Genomes and Genes
Summary: A genus of BIRDS in the family Phasianidae, order GALLIFORMES, containing the common European and other Old World QUAIL.
Publications316 found, 100 shown here
- 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...
- Microsatellite mapping of QTL affecting growth, feed consumption, egg production, tonic immobility and body temperature of Japanese quailFrancis Minvielle
Génétique et Diversité Animales, Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Centre de Jouy, 78352 Jouy en Josas, France
BMC Genomics 6:87. 2005The Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) is both an animal model in biology and a commercial bird for egg and meat production...
- A 27-amino-acid deletion in the neuraminidase stalk supports replication of an avian H2N2 influenza A virus in the respiratory tract of chickensErin 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...
- The roles of cell migration and myofiber intercalation in patterning formation of the postmitotic myotomeNitza 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Experimental infection of chickens, ducks and quails with the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian influenza virusOk 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...
- 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)...
- Recessive black is allelic to the yellow plumage locus in Japanese quail and associated with a frameshift deletion in the ASIP geneTakahiro Hiragaki
Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan
Genetics 178:771-5. 2008The 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)...
- Incorporation of competitive effects in forest tree or animal breeding programsWilliam 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...
- 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...
- 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)...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Molecular adaptation of an H7N3 wild duck influenza virus following experimental multiple passages in quail and turkeySimone Giannecchini
Virology Unit, Department of Public Health, University of Florence, I 50134 Florence, Italy
Virology 408:167-73. 2010....
- The mechanical power output of the pectoralis muscle of blue-breasted quail (Coturnix chinensis): the in vivo length cycle and its implications for muscle performanceG N Askew
Department of Zoology, Downing Street, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK
J Exp Biol 204:3587-600. 2001Sonomicrometry and electromyographic (EMG) recordings were made for the pectoralis muscle of blue-breasted quail (Coturnix chinensis) during take-off and horizontal flight...
- Genetic differences in coping strategies in response to prolonged and repeated restraint in Japanese quail divergently selected for long or short tonic immobilityDominique Hazard
UR83 Unité de Recherches Avicoles, Institut National de Recherche Agronomique, Centre de Tours Nouzilly, 37380 Nouzilly, France
Horm Behav 54:645-53. 2008....
- Replication and transmission of influenza viruses in Japanese quailNatalia 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....
- Cryptosporidium spp. in quails (Coturnix coturnix japonica) in Henan, China: molecular characterization and public health significanceRongjun Wang
College of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine, Henan Agricultural University, Zhengzhou 450002, PR China
Vet Parasitol 187:534-7. 2012The prevalence of Cryptosporidium spp. was investigated in scale quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) farms in Henan Province, China between September 2006 and August 2007...
- Higher inherent fearfulness potentiates the effects of chronic stress in the Japanese quailL 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...
- Study of infection with an Iranian field-isolated H9N2 avian influenza virus in vaccinated and unvaccinated Japanese quailSeyyed 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...
- 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...
- The "silver" Japanese quail and the MITF gene: causal mutation, associated traits and homology with the "blue" chicken plumageFrancis 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" ..
- 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...
- 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 (..
- 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....
- 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....
- 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....
- 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....
- 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, 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Sex differences in the organizational effects of corticosterone in the egg yolk of quailLisa 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 ..
- Integrated maps in quail (Coturnix japonica) confirm the high degree of synteny conservation with chicken (Gallus gallus) despite 35 million years of divergenceBoniface 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...
- Changes in multiple brain regions underlie species differences in a complex, congenital behaviorE 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)...
- 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 ..
- 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...
- Impairment of testicular function in adult male Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) after a single administration of 3-methyl-4-nitrophenol in diesel exhaust particlesChunmei 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Mapping of panda plumage color locus on the microsatellite linkage map of the Japanese quailMitsuru 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)...
- 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....
- Expression of microRNA and microRNA processing machinery genes during early quail (Coturnix japonica) embryo developmentH 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...
- 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 immobilityD Hazard
Institut National de la Recherche Agronomique, Station de Recherches Avicoles, Centre de Tours Nouzilly 37380 Nouzilly, France
Poult Sci 84:1913-9. 2005....
- 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...
- Development of the aortic vessel wall as defined by vascular smooth muscle and extracellular matrix markersJ 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- A comparative map of macrochromosomes between chicken and Japanese quail based on orthologous genesS 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...
- 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...
- Gene cloning, expression and characterization of avian cathelicidin orthologs, Cc-CATHs, from Coturnix coturnixFeifei 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...
- Novel picornavirus in domesticated common quail (Coturnix coturnix) in HungaryPeter 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. 2012This study reports the detection of a novel picornavirus in domesticated common quail (Coturnix coturnix) in Hungary...
- Kinematics and mechanics of ground take-off in the starling Sturnis vulgaris and the quail Coturnix coturnixK 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Anatomical and histological changes in the oviducts of Japanese quail, Coturnix japonica, after embryonic exposure to ethynyloestradiolC 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...
- 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...
- Identification and metabolic transformations of carotenoids in ocular tissues of the Japanese quail Coturnix japonicaPrakash 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...
- Discovery and characterization of Coturnix chinensis avian β-defensin 10, with broad antibacterial activityDeying 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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)...
- 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....
- A comparative cytogenetic study of chromosome homology between chicken and Japanese quailM 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)...
- Plumage colour mutations and melanins in the feathers of the Japanese quail: a first comparisonF 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...
- 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....
- Relation between tonic immobility and production estimated by factorial correspondence analysis in Japanese quailS 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...
- Two new plumage mutations in the Japanese quail: "curly" feather and "rusty" plumageFrancis 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...
- [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. 2002Cytological maps of lampbrush macrobivalents of the Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) were constructed...
- Role of Marek's disease herpesvirus in the induction of tumours in Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) by methylcholanthrenePatricia 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...
- Alterations in aortic antioxidant components in an experimental model of atherosclerosis: a time-course studyDavid 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...
- Effects of the dominant lethal yellow mutation on reproduction, growth, feed consumption, body temperature, and body composition of the Japanese quailF 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...
- 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...
- Duck (Anas platyrhynchos), Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) and other avian interleukin-2 reveals significant conservation of gene organization, promoter elements and functional residuesE 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...
- 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...
- Chicken microsatellite primers are not efficient markers for Japanese quailM Inoue-Murayama
Faculty of Agriculture, Gifu University, Gifu 501 1193, Japan
Anim Genet 32:7-11. 2001Domestic fowl or chicken (Gallus gallus) and Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) belong to the family Phasianidae...
- Melatonin enhances cellular and humoral immune responses in the Japanese quail (Coturnix coturnix japonica) via an opiatergic mechanismC 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...
- Effects of two-locus combinations, using the roux, lavender, and beige mutations, on plumage color of Japanese quailF 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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. 2003In 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-..
- 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...
- 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...
- 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)...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- DEVELOPMENT AND MEDIATION OF A BEHAVIORAL PHENOTYPEJOSEPH KOVACH; Fiscal Year: 1992..b>coturnix japonica), and to determine the roles of the genotype in the sensory mediation, environmental determination, and ..
- NEURAL MECHANISMS FOR SPECIES BEHAVIORAL DIFFERENCEEvan 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 ..
- Producing humanized therapeutics in quail egg whiteStephen Parker; Fiscal Year: 2004..Specifically, we intend to create transgenic Japanese quail (Coturnix Coturnix sp...
- 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> ..
- 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. ..
- 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. ..
- MYOD AND MYOGENIN IN MUSCLE HYPERTROPHY AND SARCOPENIASTEPHEN ALWAY; Fiscal Year: 2001....
- INTERFACE MECHANICS, MATERIALS AND TISSUE RESPONSEJoan 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. ..
- Assessment of Tissue Response to StressJoan 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]..
- CYTOKINE REGULATION OF EARLY EVENTS IN BLOOD VESSEL FORMChristopher Drake; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR BASIS OF MELANOCYTE MORPHOGENESISCAROL 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. ..
- Skin Adaptation to Mechanical StressJoan 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. ..
- MATHEMATICAL MODELS OF RENAL DYNAMICSHAROLD LAYTON; Fiscal Year: 2009..abstract_text> ..
- Molecular analysis of neural crest migrationMarianne 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. ..
- INDUCTION OF THE NEURAL CRESTMarianne 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. ..
- Development of Avian Extraocular Muscles and NervesDrew 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. ..
- Mechanisms of Auto-Rhythmicity in Heart DevelopmentMARGARET 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. ..
- LEARNING AND REPRODUCTIVE BEHAVIORMichael 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. ..
- INDUCTION OF THE NEURAL CRESTMarianne 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. ..
- Genome Mapping Resources for the BudgerigarEdward Smith; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- Meeting: Development of the Spinal Cord and Neural CrestMarianne Bronner Fraser; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- INTERFACE MECHANICS, MATERIALS, AND TISSUE RESPONSEJoan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- NEW BIOMATERIALS TO MINIMIZE SCAR TISSUE FORMATIONJoan 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. ..
- Potential of blood progenitors to form nonblood tissueCarol 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. ..
- INTERFACE MECHANICS, MATERIALS, AND TISSUE RESPONSEJoan Sanders; Fiscal Year: 2003....
- ECTODERMAL PLACODE DEVELOPMENT INTO CRANIAL GANGLIAMarianne 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. ..
- Chronic Ingestion of Lutein and Zeaxanthin in PrimatesFrederick 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. ..
- Interaction Affecting Craniofacial Muscle DifferentiatioDrew 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. ..
- ROLE OF ID2 IN CRANIOFACIAL DEVELOPMENTMarianne 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. ..
- Analysis of Noelin, a Neural Crest Competence FactorMarianne 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. ..
- Motoneuron Development and Axon PatterningCynthia 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. ..
- AVIAN VASCULAR FUNCTIONHiroko Nishimura; Fiscal Year: 2007..The proposed projects will be supported by five distinguished consultants. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Time-Dependent Changes in Respiratory Control After Perinatal HyperoxiaRYAN BAVIS; Fiscal Year: 2008..Therefore, it is critical to understand how environmental conditions in early life influence development of protective chemoreflexes. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- IL-10, Inflammation, and Selective INhibition of NeovascularizationC Dorey; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..