Peter L Ryan
Affiliation: Mississippi State University
Feugang J, RodrÃguez MuÃ±oz J, Dillard D, Crenshaw M, Willard S, Ryan P. Beneficial effects of relaxin on motility characteristics of stored boar spermatozoa. Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 2015;13:24 pubmed publisher
..Relaxin could be a valuable motility booster of stored- or aged-spermatozoa for assisted reproduction techniques. However, the related-intracellular signaling cascades of relaxin in boar spermatozoa remain undetermined. ..
Feugang J, Greene J, Sanchez RodrÃguez H, Stokes J, Crenshaw M, Willard S, et al
. Profiling of relaxin and its receptor proteins in boar reproductive tissues and spermatozoa. Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 2015;13:46 pubmed publisher
..The findings suggest autocrine and/or paracrine actions of relaxin on spermatozoa, either before or after ejaculation, which have possible roles on the fertilizing potential of spermatozoa. ..
Feugang J, Youngblood R, Greene J, Willard S, Ryan P. Self-illuminating quantum dots for non-invasive bioluminescence imaging of mammalian gametes. J Nanobiotechnology. 2015;13:38 pubmed publisher
..Findings indicate that conjugated and non-conjugated fluorescent nanoparticles can be used for effective labeling of mammalian gametes for in vitro monitoring and potential in vivo targeted-imaging. ..