Trish Berger

Selected Publications

At-Taras EE, Berger T, McCarthy MJ, Conley AJ, Nitta-Oda BJ, Roser JF. Reducing estrogen synthesis in developing boars increases testis size and total sperm production. J Androl 2006; 27: 552-559.

Berger T, McCarthy M, Pearl CA, At-Taras E, Roser JF, Conley A. Reducing endogenous estrogens during the neonatal and juvenile periods affects reproductive tract development and sperm production in postpuberal boars. Anim Reprod Sci 2007.

Kao E, Villalon R, Ribeiro S, Berger T. Role for endogenous estrogen in prepubertal Sertoli cell maturation. Anim Reprod Sci 2012; 135:106-112.

Berger T, Kentfield L, Roser JF, Conley A. Stimulation of Sertoli cell proliferation: defining the response interval to an inhibitor of estrogen synthesis in the boar. Reproduction 2012; 143: 523-529.

Conley AJ, Corbin CJ, Thomas JL, Gee NA, Lasley BL, Moeller BC, Stanley SD, Berger T. Costs and consequences of cellular compartmentalization and substrate competition among human enzymes involved in androgen and estrogen synthesis. Biology of Reproduction 2012; 86: (1) 1-8.

Conley AJ, Orr VN, Trainor BC, Berger T, Hughes A. Multiple Forms of Aromatase in Suiformes: tissue distribution, regulation and functional significance, Jacques Balthazart and Greg Bell, (ed), Aromatase, estrogens and behavior 2012.

Berger T, Conley AJ, Van Klompenberg M, Roser JF, Hovey RC. Increased testicular Sertoli cell population induced by an estrogen receptor antagonist. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 2013; 366: 53-58.

Zamaratskaia G, Berger T. Skatole metabolism in the pigs with reduced testicular oestrogen synthesis. Reproduction in Domestic Animals 2014; 49(2): 302-305.

Berger T, Conley AJ. Reduced endogenous estrogen and hemicastration interact synergistically to increase porcine Sertoli cell proliferation. Biology of Reproduction 2014.

Berger T, Conley AJ. Reducing endogenous estrogen during prepuberal life does not affect boar libido or sperm fertilizing potential. Theriogenology 2014, 82: 627-35.

Kongmanas K, Kruevaisayawan H, Saewu A, Sugeng C, Fernandes J, Souda P, Angel JB, Faull KF, Aitken RJ, Whitelegge J, Hardy D, Berger T, Baker MA, Tanphaichitr N. Proteomic Characterization of Pig Sperm Anterior Head Plasma Membrane Reveals Roles of Acrosomal Proteins in ZP3 Binding. J Cell Physiol 2014; 230: 449-463.

Legacki E, Conley AJ, Nitta-Oda BJ, Berger T. Porcine Sertoli Cell Proliferation after Androgen Receptor Inactivation. Biology of Reproduction 2015; 92:93.

Katleba K, Legacki EL, Conley AJ, Berger T. Steroid regulation of early postnatal development in the corpus epididymidis of pigs. Journal of Endocrinology 2015;

Tanphaichitr N, Kongmanas K, Kruevaisayawan H, Saewu A, Sugeng C, Fernandes J, Souda P, Angel JB, Faull KF, Aitken RJ, Whitelegge J, Hardy D, Berger T, Baker M. Remodeling of the plasma membrane in preparation for sperm-egg recognition: roles of acrosomal proteins. Asian Journal of Andrology 2015; 17(4): 1-9.

Hughes JR, Berger T. Development of apical blebbing in the boar epididymis. PLOS One 2015; 10(5):e0126848, 2015.

Legacki EL, Scholtz EL, Ball BA, Stanley SD, Berger T, Conley, AJ. The dynamic steroid landscape of equine pregnancy mapped by mass spectrometry. Reproduction 2016;151:421-30

Hughes JR, Berger T. Regulation of apical blebbing in the porcine epididymis. J Anat. 2018; 232:515-522.

Berger T, Nitta-Oda BJ. 2018. Increased testicular estradiol during the neonatal interval reduces Sertoli cell numbers. Anim Reprod Sci. 189:146-151.