Y. K. Cho, S.-K. Cho, K.-K. Lee and D.-B. Koo

pp. 152-152

 


104 ESTROUS CYCLE-DEPENDENT CHANGES IN THE BOVINE ENDOMETRIUM PROTEOME 

T. Fröhlich, R. Kashirin, P. Bolbrinker, H.-D. Reichenbach, E. Wolf and G. J. Arnold

pp. 152-152

 


105 DETECTION OF PLACENTAL LACTOGENS IN SWAMP BUFFALO BY RADIOIMMUNOASSAY TECHNIQUE 

N. V. Hanh, Q. X. Huu, N. T. Uoc, J. Sulon, N. M. Sausa, B. X. Nguyen and J.-F. Beckers

pp. 152-153

 


106 ANGIOGENIC FACTOR mRNA EXPRESSION IN FETAL MEMBRANES IN EARLY PREGNANT SHEEP 

M. L. Johnson, L. P. Reynolds, M. A. Minten, P. P. Borowicz, D. A. Redmer and A. T. Grazul-Bilska

pp. 153-153

 


107 EARLY EMBRYONIC SURVIVAL IN THE PIG IS HIGHER THAN CONVENTIONALLY REPORTED 

E. Østrup, M. Vejlsted, M. B. Nielsen, M. T. Madsen and P. Maddox-Hyttel

pp. 153-154

 


108 EFFECT OF INTERLEUKIN-1BETA, -3 AND -4 ON BOVINE EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT IN VITRO AND MHC-I GENE EXPRESSION  

A. Al Naib, S. Mamo, P. Lonergan and T. Fair

pp. 154-154

 


109 EFFECTS OF LIPOLYTIC AGENTS FORSKOLIN, EPINEPHRINE AND CAFFEINE ON EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT AND LIPID CONTENT OF BOVINE EMBRYOS PRODUCED IN VITRO 

M. Barcelo-Fimbres and G. E. Seidel

pp. 154-155

 


110 DEVELOPMENTAL CHANGES IN ACTIONS OF INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR-I IN THE PREIMPLANTATION BOVINE EMBRYO-RECEPTOR EXPRESSION AND THERMOTOLERANCE 

A. Q. Bonilla and P. J. Hansen

pp. 155-155

 


111 EQUINE AMNIOTIC EPITHELIAL OR BONE MARROW MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS DIFFERENTLY SUPPORT IN VITRO EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT IN A BOVINE IN VITRO CULTURE MODEL 

F. Cremonesi, V. Maggio and A. Lange Consiglio

pp. 156-156

 


112 EFFECTS OF GUAIAZULENE ON IN VITRO CULTURE OF BOVINE ZYGOTES, AND ON mRNA TRANSCRIPTS RELATED TO EMBRYO QUALITY 

E. Dovolou, M. Clemente, G. S. Amiridis, I. Messinis, A. Kalitsaris, A. Gutierrez-Adan and D. Rizos

pp. 156-156

 


113 EFFECT OF PLANT PROTEIN ON DEVELOPMENT AND QUALITY OF CULTURED IN VITRO PORCINE ZYGOTES 

B. Gajda, I. Grad and Z. Smorag

pp. 157-157

 


114 DEVELOPMENT OF AN OPTIMIZED WELL IN WELL CULTURE SYSTEM: EFFECT OF MINIWELL CALIBER AND CULTURE DROP VOLUME ON DEVELOPMENTAL COMPETENCE OF BOVINE EMBRYOS 

M. Hoelker, N. Gahnem, C. Phatsara, K. Schellander and D. Tesfaye

pp. 157-157

 


115 APOPTOSIS EVENT OF PREIMPLANTATION DEVELOPMENT STAGES IN PORCINE IN VITRO-FERTILIZED EMBRYOS 

S. M. Hong, S. H. Jeong and S. H. Hyun

pp. 157-158

 


116 TAUROURSODEOXYCHOLIC ACID PREVENTS ENDOPLASMIC RETICULUM STRESS-INDUCED APOPTOSIS IN PREIMPLANTATION PIG EMBRYOS 

J.-S. Kim, K.-S. Lee, B.-S. Song, J.-Y. Zhang, Y.-K. Choo, K.-K. Lee and D.-B. Koo

pp. 158-158

 


117 EFFECT OF RESVERATROL ON THE CULTURE OF PORCINE EMBRYOS 

K. Lee, C. Wang, D. Miller and Z. Machaty

pp. 158-159

 


118 THE PEAK OF OXYGEN CONSUMPTION AT THE TIME OF SPERM PENETRATION IS ASSOCIATED WITH AN INCREASE IN REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES PRODUCTION IN BOVINE ZYGOTES 

A. S. Lopes, G. C. Dalvit, M. Lane and J. G. Thompson

pp. 159-159

 


119 LEPTIN ENHANCED THE DEVELOPMENT OF BUFFALO (BUBALUS BUBALIS) EMBRYO CULTURED IN VITRO 

Y. Q. Lu, D. N. Ye, M. Zhang, S. S. Lu and K. H. Lu

pp. 159-160

 


120 EFFECT OF INDIVIDUAL CULTURE SYSTEM USING WOW OR CELL-TAK ON DEVELOPMENT OF IN VITRO-PRODUCED BOVINE EMBRYOS 

S. Matoba and P. Lonergan

pp. 160-160

 


121 DIFFERENTIAL mRNA EXPRESSION BETWEEN IN VIVO AND IN VITRO-DERIVED BOS INDICUS AND BOS TAURUS EMBRYOS 

L. Nasser, P. Stranieri, A. Gutiérrez-Adán, M. Clemente, L. Jorge de Souza and A. T. Palasz

pp. 160-161

 


122 GLYCOSAMINOGLYCANS IMPROVE THE NUMBER OF BLASTOMERES IN ZONA-FREE RAT AND MOUSE EMBRYOS 

M. Okuyama and H. Funahashi

pp. 161-161

 


123 LONG-TERM PRODUCTION OF IN VITRO-MATURED PORCINE OOCYTES AND EMBRYOS 

A. M. Paprocki, C. M. Syverson, R. W. Koppang and J. R. Dobrinsky

pp. 161-162

 


124 SUPPLEMENTATION OF IN VITRO MATURATION MEDIUM WITH GROWTH HORMONE DID NOT AFFECT THE TIMING OF THE FIRST ZYGOTIC CLEAVAGE BUT SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVED THE QUALITY OF RESULTING BOVINE BLASTOCYSTS 

E. Pers-Kamczyc, E. Warzych, J. Peippo and D. Lechniak

pp. 162-162

 


125 A COMPARISON OF SEQUENTIAL MEDIUM WITH NON-SEQUENTIAL MEDIUM: DO SOME PATIENTS' EMBRYOS CULTURE BETTER IN ONE THAN IN THE OTHER? 

K. O. Pomeroy, S. Foley, B. Faber, D. V. Moffitt and M. D. Johnson

pp. 162-163

 


126 THE EFFECT OF FORSKOLIN ON IN VITRO PRODUCED BRAHMAN-SIRED BOVINE EMBRYOS 

J. H. Pryor, J. A. Trant, C. B. Ponchirolli-Schneider, C. R. Looney, C. R. Long and D. W. Forrest

pp. 163-163

 


127 LETHAL EFFECT OF HIGH CONCENTRATIONS OF PARECOXIB AND FLUNIXIN MEGLUMINE ON THE IN VITRO CULTURE OF BOVINE EMBRYOS 

E. M. Razza, R. A. Satrapa, C. F. Silva, R. A. L. Simões, T. Nabhan, F. S. Rosa, F. Frei, C. M. Barros and M. F. G. Nogueira

pp. 163-164

 


128 N-METHYL-D-ASPARTIC ACID CAN BE USED TO PARTIALLY REPLACE BOVINE SERUM ALBUMIN IN CULTURE MEDIUM 

L. D. Spate, B. K. Bauer, C. N. Murphy and R. S. Prather

pp. 164-164

 


129 EFFECT OF DEVELOPMENTAL STAGE OF ICSI-PRODUCED EQUINE EMBRYOS ON PREGNANCY RATES 

J. E. Stokes, E. L. Squires, T. K. Suh, J. L. Altermat and E. M. Carnevale

pp. 164-164

 


130 FLAVANOID INCREASES THE IN VITRO DEVELOPMENTAL ABILITY OF CLONED AND PARTHENOGENETIC PORCINE EMBRYOS 

S. J. Uhm, M. K. Gupta, Z. C. Das, K. T. Kim, J. H. Yang, J. H. Kim and H. T. Lee

pp. 165-165

 


131 APOPTOSIS AND DEVELOPMENT OF IN VITRO-PRODUCED BOVINE EMBRYOS EXPOSED TO SUPRAPHYSIOLOGICAL CONCENTRATIONS OF INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR-1 (IGF-1) 

M. A. Velazquez and H. Niemann

pp. 165-165

 


132 TIMING OF THE FIRST ZYGOTIC CLEAVAGE WAS NOT RELATED TO THE SHIFT IN SEX RATIO OF BOVINE BLASTOCYST IN VITRO 

K. Zaorska, E. Pers-Kamczyc and D. Lechniak

pp. 165-166

 


133 EFFECTS OF FROZEN STORED CULTURE MEDIA ON PRE-IMPLANTATION DEVELOPMENT OF PARTHENOTES AND CLONED EMBRYOS IN PIGS 

Y. H. Zhang, H. T. Xi, Y. Liu, J. Li, A. Pederson, K. Villemoes, Y. Tao, X. R. Zhang and G. Vajta

pp. 166-166

 


134 VIABILITY OF EQUINE BLASTOCYSTS SUBJECTED TO BIOPSY FOR PRE-IMPLANTATION GENETIC DIAGNOSIS 

Y. H. Choi, D. L. Hartman and K. Hinrichs

pp. 166-167

 


135 PREGNANCY RATES AFTER SINGLE DIRECT TRANSFER OF BIOPSIED FROZEN-THAWED BOVINE EMBRYOS ACCORDING TO QUALITY  

C. Guyader-Joly, C. Gonzalez, D. Le Bourhis, B. Moulin, Y. Heyman and P. Humblot

pp. 167-167

 


136 IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT OF BOVINE EMBRYOS SUBMITTED TO LASER ASSISTED HATCHING ON DAY 6 AND DAY 7 OF EMBRYO CULTURE 

C. B. Ponchirolli-Schneider, J. H. Pryor and C. R. Looney

pp. 168-168

 


137 DIFFERENCES IN EMBRYO PRODUCTION BETWEEN LACTATING AND NON-LACTATING HOLSTEIN DONOR COWS 

D. G. B. Demetrio, A. Magalhaes, K. King and C. G. B. Demetrio

pp. 168-168

 


138 GENETIC PARAMETER ESTIMATION FOR EMBRYO TRANSFER TRAITS 

F. A. Di Croce, A. M. Saxton, N. R. Rohrbach and F. N. Schrick

pp. 169-169

 


139 NEW APPROACH FOR BOVINE EMBRYO RECOVERY 

R. Dupras and Y. Chorfi

pp. 169-169

 


140 INTRAUTERINE INOCULATION OF CATTLE WITH BOVINE VIRAL DIARRHEA VIRUS SIMULTANEOUS TO TRANSFER OF IN VIVO-DERIVED BOVINE EMBRYOS 

J. A. Gard, M. D. Givens, P. K. Galik, M. S. D. Marley, K. P. Riddell and M. A. Edmondson

pp. 169-170

 


141 EFFECT OF ENVIRONMENTAL TEMPERATURE ON EMBRYO PRODUCTION AND CONCEPTION RATES IN BEEF AND DAIRY CATTLE 

Z. Hegedüsová, R. Holásek, M. Slezáková, A. Dufek and J. Kubica

pp. 170-170

 


142 EFFECT OF GRANULOCYTE-MACROPHAGE COLONY-STIMULATING FACTOR AND INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR-1 ON DEVELOPMENT AND POST-TRANSFER SURVIVAL OF BOVINE EMBRYOS PRODUCED IN VITRO 

B. Loureiro, L. Bonilla, J. Block, J. M. Fear, A. Q. Bonilla and P. J. Hansen

pp. 170-171

 


143 SUPEROVULATORY RESPONSE AND EMBRYO PRODUCTION INFLUENCED BY THE ADDITION OF LH AND EFFECT OF THE REPEATABILITY IN SANTA INES SHEEP  

M. E. F. Oliveira, I. C. C. Santos, J. S. P. Pieroni, R. M. Ferreira, M. F. Cordeiro, P. M. P. Nascimento, S. F. Souza, J. F. Fonseca and W. R. R. Vicente

pp. 171-171

 


144 PREGNANCY RETENTION OF BOVINE RECIPIENTS FOLLOWING TRANSFER OF EMBRYOS EXPOSED TO A PROSTAGLANDIN2ALPHA RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST DURING COLLECTION  

D. A. Roper, F. N. Scenna, A. M. Saxton, J. L. Edwards, N. R. Rohrbach and F. N. Schrick

pp. 171-172

 


145 FACTORS AFFECTING PREGNANCY RATE FOLLOWING TIMED EMBRYO TRANSFER PROGRAM IN CATTLE UNDER FIELD CONDITIONS 

F. N. Scenna, C. J. Munar, I. Mujica, E. Martin, P. Lafarga, P. Rajala-Schultz and G. M. Schuenemann

pp. 172-172

 


146 RELOCATION OF SWINE GENETICS USING EMBRYO TRANSFER 

S. L. Terlouw, C. D. Bierman, D. L. Kohler, B. A. Didion and J. R. Dobrinsky

pp. 172-173

 


147 A PROSTAGLANDIN F2Alpha RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST MAY INHIBIT BAX EXPRESSION IN BOVINE PRE-IMPLANTATION EMBRYOS DURING EMBRYO FLUSHING  

K. Tsuchiya, A. Ideta, K. Hayama, M. Urakawa, Y. Nakamura and Y. Aoyagi

pp. 173-173

 


148 RISK OF TRANSMISSION OF BOVINE HERPESVIRUS (BHV-1) BY INFECTED SEMEN TO RECIPIENTS AND EMBRYOS 

A. Bielanski, A. Lalonde and J. Algire

pp. 173-173

 


149 RISK ASSESSMENT OF INFECTIOUS DISEASE TRANSMISSION VIA IN VITRO EMBRYO PRODUCTION USING SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER 

K. Gregg, S. Chen, S. Sadeghieh, T. Guerra, T. Xiang, J. Meredith and I. Polejaeva

pp. 174-174

 


150 THE ROLE OF THE PRE-IMPLANTATION EMBRYO IN THE VERTICAL TRANSMISSION OF NATURAL SCRAPIE INFECTION IN SHEEP 

J. C. Low, J. Chambers, W. A. C. McKelvey and M. Jeffrey

pp. 174-174

 


151 SEASONAL REPRODUCTION IN WILD AND CAPTIVE MALE KOALA POPULATIONS IN SOUTH-EAST QUEENSLAND 

C. D. Allen, D. L. de Villiers, B. D. Manning, D. S. Dique, M. Burridge, M. L. Chafer, V. M. Nicolson, S. C. Jago, A. J. McKinnon, R. J. Booth, J. J. McKee, M. J. Pyne, Y. P. Zee, R. J. Wilson and S. D. Johnston

pp. 174-175

 


152 STUDY OF THREE CONSECUTIVE ELECTROEJACULATIONS IN BROWN BEAR (URSUS ARCTOS) 

L. Anel, S. Borragan, M. Alvarez, F. Martinez-Pastor, M. Mata-Campuzano, S. Gomes-Alves, E. Anel and P. de Paz

pp. 175-175

 


153 THE EFFECT OF CONTINUOUS EXOGENOUS GONADOTROPIN TREATMENT ON OVARIAN ACTIVITY IN TIGERS (PANTHERA TIGRIS SPP.) 

B. A. Blevins, D. L. Armstrong and N. M. Loskutoff

pp. 175-176

 


154 REPRODUCTIVE SEASONALITY AND FOLLICULAR DYNAMICS IN THE PRZEWALSKI'S HORSE 

C. W. Collins, S. L. Monfort, M. M. Vick, R. B. Weiss, D. E. Wildt, C. L. Keefer and N. Songsasen

pp. 176-176

 


155 NOVEL RECIPIENT SYNCHRONIZATION REGIMENS FOR SUCCESSFUL EMBRYO TRANSFER IN THE BRAZILIAN OCELOT FOLLOWING LONG-TERM FROZEN EMBRYO STORAGE 

V. A. Conforti, C. H. Adania, P. G. Gonzalez, C. de Oliveira and W. F. Swanson

pp. 176-177

 


156 ENZYMATIC DISSOCIATION AND VITRIFICATION OF PREANTRAL FOLLICLES FROM THREATENED CARNIVOROUS MARSUPIALS 

N. A. Czarny, M. S. Harris and J. C. Rodger

pp. 177-177

 


157 FIRST IN VITRO EMBRYO PRODUCTION IN ALPACAS (LAMA PACOS) 

G. Gamarra, E. Huaman, S. León, M. Carpio, E. Alvarado, M. Asparrin and H. W. Vivanco

pp. 177-178

 


158 IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT OF WOOD BISON (BISON BISON ATHABASCAE) EMBRYOS BY INTERSPECIES SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER 

B. M. Kumar, E. St. John, P. M. Mackie, W. A. King and G. F. Mastromonaco

pp. 178-178

 


159 WASHING INCREASES THE VULNERABILITY OF RED DEER THAWED SPERMATOZOA TO OXIDATIVE STRESS 

F. Martínez-Pastor, M. R. Fernández-Santos, E. del Olmo, A. E. Domínguez-Rebolledo, M. Esteso, J. L. Ros-Santaella, A. F. Bisbal, A. J. Soler and J. J. Garde

pp. 178-179

 


160 FREEZABILITY OF ELECTROEJACULATED AND EPIDIDYMAL SPERMATOZOA FROM BLUE WILDEBEEST (CONNOCHAETES TAURINUS) 

M. Mata-Campuzano, M. Alvarez, S. Borragan, F. Martinez-Pastor, M. Nicolas, J. Tamayo, L. Anel and P. de Paz

pp. 179-179

 


161 CRYOPRESERVATION OF CORN SNAKE, ELAPHE GUTATTA, SEMEN 

K. M. Mattson, A. T. DeVries, J. Krebs and N. M. Loskutoff

pp. 179-180

 


162 REPRODUCTIVE CYCLES, PREGNANCY AND REVERSAL OF LONG TERM ACYCLICITY IN CAPTIVE SOUTHERN WHITE RHINOCEROS AT HAMILTON ZOO 

C. Morrow, S. Kudeweh, M. Goold and S. Standley

pp. 180-180

 


163 DOMESTIC CAT (FELIS CATUS) EMBRYO CRYOPRESERVATION: SLOW-COOLING VERSUS VITRIFICATION 

M. J. Pedersen, C. A. Watson, B. A. Blevins and N. M. Loskutoff

pp. 180-181

 


164 CHARACTERIZATION OF THE COMMON ELAND (TAUROTRAGUS ORYX) ESTROUS CYCLE 

P. M. Pennington, L. R. Gentry, C. E. Pope, R. A. MacLean, D. L. Paccamonti, B. L. Dresser, K. R. Bondioli, R. A. Godke and G. Wirtu

pp. 181-181

 


165 EFFECTS OF AGE, HORMONES AND HIBERNATION ON BREEDING SUCCESS IN BOREAL TOADS (BUFO BOREALIS) 

T. L. Roth, D. C. Szymanski and E. D. Keyster

pp. 181-182

 


166 POTENTIAL OF URINARY RELAXIN AS A USEFUL INDICATOR OF PREGNANCY IN THE MANED WOLF 

R. C. Santymire, B. Steinetz, R. M. Santymire, J. L. Brown and N. Songsasen

pp. 182-182

 


167 FAECAL STEROID ANALYSES FOR MONITORING REPRODUCTIVE FUNCTION IN POLAR BEARS (URSUS MARITIMUS) 

M. A. Stoops, L. Vollmer and T. L. Roth

pp. 182-183

 


168 POST-THAW VIABILITY OF EPIDIDYMAL SPERM FROM WHITE-TAIL DEER THAT WAS FROZEN USING GLYCEROL OR DMSO AS THE CRYOPROTECTANT 

M. A. Stout, J. S. Saenz, G. T. Gentry, S. P. Leibo, K. R. Bondioli and R. A. Godke

pp. 183-183

 


169 BEHAVIORAL ASPECTS OF ESTRUS IN THE COMMON ELAND ANTELOPE, TAUROTRAGUS ORYX 

G. Wirtu, P. M. Pennington, C. E. Pope, R. A. MacLean, J. Mercado, J. Galiguis, D. L. Paccamonti, R. A. Godke and B. L. Dresser

pp. 183-184

 


170 FOLLICULAR FLUID CONCENTRATION AND OOCYTE QUALITY FROM TOGGENBURG GOATS FED WITH UREA 

E. A. M. Amorim, L. S. Amorim, C. A. A. Torres, J. D. Guimãres, J. F. Fonseca and G. E. Seidel

pp. 184-184

 


171 ADMINISTRATION OF GnRH ON DAY 6 ALTERS THE NUMBER OF FOLLICULAR WAVES FROM 2 TO 3 DURING THE ESTROUS CYCLE OF HOLSTEIN COWS 

E. Dirandeh, H. Kohram and A. Zare Shahneh

pp. 184-185

 


172 IDENTIFICATION OF MICRORNAS IN BOVINE OVARY 

M. M. Hossain, M. Hoelker, C. Phatsara, E. Tholen, K. Schellander and D. Tesfaye

pp. 185-185

 


173 THE EFFECT OF EXERCISE ON FOLLICULOGENESIS IN MARES 

D. E. Kelley, J. R. Gibbons, S. E. Pratt, R. L. Smith and C. J. Mortensen

pp. 185-186

 


174 MicroRNA EXPRESSION PROFILE IN BOVINE CUMULUS-OOCYTE COMPLEXES DURING LATE OOGENESIS  

J. R. Miles, T. G. McDaneld, R. T. Wiedmann, R. A. Cushman, S. E. Echternkamp, J. L. Vallet and T. P. L. Smith

pp. 186-186

 


175 FOLLICULAR DIAMETER AND OVULATION RATE IN NELLORE COWS TREATED WITH LH 

R. A. L. Simões, F. S. Rosa, M. Piagentini, R. A. Satrapa, R. L. Ereno, T. Nabhan, L. A. Trinca, M. F. G. Nogueira and C. M. Barros

pp. 186-187

 


176 GENE EXPRESSION OF LUTEINIZING HORMONE RECEPTOR (LHR) ISOFORMS IN GRANULOSA CELLS OF FOLLICLES FROM NELLORE HEIFERS BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER FOLLICULAR DEVIATION 

C. M. Barros, R. L. Ereno, M. F. Machado, J. Buratini, M. F. Pegorer, R. A. L. Simões and R. A. Satrapa

pp. 187-187

 


177 EMBRYOS PRODUCED IN VITRO FROM PREPUBERTAL LAMB AND ADULT SHEEP OOCYTES DISPLAY DIFFERENT GENE EXPRESSION PATTERNS 

D. Bebbere, L. Bogliolo, F. Ariu, S. Fois, G. Leoni and S. Ledda

pp. 187-188

 


178 TRANSCRIPT ABUNDANCE OF METHYLTRANSFERASES SPECIFIC FOR H3K9 DIFFER AT DISCRETE STAGES OF PORCINE OOCYTE AND CLEAVAGE STAGE EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT 

M. N. Biancardi, L. Magnani, C. M. Johnson and R. A. Cabot

pp. 188-188

 


179 INTERNAL CONTROL GENES FOR QUANTITATIVE PCR OF PORCINE MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS DURING ADIPOGENIC AND OSTEOGENIC DIFFERENTIATION IN VITRO 

M. Bionaz, E. Monaco, A. Lima, S. Wilson, S. Lane, W. L. Hurley and M. B. Wheeler

pp. 188-189

 


180 EXPRESSION OF CANDIDATE GENES FOR OOCYTE COMPETENCE IN BOVINE CUMULUS CELLS 

E. S. Caixeta, P. R. Figueiredo, G. M. Machado, M. M. Franco, J. Buratini and M. A. N. Dode

pp. 189-189

 


181 THE POTENTIAL ROLE OF NON-GENOMIC PATHWAYS AND THEIR EFFECTS ON THE REGULATION OF CALBINDIN-D9k IN VITRO 

V. H. Dang and E.-B. Jeung

pp. 189-190

 


182 EXPRESSION PATTERN OF EMBRYONIC STEM CELL-SPECIFIC microRNAs IN MOUSE PREIMPLANTATION EMBRYOS 

T.-Y. Fu and P.-C. Tang

pp. 190-190

 


183 EFFECT OF WELL IN WELL CULTURE OF BOVINE EMBRYOS ON GENE EXPRESSION PROFILE 

N. Ghanem, M. Hoelker, C. Phatsara, K. Schellander and D. Tesfaye

pp. 190-191

 


184 ALTERNATIVE SPLICING OF DNA METHYLTRANSFERASE 1 IN PORCINE OOCYTES 

A. M. Giraldo, M. V. Mendicino, T. D. Vaught, K. R. Bondioli and D. L. Ayares

pp. 191-191

 


185 THE PORCINE EPIBLAST AND NOT THE INNER CELL MASS HAS DEVELOPED CONVENTIONAL PATHWAYS FOR REGULATION OF PLURIPOTENCY 

V. J. Hall, J. Christensen and P. Maddox-Hyttel

pp. 191-191

 


186 DUODENAL AND RENAL TRANSIENT RECEPTOR POTENTIAL VANILLOID 6 APPEAR TO BE DISTINCTLY REGULATED BY SEX STEROID HORMONES, ESTROGEN AND PROGESTERONE, IN IMMATURE FEMALE RATS 

J.-H. Kim, K.-C. Choi and E.-B. Jeung

pp. 192-192

 


187 EMBRYO GENOTYPING FROM IN VIVO BIOPSIED BOVINE EMBRYOS AFTER WHOLE GENOME AMPLIFICATION 

D. Le Bourhis, Y. Amigues, F. Charreaux, S. Lacaze, M. Tissier, C. Guyader-Joly, G. Mervant, B. Moulin, X. Vignon, C. Gonzalez and P. Humblot

pp. 192-192

 


188 EFFECTS OF IN VITRO MATURATION ON GENE EXPRESSION IN RHESUS MONKEY OOCYTES 

Y. S. Lee, C. A. VandeVoort and K. E. Latham

pp. 193-193

 


189 TRANSCRIPTIONAL PROFILING OF HISTONE-MODIFYING GENES DURING BOVINE PRE-IMPLANTATION EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT IN VITRO 

G. D. Linger, C. L. Bormann, M. D. Peoples, M. C. Golding and C. R. Long

pp. 193-193

 


190 CELL CYCLE REGULATION IN RHESUS MONKEY OOCYTES AND EMBRYOS OF DIFFERENT DEVELOPMENTAL POTENTIAL 

N. Mtango and K. Latham

pp. 194-194

 


191 MATERNAL AGE ALTERS FETAL AND PLACENTAL DEVELOPMENT AND EXPRESSION OF METHYLATED GENES 

M. Paczkowski, J. Fleming-Waddell, C. A. Bidwell and R. L. Krisher

pp. 194-194

 


192 EFFECT OF DIFFERENT CULTURE MEDIUM ON THE PRODUCTION OF GRANULOSA SCNT EMBRYOS IN WATER BUFFALO (BUBALUS BUBALIS) AND THEIR mRNA TRANSCRIPT ANALYSIS AT DEVELOPMENTAL STAGES IN COMPARISON WITH IN VITRO FERTILIZATION-PRODUCED EMBRYOS 

A. Pandey, S. C. Gupta and N. Gupta

pp. 194-195

 


193 DIFFERENTIAL GENE EXPRESSION IN CUMULUS CELLS OF DEVELOPMENTALLY COMPETENT V. CHALLENGED BOVINE OOCYTES 

R. R. Payton, L. A. Rispoli and J. L. Edwards

pp. 195-195

 


194 HOUSEKEEPING GENE EXPRESSION OF BOVINE FERTILIZED AND CLONED EMBRYOS 

P. J. Ross, K. Wang, Z. Beyhan, A. Kocabas and J. B. Cibelli

pp. 195-196

 


195 TRANSCRIPTOME PROFILING OF BOVINE ENDOMETRIUM BASED ON THE PREGNANCY OUTCOME AFTER TRANSFER OF IN VIVO-DERIVED EMBRYOS 

D. Salilew-Wondim, N. Ghanem, C. Grosse-Brinkhaus, A. Becker, F. Rings, M. Hoelker, C. Phatsara, E. Tholen, A. Zimmer, K. Schellander and D. Tesfaye

pp. 196-196

 


196 EMBRYO BIOPSY TRANSCRIPTOMICS: A POTENTIAL TOOL TO IDENTIFY TRANSCRIPTS DIRECTLY RELATED TO THE ABILITY OF THE EMBRYO TO INDUCE PREGNANCY AFTER TRANSFER 

D. Tesfaye, N. Ghanem, F. Rings, E. Tholen, C. Phatsara, K. Schellander and M. Hoelker

pp. 196-197

 


197 DIFFERENTIAL EFFECTS OF FLUTAMIDE AND DI-(2-ETHYLHEXYL) PHTHALATE ON MALE REPRODUCTIVE ORGANS IN A RAT MODEL 

T. T. B. Vo, E.-M. Jung, M.-G. Back, V. H. Dang, K.-C. Choi and E.-B. Jeung

pp. 197-197

 


198 KARYOPHERIN ALPHA EXPRESSION IN PORCINE OOCYTES AND EMBRYOS PRODUCED BY IN VITRO FERTILIZATION  

X. Wang, L. Magnani and R. Cabot

pp. 197-198

 


199 EFFECT OF PRODUCTION SYSTEM AND BREED ON RELATIVE GENE EXPRESSION IN BOVINE EMBRYOS 

S. Wohlres-Viana, M. C. Boite, M. M. Pereira, W. F. Sa, J. H. M. Viana, M. A. Machado and L. S. A. Camargo

pp. 198-198

 


200 REPROGRAMMING OF Oct-4 FOLLOWING EQUINE SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER 

T. Xiang, S. Walker, K. Gregg, W. Zhou, V. Farrar, S. Sadeghieh, E. Hwang, B. Findeisen, F. Arenivas and I. Polejaeva

pp. 198-198

 


201 SODIUM/POTASSIUM/CALCIUM EXCHANGER 3, NCKX3, IS REGULATED BY ESTROGEN AND PROGESTERONE IN THE UTERUS OF MICE DURING ESTROUS CYCLE 

H. Yang, K.-C. Choi and E.-B. Jeung

pp. 199-199

 


202 INDUCTION OF CALBINDIN-D9k EXPRESSION BY MELATONIN APPEARS TO BE INVOLVED IN HYDROGEN PEROXIDE-INDUCED CELL DEATH IN RAT PITUITARY GH3 CELLS 

Y.-M. Yoo and E.-B. Jeung

pp. 199-199

 


203 EFFECT OF FRUCTOSE ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF BOVINE SEXED EMBRYOS IN VITRO 

S. A. Chaubal, J. Xu, X. Yang and F. Du

pp. 199-200

 


204 RELATIVE MESSENGER RNA ABUNDANCE OF HYALURONAN RECEPTORS AND SYNTHASES ON IN VITRO- AND IN VIVO-DERIVED DAY 7 AND DAY 13 BOVINE EMBRYOS 

M. Clemente, A. T. Palasz, J. de La Fuente, P. Lonergan, A. Gutierrez-Adan and D. Rizos

pp. 200-200

 


205 EFFECT OF OSTEOPONTIN ON CLEAVAGE AND BLASTOCYST RATES IN BUFFALO SPECIES (BUBALUS BUBALIS) 

S. Di Francesco, E. Mariotti, M. Rubessa, G. Campanile, R. Di Palo, L. Zicarelli and B. Gasparrini

pp. 200-201

 


206 ALPHA6, BETA1, AND BETA3 INTEGRINS EXPRESSED BY SPERM MAY BE INVOLVED IN CATTLE FERTILIZATION  

R. F. Gonçalves, R. P. Bertolla, R. A. Mortara and V. H. Barnabe

pp. 201-201

 


207 DEVELOPMENT OF A ROUTINE IN VITRO EMBRYO PRODUCTION SYSTEM USING SINGLY IN VITRO-MATURED, FERTILIZED, AND CULTURED BOVINE OOCYTES 

I. G. F. Goovaerts, J. L. M. R. Leroy, J. B. P. De Clercq, S. Andries and P. E. J. Bols

pp. 201-202

 


208 TIME LAPSE CINEMATOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS OF CLEAVAGE AND BLASTULATION IN BOVINE EMBRYOS OBTAINED BY OVUM PICKUP AND IN VITRO FERTILIZATION 

K. Imai, T. Somfai, Y. Inaba, Y. Aikawa, M. Ohtake, S. Kobayashi and K. Konishi

pp. 202-202

 


209 A COMPARISON OF THE EFFECTS OF DEFINED, SEMI-DEFINED, AND UNDEFINED MATURATION MEDIA ON CLEAVAGE AND SUBSEQUENT EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT OF SHEEP OOCYTES 

H. Karami Shabankareh and M. Zandi

pp. 202-203

 


210 CLEAVAGE ASSESSMENT AT DAY 2 TO PREDICT BLASTOCYST DEVELOPMENTAL POTENTIAL IN PORCINE IN VITRO-FERTILIZED EMBRYOS 

Y. J. Kim, Y. P. Jeon and S. H. Hyun

pp. 203-203

 


211 IN VITRO PRODUCTION OF SWAMP BUFFALO EMBRYOS BY INTRACYTOPLASMIC SPERM INJECTION: EFFECT OF CHEMICAL ACTIVATION TREATMENTS 

Y. Y. Liang, D. N. Ye, C. Laowtammathron, T. Phermthai and R. Parnpai

pp. 203-204

 


212 EFFECTS OF VASCULAR ENDOTHELIAL GROWTH FACTOR ON THE EARLY DEVELOPMENT AND POLYSPERMY RATE OF OVINE EMBRYOS PRODUCED IN VITRO 

H. Luo, X. Cao, Y. Zhao, P. Zhou and G. Shi

pp. 204-204

 


213 POLARIZED LIGHT MICROSCOPY REVEALS AN ASSOCIATION BETWEEN ZONA BIREFRINGENCE INTENSITY AND EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT IN BOVINE OOCYTES AND ZYGOTES 

A. Mohammadi-Sangcheshmeh, M. Koester, T. Schimming, D. Tesfaye, M. Montag, K. Schellander and M. Hoelker

pp. 204-205

 


214 EFFECT OF OOCYTE SOURCE ON THE DEVELOPMENTAL CAPACITY OF SOUTH AFRICAN IN VITRO-PRODUCED INDIGENOUS CATTLE EMBRYOS 

T. L. Nedambale, M. B. Raito and M. L. Mphaphathi

pp. 205-205

 


215 DISTRIBUTION OF DIMETHYLATION OF HISTONE H3K9 IS NOT AFFECTED BY DNA, MESSENGER RNA, AND PROTEIN SYNTHESIS IN PRONUCLEAR-STAGE PORCINE EMBRYOS 

K. E. Park and R. Cabot

pp. 205-206

 


216 COMPARISON BETWEEN A TRI-GAS THERMO INCUBATOR AND A MODULAR CHAMBER WITH PREMIXED GAS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF BOVINE EMBRYOS IN VITRO 

M. B. Raito, M. L. Mphaphathi, L. M. Schwalbach, J. P. C. Greyling and T. L. Nedambale

pp. 206-206

 


217 KINETICS OF SPERM PENETRATION IS CORRELATED WITH IN VITRO FERTILITY OF BUFFALO (BUBALUS BUBALIS) BULLS 

M. Rubessa, M. Di Fenza, E. Mariotti, S. Di Francesco, C. de Dilectis, R. Di Palo, L. Zicarelli and B. Gasparrini

pp. 206-207

 


218 GENE AND PROTEIN EXPRESSION OF ANTIOXIDANT ENZYMES IN BOVINE EMBRYOS EXPOSED TO HEAT SHOCK 

M. Sakatani, K. Yamanaka and M. Takahashi

pp. 207-207

 


219 APPLICATION OF A MICROFLUIDIC SPERM SORTER TO THE IN VITRO PRODUCTION OF PORCINE EMBRYOS 

H. Sano, K. Matsuura, K. Naruse and H. Funahashi

pp. 208-208

 


220 SYNERGISTIC EFFECT ON EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT BY INCLUSION OF SUPPLEMENTAL EMBRYOS IN AGAR CHIPS 

E. M. Senatore, M. E. Mannino, M. V. Suarez Novoa, J. Xu, S. Chaubal, X. Yang, X. Tian, F. Du and G. A. Presicce

pp. 208-208

 


221 EFFECT OF ROCKING ON IN VITRO PRODUCTION OF BOVINE EMBRYOS 

Y. Serita, C. Kubota and T. Kojima

pp. 209-209

 


222 THE USE OF IN VITRO FERTILIZATION TO STUDY BOVINE IDIOPATHIC INFERTILITY 

L. G. B. Siqueira, C. W. Palmer and C. Lessard

pp. 209-209

 


223 RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE LENGTH OF CELL CYCLES, CLEAVAGE PATTERN, AND DEVELOPMENTAL COMPETENCE DURING IN VITRO CULTURE OF IN VITRO-MATURED/IN VITRO-FERTILIZED BOVINE OOCYTES 

T. Somfai, Y. Inaba, Y. Aikawa, M. Ohtake, S. Kobayashi, K. Konishi and K. Imai

pp. 209-210

 


224 USE OF STATISTICAL MODELS BASED ON BAYESIAN INFERENCE TO ESTIMATE FIELD FERTILITY OF NELORE BULLS BY USING DATA OBTAINED IN AN IN VITRO FERTILIZATION PROGRAM 

M. J. Sudano, A. M. Crespilho, A. Martins, F. O. Papa, J. Rodrigues and F. C. Landim-Alvarenga

pp. 210-210

 


225 ANTI-APOPTOTIC EFFECT OF AGGREGATION ON PREIMPLANTATION DEVELOPMENT OF BOVINE IN VITRO-FERTILIZED EMBRYOS 

S. W. Yoon, C. H. Park, S. G. Lee, H. M. Kim, J. K. Park, K. J. Uh, H. S. Kim and C. K. Lee

pp. 210-211

 


226 TYROSINE PHOSPHORYLATION PATTERN IN PORCINE EJACULATED AND EPIDIDYMAL CAPACITATED BOAR SPERM 

K. Aviles-Lopez, F. A. Garcia-Vazquez and C. Matas

pp. 211-211

 


227 AN ALTERATION IN GENE EXPRESSION PATTERNS INDUCED BY DI-(2 ETHYLHEXYL) PHTHALATE AND FLUTAMIDE IN THE TESTIS OF IMMATURE MALE RATS 

K.-C. Choi, T. T. B. Vo, E.-M. Jung, V. H. Dang and E.-B. Jeung

pp. 211-212

 


228 BOAR FERTILITY AND SPERM CHROMATIN STRUCTURE ASSAY DEFINED SPERM DNA FRAGMENTATION 

D. P. Evenson, K. Kasperson, R. L. Wixon and B. A. Didion

pp. 212-212

 


229 INFLUENCE OF SPERM TREATMENT ON SPERM HEAD DECONDENSATION FERTILIZING WITH EJACULATED AND EPIDIDYMAL PORCINE SPERM BY ICSI 

F. A. Garcia-Vazquez, K. Aviles-Lopez and C. Matas

pp. 212-212

 


230 COMPARISON OF SEMEN SAMPLES FROM NORMAL AND MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY AFFECTED ANIMAL MODELS BY THIOBARBITURIC ACID REACTIVE SUBSTANCES TEST AND FLUORESCENCE-ACTIVATED CELL SORTING ANALYSIS 

M. A. Peres, M. Nichi, A. M. Rocha, C. M. Mendes, P. B. Cavalcanti, J. S. A. Gonçalves, J. A. Visintin and M. E. O. A. Assumpção

pp. 213-213

 


231 SPERM SUBPOPULATIONS IN THE KOALA (PHASCOLARCTOS CINEREUS) EJACULATE 

N. Satake, S. D. Johnston and W. V. Holt

pp. 213-214

 


232 OIL SOURCES AND VITAMIN E IN THE DIET ON THE BOAR SEMEN QUALITY PRESERVED AT 5°C 

C. A. A. Torres, E. A. M. Amorim, L. S. Amorim, J. K. Graham, J. D. Guimarães, L. D. S. Murgas, E. P. Costa, G. R. Carvalho and P. L. Romualdo

pp. 214-214

 


233 DEHIDROLEUCODINE INDUCES PARTHENOGENETIC ACTIVATION OF BOVINE OOCYTES 

N. Canel and D. Salamone

pp. 214-215

 


234 MECHANISMS OF SPONTANEOUS ACTIVATION IN RAT OOCYTES 

T. Chebotareva, J. Mullins and I. Wilmut

pp. 215-215

 


235 A COMPARISON OF PARTHENOGENETIC DEVELOPMENT OF PORCINE OOCYTES SYNCHRONISED DURING MATURATION BY CYCLOHEXIMIDE OR cAMP 

W. C. Chen, J. Zhu, P. Fisher, D. Amarnath and K. H. S. Campbell

pp. 215-216

 


236 CREATION OF PARTHENOGENETIC SHEEP EMBRYOS: EFFECTS OF SERUM AND BREEDING SEASON 

A. T. Grazul-Bilska, P. P. Borowicz, D. A. Redmer, J. J. Bilski and L. P. Reynolds

pp. 216-216

 


237 SHORT-TERM TREATMENT OF 6-DMAP AND DEMECOLCINE IMPROVE DEVELOPMENTAL COMPETENCE OF PORCINE PARTHENOGENETIC EMBRYOS 

S. J. Park, O. J. Koo, D. K. Kwon, H. J. Park, S. S. Lee, Y. H. Nam and B. C. Lee

pp. 216-217

 


238 CAFFEINE PREVENTS A LOSS OF CALCIUM OSCILLATORY RESPONSE ASSOCIATED WITH POSTOVULATORY AGING OF MOUSE OOCYTES 

T. Wakai, N. Zhang and R. A. Fissore

pp. 217-217

 


239 CANINE OOCYTES CAN BE SPONTANEOUSLY PARTHENOGENERATED AND DEVELOPED TO 2-CELL TO 8-CELL STAGE PARTHENOGENERATED EMBRYOS IN COCULTURE SYSTEM WHICH THEY WERE COCULTURED WITH OVIDUCT CELLS OR OVIDUCT EXTRACTS 

L. X. Wang, S. Wang, J. Hou, Y. F. Chen, R. L. Hu and X. R. An

pp. 217-217

 


240 EFFECTS OF TIMING AND DIPLOIDIZATION ON ACTIVATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF RAT OOCYTES 

J. Zhu, D. Amarnath and K. Campbell

pp. 218-218

 


241 DIBUTYRYL CYCLIC AMP AND EGF-LIKE FACTORS SUPPORT IN VITRO MATURATION OF PORCINE OOCYTES IN A CHEMICALLY DEFINED MEDIUM WITHOUT GONADOTROPINS 

Y. Akaki, K. Yoshioka and H. Funahashi

pp. 218-219

 


242 DETECTION OF MICROTUBULES BY POLARIZED LIGHT MICROSCOPY IN BOVINE OOCYTES 

J. N. Caamaño, C. Díez, M. Muñoz, D. Martin, R. Morató, T. Mogas, S. Carrocera and E. Gómez

pp. 219-219

 


243 EFFECT OF OOCYTE RECOVERY TECHNIQUES ON IN VITRO MATURATION OF SWINE OOCYTES 

F. R. O. de Barros, M. G. Marques, M. D. Goissis, M. A. Peres, M. P. Milazzotto, F. S. Maria, M. E. O. A. Assumpção and J. A. Visintin

pp. 219-219

 


244 ENDOTOXIN AFFECTS OOCYTE DEVELOPMENTAL COMPETENCE IN DAIRY COWS 

A. Dvir, G. Leitner, U. Moallem, Y. Lavon and Z. Roth

pp. 220-220

 


245 CONNEXIN 43 mRNA EXPRESSION AT DIFFERENT TIME POINT IN IN VITRO MATURATION OF BUFFALO OOCYTES 

S. C. Gupta, A. Pandey and N. Gupta

pp. 220-220

 


246 INDUCTION OF MEIOTIC ARREST IN IMMATURE FELINE OOCYTES WITH ROSCOVITINE AND DIBUTYRYL CYCLIC-AMP 

C. B. Hanna, T. M. Glover and C. R. Long

pp. 221-221

 


247 CANDIDATE mRNA REGULATING MEIOTIC RESUMPTION IN BOVINE CUMULUS-OOCYTE COMPLEXES  

J. E. Hicks and C. E. Farin

pp. 221-221

 


248 INVOLVEMENT OF THE SPHINGOLIPID, CERAMIDE, IN HEAT SHOCK-INDUCED APOPTOSIS IN BOVINE OOCYTE 

D. Kalo and Z. Roth

pp. 222-222

 


249 THE DIRECT AND CUMULUS-MEDIATED EFFECTS OF PROLACTIN ON BOVINE OOCYTES 

I. Lebedeva, M. Vejlsted, N. Volkova, G. Singina and M. Schmidt

pp. 222-222

 


250 EFFECT OF LOW OXYGEN TENSION ATMOSPHERE AND MATURATION MEDIA ON IN VITRO-MATURED SWINE OOCYTES 

M. G. Marques, F. R. O. de Barros, M. D. Goissis, P. V. Cavalcanti, A. C. Nicacio, W. B. Feitosa, M. E. O. A. Assumpção and J. A. Visintin

pp. 223-223

 


251 EVALUATION OF mRNA POLYADENYLATION STATUS OF CELL CYCLE-RELATED GENES IN BOVINE OOCYTES DURING MATURATION: PARTIAL RESULTS 

M. P. Milazzotto, F. F. Paula-Lopes, W. B. Feitosa, R. Simoes, A. C. Nicacio, M. I. Giassetti, J. A. Visintin and M. E. O. A. Assumpção

pp. 223-223

 


252 EFFECTS OF IN VITRO MATURATION AND AGE ON OOCYTE METAPHASE SPINDLE INTEGRITY AND CHROMOSOME SEGREGATION IN THE RHESUS MONKEY 

S. M. Nichols, J. A. Gonzalez-Martinez and B. D. Bavister

pp. 224-224

 


253 DEVELOPMENTAL COMPETENCE OF BOVINE OOCYTES MATURED IN SERUM-FREE MEDIUM UNDER LOW OXYGEN TENSION 

M. M. Pereira, F. Q. Costa, P. H. A. Campos, R. V. Serapiao, J. Polisseni, B. C. Carvalho, J. H. M. Viana, W. F. Sa, M. A. Machado and L. S. A. Camargo

pp. 224-224

 


254 DYNAMICS OF GOLGI APPARATUS DURING BOVINE OOCYTE IN VITRO MATURATION: EFFECTS OF INHIBITORS ON CDC2A AND CYTOPLASMIC-DYNEIN ATPase ACTIVITY 

S. E. Racedo, V. Y. Rawe and H. Niemann

pp. 225-225

 


255 DIURNAL RHYTHMS OF GLUCOSE AND NON-ESTERIFIED FATTY ACID CONCENTRATIONS IN BLOOD IN HEAT-STRESSED DAIRY CATTLE IN EGYPT 

M. A. M. M. Shehab-El-Deen, J. L. M. R. Leroy, M. Fadel, S. Saleh, D. Maes and A. Van Soom

pp. 225-226

 


256 LEPTIN AND GLUCOSE INFLUENCE PORCINE NUCLEAR MATURATION 

E. Silva and R. L. Krisher

pp. 226-226

 


257 DEVELOPMENT OF HEAT-STRESSED OVA MATURED IN THE PRESENCE OF A PROSTAGLANDIN F2ALPHA RECEPTOR ANTAGONIST  

A. M. Ward, F. N. Schrick, R. R. Payton, E. Peixoto and J. L. Edwards

pp. 226-227

 


258 FACTORS AFFECTING COMMERCIAL SEXING PROGRAM AND MULTIPLE GENETIC ANALYSIS PERSPECTIVES OF IN VITRO-PRODUCED BOVINE EMBRYOS 

R. V. Alonso, J. A. A. Hellú, S. H. V. Perri, J. A. Visintin and J. F. Garcia

pp. 227-227

 


259 A RAPID, NON-PCR-BASED BOVINE EMBRYO BIOPSY SEXING ASSAY 

R. Bleher, W. Erwin, A. M. Paprocki, C. M. Syverson, R. Koppang and B. A. Didion

pp. 227-227

 


260 ULTRARAPID NON-ELECTOPHORETIC PCR-SEXING OF BOVINE EMBRYOS 

P. Bredbacka and E. Reinikainen

pp. 227-228

 


261 FOALS PRODUCED AFTER ICSI USING FROZEN, SEX-SORTED, REFROZEN SPERM 

E. M. Carnevale, J. K. Graham, T. K. Suh, J. E. Stokes and E. L. Squires

pp. 228-228

 


262 ICSI OF EQUINE OOCYTES WITH SEX-SORTED FROZEN-THAWED SEMEN RESULTS IN LOW CLEAVAGE RATE BUT NORMAL EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT AND PREGNANCIES  

S. Colleoni, M. Spinaci, R. Duchi, B. Merlo, C. Tamanini, G. Lazzari, G. Mari and C. Galli

pp. 228-229

 


263 LABELING BOVINE SPERM Y-CHROMOSOME SEQUENCE USING DNA MIMICS 

B. A. Didion and R. Bleher

pp. 229-229

 


264 TESTOSTERONE IN THE OOCYTE CULTURE DOES NOT ALTER SEX-RATIO OF IN VITRO PRODUCED BOVINE EMBRYOS 

C. Díez, P. Bermejo-Alvarez, A. Gutiérrez-Adan, J. N. Caamaño, M. Muñoz, S. Carrocera, D. Martín and E. Gómez

pp. 229-230

 


265 SEXING OF BOVINE EMBRYOS BASED ON PCR TECHNIQUE 

E. Koban, A. Tas, Ö. Aslan, T. Akkoc, S. Arat and H. Bagis

pp. 230-230

 


266 WHOLE GENOME AMPLIFICATION ON BLASTOMERS OF POST-BIOPSY BOVINE EMBRYO 

J. Polisseni, M. A. Machado, A. L. Souza, R. Domingues, M. O. Guerra, R. V. Serapiao, M. M. Pereira, W. F. Sa, B. C. Carvalho, L. S. A. Camargo, J. H. M. Viana and V. M. Peters

pp. 230-231

 


267 DIFFERENCES IN BULL SPERM NUCLEAR SHAPE BETWEEN FLOW-SORTED AND NON-SORTED SPERM USING FOURIER HARMONIC ANALYSIS 

J. R. Schindler, R. L. Monson, K. L. Willenburg and J. J. Parrish

pp. 231-231

 


268 IDENTIFICATION OF X- AND Y-BEARING SPERMATOZOA IN SORTED BUFFALO (BUBALUS BUBALIS) SEMEN BY FLUORESCENCE IN SITU HYBRIDIZATION 

M. Zhang, X. J. Zhuang, Y. Q. Lu, C. H. Hu, S. S. Lu and K. H. Lu

pp. 231-232

 


269 DEMETHYLATION DYNAMICS OF PATERNAL GENOMES IN PRONUCLEAR BOVINE ZYGOTES PRODUCED BY IN VITRO FERTILIZATION AND INTRACYTOPLASMIC SPERM INJECTION WITH NONDRIED OR FREEZE-DRIED SPERMATOZOA 

H. Abdalla, I. Umayahara, N. Ohnami, M. Hirabayashi and S. Hochi

pp. 232-232

 


270 PRETREATMENTS OF PORCINE SPERM BEFORE INTRACYTOPLASMIC SPERM INJECTION AFFECT QUANTITY OF PLCZETA;  

M. Nakai, J. Ito, K. Sato, J. Noguchi, H. Kaneko, N. Kashiwazaki and K. Kikuchi

pp. 232-233

 


271 THE EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE ON HUMAN TESTICULAR TISSUE TO OPTIMIZE THE IN VITRO MATURATION OF PRE-FREEZE MOTILITY 

M. C. Schiewe, A. Spitz and R. E. Anderson

pp. 233-233

 


272 LEUKEMIA INHIBITORY FACTOR SIGNALING PATHWAY IN PIG PARTHENOGENETIC PLURIPOTENT CELLS 

T. A. L. Brevini, G. Pennarossa, S. Antonini and F. Gandolfi

pp. 233-234

 


273 SELECTION OF PLURIPOTENT STEM CELLS INDUCED BY XENOPUS EGG EXTRACTS 

C.-Y. Chiang and P.-C. Tang

pp. 234-234

 


274 POTENTIAL OF BOVINE MARROW STROMAL CELLS CULTURED AT DIFFERENT PASSAGES TO DIFFERENTIATE INTO ADIPOCYTE-LIKE CELLS 

J. W. Feng, X. J. Bai, J. Zhao, M. Murakami and Y. J. Dong

pp. 234-234

 


275 DERIVATION OF PLURIPOTENT CELL LINES FROM PIG EMBRYOS: IN VITRO-FERTILIZED V. PARTHENOGENTIC ACTIVATION 

F. Gandolfi, G. Pennarossa, L. Attanasio, S. Antonini, B. Gasparrini and T. A. L. Brevini

pp. 235-235

 


276 EXPRESSION OF CD9 AND ALPHA6-INTEGRIN IN PORCINE BLASTOCYSTS  

M. D. Goissis, F. R. O. de Barros, M. G. Marques, C. M. Mendes, M. P. Milazzotto, C. H. C. Viana, M. E. O. A. Assumpção and J. A. Visintin

pp. 235-235

 


277 PLASMID MEDIATED EXPERIMENTAL TELOMERE EXTENSION IN BOVINE EMBRYOS BY ECTOPIC EXPRESSION OF HUMAN TERT 

K. Iqbal, W. A. Kues and H. Niemann

pp. 235-236

 


278 EFFECT OF XENOESTROGENS ON THE DIFFERENTIATION OF MOUSE EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS 

E.-M. Jeung, K.-C. Choi and E.-B. Jeung

pp. 236-236

 


279 COMPARISONS OF BONE MARROW AND PUTATIVE SKIN-DERIVED MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS AS DONOR FOR NUCLEAR TRANSFER IN MINIATURE PIG 

E. J. Kang, B. U. Park, H. J. Song, Y. I. Yang, M. J. Kim, K. H. Maeng, B. G. Jeon, S. L. Lee and G. J. Rho

pp. 236-237

 


280 MULTILINEAGE POTENTIAL OF PORCINE BONE MARROW AND ADIPOSE-DERIVED MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS IN 3-D ALGINATE HYDROGELS 

D. Kim, A. J. Maki, H.-J. Kong, E. Monaco, M. Bionaz, W. L. Hurley and M. B. Wheeler

pp. 237-237

 


281 ATTEMPTS FOR ESTABLISHMENT OF PORCINE EMBRYONIC STEM-LIKE CELLS DERIVED FROM IN VITRO-PRODUCED BLASTOCYSTS 

H. M. Kim, J. K. Park, S. G. Lee, C. H. Park, S. W. Yoon, K. J. Uh, H. S. Kim and C. K. Lee

pp. 237-238

 


282 ADIPOGENIC DIFFERENTIATION IN VITRO OF PORCINE ADULT MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS 

E. Monaco, A. Lima, S. Wilson, S. Lane, M. Bionaz, W. L. Hurley and M. B. Wheeler

pp. 238-238

 


283 COMPARATIVE CHARACTERIZATIONS OF PORCINE MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS AND SKIN-DERIVED CELLS 

S. A. Ock, B. G. Jeon, D. O. Kwack and G. J. Rho

pp. 238-239

 


284 DEVELOPMENTAL CHANGES IN EXPRESSION OF PLURIPOTENT GENES IN EARLY EQUINE EMBRYOS 

D. B. B. P. Paris, E. W. Kuijk, B. A. J. Roelen and T. A. E. Stout

pp. 239-239

 


285 ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF BOVINE ADIPOSE-DERIVED SOMATIC STEM CELLS 

A. A. Picou, R. A. MacLean, B. Dresser, R. A. Godke and K. R. Bondioli

pp. 239-240

 


286 ESTABLISHMENT OF PORCINE EMBRYONIC STEM CELL-LIKE CULTURES USING DIFFERENT MEDIA 

M. A. Rasmussen, K. Schauser, V. J. Hall, M. Schmidt and P. Maddox-Hyttel

pp. 240-240

 


287 IMPACT OF CULTURE ENVIRONMENT ON COLONY FORMATION OF CELLS ISOLATED FROM TESTES OF PREPUBERTAL AND ADULT BULLS 

G. M. Schuenemann, J. L. Edwards, L. Rispoli, N. R. Rohrbach, A. M. Saxton and F. N. Schrick

pp. 240-241

 


288 CHARACTERIZATION OF PORCINE ADIPOSE TISSUE-DERIVED ADULT STEM CELL SURFACE PROTEINS 

K. J. Williams, R. A. Godke and K. R. Bondioli

pp. 241-241

 


289 COOPERATIVE EXPRESSION OF PLURIPOTENCY-RELATED GENES AND NEURAL CREST MARKER GENES IN PORCINE GFP-TRANSGENIC SKIN-DERIVED PROGENITORS 

M. T. Zhao, C. S. Isom, J. G. Zhao, Y. H. Hao, J. Ross, J. Whyte, Y. Zhang and R. S. Prather

pp. 241-242

 


290 OPTIMAL OF DOSE OF OVINE PITUITARY GLAND EXTRACT OVAGEN® FOR SUPERSTIMULATION OF BEEF COW DONORS IN ARGENTINA 

G. Brogliatti, J. Villarreal, L. Cutaia, A. Albrech, A. Garcia Guerra and G. A. Bó

pp. 242-242

 


291 SUPEROVULATORY RESPONSE IN BEEF CATTLE TREATED DURING THE FIRST FOLLICULAR WAVE FOLLOWING SYNCHRONIZATION OF OVULATION WITH A PROGESTIN DEVICE AND GnRH 

D. Carballo Guerrero, A. Tríbulo, R. Tríbulo, H. Tríbulo and G. A. Bó

pp. 242-243

 


292 EFFECT OF A SINGLE INJECTION OF FSH DISSOLVED IN POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL ON SUPEROVULATION RESPONSE IN KOREAN NATIVE COWS 

S. H. Choi, K. H. Cho and Y. S. Park

pp. 243-243

 


293 SUBCUTANEOUS ADMINISTRATION OF FOLLICLE STIMULATING HORMONE FOR SUPEROVULATION OF HOLSTEIN COWS 

P. W. Farin, K. M. Dowdall, J. E. Hicks, C. E. Farin and C. S. Whisnant

pp. 243-244

 


294 EFFECT OF SPERMATOZOA MOTILITY ON TRANSFERABLE EMBRYO RATE OF SUPEROVULATED JAPANESE BLACK CATTLE 

K. Hayama, M. Takeuchi, A. Ideta, M. Urakawa, M. Sasatani, Y. Nagamune and Y. Aoyagi

pp. 244-244

 


295 DOPPLER SONOGRAPHY OF THE OVARIAN ARTERIES IN SUPEROVULATED CATTLE 

Ä Honnens, C. Klein, K.-G. Hadeler, H. Niemann, H. Bollwein and C. Wrenzycki

pp. 244-245

 


296 EFFECT OF GnRH AND ESTRADIOL BENZOATE INJECTION ON SUPEROVULATORY RESPONSE IN EARLY POSTPARTUM SUCKLING JAPANESE BLACK COWS 

K. Oshima, Y. Ochiai, T. Kojima and N. Yamamoto

pp. 245-245

 


297 LACK OF IMPROVEMENT ON EMBRYO PRODUCTION BY THE REPLACEMENT OF THE LAST TWO DOSES OF pFSH BY eCG IN SUPERSTIMULATED NELORE HEIFERS 

R. Sartori, M. M. Guardieiro, C. M. Barros, M. R. Bastos, G. M. Machado, L. O. Leme and R. Rumpf

pp. 245-246

 


298 COMPARISON OF THREE DIFFERENT PROTOCOLS FOR SUPERSTIMULATION OF DAIRY CATTLE 

R. G. Steel and J. F. Hasler

pp. 246-246

 


299 BIOACTIVE, BACTERIAL-DERIVED RECOMBINANT BOVINE FOLLICLE-STIMULATING HORMONE 

M. E. Wilson, J. C. Morris and J. R. Gibbons

pp. 246-247

 


300 DEVELOPMENT OF TETRACYCLINE-REGULATED GREEN FLUORESCENT PROTEIN EXPRESSING TRANSGENIC RATS BY LENTIVIRAL VECTOR 

C. Agca, A. Chan and Y. Agca

pp. 247-247

 


301 INTRACYTOPLASMIC SPERM INJECTION (ICSI) MEDIATED GENE TRANSFER ASSISTED BY ACTIVATION WITH A DOUBLE EXPOSURE TO IONOMYCIN AND 6-DIMETHYLAMINOPURINE OR DEHYDROLEUCODINE 

R. J. Bevacqua, F. Pereyra-Bonnet, R. Olivera and D. F. Salamone

pp. 247-248

 


302 CONFIRMATION OF GERM-LINE TRANSMISSION OF RED FLUORESCENCE PROTEIN TRANSGENIC MALE CAT 

S. J. Cho, Y. S. Lee, E. G. Choi, J. I. Bang, X. F. Yu and I. K. Kong

pp. 248-248

 


303 EFFECT OF THE PRESENCE OF EXOGENOUS DNA AND RECOMBINASE-A PROTEIN ON THE BOAR SPERM FUNCTIONALITY 

J. Gadea, A. Gutierrez-Adan and F. A. Garcia-Vazquez

pp. 248-249

 


304 PRODUCTION OF TRANSGENIC CHICKENS EXPRESSING HUMAN ERYTHROPOIETIN IN A TETRACYCLINE-INDUCIBLE MANNER 

B. Koo, M. Kwon, J. Roh, H. Lee, N. Kim and T. Kim

pp. 249-249

 


305 REPROGRAMMING EVENTS IN EARLY BOVINE AND MURINE EMBRYOS ARE MIRRORED BY PLASMID-ENCODED MARKER CONSTRUCTS 

W. A. Kues, K. Iqbal, B. Barg-Kues and H. Niemann

pp. 249-250

 


306 GENERATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF HUMAN A20 TRANSGENIC PIGS BY SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER 

M. Oropeza, B. Petersen, E. Lemme, A. Lucas-Hahn, A. L. Queisser, D. Herrmann, P. Hassel and H. Niemann

pp. 250-250

 


307 TRANSGENIC OVINE EMBRYOS BY ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION, IN VITRO FERTILIZATION AND INTRACYTOPLASMIC SPERM INJECTION 

F. Pereyra-Bonnet, A. Gibbons, M. Cueto, R. Fernández-Martín and D. Salamone

pp. 250-251

 


308 DEVELOPMENT OF TRANSGENIC LIVESTOCK WITH REDUCED MYOSTATIN EXPRESSION USING RNA INTERFERENCE 

K. Tessanne, T. Stroud, C. Long, G. Hannon, S. Sadeghieh, E. Hwang, S. Chen, I. Polejaeva and M. Westhusin

pp. 251-251

 


309 PRODUCTION OF CATTLE BY NUCLEAR TRANSFER FROM CELLS IN WHICH A GENE IS DISRUPTED 

M. Urakawa, Y. Sendai, A. Ideta, K. Hayama, Y. Shinkai, T. Sawada, H. Hoshi and Y. Aoyagi

pp. 251-252

 


310 MARKER-GENE EXCISION IN TRANSGENIC CLONED SOMATIC CELLS AND EFFECTS ON RECLONED EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT IN CATTLE 

S. H. Wang, X. Z. Sun, F. R. Ding, K. Zhang, R. Zhao, S. Li, R. Li, B. Tang, L. Zhang, J. Li, F. L. Gao, H. P. Wang, L. L. Wang, Y. P. Dai and N. Li

pp. 252-252

 


311 RISK ANALYSIS OF ALPHA-LACTALBUMIN TRANSGENE TRANSFER TO NON-TRANSGENIC CONTROL ANIMALS DURING REARING AND BREEDING  

M. B. Wheeler, W. L. Hurley, S. Lane, J. Mosley, G. E. Bressner, E. Monaco and S. M. Wilson

pp. 252-253

 


312 CONSTRUCTION OF SPECIFICALLY EXPRESSED VECTOR IN MAMMARY GLAND FOR lacS AND ITS TRANSFECTION INTO BOVINE FETAL FIBROBLASTS MEDIATED BY LIPOSOME 

Z. H. Zhou, Z. J. Yan and L. J. Zhang

pp. 253-253

 


313 ASSESSMENT OF LUTEAL FUNCTION IN TOGGENBURG GOATS BY COMPUTER-ASSISTED IMAGE ANALYSIS 

E. K. N. Arashiro, J. H. M. Viana, J. F. Fonseca, L. G. B. Siqueira, J. H. Bruschi, L. S. Camargo, C. A. C. Fernandes and F. Z. Brandao

pp. 253-254

 


314 EARLY PREGNANCY DIAGNOSIS USING A NOVEL TRANSRECTAL ULTRASONOGRAPHY PROTOCOL IN JAPANESE BLACK COWS 

A. Gaja, C. Kubota and T. Kojima

pp. 254-254

 


315 USE OF PERIFOLLICULAR BLOOD FLOW TO PREDICT THE DEVELOPMENTAL COMPETENCE OF BOVINE CUMULUS-OOCYTE COMPLEXES COLLECTED DURING REPEATED OVUM PICKUP SESSIONS ONCE OR TWICE WEEKLY  

A. Hanstedt, K. Höffmann, Ä Honnens, H. Bollwein and C. Wrenzycki

pp. 254-254

 


316 EFFECT OF ULTRASOUND TRANSDUCER FREQUENCY ON FOLLICLE IDENTIFICATION ACCURACY IN CATTLE 

C. Tachibana, S. Kabeya, A. H. Sugulle, H. Koyama, J. Singh and O. Dochi

pp. 255-255

 


  
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