A Franczak

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Affiliation: University of Warmia and Mazury
Country: Poland

Publications

  1. pmc Transcriptomic analysis of the myometrium during peri-implantation period and luteolysis-the study on the pig model
    Anita Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, Oczapowski 1A, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, 10 718, Olsztyn, Poland
    Funct Integr Genomics 14:673-82. 2014
  2. pmc The activity and localization of 3β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase/Δ(5)-Δ(4) isomerase and release of androstenedione and progesterone by uterine tissues during early pregnancy and the estrous cycle in pigs
    Bartosz Wojciechowicz
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, 10 719 Olsztyn, Poland
    J Reprod Dev 59:49-58. 2013
  3. doi request reprint The effect of interleukin-1β, interleukin-6, and tumor necrosis factor-α on estradiol-17β release in the myometrium: the in vitro study on the pig model
    A Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Olsztyn, Poland Electronic address
    Theriogenology 81:266-74. 2014
  4. ncbi request reprint Novel aspects of cytokine action in porcine uterus--endometrial and myometrial production of estrone (E1) in the presence of interleukin 1beta (IL1beta), interleukin 6 (IL6) and tumor necrosis factor (TNFalpha)--in vitro study
    Anita Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Oczapowski 1A, 10 718 Olsztyn, Poland
    Folia Biol (Krakow) 61:253-61. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Transcriptomic analysis of the porcine endometrium during early pregnancy and the estrous cycle
    Anita Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, Oczapowski 1A, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Olsztyn, Poland Electronic address
    Reprod Biol 13:229-37. 2013
  6. doi request reprint The effect of interleukin 1β and interleukin 6 on estradiol-17β secretion in the endometrium of pig during early pregnancy and the estrous cycle
    A Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Olsztyn, Poland
    Theriogenology 80:90-8. 2013
  7. ncbi request reprint Interleukin 1β-induced synthesis and secretion of prostaglandin E₂ in the porcine uterus during various periods of pregnancy and the estrous cycle
    A Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Olsztyn, Poland
    J Physiol Pharmacol 61:733-42. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Androgens and estradiol-17beta production by porcine uterine cells: In vitro study
    A Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Olsztyn Kortowo, Poland
    Theriogenology 73:232-41. 2010
  9. doi request reprint The effect of oxytocin on progesterone secretion, phosphoinositide hydrolysis and intracellular mobilisation of Ca2+ in porcine luteal cells
    Anita Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Oczapowski Str 1A, 10 718 Olsztyn, Poland
    Acta Vet Hung 57:115-25. 2009
  10. ncbi request reprint Local and systemic effects of embryos on uterine tissues during early pregnancy in pigs
    Anita Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland
    J Reprod Dev 55:262-72. 2009

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  1. pmc Transcriptomic analysis of the myometrium during peri-implantation period and luteolysis-the study on the pig model
    Anita Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, Oczapowski 1A, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, 10 718, Olsztyn, Poland
    Funct Integr Genomics 14:673-82. 2014
    ..Therefore, the importance of the myometrium as an active embryo signal-responsive tissue during early pregnancy cannot be underestimated. ..
  2. pmc The activity and localization of 3β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase/Δ(5)-Δ(4) isomerase and release of androstenedione and progesterone by uterine tissues during early pregnancy and the estrous cycle in pigs
    Bartosz Wojciechowicz
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, 10 719 Olsztyn, Poland
    J Reprod Dev 59:49-58. 2013
    ..The steroidogenic activity of the uterus, as described in this study, may support early pregnancy or the luteal phase of the estrous cycle in pigs...
  3. doi request reprint The effect of interleukin-1β, interleukin-6, and tumor necrosis factor-α on estradiol-17β release in the myometrium: the in vitro study on the pig model
    A Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Olsztyn, Poland Electronic address
    Theriogenology 81:266-74. 2014
    ..In gravid pigs, IL-1β, IL-6, and TNF-α may increase myometrial release of E2 in vitro specifically on Days 15 to 16 of pregnancy. These findings may be of interest to researchers using pigs as an animal model for fetal programming...
  4. ncbi request reprint Novel aspects of cytokine action in porcine uterus--endometrial and myometrial production of estrone (E1) in the presence of interleukin 1beta (IL1beta), interleukin 6 (IL6) and tumor necrosis factor (TNFalpha)--in vitro study
    Anita Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Oczapowski 1A, 10 718 Olsztyn, Poland
    Folia Biol (Krakow) 61:253-61. 2013
    ..The results showed a pivotal role of IL 1beta, IL6 and TNFalpha in the regulation of E1 release in the porcine uterus in vitro...
  5. doi request reprint Transcriptomic analysis of the porcine endometrium during early pregnancy and the estrous cycle
    Anita Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, Oczapowski 1A, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Olsztyn, Poland Electronic address
    Reprod Biol 13:229-37. 2013
    ..The bioinformatic analysis revealed information about the meaning of differentially expressed genes. The data provided new insight into the dynamic changes of the endometrial gene expression profile during days 15-16 of pregnancy...
  6. doi request reprint The effect of interleukin 1β and interleukin 6 on estradiol-17β secretion in the endometrium of pig during early pregnancy and the estrous cycle
    A Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Olsztyn, Poland
    Theriogenology 80:90-8. 2013
    ..This correlates with a rapid remodeling of the endometrial tissue and the beginning of hemotrophic nutrition of the embryos occurring on days 15 to 16 of pregnancy...
  7. ncbi request reprint Interleukin 1β-induced synthesis and secretion of prostaglandin E₂ in the porcine uterus during various periods of pregnancy and the estrous cycle
    A Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Olsztyn, Poland
    J Physiol Pharmacol 61:733-42. 2010
    ..The profile of COX-2 mRNA expression in the myometrium differs from its profile in the endometrium. This work provides new insight on the role of IL-1β in PGE₂ production to overcome luteolysis in pregnant pigs...
  8. doi request reprint Androgens and estradiol-17beta production by porcine uterine cells: In vitro study
    A Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Olsztyn Kortowo, Poland
    Theriogenology 73:232-41. 2010
    ..The results indicate an active steroidogenic pathway in porcine uterine cells. The epithelial cells, stromal cells, and myocytes participate in steroid production as an alternative source for their action in pigs...
  9. doi request reprint The effect of oxytocin on progesterone secretion, phosphoinositide hydrolysis and intracellular mobilisation of Ca2+ in porcine luteal cells
    Anita Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Oczapowski Str 1A, 10 718 Olsztyn, Poland
    Acta Vet Hung 57:115-25. 2009
    ..It was concluded that in pigs OT acts as a regulator of steroidogenesis, stimulating P4 secretion in mature CL. This OT action may be mediated by changes in PI hydrolysis and [Ca2+]i mobilisation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Local and systemic effects of embryos on uterine tissues during early pregnancy in pigs
    Anita Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Poland
    J Reprod Dev 55:262-72. 2009
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  11. ncbi request reprint Expression of enzymes of cyclooxygenase pathway and secretion of prostaglandin E2 and F2alpha by porcine myometrium during luteolysis and early pregnancy
    A Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Oczapowski 1A, 10 718 Olsztyn, Poland
    Theriogenology 66:1049-56. 2006
    ..Progesterone (P4; 10(-5) M) blocked stimulatory effect of OT on myometrial PG release. Myometrial OTr mRNA was higher (P=0.03) during luteolysis than during pregnancy...
  12. ncbi request reprint The effect of progesterone on oxytocin-stimulated intracellular mobilization of Ca2+ and prostaglandin E2 and F2alpha secretion from porcine myometrial cells
    A Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warmia and Mazury, Olsztyn, Poland
    Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat 81:37-44. 2006
    ..In the presence of P4 (10(-5)M), the stimulatory effect of OT on PG secretion was diminished...
  13. ncbi request reprint Secretion of estradiol-17beta by porcine endometrium and myometrium during early pregnancy and luteolysis
    A Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Oczapowski 1A, 10 718 Olsztyn, Poland
    Theriogenology 69:283-9. 2008
    ..These data suggest active estrogen production by the myometrium and endometrium as an alternative source for this signal for recognition of pregnancy in the pig...
  14. ncbi request reprint Endometrial and myometrial secretion of androgens and estrone during early pregnancy and luteolysis in pigs
    Anita Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Oczapowski 1A, 10 718 Olsztyn, Poland
    Reprod Biol 8:213-28. 2008
    ..In the presence of P(4), endometrial and myometrial secretion of E(1) was increased only during luteolysis (p<0.001). In both tissues, OT did not affect the examined steroid secretion and did not change the effect of P(4)...
  15. ncbi request reprint The effect of progesterone on oxytocin-stimulated intracellular Ca2+ mobilisation and prostaglandin secretion in porcine endometrium
    G Kotwica
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Oczapowskiego 1A, 10 719 Olsztyn, Poland
    Pol J Vet Sci 13:615-22. 2010
    ..The presence of P4 decreased the effect of OT on [Ca2+]i mobilisation only in stromal cells. We found that, in most conditions, P4 did not inhibit the OT-stimulated secretion of PG in the porcine endometrium...
  16. doi request reprint The effect of tumor necrosis factor α (TNFα), interleukin 1β (IL1β) and interleukin 6 (IL6) on endometrial PGF2α synthesis, metabolism and release in early-pregnant pigs
    A Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Oczapowski 1A, 10 718 Olsztyn, Poland
    Theriogenology 77:155-65. 2012
    ..These data provide new evidence that TNFα, IL1β, IL6 are involved in the regulation of endometrial synthesis, release and metabolism of PGF2α to protect CL during early pregnancy or to facilitate its regression in cyclic females...
  17. ncbi request reprint Oxytocin (OT) action in uterine tissues of cyclic and early pregnant gilts: OT receptors concentration, prostaglandin F(2)alpha secretion, and phosphoinositide hydrolysis
    A Franczak
    Department of Animal Physiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn, Kortowo, Poland
    Anim Reprod Sci 88:325-39. 2005
    ..In conclusion, OT appears to not be involved in the initiation of luteal regression in sows and functional OTr are still present in the myometrium during early pregnancy (days 14-16)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of an oxytocin antagonist on prostaglandin F2 alpha secretion and the course of luteolysis in sows
    G Kotwica
    Department of Animal Physiology, University of Agriculture and Technology, Olsztyn Kortowo, Poland
    Acta Vet Hung 47:249-62. 1999
    ..We conclude that OT is involved in the secretion of luteolytic PGF2 alpha peaks but its role is limited to controlling their height and frequency. Blocking of OT receptors did not prevent luteolysis in sows...
  19. ncbi request reprint Secretion of estradiol-17beta by porcine mammary gland of ovariectomized steroid-treated sows
    J Staszkiewicz
    Department of Animal Physiology, University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn ul Oczapowskiego 5, 10 718, Olsztyn, Poland
    Anim Reprod Sci 81:87-95. 2004
    ..Increased concentrations of plasma E(2) collected only from P(4)-treated animals suggested that progesterone activated enzymes involved in steroidogenesis in porcine mammary gland, or those utilized in its metabolism...
  20. ncbi request reprint The concentrations of catecholamines and oxytocin receptors in the oviduct and its contractile activity in cows during the estrous cycle
    G Kotwica
    Department of Animal Physiology, University of Warmia and Mazury, Oczapowski Street 1A, 10 718 Olsztyn, Poland
    Theriogenology 60:953-64. 2003
    ..05) and ampulla contractions on Days 6-10 and 16-21 (P<0.01). NA (10(-5) M) relaxed the ampulla and the isthmus during most of the studied days but was most effective on Days 1-5 and 16-21 (P<0.01)...