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The purpose of this study was to investigate the beneficial effects of reduced glutathione (GSH) for cryopreservation of rooster semen. In experiment 1, semen samples were collected from 15 roosters and diluted in the Lake extender that contained various concentrations of GSH as follows: Lake...

Author(s)
Masoudi, R.; Sharafi, M.; Shahneh, A. Z.; Khodaei-Motlagh, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2019, 128, pp 149-155
Abstract

Avian semen cryopreservation is not as successful as that seen in mammals. This failure is mostly attributed to unique physiological characteristics of poultry semen that make it susceptible to cryo-damages. Utilization of sublethal oxidative stress for preconditioning of sperm, as an innovative...

Author(s)
Feyzi, S.; Sharafi, M.; Rahimi, S.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Poultry Science, 2018, 97, 7, pp 2582-2590
Abstract

Beneficial effects of Hyaluronic acid (HA) has not been yet assessed for cryopreservation of rooster sperm. This study was conducted to evaluate the effects of different concentrations of HA (0, 1, 2, 4 and 8 mM) in Beltsville extender on the cryopreservation of rooster sperm. Semen samples were...

Author(s)
Lotfi, S.; Mehri, M.; Sharafi, M.; Masoudi, R.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Animal Reproduction Science, 2017, 184, pp 204-210
Abstract

Frozen-thawed rooster semen is not reliable for use in artificial insemination in commercial stocks. Low-density lipoprotein (LDL) has been assessed for effectiveness as a cryoprotectant in the extender to improve the quality of frozen-thawed rooster semen. Although LDL has been evaluated in a few...

Author(s)
Shahverdi, A.; Sharafi, M.; Gourabi, H.; Yekta, A. A.; Esmaeili, V.; Sharbatoghli, M.; Janzamin, E.; Hajnasrollahi, M.; Mostafayi, F.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2015, 83, 1, pp 78-85
Abstract

This study was conducted to investigate the effect of D-Aspartic acid (D-Asp) on post-thawed sperm quality, fertility and hatchability outcomes in male broiler breeders. Twenty 55-week-old roosters were selected and equally split into four groups (n=5 rooster/group). Different daily D-Asp doses...

Author(s)
Ansari, M.; Zhandi, M.; Kohram, H.; Zaghari, M.; Sadeghi, M.; Sharafi, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2017, 92, pp 69-74
Abstract

Chrysin is a bioflavonoid compound found in passion flower, chamomile, propolis and honey at high levels. Post-thawed sperm quality and fertility of Chrysin-fed roosters were assessed in this study. Twenty 40-week-old male broiler breeders were randomly divided into four groups and fed basal diet...

Author(s)
Zhandi, M.; Ansari, M.; Roknabadi, P.; Shahneh, A. Z.; Sharafi, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Reproduction in Domestic Animals, 2017, 52, 6, pp 1004-1010
Abstract

The objective of this study conducted was to determine the influence of different levels of sperm concentration, including catalase (CAT) and vitamin E (VitE) in rooster semen extender on postthawed quality and fertility of rooster semen. Semen was collected twice a week from six roosters (Arian)...

Author(s)
Moghbeli, M.; Kohram, H.; Zare-Shahaneh, A.; Zhandi, M.; Sharideh, H.; Sharafi, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Theriogenology, 2016, 86, 6, pp 1393-1398