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Investigation of relationship between vitamin D status and reproductive fitness in Scottish hill sheep

Zhou, PZ., McEvoy, TG., Gill, A. C., Lambe, NR., Morgan-Davies, C., Hurst, E., Sargison, ND. & Mellanby, R. J., 4 Feb 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1162.

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vitamin D
Scottish Blackface
ewes
25-hydroxycholecalciferol
sheep
2012
4 Citations (Scopus)
blood serum
fish oils
in vitro culture
ewes
embryogenesis
7 Citations (Scopus)
fetal development
in vitro culture
lipoproteins
vitamin E
embryo (animal)
2011
12 Citations (Scopus)

Traversing the ovine cervix a challenge for cryopreserved semen and creative science

Robinson, JJ., McKelvey, WAC., King, ME., Mitchell, SE., Mylne, MJA., McEvoy, TG., Dingwall, WS. & Williams, LM., 2011, In : Animal. 5, 11, p. 1791 - 1804 14 p.

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cervix
insemination
semen
sheep
embryo transfer
2009
17 Citations (Scopus)

Dietary carbohydrates and amino acids influence oocyte quality in dairy heifers

Rooke, JA., Ainslie, A., Watt, RG., Alink, FM., McEvoy, TG., Sinclair, KD., Garnsworthy, PC. & Webb, R., 2009, In : Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 21, 3, p. 419 - 427 9 p.

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dairy heifers
dietary carbohydrate
oocytes
leucine
amino acids
2008

Feeding frequency has diet-dependent effects on plasma hormone concentrations but does not affect oocyte quality in diary heifers fed fibre- or starch-based diets

Rooke, JA., Ainslie, A., Watt, RG., Alink, FM., McEvoy, TG., Sinclair, KD., Garnsworthy, PC. & Webb, R., 2008, In : Animal. 2, 9, p. 1361 - 1370 10 p.

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2007
506 Citations (Scopus)

DNA methylation, insulin resistance, and blood pressure in offspring determined by maternal periconceptional B vitamin and methionine status

Sinclair, KD., Allegrucci, C., Singh, R., Gardner, DS., Sebastian, S., Bispham, J., Thurston, A., Huntley, JF., Rees, WD., Maloney, CA., Lea, RG., Craigon, J., McEvoy, TG. & Young, LE., 2007, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. 104, p. 19351 - 19356 6 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of cobalt/vitamin B12 status in ewes on ovum development and lamb viability at birth

Mitchell, LM., Robinson, JJ., Watt, RG., McEvoy, TG., Ashworth, CJ., Rooke, JA. & Dwyer, CM., 2007, In : Reproduction and Fertility Development. 19, p. 553 - 562 10 p.

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80 Citations (Scopus)

Embryo viability and metabolism: obeying the quiet rules

Leese, HJ., Sturmey, RG., Baumann, CG. & McEvoy, TG., 2007, In : Human Reproduction. 22, p. 3047 - 3050 4 p.

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41 Citations (Scopus)

Ovine fetal development is more sensitive to perturbation by the presence of serum in embryo culture before rather than after compaction

Rooke, JA., McEvoy, TG., Ashworth, CJ., Robinson, JJ., Wilmut, I., Young, LE. & Sinclair, KD., 2007, In : Theriogenology. 67, p. 639 - 647 9 p.

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2006
13 Citations (Scopus)

Embryo technologies and animal health - consequences for the animal following ovum pick-up, in vitro embryo production and somatic cell nuclear transfer

McEvoy, TG., Alink, FM., Moreira, VC., Watt, RG. & Powell, KA., 2006, In : Theriogenology. 65, p. 926 - 942 17 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Number of ovulations in texel x Scottish hill ewes carrying the inverdale fecundity (FecXI) gene

Alink, FM., Robinson, JJ., Mylne, MJA., Kenyon, P., Watt, RG., Wood, MJ. & McEvoy, TG., 2006, In : Veterinary Record. 159, p. 154 - 156 3 p.

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119 Citations (Scopus)

Nutrition and fertility in ruminant livestock

Robinson, JJ., Ashworth, CJ., Rooke, JA., Mitchell, LM. & McEvoy, TG., 2006, In : Animal Feed Science and Technology. 126, p. 259 - 276 18 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

Zygote donor nitrogen metabolism and in vitro embryo culture perturbs in utero development and IGF2R expression in ovine fetal tissues

Powell, K., Rooke, JA., McEvoy, TG., Ashworth, CJ., Robinson, JJ., Wilmut, I., Young, LE. & Sinclair, KD., 2006, In : Theriogenology. 66, p. 1901 - 1912 12 p.

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2005
9 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of inclusion of serum and granulocyte-macrophage colony stimulating factor on secretion of interferon-t during the in vitro culture of ovine embryos

Rooke, JA., Ewen, M., McEvoy, TG., Entrican, G. & Ashworth, CJ., 2005, In : Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 17, p. 513 - 521 9 p.

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2004
34 Citations (Scopus)
2003
44 Citations (Scopus)

Consequences of exposure to serum, with or without vitamin E supplementation, in terms of the fatty acid content and viability of bovine blastocysts production in vitro

Reis, A., Rooke, JA., McCallum, GJ., Staines, ME., Ewen, M., Lomax, MA. & McEvoy, TG., 2003, In : Reproduction, Fertility and Development. 15, p. 275 - 284 10 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Consequences of manipulating gametes and embryos of ruminant species

McEvoy, TG., Ashworth, CJ., Rooke, JA. & Sinclair, KD., 2003, In : Reproduction. 61, p. 167 - 182 16 p.

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18 Citations (Scopus)

Manipulation of domestic animal embryos and implications for development

McEvoy, TG., 2003, In : Reproduction in Domestic Animals. 38, p. 268 - 275 8 p.

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2002
25 Citations (Scopus)

Development, amino acid utilization and cell allocation in bovine embryos after in vitro production in contrasting culture systems

Kuran, M., Robinson, JJ., Brown, DS. & McEvoy, TG., 2002, In : Reproduction. 124, p. 155 - 165 11 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of epidural injections and transvaginal aspiration of ovarian follicles in heifers used repeatedly for ultrasound-guided retrieval of ova and embryo production

McEvoy, TG., Thompson, H., Dolman, DF., Watt, RG., Reis, A. & Staines, ME., 2002, In : Veterinary Record. 151, p. 653 - 658 6 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Embryo production using defined oocyte maturation and zygote culture media following repeated ovum pick-up (OPU) from FSH-stimulated Simmental heifers

Reis, A., Staines, ME., Watt, RG., Dolman, DF. & McEvoy, TG., 2002, In : Animal Reproduction Science. 72, p. 137 - 151 15 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Fatty acid profiles during development of sheep eggs in vivo

Reis, A., Mitchell, LM., Rooke, JA., Ewen, M., Lomax, MA., Robinson, JJ. & McEvoy, TG., 2002, In : Theriogenology. 57, p. 4 - 7 4 p.

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Laparoscopic oocyte aspiration from ewes fed diets with or without 3% fish oil at contrasting stages of the breeding season

Mitchell, LM., Reis, A., Staines, ME., Rooke, JA., Dingwall, WS. & McEvoy, TG., 2002, In : Theriogenology. 57, p. 4 -

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25 Citations (Scopus)

Season affects characteristics of the pre-ovulatory LH surge and embryo viability in superovulated ewes

Mitchell, LM., Dingwall, WS., Mylne, MJA., Hunton, J., Matthews, K., Gebbie, FE., McCallum, GJ. & McEvoy, TG., 2002, In : Animal Reproduction Science. 74, p. 163 - 174 12 p.

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2001

Consequences of epidural injection and transvaginal ovarian puncture in heifers used repeatedly for ultrasound-guided ovum pick-up

McEvoy, TG., Thomson, H., Dolman, DF., Watt, RG., Reis, A. & Staines, ME., 2001, In : Theriogenology. 55, p. 1 - 2 2 p.

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58 Citations (Scopus)

Developmental consequences of embryo and cell manipulation in mice and farm animals.

McEvoy, TG., Robinson, JJ. & Sinclair, KD., 2001, In : Reproduction. 122, p. 507 - 518 12 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

Development and de novo protein synthetic activity of bovine embryos produced in vitro in different culture systems

Kuran, M., Robinson, JJ., Staines, ME. & McEvoy, TG., 2001, In : Theriogenology. 55, p. 593 - 606 14 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)

DNA damaging agents increase gadd153 (CHOP-10) mRNA levels in bovine preimplantation embryos cultured in vitro

Fontanier-Razzaq, N., McEvoy, TG., Robinson, JJ. & Rees, WD., 2001, In : Biology of Reproduction. 64 (5), p. 1386 - 1391 6 p.

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652 Citations (Scopus)

Epigenetic change in IGF2R is associated with fetal overgrowth after sheep embryo culture

Young, LE., Fernandes, K., McEvoy, TG., Butterwith, SC., Gutierrez, CG., Carolan, C., Broadbent, PJ., Robinson, JJ., Wilmut, I. & Sinclair, KD., 2001, In : Nature Genetics. 27, p. 153 - 154 2 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Nutrition in the expression of reproductive potential

Robinson, JJ., McEvoy, TG. & Ashworth, CJ., 2001, In : Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences. 10, p. 15 - 27 13 p.

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Ovine embryo production in vitro using sera with contrasting lipid profiles

Onal, AG., Staines, ME., Speake, BK., Robinson, JJ., Hutchinson, JSM. & McEvoy, TG., 2001, In : Theriogenology. 55, p. 1 -

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160 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of dietary energy and protein on bovine follicular dynamics and embryo production in vitro: associations with the ovarian insulin-like growth factor system

Armstrong, DG., McEvoy, TG., Baxter, G., Robinson, JJ., Hogg, CO., Woad, KJ., Webb, R. & Sinclair, KD., 2001, In : Biology of Reproduction. 64, p. 1624 - 1632 9 p.

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2000

Amino acid uptake by bovine embryos produced in different culture systems

McEvoy, TG., Kuran, M., Brown, D., Buchan, V., McCallum, GJ., Wilmut, I., Sinclair, KD. & Robinson, JJ., 2000, In : Theriogenology. 53, p. 3 -

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Effect of dietary supplementation of fish oil on the yield, quality and in vitro metabolism of embryos from superovulated sheep

Onal, AG., Robinson, JJ., Kuran, M., King, ME., Staines, ME., Hutchinson, JSM. & McEvoy, TG., 2000, In : Theriogenology. 53, p. 3 -

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261 Citations (Scopus)

Fatty acid composition of lipids in immature cattle, pig and sheep oocytes with intact zona pellucida

McEvoy, TG., Coull, GD., Broadbent, PJ., Hutchinson, JSM. & Speake, BK., 2000, In : Journal of Reproduction and Fertility. 118, p. 163 - 170 8 p.

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152 Citations (Scopus)

In utero overgrowth in ruminants following embryo culture: Lessons from mice and a warning to men.

Sinclair, KD., Young, LE., Wilmut, I. & McEvoy, TG., 2000, In : Human Reproduction. 15 (Supplement 5), p. 68 - 86 19 p.

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81 Citations (Scopus)

Large offspring syndrome and other consequences of ruminant embryo culture in vitro: relevance to blastocyst culture in human ART

McEvoy, TG., Sinclair, KD., Young, LE., Wilmut, I. & Robinson, JJ., 2000, In : Human Fertility. 3 (2), p. 238 - 246 9 p.

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128 Citations (Scopus)

Nitrogen metabolism and fertility in cattle: II. Development of oocytes recovered from heifers offered diets differing in their rate of nitrogen release in the rumen

Sinclair, KD., Kuran, M., Gebbie, FE., Webb, R. & McEvoy, TG., 2000, In : Journal of Animal Science. 78, p. 2670 - 2680 11 p.

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Ovine fetal development following different periods of in vitro culture

Kuran, M., McEvoy, TG., Young, LE., Broadbent, PJ., Robinson, JJ. & Sinclair, KD., 2000, In : Theriogenology. 53, p. 3 - 1 1 p.

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Season affects in vitro developmental competence of ovine oocytes

Mitchell, LM., Staines, ME., McCallum, GJ., Kuran, M. & McEvoy, TG., 2000, In : Theriogenology. 53(1), p. 9 - 4 4 p.

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1999
158 Citations (Scopus)

Aberrant fetal growth and development after in vitro culture of sheep zygotes.

Sinclair, KD., McEvoy, TG., Maxfield, EK., Maltin, CA., Young, LE., Wilmut, I., Broadbent, PJ. & Robinson, JJ., 1999, In : Journal of Reproduction and Fertility. 116, p. 177 - 186 10 p.

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14 Citations (Scopus)

A dietary supplement of calcium soaps of fatty acids enhances luteal function in sheep

Kuran, M., Onal, AG., Robinson, JJ., Mackie, K., Speake, BK. & McEvoy, TG., 1999, In : Animal Science. 69, p. 385 - 393 9 p.

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Altered IGF finding protein expression is associated with large offspring syndrome in fetal sheep

Young, LE., Guttierez, CG., Butterwith, SC., Robinson, JJ., Broadbent, PJ., McEvoy, TG., Wilmut, I. & Sinclair, KD., 1999, In : Theriogenology. 51, p. 9 -

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Dietary nitrogen metabolism, folliculogenesis and IVP in cattle

Sinclair, KD., Kuran, M., Sorohan, P., Staines, ME. & McEvoy, TG., 1999, In : Theriogenology. 51, p. 9 -

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Ovine fetal development following embryo culture in synthetic oviductal fluid with added ammonium

McEvoy, TG., Robinson, JJ., Carolan, C., Staines, ME., Broadbent, PJ. & Sinclair, KD., 1999, In : Theriogenology. 51, p. 9 -

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1998

Conceptus growth and development following in vitro culture of ovine embryos in media supplemented with bovine sera

Sinclair, KD., McEvoy, TG., Carolan, C., Maxfield, EK., Maltin, CA., Young, LE., Wilmut, I., Robinson, JJ. & Broadbent, PJ., 1998, In : Theriogenology. 49, p. 218 - 218 1 p.

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In vitro maturation for 16 or 24 hours and subsequent development of oocytes recovered in vivo from FSH-stimulated heifers or post mortem from unstimulated ovaries

McEvoy, TG., Staines, ME., Dolman, DF., Watt, RG., Higgins, LC. & Broadbent, PJ., 1998, In : Theriogenology. 49, p. 2 - 5 4 p.

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