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Dewez MF, Etourneau P, Lecompte F, Briere S, Froment P. Use of computed tomography to determine body composition of heavy strain turkey hens (Meleagris gallopavo) from rearing to early laying. Poult Sci. 2018 Nov 1;97(11):4093-4106.

Mellouk N, Ramé C, Barbe A, Grandhaye J, Froment P, Dupont J. Chicken Is a Useful Model to Investigate the Role of Adipokines in Metabolic and Reproductive Diseases. Int J Endocrinol. 2018 Jun 19;2018:4579734. doi: 10.1155/2018/4579734.

Mellouk N, Ramé C, Delaveau J, Rat C, Marchand M, Mercerand F, Travel A, Brionne A, Chartrin P, Ma L, Froment P, Dupont J. Food restriction but not fish oil increases fertility in hens: role of RARRES2? Reproduction. 2018 Apr;155(4):321-331.

Mellouk N, Ramé C, Delaveau J, Rat C, Maurer E, Froment P, Dupont J. Adipokines expression profile in liver, adipose tissue and muscle during chicken embryo development. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2018 Oct 1;267:146-156.

Różycka M, Kurowska P, Grzesiak M, Kotula-Balak M, Tworzydło W, Rame C, Gregoraszczuk E, Dupont J, Rak A. Apelin and apelin receptor at different stages of corpus luteum development and effect of apelin on progesterone secretion and 3β-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase (3β-HSD) in pigs. Anim Reprod Sci. 2018 May;192:251-260

Mellouk N, Ramé C, Marchand M, Staub C, Touzé JL, Venturi É, Mercerand F, Travel A, Chartrin P, Lecompte F, Ma L, Froment P, Dupont J. Effect of different levels of feed restriction and fish oil fatty acid supplementation on fat deposition by using different techniques, plasma levels and mRNA expression of several adipokines in broiler breeder hens. PLoS One. 2018 Jan 24;13(1):e0191121.


Faure M, Guibert E, Crochet S, Chartrin P, Brillard JP, Collin A, Froment P. Differential proliferation and metabolic activity of Sertoli cells in the testes of broiler and layer breeder chickens. Poult Sci. 2017 Jul 1;96(7):2459-2470.

Roche J, Ramé C, Reverchon M, Mellouk N, Rak A, Froment P, Dupont J. Apelin (APLN) regulates progesterone secretion and oocyte maturation in bovine ovarian cells. Reproduction. 2017 May;153(5):589-603.

Maillard V, Elis S, Desmarchais A, Hivelin C, Lardic L, Lomet D, Uzbekova S, Monget P, Dupont J. Visfatin and resistin in gonadotroph cells: expression, regulation of LH secretion and signalling pathways. Reprod Fertil Dev. 2017 Nov;29(12):2479-2495.

Mellouk N, Rame C, Touzé JL, Briant E, Ma L, Guillaume D, Lomet D, Caraty A, Ntallaris T, Humblot P, Dupont J. Involvement of plasma adipokines in metabolic and reproductive parameters in Holstein dairy cows fed with diets with differing energy levels. J Dairy Sci. 2017 Oct;100(10):8518-8533. doi: 10.3168/jds.2017-12657.

Taibi N, Dupont J, Bouguermouh Z, Froment P, Ramé C, Anane A, Amirat Z, Khammar F. Expression of adenosine 5'-monophosphate-Activated protein kinase (AMPK) in ovine testis (Ovis aries): In vivo regulation by nutritional state. Anim Reprod Sci. 2017 Mar;178:9-22


Legendre A, Elie C, Ramambason C, Manens L, Souidi M, Froment P, Tack K. Endocrine effects of lifelong exposure to low-dose depleted uranium on testicular functions in adult rat. Toxicology. 2016 Aug 10;368-369:58-68.

Faure M, Guibert E, Alves S, Pain B, Ramé C, Dupont J, Brillard JP, Froment P. The insulin sensitiser metformin regulates chicken Sertoli and germ cell populations. Reproduction. 2016 May;151(5):527-38.

Bertoldo MJ, Guibert E, Faure M, Guillou F, Ramé C, Nadal-Desbarats L, Foretz M, Viollet B, Dupont J, Froment P. Specific deletion of AMP-activated protein kinase (α1AMPK) in mouse Sertoli cells modifies germ cell quality. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2016 Mar 5;423:96-112.

Dupont J, Scaramuzzi RJ. Insulin signalling and glucose transport in the ovary and ovarian function during the ovarian cycle. Biochem J. 2016 Jun 1;473(11):1483-501.

Elis S, Freret S, Desmarchais A, Maillard V, Cognié J, Briant E, Touzé JL, Dupont M, Faverdin P, Chajès V, Uzbekova S, Monget P, Dupont J. Effect of a long chain n-3 PUFA-enriched diet on production and reproduction variables in Holstein dairy cows. Anim Reprod Sci. 2016 Jan;164:121-32


Diot M, Reverchon M, Rame C, Froment P, Brillard JP, Brière S, Levêque G, Guillaume D, Dupont J. Expression of adiponectin, chemerin and visfatin in plasma and different tissues during a laying season in turkeys. Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 2015 Jul 31;13:81.

Bertoldo MJ, Guibert E, Faure M, Ramé C, Foretz M, Viollet B, Dupont J, Froment P. Specific deletion of AMP-activated protein kinase (α1AMPK) in murine oocytes alters junctional protein expression and mitochondrial physiology. PLoS One. 2015 Mar 13;10(3):e0119680.

Hemmings N, Birkhead TR, Brillard JP, Froment P, Briere S. Timing associated with oviductal sperm storage and release after artificial insemination in domestic hens. Theriogenology. 2015 Apr 15;83(7):1174-8.e1

Coudert E, Pascal G, Dupont J, Simon J, Cailleau-Audouin E, Crochet S, Duclos MJ, Tesseraud S, Métayer-Coustard S. Phylogenesis and Biological Characterization of a New Glucose Transporter in the Chicken (Gallus gallus), GLUT12. PLoS One. 2015 Oct 2;10(10):e0139517

Diot M, Reverchon M, Ramé C, Baumard Y, Dupont J. Expression and effect of NAMPT (visfatin) on progesterone secretion in hen granulosa cells. Reproduction. 2015 Jul;150(1):53-63


- Bertoldo MJ, Faure M, Dupont J, Froment P. Impact of metformin on reproductive tissues: an overview from gametogenesis to gestation. Ann Transl Med. 2014 Jun;2(6):55. 

- Cloix L, Reverchon M, Cornuau M, Froment P, Ramé C, Costa C, Froment G, Lecomte P, Chen W, Royère D, Guerif F, Dupont J. Expression and regulation of INTELECTIN1 in human granulosa-lutein cells: role in IGF-1-induced steroidogenesis through NAMPT. Biol Reprod. 2014 Aug;91(2):50

- Michailidis G, Anastasiadou M, Guibert E, Froment P. Activation of innate immune system in response to lipopolysaccharide in chicken Sertoli cells. Reproduction. 2014 Sep;148(3):259-70

Reverchon M, Ramé C, Bertoldo M, Dupont J. Adipokines and the female reproductive tract. Int J Endocrinol. 2014;2014:232454.

Reverchon M, Ramé C, Cognié J, Briant E, Elis S, Guillaume D, Dupont J. Resistin in dairy cows: plasma concentrations during early lactation, expression and potential role in adipose tissue. PLoS One. 2014 Mar 27;9(3):e93198.