January - December 2009

Peer-Reviewed Journals

Behr, B., Rath, D., Mueller, P., Hildebrandt, T.B., Goeritz, F., Braun, B.C., Leahy, T., de Graaf, S., Maxwell, C.W.M., and Hermes, R.. Feasibility of sex-sorting sperm from the white and the black rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum, Diceros bicornis). Theriogenology Vol 72, Pg 353 – 364

Behr, B., Rath, D., Hildebrandt, T.B., Goeritz, F., Blottner, S., Portas, T.J., Bryant, B.R., Sieg, B., Knieriem, A., de Graaf, S., Maxwell, C.W.M., and Hermes, R..Germany/Australia Index of sperm sex sortability in Elephants and Rhinoceros. Reproduction in Domestic Animals. Vol 44 pg 273-277

Beilby, K., Grupen, C., Thomson, P., Maxwell, C.W.M., and Evans, G..The effect of insemination time and sperm dose on pregnancy rate using sex-sorted ram sperm. Theriogenology Vol 71 pg 829-835

Bertoldo, M., Grupen, C.G., Thomson, P.C, Evans, G., and Holyoake P.K.. Identification of sow-specific risk factors for late pregnancy loss during the seasonal infertility period in pigs. Theriogenology, Vol 72, pg393-400

Cha, E; Toribio, J-A L M L; Thomson, P C; Holyoake, P K Biosecurity practices and the potential for exhibited pigs to consume swill at agricultural shows in Australia. Prev Vet Med Vol 91, Iss 2-4, pg 122-9

Cheng, Y., Siddle, H., Beck, S., Eldridge, M., and Belov, K..High levels of genetic variation at MHC class II DBB loci in the Tammar wallaby (Macropus eugenii). Immunogenetics. Vol 61 pg111 - 118

Cheng, Y., Wakefield, M.J., Siddle, H., Coggill, P., Herbert, C., Beck, S., Belov, K.. and Eldridge, M.. Isolation and characterization of 10 MHC Class I-associated microsatellite loci in tammar wallaby (macropus eugenii). Molecular Ecology Resources Vol9 pg 346-349

Clulow, J., Evans, G., Morris, L., and Maxwell, C.W.M.. Factors influencing the "sortability" of stallion spermatozoa into X- and Y-chromosome bearing populations. Animal Reproduction Science Vol 33, Pg 220-228

Cao, H.P., de Bono, B., Belov, K., Wong, E., Trowsdale, J., and Barrow, A.D.. Comparative genomics indicates the mammalian CD33rSiglec locus evolved by an ancient large-scale inverse duplication and suggests all Siglecs share a common ancestral region. Immunogenetics Vol 61, pg 401 – 417

De Graaf, S., Beliby, K., Underwood, S., Evans, G., and Maxwell C.W.M.. Sperm sexing in sheep and cattle: The exception and the rule. Theriogenology Vol 71pg 89-97

Estuningsih,E., Spithill, T.W., Raadsma, H.W., Law, R., Adiwinata, G., Meeusen, E.N.T.,and Piedrafita., R..Development and Application of a fecal Antigen Diagnostic sandwich ELISA for Estimating prevalence of Fasciola Gigantica in Cattle in central Java, Indonesia. Journal of Parasitology Vol 95, issue 2,Pg 450-455

Haynes, G., Gongora, J., Nicholas, F., and Zenger, K.. Rapid identification of maternal lineages in common carp (Cyprinus carpio L.) using real-time PCR and high resolution melt-curve analysis. Aquaculture Vol 257, pg 59-66

Kijas, J., Townley, D., Dalrymple, B.P., Heaton, M., Maddox, J.F., McGrath, A., Wilson, P., Ingersoll, R., McCulloch, R., McWilliam, S., Tang, D., McEwan, J., Cockett, N.E., Oddy, H.V, Nicholas, F.W., and Raadsma, H.W.. 2009 A Genome Wide Survey of SNP Variation Reveals the Genetic Structure of Sheep PLOS one Vol 4 issue 3 pg 1-13

Leahy, T., Marti, J.I., Evans, G., and Maxwell C.W.M..Seminal plasma proteins protect flow-sorted ram spermatozoa from freeze-thaw damage. Reproduction, Fertility and Development Vol 21, pg571-578

McGreevy, P. D.; McLean, A. N.; Keay, K. A.; Thomson, P. C. SMART: sensitivity models for animals in response to training. Veterinary Journal Vol 181, Issue 1, Pg 72-73

Miles, L., Isberg, S., Moran, C., Hagan, C., and Glenn, T.C.. 253 Novel polymorphic microsatellites for the saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus). Conservation Genetics Vol 10,pg 963-980

Miles, L., Lance, S., Isberg, S., Moran, C., and Glenn, T.C.. Cross-species amplification of microsatellites in crocodilians: assessment and applications for the future. Conservation Genetics, Vol 10, pg 935-954

O’Brien, J., Steinman, K.J., and Robeck, T.. Application of sperm sorting and associated reproductive technology for wildlife management and conservation. Theriogenology Vol 71, pg 98-107

Raadsma, H.W., Thomson, P., Zenger, K., Cavanagh, C., Lam, M., Jonas, E., Jones, M., Attard, G., Palmer, D., and Nicholas, F.W.. Mapping quantitative trait loci (QTL) in sheep. I. A new male framework linkage map and QTL for growth rate and body weight. Genetics Selection Evolution Vol 41 issue 34 pg1-17

Sando, L; Pearson, R; Gray, C; Parker, P; Hawken, R; Thomson, P C; Meadows, J R S; Kongsuwan, K; Smith, S; Tellam, R L..Bovine Muc1 is a highly polymorphic gene encoding an extensively glycosylated mucin that binds bacteria. J Dairy Sci Vol 92, Issue: 10,pg 5276-91

Sheehy. P., Riley, L., Raadsma, H.W., Williamson. P., and Wynn, P.. 2009 A Functional Genomics approach to evaluate Candidate Genes located in a QTL interval for Milk production Traits on BTA6 Animal Genetics, Vol 40, pg 492 – 498

The Bovine Genome Sequencing and Analysis Consortium, et al The Genome Sequence of Taurine Cattle: A Window to Ruminant Biology and Evolution. SCIENCE Vol 324, Issue 5926, pg 522-528

Underwood, S.l., Bathgate, R., Maxwell, C.W.M., and Evans, G.. Development of Procedures for Sex-sorting Frozen-thawed Bovine Spermatozoa. Reproduction in Domestic Animals Vol 44 pg460-466

Whittington, C., Koh, J., Warren, W., Papenfuss, A,. Torres, A.M., Kuchel, P., and Belov, K..Understanding and utilising mammalian venom via a platypus venom transcriptome. Journal of Proteomics Vol 72, Iss 2 Pg 155-164

Yuasa, H., Ball, H., Ho, Y., Austin, C., Whittington, C., Belov, K., Maghzal, G., Jermiin, L., and Hunt, N., 2009. Characterization and evolution of vertebrate indoleamine 2, 3-dioxygenases IDOs from monotremes and marsupials. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. Part B: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Vol 53 Pg 137-144