Genomes and Genes
Summary: A genus of BIRDS in the family Phasianidae, order GALLIFORMES, containing the common European and other Old World QUAIL.
Publications253 found, 100 shown here
- Maternal corticosterone is transferred to avian yolk and may alter offspring growth and adult phenotypeLisa S Hayward
Department of Zoology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
Gen Comp Endocrinol 135:365-71. 2004..We implanted female Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) with corticosterone-filled or empty implants and measured concentrations of corticosterone in ..
- The induction by testosterone of aromatase activity in the preoptic area and activation of copulatory behaviorJ 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...
- 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, , 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...
- Thalamic development induced by Shh in the chick embryoClaudia 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...
- Yolk testosterone and corticosterone in hierarchical follicles and laid eggs of Japanese quail exposed to long-term restraint stressMonika Okuliarová
Department of Animal Physiology and Ethology, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovak Republic
Gen Comp Endocrinol 165:91-6. 2010..Lower testosterone and increased corticosterone yolk concentrations in stressed quail may represent signals mediating information about adverse environmental conditions from the mother to progeny...
- A novel avian hypothalamic peptide inhibiting gonadotropin releaseK 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)...
- Neuroanatomical specificity of sex differences in expression of aromatase mRNA in the quail brainCornelia 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 (..
- 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....
- Effects of egg yolk testosterone on growth and immunity in a precocial birdS Andersson
Department of Zoology, , Sweden
J Evol Biol 17:501-5. 2004..In this study, testosterone levels in eggs of Chinese painted quail (Coturnix chinensis) were experimentally manipulated to evaluate its effects on growth and immunocompetence...
- Sex differences in the expression of sex steroid receptor mRNA in the quail brainC Voigt
GIGA Neurosciences, University of Liege, Liege, Belgium
J Neuroendocrinol 21:1045-62. 2009....
- Rapid control of brain aromatase activity by glutamatergic inputsJacques 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....
- The control of preoptic aromatase activity by afferent inputs in Japanese quailP 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...
- Social instability in laying quail: consequences on yolk steroids and offspring's phenotypeFloriane Guibert
UMR 6552 Ethologie Animale et Humaine, CNRS Universite de Rennes 1, Rennes, France
PLoS ONE 5:e14069. 2010....
- Nongenomic inheritance of emotional reactivity in Japanese quailMarie 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...
- Avoidance of relatively aggressive male Japanese Quail (Coturnix japonica) by sexually experienced conspecific femalesAlexander G Ophir
Department of Psychology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON L8S 4K1, Canada
J Comp Psychol 119:3-7. 2005Sexually 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...
- Rapid decreases in preoptic aromatase activity and brain monoamine concentrations after engaging in male sexual behaviorC A Cornil
Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, University of Liege, , 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...
- Enhanced yolk testosterone influences behavioral phenotype independent of sex in Japanese quail chicks Coturnix japonicaJonathan 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...
- Sex differences in projections from preoptic area aromatase cells to the periaqueductal gray in Japanese quailClaudio 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 ..
- 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...
- 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 mammalsR 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...
- Habituation to humans affects yolk steroid levels and offspring phenotype in quailAline 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...
- Fate map of the diencephalon and the zona limitans at the 10-somites stage in chick embryosRaquel 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...
- Rapid effects of aromatase inhibition on male reproductive behaviors in Japanese quailCharlotte 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...
- Rapid and reversible inhibition of brain aromatase activityJ 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 ..
- Effects of in ovo exposure of white leghorn chicken, common pheasant, and Japanese quail to 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin and two chlorinated dibenzofurans on CYP1A inductionYinfei Yang
Toxicology Centre, Department of Veterinary Biomedical Sciences, University of Saskatchewan, 44 Campus Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, S7N 5B3, Canada
Environ Toxicol Chem 29:1490-502. 2010..Based on these findings future risk assessments should consider the sensitivity of the species inhabiting a site and the congeners of concern that are present...
- Quail and other short-lived birdsM A Ottinger
Department of Animal and Avian Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Exp Gerontol 36:859-68. 2001....
- Immediate early gene expression associated with induction of brooding behavior in Japanese quailMichael 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...
- Asymmetry of visually guided sexual behaviour in adult Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)Evrim Gülbetekin
Ege University, Bornova, Izmir, Turkey
Laterality 12:321-31. 2007Sexually 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...
- Extracellular matrix fluctuations during early embryogenesisA 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)...
- Foraging behavior and physiological changes in precocial quail chicks in response to low temperaturesK 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...
- Microsatellite loci in Japanese quail and cross-species amplification in chicken and guinea fowlBoniface 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...
- Yolk testosterone levels and offspring phenotype correlate with parental age in a precocial birdFloriane Guibert
UMR 6552 Ethologie Animale et Humaine, CNRS Universite de Rennes 1, 263 Avenue du General Leclerc, 35042 Rennes, France
Physiol Behav 105:242-50. 2012..Our study shows, for the first time in a bird species, a strong impact of parental age on offspring phenotype, and especially on behaviour, an impact that is possibly mediated via modulation of yolk testosterone content...
- 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...
- Ancient DNA resolves identity and phylogeny of New Zealand's extinct and living quail (Coturnix sp.)Mark Seabrook-Davison
Ecology and Conservation Group, Institute of Natural Sciences, Massey University, Auckland, New Zealand
PLoS ONE 4:e6400. 2009The New Zealand quail, Coturnix novaezealandiae, was widespread throughout New Zealand until its rapid extinction in the 1870's. To date, confusion continues to exist concerning the identity of C...
- Validation of a disease model in Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) with the use of Escherichia coli serogroup O2 isolated from a turkeySukhbir 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...
- Effect of one week of stress on emotional reactivity and learning and memory performances in Japanese quailLudovic 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...
- Vitamin A deficiency reduces insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-I gene expression and increases IGF-I receptor and insulin receptor gene expression in tissues of Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica)Z Fu
Laboratory of Nutritional Biochemistry, Department of Applied Biological Chemistry, Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo, 113-8657, Japan
J Nutr 131:1189-94. 2001..1 mg/bird), tissue IGF-I, IGF-IR and IR gene expressions did not change after 4 h. These results suggest a possible physiologic role of the IGF system in mediating vitamin A-supported growth of Japanese quail...
- Localization of estrogen receptor-alpha and -betamRNA in brain areas controlling sexual behavior in Japanese quailKrister Halldin
Department of Environmental Toxicology, Centre for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala, Norbyvagen 18A, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
J Neurobiol 66:148-54. 2006..The results of this article support previously reported data and provide novel data on localization of ER mRNAs in adult quail brain of both sexes...
- Impact of vinclozolin on reproductive behavior and endocrinology in Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica)S McGary
Department of Animal and Avian Sciences, University of Maryland, College Park 20742, USA
Environ Toxicol Chem 20:2487-93. 2001..VIN), an antiandrogenic fungicide, on sexual differentiation and maturation were investigated in Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica)...
- Hormonal and social modulation of cloacal muscle activity in female Japanese quailElizabeth Adkins-Regan
Department of Psychology, 218 Uris Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 7601, USA
Physiol Behav 87:82-7. 2006..These results add to an understanding of the hormonal basis of sex differences in motor mechanisms of sexual behavior in non-mammalian species...
- Preoptic aromatase cells project to the mesencephalic central gray in the male Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)P Absil
Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, , 17 Place Delcour, , Belgium
Horm Behav 40:369-83. 2001....
- Aromatase inhibition blocks the expression of sexually-motivated cloacal gland movements in male quailM Taziaux
Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, , 17 place Delcour (Bat. L1, , Belgium
Behav Processes 67:461-9. 2004In Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica), activation of appetitive and consummatory aspects of male sexual behavior requires aromatization of testosterone (T) into estrogens...
- Rapid action on neuroplasticity precedes behavioral activation by testosteroneThierry D Charlier
University of Liege, Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, Liege, Belgium
Horm Behav 54:488-95. 2008....
- Aromatase inhibition blocks the activation and sexual differentiation of appetitive male sexual behavior in Japanese quailJ Balthazart
Laboratory of Biochemistry, University of Liege, Belgium
Behav Neurosci 111:381-97. 1997..of estrogens in the activation and sexual differentiation of appetitive sexual behavior (ASB) in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) as measured by a learned social proximity response...
- Locomotion in the quail (Coturnix japonica): the kinematics of walking and increasing speedS M Reilly
Department of Biological Sciences, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio 45701, USA
J Morphol 243:173-85. 2000..Comparisons to other vertebrates indicate that birds appear to have two modes of limb function (three- and four-segment modes) that vary with speed and locomotory habits...
- The medial preoptic nucleus receives vasotocinergic inputs in male quail: a tract-tracing and immunocytochemical studyPhilippe Absil
Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, , 17 Place Delcour, B-4020 Liege, Belgium
J Chem Neuroanat 24:27-39. 2002..An intrinsic innervation could however also contribute to this network. This interaction between BSTm and POM could play a key role in the control of male-typical sexual behavior and in its sex dimorphism in quail...
- Sensitivity of Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica), Common pheasant (Phasianus colchicus), and White Leghorn chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) embryos to in ovo exposure to TCDD, PeCDF, and TCDFAndrew M Cohen-Barnhouse
Department of Animal Science, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824, USA
Toxicol Sci 119:93-103. 2011..TCDF) and 2,3,4,7,8-pentachlorodibenzofuran (PeCDF) were compared with TCDD for Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica; least sensitive), Common pheasant (Phasianus colchicus; moderately sensitive), and White Leghorn ..
- Developmental and posthatch effects of in ovo exposure to 2,3,7,8-TCDD, 2,3,4,7,8-PECDF, and 2,3,7,8-TCDF in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica), common pheasant (Phasianus colchicus), and white leghorn chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) embryosAndrew M Cohen-Barnhouse
Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
Environ Toxicol Chem 30:1659-68. 2011..egg was the chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus), common pheasant (Phasianus colchicus), and Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) based on embryo mortality and hepatic enzyme induction...
- Effects of lesions of nucleus taeniae on appetitive and consummatory aspects of male sexual behavior in Japanese quailPhilippe Absil
, Center for Cellular and Molecular Neurobiology, Research Group in Behavioral Neuroendocrinology, Belgium
Brain Behav Evol 60:13-35. 2002..The effects of taeniae lesions suggest that this nucleus, similar to the medial amygdala in mammals, might be implicated in the control of sexual satiety...
- Selective activation of estrogen receptor alpha in Japanese quail embryos affects reproductive organ differentiation but not the male sexual behavior or the parvocellular vasotocin systemAnna Mattsson
Department of Environmental Toxicology, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18A, SE 75236 Uppsala, Sweden
Gen Comp Endocrinol 159:150-7. 2008..elucidate the role of ERalpha in xenoestrogen-induced disruption of sexual differentiation in the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)...
- A novel G protein-coupled receptor for gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone in the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica): identification, expression and binding activityH Yin
Laboratory of Brain Science, Faculty of Integrated Arts and Sciences, Hiroshima University, Higashi-Hiroshima 739-8521, Japan
J Endocrinol 184:257-66. 2005We 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)...
- The behavior of the Japanese or domestic quail Coturnix japonicaA D Mills
Station de Recherches Avicoles, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Centre de Tours Nouzilly, France
Neurosci Biobehav Rev 21:261-81. 1997This paper reviews the literature pertaining to the behavior of the Japanese or domestic quail Coturnix japonica...
- Association of a Glu92Lys substitution in MC1R with extended brown in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)N J Nadeau
Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, Downing Street, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
Anim Genet 37:287-9. 2006..Phylogenetic results indicate that the Glu92Lys mutation has independently occurred in quail and chicken lineages...
- Adaptation of influenza A/Mallard/Potsdam/178-4/83 H2N2 virus in Japanese quail leads to infection and transmission in chickensE M Sorrell
University of Maryland, College Park, Virginia Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Veterinary Medicine, 8075 Greenmead Drive, College Park, MD 20742, USA
Avian Dis 51:264-8. 2007..Sequence analysis of the chicken-adapted virus points to a deletion in the neuraminidase stalk region...
- The ECM moves during primitive streak formation--computation of ECM versus cellular motionEvan 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...
- Construction of a genetic linkage map of Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) based on AFLP and microsatellite markersS Kikuchi
Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kobe University, Kobe 657-8501, Japan
Anim Genet 36:227-31. 2005The Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) is a notably valuable egg and meat producer but has also been used as a laboratory animal...
- Complete nucleotide sequence of the Coturnix chinensis (blue-breasted quail) mitochondrial genome and a phylogenetic analysis with related speciesM Nishibori
Department of Genome Research, National Institute of Agrobiological Sciences, Tsukuba, 305 0901, Japan
J Hered 93:439-44. 2002b>Coturnix chinensis (blue-breasted quail) has been classically grouped in Galliformes Phasianidae Coturnix, based on morphologic features and biochemical evidence...
- Testing homology of loci for two plumage colors, "lavender" and "recessive white," with chicken and Japanese quail hybridsF Minvielle
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Laboratoire de Genetique Factorielle, 78350 Jouy en Josas, France
J Hered 93:73-6. 2002..These results indicate that the recessive white mutations are not homologous in Japanese quail and chickens...
- A genome scan with AFLP markers to detect fearfulness-related QTLs in Japanese quailC Beaumont
Laboratoire de Genetique Cellulaire, INRA, 31326 Castanet Tolosan, France
Anim Genet 36:401-7. 2005..QTL) study was undertaken to identify genome regions involved in the control of fearfulness in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)...
- A digital image-based method for computational tissue fate mapping during early avian morphogenesisEvan A Zamir
The University of Kansas Medical Center, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, 3901 Rainbow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 66160, USA
Ann Biomed Eng 33:854-65. 2005....
- Japanese quail selected for high plasma corticosterone response deposit high levels of corticosterone in their eggsLisa S Hayward
Department of Biology, Box 351800, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 98195, USA
Physiol Biochem Zool 78:1026-31. 2005..We tested the prediction that Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) selected for high plasma corticosterone response to brief immobilization (HS quail) would lay ..
- The control of morphogen signalling: regulation of the synthesis and catabolism of retinoic acid in the developing embryoSusan Reijntjes
MRC Centre for Developmental Neurobiology, 4th Floor New Hunt's House, King's College London, Guy's Campus, London Bridge, London SE1 1UL, UK
Dev Biol 285:224-37. 2005..These results are discussed with regard to positive and negative feedback controls in developing systems...
- 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...
- BMP4 and noggin control embryonic blood vessel formation by antagonistic regulation of VEGFR-2 (Quek1) expressionSuresh Nimmagadda
Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology II, University of Freiburg, Albertstrasse 17, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
Dev Biol 280:100-10. 2005..Our results show that up-regulation of BMP4 leads to an increase of the number of blood vessels, whereas inhibition of BMP4 by noggin results in a reduction of blood vessels...
- Effects of endocrine modulators on sexual differentiation and reproductive function in male Japanese quailKrister Halldin
Department of Environmental Toxicology, Centre for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18A, SE 75236 Uppsala, Sweden
Brain Res Bull 65:211-8. 2005..Depressed sexual behavior proved to be the most sensitive of the variables studied in males and we find this endpoint appropriate for studying effects of endocrine modulating chemicals in the adult quail following embryonic exposure...
- Production of quail (Coturnix japonica) germline chimeras by transfer of gonadal primordial germ cells into recipient embryosMi A Kim
Avicore Biotechnology Institute, Uiwang City, Kyonggi Province 437-020, South Korea
Theriogenology 63:774-82. 2005..This property of the gPGCs was not adversely affected by culture for up to 3 days...
- AFLP linkage map of the Japanese quail Coturnix japonicaOdile Roussot
Laboratoire de Genetique Cellulaire, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, 31326 Castanet Tolosan, France
Genet Sel Evol 35:559-72. 2003..This AFLP map of the Japanese quail already provides an efficient tool for quantitative trait loci (QTL) mapping...
- Developmental changes in gonadotropin-inhibitory hormone in the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) hypothalamo-hypophysial systemT 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...
- Autoradiographic evidence for the sliding of the upper layer over the basement membrane in chicken blastoderms during gastrulationH Bortier
Laboratory of Human Anatomy and Embryology, Antwerpen, Belgium
Eur J Morphol 39:91-8. 2001..Sliding of whole groups of epiblast cells over the basement membrane seems thus to be a normal phenomenon during avian gastrulation...
- A first-generation microsatellite linkage map of the Japanese quailB B Kayang
, Centre INRA de Toulouse, BP 27 Auzeville, 31326 Castanet Tolosan, France
Anim Genet 35:195-200. 2004A linkage map of the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) genome was constructed based upon segregation analysis of 72 microsatellite loci in 433 F(2) progeny of 10 half-sib families obtained from a cross between two quail lines of ..
- Expression pattern of VEGFR-2 (Quek1) during quail developmentS Nimmagadda
Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology II, University of Freiburg, Albertstrasse 17, 79104 Freiburg, Germany
Anat Embryol (Berl) 208:219-24. 2004..Our results confirm the angiogenic potential of the mesoderm and suggest that VEGFR-2 expressing cells represent multiple pools of mesodermal precursors of the hematopoietic and angiopoietic lineages...
- Associated effects of the roux plumage color mutation on growth, carcass traits, egg production, and reproduction of Japanese quailF Minvielle
Laboratoire de Genetique Factorielle, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Jouy en Josas, France
Poult Sci 78:1479-84. 1999..From a practical breeding standpoint, the roux gene appears to be a interesting candidate gene for auto-sexing in quail production...
- Medial pioneer fibers pattern the morphogenesis of early myoblasts derived from the lateral somiteNitza 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...
- Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) as a laboratory animal modelDavid Huss
Department of Biology, Biological Imaging Center, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
Lab Anim (NY) 37:513-9. 2008For the past 50 years, the Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) has been a popular animal model in numerous fields of research. The quail's 16-d developmental period and its easily accessible embryo make C...
- Wnt and BMP signaling govern lineage segregation of melanocytes in the avian embryoE J Jin
Section of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California, Davis, California 95616, USA
Dev Biol 233:22-37. 2001..Our data suggest that Wnt signaling specifies melanocytes at the expense of the neuronal and glial lineages, and further, that Wnt and BMP signaling have antagonistic functions in the specification of the trunk neural crest...
- The third wave of myotome colonization by mitotically competent progenitors: regulating the balance between differentiation and proliferation during muscle developmentN Kahane
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem 91120, PO Box 12272, Israel
Development 128:2187-98. 2001..Treatment with Sonic hedgehog drives most of them to become MyoD positive and then to become myofibers, with a concurrent reduction in the proportion of proliferating muscle precursors...
- Cooperative action of Sox9, Snail2 and PKA signaling in early neural crest developmentDaisuke Sakai
Center for Translational and Advanced Animal Research on Human Diseases, Division of Developmental Neuroscience, Graduate School of Medicine, Tohoku University, Sendai, Miyagi 980-8575, Japan
Development 133:1323-33. 2006..Consistently, Sox9 directly activates the Snail2 promoter in synergy with, and through a direct binding to, Snail2. Finally, functions of these transcription factors in neural crest cells are enhanced by PKA signaling...
- The winged-helix transcription factor FoxD3 is important for establishing the neural crest lineage and repressing melanogenesis in avian embryosR 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...
- 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...
- Antagonistic roles of full-length N-cadherin and its soluble BMP cleavage product in neural crest delaminationIrit 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...
- Production of quail (Coturnix japonica) germline chimeras derived from in vitro-cultured gonadal primordial germ cellsTae Sub Park
Division of Animal Genetic Engineering, Department of Food and Animal Biotechnology, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
Mol Reprod Dev 75:274-81. 2008A previous report from our laboratory documented successful production of quail (Coturnix japonica) germline chimeras by transfer of gonadal primordial germ cells (gPGCs)...
- Detour behaviour in three species of birds: quails (Coturnix sp.), herring gulls (Larus cachinnans) and canaries (Serinus canaria)Paolo Zucca
Laboratory of Animal Cognition and Comparative Neuroscience, Department of Psychology, University of Trieste, Via S Anastasio 12, 34100, Trieste, Italy
Anim Cogn 8:122-8. 2005..Young quails (Coturnix sp...
- Expression of the avian VEGF receptor homologues Quek1 and Quek2 in blood-vascular and lymphatic endothelial and non-endothelial cells during quail embryonic developmentJ Wilting
Anatomisches Institut II der Albert Ludwigs Universität, Albertstrasse 17, D 79104 Freiburg, Germany
Cell Tissue Res 288:207-23. 1997..Endothelial cells of lymph nodes and the periaortal lymphatic vessels are Quek2-positive in later stages. A few non-endothelial cells express Quek2...
- Morphogenesis of blood vessels in the head muscles of avian embryo: spatial, temporal, and VEGF expression analysesJesus Ruberte
Group of Vascular Morphogenesis, Department of Health and Animal Anatomy, Veterinary Faculty, Center of Animal Biotechnology and Gene Therapy (CBATEG, Autonomous University of Barcelona, Spain
Dev Dyn 227:470-83. 2003..Thus far, no vasculogenic distinctions between fast and slow muscles have been observed, although muscle heterogeneity in VEGF expression is evident...
- Cardiac neural crest ablation alters Id2 gene expression in the developing heartBrad J Martinsen
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Cardiology, University of Minnesota School of Medicine, Minneapolis 55455, USA
Dev Biol 272:176-90. 2004..This data suggests that the presence of neural crest is required for normal Id2 expression in both chick and Xenopus heart development and provides evidence that neural crest is involved in heart development in Xenopus embryos...
- Pax3-expressing trigeminal placode cells can localize to trunk neural crest sites but are committed to a cutaneous sensory neuron fateClare V H Baker
Division of Biology, Beckman Institute, California Institute of Technology, Pasedena, CA 91125, USA
Dev Biol 249:219-36. 2002..Since Pax3 is maintained in opV placode-derived neurons for some considerable time after neuronal differentiation, these data suggest that Pax3 may play different roles in opV placode cells and neural crest cells...
- Central role of the alpha4beta1 integrin in the coordination of avian truncal neural crest cell adhesion, migration, and survivalS Testaz
, CNRS UMR 7622, , 9 quai Saint Bernard, , 75005 Paris, France
Dev Dyn 222:127-40. 2001....
- NUMB localizes in the basal cortex of mitotic avian neuroepithelial cells and modulates neuronal differentiation by binding to NOTCH-1Y Wakamatsu
Institute of Neuroscience, University of Oregon, Eugene 97403, USA
Neuron 23:71-81. 1999....
- Avian pelvis originates from lateral plate mesoderm and its development requires signals from both ectoderm and paraxial mesodermYegor Malashichev
Department of Vertebrate Zoology, Faculty of Biology and Soil Sciences, St Petersburg State University, Universitetskaya Nab, St Petersburg, Russia
Cell Tissue Res 331:595-604. 2008..Thus, the development of the ilium, but not of the pubis and ischium, depends on somitic and ectodermal signals...
- Robo2-Slit1 dependent cell-cell interactions mediate assembly of the trigeminal ganglionCelia E Shiau
Division of Biology 139 74, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA
Nat Neurosci 11:269-76. 2008..The resultant disorganization mimics the effects of neural crest ablation. Thus, our data reveal a novel and essential role for Robo2-Slit1 signaling in mediating neural crest-placode interactions during trigeminal gangliogenesis...
- Interactions between Hox-negative cephalic neural crest cells and the foregut endoderm in patterning the facial skeleton in the vertebrate headGérard Couly
Institut d Embryologie Cellulaire et Moleculaire du CNRS et du College de France, 49bis, avenue de la Belle Gabrielle, 94736 Nogent sur Marne Cedex, France
Development 129:1061-73. 2002..Our findings thus indicate that the endoderm instructs neural crest cells as to the size, shape and position of all the facial skeletal elements, whether they are cartilage or membrane bones...
- Developmental patterning deciphered in avian chimerasNicole M Le Douarin
College de France, 3 rue d Ulm 75005 Paris, France
Dev Growth Differ 50:S11-28. 2008..based on the construction of chimeric embryos between two closely related species of birds, the Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) and the chick (Gallus gallus)...
- Negative effect of Hox gene expression on the development of the neural crest-derived facial skeletonSophie Creuzet
, 49bis, av. de la Belle Gabrielle - 94736 Nogent-sur-Marne cedex, France
Development 129:4301-13. 2002....
- Effect of photoperiod and estrogen on expression of arginine vasotocin and its oxytocic-like receptor in the shell gland of the Japanese quailRashmi Srivastava
Department of Zoology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, 221005, India
Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 148:451-7. 2007..hybridization were used to localize AVT and the oxytocin-like VT3 receptor in the shell gland of Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica)...
- Nitric oxide modulates gonadal and adrenal function in Japanese quail Coturnix coturnix japonicaChandra Mohini Chaturvedi
Department of Zoology, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221 005, India
Gen Comp Endocrinol 151:285-99. 2007..It is concluded that NO may not only regulate hypothalamo-hypophyseal-gonadal and -adrenal axis of Japanese quail but may also modulate its photosexual responses...
- Avian transgenerational reproductive toxicity test with in ovo exposureRyo Kamata
Research Center for Environmental Risk, National Institute for Environmental Studies, 16 2 Onogawa, Tsukuba, Ibaraki 305 8506, Japan
Arch Toxicol 80:846-56. 2006..The proposed assay appears to be suitable not only for assessing adverse effects of chemicals on avian reproduction but for population projection of affected wild birds...
- Reproductive impairment in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) after in ovo exposure to o,p'-DDTKrister Halldin
Department of Environmental Toxicology, Centre for Reproductive Biology in Uppsala, Uppsala University, Norbyvagen 18A, Sweden
Arch Toxicol 77:116-22. 2003..Egg laying was severely impaired. Consequently, a number of endpoints in adult quail may be useful for demonstrating an oestrogen-like mode of action by environmental contaminants during embryonic development...
- [The effectiveness of rare earth elements as a possible alternative growth promoter for pigs and poultry]S Schuller
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Berl Munch Tierarztl Wochenschr 115:16-23. 2002..Analysis of the poultry gut-flora, using selective media, showed that the main microorganism populations of the alimentary canal were unaffected by feed-supplementation with REE...
- Maternal dietary lipids alter bone chemical composition, mechanical properties, and histological characteristics of progeny of Japanese quailD Liu
Department of Animal and Poultry Sciences, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia 24061, USA
Poult Sci 82:463-73. 2003..These results suggest that maternal dietary lipids altered bone development by influencing organic matrix quality and mineralization in embryos...
- Pax-QNR/Pax-6, a paired box- and homeobox-containing gene expressed in neurons, is also expressed in pancreatic endocrine cellsN Turque
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique CNRS EP 56 Institut Pasteur de Lille, France
Mol Endocrinol 8:929-38. 1994..We conclude that Pax-QNR/Pax-6 represents another gene expressed both in the endocrine pancreas and neuro-ectodermic tissues...
- Wpkci, encoding an altered form of PKCI, is conserved widely on the avian W chromosome and expressed in early female embryos: implication of its role in female sex determinationT Hori
Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Graduate School of Agricultural Science, Tohoku University, Sendai 981 8555 Japan
Mol Biol Cell 11:3645-60. 2000..A model is presented suggesting that Wpkci may be involved in triggering the differentiation of ovary by interfering with PKCI function or by exhibiting its unique function in the nuclei of early female embryos...
- Seasonal Plasticity in Steroid-Sensitive Neural CircuitsGREGORY FRANCIS BALL; Fiscal Year: 2010..The genes whose regulation will be studied can influence adult neurogenesis via actions on the processes of cell migration and cell recruitment into neural circuits. ..
- STEROID/CATECHOLAMINE INTERACTIONS AND BEHAVIORGREGORY BALL; Fiscal Year: 2002..on the neuroendocrine mechanisms regulating appetitive and consummatory male sexual behavior in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)...
- SEASONAL PLASTICITY IN STEROID SENSITIVE NEURAL CIRCUITSGREGORY BALL; Fiscal Year: 2001..Seasonal changes in the songbird brain provide a unique model system to study how naturally occurring stimuli can modify brain morphology. ..
- Steroid-Catecholamine Interactions and BehaviorGREGORY BALL; Fiscal Year: 2007..brain function mediating the activation of appetitive and consummatory male sexual behavior in Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica)...
- Seasonal Plasticity in Steroid-Sensitive Neural CircuitsGREGORY BALL; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- STEROID-CATECHOLAMINE INTERACTIONS AND SEX BEHAVIORGREGORY BALL; Fiscal Year: 1993..Finally, the fourth series of experiments will ask whether DA stimulates male sexual behavior by modulating the action of testosterone (changes in aromatization) or by acting on other steroid-dependent or -independent mechanisms...
- Steroid Catecholamine Interactions and BehaviorGREGORY FRANCIS BALL; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Regulation of Coronary Vessel Assembly and GrowthRobert 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. ..
- Vascular Remodeling and Effects of Angiogenic InhibitionPatricia 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. ..
- Id2 REGULATION OF MUSCLE HYPERTROPHY IN AGINGSTEPHEN ALWAY; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- MYOD AND MYOGENIN IN MUSCLE HYPERTROPHY AND SARCOPENIASTEPHEN ALWAY; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- ANGIOGENIC THERAPY FOR INFARCTED AND ISCHEMIC HEARTRobert 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. ..
- IN VIVO STUDIES OF TROPONIN T FUNCTIONELIZABETH BUCHER; Fiscal Year: 2001..Our findings will provide fundamental knowledge of the mechanisms of muscle contraction and a basis for development of gene and drug therapies for the treatment of HCM. ..
- REGULATION OF TENASCIN SYNTHESIS BY CHEMOTACTIC FACTORSBehrooz Sharifi; Fiscal Year: 2003..Collectively, these studies are likely to expand our understanding of tenascin in smooth muscle cells. ..
- The Role of Tenascin in Neointimal FormationBehrooz Sharifi; Fiscal Year: 2007..Aim 3. TN deficiency promotes neointimal formation after vascular injury. Aim 4. TN deficiency per se is sufficient for neointimal formation. ..
- AVIAN VASCULAR FUNCTIONHiroko Nishimura; Fiscal Year: 2003..Drs. M. Kiani (analysis of hemodynamic forces), L. C. Gerstenfeld (osteopontin molecular biology), R. F. Wideman (poultry physiology, nutrition), and D. B. Thomason (muscle molecular biology) will provide consultation. ..
- AVIAN VASCULAR FUNCTIONHiroko Nishimura; Fiscal Year: 2007..The proposed projects will be supported by five distinguished consultants. ..