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Research Output 1996 2019

2019

Enhancing the functioning of farm animal gene banks in Europe: results of the IMAGE project

Hiemstra, S. J., Boettcher, P., Crooijmans, R. P. M. A., Danchin-Burge, C., Leroy, G., Moran, D., Kugle, W., Woelders, H. & Tixier-Boichard, M., Oct 2019, Proceedings of ESPG conference 23-25 October Prague Czech Republic. Trevil, P. & Weigend, S. (eds.). Prague, p. 25-28

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference paperAcademic

Open Access

Freezing poultry semen; effects of cpa concentration x cooling rate, and other factors

Woelders, H., de Wit, A. A. C. (ed.), Hiemstra, S. J. (ed.), Grasseau, I. (ed.), Blesbois, E. (ed.), Bernal, B. (ed.) & Santiago-Moreno, J. (ed.), 28 Aug 2019, Book of Abstracts of the 70th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. Ghent: Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 364-364 1 p. 31591. (EAAP Book of abstracts; no. 25).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingAbstractAcademic

Open Access

New opportunities of animal reproductive and cryopreservation technologies for breeding and conservation

Woelders, H., van Soom, A., Stout, T., Roelen, B. A. J. & Hiemstra, S. J., 5 Sep 2019.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceOtherAcademic

Open Access

Plasticity of intestinal gene expression profile signatures reflected by nutritional interventions in piglets

Schokker, D., Hulsegge, I., Woelders, H. & Rebel, J. M. J., 23 May 2019, In : BMC Genomics. 20, 1, 414.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Transcriptome
Biological Phenomena
Meta-Analysis
Jejunum
Gene Expression
4 Citations (Scopus)

Seminal plasma amino acid profile in different breeds of chicken: Role of seminal plasma on sperm cryoresistance

Santiago-Moreno, J., Bernal, B., Pérez-Cerezales, S., Castaño, C., Toledano-Díaz, A., Esteso, M. C., Gutiérrez-Adán, A., López-Sebastián, A., Gil, M. G., Woelders, H. & Blesbois, E., 1 Jan 2019, In : PLoS ONE. 14, 1, e0209910.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
chicken breeds
seminal plasma
Semen
Spermatozoa
Chickens
1 Citation (Scopus)

Two-step accelerating freezing protocol yields a better motility, membranes and DNA integrities of thawed ram sperm than three-steps freezing protocols

Galarza, D. A., López-Sebastián, A., Woelders, H., Blesbois, E. & Santiago-Moreno, J., Dec 2019, In : Cryobiology. 91, p. 84-89

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
rams
Freezing
Spermatozoa
freezing
cooling
2018
16 Citations (Scopus)

An improved vitrification protocol for equine immature oocytes, resulting in a first live foal

Ortiz-Escribano, N., Bogado Pascottini, O., Woelders, H., Vandenberghe, L., De Schauwer, C., Govaere, J., Van den Abbeel, E., Vullers, T., Ververs, C., Roels, K., Van De Velde, M., van Soom, A. & Smits, K., May 2018, In : Equine Veterinary Journal. 50, 3, p. 391-397

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Vitrification
vitrification
foals
Horses
Oocytes
swine housing
immunology
piglets
digestive system
ileum

Freezing poultry semen; effects of CPA concentration x cooling rate; other factors

Woelders, H., de Wit, A. A. C. & Hiemstra, S. J., Dec 2018, In : Cryobiology. 85, p. 163-163

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstractAcademic

Intestinal stem-cell organoids as experimental models to investigate feed efficiency

Ellen, E. D., Taverne, N., Taverne-Thiele, J. J., Madsen, O., Woelders, H., Bergsma, R., Knol, E. F., Kar, S. K., de Haas, Y., Groenen, M. & Wells, J. M., 28 Aug 2018, Book of Abstracts of the 69th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science. Wageningen Academic Publishers, p. 478-478 (Book of Abstracts; vol. 24).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingAbstractAcademic

stem cells
feed conversion
nutrient transport
livestock production
marker-assisted selection
3 Citations (Scopus)

Sephadex filtration as successful alternative to density-gradient centrifugation procedures for ram sperm selection with improved kinetics

Galarza, D. A., López-Sebastián, A., Woelders, H., Blesbois, E. & Santiago-Moreno, J., May 2018, In : Animal Reproduction Science. 192, p. 261-270

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Density Gradient Centrifugation
Semen
rams
Spermatozoa
semen

Simulations of osmotic events in vitrification of equine oocytes and porcine embryos

Woelders, H., Guignot, F., Oritiz-Escribano, N., van Soom, A. & Smits, K., 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractAcademic

2017

Detection of proper insemination time by multiple pregnancy marker pattern (mpmp) recognition  

te Pas, M. F. W., Woelders, H., Bouwman, A. C. & Hulsegge, B., 21 Sep 2017, Patent No. WO2017158154, Priority date 18 Mar 2016

Research output: PatentOther research output

Open Access
Multiple Pregnancy
Insemination
Mammals
Time-to-Pregnancy
Pregnancy

Gut microbial colonization in day old chicks

Woelders, H., Schokker, D. & Smits, M. A., 2017, In : International Hatchery Practice. 31, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstractProfessional

4 Citations (Scopus)

Semi-quantitative proteomics of mammalian cells upon short-term exposure to nonionizing electromagnetic fields

Kuzniar, A., Laffeber, C., Eppink, B., Bezstarosti, K., Dekkers, D., Woelders, H., Zwamborn, A. P. M., Demmers, J., Lebbink, J. H. G. & Kanaar, R., 2017, In : PLoS ONE. 12, 2, e0170762.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Electromagnetic Fields
Proteomics
proteomics
Electromagnetic fields
Cells
1 Citation (Scopus)

Steroid Hormones and Female Energy Balance: Relation to Offspring Primary Sex Ratio

Aslam, M. L. & Woelders, H., 2017, Egg Innovations and Strategies for Improvement. Hester, P. Y. (ed.). Academic Press, p. 47-54

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

steroid hormones
energy balance
hens
sex ratio
egg masses
2 Citations (Scopus)

Study of potential health effects of electromagnetic fields of telephony and Wi-Fi, using chicken embryo development as animal model

Woelders, H., de Wit, A. A. C., Lourens, A., Stockhofe, N., Engel, B., Hulsegge, B., Schokker, D., van Heijningen, P., Vossen, S., Bekers, D. & Zwamborn, P., 2017, In : Bioelectromagnetics. 38, 3, p. 186-203

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Electromagnetic Fields
Eggs
Embryonic Development
Chickens
Animal Models
2 Citations (Scopus)

Validation of a mathematical model of the bovine estrous cycle for cows with different estrous cycle characteristics

Boer, H. M. T., Butler, S. T., Stötzel, C., te Pas, M. F. W., Veerkamp, R. F. & Woelders, H., Nov 2017, In : Animal. 11, 11, p. 1991-2001

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

estrous cycle
mathematical models
cows
cattle
mechanistic models
2016

Bevruchtend vermogen van konijnensperma uit de genenbank

Hoving, A. H., de Wit, A. A. C., Sulkers, H., Woelders, H. & Hiemstra, S. J., 2016, Wageningen: Centrum voor Genetische Bronnen Wageningen UR. 30 p. (CGN rapport; no. 36)

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

Open Access

Exploring the gut of 95 weeks old laying hens

Schokker, D., Woelders, H., Visscher, J., Rebel, J. M. J. & Smits, M., 2016.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterProfessional

12 Citations (Scopus)

Role of cumulus cells during vitrification and fertilization of mature bovine oocytes: Effects on survival, fertilization, and blastocyst development

Ortiz-Escribano, N., Smits, K., Piepers, S., Van den Abbeel, E., Woelders, H. & Van Soom, A., 2016, In : Theriogenology. 86, 2, p. 635-641

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Cumulus Cells
Vitrification
vitrification
Blastocyst
Fertilization

Tierschutz: Das Ende des Gemetzels.

Koch, J. & Woelders, H., 2016, In : Der Spiegel. 2016, 12, p. 112-114

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlePopular

Open Access
2015
3 Citations (Scopus)

Association of egg mass and egg sex: gene expression analysis from maternal RNA in the germinal disc region of layer hens (Gallus gallus)

Aslam, M. A., Schokker, D., Groothuis, A. A. G., de Wit, A. A. C., Smits, M. A. & Woelders, H., 2015, In : Biology of Reproduction. 92, 6, 9 p., 157.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Blastodisc
Ovum
Chickens
Sex Ratio
Mothers
2014
4 Citations (Scopus)

Central genomic regulation of the expression of oestrous behaviour in dairy cows: a review

Woelders, H., van der Lende, T., Kommadath, A., te Pas, M. F. W., Smits, M. A. & Kaal-Lansbergen, L. M. T. E., 2014, In : Animal. 8, 5, p. 754-764

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

estradiol
dairy cows
genomics
estrus
cows
21 Citations (Scopus)

Cryopreservation of turkey semen: effects of breeding line and freezing method on post-thaw sperm quality, fertilization, and hatching

Long, J. A., Purdy, P. H., Zuidberg, C. A., Hiemstra, S. J., Velleman, S. G. & Woelders, H., 2014, In : Cryobiology. 68, 3, p. 371-378

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Cryopreservation
fertilization (reproduction)
breeding lines
Semen
Fertilization

Vroege detectie van dracht bij koeien door Proteomics Biomerkers in melk = Early pregnancy detection using proteomics biomarkers in milk

te Pas, M. F. W., Kruijt, L., de Wit, A. A. C., Hulsegge, B., van Riel, J. W., Heeres-van der Tol, J. J., Sulkers, H. & Woelders, H., 2014, Lelystad: Wageningen UR Livestock Research. 10 p. (Rapport / Wageningen UR Livestock Research; no. nr. 747)

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

Open Access
2013

Killing new born animals for efficiency reasons; genetic selection as a cause for a dilemma

Leenstra, F. R., Maurer, V., Bruijnis, M. R. N. & Woelders, H., 2013, Book of Abstracts of the 64th Annual Meeting of the European Federation of Animal Science, August 26-30, Nantes, France. Wageningen: Wageningen Academic Publishers, Vol. 19. p. 469

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingAbstract

humidity
animal
temperature
eddy covariance
refractive index
5 Citations (Scopus)

Prioritization of candidate genes for cattle reproductive traits, based on protein-protein interactions, gene expression, and text-mining

Hulsegge, B., Woelders, H., Smits, M. A., Schokker, D., Jiang, L. & Sorensen, P., 2013, In : Physiological genomics. 45, 10, p. 400-406

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Data Mining
Hypothalamus
Gene Expression
Amygdala
Genes

Winning en opslag van sperma van zeldzame Nederlandse schapen- en geitenrassen in de genenbank (2001-2012)

Hoving, A. H., Sulkers, H., Zuidberg, C. A., Hulsegge, B., Woelders, H., de Wit, A. A. C. & Hiemstra, S. J., 2013, Lelystad: Centrum voor Genetische Bronnen Wageningen UR. 30 p. (CGN rapport / Centrum voor Genetische Bronnen Nederland; no. 29)

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

Open Access
11 Citations (Scopus)

Yolk concentrations of hormones and glucose and egg weight and egg dimensions in unincubated chicken eggs, in relation to egg sex and hen body weight.

Aslam, M. A., Hulst, M. M., Hoving-Bolink, A. H., Smits, M. A., de Vries, B., Weites, I., Groothuis, T. G. & Woelders, H., 2013, In : General and Comparative Endocrinology. 187, p. 15-22 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

chicken eggs
egg weight
Eggs
Ovum
hens
2012

A Differential Equation Model to Investigate the Dynamics of the Bovine Estrous Cycle

Boer, H. M. T., Stotzel, C., Roblitz, S. & Woelders, H., 2012, Advances in Systems Biology, Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. Goryanin, I. I. & Goryachev, A. B. (eds.). New York, p. 597-605 678 p. (Advances in Systems Biology; no. 736).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterAcademicpeer-review

estrous cycle
cattle
mechanistic models
model validation
corpus luteum

Alternatief voor doden eendagskuikens

Woelders, H., 2012, In : V-focus. 9, 5a, p. 46-47

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access
8 Citations (Scopus)

A reliable method for sexing unincubated bird eggs for studying primary sex ratio

Aslam, M. A., Hulst, M. M., Hoving-Bolink, A. H., de Wit, A. A. C., Smits, M. A. & Woelders, H., 2012, In : Molecular Ecology Resources. 12, 3, p. 421-427

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Blastodisc
Sex Ratio
sex determination analysis
Eggs
sex ratio
31 Citations (Scopus)

Breeding or Assisted Reproduction? Relevance of the Horse Model Applied to the Conservation of Endangered Equids

Smits, K., Hoogewijs, M., Woelders, H., Daels, P. & van Soom, A., 2012, In : Reproduction in Domestic Animals. 47, s4, p. 239-248

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

assisted reproductive technologies
horse breeds
Horses
Breeding
Reproduction
5 Citations (Scopus)

Candidate mechanisms underlying atypical progesterone profiles as deduced from parameter perturbations in a mathematical model of the bovine estrous cycle

Boer, H. M. T., Apri, M., Molenaar, J., Stötzel, C., Veerkamp, R. F. & Woelders, H., 2012, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 95, 7, p. 3837-3851

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Luteolysis
ovarian cysts
Estrous Cycle
Ovulation
luteolysis
3 Citations (Scopus)

Contributions to an animal trait ontology

Hulsegge, B., Smits, M. A., te Pas, M. F. W. & Woelders, H., 2012, In : Journal of Animal Science. 90, 6, p. 2061-2066

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Host-Pathogen Interactions
host-pathogen relationships
reproductive traits
terminology
Livestock

Cryo conservering van sperma van zeldzame Nederlandse eendenrassen

Zuidberg, C. A., de Wit, A. A. C., Hoving, A. H., Woelders, H., Sulkers, H. & Hiemstra, S. J., 2012, Wageningen: Centrum voor Genetische Bronnen. 25 p. (CGN rapport; no. 24)

Research output: Book/ReportReportProfessional

Open Access

Decrease in body weight of laying hen due to feed restriction leads to a female biased primary sex ratio

Aslam, M. A., Hoving-Bolink, A. H., de Wit, A. A. C., Smits, M. A., Groothuis, T. G. G. & Woelders, H., 2012, XXIV International Poultry Symposium, PB WPSA, Science for poultry practice-poultry practice for science”, Miedzyzdroje, Poland, 12-14 September 2012. p. 91-91

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference paper

De kip met de groene eieren

Heselmans, M. & Woelders, H., 2012, In : NRC. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlePopular

Feed restriction induced change in body mass affects offspring sex ratio in laying hens

Aslam, M. A., Groothuis, T. G. G., Hoving-Bolink, A. H., de Wit, A. A. C., Dijkstra, C., Smits, M. A. & Woelders, H., 2012.

Research output: Contribution to conferenceAbstractAcademic

10 Citations (Scopus)
Reproductive Techniques
banking
Domestic Animals
Genomics
farmed animal species

Integrating nutritional and reproductive models to improve reproductive efficiency in dairy cattle

Shields, S. L., Woelders, H., Boer, H. M. T., Röblitz, S., Stötzel, C., Plöntzke, J. & McNamara, J. P., 2012, In : Journal of Dairy Science. 95, p. 46-46

Research output: Contribution to journalAbstractAcademic

reproductive efficiency
Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
dairy cattle
Progesterone
progesterone

Killing day old chicks in egg production and its alternatives: casus for debate on ethical aspects

Leenstra, F. R. & Woelders, H., 2012, Program Book of 11th World Congress of Bioethics, Rotterdam, 26-29 June 2012. p. 271-272

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingAbstractAcademic

Niet de geit is zeldzaam maar de houder (interview uitgevoerd door Frank de Vries)

Hiemstra, S. J., Hoving, A. H., Windig, J. J., Woelders, H., Sulkers, H. & Zuidberg, C. A., 2012, In : Geitenhouderij. 16, 1, p. 30-31 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Open Access
2011
21 Citations (Scopus)

A simple mathematical model of the bovine estrous cycle: Follicle development and endocrine interactions

Boer, H. M. T., Stötzel, C., Röblitz, S., Deuflhard, P., Veerkamp, R. F. & Woelders, H., 2011, In : Journal of Theoretical Biology. 278, 1, p. 20-31

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Estrous Cycle
estrous cycle
Theoretical Models
mathematical models
Mathematical Model

Biology of two and three wave estrous cycles in dairy cows, investigated with a mathematical model

Boer, H. M. T., Röblitz, S., Stötzel, C., Veerkamp, R. F., Kemp, B. & Woelders, H., 2011.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePosterProfessional

De toekomst van het eendagskuiken

Sikkema, A., Leenstra, F. R. & Woelders, H., 2011, In : Resource: weekblad voor Wageningen UR. 5, 5, p. 20-21

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlePopular

Open Access

Een einde aan dit einde

Bijleveld, H. & Woelders, H., 2011, In : De Pluimveehouderij. 2011, p. 20-22

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional