Ryan T Paitz
Affiliation: Illinois State University
Vassallo B, Litwa H, Haussmann M, Paitz R. In ovo metabolism and yolk glucocorticoid concentration interact to influence embryonic glucocorticoid exposure patterns. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2018;: pubmed publisher
..This has important implications for how we understand the developmental steroid environment and the mechanisms underlying maternal stress effects. ..
Paitz R, Bowden R. The in ovo conversion of oestrone to oestrone sulfate is rapid and subject to inhibition by Bisphenol A. Biol Lett. 2015;11:20140946 pubmed publisher
..Taken together, these findings highlight the dynamic nature of the early endocrine environment in developing vertebrates. ..
Carter A, Paitz R, McGhee K, Bowden R. Turtle hatchlings show behavioral types that are robust to developmental manipulations. Physiol Behav. 2016;155:46-55 pubmed publisher
Paitz R, Bukhari S, Bell A. Stickleback embryos use ATP-binding cassette transporters as a buffer against exposure to maternally derived cortisol. Proc Biol Sci. 2016;283:20152838 pubmed publisher
Paitz R, Duffield K, Bowden R. Characterizing the distribution of steroid sulfatase during embryonic development: when and where might metabolites of maternal steroids be reactivated?. J Exp Biol. 2017;220:4567-4570 pubmed publisher
..We conclude that STS activity may be particularly important for regulating maternal steroid exposure in oviparous vertebrates. ..