Publications of Julian Christians


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1. Christians, JK; Amiri, N; Schipilow, JD; Zhang, SW; May-Rashke, KI2019Pappa2 deletion has sex- and age-specific effects on bone in miceGrowth Horm. IGF Res. 44: 6-10
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2. Christians, JK; Grynspan, D2019Placental villous hypermaturation is associated with improved neonatal outcomesPlacenta 76: 1-5
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3. Christians, JK; Lennie, KI; Wild, LK; Garcha, R2019Effects of high-fat diets on fetal growth in rodents: a systematic reviewReprod. Biol. Endocrinol. 17: 39
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4. Christians JK, Grynspan D, Greenwood SL, Dilworth MR2018The problem with using the birthweight:placental weight ratio as a measure of placental efficiencyPlacenta 68:52-58
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5. Christians JK, Lennie KI, Huicochea Munoz MF, Binning N2018PAPP-A2 deficiency does not exacerbate the phenotype of a mouse model of intrauterine growth restrictionReprod Biol Endocrinol 16:58
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6. Chin, EH; Schmidt, KL; Martel, KM; Wong, CK; Hamden, JE; Gibson, WT; Soma, KK; Christians, JK2017A maternal high-fat, high-sucrose diet has sexspecific effects on fetal glucocorticoids with little consequence for offspring metabolism and voluntary locomotor activity in micePLoS One 12
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7. Christians, JK; Leavey, K; Cox, BJ2017Associations between imprinted gene expression in the placenta, human fetal growth and preeclampsiaBiology Letters 13
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8. Hodgson, ZG; Saxell, L; Christians, JK2017An evaluation of Interprofessional group antenatal care: a prospective comparative studyBMC Pregnancy Childbirth 17
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9. Christians, JK; Beristain, AG2016ADAM12 and PAPP-A: Candidate regulators of trophoblast invasion and first trimester markers of healthy trophoblastsCell Adhesion & Migration 10: 147-153
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10. Fronstin, RB; Christians, JK; Williams, TD2016Experimental reduction of haematocrit affects reproductive performance in European starlingsFunctional Ecology 30: 398-409
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11. Fronstin, RB; Doucet, SM; Christians, JK2016Haematocrit, eggshell colouration and sexual signaling in the European starling (Sturnus vulgaris)BMC Ecology 16
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12. Amiri, N. and Christians, J.K. 2015PAPP-A2 expression by osteoblasts is required for normal postnatal growth in mice.Growth Hormone & IGF Research
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13. Chin, EH; Christians, JK2015When are sex-specific effects really sex-specific?Journal of Developmental Origins of Health and Disease 6: 438-442
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14. Christians, J.K., Bath, A.K., and Amiri, N.2015Pappa2 deletion alters IGFBPs but has little effect on glucose disposal or adiposityGrowth Hormone & IGF Research 25:232-239
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15. Christians, J.K., King, A.Y., Rogowska, M.D., and Hessels, S.M.2015Pappa2 deletion in mice affects male but not female fertilityReproductive Biology and Endocrinology 13:109
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16. Christians, JK; King, AY; Rogowska, MD2015Lack of Functional Pregnancy-Associated Plasma Protein-A2 (PAPP-A2) Does Not Affect Female Fertility or Fecundity in MiceReproductive Sciences 22: 226A-226A
17. Crosley, EJ; Durland, U; Seethram, K; MacRae, S; Gruslin, A; Christians, JK2014First-Trimester Levels of PregnancyAssociated Plasma Protein A2 ( PAPP-A2) in the Maternal Circulation Are Elevated in Pregnancies That Subsequently Develop PreeclampsiaReproductive Sciences 21: 754-760
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18. Erin J Crosley, Caroline E Dunk, Alexander G Beristain and Julian K Christians2014IGFBP-4 and −5 are expressed in first-trimester villi and differentially regulate the migration of HTR-8/SVneo cellsReproductive Biology and Endocrinology 12:123
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19. Christians JK, de Zwaan DR, Fung SHY2013Pregnancy Associated Plasma Protein A2 (PAPP-A2) Affects Bone Size and Shape and Contributes to Natural Variation in Postnatal Growth in Mice.PLOS One 8(2): e56260
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20. Crosley, EJ; Elliot, MG; Christians, JK; Crespi, BJ2013Placental invasion, preeclampsia risk and adaptive molecular evolution at the origin of the great apes: Evidence from genome-wide analysesPlacenta 34: 127-132
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21. Cheema, MS; Christians, JK2011Virulence in an insect model differs between mating types in Aspergillus fumigatusMedical Mycology 49
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22. Christians, JK; Cheema, MS; Vergara, IA; Watt, CA; Pinto, LJ; Chen, NS; Moore, MM2011Quantitative Trait Locus (QTL) Mapping Reveals a Role for Unstudied Genes in Aspergillus VirulencePLOS One 6
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23. Gorman, KF; Christians, JK; Parent, J; Ahmadi, R; Weigel, D; Dreyer, C; Breden, F2011A major QTL controls susceptibility to spinal curvature in the curveback guppyBMC Genetics 12
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24. Wagner, PK; Otomo, A; Christians, JK2011Regulation of pregnancy-associated plasma protein A2 (PAPPA2) in a human placental trophoblast cell line (BeWo)Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology 9
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25. Christians, JK; Gruslin, A2010Altered levels of insulin-like growth factor binding protein proteases in preeclampsia and intrauterine growth restrictionPrenatal Diagnosis 30: 815-820
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26. Wagner, PK; Christians, JK2010Altered placental expression of PAPPA2 does not affect birth weight in miceReproductive Biology and Endocrinology 8
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27. Christians, JK; Watt, CA2009Mononucleotide repeats represent an important source of polymorphic microsatellite markers in Aspergillus nidulansMolecular Ecology Resources 9: 572-578
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28. Wang, J; Qiu, Q; Haider, M; Bell, M; Gruslin, A; Christians, JK2009Expression of pregnancy-associated plasma protein A2 during pregnancy in human and mouseJournal of Endocrinology 202: 337-345
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29. Hodgson, ZG; Meddle, SL; Christians, JK; Sperry, TS; Healy, SD2008Influence of sex steroid hormones on spatial memory in a songbirdJournal of Comparative Physiology A-Neuroethology Sensory Neural and Behavioral Physiology 194: 963-969
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30. Christians, JK; Senger, LK2007Fine mapping dissects pleiotropic growth quantitative trait locus into linked lociMammalian Genome 18: 240-245
31. Hansson, B; Jack, L; Christians, JK; Pemberton, JM; Akesson, M; Westerdahl, H; Bensch, S; Hasselquist, D2007No evidence for inbreeding avoidance in a great reed warbler populationBehav Ecol 18: 157-164
32. Christians, JK; Hoeflich, A; Keightley, PD2006PAPPA2, an enzyme that cleaves an insulin-like growth-factor-binding protein, is a candidate gene for a quantitative trait locus affecting body size in miceGenetics 173: 1547-1553
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33. Christians, JK; Hoeflich, A; Keightley, PD2005Investigation of the causal gene underlying a quantitative trait locus (QTL) contributing to genetic variation in growthIntegrative and Comparative Biology 45: 977-977
34. Oliver, F. , Christians, J.K. , Liu, X, Rhind, S., Verma, V., Davison, C., Brown, S.D.M, Denny, P., and Keightley, P.D.2005Regulatory variation at glypican-3 underlies a major growth QTL in mice.PLOS Biology 3: e135.
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35. Christians, JK; Keightley, PD2004Fine mapping of a murine growth locus to a 1.4-cM region and resolution of linked QTLMammalian Genome 15
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36. Christians, JK; Rance, KA; Knott, SA; Pignatelli, PM; Oliver, F; Bunger, L2004Identification and reciprocal introgression of a QTL affecting body mass in miceGenetics Selection Evolution 36
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37. Stylianou, IM; Christians, JK; Keightley, PD; Bunger, L; Clinton, M; Bulfield, G; Horvat, S2004Genetic complexity of an obesity QTL (Fob3) revealed by detailed genetic mappingMammalian Genome 15
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38. Williams, TD; Challenger, WO; Christians, JK; Evanson, M; Love, O; Vezina, F2004What causes the decrease in haematocrit during egg production?Functional Ecology 18: 330-336
39. Christians, JK; Bingham, V; Oliver, F; Heath, TT; Keightley, PD2003Characterization of a QTL affecting skeletal size in miceMammalian Genome 14: 175-183
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40. Williams, TD; Christians, JK2003Experimental dissociation of the effects of diet, age and breeding experience on primary reproductive effort in zebra finches Taeniopygia guttataJournal of Avian Biology 34: 379-386
41. Christians, JK2002Avian egg size: variation within species and inflexibility within individualsBiological Reviews 77
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42. Christians, JK; Bingham, V; Keightley, PD2002Fine-mapping of a quantitative trait locus (QTL) affecting skeletal size in mice.Integrative and Comparative Biology 42
43. Christians, JK; Williams, TD2002Effects of porcine follicle-stimulating hormone on the reproductive performance of female zebra finches (Taeniopygia guttata)General and Comparative Endocrinology 125: 121-131
44. Challenger, WO; Williams, TD; Christians, JK; Vezina, F2001Follicular development and plasma yolk precursor dynamics through the laying cycle in the European starling (Sturnus vulgaris)Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 74: 356-365
45. Christians, JK; Evanson, M; Aiken, JJ2001Seasonal decline in clutch size in European starlings: a novel randomization test to distinguish between the timing and quality hypothesesJournal of Animal Ecology 70
46. Christians, JK; Williams, TD2001Interindividual variation in yolk mass and the rate of growth of ovarian follicles in the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata)Journal of Comparative Physiology B-Biochemical Systemic and Environmental Physiology 171: 255-261
47. Christians, JK; Williams, TD2001Intraspecific variation in reproductive physiology and egg quality in the European Starling Sturnus vulgarisJournal of Avian Biology 32: 31-37
48. Christians, JK2000Producing extra eggs does not deplete macronutrient reserves in European Starlings Sturnus vulgarisJournal of Avian Biology 31
49. Christians, JK2000Trade-offs between egg size and number in waterfowl: an interspecific test of the van Noordwijk and de Jong modelFunctional Ecology 14
50. Christians, Julian 2000The physiological basis of intraspecific variation in egg size, quality and number in birds.PhD Thesis. Binding Date: 9/11/2000
51. Christians, JK; Williams, TD1999Organ mass dynamics in relation to yolk precursor production and egg formation in European starlings Sturnus vulgarisPhysiological and Biochemical Zoology 72: 455-461
52. Christians, JK; Williams, TD1999Effects of exogenous 17 beta-estradiol on tee reproductive physiology and reproductive performance of European starlings (Sturnus vulgaris)Journal of Experimental Biology 202: 2679-2685
53. Williams, TD; Christians, JK; Aiken, JJ; Evanson, M1999Enhanced immune function does not depress reproductive outputProceedings of the Royal Society of London Series B-Biological Sciences 266: 753-757
 

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