↓ Skip to main content

Dove Medical Press

Article Metrics

Recent advancements in the hormonal stimulation of ovulation in swine

Overview of attention for article published in Veterinary Medicine : Research and Reports, January 2015
Altmetric Badge

Mentioned by

facebook
1 Facebook page

Citations

dimensions_citation
8 Dimensions

Readers on

mendeley
23 Mendeley
Title
Recent advancements in the hormonal stimulation of ovulation in swine
Published in
Veterinary Medicine : Research and Reports, January 2015
DOI 10.2147/vmrr.s68960
Pubmed ID
Authors

Robert Knox

Abstract

Induction of ovulation for controlled breeding is available for use around the world, and conditions for practical application appear promising. Many of the hormones available, such as human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) and its analogs, as well as porcine luteinizing hormone (pLH), have been shown to be effective for advancing or synchronizing ovulation in gilts and weaned sows. Each of the hormones has unique attributes with respect to the physiology of its actions, how it is administered, its efficacy, and approval for use. The timing for induction of ovulation during the follicle phase is critical as follicle maturity changes over time, and the success of the response is determined by the stage of follicle development. Female fertility is also a primary factor affecting the success of ovulation induction and fixed time insemination protocols. Approximately 80%-90% of female pigs will develop mature follicles following weaning in sows and synchronization of estrus in gilts. However, those gilts and sows with follicles that are less developed and mature, or those that develop with abnormalities, will not respond to an ovulatory surge of LH. To address this problem, some protocols induce follicle development in all females, which can improve the overall reliability of the ovulation response. Control of ovulation is practical for use with fixed time artificial insemination and should prove highly advantageous for low-dose and single-service artificial insemination and for use with frozen-thawed and sex-sorted sperm.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 23 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 23 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Researcher 5 22%
Student > Ph. D. Student 4 17%
Student > Master 2 9%
Student > Doctoral Student 2 9%
Professor 2 9%
Other 5 22%
Unknown 3 13%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 6 26%
Veterinary Science and Veterinary Medicine 3 13%
Computer Science 2 9%
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 1 4%
Psychology 1 4%
Other 3 13%
Unknown 7 30%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 1. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 07 October 2015.
All research outputs
#10,820,508
of 12,204,749 outputs
Outputs from Veterinary Medicine : Research and Reports
#41
of 52 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#205,540
of 250,007 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Veterinary Medicine : Research and Reports
#4
of 5 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 12,204,749 research outputs across all sources so far. This one is in the 1st percentile – i.e., 1% of other outputs scored the same or lower than it.
So far Altmetric has tracked 52 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 12.2. This one is in the 1st percentile – i.e., 1% of its peers scored the same or lower than it.
Older research outputs will score higher simply because they've had more time to accumulate mentions. To account for age we can compare this Altmetric Attention Score to the 250,007 tracked outputs that were published within six weeks on either side of this one in any source. This one is in the 1st percentile – i.e., 1% of its contemporaries scored the same or lower than it.
We're also able to compare this research output to 5 others from the same source and published within six weeks on either side of this one.