coturnix

Summary

Summary: A genus of BIRDS in the family Phasianidae, order GALLIFORMES, containing the common European and other Old World QUAIL.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Distribution and origin of steroid hormones in the yolk of Japanese quail eggs (Coturnix coturnix japonica)
    R Hackl
    Institute for Biochemistry, University of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinarplatz 1, A 1210 Vienna, Austria
    J Comp Physiol B 173:327-31. 2003
  2. pmc Microsatellite mapping of QTL affecting growth, feed consumption, egg production, tonic immobility and body temperature of Japanese quail
    Francis Minvielle
    Génétique et Diversité Animales, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Centre de Jouy, 78352 Jouy en Josas, France
    BMC Genomics 6:87. 2005
  3. pmc A 27-amino-acid deletion in the neuraminidase stalk supports replication of an avian H2N2 influenza A virus in the respiratory tract of chickens
    Erin M Sorrell
    Department of Virology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Virol 84:11831-40. 2010
  4. ncbi The roles of cell migration and myofiber intercalation in patterning formation of the postmitotic myotome
    Nitza Kahane
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem 91120, PO Box 12272, Israel
    Development 129:2675-87. 2002
  5. pmc Microsatellite loci in Japanese quail and cross-species amplification in chicken and guinea fowl
    Boniface Baboreka Kayang
    The United Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Gifu University, Gifu 501 1193, Japan
    Genet Sel Evol 34:233-53. 2002
  6. ncbi The induction by testosterone of aromatase activity in the preoptic area and activation of copulatory behavior
    J Balthazart
    University of Liege, Laboratory of General and Comparative Biochemistry, Belgium
    Physiol Behav 47:83-94. 1990
  7. pmc Experimental infection of chickens, ducks and quails with the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus
    Ok Mi Jeong
    National Veterinary Research and Quarantine Service, Anyang 430 824, Korea
    J Vet Sci 10:53-60. 2009
  8. ncbi A novel avian hypothalamic peptide inhibiting gonadotropin release
    K Tsutsui
    Laboratory of Brain Science, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima, 739 8521, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 275:661-7. 2000
  9. pmc Recessive black is allelic to the yellow plumage locus in Japanese quail and associated with a frameshift deletion in the ASIP gene
    Takahiro Hiragaki
    Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan
    Genetics 178:771-5. 2008
  10. pmc Incorporation of competitive effects in forest tree or animal breeding programs
    William M Muir
    Department of Animal Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 1151, USA
    Genetics 170:1247-59. 2005

Research Grants

  1. DEVELOPMENT AND MEDIATION OF A BEHAVIORAL PHENOTYPE
    JOSEPH KOVACH; Fiscal Year: 1992
  2. NEURAL MECHANISMS FOR SPECIES BEHAVIORAL DIFFERENCE
    Evan Balaban; Fiscal Year: 1993
  3. Producing humanized therapeutics in quail egg white
    Stephen Parker; Fiscal Year: 2004
  4. Vascular Remodeling and Effects of Angiogenic Inhibition
    Patricia Parsons Wingerter; Fiscal Year: 2006
  5. Id2 REGULATION OF MUSCLE HYPERTROPHY IN AGING
    STEPHEN ALWAY; Fiscal Year: 2007
  6. ANGIOGENIC THERAPY FOR INFARCTED AND ISCHEMIC HEART
    Robert Tomanek; Fiscal Year: 2003
  7. Regulation of Coronary Vessel Assembly and Growth
    Robert Tomanek; Fiscal Year: 2007
  8. MYOD AND MYOGENIN IN MUSCLE HYPERTROPHY AND SARCOPENIA
    STEPHEN ALWAY; Fiscal Year: 2001
  9. INTERFACE MECHANICS, MATERIALS AND TISSUE RESPONSE
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2007
  10. Assessment of Tissue Response to Stress
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2006

Detail Information

Publications316 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Distribution and origin of steroid hormones in the yolk of Japanese quail eggs (Coturnix coturnix japonica)
    R Hackl
    Institute for Biochemistry, University of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinarplatz 1, A 1210 Vienna, Austria
    J Comp Physiol B 173:327-31. 2003
    ..1% of the radioactivity entered the yolk. We conclude that steroid concentrations in the yolk layers reflected progesterone and androgen production of the cells of the follicular wall at the time...
  2. pmc Microsatellite mapping of QTL affecting growth, feed consumption, egg production, tonic immobility and body temperature of Japanese quail
    Francis Minvielle
    Génétique et Diversité Animales, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Centre de Jouy, 78352 Jouy en Josas, France
    BMC Genomics 6:87. 2005
    The Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) is both an animal model in biology and a commercial bird for egg and meat production...
  3. pmc A 27-amino-acid deletion in the neuraminidase stalk supports replication of an avian H2N2 influenza A virus in the respiratory tract of chickens
    Erin M Sorrell
    Department of Virology, Erasmus Medical Center, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    J Virol 84:11831-40. 2010
    ..This stalk deletion was shown to be responsible for the change in virus tropism from the intestine to the respiratory tract...
  4. ncbi The roles of cell migration and myofiber intercalation in patterning formation of the postmitotic myotome
    Nitza Kahane
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem 91120, PO Box 12272, Israel
    Development 129:2675-87. 2002
    ..Altogether, the integration between both myogenic waves results in an even pattern of dorsoventral growth of the myotome which is accounted for by progressive cell intercalation of second wave cells between preexisting pioneer fibers...
  5. pmc Microsatellite loci in Japanese quail and cross-species amplification in chicken and guinea fowl
    Boniface Baboreka Kayang
    The United Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Gifu University, Gifu 501 1193, Japan
    Genet Sel Evol 34:233-53. 2002
    ..The microsatellite markers reported would serve as a useful resource base for genetic mapping in quail and comparative mapping in Phasianidae...
  6. ncbi The induction by testosterone of aromatase activity in the preoptic area and activation of copulatory behavior
    J Balthazart
    University of Liege, Laboratory of General and Comparative Biochemistry, Belgium
    Physiol Behav 47:83-94. 1990
    ..A moderate increase in AA was seen on day 16 and is probably responsible for the behavioral activation which was observed at the end of the experiment...
  7. pmc Experimental infection of chickens, ducks and quails with the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virus
    Ok Mi Jeong
    National Veterinary Research and Quarantine Service, Anyang 430 824, Korea
    J Vet Sci 10:53-60. 2009
    ..Our observations suggest that duck and quail farms should be monitored particularly closely for the presence of HPAIV so that further virus transmission to other avian or mammalian hosts can be prevented...
  8. ncbi A novel avian hypothalamic peptide inhibiting gonadotropin release
    K Tsutsui
    Laboratory of Brain Science, Hiroshima University, Higashi Hiroshima, 739 8521, Japan
    Biochem Biophys Res Commun 275:661-7. 2000
    ..This is the first hypothalamic peptide inhibiting gonadotropin release reported in a vertebrate. We therefore term it gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone (GnIH)...
  9. pmc Recessive black is allelic to the yellow plumage locus in Japanese quail and associated with a frameshift deletion in the ASIP gene
    Takahiro Hiragaki
    Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan
    Genetics 178:771-5. 2008
    The recessive black plumage mutation in the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) is controlled by an autosomal recessive gene (rb) and displays a blackish-brown phenotype in the recessive homozygous state (rb/rb)...
  10. pmc Incorporation of competitive effects in forest tree or animal breeding programs
    William M Muir
    Department of Animal Science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 1151, USA
    Genetics 170:1247-59. 2005
    ..The differences in response show that competitive effects can be included in breeding programs, without measuring new traits, so that costs of the breeding program need not increase...
  11. ncbi Fate map of the diencephalon and the zona limitans at the 10-somites stage in chick embryos
    Raquel Garcia-Lopez
    Instituto de Neurociencias, UMH CSIC, Universidad Miguel Hernandez, Alicante, Spain
    Dev Biol 268:514-30. 2004
    ..Moreover, we show that the presumptive epithelium of ZLI can be localized at early developmental stages in the diencephalic alar plate at the anterior limit of the Wnt8b gene expression domain...
  12. ncbi A novel G protein-coupled receptor for gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone in the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica): identification, expression and binding activity
    H Yin
    Laboratory of Brain Science, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi hiroshima 739 8521, Japan
    J Endocrinol 184:257-66. 2005
    We recently identified a novel hypothalamic dodecapeptide inhibiting gonadotropin release in the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica). This novel peptide was therefore named gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone (GnIH)...
  13. ncbi Thalamic development induced by Shh in the chick embryo
    Claudia Vieira
    Neuroscience Institute, Miguel Hernandez University N 332, Km 87, E 03550 Alicante, Spain
    Dev Biol 284:351-63. 2005
    ..Overall, these results indicate that Shh expressed in the ZLI plays an important role in diencephalic growth and in the development of the thalamus...
  14. ncbi The behavior of the Japanese or domestic quail Coturnix japonica
    A D Mills
    Station de Recherches Avicoles, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Centre de Tours Nouzilly, France
    Neurosci Biobehav Rev 21:261-81. 1997
    This paper reviews the literature pertaining to the behavior of the Japanese or domestic quail Coturnix japonica...
  15. ncbi Antagonistic roles of full-length N-cadherin and its soluble BMP cleavage product in neural crest delamination
    Irit Shoval
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel
    Development 134:491-501. 2007
    ..Hence, by promoting its cleavage, BMP4 converts N-cadherin inhibition into an activity that is likely to participate, along with canonical Wnt signaling, in the stimulation of neural crest emigration...
  16. ncbi Habituation to humans affects yolk steroid levels and offspring phenotype in quail
    Aline Bertin
    Konrad Lorenz Forschungsstelle, University of Vienna, A 4645 Grünau, Austria
    Horm Behav 54:396-402. 2008
    ..This has obvious implications for keeping and handling laboratory animals, for conservation biology and for animal welfare...
  17. pmc The ECM moves during primitive streak formation--computation of ECM versus cellular motion
    Evan A Zamir
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, School of Medicine, The University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 6:e247. 2008
    ..We conclude that models describing primitive streak cellular guidance mechanisms must be able to account for sub-epiblastic extracellular matrix displacements...
  18. ncbi Molecular adaptation of an H7N3 wild duck influenza virus following experimental multiple passages in quail and turkey
    Simone Giannecchini
    Virology Unit, Department of Public Health, University of Florence, I 50134 Florence, Italy
    Virology 408:167-73. 2010
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  19. ncbi The mechanical power output of the pectoralis muscle of blue-breasted quail (Coturnix chinensis): the in vivo length cycle and its implications for muscle performance
    G N Askew
    Department of Zoology, Downing Street, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
    J Exp Biol 204:3587-600. 2001
    Sonomicrometry and electromyographic (EMG) recordings were made for the pectoralis muscle of blue-breasted quail (Coturnix chinensis) during take-off and horizontal flight...
  20. ncbi Genetic differences in coping strategies in response to prolonged and repeated restraint in Japanese quail divergently selected for long or short tonic immobility
    Dominique Hazard
    UR83 Unité de Recherches Avicoles, Institut National de Recherche Agronomique, Centre de Tours Nouzilly, 37380 Nouzilly, France
    Horm Behav 54:645-53. 2008
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  21. ncbi Replication and transmission of influenza viruses in Japanese quail
    Natalia V Makarova
    Division of Virology, Department of Infectious Diseases, St Jude Children s Research Hospital, 332 N Lauderdale Street, Memphis, TN 38105 2794, USA
    Virology 310:8-15. 2003
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  22. ncbi Cryptosporidium spp. in quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica) in Henan, China: molecular characterization and public health significance
    Rongjun Wang
    College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Henan Agricultural University, Zhengzhou 450002, PR China
    Vet Parasitol 187:534-7. 2012
    The prevalence of Cryptosporidium spp. was investigated in scale quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) farms in Henan Province, China between September 2006 and August 2007...
  23. ncbi Higher inherent fearfulness potentiates the effects of chronic stress in the Japanese quail
    L Calandreau
    INRA, UMR85 Physiologie de la Reproduction et des Comportements F 37380 Nouzilly, France
    Behav Brain Res 225:505-10. 2011
    ..They also highlight emotional reactivity as an important predisposing factor for the occurrence of the adverse effects of chronic stress in birds...
  24. ncbi Study of infection with an Iranian field-isolated H9N2 avian influenza virus in vaccinated and unvaccinated Japanese quail
    Seyyed Mahmoud Ebrahimi
    Department of Biotechnology, Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute RVSRI, P O Box 31975 148, Karaj, Tehran, Iran
    Avian Dis 55:195-200. 2011
    ..These results could indicate that inactivated vaccine did not fully prevent the infection, although it was capable of protecting birds against clinical signs and significantly decreased viral titers in lungs after intranasal challenge...
  25. ncbi Chronic stress and environmental enrichment as opposite factors affecting the immune response in Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica)
    F N Nazar
    Facultad de Ciencias Exactas, Fisicas y Naturales, Cátedra de Química Biológica and Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Científicas y Técnicas, Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología de los Alimentos ICTA, Universidad Nacional de Cordoba, 5016, Cordoba, Argentina
    Stress 14:166-73. 2011
    ..The findings indicate that submitting these animals to an enriched environment can be effectively used to improve their immune response and to reduce the detrimental effects of a stressor exposure...
  26. pmc The "silver" Japanese quail and the MITF gene: causal mutation, associated traits and homology with the "blue" chicken plumage
    Francis Minvielle
    UMR 1313 INRA AgroParisTech, Génétique animale et biologie intégrative GABI, F 78352, Jouy en Josas, France
    BMC Genet 11:15. 2010
    ..the causal mutation B at the MITF gene responsible for the "silver" plumage colour in the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica), and its associated effects on growth and body composition, and tests its allelism with the "blue" ..
  27. ncbi Developmental changes in gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone in the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) hypothalamo-hypophysial system
    T Ubuka
    Laboratory of Brain Science, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi hiroshima 739 8521, Japan
    J Endocrinol 178:311-8. 2003
    ..containing a C-terminal -Arg-Phe-NH(2) sequence, SIKPSAYLPLRF-NH(2) (RFamide peptide), from the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) brain...
  28. ncbi Neuroanatomical specificity of sex differences in expression of aromatase mRNA in the quail brain
    Cornelia Voigt
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, University of Liege, B 4000 Liege, Belgium
    J Chem Neuroanat 33:75-86. 2007
    ..Although sex differences in aromatase activity are clearly documented in the HPOA of Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica), only minimal or even no differences at all were observed in the number of aromatase-immunoreactive (..
  29. ncbi Rapid control of brain aromatase activity by glutamatergic inputs
    Jacques Balthazart
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, B 4000 Liege 1, Belgium
    Endocrinology 147:359-66. 2006
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  30. ncbi Immunocytochemical localization of aromatase in sensory and integrating nuclei of the hindbrain in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)
    Henry C Evrard
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, B 4020 Liege, Belgium
    J Comp Neurol 473:194-212. 2004
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  31. pmc Sex differences in the expression of sex steroid receptor mRNA in the quail brain
    C Voigt
    GIGA Neurosciences, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    J Neuroendocrinol 21:1045-62. 2009
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  32. pmc Social instability in laying quail: consequences on yolk steroids and offspring's phenotype
    Floriane Guibert
    UMR 6552 Ethologie Animale et Humaine, CNRS Universite de Rennes 1, Rennes, France
    PLoS ONE 5:e14069. 2010
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  33. ncbi Avoidance of relatively aggressive male Japanese Quail (Coturnix japonica) by sexually experienced conspecific females
    Alexander G Ophir
    Department of Psychology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1, Canada
    J Comp Psychol 119:3-7. 2005
    Sexually experienced female Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) that are offered a choice between 2 conspecific males previously observed engaging in an aggressive encounter prefer to affiliate with the less aggressive male...
  34. pmc Rapid decreases in preoptic aromatase activity and brain monoamine concentrations after engaging in male sexual behavior
    C A Cornil
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, 1 Boulevard de l Hopital Bâtiment B36 4000 Liege 1, Belgium
    Endocrinology 146:3809-20. 2005
    ..Sexual interactions with the female decreased aromatase and dopamine activities. These data challenge established views about the causal relationships among dopamine, estrogen action, and male sexual behavior...
  35. ncbi The control of preoptic aromatase activity by afferent inputs in Japanese quail
    P Absil
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, , 17 Place Delcour, B-4020, , Belgium
    Brain Res Brain Res Rev 37:38-58. 2001
    ..The potential significance of these processes for the physiology of reproduction is critically evaluated...
  36. ncbi Role of the archistriatal nucleus taeniae in the sexual behavior of male Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica): a comparison of function with the medial nucleus of the amygdala in mammals
    R R Thompson
    Cornell University, Department of Psychology, Ithaca, N Y, USA
    Brain Behav Evol 51:215-29. 1998
    ..These results strengthen the argument that these sex-steroid accumulating cell groups are homologous and suggest a conservation of function for them despite the vastly divergent evolutionary histories separating birds and mammals...
  37. ncbi Enhanced yolk testosterone influences behavioral phenotype independent of sex in Japanese quail chicks Coturnix japonica
    Jonathan Niall Daisley
    Konrad Lorenz Forschungsstelle, Grünau im Almtal 11, A 4645, Austria
    Horm Behav 47:185-94. 2005
    ..testosterone, but within the physiological range, by injecting 50 ng testosterone in ethanol into Japanese quail Coturnix japonica eggs prior to incubation...
  38. ncbi Sex differences in projections from preoptic area aromatase cells to the periaqueductal gray in Japanese quail
    Claudio Carere
    University of Liege, Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, Liège B 4000, Belgium
    J Comp Neurol 500:894-907. 2007
    ..This connection plays an important role in the control of reproductive behavior. In male Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) specifically, the medial preoptic nucleus (POM), where various types of sensory inputs converge, is a ..
  39. ncbi Perceptual compensation for coarticulation by Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica)
    A J Lotto
    University of Wisconsin, Madison 53706, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 102:1134-40. 1997
    ..Four Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) were trained to peck a key differentially to identify clear /da/ and /ga/ exemplars...
  40. ncbi Effect of one week of stress on emotional reactivity and learning and memory performances in Japanese quail
    Ludovic Calandreau
    INRA, UMR85 Physiologie de la Reproduction et des Comportements, F 37380 Nouzilly, France
    Behav Brain Res 217:104-10. 2011
    ..Such a stress period can improve spatial learning performances in quail supporting the critical role played by the duration of the stress period on cognitive performance...
  41. ncbi Nongenomic inheritance of emotional reactivity in Japanese quail
    Marie Annick Richard-Yris
    UMR CNRS 6552, Ethologie Evolution Ecologie, Universite de Rennes 1, Bat 25, Campus de Beaulieu, F 35042 Rennes Cedex, France
    Dev Psychobiol 46:1-12. 2005
    ..These differences were significant in the presence of mothers as well as after separation from them, suggesting direct as well as long-term maternal influence. Young raised by E+ mothers also presented delayed increases in weight...
  42. ncbi The winged-helix transcription factor FoxD3 is important for establishing the neural crest lineage and repressing melanogenesis in avian embryos
    R Kos
    Section of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Development 128:1467-79. 2001
    ..Second, it represses melanogenesis, thereby allowing other neural crest derivatives to differentiate during the early stages of neural crest patterning...
  43. ncbi Sex differences in the organizational effects of corticosterone in the egg yolk of quail
    Lisa S Hayward
    Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 146:144-8. 2006
    ..we found that experimentally elevated plasma corticosterone was transferred to egg yolk by female Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica), and that the chicks hatched from these eggs grew more slowly than controls and had higher ..
  44. pmc Integrated maps in quail (Coturnix japonica) confirm the high degree of synteny conservation with chicken (Gallus gallus) despite 35 million years of divergence
    Boniface B Kayang
    Laboratoire de Genetique Cellulaire, Centre INRA de Toulouse, BP 52627 Auzeville, 31326 Castanet Tolosan, France
    BMC Genomics 7:101. 2006
    ..Quail genomics will benefit from the extension and the integration of these maps...
  45. pmc Changes in multiple brain regions underlie species differences in a complex, congenital behavior
    E Balaban
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 94:2001-6. 1997
    ..a species difference in one such behavior, the crowing of chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus) and Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica)...
  46. pmc Rapid effects of aromatase inhibition on male reproductive behaviors in Japanese quail
    Charlotte A Cornil
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, Belgium
    Horm Behav 49:45-67. 2006
    ..Together, these data demonstrate that aromatase inhibition rapidly decreases both consummatory and appetitive aspects of male sexual behavior...
  47. ncbi Rapid and reversible inhibition of brain aromatase activity
    J Balthazart
    Center for Research in Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioural Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    J Neuroendocrinol 13:63-73. 2001
    ..Here, we report that aromatase activity in neural tissue of male Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) is rapidly downregulated in the presence of Mg(2+), Ca(2+) and ATP in hypothalamic homogenates and in ..
  48. ncbi Condition-dependent strategies of eggshell pigmentation: an experimental study of Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica)
    Camille Duval
    Centre for Ornithology, School of Biosciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, UK
    J Exp Biol 216:700-8. 2013
    ..We suggest that further experimental work on egg camouflage under different environmental conditions will elaborate on the process of pigment deposition and the physiological costs to females of laying heavily pigmented eggshells...
  49. ncbi Impairment of testicular function in adult male Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) after a single administration of 3-methyl-4-nitrophenol in diesel exhaust particles
    Chunmei Li
    Department of Basic Veterinary Science, The United Graduate School of Veterinary Sciences, Gifu University, Gifu 501 1193, Japan
    J Endocrinol 189:555-64. 2006
    ..This study clearly indicates that PNMC induces reproductive toxicity at both the central and testicular levels, and disrupts testicular function in adult male quail...
  50. ncbi Production of live offspring from testicular tissue cryopreserved by vitrification procedures in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)
    Jianan Liu
    Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Biol Reprod 88:124. 2013
    ..These results demonstrate that testicular tissue of Japanese quail can be preserved using vitrification procedures and recovered through transplantation...
  51. ncbi Effect of egg turning and incubation time on carbonic anhydrase gene expression in the blastoderm of the Japanese quail (Coturnix c. japonica)
    P de Winter
    Centre for Rheumatology and Connective Tissue Diseases, Royal Free and UCL Medical School, Hampstead, England
    Br Poult Sci 49:566-73. 2008
    ..6. It is concluded that only gene expression for CA IV is sensitive to egg turning, and that increased CA IV gene expression could account for the additional SEF mass found at 84 to 96 h of incubation in embryos of turned eggs...
  52. pmc Mapping of panda plumage color locus on the microsatellite linkage map of the Japanese quail
    Mitsuru Miwa
    Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences, Gifu University, Gifu 501 1193, Japan
    BMC Genet 7:2. 2006
    ..mutation, which displays overall white plumage color with spots of wild-type plumage in the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)...
  53. pmc Multilevel selection with kin and non-kin groups, experimental results with Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)
    William M Muir
    Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47906, USA
    Evolution 67:1598-606. 2013
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  54. ncbi Expression of microRNA and microRNA processing machinery genes during early quail (Coturnix japonica) embryo development
    H Kocamis
    Department of Histology and Embryology, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale, Turkey
    Poult Sci 92:787-97. 2013
    ..These 7 differentially expressed miRNA are suggested to play critical roles in quail embryo somite formation...
  55. ncbi Relationship between hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis responsiveness and age, sexual maturity status, and sex in Japanese quail selected for long or short duration of tonic immobility
    D Hazard
    Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Station de Recherches Avicoles, Centre de Tours Nouzilly 37380 Nouzilly, France
    Poult Sci 84:1913-9. 2005
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  56. ncbi Sperm proteasome degrades egg envelope glycoprotein ZP1 during fertilization of Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)
    Tomohiro Sasanami
    Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Faculty of Agriculture, Shizuoka University, 836 Ohya, Shizuoka 422 8529, Japan
    Reproduction 144:423-31. 2012
    ..These results demonstrate for the first time that the sperm proteasome is important for fertilization in birds and that the extracellular ubiquitination of ZP1 might occur during its transport via blood circulation...
  57. ncbi Development of the aortic vessel wall as defined by vascular smooth muscle and extracellular matrix markers
    J E Hungerford
    Department of Molecular Physiology and Biological Physics, University of Virginia, Charlottesville 22908, USA
    Dev Biol 178:375-92. 1996
    ..1994) may be indicative of early diversity among embryonic VSMCs...
  58. ncbi Production of donor-derived offspring from cryopreserved ovarian tissue in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)
    Jianan Liu
    Faculty of Land and Food Systems, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Biol Reprod 83:15-9. 2010
    ..Pieces of ovarian tissue of week-old Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) were frozen at 0.5 degrees C/min in a programmable freezer or vitrified by immersion in liquid nitrogen...
  59. ncbi The role of the male cloacal gland in reproductive success in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)
    R P Singh
    Division of Physiology and Reproduction, Central Avian Research Institute, Izatnagar 243 122, India
    Reprod Fertil Dev 24:405-9. 2012
    ..05) than males with smaller cloacal glands. Our results indicated that cloacal foam improves sperm transport in the female oviduct and that males with larger cloacal gland areas are preferred during mating...
  60. ncbi Cloacal gland foam enhances motility and disaggregation of spermatozoa in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)
    R P Singh
    Division of Physiology and Reproduction, Central Avian Research Institute, Izatnagar, 243122, India
    Theriogenology 75:563-9. 2011
    ..Furthermore, low molecular weight (3-10 KDa) components in the foam may responsible for sperm disaggregation...
  61. ncbi Social motivation affects the display of individual discrimination in young and adult Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)
    C Schweitzer
    INRA, UMR 85 Physiologie de la Reproduction et des Comportements, Nouzilly, France
    Dev Psychobiol 51:311-21. 2009
    ..Moreover, this study reveals for the first time in this species that social motivation and age both influence the display of individual discrimination...
  62. ncbi Hypocholesterolemic effect of karaya saponin in Japanese laying quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica)
    S Afrose
    Laboratory of Animal Biotechnology, Faculty of Agriculture, Shinshu University, Minamiminowa mura, Nagano, Japan
    J Anim Physiol Anim Nutr (Berl) 95:693-700. 2011
    ..Therefore, the dietary supplementation of 75 mg/kg karaya saponin may be a feasible means of producing quail eggs with lower cholesterol and higher PUFA content for health conscious consumers...
  63. ncbi A comparative map of macrochromosomes between chicken and Japanese quail based on orthologous genes
    S Sasazaki
    Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kobe University, Kobe 657 8501, Japan
    Anim Genet 37:316-20. 2006
    ..Therefore, we propose that the respective quail linkage groups are macrochromosomes and designated as quail chromosomes CJA 1-8...
  64. ncbi Effects of 3-methyl-4-nitrophenol on the reproductive toxicity in female Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)
    Chunmei Li
    Environmental Nanotoxicology Section, Research Center for Environmental Risk, National Institute for Environmental Studies, Ibaraki, Japan
    Biol Pharm Bull 31:2158-61. 2008
    ..of the insecticide fenitrothion, has reproductive toxicity in adult male and immature female Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica). Here we investigated effects of PNMC on the reproductive toxicity of mature female Japanese quail...
  65. ncbi Gene cloning, expression and characterization of avian cathelicidin orthologs, Cc-CATHs, from Coturnix coturnix
    Feifei Feng
    College of Life Sciences, Hebei Normal University, Shijiazhuang, Hebei, China
    FEBS J 278:1573-84. 2011
    ..study, we report three novel avian cathelicidin orthologs cloned from a constructed spleen cDNA library of Coturnix coturnix, using a nested-PCR-based cloning strategy...
  66. ncbi Novel picornavirus in domesticated common quail (Coturnix coturnix) in Hungary
    Peter Pankovics
    Regional Laboratory of Virology, National Reference Laboratory of Gastroenteric Viruses, ANTSZ Regional Institute of State Public Health Service, Szabadság út 7, Pecs 7623, Hungary
    Arch Virol 157:525-30. 2012
    This study reports the detection of a novel picornavirus in domesticated common quail (Coturnix coturnix) in Hungary...
  67. ncbi Kinematics and mechanics of ground take-off in the starling Sturnis vulgaris and the quail Coturnix coturnix
    K D Earls
    Department of Ecology, Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Exp Biol 203:725-39. 2000
    ..and mechanics of ground take-off in the European starling Sturnis vulgaris and the European migratory quail Coturnix coturnix. Counter to hypotheses based on the habits and morphology of each species, S. vulgaris and C...
  68. ncbi Pathobiology of H9N2 avian influenza virus in Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica)
    H Nili
    Department of Avian Medicine, School of Veterinary Medicine, Shiraz University, P O Box 1731, Shiraz 71345, Iran
    Avian Dis 51:390-2. 2007
    ..Ultrastructural study showed dilatation of endoplasmic reticulum and degeneration of Golgi apparatus and cilia of the tracheal lining cells of respiratory epithelium...
  69. ncbi Medial pioneer fibers pattern the morphogenesis of early myoblasts derived from the lateral somite
    Nitza Kahane
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Hebrew University Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem 91120, PO Box 12272, Israel
    Dev Biol 305:439-50. 2007
    ..In addition, medial pioneers also organize dermomyotome lip-derived fibers suggesting that they have a general role in patterning myotome development...
  70. ncbi Anatomical and histological changes in the oviducts of Japanese quail, Coturnix japonica, after embryonic exposure to ethynyloestradiol
    C Berg
    Department of Environmental Toxicology, Centre for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala, Uppsala University, Norbyvägen 18 A, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Reproduction 121:155-65. 2001
    ..to the synthetic oestrogen ethynyloestradiol on the oviducts of immature and adult female Japanese quail, Coturnix japonica, were investigated...
  71. ncbi Effects of 3-methyl-4-nitrophenol in diesel exhaust particles on the regulation of reproductive function in immature female Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)
    Chunmei Li
    Department of Basic Veterinary Science, The United Graduate School of Veterinary Sciences, Gifu University, Japan
    J Reprod Dev 53:673-8. 2007
    ..This study indicates that PNMC induces reproductive toxicity at the central level and disrupts reproductive function in the immature female quail...
  72. pmc Identification and metabolic transformations of carotenoids in ocular tissues of the Japanese quail Coturnix japonica
    Prakash Bhosale
    Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Moran Eye Center, University of Utah School of Medicine, 65 Medical Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah 84132, USA
    Biochemistry 46:9050-7. 2007
    ..3R,3'S-meso)-beta,beta-carotene-3,3'-diol] are found in substantial amounts in the retina of the Japanese quail Coturnix japonica...
  73. ncbi Discovery and characterization of Coturnix chinensis avian β-defensin 10, with broad antibacterial activity
    Deying Ma
    Department of Animal Science and Technology, Northeast Agricultural University, Harbin 150030, China
    J Pept Sci 18:224-32. 2012
    ..avian β-defensin (AvBD), AvBD10, was discovered in the liver and bone marrow tissues from Chinese painted quail (Coturnix chinensis) in the present study...
  74. pmc Growth, developmental stability and immune response in juvenile Japanese quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica)
    J M Fair
    Department of Biology, University of Missouri St Louis 63121, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 266:1735-42. 1999
    ..Additional research will be required to determine the long-term consequences of developmental stress and assess the selective forces that influence the strength of the immune responses of chicks...
  75. ncbi The development and differentiation of the parabronchial unit in quail (Coturnix coturnix)
    D W Scheuermann
    Department of Morphology, University of Antwerp RUCA, Belgium
    Eur J Morphol 36:201-15. 1998
    ..The gas exchange tissue is predominantly represented by infundibula in immature quail. The posthatching growth of the gas exchange tissue of immature to mature quail occurs via intense multiplication of air and blood capillaries...
  76. pmc Interspecific hybridization as a tool to understand vocal divergence: the example of crowing in quail (Genus Coturnix)
    Sébastien Derégnaucourt
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, Seewiesen, Germany
    PLoS ONE 5:e9451. 2010
    ..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)...
  77. ncbi Transmission of low-pathogenicity avian influenza virus of subtype H6N2 from chickens to Pekin ducks and Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica)
    Karen S Yee
    Center for Animal Disease Modeling and Surveillance, Department of Medicine and Epidemiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Avian Pathol 38:59-64. 2009
    ....
  78. ncbi A comparative cytogenetic study of chromosome homology between chicken and Japanese quail
    M Shibusawa
    Laboratory of Cytogenetics, Division of Bioscience, Graduate School of Environmental Earth Science, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
    Cytogenet Cell Genet 95:103-9. 2001
    ..macrochromosomes (Chromosomes 1-8 and the Z chromosome) were used for comparative mapping of Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)...
  79. ncbi Plumage colour mutations and melanins in the feathers of the Japanese quail: a first comparison
    F Minvielle
    INRA AgroParisTech, UMR 1313 Génétique Animale et Biologie Intégrative, 78352 Jouy en Josas, France
    Anim Genet 40:971-4. 2009
    ..The results showed that rusty was not likely to be a dilution mutation...
  80. ncbi Electrophysiological and neurochemical characterization of neurons of the medial preoptic area in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)
    Charlotte A Cornil
    Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, 17 Place Delcour Bat L1, B 4020 Liege, Belgium
    Brain Res 1029:224-40. 2004
    ....
  81. ncbi Relation between tonic immobility and production estimated by factorial correspondence analysis in Japanese quail
    S Mignon-Grasteau
    Station de Recherches Avicoles, INRA, 37380 Nouzilly, France
    Poult Sci 82:1839-44. 2003
    ..Secondary negative associations between TI and body temperature and between TI and residual feed consumption were obtained; however, they were marginal and need to be confirmed...
  82. pmc Two new plumage mutations in the Japanese quail: "curly" feather and "rusty" plumage
    Francis Minvielle
    Génétique et Diversité Animales, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Centre de Jouy, 78352 Jouy en Josas, France
    BMC Genet 6:14. 2005
    ..There are only few plumage mutations reported in quail, and the present work describes a new color variant "rusty" and a new feather structure "curly", and their heredity from an F1 and F2 segregation experiment...
  83. ncbi [Lampbrush chromosomes in the japanese quail Coturnix coturnix japonica: cytological maps of macro chromosomes and meiotic crossover frequency in females]
    A V Rodionov
    Biological Institute, St Petersburg State University, Staryi Peterhof, St Petersburg, Russia 198504
    Genetika 38:1246-51. 2002
    Cytological maps of lampbrush macrobivalents of the Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) were constructed...
  84. ncbi Role of Marek's disease herpesvirus in the induction of tumours in Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) by methylcholanthrene
    Patricia S Wakenell
    School of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Population Health and Reproduction, University of California Davis, Davis, CA 95616, USA
    Avian Pathol 39:183-8. 2010
    ..MDV transcripts were present in 13/18 tumours examined in the JM16+MCA group. In conclusion, MDV did not affect tumour development but did influence tumour aggression and histological type...
  85. ncbi Alterations in aortic antioxidant components in an experimental model of atherosclerosis: a time-course study
    David V Godin
    Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Mol Cell Biochem 252:193-203. 2003
    ..Previously reported alterations in erythrocyte antioxidant enzyme components during atherogenesis in quail were not predictive of changes in the corresponding enzymes in the aorta and myocardium...
  86. ncbi Effects of the dominant lethal yellow mutation on reproduction, growth, feed consumption, body temperature, and body composition of the Japanese quail
    F Minvielle
    UMR1236 INRA INA PG Génétique et Diversité Animales, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, 78352 Jouyen Josas, France
    Poult Sci 86:1646-50. 2007
    ..66 vs. 3.76 g) in yellow quail. There is some association between the correlated effects of the Y gene in quail and those of the lethal mutation A(y) at the agouti locus in the mouse...
  87. ncbi A low degree of fatty acid unsaturation leads to high resistance to lipid peroxidation in mitochondria and microsomes of different organs of quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica)
    Ana María Gutiérrez
    Catedra de Bioquimica, Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, La Plata, Argentina
    Mol Cell Biochem 282:109-15. 2006
    ..non-enzymatic lipid peroxidation of mitochondria and microsomes obtained from liver, heart and brain of quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica), a short-lived bird...
  88. ncbi Duck (Anas platyrhynchos), Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) and other avian interleukin-2 reveals significant conservation of gene organization, promoter elements and functional residues
    E Sreekumar
    Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thycaud P O, Thiruvananthapuram 695 014, Kerala, India
    Int J Immunogenet 32:355-65. 2005
    ..This indicates highly conserved functions and probable functional cross-reactivity of this major immunomodulatory cytokine among birds...
  89. ncbi Fearfulness and performance related traits in selected lines of Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)
    F Minvielle
    Laboratoire de Genetique Factorielle, INRA, Jouy en Josas, France
    Poult Sci 81:321-6. 2002
    ..No significant relationships among fear and production-related traits were found in the DD line, which contradicts the notion that fearfulness and production are related...
  90. ncbi Chicken microsatellite primers are not efficient markers for Japanese quail
    M Inoue-Murayama
    Faculty of Agriculture, Gifu University, Gifu 501 1193, Japan
    Anim Genet 32:7-11. 2001
    Domestic fowl or chicken (Gallus gallus) and Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) belong to the family Phasianidae...
  91. ncbi Melatonin enhances cellular and humoral immune responses in the Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) via an opiatergic mechanism
    C B Moore
    Department of Poultry Science, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7608, USA
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 131:258-63. 2003
    ..We conclude that melatonin enhances a cellular and humoral immune response in Japanese quail via an opiatergic mechanism...
  92. ncbi Effects of two-locus combinations, using the roux, lavender, and beige mutations, on plumage color of Japanese quail
    F Minvielle
    Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, UMR Génétique et Diversité Animales, 78350 Jouy en Josas, France
    J Hered 94:517-22. 2003
    ..In all three F(2)s, observed segregation of plumage colors fit simple two-locus Mendelian inheritance...
  93. ncbi Effects of dietary taurine supplementation on growth performance and immune status in growing Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica)
    F R Wang
    State Key Laboratory of Food Science and Technology, and School of Food Science and Technology, Jiangnan University, Jiangsu Wuxi 214122, China
    Poult Sci 88:1394-8. 2009
    ..05% taurine supplementation (P < 0.05). It is concluded that the taurine-supplemented diet has a beneficial effect on immune responses and performance in growing Japanese quail...
  94. ncbi Validation of the doubly labeled water method in Japanese Quail Coturnix c. japonica chicks: is there an effect of growth rate?
    G H Visser
    Zoological Laboratory, Haren, The Netherlands
    J Comp Physiol B 170:365-72. 2000
    ..Based on an evaluation of DLW validation studies in growing shorebirds, terns, and quail we recommend Speakman's Eq. 7.17 (Speakman 1997) for general use in young birds...
  95. ncbi Identification of cGnRH-II in the median eminence of Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica)
    Stefan Clerens
    Laboratory of Neuroendocrinology and Immunological Biotechnology, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Naamsestraat 59, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Gen Comp Endocrinol 131:48-56. 2003
    In a previous paper, we described the presence of cGnRH-II in the quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) and chicken (Gallus gallus) median eminence using highly specific antibodies directed against a polypeptide corresponding to the C-..
  96. ncbi Asymmetry of visually guided sexual behaviour in adult Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)
    Evrim Gülbetekin
    Ege University, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey
    Laterality 12:321-31. 2007
    Sexually active adult Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) were trained to run across either a left- or a right-turning runway to obtain sexual access to a conspecific of the opposite sex...
  97. ncbi Immediate early gene expression associated with induction of brooding behavior in Japanese quail
    Michael G Ruscio
    Department of Psychology, Cornell University, USA
    Horm Behav 46:19-29. 2004
    ..These experiments begin to define the neural circuitry underlying brooding behavior in Japanese quail, and establish a model for future studies of the neural mechanisms of avian parental behavior...
  98. pmc Extracellular matrix fluctuations during early embryogenesis
    A Szabo
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA Department of Biological Physics, Eotvos University, Budapest, Hungary
    Phys Biol 8:045006. 2011
    ..The high resolution of the velocity fields allows a detailed spatio-temporal characterization of important morphogenetic processes, especially tissue dynamics surrounding the embryonic organizer (Hensen's node)...
  99. pmc Validation of a disease model in Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) with the use of Escherichia coli serogroup O2 isolated from a turkey
    Sukhbir Nain
    Ecosystem and Public Health, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, 3280 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Vet Res 75:171-5. 2011
    ..coli. These findings indicate that this disease challenge protocol can be used to study disease resistance and immunologic consequences of contaminant exposure or other stressors in birds...
  100. ncbi Biological suppression of aflatoxicosis in Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) by dietary addition of yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
    S S Parlat
    Department of Animal Science, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, , Konya, , 42031, Turkey
    Res Vet Sci 71:207-11. 2001
    ..Interestingly, the single inclusion of SCE to the AF-free diet provided significant improvements in all the investigated growth performances of birds (approximately 40 per cent) compared to controls...
  101. ncbi Foraging behavior and physiological changes in precocial quail chicks in response to low temperatures
    K L Krijgsveld
    Zoological Laboratory, University of Groningen, PO Box 14, 9750 AA, Haren, Netherlands
    Physiol Behav 79:311-9. 2003
    ..These results suggest that in response to cold, a shift occurs in the balance between growth rate and thermoregulatory function in favor of thermoregulatory function...

Research Grants35

  1. DEVELOPMENT AND MEDIATION OF A BEHAVIORAL PHENOTYPE
    JOSEPH KOVACH; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..b>coturnix japonica), and to determine the roles of the genotype in the sensory mediation, environmental determination, and ..
  2. NEURAL MECHANISMS FOR SPECIES BEHAVIORAL DIFFERENCE
    Evan Balaban; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..portions of central nervous system tissue between the embryos of two gallinaceous birds, the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) and the domestic chicken (Gallus domestricus) are performed at early stages of development and ..
  3. Producing humanized therapeutics in quail egg white
    Stephen Parker; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Specifically, we intend to create transgenic Japanese quail (Coturnix Coturnix sp...
  4. Vascular Remodeling and Effects of Angiogenic Inhibition
    Patricia Parsons Wingerter; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The CAM continues to serve as a convenient testbed for ongoing development of fractal methods and for examination of effects of human regulators on angiogenesis and vascular remodeling. ..
  5. Id2 REGULATION OF MUSCLE HYPERTROPHY IN AGING
    STEPHEN ALWAY; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  6. ANGIOGENIC THERAPY FOR INFARCTED AND ISCHEMIC HEART
    Robert Tomanek; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Such interventions have a number of advantages over more invasive interventions, e.g., the delivery of oxogenous growth factors or gene therapy. ..
  7. Regulation of Coronary Vessel Assembly and Growth
    Robert Tomanek; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Since cardiac development depends on timely and adequate vascularization, an understanding of coronary vasculogenesis and angiogenesis will provide an important foundation for our understanding of cardiac defects. ..
  8. MYOD AND MYOGENIN IN MUSCLE HYPERTROPHY AND SARCOPENIA
    STEPHEN ALWAY; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ....
  9. INTERFACE MECHANICS, MATERIALS AND TISSUE RESPONSE
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The development of methods to predict and overcome the detrimental effects of residual limb shape change and ultimately prevent soft-tissue breakdown will help to prevent secondary disability and morbidity in the amputee population. ..
  10. Assessment of Tissue Response to Stress
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..this technology could be applied to other areas of rehabilitation, for example, shoe design for patients with insensate feet, cushion design for wheelchair users, and mattress design for bedridden patients [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. CYTOKINE REGULATION OF EARLY EVENTS IN BLOOD VESSEL FORM
    Christopher Drake; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR BASIS OF MELANOCYTE MORPHOGENESIS
    CAROL ERICKSON; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Understanding the fundamental mechanisms by which the neural crest cells are properly positioned will allow us to understand the underlying basis of these common birth defects. ..
  13. Skin Adaptation to Mechanical Stress
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..By understanding the process of skin adaptation (natural skin strengthening) at both a cellular and molecular level, therapies to encourage skin adaptation before breakdown occurs can be intelligently pursued. ..
  14. MATHEMATICAL MODELS OF RENAL DYNAMICS
    HAROLD LAYTON; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..abstract_text> ..
  15. Molecular analysis of neural crest migration
    Marianne Bronner Fraser; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..2. The function of the a5 subunit of laminin in early neural crest development. 3. The function of a novel chemokine in neural crest migration. 4. The function of this novel chemokine in limb development. ..
  16. INDUCTION OF THE NEURAL CREST
    Marianne Bronner Fraser; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..3. Examine the possible role of Notch signaling in cell fate decisions within the neural folds as cells choose between neural crest, neural tube or epidermal fates. ..
  17. Development of Avian Extraocular Muscles and Nerves
    Drew Noden; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..III ingrowth. We will screen for candidate molecules, especially HGF and GDNF, then test for their roles by overexpressing neurotrophic candidates into the LR primordium. ..
  18. Mechanisms of Auto-Rhythmicity in Heart Development
    MARGARET KIRBY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The results from the completion of the proposed experiments will lead to a greater understanding of cardiac arhythmias in human heart disease and facilitate the design of treatment strategies. ..
  19. LEARNING AND REPRODUCTIVE BEHAVIOR
    Michael Domjan; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The research will further our understanding of Pavlovian learning and will integrate the functional approach of ethologists with the emphasis on learning mechanisms in traditional studies of associative learning. ..
  20. INDUCTION OF THE NEURAL CREST
    Marianne Bronner Fraser; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..3. Determine the competence of ectoderm and neural plate to assume a neural crest fate. 4. Determine the competence of neural crest cells to assume a neural tube fate after transplantation into the ventral neural tube. ..
  21. Genome Mapping Resources for the Budgerigar
    Edward Smith; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. Meeting: Development of the Spinal Cord and Neural Crest
    Marianne Bronner Fraser; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  23. INTERFACE MECHANICS, MATERIALS, AND TISSUE RESPONSE
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  24. NEW BIOMATERIALS TO MINIMIZE SCAR TISSUE FORMATION
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..e. soft-tissue complications that require surgical repair through use of a biomaterial. The new materials will prevent scar tissue formation and reduce the occurrence of secondary complications. ..
  25. Potential of blood progenitors to form nonblood tissue
    Carol Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The development of methods to manipulate stem cell potential will have significant future medical impact, as it will provide the means to convert stem cells to pure populations of individual cell types for replacement tissue. ..
  26. INTERFACE MECHANICS, MATERIALS, AND TISSUE RESPONSE
    Joan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  27. ECTODERMAL PLACODE DEVELOPMENT INTO CRANIAL GANGLIA
    Marianne Bronner Fraser; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..2) examine the induction and development of the nodose placode. 3) identify molecular markers for other epibranchial placodes. 4) examine the interrelationships of the neural crest and placodes. ..
  28. Chronic Ingestion of Lutein and Zeaxanthin in Primates
    Frederick Khachik; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Lutein/zeaxanthin supplements have widely used as a nutritional supplement un the U.S. since 1995, while safety and efficacy of these carotenoids has not yet been established. ..
  29. Interaction Affecting Craniofacial Muscle Differentiatio
    Drew Noden; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Collectively, these experiments will provide the first insights into the signals necessary for initiation and diverse differentiations of craniofacial muscles and the mechanisms by which remodeling of these head muscles occurs. ..
  30. ROLE OF ID2 IN CRANIOFACIAL DEVELOPMENT
    Marianne Bronner Fraser; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..2. examine the function of E12 in neural crest development and craniofacial patterning. 3. identify and characterize an achaete-scute homolog(s) that potentially interacts with Id2/E proteins. ..
  31. Analysis of Noelin, a Neural Crest Competence Factor
    Marianne Bronner Fraser; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..3) Generate and characterize the phenotype of Noelin-1 null mutant. (4) Examine the environmental regulation of Noelin-1 expression. ..
  32. Motoneuron Development and Axon Patterning
    Cynthia Lance Jones; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Project results will yield fundamental information on motoneuron development and provide insights into the origins of human patterning defects present at birth. ..
  33. AVIAN VASCULAR FUNCTION
    Hiroko Nishimura; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The proposed projects will be supported by five distinguished consultants. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. Time-Dependent Changes in Respiratory Control After Perinatal Hyperoxia
    RYAN BAVIS; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..Therefore, it is critical to understand how environmental conditions in early life influence development of protective chemoreflexes. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. IL-10, Inflammation, and Selective INhibition of Neovascularization
    C Dorey; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..