Department of Pathobiological Sciences
Folliculogenesis in cattle and many aspects of reproductive biology in mares. Transrectal ultrasonography is a principle research tool.
Transvaginal ultrasonography is used to manipulate the ovarian follicular populations. Hormonal assays are done to assess the gonadotropins and ovarian steroids and their roles in reproductive events.
- Ginther, O.J., Pinaffi, F.L.V., Khan, F.A., Duarte, L.F., Beg, M.A. 2013. Circadian influence on the preovulatory LH surge, ovulation, and prolactin concentrations in heifers. Theriogenology 79:528–533.
- Ginther, O.J., Santos, V.G., Mir, R.A., Beg, M.A. 2013. Progesterone concentration when the future ovulatory follicle and corpus luteum are in ipsilateral or contralateral ovaries in heifers. Theriogenology 79:534–540.