Israeli Related Publications > Genetics and Breeding


Baruch E., Weller J.I. - 2008 J. Dairy Science 91:4365-4371

Incorporation of Discrete Genotype Effects for Multiple Genes into Animal Model Evaluations when only a Small Fraction of the Population Has Been Genotyped


Bloch A. et al, - 2006 J. Dairy Science 89:4694-4702

Endocrine Alterations Associated with Extended Time Interval Between Estrus and Ovulation in High-Yield Dairy Cows


Bar-Anan R., Ron M., Wiggans G.R - 1985 J. Dairy Science 68:382-386

Associations Among Milk Yield, Yield Persistency, Conception, and Culling of Israeli Holstein Dairy Cattle


Bar-Anan R., Ron M., Wiggans G.R - 1983 J. Dairy Science 66:382-386

Associations Among Progeny Tests of Single or Pooled Lactations


Bar-Anan R., Ron M.  - 1983 J. Dairy Science 66:2438-2440

Genetic Correlations Among Progeny Groups for Type Traits, Milk Yield, Yield Persistency, and Culling Rates


Bar-Anan et al, - 1986 J. Dairy Science 69:1897-1903

Prediction of Annualized Lactation Yield from Partial Lactations


Francos G. - Israel Journal of Vet Medicine Vol. 54 (1) 1999

Factors Affecting the Rate of  True Positive Pregnancies Based on Routine Milk Progesterone Examination


Folman Y, Kaim M, Herz Z, Rosenberg M. - 1990 J. Dairy Science 73:2817-2825

Comparison of methods for the synchronization of estrous cycles in dairy cows. 2. Effects of progesterone and parity on conception.


Folman Y, Kaim M, Herz Z, Rosenberg M. - 1984 J. Dairy Science 67:153-160

Reproductive Management of Dairy Cattle Based on Synchronization of Estrous Cycles


Friedman A. et al - Biology of Reproduction 63, 1905–1912 (2000)

Role of tumor necrosis factor alpha and its type I receptor in luteal regression: induction of programmed cell death in bovine corpus luteum-derived endothelial cells.


Friedman E. et al - 2011 J. Dairy Science 94:2393-2402

Induction of successive follicular waves by gonadotropin-releasing hormone and prostaglandin F to improve fertility of high-producing cows during the summer and autumn


Galon N. Zaron Y. Ezra E. Galon N. - Journal of Reproduction and Development Suppl, 2010 56: S8-S14

Factors Affecting Fertility of Dairy Cows in Israel


Girsh E, Greber Y, Meidan R. - Biology of Reproduction 52, 954-962 (1995)

Luteotrophic and luteolytic interactions between bovine small and large luteal-like cells and endothelial cells.


Golik M. et al, - 2011 J Dairy Science 94:2092-2102

Differential expression of ruminant ZNF496 variants: Association with quantitative trait locus affecting bovine milk concentration and fertility


Heyen D. W. Weller JI. Ron M. et al - Physiological Genomics 1:165-175 (1999)

A genome scan for QTL influencing milk production and health traits in dairy cattle


Imwalle D.B., Lehrer A.R., Katz L.S. - J. Animal Science 2007 85:1908-1913

Intravaginal impedance and sexual behavior of ovariectomized goats given estrogen alone or in combination with progesterone


Israel C, Weller JI. - 2000 J Dairy Science 83:181–187

Effect of misidentification on genetic gain and estimation of breeding value in dairy cattle populations


Israel C, Weller JI. - 1998 J. Dairy Science 81:1653–1662

Estimation of candidate gene effects in dairy cattle populations.


Israel C, Weller JI. - 2002 J. Dairy Science 85:1285-1297

Estimation of Quantitative Trait Loci Effects in Dairy Cattle Populations


Kaim M. et al - 2003 J. Dairy Science 86:2012–2021

Effects of GnRH administered to cows at the onset of estrus on timing of ovulation, endocrine responses, and conception. 


Kashi Y. et al - 1990 J. Dairy Science 73:3306-3311

Parentage identification in the bovine using "deoxyribonucleic acid fingerprints".


Lehrer A.R., Schindler H. - J. Animal Science 1974 38:86-88

Physiology and Endocrinology: Uterine Motility of the Ewe during the Estrous Cycle  


Lehrer A.R., Fischler H., Schindler H., Brown M. - J. Animal Science 1974 38:89-94

Telemetry of Uterine Motility in the Cycling Ewe


Lavon U., Volcani R., Danon D. - J. Animal Science 1971 35:19-27

 An Attempt to Separate Ejaculated Bull Spermatoza into Groups in Order to Improve Fertility


Lavon Y., Leitner G., Voet H., Wolfenson D. - 2010 J. Dairy Science 93:911-921

Naturally occurring mastitis effects on timing of ovulation, steroid and gonadotrophic hormone concentrations, and follicular and luteal growth in cows


Lavon Y., Ezra E., Leitner G., Wolfenson D. - 2011 J. Dairy Science 94:4538-4545

Association of conception rate with pattern and level of somatic cell count elevation relative to time of insemination in dairy cows


Levy N. et al - Biology of Reproduction 63, 377-382 (2000)

Administration of prostaglandin f(2 alpha) during the early bovine luteal phase does not alter the expression of ET-1 and of its type A receptor: a possible cause for corpus luteum refractoriness.


Levy N. et al - Endocrinology 2001 Vol. 142, (12) 5254-5260

Distinct cellular localization and regulation of endothelin-1 and endothelin-converting enzyme-1 expression in the bovine corpus luteum: implications for luteolysis.


Levy N. et al - Biology of Reproduction 68, 1361–1368 (2003)

Hormonal regulation and cell-specific expression of endothelin-converting enzyme 1 isoforms in bovine ovarian endothelial and steroidogenic cells.


Lipkin E. et al - Genetics 157: 1683–1698 (April 2001)

A Whole Genome Scan for Quantitative Trait Loci Affecting Milk Protein Percentage in Israeli-Holstein Cattle, by Means of Selective Milk DNA Pooling in a Daughter Design, Using an Adjusted False Discovery Rate Criterion


Lipkin E., Tal-Stein R., Friedmann A., Soller M. - 2008 J. Dairy Science 91:1614-1627

Effect of Quantitative Trait Loci for Milk Protein Percentage on Milk Protein Yield and Milk Yield in Israeli Holstein Dairy Cattle


Mamluk R. et al - Endocrinology. 1999 Vol. 140 (5):2110-2116.

Characterization and regulation of type A endothelin receptor gene expression in bovine luteal cell types.


Mamluk R. et al - Endocrinology. 1999 Vol. 140 (10):4601-4608.

Molecular identification of adenylyl cyclase 3 in bovine corpus luteum and its regulation by prostaglandin F2alpha-induced signaling pathways.


Mamluk R. et al - Biology of Reproduction 58, 849-856 (1998)

Characterization of messenger ribonucleic acid expression for prostaglandin F2 alpha and luteinizing hormone receptors in various bovine luteal cell types.


Mamluk R. et al - Biology of Reproduction 60, 628-634 (1999)

Hormonal regulation of messenger ribonucleic acid expression for steroidogenic factor-1, steroidogenic acute regulatory protein, and cytochrome P450 side-chain cleavage in bovine luteal cells.


Meirom R. et al - Israel Journal of Vet Medicine Vol. 54 (4) 1999         

Changes in the Cellular Subpopulations of Peripheral Blood Leukocytes During the Reproductive Cycle of Dairy Cows


Moallem U. et al, - 1997 J. Dairy Science 80:2127–2136

Effect of calcium soaps of fatty acids and administration of somatotropin in early lactation on productive and reproductive performance of high producing dairy cows.


Moallem U. et al, - 1999 J. Dairy Science 82:2358–2368

Effect of calcium soaps of fatty acids and administration of somatotropin on milk production, preovulatory follicular development, and plasma and follicular fluid lipid composition in high yielding dairy cows.


Nir (Markusfeld), O. - Israel Journal of Vet Medicine Vol. 61 (2) 2006

The Multifactorial Approach to Fertility Problems in Dairy Herds 


Ron M. et al - 2004 J. Dairy Science 87:476-490

A complete genome scan of the Israeli Holstein population for quantitative trait loci by a daughter design.


Ron M. et al - 2006 J. Dairy Science 89:4921-4923

A Polymorphism in ABCG2 in Bos indicus and Bos taurus Cattle Breeds


Ron M. et al - 2003 J. Dairy Science 86:1818–1820

Analysis of vaginal swabs for paternity testing and marker-assisted selection in cattle.


Ron M. et al - Proc. 6th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, Armidale, Australia. 26, 422-425 (1998). 

Detection and Analysis of a Locus Affecting Milk concentration in the US and Israeli Dairy Populations


Ron M. et al - 1994 - J. Dairy Science 77:1106-1113 

Determination of effects of milk protein genotype on production traits of Israeli Holsteins.


Ron M., Bar-Anan R., Wiggans  G.R  - 1984 J. Dairy Science 67:854-860

Factors Affecting Conception Rate of Israeli Holstein Cattle


Ron M. et al -1996 J. Dairy Science 79:676-681                                    

Misidentification rate in the Israeli dairy cattle population and its implications for genetic improvement


Ron M. et al - Genetics 159: 727–735 (October 2001)

Multiple quantitative trait locus analysis of bovine chromosome 6 in the Israeli Holstein population by a daughter design.


Ron M., Bar-Anan R., Weller JI - 1986 J. Dairy Science 69:243-247

Sire and Maternal Grandsire Effects on Calving Difficulty and Calf Mortality in Israeli Holsteins


Rosenberg M, Kaim M, Herz Z, Folman Y. - 1990 J. Dairy Science 73:2807-2816

Comparison of methods for the synchronization of estrous cycles in dairy cows. 1. Effects on plasma progesterone and manifestation of estrus.


Roth Z. et al - Reproduction, May 2001; 121: 745 - 751.

Delayed effect of heat stress on steroid production in medium-sized and preovulatory bovine follicles.


Roth Z. et al - 2002 J. Dairy Science 85:1398–1405

Effect of treatment with follicle-stimulating hormone or bovine somatotropin on the quality of oocytes aspirated in the autumn from previously heat-stressed cows.


Roth Z et al - Journal of Reproduction and Fertility (2000) 120, 83–90

Immediate and delayed effects of heat stress on follicular development and its association with plasma FSH and inhibin concentration in cows.


Roth Z. et al - Reproduction, Nov 2001; 122: 737 - 744.                      

Improvement of quality of oocytes collected in the autumn by enhanced removal of impaired follicles from previously heat-stressed cows


Settar P. & Weller J. I. -1999 J Dairy Science  82:2170–2177

Genetic Analysis of Cow Survival in the Israeli Dairy Cattle Population


Shaham-Albalancy A. et al - Reproduction. 2001 Oct;122(4):643-8

Delayed effect of low progesterone concentrations on bovine uterine PGF(2alpha) secretion in the subsequent oestrous cycle.


Shaham-Albalancy A. et al - 2000 J. Dairy Science 83:2771–2778

Two methods of inducing low plasma progesterone concentrations have different effects on dominant follicles in cows.


Sklan D, Moallem U, Folman Y. - 1991 J. Dairy Science 74510-517

Effect of feeding calcium soaps of fatty acids on production and reproductive responses in high producing lactating cows.


Sklan D, Kaim M, Moallem U, Folman Y. - 1994 J. Dairy Science 77:1652-1660

Effect of dietary calcium soaps on milk yield, body weight, reproductive hormones, and fertility in first parity and older cows.


Tal-Stein R. et al. - 2010 J. Dairy Science 93:4913-4927

A genome scan for quantitative trait loci affecting milk somatic cell score in Israeli and Italian Holstein cows by means of selective DNA pooling with single- and multiple-marker mapping


Weller J. I. et al.- Genetics 150: 1699–1706 (December 1998)

A new approach to the problem of multiple comparisons in the genetic dissection of complex traits


Weller JI, Israel C, Ezra E. - 1994 J. Dairy Science 77:1126-1131
A simple procedure for obtaining approximate interim cow solutions from an animal model.


Weller JI, - 1986 J. Dairy Science 69:493-500

Comparison of Multitrait and Single-Trait Multiple Parity Evaluations by Monte Carlo Simulation


Weller JI. et al. - 2008 J. Dairy Science 91:802-813

Detection and Analysis of Quantitative Trait Loci Affecting Production and Secondary Traits on Chromosome 7 in Israeli Holsteins


Weller JI. et al.- 2008 J. Dairy Science 91:2469-2474

Detection of Quantitative Trait Loci Affecting Twinning Rate in Israeli Holsteins by the Daughter Design


Weller JI, Folman Y. - 1990 J. Dairy Science 73:1318-1326

Effects of Calf Value and Reproductive Management on Optimum Days to First Breeding 


Weller JI., Bar-Anan R., Osterkorn K. - 1985 J. Dairy Science 68:1241-1249

Effects of Days Open on Annualized Milk Yields in Current and Following Lactations


Weller JI., Ron M., Bar-Anan R - 1987 J. Dairy Science 70:672-680

Effects of Persistency and Production on the Genetic Parameters of Milk and Fat Yield in Israeli-Holsteins


Weller J. I. et al. - Genetics 162: 841–849 (October 2002)

Estimation of quantitative trait locus allele frequency via a modified granddaughter design


Weller J. I. et al. - 2004 J Dairy Science 87:2627–2640

Factors Affecting Incorrect Paternity Assignment in the Israeli Holstein Population


Weller J.I., Misztal I., Gianola D. - 1988 J. Dairy Science 71:2491-2501

Genetic Analysis of Dystocia and Calf Mortality in Israeli-Holsteins by Threshold and Linear Models


Weller JI,  - 1989 J. Dairy Science 72:2644-2650

Genetic Analysis of Fertility Traits in Israeli Dairy Cattle


Weller JI, Ron M. - 1992 J. Dairy Science 75:2541-2548
Genetic analysis of fertility traits in Israeli Holsteins by linear and threshold models.


Weller JI, Ezra E. - 2004 J. Dairy Science 87:1519–1527
Genetic analysis of the Israeli Holstein dairy cattle population for production and nonproduction traits with a multitrait animal model.


Weller JI., Ezra E., Leitner G.- 2006 J. Dairy Science 89:2738-2746

Genetic Analysis of Persistency in the Israeli Holstein Population by the Multitrait Animal Model


Weller JI, Ezra E. - 1997 J. Dairy Science 80:586–593
Genetic analysis of somatic cell score and female fertility of Israeli Holsteins with an individual animal model.


Weller JI, Ezra E. - 2004 J. Dairy Science 87:1519-1527

Genetic Analysis of the Israeli Holstein Dairy Cattle Population for Production and Nonproduction Traits with a Multitrait Animal Model


Weller J. I. - 1988 J Dairy Science 71:1873-1879

Inclusion of Partial Lactations in the Genetic Analysis of Yield Traits by Differential Weighting of Records


Weller J. I. et al. - 2003 J Dairy Science  86:2219–2227 

Population-wide analysis of a QTL affecting milk-fat production in the Israeli Holstein population


Weller JI, Kashi Y, Soller M. - 1990 J. Dairy Science 73:2525-2537
Power of daughter and granddaughter designs for determining linkage between marker loci and quantitative trait loci in dairy cattle.


Weller JI, Ron M. - 2011 J. Dairy Science 94:1082-1090

Quantitative trait nucleotide determination in the era of genomic selection


Wolfenson D. et al - Biology of Reproduction 52, 1106-1113 (1995)

Effect of heat stress on follicular development during the estrous cycle in lactating dairy cattle.


Wolfenson D. - Israel Journal of Vet Medicine Vol. 61 (2) 2006

Factors Associated With Low Progesterone Concentrations and Their Relation to Low Fertility of Lactating Dairy Cows


Wolfenson D., Flamenbaum I., Berman A. - 1988 J. Dairy Science 71:3497-3504

Hyperthermia and Body Energy Store Effects on Estrous Behavior, Conception Rate, and Corpus Luteum Function in Dairy Cows


Zeron Y. et al - Reproduction, Mar 2001; 121: 447 - 454.                    

Seasonal changes in bovine fertility: relation to developmental competence of oocytes, membrane properties and fatty acid composition of follicles.


Zeron Y. - Israel Journal of Vet Medicine Vol. 61 (2) 2006

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