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Abecia A., Gave M., Garcia A.I., Casao A., Carvaja-Iserna M., Palacios C., Keller M., Chemineau P. & Delgadillo J.A. (2019). Long days in winter or the presence of adult sexually active rams did not influence the timing of puberty of autumn-born Rasa Aragonesa ram-lambs. Biological Rhythm Research, in press.

Andrade-Esparza J.D., Espinoza-Flores L.A., Hernandez H., Chemineau P., Keller M. & Delgadillo J.A. (2019). Progesterone doses of 5, 3 or 1 mg do not prevent the short ovulatory cycles in goats exposed to photo-stimulatd bucks. Theriogenology, 130, 36-40.

Barrière D., Ella E., Adriaenssen H., Roselli C.E., Chemineau P. & Keller M. (2019). In vivo magnetic resonance imaging reveals the effect of gonadal hormones on morphological and functional brain sexual dimorphisms in adult sheep. Psychoneuroendocrinology, in press.

Cann P., Chabi M., Le Danvic C., Delsart A., Saliou J.M., ChaslesM., Keller M. & Nagnan-Le Meillour P. (2019). The olfactory secretome varies according to female seasonnality in sheep and goat. BMC Genomics, in press.

Capela D., Poissenot K., Dombret C., Keller M., Franceschini I. & Mhaouty Kodja S. (2019). Effects of combined exposure of adult male mice to di-(2(ethylexyl)phthalate and nonylphenol on behavioral and neuroendocrine responses. Chemosphere, 221, 573-582.

Chasles M., Chesneau D., Moussu C., Abecia A., Delgadillo J.A., Chemineau P. & Keller M. (2019). Highly precocious activation of reproductive function in autumn-born goats (Capra hircus) by exposure to sexually active bucks. Domestic Animal Endocrinology, 68, 100-105.

Ella A., Barriere D.A., Adriaenssen H., Melzer T., Palmer D.N., Mitchell N. & Keller M. (2019). The developpment of brain imaging approaches in large animal models for preclinical research. Animal Frontiers, in press.

Ella A., Gomot G., Lévy I., Dominici C., Adriaensen H., Reigner F., Keller M. & Guillaume D. (2019). Artefact induced by a transponder during in-vivo magnetic resonance imaging on horse brain. Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 77, 63-67.

Gélin U., Keller M., De Beaupuis V., Nowak R., Lévy F. & Locatelli Y. (2019). Impact of interspecific hybridization between sika and red deers on mother-young relationships and body size of the young. Animal Behaviour, in press.

Keller M., Vandenbergh L.N. & Charlier T.D. (2019). The parental brain as a target for endocrine disruption. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology, in press.

Liere P., Cornil C.A., de Bournonville M.P., Pianos A., Keller M., Schumacher M., Balthazart J. (2019). Steroid profiles in quail brain and serum: sex and regional differences and effects of castration with steroid replacement. Journal of  Neuroendocrinology, 31, 2, e12681.  doi: 10.1111/jne.12681. 

Luzuriaga J., Pineda J.R., Irastorza I., Uribe-Etxebarria V., García-Gallastegui P., Encinas J.M., Chamero P., Unda F., Ibarretxe G. (2019). BDNF and NT3 Reprogram Human Ectomesenchymal Dental Pulp Stem Cells to Neurogenic and Gliogenic Neural Crest Progenitors Cultured in Serum-Free Medium. Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry, 52, 6:1361-1380.

Ramirez S., Chesneau D., Grimaldo-Viesca E., Vielma J., Hernandez H., Santiago-Moreno J., Chemineau P., Keller M. & Delgadillo J.A. (2019). Contact with induced-estrus goats acutely increased plasma androgens in male goats but their permanent presence is unable to impair seasonality of LH and testosterone concentrations. Domestic Animal Endocrinology, in press.

Trouillet A.C., Keller M., Weiss J., Leinders-Zufall T., Birnbaumer L., Zufall F., Chamero P. (2019). Central role of G protein Gαi2 and Gαi2+ vomeronasal neurons in balancing territorial and infant-directed aggression of male mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 116, 11, 5135-5143.

Zarazaga L.A., Gatica M.C., Hernandez H., Keller M., Chemineau P., Delgadillo J.A. & Guzman L. (2019). The reproductive response to the male effect of of 7 or 10 months old female goats is improved when photostimulated males are used. Animal, in press.