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Stocker WA; Walton KL; Richani D; Chan KL; Beilby KH; Finger BJ; Green MP; Gilchrist RB; Harrison CA, 2020, 'A variant of human growth differentiation factor-9 that improves oocyte developmental competence.', J Biol Chem,

Cox MJ; Edwards MC; Rodriguez Paris V; Aflatounian A; Ledger WL; Gilchrist RB; Padmanabhan V; Handelsman DJ; Walters KA, 2020, 'Androgen action in adipose tissue and the brain are key mediators in the development of PCOS traits in a mouse model.', Endocrinology,

Bertoldo MJ; Listijono DR; Ho WHJ; Riepsamen AH; Goss DM; Richani D; Jin XL; Mahbub S; Campbell JM; Habibalahi A; Loh WGN; Youngson NA; Maniam J; Wong ASA; Selesniemi K; Bustamante S; Li C; Zhao Y; Marinova MB; Kim LJ; Lau L; Wu RM; Mikolaizak AS; Araki T; Le Couteur DG; Turner N; Morris MJ; Walters KA; Goldys E; O'Neill C; Gilchrist RB; Sinclair DA; Homer HA; Wu LE, 2020, 'NAD+ Repletion Rescues Female Fertility during Reproductive Aging', Cell Reports, vol. 30, pp. 1670 - 1681.e7,

Vuong LN; Le AH; Ho VNA; Pham TD; Sanchez F; Romero S; De Vos M; Ho TM; Gilchrist RB; Smitz J, 2020, 'Live births after oocyte in vitro maturation with a prematuration step in women with polycystic ovary syndrome', Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, vol. 37, pp. 347 - 357,

Zhao Y; Liao X; Krysta AE; Bertoldo MJ; Richani D; Gilchrist RB, 2020, 'Capacitation IVM improves cumulus function and oocyte quality in minimally stimulated mice', Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, vol. 37, pp. 77 - 88,

Aflatounian A; Edwards MC; Rodriguez Paris V; Bertoldo MJ; Desai R; Gilchrist RB; Ledger WL; Handelsman DJ; Walters KA, 2020, 'Androgen signaling pathways driving reproductive and metabolic phenotypes in a PCOS mouse model.', J Endocrinol, vol. 245, pp. 381 - 395,

Richani D; Lavea CF; Kanakkaparambil R; Riepsamen AH; Bertoldo MJ; Bustamante S; Gilchrist RB, 2019, 'Participation of the adenosine salvage pathway and cyclic AMP modulation in oocyte energy metabolism', Scientific Reports, vol. 9, pp. 18395,

Sanchez F; Le AH; Ho VNA; Romero S; Van Ranst H; De Vos M; Gilchrist RB; Ho TM; Vuong LN; Smitz J, 2019, 'Biphasic in vitro maturation (CAPA-IVM) specifically improves the developmental capacity of oocytes from small antral follicles', Journal of Assisted Reproduction and Genetics, vol. 36, pp. 2135 - 2144,

Riepsamen AH; Chan K; Lien S; Sweeten P; Donoghoe MW; Walker G; Fraison EHJ; Stocker WA; Walton KL; Harrison CA; Ledger WL; Robertson DM; Gilchrist RB, 2019, 'Serum Concentrations of Oocyte-Secreted Factors BMP15 and GDF9 during IVF and in Women with Reproductive Pathologies', Endocrinology, vol. 160, pp. 2298 - 2313,

Bertoldo MJ; Cheung MY; Sia ZK; Agapiou D; Corley SM; Wilkins MR; Richani D; Harrison CA; Gilchrist RB, 2019, 'Non-canonical cyclic AMP SMAD1/5/8 signalling in human granulosa cells', Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, vol. 490, pp. 37 - 46,

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,

Richani D; Constance K; Lien S; Agapiou D; Stocker WA; Hedger MP; Ledger WL; Thompson JG; Robertson DM; Mottershead DG; Walton KL; Harrison CA; Gilchrist RB, 2019, 'Cumulin and FSH cooperate to regulate inhibin B and activin B production by human granulosa-lutein cells in vitro', Endocrinology, vol. 160, pp. 853 - 862,

Vuong LN; Ho TM; Gilchrist RB; Smitz J, 2019, 'The Place of In Vitro Maturation in Assisted Reproductive Technology', Fertility & Reproduction, vol. 01, pp. 11 - 15,

Vuong LN; Ho VNA; Ho TM; Dang VQ; Phung TH; Giang NH; Le AH; Pham TD; Wang R; Norman RJ; Smitz J; Gilchrist RB; Mol BW, 2018, 'Effectiveness and safety of in vitro maturation of oocytes versus in vitro fertilisation in women with high antral follicle count: Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial', BMJ Open, vol. 8,

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,

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,

Sugimura S; Yamanouchi T; Palmerini MG; Hashiyada Y; Imai K; Gilchrist RB, 2018, 'Effect of pre-in vitro maturation with cAMP modulators on the acquisition of oocyte developmental competence in cattle', Journal of Reproduction and Development, vol. 64, pp. 233 - 241,

Bustamante S; Jayasena T; Richani D; Gilchrist RB; Wu LE; Sinclair DA; Sachdev PS; Braidy N, 2018, 'Quantifying the cellular NAD+ metabolome using a tandem liquid chromatography mass spectrometry approach', Metabolomics, vol. 14,

Richani D; Gilchrist RB, 2018, 'The epidermal growth factor network: Role in oocyte growth, maturation and developmental competence', Human Reproduction Update, vol. 24, pp. 1 - 14,

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,

Sugimura S; Kobayashi N; Okae H; Yamanouchi T; Matsuda H; Kojima T; Yajima A; Hashiyada Y; Kaneda M; Sato K; Imai K; Tanemura K; Arima T; Gilchrist RB, 2017, 'Transcriptomic signature of the follicular somatic compartment surrounding an oocyte with high developmental competence', Scientific Reports, vol. 7,

Bustamante S; Gilchrist RB; Richani D, 2017, 'A sensitive method for the separation and quantification of low-level adenine nucleotides using porous graphitic carbon-based liquid chromatography and tandem mass spectrometry', Journal of Chromatography B: Analytical Technologies in the Biomedical and Life Sciences, vol. 1061-1062, pp. 445 - 451,

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,

Patino LC; Walton KL; Mueller TD; Johnson KE; Stocker W; Richani D; Agapiou D; Gilchrist RB; Laissue P; Harrison CA, 2017, 'BMP15 mutations associated with primary ovarian insufficiency reduce expression, activity, or synergy with gdf9', Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 102, pp. 1009 - 1019,

Chowdhury MKH; Turner N; Bentley NL; Das A; Wu LE; Richani D; Bustamante S; Gilchrist RB; Morris MJ; Shepherd PR; Smith GC, 2017, 'Niclosamide reduces glucagon sensitivity via hepatic PKA inhibition in obese mice: Implications for glucose metabolism improvements in type 2 diabetes', Scientific Reports, vol. 7,

Brown HM; Dunning KR; Sutton-McDowall M; Gilchrist RB; Thompson JG; Russell DL, 2017, 'Failure to launch: Aberrant cumulus gene expression during oocyte in vitro maturation', Reproduction, vol. 153, pp. R109 - R120,

Smitz JEJ; Gilchrist RB, 2016, 'Are human oocytes from stem cells next?', Nature Biotechnology, vol. 34, pp. 1247 - 1248,

De Vos M; Smitz J; Thompson JG; Gilchrist RB, 2016, 'The definition of IVM is clear - Variations need defining', Human Reproduction, vol. 31, pp. 2411 - 2415,

Russell DL; Gilchrist RB; Brown HM; Thompson JG, 2016, 'Bidirectional communication between cumulus cells and the oocyte: Old hands and new players?', Theriogenology, vol. 86, pp. 62 - 68,

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,

Robertson DM; Gilchrist RB; Ledger WL; Baerwald A, 2016, 'Random start or emergency IVF/in vitro maturation: A new rapid approach to fertility preservation', Women's Health, vol. 12, pp. 339 - 349,

Li HJ; Sutton-Mcdowall ML; Wang X; Sugimura S; Thompson JG; Gilchrist RB, 2016, 'Extending prematuration with cAMP modulators enhances the cumulus contribution to oocyte antioxidant defence and oocyte quality via gap junctions', Human Reproduction, vol. 31, pp. 810 - 821,

Gilchrist RB; Luciano AM; Richani D; Zeng HT; Wang X; De Vos M; Sugimura S; Smitz J; Richard FJ; Thompson JG, 2016, 'Oocyte maturation and quality: Role of cyclic nucleotides', Reproduction, vol. 152, pp. R143 - R157,

Reader KL; Mottershead DG; Martin GA; Gilchrist RB; Heath DA; McNatty KP; Juengel JL, 2016, 'Signalling pathways involved in the synergistic effects of human growth differentiation factor 9 and bone morphogenetic protein 15', Reproduction, Fertility and Development, vol. 28, pp. 491 - 498,

Mottershead DG; Sugimura S; Al-Musawi SL; Li JJ; Richani D; White MA; Martin GA; Trotta AP; Ritter LJ; Shi J; Mueller TD; Harrison CA; Gilchrist RB, 2015, 'Cumulin, an oocyte-secreted heterodimer of the transforming growth factor-β family, is a potent activator of granulosa cells and improves oocyte quality', Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol. 290, pp. 24007 - 24020,

Sugimura S; Ritter LJ; Rose RD; Thompson JG; Smitz J; Mottershead DG; Gilchrist RB, 2015, 'Promotion of EGF receptor signaling improves the quality of low developmental competence oocytes', Developmental Biology, vol. 403, pp. 139 - 149,

Ritter LJ; Sugimura S; Gilchrist RB, 2015, 'Oocyte induction of EGF responsiveness in somatic cells is associated with the acquisition of porcine oocyte developmental competence', Endocrinology, vol. 156, pp. 2299 - 2312,

Sutton-Mcdowall ML; Purdey M; Brown HM; Abell AD; Mottershead DG; Cetica PD; Dalvit GC; Goldys EM; Gilchrist RB; Gardner DK; Thompson JG, 2015, 'REDOX and anti-oxidant state within cattle oocytes following in vitro maturation with bone morphogenetic protein 15 and follicle stimulating hormone', Molecular Reproduction and Development, vol. 82, pp. 281 - 294,

Spits C; Guzman L; Mertzanidou A; Jacobs K; Ortega-Hrepich C; Gilchrist RB; Thompson JG; De Vos M; Smitz J; Sermon K, 2015, 'Chromosome constitution of human embryos generated after in vitro maturation including 3-isobutyl-1-methylxanthine in the oocyte collection medium', Human Reproduction, vol. 30, pp. 653 - 663,

Machado MF; Caixeta ES; Sudiman J; Gilchrist RB; Thompson JG; Lima PF; Price CA; Buratini J, 2015, 'Fibroblast growth factor 17 and bone morphogenetic protein 15 enhance cumulus expansion and improve quality of in vitro-produced embryos in cattle', Theriogenology, vol. 84, pp. 390 - 398,

Brown HM; Anastasi MR; Frank LA; Kind KL; Richani D; Robker RL; Russell DL; Gilchrist RB; Thompson JG, 2015, 'Hemoglobin: A gas transport molecule that is hormonally regulated in the ovarian follicle in mice and humans', Biology of Reproduction, vol. 92,

Li JJ; Sugimura S; Mueller TD; White MA; Martin GA; Ritter LJ; Liang XY; Gilchrist RB; Mottershead DG, 2015, 'Modifications of human growth differentiation factor 9 to improve the generation of embryos from low competence oocytes', Molecular Endocrinology, vol. 29, pp. 40 - 52,

Mester B; Ritter LJ; Pitman JL; Bibby AH; Gilchrist RB; McNatty KP; Juengel JL; McIntosh CJ, 2015, 'Oocyte expression, secretion and somatic cell interaction of mouse bone morphogenetic protein 15 during the peri-ovulatory period', Reproduction, Fertility and Development, vol. 27, pp. 801 - 811,

Gilchrist RB; Zeng HT; Wang X; Richani D; Smitz J; Thompson JG, 2015, 'Reevaluation and evolution of the simulated physiological oocyte maturation system', Theriogenology, vol. 84, pp. 656 - 657,

Gilchrist RB; Zeng HT; Wang X; Richani D; Smitz J; Thompson JG, 2015, 'Reevaluation and evolution of the simulated physiological oocyte maturation system', Theriogenology,

Sudiman J; Sutton-McDowall ML; Ritter LJ; White MA; Mottershead DG; Thompson JG; Gilchrist RB, 2014, 'Bone morphogenetic protein 15 in the pro-mature complex form enhances bovine oocyte developmental competence', PLoS ONE, vol. 9,

Simpson CM; Robertson DM; Al-Musawi SL; Heath DA; McNatty KP; Ritter LJ; Mottershead DG; Gilchrist RB; Harrison CA; Stanton PG, 2014, 'Aberrant GDF9 expression and activation are associated with common human ovarian disorders', Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, vol. 99,

Santiquet N; Sasseville M; Laforest M; Guillemette C; Gilchrist RB; Richard FJ, 2014, 'Activation of 5' adenosine monophosphate-activated protein kinase blocks cumulus cell expansion through inhibition of protein synthesis during in vitro maturation in swine', Biology of Reproduction, vol. 91,

Sugimura S; Ritter LJ; Sutton-McDowall ML; Mottershead DG; Thompson JG; Gilchrist RB, 2014, 'Amphiregulin co-operates with bone morphogenetic protein 15 to increase bovine oocyte developmental competence: Effects on gap junction-mediated metabolite supply', Molecular Human Reproduction, vol. 20, pp. 499 - 513,

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