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Alopex     2-methylpropyl 2-[4-(4...

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Biological context of Alopex


Anatomical context of Alopex

  • Structural aspects of oocyte maturation in the blue fox (Alopex lagopus) [17].
  • The optimum time for single artificial insemination of blue fox vixens (Alopex lagopus ) with frozen-thawed semen from silver foxes (Vulpes vulpes ) [18].
  • Fine structure and FSH binding of Sertoli cells in the blue fox (Alopex lagopus) in different stages of reproductive activity [19].
  • However, these same protocols and modifications of these protocols have failed to satisfactorily preserve spermatozoa collected from farmed blue foxes (Alopex lagopus) [20].
  • Levels and congener pattern of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) were determined in samples of subcutaneous fat and liver from 27 polar foxes, Alopex lagopus, caught in Svalbard during the winter 1983-1984 [21].

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  7. Two cysteine substitutions in the MC1R generate the blue variant of the arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) and prevent expression of the white winter coat. Våge, D.I., Fuglei, E., Snipstad, K., Beheim, J., Landsem, V.M., Klungland, H. Peptides (2005) [Pubmed]
  8. Stable isotopes in adipose tissue fatty acids as indicators of diet in arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus). Pond, C.M., Gilmour, I. The Proceedings of the Nutrition Society. (1997) [Pubmed]
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  10. Fertilization and early embryonic development in the blue fox (Alopex lagopus). Farstad, W., Hyttel, P., Grøndahl, C., Mondain-Monval, M., Smith, A.J. Mol. Reprod. Dev. (1993) [Pubmed]
  11. Effects of melatonin implantation on spermatogenesis, the moulting cycle and plasma concentrations of melatonin, LH, prolactin and testosterone in the male blue fox (Alopex lagopus). Smith, A.J., Mondain-Monval, M., Andersen Berg, K., Simon, P., Forsberg, M., Clausen, O.P., Hansen, T., Møller, O.M., Scholler, R. J. Reprod. Fertil. (1987) [Pubmed]
  12. Seasonal changes in spermatogenesis in the blue fox (Alopex lagopus), quantified by DNA flow cytometry and measurement of soluble Mn2+ -dependent adenylate cyclase activity. Smith, A.J., Clausen, O.P., Kirkhus, B., Jahnsen, T., Møller, O.M., Hansson, V. J. Reprod. Fertil. (1984) [Pubmed]
  13. Temporal relationships between hormonal concentrations and the electrical resistance of the vaginal tract of blue foxes (Alopex lagopus) at pro-oestrus and oestrus. Møller, O.M., Mondain-Monval, M., Smith, A., Metzger, E., Scholler, R. J. Reprod. Fertil. (1984) [Pubmed]
  14. Seasonal trends in body mass, food intake and resting metabolic rate, and induction of metabolic depression in arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus) at Svalbard. Fuglei, E., Oritsland, N.A. J. Comp. Physiol. B, Biochem. Syst. Environ. Physiol. (1999) [Pubmed]
  15. Phylogenetic implications of the 38 putative ancestral chromosome segments for four canid species. Graphodatsky, A.S., Yang, F., O'Brien, P.C., Perelman, P., Milne, B.S., Serdukova, N., Kawada, S.I., Ferguson-Smith, M.A. Cytogenet. Cell Genet. (2001) [Pubmed]
  16. Canine-derived cosmid probes containing microsatellites can be used in physical mapping of Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) and Chinese raccoon dog (Nyctereutes procyonoides procyonoides) genomes. Rogalska-Niznik, N., Szczerbal, I., Dolf, G., Schläpfer, J., Schelling, C., Switonski, M. J. Hered. (2003) [Pubmed]
  17. Structural aspects of oocyte maturation in the blue fox (Alopex lagopus). Hyttel, P., Farstad, W., Mondain-Monval, M., Bakke Lajord, K., Smith, A.J. Anat. Embryol. (1990) [Pubmed]
  18. The optimum time for single artificial insemination of blue fox vixens (Alopex lagopus ) with frozen-thawed semen from silver foxes (Vulpes vulpes ). Farstad, W., Fougner, J.A., Torres, C.G. Theriogenology (1992) [Pubmed]
  19. Fine structure and FSH binding of Sertoli cells in the blue fox (Alopex lagopus) in different stages of reproductive activity. Andersen, K., Sundby, A., Hansson, V. Int. J. Androl. (1981) [Pubmed]
  20. Comparative aspects of sperm membrane fatty acid composition in silver (Vulpes vulpes) and blue (Alopex lagopus) foxes, and their relationship to cell cryopreservation. Miller, R.R., Cornett, C.L., Waterhouse, K.E., Farstad, W. Cryobiology (2005) [Pubmed]
  21. Levels and congener pattern of PCBs in arctic fox, Alopex lagopus, in Svalbard. Wang-Andersen, G., Utne Skaare, J., Prestrud, P., Steinnes, E. Environ. Pollut. (1993) [Pubmed]
  22. Trophic relationships in an Arctic food web and implications for trace metal transfer. Dehn, L.A., Follmann, E.H., Thomas, D.L., Sheffield, G.G., Rosa, C., Duffy, L.K., O'Hara, T.M. Sci. Total Environ. (2006) [Pubmed]
  23. Environmental contaminants in arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus) in Svalbard: Relationships with feeding ecology and body condition. Fuglei, E., Bustnes, J.O., Hop, H., Mørk, T., Björnfoth, H., van Bavel, B. Environ. Pollut. (2007) [Pubmed]
  24. Cholinesterase activities in uterus of normal and fenchlorphos treated blue foxes (Alopex lagopus) during various reproductive states. Berge, G.N., Sterri, S.H., Søli, N.E. Acta Vet. Scand. (1988) [Pubmed]
  25. Relationship between gonadotrophins, inhibin and sex steroid secretion during the periovulatory period and the luteal phase in the blue fox (Alopex lagopus). Mondain-Monval, M., Farstad, W., Smith, A.J., Roger, M., Lahlou, N. J. Reprod. Fertil. Suppl. (1993) [Pubmed]
  26. Glucose turnover and defense of blood glucose levels in Arctic fox (Alopex lagopus). Tallas, P.G., White, R.G. Comparative biochemistry and physiology. A, Comparative physiology. (1988) [Pubmed]
  27. Allelic expression in intergeneric fox hybrids (Alopex lagopus x Vulpes vulpes). II. Erythrocyte glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase in Artic and silver foxes: purification and properties. Serov, O.L., Zakijan, S.M. Biochem. Genet. (1977) [Pubmed]
  28. Seasonal variations of plasma prolactin and LH concentrations in the female blue fox (Alopex lagopus). Mondain-Monval, M., Møller, O.M., Smith, A.J., McNeilly, A.S., Scholler, R. J. Reprod. Fertil. (1985) [Pubmed]
  29. Concentrations of selected essential and non-essential elements in arctic fox (Alopex lagopus) and wolverines (Gulo gulo) from the Canadian Arctic. Hoekstra, P.F., Braune, B.M., Elkin, B., Armstrong, F.A., Muir, D.C. Sci. Total Environ. (2003) [Pubmed]
  30. Adiponectin and peptide YY in the fasting blue fox (Alopex lagopus). Mustonen, A.M., Pyykönen, T., Nieminen, P. Comp. Biochem. Physiol., Part A Mol. Integr. Physiol. (2005) [Pubmed]
  31. Centric-fusion translocation and whole-arm heterochromatin in the karyotype of the blue fox (Alopex lagopus L.): synaptonemal complex analysis. Switoński, M., Gustavsson, I. Cytogenet. Cell Genet. (1991) [Pubmed]
  32. Oral rabies vaccination of arctic foxes (Alopex lagopus) with an attenuated vaccine. Follmann, E.H., Ritter, D.G., Baer, G.M. Vaccine (1992) [Pubmed]
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