Summer of the Zombie Sperm: heat stress-induced DNA damage and its mitigation in boar spermatozoa

Paris, Damien (2019) Summer of the Zombie Sperm: heat stress-induced DNA damage and its mitigation in boar spermatozoa. In: [Presented at the Australian Pig Veterinarians Annual Conference]. From: Australian Pig Veterinarians 2019 Annual Conference, 31 July - 2 August, Cairns, QLD, Australia.

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Abstract

Summer Infertility in Pigs:

- Pork is most consumed meat in the world (USDA 2008; McGlone 2013)

- Summer infertility = reduced reproductive performance (Suriyasomboon et al. 2006; Auvigne et al. 2010; Vega et al. 2010)

- Costs industry ~$300 million annually in US (St. Pierre et al. 2003)

Item ID: 59823
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Keywords: heat stress, sperm, DNA damage, antioxidant supplementation, boar, pig, summer infertility, motility, concentration, tropics
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Funders: James Cook University (JCU), AusAID
Projects and Grants: JCU Development Grant, Australia Awards Scholarship
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2019 00:40
FoR Codes: 07 AGRICULTURAL AND VETERINARY SCIENCES > 0702 Animal Production > 070206 Animal Reproduction @ 25%
06 BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES > 0601 Biochemistry and Cell Biology > 060103 Cell Development, Proliferation and Death @ 50%
10 TECHNOLOGY > 1001 Agricultural Biotechnology > 100199 Agricultural Biotechnology not elsewhere classified @ 25%
SEO Codes: 83 ANIMAL PRODUCTION AND ANIMAL PRIMARY PRODUCTS > 8303 Livestock Raising > 830308 Pigs @ 50%
97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970107 Expanding Knowledge in the Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences @ 30%
96 ENVIRONMENT > 9603 Climate and Climate Change > 960302 Climate Change Mitigation Strategies @ 20%
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