K J Navara

Summary

Affiliation: University of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Maternal effects mediated by egg quality in the Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis in relation to laying order and embryo sex
    Diego Rubolini
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133, Milano, Italy
    Front Zool 8:24. 2011
  2. pmc Humans at tropical latitudes produce more females
    Kristen J Navara
    Department of Poultry Science, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Biol Lett 5:524-7. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Yolk and albumen corticosterone concentrations in eggs laid by white versus brown caged laying hens
    K J Navara
    Department of Poultry Science, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Poult Sci 89:1509-13. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Programming of offspring sex ratios by maternal stress in humans: assessment of physiological mechanisms using a comparative approach
    Kristen J Navara
    Department of Poultry Science, The University of Georgia, 203 Poultry Science Building, 110 Cedar Street, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    J Comp Physiol B 180:785-96. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Yolk androgens as pleiotropic mediators of physiological processes: a mechanistic review
    Kristen J Navara
    Department of Poultry Science, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 150:378-86. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Prenatal environmental influences on the production of sex-specific traits in mammals
    Kristen J Navara
    Department of Poultry Science, The University of Georgia, 203 Poultry Science Building, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 20:313-9. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Short day lengths skew prenatal sex ratios toward males in Siberian hamsters
    Kristen J Navara
    Department of Poultry Science, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 83:127-34. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Steroid hormone content of seminal plasma influences fertilizing ability of sperm in White Leghorns
    E M Anderson
    Department of Poultry Science, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Poult Sci 90:2035-40. 2011
  9. doi request reprint No evidence of temperature-dependent sex determination or sex-biased embryo mortality in the chicken
    K E Collins
    Department of Poultry Science, The University of Georgia, Athens 30602
    Poult Sci 92:3096-102. 2013
  10. pmc Food restriction compromises immune memory in deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) by reducing spleen-derived antibody-producing B cell numbers
    Lynn B Martin
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 81:366-72. 2008

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Publications14

  1. pmc Maternal effects mediated by egg quality in the Yellow-legged Gull Larus michahellis in relation to laying order and embryo sex
    Diego Rubolini
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 26, I 20133, Milano, Italy
    Front Zool 8:24. 2011
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  2. pmc Humans at tropical latitudes produce more females
    Kristen J Navara
    Department of Poultry Science, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Biol Lett 5:524-7. 2009
    ..3%). This pattern remained strong despite enormous continental variation in lifestyle and socio-economic status, suggesting that latitudinal variables may act as overarching cues on which sex ratio variation in humans is based...
  3. doi request reprint Yolk and albumen corticosterone concentrations in eggs laid by white versus brown caged laying hens
    K J Navara
    Department of Poultry Science, University of Georgia, Athens 30602, USA
    Poult Sci 89:1509-13. 2010
    ..These results suggest that offspring hatching from eggs laid by White Leghorn hens are exposed to significantly more corticosterone through concentration in the egg yolk, which could permanently imprint offspring physiology and behavior...
  4. doi request reprint Programming of offspring sex ratios by maternal stress in humans: assessment of physiological mechanisms using a comparative approach
    Kristen J Navara
    Department of Poultry Science, The University of Georgia, 203 Poultry Science Building, 110 Cedar Street, Athens, GA 30605, USA
    J Comp Physiol B 180:785-96. 2010
    ..Additionally, I discuss the possibility for glucocorticoid mediation of sex ratio adjustment and the potential reproductive stages during which stress-induced sex ratio adjustment may occur in humans and other mammals...
  5. doi request reprint Yolk androgens as pleiotropic mediators of physiological processes: a mechanistic review
    Kristen J Navara
    Department of Poultry Science, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 150:378-86. 2008
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Prenatal environmental influences on the production of sex-specific traits in mammals
    Kristen J Navara
    Department of Poultry Science, The University of Georgia, 203 Poultry Science Building, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 20:313-9. 2009
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Short day lengths skew prenatal sex ratios toward males in Siberian hamsters
    Kristen J Navara
    Department of Poultry Science, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia 30602, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 83:127-34. 2010
    ..Thus, photoperiod functions as an effective seasonal cue, stimulating sex ratio skews toward males when day lengths are short...
  8. doi request reprint Steroid hormone content of seminal plasma influences fertilizing ability of sperm in White Leghorns
    E M Anderson
    Department of Poultry Science, The University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602, USA
    Poult Sci 90:2035-40. 2011
    ..Progesterone treatment significantly decreased the ability of sperm to reach and penetrate the egg, suggesting that males that deposit more P4 into seminal plasma may have a decreased capability to fertilize an egg...
  9. doi request reprint No evidence of temperature-dependent sex determination or sex-biased embryo mortality in the chicken
    K E Collins
    Department of Poultry Science, The University of Georgia, Athens 30602
    Poult Sci 92:3096-102. 2013
    ..Additionally, no evidence was found for sex-biased embryo mortality in commercial broilers even at the incubation temperatures of this study. ..
  10. pmc Food restriction compromises immune memory in deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) by reducing spleen-derived antibody-producing B cell numbers
    Lynn B Martin
    Department of Psychology, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio 43210, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 81:366-72. 2008
    ..These results further indicate that maintenance of immune memory is expensive and may be subject to trade-offs with other physiological processes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Yolk antioxidants vary with male attractiveness and female condition in the house finch (Carpodacus mexicanus)
    Kristen J Navara
    Department of Biological Sciences, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama, 36849, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 79:1098-105. 2006
    ..Additionally, yolk antioxidants may act to counter some of the detrimental effects associated with high levels of yolk androgens in eggs and, thus, may exert a complementary effect to yolk androgens...
  12. ncbi request reprint Immunological memory is compromised by food restriction in deer mice Peromyscus maniculatus
    Lynn B Martin
    Department of Psychology, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 43210 1287, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 292:R316-20. 2007
    ..Together, these data imply that secondary antibody responses and the benefits of immunological memory are energetically costly in this species...
  13. ncbi request reprint Yolk testosterone stimulates growth and immunity in house finch chicks
    Kristen J Navara
    Department of Biological Sciences, Auburn University, AL 36849, USA
    Physiol Biochem Zool 79:550-5. 2006
    ..Overall, our observations show that when food resources are abundant, testosterone stimulates both early growth and immunity in developing house finches...
  14. pmc Adaptive sex differences in growth of pre-ovulation oocytes in a passerine bird
    Alexander V Badyaev
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721 0088, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 272:2165-72. 2005
    ..We further document that population establishment and the evolution of these maternal strategies is facilitated by their strong effects on female and offspring fitness in a recently established part of the species range...