CATHERINE A contact VANDEVOORT

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc A specific family of interspersed repeats (SINEs) facilitates meiotic synapsis in mammals
    Matthew E Johnson
    Washington State University, School of Molecular Biosciences and Center for Reproductive Biology, Biotechnology Life Science Building, 1715 NE Fairway Road, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    Mol Cytogenet 6:1. 2013
  2. pmc Rhesus monkey cumulus cells revert to a mural granulosa cell state after an ovulatory stimulus
    Charles L Chaffin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    Endocrinology 153:5535-45. 2012
  3. pmc The efficacy of ultrasound treatment as a reversible male contraceptive in the rhesus monkey
    Catherine A Vandevoort
    California National Primate Research Center, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 10:81. 2012
  4. pmc Mammalian oocytes are targets for prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) action
    Diane M Duffy
    Department of Physiological Sciences, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 8:131. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Interaction of acrosome-reacted macaque sperm with the macaque zona pellucida
    C A VandeVoort
    California Regional Primate Research Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Biol Reprod 56:1307-16. 1997
  6. pmc Role for cumulus cell-produced EGF-like ligands during primate oocyte maturation in vitro
    Jenna K Nyholt de Prada
    University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 296:E1049-58. 2009
  7. pmc Ethanol, acetaldehyde, and estradiol affect growth and differentiation of rhesus monkey embryonic stem cells
    Catherine A Vandevoort
    California National Primate Research Center, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:1534-40. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of cooling and exposure to ethylene glycol on in vitro maturation and embryo development of rhesus oocytes
    Catherine A Vandevoort
    California Regional Primate Research Center, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Cryo Letters 26:305-12. 2005
  9. pmc Primate preimplantation embryo is a target for relaxin during early pregnancy
    Catherine A Vandevoort
    California National Primate Research Center, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Fertil Steril 96:203-7. 2011
  10. pmc High quality sperm for nonhuman primate ART: production and assessment
    Catherine A Vandevoort
    California National Primate Research Center and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 2:33. 2004

Research Grants

  1. Binge Ethanol and Oocyte Quality
    Catherine A Vandevoort; Fiscal Year: 2010
  2. Effects of Fetal Bisphenol A Exposure on Oogenesis in Primates
    CATHERINE A contact VANDEVOORT; Fiscal Year: 2010
  3. PROTOCOLS FOR MATURING AND FREEZING MONKEY OOCYTES
    Catherine VandeVoort; Fiscal Year: 2006
  4. PROTOCOLS FOR MATURING AND FREEZING OOCYTES
    Catherine VandeVoort; Fiscal Year: 2001
  5. Effects of Fetal Bisphenol A Exposure on Oogenesis in Primates
    CATHERINE A contact VANDEVOORT; Fiscal Year: 2010

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications41

  1. pmc A specific family of interspersed repeats (SINEs) facilitates meiotic synapsis in mammals
    Matthew E Johnson
    Washington State University, School of Molecular Biosciences and Center for Reproductive Biology, Biotechnology Life Science Building, 1715 NE Fairway Road, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    Mol Cytogenet 6:1. 2013
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  2. pmc Rhesus monkey cumulus cells revert to a mural granulosa cell state after an ovulatory stimulus
    Charles L Chaffin
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, 21201, USA
    Endocrinology 153:5535-45. 2012
    ..This indicates that the differentiated phenotype of the cumulus cell is not stable and irreversibly established but may rather be an ongoing physiological response to the oocyte...
  3. pmc The efficacy of ultrasound treatment as a reversible male contraceptive in the rhesus monkey
    Catherine A Vandevoort
    California National Primate Research Center, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 10:81. 2012
    ..The current study was undertaken to determine whether this treatment could be a method for reversible contraception, using a model with testes size similar to adult humans...
  4. pmc Mammalian oocytes are targets for prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) action
    Diane M Duffy
    Department of Physiological Sciences, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA 23507, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 8:131. 2010
    ..PGE2 actions on granulosa cells are essential for successful ovulation. The aim of the present study is to determine if PGE2 also acts directly at the oocyte to regulate periovulatory events...
  5. ncbi request reprint Interaction of acrosome-reacted macaque sperm with the macaque zona pellucida
    C A VandeVoort
    California Regional Primate Research Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis 95616, USA
    Biol Reprod 56:1307-16. 1997
    ..This sequence occurs naturally during the transition from primary binding to secondary binding on the zona surface...
  6. pmc Role for cumulus cell-produced EGF-like ligands during primate oocyte maturation in vitro
    Jenna K Nyholt de Prada
    University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 296:E1049-58. 2009
    ..Additionally, these results illustrate the potential futility of exogenous supplementation of IVM medium without prior knowledge of pathway activity...
  7. pmc Ethanol, acetaldehyde, and estradiol affect growth and differentiation of rhesus monkey embryonic stem cells
    Catherine A Vandevoort
    California National Primate Research Center, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Alcohol Clin Exp Res 35:1534-40. 2011
    ..Because embryonic stem cells (ESCs) are derived from blastocyst stage embryos, they are used as a model for early embryo development...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of cooling and exposure to ethylene glycol on in vitro maturation and embryo development of rhesus oocytes
    Catherine A Vandevoort
    California Regional Primate Research Center, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Cryo Letters 26:305-12. 2005
    ..These results suggest that germinal vesicle-stage oocytes may be less susceptible to injury resulting from chilling or exposure to ethylene glycol, but are still damaged by freezing...
  9. pmc Primate preimplantation embryo is a target for relaxin during early pregnancy
    Catherine A Vandevoort
    California National Primate Research Center, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Fertil Steril 96:203-7. 2011
    ..To determine whether preimplantation embryos are targets for relaxin secreted from the corpus luteum of the menstrual cycle...
  10. pmc High quality sperm for nonhuman primate ART: production and assessment
    Catherine A Vandevoort
    California National Primate Research Center and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 2:33. 2004
    ..Because many genetically valuable males are now being identified, it may be necessary to individualize sperm preparation to accommodate male-to-male variation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Improved collection and developmental competence of immature macaque oocytes
    C A VandeVoort
    California National Primate Research Center, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Theriogenology 59:699-707. 2003
    ..We concluded that these modifications represent the best compromise to collect the largest number of cumulus-intact oocyte complexes from macaques...
  12. pmc Differential effects of follistatin on nonhuman primate oocyte maturation and pre-implantation embryo development in vitro
    Catherine A Vandevoort
    California National Primate Research Center and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Biol Reprod 81:1139-46. 2009
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of progesterone receptor blockers on human granulosa-luteal cell culture secretion of progesterone, estradiol, and relaxin
    C A VandeVoort
    California Regional Primate Research Center, Division of Reproductive Biology, Department of Ob Gyn and Institute of Toxicology and Environmental Health, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Biol Reprod 62:200-5. 2000
    ..The data support the hypothesis that P(4) may be a required autocrine factor, not only for its own production but also for the maintenance of full endocrine function of the corpus luteum...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevention of zona hardening in non-human primate oocytes cultured in protein-free medium
    Catherine A Vandevoort
    California National Primate Research Center CNPRC, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Med Primatol 36:10-6. 2007
    ..Development of a protein-free medium for in vitro maturation of oocytes that prevents zona hardening is essential for the study of components that affect the maturation process...
  15. ncbi request reprint Interactions of macaque blastocysts with epithelial cells in vitro
    Allen C Enders
    Department of Cell Biology and Human Anatomy, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Hum Reprod 20:3026-32. 2005
    ..Initial studies of in vitro-fertilized oocytes cultured with buffalo rat liver cells suggested that other epithelial cells might be used to assess blastocyst adherence and penetration in vitro...
  16. doi request reprint Effect of egg yolk on cryopreservation of rhesus monkey ejaculated and epididymal sperm
    Qiaoxiang Dong
    California National Primate Research Center, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Androl 30:309-16. 2009
    ..We also discuss the possible mechanism of the protective role of egg yolk in sperm cryopreservation...
  17. doi request reprint Rhesus monkey sperm cryopreservation with TEST-yolk extender in the absence of permeable cryoprotectant
    Qiaoxiang Dong
    California National Primate Research Center, University of California, Davis, CA, USA
    Cryobiology 58:20-7. 2009
    ..25-mL straw, cooled rapidly in liquid nitrogen vapor at 220 degrees C/min, and thawed rapidly in a 37 degrees C water bath. This study also represents the first success of freezing without permeable cryoprotectant in non-human primates...
  18. doi request reprint Release of DEFB126 from macaque sperm and completion of capacitation are triggered by conditions that simulate periovulatory oviductal fluid
    Theodore L Tollner
    Center for Health and the Environment, Bodega Marine Laboratory, University of California, Davis, California 94923, USA
    Mol Reprod Dev 76:431-43. 2009
    ..The loss of DEFB126 from sperm under periovulaory fluid conditions has implications for the timing of release of sperm from the oviductal reservoir...
  19. doi request reprint Cryopreservation of rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta) epididymal spermatozoa before and after refrigerated storage
    Qiaoxiang Dong
    California National Primate Research Center, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Androl 29:283-92. 2008
    ..These postthaw motility results for epididymal sperm indicate that this method should be practical for use in preserving epididymal sperm, even if tissue must be shipped from sites remote from the cryopreservation laboratory...
  20. ncbi request reprint Blastocyst-derived trophoblast stem cells from the rhesus monkey
    Catherine A Vandevoort
    California National Primate Research Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Medicine, University of California, Davis CA 95616, USA
    Stem Cells Dev 16:779-88. 2007
    ..The availability of these lines provides a useful experimental system for studying trophoblast differentiation and for developing novel intervention strategies to treat placental dysfunction...
  21. ncbi request reprint Effects of cryoprotectants and cryopreservation on germinal vesicle-stage cumulus-oocyte complexes of rhesus monkeys
    Catherine A Vandevoort
    California National Primate Research Center, University of California, Davis, California, USA
    Fertil Steril 90:805-16. 2008
    ..To determine the effect on rhesus germinal vesicle-stage oocytes enclosed within cumulus cells (COCs) of cryopreservation either by slow, equilibrium cooling or by rapid, non-equilibrium cooling...
  22. pmc Sperm mitochondrial integrity is not required for hyperactivated motility, zona binding, or acrosome reaction in the rhesus macaque
    Pei Hsuan Hung
    Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology, University of California, Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Biol Reprod 79:367-75. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Effects of environmental tobacco smoke in vitro on rhesus monkey sperm function
    Pei Hsuan Hung
    Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Physiology, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Reprod Toxicol 23:499-506. 2007
    ..Sperm acrosomal status was similar in the control and treatment groups. The results imply that the exposure of primate sperm to ETS could impair sperm transport in vivo...
  24. doi request reprint Effects of environmental tobacco smoke in vivo on rhesus monkey semen quality, sperm function, and sperm metabolism
    Pei Hsuan Hung
    University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Reprod Toxicol 27:140-8. 2009
    ..We concluded that with the duration and level of ETS exposure in this study, semen quality and sperm function were not affected, whereas sperm did undergo metabolic changes with ETS exposure in vivo...
  25. pmc Interactions among pre-cooling, cryoprotectant, cooling, and thawing for sperm cryopreservation in rhesus monkeys
    Qiaoxiang Dong
    California National Primate Research Center, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Cryobiology 59:268-74. 2009
    ..Generally, fast thawing was superior to slow thawing regardless of the types of cryoprotectant or cooling rates, and glycerol in the presence of egg yolk yielded the highest post-thaw motility in all treatment groups...
  26. doi request reprint Antioxidants, Oxyrase, and mitochondrial uncoupler 2,4-dinitrophenol improved postthaw survival of rhesus monkey sperm from ejaculates with low cryosurvival
    Qiaoxiang Dong
    California National Primate Research Center, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Fertil Steril 94:2359-61. 2010
    ..Individuals or species that have higher sensitivity to cryodamage may derive the most benefit from these treatments...
  27. pmc Growth hormone and gene expression of in vitro-matured rhesus macaque oocytes
    Jenna K Nyholt de Prada
    California National Primate Research Center and the Molecular, Cellular and Integrative Physiology Graduate Group, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Mol Reprod Dev 77:353-62. 2010
    ..The importance of IGF2 is notable, as expression of IGF1 was not detected in macaque GV-stage or MII oocytes or cumulus cells...
  28. pmc Growth hormone and in vitro maturation of rhesus macaque oocytes and subsequent embryo development
    Jenna K Nyholt de Prada
    California National Primate Research Center, University of California, Roads 98 and Hutchison, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Assist Reprod Genet 25:145-58. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to use a nonhuman primate model to examine the effects of growth hormone (GH) on oocyte in vitro maturation (IVM)...
  29. doi request reprint Nuclear maturation and structural components of nonhuman primate cumulus-oocyte complexes during in vivo and in vitro maturation
    Jenna K Nyholt de Prada
    California National Primate Research Center, University of California Davis, Davis, California 95616, USA
    Fertil Steril 91:2043-50. 2009
    ..To compare cumulus cell structure and timing of oocyte maturation of in vitro-matured (IVM) and in vivo-matured (VVM) nonhuman primate oocytes...
  30. ncbi request reprint Development of a non-human primate sperm aneuploidy assay tested in the rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta)
    Lutz Froenicke
    School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Population Health and Reproduction, University of California Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA, USA
    Mol Hum Reprod 13:455-60. 2007
    ..Since the assay employs large locus-specific FISH probes representing evolutionary conserved DNA sequences, it can be expected that the assay is also applicable to other cercopithecoid and hominoid non-human primate species...
  31. ncbi request reprint In vitro exposure to environmental tobacco smoke induces CYP1B1 expression in human luteinized granulosa cells
    Justin D Vidal
    Population Health and Reproduction, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Reprod Toxicol 22:731-7. 2006
    ..CYP1B1 metabolizes both endogenous estrogens and polyaromatic hydrocarbons in ETS to a variety of reactive species and may contribute to the complex effects of ETS on ovarian function...
  32. doi request reprint Nothing 'FISH'y about the rhesus macaque sex ratio
    Pei Hsuan Hung
    Molecular, Cellular, and Integrative Physiology, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    J Med Primatol 38:42-50. 2009
    ..While the offspring sex ratio is one of the measurements in reproductive studies, this ratio has not been established for rhesus macaques...
  33. doi request reprint 1H NMR to investigate metabolism and energy supply in rhesus macaque sperm
    Ching Yu Lin
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, University of California, 1 Shields Avenue, UC Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Reprod Toxicol 28:75-80. 2009
    ..Overall, NMR studies may prove useful in the development of metabolomic markers that signal sperm metabolic impairments and have the potential to provide useful biomarkers for reproductive health...
  34. pmc The differentiation of hepatocyte-like cells from monkey embryonic stem cells
    Xiaocui Ma
    Department of Internal Medicine, Transplant Research Program, University of California, Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, California 95817, USA
    Cloning Stem Cells 10:485-93. 2008
    ..5 +/- 1.0% of the total differentiated cells were positive for GFP. These results suggest that by using a specific, empirically determined, culture condition, we were able to direct monkey ESC toward a hepatocyte lineage...
  35. ncbi request reprint Causes of developmental failure of in-vitro matured rhesus monkey oocytes: impairments in embryonic genome activation
    R Dee Schramm
    Wisconsin National Primate Research Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53715, USA
    Hum Reprod 18:826-33. 2003
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Dynamics of Myc/Max/Mad expression during luteinization of primate granulosa cells in vitro: association with periovulatory proliferation
    Charles L Chaffin
    Department of Physiology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Endocrinology 144:1249-56. 2003
    ..Thus, luteinization of primate granulosa cells is preceded by a burst of proliferation that is regulated by changes in the relative levels of c-Myc, Max, and Mad as well as p53...
  37. ncbi request reprint Regulation of steroidogenesis by p53 in macaque granulosa cells and H295R human adrenocortical cells
    Mary Cherian-Shaw
    Department of Physiology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Endocrinology 145:5734-44. 2004
    ..These data indicate that p53 plays a key role in luteinization of the primate ovarian follicle though the regulation of steroidogenic enzymes leading to progesterone synthesis...
  38. ncbi request reprint Adipose differentiation-related protein: a gonadotropin- and prostaglandin-regulated protein in primate periovulatory follicles
    Carrie L Seachord
    Department of Physiological Sciences, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, Virginia 23507, USA
    Biol Reprod 72:1305-14. 2005
    ..Because ADRP facilitates arachidonic acid uptake in non-ovarian cells, ADRP-associated lipid droplets may enhance arachidonic acid uptake by granulosa cells to provide a precursor for periovulatory prostaglandin production...
  39. ncbi request reprint Mineralocorticoid synthesis during the periovulatory interval in macaques
    Karenne N Fru
    Department of Physiology, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Biol Reprod 75:568-74. 2006
    ....
  40. ncbi request reprint Male-to-male differences in post-thaw motility of rhesus spermatozoa after cryopreservation of replicate ejaculates
    S P Leibo
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of New Orleans, Audubon Center for Research of Endangered Species, New Orleans, LA, USA
    J Med Primatol 36:151-63. 2007
    ..But this assumes that semen from males with different genotypes can be cryopreserved with equal effectiveness...
  41. ncbi request reprint Effect of chilling on the organization of tubulin and chromosomes in rhesus monkey oocytes
    Nucharin Songsasen
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of New Orleans, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Fertil Steril 77:818-25. 2002
    ..To determine the effects of chilling on the organization and distribution of tubulin and chromosomes in rhesus monkey oocytes...

Research Grants16

  1. Binge Ethanol and Oocyte Quality
    Catherine A Vandevoort; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The outcome of this project will have direct relevance to the effects of binge drinking in women. ..
  2. Effects of Fetal Bisphenol A Exposure on Oogenesis in Primates
    CATHERINE A contact VANDEVOORT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Because the dose used will be similar to current human blood levels of BPA, the results should have direct relevance to human health. ..
  3. PROTOCOLS FOR MATURING AND FREEZING MONKEY OOCYTES
    Catherine VandeVoort; Fiscal Year: 2006
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  4. PROTOCOLS FOR MATURING AND FREEZING OOCYTES
    Catherine VandeVoort; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  5. Effects of Fetal Bisphenol A Exposure on Oogenesis in Primates
    CATHERINE A contact VANDEVOORT; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Because the dose used will be similar to current human blood levels of BPA, the results should have direct relevance to human health. ..