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Reproduction, Fertility and Development Reproduction, Fertility and Development
Volume 22 Number 1 2010
Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Embryo Transfer Society, Córdoba, Argentina, 9–12 January 2010
Full Papers and Abstracts for Poster Presentation


IETS 2010 author index 


pp. 383-393

 


IETS 2010 abstracts 


pp. 159-381

  
 


Recipient of the 2010 IETS Pioneer Award: Reuben John Mapletoft, DVM, MSc, PhD 


pp. xxxv-xxxviii

 


Coordinated regulation of follicle development by germ and somatic cells 

Mario Binelli and Bruce D. Murphy

pp. 1-12

  
 


Mammalian oocyte development: checkpoints for competence 

Trudee Fair

pp. 13-20

  
 


Is the zona pellucida an efficient barrier to viral infection? 

A. Van Soom, A. E. Wrathall, A. Herrler and H. J. Nauwynck

pp. 21-31

  
 


Towards the use of microfluidics for individual embryo culture 

R. L. Krisher and M. B. Wheeler

pp. 32-39

  
 


Challenge testing of gametes to enhance their viability 

Henrik Callesen

pp. 40-46

  
 


Applications of RNA interference-based gene silencing in animal agriculture 

Charles R. Long, Kimberly J. Tessanne and Michael C. Golding

pp. 47-58

  
 


Effects of gamete source and culture conditions on the competence of in vitro-produced embryos for post-transfer survival in cattle 

Peter J. Hansen, Jeremy Block, Barbara Loureiro, Luciano Bonilla and Katherine E. M. Hendricks

pp. 59-66

  
 


Bovine embryo transfer recipient synchronisation and management in tropical environments 

Pietro S. Baruselli, Roberta M. Ferreira, Manoel F. Sá Filho, Luiz F. T. Nasser, Carlos A. Rodrigues and Gabriel A. Bó

pp. 67-74

  
 


Pregnancy recognition and abnormal offspring syndrome in cattle 

C. E. Farin, W. T. Farmer and P. W. Farin

pp. 75-87

  
 


Delivery of cloned offspring: experience in Zebu cattle (Bos indicus) 

Flávio V. Meirelles, Eduardo H. Birgel, Felipe Perecin, Marcelo Bertolini, Anneliese S. Traldi, José Rodrigo V. Pimentel, Eliza R. Komninou, Juliano R. Sangalli, Paulo Fantinato Neto, Mariana Tikuma Nunes, Fábio Celidonio Pogliani, Flávia D. P. Meirelles, Flávia S. Kubrusly, Camila I. Vannucchi and Liege C. G. Silva

pp. 88-97

  
 


Systems biology of embryogenesis 

Lucas B. Edelman, Sriram Chandrasekaran and Nathan D. Price

pp. 98-105

  
 


New approaches to superovulation in the cow 

Gabriel A. Bó, Daniel Carballo Guerrero, Andrés Tríbulo, Humberto Tríbulo, Ricardo Tríbulo, Dragan Rogan and Reuben J. Mapletoft

pp. 106-112

  
 


New approaches to superovulation and embryo transfer in small ruminants 

A. Menchaca, M. Vilariño, M. Crispo, T. de Castro and E. Rubianes

pp. 113-118

  
 


Synthetic media for culture, freezing and vitrification of bovine embryos 

J. F. Hasler

pp. 119-125

  
 


Use of equine chorionic gonadotrophin in synchronised AI of seasonal-breeding, pasture-based, anoestrous dairy cattle 

M. A. Bryan, G. A. Bó, C. Heuer and F. R. Emslie

pp. 126-131

  
 


Use of knowledge regarding LH receptors to improve superstimulatory treatments in cattle 

Ciro M. Barros, Ronaldo L. Ereno, Renato A. L. Simões, Paulo Fernandes, José Buratini and Marcelo F. G. Nogueira

pp. 132-137

  
 


Brief introduction to whole-genome selection in cattle using single nucleotide polymorphisms 

G. E. Seidel

pp. 138-144

  
 


Practical applications of new research information in the practice of bovine embryo transfer 

C. R. Looney and J. H. Pryor

pp. 145-150

  
 


Factors affecting fertilisation and early embryo quality in single- and superovulated dairy cattle 

Roberto Sartori, Michele R. Bastos and Milo C. Wiltbank

pp. 151-158

  
 


1 PROGESTERONE AS THE DRIVING REGULATORY FORCE BEHIND SERUM FSH CONCENTRATIONS AND ANTRAL FOLLICULAR GROWTH IN CYCLIC EWES 

T. E. Baby and P. M. Bartlewski

pp. 159-159

 


2 IDENTIFICATION OF FIVE GENES EXPRESSED PREFERENTIALLY FROM THE PATERNAL X CHROMOSOME 

P. Bermejo-Álvarez, D. Rizos, P. Lonergan and A. Gutiérrez-Adán

pp. 159-159

 


3 ANALYSIS OF HOX EXPRESSION IN BOVINE OOCYTES AND EARLY EMBRYOS 

D. Paul, W. Sonnet, R. Rezsohazy and I. Donnay

pp. 159-160

 


4 CHARACTERIZATION OF LENTIVIRAL SHORT-HAIRPIN RNA EXPRESSION VECTORS CONTAINING SINGLE OR MULTIPLE BOVINE POLYMERASE III PROMOTERS 

M. Peoples, M. Westhusin, M. Golding and C. Long

pp. 160-160

 


5 CLONING AND CHARACTERIZATION OF NEWBORN OVARY HOMEOBOX GENE (NOBOX) IN CATTLE 

S. K. Tripurani, K. B. Lee, L. Wang, G. W. Smith and J. Yao

pp. 160-161

 


6 EFFICIENT TRANSGENESIS IN BOVINE EMBRYOS BY FERTILIZATION WITH ANDROGENETIC TRANSGENIC BLASTOMERES 

G. Vichera, F. Pereyra-Bonnet, R. Olivera, P. Sipowicz, M. Radrizzani and D. Salamone

pp. 161-161

 


7 ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION IN BOS INDICUS WITH SEMEN IN SIMULTANEOUS POOL OF MULTIPLE BULLS 

J. R. S. Torres-Júnior, J. A. T. Souza, M. I. S. Silva, J. S. Costa, G. S. Lima, A. C. Pereira Júnior, W. O. Melo and H. M. U. S. B. Aguiar

pp. 161-162

 


8 EFFECT OF SEMEN TYPES (SEXED v. NONSEXED) ON CONCEPTION RATES OF GIROLANDO HEIFERS INSEMINATED IN FIXED-TIME AI 

J. Almeida, O. A. Resende and D. L. Silveira

pp. 162-162

 


9 EFFECT OF FLUSHING WITH PROTEIN SOURCES OF DIFFERENT DEGRADABILITY ON OVULATION NUMBER IN Santa Inês EWES 

N. G. Alves, G. A. Saunders, J. R. O. Pérez, J. C. Souza, J. A. Muniz, G. B. Lazarin, L. L. Bitencourt, A. José Neto and E. A. Moraes

pp. 162-163

 


10 EFFECT OF USING PROTECTIVE AI COVER SHEATHS ON FERTILITY OF LACTATING DAIRY COWS 

S. Bas, A. Hoet, P. Rajala-Schultz, D. Sanders and G. M. Schuenemann

pp. 163-163

 


11 FERTILITY EVALUATION OF THE GOAT SEMEN DILUTED IN CITRATE-EGG YOLK EXTENDER WITH HIGH OR LOW EGG YOLK CONCENTRATION, COOLED AND STORED AT 5°C FOR 24 HOURS 

C. A. S. Bispo, M. P. Palhão, P. G. B. Coelho, G. R. Carvalho, S. L. Costa, T. P. Machado, G. Pugliesi and P. G. Ker

pp. 163-164

 


12 QUANTIFICATION OF REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES IN BOVINE SEMEN WITH DIFFERENT SEMINAL QUALITY AND WITH EXTENDER CONTAINING ANTIOXIDANT EVALUATED BY ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION 

J. C. Borges, M. R. Silva, A. C. Tedesco, D. S. Costa, C. R. Esper and P. H. Franceschini

pp. 164-164

 


13 USE OF A NEW INTRAVAGINAL DEVICE TO RELEASE PROGESTERONE IN FIXED-TIMED ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION IN NELLORE COWS (BOS TAURUS INDICUS) 

F. A. Braga, F. J. D. Pardo, P. H. Miguez, A. Kehrle, J. R. V. Pimentel, C. C. Rocha and E. H. Madureira

pp. 164-165

 


14 DEEP INTRAUTERINE FIXED-TIME ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION USING SEXED SEMEN IN HOLSTEIN HEIFERS 

G. M. Brogliatti, G. Dominguez, M. G. Lüssenhoff, J. Perkins and G. A. Bó

pp. 165-165

 


15 INTRAUTERINE INSEMINATION USING FROZEN–THAWED BOAR SEMEN IN SPONTANEOUS AND INDUCED OVULATING SOWS UNDER FIELD CONDITIONS 

K. Buranaamnuay, P. Tummaruk and M. Techakumphu

pp. 165-166

 


16 MODIFICATION TO INTRAVAGINAL PROGESTERONE + ESTRADIOL-BASED ESTROUS SYNCHRONIZATION PROTOCOLS TO IMPROVE OVARIAN RESPONSES IN BOS INDICUS HEIFERS 

S. A. A. Butler, N. J. Phillips, G. Boe-Hansen, G. A. Bó, B. M. Burns, M. J. D'Occhio and M. R. McGowan

pp. 166-166

 


17 EFFECT OF A PROGESTERONE INTRAVAGINAL DEVICE ON PREGNANCY RATE IN CROSSBREED DAIRY COWS UNDER TROPICAL CONDITIONS 

J. Cardenas, G. E. Portillo, C. Lucena, M. Cabezas and A. A. Kowalski

pp. 166-167

 


18 EFFECT OF GnRH TREATMENT IN LH SECRETION IN INTACT AND OVARIECTOMIZED NELLORE HEIFERS 

D. Cardoso, F. F. Guerra and G. P. Nogueira

pp. 167-167

 


19 BEEF CATTLE PREGNANCY RATES FOLLOWING INSEMINATION WITH AGED FROZEN ANGUS SEMEN 

D. B. Carwell, J. A. Pitchford, G. T. Gentry Jr, H. Blackburn, K. R. Bondioli and R. A. Godke

pp. 167-168

 


20 PREGNANCY RATES IN SUCKLED BEEF COWS SYNCHRONIZED WITH PROGESTERONE INTRAVAGINAL DEVICES AND RECEIVING eCG FOURTEEN DAYS AFTER BREEDING 

L. Cutaia, M. Ramos, P. Chesta and G. A. Bó

pp. 168-168

 


21 GENETIC APPROACH TO IMPROVE FERTILITY IN CATTLE 

F. A. Di Croce, A. M. Saxton, D. Casanova and F. N. Schrick

pp. 168-168

 


22 IN VITRO FERTILITY ESTIMATES USING SPERM KINETICS VARIABLES AND CONCEPTION RATES IN BEEF HEIFERS 

M. V. C. Ferraz Jr, R. S. Macedo, J. B. Barreto Filho, T. F. Silva, R. A. Braga Jr, G. F. Rabelo and R. Previdelli

pp. 169-169

 


23 INDUCTION OF ESTRUS IN CYCLIC ALPINE GOATS WITH SHORT-TERM PROGESTAGEN PROTOCOLS WITH OR WITHOUT eCG ADMINISTRATION 

J. F. Fonseca, J. M. G. Souza, J. H. Bruschi, J. H. M. Viana, F. Z. Brandão, W. J. Silva, R. Denadai, A. L. R. S. Maia and O. Facó

pp. 169-169

 


24 EFFECT OF GnRH ON FIXED-TIMED ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION PREGNANCY RATES OF WHITE-TAILED DEER 

J. Lambe, W. Forbes, B. M. Olcott, D. E. Sanders, R. A. Godke and G. T. Gentry

pp. 170-170

 


25 ADDITION OF FSH, IN CONTRAST TO eCG, DOES NOT INCREASE PREGNANCY RATES IN ANESTROUS NELLORE (BOS INDICUS) COWS TREATED WITH FIXED-TIME AI PROTOCOL 

L. A. Lima, V. G. Pinheiro, J. R. Cury and C. M. Barros

pp. 170-170

 


26 SPERM MOTILITY DECREASING AND SEMEN FERTILITY IN THE BULL EVALUATED BY BIOSPECKLE 

R. S. Macedo, J. B. Barreto Filho, R. A. Braga Jr and G. F. Rabelo

pp. 170-171

 


27 FOLLICULAR RESPONSE TO DIFFERENT eCG DOSES IN AN OVSYNCH + PROGESTERONE PROTOCOL IN BEEF HEIFERS 

M. F. Martínez, D. Tutt, L. Proctor and J. L. Juengel

pp. 171-171

 


28 COMPARISON OF NEW v. PREVIOUSLY USED INTRAVAGINAL DEVICE FOR A PROGESTERONE-BASED TIMED ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION PROTOCOL IN NELORE (BOS INDICUS) COWS 

J. H. Martins, M. I. S. Silva, G. A. Crepaldi, W. O. Melo and J. R. S. Torres-Júnior

pp. 171-172

 


29 SHORT-TERM v. LONG-TERM PROGESTERONE PROTOCOL USING CERVICAL OR INTRAUTERINE FIXED-TIME INSEMINATION IN SHEEP 

A. Menchaca, M. Vilariño and E. Rubianes

pp. 172-172

 


30 OVULATION AND PREGNANCY RATES IN CYCLING NELLORE HEIFERS AFTER FIXED-TIME ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION PROTOCOLS USING DIFFERENT CONCENTRATIONS OF PROGESTERONE, ASSOCIATED OR NOT WITH eCG 

M. F. Pegorer, R. L. Ereno, R. A. Satrapa and C. M. Barros

pp. 173-173

 


31 PREGNANCY RATE OF CROSSBRED COWS SUBMITTED TO FIXED-TIME AI AND ADMINISTRATION OF GONADOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE ANALOGUE TWELVE DAYS AFTER AI 

G. S. Moura, V. A. Nascimento, F. A. Oliveira, A. R. Dias, M. Dias and C. A. A. Torres

pp. 173-173

 


32 USE OF HORMONE WITH ACTION FOLLICLE-STIMULATING IN OVULATION SYNCHRONIZATION OF CROSSBRED HOLSTEIN-GYR COWS 

V. A. Nascimento, G. S. Moura, M. Dias, F. A. Oliveira, A. R. Dias and C. A. A. Torres

pp. 174-174

 


33 TIMING OF OVULATION AND ESTRUS IN LONG PROTOCOLS WITH OR WITHOUT CIDR REPLACEMENT IN Santa Inês SHEEP DURING BREEDING SEASON 

M. E. F. Oliveira, P. M. P. Nascimento, P. P. M. Teixeira, J. S. P. Pieroni, M. R. Lima, S. D. Bicudo, J. F. Fonseca and W. R. R. Vicente

pp. 174-174

 


34 OVINE SPERM IS HIGHLY SUSCEPTIBLE TO ATTACK BY HYDROGEN PEROXIDE 

E. G. A. Perez, M. Nichi, F. A. Oliveira Neto, R. O. C. Silva, A. Dalmazzo, C. H. C. Viana, D. M. C. Pesce, P. A. A. Góes, G. H. Ferreira, V. H. Barnabe and R. C. Barnabe

pp. 175-175

 


35 FERTILITY AFTER FIXED-TIME AI OR INSEMINATION AT DETECTED ESTRUS FOLLOWING CIDR SYNCHRONIZATION PROTOCOLS IN FRENCH DAIRY AND BEEF CATTLE 

C. Ponsart, J. Gatien, B. Besognet, P. Fanuel and P. Humblot

pp. 175-176

 


36 FOLLICULAR DYNAMICS IN PROLIFIC SHEEP: PGF-BASED ESTRUS SYNCHRONIZATION 

L. Proctor, D. Tutt, D. Olliver, S. Galloway, J. L. Juengel, P. Farquhar and M. F. Martínez

pp. 176-176

 


37 USE OF THERMO-RESISTANCE TEST (TRT) TO EVALUATE EQUINE COOLED SEMEN STORED AT 5°C 

G. Pugliesi, J. M. Silva Filho, C. A. A. Torres, D. M. Rates, P. G. Ker, G. G. Lourenço, M. P. Matta, R. R. Oliveira and G. R. Carvalho

pp. 176-177

 


38 APPLICATION OF A FIVE-DAY PROGESTERONE-BASED SYNCHRONIZATION PROTOCOL FOR TIMED AI WITH SEXED SEMEN IN DAIRY HEIFERS 

M. B. Rabaglino, C. A. Risco, M. J. Thatcher, J. E. P. Santos and W. W. Thatcher

pp. 177-177

 


39 EFFECT OF TIME OF FIXED-TIME AI ON PREGNANCY RATES IN ZEBU CROSS-BRED BEEF HEIFERS TREATED WITH PROGESTERONE RELEASING DEVICES AND ESTRADIOL CYPIONATE 

M. Ramos, L. Cutaia, P. Chesta and G. A. Bó

pp. 177-177

 


40 TIMING OF INSEMINATION WITH SEXED OR NONSEXED SEMEN ON PREGNANCY RATES OF JERSEY HEIFERS DETECTED IN HEAT BY RADIOTELEMETRY 

J. N. S. Sales, G. A. Crepaldi, M. Fosado, E. P. Campos Filho and P. S. Baruselli

pp. 178-178

 


41 DETERMINATION OF THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN VULVAR SKIN TEMPERATURES AND TIME OF OVULATION IN SWINE USING DIGITAL INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY 

S. Scolari, R. Evans, R. Knox, M. Tamassia and S. Clark

pp. 178-178

 


42 SEMEN FERTILITY OF THE BULL EVALUATED BY SECOND-ORDER STATISTICS 

T. F. Silva, J. B. Barreto Filho, R. S. Macedo, M. V. C. Ferraz Jr, R. A. Braga Jr, G. F. Rabelo and M. O. G. Nogueira

pp. 178-179

 


43 COSTS RELATED TO ESTRUS SYNCHRONIZATION AND AI PROTOCOLS IN CROSSBRED HOLSTEIN-ZEBU DAIRY COWS 

L. D. P. Sinedino, B. T. Gerhardt, A. P. Dourado and L. A. G. Nogueira

pp. 179-179

 


44 MUSCLE FATTY ACID COMPOSITION AND LIPOGENIC GENE EXPRESSION IN ADULT BOVINE CLONES AND CONTROL CATTLE 

V. Berthelot, L. Bernard, C. Richard, P. Chavatte-Palmer and Y. Heyman

pp. 179-180

 


45 PROLONGING THE FIRST CELL CYCLE IN NUCLEAR TRANSFER BOVINE EMBRYOS DOES NOT INCREASE CLONING EFFICIENCY 

R. G. Blaza, J. E. Oliver, B. Oback and D. N. Wells

pp. 180-180

 


46 RECLONING USING TRANSGENIC FETAL FIBROBLASTS AS NUCLEI DONORS INCREASES DEVELOPMENTAL POTENTIAL OF RECONSTRUCTED EMBRYOS IN CATTLE 

F. F. Bressan, M. S. Miranda, F. Perecin, T. H. C. De Bem, M. Bajgelman, B. Strauss, J. E. Krieger, M. Binelli and F. V. Meirelles

pp. 180-181

 


47 ACTIVATION WITH IONOMYCIN FOLLOWED BY DEHYDROLEUCODINE AND CYTOCHALASIN B OF CLONED BOVINE EMBRYOS 

N. Canel, R. Bevacqua and D. Salamone

pp. 181-181

 


48 MUSCLE CHARACTERISTICS OF BOVINE CLONE OFFSPRING F1 COMPARED WITH CLONES 

I. Cassar-Malek, Y. Heyman, B. Picard, C. Richard, P. Chavatte-Palmer and C. Jurie

pp. 181-182

 


49 REPROGRAMMING OF MICRO RNA IN BOVINE CLONED ELONGATED EMBRYOS 

F. O. Castro, S. Sharbati, L. L. Rodríguez-Alvarez, J. F. Cox, C. Hultschig and R. Einspanier

pp. 182-183

 


50 PRE-MATURATION OF BOVINE OOCYTES SUBMITTED TO NUCLEAR TRANSFER: EFFECTS ON IN VIVO DEVELOPMENT 

T. H. C. De Bem, P. R. Adona, R. Rochetti, F. F. Bressan, M. S. Miranda, F. Perecin, J. R. Sangalli, M. R. Chiaratti, P. R. L. Pires, K. R. L. Schwarz, G. K. F. Merighe, P. Fantinato Neto, J. R. V. Pimentel, F. V. Meirelles and C. L. V. Leal

pp. 183-183

 


51 DELAYED NUCLEOLOGENESIS IN PORCINE PREIMPLANTATION EMBRYOS DEVELOPED IN VIVO AND PRODUCED BY SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER 

R. S. Deshmukh, O. Østrup, E. Lemme, B. Peterson, A. Lucas-Hahn, H. Niemann and P. Hyttel

pp. 183-184

 


52 ESTABLISHMENT OF A PREGNANCY WITH IDENTICAL TWINS AFTER THE TRANSFER OF A VITRIFIED CLONED BOVINE EMBRYO 

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

pp. 184-184

 


53 EFFECT OF THE TIME INTERVAL BETWEEN OVARY COLLECTION AND OOCYTE IN VITRO MATURATION ON EQUINE CLONED EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT 

A. Gambini, J. Jarazo, R. Olivera and D. Salamone

pp. 184-184

 


54 IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT OF BOVINE CLONED EMBRYOS PRODUCED BY HANDMADE CLONING FROM DISTINCT CELL CULTURE CONFLUENCES AND AGGREGATION SCHEMES 

R. P. C. Gerger, E. S. Ribeiro, J. C. Mezzalira, L. U. Olwheiler, F. Forell, F. K. Vieira, S. Gaudencio Neto, L. R. Bertolini, J. L. Rodrigues, C. E. Ambrósio, M. A. Miglino, A. Mezzalira and M. Bertolini

pp. 185-185

 


55 EFFECT OF FUSION-ACTIVATION INTERVAL AND EMBRYO AGGREGATION ON IN VITRO AND IN VIVO DEVELOPMENT OF CLONED BOVINE EMBRYOS PRODUCED BY HANDMADE CLONING 

R. P. C. Gerger, F. Forell, J. C. Mezzalira, F. Zago, F. K. Vieira, J. Machado Jr, L. U. Olwheiler, L. P. Rauber, J. L. Rodrigues, C. E. Ambrósio, M. A. Miglino, A. Mezzalira and M. Bertolini

pp. 185-186

 


56 EFFECTS OF PHYLOGENIC GENERA OF RECIPIENT CYTOPLASTS ON DEVELOPMENT AND VIABILITY OF CANADA LYNX (LYNX CANADENSIS) CLONED EMBRYOS 

M. C. Gómez, J. I. Lyons, C. E. Pope, M. Biancardi, C. Dumas, J. Galiguis, G. Wang and B. L. Dresser

pp. 186-186

 


57 RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FETAL ABNORMALITIES AND PERIPHERAL STEROID CONCENTRATIONS DURING GESTATION IN COWS TRANSFERRED WITH EMBRYOS PRODUCED BY SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER 

M. Hirako, H. Takahashi, K. Kimura, N. Adachi and S. Akagi

pp. 187-187

 


58 DEVELOPMENT OF α1,3-GALACTOSYLTRANSFERASE KNOCK-OUT CLONED PIG EMBRYOS 

S. S. Hwang, M. R. Park, J. H. Shim, B. C. Yang, Y. G. Ko, K. B. Oh, B. S. Yang, J. S. Woo, E. W. Park and S. B. Park

pp. 187-187

 


59 PRODUCTION OF HANDMADE CLONED GOAT EMBRYOS WITH TWO TYPES OF DONOR CELLS AND CULTURED IN THREE MEDIA 

M. K. Jena, D. Malakar, A. K. De, S. Garg and Y. S. Akshey

pp. 187-188

 


60 EFFECTS OF REPETITIVE IONOMYCIN TREATMENT ON BOVINE SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER (SCNT) EMBRYOS 

S. H. Jeong, S. Kim, M. K. Choi, J. M. Na, J. Choi, Y. P. Jeon, T. Y. Shin, S. H. Hyun and W. S. Hwang

pp. 188-188

 


61 MITOCHONDRIA DISTRIBUTION IN FERTILIZED, PARTHENOGENETIC, AND CLONED BOVINE EMBRYOS 

G. G. Kaiser, P. J. Ross, K. Wang and J. B. Cibelli

pp. 188-189

 


62 RECOVERY OF CELL NUCLEI FROM 15 000-YEAR-OLD MAMMOTH TISSUES AND INJECTION INTO MOUSE ENUCLEATED MATURED OOCYTES 

H. Kato, M. Anzai, T. Mitani, M. Morita, Y. Nishiyama, A. Nakao, K. Kondo, P. A. Lazarev, T. Ohtani, Y. Shibata and A. Iritani

pp. 189-189

 


63 ESTABLISHMENT OF GREEN FLUORESCENT PROTEIN EXPRESSED DOG CELL LINES CONTROLLED BY DOXYCYCLINE 

M. J. Kim, H. J. Oh, J. E. Park, S. G. Hong, J. E. Kim, G. Jang, T. A. Kim, M. S. Kwon and B. C. Lee

pp. 190-190

 


64 VALPROIC ACID ENHANCES IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT OF SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER EMBRYOS IN PIGS 

Y. J. Kim, K. S. Ahn, M. J. Kim and H. Shim

pp. 190-190

 


65 BLASTOCYSTS DERIVED FROM ADULT FIBROBLASTS OF RHESUS MONKEY (MACACA MULATTA) USING INTERSPECIES SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER 

D. K. Kwon, J. T. Kang, S. J. Park, M. N. L. Gomez, S. J. Kim, M. Atikuzzaman, O. J. Koo, G. Jang and B. C. Lee

pp. 191-191

 


66 ISOLATION, CHARACTERIZATION, AND NUCLEAR REPROGRAMMING OF STEM CELLS DERIVED FROM ADULT PORCINE LIVER AND FAT 

P. Li, J. Estrada, F. Zhang, S. Waghmare and B. Mir

pp. 191-191

 


67 PRODUCTION OF CLONED TRANSGENIC RABBITS FROM MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS 

S. Li, T. Flisikowska, B. Kessler, T. Güngör, R. Kind, E. Wolf, A. Schnieke and V. Zakhartchenko

pp. 192-192

 


68 EFFECT OF XENOPUS EGG EXTRACT TREATMENT OF DONOR CELLS ON PORCINE SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER 

Y. Liu, O. Østrup, J. Li, G. Vajta, L. Lin, P. M. Kragh, S. Purup and H. Callesen

pp. 192-192

 


69 EFFECTS OF CELL TYPE, PRE-ACTIVATION PROTOCOL, AND CULTURE CONDITIONS ON DEVELOPMENT OF PORCINE HANDMADE CLONED EMBRYOS 

J. C. Mezzalira, L. U. Ohlweiler, A. Massie, E. Monaco, E. P. Silva, Y. Yuan, A. Mezzalira, M. Bertolini, R. L. Krisher and M. B. Wheeler

pp. 193-193

 


70 FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTOR 4 PROMOTES THE DEVELOPMENT OF SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER EMBRYOS IN MICE 

T. Mitani, M. Morita, M. Anzai, Y. Nishiyama, K. Moriki, H. Kawamura, H. Kato, K. Saeki, Y. Hosoi and A. Iritani

pp. 193-194

 


71 DEVELOPMENT OF CLONED DOG EMBRYOS RECONSTRUCTED WITH PRE-ACTIVATED IN VIVO OOCYTES AND DONOR FIBROBLASTS ARRESTED AT G2/M PHASE USING ROSCOVITINE 

H. Oh, O. J. Koo, M. J. Kim, J. Park, S. Hong, J. Ra, S. Kang, G. Jang and B. C. Lee

pp. 194-194

 


72 PREGNANCY OUTCOME AFTER OVIDUCTAL TRANSFER OF ZONA-FREE 1-CELL-STAGE PORCINE EMBRYOS PRODUCED BY HANDMADE CLONING 

L. U. Ohlweiler, J. C. Mezzalira, E. Monaco, A. Mezzalira, M. Bertolini, S. M. Wilson, J. Ringwelski, R. L. Krisher, L. A. Rund and M. B. Wheeler

pp. 194-195

 


73 IMPROVEMENT OF CANINE CLONING EFFICIENCY BY OPTIMIZED DONOR CELL PREPARATION 

S. W. Park, Y. W. Jeong, J. J. Kim, K. H. Ko, S. H. Jeong, Y. I. Jeong, H. Y. Son, Y. B. Jeon, M. S. Hossein, Y. W. Kim, S. H. Hyun, T. Shin and W. S. Hwang

pp. 195-195

 


74 PROTEOMIC PROFILING DURING FETAL DEVELOPMENT OF BOVINE CLONES 

B. Picard, B. Meunier, Y. Heyman, P. Chavatte-Palmer and I. Cassar-Malek

pp. 195-196

 


75 CHANGES IN GENE EXPRESSION PATTERN DURING PRE- AND PERI-IMPLANTATION STAGES IN BOVINE CLONED EMBRYOS 

L. l. Rodriguez-Alvarez, J. F. Cox, R. Einspanier and F. O. Castro

pp. 196-196

 


76 DEVELOPMENTAL CAPABILITY OF TRANSGENIC NUCLEAR-TRANSFERRED PIG EMBRYOS PRODUCED USING THE NOVEL METHOD OF PSEUDOPHYSIOLOGICAL ACTIVATION 

M. Samiec, M. Skrzyszowska and R. Slomski

pp. 196-197

 


77 BOVINE CYTOPLASTS PREPARED BY DEMECOLCINE-INDUCED ENUCLEATION OF ACTIVATED OOCYTES 

N. Z. Saraiva, C. S. Oliveira, T. A. D. Tetzner, M. M. Souza, M. R. de Lima, S. C. Méo and J. M. Garcia

pp. 197-197

 


78 ESTABLISHMENT OF PREGNANCIES IN LARGE WHITE SOW RECIPIENTS AFTER TRANSFER OF CLONED EMBRYOS OF DIFFERENT PIG BREEDS 

M. Schmidt, P. M. Kragh, J. Li, L. Lin, Y. Liu, G. Vajta and H. Callesen

pp. 197-198

 


79 PSEUDOPHYSIOLOGICAL TRANSCOMPLEMENTARY ACTIVATION OF GOAT OOCYTES RECEIVING ADULT EAR CUTANEOUS FIBROBLAST CELL NUCLEI 

M. Skrzyszowska and M. Samiec

pp. 198-198

 


80 USE OF THE SHORT DISPOSABLE NEEDLE SYSTEM FOR FOLLICLE ASPIRATION IN MARES 

K. Song, W. Lee, Y. Chun, I. Lee, S. Yeon and D. K. Vanderwall

pp. 198-199

 


81 THE EFFECT OF FOLLICULAR AND OVIDUCT OOCYTES ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF RABBIT NUCLEAR TRANSFERRED EMBRYOS IN VITRO 

L.-Y. Sung, C.-H. Chen, T.-A. Lin, L.-J. Sung, H.-Y. Su, Y.-S. Sung, W. T. K. Cheng, J.-C. Ju, E. Chen, J. Xu and F. Du

pp. 199-199

 


82 ABERRANT EXPRESSION AND METHYLATION STATUS OF PUTATIVELY IMPRINTED GENES IN CLONED PIG PLACENTA 

Y. C. Wei, Y. J. Huan, Z. F. Liu, J. Zhu, X. M. Zhang and Z. H. Liu

pp. 199-200

 


83 THE ENDOMETRIUM AND EXTRAEMBRYONIC TISSUES RESPOND DIFFERENTLY TO CLONED v. NATURAL MATING EMBRYOS ON EARLY PREGNANCY 

J.-S. Woo, Y.-G. Ko, H.-N. Kim, J.-G. Yoo, B.-S. Yang, H.-C. Lee, J.-Y. Lee, N.-W. Hyung, E.-W. Park, S.-S. Hwang, S.-B. Park and M.-R. Park

pp. 200-200

 


84 COMPUTER-ASSISTED SPERM ANALYSIS OF FROZEN SPERM MOTILITY AFTER REPEATED EXPOSURES TO ROOM TEMPERATURE 

A. Alvaro Garcia Guerra and G. M. Brogliatti

pp. 200-201

 


85 THE COMPARISON OF SPERM FREEZABILITY USING TWO EGG YOLK-FREE DILUENTS IN ZANDI RAM 

R. Ardebili, A. Towhidi, S. Zeinodini, M. Bahreini and E. Dirandeh

pp. 201-201

 


86 VIABILITY AND FERTILITY OF RAM SEMEN CRYOPRESERVED WITH DIMETHYL ACETAMIDE AND TREHALOSE 

R. F. Bittencourt, E. Oba, A. de L. Ribeiro Filho, M. F. Vasconcelos, C. E. A. Biscarde, D. C. Almeida and V. F. Silveira

pp. 201-202

 


87 HIGH HYDROSTATIC PRESSURE TREATMENT IMPROVES THE QUALITY OF IN VITRO-PRODUCED OVINE BLASTOCYSTS 

L. Bogliolo, F. Ariu, S. Uccheddu, A. Strina, I. Rosati, M. T. Zedda and S. Ledda

pp. 202-202

 


88 SURVIVAL AFTER FREEZING OF IN VITRO AND IN VIVO BOVINE EMBRYOS 

S. R. Cho, S. H. Choi, C. Y. Choe, J. J. Son, H. J. Kim, H. J. Jin and D. S. Son

pp. 203-203

 


89 HIGH PREGNANCY RATES AFTER TRANSFER OF LARGE EQUINE BLASTOCYSTS COLLAPSED VIA MICROMANIPULATION BEFORE VITRIFICATION 

Y. H. Choi, D. L. Hartman, S. B. Bliss, S. S. Hayden, T. L. Blanchard and K. Hinrichs

pp. 203-203

 


90 EFFECT OF EGG YOLK ON THE KINEMATICS AND ACROSOME MEMBRANE INTEGRITY OF COOLED-REWARMED CANINE SPERMATOZOA 

J. Dorado, M. J. Galvez, M. R. Murabito, S. Demyda, L. J. De Luca, M. Moreno and M. Hidalgo

pp. 204-204

 


91 MOTILITY (CASA) AND VIABILITY OF FROZEN SPERM AFTER DIFFERENT TIMES OF EXPOSURE AT 15°C 

A. Garcia Guerra, M. G. Lüssenhoff and G. M. Brogliatti

pp. 204-205

 


92 CRYOTIPS: A SIMPLE VITRIFICATION TECHNIQUE FOR SHEEP AND GOAT EMBRYOS 

A. E. Gibbons, F. Pereyra-Bonnet and M. I. Cueto

pp. 205-205

 


93 POSTCRYOPRESERVATION VIABILITY OF EMBRYOS FROM NELLORE HEIFERS SUPPLEMENTED WITH RUMEN-PROTECTED FAT 

M. M. Guardieiro, G. M. Machado, M. R. Bastos, G. B. Mourão, L. H. D. Carrijo, M. A. N. Dode and R. Sartori

pp. 205-206

 


94 VITRIFICATION OF WHOLE OVARIES IN YOUNG RATS 

M. Hoshina, A. Furugaichi, N. Kuji, J. Ito and N. Kashiwazaki

pp. 206-206

 


95 IN VITRO MATURATION AND FERTILIZATION OF OOCYTES FROM OVARIAN TISSUES CRYOPRESERVED AND XENOGRAFTED INTO NUDE MICE 

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

pp. 206-207

 


96 RECOVERY RATES OF BOVINE IVP EMBRYOS CRYOPRESERVED BY SLOW FREEZING AND VITRIFICATION (OPS AND SSV) METHODS 

L. P. Landim Junior, L. T. S. Yamazaki, O. Watanabe, E. C. D. Benzi, D. P. Corneglian, M. Romano, F. J. Guidorizzi, G. L. Santos and W. Yamazaki

pp. 207-207

 


97 BOER GOAT OFFSPRING BORN FOLLOWING TRANSFER OF CRYOPRESERVED EMBRYOS 

K. C. Lehloenya and J. P. C. Greyling

pp. 207-208

 


98 EIGHT-CELL STAGE DELINEATES CRYOTOLERANCE OF VITRIFIED RABBIT EMBRYOS 

T.-A. Lin, C.-H. Chen, L.-Y. Sung, J.-C. Ju, E. Chen, F. Du and J. Xu

pp. 208-208

 


99 SURVIVAL RATE AND IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT OF IN VIVO-PRODUCED AND CRYOPRESERVED DOG EMBRYOS 

M. R. Luz, C. C. Holanda, J. J. Pereira, N. S. Teixeira, R. Vantini, P. M. C. Freitas, A. E. P. Salgado, S. B. Oliveira, C. R. F. Guaitolini and M. C. Santos

pp. 208-209

 


100 A COMPARISON OF GLYCEROL AND EGTA FOR ULTRARAPID FREEZING OF BULL EPIDIDYMAL SPERM 

L. C. O. Magalhães, C. M. Melo, M. J. Sudano, D. M. Paschoal, L. F. Crocomo, F. O. Papa, F. C. Landim-Alvarenga and M. D. Lopes

pp. 209-209

 


101 EFFECT OF NITROCOOLER NEGATIVE PRESSURE AND RECOVERY INTERVAL ON CRYOTOLERANCE OF BOVINE IN VITRO-PRODUCED EMBRYOS 

J. C. Mezzalira, L. U. Ohlweiler, M. Urio, S. G. Neto, L. R. Marinho, F. C. Zago, F. Forell, M. Bertolini and A. Mezzalira

pp. 210-210

 


102 EFFECT OF DEMECOLCINE PRE-TREATMENT ON VIABILITY, TIMING OF FIRST POLAR BODY EXTRUSION, SPINDLE CONFIGURATION, AND SUBSEQUENT DEVELOPMENT OF OVINE OOCYTES VITRIFIED AT GERMINAL VESICLE STAGE 

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

pp. 210-211

 


103 CHOLESTEROL-LOADED CYCLODEXTRIN ADDED TO FRESH BOAR EJACULATES AND SPERM CRYOSURVIVAL 

E. A. Moraes, C. A. A. Torres, J. K. Graham, P. L. Romualdo and P. S. Lopes

pp. 211-211

 


104 SURVIVAL AND APOPTOSIS RATES AFTER VITRIFICATION OF EARLY, EXPANDED, AND HATCHED CALF AND COW BLASTOCYSTS IN VITRO-PRODUCED USING CRYOTOP AS A DEVICE 

R. Morató, D. Izquierdo, M. T. Paramio and T. Mogas

pp. 211-211

 


105 CRYOPRESERVATION OF VENDA COCK SPERMATOZOA: EFFECT OF CRYOPROTECTANT FOLLOWING ANALYSIS BY COMPUTER-ASSISTED SPERM ANALYSIS 

M. L. Mphaphathi, M. B. Makhafola, P. H. Munyai, T. L. Nedambale and D. Luseba

pp. 212-212

 


106 PREGNANCY RATE AFTER EMBRYO TRANSFER OF IN VIVO-PRODUCED OVINE EMBRYOS CRYOPRESERVED BY SLOW FREEZING OR VITRIFICATION 

N. Mucci, F. Hozbor, G. G. Kaiser, E. Sanchez and R. H. Alberio

pp. 212-212

 


107 MOTILITY PARAMETER PATTERNS OF NGUNI BULLS: EFFECT OF VARIOUS GYCEROL CONCENTRATIONS FOLLOWING CRYOPRESERVATION 

T. L. Nedambale, M. L. Mphaphathi, P. H. Munyai, M. Tshabalala, P. Malusi and A. Dinnyes

pp. 212-213

 


108 EFFECT OF DIMETHYLFORMAMIDE AND METHYLFORMAMIDE ON OXIDATIVE STATUS OF MANGALARGA STALLIONS CRYOPRESERVED SEMEN 

F. A. Oliveira Neto, M. Nichi, E. G. A. Perez, J. R. C. Gurgel, G. H. Ferreira, A. C. Teodoro, R. O. C. Silva, V. H. Barnabe, R. C. Barnabe, D. M. C. Pesce and C. H. C. Viana

pp. 213-213

 


109 ASSESSMENT OF THE FUNCTIONALITY OF PLASMA MEMBRANE OF CRYOPRESERVED SPERM FROM DIFFERENT BREEDS OF SHEEP 

F. C. Pimenta Neto, J. M. Frazão Sobrinho, F. J. Moraes Junior, R. A. Oliveira, J. A. T. Souza and A. C. Nicacio

pp. 213-213

 


110 THE USE OF FORSKOLIN AND ITS EFFECT ON IN VITRO-PRODUCED BRAHMAN-SIRED EMBRYOS SUBMITTED TO SLOW COOL FREEZING OR VITRIFICATION 

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

pp. 214-214

 


111 EFFECT OF ETHYLENE GLYCOL IN VITRIFICATION MEDIUM ON BOVINE OOCYTE ACTIVATION AND IN VITRO EMBRYO PRODUCTION 

G. L. Rios, G. G. Kaiser, N. C. Mucci and R. H. Alberio

pp. 214-214

 


112 EFFECT OF EGG YOLK CONCENTRATION IN TEST BUFFERED EXTENDER ON SURVIVAL AND IN VITRO FUNCTIONALITY OF DOMESTIC CAT EPIDIDYMAL SPERMATOZOA FOLLOWING CRYOPRESERVATION 

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

pp. 214-215

 


113 EVALUATION OF DIFFERENT CRYOPROTECTANT AND FORSKOLIN IN THE CULTURE MEDIUM FOR IMPROVING THE EFFICACY OF VITRIFICATION OF BOS INDICUS IN VITRO-DERIVED EMBRYOS 

B. V. Sanches, B. D. O. Filho, J. H. F. Pontes, A. C. Basso, M. L. G. Meirinhos, C. R. Ferreira, M. R. Chiaratti, M. A. O. Viu and M. M. Seneda

pp. 215-215

 


114 INFLUENCE OF COOLING TIME IN THE VIABILITY OF POST-THAW RAM SEMEN 

T. Sedenho, V. H. A Cadamuro, L. A. Oliveira, C. O. Abreu and A. C. Martinez

pp. 216-216

 


115 ADDITION OF ETHANOL AT SUB-STRESS CONCENTRATIONS DURING IN VITRO MATURATION OF BOVINE OOCYTES IMPROVES BLASTOCYST CRYOTOLERANCE 

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

pp. 216-216

 


116 IMPROVED SURVIVAL BY CRYOPRESERVING RHESUS MACAQUE (MACACA MULATTA) SPERMATOZOA WITH DIRECTIONAL FREEZING TECHNIQUE 

W. Si, Y. Lu, X. He, S. Ji, Y. Niu, T. Tan and W. Ji

pp. 217-217

 


117 EFFECT OF DIFFERENT CRYOPRESERVATION METHODS ON THE QUALITY OF IN VITRO-PRODUCED BOVINE EMBRYOS 

H. Stinshoff, K. Brüning, A. Hanstedt, D. Müller, S. Wilkening and C. Wrenzycki

pp. 217-217

 


118 ARE LIPID CONTENTS AND APOPTOSIS DETERMINANTS OF IN VITRO-PRODUCED BOVINE EMBRYO SUSCEPTIBILITY TO VITRIFICATION? 

M. J. Sudano, D. M. Paschoal, L. C. O. Magalhães, L. F. Crocomo and F. D. Landim-Alvarenga

pp. 217-218

 


119 VITRIFICATION OF IMMATURE FELINE OOCYTES: EFFECTS ON ZONA PELLUCIDA ULTRASTRUCTURE AND DEVELOPMENTAL COMPETENCE 

T. Tharasanit, T. Sananmuang, S. Manee-In, A. Adirekthaworn, C. Lohachit and M. Techakumphu

pp. 218-218

 


120 SUCCESSFUL LAMBING AFTER SUPER-COOLING ULTRARAPID VITRIFICATION SHEEP MORULAE 

Y. M. Toishibekov and H. D. Blackburn

pp. 218-219

 


121 ACROSOME REACTION AS EFFECT OF ADDITION OF CHOLESTEROL TO BOAR SPERM MEMBRANES 

C. A. A. Torres, E. A. Moraes, J. K. Graham and P. L. Romualdo

pp. 219-219

 


122 THE SURVIVAL RATE AND EMBRYONIC QUALITY OF BOVINE PARTHENOGENETIC BLASTOCYSTS POST-VITRIFICATION CRYOPRESERVATION 

P. Zhang, Z. W. Wang, B. Tang, J. B. Zhang and Z. Y. Li

pp. 220-220

 


123 BOVINE OOCYTE VITRIFICATION USING THE CRYOTOP METHOD: EFFECT OF CUMULUS CELLS AND VITRIFICATION PROTOCOL ON SURVIVAL AND SUBSEQUENT DEVELOPMENT 

X. L. Zhou, A. Al Naib, D. W. Sun and P. Lonergan

pp. 220-220

 


124 EXPRESSION OF PLURIPOTENCY MARKERS IN GENITAL RIDGES OF OVINE FOETUSES 

D. Bebbere, S. Pirino, L. Bogliolo, F. Ariu, E. Pintus, S. Nieddu, S. Pau and S. Ledda

pp. 221-221

 


125 SWINE EMBRYOS WITH HIGH POTENTIAL TO DEVELOP IN VITRO HAVE LESS γH2A.X AND MORE NBS1 PROTEINS 

A. R. S. Coutinho and V. Bordignon

pp. 221-221

 


126 DEVELOPMENT OF SINGLE BLASTOMERES DERIVED FROM PORCINE TWO-CELL EMBRYOS 

T. Q. Dang-Nguyen, M. Kaneda, T. Somfai, S. Akagi, M. Nakai, K. Kikuchi, Y. Kanai and T. Nagai

pp. 222-222

 


127 REGULATION OF H3K27me3 AND H3K4me3 DURING INITIAL PORCINE EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT 

Y. Gao, V. Hall and P. Hyttel

pp. 222-222

 


128 EFFECT OF PERIFOLLICULAR BLOOD FLOW ON THE QUALITY OF OOCYTES COLLECTED DURING REPEATED OPU SESSIONS 

A. Hanstedt, S. Wilkening, K. Brüning, Ä. Honnens and C. Wrenzycki

pp. 223-223

 


129 THE RELATIONSHIP OF BODY CONDITION SCORE AT TIME OF AI AND SUBSEQUENT GENDER RATIO OF OFFSPRING 

M. M. McFarlane, B. J. McFarlane and J. R. Pursley

pp. 223-223

 


130 EXPRESSION AND LOCALIZATION OF µ OPIOID RECEPTOR IN PORCINE PRE-IMPLANTATION EMBRYOS 

R. Minoia, T. Q. Dang-Nguyen, K. Matsukawa, M. Kaneda, M. E. Dell'Aquila, S. Akagi, F. Sassone, G. Palermo, K. Kikuchi, M. Nakai and T. Nagai

pp. 224-224

 


131 GENE SILENCING IN BOVINE ZYGOTES: SIRNA TRANSFECTION v. MICROINJECTION 

C. M. O'Meara, J. D. Murray, J. F. Roche, S. Mamo, E. Gallagher, S. Matoba and P. Lonergan

pp. 224-224

 


132 INDUCTION OF FIRST POSTPARTUM OVULATION AFTER ADMINISTRATION OF GnRH, ESTRADIOL BENZOATE, OR LH ASSOCIATED OR NOT WITH CALF REMOVAL IN NELORE COWS 

V. G. Pinheiro, A. C. S. Oliveira, J. R. L. M. Cury and C. M. Barros

pp. 225-225

 


133 MITOCHONDRIAL ACTIVITY OF IN VIVO DEVELOPING PIG EMBRYOS 

M. Romek, B. Gajda, M. Rolka and Z. Smorag

pp. 225-225

 


134 THE DISTRIBUTION OF CYTOSKELETON AND CHROMATIN CONFIGURATIONS DURING EARLY EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT OF SWAMP BUFFALO (BUBALUS BUBALIS) 

M. Techakumphu, V. Chankitisakul, K. Thaseephoo and T. Tharasanit

pp. 226-226

 


135 GLANDS IN THE OVIDUCTAL MUCOSA OF THE MARE 

J. J. Aguilar, J. Cuervo-Arango, C. Mas, M. Reyley, M. B. Rodriguez and H. Mouguelar

pp. 226-226

 


136 EARLY EMBRYONIC LOSSES USING PROGESTERONE SUPPLEMENTATION IN CYCLIC AND NONCYCLIC RECIPIENT MARES 

G. H. M. Araujo, C. F. Moya-Araujo, A. N. Rocha, C. M. Burns, S. D. Burns and C. Meira

pp. 227-227

 


137 MACROSCOPIC AND MICROSCOPIC CHARACTERISTICS OF THE FEMALE LLAMA (LAMA GLAMA) FETAL, INFANTILE, AND ADULT GENITAL TRACTS 

M. R. Del Campo, M. S. Vasquez and C. H. Del Campo

pp. 227-227

 


138 EFFECTS OF CLIMATIC HEAT STRESS ON EMBRYO MORTALITY OF GRAZING CATTLE IN AZORES 

A. C. A. P. M. Geraldo, L. R. Souto and F. Moreira da Silva

pp. 228-228

 


139 STIMULATION OF BOVINE TROPHECTODERM MIGRATION BY FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTORS 

M. I. Giassetti, Q. E. Yang and A. D. Ealy

pp. 228-228

 


140 INTERFERON-τ SECRETION BY IN VIVO DERIVED BOVINE TROPHOBLASTIC VESICLES 

Y. Hashiyada, H. Takahashi and M. Geshi

pp. 229-229

 


141 TRANSCRIPTIONAL PROFILING OF EQUINE ENDOMETRIUM DURING THE TIME OF MATERNAL RECOGNITION OF PREGNANCY 

C. Klein, K. S. Scoggin and M. H. T. Troedsson

pp. 229-229

 


142 DESIGN OF ANTIBODIES SPECIFIC FOR PEPTIDES PRESENT EXCLUSIVELY IN DIFFERENT MEMBERS OF THE PREGNANCY ASSOCIATED GLYCOPROTEINS FAMILY 

J. I. Ruiz Álvarez, J. M. Teijeiro, A. R. Charmandarian, J. P. Haumüller and P. E. Marini

pp. 230-230

 


143 METABOLOMIC ANALYSIS OF BOVINE PRE-IMPLANTATION EMBRYOS 

A. Al Naib, M. Wallace, L. Brennan, T. Fair and P. Lonergan

pp. 230-230

 


144 USE OF A NOVEL BOVINE EMBRYO CULTURE MEDIUM TO IMPROVE BLASTOCYST DEVELOPMENT AND SURVIVAL FOLLOWING VITRIFICATION 

J. Block, L. Bonilla and P. J. Hansen

pp. 231-231

 


145 CHANGES IN OXYGEN COMSUMPTION RATES OF EMBRYOS IN KOREAN CATTLE 

C. Y. Choe, S. R. Cho, J. K. Son, S. H. Choi, C. Y. Cho, J. B. Kim, S. J. Kim, D. Kang and D. S. Son

pp. 231-231

 


146 CO-CULTURE OF EARLY CLEAVAGE STAGE IVP EMBRYOS WITH BOVINE OVIDUCT EPITHELIAL CELLS DOES NOT IMPROVE EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT OR PREGNANCY RATES 

R. C. Fry, K. L. Fry and W. Lan

pp. 231-232

 


147 QUALITY OF PORCINE EMBRYOS CULTURED WITH HYALURONAN 

B. Gajda, I. Grad, E. van der Tuin and Z. Smorag

pp. 232-232

 


148 EFFECTS OF Wnt3A SUPPLEMENTATION ON BOVINE BLASTOCYST CELL NUMBER AND ALLOCATION 

M. D. Goissis, P. J. Ross and J. B. Cibelli

pp. 232-233

 


149 EFFECTS OF FSH ADDED IN DEFINED MEDIUM MATURATION ON THE PRE-IMPLANTATION DEVELOPMENT AND EXPRESSION OF Bax, Bcl-2, AND CONNEXIN 43 GENES IN BOVINE IVP BLASTOCYSTS 

L. V. M. Gulart, L. Gabriel, L. P. Salles, G. R. Gamas, D. K. Souza and A. A. M. Rosa e Silva

pp. 233-233

 


150 DEVELOPMENT OF ZONA-FREE AND WITH ZONA PARTHENOGENETIC GOAT EMBRYOS IN DIFFERENT MEDIA 

M. K. Jena, D. Malakar, A. K. De, S. Garg and Y. S. Akshey

pp. 233-233

 


151 COMPARISON OF CELL NUMBERS OF ZONA-INTACT AND ZONA-FREE PARTHENOGENETICALLY ACTIVATED PORCINE EMBRYOS CULTURED IN VITRO 

J. Li, G. Vjata and H. Callesen

pp. 234-234

 


152 POST-HATCHING EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT IN VITRO UNTIL DAY 15 IN AGAR GEL DILUTED IN PBS OR IN MilliQ WATER 

G. M. Machado, E. S. Caixeta, M. M. Franco, R. Rumpf and M. A. N. Dode

pp. 234-235

 


153 IN VITRO CULTIVATION OF CAPRINE EMBRYOS PRODUCED IN VIVO 

A. C. Martinez, R. C. M. Tramontini, M. A. Saito Jr, C. O. Abreu and C. R. Alcalde

pp. 235-235

 


154 THE EFFECT OF OXYGEN TENSION ON IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT OF BOVINE EMBRYOS IN POLYDIMETHYLSILOXANE-BASED WELL OF THE WELL DISHES PREPARED UNDER ATMOSPHERIC OR REDUCED AIR PRESSURE 

T. Somfai, Y. Inaba, Y. Aikawa, M. Ohtake, S. Kobayashi, T. Akai, H. Hattori, S. Sugimura, K. Konishi, T. Nagai and K. Imai

pp. 235-235

 


155 EFFECTS OF CULTURE WITH OVALBUMIN IN ABSENCE OF FETAL BOVINE SERUM AND BOVINE SERUM ALBUMIN ON IN VITRO PRODUCTION OF CATTLE EMBRYOS 

T. A. D. Tetzner, N. Z. Saraiva, C. S. Oliveira, S. C. Méo, M. M. Souza, M. R. Lima and J. M. Garcia

pp. 236-236

 


156 IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT OF BOVINE MORULAE PRODUCED AND/OR CULTURED WITH ACTIVIN 

B. Trigal, E. Gómez, C. Diez, J. N. Caamaño, I. Molina, S. Carrocera, D. Martín and M. Muñoz

pp. 236-236

 


157 AGGREGATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF RABBIT CLONED EMBRYOS WITH ZYGOTIC, TETRAPLOID, AND PARTHENOGENETIC EMBRYO IN VITRO 

C.-H. Chen, T.-A. Lin, H.-Y. Su, Y.-S. Sung, L.-J. Sung, S.-C. Wu, W.-T. K. Cheng, J.-C. Ju, E. Chen, J. Xu, L.-Y. Sung and F. Du

pp. 237-237

 


158 SUCCESSFUL TRANSFER OF FRESH AND VITRIFIED BIOPSIED EQUINE EMBRYOS 

E. L. Cullingford, J. E. Stokes, G. J. Bouma, P. M. McCue and G. E. Seidel Jr

pp. 237-238

 


159 USE OF PHYTOHEMAGGLUTININ-L, AS AN AGGLUTINATOR AGENT, TO PRODUCE CHIMERAS OF IVF BOVINE EMBRYOS 

I. P. Emanuelli, B. F. Agostinho, M. P. M. Mancini, C. M. Barros and M. F. G. Nogueira

pp. 238-238

 


160 ATTEMPTS TO CULTURE BIOPSIED CELLS FROM IN VITRO BOVINE BLASTOCYSTS FOR GENOTYPING 

G. Gamarra, D. Le Bourhis, L. Gall, L. Laffont, S. Ruffini and P. Humblot

pp. 238-239

 


161 MODULATION OF TELOMERASE ACTIVITY IN BOVINE EMBRYOS USING CYTOPLASMATIC PLASMID INJECTION 

W. Garrels, W. Kues, U. Baulain and H. Niemann

pp. 239-239

 


162 EVALUATION OF THE DEMI-EMBRYOS AGGREGATION TECHNIQUE EFFICACY ON THE PRODUCTION OF CHIMERAS WITH IN VIVO PRODUCED MURINE EMBRYOS 

M. P. M. Mancini, B. C. S. Campanha, D. M. Souza, C. P. Godoi, F. Frei and M. F G. Nogueira

pp. 239-240

 


163 DEVELOPMENT OUTCOME AND MITOCHONDRIAL MEMBRANE POTENTIAL IN BOVINE PARTHENOTES SUBMITTED TO MITOCHONDRIAL SUPPLEMENTATION AND DEPLETION AT THE 1-CELL STAGE 

L. G. Mesquita, F. Perecin, P. R. Adona, C. L. V. Leal, L. C. Smith and F. V. Meirelles

pp. 240-240

 


164 DEVELOPMENT OF MURINE EMBRYOS AFTER INJECTION OF UNCOATED GOLD AND SILVER NANOPARTICLES 

U. Taylor, W. Garrels, S. Petersen, S. Barcikowski, S. Klein, W. Kues, A. Lucas-Hahn, H. Niemann and D. Rath

pp. 240-241

 


165 OVARIAN RESPONSE AND EMBRYO RECOVERY RATES OF OLD MARES TREATED WITH A LOW DOSE OF EQUINE PITUITARY EXTRACT 

B. F. Bonin, J. A. Dellaqua Jr and M. A. Alvarenga

pp. 241-241

 


166 COMPARISON OF TWO METHODS TO SYNCHRONIZE CROSSBRED BEEF HEIFERS FOR EMBRYO TRANSFER 

J. B. S. Borges, D. Thedy, D. Mendes and R. Kawata

pp. 241-241

 


167 EVALUATION OF SUPEROVULATORY RESPONSE IN Santa Inês EWES BY ULTRASONOGRAPHY AND LAPAROSCOPY 

F. Z. Brandão, E. K. N. Arashiro, M. Henry, L. M. Figueira, J. M. G. Souza, J. H. M. Viana and J. F. Fonseca

pp. 242-242

 


168 INFLUENCE OF SEVERAL INSULIN PLASMA CONCENTRATIONS ON PROGESTERONE PRODUCTION AND HISTOLOGY OF CORPORA LUTEA IN SUPEROVULATED EWES 

H. M. Brandão, E. H. Madureira, R. V. Sousa, F. Wouters, E. L. Vargas, J. N. Sales and A. S. Traldi

pp. 242-242

 


169 EMBRYO TRANSFER OF SEXED/VITRIFIED IVF EMBRYOS IN CATTLE: PREGNANCY COMPARISON AFTER SINGLE AND DOUBLE TRANSFERS 

A. S. Castro, J. Xu, D. C. Pereira, L. Ferre, N. Diaz, J. Moreno and F. Du

pp. 243-243

 


170 PREGNANCY RATES OF NONCYCLING RECIPIENT MARES TREATED WITH A NEW FORMULATION OF LONG-ACTING PROGESTERONE 

M. M. B. Castro Chaves, C. G. Schutzer and M. A. Alvarenga

pp. 243-243

 


171 LASER-ASSISTED ZONA PELLUCIDA HATCHING IN FROZEN–THAWED BOVINE EMBRYOS 

M. K. Chiasson, J. A. Carter, K. R. Bondioli, R. A. Godke and G. T. Gentry

pp. 244-244

 


172 PREGNANCY RATES AND EARLY PREGNANCY LOSSES IN POSTPARTUM EQUINE EMBRYO RECIPIENTS 

M. E. Demarchi, A. M. Tirone, J. Aguilar and L. Losinno

pp. 244-244

 


173 ESTRADIOL-17β CONCENTRATIONS IN BLOOD AND MILK DURING SUPEROVULATORY TREATMENT IN DAIRY COWS 

R. Dupras, J. Dupras and Y. Chorfi

pp. 245-245

 


174 TRANSCERVICAL EMBRYO COLLECTION IN THE DOMESTIC BITCH 

B. E. Eilts, J. A. Len, C. E. Pope, P. M. Pennington, M. A. E. Vermeulen, M. M. Graham, C. S. Hedlund, S. C. Vasanjee, S. K. Lyle and R. A. Godke

pp. 245-245

 


175 REPRODUCTIVE PERFORMANCE OF MANGALARGA MARCHADOR MARES AFTER INDUCTION OF OVULATION WITH hCG OR DESLORELIN 

D. R. Faria, A. L. N. Boffe, S. F. Grossi and A. Gradela

pp. 246-246

 


176 PREGNANCY AND PREGNANCY LOSS RATES OF ACYCLIC RECIPIENT MARES TREATED WITH TWO DIFFERENT LONG-ACTING PROGESTERONE CONCENTRATIONS 

G. M. Greco, J. A. Dell'aqua Jr and M. A. Alvarenga

pp. 246-246

 


177 LIVE FOAL RATE: EFFECTS OF EMBRYO TRANSFER AND DONOR MARE AGE 

P. M. McCue, J. J. Wall, Z. A. Brink and G. E. Seidel Jr

pp. 247-247

 


178 USE OF A NEW INTRAVAGINAL DEVICE TO RELEASE PROGESTERONE IN FIXED-TIME EMBRYO TRANSFER EMBRYO RECIPIENTS 

J. R. V. Pimentel, P. H. P. Miguez, A. Kehrle, E. H. Madureira, F. A. Braga, C. C. Rocha and F. J. D. Pardo

pp. 247-247

 


179 COMPARISON OF OOCYTE AND EMBRYO PRODUCTION AMONG BOS TAURUS, BOS INDICUS, AND INDICUS-TAURUS DONOR COWS 

J. H. F. Pontes, K. C. F. Silva, A. C. Basso, C. R. Ferreira, G. M. G. Santos, B. V. Sanches, J. P. F. Porcionato, P. H. S. Vieira, F. A. M. Sterza and M. M. Seneda

pp. 248-248

 


180 PREGNANCY LOSS (BETWEEN 30 AND 60 DAYS) IN HIGH-PRODUCING REPEAT-BREEDER HOLSTEIN COWS SUBMITTED TO EMBRYO TRANSFER 

C. A. Rodrigues, A. A. Teixeira, R. M. Ferreira, H. Ayres, A. L. Ranieri, B. G. Freitas and P. S. Baruselli

pp. 248-248

 


181 CHANGES IN THE BODY CONDITION STATUS OF DONOR MARES THROUGHOUT THE BREEDING SEASON AND THEIR RELATIONSHIP WITH REPRODUCTION TRAITS 

P. G. Rodrigues, C. M. Raymundo, M. C. M. G. Miranda, J. B. Bastos and J. C. DeSouza

pp. 249-249

 


182 MANAGING FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH PREGNANCY RATE OF HEIFER RECIPIENTS IN LARGE IN VITRO PRODUCED EMBRYO PROGRAMS 

A. L. A. Scanavez, F. P. V. Pupim, G. R. Destro, L. O. Nunes, B. G. Alves, L. Z. Oliveira and R. M. Santos

pp. 249-249

 


183 EXERCISE INFLUENCES EMBRYO QUALITY IN MARES 

R. Smith, K. Vernon, J. Gibbons, D. Kelley, J. Anton and C. Mortensen

pp. 250-250

 


184 EFFECTS OF X-RAY ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION ON BOVINE OOCYTE DEVELOPMENT 

W. E. Snyder, J. T. Aaltonen, H. D. Sigal and N. M. Loskutoff

pp. 250-251

 


185 NONSURGICAL EMBRYO TRANSFER FOR PRODUCTION OF PIGS BY IN VITRO FERTILIZATION AND SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER 

J.-G. Yoo, M.-R. Park, H.-N. Kim, Y.-G. Ko, J.-Y. Lee, N.-W. Hyung, B.-S. Yang, S.-B. Park and J.-S. Woo

pp. 251-251

 


186 TRANSMISSION OF NONCYTOPATHIC BOVINE DIARRHEA VIRUS BY INFECTED SEMEN TO EMBRYO DONORS AND BY EMBRYOS TO EMBRYO TRANSFER RECIPIENTS AND OFFSPRING 

A. Bielanski, A. Lalonde and J. Algire

pp. 251-251

 


187 EFFICIENCY OF DIAGNOSIS OF CLINICAL AND SUBCLINICAL ENDOMETRITIS IN CATTLE EVALUATED BY HYSTEROSCOPY 

L. V. Madoz, R. L de la Sota, K. Susuki, W. Heuwieser and M. Drillich

pp. 252-252

 


188 DETECTION BY POLYMERASE CHAIN REACTION OF NEOSPORA CANINUM FROM OVUM PICKUP AND UTERINE FLUSHING FLUIDS FROM DAIRY CATTLE IN MEXICO 

A. F. Marques, C. G. Ortiz, M. R. Lima, E. L. Zanella, L. Rangel, E. Morales and C. G. Gutierrez

pp. 252-252

 


189 EFFECT OF NEOSPORA CANINUM INFECTION ON REPRODUCTIVE PARAMETERS OF DAIRY COWS 

G. A. Pessoa, C. A. M. Silva, M. I. B. Rubin, F. S. F. Vogel, J. M. Trentin, V. C. Dalcin, L. O. Araujo, D. C. da Rosa and C. E. P. Leonardi

pp. 252-253

 


190 RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN BLUETONGUE VIRUS INFECTION AND FETAL MORTALITY IN CATTLE 

C. Ponsart, J. Gatien, N. Pozzi, P. Humblot and B. Guérin

pp. 253-253

 


191 IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT OF BLASTOCYSTS CONTINUES AFTER ARTIFICIAL INFECTION WITH BOVINE HERPESVIRUS TYPE 5 

C. Silva-Frade, A. Martins Jr, A. C. Borsanelli, M. C. Frade and T. C. Cardoso

pp. 254-254

 


192 SUSCEPTIBILITY OF BOVINE-HATCHED BLASTOCYSTS TO BLUETONGUE VIRUS SEROTYPE 8 INFECTION 

L. Vandaele, W. Wesselingh, K. De Clercq, H. Nauwynck and A. Van Soom

pp. 254-254

 


193 IN VITRO DEVELOPMENT OF A LESS INVASIVE HORMONE DELIVERY SYSTEM TO SUPEROVULATE TIGERS 

J. T. Aaltonen, S. Singh, L. R. Fogueri, N. S. Mulla and N. M. Loskutoff

pp. 255-255

 


194 ESTROUS SYNCHRONIZATION AND FIXED-TIME AI IN WOOD BISON (BISON BISON ATHABASCAE) 

G. P. Adams, R. B. McCorkell, V. C. Jurgielewicz, D. Ambati and M. R. Woodbury

pp. 255-255

 


195 EVIDENCE OF SEASONALITY IN SEMEN CHARACTERISTICS OF CAPTIVE ANDEAN HAIRY ARMADILLO (CHAETOPHRACTUS NATIONI) 

L. Bermúdez, M. A. Enciso, G. Rojas, R. Alvis and M. Valdivia

pp. 256-256

 


196 NONINVASIVE HORMONE MEASUREMENTS FOR GENDER IDENTIFICATION IN MONOMORPHIC ANURANS 

B. A. Blevins and N. M. Loskutoff

pp. 256-256

 


197 SEMEN COLLECTION, TESTICULAR VOLUME, AND PRELIMINARY ASSAY OF COOLED SEMEN OF CAPTIVE PERUVIAN VICUNAS (VICUGNA VICUGNA MENSALIS) 

M. A. Enciso, C. Rodríguez, W. Huanca and M. Valdivia

pp. 257-257

 


198 EXOGENOUS CONTROL OF FOLLICULAR WAVE EMERGENCE IN WOOD BISON (BISON BISON ATHABASCAE) 

R. B. McCorkell, W. Paziuk, L. Smart, M. R. Woodbury and G. P. Adams

pp. 257-257

 


199 IN VITRO EMBRYO PRODUCTION IN THE CLOUDED LEOPARD (NEOFELIS NEBULOSA) 

C. E. Pope, M. C. Gómez and B. L. Dresser

pp. 258-258

 


200 EVALUATION OF SUPEROVULATORY REGIMES FOR IN VIVO EMBRYO PRODUCTION IN ALPACAS (LAMA PACOS) 

H. W. Vivanco, E. Huaman, S. Leon, A. Gallegos, M. Asparrin, E. Alvarado and G. Gamarra

pp. 258-258

 


201 ENDOSCOPE-GUIDED TRANSFER OF SPERM-INJECTED OOCYTES INTO THE OVIDUCTS OF ELAND AND BONGO ANTELOPES 

G. Wirtu, R. MacLean, J. Galiguis, D. Paccamonti, B. Eilts, R. Godke, U. Besenfelder, B. Dresser and G. Gentry

pp. 259-259

 


202 EFFECTS OF ASCORBIC ACID ON IN VITRO CULTURE OF CATTLE PREANTRAL FOLLICLES 

E. R. Andrade, R. van den Hurk, L. A. Lisboa, M. F. Hertel, F. A. Melo-Sterza, K. Moreno, A. P. F. R. L. Bracarense, F. C. Landim-Alvarenga, M. M. Seneda and A. A. Alfieri

pp. 259-259

 


203 EFFECT OF SUPPLEMENTAL FOLLICLE-STIMULATING HORMONE OR EQUINE CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN DURING THE PROTOCOL FOR TIMED AI IN HIGH-PRODUCING HOLSTEIN COWS 

H. Ayres, R. M. Ferreira, M. C. Wiltbank and P. S. Baruselli

pp. 260-260

 


204 FATTY ACID COMPOSITION OF FOLLICULAR FLUID FROM DAIRY COWS FED TROPICAL FORAGE-BASED DIETS SUPPLEMENTED WITH INCREASING LEVELS OF SOYBEAN OIL 

R. I. T. P. Batista, C. G. S. Ribeiro, N. R. Barbosa, M. A. S. Gama, F. C. F. Lopes, R. J. C. Castro, P. H. A. Campos Jr, A. P. Oliveira and J. H. M. Viana

pp. 260-260

 


205 CUMULUS CELL MORPHOLOGY BEFORE AND AFTER IN VITRO MATURATION AS AN INDICATOR OF PORCINE OOCYTE DEVELOPMENTAL COMPETENCE 

M. Bertoldo, P. K. Holyoake, G. Evans and C. G. Grupen

pp. 260-260

 


206 BIOPSY ASSESSMENT OF BOVINE OVARIAN TISSUE XENOGRAFTED UNDER RENAL CAPSULE OF SEVERE COMBINED IMMUNODEFICIENCY MICE (PRELIMINARY RESULTS) 

M. B. Bezerra, M. F. Macedo, M. C. Matos, G. Z. Mingoti, J. M. Garcia, W. R. R. Vicente and M. R. Pacheco

pp. 260-260

 


207 EFFECT OF LOCATION AND STAGE OF THE DOMINANT FOLLICLE ON OVULATION AND PREGNANCY RATES IN ALPACAS 

M. Cervantes, W. Huanca, A. Cordero, M. Guerra, X. P. Valderrama and M. H. Ratto

pp. 261-262

 


208 OVARIAN FOLLICULAR DYNAMICS IN SOUTH AMERICAN CAMELIDS: EFFECT OF PLANE OF NUTRITION AND SPECIES 

M. P. Cervantes, T. Orban and G. P. Adams

pp. 262-262

 


209 SEASONAL CHANGES IN CHARACTERISTICS OF THE ESTROUS CYCLE IN BOS TAURUS INDICUS (NELORE) HEIFERS 

A. O. Corte Jr, B. J. F. Navarrete and G. P. Nogueira

pp. 262-263

 


210 EXPRESSION OF mRNA ENCODING STEROIDOGENIC ENZYMES IN THE DEVELOPING BOVINE OVARY 

R. B. da Silva, E. S. Caixeta, P. Ripamonte, A. C. S. Castilho, C. Price and J. Buratini Jr

pp. 263-263

 


211 EFFECT OF ESTRADIOL BENZOATE ON THE FIRST WAVE DOMINANT FOLLICLE IN HOLSTEIN HEIFERS 

Mohsen Eslami, Amir Niasari-Naslaji, Darab Nikjou, Mahmoud Bolourchi and Sadegh Mousavi

pp. 263-263

 


212 EXPRESSION OF FIBROBLAST GROWTH FACTOR 18 (FGF18) AND COGNATE RECEPTORS (FGFR3C AND FGFR4) DURING LUTEAL DEVELOPMENT AND INDUCED LUTEOLYSIS IN CATTLE 

D. M. Guerra, A. C. S. Castilho, M.F. Machado, B. Berisha, D. Schams, C. A. Price, R. L. Amorim and J. Buratini Jr

pp. 264-264

 


213 ANALYSIS OF STEROID HORMONE RECEPTOR GENE EXPRESSION IN THE BOVINE OVARY AFTER LASER-CAPTURE MICRODISSECTION 

R. Kenngott, G. Palma, M.J. Wendl, M. Vermehren and F. Sinowatz

pp. 264-265

 


214 PREANTRAL FOLLICLE BANKING AND ULTRASTRUCTURAL DEFORMITY INDUCED BY DIFFERENT CRYOPRESERVATION PROTOCOLS 

G. A. Kim, H. Y. Kim, J. W. Kim, G. Lee, E. S. Lee, J. H. Park and J. M. Lim

pp. 265-265

 


215 DELETERIOUS EFFECTS OF PROGESTAGEN TREATMENT ON FUNCTIONALITY OF PREOVULATORY FOLLICLES IN SHEEP 

C. Letelier, R. A. García-Fernández, R. M. García-García, M. Arias-Álvarez, I. Contreras-Solis, M. A. Sanchez, M. Ratto, J. M. Flores and A. Gonzalez-Bulnes

pp. 265-265

 


216 DINOPROST ADMINISTRATION, PERIOD OF OVULATION, AND OVULATORY FOLLICULAR SIZE ON DAYS FOUR TO SIX OF ESTROUS CYCLE IN EWES 

P. M. P. Nascimento, A. P. Oliveira, F. Z. Brandao, A. L. R. S. Maia, P. H. N. Pinto, M. E. F. Oliveira, J. H. Bruschi, J. H. M. Viana and J. F. Fonseca

pp. 266-266

 


217 EFFECT OF FREQUENCY OF MILKING ON POSTPARTUM EVENTS IN SISTANI CATTLE 

A. Niasari-Naslaji, A. Afsharian and E. Naghzali

pp. 266-266

 


218 THE EFFECT OF OVULATING AGENTS ON MATURE FOLLICLES IN BACTRIAN CAMEL (CAMELUS BACTRIANUS) 

Darab Nikjou and Amir Niasari-Naslaji

pp. 267-268

 


219 FOLLICLE AND HORMONE DYNAMICS IN SINGLE- v. DOUBLE-OVULATING HEIFERS 

M. P. Palhao, M. A. Beg, M. T. Rodrigues, R. R. Araújo, J. H. M. Viana, A. M. Borges and O. J. Ginther

pp. 267-267

 


220 ULTRASOUND BIOMICROSCOPY: A NONINVASIVE APPROACH FOR STUDYING THE DEVELOPMENT OF SMALL FOLLICLES IN THE BOVINE OVARY 

L. M. Pfeifer, G. P. Adams, R. A. Pierson, L. G. Siqueira and J. Singh

pp. 268-268

 


221 XENOESTROGENS EXPOSURE AT ENVIRONMENTALLY RELEVANT DOSES ADVERSELY AFFECTS OVINE FOLLICULAR DEVELOPMENT 

O. E. Rivera, J. Varayoud, H. A. Rodríguez, C. E. Di Mauro, M. Muãoz-de-Toro and E. H. Luque

pp. 268-269

 


222 CHARACTERIZATION OF CO-CULTURES OF GRANULOSA CELLS AND THECA CELLS AS EXPLANTS OF BOVINE OVARY FOLLICULAR WALLS 

L. P. Salles, R. B. Vasconcelos, I. Oliveira e Silva, L. V. M. Gulart, F. A. G. Torres, D. K. de Souza and A. A. M. Rosa e Silva

pp. 269-269

 


223 PREANTRAL FOLLICLES POPULATION IN BOS TAURUS INDICUS AND BOS TAURUS TAURUS FEMALES 

K. C. F. Silva, G. M. G. Santos, L.S. Siloto, M. F. Hertel, E. R. Andrade, M. I. B. Rubin, L. Sturion, F. A. M. Sterza and M. M. Seneda

pp. 269-270

 


224 THE EFFECT OF TREATMENT WITH VARIOUS DOSES OF A SYNTHETIC GONADOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE ON INDUCTION OF OVULATION IN LLAMAS 

M. E. Silva, C. Letelier, P. F. Dalmazo, M. A. Niño and M. H. Ratto

pp. 270-270

 


225 FOLLICULAR DIAMETER, OVULATION RATE, AND LH RECEPTOR GENE EXPRESSION IN NELLORE COWS 

R. A. L. Simões, R. A. Satrapa, F. S. Rosa, M. Piagentini, A. C. S. Castilho, R. L. Ereno, M. F. G. Nogueira, J. Buratini Jr and C. M. Barros

pp. 270-271

 


226 EFFECT OF AMMONIA IN BOVINE FOLLICULAR FLUID AND OOCYTE MORPHOLOGY DERIVED FROM ABATTOIR OVARIES 

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

pp. 271-271

 


227 EFFECTS OF A SINGLE DOSE OF A NONSTEROIDAL AROMATASE INHIBITOR ON OVARIAN FUNCTION IN CATTLE 

M. J. Yapura, R. J. Mapletoft, J. Singh, R. A. Pierson and G. P. Adams

pp. 271-271

 


228 microRNA REGULATION OF GENES IN BOVINE OOCYTES AND EMBRYOS 

J. P. Barfield, G. J. Bouma and G. E. Seidel Jr

pp. 272-272

 


229 EXPRESSION OF mRNA ENCODING GLYCOLYTIC ENZYMES IN BOVINE CUMULUS CELLS DURING IN VITRO MATURATION: EFFECTS OF TIME AND FSH 

E. S. Caixeta, P. Ripamonte, M. F. Machado, R. B. da Silva, C. Price, C. M. Barros and J. Buratini Jr

pp. 272-272

 


230 EXPRESSION OF mRNA ENCODING FGF10 AND COGNATE RECEPTORS (FGFR1B AND FGFR2B) AROUND FOLLICLE DEVIATION IN NELORE HEIFERS 

A. C. S. Castilho, M. F. Machado, D. M. Guerra, R. Ereno, C. M. Barros, C. A. Price and J. Buratini Jr

pp. 273-273

 


231 SELECTION OF UBIQUITOUS AND ENDOTHELIUM-SPECIFIC PROMOTERS FOR EXPRESSING TRANSGENES IN PIG 

Y. Chen and B. Mir

pp. 273-274

 


232 DIFFERENTIAL EXPRESSION OF UTERINE CALCIUM-RELATED PROTEINS (NCKX3, NCX1, PMCA1, TRPV6, AND CABINDIN-D9k AND -D28k) DURING HUMAN MENSTRUAL CYCLE 

K. C. Choi and E. B. Jeung

pp. 274-274

 


233 DIFFERENTIAL GENE EXPRESSION IN BOVINE BLASTOCYSTS AND ELONGATING CONCEPTUSES DERIVED IN VIVO OR IN VITRO 

M. Clemente, I. Lopez-Vidriero, P. O'Gaora, J. de la Fuente, A. Gutierrez-Adan, P. Lonergan and D. Rizos

pp. 274-275

 


234 EXPRESSION OF NUCLEAR AND MEMBRANE MELATONIN RECEPTORS GENES AND THE CLOCK GENES IN RAT OOCYTES: PRELIMINARY RESULTS 

L. A. Coelho, R. Peres and J. Cipolla-Neto

pp. 275-275

 


235 EXPRESSION OF PLURIPOTENCY-ASSOCIATED GENES IN BOVINE FETAL FIBROBLAST CELLS AND ADIPOSE-DERIVED STEM CELLS 

L. W. Coley, R. A. Godke and K. R. Bondioli

pp. 275-275

 


236 EFFECT OF HEAT STRESS DURING OOCYTE MATURATION ON GENE EXPRESSION OF IN VITRO-FERTILIZED AND PARTHENOGENETIC BOVINE BLASTOCYSTS 

F. Q. Costa, M. M. Pereira, S. Wohlres-Viana, R. V. Serapiao, B. C. Carvalho, J. H. M. Viana, L. A. G. Nogueira and L. S.A. Camargo

pp. 276-276

 


237 CHARACTERIZATION OF CYTOPLASMIC POLYADENYLATION SITES DURING PORCINE EMBRYOGENESIS 

K. D. Dobbs, W. G. Spollen, G. Springer and R. S. Prather

pp. 276-277

 


238 RNA BINDING PROTEIN EXPRESSION IN CULTURED EARLY BOVINE EMBRYOS 

L. A. Favetta, E. Van de Laar, W. A. King and J. LaMarre

pp. 277-277

 


239 ALLELE-SPECIFIC EXPRESSION OF X CHROMOSOME-LINKED GENE MAO-A DURING PRE-IMPLANTATION DEVELOPMENT IN BOVINE EMBRYO 

A. R. Ferreira, G. M. Machado, T. O. Diesel, J. O. Carvalho, R. Rumpf, E. O. Melo, M. A. N. Dode and M. M. Franco

pp. 277-277

 


240 DIFFERENCES IN GLOBAL TRANSCRIPTOME PROFILE OF BOVINE BLASTOCYSTS DERIVED FROM SUPEROVULATED OR SYNCHRONIZED CYCLIC HEIFERS 

A. Gad, M. Hoelker, F. Rings, N. Ghanem, D. Salilew-Wondim, D. Tesfaye, C. Phatsara, K. Schellander, V. Havlicek and U. Besenfelder

pp. 278-278

 


241 GENE EXPRESSION OF DNMT1 ISOFORMS IN PORCINE OOCYTES, EMBRYOS, AND SOMATIC CELLS 

A. M. Giraldo, M. V. Mendicino, A. M. Vance and D. L. Ayares

pp. 278-278

 


242 POTENTIAL ESTROGENIC EFFECT(S) OF PARABENS AT THE NEONATAL STAGE OF AN IMMATURE FEMALE RAT MODEL 

S. H. Hyun and E. B. Jeung

pp. 279-276

 


243 GENE EXPRESSION PROFILING BY NEXT-GENERATION SEQUENCING OF cDNA SAMPLES FROM INNER CELL MASS AND TROPHECTODERM OF A SINGLE-DAY 12 PORCINE EMBRYO 

S. C. Isom and R. S. Prather

pp. 279-279

 


244 CHANGES IN THE TRANSCRIPTOME OF THE BOVINE PRE-IMPLANTATION EMBRYO INDUCED BY COLONY-STIMULATING FACTOR-2 

B. Loureiro, L. Oliveira and P. J. Hansen

pp. 279-280

 


245 EFFECT OF BOVINE OOCYTE MATURATION SYSTEM ON RELATIVE ABUNDANCE OF mRNA 

M. M. Pereira, F. Q. Costa, A. P. Oliveira, C. M. Assunção, R. V. Serapião, J. H. M. Viana, M. A. Machado and L. S. A.. Camargo

pp. 280-280

 


246 ASSOCIATION OF SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE POLYMORPHISMS WITHIN THE BOVINE HEAT SHOCK PROTEIN 70 GENE AND CALVING RATES 

C. Rosenkrans Jr, M. Roe, M. Brown, Z. Johnson, H. Brown and M. Looper

pp. 280-281

 


247 ASSOCIATIONS BETWEEN HEAT SHOCK PROTEIN 70 GENETIC POLYMORPHISMS AND CALVING RATES OF BRAHMAN-INFLUENCED COWS 

C. Rosenkrans Jr, A. Banks, S. Reiter, L. Starkey and M. Looper

pp. 281-281

 


248 DIESTRUS TRANSCRIPTOME DYNAMICS OF BOVINE ENDOMETRIUM IN RELATION TO PREGNANCY SUCCESS AFTER EMBRYO TRANSFER 

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

pp. 281-282

 


249 PROFILE OF MEMBERS OF IGF SYSTEM GENE EXPRESSION IN BOVINE IMMATURE OOCYTES: COMPARISON BETWEEN NELLORE (BOS INDICUS) AND HOLSTEIN (BOS TAURUS) 

R. A. Satrapa, R. A. L. Simões, A. C. S. Castilho, T. Nabhan, C. F. Silva, E. M. Razza, M. F. Pegorer, R. Z. Puelker, J. Buratini Jr and C. M. Barros

pp. 282-282

 


250 EXPRESSION PATTERN OF p53 mRNA DURING THE ESTROUS CYCLE IN SWINE 

P. V. Silva, S. E. F. Guimarães, J. D. Guimarães, P. S. Lopes and L. S. Amorim

pp. 282-283

 


251 METHYLATION PATTERN OF A DIFFERENTIALLY METHYLATED REGION LOCATED IN THE LAST EXON OF THE Igf2 GENE IN OOCYTES FROM NELLORE COWS 

N. Simarro Fagundes, V. Alice Michalczechen Lacerda, E. Siqueira Caixeta, G. Marinheiro Machado, E. de Oliveira Melo, R. Rumpf, M. Alves Nunes Dode and M. Machaim Franco

pp. 283-283

 


252 FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERIZATION OF miR-130 FAMILY DURING BOVINE PRE-IMPLANTATION EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT 

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

pp. 283-283

 


253 DIFFERENTIAL GENE EXPRESSION IN IN VIVO-DERIVED v. IN VITRO-PRODUCED EQUINE BLASTOCYSTS AS DETERMINED BY RT-qPCR 

K. Smits, K. Goossens, A. Van Soom and L. Peelman

pp. 284-284

 


254 REGULATORY microRNA IN THE BIDIRECTIONAL COMMUNICATION OF BOVINE OOCYTES AND THE SURROUNDING CUMULUS CELLS 

D. Tesfaye, W. S. Abd El Naby, M. D. Hossain, A. Gad, D. Salilew-Wondim, F. Rings, C. Phatsara, E. Tholen, C. Looft, K. Schellander and M. Hoelker

pp. 284-284

 


255 THE ESTROGENIC EVALUATION OF PARABENS USING RAT UTERINE CALBINDIN-D9k 

T. T. B. Vo and E. B. Jeung

pp. 285-285

 


256 ROLE OFTHE BOVINE OOCYTE-SPECIFIC PROTEIN JY-1 IN REGULATION OF MESSENGER RNA ABUNDANCE FOR GENES LINKED TO CUMULUS EXPANSION 

G. Wee, K. B. Lee, J. J. Ireland and G. W. Smith

pp. 285-285

 


257 DIFFERENCES BETWEEN BOS TAURUS AND BOS INDICUS EMBRYOS: TRANSCRIPTS AMOUNTS 

S. Wohlres-Viana, M. M. Pereira, A. P. Oliveira, J. H. M. Viana, M. A. Machado and L. S. A. Camargo

pp. 285-286

 


258 CLASSIFICATION AND IDENTIFICATION OF THE CLONED HANWOO CALVES DERIVED FROM SOMATIC CELL NUCLEAR TRANSFER USING MS GENOTYPES AND mtDNA POLYMORPHISMS 

B. C. Yang, S. S. Hwang, K. B. Oh, C. H. Park, E. W. Park, D. H. Kim, S. S. Lee, S. H. Han and S. B. Park

pp. 286-286

 


259 SODIUM/POTASSIUM/CALCIUM EXCHANGER 3 IS REGULATED BY STEROID HORMONES, ESTROGEN AND PROGESTERONE, IN THE UTERUS OF RAT DURING ESTROUS CYCLE 

H. Yang and E. B. Jeung

pp. 286-286

 


260 BREED INFLUENCES OUTCOME OF IN VITRO PRODUCTION OF EMBRYOS IN CATTLE 

M. C. Abraham, A. Ruete and Y. C. B. Brandt

pp. 287-287

 


261 EVALUATION OF TWO GAS MIXTURES, ADDITION OF N-ACETYLCYSTEINE, AND LIPOPEROXIDATION LEVELS IN PORCINE EMBRYOS PRODUCED IN VITRO 

A. L. Alvarez, Y. C. Ducolomb, H. Vera, A. Villa-Godoy, J. F. De la Torre and S. Romo

pp. 287-288

 


262 REPORTS OF IN VITRO PRODUCTION AND PREGNANCY RATES OF BOVINE EMBRYOS PRODUCED BY POST-THAWING SEXED SEMEN 

K. B. Avelino, M. R. Rossetto, A. C. Maraia, M. R. Lima, A. T. R. Mansano and J. M. Garcia

pp. 288-288

 


263 IN VITRO FERTILIZATION AND EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT OF CUMULUS–OOCYTE COMPLEXES COLLECTED BY ULTRASOUND-GUIDED FOLLICULAR ASPIRATION IN LLAMAS TREATED WITH GONADOTROPIN 

M. A. Berland, A. von Baer, V. Parraguez, P. Morales, G. P. Adams, M. E. Silva, J. Ruiz and M. H. Ratto

pp. 288-289

 


264 EFFECT OF FROZEN SEMEN BATCH ON THE IN VITRO PRODUCTION OF BOVINE EMBRYOS 

M. B. Fernandes, T. L. G. Torregrossa, R. B. Prado, R. A. Vila, F. P. Elias and H. A. Netto

pp. 289-289

 


265 MATRIX-ASSISTED LASER DESORPTION IONIZATION MASS SPECTROMETRY (MALDI-MS) CHARACTERIZATION OF SPERM LIPID PROFILES OF BULLS WITH DIFFERENT CAPACITIES OF EMBRYO IN VITRO PRODUCTION 

C. R Ferreira, J. C. Borges, L. F. A. Santos, F. C. Gozzo, P. H. Franscechini, G. B. Sanvido and M. N. Eberlin

pp. 289-290

 


266 OVUM PICKUP AND IN VITRO EMBRYO PRODUCTION DURING THE SUMMER: DIFFERENCES BETWEEN HOLSTEIN HEIFERS, HIGH-PRODUCING HOLSTEIN COWS IN PEAK LACTATION, AND REPEAT-BREEDER HOLSTEIN COWS 

R. M. Ferreira, H. Ayres, M. L. Ferraz, A. B. Araújo, M. R. Chiaratti, M. F. Sá Filho, G. Calomeni, C. A. Rodrigues, Y. F Watanabe, A. A. Vireque and P. S. Baruselli

pp. 290-290

 


267 EXPRESSION OF RELAXIN FAMILY PEPTIDE RECEPTORS RXFP1 AND RXFP2 IN PIG PREIMPLANTATION EMBRYOS AND DEVELOPMENTAL EFFECTS OF RELAXIN HORMONE 

J. M. Feugang, J. C. Rodriguez-Muñoz, R. Black, S. Willard and P. Ryan

pp. 290-291

 


268 IN VITRO EVALUATION OF FRESH SPERM QUALITY IN TOMCATS: A COMPARISON OF COLLECTION TECHNIQUES 

M. Filliers, T. Rijsselaere, P. Bossaert, P. Anastasi, M. Hoogewijs and A. Van Soom

pp. 291-291

 


269 THE USE OF A NEW EXTENDER FOR STORING FRESH BOVINE SEMEN FOR LONG PERIODS 

L. G. Frers, J. Hepburn, K. Hogan, C. Parminter, L. Mc Gowan, R. Vishwanath, S. Beaumont and R. McDonald

pp. 291-292

 


270 EFFICIENCY OF SPERM SEPARATORY TECHNIQUES FOR BOVINE VIRAL DIARRHEA VIRUS REMOVAL FROM FROZEN BOVINE SEMEN SAMPLES 

A. G. Galuppo, L. L. Almeida, B. Meyrer, N. S. Arruda, O. Sicco, L. S. Arruda, D. S. Silva, Z. M. G. Cheuiche, C. W. Canal and J. L. Rodrigues

pp. 292-292

 


271 EFFECT OF BULL ON IN VITRO FERTILIZATION OF BOVINE OOCYTES 

O. S. Garcia, R. S. Ferro, J. M. D. Bezerra and M. S. Sales

pp. 292-293

 


272 A NEW APPROACH TO IN VITRO MATURATION (IVM) AND EMBRYO IN VITRO PRODUCTION: INDUCED IVM SUBSTANTIALLY IMPROVES EMBRYO YIELD AND PREGNANCY OUTCOMES 

R. B. Gilchrist, F. K. Albuz and J. G. Thompson

pp. 293-293

 


273 OVUM PICKUP AT DIFFERENT TIMES OF A SYNCHRONIZED FOLLICULAR WAVE DID NOT AFFECT IVP IN BOS INDICUS, BOS TAURUS, OR BUBALUS BUBALIS 

L. U. Gimenes, M. L. Ferraz, A. Araujo, P. Fantinato Neto, M. R. Chiarati, L. G. Mesquita, J. S. P. Arango, M. Raposo, D. C. Souza, G. D. Calomeni, R. Gardinal, C. L. V. Rodriguez, L.A. Trinca, F. V. Meirelles and P. S. Baruselli

pp. 293-294

 


274 ASSESSMENT OF TRYPSIN AND ANTIBIOTIC TREATMENT EFFECTIVENESS IN IN VITRO-MATURED OOCYTES EXPERIMENTALLY EXPOSED TO LEPTOSPIRA INTERROGANS SEROVAR GRIPPOTYPHOSA 

A. C. Góes, M. M. Piccolomini, D. L. Pavão, A. F. Carvalho, V. Castro, R. M. Piatti and M. Dangelo

pp. 294-294

 


275 EVIDENCE FOR α5 AND αV INTEGRINS ON SPERM PLASMA MEMBRANES AND THEIR ROLE IN BOVINE FERTILIZATION 

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

pp. 294-294

 


276 CORTICAL GRANULE MIGRATION AND PRONUCLEAR FORMATION IN BOVINE OOCYTES TREATED WITH BUTYROLACTONE I DURING TRANSPORT 

F. Gottardi, B. ã and G. Mingoti

pp. 295-295

 


277 EFFECTS OF ERYTHROCYTE AND ERYTHROCYTE HEMOLYSATE ON BOVINE PREIMPLANTATION EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT IN VITRO UNDER REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES CONDITION 

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

pp. 295-296

 


278 EFFECT OF FOLLICULAR WAVE SYNCHRONIZATION AND SUPERSTIMULATION ON THE NORMALITY OF BOVINE EMBRYOS PRODUCED IN VITRO 

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

pp. 296-296

 


279 IMPROVEMENT OF RAT IN VITRO FERTILIZATION PROTOCOL USING CRYOPRESERVED SPERM AND ITS APPLICATION TO OTHER STRAINS: A PRELIMINARY STUDY 

J. Ito, Y. Seita, S. Sugio, K. Fujiwara and N. Kashiwazaki

pp. 296-296

 


280 INDISTINGUISHABLE TRANSCRIPTIONAL PROFILES BETWEEN IN VIVO- AND IN VITRO-PRODUCED BOVINE FETUSES 

L. Jiang, S. L. Marjani, M. Bertolini, H. A. Lewin, G. B. Anderson, X. Yang and X. C. Tian

pp. 297-297

 


281 INFLUENCE OF DEFINED AND COMPLEX CULTURE MEDIA ON FERTILIZATION AND EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT OF IN VITRO-MATURED CAPRINE OOCYTES 

S. D. Kharche, P. Yadav, A. K. Goel, S. K. Jindal and M. C. Sharma

pp. 297-297

 


282 NOVEL SEQUENTIAL MEDIA FOR THE PRODUCTION OF CENTRAL AMERICA'S FIRST IN VITRO-PRODUCED SENEHOL CALVES 

P. Koyner, J. E. Pino, M. Lasso and F. Rodriguez

pp. 297-298

 


283 INFLUENCE OF THE MOMENT OF EMBRYO TRANSFER IN PREGNANCY RATES IN FEMALE BOVINE INSEMINATED WITH IVP EMBRYOS OFTHE NELLORE BREED 

A. C. B. Mariani, J. F. Souza, F. B. Lopes, J. A. T. Souza, J. L. Ferreira and T. V. Cavalcante

pp. 298-298

 


284 FERTILIZING CAPACITY OF BUFFALO (BUBALUS BUBALIS) SPERM CO-CULTURED WITH OVIDUCT EPITHELIAL CELLS 

E. Mariotti, S. Di Francesco, M. De Blasi, C. Siniscalchi, M. V. Suárez, G. Campanile and B. Gasparrini

pp. 299-299

 


285 RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN FOLLICLE FLUID STEROID CONCENTRATIONS, GRANULOSA CELL GENE EXPRESSION, AND BOVINE OOCYTE DEVELOPMENTAL COMPETENCE 

S. Matoba, S. Mamo, E. Gallagher, A. G. Fahey, T. Fair and P. Lonergan

pp. 299-299

 


286 ASSESSMENT OF NUCLEAR AND CYTOPLASMATIC MATURATION IN VITRO OF OOCYTES COLLECTED AT DIFFERENT STAGES OF FOLLICULAR WAVE FROM NELORE COWS (BOS TAURUS INDICUS) 

D. S. Melo, T. A. D. Tetzner, E. C. Gazotto, R. Vantini, N. Z. Saraiva, C. S. Oliveira, D. S. Ferreira, J. A. Oliveira, F. M. Monteiro, M. M. Seneda, M. M. De Lima and J. M. Garcia

pp. 300-300

 


287 EFFECT OF FOLLICULAR WAVE SYNCHRONIZATION AND ABSENCE OF CORPUS LUTEUM ON COC RECOVERY IN Gyr (BOS TAURUS INDICUS) COWS 

T. Miyauchi, C. A. C. Fernandes, E. R. Oliveira, B. F. L. Alves and J. H. M. Viana

pp. 300-300

 


288 PRELIMINARY RESULTS OF THE USE OF TUMOR CELLS OF A DOG TO CONDITION BOVINE EMBRYO IN VITRO CULTURE MEDIUM 

M. Moreno Millán, J. Ocaña Quero, L. J. De Luca, M. Hidalgo Prieto, J. Dorado Martín and S. E. Demyda

pp. 301-301

 


289 EFFECTS OF YEAR PERIOD, TECHNICAL TEAM, AND BREED ON THE PREGNANCY RATES AFTER TRANSFER OF IVF BOVINE EMBRYOS IN THE SOUTHERN REGION OF RIO DE JANEIRO 

B. G. Moura, J. Almeida, F. L. Lima, G. Balbi, R. Calmerani, O. A. Resende and D. L. Silveira

pp. 301-301

 


290 CYTOKINE PROFILE IN THE AMNIOTIC FLUID OF NELORE CALVES CONCEIVED BY IN VITRO PRODUCTION AND EMBRYO TRANSFER 

C. F. Moya-Araujo, N. C. Preste, M. Piagentini, G. H. M. Araujo and M. G. Silva

pp. 301-302

 


291 INFLUENCE OF THE BREED OF BULL (BOS INDICUS × BOS TAURUS) IN TOLERANCE TO HEAT SHOCK IN BOVINE EMBRYOS PRODUCED IN VITRO 

T. Nabhan, R. A. Satrapa, R. A. L. Simões, C. F. Silva, E. M. Razza, R. Z. Puelker, L. A. Trinca and C. M. Barros

pp. 302-302

 


292 EVALUATION OF THREE PROTEIN SOURCES FOR THE IN VITRO PRODUCTION OF BOVINE EMBRYOS 

E. A. Ordoñez-Leon, G. Cancino, J. Hernandez-Ceron, J. A. Medrano, Y. C. Ducolomb and S. Romo

pp. 302-303

 


293 FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH PREGNANCY OUTCOMES OF IN VITRO-PRODUCED EMBRYOS IN ZEBU CATTLE 

L. A. Oyuela, J. Olaya, J. Zambrano-Varón and C. Jiménez

pp. 303-303

 


294 USE OF FORSKOLIN TO PRODUCE IN VITRO BOVINE EMBRYOS UNDER TWO CONCENTRATIONS OF FETAL CALF SERUM 

D. M. Paschoal, M. J. Sudano, L. C. O. Magalhães, L. F. Crocomo and F. C. Landim-Alvarenga

pp. 303-304

 


295 ASSESSMENT OF CYTOTOXICITY AND INTERFERENCE OF ATELEIA GLAZIOVIANA IN BOVINE HERPESVIRUS TYPE 1 (BoHV-1) INTERACTION WITH IN VITRO-MATURED BOVINE OOCYTES 

D. L. Pavão, M. M. Piccolomini, A. C. Góes, R. Harakava, M. Haraguchi and M. Dangelo

pp. 304-304

 


296 EFFECT OF GROWTH HORMONE ON EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT AND ULTRASTRUCTURE OF BOS TAURUS IVP BOVINE EMBRYOS 

L. M. C. Pegoraro, M. N. Dode, C. F. Weissheimer, F. G. Leivas, A. Vieira, F. Mozzaquatro, N. E. M. Rocha, L. A. S. Castro, L. L. Vianna, J. Pradieé and L. B. Anghonni

pp. 304-305

 


297 ASSESSMENT OF THE TRANSPORTATION OF BOVINE OOCYTES EXPERIMENTALLY EXPOSED TO BOVINE HERPESVIRUS TYPE 1 (BoHV-1) DURING THE PERIOD OF MATURATION IN IN VITRO OVIDUCTS 

M. M. Piccolomini, M. L. Batista, A. C. Góes, D. L. Pavão, M. F. Alves and M. Dangelo

pp. 305-305

 


298 THE INFLUENCE OF DISTINCT CENTRAL BULL STATIONS ON THE IN VITRO EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT OF NELORE BULLS 

A. Renzi, F. P. Elias, R. A. Vila and R. B. Lôbo

pp. 305-305

 


299 OVUM PICK-UP USE IN NELORE COWS SUPERSTIMULATED WITH FSH OR eCG 

L. V. P. Ribeiro, L. P. Rigolon, F. L. B. Cavaliere, A. C. Martinez, R. R. Martins, M. G. Ribeiro and C. O. De Abreu

pp. 306-306

 


300 CASE REPORT: MORE THAN ONE CALF PER WEEK PRODUCED BY NELORE DONOR 

G. L. Santos, L. T. S. Yamazaki, E. C. D. Benzi, D. P. Corneglian, M. Romano, F. J. Guidorizzi, A. C. Netto, L. P. Landim Junior and W. Yamazaki

pp. 306-306

 


301 THE EFFECT OF EQUINE FOLICULLAR FLUID ON IN VITRO INDUCTION OF THE ACROSOME REACTION IN FROZEN–THAWED STALLION SPERMATOZOA 

D. S. Silva, P. Rodriguez, N. S. Arruda, R. Rodrigues and J. L. Rodrigues

pp. 307-307

 


302 REPLACEMENT OF FETAL BOVINE SERUM WITH KNOCKOUT SERUM REPLACER AND STEM CELLS CONDITIONED MEDIUM DURING IN VITRO CULTURE OF BOVINE EMBRYOS 

M. M. Souza, N. Z. Saraiva, C. S. Oliveira, T. A. D. Tetzner-Nanzeri, R. Vantini, M. R. de Lima and J. M. Garcia

pp. 307-307

 


303 EFFECT OF SEMEN BATCHES AFTER SEXING ON PRODUCTION EFFICIENCY OF BOVINE EMBRYOS IN VITRO 

T. L. G. Torregrossa, M. B. Fernandes, R. B. Prado, R. A. Vila, F. P. Elias and H. A. Netto

pp. 307-308

 


304 EFFECT OF SYNTHETIC OVIDUCT FLUID MEDIUM (SOF) v. OPTIMIZED SIMPLE POTASSIUM MEDIUM (KSOM) ON EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT OF IN VITRO-FERTILIZED BOVINE OOCYTES 

J. Zapata, F. Fernandez, M. A. Berland, M. Colazo, O. Peralta, R. Felmer and M. H. Ratto

pp. 308-308

 


305 OPTIMIZING DONOR AND RECIPIENT FACTORS IN XENOGRAFTING OF TESTIS TISSUE 

S. Abbasi and A. Honaramooz

pp. 308-309

 


306 THE EFFECT OF BoviPURE GRADIENT ON BISON SPERM CRYOPRESERVATION 

O. A. Bogle, C. Lessard, R. B. McCorkell, T. Grafton and G. P. Adams

pp. 309-309

 


307 TESTICULAR ULTRASONOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS OF GUZERAT (BOS TAURUS INDICUS) BULLS DURING THE PERIPUBERTAL PERIOD 

A. S. Carmo, J. P. Osorio, L. F. Mendonça, A. C. Lucio, A. P. Perini, M. C. V. Miguel, L. Z. Oliveira, V. F. M. Hossepian de Lima and M. Henry

pp. 309-310

 


308 GUANACO SPERM CHROMATIN EVALUATION USING TOLUIDINE BLUE 

M. I. Carretero, S. Giuliano, A. Agüero, M. Pinto, M. Miragaya, V. Trasorras, J. Egey, J. von Thungen and D. Neild

pp. 310-310

 


309 MORPHOMETRICAL ANALYSIS OF THE LAMA GLAMA SPERM HEAD 

C. I. Casaretto, D. Lombardo, S. Giuliano, M. Gambarotta, M. I. Carretero, V. L. Trasorras and M. H. Miragaya

pp. 310-311

 


310 SEASON INFLUENCE UPON SEMINAL PLASMA PROTEINS IN BROWN SWISS BULLS 

M. G. M. Chacur, F. P. Sirchia, A. C. L. Ruiz and M. L. Guaberto

pp. 311-311

 


311 MELATONIN PROMOTES IN VITRO SPERM CAPACITATION IN BUFFALO (BUBALUS BUBALIS) 

S. Di Francesco, E. Mariotti, M. Tsantarliotou, A. Sattar, I. Venditto, M. Rubessa, L. Zicarelli and B. Gasparrini

pp. 311-312

 


312 MORPHOLOGICAL AND MORPHOMETRICS CHARACTERISTICS OF NUCLEAR SPERM IN THE EPIDIDYMAL TRANSIT OF BULLS 

C. E. Fernandes, D. N. Sodré, A. L. Zart and L. J. F. Campos

pp. 312-312

 


313 ASSESSMENT OF SPERM DNA FRAGMENTATION IN CANINE EJACULATES USING THE Sperm-Halomax® KIT: PRELIMINARY RESULTS 

M. Hidalgo, M. R. Murabito, M. J. Gálvez, S. Demyda, L. J. De Luca, M. Moreno and J. Dorado

pp. 312-313

 


314 FECAL STEROID HORMONES IN 3 × TG-AD AND WILD-TYPE MICE AND THEIR RELATION WITH FERTILITY 

J. C. Illera, L. Martinez-Fernandez, L. Camacho, M. J. Illera and G. Silvan

pp. 313-313

 


315 REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES AND OXIDATIVE STRESS IN CANINE SEMEN FRACTIONS 

C. F. Lucio, M. Nichi, F. M. Regazzi, T. F. Rück, L. C. G. Silva and C. I. Vannucchi

pp. 313-313

 


316 FOURIER TRANSFORM INFRARED MICROSPECTROSCOPY: A NEW APPROACH FOR MOLECULAR PROFILE ANALYSIS OF SPERMATOZOA AND SEMINAL PLASMA 

M. P. Milazzotto, R. A. Bitar, J. A. Visintin, M. E. O. A. Assumpção and H. S. Martinho

pp. 314-314

 


317 RESISTANCE AGAINST DIFFERENT REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES IN BOVINE EPIDIDYMAL SPERM UNDER DISTINCT MATURATION STATUS 

M. Nichi, E. G. A. Perez, C. H. C. Viana, A. C. Teodoro, P. A. A. Goes, P. E. J. Bols, A. Dalmazzo, G. H. Ferreira, R. O. C. Silva, R. C. Barnabe and V. H. Barnabe

pp. 314-314

 


318 EFFECT OF 6-N-PROPYL-2-THIOURACIL-INDUCED HYPOTHYROIDISM IN THE HOST MOUSE ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF BOVINE TESTIS XENOGRAFTS 

J. R. Rodriguez-Sosa, G. M. J. Costa, R. Rathi, L. R. França and I. Dobrinski

pp. 315-315

 


319 VALIDATION OF THE CARBOXYFLUORESCEIN DIACETATE ASSOCIATED WITH PROPIDIUM IODIDE FOR MURINE SPERM ACROSOME AND PLASMA MEMBRANE INTEGRITY 

F. M. Sevciuc, C. M. Mendes, F. R. O. de Barros, W. B. Feitosa, R. Simões, J. A. Visintin and M. E. O. A. Assumpção

pp. 315-315

 


320 SUSCEPTIBILITY OF GOAT SPERM TO DIFFERENT REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES 

R. O. C. Silva, E. G. A. Perez, R. P. Cabral, D. G. Silva, C. H. C. Viana, M. Nichi, P. A. A. Goes, G. H. Ferreira, A. C. Teodoro, R. C. Barnabe and V. H. Barnabe

pp. 316-316

 


321 CO-CULTURE WITH OVIDUCT EPITHELIAL CELLS PROMOTES CAPACITATION OF BUFFALO (BUBALUS BUBALIS) SPERM 

C. Siniscalchi, E. Mariotti, L. Boccia, G. Albero, S. Di Francesco, M. V. Suárez, R. Di Palo and B. Gasparrini

pp. 316-317

 


322 EFFECT OF PLASMIN ON ACROSOME REACTION OF BUFFALO (BUBALUS BUBALIS) SPERMATOZOA IN VITRO 

I. Venditto, E. Mariotti, L. Boccia, M. Rubessa, M. De Blasi, A. Sattar and B. Gasparrini

pp. 317-317

 


323 POSSIBLE BENEFICIAL EFFECT OF REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES ON BOAR SPERM FUNCTION 

C. H. C. Viana, M. Nichi, R. O. C. Silva, E. G. A. Perez, R. N. Garcia, P. F. Lima, R. P. Cabral, D. G. Silva, Â. C. Teodoro, V. H. Barnabe and R. C. Barnabe

pp. 317-318

 


324 CELL LINES DERIVED FROM MAMMALIAN PARTHENOGENETIC EMBRYOS DISPLAY ABNORMAL CHROMOSOME COMPLEMENTS AND ABERRANT CENTRIOLE NUMBER 

T. A. L. Brevini, G. Pennarossa, A. Vanelli, G. Tettamanti, L. Bogliolo, M. de Eguileor, S. Ledda and F. Gandolfi

pp. 318-318

 


325 VIABILITY AND GROWTH OF CATTLE PREANTRAL FOLLICLES AFTER IN VITRO CULTURE OF OVARIAN FRAGMENTS IN α-TOCOPHEROL 

L. A. Lisboa, E. R. Andrade, M. F. Hertel, F. A. Melo-Sterza, K. Moreno, A. P. F. R. L. Bracarense, A. A. Alfieri and M. M. Seneda

pp. 318-319

 


326 MICROINJECTIONS OF SMALL INTERFERING RNA AND COMPLEMENTARY RNA TO ELUCIDATE THE INVOLVEMENT OF ENDOGENOUS PHOSPHOLIPASE C ISOFORMS IN BOVINE OOCYTE ACTIVATION DURING FERTILIZATION 

B. R. Sessions, A. H. Bayles, J. Collier, K. Perry, L. S. Whitaker and K. L. White

pp. 319-319

 


327 UNSATURATED AND SATURATED NON-ESTERIFIED FATTY ACIDS DIFFERENTLY AFFECT LIPID STORAGE AND DEVELOPMENTAL COMPETENCE OF BOVINE OOCYTES 

H. Aardema, P. Vos, H. Knijn, B. Roelen and B. Gadella

pp. 319-320

 


328 IN VITRO MATURATION OF OOCYTES FROM Canindé GOATS SUBMITTED TO DIFFERENT HORMONAL TREATMENTS FOR OVARIAN STIMULATION 

K. C. Almeida, A. F. Pereira, A. S. Alcântara Neto, S. R. G. Avelar, F. C. Sousa, L. M. Melo, D. I. A. Teixeira and V. J. F. Freitas

pp. 320-320

 


329 EXPRESSION AND REGULATION OF GENOMIC AND NON-GENOMIC PROGESTERONE RECEPTORS IN BOVINE CUMULUS–OOCYTE COMPLEXES DURING MATURATION IN VITRO 

I. M. Aparicio, C. Hensey, P. Lonergan and T. Fair

pp. 320-321

 


330 ROLE OF STAT3 PATHWAY IN THE LEPTIN-INDUCED SIGNALING DURING OOCYTE IN VITRO MATURATION AND STEROIDOGENIC RESPONSE IN RABBIT MODEL 

M. Arias-Alvarez, R. M. Garcia-Garcia, L. Torres-Rovira, A. Gonzalez-Bulnes, P. G. Rebollar and P. L. Lorenzo

pp. 321-321

 


331 EFFECT OF SUCESSIVE LAPAROSCOPIC OOCYTE RECOVERY AFTER HORMONAL TREATMENT IN CROSSBRED GOATS 

S. R. G. Avelar, K. C. Almeida, A. F. Pereira, F. C. Sousa, R. R. Moura, A. C. A. Teles Filho, C. H. S. Melo, E. S. Albuquerque, F. B. Pereira, L. M. Melo, D. I. A. Teixeira and V. J. F. Freitas

pp. 321-322

 


332 GRANULOCYTE-MACROPHAGE COLONY STIMULATING FACTOR (GM-CSF) ENHANCES CUMULUS CELLS EXPANSION OF IN VITRO-MATURED BOVINE CUMULUS–OOCYTE COMPLEXES IN A CHEMICALLY DEFINED MEDIUM 

D. D. Bücher, M. A. Castro, M. E. Silva, M. A. Berland, I. I. Concha and M. H. Ratto

pp. 322-322

 


333 EFFECTS OF BOVINE OOCYTE QUALITY ON KINETICS OF NUCLEAR MATURATION AND EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT AFTER IN VITRO FERTILIZATION 

I. Carvalhais, M. Faheem, A. Habibi, A. Geraldo, R. Agrícola, A. Chaveiro and F. Moreira da Silva

pp. 322-323

 


334 EFFECT OF A GROWTH MEDIUM DURING IVM ON EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT OF PREPUBERTAL EWE OOCYTES 

M. G. Catalá, D. Izquierdo, R. Romaguera, M. Roura and M. T. Paramio

pp. 323-324

 


335 EFFECT OF MEM VITAMINS AND FORSKOLIN ON IN VITRO EMBRYO PRODUCTION AND SOPS-VITRIFICATION ABILITY OF IN VITRO DERIVED PORCINE BLASTOCYSTS 

C. Cuello, C. Almiñana, J. Gomis, M. A. Gil, C. Maside, S. Gomez, J. Sanchez-Osorio, J. Roca, J. M. Vazquez and E. A. Martinez

pp. 324-324

 


336 MEIOTIC DEVELOPMENT AND CORTICAL GRANULES DISTRIBUTION IN CANINE OOCYTES DURING IN VITRO MATURATION 

M. De los Reyes, D. Luna and J. Palomino

pp. 324-325

 


337 MITOCHONDRIA AND REACTIVE OXYGEN SPECIES IN PREBUPERTAL LAMB OOCYTES BEFORE AND AFTER IN VITRO MATURATION 

M. E. Dell'Aquila, B. Ambruosi, R. Guastamacchia, F. Binetti, E. Ciani, D. Cianci and G. M. Lacalandra

pp. 325-325

 


338 EFFECT OF OXYGEN CONCENTRATION ON NUCLEAR MATURATION, CUMULUS EXPANSION AND GLUTATHIONE LEVEL IN PORCINE OOCYTES DURING IN VITRO MATURATION 

A. Furugaichi, M. Hoshina, J. Ito and N. Kashiwazaki

pp. 325-326

 


339 EFFECTS OF 17-β ESTRADIOL AND CYSTEAMINE ON IN VITRO MATURATION OF BEEF CATTLE OOCYTES 

L. Guo, B. Tang, X. Ma, F. Gao, J. B. Zhang and Z. Y. Li

pp. 326-326

 


340 EPIGENETIC ANALYSIS OF DEVELOPMENTALLY IMPORTANT GENES IN BOVINE OOCYTES OF DIFFERENT ORIGINS 

J. Heinzmann, T. Hansmann, C. Wrenzycki, U. Zechner, T. Haaf and H. Niemann

pp. 326-327

 


341 IN VITRO MATURATION AND IN VITRO FERTILIZATION OF ALPACA (VICUGNA PACOS) OOCYTES: EFFECT OF TIME OF INCUBATION ON NUCLEAR MATURATION AND CLEAVAGE 

W. Huanca, R. Condori, J. Cainzos, M. Chileno, L. Quintela, J. Becerra and P. G. Herradon

pp. 327-327

 


342 EFFECTS OF MELATONIN ON PREIMPLANTATION DEVELOPMENT OF PORCINE PARTHENOGENETIC EMBRYOS 

J.-T. Kang, O.-J. Koo, D.-K. Kwon, S.-J. Park, M. Atikuzzaman, N. Gomez, G. Jang and B.-C. Lee

pp. 327-328

 


343 PHOSPHATIDYLINOSITOL 3-KINASE IS INVOLVED IN THE MAINTENANCE OF METAPHASE II ARREST IN PORCINE OOCYTES MATURED IN VITRO 

N. Kashiwazaki, M. Shimada and J. Ito

pp. 328-328

 


344 EFFECTS OF BMP4 AND ITS INHIBITOR, NOGGIN, ON OOCYTE MATURATION AND DEVELOPMENT OF BOVINE PREIMPLANTING EMBRYOS 

I. La Rosa, R. Fernandez y Martín, D. A. Paz and D. F. Salamone

pp. 328-328

 


345 GENE EXPRESSION IN OOCYTES AFTER MEIOTIC INHIBITION WITH THE CYCLIN-DEPENDENT KINASE INHIBITOR BUTYROLACTONE I 

C. L. V. Leal, S. Mamo, T. Fair and P. Lonergan

pp. 329-329

 


346 ULTRASTRUCTURE OF A HUMAN GIANT MII OOCYTE: CASE REPORT 

A. S. Lopes, E. Oliveira, M. Cunha, J. Silva, A. Barros and M. Sousa

pp. 329-329

 


347 TRANSCRIPTIONAL REGULATION DURING IN VITRO BOVINE OOCYTE MATURATION: FACT OR ARTIFACT? 

S. Mamo, C. L. V. Leal, A. Al Naib, P. Lonergan and T. Fair

pp. 330-330

 


348 CO-CULTURE OF PORCINE OOCYTES–CUMULUS COMPLEXES DERIVED FROM SMALL FOLLICLE WITH CUMULUS-CELL MASSES FROM MIDDLE FOLLICLE IMPROVES MEIOTIC MATURATION OF THE OOCYTES 

R. Matsunaga and H. Funahashi

pp. 330-330

 


349 EFFECT OF CUMULUS CELLS AND MATURATION CULTURE PERIOD OF OOCYTES ON THE SEX RATIO OF IN VITRO-FERTILIZED BOVINE EMBRYOS 

G. Z. Mingoti, B. C. S. Leão, F. P. Gottardi and R.-V. Alonso

pp. 331-331

 


350 EFFECT OF PROGESTERONE SUPPLEMENTATION OF MATURATION MEDIUM ON DEVELOPMENT OF IVM-IVF-IVC BOVINE EMBRYOS 

K. Miyata, H. Koyama, C. Lessard, J. Singh and O. Dochi

pp. 331-331

 


351 POLARIZED LIGHT MICROSCOPY: DETECTION OF MICROTUBULES AND ITS EFFECTS ON THE VIABILITY OF IN VITRO-MATURED PORCINE OOCYTES 

I. Molina, M. Muñoz, C. Díez, E. Gómez, E. A. Martínez, D. Martín, B. Trigal, S. Carrocera, M. A. Gil, J. Sánchez-Osorio and J. N. Caamaño

pp. 332-332

 


352 DISSOCIATION OF NUCLEAR AND CYTOPLASMIC MATURATION OF BOVINE OOCYTES IN DEFINED CULTURE SYSTEM 

I. Oliveira e Silva, R. B. Vasconcelos, J. V. O. Caetano, L. V. M. Gulart, L. S. A. Camargo, S. N. Báo and A. A. M. Rosa e Silva

pp. 332-332

 


353 CUMULUS CELLS RESPONSE TO HEAT SHOCK AND INSULIN-LIKE GROWTH FACTOR-I 

F. F. Paula-Lopes, C. M. Mendes, P. H. B. Risolia, J. S. A. Gonçalves, W. B. Feitosa, M. Raposo, M. E. O. A. Assumpção and J. A. Visintin

pp. 333-333

 


354 EFFECT OF OOCYTE-SECRETED FACTORS (OSF) ON EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT OF OOCYTES FROM SMALL FOLLICLES OF PREPUBERTAL GOATS 

R. Romaguera, A. R. Jiménez-Macedo, D. Izquierdo, R. Morató, M. Català, M. Roure, M. J. Palomo and M. T. Paramio

pp. 333-334

 


355 INFLUENCE OF NITRIC OXIDE AND CYCLIC GMP SIGNALING PATHWAY ON THE IN VITRO MATURATION OF BOVINE OOCYTES: PRELIMINARY RESULTS 

K. R. L. Schwarz, T. H. C. de Bem, P. R. L. Pires, L. G. Mesquita, L. Remy and C. L. V. Leal

pp. 334-334

 


356 MODULATION OF PORCINE NUCLEAR MATURATION STATUS USING A SPECIFIC PHOSPHODIESTERASE INHIBITOR 

M. L. Sutton-McDowall, R. B. Gilchrist and J. G. Thompson

pp. 334-335

 


357 MOLECULAR AND SUBCELLULAR CHARACTERIZATION OF BOVINE OOCYTES AND THEIR SURROUNDING FOLLICULAR CELLS IN SUBJECT TO THEIR DEVELOPMENTAL COMPETENCE 

H. Torner, D. Janowski, N. Ghanem, D. Salilew-Wondim, H. Alm, W. Tomek, T. Viergutz and D. Tesfaye

pp. 335-335

 


358 THE CONSEQUENCE OF HIGH NON-ESTERIFIED FATTY ACID CONCENTRATIONS DURING OOCYTE IN VITRO MATURATION ON BOVINE EMBRYO QUALITY 

V. Van Hoeck, J. L. M. R. Leroy, S. Andries and P. E. J. Bols

pp. 335-336

 


359 MORPHOLOGIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY ALTERATIONS ON BOVINE OOCYTE MATURATION IN VITRO WITH NITRIC OXIDE AND ITS IMPACT ON EMBRYO DEVELOPMENT 

K. S. Viana, M. C. C. Bussiere, C. S. Paes de Carvalho, B. L. Dias, M. R. Faes, V. R. Lanes, C. R. Quirino and R. C. M. Escobar

pp. 336-336

 


360 EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT AND STEROIDOGENESIS OF BOVINE CUMULUS–OOCYTE COMPLEXES MATURED IN α-MEM MEDIUM SUPPLEMENTED WITH PVA OR PVP-40 

A. A. Vireque, L. S. A. Camargo, E. M. Ferreira, A. A. M. Rosa e Silva, Y. F. Watanabe, A. Bos-Mikich, W. P. Martins, J. R. Campos, P. A. A. S. Navarro and R. A. Ferriani

pp. 337-337

 


361 EFFECT OF HORMONES, EGF AND β-MERCAPTOETHANOL ON IN VITRO MATURATION OF CAPRINE OOCYTES 

P. Yadav, S. D. Kharche, A. K. Goel, S. K. Jindal and M. C. Sharma

pp. 337-337

 


362 STORAGE OF BOVINE SPERM FOR 20 H BETWEEN SEMEN COLLECTION AND SEXING 

J. L. Anema, J. K. Graham, R. W. Lenz and G. E. Seidel

pp. 337-338

 


363 ENHANCEMENT OF COMMERCIAL BOVINE IN VITRO EMBRYO PRODUCTION BY SEXING FROZEN SEMEN PRIOR TO INSEMINATION 

D. B. Ardais, L. T. S. Yamazaki, L. P. Landim Junior, E. C. D. Benzi, D. P. Corneglian, M. Romano, A. Castro Netto, F. Guidorizzi, G. L. Santos and W. Yamazaki

pp. 338-338

 


364 QUANTIFICATION OF DEVELOPMENTALLY IMPORTANT GENE TRANSCRIPTS EXPRESSED IN EMBRYOS PRODUCED IN VIVO AND IN VITRO USING SEX-SORTED AND NON-SORTED RAM SPERMATOZOA 

K. H. Beilby, S. Wilkening, S. P. de Graaf, C. Wrenzycki and C. G. Grupen

pp. 338-339

 


365 QUALITY ASSESSMENT OF BOVINE CRYOPRESERVED SPERM AFTER SEXING BY FLOW CYTOMETRY AND ITS USE FOR IN VITRO EMBRYO PRODUCTION 

J. O. Carvalho, R. Sartori, G. M. Machado, G. B. Mourão and M. A. N. Dode

pp. 339-339

 


366 SEXING OF GOAT BLASTOCYSTS PRODUCED IN VITRO BY FISH USING CHROMOSOME X AND Y OVINE SPECIFIC PROBES 

A. Casanova, F. Vidal, R. Romaguera, R. Morato, M. Catala, D. Izquierdo, T. Moges and M. T. Paramio

pp. 339-340

 


367 INCIDENCE OF CHROMOSOMAL ABNORMALITIES IN MALE AND FEMALE BOVINE EMBRYOS DERIVED FROM SEX-SORTED SPERM 

M. Garcia-Herreros, T. F. Carter, D. A. F. Villagómez, W. A. King and P. Lonergan

pp. 340-340

 


368 CONCEPTION RATE AT FIRST ARTIFICIAL INSEMINATION WITH SEXED SEMEN OR CONVENTIONAL SEMEN IN CROSSBRED DAIRY COWS 

B. T. Gerhardt, L. D. P. Sinedino, A. P. Dourado, P. A. M. Alves and L. A. G. Nogueira

pp. 340-341

 


369 EFFECT OF HOLDING TIME OF RAW HOLSTEIN FRIESIAN BULL EJACULATES BEFORE SEXING ON NON-RETURN RATES AFTER 56 DAYS 

H. M. Knijn, A. C. J. Frijters, J. E. Roelfzema, M. Bakker, R. Lenz and J. S. Merton

pp. 341-341

 


370 ASSESSMENT OF SWIM-UP AND Percoll™ DENSITY GRADIENT FOR SPERM SEX PRESELECTION 

A. C. Lucio, M. V. Resende, J. A. Dernowsek-Meirelles, A. P. Perini, I. P. S. Diaz, L. Z. Oliveira, A. S. Carmo, M. C. V. Miguel, C. A. Moreira-Filho, B. C. A. Alves, L. G. Albuquerque and V. F. M. Hossepian de Lima

pp. 341-342

 


371 DOES Percoll™ GRADIENT CENTRIFUGATION CAUSE HYPERACTIVATION ON CRYOPRESERVED BOVINE SPERMATOZOA? 

L. Z. Oliveira, R. P. Arruda, E. C. C. Celeghini, A. F. C. Andrade, A. C. Lucio, M. C. V. Miguel, A. P. Perini, A. S. Carmo, R. M. Santos and V. F. M. Hossepian de Lima

pp. 342-342

 


372 X-CHROMOSOME-BEARING SPERM SEPARATION BY Percoll™ DISCONTINUOUS DENSITY GRADIENT AND SEX RATIO DEVIATION IN IN VITRO PRODUCED BOVINE EMBRYOS 

A. P. Perini, A. C. Lucio, A. S. Carmo, M. C. V. Miguel, L. Z. Oliveira, J. A. Miguel, A. P. Dernowsek-Meirelles, C. A. Moreira-Filho and V. F. M. Hossepian de Lima

pp. 342-343

 


373 STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE CONCEPTION RATES IN DAIRY HEIFERS INDENTIFIED IN ESTRUS USING TAIL HEAD PAINTING AND INSEMINATED WITH SEXED SEMEN 

M. F. Sá Filho, H. Ayres, M. Fosado, E. P. Campos Filho, P. S. Baruselli and J. A. Miguel

pp. 343-343

 


374 SEX-DEPENDENT METABOLIC DIFFERENCES OF BOVINE PREIMPLANTATION EMBRYOS 

R. G. Sturmey, P. Bermejo-Alvarez, A. Gutierrez-Adan, D. Rizos, H. J. Leese and P. Lonergan

pp. 343-344

 


375 PERFORMANCE OF DIFFERENT BOVINE BREEDS ON IN VITRO COMMERCIAL EMBRYO PRODUCTION USING SEX-SORTED SEMEN 

L. T. S. Yamazaki, E. C. D. Benzi, D. P. Corneglian, M. Romano, L. P. Landim Junior, A. Castro Netto, F. Guidorizzi, G. L. Santos and W. Yamazaki

pp. 344-344

 


376 FAILURE OF SPERM DECONDENSATION AFTER INTRACYTOPLASMIC SPERM INJECTION IN SWAMP BUFFALO (BUBALUS BUBALIS) 

V. Chankitisakul, A. Tharasanit, K. Thaseephoo and M. Techakumphu

pp. 344-345

 


377 EMBRYO PRODUCTION BY OVUM PICKUP-INTRACYTOPLASMIC SPERM INJECTION-IVC IN AN EQUINE OVUM PICKUP PROGRAM USING SEMEN FROM FERTILE AND INFERTILE STALLIONS 

S. Colleoni, R. Duchi, G. Lazzari and C. Galli

pp. 345-345

 


378 INVOLVEMENT OF THE SPERM TAIL IN TRIGGERING OOCYTE ACTIVATION IN PIGS 

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

pp. 346-346

 


379 TREATMENT OF 293T CELLS WITH XENOPUS EGG EXTRACT INDUCES NOT-STRESS-RELATED EPIGENETIC REMODELING OF RIBOSOMAL GENES 

O. Østrup, P. Hyttel, D. Klœrke and P. Collas

pp. 346-346

 


380 ISOLATION AND DIFFERENTIATION OF MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS DERIVED FROM CANINE AMNIOTIC FLUID 

S. A. Choi, J. H. Lee, K. J. Kim, E. Y. Kim, X. X. Li, A. Lashgari and M. K Kim

pp. 346-347

 


381 LABELING AND ANALYSIS OF SWINE ADIPOSE-DERIVED STEM CELLS WITH CARBOXYFLUORESCEIN DIACETATE AND QUANTUM DOTS 

N. Cieslak, A. Massie, S. M. Wilson, E. Monaco and M. B. Wheeler

pp. 347-347

 


382 ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF SIZE-SIEVED MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS FROM PERIVASCULAR AND INTERVASCULAR WHARTON'S JELLY OF HORSE UMBILICAL CORD 

A. Corradetti, A. Lange Consiglio, M. Barucca, F. Cremonesi and D. Bizzaro

pp. 347-348

 


383 IDENTIFICATION OF PLURIPOTENCY MARKERS IN SWINE EMBRYOS 

F. R. O. de Barros, M. D. Goissis, M. G. Marques, M. I. Giassetti, F. F. Paula-Lopes, P. V. Cavalcanti, M. E. O. A. Assumpção and J. A. Visintin

pp. 348-349

 


384 ISOLATION OF MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS FROM WHARTON'S JELLY, CORD BLOOD, AND AMNIOTIC FLUID IN THE HORSE 

E. Iacono, L. Brunori, A. Pirrone and B. Merlo

pp. 348-349

 


385 ESTROGENIC EVALUATION OF ALKYPHENOLS IN MOUSE EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS 

E. M. Jung and E. B. Jeung

pp. 349-349

 


386 HORSE AMNION: A SOURCE OF MESENCHYMAL (AMSC) AND EPITHELIAL STEM CELLS 

A. Lange Consiglio, B. Corradetti, D. Bizzaro, M. Cassano and F. Cremonesi

pp. 349-350

 


387 DERIVATION OF PUTATIVE EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS FROM PORCINE PARTHENOGENETIC BLASTOCYSTS AND THE LOSS OF PARENTAL-SPECIFIC EXPRESSION PATTERNS IN Igf2/H19 GENES 

C. K. Lee, K. J. Uh, J. K. Park, H. S. Kim, H. M. Kim, J. Y. Hwang and H. Ka

pp. 350-350

 


388 OPTIMIZATION OF INDUCED PLURIPOTENT STEM CELL GENERATION FROM BOVINE FIBROBLASTS 

M. L. Lim, H. Sumer, J. Liu and P. J. Verma

pp. 350-351

 


389 CULTURE OF EQUINE INNER CELL MASS USING EQUINE MESENCHYMAL CELLS AS A FEEDER LAYER 

J. F. Lima-Neto, G. H. M. Araujo, M. L. Alvarenga, C. F. Moya-Araujo, I. D. P. Blanco, T. S. Rascado, C. C. Macedo, T. I. Wodewotzky, M. A. Alvarenga and F. C. Landim-Alvarenga

pp. 351-351

 


390 ISOLATION AND ADIPOGENESIS OF GRIZZLY BEAR MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS 

A. J. Maki, I. Omelogu, E. Monaco, M. E. McGee-Lawrence, R. M. Bradford, O. L. Nelson, C. T. Robbins, S. W. Donahue and M. B. Wheeler

pp. 351-352

 


391 A COMPARATIVE GENE EXPRESSION ANALYSIS BETWEEN SHEEP EARLY EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT AND PUTATIVE EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS 

B. M. Murray, S. Schmoelzl, N. M. Andronicos, J. R. Hill, P. J. Verma and M. K. Holland

pp. 352-352

 


392 EFFECTS OF TRICHOSTATIN A, AN EPIGENETIC MODIFIER AGENT, ON DIFFERENTIATION OF EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS INTO STRIATED MUSCLE CELLS 

C. S. Oliveira, N. Z. Saraiva, Jasmin, M. M. Souza and T. A. D. Tetzner

pp. 352-353

 


393 CHARACTERIZATION OF PORCINE EMBRYONIC GERM CELL LINES DERIVED FROM DANISH LANDRACE AND YUCATAN MINI PIG EMBRYOS AT DAYS 20 TO 24 OF PREGNANCY 

S.G. Petkov, G. B. Anderson and P. Maddox-Hyttel

pp. 353-353

 


394 CHARACTERIZATION OF BOVINE ADULT-DERIVED ADIPOSE STEM CELLS FOR USE IN NUCLEAR TRANSFER 

A. A. Picou, J. Wilson, B. Dresser, G. T. Gentry, R. A. Godke and K. R. Bondioli

pp. 353-354

 


395 OVINE SPERMATOGONIA ISOLATION AND IN VITRO GROWTH ASSAY 

A. Qi, T. Wuliji and Y. Zhang

pp. 354-354

 


396 Oct-4 EXPRESSION IN CAT INNER CELL MASS-DERIVED CELLS CULTURED IN MEDIUM WITH DIFFERENT PROTEIN SOURCES 

T. S. Rascado, J. F. Lima-Neto, S. E. R. S. Lorena, B. W. Minto and F. C. Landim-Alvarenga

pp. 354-355

 


397 DERIVATION OF NEURAL STEM CELLS FROM PORCINE EPIBLAST CELLS 

M. A. Rasmussen, V. J. Hall and P. Hyttel

pp. 355-355

 


398 DIFFERENTIATION OF MOUSE EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS INTO CARDIOMYOCYTES BY USING SLOW TURNING LATERAL VESSEL (STLV/BIOREACTOR) 

S. Rungarunlert, K. Tar, S. Muenthaisong, M. Techakumphu, M. Pirity and A. Dinnyes

pp. 355-355

 


399 ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF BOVINE MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS DERIVED FROM ADIPOSE TISSUE 

R. V. Sampaio, M. R. Chiaratti, F. F. Bressan, J. R. Sangalli, M. S. Miranda, T. H. C. De Bem, T. V. G. Silva, N. N. Costa, M. S. Cordeiro, S. S. D. Santos, C. E. Ambrosio, F. V. Meirelles and O. M. Ohashi

pp. 356-356

 


400 KARYOTYPIC ANALYSIS AND EPIGENETIC MODIFICATIONS OF CULTURED PORCINE ADIPOSE TISSUE-DERIVED STEM CELLS 

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

pp. 356-356

 


401 MIGRATION AND THERAPEUTIC POTENTIAL OF PORCINE ADULT ADIPOSE-DERIVED MESENCHYMAL STEM CELLS 

S. M. Wilson, E. Monaco, M. S. Goldwasser, S. G. Clark, W. L. Hurley and M. B. Wheeler

pp. 357-357

 


402 SUPEROVULATION OF TROPICAL-ADAPTED BOS TAURUS AND BOS INDICUS COWS IN A TROPICAL ENVIRONMENT 

R. H. Alvarez, A. C. Martinez and R. M. L. Pires

pp. 357-357

 


403 CONTROL OF OVULATION IN SOWS IN THE TROPICAL ENVIRONMENT USING HUMAN CHORIONIC GONADOTROPHIN IN COMPARISON WITH GONADOTROPIN-RELEASING HORMONE ANALOG 

K. Buranaamnuay, K. Wongkaweewit, R. Raksasub, P. Prommachart, P. Tummaruk and M. Techakumphu

pp. 358-358

 


404 SUPEROVULATORY RESPONSE IN BEEF DONORS TREATED DURING THE FIRST FOLLICULAR WAVE OR FOUR DAYS AFTER PROGESTERONE AND ESTRADIOL ADMINISTRATION 

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

pp. 358-358

 


405 LEVELS OF HORMONES AND NITRIC OXIDE PRESENT IN FOLLICULAR FLUID UNDER OR NOT UNDER SUPEROVULATION IN MARES 

M. T. Carmo, L. Losinno, J. Aguilar, J. Rose, G. H. M. Araujo and M. A. Alvarenga

pp. 359-359

 


406 EFFECT OF DIFFERENT FOLLICLE-STIMULATING HORMONE DOSES ON SUPEROVULATORY RESPONSE OF Red Sindhi COWS 

B. P. Carvalho, M. R. B. Mello, J. M. Baldrighi, J. S. Campanati, R. R. C. Mello and A. J. B. Dias

pp. 359-360

 


407 SUPERSTIMULATORY RESPONSE WITH DECREASING DOSES OF FOLLICLE-STIMULATING HORMONE v. A SINGLE DOSE OF FOLLICLE-STIMULATING HORMONE–EQUINE CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN DURING BREEDING AND NONBREEDING SEASON IN SHEEP 

M. I. Cueto, F. Pereyra-Bonnet, P. Silvestre and A. E. Gibbons

pp. 360-360

 


408 HOLSTEIN DONORS RESPONSE USING OR NOT USING ESTRADIOL 17-β IN THE SUPEROVULATORY TREATMENT 

S. Fuentes, D. Ruiz, P. Vera, A. Castro, I. Moreno, E. Liebana and J. de la Fuente

pp. 361-361

 


409 SUPERSTIMULATED BOVINE DONORS INSEMINATED WITH SEMEN WITH DIFFERENT LINEARITY EVALUATED BY COMPUTER-ASSISTED SPERM ANALYSIS 

A. Garcia Guerra, J. Villareal, G. Larraburu and G. M. Brogliatti

pp. 361-362

 


410 ENHANCED OVARIAN RESPONSE TO LOW-DOSE TREATMENT WITH EQUINE PITUITARY EXTRACT IN MARES 

A. M. Gimenes, F. S. Ignacio, A. L. N. Boff, D. R. Bergfelt and C. Meira

pp. 362-362

 


411 EFFICIENCY OF DAY SEVEN COLLECTION OF BOVINE EMBRYOS AFTER SUPEROVULATION BY FLUSHING THE OVIDUCTS AND THE UTERINE HORNS 

V. Havlicek, A. Kuzmany, J. F. Beckers, B. Remy, G. Brem and U. Besenfelder

pp. 363-363

 


412 OVARIAN RESPONSE IN ALPACAS (VICUGNA PACOS) TO SUPERSTIMULATORY TREATMENT WITH FOLLICLE-STIMULATING HORMONE AND EQUINE CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN 

T. Huanca, O. Cardenas, M. Gonzales, W. Huanca, L. A. Quintela, J. J. Becerra and P. G. Herradon

pp. 363-363

 


413 EFFECT OF FLUSHING WITH DIFFERENT DEGRADABILITY PROTEIN SOURCE ON THE PLASMA CONCENTRATIONS OF N-UREA AND PROGESTERONE IN Santa Inês SHEEP 

G. Lazarin, N. Alves, J. Perez, An. Neto and D. Vale

pp. 363-364

 


414 IMPROVEMENT OF EMBRYO QUALITY BY THE REPLACEMENT OF THE LAST TWO DOSES OF PORCINE FOLLICLE-STIMULATING HORMONE BY EQUINE CHORIONIC GONADOTROPIN IN SUPERSTIMULATED SINDI DONORS 

M. C. C. Mattos, M. R. Bastos, M. M. Guardieiro, J. O. Carvalho, G. B. Mourão, C. M. Barros and R. Sartori

pp. 364-364

 


415 INDUCTION OF FOLLICULAR WAVE EMERGENCE IN WOOD BISON BY FOLLICULAR ABLATION OR TREATMENT WITH ESTRADIOL AND PROGESTERONE 

J. M. Palomino, R. B. McCorkell, B. Balog, D. Ambati, M. Woodbury and G. P. Adams

pp. 364-365

 


416 DOSE TITRATION FOR SUPERSTIMULATION OF BRANGUS AND BONSMARA DONORS WITH Folltropin®-V BY A SINGLE INTRAMUSCULAR INJECTION 

D. Rogan, A. Tríbulo, H. Tríbulo, R. Tríbulo, D. Carballo Guerrero, P. Tríbulo, R. J. Mapletoft and G. A. Bó

pp. 365-365

 


417 REPORTER GENE BIOASSAY OF FOLLICLE-STIMULATING HORMONE ACTIVITY IN MARE SERUM 

F. Sahmi, K. Sayasith, V. Portela and C. A. Price

pp. 365-366

 


418 EFFECT OF SUPEROVULATION INITIATED AT FOLLICULAR WAVE EMERGENCE IN Santa Inês EWES 

B. D. M. Silva, T. A. S. N. Silva, L. Dalcin, C. M. Lucci and J. P. Neves

pp. 366-366

 


419 OVARIAN ULTRASONOGRAPHY TO ANALYZE FOLLICULAR DYNAMICS DURING SUPEROVULATORY TREATMENT IN RED DEER (CERVUS ELAPHUS) HINDS 

J. P. Soler and N. Mucci

pp. 366-367

 


420 SUPERSTIMULATION OF ANGUS DONORS WITH A SINGLE INTRAMUSCULAR INJECTION OF FOLLTROPIN®-V 

A. Tríbulo, H. Tríbulo, R. Tríbulo, D. Carballo Guerrero, P. Tríbulo, D. Rogan, R. J. Mapletoft and G. A. Bó

pp. 367-367

 


421 PRODUCTION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF TRANSGENIC BOVINE EMBRYOS OBTAINED BY INTRACYTOPLASMIC SPERM INJECTION-MEDIATED GENE TRANSFER ASSISTED BY DIFFERENT CHEMICAL ACTIVATION TREATMENTS 

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

pp. 367-368

 


422 GENERATION OF REPORTER TRANSGENIC MICE FOR THE CHEMOKINE CXCL2 USING TWO DIFFERENT DNA CONCENTRATIONS 

M. Crispo, M. Cárdenas-Rodriguez, G. Schlapp, G. Fernández and M. Rumbo

pp. 368-368

 


423 PRODUCTION OF CLONED PIGS EXPRESSING APOLIPOPROTEIN E-SPECIFIC SMALL HAIRPIN (shRNA) 

M. El-Beirouthi, M. S. Albornoz, M. A. Martinez-Diaz, D. Zadworny, L. B. Agellon and V. Bordignon

pp. 369-369

 


424 DOMINANT-NEGATIVE GLUCOSE-DEPENDENT INSULINOTROPIC POLYPEPTIDE (GIP) RECEPTOR (GIPRdn)TRANSGENIC PIGS — A LARGE ANIMAL MODEL FOR TYPE 2 DIABETES MELLITUS 

C. Fehlings, S. Renner, N. Herbach, B. Kessler, A. Hoffmann, R. Wanke, B. Goeke, A. Pfeifer and E. Wolf

pp. 369-369

 


425 HIGH-LEVEL EXPRESSION OF LEA29Y IN PANCREATIC ISLETS OF TRANSGENIC PIGS 

N. Klymiuk, A. Baehr, B. Kessler, M. Kurome, A. Wuensch, N. Herbach, R. Wanke, H. Nagashima and E. Wolf

pp. 370-370

 


426 TRANSGENIC PIGS EXPRESSING HIGH LEVELS OF HUMAN THROMBOMODULIN ON VASCULAR ENDOTHELIUM 

N. Klymiuk, B. Kessler, M. Kurome, A. Wuensch, C. Faber, H. Nagashima and E. Wolf

pp. 370-370

 


427 INTEGRATION SITE ANALYSIS IN TRANSGENIC PIGS BY THERMAL ASYMMETRIC INTERLACED (TAIL)-PCR AND JUNCTION PCR 

Q. R. Kong and Z. H. Liu

pp. 371-371

 


428 PRODUCTION OF GERM-LINEAGE CELL AND FUNCTIONAL GAMETES FROM MULTI-POTENT SPERMATOGONIAL STEM CELLS 

J. E. Lim, J. H. Eum, H. J. Kim, H. S. Lee, J. H. Kim, J. E. Lee, D. H. Shin, H. M. Chung, T. K. Yoon and D. R. Lee

pp. 371-371

 


429 GENERATION OF Oct4-EGFP TRANSGENIC PIGS FOR MONITORING REPROGRAMMING AND PLURIPOTENCY 

M. Nowak-Imialek, W. A. Kues, B. Petersen, A. Lucas-Hahn, D. Herrmann, E. Lemme, M. Oropeza, J. W. Carnwath and H. Niemann

pp. 371-372

 


430 INJECTION OF CELLS OR THEIR PARTS AFTER A SHORT EXPOSURE TO PLASMID CONSTRUCTS INDUCES TRANSGENESIS IN OVINE AND BOVINE EMBRYOS 

F. Pereyra-Bonnet, R. Bevacqua, A. Gibbons, M. Cueto, R. Fernandez-Martin, P. Sipowicz, M. Radrizzani and D. Salamone

pp. 372-372

 


431 GENERATION OF CLONED CD55-CD39 TRANSGENIC α1,3-GALACTOSYLTRANSFERASE DEPLETED (GAL–/–) PIGLETS 

A. Perota, D. Brunetti, B. Charreau, M. Chatelais, I. Lagutina, G. Lazzari, I. Anegon, D. H. Sachs, E. Cozzi, F. Lucchini and C. Galli

pp. 372-373

 


432 INHERITANCE OF LENTIVIRAL PHOSPHOGLYCERATE KINASE-ENHANCED GREEN FLUORESCENT PROTEIN (PGK-eGFP) INTEGRANTS OF TRANSGENIC CATTLE 

M. Reichenbach, F. A. Habermann, H. D. Reichenbach, T. Guengoer, F. Weber, H. Zerbe, F. Sinowatz, A. Pfeifer and E. Wolf

pp. 373-373

 


433 NEW TRANSGENIC PIG DIABETES MODEL EXPRESSING THE MUTANT Insulinc93S FOR THE STUDY OF THE PANCREATIC BETA CELL DYSFUNCTION 

S. Renner, N. Klymiuk, A. Wuensch, B. Kessler, M. Kurome, H. Nagashima, B. Aigner and E. Wolf

pp. 373-374

 


434 REPLICATION COMPETENT LENTIVIRUS (RCL) ANALYSIS IN RECIPIENT ANIMALS OF TRANSGENIC EMBRYOS PRODUCED BY LENTIVIRAL TRANSFER 

K. Tessanne, J. Yao, K. Cornetta, M. Westhusin, T. Spencer and C. Long

pp. 374-374

 


435 REDUCTION OF CELL CYCLE LENGTH AND INCREASE IN S-PHASE BY GROWTH FACTORS IN PIG FETAL FIBROBLASTS 

S. Waghmare and B. Mir

pp. 374-375

 


436 RISK ANALYSIS OF α-LACTALBUMIN TRANSGENE TRANSFER TO NONTRANSGENIC CONTROL ANIMALS DURING REARING, BREEDING, PARTURITION AND LACTATION 

M. B. Wheeler, W. L. Hurley, J. Mosley, G. E. Bressner, E. Monaco and M. M. Cake

pp. 375-375

 


437 DETERMINING GENE COPY NUMBER IN TRANSFECTED CAPRINE FIBROBLAST CELLS 

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

pp. 375-376

 


438 REPEATED ULTRASOUND-GUIDED FOLLICULAR ASPIRATION IN PREGNANT SUCKLED BEEF COWS PRETREATED WITH OR WITHOUT eCG 

J. F. Aller, N. Mucci, G. Kaiser, G. Ríos, B. Callejas and R. H. Alberio

pp. 376-376

 


439 OVARY ULTRASOUND EVALUATION OF Santa Inês EWES SUBMITTED TO SHORT DURATION PROTOCOLS WITH PROGESTOGENS ASSOCIATED WITH LECIRELIN AND/OR ESTRADIOL BENZOATE 

C. E. A. Biscarde, S. D. Bicudo, L. C. O. Magalhães, L. F. Crocomo, R. F. Bittencourt, D. O. L. Ferreira, C. D. Monteiro and E. Oba

pp. 376-377

 


440 EVALUATION OF FOLLICULAR GROWTH AFTER EXOGENOUS STIMULATION IN MICE USING ULTRASOUND BIOMICROSCOPY 

P. H. A. Campos-Junior, C. S. Silva, J. G. V. Grázia, R. I. T. P. Batista, V. V. Maffili, R. R. Santos and J. H. M. Viana

pp. 377-377

 


441 EFFECTS OF BYPASS LIPID SUPPLEMENTATION IN THE TRANSITION PERIOD ON REPRODUCTIVE PARAMETERS IN DAIRY GOATS AFTER PARTURITION 

C. Carneiro, J. M. G. Souza, C. A. A. Torres, W. J. Silva, R. Denadai, J. H. Bruschi and J. F. Fonseca

pp. 377-378

 


442 ULTRASONOGRAPHIC TESTICULAR ECHOTEXTURE IN NELORE BULLS 

D. S. Costa, F. J. C. Faria and J. C. Borges

pp. 378-378

 


443 BIOLOGICAL FACTORS AFFECTING OOCYTE COLLECTION AND EMBRYOS PRODUCTION IN A COMMERCIAL OVUM PICKUP-IVP SYSTEM IN HOLSTEIN AND MONTBELIARD BREEDS 

C. Guyader-Joly, B. Moulin, F. Mariller, V. Curin, S. Ponchon, C. Gonzalez, P. Humblot and C. Ponsart

pp. 378-379

 


444 FOLLICLE ASPIRATION/ABLATION AS A TECHNIQUE TO AVOID OVULATION AND INDUCE DIESTRUS CONCENTRATIONS OF PROGESTERONE DURING THE ESTROUS CYCLE IN MARES 

F. S. Ignacio, D. F. Montechiesi, D. R. Bergfelt, J. N. P. Puoli Filho, L. R. Carvalho and C. Meira

pp. 379-379

 


445 RELATIONSHIPS OF LUTEAL PHASE VARIABLES (PRIOR TO AI) WITH FOLLICULAR WAVES IN WATER BUFFALOES 

H. Kohram, G. Mohammadi and E. Dirandeh

pp. 379-380

 


446 BOVINE POSTPARTUM DISEASES IN DIFFERENT SYSTEMS OF MILK PRODUCTION 

D. C. da Rosa, G. A. Pessoa, C. E. P. Leonardi, F. F. Vasconcelos, C. A. M. Silva and M. I. B. Rubin

pp. 380-380

 


447 INDUCTION OF ESTRUS IN ANGLO-NUBIAN GOATS IN THE TRANSITION SEASON WITH SHORT-TERM PROGESTAGEN PROTOCOLS WITH OR WITHOUT eCG ADMINISTRATION 

J. M. G. Souza, C. A. A. Torres, S. D. A. Ribeiro, A. C. Ribeiro, L. Becalete, A. G. Rigo, W. J. Silva, O. Facó and J. F. Fonseca

pp. 380-380

 


448 RELATION BETWEEN GESTATIONAL AGE AND ULTRASONOGRAPHIC MEASUREMENTS OF CONCEPTUS PARAMETERS IN ANGLO-NUBIAN GOATS RAISED IN THE BRAZILIAN SEMIARID REGION 

D. I. A. Teixeira, E. S. P. Pinheiro, F. C. Sousa, A. F. Pereira, V. J. F. Freitas and D. Rondina

pp. 380-381

 


449 EFFECTS OF HORMONAL ADMINISTRATION IN TWO DIFFERENT SHIFTS AND OVULATORY DYNAMICS IN NONBREEDING SEASON ON TOGGENBURG GOATS 

F.N. Zambrini, E. P. Costa, J. H. Bruschi, J. M. G. Souza, L. S. Amorim and J. F. Fonseca

pp. 381-381

 


  
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