Radcliff, R.P., McCormack, B.L., Keisler, D.H. Crooker, B.A. and M.C. Lucy. 2006. Partial feed restriction decreases growth hormone receptor 1A mRNA expression in postpartum dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 89:611-619.
Bracken, C.J., Seaman-Bridges, J.S. Safranski, T.J., and M.C. Lucy. 2006. Ovarian follicular development, estrus, and ovulation in seasonally anestrous sows treated seven days post weaning with equine and human chorionic gonadotropins. J. Swine Health Prod. 14:207-209.
Bracken, C.J., Radcliff, R.P., McCormack, B.L., Keisler, D.H. and M. C. Lucy. 2006. Decreased follicular size during late lactation caused by treatment with charcoal-treated follicular fluid delays onset of estrus and ovulation after weaning in sows. J. Anim. Sci. 84:2110-2117.
Agca, C., Ries, J.E., Kolath, S.J., Kim, J.-H., Forrester, L.J., Antoniou, E., Whitworth, K.M., Mathialagan, N., Springer, G.K., Prather, R.S., and M.C. Lucy. 2006. Luteinization of porcine preovulatory follicles leads to systematic changes in follicular gene expression. Reproduction 132:133-145.
Gifford, C.A., Racicot, K., Clark, D.S., Austin, K.J., Hansen, T.R., Lucy, M.C., Davies, C.J., Ott, T.L. 2007. Regulation of interferon-stimulated genes in peripheral blood leukocytes in pregnant and bred, nonpregnant dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 90:274-280.
Meyer, J. P., Radcliff, R.P., Rhoads, M.L., Bader, J.F., Murphy, C.N., and M.C. Lucy. 2007. Timed artificial insemination of two consecutive services in dairy cows using prostaglandin F2alpha and gonadotropin-releasing hormone. J. Dairy Sci. 90:691-698.
Bracken, C.J., Radcliff, R.P., McCormack, B.L., Keisler, D.H. and M. C. Lucy. 2007. Two days of pulsatile GnRH infusion beginning four days before weaning in sows initiates a wave of follicular growth that is not sustained after weaning. Anim. Reprod. Sci. 102:158-164.
Schafer, D.J., Bader, J.F., Meyer, J.P., Haden, J.K., Ellersieck, M.R., Lucy, M.C., Smith, M.F. and D.J. Patterson. 2007. Comparison of progestin-based protocols to synchronize estrus and ovulation before fixed-time artificial insemination in postpartum beef cows. J Anim. Sci. 85:1940-1945.
Atkins, J.A., Busch, D.C., Bader, J.F., Keisler, D.H., Patterson, D.J., Lucy, M.C., and M.F. Smith. 2008. Gonadotropin-releasing hormone-induced ovulation and luteinizing hormone release in beef heifers: effect of day of the cycle. J Anim Sci. 86:83-93.
Rhoads, M.L., Meyer, J.P., Lamberson, W.R., Keisler, D.H., and M.C. Lucy. 2008. Uterine and hepatic gene expression in relation to days postpartum, estrus, and pregnancy in postpartum dairy cows. J Dairy Sci. 91:140-150.
Rhoads, M.L., Meyer, J.P., Kolath, S.J., Lamberson, W.R., and M.C. Lucy. 2008. Growth hormone receptor, insulin-like growth factor (IGF) 1 and IGF binding protein 2 expression in the reproductive tissues of early postpartum dairy cows. J Dairy Sci. 91:1802-1813.
Leitman, N.R., Busch, D.C., Bader, J.F., Mallory, D.A., Wilson, D.J., Lucy, M.C., Ellersieck, M.R., Smith, M.F., and D.J. Patterson. 2008. Comparison of protocols to synchronize estrus and ovulation in estrous-cycling and prepubertal beef heifers. J. Anim. Sci. 86:1808-1818.
Winkelman, L.A., Lucy, M.C., Elsasser, T.H., Pate, J.L., and C. K. Reynolds. 2008. Short communication: suppressor of cytokine signaling-2 mRNA increases after parturition in the liver of dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 91:1080-1086.
Vicini, J., Etherton, T., Kris-Etherton, P., Ballam, J., Denham, S., Staub, R., Goldstein, D., Cady, R., McGrath, M., and M. Lucy. 2008. Survey of retail milk composition as affected by label claims regarding farm-management practices. J. Am. Diet. Assoc. 108:1198-203.
Lucy, M.C., Verkerk, G.A., Whyte, B.E., Macdonald, K.A., Burton, L., Cursons, R.T., Roche, J.R., and C.W. Holmes. 2009. Somatotropic axis components and nutrient partitioning in genetically diverse dairy cows managed under different feed allowances in a pasture system. J. Dairy Sci. 92:526-539.
Chagas, L.M., Lucy, M.C., Back, P.J., Blache, D., Lee, J.M., Gore, P.J., Sheahan, A.J., and J.R. Roche. 2009. Insulin resistance in divergent strains of Holstein-Friesian dairy cows offered fresh pasture and increasing amounts of concentrate in early lactation. J Dairy Sci. 92:216-222.
Agca, C., Lucy, M. C., and Y. Agca. 2009. Gene expression profile of rat ovarian tissue following xenotransplantation into immune-deficient mice. Reproduction137:957-967.
Okamura, C.S., Bader, J.F., Keisler, D.H., and M.C. Lucy. 2009. Short communication: Growth hormone receptor expression in two dairy breeds during the periparturient period. J Dairy Sci. 92:2706-2710.
McCormack, B. L., Chase, C. C. Jr., Olson, T. A., Elsasser, T. H., Hammond, A. C., Welsh, T. H. Jr., Jiang, H., Randel, R. D., Okamura, C. A., and M. C. Lucy. 2009. A miniature condition in Brahman cattle is associated with a single nucleotide mutation within the growth hormone gene. Domest Anim Endocrinol. 37:104-111.
Green, J. C., Volkmann, D. H., Poock, S. E., McGrath, M. F., Ehrhardt, M., Moseley, A. E., and M. C. Lucy. 2009. Technical note: A rapid enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay blood test for pregnancy in dairy and beef cattle. J Dairy Sci. 92:3819-3824.
Mathew, D., Sellner, E., Okamura, C., Geisert, R., Anderson, L., and M. Lucy. 2009. Effect of progesterone antagonist RU486 on uterine progesterone receptor mRNA expression, embryonic development and ovarian function during early pregnancy in pigs. Soc Reprod Fertil Suppl. 66:333-334.
Grala, T.M., Kay, J.K., Walker, C.G., Sheahan, A.J., Littlejohn, M.D., Lucy, M.C., and J. R. Roche. 2010. Expression analysis of key somatotropic axis and liporegulatory genes in ghrelin- and obestatin-infused dairy cows. Domest. Anim. Endocrinol. 39:76-83.
Knox, R. V., Day, M. L., Lewis, G. S., Lucy, M. C., Vonnahme, K. A. 2010. Triennial Reproduction Symposium: Challenges and Opportunities Facing Livestock Reproduction in the 21st Century. J Anim Sci. 88(13 Suppl):E193-194.
Ross, J.W., Ashworth, M.D., Mathew, D., Reagan, P., Ritchey, J.W., Hayashi, K., Spencer, T.E., Lucy, M., and R.D. Geisert. 2010. Activation of the transcription factor, nuclear factor kappa-B, during the estrous cycle and early pregnancy in the pig. Reprod. Biol. Endocrinol. 8:39.
Green, J.C., Okamura, C.S., Poock, S.E., and M.C. Lucy. 2010. Measurement of interferon-tau (IFN-tau) stimulated gene expression in blood leukocytes for pregnancy diagnosis within 18-20d after insemination in dairy cattle. Anim. Reprod. Sci. 121(1-2):24-33.
Green, J.C., Okamura, C.S., Mathew, D.J., Newsom, E.M., and M.C. Lucy. 2010. Hot topic: Successful fixed-time insemination within 21 d after first insemination by combining chemical pregnancy diagnosis on d 18 with a rapid resynchronization program. J. Dairy Sci. 93:5668-5672.
Green, J.C., Newsom, E.M., and M.C. Lucy. 2011. Incorporation of a rapid pregnancy-associated glycoprotein ELISA into a CIDR-Ovsynch resynchronization program for a 28 day re-insemination interval. Theriogenology 75:320-328.
Mathew, D. J., Sellner, E. M., Green, J. C., Okamura, C. S., Anderson, L. L., Lucy, M. C., and R. D. Geisert. 2011. Uterine progesterone receptor expression, conceptus development, and ovarian function in pigs treated with RU 486 during early pregnancy. Biol. Reprod. 84:130-139.
Bonilla, A.Q., Oliveira, L.J., Ozawa, M., Newsom, E.M., Lucy, M.C., and P. J. Hansen. 2011. Developmental changes in thermoprotective actions of insulin-like growth factor-1 on the preimplantation bovine embryo. Mol. Cell. Endocrinol. 332(1-2):170-179.
Grala, T.M., Lucy, M.C., Phyn, C.V., Sheahan, A.J., Lee, J.M., and J.R. Roche. 2011. Somatotropic axis and concentrate supplementation in grazing dairy cows of genetically diverse origin. J Dairy Sci. 94:303-315.
Invited Refereed Review Articles
Lucy M. C. 2007. The bovine dominant ovarian follicle. J. Anim. Sci. 85 (E Suppl.) E89-E99.
Chagas, L.M., Bass, J.J., Blache, D., Burke, C.R., Kay, J.K., Lindsay, D.R., Lucy, M.C., Martin, G.B., Meier, S., Rhodes, F.M., Roche, J.R., Thatcher, W.W., and R. Webb. 2007. Invited review: New perspectives on the roles of nutrition and metabolic priorities in the subfertility of high-producing dairy cows. J. Dairy Sci. 90:4022-4032
Lucy, M.C. 2008. Functional differences in the growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor axis in cattle and pigs: implications for post-partum nutrition and reproduction. Reprod Domest Anim. 43 Suppl 2:31-39.
Invited Refereed Book
Spain, J.N., Lucy, M.C., and D.K. Hardin. 2007. Effects of nutrition on reproduction in dairy cattle. Pages 442-450. In: Current Therapy in Large Animal Theriogenology. R. S. Youngquist and W.R. Threlfall (Eds). Saunders Elsevier, St. Louis, MO.
Lucy, M.C. 2007. Fertility in high-producing dairy cows: Reasons for decline and corrective strategies for sustainable improvement. Soc Reprod Fertil Suppl. 64:237-254.