Wansheng Liu

Professor of Genomics

Wansheng Liu

Research Summary

Functional annotation of farm animal genomes, structure and function of mammalian sex (X and Y) chromosome, spermatogenesis and male fertility.

Huck Affiliations

Publication Tags

Genes Cattle Y Chromosome Rna Y Linked Genes Testis Fertility Artificial Insemination Micrornas Genome Sheep Sex Chromosomes Spermatogenesis Bulls Sires Male Fertility Animal Communication Holstein Corpus Luteum Ancestry Rna Editing Body Weight Rna, Transfer, Gln Breeds Proteins

Most Recent Papers

Highly efficient synchronization of sheep skin fibroblasts at G2/M phase and isolation of sheep Y chromosomes by flow cytometric sorting

Yanzhu Yao, Yuanyuan Zhang, Wansheng Liu, Xuemei Deng, 2020, Scientific Reports

Early cleavage of preimplantation embryos is regulated by tRNA<sup>Gln-TTG</sup>-derived small RNAs present in mature spermatozoa

Xiaoxu Chen, Yi Zheng, Anmin Lei, Hanxue Zhang, Huimin Niu, Xueliang Li, Pengfei Zhang, Mingzhi Liao, Yinghua Lv, Zhendong Zhu, Chuanying Pan, Wuzi Dong, Hong Chen, De Wu, Wansheng Liu, Geert Hamer, Shenming Zeng, Wenxian Zeng, 2020, Journal of Biological Chemistry on p. 10885-10900

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

Reconstitution and modernization of lost Holstein male lineages using samples from a gene bank

C. D. Dechow, W. S. Liu, L. W. Specht, H. Blackburn, 2020, Journal of Dairy Science on p. 4510-4516

Localization of PRAMEY protein in bovine testis by immunoelectron microscopy

Gang Ning, Wan Sheng Liu, 2020, Microscopy and Microanalysis

Functional Annotation of the Bovine Genome.

Pablo Ross, Wansheng Liu, 2020, Plant and Animal Genome Conference (PAG) XXVIII, Jan 11-15, 2020.

Molecular profiling demonstrates modulation of immune cell function and matrix remodeling during luteal rescue

Camilla K. Hughes, Samar W. Maalouf, Wan Sheng Liu, Joy L. Pate, 2019, Biology of Reproduction on p. 1581-1596

Genome-wide profiling of RNA editing sites in sheep

Yuanyuan Zhang, Deping Han, Xianggui Dong, Jiankui Wang, Jianfei Chen, Yanzhu Yao, Hesham Y.A. Darwish, Wansheng Liu, Xuemei Deng, 2019, Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology

Mammalian Sex Chromosome Structure, Gene Content, and Function in Male Fertility

Wan Sheng Liu, 2019, Annual Review of Animal Biosciences on p. 103-124

Short communication: Two dominant paternal lineages for North American Jersey artificial insemination sires

Chad Daniel Dechow, Wansheng Liu, J. S. Idun, B. Maness, 2018, Journal of Dairy Science on p. 2281-2284

Most-Cited Papers

Analyses of pig genomes provide insight into porcine demography and evolution

Martien A.M. Groenen, Alan L. Archibald, Hirohide Uenishi, Christopher K. Tuggle, Yasuhiro Takeuchi, Max F. Rothschild, Claire Rogel-Gaillard, Chankyu Park, Denis Milan, Hendrik Jan Megens, Shengting Li, Denis M. Larkin, Heebal Kim, Laurent A.F. Frantz, Mario Caccamo, Hyeonju Ahn, Bronwen L. Aken, Anna Anselmo, Christian Anthon, Loretta Auvil, Bouabid Badaoui, Craig W. Beattie, Christian Bendixen, Daniel Berman, Frank Blecha, Jonas Blomberg, Lars Bolund, Mirte Bosse, Sara Botti, Zhan Bujie, Megan Bystrom, Boris Capitanu, Denise Carvalho-Silva, Patrick Chardon, Celine Chen, Ryan Cheng, Sang Haeng Choi, William Chow, Richard C. Clark, Christopher Clee, Richard P.M.A. Crooijmans, Harry D. Dawson, Patrice Dehais, Fioravante De Sapio, Bert Dibbits, Nizar Drou, Zhi Qiang Du, Kellye Eversole, Joao Fadista, Susan Fairley, Thomas Faraut, Geoffrey J. Faulkner, Katie E. Fowler, Merete Fredholm, Eric Fritz, James G.R. Gilbert, Elisabetta Giuffra, Jan Gorodkin, Darren K. Griffin, Jennifer L. Harrow, Alexander Hayward, Kerstin Howe, Zhi Liang Hu, Sean J. Humphray, Toby Hunt, Henrik Hornshoøj, Jin Tae Jeon, Patric Jern, Matthew Jones, Jerzy Jurka, Hiroyuki Kanamori, Ronan Kapetanovic, Jaebum Kim, Jae Hwan Kim, Kyu Won Kim, Tae Hun Kim, Greger Larson, Kyooyeol Lee, Kyung Tai Lee, Richard Leggett, Harris A. Lewin, Yingrui Li, Wansheng Liu, Jane E. Loveland, Yao Lu, Joan K. Lunney, Jian Ma, Ole Madsen, Katherine Mann, Lucy Matthews, Stuart McLaren, Takeya Morozumi, Michael P. Murtaugh, Jitendra Narayan, Dinh Truong Nguyen, Peixiang Ni, Song Jung Oh, Suneel Onteru, Frank Panitz, Eung Woo Park, Hong Seog Park, Geraldine Pascal, Yogesh Paudel, Miguel Perez-Enciso, Ricardo Ramirez-Gonzalez, James M. Reecy, Sandra Rodriguez-Zas, Gary A. Rohrer, Lauretta Rund, Yongming Sang, Kyle Schachtschneider, Joshua G. Schraiber, John Schwartz, Linda Scobie, Carol Scott, Stephen Searle, Bertrand Servin, Bruce R. Southey, Goran Sperber, Peter Stadler, Jonathan V. Sweedler, Hakim Tafer, Bo Thomsen, Rashmi Wali, Jian Wang, Jun Wang, Simon White, Xun Xu, Martine Yerle, Guojie Zhang, Jianguo Zhang, Jie Zhang, Shuhong Zhao, Jane Rogers, Carol Churcher, Lawrence B. Schook, 2012, Nature on p. 393-398

Worldwide Patterns of Ancestry, Divergence, and Admixture in Domesticated Cattle

Jared E. Decker, Stephanie D. McKay, Megan M. Rolf, Jae Woo Kim, Antonio Molina Alcalá, Tad S. Sonstegard, Olivier Hanotte, Anders Götherström, Christopher M. Seabury, Lisa Praharani, Masroor Ellahi Babar, Luciana Correia de Almeida Regitano, Mehmet Ali Yildiz, Michael P. Heaton, Wan Sheng Liu, Chu Zhao Lei, James M. Reecy, Muhammad Saif-Ur-Rehman, Robert D. Schnabel, Jeremy F. Taylor, 2014, PLoS Genetics

MicroRNA in ovarian function

S. W. Maalouf, Wansheng Liu, Joy Lee Pate, 2016, Cell and Tissue Research on p. 7-18

Short communication

J. E. Vallimont, Chad Daniel Dechow, J. M. Daubert, M. W. Dekleva, J. W. Blum, C. M. Barlieb, Wansheng Liu, G. A. Varga, Arlyn Judson Heinrichs, C. R. Baumrucker, 2011, Journal of Dairy Science on p. 2108-2113

Male-specific region of the bovine Y chromosome is gene rich with a high transcriptomic activity in testis development

Ti Cheng Chang, Yang Yang, Ernest F. Retzel, Wan Sheng Liu, 2013, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America on p. 12373-12378

ZNF280BY and ZNF280AY

Yang Yang, Ti Cheng Chang, Hiroshi Yasue, Arvind K. Bharti, Ernest F. Retzel, Wan Sheng Liu, 2011, BMC Genomics

The expansion of the PRAME gene family in Eutheria

Ti Cheng Chang, Yang Yang, Hiroshi Yasue, Arvind K. Bharti, Ernest F. Retzel, Wansheng Liu, 2011, PLoS One

Copy number variations of the extensively amplified Y-linked genes, HSFY and ZNF280BY, in cattle and their association with male reproductive traits in Holstein bulls

Xiang Peng Yue, Chad Daniel Dechow, Ti Cheng Chang, James M. DeJarnette, Clifton E. Marshall, Chu Zhao Lei, Wansheng Liu, 2014, BMC Genomics

Regulating life or death

Samar W. Maalouf, Wansheng Liu, Istvan Albert, Joy Lee Pate, 2014, Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology on p. 78-88

Copy number variation of PRAMEY across breeds and its association with male fertility in Holstein sires

X. P. Yue, T. C. Chang, J. M. DeJarnette, C. E. Marshall, C. Z. Lei, Wansheng Liu, 2013, Journal of Dairy Science on p. 8024-8034