GrowSperm publications/ Literature

GrowSperm – Publications

  • Hutka M, Smith LB, Mitchell RT. Xenotransplantation as a model for human testicular development. Differentiation. 2017 Sep 13;97:44-53. doi: 10.1016/j.diff.2017.09.001. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Reda A, Albalushi H, Cisneros Montalvo S, Nurmio M, Sahin Z, Hou M, Geijsen N, Toppari J, Olle Söder O, Stukenborg JB. Knock-out serum replacement and melatonin effects on germ cell differentiation in murine testicular explant cultures. Annals of Biomedical Engineering 2017 Jul;45(7):1783-1794. doi: 10.1007/s10439-017-1847-z. Epub 2017 May 9
  • Alves-Lopes JP, Söder O, Stukenborg JB. Testicular organoid generation by a novel in vitro three-layer gradient system.Biomaterials. 2017 Jun;130:76-89. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2017.03.025. Epub 2017 Mar 23.
  • Poganitsch-Korhonen M*, Masliukaite I*, Nurmio M, Lähteenmäki P, van Wely M, van Pelt AM, Jahnukainen K, Stukenborg JB. Decreased spermatogonial quantity in prepubertal boys with leukaemia treated with alkylating agents. Leukemia. 2017 Jun;31(6):1460-1463. doi: 10.1038/leu.2017.76. Epub 2017 Mar 8.
  • Baert Y, De Kock J, Alves-Lopes JP, Söder O, Stukenborg JB*, Goossens E*. Primary Human Testicular Cells Self-Organize into Organoids with Testicular Properties. Stem Cell Reports. 2017 Jan 10;8(1):30-38. doi: 10.1016/j.stemcr.2016.11.012. Epub 2016 Dec 22.
  • Masliukaite I*, Hagen JM*, Jahnukainen K, Stukenborg JB, Repping S, van der Veen F, van Wely M, van Pelt AM. Establishing reference values for age-related spermatogonial quantity in prepubertal human testes: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Fertil Steril. 2016 Dec;106(7):1652-1657.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2016.09.002. Epub 2016 Oct 4.
  • Onofre J, Baert Y, Faes K, Goossens E Cryopreservation of testicular tissue or testicular cell suspensions: a pivotal step in fertility preservation. Hum Reprod Update. 2016 Nov;22(6):744-761. Epub 2016 Aug 27.

Selected publications related to GrowSperm!

  • Dumont L, Chalmel F, Oblette A, Berby B, Rives A, Duchesne V, Rondanino C, Rives N. Evaluation of apoptotic- and autophagic-related protein expressions before and after IVM of fresh, slow-frozen and vitrified pre-pubertal mouse testicular tissue. Mol Hum Reprod. 2017 Nov 1;23(11):738-754. doi: 10.1093/molehr/gax054.
  • Beaud H, van Pelt AM, Delbes G. Doxorubicin and vincristine affect undifferentiated rat spermatogonia. Reproduction. 2017 Mar 3. pii: REP-17-0005. doi: 10.1530/REP-17-0005. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Mitchell RT, Nahata L, Quinn GP. Fertility preservation: don’t forget the boys. BMJ. 2017 Feb 2;356:j495. doi: 10.1136/bmj.j495.
  • Tröndle I, Westernströer B, Wistuba J, Terwort N, Schlatt S, Neuhaus N. Irradiation affects germ and somatic cells in prepubetal monkey testis xenografts. Mol Hum Reprod. 2017 Jan 27. pii: gax003. doi: 10.1093/molehr/gax003. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Chapin RE, Winton T, Nowland W, Danis N, Kumpf S, Johnson K, Coburn A, Stukenborg JB. Lost in translation: The search for an in vitro screen for spermatogenic toxicity. Birth Defects Res B Dev Reprod Toxicol. 2016 [Epub ahead of print]
  • Faes K, Lahoutte T, Hoorens A, Tournaye H, Goossens E. In search of an improved injection technique for the clinical application of spermatogonial stem cell transplantation. Reprod Biomed Online 2016 [Epub ahead of print]
  • Reda A, Hou M, Winton TR, Chapin RE, Söder O, Stukenborg JB. In vitro differentiation of rat spermatogonia into round spermatids in tissue culture. Mol Hum Reprod. 2016 Jul 18. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Picton HM, Wyns C, Anderson RA, Goossens E, Jahnukainen K, Kliesch S, Mitchell RT, Pennings G, Rives N, Tournaye H, van Pelt AM, Eichenlaub-Ritter U, Schlatt S, ESHRE Task Force On Fertility Preservation In Severe Diseases. A European perspective on testicular tissue cryopreservation for fertility preservation in prepubertal and adolescent boys. Hum Reprod. 2015 Nov;30(11):2463-75. doi: 10.1093/humrep/dev190. Epub 2015 Sep 10.
  • Baert Y, Braye A, Struijk RB, van Pelt AM, Goossens E. Cryopreservation of testicular tissue before long-term testicular cell culture does not alter in vitro cell dynamics. Fertil Steril. 2015 Nov;104(5):1244-1252.e4. doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2015.07.1134. Epub 2015 Aug 7.
  • Anderson RA*, Mitchell RT*, Kelsey TW, Spears N, Telfer EE, Wallace WH. Cancer treatment and gonadal function: experimental and established strategies for fertility preservation in children and young adults. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2015 Apr 7. pii: S2213-8587(15)00039-X. doi: 10.1016/S2213-8587(15)00039-X. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Jahnukainen K, Mitchell RT, Stukenborg JB. Testicular function and fertility preservation after treatment for haematological cancer. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2015 Jun;22(3):217-23.
  • Baert Y, Stukenborg JB, Landreh M, De Kock J, Jörnvall H, Söder O, Goossens E. Derivation and characterization of a cytocompatible scaffold from human testis. Hum Reprod. 2015 Feb;30(2):256-67.
  • Baert Y, Van Saen D, Haentjens P, In’t Veld P, Tournaye H, Goossens E. What is the best cryopreservation protocol for human testicular tissue banking? Hum Reprod. 2013 Jul;28(7):1816-26.
  • Faes K, Tournaye H, Goethals L, Lahoutte T, Hoorens A, Goossens E. Testicular cell transplantation into the human testes. Fertil Steril. 2013 Oct;100(4):981-8.
  • Goossens E, Van Saen D, Tournaye H. Spermatogonial stem cell preservation and transplantation: from research to clinic. Hum Reprod. 2013 Apr;28(4):897-907.
  • Van Saen D, Goossens E, Aerts JL, Haentjens P, Tournaye H. Does early cell death cause germ cell loss after intratesticular tissue grafting? Fertil Steril. 2013 Apr;99(5):1264-1272.e1.
  • Van Saen D, Gies I, De Schepper J, Tournaye H, Goossens E. Can pubertal boys with Klinefelter syndrome benefit from spermatogonial stem cell banking? Hum Reprod. 2012 Feb;27(2):323-30. doi: 10.1093/humrep/der425. Epub 2011 Dec 12.
  • van den Driesche S, Sharpe RM, Saunders PT, Mitchell RT. Regulation of the germ stem cell niche as the foundation for adult spermatogenesis: a role for miRNAs? Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2014 May;29:76-83.
  • Mitchell RT, Saunders PT, Childs AJ, Cassidy-Kojima C, Anderson RA, Wallace WH, Kelnar CJ, Sharpe RM. Xenografting of human fetal testis tissue: a new approach to study fetal testis development and germ cell differentiation. Hum Reprod. 2010 Oct;25(10):2405-14.
  • Mitchell RT, Saunders PT, Sharpe RM, Kelnar CJ, Wallace WH. Male fertility and strategies for fertility preservation following childhood cancer treatment. Endocr Dev. 2009;15:101-34.
  • Chen, H-H, Welling, MA.. and Geijsen-N Dazl limits pluripotency, differentiation and apoptosis in developing primordial germ cells Stem Cell Reports 2014
  • Buecker C, Chen HH, Polo JM, Daheron L, Bu L, Barakat TS, Okwieka P, Porter A, Gribnau J, Hochedlinger K, Geijsen N. A murine ESC-like state facilitates transgenesis and homologous recombination in human pluripotent stem cells. (2010) Cell Stem Cell. Jun 4;6(6):535-46.
  • Geijsen, N., Horoschak, M., Kim, K., Gribnau, J., Eggan, K. And Daley, G.Q Derivation of embryonic germ cells and male gametes from embryonic stem cells. (2004) Nature. 427, 148-154
  • Nickkholgh B, Mizrak SC, van Daalen SK, Korver CM, Sadri-Ardekani H, Repping S, van Pelt AM. 2014 Genetic and epigenetic stability of human spermatogonial stem cells during long-term culture. Fertil Steril. 2014 doi: 10.1016/j.fertnstert.2014.08.022. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25256932
  • Nickkholgh B, Mizrak SC, Korver CM, van Daalen SK, Meissner A, Repping S, van Pelt AM. 2014 Enrichment of spermatogonial stem cells from long-term cultured human testicular cells. Fertil Steril. 102, 558-565
  • Struijk RB, Mulder CL, van der Veen F, van Pelt AMM, Repping S. Restoring fertility in sterile childhood cancer survivors by autotransplanting spermatogonial stem cells: are we there yet? Biomed Res Int. 2013;2013:903142. doi: 10.1155/2013/903142. Epub 2013 Jan 3.
  • Sadri-Ardekani H, Akhondi MA, van der Veen F, Repping S, van Pelt AMM 2011 In vitro propagation of human prepubertal spermatogonial stem cells. JAMA 305, 2416-2418
  • Sadri-Ardekani H, Mizrak SC, van Daalen SK, Korver CM, Roepers-Gajadien HL, Koruji M, Hovingh S, de Reijke TM, de la Rosette JJ, van der Veen F, de Rooij DG,Repping S, van Pelt AMM 2009 Propagation of Human Spermatogonial Stem Cells In Vitro. JAMA 302, 2127-2134
  • Lamberti D., Vicini E. (2014). Promoter analysis of the gene encoding GDNF in murine Sertoli cells. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, 394 (105-114).
  • Dovere L., Fera S., Grasso M., Lamberti D., Gargioli C., Muciaccia B., Lustri A.M., Stefanini M., Vicini E. (2013) The Niche-Derived Glial Cell Line-Derived  Neurotrophic Factor (GDNF) Induces Migration of Mouse  Spermatogonial Stem/Progenitor Cells PLoS ONE, 8(4): e59431.
  • Muciaccia B., Boitani C., Berloco B.P., Nudo F., Spadetta G., Stefanini M., de Rooij D.G, Vicini E. (2013). Novel stage classification of human spermatogenesis based on acrosome development. Biology of Reproduction, 89(3):60, 1–10.
  • Grasso M., Fuso A., Dovere L., de Rooij D.G, Stefanini M., Boitani C., Vicini E. (2011). Distribution of GFRA1-expressing spermatogonia in adult mouse testis. Reproduction, 143(3):325-32.
  • Grisanti L, Falciatori I, Grasso M, Dovere L, Fera S, Muciaccia B, Fuso A, Berno V, Boitani C, Stefanini M, Vicini E. (2009). Identification of Spermatogonial Stem Cell Subsets by Morphological Analysis and Prospective Isolation. Stem Cells, (27): 3043-3052.
  • Stukenborg JB, Wistuba J, Luetjens CM, Abu Elhija M, Huleihel M, Gromoll J, Nieschlag E, and Schlatt S, “Co-culture of spermatogonia with somatic cells in a novel three-dimensional Soft-Agar-Culture-System.” J Androl. 2008 May-Jun;29(3):312-29.
  • Stukenborg JB, Schlatt S, Simoni S, Yeung CH, Abu Elhija M, Luetjens CM, Huleihel M, and Wistuba J, “New horizons for in vitro spermatogenesis? An update on novel three-dimensional culture systems as tools for meiotic and post-meiotic differentiation of testicular germ cells.” Mol Hum Reprod. 2009 Sep;15(9):521-9
  • Reuter K, Ehmcke J, Stukenborg JB, Simoni M, Redmann K, Schlatt S, and Wistuba J “Reassembly of somatic cells and testicular organogenesis in vitro.” Tissue Cell. 2014 Feb;46(1):86-96.
  • Reda A, Hou M, Landreh L, Kjartansdóttir KR, Svechnikov K, Söder O, and Stukenborg JB ”In vitro spermatogenesis – Optimal culture conditions for testicular cell survival, germ cell differentiation and steroidogenesis in rats.” Front Endocrinol (Lausanne). 2014 Feb 26;5:21.
  • Jahnukainen K and Stukenborg JB “Present and future prospects of male fertility preservation for children and adolescents” J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Dec;97(12):4341-51.