Key publications

Key publications

Negative energy balance and metabolic stress in relation to oocyte and embryo quality: an update on possible pathways reducing fertility in dairy cows

Jo L.M.R. Leroy1, Jessie de Bie, Lies Jordaens, Karolien Desmet, Anouk Smits, Waleed F.A. Marei, Peter E.J. Bols, Veerle Van Hoeck, Anim. Reprod., v.14, n.3, Jul./Sept. 2017

Exposure of bovine oocytes and embryos to elevated non-esterified fatty acid concentrations: integration of epigenetic and transcriptomic signatures in resultant blastocysts

Desmet KLJ; Van Hoeck V; Gagné D; Fournier E; Thakur A; O’Doherty AM; Walsh CP; Sirard MA; Bols PEJ; Leroy JLMR. 2016. . BMC Genomics 17:1004.

Maternal metabolic stress may affect oviduct gatekeeper function

Jordaens Lies, Van Hoeck Veerle, Maillo Veronica, Gutierrez-Adan Alfonso, Marei Waleed, Vlaeminck Bruno, Thys Sofie, Sturmey Roger G.s., Bols Peter, Leroy Jo, Reproduction / Society for the Study of Fertility [Cambridge] - ISSN 1470-1626 - (2017), p. 1-30

Effect of nutritionally induced hyperlipidaemia on in vitro bovine embryo quality depends on the type of major fatty acid in the diet

Marei Waleed, Arias Alvarez Maria, Van Hoeck Veerle, Gutierrez-Adan Alfonso, Bols Peter, Leroy Jo, Reproduction, fertility and development - ISSN 1031-3613 - (2016), p. 1-33

Nutrition and maternal metabolic health in relation to oocyte and embryo quality : critical views on what we learned from the dairy cow model

Leroy Jo, Valckx Sara, Jordaens Lies, De Bie Jessie, Desmet Karolien, Van Hoeck Veerle, Britt Jack H., Marei Waleed, Bols Peter, Reproduction, fertility and development 1031-3613-(2015),p. 1-28

Elevated non-esterified fatty acid concentrations during in vitro murine follicle growth alter follicular physiology and reduce oocyte developmental competence 

Valckx SD, Van Hoeck V, Arias-Alvarez M, Maillo V, Lopez-Cardona AP, Gutierrez-Adan A, Berth M, Cortvrindt R, Bols PE, Leroy JL, Fertility and Sterility, Volume 102, Issue 6, December 2014, Pages 1769–1776


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