January - December 2004

Aguilera, G., Nikodemova, M., Wynn, P.C., and Catt, K.J.. Corticotropin releasing hormone receptors: two decades later. Peptides 25, 319-329.

Aldenhoven, J, Chen, Y and Moran, C. . Refining the comparative maps of porcine chromosomes 9 and 10. Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Animal Genetics. Reproduction, 506.

Aldenhoven, J., Chen, Y. and Moran, C.. Comparative mapping of HSA1q with respect to porcine chromosomes further refines evolutionary breaks. 51st Annual Meeting of the Genetics Society of Australia. Melbourne, July 2004.

Arasta, P, Chen, Y, Zhang, Y, Kerr, R and Moran, C.. Elimination of CYP21 as a candidate gene for androstenone boar taint. 51st Annual Meeting of the Genetics Society of Australia. Melbourne, July 2004.

Bartimote, K. Thomson, P.C., Battam, M.A. and Sutton, B.G.. Statistical approaches for comparing soil salinity levels of different subsurface drip irrigation (SDI) systems using 2-dimensional irregular soil profile grids. Joint 15th Annual Conference of the International Environmetrics Society and the 6th International Symposium on Spatial Accuracy Assessment in Natural Resources and Environmental Sciences. Portland, USA, June 2004.

Canfield, P.R., and Taylor, R.M.. Teaching and learning at the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Sydney. Journal of Veterinary Medical Education.

Cavanagh, J.A.L., Poetter, K., Gould, T., Hawken, R.J., Zenger, K.R. and Raadsma, H.W... Analysis of polymorphisms in the leptin gene associated with milk production using the Genera bead system across Australian dairy cattle. Proceedings of the 29th International Conference on Animal Genetics.

Cheung, C.C.,Martin, I.C.A., Zenger, K.R., Donald, J.A., Thomson, P.C., Moran, C. and Buckley, M.F.. Quantitative Trait Loci regulating steady-state platelet count in mouse peripheral blood. Mammalian Genome 15, 784-797.

Djordjevic, J.T., Schibeci, S.D., Stewart, G.J. and Williamson, P.. HIV type 1 Nef increases the association of T cell receptor (TCR)-signaling molecules with T cell rafts and promotes activation-induced raft fusion. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses 20, 547-555.

El-Hajj Ghaoui, R., Thomson, P.C., Evans, G. and Maxwell, W.M.C.. Characterization and localization of membrane vesicles in ejaculate fractions from the ram, boar and stallion. Reproduction in Domestic Animals 39, 173–180

Evans, G., Hollinshead, F.K. and Maxwell, W.M.C.. Preservation and artificial insemination of sexed semen in sheep. Reproduction Fertility and Development 16, 455-464.

Gala, S. and Williamson, P.. E2F1 promotes cytokine mediated cell survival via a mechanism that is separable from its cell cycle regulatory effects. Immunological Investigations 33, 173-191.

Gillan, L., Maxwell, W.M.C. and Evans, G.. Preservation and evaluation of semen for artificial insemination. Reproduction Fertility Development 16, 447-454.

Gongora, J., Fleming, P., Spencer, P.B.S., Mason, R., Garkavenko, O., Meyer, J.-K, Droegemueller, C. Lee, J.-H. and Moran, C.. Phylogenetic relationships of Australian and New Zealand feral pigs assessed by mitochondrial control region sequence and nuclear GPIP genotype. Molecular Phylogenetic and Evolution 33, 339-348.

Hollinshead, F.K., Evans, G., Evans, K.M., Catt, S.L., Maxwell, W.M.C. and O’Brien, J.K.. Birth of lambs of a pre-determined sex after in vitro production of embryos using frozen-thawed sex-sorted and re-frozen-thawed ram spermatozoa. Reproduction 127, 569-580.

Hollinshead, F.K., O’Brien, J.K., Gillan, L., Myers, M., Maxwell, W.M.C. and Evans, G.. Liquid storage of flow cytometrically sorted ram spermatozoa. Theriogenology 62, 587-605.

Hollinshead, F.K., O’Brien, J.K., Maxwell, W.M.C. and Evans, G.. Assessment of in vitro sperm characteristics after flow cytometric sorting of frozen-thawed bull spermatozoa. Theriogenology 62, 958-968.

Holt, M., Martin, I.C.A., Nicholas, F.W., Moran, C., James, J.W.. Development of a highly-fecund inbred strain of mice. Mammalian Genome .

Hopwood, J.J., Crawley, A. and Taylor, R.M.. Spontaneous and engineered mammalian storage disease models, In Lysosomal Disorders of the Brain. Chapter 11, p257: eds, Platt, F.M. Walkley, S.U. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK

Isberg, S.R., Chen, Y., Barker, S. and Moran, C. . Analysis of microsatellites and parentage testing in saltwater crocodiles. Journal of Heredity 95, 445-449.

Khatkar, M.S, Thomson, P.C., Tammen, I. and Raadsma, H. W.. Quantitative trait loci mapping in dairy cattle: review and meta-analysis. Genetics, Selection Evolution 36, 163-190.

Khatkar, M.S., P.C. Thomson, M.E. Goddard and H.W. Raadsma.. Extent of linkage disequilibrium in Australian dairy cattle. 29th International Conference on Animal Genetics, September 11-16, 2004, Tokyo, Japan.

Kitessa, S.K., Gulati S.K., Simos, G., Ashes, J.R., Scott, T.W., Fleck, E. and Wynn, P.C.. Supplementing grazing dairy cows with protected tuna oil enriched milk fat with n-3 fatty acids without affecting milk production or sensory characteristics. British Journal of Nutrition, 91, 271-277.

Lee, C., Giles, L.R., Downing, J.L, Bryden, W.L., Owens, P.C., Kirby, A.C. and Wynn, P.C.. Group housing and a dirty environment increase plasma cortisol and β–endorphin and decrease growth in weaner pigs. Livestock Production Science.

Malik, R., Griffin, D., White, J., Rozmanec, M, Tisdall, P.L.C., Foster, S.F., Bell, K. and Nicholas, F.W.. The prevalence of feline blood groups in the Sydney region of New South Wales. Australian Veterinary Journal.

Maxwell, W.M.C., Evans, G., Hollinshead, F.K., Bathgate, R., De Graaf, S.P., Erikson, B., Gillan, L., Morton, K. and O’Brien, J.K.. Integration of sperm sexing technology into the ART toolbox. Animal Reproduction Science 82-83, 79-95

Moran, C.. Manipulation of the ecosystem of pigs through biotechnology. In Biology of the Nutrition in Growing Animals, R. Mosenthin, J. Zentek and T. Zebrowska (eds). Elsevier Science.

Moran, C. and James, J.W. Linkage mapping Chapter 1, pp1-22. In Mammalian Genomics, A. Ruvinsky and J. M. Graves (eds), CAB International, Wallingford, UK.

OBrien, J.K. Stojanov, T., Heffernan, S.J., Hollinshead, F.K., Vogelnest, L., Maxwell, W.M.C. and Evans, G.. Flow cytometric sorting of non-human primate spermatozoa. Theriogenology.

ONeill, M.E., Thomson, P.C., Jacobs, B.C., Brain, P., Butler, R.C., Turner, H. and Mitakda, B.. Fitting and comparing seed germination models with a focus on the inverse Gaussian distribution. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Statistics 46, 349-366.

Nicholas, F.W. and Thomson, P.C.. Inherited disorders under sustained attack from several quarters. Guest editorial. Veterinary Journal 168, 114-115.

Nicholas, F.W., W. Barendse, A. Collins, B. P. Dalrymple, J.H. Edwards, S. Gregory, M. Hobbs, M. S. Khatkar, W. Liao, J.F. Maddox, H.W. Raadsma and K.R. Zenger.. Integrated maps and Oxford grids: maximising the power of comparative mapping. 29th International Conference on Animal Genetics, September 11-16, 2004, Tokyo,

Phillips, N.J., Evans, G. and McGowan, M.R. . The measures used to assess frozen-thawed semen in Australian livestock semen processing centers: a survey. Australian Veterinary Journal 82, 309-310.

Piedrafita, D., Raadsma, H.W., Prowse, R. and Spithill, T.W.. Immunology of the host parasite relationship in fasciolosis (Fasciola hepatica and Fasciola gigantica). (invited review). Canadian Journal of Zoology 82, 233-250.

Robeck, T.R. and O’Brien, J.K.. Effect of cryopreservation methods and pre-cryopreservation storage on bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus) spermatozoa. Biology of Reproduction 70, 1340-1348.

Robeck, T.R., Steinman, K.J., Yoshioka, M., Jensen, E., O’Brien, J.K., Katsumata, E., Gili C., McBain J.F., Sweeney, J., and Monfort, S.L.. Estrous cycle characterization and artificial insemination using frozen-thawed spermatozoa in the bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). Reproduction.

Sheehy, P.A., Della Vedova, J.J., Nicholas, K.R. and Wynn, P.C.. Hormone-dependent milk protein gene expression in bovine mammary explants from biopsies at different stages of pregnancy. Journal of Dairy Research 71, 135-140.

Tomkins, L.M., Morton, K.M., Evans, G. and Maxwell, W.M.C.. Stimulation of follicle development for ovum pick-up in adult ewes. Wool Technology and Sheep Breeding.

Wynn, P.C., Scobie, D.R., Sheehy, P.A.and Quartermain, A.R.. Development of livestock systems in Oceania. In World Association of Animal Production Year Book 2003. Eds, Rosati, I., Tewolde, A and Mosconi, C. (Wageningen Academic Publishers: Wageningen)