18. Nutrigenomics for Improved Reproduction

  1. Zhihua Jiang1 and
  2. Troy L. Ott2
  1. John P. McNamara

Published Online: 6 APR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780813810898.ch18

Reproductive Genomics in Domestic Animals

Reproductive Genomics in Domestic Animals

How to Cite

McNamara, J. P. (2010) Nutrigenomics for Improved Reproduction, in Reproductive Genomics in Domestic Animals (eds Z. Jiang and T. L. Ott), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780813810898.ch18

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Animal Sciences, Center for Reproductive Biology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-6351, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Dairy and Animal Sciences, Center for Reproductive Biology and Health, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802, USA

Author Information

  1. Department of Animal Sciences, Center for Reproductive Biology, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164-6351, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 APR 2010
  2. Published Print: 14 MAY 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813817842

Online ISBN: 9780813810898

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Keywords:

  • nutrigenomics - improved reproduction;
  • reproduction - function of nutritional state;
  • nutrigenomics - effect of dietary nutrients on gene transcription;
  • glucose role in reproduction - follicular development and ovulation;
  • pregnancy and lactation - nutritional physiology;
  • pregnancy homeorhesis and nutrigenetics;
  • maximal rates of metabolic pathways - genetic inheritance;
  • body glucose flux - in successful reproduction

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Nutritional physiology of reproduction: A brief view

  • Mechanistic connections between nutrient flux and reproductive processes

  • History of integration of physiological state, nutrient flux, and reproduction

  • Nutritional physiology of pregnancy and lactation

  • Nutrigenetics and nutrigenomics approaches for improved fertility, pregnancy, and lactation

  • Future research directions

  • References