Davis Lab Publications 


Abedal-Majed MA, Springman SA, Sutton CM, Snider AP, Bell BE, Hart M, Kurz SG, Bergman J, Summers AF, McFee RM, Davis JS, Wood JR, Cupp AS.  VEGFA165 can rescue excess steroid secretion, inflammatory markers and follicle arrest in the ovarian cortex of high A4 cows.  Biol Reprod. 2022 Jan 13;106(1):118-131. doi: 10.1093/biolre/ioab201. PMID: 34726240 


Przygrodzka E, Monaco C , Plewes MR, Li G, Wood JR, Cupp AS, Davis JS (2021) Protein Kinase A and 5' AMP-Activated Protein Kinase Signaling Pathways Exert Opposite Effects on Induction of Autophagy in Luteal Cells. Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology 9:723563. PMCID: PMC8607825

Biol Reprod. 2022 Jan 13;106(1):118-131. doi: 10.1093/biolre/ioab201. PMID: 34726240

Przygrodzka E, Plewes MR, Davis JS. Luteinizing Hormone Regulation of Inter-Organelle Communication and Fate of the Corpus Luteum. Int J Mol Sci. 2021 Sep 15;22(18). PMCID: PMC8470545 

Snider AP, Romereim SM, McFee RM, Summers AF, Pohlmeier WE, Kurz SG, Davis JS, Wood JR, Cupp AS. Transcriptomic data of bovine ovarian granulosa cells of control and High A4 cows Data Brief. 2021 Jun 11;37:107217.  PMCID: PMC8220326 

Hua GH, George JW, Clark KL, Jonas KC, Johnson GP, Southekal S, Guda C, Hou X, Blum HR, Eudy J, Butnev VY, Brown AR, Katta S, May JV, Bousfield GR, Davis JS (2021)  Hypo-glycosylated hFSH drives ovarian follicular development more efficiently than fully-glycosylated hFSH: enhanced transcription and PI3K and MAPK signaling.  Hum Reprod. 2021 Jun 18;36(7):1891-1906. doi: 10.1093/humrep/deab135. PMID: 34059912 PMCID: PMC8213452 

McFee, RM, SM Romereim, AP Snider, AF Summers, WE Pohlmeier, SG Kurz, JS Davis, JR Wood, AS Cupp.  (2021)  A High-Androgen Microenvironment Inhibits Granulosa Cell Proliferation and Alters Cell Identity 2021 Mol. Cell Endocrinol. 111288 

Nafziger SR, Tenley SC, Summers AF, Abedal-Majed MA, Hart M, Bergman JW, Kurz SG, Davis JS, Wood JR, Cupp AS. (2021) Attainment and Maintenance of Pubertal Cyclicity May Predict Reproductive Longevity in Beef Heifers. Biol Reprod. 2021 Jun 4;104(6):1360-1372. doi: 10.1093/biolre/ioab044. PMID: 33709137 

Przygrodzka E, Hou X, Zhang P, Plewes MR, Franco R, Davis JS (2021) PKA and AMPK Signaling Pathways Differentially Regulate Luteal Steroidogenesis. Endocrinology. 2021 Jan 162(4):1-17  doi: 10.1210/endocr/bqab015. PMID: 33502468 


Du C, Davis JS, Li Z, Chen C , Li Z, Cao Y, Sun H, Shao BS, Lin YX, Wang YS, Yang LG, Hua GH (2020) FGF2/FGFR1 signaling promotes cumulus-oocyte complex maturation in vitro. Reproduction. 2021 Feb;161(2):205-214. doi: 10.1530/REP-20-0264. PMID: 33434172 

Wang C, Lv X, He C, Davis JS, Wang C, Hua G (2020) Four and a Half LIM Domains 2 (FHL2) Contribute to the Epithelial Ovarian Cancer Carcinogenesis.  Int J Mol Sci. 2020 Oct 20;21(20):7751. doi: 10.3390/ijms21207751. PMCID: PMC7589967

 Lv X, He C, Wang H, Rueda BR, Davis JS, Wang C (2020) Reprogramming of Ovarian Granulosa Cells by YAP1 Leads to Development of High-Grade Cancer with Mesenchymal Lineage and Serous Features   Science Bulletin 2020 65:1281-1296 

Liang A, Plewes MR, Hua G, Hou X, Blum HR, Przygrodzka E, George JW, Clark KL, Bousfield GR, Butnev VY, May JV, Davis JS. (2020) Bioactivity of recombinant hFSH glycosylation variants in primary cultures of porcine granulosa cells. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2020 Jun 15:514:110911. PMID: 32553947   PMCID: PMC7418035  

Plewes MR, Krause C, Talbott HA, Przygrodzka E, Wood JR, Cupp AS, Davis JS. (2020) Trafficking of cholesterol from lipid droplets to mitochondria in bovine luteal cells: Acute control of progesterone synthesis. FASEB J. 2020 Aug 34(8):10731-10750. PMID: 32614098 

Talbott HA, Plewes MR, Krause C, Hou X, Zhang P, Rizzo WB, Wood JR, Cupp AS, Davis JS. (2020) Formation and characterization of lipid droplets of the bovine corpus luteum. Sci Rep. 2020 Jul 9;10(1):11287. PMID: 32647143  PMCID: PMC7347867 

Plewes MR, Hou X, Talbott HA, Zhang P, Wood JR, Cupp AS, Davis JS. (2020)  Luteinizing hormone regulates the phosphorylation and localization of the mitochondrial effector dynamin-related protein-1 (DRP1) and steroidogenesis in the bovine corpus luteum. FASEB Journal. 34(4):5299-5316  PMID: 32077149 PMCID: PMC7136153 


Kim SY, Cho GJ, Davis JS (2019) Insight into the mechanisms used by chemotherapeutics to deplete primordial follicles and fertoprotective agents to maintain the ovarian reserve. Obstet Gynecol Sci. 2019 Nov; 62(6): 382–390. PMCID: PMC6856479 

Abedel-Majed MA, Romereim SM, Davis JS, Cupp AS (2109) Perturbations in Lineage Specification of Granulosa and Theca Cells May Alter Corpus Luteum Formation and Function. Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2019; 10: 832   PMCID: PMC6895843 

Wang C, Davis JS (2019) At the center of cervical carcinogenesis: synergism between high-risk HPV and the hyperactivated YAP1. Molecular & Cellular Oncology,      6:5, e1612677, PMID: 31528691  PMCID: PMC6736164 

Lv X, He C, Huang C, Wang H, Hua G, Wang Z, Zhou J, Chen X, Ma B, Timm BK, Maclin V, Dong J, Rueda BR, Davis JS, Wang C (2019)  Timely expression and activation of YAP1 in granulosa cells is essential for ovarian follicle development. FASEB J. 2019 Sep; 33(9):10049-10064. PMID: 31199671  PMCID: PMC6704445 

Plewes MR, Hou X, Zhang P, Liang A, Hua GH, Wood JR, Cupp AS, Lv X, Wang C, Davis JS (2019) Yes-associated protein (YAP) is required for proliferation and function of bovine granulosa cells in vitro. Biol Reprod. 2019 Nov; 101(5): 1001–1017,  PMCID: PMC6877782 

He C, Lv X, Huang C, Hua G, Ma B, Chen X, Angeletti P, Dong J, Zhou J, Wang Z, Rueda B, Davis JS, Wang C. (2019) YAP1-LATS2 feedback loop dictates senescent or malignant cell fate to maintain tissue homeostasis. EMBO Reports 2019 Mar;20(3). pii: e44948. doi: 10.15252/embr.201  PMID: 30755404  PMCID: PMC6399607 

He C, Lv X , Huang C, Hua G, Dong J, Angeletti PC, Zhou J, Wang Z, Ma B, Chen X, Lambert PF, Rueda BR, Davis JS, Wang C. (2019) A Human Papillomavirus-Independent Cervical Cancer Animal Model Reveals Unconventional Mechanisms of Cervical Carcinogenesis. Cell Rep. 2019 Mar 5;26(10):2636-2650.e5  PMCID: PMC6812687 


Bousfield GR, May JV, Davis JS, Dias JS, Kumar RT (2018) In Vivo And In Vitro Impact Of Carbohydrate Variation On Human Follicle-Stimulating Hormone Function  Front. Endocrinol., 09 May 2018; 9:216   PMCID: PMC5960776 

Hamernik DL, Cupp AS, Davis JS (2018) Triennial Reproduction Symposium: Looking Back and Moving Forward - How Reproductive Physiology has Evolved. J Anim Sci. 2018 Jun 29; 96(7):2949-2951  PMCID: PMC5960776 


Hung WT, Navakanitworakul R, Khan T, Zhang P, Davis JS, McGinnis LK, Christenson L.K. (2017) Stage-specific follicular extracellular vesicle uptake and regulation of bovine granulosa cell proliferation.  Biol Reprod. 2017 Oct 1;97(4):644-655  PMCID: PMC6248580 

Rehman ZU, Worku T, Davis JS, Talpur HS, Bhattarai D, Kadariya I, Hua H, Cao J, Dad R, Farmanullah, Hussain T, Yang L. (2017)  Role and mechanism of AMH in the regulation of Sertoli cells in mice. J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol. 2017 Nov; 174:133-140  PMID:28851672 

Talbott, H., Hou, X., Qiu, F., Zhang, P., Guda, C., Yu, F., Cushman, R.A., Wood, J.R., Wang, C., Cupp, A.S., Davis, J.S. (2017) Transcriptomic and bioinformatics analysis of the early time-course of the response to prostaglandin F2 alpha in the bovine corpus luteum.  Data Brief  2017 Sep 1; 14:695-706  PMCID: PMC5596332 

Talbott, H., Hou, X., Qiu, F., Zhang, P., Guda, C., Yu, F., Cushman, R.A., Wood, J.R., Wang, C., Cupp, A.S., Davis, J.S. (2017) Early transcriptome responses of the bovine midcycle corpus luteum to prostaglandin F2α includes cytokine signaling, Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 2017 Sep 5; 452:93-109  PMID: 28549990  PMCID: PMC7388008 

Lv X, He C, Huang, C, Hua G, Wang Z, Remmenga SW, Rodabough KJ, Karpf AR, Dong J, Davis JS, Wang C (2017) G-1 inhibits breast cancer cell growth via targeting colchicine-binding site of tubulin to interfere with microtubule assembly.  Molecular Cancer Therapeutics. 2017 Jun; 16(6):1080-1091  PMID: 28258163  PMCID: PMC5457708 

Bai W, Jin P, Kuang M, Wei Q, Shi F, Davis JS, Mao D (2017) Temporal regulation of ERK-1/2 phosphorylation and HSP70 and ATF3 during PGF-induced luteal regression in pseudopregnant rats following heat stress. Reprod Fertil Dev. 2017 Jun; 29(6):1184-1193 PMID: 27169499 


Romereim SM, Summers AF, Pohlmeier WE, Zhang P, Hou X, Talbott HA, Cushman RA, Wood JR, Davis JS, Cupp AS (2016)  Transcriptomes of Bovine Ovarian Follicular and Luteal Cells.  Data in Brief. Data Brief. 2016 Dec 10;10:335-339. PMCID: PMC515770 

Romereim SM, Summers AF, Pohlmeier WE, Zhang P, Hou X, Talbott HA, Cushman RA, Wood JR, Davis JS, Cupp AS (2016)  Gene expression profiling of bovine ovarian follicular and luteal cells provides insight into cellular identities and functions.  Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 2017 Jan 5; 439:379-394. PMID: 27693538 PMCID:  PMC6711749 

Hua G, He C, Lv X, Fan L, Wang C, Remmenga SW, Rodabaugh KJ, Yang L, Lele SM, Yang P, Karpf AR, Davis JS, Wang C. (2016) The Four and a Half Lim-Only Domains Protein 2 Regulates Ovarian Granulosa Cell Tumor Progression via Controlling AKT1 Transcription. Cell Death & Disease.  2016. 7:e2297   PMCID: PMC4973349 

Davis JS (2016) Connecting Female Infertility to Obesity, Inflammation and Maternal Gut Dysbiosis.  Endocrinology. 2016. 157(5):1725-7.   PMID: 27149040  PMCID: PMC6285284 

Navakanitworakul R, Hung W-T, Gunewardena S, Davis JS, Chotigeat W, Christenson LK (2016)  Characterization and Small RNA Content of Extracellular Vesicles in Follicular Fluid of Developing Bovine Antral Follicles.  Scientific Reports  6:25486  PMCID: PMC4860563 

Hua G, Lv X, He C, Remmenga S, Rodabaugh K, Dong J, Yang L, Lele SM, Yang P, Zhou J, Karst A, Drapkin R, Davis JS, and Wang C (2016) YAP Induces High-Grade Serous Carcinoma in Fallopian Tube Secretory Epithelial Cells. Oncogene. 2016; 35(17):2247-65. PMCID: PMC4791205 

Trisdale SK, Schwab NM, Hou X, Davis JS, Townson DH (2016) Molecular manipulation of keratin 8/18 intermediate filaments: modulators of FAS-mediated death signaling in human ovarian granulosa tumor cells.  Journal of Ovarian Research. 2016 Feb 24; 9(1):8. PMCID: PMC4765146