Molecular and developmental endocrinology

Špirhanzlová P., De Groef B., Nicholson F.E., Grommen S.V.H., Marras G., Sébillot A., Demeneix B.A., Pallud-Mothré S., Lemkine G.F., Tindall A.J., Du Pasquier D. (2017) Using short-term bioassays for the evaluation of the endocrine disrupting capacity of the pesticides linuron and fenoxycarb. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part C Toxicology & Pharmacology 200: 52-58. doi: 10.1016/j.cbpc.2017.06.006

Watanabe Y., Grommen S.V.H.,  De Groef B. (2017) Effect of in ovo injection of corticotropin-releasing hormone on the timing and spread of hatching in broiler chickens. Poultry Science 96: 3452–3456. doi:10.3382/ps/pex162

Juma A.R., Grommen S.V.H., O'Bryan M.K., O’Connor A.E., Merriner D.J., Hall N.E., Doyle S.R., Damdimopoulou P.E., Barriga D., Hart A.H., Van de Ven W.M.J. & De Groef B. (2017) PLAG1 deficiency impairs spermatogenesis and sperm motility in mice. Scientific Reports 7: 5317. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-05676-4

Noy E.B., Scott M.K., Grommen S.V.H., Robert K.A., De Groef B. (2017) Molecular cloning and tissue distribution of Crh and Pomc mRNA in the fat-tailed dunnart (Sminthopsis crassicaudata), an Australian marsupial. Gene 627: 26-31. doi:10.1016/j.gene.2017.06.004

Grommen S.V.H., Scott M.K., Darras V.M., De Groef B. (2017) Spatial and temporal expression profiles of urocortin 3 mRNA in the brain of the chicken (Gallus gallus). Journal of Comparative Neurology 525: 2583-2591. doi:10.1002/cne.24223

Murden D., Hunnam J., De Groef B., Rawlin G., McCowan C. (2016) Comparison of methodologies in determining bone marrow fat percentage under different environmental conditions: assessing a tool for ruminant welfare investigations. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation 29: 83-90. doi:10.1177/1040638716680250

Rayment D.J., Peters R.A., Marston L.C., De Groef B. (2016) Investigating canine personality structure using owner questionnaires measuring pet dog behaviour and personality. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 180: 100-106. doi:10.1016/j.applanim.2016.04.002

Guzman C.E., Bereza-Malcolm L.T., De Groef B., Franks A.E. (2016) Uptake of milk with and without fiber during the monogastric phase: effect on fibrolytic and methanogenic microorganisms in the gastrointestinal tract of calves. Animal Science Journal 87: 378-388. doi:10.1111/asj.12429

Watanabe Y., Grommen S.V.H., De Groef B. (2016) Corticotropin-releasing hormone: mediator of vertebrate life stage transitions? General and Comparative Endocrinology 228: 60-68. doi: 10.1016/j.ygcen.2016.02.012

Juma A.R., Damdimopoulou P.E., Grommen S.V.H., Van de Ven W.J.M., De Groef B. (2016) Emerging role of PLAG1 as a regulator of growth and reproduction. Journal of Endocrinology 228: R1-R13. doi:10.1530/JOE-15-0449

Guzman C.E., Bereza-Malcolm L.T., De Groef B., Franks A.E. (2015) Presence of selected methanogens, fibrolytic bacteria, and proteobacteria in the gastrointestinal tract of neonatal dairy calves from birth to 72 hours. PLoS One 10: e0133048.

Raglus T.I., De Groef B., Marston L.C. (2015) Can bark counter collars and owner surveys help identify factors that relate to nuisance barking? A pilot study. Journal of Veterinary Behavior: Clinical Applications and Research 10: 204-209.

Rayment D.J., De Groef B., Peters R.A., Marston L.C. (2015) Applied personality assessment in domestic dogs: limitations and caveats. Applied Animal Behaviour Science 163: 1-18.

Ockenden E.M., De Groef B., Marston L. (2014) Animal hoarding in Victoria, Australia: an exploratory study. Anthrozoos 27: 33-47.

De Groef B., Grommen S.V.H., Darras V.M. (2013) Hatching the cleidoic egg: the role of thyroid hormones. Frontiers in Endocrinology 4: 63. doi:10.3389/fendo.2013.00063