Publications

Journal Articles

  1. & Inhibiting mevalonate pathway enzymes increases stromal cell resilience to a cholesterol-dependent cytolysin. Scientific Reports 7(1), 1-13.
  2. & Postpartum uterine infection and endometritis in dairy cattle. Animal Reproduction 14(3), 622-629.
  3. & Coordinated Role of Toll-Like Receptor-3 and Retinoic Acid-Inducible Gene-I in the Innate Response of Bovine Endometrial Cells to Virus. Frontiers in Immunology 8
  4. & Short communication: Glutamine modulates inflammatory responses to lipopolysaccharide in ex vivo bovine endometrium. Journal of Dairy Science 100
  5. & Innate immunity and the sensing of infection, damage and danger in the female genital tract. Journal of Reproductive Immunology 119, 67-73.
  6. & Toll-like receptor and related cytokine mRNA expression in bovine corpora lutea during the oestrous cycle and pregnancy. Reproduction in Domestic Animals
  7. & Signal transducer and activator of transcription-3 licenses Toll-like receptor 4-dependent interleukin (IL)-6 and IL-8 production via IL-6 receptor-positive feedback in endometrial cells. Mucosal Immunology 9(4), 1125-1136.
  8. Detection of Pathogens in Blood for Diagnosis of Sepsis and Beyond. EBioMedicine 9, 13-14.
  9. & Tethered bilayer membranes as a complementary tool for functional and structural studies: The pyolysin case. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta (BBA) - Biomembranes 1858(9), 2070-2080.
  10. & Glucose Availability and AMP-Activated Protein Kinase Link Energy Metabolism and Innate Immunity in the Bovine Endometrium. PLOS ONE 11(e0151416), 1-20.
  11. & Mechanisms linking bacterial infections of the bovine endometrium to disease and infertility. Reproductive Biology 16(1), 1-7.
  12. & Mevalonate biosynthesis intermediates are key regulators of innate immunity in bovine endometritis. Journal of Immunology 196
  13. & A three-dimensional model of primary bovine endometrium using an electrospun scaffold. Biofabrication 7(2), 025010
  14. Milk somatic cell counts and pregnancy rates in dairy cattle. Veterinary Record 176(16), 409-410.
  15. & Dynasore - not just a dynamin inhibitor. Cell Communication and Signaling 13(1), 1-7.
  16. & PHYSIOLOGY AND ENDOCRINOLOGY SYMPOSIUM: Uterine infection: Linking infection and innate immunity with infertility in the high-producing dairy cow. Journal of Animal Science 0(0), 0
  17. & Protective role of the dynamin inhibitor Dynasore against the cholesterol-dependent cytolysin of Trueperella pyogenes. The FASEB Journal 29(4), 1516-1528.
  18. Genes and environmental factors that influence disease resistance to microbes in the female reproductive tract of dairy cattle. Reproduction, Fertility and Development 27(1), 72
  19. & Genomic characterisation of an endometrial pathogenic Escherichia coli strain reveals the acquisition of genetic elements associated with extra-intestinal pathogenicity. BMC Genomics 15(1), 1075
  20. & Ovarian steroids do not affect bovine endometrial cytokine or chemokine responses to Escherichia coli or LPS in vitro. Reproduction 148(6), 593-606.
  21. & Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay for Quantification of Bovine Interleukin-8 to Study Infection and Immunity in the Female Genital Tract. American Journal of Reproductive Immunology, n/a-n/a.
  22. & Endometrial cells sense and react to tissue damage during infection of the bovine endometrium via interleukin 1. Scientific Reports 4, 7060
  23. et. al. SOCS genes expression during physiological and perturbed implantation in bovine endometrium. Reproduction 148(6), 545-557.
  24. & Innate immunity and inflammation of the bovine female reproductive tract in health and disease. Reproduction 148(3), R41-R51.
  25. et. al. Analysis of STAT1 expression and biological activity reveals interferon-tau-dependent STAT1-regulated SOCS genes in the bovine endometrium. Reproduction, Fertility and Development
  26. & Draft Genome Sequence of Escherichia coli MS499, Isolated from the Infected Uterus of a Postpartum Cow with Metritis. Genome Announcements 2(4), e00217-14-e00217-14.
  27. & Draft Genome Sequence of Trueperella pyogenes, Isolated from the Infected Uterus of a Postpartum Cow with Metritis. Genome Announcements 2(2), e00194-14-e00194-14.
  28. & Peripheral blood leukocytes of cows with subclinical endometritis show an altered cellular composition and gene expression. Theriogenology 81(7), 906-917.
  29. & Epithelial and Stromal Cells of Bovine Endometrium Have Roles in Innate Immunity and Initiate Inflammatory Responses to Bacterial Lipopeptides In Vitro via Toll-Like Receptors TLR2, TLR1, and TLR6. Endocrinology 155(4), 1453-1465.
  30. & Differential Endometrial Cell Sensitivity to a Cholesterol-Dependent Cytolysin Links Trueperella pyogenes to Uterine Disease in Cattle. Biology of Reproduction 90(3), 54-54.
  31. & Granulosa Cells from Emerged Antral Follicles of the Bovine Ovary Initiate Inflammation in Response to Bacterial Pathogen-Associated Molecular Patterns via Toll-Like Receptor Pathways. Biology of Reproduction 89(5), 119-119.
  32. & Phenotypic and Functional Heterogeneity of Bovine Blood Monocytes. PLoS ONE 8(8), e71502
  33. & Pathogen-Associated Molecular Patterns Initiate Inflammation and Perturb the Endocrine Function of Bovine Granulosa Cells From Ovarian Dominant Follicles via TLR2 and TLR4 Pathways. Endocrinology 154(9), 3377-3386.
  34. & Bovine Endometrial Stromal Cells Support Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha-Induced Bovine Herpesvirus Type 4 Enhanced Replication. Biology of Reproduction 88(5), 135-135.
  35. & Ghrelin inhibits LPS-induced release of IL-6 from mouse dopaminergic neurones. Journal of Neuroinflammation 10(1), 40
  36. & Polarised bovine endometrial epithelial cells vectorially secrete prostaglandins and chemotactic factors under physiological and pathological conditions. Reproduction 145(1), 57-72.
  37. & Lipopolysaccharide Reduces the Primordial Follicle Pool in the Bovine Ovarian Cortex Ex Vivo and in the Murine Ovary In Vivo. Biology of Reproduction 88(4), 98-98.
  38. & Immunity and Inflammation in the Uterus. Reproduction in Domestic Animals 47, 402-409.
  39. & Explants of Intact Endometrium to Model Bovine Innate Immunity and Inflammation Ex Vivo. American Journal of Reproductive Immunology 67(6), 526-539.
  40. & Toll-Like Receptor Expression and Function in the COV434 Granulosa Cell Line. American Journal of Reproductive Immunology, n/a-n/a.
  41. & Toll-Like Receptor 4 and MYD88-Dependent Signaling Mechanisms of the Innate Immune System Are Essential for the Response to Lipopolysaccharide by Epithelial and Stromal Cells of the Bovine Endometrium. Biology of Reproduction 86(2), 51-51.
  42. Innate immunity in the human endometrium and ovary. AJRI
  43. & Lipopolysaccharide Initiates Inflammation in Bovine Granulosa Cells via the TLR4 Pathway and Perturbs Oocyte Meiotic Progression in Vitro. Endocrinology 152(12), 5029-5040.
  44. & Endometrial Explant Culture to Study the Response of Equine Endometrium to Insemination. Reproduction in Domestic Animals
  45. & The Chemokine IL8 Is Up-Regulated in Bovine Endometrial Stromal Cells by the BoHV-4 IE2 Gene Product, ORF50/Rta: A Step Ahead Toward a Mechanism for BoHV-4 Induced Endometritis. Biology of Reproduction 83(6), 919-928.
  46. & Markers of the uterine innate immune response of the mare. Animal Reproduction Science 119(1-2), 31-39.
  47. & Toll-like receptor 4 mediates the response of epithelial and stromal cells to lipopolysaccharide in the endometrium.. PLoS One 5, e12906
  48. & Specific strains of Escherichia coli are pathogenic for the endometrium of cattle and cause pelvic inflammatory disease in cattle and mice.. PLoS One 5, e9192
  49. & Defining Postpartum Uterine Disease and the Mechanisms of Infection and Immunity in the Female Reproductive Tract in Cattle. Biology of Reproduction 81(6), 1025-1032.
  50. & Mechanisms of Infertility Associated with Clinical and Subclinical Endometritis in High Producing Dairy Cattle. Reproduction in Domestic Animals 44, 1-9.
  51. & Isolation and characterization of bovine herpesvirus 4 (BoHV-4) from a cow affected by post partum metritis and cloning of the genome as a bacterial artificial chromosome. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 7(1), 83
  52. et. al. Expression of genes associated with immunity in the endometrium of cattle with disparate postpartum uterine disease and fertility. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 7(1), 55
  53. & Bacterial Lipopolysaccharide Induces an Endocrine Switch from Prostaglandin F2  to Prostaglandin E2 in Bovine Endometrium. Endocrinology 150(4), 1912-1920.
  54. & Defining Postpartum Uterine Disease and the Mechanisms of Infection and Immunity in the Female Reproductive Tract in Cattle. Biology of Reproduction 81(6), 1025-1032.
  55. & Bovine endometrial stromal cells display osteogenic properties. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 6(1), 65
  56. et. al. Toll-like receptor and antimicrobial peptide expression in the bovine endometrium. Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 6(1), 53
  57. et. al. ORIGINAL ARTICLE: The Effect of Escherichia coli Lipopolysaccharide and Tumour Necrosis Factor Alpha on Ovarian Function. American Journal of Reproductive Immunology 60(5), 462-473.
  58. & Bacterial infection of endometrial stromal cells influences bovine herpesvirus 4 immediate early gene activation: a new insight into bacterial and viral interaction for uterine disease. Reproduction 136(3), 361-366.
  59. & Effect of Escherichia coli infection of the bovine uterus from the whole animal to the cell. animal 2(08)
  60. et. al. The Effect of Maternal Body Condition Score Before and During Pregnancy on the Glucose Tolerance of Adult Sheep Offspring. Reproductive Sciences 15(5), 448-456.
  61. & Uterine diseases in cattle after parturition. The Veterinary Journal 176(1), 115-121.
  62. & ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Endometrial Explant Culture for Characterizing Equine Endometritis. American Journal of Reproductive Immunology 59(2), 105-117.
  63. & Bacterial infection of endometrial stromal cells influences bovine herpesvirus 4 immediate early gene activation: a new insight into bacterial and viral interaction for uterine disease. Reproduction 136(3), 361-366.
  64. et. al. Ovarian follicular cells have innate immune capabilities that modulate their endocrine function. Reproduction 134(5), 683-693.
  65. et. al. The effects of Arcanobacterium pyogenes on endometrial function in vitro, and on uterine and ovarian function in vivo. Theriogenology 68(7), 972-980.
  66. et. al. The relationship between uterine pathogen growth density and ovarian function in the postpartum dairy cow. Theriogenology 68(4), 549-559.
  67. & Bovine herpesvirus 4 is tropic for bovine endometrial cells and modulates endocrine function. Reproduction 134(1), 183-197.
  68. et. al. Expression and Function of Toll-Like Receptor 4 in the Endometrial Cells of the Uterus. Endocrinology 147(1), 562-570.
  69. & Defining postpartum uterine disease in cattle. Theriogenology 65(8), 1516-1530.
  70. & Use of the cow as a large animal model of uterine infection and immunity. Journal of Reproductive Immunology 69(1), 13-22.
  71. & The management of bovine reproduction in elite herds. The Veterinary Journal 171(1), 70-78.
  72. et. al. Clinical evaluation of postpartum vaginal mucus reflects uterine bacterial infection and the immune response in cattle. Theriogenology 63(1), 102-117.
  73. Expression and Function of Toll-Like Receptor 4 in the Endometrial Cells of the Uterus. Endocrinology 147(1), 562-570.
  74. & Postpartum uterine health in cattle. Animal Reproduction Science 82-83, 295-306.
  75. & Effect of intrauterine administration of oestradiol on postpartum uterine bacterial infection in cattle. Animal Reproduction Science 81(1-2), 13-23.
  76. & The effect of intrauterine administration of estradiol on postpartum uterine involution in cattle. Theriogenology 59(5-6), 1357-1371.
  77. & The effect of intrauterine administration of estradiol on postpartum uterine involution in cattle. Theriogenology 59(5-6), 1357-1371.
  78. Effect of the Regressing Corpus Luteum of Pregnancy on Ovarian Folliculogenesis after Parturition in Cattle. Biology of Reproduction 66, 266
  79. Sheldon, I.M., Dobson, H. Effect of administration of eCG to postpartum cows on folliculogenesis in the ovary ipsilateral to the previously gravid uterine horn and uterine involution. 119
  80. & Effects of gonadotrophin releasing hormone administered 11 days after insemination on the pregnancy rates of cattle to the first and later services. Veterinary Record 133(7), 160-163.