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Steroid signalling in the ovarian surface epithelium

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Rae, M. T., & Hillier, S. G. (2005)
Steroid signalling in the ovarian surface epithelium. Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism, 16(7), 327-333. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tem.2005.07.002
Human ovarian surface epithelium (HOSE) undergoes serial injury-repair with each ovulation, which is probably why most ovarian epithelial cancers arise there. Considering the ...

Impact of maternal undernutrition and fetal number on glucocorticoid, growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor receptor mRNA abundance in the ovine fetal kidney

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Brennan, K. A., Gopalakrishnan, G. S., Kurlak, L., Rhind, S. M., Kyle, C. E., Brooks, A. N., …Symonds, M. E. (2005)
Impact of maternal undernutrition and fetal number on glucocorticoid, growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor receptor mRNA abundance in the ovine fetal kidney. Reproduction, 129, 151-159. https://doi.org/10.1530/rep.1.00229
Epidemiological and animal studies strongly indicate that the environment experienced in utero determines, in part, an individual’s likelihood of developing cardiovascular dis...

Specific Non-Genomic, Membrane-Localized Binding Sites for Progesterone in the Bovine Corpus Luteum1

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Rae, M. T., Menzies, G. S., McNeilly, A. S., Woad, K., Webb, R., & Bramley, T. A. (1998)
Specific Non-Genomic, Membrane-Localized Binding Sites for Progesterone in the Bovine Corpus Luteum1. Biology of Reproduction, 58(6), 1394-1406. https://doi.org/10.1095/biolreprod58.6.1394
Fractionation of bovine corpus luteum (CL) homogenates on continuous sucrose density gradients with and without preincubation with 3H-progesterone demonstrated high levels of ...

Herd-level prevalence of selected endemic infectious diseases of dairy cows in Great Britain

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Velasova, M., Damaso, A., Prakashbabu, B. C., Gibbons, J., Wheelhouse, N., Longbottom, D., …Guitian, J. (2017)
Herd-level prevalence of selected endemic infectious diseases of dairy cows in Great Britain. Journal of Dairy Science, 100(11), 9215-9233. https://doi.org/10.3168/jds.2016-11863
To implement appropriate and effective disease control programs at national level, up-to-date and unbiased information on disease frequency is needed. The aim of this study w...

Pathogenic outcome following experimental infection of sheep with Chlamydia abortus variant strains LLG and POS

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Livingstone, M., Wheelhouse, N., Ensor, H., Rocchi, M., Maley, S., Aitchison, K., …Longbottom, D. (2017)
Pathogenic outcome following experimental infection of sheep with Chlamydia abortus variant strains LLG and POS. PLOS ONE, 12(5), https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0177653
This study investigated the pathogenesis of two variant strains (LLG and POS) of Chlamydia abortus, in comparison to a typical wild-type strain (S26/3) which is known to be re...

Ovine trophoblasts express cathelicidin host defence peptide in response to infection

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Coyle, C., Wheelhouse, N., Jacques, M., Longbottom, D., Svoboda, P., Pohl, J., …Barlow, P. G. (2016)
Ovine trophoblasts express cathelicidin host defence peptide in response to infection. Journal of Reproductive Immunology, 117, 10-16. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jri.2016.06.006
Cationic host defence peptides (CHDP; also known as antimicrobial peptides) are key components of the immune response in the female reproductive tract. The role of the placent...