The Miller Lab



Bleck, GT, BR White, DJ Miller, and MB Wheeler. 1998. Production of bovine a-lactalbumin in the milk of transgenic pigs. J Anim Sci

Bahr, JB, MB Wheeler, D. Bunick and DJ Miller. 1998. Application of biotechnology to acheive endocrine changes for better animal production. Proceedings of the 8th World Conference on Animal Production, Seoul, Korea.

Bleck, GT, MB Wheeler, LB Hansen, H Chester-Jones, and DJ Miller. 1998. Lactose synthase components in milk: Levels of a-lactalbumin and ß-1,4galactosyltransferase in milk of cows from various breeds and at various stages of lactation. Submitted.

Larson J, DJ Miller. 1998. A simple histochemical stain for acrosomes on sperm from a variety of species. Mol Reprod Dev (In Press).

Miller DJ, JM Demers, AG Braundmeier, ML Behrens. 1998. The use of fluorescent dyes to identify sperm from different donors in a competitive oocyte binding assay to oocytes. J Androl (Cover photograph) 19:650-656.

Huszar G, M Sbracia, L Vigue, DJ Miller, and BD Shur. 1997. Sperm plasma membrane remodeling during spermiogenetic maturation in men: relationship among plasma membrane ß1,4-galactosyltransferase, cytoplasmic creatine phosphokinase, and creatine phosphokinase isoform ratios. Biol. Reprod. 56:1020-1024.

Larson J, DJ Miller. 1997. Sperm from a variety of mammalian species express ß1,4-galactosyltransferase on their surface. Biol. Reprod. 57:442-453.

Gong X, DH DuBois, DJ Miller, BD Shur. 1995. Activation of a G protein complex by aggregation of ß 1,4-galactosyltransferase on the surface of sperm. Science 269:1718-1721.

Miller DJ and BD Shur. 1994. Molecular basis of fertilization in the mouse. Sem in Dev Biol. 5:255-264.

Youakim A , HJ Hathaway, DJ Miller, X Gong and BD Shur. 1994. Overexpressing sperm surface ß1,4- galactosyltransferase in transgenic mice affects multiple aspects of sperm-egg interactions. J. Cell Biol. 126:1573-1583.

Miller DJ, X Gong, G Decker and BD Shur. 1993. Egg cortical granule N-acetylglucosaminidase is required for the mouse zona block to polyspermy. J. Cell Biol. 123:1431-1440.

Miller DJ, X Gong and BD Shur. 1993. Sperm require ß-N-acetylglucosaminidase to penetrate through the egg zona pellucida. Development. 118:1279-1289.

Miller DJ, MB Macek and BD Shur. 1992. Complementarity between sperm surface ß1,4 galactosyltransferase and egg-coat ZP3 mediates sperm-egg binding. Nature 357:589-593.

Miller DJ and RL Ax. 1990. Carbohydrates and fertilization in animals. Mol. Reprod. Dev. 26:184-198.

Miller DJ, MA Winer and RL Ax. 1990. Heparin-binding proteins from seminal plasma bind to bovine spermatozoa and modulate capacitation by heparin. Biol. Reprod. 42:899-915.

Nass SJ, DJ Miller, MA Winer and RL Ax. 1990. Male accessory sex glands produce heparin-binding proteins which bind to cauda epididymal spermatozoa and are testosterone-dependent. Mol. Reprod. Dev. 25:237-246.

Miller DJ and RL Ax. 1989. Chemical N-desulfation of heparin negates its ability to capacitate bovine spermatozoa. Gamete Research 23:451-465.

Vanderboom RJ, DJ Carroll, ME Bellin, DK Schneider, DJ Miller, RR Grummer and RL Ax. 1989. The binding of bovine follicular fluid glycosaminoglycans to fibronectin, laminin and low-density lipoproteins. J. Reprod. Fert. 87:81-87.

Miller DJ, G Agnew, WR Boone, RL Ax and JM Vasquez. 1988. Relationship of heparin binding with computer-analyzed physical traits of human sperm. Fertil. Steril. 49:886-892.

Miller DJ and RL Ax. 1988. A comparison of low pressure and high pressure heparin affinity chromatography of seminal plasma proteins. J. Anal. Purif. 3:44-49.

Miller DJ and RL Ax. 1988. An improved assay for measuring heparin binding to bull sperm. J. Dairy Sci. 71:239-244.

Miller DJ and AG Hunter. 1987. Individual variation for in vitro fertilization success in dairy bulls. J. Dairy Sci. 70:2150-2153.

Miller DJ and AG Hunter. 1986. Effect of osmolality and glycosaminoglycans on motility, capacitation, acrosome reaction, and in vitro fertilizability of bovine ejaculated sperm. J. Dairy Sci. 69:2915-2924.