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Bertoldo M; Listijono D; Ho W-HJ; Riepsamen A; Jin X; Selesniemi K; Goss D; Mahbub S; Campbell J; Habibalahi A; Loh W-GN; Youngson N; Maniam J; Wong ASA; Richani D; Li C; Zhao Y; Marinova M; Kim L-J; Lau L; Wu R; Mikolaizak S; Araki T; Le Couteur D; Turner N; Morris M; Walters K; Goldys E; O’Neill C; Gilchrist R; Sinclair D; Homer H; Wu L, 2019, 'NAD+ repletion rescues female fertility during reproductive ageing', ,

Walters KA; Paris VR; Aflatounian A; Handelsman DJ, 2019, 'Androgens and ovarian function: translation from basic discovery research to clinical impact', JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGY, vol. 242, pp. R23 - R50,

Stepto NK; Moreno-Asso A; McIlvenna LC; Walters KA; Rodgers RJ, 2019, 'Molecular Mechanisms of Insulin Resistance in Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Unraveling the Conundrum in Skeletal Muscle?', The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism, vol. 104, pp. 5372 - 5381,

Burchall GF; Pouniotis DS; Teede HJ; Ranasinha S; Walters KA; Piva TJ, 2019, 'Expression of the plasminogen system in the physiological mouse ovary and in the pathological polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) state', Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology, vol. 17, pp. 33,

Bertoldo MJ; Caldwell ASL; Riepsamen AH; Lin D; Gonzalez MB; Robker RL; Ledger WL; Gilchrist RB; Handelsman DJ; Walters KA, 2019, 'A hyperandrogenic environment causes intrinsic defects that are detrimental to follicular dynamics in a PCOS mouse model', Endocrinology, vol. 160, pp. 699 - 715,

Walters KA; Eid S; Edwards MC; Thuis-Watson R; Desai R; Bowman M; Marren AJ; Handelsman DJ, 2019, 'Steroid profiles by liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry of matched serum and single dominant ovarian follicular fluid from women undergoing IVF', Reproductive BioMedicine Online, vol. 38, pp. 30 - 37,

Tarulli GA; Laven-Law G; Shehata M; Walters KA; Denis IM; Rahman MM; Handelsman DJ; Dean NR; Tilley WD; Hickey TE, 2019, 'Androgen Receptor Signalling Promotes a Luminal Phenotype in Mammary Epithelial Cells', Journal of Mammary Gland Biology and Neoplasia, vol. 24, pp. 99 - 108,

Bertoldo MJ; Uddin GM; Youngson NA; Agapiou D; Walters KA; Sinclair DA; Morris MJ; Gilchrist RB, 2018, 'Multigenerational obesity-induced perturbations in oocyte-secreted factor signalling can be ameliorated by exercise and nicotinamide mononucleotide.', Hum Reprod Open, vol. 2018, pp. hoy010 - hoy010,

Walters KA; Gilchrist RB; Ledger WL; Teede HJ; Handelsman DJ; Campbell RE, 2018, 'New Perspectives on the Pathogenesis of PCOS: Neuroendocrine Origins', Trends in Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 29, pp. 841 - 852,

Walters KA; Edwards MC; Tesic D; Caldwell ASL; Jimenez M; Smith JT; Handelsman DJ, 2018, 'The Role of Central Androgen Receptor Actions in Regulating the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Ovarian Axis', Neuroendocrinology, vol. 106, pp. 389 - 400,

Walters KA; Bertoldo MJ; Handelsman DJ, 2018, 'Evidence from animal models on the pathogenesis of PCOS', Best Practice and Research: Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 32, pp. 271 - 281,

Bertoldo MJ; Walters KA; Ledger WL; Gilchrist RB; Mermillod P; Locatelli Y, 2018, 'In-vitro regulation of primordial follicle activation: challenges for fertility preservation strategies', Reproductive BioMedicine Online, vol. 36, pp. 491 - 499,

Upton DH; Walters KA; McTavish KJ; Holt J; Handelsman DJ; Allan CM, 2018, 'Reproductive failure in mice expressing transgenic follicle-stimulating hormone is not caused by loss of oocyte quality', Biology of Reproduction, vol. 98, pp. 491 - 500,

Walters KA; Handelsman DJ, 2018, 'Role of androgens in the ovary', Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, vol. 465, pp. 36 - 47,

Camlin NJ; Jarnicki AG; Vanders RL; Walters KA; Hansbro PM; McLaughlin EA; Holt JE, 2017, 'Grandmaternal smoke exposure reduces female fertility in a murine model, with great-grandmaternal smoke exposure unlikely to have an effect', Human Reproduction, vol. 32, pp. 1270 - 1281,

Rodgers RJ; Reid GD; Koch J; Deans R; Ledger WL; Friedlander M; Gilchrist RB; Walters KA; Abbott JA, 2017, 'The safety and efficacy of controlled ovarian hyperstimulation for fertility preservation in women with early breast cancer: A systematic review', Human Reproduction, vol. 32, pp. 1033 - 1045,

Caldwell ASL; Edwards MC; Desai R; Jimenez M; Gilchrist RB; Handelsman DJ; Walters KA, 2017, 'Neuroendocrine androgen action is a key extraovarian mediator in the development of polycystic ovary syndrome', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 114, pp. E3334 - E3343,

Walters KA; Edwards MC; Jimenez M; Handelsman DJ; Allan CM, 2017, 'Subfertility in androgen-insensitive female mice is rescued by transgenic FSH', Reproduction, Fertility and Development, vol. 29, pp. 1426 - 1434,

Solon-Biet SM; Cogger VC; Pulpitel T; Heblinski M; Wahl D; McMahon AC; Warren A; Durrant-Whyte J; Walters KA; Krycer JR; Ponton F; Gokarn R; Wali JA; Ruohonen K; Conigrave AD; James DE; Raubenheimer D; Morrison CD; Le Couteur DG; Simpson SJ, 2016, 'Defining the Nutritional and Metabolic Context of FGF21 Using the Geometric Framework', Cell Metabolism, vol. 24, pp. 555 - 565,

Walters KA; Simanainen U; Gibson DA, 2016, 'Androgen action in female reproductive physiology', Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity, vol. 23, pp. 291 - 296,

Walters KA, 2016, 'Androgens in polycystic ovary syndrome: Lessons from experimental models', Current Opinion in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Obesity, vol. 23, pp. 257 - 263,

Walters KA; Handelsman DJ, 2016, 'Androgen receptor splice variants and polycystic ovary syndrome: Cause or effect?', Asian Journal of Andrology, vol. 18, pp. 442 - 443,

Upton DH; Walters KA; Allavena RE; Jimenez M; Desai R; Handelsman DJ; Allan CM, 2016, 'Global or Granulosa Cell-Specific Pten Mutations in Combination with Elevated FSH Levels Fail to Cause Ovarian Tumours in Mice', Hormones and Cancer, vol. 7, pp. 316 - 326,

Wang X; Gook DA; Walters KA; Anazodo A; Ledger WL; Gilchrist RB, 2016, 'Improving fertility preservation for girls and women by coupling oocyte in vitro maturation with existing strategies', Women's Health, vol. 12, pp. 275 - 278,

Handelsman DJ; Jimenez M; Singh GKS; Spaliviero J; Desai R; Walters KA, 2015, 'Measurement of testosterone by immunoassays and mass spectrometry in mouse serum, testicular, and ovarian extracts', Endocrinology, vol. 156, pp. 400 - 405,

Caldwell ASL; Eid S; Kay CR; Jimenez M; McMahon AC; Desai R; Allan CM; Smith JT; Handelsman DJ; Walters KA, 2015, 'Haplosufficient genomic androgen receptor signaling is adequate to protect female mice from induction of polycystic ovary syndrome features by prenatal hyperandrogenization', Endocrinology, vol. 156, pp. 1441 - 1452,

Walters KA, 2015, 'Role of androgens in normal and pathological ovarian function', Reproduction, vol. 149, pp. R193 - R218,

Upton DH; Fuller ES; Colvin EK; Walters KA; Jimenez M; Desai R; Handelsman DJ; Howell VM; Allan CM, 2015, 'Granulosa Cell-Specific Brca1 Loss Alone or Combined with Trp53 Haploinsufficiency and Transgenic FSH Expression Fails to Induce Ovarian Tumors', Hormones and Cancer, vol. 6, pp. 142 - 152,

Solon-Biet SM; Walters KA; Simanainen UK; McMahon AC; Ruohonen K; Ballard JWO; Raubenheimer D; Handelsman DJ; Couteur DGL; Simpson SJ, 2015, 'Macronutrient balance, reproductive function, and lifespan in aging mice', Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, vol. 112, pp. 3481 - 3486,

Caldwell ASL; Middleton LJ; Jimenez M; Desai R; McMahon AC; Allan CM; Handelsman DJ; Walters KA, 2014, 'Characterization of reproductive, metabolic, and endocrine features of polycystic ovary syndrome in female hyperandrogenic mouse models', Endocrinology, vol. 155, pp. 3146 - 3159,

Gao YR; Walters KA; Desai R; Zhou H; Handelsman DJ; Simanainen U, 2014, 'Androgen receptor inactivation resulted in acceleration in pubertal mammary gland growth, upregulation of ERα expression, and Wnt/β-catenin signaling in female mice', Endocrinology, vol. 155, pp. 4951 - 4963,

Cheng XB; Jimenez M; Desai R; Middleton LJ; Joseph SR; Ning G; Allan CM; Smith JT; Handelsman DJ; Walters KA, 2013, 'Characterizing the neuroendocrine and ovarian defects of androgen receptor-knockout female mice', American Journal of Physiology - Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 305,

Walters KA; Allan CM; Handelsman DJ, 2012, 'Rodent models for human polycystic ovary syndrome', Biology of Reproduction, vol. 86,

Simanainen U; Gao YR; Walters KA; Watson G; Desai R; Jimenez M; Handelsman DJ, 2012, 'Androgen resistance in female mice increases susceptibility to DMBA-induced mammary tumors', Hormones and Cancer, vol. 3, pp. 113 - 124,

Walters KA; Middleton LJ; Joseph SR; Hazra R; Jimenez M; Simanainen U; Allan CM; Handelsman DJ, 2012, 'Targeted loss of androgen receptor signaling in murine granulosa cells of preantral and antral follicles causes female subfertility', Biology of Reproduction, vol. 87,

McNamara KM; Harwood DT; Simanainen U; Walters KA; Jimenez M; Handelsman DJ, 2010, 'Measurement of sex steroids in murine blood and reproductive tissues by liquid chromatography-tandem mass spectrometry', Journal of Steroid Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, vol. 121, pp. 611 - 618,

Walters KA; Simanainen U; Handelsman DJ, 2010, 'Molecular insights into androgen actions in male and female reproductive function from androgen receptor knockout models', Human Reproduction Update, vol. 16, pp. 543 - 558,

Walters KA; McTavish KJ; Seneviratne MG; Jimenez M; McMahon AC; Allan CM; Salamonsen LA; Handelsman DJ, 2009, 'Subfertile female androgen receptor knockout mice exhibit defects in neuroendocrine signaling, intraovarian function, and uterine development but not uterine function', Endocrinology, vol. 150, pp. 3274 - 3282,

Walters KA; Allan CM; Handelsman DJ, 2008, 'Androgen actions and the ovary', Biology of Reproduction, vol. 78, pp. 380 - 389,

McTavish KJ; Jimenez M; Walters KA; Spaliviero J; Groome NP; Themmen AP; Visser JA; Handelsman DJ; Allan CM, 2007, 'Rising follicle-stimulating hormone levels with age accelerate female reproductive failure', Endocrinology, vol. 148, pp. 4432 - 4439,

Walters KA; Allan CM; Jimenez M; Lim PR; Davey RA; Zajac JD; Illingworth P; Handelsman DJ, 2007, 'Female mice haploinsufficient for an inactivated androgen receptor (AR) exhibit age-dependent defects that resemble the AR null phenotype of dysfunctional late follicle development, ovulation, and fertility', Endocrinology, vol. 148, pp. 3674 - 3684,

Walters KA; Armstrong DG; Telfer EE, 2007, 'Bovine mural granulosa cells, and not the oocyte, are the major source of proteases capable of IGFBP-2 degradation', Animal Reproduction Science, vol. 98, pp. 365 - 370,

Walters KA; Binnie JP; Campbell BK; Armstrong DG; Telfer EE, 2006, 'The effects of IGF-I on bovine follicle development and IGFBP-2 expression are dose and stage dependent', Reproduction, vol. 131, pp. 515 - 523,

Thomas FH; Walters KA; Telfer EE, 2003, 'How to make a good oocyte: An update on in-vitro models to study follicle regulation', Human Reproduction Update, vol. 9, pp. 541 - 555,

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