Selected Publications

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Selected publications:

Machado SA, Sharif M, Wang H, Bovin N, Miller DJ. Release of Porcine Sperm from Oviduct Cells is Stimulated by Progesterone and Requires CatSper. Sci Rep. 2019 Dec 20;9(1):19546. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-55834-z. PubMed PMID: 31862909; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6925244.

Dutta S, Aoki K, Doungkamchan K, Tiemeyer M, Bovin N, Miller DJ. Sulfated Lewis A trisaccharide on oviduct membrane glycoproteins binds bovine sperm and lengthens sperm lifespan. J Biol Chem. 2019 Sep 6;294(36):13445-13463. doi: 10.1074/jbc.RA119.007695. Epub 2019 Jul 23. PubMed PMID: 31337705; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6737213.

Najafi A, Daghigh Kia H, Mehdipour M, Shamsollahi M, Miller DJ. Does fennel extract ameliorate oxidative stress frozen-thawed ram sperm?. Cryobiology. 2019 Apr;87:47-51. doi: 10.1016/j.cryobiol.2019.02.006. Epub 2019 Mar 1. PubMed PMID: 30831077.

Winters RA, Hamilton DN, Bhatnagar AS, Fitzgerald R, Bovin N, Miller DJ. Porcine sperm binding to oviduct cells and glycans as supplements to traditional laboratory semen analysis. J Anim Sci. 2018 Dec 3;96(12):5265-5275. doi: 10.1093/jas/sky372. PubMed PMID: 30252064; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6276572.

Miller DJ. Review: The epic journey of sperm through the female reproductive tract.Animal. 2018 Jun;12(s1):s110-s120. doi: 10.1017/S1751731118000526. Epub 2018 Mar 19. Review. PubMed PMID: 29551099.

Winters RA, Nettenstrom LM, Lopez DG, Willenburg KL, Vishwanath R, Bovin NV, Miller DJ. Effect of sorting boar spermatozoa by sex chromosomes on oviduct cell binding.Theriogenology. 2018 Mar 1;108:22-28. doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2017.11.010. Epub 2017 Nov 21. PubMed PMID: 29182943.

Silva E, Frost D, Li L, Bovin N, Miller DJ. Lactadherin is a candidate oviduct Lewis X trisaccharide receptor on porcine spermatozoa. Andrology. 2017 May;5(3):589-597. doi: 10.1111/andr.12340. Epub 2017 Mar 15. PubMed PMID: 28296340; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6314845.

Sharif M, Silva E, Shah STA, Miller DJ. Redistribution of soluble N-ethylmaleimide-sensitive-factor attachment protein receptors in mouse sperm membranes prior to the acrosome reaction. Biol Reprod. 2017 Feb 1;96(2):352-365. doi: 10.1095/biolreprod.116.143735. PubMed PMID: 28203732.

Silva E, Miller DJ. Involvement of specific oviduct cell glycans in sperm binding to form a reservoir. J Vet Andrology. 2016 August; 1:24-28.

Miller DJ. Regulation of Sperm Function by Oviduct Fluid and the Epithelium: Insight into the Role of Glycans. Reprod Domest Anim. 2015 Jul;50 Suppl 2:31-9. doi: 10.1111/rda.12570. Review. PubMed PMID: 26174917.

Daigneault BW, McNamara KA, Purdy PH, Krisher RL, Knox RV, Rodriguez-Zas SL, Miller DJ. Enhanced fertility prediction of cryopreserved boar spermatozoa using novel sperm function assessment. Andrology. 2015 May;3(3):558-68. doi: 10.1111/andr.12035. Epub 2015 Apr 24. PubMed PMID: 25914302.

Miller DJ. Regulation of sperm function by oviduct fluid and epithelium: Insight into the role of glycans. Reprod Domestic Anim. 2015; 50(Suppl 2):31-39. doi: 10.1111/rda.12570.

Machado SA, Kadirvel G, Daigneault BW, Korneli C, Miller P, Bovin N, Miller DJ. LewisX-containing glycans on the porcine oviductal epithelium contribute to formation of the sperm reservoir. Biol Reprod. 2014 Dec;91(6):140. doi: 10.1095/biolreprod.114.119503. Epub 2014 Oct 22. PubMed PMID: 25339106.

Silva E, Kadirvel G, Jiang R, Bovin N, Miller D. Multiple proteins from ejaculated and epididymal porcine spermatozoa bind glycan motifs found in the oviduct. Andrology.2014 Sep;2(5):763-71. doi: 10.1111/j.2047-2927.2014.00249.x. Epub 2014 Jul 31. PubMed PMID: 25079898.

Daigneault BW, McNamara KA, Purdy PH, Krisher RL, Knox RV, Miller DJ. Novel and traditional traits of frozen-thawed porcine sperm related to in vitro fertilization success. Theriogenology. 2014 Jul 15;82(2):266-73. doi: 10.1016/j.theriogenology.2014.04.006. Epub 2014 Apr 23. PubMed PMID: 24839923.

Bi J, Li Y, Sun F, Saalbach A, Klein C, Miller DJ, Hess R, Nowak RA. Basigin null mutant male mice are sterile and exhibit impaired interactions between germ cells and Sertoli cells. Dev Biol. 2013 Aug 15;380(2):145-56. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2013.05.023. Epub 2013 May 28. PubMed PMID: 23727514; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3778672.

Kadirvel G, Machado SA, Korneli C, Collins E, Miller P, Bess KN, Aoki K, Tiemeyer M, Bovin N, Miller DJ. Porcine sperm bind to specific 6-sialylated biantennary glycans to form the oviduct reservoir. Biol Reprod. 2012 Jun;87(6):147. doi: 10.1095/biolreprod.112.103879. Print 2012 Jun. PubMed PMID: 23115267; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4435431.

Miller DJ. Physiology and endocrinology symposium: sperm-oviduct interactions in livestock and poultry. J Anim Sci. 2011 May;89(5):1312-4. doi: 10.2527/jas.2010-3796. Epub 2010 Dec 23. PubMed PMID: 21183714.

Zimmerman SW, Manandhar G, Yi YJ, Gupta SK, Sutovsky M, Odhiambo JF, Powell MD, Miller DJ, Sutovsky P. Sperm proteasomes degrade sperm receptor on the egg zona pellucida during mammalian fertilization. PLoS One. 2011 Feb 23;6(2):e17256. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0017256. PubMed PMID: 21383844; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3044170.