Francisco Diaz

Associate Professor of Reproductive Biology

Francisco Diaz

Research Summary

Ovarian physiology. Role of SMAD-mediated signaling in follicular and female germ cell (oocyte) development.

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Zinc Oocytes Proteins Antigens Messenger Rna Genes Corpus Luteum Progesterone Swine Spermatogenesis Dinoprost Neoplasms Chelating Agents Estradiol Microfluidics Follicle Stimulating Hormone Fetal Development Gonadotropin Releasing Hormone Testes Mice Screening Inhibins Contraceptive Agents Placentation Luteinizing Hormone

Most Recent Papers

Age-related accumulation of de novo mitochondrial mutations in mammalian oocytes and somatic tissues

Barbara Arbeithuber, James Hester, Marzia A. Cremona, Nicholas Stoler, Arslan Zaidi, Bonnie Higgins, Kate Anthony, Francesca Chiaromonte, Francisco J. Diaz, Kateryna D. Makova, 2020, PLoS biology

Deletion of the mouse X-linked Prame gene causes germ cell reduction in spermatogenesis

Chen Lu, Mingyao Yang, Randall M. Rossi, Aihua Wang, Weber B. Feitosa, Francisco J. Diaz, Wan Sheng Liu, 2020, Molecular reproduction and development on p. 666-679

Ovulatory signals alter granulosa cell behavior through YAP1 signaling

Tianyanxin Sun, Francisco J. Diaz, 2019, Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology

A Multiwell Microfluidic Device for Analyzing and Screening Nonhormonal Contraceptive Agents

Hui Li, Tyler Garner, Francisco Javier Diaz, Pak Kin Wong, 2019, Small

Transition Metal Chelator Induces Progesterone Production in Mouse Cumulus-Oocyte Complexes and Corpora Lutea

X. Tian, K. Anthony, Francisco J. Diaz, 2017, Biological Trace Element Research on p. 374-383

Zinc deficiency reduces fertility in C. elegans hermaphrodites and disrupts oogenesis and meiotic progression

James Hester, Wendy Hanna-Rose, Francisco Diaz, 2017, Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology Part - C: Toxicology and Pharmacology on p. 203-209

Zinc deficiency reduces fertility in C. elegans hermaphrodites and disrupts oogenesis and meiotic progression.

J Hester, Wendy Hanna-Rose, Francisco Diaz, 2016, Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Toxicology & pharmacology : CBP on p. 203-209

Preconception zinc deficiency disrupts postimplantation fetal and placental development in mice

Xi Tian, Kate Anthony, Thomas Neuberger, Francisco Javier Diaz, 2014, Biology of reproduction on p. 1-12

Gonadotropin-releasing hormone, estradiol, and inhibin regulation of follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone surges

James M. Haughian, O. J. Ginther, Francisco Javier Diaz, Milo C. Wiltbank, 2013, Biology of reproduction

Differential Expression of PRAMEL1, a Cancer/Testis Antigen, during Spermatogenesis in the Mouse

Bhavesh V. Mistry, Yaqi Zhao, Ti Cheng Chang, Hiroshi Yasue, Mitsuru Chiba, Jon Oatley, Francisco Javier Diaz, Wansheng Liu, 2013, PLoS One on p. e60611

Most-Cited Papers

Acute dietary zinc deficiency before conception compromises oocyte epigenetic programming and disrupts embryonic development

X. Tian, F. J. Diaz, 2013, Developmental biology on p. 51-61

Zinc depletion causes multiple defects in ovarian function during the periovulatory period in mice

X. Tian, Francisco Javier Diaz, 2012, Endocrinology on p. 873-886

Gonadotropin-releasing hormone, estradiol, and inhibin regulation of follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone surges

James M. Haughian, O. J. Ginther, Francisco Javier Diaz, Milo C. Wiltbank, 2013, Biology of reproduction

Preconception zinc deficiency disrupts postimplantation fetal and placental development in mice

Xi Tian, Kate Anthony, Thomas Neuberger, Francisco Javier Diaz, 2014, Biology of reproduction on p. 1-12

Oocyte-cumulus cell interactions regulate free intracellular zinc in mouse oocytes

R. S. Lisle, K. Anthony, M. A. Randall, F. J. Diaz, 2013, Reproduction on p. 381-390

Early avian follicular development is characterized by changes in transcripts involved in steroidogenesis, paracrine signaling and transcription

Francisco J. Diaz, Kate Anthony, Ashley N. Halfhill, 2011, Molecular reproduction and development on p. 212-223

Effect of decreasing intraluteal progesterone on sensitivity of the early porcine corpus luteum to the luteolytic actions of prostaglandin f2alpha

Francisco J. Diaz, Wenxiang Luo, Milo C. Wiltbank, 2011, Biology of reproduction on p. 26-33

Prostaglandin F2α Regulation of mRNA for activating protein 1 transcriptional factors in porcine corpora lutea (CL)

F. J. Diaz, W. Luo, M. C. Wiltbank, 2013, Domestic Animal Endocrinology on p. 98-108

Induction of mRNA for chemokines and chemokine receptors by prostaglandin F<sub>2α</sub> is dependent upon stage of the porcine corpus luteum and intraluteal progesterone

Wenxiang Luo, Francisco Javier Diaz, Milo C. Wiltbank, 2011, Endocrinology on p. 2797-2805

Differential Expression of PRAMEL1, a Cancer/Testis Antigen, during Spermatogenesis in the Mouse

Bhavesh V. Mistry, Yaqi Zhao, Ti Cheng Chang, Hiroshi Yasue, Mitsuru Chiba, Jon Oatley, Francisco Javier Diaz, Wansheng Liu, 2013, PLoS One on p. e60611