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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: BIOPHOTONICS - THE APPLICATION OF NOVEL IMAGING METHODOLOGIES TO LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION RESEARCH Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

The use of a whole animal biophotonic model as a screen for the angiogenic potential of estrogenic compounds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Youngblood, R.C., Mcgee, M., Feugang, J.M., Willard, S.T., Ryan, P.L. 2014. The use of a whole animal biophotonic model as a screen for the angiogenic potential of estrogenic compounds. International Journal of Medical Sciences. 11(6):545-553.
Quantitative bioluminescence imaging of transgene expression in intact porcine antral follicles in vitro - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jung, S., Willard, S.T. 2014. Quantitative bioluminescence imaging of transgene expression in intact porcine antral follicles in vitro. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology. 12:11.
L-arginine enhances cell proliferation and reduces apoptosis in human endometrial RL95-2 cells - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Greene, J.M., Feugang, J.M., Pfeiffer, K.E., Bowers, D., Ryan, P.L. 2013. L-arginine enhances cell proliferation and reduces apoptosis in human endometrial RL95-2 cells. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology. 11:15-26.
Application of quantum dot nanoparticles for potential non-invasive bio-imaging of mammalian spermatozoa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Feugang, J.M., Youngblood, R.C., Greene, J.M., Fahad, A.S., Monroe, W.A., Willard, S.T., Ryan, P.L. 2013. Application of quantum dot nanoparticles for potential non-invasive bio-imaging of mammalian spermatozoa. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology. 10:45-53.
Evaluation of pulsatility index and diameter of the jugular vein and superficial body temperature as physiological indices of temperament in weaned beef calves: relationship with serum cortisol concentrations, rectal temp.. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sanchez-Rodriguez, H.L., Vann, R.C., Youngblood, R.C., Baravik-Munsell, E., Christiansen, D.L., Willard, S.T., Ryan, P.L. 2013. Evaluation of pulsatility index and diameter of the jugular vein and superficial body temperature as physiological indices of temperament in weaned beef calves: relationship with serum cortisol concentrations, rectal temperature, and sex. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology. 151:228-237.
Immunomodulator expression in trophoblasts from the feline immunodeficiency virus FIV infected cat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scott, V.L., Shack, L.A., Eells, J.B., Ryan, P.L., Donaldson, J.R., Coats, K.S. 2012. Immunomodulator expression in trophoblasts from the feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV)- infected cat. Journal of Virology. 8:336.
In vitro manipulation of mammalian gametes and embryos: what are we learning from animal settings - (Review Article)
Feugang, J.M., Willard, S.T., Ryan, P.L. 2012. In vitro manipulation of mammalian gametes and embryos: What are we learning from animal settings? Journal of Fertilization:In Vitro. 2:114.
Stress state and strain rate dependence of the human placenta - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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Gender nor sex hormones alter the disease susceptibility of channel catfish to Edwardsiella ictaluri - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peterson, B.C., Davis Jr, K.B. 2012. Gender nor sex hormones alter the disease susceptibility of channel catfish to Edwardsiella ictaluri. Journal of the World Aquaculture Society. 43:733-738.
The use of digital infrared thermal imaging to detect estrus in gilts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sykes, D.J., Couvillion, J.S., Cromiak, A., Bowers, S., Schenck, E., Crenshaw, M., Ryan, P. 2012. The use of digital infrared thermal imaging to detect estrus in gilts. Theriogenology. 78:147-152.
Dietary L-arginine supplementation during mouse gestation enhances reproductive performance and Vegfr2 transcription activity in the fetoplacental unit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Greene, J.M., Dunaway, C.M., Bowers, S.D., Rude, B.J., Feugang, J.M., Ryan, P. 2012. Dietary L-arginine supplementation during mouse gestation enhances reproductive performance and Vegfr2 transcription activity in the fetoplacental unit. Journal of Nutrition. 142(3):456-460.
Mammalian gamete plasma membranes re-assessments and reproductive implications - (Proceedings)
Feugang, J.M., Greene, J.M., Bowers, S.D., Willard, S.T., Ryan, P.L. 2011. Mammalian gamete plasma membranes: re-assessments and reproductive implications. In: XV Congresso da Brasileiro de Veterinarios Especialistas em Suinos Fortaleza, October 4-7, 2011, Ceara, Brazil. 15:176-191.
Invivo monitoring of fetoplacental vegfr2 gene activity in a murine pregnancy model using a vegfr2 -luc reporter gene and bioluminescent imaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Greene, J.M., Dunaway, C.W., Bowers, S.D., Rude, B.J., Feugang, J.M., Ryan, P.L. 2011. Invivo monitoring of fetoplacental vegfr2 gene activity in a murine pregnancy model using a vegfr2 -luc reporter gene and bioluminescent imaging. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology. 9:51.
In vitro effects of relaxin on gene expression in porcine cumulus ooxyte complexes and developing embryos - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Feugang, J.M., Greene, J.M., Willard, S.T., Ryan, P.L. 2011. In vitro effects of relaxin on gene expression in porcine cumulus ooxyte complexes and developing embryos. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology. 9(1):15
Horse species symposium pathogenic and reproductive dysfunction in hourses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ryan, P.L. 2011. Horse species symposium pathogenic and reproductive dysfunction in hourses. Journal of Animal Science. 89(5):1538-1540.
Examination of relaxin and its receptors expression in pig gametes and embryos - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Feugang, J.M., Rodriguez-Munoz, J.C., Willard, S.T., Bathgate, R.A., Ryan, P.L. 2011. Examination of relaxin and its receptors expression in pig gametes and embryos. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology. 9(1):10.
Influence of temperament and transportation on physiological and endocrinological parameters in bulls - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burdick, N.C., Carroll, J.A., Randel, R.D., Willard, S.T., Vann, R.C., Chase, C.C., Lawhon, S.D., Hulbert, L.E., Welsh, T.H. 2011. Influence of temperament and transportation on physiological and endocrinological parameters in bulls. Livestock Science. 10:1016.
A noval approach to monitoring pathogen progression during uterine and placental infection in the mare using biophotonic imaging technology and lux modified bacteria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ryan, P.L., Christiansen, D.L., Hopper, R.M., Walters, F.K., Moulton, K., Curbelo, J., Greene, J.M., Willard, S.T. 2011. A noval approach to monitoring pathogen progression during uterine and placental infection in the mare using biophotonic imaging technology and lux modified bacteria. Journal of Animal Science. 89:1-11.
A comparative biomechanical analysis of term fetal membranes in human and domestic species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Borazjani, A., Weed, B., Patnaik, S., Feugang, J.M., Christiansen, D., Elder, S., Ryan, P.L., Liao, J. 2011. A comparative biomechanical analysis of term fetal membranes in human and domestic species. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. 204(5):365.e25-365.e36
Emerging diagnostic approaches for evaluation of fetal and pregnancy well-being in the mare - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ryan, P.L., Greene, J.M., Christiansen, D., Hopper, R.M., Walters, F.K., Leblanc, M.M. 2010. Emerging diagnostic approaches for evaluation of fetal and pregnancy well-being in the mare. Society for Theriogenology Newsletter. 2(2):149-161.
Ocular findings in quarter horses with hereditary equine regional dermal asthenia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mochal, C.A., Miller, W.W., Colley, A.J., Linford, R.L., Ryan, P.L., Rashmir-Raven, A. 2010. Ocular findings in quarter horses with hereditary equine regional dermal asthenia. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association. 237(3):304-310.
Relationships Between Temperament and Transportation With Rectal Temperature and Serum Concentrations of Cortisol and Epinephrine in Bulls - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burdick, N.C., Carroll, J.A., Hulbert, L.E., Dailey, J.W., Willard, S.T., Vann, R.C., Welsh Jr, T.H., Randel, R.D. 2010. Relationships Between Temperament and Transportation With Rectal Temperature and Serum Concentrations of Cortisol and Epinephrine in Bulls. Livestock Science. 129:166-172.
Evaluation of Systemic Relaxin Blood Profiles in Horses as A Means of Assessing Placental Function in High-Risk Pregnancies and Responsiveness to Therapeutic Strategies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ryan, P.L., Christiansen, D.L., Bagell, C.A., Vaala, W.E. 2009. Evaluation of Systemic Relaxin Blood Profiles in Horses as A Means of Assessing Placental Function in High-Risk Pregnancies and Responsiveness to Therapeutic Strategies. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1160:169-178.
Photonic Plasmid Stability of Transformed Salmonella Typhimurium: A Comparison of Three Unique Plasmids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moulton, K., Ryan, P., Lay Jr, D.C., Willarad, S. 2009. Photonic Plasmid Stability of Transformed Salmonella Typhimurium: A Comparison of Three Unique Plasmids. BMC Microbiology. 9:152-159.
Photonic Characteristics and Ex Vivo Imaging of Escherichia coli-Xen14 Within the Bovine Reproductive Tract - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Curbelo, J., Moulton, K., Willard, S. 2009. Photonic Characteristics and Ex Vivo Imaging of Escherichia coli-Xen14 Within the Bovine Reproductive Tract. Theriogenology. 73:48-55.
Comparison of Ground Raw Soybean and Soybean Meal Diets on Carcass Traits of Gilts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sykes, D.J., Couvillion, J.S., Martin, J.M., Althen, T.G., Rude, B.J., Crenshaw, M., Gerald, P., Ryan, P.L. 2010. Comparison of Ground Raw Soybean and Soybean Meal Diets on Carcass Traits of Gilts. Journal of Muscle Foods. 21:509-518.
Last Modified: 10/22/2014
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