Japanese quail


Alias: Coturnix japonica, Coturnix coturnix japonica

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  1. Shimizu S, Shiina T, Hosomichi K, Takahashi S, Koyama T, Onodera T, et al. MHC class IIB gene sequences and expression in quails (Coturnix japonica) selected for high and low antibody responses. Immunogenetics. 2004;56:280-91 pubmed
    ..The antibody and class IIB gene expression data obtained in response to SRBC immunization provide further evidence that quails within the L line had reduced immunocompetence compared with those in the H line. ..
  2. Head J, Hahn M, Kennedy S. Key amino acids in the aryl hydrocarbon receptor predict dioxin sensitivity in avian species. Environ Sci Technol. 2008;42:7535-41 pubmed
    ..sensitive than chickens but more sensitive than American kestrels, common terns, double-crested cormorants, Japanese quail, herring gulls, or ducks (Val/ Ala genotype)...
  3. Ubuka T, Tsutsui K. Evolution of gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone receptor and its ligand. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2014;209:148-61 pubmed publisher
    ..hormone (GnIH) is a neuropeptide inhibitor of gonadotropin secretion, which was first identified in the Japanese quail hypothalamus. GnIH peptides share a C-terminal LPXRFamide (X=L or Q) motif in most vertebrates...
  4. Ebneter C, Pick J, Tschirren B. A trade-off between reproductive investment and maternal cerebellum size in a precocial bird. Biol Lett. 2016;12: pubmed publisher
    ..selection lines for high and low prenatal maternal investment in a precocial bird, the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica), we provide experimental evidence for this hypothesis by showing that increased prenatal provisioning ..
  5. Ihle K, Hutter P, Tschirren B. Increased prenatal maternal investment reduces inbreeding depression in offspring. Proc Biol Sci. 2017;284: pubmed publisher
    ..we performed matings between full-sibs or unrelated individuals in replicated lines of Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) experimentally selected for high and low maternal egg provisioning...
  6. Kumbár V, Strnková J, Nedomová Å, Buchar J. Fluid dynamics of liquid egg products. J Biol Phys. 2015;41:303-11 pubmed publisher
    ..Eggs of three poultry specimens were used: hen (Isa Brown), Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica), and goose (Anser anser f. domestica)...
  7. Ferdinand N, Herman N, Omer Bebe N, Augustave K, Valence M, Ghislaine N, et al. Antouka Super® induced oxidative stress and reproductive toxicity in male Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica). Heliyon. 2017;3:e00410 pubmed publisher
  8. Korf H. Signaling pathways to and from the hypophysial pars tuberalis, an important center for the control of seasonal rhythms. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2018;258:236-243 pubmed publisher
    ..As discovered in Japanese quail, TSH triggers molecular cascades mediating thyroid hormone conversion in the ependymal cell layer of the ..
  9. Costa E, Nogueira R. Multifractal dimension and lacunarity of yolk sac vasculature after exposure to magnetic field. Microvasc Res. 2015;99:1-7 pubmed publisher
    ..to investigate angiogenesis and vasculogenesis in the embryonic yolk sac membrane (YSM) of Japanese quails (Coturnix japonica) with and without exposure to an external MF of 1 mT and 60 Hz...

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  1. Le Douarin N. A life in Science with the avian embryo. Int J Dev Biol. 2018;62:19-33 pubmed publisher
    ..This companionship later became extended to another representative of the avian world: the quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica)...
  2. Hsu W, Chiang C, Chao Y, Chang C, Lin L, Yu B, et al. Effects of recombinant lycopene dietary supplement on the egg quality and blood characteristics of laying quails. J Biosci Bioeng. 2015;120:539-43 pubmed publisher
    ..Moreover, seven dietary groups of laying quails consisting of 10 100-day-old quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica) each were fed with the basal diet supplemented with BL, CL or canthaxanthin (CA) for 4 weeks...
  3. Cruz Martinez L, Smits J, Fernie K. Stress response, biotransformation effort, and immunotoxicity in captive birds exposed to inhaled benzene, toluene, nitrogen dioxide, and sulfur dioxide. Ecotoxicol Environ Saf. 2015;112:223-30 pubmed publisher
    ..Captive Japanese quail (Coturnix c...
  4. Oladipo G, Nlekerem C, Ibukun E, Kolawole A. Quail (Coturnix japonica) egg yolk bioactive components attenuate streptozotocin-induced testicular damage and oxidative stress in diabetic rats. Eur J Nutr. 2018;57:2857-2867 pubmed publisher
    ..3 mg/100 g, respectively. QEYEM supplementation to STZ-induced diabetic rats for seven (7) consecutive weeks is a potential intervention against testicular damage in adult diabetic rats, probably by decreasing oxidative stress. ..
  5. Hassan I, Duncan N, Adawaren E, Naidoo V. Could the environmental toxicity of diclofenac in vultures been predictable if preclinical testing methodology were applied?. Environ Toxicol Pharmacol. 2018;64:181-186 pubmed publisher
    ..Exposed Japanese quails (Coturnix japonica) and Muscovy ducks (Cairina moschata) demonstrated clinical signs and pathology similar to those previously ..
  6. Esmailnejad A, Abdi Hachesoo B, Hosseini Nasab E, Shakoori M. Production, purification, and evaluation of quail immunoglobulin Y against Salmonella typhimurium and Salmonella enteritidis. Mol Immunol. 2019;107:79-83 pubmed publisher
    ..Salmonella spp.-free female Japanese quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica) were intramuscularly immunized with formalin or heat-inactivated Salmonella immunogens (1...
  7. Otake S, Park M. Expressional changes of AMH signaling system in the quail testis induced by photoperiod. Reproduction. 2016;152:575-589 pubmed
    ..of various sex-differentiating genes were analyzed simultaneously in the adult testis of the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica), whose testicular functions are dramatically changed by altering the photoperiod, to elucidate the roles of ..
  8. Ubuka T, Son Y, Tsutsui K. Molecular, cellular, morphological, physiological and behavioral aspects of gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2016;227:27-50 pubmed publisher
    Gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone (GnIH) is a hypothalamic neuropeptide that was isolated from the brains of Japanese quail in 2000, which inhibited luteinizing hormone release from the anterior pituitary gland...
  9. Ikegami K, Atsumi Y, Yorinaga E, Ono H, Murayama I, Nakane Y, et al. Low temperature-induced circulating triiodothyronine accelerates seasonal testicular regression. Endocrinology. 2015;156:647-59 pubmed publisher
    ..Recent studies on Japanese quail revealed that seasonal gonadal development is regulated by central thyroid hormone activation within the ..
  10. El Kholy M, El Hindawy M, Alagawany M, Abd El Hack M, El Sayed S. Use of acetylsalicylic acid as an allostatic modulator in the diets of growing Japanese quails exposed to heat stress. J Therm Biol. 2018;74:6-13 pubmed publisher
    ..Three hundred sixty mix sexed Japanese quail chicks at 2 wk of age with average initial body weight of 77...
  11. Seroussi E, Cinnamon Y, Yosefi S, Genin O, Smith J, Rafati N, et al. Identification of the Long-Sought Leptin in Chicken and Duck: Expression Pattern of the Highly GC-Rich Avian leptin Fits an Autocrine/Paracrine Rather Than Endocrine Function. Endocrinology. 2016;157:737-51 pubmed publisher
    ..The expression patterns of LEP and the leptin receptor (LEPR) were explored in chicken, duck, and quail (Coturnix japonica) using RNA-sequencing experiments available in the Short Read Archive and by quantitative RT-PCR...
  12. Wang H, Li X, Li P, Liu W, Du Z, Li J. Modulation of heat-shock response is associated with Di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)-induced cardiotoxicity in quail (Coturnix japonica). Chemosphere. 2019;214:812-820 pubmed publisher
    ..Ultimately, this study provided new evidence that DEHP-induced cardiotoxicity in quail was related to activation of HSR and playing a protective role. ..
  13. Ubuka T, Parhar I, Tsutsui K. Gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone mediates behavioral stress responses. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2018;265:202-206 pubmed publisher
    ..RNA interference of GnIH gene (GnIH RNAi) increases locomotor activity of white-crowned sparrow and Japanese quail and i.c.v. administration of GnIH decreases GnIH RNAi induced locomotor activity. It was further shown that i...
  14. Seredynski A, Balthazart J, Ball G, Cornil C. Estrogen Receptor β Activation Rapidly Modulates Male Sexual Motivation through the Transactivation of Metabotropic Glutamate Receptor 1a. J Neurosci. 2015;35:13110-23 pubmed publisher
    ..the type(s) of mERs that modulate rapid effects of brain-derived estrogens on sexual motivation in male Japanese quail. Brain aromatase blockade acutely inhibited sexual motivation...
  15. Le Bot O, Lumineau S, de Margerie E, Pittet F, Trabalon M, Houdelier C. Long-life partners or sex friends? Impact of parental pair bond on offspring personality. J Exp Biol. 2014;217:4184-92 pubmed publisher
    ..investigated the impact of two pairing managements on the egg characteristics and development of offspring of Japanese quail (Coturnix c. japonica)...
  16. Wlaź P, Knaga S, Kasperek K, Wlaź A, Poleszak E, Jeżewska Witkowska G, et al. Activity and Safety of Inhaled Itraconazole Nanosuspension in a Model Pulmonary Aspergillus fumigatus Infection in Inoculated Young Quails. Mycopathologia. 2015;180:35-42 pubmed publisher
    ..To investigate the efficacy of inhaled ITRA, six groups of ten young quails (Coturnix japonica) were inoculated intratracheally with 5 × 10(6) spores (3 groups) or 5 × 10(7) spores (3 groups)...
  17. Giraudeau M, Ziegler A, McGraw K, Okuliarová M, Zeman M, Tschirren B. In ovo yolk carotenoid and testosterone levels interactively influence female transfer of yolk antioxidants to her eggs. Biol Lett. 2018;14: pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we found that female Japanese quails (Coturnix japonica) that were exposed to high carotenoid levels during embryonic development transferred lower ..
  18. Lin H, Wang S, Pan Y, Ding S. Primary Endodermal Epithelial Cell Culture from the Yolk Sac Membrane of Japanese Quail Embryos. J Vis Exp. 2016;: pubmed publisher
    ..Fertilized Japanese quail eggs were incubated at 37 °C for 5 days and then yolk sac membranes (YSM) were collected to establish the ..
  19. Wang S, Lin H, Lin Y, Chen Y, Pan Y, Tung C, et al. Embryonic cholesterol esterification is regulated by a cyclic AMP-dependent pathway in yolk sac membrane-derived endodermal epithelial cells. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0187560 pubmed publisher
    ..analog (dibutyryl-cAMP), or a low glucose concentration all increased SOAT1 mRNA accumulation in EECs from Japanese quail, suggesting that SOAT1 is regulated by nutrients and hormones through a cAMP-dependent pathway...
  20. Gluckman T, Mundy N. The differential expression of MC1R regulators in dorsal and ventral quail plumages during embryogenesis: Implications for plumage pattern formation. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0174714 pubmed publisher
    ..We took advantage of the pigmentation patterns of Japanese quail embryos (pale ventrum and patterned feathers dorsally) to explore the role of genes and their transcripts in ..
  21. Narváez C, Ríos J, Píriz G, Sanchez Hernandez J, Sabat P. Subchronic exposure to chlorpyrifos affects energy expenditure and detoxification capacity in juvenile Japanese quails. Chemosphere. 2016;144:775-84 pubmed publisher
    ..To fill this gap, we exposed orally (diet) 15-d old Coturnix coturnix japonica individuals to sublethal doses of chlorpyrifos (10 and 20 mg active ingredient/kg dry food) for four ..
  22. Krkavcová E, Kreisinger J, Hyánková L, Hyrsl P, Javůrková V. The hidden function of egg white antimicrobials: egg weight-dependent effects of avidin on avian embryo survival and hatchling phenotype. Biol Open. 2018;7: pubmed publisher
    ..morphology, post-hatching growth performance and innate immune function in a model bird, Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)...
  23. Zhang Y, Zuo Y, Du Z, Xia J, Zhang C, Wang H, et al. Di (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP)-induced hepatotoxicity in quails (Coturnix japonica) via triggering nuclear xenobiotic receptors and modulating cytochrome P450 systems. Food Chem Toxicol. 2018;120:287-293 pubmed publisher
    ..This study will help to further elucidate DEHP exposure-induced liver toxicity in quails. ..
  24. 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. 2019;272:57-62 pubmed publisher
    ..Here we injected three doses of radioactive corticosterone into Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) eggs to determine the degree of embryonic exposure at days six and nine of development...
  25. Banerjee S, Chaturvedi C. Apoptotic mechanism behind the testicular atrophy in photorefractory and scotosensitive quail: Involvement of GnIH induced p-53 dependent Bax-Caspase-3 mediated pathway. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2017;176:124-135 pubmed publisher
    ..testicular responses of photosensitive/photorefractory and scotosensitive/scotorefractory quail, Coturnix coturnix japonica. Testicular apoptosis in the quail of different photoperiodic conditions was assessed by monitoring the ..
  26. Roman L, Lowenstine L, Parsley L, Wilcox C, Hardesty B, Gilardi K, et al. Is plastic ingestion in birds as toxic as we think? Insights from a plastic feeding experiment. Sci Total Environ. 2019;665:660-667 pubmed publisher
    ..the toxicological consequences of plastic ingestion at environmentally relevant loads in Japanese quail, Coturnix japonica, investigating parental and two filial generations...
  27. Zhang X, Bilic I, Marek A, Glösmann M, Hess M. C-Terminal Amino Acids 471-507 of Avian Hepatitis E Virus Capsid Protein Are Crucial for Binding to Avian and Human Cells. PLoS ONE. 2016;11:e0153723 pubmed publisher
    ..It could be demonstrated that ORF2-3 was capable of binding to QT-35 cells from Japanese quail and human HepG2 cells but failed to bind to P815 cells...
  28. Derégnaucourt S. Interspecific hybridization as a tool to understand vocal divergence: the example of crowing in quail (Genus Coturnix). PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e9451 pubmed publisher
    ..I recorded crows produced by the European quail (Coturnix c. coturnix), the domestic Japanese quail (Coturnix c. japonica) and their hybrids (F1, F2 and backcrosses)...
  29. Tschirren B, Ziegler A, Pick J, Okuliarová M, Zeman M, Giraudeau M. Matrilineal inheritance of a key mediator of prenatal maternal effects. Proc Biol Sci. 2016;283: pubmed publisher
    ..Consistent with maternal inheritance, we found that in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) granddaughters resemble their maternal (but not their paternal) grandmother in yolk testosterone deposition...
  30. Banerjee S, Chaturvedi C. Testicular atrophy and reproductive quiescence in photorefractory and scotosensitive quail: Involvement of hypothalamic deep brain photoreceptors and GnRH-GnIH system. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2017;175:254-268 pubmed publisher
    ..of differential photosexual responses (scoto-/photo-sensitivity and refractoriness) in Japanese quail, Coturnix coturnix japonica. Paired testes weight and paired testicular volume increased 15.9 and 22...
  31. Cornil C, Ball G, Balthazart J. Differential control of appetitive and consummatory sexual behavior by neuroestrogens in male quail. Horm Behav. 2018;104:15-31 pubmed publisher
    ..motivation produced in response to the visual presentation of a female but not sexual performance in male Japanese quail. This effect is mimicked by membrane-impermeable analogs of estradiol, indicating that it is initiated at the ..
  32. Du Z, Xia J, Sun X, Li X, Zhang C, Zhao H, et al. A novel nuclear xenobiotic receptors (AhR/PXR/CAR)-mediated mechanism of DEHP-induced cerebellar toxicity in quails (Coturnix japonica) via disrupting CYP enzyme system homeostasis. Environ Pollut. 2017;226:435-443 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, this study provided new evidence that DEHP-induced toxic effect of quail cerebellum was associated with activating the NXRs responses and disrupting the CYP enzyme system homeostasis. ..
  33. Berenjian A, Sharifi S, Mohammadi Sangcheshmeh A, Ghazanfari S. Effect of Chromium Nanoparticles on Physiological Stress Induced by Exogenous Dexamethasone in Japanese Quails. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2018;184:474-481 pubmed publisher
    ..The objective of the present study was to evaluate the response of physiologically stressed Japanese quails (Coturnix japonica) to dietary chromium nanoparticle (Nano-Cr) supplementation...
  34. Li P, Li X, Du Z, Wang H, Yu Z, Li J. Di (2-ethyl hexyl) phthalate (DEHP)-induced kidney injury in quail (Coturnix japonica) via inhibiting HSF1/HSF3-dependent heat shock response. Chemosphere. 2018;209:981-988 pubmed publisher
    ..This is the first study to demonstrate quail exposure to DEHP is in fact detrimental to bird kidney. Besides, DEHP could attack HSR by affecting the synthesis of HSFs to mediate the transcription of the HSPs resulting in kidney damage. ..
  35. Wang B, Yang G, Xu Y, Li W, Liu X. Recent studies of LPXRFa receptor signaling in fish and other vertebrates. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..In 2000, a previously unidentified hypothalamic neuropeptide was isolated from the brain of Japanese quail and termed gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone (GnIH) based on its ability to directly inhibit gonadotropin ..
  36. Zheng L, Su J, Fang R, Jin M, Lei Z, Hou Y, et al. Developmental changes in the role of gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone (GnIH) and its receptors in the reproductive axis of male Xiaomeishan pigs. Anim Reprod Sci. 2015;154:113-20 pubmed publisher
    Gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone (GnIH), a key regulator of vertebrate reproduction, was identified in the Japanese quail in 2000, and RFamide-related peptide-3 (RFRP-3) was found to be a mammalian GnIH ortholog...
  37. Zhao J, Han Z, Sun Y. Is embryonic hypothermia tolerance common in birds?. Biol Lett. 2017;13: pubmed publisher
    ..the chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus), pigeon (Columba livia domestica), Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) and budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus) survived the incubation period and hatched after ..
  38. Zhao Y, Du Z, Talukder M, Lin J, Li X, Zhang C, et al. Crosstalk between unfolded protein response and Nrf2-mediated antioxidant defense in Di-(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate-induced renal injury in quail (Coturnix japonica). Environ Pollut. 2018;242:1871-1879 pubmed publisher
    ..Our study demonstrated that DEHP-induced nephrotoxicity in quail was associated with activating Nrf2-mediated antioxidant defense response and UPR signaling pathway. ..
  39. Pick J, Ebneter C, Hutter P, Tschirren B. Disentangling Genetic and Prenatal Maternal Effects on Offspring Size and Survival. Am Nat. 2016;188:628-639 pubmed
    ..low prenatal maternal investment and their reciprocal line crosses in a precocial bird-the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)-to quantify the relative importance of genes and prenatal maternal effects in shaping offspring phenotype...
  40. Zhang Q, Zhao Y, Talukder M, Han Y, Zhang C, Li X, et al. Di(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate induced hepatotoxicity in quail (Coturnix japonica) via modulating the mitochondrial unfolded protein response and NRF2 mediated antioxidant defense. Sci Total Environ. 2019;651:885-894 pubmed publisher
    ..These results provided new evidence on molecular mechanism of DEHP induced hepatotoxicity. ..
  41. Cornil C, Schmit M, de Bournonville C, Ceuleers M, Daulne C, Balthazart J. Age-dependent and age-independent effects of testosterone in male quail. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2014;208:64-72 pubmed publisher
    ..We tested this notion in male Japanese quail that had been castrated before 3weeks post-hatch by analyzing whether a similar treatment with exogenous ..
  42. El Tarabany M. Impact of temperature-humidity index on egg-laying characteristics and related stress and immunity parameters of Japanese quails. Int J Biometeorol. 2016;60:957-64 pubmed publisher
    ..One hundred and eighty (180) birds of Japanese quail, 14 weeks old, were used...
  43. Balthazart J. Steroid metabolism in the brain: From bird watching to molecular biology, a personal journey. Horm Behav. 2017;93:137-150 pubmed publisher
    ..Studies in Japanese quail demonstrated the critical role of testosterone action and of testosterone aromatization in the sexually ..
  44. Giraudeau M, Ziegler A, Tschirren B. Long-term effect of yolk carotenoid levels on testis size in a precocial bird. Biol Lett. 2016;12: pubmed publisher
    ..Here, we showed that male Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) originating from a carotenoid-enriched egg had smaller testes than control individuals at adulthood...
  45. Ahmed E, Nagaoka K, Fayez M, Abdel Daim M, Samir H, Watanabe G. Suppressive effects of long-term exposure to P-nitrophenol on gonadal development, hormonal profile with disruption of tissue integrity, and activation of caspase-3 in male Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica). Environ Sci Pollut Res Int. 2015;22:10930-42 pubmed publisher
    ..In conclusion, PNP induced profound endocrine disruption in the form of hormonal imbalance, induction of CASP3, and disruption of CLDN1 expression in the testis. Hence, it may hinder the reproductive processes. ..
  46. Goodson J, Beckstead R, Payne J, Singh R, Mohan A. Amino acid sequence of Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) and northern bobwhite (Colinus virginianus) myoglobin. Food Chem. 2015;181:256-62 pubmed publisher
    ..In this study, the amino acid sequences of Japanese quail and northern bobwhite myoglobin were deduced by cDNA cloning of the coding sequence from mRNA...
  47. Liu S, Tun H, Leung F, Bennett D, Zhang H, Cheng K. Interaction of genotype and diet on small intestine microbiota of Japanese quail fed a cholesterol enriched diet. Sci Rep. 2018;8:2381 pubmed publisher
    ..shown that genetic selection for susceptibility/resistance to diet-induced atherosclerosis has affected the Japanese quail's cecal environment to accommodate distinctly different cecal microbiota...
  48. Farag M, Alagawany M, Badr M, Khalil S, El Kholy M. An overview of Jatropha curcas meal-induced productive and reproductive toxicity in Japanese quail: Potential mechanisms and heat detoxification. Theriogenology. 2018;113:208-220 pubmed publisher
    ..5%] on productive and reproductive performances of laying Japanese quail and the influence of physical treatment of jatropha meal by heating at [100 oc] for 24 or 48 ..
  49. Farooq U, Cho S, Rybnik Trzaskowska P, Singh R, Malecki I. Effect of proctodeal gland foam on sperm kinetics in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica). Theriogenology. 2015;83:162-7 pubmed publisher
    The proctodeal gland of the male Japanese quail produces thick foam that accompanies semen when it is transferred to the female...
  50. Karouna Renier N, Chen Y, Henry P, Maddox C, Sprague D. Effects on Circulating Steroid Hormones and Gene Expression along the Hypothalamus-Pituitary-Gonadal Axis in Adult Japanese Quail Exposed to 17β-Trenbolone across Multiple Generations. Toxicol Sci. 2017;157:62-73 pubmed publisher
    ..the effects of the androgenic growth promoter 17β-trenbolone (17βTB) on adult Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) exposed across three generations...
  51. Khang N, Jennen D, Tholen E, Tesfaye D, Mennicken L, Hoelker M, et al. Association of the FADS2 gene with omega-6 and omega-3 PUFA Concentration in the egg yolk of Japanese quail. Anim Biotechnol. 2007;18:189-201 pubmed
    ..focused on the association of polymorphisms of the FADS2 gene with fatty acid profiles in egg yolk of eight Japanese quail lines selected for high and low omega-6:omega-3 PUFA ratio (h2 = 0.36-0.38)...
  52. Nkomozepi P, Mazengenya P, Ihunwo A. Changes in neurogenesis with post‑hatching age in the male Japanese quail (Cortunix japonica) brain. Acta Neurobiol Exp (Wars). 2018;78:173-186 pubmed
    ..of this study was to assess changes in neurogenesis associated with post‑hatching age (3‑12 weeks) in the Japanese quail brain using proliferating cell nuclear antigen (PCNA) and doublecortin (DCX) immunohistochemistry...
  53. Gill K, Madison F, Akins C. Cocaine-induced sensitization correlates with testosterone in male Japanese quail but not with estradiol in female Japanese quail. Horm Behav. 2015;67:21-7 pubmed publisher
    ..the effect of cocaine on locomotor activity and hormonal correlates in male and female Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)...
  54. Cooper Mullin C, Jimenez A, Anthony N, Wortman M, Williams J. The metabolic rate of cultured muscle cells from hybrid Coturnix quail is intermediate to that of muscle cells from fast-growing and slow-growing Coturnix quail. J Comp Physiol B. 2015;185:547-57 pubmed publisher
    ..growth rate and the metabolic rate of cultured muscle cells are connected, two lines of Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica), one that had been artificially selected for fast growth for over 60 generations and a control line ..
  55. Okuliarová M, Meddle S, Zeman M. Egg deposition of maternal testosterone is primarily controlled by the preovulatory peak of luteinizing hormone in Japanese quail. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2018;256:23-29 pubmed publisher
    ..of luteinizing hormone (LH), T and estradiol levels were analysed during the last 7h before ovulation in Japanese quail selected for contrasting yolk T concentrations...
  56. Stadnicka K, Sławińska A, Dunisławska A, Pain B, Bednarczyk M. Molecular signatures of epithelial oviduct cells of a laying hen (Gallus gallus domesticus) and quail (Coturnix japonica). BMC Dev Biol. 2018;18:9 pubmed publisher
    ..which correspond with the phenotype of oviduct cells of a laying hen (Gallus gallus domesticus) and quail (Coturnix japonica)...
  57. Banerjee S, Chaturvedi C. Neuroendocrine mechanism of food intake and energy regulation in Japanese quail under differential simulated photoperiodic conditions: Involvement of hypothalamic neuropeptides, AMPK, insulin and adiponectin receptors. J Photochem Photobiol B. 2018;185:10-23 pubmed publisher
    ..simulated photoperiodic conditions on food intake and neuroendocrine mechanism of energy homeostasis in Japanese quail is not investigated till date...
  58. Gill K, Rice B, Akins C. Cocaine induces state-dependent learning of sexual conditioning in male Japanese quail. Physiol Behav. 2015;138:150-3 pubmed publisher
    ..The current study investigated state-dependent learning effects of cocaine in male Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) using a sexual conditioning paradigm...
  59. Farooq U, Malecki I, Mahmood M, Martin G. Correlation between objective semen analysis and fertility in Japanese quail. Theriogenology. 2018;115:23-29 pubmed publisher
    This study investigated the relationship between sperm kinematics and egg fertility in Japanese quail in an attempt to identify a semen trait that could be used to predict male fertility...
  60. Quispe R, Trappschuh M, Gahr M, Goymann W. Towards more physiological manipulations of hormones in field studies: comparing the release dynamics of three kinds of testosterone implants, silastic tubing, time-release pellets and beeswax. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2015;212:100-5 pubmed publisher
    ..These implants were placed into female Japanese quail, and plasma levels of testosterone measured over a period of 30 days...
  61. Abramyan J. Lineage-specific loss of FGF17 within the avian orders Galliformes and Passeriformes. Gene. 2015;563:180-9 pubmed publisher
    ..FGF17 is also missing in the turkey, black grouse, Japanese quail and northern bobwhite genomes...
  62. McConn B, Gilbert E, Cline M. Appetite-associated responses to central neuropeptide Y injection in quail. Neuropeptides. 2018;69:9-18 pubmed publisher
    ..of central injection of NPY on feeding behavior and hypothalamic physiology in 7?day-old Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica). During the light cycle, intracerebroventricular injection of 1.9?pmol, 0.5, and 1...
  63. Guibert F, Richard Yris M, Lumineau S, Kotrschal K, Guémené D, Bertin A, et al. Social instability in laying quail: consequences on yolk steroids and offspring's phenotype. PLoS ONE. 2010;5:e14069 pubmed publisher
    ..Social instability was applied to groups of laying Japanese quail females...
  64. Banerjee S, Chaturvedi C. Nesfatin-1: Localization and expression in avian gonads and its modulation by temporal phase relation of neural oscillations in female Japanese quail, Coturnix coturnix japonica. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2015;224:205-15 pubmed publisher
    ..of nesfatin-1 was observed in the testis, ovary and shell gland of poultry species Japanese quail, Coturnix coturnix japonica. Our earlier studies have reported that serotonin precursor 5-HTP and dopamine precursor l-DOPA given 8h ..
  65. Beck P, Piepho H, Rodehutscord M, Bennewitz J. Inferring relationships between Phosphorus utilization, feed per gain, and bodyweight gain in an F2 cross of Japanese quail using recursive models. Poult Sci. 2016;95:764-73 pubmed publisher
    ..A large Japanese quail F2 cross was generated and 888 F2 individuals were phenotyped for PU, bodyweight gain (BWG), and feed per gain ..
  66. Pramod R, Lee B, Kim Y, Lee H, Park Y, Ono T, et al. Isolation, Characterization, and In Vitro Culturing of Spermatogonial Stem Cells in Japanese Quail (Coturnix japonica). Stem Cells Dev. 2017;26:60-70 pubmed publisher
    ..Quail SSCs will facilitate the production of germline chimeras and transgenesis. ..
  67. Matsunaga E, Suzuki K, Kobayashi T, Okanoya K. Comparative analysis of mineralocorticoid receptor expression among vocal learners (Bengalese finch and budgerigar) and non-vocal learners (quail and ring dove) has implications for the evolution of avian vocal learning. Dev Growth Differ. 2011;53:961-70 pubmed publisher
    ..brain of another vocal learner, budgerigar (Melopsittacus undulatus) and non-vocal learners, quail (Coturnix japonica) and ring dove (Streptopelia capicola)...
  68. Yadav S, Chaturvedi C. Light colour and intensity alters reproductive/seasonal responses in Japanese quail. Physiol Behav. 2015;147:163-8 pubmed publisher
    ..designed to study the effect of different colours and intensities of light on the reproductive responses of Japanese quail. Three-week old quail were exposed to five different light conditions with a long photoperiod (LD 16:8): WT (..
  69. Dominchin M, Busso J, Kembro J, Marin R, Guzman D. Divergent cloacal gland photo-responsiveness in male Japanese quail exposed to short days and associated differences in social interactions and reproduction. Poult Sci. 2017;96:5-13 pubmed
    ..Herein, we evaluate whether NR-SD and R-SD male Japanese quail differ in their social interactions and reproductive performance while under SD; C-LD males were used as fully ..
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    ..However, results are not consistent across studies and therefore still inconclusive. In Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica), we previously found that pair-housed females had higher plasma androgen levels and tended to have higher ..
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    ..Two hundred and sixteen birds of Japanese quail at 14th week of age were used in this experiment...
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    ..Furthermore, we also observed NGF and BDNF co-localized with TrkA and TrkB in cells of the lining and ductal epithelium, suggesting an autocrine mechanism of action. ..
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    ..toxicity and CYP1 mRNA induction of FICZ in embryos from chicken (Gallus domesticus) and Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) exposed to FICZ (2-200μgkg(-1)) by yolk and air sac injections...
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    Fifteen-week-old sexually mature female Japanese quails (Coturnix japonica) grown under various lighting conditions were used in the study. It was found that the number of mitochondria and phagosomes was increased by 1...
  76. Fathi M, El Dlebshany A, El Deen M, Radwan L, Rayan G. Effect of long-term selection for egg production on eggshell quality of Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica). Poult Sci. 2016;95:2570-2575 pubmed
    ..measurements of eggshell using a Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) in 2 lines (selected and control) of Japanese quail. A selection program was applied over 22 consecutive generations for higher egg production and lower broken ..
  77. Yuan J, Gilbert E, Cline M. The central anorexigenic mechanism of amylin in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) involves pro-opiomelanocortin, calcitonin receptor, and the arcuate nucleus of the hypothalamus. Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol. 2017;210:28-34 pubmed publisher
    ..this study was to investigate the molecular mechanisms underlying anorexigenic effects of amylin in 7 day-old Japanese quail. Food but not water intake was reduced after intracerebroventricular amylin injection, and the behavior ..
  78. Khoobbakht Z, Mohammadi M, Mehr M, Mohammadghasemi F, Sohani M. Comparative effects of zinc oxide, zinc oxide nanoparticle and zinc-methionine on hatchability and reproductive variables in male Japanese quail. Anim Reprod Sci. 2018;192:84-90 pubmed publisher
    The objective was to examine the effect of different dietary zinc sources on reproduction of male Japanese quail. A total of 512 quail chicks (day-old) were divided into four groups with four replications for a period of 42 days...
  79. Cornil C, de Bournonville C. Dual action of neuro-estrogens in the regulation of male sexual behavior. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2018;256:57-62 pubmed publisher
    ..Our recent investigations in Japanese quail revealed an interesting dichotomy in the regulation of male sexual behavior by membrane- and nuclear-initiated ..
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    ..These results provide evidence that genistein may be a germ cell toxicant causing sterility later in life of adult birds. This is the first report on the effect of genistein on PGC number in the genital ridges of the avian embryo. ..
  82. Sari M, Tilki M, Saatci M. Genetic parameters of egg quality traits in long-term pedigree recorded Japanese quail. Poult Sci. 2016;95:1743-9 pubmed publisher
    This study was conducted to determine the genetic parameters of internal and external quality traits of Japanese quail eggs. Two statistical models were used in the calculation of genetic parameters and variance components...
  83. El Tarabany M. Effect of thermal stress on fertility and egg quality of Japanese quail. J Therm Biol. 2016;61:38-43 pubmed publisher
    ..of temperature humidity index (THI) on fertility aspects, external and internal egg quality parameters in Japanese quail. One hundred and forty four (144) Japanese quail, 12 of weeks age, were used...
  84. Fernandez M, Palacio M, Labaque M. Thymol detection and quantitation by solid-phase microextraction in faeces and egg yolk of Japanese quail. J Chromatogr B Analyt Technol Biomed Life Sci. 2017;1044-1045:39-46 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, in fresh faeces and egg yolk samples obtained from a supplemented group (80mg thymol per bird per day) were determined as 31.51ng/g for faeces and 11.83ng/g for the egg yolk. ..
  85. Matsubara Y, Nakano M, Kawamura K, Tsudzuki M, Funahashi J, Agata K, et al. Inactivation of Sonic Hedgehog Signaling and Polydactyly in Limbs of Hereditary Multiple Malformation, a Novel Type of Talpid Mutant. Front Cell Dev Biol. 2016;4:149 pubmed publisher
    ..Multiple Malformation (HMM) is a naturally occurring, autosomal recessive, homozygous lethal mutation found in Japanese quail. Homozygote embryos (hmm-/-) show polydactyly similar to talpid2 and ..
  86. Khalil S, Awad A, Mohammed H. Behavioral response and gene expression changes in fipronil-administered male Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica). Environ Pollut. 2017;223:51-61 pubmed publisher
    ..Currently, there is limited information on the effects of fipronil exposure in Japanese quail. Therefore, our aim was to assess the reproductive toxicological effects of fipronil in the Japanese quail in ..
  87. Souza M, Redig P, Cox S. Plasma Concentrations of Itraconazole, Voriconazole, and Terbinafine When Delivered by an Impregnated, Subcutaneous Implant in Japanese Quail ( Coturnix japonica ). J Avian Med Surg. 2017;31:117-122 pubmed publisher
    ..the delivery of the antifungal drugs itraconazole, voriconazole, and terbinafine to Japanese quail ( Coturnix japonica ) via an impregnated implant. Implants contained 0...
  88. Panahi F, Niasari Naslaji A, Seyedasgari F, Ararooti T, Razavi K, Moosavi Movaheddi A. Supplementation of tris-based extender with plasma egg yolk of six avian species and camel skim milk for chilled preservation of dromedary camel semen. Anim Reprod Sci. 2017;184:11-19 pubmed publisher
    ..In Expt. 1, PEY (20%) of six avian species (domestic chicken, domestic duck, Japanese quail, partridge, pigeon and guinea fowl) was added to semen extender. In Expt...
  89. Elaroussi M, DeLuca H. A new member to the astacin family of metalloendopeptidases: a novel 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D-3-stimulated mRNA from chorioallantoic membrane of quail. Biochim Biophys Acta. 1994;1217:1-8 pubmed
    ..It is suggested that this clone corresponds to an mRNA encoding for a protease that may play a role in the degradation of eggshell matrix. ..
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    ..Keratocan is expressed only in quail cornea, whereas mimecan is expressed in many different tissues as four transcripts of different sizes. Both lumican and mimecan are expressed at lowest levels in brain, liver and sternum. ..
  91. Serizawa M, Kinoshita M, Rodler D, Tsukada A, Ono H, Yoshimura T, et al. Oocytic expression of zona pellucida protein ZP4 in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica). Anim Sci J. 2011;82:227-35 pubmed publisher
    ..Our previous studies in Japanese quail have demonstrated that the matrix's components, ZP3 and ZPD, are synthesized in ovarian granulosa cells...
  92. Sedaghat A, Karimi Torshizi M, Rahimi S. Auxiliary effects of camphor on reproductive function of Japanese quail. Poult Sci. 2016;95:2946-2955 pubmed
    ..study was conducted to establish the efficacy of feeding graded levels of camphor on reproductive function of Japanese quail as a bird model...