Sexually dimorphic activation of galanin neurones in the ferret's dorsomedial preoptic area/anterior hypothalamus after mating. 2002. Bakker, J.; Woodley, S.K.; Kelliher, K.R.; Baum, M.J. Journal of Neuroendocrinology, Feb. 2002, v. 14 (2), p. 116-125. ISSN: 0953-8194.

            Descriptors: ferrets, estrous cycle, amygdala cytology, neurons cytology, odors.


In vitro maturation of ferret oocytes. 2001. Li, Z.; Jiang, Q.; Zhang, Y.; Engelhardt, J. Therigenology, Jan. 1, 2001, v. 55 (1), p. 482. ISSN: 0093-691X.

            NAL call no: QP251.A1T5

            Descriptors: cell biology, oocyte, in vitro maturation, reproductive system.


Maternal odors induce Fos in the main but not the accessory olfactory bulbs of neonatal male and female ferrets. 2001. Chang, Y.M.; Kelliher, K.R.; Baum, M.J. Journal of Neuroendocrinology, Jun. 2001, v. 13 (6), p. 551-560. ISSN: 0953-8194.

            Descriptors: accessory olfactory bulb, forebrain, test osterone, nervous system.


Mating induces gonadotropin-releasing hormone neuronal activation in anosmic female ferrets. 2001. Bakker, J.; Kelliher, K.R.; Baum, M.J. Biology of Reproduction, Apr. 2001, v. 64 (4), p. 1100-1105. ref. ISSN: 0006-3363.

            NAL call no: QL876.B5

            Descriptors: female animals, mating, neurons, ovulation, pheromones.


Nares occlusion eliminates heterosexual partner selection without disrupting coitus in ferrets of both sexes. 2001. Kelliher, Kevin R.; Baum, Michael J. Journal of Neuroscience, Aug. 1, 2001, v. 21 (15), p. 5832-5840. ISSN: 0270-6474.

            Descriptors: behavior, sense organs, nares occlusion, odors.


The role of glucose-6-phosphate isomerase in embryo implantation in the ferret (M. Putorius P.). 2001. Clamon, Laura A.; Bahr, Janice M. Biology of Reproduction, 2001, v. 64 (Suppl. 1), p. 205-206. ISSN: 0006-3363.

            NAL call no: QL876.B5

            Descriptors: reproductive system, glucose-6-phosphate isomerase, endocrine system.


Sexual differentiation of mating partner preferences in a carnivore, the ferret: The role of olfaction. 2001. Baum, M.J. Journal of Physiology, Mar. 2001, 531P: p. 138. ISSN: 0022-3751.

            NAL call no: 447.8 J82

            Descriptors: mating partner preferences, sexual differentiation, olfaction, ferret.


Effect of gonadal steroids on pituitary LH secretion and mediobasal hypothalamic GnRH mRNA in ferrets. 2000. Bakker, J.; Baum, M.J. Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, 2000, v. 119 (2), p. 315-321. ref. ISSN: 0022-4251.

            NAL call no: 442.8 J8222

            Descriptors: genetics, breeding, reproduction, embryology, surgery.


Hyperoestrogenism in ferrets. 2000. Hauptman, K.; Knotek, Z.; Kohout, P. Veterinarstvi, 2000, v. 50 (1), p. 3-5. ref. ISSN: 0506-8231.

            Language: Czech.

            NAL call no: 41.8 V6439

            Descriptors: endocrine diseases, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis.


Mating-induced activation of GnRH neurons in the female ferret’s mediobasal hypothalamus relies on genital-somatosensory as opposes to olfactory inputs. 2000. Bakker, J.; Kelliher, K.R.; Baum, M.J. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 2000, v. 26 (1-2), Abstract no. 77.32. ISSN: 0190-5295.

            NAL call no: QP351.S6

            Descriptors: endocrine system, GnRH neurons, activation, nervous system.


Olfactory cues are necessary for heterosexual partner selection but not for consummatory aspects of sexual behavior in ferrets of both sexes. 2000. Kelliher, K.R.; Baum, M.J. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 2000, v. 26 (1-2), Abstract no. 77.31. ISSN: 0190-5295.

            NAL call no: QP351.S6

            Descriptors: sexual behavior, heterosexual partner selection, physiology.


Steroidal modulation of scent investigation and marking behaviors in male and female ferrets (Mustela putorius furo). 2000. Chang, Yu Ming; Kelliher, Kevin R.; Baum, Michael J. Journal of Comparative Psychology, Dec. 2000, v. 114 (4), p. 401-407. ISSN: 0735-7036.

            NAL call no: BF671 J6

            Descriptors: behavior, endocrine system, sensory reception, ferrets.


Successful embryo transfer in the ferret. 2000. Li, Z.; Jiang, Q.; Zhang, Y.; Engelhardt, J.F. Theriogenology, Jan. 1, 2000, v. 53 (1), p. 311. ISSN: 0093-691X.

            NAL call no: QP251.A1T5

            Descriptors: embryo transfer, assisted reproduction method, efficiency.


Changes in mediobasal hypothalamic gonadotropin-releasing hormone messenger ribonucleic acid levels induced by mating or ovariectomy in a reflex ovulator, the ferret. 1999. Bakker, J.; Rubin, B.S.; Baum, M.J. Endocrinology, 1999, v. 140 (2), p. 595-602. ref.

            Descriptors: animal reproduction, development, physiology, biochemistry.


Intracerebroventricular infusion of the galanin antagonist M40 attenuates heterosexual partner preference in ferrets. 1999. Park, J.J.; Baum, M.J. Behavioral Neuroscience, 1999, v. 113 (2), p. 391-400. ISSN: 0735-7044.

            NAL call no: QP351.B45

            Descriptors: intracereboventricular administration, mate selection, sexual behavior.


Nonsurgical collection and nonsurgical transfer of preimplantation embryos in the domestic rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) and domestic ferret (Mustela putorius furo). 1999. Kidder, J.D.; Roberts, P.J.; Simkin, M.E.; Foote, R.H.; Richmond, M.E. Journal of Reproduction and Fertility, 1999, v. 116 (2), p. 235-242. ref. ISSN: 0022-4251.

            NAL call no: 442.8 J8222

            Descriptors: embryos, catheters, cervix, embryo transfer, recipients, biotechnology.


Pregnancy toxemia in the European ferret (Mustela putorius furo). 1999. Batchelder, M.A.; Bell, J.A.; Erdman, S.E.; Marini, R.P.; Murphy, J.C.; Fox, J.G. Laboratory Animal Science, 1999, v. 49 (4), p. 372-379. ref. ISSN: 0023-6764.

            NAL call no: 410.9 P94

            Descriptors: toxemia, anaemia, pregnancy, hypocalcaemia, stress.


Sex difference and testosterone modulation of scent investigation and scent marking behaviors in the ferret. 1999. Chang, Y.M.; Kalliher, K.R.; Baum, M.J. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 1999, v. 25 (1-2), p. 71. ISSN: 0190-5295.

            NAL call no: QP351.S6

            Descriptors: scent marking behavior, reproductive system, endocrine system.


 Molecular cloning of the bile salt-dependent lipase of ferret lactating mammary gland: An overview of functional residues. 1998. Sbarra, V.; Bruneau, N.; Mas, E.; Hamosh, M.; Lombardo, D.; Hamosh, P. Biochemica et Biophysica Acta, Lipids and Lipid Metabolism, 1998, v. 1393 (1), p. 80-89. ref. ISSN: 0005-2760.

            Descriptors: mammary glands, amino acids, cloning, milks, lipase.


Sex difference and testosterone modulation of pheromone-induced neuronal Fos in the ferret’s main olfactory bulb and hypothalamus. 1998. Kelliher, K.H.; Chang, Y.M.; Wersinger, S.H.; Baum, M.J. Biology of Reproduction, v. 59 (6), p. 1454-1463. ISSN: 0006-3363.

            NAL call no: QL876.B5

            Descriptors: vomeronasal organ, Fos protein, hypothalamus, olfactory bulb.


Transcervical artificial insemination in the domestic ferret (Mustela putorius furo). 1998. Kidder, J.D.; Foote, R.H.; Richmond, M.E. Zoo Biology, 1998, v. 17 (5), p. 393-404. ref. ISSN: 0733-3188.

            NAL call no: QL77.5.Z6

            Descriptors: ferrets, artificial insemination, endoscopes, catheters, pregnancy rate.


Brain region-specific regulation of luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone messenger ribonucleic acid in the male ferret: Interactions between pubertal maturation and testosterone. 1997. Tang, Y.P.; Kashon. M.L.; Sisk, C.L. Endocrinology, 1997, v. 138 (11), p. 4740-4747. ref. ISSN: 0013-7227.

            NAL call no: 448.8 EN2

            Descriptors: RNE, brain, regulation, interactions, maturation, testosterone.


Sex difference and steroidal stimulation of galanin immunoreactivity in the ferret’s dorsal preoptic area/anterior hypothalamus. 1997. Park, J.J.; Baum, M.J.; Tobet, S.A. Journal of Comparative Neurology, 1997, v. 389 (2), p. 277-288. ISSN: 0021-9967.

            NAL call no: QP351.J68

            Descriptors: galanin, dorsal preoptic area, hypothalamus-anterior, ferret.


Sexually dimorphic activation of midbrain tyrosine hydroxylase neurons after mating or exposure to chemosensory cues in the ferret. 1997. Wersinger, S.R.; Baum, M.J. Biology of Reproduction, 1997, v. 56 (6), p. 1407-1414. ref. ISSN: 0006-3363.

            NAL call no: QL876.B5

            Descriptors: mating, pheromones, brain, neurons, sex differences, ferret.


Sexually dimorphic processing of somatosensory and chemosensory in puts to forebrain luteinizing hormone-releasing hormone neurons in mated ferrets. 1997. Wersinger, S.R.; Baum, M.J. Endocrinology, 1997, v. 138 (3), p. 1121-1129. ref. ISSN: 0013-7227.

            NAL call no: 448.8 EN2

            Descriptors: processing, mating, gonadotropins, release, LHRH, brain.


Evaluation of plasma androgen and estrogen concentrations in ferrets with hyperadrenocorticism. 1996. Rosenthal, K.L.; Peterson, M.E. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Sept. 15, 1996, v. 209 (6), p. 1097-1102. ref. ISSN: 0003-1488.

            NAL call no: 41.8 Am3

            Descriptors: ferrets, Cushing’s syndrome, estradiol, testosterone, progesterone.


Signs of oestrus in spayed female ferrets. 1996. Englund, P . Svensk Veterinartidning, 1996, v. 48 (1), p. 13-18. ref.

            Language: Swedish.

            NAL call no: 41.9 SV23

            Descriptors: female animals, behavior, oestrogens, alopecia, ovariectomy.


Stump pyometra in a female ferret. 1996. Fisher, P.G. Exotic Pet Practice, 1996, v. 1 (10), p.7.

            Descriptors: pyometra, case reports, ferret.


Estrogen receptor immunoreactivity in ferret brain is regulated by estradiol in a region-specific manner. 1997. Sisk, C.L.; DonCarlos, L.L. Brain Research, Aug. 1995, v. 688 (1-2), p. 198-202. ISSN: 0006-8993.

            NAL call no: Film S-1779

            Descriptors: brain drug effects, brain metabolism, receptors, estradiol pharmacology.


Oestrus control in the pet ferret. 1995. Sutton, D. Veterinary Times, 1995, v. 25 (5), p. 28. ref. ISSN: 0379-6215.

            Descriptors: pets, reproductive physiology, sex hormones, oestrus.


Patterns of melatonin secretion during sexual maturation in female ferrets. 1995. Ryan, K.D.; Volk, E.A. Biology of Reproduction, 1995, v. 53 (6), p. 1251-1258. ref. ISSN: 0006-3363.

            NAL call no: QL876.B5

            Descriptors: blood, photoperiod, maturity, melatonin, synthesis, age.


Regulation of brain androgen receptor immunoreactivity by androgen in prepubertal male ferrets. 1995. Kashon, M.I.; Hayes, M.J.; Shek, P.P.; Sisk, C.L. Biology of Reproduction, 1995, v. 52 (5), p. 1198-1205. ref. ISSN: 0006-3363.

            NAL call no: QL876.B5

            Descriptors: regulation, brain, androgens, effects, receptors.


Seasonal fibre growth cycles of ferrets (Mustela putorius furo) and long-term effects of melatonin treatment. 1995. Nixon, A.J.; Ashby, M.G.; Saywell, D.P.; Pearson, A.J. Journal of Experimental Biology, 1995, v. 272 (6), p. 435-445. ref. ISSN: 0022-104X.

            NAL call no: 410 J825

            Descriptors: growth, effects, melatonin, hair, treatment, oestrus cycle.


Differential effects of the serotonin sub (1A) agonist, 8-OH-DPAT, on masculine and feminine sexual behavior of the ferret. 1994. Paredes, R.G.; Kica, E.; Baum, M.J. Psychopharmacology, 1994, v. 114 (4), p. 591-596. ISSN: 0033-3158.

            Descriptors: serotonin S1A receptors, 8-OH_DPAT, sexual behavior, lordosis.


Differential photoperiodic control of seasonal variations in pulsa tile luteinizing hormone release in long-day (ferret) and short-day (mink) mammals. 1994. Jallageas, M.; Boissin, J.; Mas, N. Journal of Biological Rhythms, Winter 1994, p. 217-231. ill. ISSN: 0748-7304.

            NAL call no: QH527.J68

            Descriptors: hormones, photperiodic control, seasonal LH variations, mink, ferret.


Ovarian hormone secretion and embryo development during early preg nancy in mink and ferrets. 1994. McRae, A.C. Animal Reproduction Science, Jan. 1994, v. 34 (3-4), p. 315-326. ill. ISSN: 0378-4320.

            NAL call no: QP251 A5

            Descriptors: hormones, pregnancy, embryo development, ovary.


Pubertal maturation is associated with an increase in the number of androgen receptor-immunoreactive cells in the brains of male ferrets. 1994. Kashon, M.L.; Sisk, C.L. Developmental Brain Research, 1994, v. 78 (2), p. 237-242. ISSN: 0165-3806.

            Descriptors: androgen receptors, brain, males puberty, maturation.


A technique for vasectomizing male ferrets. 1994. Ryland, L .M.; Lipinski, E. Canine Practice, 1994, v. 19 (1), p. 25-27. ref.

            NAL call no: SF991 A1C3

            Descriptors: surgery, male genitalia, vasectomy.


Luteal protein secretion during preimplantation in the ferret. 1993. Huang, J.L.; Powell, M.; Mead, R.A. Biology of Reproduction, 1993, v. 48 (3), p. 647-654. ref. ISSN: 0006-3363.

            NAL call no: QL876.B5

            Descriptors: embryo implantation, proteins, corpus luteum, synthesis.


Oestrus control in ferrets. 1993. Kluth, G.A. Veterinary Record, 1993, v. 133 (10), p. 252. ref. ISSN: 0042-4900.

            NAL call no: 42.8 V641

            Descriptors: adverse effects, progesterone, oestrus, control.


Role of ovarian steroids in development of uterine binding sites for prolactin in the ferret. 1993. Rose, J.; Huang, J.L.; Mead, R.A. Biology of Reproduction, 1993, v. 48 (6), p. 1266-1273. ref. ISSN: 0006-3363.

            NAL call no: QL876.B5

            Descriptors: uterus, prolactin, steroids, ovaries, oestrogens, progesterone, effects.


Sex and regional differences in intracellular localization of estrogen receptor immunoreactivity in adult ferret forebrain. 1993. Tobet, S.A.; Chickering, T.W.; Fox, T.O.; Baum, M.J. Neuroendocrinology, 1993, v. 58 (3), p. 316-324. ref. ISSN: 0028-3835.

            NAL call no: QP187 A1N4

            Descriptors: estradiol, oestrogens, receptors, brain, sex differences.


Bile salt stimulated lipase: Comparative studies in ferret milk and lactating mammary gland. 1992. Ellis, L.A.; Hamosh, M. Lipids, American Oil Chemists’ Society, Nov. 1992, v. 27 (11), p. 917-922. ref. ISSN: 0024-4201.

            NAL call no: QP751.L5

            Descriptors: ferrets, milk, mammary tissue, enzyme act ivity, cells, inhibition.


Comparative vaginal cytology of the estrous cycle of black-footed ferrets (Mustela nigripes), Siberian polecats (M. eversmanni), and domestic ferrets. (M. Putorius furo). 1992. Williams, E.S.; Thorne, E.T.; Kwiatkowski, D.R.; Lutz. K.; Anderson, S.L. Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation, Jan. 1992, v. 4 (1), p. 38-44. ref. ISSN: 1040-6387.

            NAL call no: SF774.J68

            Descriptors: ferrets, polecats, vagina, cytology, estrous cycle, reproductive disorders.


Effect of ovariectomy on blastocyst expansion and survival in ferrets (Mustela putorius furo). 1992. McRae, A.C. Reproduction, Fertility and Development, 1992, v. 4 (2), p. 239-247. ref. ISSN: 1031-3613.

            NAL call no: QP251.R47

            Descriptors: blastocyst, diameter, progesterone, effects.


Reproductive features in the ferret (Mustela putorius). 1992. Lagerkvist, G. Reproduction in Carnivorous Fur Bearing Animals. (Iceland), Apr. 1991. Tauson, A.H.; Valtonen, M. (eds.). p. 87-95. ill. ref. ISBN: 8774323571.

            Descriptors: reproduction, sexual maturity, oestrous cycle, fertilization, genetics.


Sexual dimorphism in the effects of mating on the in vitro release of LHRH from the ferret mediobasal hypothalamus. 1992. Lambert, G.M.; Rubin, B.S.; Baum, M.J. Physiology and Behavior, 1992, v. 52 (4), p. 809-813. ref.

            NAL call no: QP1 P4

            Descriptors: mating, LHRH, gonadotropins, ferret.


Quantitative light and scanning electron microscopy of ferret sperm. 1991. Vander Horst, G.; Curry, P.T.; Zkitchin, R.M.; Burgess, W.; Thorne, E.T.; Kwiatkowski, D. Parker, M.; Atherton, R.W. Molecular Reproduction and Development, 1991. V. 30 (3), p. 232-240. ill. ISSN: 1040-452X.

            NAL call no:  QP251 M64

            Descriptors: sperm, morphology, variation, species differences.


Real-time ultrasonographic determination of pregnancy and gestational age in ferrets. 1990. Peter, A.T.; Bell, J.A.; Manning, D.D.; Bosu, W.T.K. Laboratory Animal Science, Jan. 1990, v. 40 (1), p. 91-92. ref. ISSN: 0023-6764.

            NAL call no: 410.9 P94

            Descriptors: ferrets, pregnancy, diagnosis, ultrasonography, embryonic development.


Reproductive failure in mink and ferrets after intravenous or oral inoculation of Campylobacter jejuni. 1990. Bell, J.A.; Manning, D.D. Canadian Journal of Veterinary Research: Revue Canadienne de Recherche Veterinaire, Oct. 1990, v. 54 (4), p. 432-437. ref. ISSN: 0830-9000.

            NAL call no: SF601.C24

            Descriptors: ferrets, mink, abortion, uterus, placenta, fetal death.


Use of vaginal cytology in three species of ferret. 1990. Williams, E.S.; Thorne, E.T.; Kwiatkowski, D.R.; Lutz, K.; Anderson, S.L. American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians; Abstracts 33rd Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. Oct. 7-9, 1990, p. 27. ref.

            Descriptors: vagina, cytology, female genitalia.


Reproduction, breeding and growth. 1988. Fox, J.G. Biology and Diseases of the Ferret, Lea & Febiger, Philadelphia, p. 174-183. ill. ref. ISBN: 0812111397.

            NAL call no: SF407.F39B56

            Descriptors: ferrets, reproductions, animal breeding, growth.


Uterine luminal proteins during the preimplantation period in the ferret. 1987. Foresman, K.R. Journal of Experimental Zoology, Jul. 1987, v. 243 (1), p. 103-109. ill. ref. ISSN: 0022-104X.

            NAL call no: 410 J825

            Descriptors: ferrets, protein synthesis, uterus, preim plantation period.


Coital stimuli controlling luteinizing hormone secretion and ovulation in the female ferret. 1985. Carroll, R.S.; Erskine, M.S.; Doherty, P.C.; Lundell, L.A.; Baum, M.J. Biology of Reproduction, May 1985, v. 32 (4), p. 925-933. ref. ISSN: 0006-3363.

            NAL call no: QL876.B5

            Descriptors: stimuli, copulation, hormone secretion, ovulation, ferrets.


Congenital malformations and variations in reproductive performance in the ferret: Effects of maternal age, color and parity. 1985. Laboratory Animal Science, Jun. 1985, v. 35 (3), p. 250-255. ill. ref. ISSN: 0023-6764.

            NAL call no: 410.9 P94

            Descriptors: ferrets, color, reproductive performance, congenital abnormalities, age.


Influence of day length and endocrine status on luteinizing hormon e secretion in intact and ovariectomized adult ferrets. 1985. Ryan, K.D.; Siegel, S.F.; Robinson, S.L. Biology of Reproduction, Oct. 1985, v. 33 (3), p. 690-697. ref. ISSN: 0006-3363.

            NAL call no: QL876.B5

            Descriptors: ferrets, ovariectomized females, secretions, photoperiod.


Oestrus-associated anaemia in the ferret. 1985. Copper, J.E.; Brearley, M.J.; Cunningham, A. Veterinary Record, Oct. 12, 1985, v. 117 (15), p. 395-396. ref.

            NAL call no: 41.8 V641

            Descriptors: ferrets, anemia, estrus.


Mastitis caused by hemolytic Escherichia coli in the ferret. 1983. Liberson, A.J.; Newcomer, C.E.; Ackerman, J.I.; Murphy, J.C.; Fox, J.G. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, Dec. 1, 1983, v. 183 (11), p. 1179-1181. ill. ref. ISSN: 0003-1488.

            NAL call no: 41.8 AM3

            Descriptors: mastitis, ferret, hemolytic E. coli.


Steroid metabolism in the corpus luteum of the ferret (Pregnancy). 1983. Kinter, P.J.; Mead, R.A. Biology of Reproduction, Dec. 1983, v. 29 (5), p. 1121-1127. ref. ISSN: 0006-3363.

            NAL call no: QL876.B5

            Descriptors: steroid metabolism, corpus luteum, pregnancy, ferret.


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