insemination

Summary

Summary: The deposit of SEMEN or SPERMATOZOA into the VAGINA to facilitate FERTILIZATION.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Sophisticated sperm allocation in male fowl
    Tommaso Pizzari
    Department of Animal Environment and Health, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Skara PO Box 234, SE 532 23, Sweden
    Nature 426:70-4. 2003
  2. pmc Cost of mating and insemination capacity of a genetically modified mosquito Aedes aegypti OX513A compared to its wild type counterpart
    Irka Bargielowski
    Faculty of Natural Sciences, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e26086. 2011
  3. ncbi Time of insemination and its effect on in-vitro fertilization, cleavage and pregnancy rates in GnRH agonist/HMG-stimulated cycles
    I Khan
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Hospital, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 4:921-6. 1989
  4. ncbi Evidence for costs of mating and self-fertilization in a simultaneous hermaphrodite with hypodermic insemination, the Opisthobranch Alderia willowi
    Nicole Smolensky
    Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, California 90032 8201, USA
    Biol Bull 216:188-99. 2009
  5. doi Differential effects of insemination volume and substance on reproductive changes in honey bee queens (Apis mellifera L.)
    E L Niño
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 22:233-44. 2013
  6. pmc Extended letrozole regimen versus clomiphene citrate for superovulation in patients with unexplained infertility undergoing intrauterine insemination: a randomized controlled trial
    Usama M Fouda
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 9:84. 2011
  7. ncbi Sperm-induced modification of the oviductal gene expression profile after natural insemination in mice
    Alireza Fazeli
    Academic Unit of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2SF, United Kingdom
    Biol Reprod 71:60-5. 2004
  8. ncbi Frequency of multiple inseminations in field-collected Anopheles gambiae females revealed by DNA analysis of transferred sperm
    Frederic Tripet
    Department of Pathology and Center for Tropical Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:1-5. 2003
  9. doi Sperm interactions from insemination to fertilization
    D Rath
    Institute of Farm Animal Genetics, Mariensee FLI, Germany
    Reprod Domest Anim 43:2-11. 2008
  10. ncbi Switchover to the mated state by spermathecal activation in female Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes
    Marc J Klowden
    Division of Entomology, University of Idaho, 233 AgSci Building, Moscow, ID 83844 2339, USA
    J Insect Physiol 52:679-84. 2006

Research Grants

  1. Response of Rhesus Sperm to Freezing: Recovery from Osmotic and Oxidative Stress
    Stuart Meyers; Fiscal Year: 2007
  2. PHYSIOLOGY OF HUMAN RELAXIN
    Gerson Weiss; Fiscal Year: 1993
  3. Cyclic AMP Action During Sperm Function
    GEORGE GERTON; Fiscal Year: 2009
  4. Cyclic AMP Action During Sperm Function
    George L Gerton; Fiscal Year: 2010
  5. Cyclic AMP Action During Sperm Function
    George L Gerton; Fiscal Year: 2010
  6. Cyclic AMP Action During Sperm Function
    GEORGE GERTON; Fiscal Year: 2009
  7. Cooperative Multicenter Reproductive Medicine Network (U10)
    Gregory Christman; Fiscal Year: 2007
  8. Nutritional Ecology of Adult Anopheles gambiae
    WOODBRIDGE FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2006
  9. COOPERATIVE MULTICENTER REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE NETWORK
    Christos Coutifaris; Fiscal Year: 2004
  10. HUMAN SPERM ZONA ACCEPTOR: ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS
    Susan Benoff; Fiscal Year: 2005

Detail Information

Publications200 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Sophisticated sperm allocation in male fowl
    Tommaso Pizzari
    Department of Animal Environment and Health, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Skara PO Box 234, SE 532 23, Sweden
    Nature 426:70-4. 2003
    ..Our results indicate that female promiscuity leads to the evolution of sophisticated male sexual behaviour...
  2. pmc Cost of mating and insemination capacity of a genetically modified mosquito Aedes aegypti OX513A compared to its wild type counterpart
    Irka Bargielowski
    Faculty of Natural Sciences, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 6:e26086. 2011
    ..repressible, lethal positive feedback system (OX513A) with its wild type counterpart with respect to their insemination capacities and the cost of courtship and mating...
  3. ncbi Time of insemination and its effect on in-vitro fertilization, cleavage and pregnancy rates in GnRH agonist/HMG-stimulated cycles
    I Khan
    Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Academic Hospital, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
    Hum Reprod 4:921-6. 1989
    ..Under both protocols, a delay of 2, 4 or 6 h in insemination showed no significant differences in the fertilization, cleavage or pregnancy rates...
  4. ncbi Evidence for costs of mating and self-fertilization in a simultaneous hermaphrodite with hypodermic insemination, the Opisthobranch Alderia willowi
    Nicole Smolensky
    Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, Los Angeles, California 90032 8201, USA
    Biol Bull 216:188-99. 2009
    ..Traumatic mating by hypodermic insemination has repeatedly evolved in hermaphroditic taxa, but evidence for the fitness costs of such male-advantage traits ..
  5. doi Differential effects of insemination volume and substance on reproductive changes in honey bee queens (Apis mellifera L.)
    E L Niño
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 22:233-44. 2013
    ..In the present study, we use instrumental insemination of honey bee queens to examine the role of the insemination substance and volume in triggering post-mating ..
  6. pmc Extended letrozole regimen versus clomiphene citrate for superovulation in patients with unexplained infertility undergoing intrauterine insemination: a randomized controlled trial
    Usama M Fouda
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt
    Reprod Biol Endocrinol 9:84. 2011
    The aim of this randomized controlled trial was to compare the efficacy of extended letrozole regimen with clomiphene citrate in women with unexplained infertility undergoing superovulation and intrauterine insemination (IUI).
  7. ncbi Sperm-induced modification of the oviductal gene expression profile after natural insemination in mice
    Alireza Fazeli
    Academic Unit of Reproductive and Developmental Medicine, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2SF, United Kingdom
    Biol Reprod 71:60-5. 2004
    ..has a recognition system for spermatozoa that can detect the arrival of spermatozoa in the oviduct after insemination, resulting in alterations of the oviductal transcriptome...
  8. ncbi Frequency of multiple inseminations in field-collected Anopheles gambiae females revealed by DNA analysis of transferred sperm
    Frederic Tripet
    Department of Pathology and Center for Tropical Diseases, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:1-5. 2003
    ..gambiae s.s. Thus polyandry occurred within-form in 1.7% of examined females while other multiple inseminations may be linked to processes of reproductive isolation between forms of An. gambiae...
  9. doi Sperm interactions from insemination to fertilization
    D Rath
    Institute of Farm Animal Genetics, Mariensee FLI, Germany
    Reprod Domest Anim 43:2-11. 2008
    ..A better understanding of the highly complex processes taking place between insemination and fertilization will be necessary to improve the efficiency of conventional reproductive techniques as well ..
  10. ncbi Switchover to the mated state by spermathecal activation in female Anopheles gambiae mosquitoes
    Marc J Klowden
    Division of Entomology, University of Idaho, 233 AgSci Building, Moscow, ID 83844 2339, USA
    J Insect Physiol 52:679-84. 2006
    ..Unlike male Ae. aegypti that can inseminate up to seven females after their testes are removed, An. gambiae do not store sperm in the vas deferens and without testes would be unable to inseminate any females...
  11. pmc Twin intromittent organs of Drosophila for traumatic insemination
    Yoshitaka Kamimura
    Laboratory of Animal Ecology, Department of Ecology and Systematics, Graduate School of Agriculture, Hokkaido University, Kita 9, Nishi 9, Sapporo 060 8589, Japan
    Biol Lett 3:401-4. 2007
    In several animals, male genitalia create insemination wounds in areas outside the genital orifice of females...
  12. ncbi Effect of La Crosse virus infection on insemination rates in female Aedes triseriatus (Diptera: Culicidae)
    E S Gabitzsch
    Arthropod Borne and Infectious Disease Laboratory, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Pathology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO 80523, USA
    J Med Entomol 43:850-2. 2006
    ..After 6 d, insemination rates were determined by detection of sperm in the spermathecae...
  13. pmc Effects of insemination quantity on honey bee queen physiology
    Freddie Jeanne Richard
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e980. 2007
    ..Because it is not possible to control the natural mating behavior of queens, we used instrumental insemination and compared queens inseminated with semen from either a single drone (single-drone inseminated, or SDI) or 10 ..
  14. ncbi A Cox proportional-hazards model with time-dependent covariates to evaluate the relationship between body-condition score and the risks of first insemination and pregnancy in a high-producing dairy herd
    W Suriyasathaporn
    Department of Herd Health and Reproduction, Utrecht University, Netherlands
    Prev Vet Med 37:159-72. 1998
    ..was used to qualify the relationship between body-condition score on a scale of 1 to 5 and risks of first insemination and pregnancy. Cows with body condition at calving < 3 had lower first-insemination risks...
  15. pmc Estimation of second polar body retention rate after conventional insemination and intracytoplasmic sperm injection: in vitro observations from more than 5000 human oocytes
    Richard Porter
    Division of Cell Sciences, University of Southampton, Highfield, Southampton, United Kingdom
    J Assist Reprod Genet 20:371-6. 2003
    Tripronucleate (3pn) development after conventional insemination (CONV) or ICSI was analyzed to estimate the rate of second polar body retention giving rise to 3pn formation.
  16. ncbi Factors influencing sperm transfer and insemination in cat fleas (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae) fed on an artificial membrane system
    Susan R Dean
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843 2475, USA
    J Med Entomol 39:475-9. 2002
    Sperm transfer through the epididymis, a prerequisite for insemination of cat fleas, Ctenocephalides felis (Bouché) was stimulated by exposure of unfed male fleas to juvenile hormone III residues for 3 d at 25 degrees C or exposure of ..
  17. pmc Highly variable sperm precedence in the stalk-eyed fly, Teleopsis dalmanni
    Laura S Corley
    Galton Laboratory, Department of Biology, University College London, Wolfson House, 4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, UK
    BMC Evol Biol 6:53. 2006
    When females mate with different males, competition for fertilizations occurs after insemination. Such sperm competition is usually summarized at the level of the population or species by the parameter, P2, defined as the proportion of ..
  18. ncbi Cytochalasin-D retards sperm incorporation deep into the egg cytoplasm but not membrane fusion with the egg plasma membrane
    Manuel Sánchez-Gutiérrez
    Departamento de Biologia Celular, Centro de Investigacón y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Apdo Postal 14 740, Mexico, DF
    Mol Reprod Dev 63:518-28. 2002
    ..b>Insemination of eggs with Cyt-D treated spermatozoa did not change early fertilization events such as the egg cortical ..
  19. ncbi Evolutionary biology: scramble for the eggs
    Matthew J G Gage
    Nature 426:22-3. 2003
  20. ncbi Novel males' capacity to disrupt early pregnancy in mice (Mus musculus) is attenuated via a chronic reduction of males' urinary 17beta-estradiol
    Elliott A Beaton
    Department of Psychology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont, Canada L8S 4K1
    Psychoneuroendocrinology 30:688-97. 2005
    ..These data support the notion that male excretions of estrogens may in part mediate novel-male-induced pregnancy disruptions, although other influences of aromatization on behaviour and metabolism remain possibilities...
  21. ncbi Genetic correlations between body condition scores and fertility in dairy cattle using bivariate random regression models
    Y de Haas
    Institute of Animal Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology ETH Zentrum, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Anim Breed Genet 124:277-85. 2007
    ..The fertility traits were days to first service (DFS), days between first and last insemination (DFLI), calving interval (CI), number of services per conception (NSPC) and conception rate to first ..
  22. ncbi Absence of diurnal variation in semen parameters in normospermic men
    Marinko M Biljan
    Montreal Fertility Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Fertil Steril 83:477-9. 2005
    ..Results of this prospective longitudinal study on 570 normospermic men suggest that the time of day that a sample is produced does not have an influence on semen parameters...
  23. pmc Repeated inseminations required for natural fertility in a wild bird population
    Janos Torok
    Behavioural Ecology Group, Department of Systematic Zoology and Ecology, Eotvos University, H 1117, Pázmány P sétány 1 C Budapest, Hungary
    Proc Biol Sci 270:641-7. 2003
    ..Our results thus provide evidence that repeated inseminations function to ensure fertilization success. We discuss possible constraints on sperm production and utilization that may have contributed to this pattern...
  24. pmc Semen activates the female immune response during early pregnancy in mice
    Martina Johansson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Reproductive Medicine Unit, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
    Immunology 112:290-300. 2004
    b>Insemination elicits inflammatory changes in female reproductive tissues, but whether this results in immunological priming to paternal antigens or influences pregnancy outcome is not clear...
  25. ncbi Mating behavior, insemination and sperm transfer in the ground beetle Carabus insulicola
    Yasuoki Takami
    Center for Ecological Research, Kyoto University, Otsu, Shiga, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 19:1067-73. 2002
    Mating behavior and the processes of insemination and sperm transfer in the ground beetle Carabus insulicola were analyzed. C...
  26. pmc Multiple deleterious effects of experimentally aged sperm in a monogamous bird
    Joel White
    Laboratoire de Fonctionnement et Evolution des Systèmes Ecologiques, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie, 75005 Paris, France
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:13947-52. 2008
    ..We experimentally manipulated the age of the sperm fertilizing kittiwake eggs by fitting males with anti-insemination rings for variable periods of time preceding egg-laying...
  27. doi Sperm ultrastructure in the inseminating Macropsobrycon uruguayanae (Teleostei: Characidae: Cheirodontinae)
    Cristina L C de Oliveira
    Departamento de Zoologia, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    J Morphol 269:691-7. 2008
    ..The origin and function of these cells could not be determined. The specializations seen in the spermatozoa are discussed as possible adaptations related to the habit of insemination.
  28. pmc Coolidge effect in pond snails: male motivation in a simultaneous hermaphrodite
    Joris M Koene
    Department of Animal Ecology, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, De Boelelaan 1085, 1081 HV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Evol Biol 7:212. 2007
    ..Based on this knowledge, patterns of sexual role alternations within mating pairs can be explained...
  29. ncbi Treatment of male infertility due to spinal cord injury using rectal probe electroejaculation: the Israeli experience
    R J Heruti
    Department of Neuro-Rehabilitation, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer 52621, Israel
    Spinal Cord 39:168-75. 2001
    ..1%). Out of 33 couples who wished to achieve pregnancy, 26 reached the stage of insemination. Four pregnancies were achieved after 33 cycles of In-Uterine-Insemination (pregnancy rate 28...
  30. ncbi Characteristics and fate of the spermatozoa of Inachus phalangium (Decapoda, Majidae): description of novel sperm structures and evidence for an additional mechanism of sperm competition in Brachyura
    Rocco Rorandelli
    Dipartimento di Biologia Animale e Genetica Leo Pardi, University of Florence, 50125 Florence, Italy
    J Morphol 269:259-71. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi Prenatal maternal effects on body condition score, female fertility, and milk yield of dairy cows
    G Banos
    Department of Animal Production, School of Veterinary Medicine, Box 393, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GR 54124 Thessaloniki, Greece
    J Dairy Sci 90:3490-9. 2007
    ..3% of the mean). Finally, overall maternal effects accounted for a significant proportion of the total phenotypic variance of calving interval (1.4 +/- 0.6%) and nonreturn rate (1.1 +/- 0.5%)...
  32. ncbi Sperm transfer and reproductive biology in species of hermaphroditic bivalves (Galeommatoidea: Montacutidae)
    Thomas H Fox
    North Georgia College and State University, Dahlonega, Georgia, USA
    J Morphol 268:936-52. 2007
    ..In the simultaneous hermaphroditic M. substriata the nucleate paraspermatozoa associate with the euspermatozoa to form spherical spermatozeugmata that are stored in the testis...
  33. pmc Adenovirus-mediated gene delivery and in vitro microinsemination produce offspring from infertile male mice
    Mito Kanatsu-Shinohara
    Department of Medical Chemistry, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 99:1383-8. 2002
    ....
  34. ncbi Pathways and destination of some male gland secretions in female Locusta migratoria migratorioides (R&F) after insemination
    Martin Lay
    Institut für Biologie I, Universitat Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
    Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 55:1-25. 2004
    ..These results extend the functions of the spermatheca and the role of the male during the reproductive process...
  35. ncbi Reproductive isolation in birds: postcopulatory prezygotic barriers
    Tim R Birkhead
    Department of Animal and Plant Sciences, The University of Sheffield, Sheffield, S10 2TN, UK
    Trends Ecol Evol 22:266-72. 2007
    ..Future research will serve the dual purpose of providing more detail of the mechanisms of both heterospecific and conspecific prezygotic processes...
  36. ncbi Structure of the vector tissue in piscicolid leeches (Annelida, Hirudinea, Rhynchobdellida, Piscicolidae)
    Piotr Swiatek
    Department of Animal Histology and Embryology, Silesian University, Bankowa 9, 40 007 Katowice, Poland
    J Morphol 268:64-73. 2007
    Hypodermic insemination occurs in piscicolid leeches (Hirudinea, Rhynchobdellida, Piscicolidae). The spermatophore is implanted in a specialized region of the leech body, the copulatory area...
  37. pmc Traumatic insemination in the plant bug genus Coridromius Signoret (Heteroptera: Miridae)
    Nikolai J Tatarnic
    School of Biological Sciences, Heydon Laurence Building, A08, University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia
    Biol Lett 2:58-61. 2006
    In traumatic insemination, males pierce females with hypodermic genitalia and ejaculate into the body cavity rather than into the genital tract...
  38. ncbi Effect of diet composition on weight gain, sperm transfer, and insemination in the cat flea (Siphonaptera: Pulicidae)
    Susan R Dean
    Department of Entomology, Texas A and M University, College Station 77843 2475, USA
    J Med Entomol 39:370-5. 2002
    ..15 M sodium chloride to which 0.005 M ATP was added. Insemination did not occur in starved fleas or those fed protein-free diets...
  39. pmc Strategic sperm allocation under parasitic sex-ratio distortion
    Alison M Dunn
    School of Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds LS2 9JT, UK
    Biol Lett 2:78-80. 2006
    ..Our results indicate that strategic sperm allocation under male rarity will have a greater impact on infected females and has the potential to regulate spread of parasitic feminisers in host populations...
  40. ncbi Relationship between profitability and type traits and derivation of economic values for reproduction and survival traits in Chianina beef cows
    F Forabosco
    Associazione Nazionale Allevatori Bovini Italiani da Carne, 06070 S Martino in Colle, Italy
    J Anim Sci 83:2043-51. 2005
    ..in beef cows, specifically, production expressed as the number of calves born alive per year (NACY), age at the insemination that resulted in the birth of the first calf (FI), and length of productive life (LPL); and 3) to investigate ..
  41. ncbi Factors associated with early and mid-to-late fetal loss in lactating and nonlactating Holstein cattle in a hot climate
    F D Jousan
    Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, 32611 0910, USA
    J Anim Sci 83:1017-22. 2005
    ..Also, days open and SCCS at breeding were related to ability of lactating females to maintain pregnancy, but there were no relationships between fetal loss and milk yield, lactation number, number of times inseminated, or season...
  42. ncbi Success at first insemination in Australian Angus cattle: analysis of uncertain binary responses
    M L Spangler
    Animal and Dairy Science Department, University of Georgia, Athens, 30602 2771, USA
    J Anim Sci 84:20-4. 2006
    ..were used to investigate 2 methods of analyzing uncertain binary responses for success or failure at first insemination. A linear mixed model that included herd, year, and month of mating as fixed effects; unrelated service sire, ..
  43. ncbi Leucocyte population changes in the reproductive tract of the ewe in response to insemination
    Jennifer L Scott
    School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences, James Cook University, Solander Drive, Douglas, Qld 4811, Australia
    Reprod Fertil Dev 18:627-34. 2006
    Leucocyte changes after insemination may affect conceptus implantation, but information regarding leucocyte populations in the ruminant reproductive tract is limited...
  44. ncbi Cryptic forcible insemination: male snakes exploit female physiology, anatomy, and behavior to obtain coercive matings
    Richard Shine
    School of Biological Sciences A08, University of Sydney, New South Wales, 2006, Australia
    Am Nat 162:653-67. 2003
    ..Forcible insemination is usually inferred from direct physical battles between the sexes and has been dismissed on intuitive grounds ..
  45. ncbi Phenogenetics of a suppressor and an enhancer gene of the lozenge34k allel of Drosophila melanogaster
    V S Beeson
    J Exp Zool 193:177-90. 1975
    ..Except for the phototactic response of lozenge-suppressed flies, the functional ability of the compound eye can be correlated with its morphology...
  46. ncbi Seminal fluid signaling in the female reproductive tract: lessons from rodents and pigs
    S A Robertson
    Research Centre for Reproductive Health, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University of Adelaide, SA 5005, Australia
    J Anim Sci 85:E36-44. 2007
    ..Cytokines and prostaglandins synthesized in the male accessory glands are transferred to the female at insemination, where they bind to receptors on target cells in the cervix and uterus, activating changes in gene expression ..
  47. ncbi Reproductive activity and survival of Culex pipiens pallens and Culex quinquefasciatus (Diptera: Culicidae) in Japan at high temperature
    Tsutomu Oda
    Department of General Education the School of Allied Medical Sciences Nagasaki University Japan
    J Med Entomol 39:185-90. 2002
    The egg hatchability, insemination, and longevity of Japanese Culex pipiens pallens Coquillett and Japanese Culex quinquefasciatus Say were compared at 25 and 30 degrees C. Egg hatchability was high in Cx. p...
  48. pmc Japanese quail (Coturnix japonica) inseminations are more likely to fertilize eggs in a context predicting mating opportunities
    Elizabeth Adkins-Regan
    Department of Neurobiology and Behavior, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853 7601, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 270:1685-9. 2003
    ....
  49. pmc Adenovirus-mediated gene delivery into mouse spermatogonial stem cells
    Masanori Takehashi
    Department of Molecular Genetics, Horizontal Medical Research Organization, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Kyoto 606 8501, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:2596-601. 2007
    ..Nevertheless, these results suggest that adenovirus may inadvertently integrate into the patient's germ line and indicate that there is no barrier to adenovirus infection in spermatogonial stem cells...
  50. ncbi Uterine activity, sperm transport, and the role of boar stimuli around insemination in sows
    P Langendijk
    Department of Animal Science, Wageningen University, P O Box 338, 6700 AH Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Theriogenology 63:500-13. 2005
    ..that affect myometrial activity, and the possible role of uterine contractions in the process of (artificial) insemination, sperm transport and fertilization. Myometrial activity in the sow increases during estrus...
  51. ncbi Paternal antigen-bearing cells transferred during insemination do not stimulate anti-paternal CD8+ T cells: role of estradiol in locally inhibiting CD8+ T cell responses
    Matthew M Seavey
    David H Smith Center for Vaccine Biology and Immunology, and Department of Microbiology and Immunology, University of Rochester Medical Center, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Immunol 177:7567-78. 2006
    ..Since semen has been shown to mediate immune modulation, we tested whether exposure to paternal Ag during insemination activated or tolerized anti-paternal CD8+ T cells...
  52. ncbi Comparison of ICSI and conventional IVF in patients with increased oocyte immaturity
    Tyl H Taylor
    Main Line Fertility, 130 S Bryn Mawr Avenue, Suite 1000, D Wing, Bryn Mawr, PA 19010, USA
    Reprod Biomed Online 17:46-52. 2008
    ..This study was observational in nature, and included 91 patients who were treated using split insemination techniques. The fertilization rates for the ICSI group and the IVF group were 41.1 +/- 15.0% and 53.2 +/- 19...
  53. ncbi Inseminated female mice (Mus musculus) investigate rather than avoid novel males that disrupt pregnancy, but sires protect pregnancy
    Denys deCatanzaro
    Department of Psychology, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, Canada
    J Comp Psychol 118:251-7. 2004
    ..Inseminated females do not reliably avoid males that disturb pregnancy unless the sire is immediately present...
  54. ncbi Mitogen-activated protein kinase and cell cycle progression during mouse egg activation induced by various stimuli
    Q Y Sun
    Department of Life Sciences, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
    Z Naturforsch C 54:285-94. 1999
    ..MAP kinase activity increased between 1 and 2.5 h post-insemination, at which time the second polar body was emitted and sperm chromatin was dispersed; its activity decreased ..
  55. ncbi Reproductive performance of lactating dairy cows treated with cloprostenol at the time of insemination
    F Lopez-Gatius
    Department of Animal Production, University of Lleida, Lleida, Spain
    Theriogenology 62:677-89. 2004
    The effect of intravenous cloprostenol treatment at the time of insemination on reproductive performance was consecutively evaluated in three different subpopulations of high producing lactating dairy cows: Study (1) early postpartum ..
  56. doi Improved prediction of ovulation time may increase pregnancy rates to artificial insemination in lactating dairy cattle
    C D Hockey
    School of Veterinary Science, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Reprod Domest Anim 45:e239-48. 2010
    ..potential for improving pregnancy rates (proportions of inseminations that result in pregnancy) to artificial insemination (AI) if the time of ovulation could be predicted with more certainty...
  57. doi Ovarian follicle diameter at timed insemination and estrous response influence likelihood of ovulation and pregnancy after estrous synchronization with progesterone or progestin-based protocols in suckled Bos indicus cows
    M F Sá Filho
    Departamento de Reprodução Animal, FMVZ USP, 05508 270 São Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Anim Reprod Sci 120:23-30. 2010
    ..the present study were to evaluate factors associated with estrous synchronization responses and pregnancy per insemination (P/AI) in Bos indicus beef cows submitted to progesterone-based fixed-time artificial insemination (FTAI) ..
  58. ncbi The effects of different insemination regimes on fertility in mares
    H Sieme
    National Stud of Lower Saxony, Niedersaechsisches Landgestuet Celle, Spoerckenstr 10, 29221 Celle, Germany
    Theriogenology 60:1153-64. 2003
    This study investigated the effects of different artificial insemination (AI) regimes on the pregnancy rate in mares inseminated with either cooled or frozen-thawed semen...
  59. ncbi Enzyme immunoassay of 17 beta-estradiol, estrone conjugates, and testosterone in urinary and fecal samples from male and female mice
    C Muir
    Department of Psychology, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Horm Metab Res 33:653-8. 2001
    ..Females that were parturient following insemination excreted relatively low levels of urinary testosterone compared to non-parturient females...
  60. ncbi Ethical and legal issues in the use of related donors for therapeutic insemination
    Lorna A Marshall
    Center for Fertility and Reproductive Endocrinology, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1100 Ninth Ave, X11 FC, Seattle, Washington 98111, USA
    Urol Clin North Am 29:855-61. 2002
    Donor insemination involving family members can be complex. Although it may offer some advantages to the requesting individuals, to the donor, or to the family, related donation does raise a significant number of concerns...
  61. ncbi Fertility after different artificial insemination methods using a synthetic semen extender in sheep
    Mami Hiwasa
    Laboratory of Animal Reproduction, Obihiro University of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine, Obihiro, Japan
    J Reprod Dev 55:50-4. 2009
    ..The three methods of artificial insemination (AI) were cervical AI with fresh-diluted or frozen-diluted semen at observed estrus, and an intrauterine AI ..
  62. doi Effects of resynchronization programs on pregnancy per artificial insemination, progesterone, and pregnancy-associated glycoproteins in plasma of lactating dairy cows
    I M Thompson
    Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
    J Dairy Sci 93:4006-18. 2010
    Objectives were to develop a timed artificial insemination (TAI) resynchronization program to improve pregnancy per AI and to evaluate responses of circulating progesterone and pregnancy-associated glycoproteins in lactating cows...
  63. ncbi Study on the transmission of Toxoplasma gondii by semen in rabbits
    Shi Guo Liu
    Department of Parasitology, Xinxiang Medical College, Xinxiang 453003, China
    Zhongguo Ji Sheng Chong Xue Yu Ji Sheng Chong Bing Za Zhi 24:166-70. 2006
    ..To confirm the transmission of Toxoplasma gondii by semen and to investigate the impact of vaginal status on the transmission of T. gondii in female rabbits...
  64. ncbi Sensitivity to exogenous gonadotropins for ovulation induction and laparoscopic artificial insemination in the cheetah and clouded leopard
    J G Howard
    National Zoological Park, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, District of Columbia 20008, USA
    Biol Reprod 56:1059-68. 1997
    ..assessed in the cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) and clouded leopard (Neofelis nebulosa) to help optimize artificial insemination (AI). Eighteen female cheetahs were used on 29 occasions and were given i.m...
  65. ncbi [Descent of ova and embryos in cows superovulated with serum gonadotropin]
    L Holy
    Vysoká skola veterinární, Brno
    Vet Med (Praha) 37:353-64. 1992
    ..Donor cows were slaughtered 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 days after the second insemination and isolated reproductive organs (Fig...
  66. ncbi New estrus synchronization and artificial insemination protocol for goats based on male exposure, progesterone and cloprostenol during the non-breeding season
    A Lopez-Sebastian
    Departamento de Reproduccion Animal, INIA, Avda Puerta de Hierro s n, km 5, 9, 28040 Madrid, Spain
    Theriogenology 68:1081-7. 2007
    ..and synchronize ovulation in goats during the non-breeding season, allowing for systematic timed artificial insemination (AI), without the need for prior estrus detection. This method (IMA...
  67. doi Effect of live weight development and reproduction in first parity on reproductive performance of second parity sows
    L L Hoving
    Adaptation Physiology Group, Wageningen Institute of Animal Sciences WIAS, Wageningen University, 6700 AH Wageningen, The Netherlands
    Anim Reprod Sci 122:82-9. 2010
    ..e. pregnancy rate as well as litter size. Measures of sow development (live weight at first insemination, farrowing and weaning) and reproduction (total number of piglets born, weaning to insemination interval, ..
  68. ncbi Fertility and its relationship to motility characteristics of spermatozoa in ewes after cervical, transcervical, and intrauterine insemination with frozen-thawed ram semen
    L G Sanchez-Partida
    Department of Animal Science, University of Adelaide, Glen Osmond, Australia
    J Androl 20:280-8. 1999
    The fertility of ewes after artificial insemination and the relationship between fertility and motility characteristics assessed by a computerized motility analysis system were examined with ram semen frozen in diluents reported to ..
  69. ncbi [Intrauterine insemination: state-of-the-art in humans]
    D Royere
    Service de Médecine et Biologie de la Reproduction, UMR 6175 physiologie de la reproduction et des comportements, INRA CNRS HARAS université de Tours, CHU Bretonneau, 2, boulevard Tonnelé, 37044 Tours, France
    Gynecol Obstet Fertil 32:873-9. 2004
    Despite its being used for a long time, intrauterine insemination (i.u.i.) remains debated as to its precise place and efficacy among assisted reproductive technologies...
  70. doi Number of spermatozoa in the crypts of the sperm reservoir at about 24 h after a low-dose intrauterine and deep intrauterine insemination in sows
    P Tummaruk
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynaecology and Reproduction, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
    Reprod Domest Anim 45:208-13. 2010
    ..in the crypts of the utero-tubal junction (UTJ) and the oviduct of sows approximately 24 h after intrauterine insemination (IUI) and deep intrauterine insemination (DIUI) and compared with that of conventional artificial insemination (..
  71. doi Review of available infertility treatments
    Sandra L Hrometz
    College of Pharmacy, Ohio Northern University, Ada, Ohio 45810, USA
    Drugs Today (Barc) 45:275-91. 2009
    ..The single follicle is then fertilized secondary to timed intercourse or artificial insemination, where semen is injected directly into the uterus...
  72. doi Effects of treatment of anestrous dairy cows with gonadotropin-releasing hormone, prostaglandin, and progesterone
    S McDougall
    Animal Health Centre, PO Box 21, Morrinsville, New Zealand, 3300
    J Dairy Sci 93:1944-59. 2010
    ..sodium cloprostenol, followed 54 to 56h later by 100 microg of gonadorelin, followed by fixed-time artificial insemination at 13 to 18h after the final GnRH injection (Ovsynch); (2) as for (1) but with placement of an intravaginal ..
  73. doi Transvaginal follicular aspiration and embryo development in superstimulated early postpartum beef cows and subsequent fertility after artificial insemination
    J F Aller
    Biotecnología de la Reproducción, Estacion Experimental Agropecuaria Balcarce, Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Agropecuaria, C C 276, 7620 Balcarce, Argentina
    Anim Reprod Sci 119:1-8. 2010
    ..30 to 80 postpartum and (iii) if repeated OPU negatively affect fertility following a fixed-time artificial insemination protocol. After parturition suckled Angus cows (n = 30) were divided in three groups (n = 10 group(-1))...
  74. doi Pregnancy rates to timed artificial insemination in dairy cows treated with gonadotropin-releasing hormone or porcine luteinizing hormone
    M G Colazo
    Dairy Research and Technology Centre, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Theriogenology 72:262-70. 2009
    ..versus gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) on ovulatory response and pregnancy rate after timed artificial insemination (TAI) in 605 lactating dairy cows. Cows (mean+/-SEM: 2.4+/-0.08 lactations, 109.0+/-2.5 d in milk, and 2.8+/-0...
  75. ncbi Intravaginal insemination of bitches with fresh and frozen-thawed semen with addition of prostatic fluid: use of an infusion pipette and the Osiris catheter
    Wojciech Niżański
    Department and Clinic of Reproduction, Ruminants Diseases and Animal Health Protection, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Agriculture, Pl Grunwaldzki 49, 50 366 Wrocław, Poland
    Theriogenology 66:470-83. 2006
    ..The semen was supplemented with prostatic fluid before insemination. In experiment 1 bitches of each breed were randomly assigned to three treatment groups, consisting of 29 ..
  76. ncbi Porcine field fertility with two different insemination doses and the effect of sperm morphology
    K Alm
    Department of Clinical Veterinary Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Helsinki, Saarentaus, Finland
    Reprod Domest Anim 41:210-3. 2006
    In swine artificial insemination, several dose regimens are applied, ranging from 1.5 x 10(9) to 6.0 x 10(9) spermatozoa per intra-cervical insemination dose...
  77. ncbi Effect of beta-mercaptoethanol during in vitro fertilization procedures on sperm penetration into porcine oocytes and the early development in vitro
    Hiroaki Funahashi
    The Graduate School of Natural Science and Technology, Okayama University, Tsushima Naka, Okayama 700 8530, Japan
    Reproduction 130:889-98. 2005
    ..bME) during a transient co-culture of gametes for 10 min, and/or the following culture until 6-9 h after insemination, on sperm penetration of porcine in vitro maturation (IVM) oocytes and the early development in vitro...
  78. ncbi Expected net present value of pure and mixed sexed semen artificial insemination strategies in dairy heifers
    N J Olynk
    Department of Agricultural Economics, Michigan State University, East Lansing 48824, USA
    J Dairy Sci 90:2569-76. 2007
    ..The decreased conception rates (CR) experienced with sexed semen make virgin heifers better suited for insemination with sexed semen than lactating dairy cows...
  79. doi Measurement of interferon-tau (IFN-tau) stimulated gene expression in blood leukocytes for pregnancy diagnosis within 18-20d after insemination in dairy cattle
    J C Green
    Division of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri, 158 Animal Science Research Center, 920 East Campus Drive, Columbia, MO 65211, USA
    Anim Reprod Sci 121:24-33. 2010
    The objective was to diagnose pregnancy within 18d after insemination by measuring interferon-tau (IFN-tau)-stimulated genes (ISG) expression in circulatory leukocytes...
  80. ncbi Litter size and piglet traits of gilts with different prolactin receptor genotypes
    Birgitte T T M van Rens
    Animal Breeding and Genetics Group, WIAS, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
    Theriogenology 57:883-93. 2002
    ..estrus and, as a result (since the gilts were inseminated at a fixed estrus number), age and bodyweight at insemination. Furthermore, PRLR genotype affected total number of piglets born (TNB, P = 0...
  81. doi Embryo production from superovulated Holstein-Friesian dairy heifers and cows after insemination with frozen-thawed sex-sorted X spermatozoa or unsorted semen
    J Peippo
    MTT Agrifood Research Finland, Biotechnology and Food Research, Building H, FI 31600 Jokioinen, Finland
    Anim Reprod Sci 111:80-92. 2009
    ..The proportion of transferable female embryos produced approximately doubled when insemination was with X-sorted spermatozoa compared to insemination with unsorted semen (heifers 96.4% versus 41.1%; cows 81...
  82. ncbi Relationship between size of the ovulatory follicle and pregnancy success in beef heifers
    G A Perry
    USDA ARS, Fort Keogh Livestock and Range Research Laboratory, Miles City, MT 59301, USA
    J Anim Sci 85:684-9. 2007
    Previous research indicated that the size of the ovulatory follicle at the time of insemination significantly influenced pregnancy rates and embryonic/fetal mortality after fixed-timed AI in postpartum cows, but no effect on pregnancy ..
  83. ncbi Ovulation induction in rabbit does submitted to artificial insemination by adding buserelin to the seminal dose
    Luis A Quintela
    Unit of Reproduction and Obstetrics, Department of Animal Pathology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Santiago de Compostela, 27002 Lugo, Spain
    Reprod Nutr Dev 44:79-88. 2004
    ..if a GnRH analogue, buserelin, could be used for ovulation induction in rabbit does submitted to artificial insemination (AI) by intravaginal administration, by adding the hormone to the seminal dose...
  84. doi Effect of interval between induction of ovulation and artificial insemination (AI) and supplemental progesterone for resynchronization on fertility of dairy cows subjected to a 5-d timed AI program
    R S Bisinotto
    Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
    J Dairy Sci 93:5798-808. 2010
    Objectives were to investigate 2 intervals from induction of ovulation to artificial insemination (AI) and the effect of supplemental progesterone for resynchronization on fertility of lactating dairy cows subjected to a 5-d timed AI ..
  85. doi Cost-effectiveness of recombinant follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) versus human FSH in intrauterine insemination cycles: a statistical model-derived analysis
    Sandro Gerli
    Department of Medical Surgical Specialties and Public Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy
    Gynecol Endocrinol 24:18-23. 2008
    ..designed to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of two different protocols of stimulation in intrauterine insemination (IUI) cycles...
  86. ncbi Strategies to improve the fertility of frozen-thawed boar semen for artificial insemination
    J Roca
    Department of Medicine and Animal Surgery, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Campus de Espinardo, University of Murcia, E 30071, Murcia, Spain
    Soc Reprod Fertil Suppl 62:261-75. 2006
    Although cryopreservation of boar semen for artificial insemination (AI) was developed 35 years ago, cryopreservation conditions and AI strategies are still considered sub-optimal...
  87. ncbi Influence of post-ovulatory insemination on sperm distribution, pregnancy and the infiltration by cells of the immune system, and the distribution of CD2, CD4, CD8 and MHC class II expressing cells in the sow endometrium
    K Kaeoket
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Uppsala, Sweden
    J Vet Med A Physiol Pathol Clin Med 50:169-78. 2003
    ..lymphocyte subpopulations and MHC class II expressing cells in the sow endometrium following post-ovulatory insemination in relation to clinical findings and pregnancy outcome...
  88. doi Follicular wave of the ovulatory follicle and not cyclic status influences fertility of dairy cows
    R S Bisinotto
    Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
    J Dairy Sci 93:3578-87. 2010
    Two experiments evaluated the influence of follicular wave at artificial insemination (AI) on fertility of dairy cows...
  89. ncbi Superovulatory response following ablation-induced follicular wave emergence at random stages of the oestrous cycle in cattle
    D R Bergfelt
    Department of Veterinary Anatomy, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Canada
    Anim Reprod Sci 49:1-12. 1997
    ..PGF2 alpha (Estrumate, 500 micrograms) was given 48 h after the superstimulatory treatment and artificial insemination was done 60 and 72 h later...
  90. doi Is Doublesynch protocol a new alternative for timed artificial insemination in anestrous dairy cows
    O A Oztürk
    Department of Reproduction and Artificial Insemination, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Istanbul University, Avcilar, Istanbul, Turkey
    Theriogenology 73:568-76. 2010
    ..Timed artificial insemination (TAI) was performed 16 to 20 h after the second GnRH in both treatment groups...
  91. ncbi Factors influencing upfront single-and multiple-ovulation incidence, progesterone, and luteolysis before a timed insemination resynchronization protocol
    J S Stevenson
    Department of Animal Sciences and Industry, Kansas State University, Manhattan 66506 0201
    J Dairy Sci 90:5542-51. 2007
    ..determine relationships among factors influencing responses to the first GnRH injection in a timed artificial insemination (TAI) protocol and subsequent fertility after altering timing of the second GnRH injection and AI relative to ..
  92. doi Effect of flunixin meglumine and carprofen on pregnancy rates in dairy cattle
    X von Krueger
    Clinic for Animal Reproduction, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Freie Universitaet, Berlin, Germany
    J Dairy Sci 93:5140-6. 2010
    ..2 mg of FM i.m./kg of body weight twice on d 14/15 and 15/16 after insemination, whereas heifers in the control group (n=194) remained untreated...
  93. ncbi JSAR Innovative Technology Award. Development of ovulation synchronization and fixed time artificial insemination in dairy cows
    Kyoji Yamada
    Shibetsu Veterinary Clinical Center, Nemuro District NOSAI, Hokkaido, Japan
    J Reprod Dev 51:177-86. 2005
    ..Problems with missing estrous signs and decrease in conception rate by artificial insemination (AI) performed at wrong timing have caused low AI conception rates...
  94. ncbi Factors affecting conception rates following artificial insemination or embryo transfer in lactating Holstein cows
    D G B Demetrio
    Departamento de Produção Animal, FMVZ, UNESP, Botucatu, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Dairy Sci 90:5073-82. 2007
    ..objective of this study was to evaluate the factors that may affect conception rates (CR) following artificial insemination (AI) or embryo transfer (ET) in lactating Holstein cows. Estrous cycling cows producing 33.1 +/- 7...
  95. ncbi The effect of subclinical ketosis in early lactation on reproductive performance of postpartum dairy cows
    R B Walsh
    Department of Population Medicine, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, N1G 2W1
    J Dairy Sci 90:2788-96. 2007
    ..for both repeated measures within cow and clustering at the herd level, non-pregnant cows after first insemination tended to have increased circulating BHBA concentrations from 3 wk before calving to 9 wk after calving ..
  96. ncbi Distribution of spermatozoa and embryos in the female reproductive tract after unilateral deep intra uterine insemination in the pig
    P Tummaruk
    Department of Obstetrics Gynaecology and Reproduction, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University, Pathumwan, Bangkok, Thailand
    Reprod Domest Anim 42:603-9. 2007
    ..either the spermatozoa or the embryos in the reproductive tracts of sows after unilateral, deep, intra uterine insemination (DIUI)...
  97. doi Timing of artificial insemination in postpartum beef cows following administration of the CO-Synch + controlled internal drug-release protocol
    D C Busch
    Division of Animal Science, S132 ASRC, University of Missouri, Columbia 65211, USA
    J Anim Sci 86:1519-25. 2008
    ..Artificial insemination was performed at predetermined fixed times [54 h (FTAI 54; n = 424) or 66 h (FTAI 66; n = 427) after PGF(2alpha)..
  98. ncbi [Results of intrauterine insemination in the Netherlands]
    P Steures
    VU Medisch Centrum, afd Verloskunde en Gynaecologie, Amsterdam
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 150:1127-33. 2006
    To assess the results of intrauterine insemination (IUI) in the Netherlands.
  99. ncbi Semen-induced luteal phase and identification of a LH surge in the koala (Phascolarctos cinereus)
    S D Johnston
    School of Animal Studies, The University of Queensland, 4072, Australia
    Reproduction 128:629-34. 2004
    ..2, koalas on day 2 of oestrus were exposed to one of the following treatments (n=9 per group): artificial insemination with 1 ml 0...
  100. ncbi Prostaglandin F2alpha treatment associated with timed artificial insemination in ewes
    A Menchaca
    Laboratory of Reproductive Physiology, Faculty of Veterinary Sciences, Lasplaces, Uruguay
    Reprod Domest Anim 39:352-5. 2004
    ..PGF2alpha) doses at 10-day intervals or more did not result in acceptable pregnancy rates in timed artificial insemination (TAI) programmes in ewes...
  101. ncbi Economic comparison of timed artificial insemination and exogenous progesterone as treatments for ovarian cysts
    A de Vries
    Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville 32611, USA
    J Dairy Sci 89:3028-37. 2006
    The objective of this study was to compare the economic benefits of timed artificial insemination (AI) and a progesterone insert as therapeutic treatments for cows diagnosed with cystic ovarian disease (COD)...

Research Grants70

  1. Response of Rhesus Sperm to Freezing: Recovery from Osmotic and Oxidative Stress
    Stuart Meyers; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..efficient macaque sperm cryopreservation and will aid in successful propagation of germplasm through artificial insemination and in vitro fertilization programs...
  2. PHYSIOLOGY OF HUMAN RELAXIN
    Gerson Weiss; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..The efficacy of relaxin in improving pregnancy rate when added to insemination media for intrauterine insemination will be determined...
  3. Cyclic AMP Action During Sperm Function
    GEORGE GERTON; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..research detailed in this application may allow the clinician to modify in vitro fertilization and artificial insemination methodologies to enhance capacitation...
  4. Cyclic AMP Action During Sperm Function
    George L Gerton; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..research detailed in this application may allow the clinician to modify in vitro fertilization and artificial insemination methodologies to enhance capacitation...
  5. Cyclic AMP Action During Sperm Function
    George L Gerton; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..research detailed in this application may allow the clinician to modify in vitro fertilization and artificial insemination methodologies to enhance capacitation...
  6. Cyclic AMP Action During Sperm Function
    GEORGE GERTON; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..research detailed in this application may allow the clinician to modify in vitro fertilization and artificial insemination methodologies to enhance capacitation...
  7. Cooperative Multicenter Reproductive Medicine Network (U10)
    Gregory Christman; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..of surgical treatment versus observation to achieve a spontaneous pregnancy or with the aid of intrauterine insemination. It is proposed that varicocele surgery will clearly benefit couples with infertility when the male partner has ..
  8. Nutritional Ecology of Adult Anopheles gambiae
    WOODBRIDGE FOSTER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Females, in turn, are dependent on male insemination for their own reproduction, and in addition require mammalian blood to develop eggs...
  9. COOPERATIVE MULTICENTER REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE NETWORK
    Christos Coutifaris; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..the first two clinical trials were completed and the initial analysis of the superovulation/intrauterine insemination (SO/IUI) protocol was published in the New England Journal of Medicine...
  10. HUMAN SPERM ZONA ACCEPTOR: ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS
    Susan Benoff; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..ion channel isofomis, with poor sperm-fertilization-potential biomarkers and low fertility by IVF, artificial insemination and coitus...
  11. Response of Rhesus Sperm to Freezing: Recovery from Osmotic and Oxidative Stress
    Stuart A Meyers; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..efficient macaque sperm cryopreservation and will aid in successful propagation of germplasm through artificial insemination and in vitro fertilization programs...
  12. Families created by assisted reproduction: parenting and child development
    Susan Golombok; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..With donor insemination, the child is genetically related to the mother but not the father, and with egg donation it is the mother with ..
  13. Families created by assisted reproduction: parenting and child development
    Susan Golombok; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..With donor insemination, the child is genetically related to the mother but not the father, and with egg donation it is the mother with ..
  14. FACTORS AFFECTING SPERM FERTILITY
    Gabor Huszar; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..We tested this hypothesis in our intrauterine insemination patients and found that CPK activities predict sperm fertilizing potential in fertile and infertile OS men...
  15. FACTORS AFFECTING SPERM FERTILITY
    Gabor Huszar; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..sperm function, combined with the fertility experience of the about 320 infertile couples in our intrauterine insemination program, will give us clear indication as to which of the parameters may be predictive to fertility/infertility...
  16. COOPERATIVE MULTICENTER REPRODUCTIVE MEDICINE NETWORK
    Michael Diamond; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The central hypothesis is that in infertile women undergoing ovarian stimulation and intrauterine insemination, the use of aromatase inhibitors will stimulate the ovaries sufficiently to produce no reduction in the rate of ..