Kenneth I Aston

Kenneth I Aston

UNVERIFIED PROFILE

Are you Kenneth I Aston?   Register this Author

Register author
Kenneth I Aston

Kenneth I Aston

Publications by authors named "Kenneth I Aston"

Are you Kenneth I Aston?   Register this Author

53Publications

647Reads

18Profile Views

The role of miRNAs in male human reproduction: A systematic review.

Andrology 2019 Oct 2. Epub 2019 Oct 2.

Biotechnology of Animal and Human Reproduction (TechnoSperm), Unit of Cell Biology, Department of Biology, Institute of Food and Agricultural Technology, Faculty of Sciences, University of Girona, 17003, Girona, Spain.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/andr.12714DOI Listing
October 2019

Diet and sperm quality: Nutrients, foods and dietary patterns.

Reprod Biol 2019 Sep 30;19(3):219-224. Epub 2019 Jul 30.

Andrology and IVF Laboratory, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.repbio.2019.07.005DOI Listing
September 2019

Paternal germ line aging: DNA methylation age prediction from human sperm.

BMC Genomics 2018 Oct 22;19(1):763. Epub 2018 Oct 22.

Andrology and IVF Laboratories, University of Utah, 675 Arapeen Dr. Suite 201, Salt Lake City, UT, 84108, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
https://bmcgenomics.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s1286
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12864-018-5153-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6198359PMC
October 2018

Sperm epigenetics and aging.

Transl Androl Urol 2018 Jul;7(Suppl 3):S328-S335

Andrology and IVF Laboratories, Department of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.21037/tau.2018.06.10DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6087840PMC
July 2018

Do paternal semen parameters influence the birth weight or BMI of the offspring? A study from the Utah Population Database.

J Assist Reprod Genet 2018 May 17;35(5):793-799. Epub 2018 Mar 17.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, 30 North 1900 East Rm #3B420, Salt Lake City, UT, 84132, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10815-018-1154-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5984892PMC
May 2018

Pre-screening method for somatic cell contamination in human sperm epigenetic studies.

Syst Biol Reprod Med 2018 Apr;64(2):146-155

a Andrology and IVF Laboratories, Department of Surgery , University of Utah School of Medicine , Salt Lake City , UT , USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19396368.2018.1434838DOI Listing
April 2018

The impact of ejaculatory abstinence on semen analysis parameters: a systematic review.

J Assist Reprod Genet 2018 Feb 16;35(2):213-220. Epub 2017 Nov 16.

Department of Surgery-Urology, University of Utah Center for Reconstructive Urology and Men's Health, 675 Arapeen Drive, Suite 205, Salt Lake City, UT, 84108, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10815-017-1086-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5845044PMC
February 2018

Genetic intersection of male infertility and cancer.

Fertil Steril 2018 01;109(1):20-26

Department of Genetics, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri. Electronic address:

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2017.10.028DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5761685PMC
January 2018

Impacts of Abstinence Time on Semen Parameters in a Large Population-based Cohort of Subfertile Men.

Urology 2017 Oct 13;108:90-95. Epub 2017 Jul 13.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; Andrology and IVF Laboratory, Department of Surgery (Urology), University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2017.06.045DOI Listing
October 2017

Sperm epigenetics in the study of male fertility, offspring health, and potential clinical applications.

Syst Biol Reprod Med 2017 Apr 14;63(2):69-76. Epub 2017 Feb 14.

a Andrology and IVF Laboratories, Department of Surgery , University of Utah School of Medicine , Salt Lake City , Utah , USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/19396368.2016.1274791DOI Listing
April 2017

Risk of childhood mortality in family members of men with poor semen quality.

Hum Reprod 2017 01 6;32(1):239-247. Epub 2016 Dec 6.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/humrep/dew289DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5165078PMC
January 2017

Cancer risk in first- and second-degree relatives of men with poor semen quality.

Fertil Steril 2016 09 20;106(3):731-8. Epub 2016 Jun 20.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2016.05.021DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5617641PMC
September 2016

Optimization of microelectrophoresis to select highly negatively charged sperm.

J Assist Reprod Genet 2016 Jun 23;33(6):679-88. Epub 2016 Mar 23.

Andrology and IVF Laboratory, Department of Surgery (Urology), Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10815-016-0700-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4889482PMC
June 2016

Subfertility increases risk of testicular cancer: evidence from population-based semen samples.

Fertil Steril 2016 Feb 18;105(2):322-8.e1. Epub 2015 Nov 18.

Center for Men's Health and Reconstructive Surgery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2015.10.027DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4744156PMC
February 2016

Decreased fecundity and sperm DNA methylation patterns.

Fertil Steril 2016 Jan 9;105(1):51-7.e1-3. Epub 2015 Oct 9.

Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah; Department of Human Genetics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah. Electronic address:

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2015.09.013DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4890464PMC
January 2016

Aberrant sperm DNA methylation predicts male fertility status and embryo quality.

Fertil Steril 2015 Dec 8;104(6):1388-97.e1-5. Epub 2015 Sep 8.

Department of Surgery, University of Utah Andrology and IVF Laboratories, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Department of Human Genetics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah. Electronic address:

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2015.08.019DOI Listing
December 2015

The Sperm Epigenome, Male Aging, and Potential Effects on the Embryo.

Adv Exp Med Biol 2015 ;868:81-93

Andrology and IVF Laboratories, Department of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, 675 Arapeen Dr. Suite 201, Salt Lake City, UT, 84108, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-18881-2_4DOI Listing
October 2015

Prospects for clinically relevant epigenetic tests in the andrology laboratory.

Asian J Androl 2014 Sep-Oct;16(5):782

Department of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.4103/1008-682X.125415DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4215672PMC
July 2015

Sperm concentration is poorly associated with hypoandrogenism in infertile men.

Urology 2015 May 28;85(5):1062-1067. Epub 2015 Feb 28.

The Center for Reconstructive Urology and Men's Health, Division of Urology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT; Division of Urology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.urology.2015.01.014DOI Listing
May 2015

Intra-sample heterogeneity of sperm DNA methylation.

Mol Hum Reprod 2015 Apr 26;21(4):313-9. Epub 2014 Dec 26.

Andrology and IVF Laboratories, Department of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA Department of Human Genetics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molehr/gau115DOI Listing
April 2015

Micro-electrophoresis: a noninvasive method of sperm selection based on membrane charge.

Fertil Steril 2015 Feb 12;103(2):361-6.e3. Epub 2014 Dec 12.

Andrology and IVF Laboratory, Department of Surgery (Urology), University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah; Department of Human Genetics, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. Electronic address:

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2014.10.047DOI Listing
February 2015

Refined phenotyping, large cohorts, and collaborative research are vital for realizing the potential of genomics to transform care for male infertility.

Fertil Steril 2014 Oct 11;102(4):967. Epub 2014 Aug 11.

Andrology and IVF Laboratories, Department of Surgery, Salt Lake City, Utah; Department of Genetics, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Salt Lake City, Utah; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2014.07.009DOI Listing
October 2014

Age-associated sperm DNA methylation alterations: possible implications in offspring disease susceptibility.

PLoS Genet 2014 Jul 10;10(7):e1004458. Epub 2014 Jul 10.

Andrology and IVF Laboratories, Department of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America; Department of Genetics, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America; Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States of America.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1004458DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4091790PMC
July 2014

Paternal aging and associated intraindividual alterations of global sperm 5-methylcytosine and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine levels.

Fertil Steril 2013 Oct 27;100(4):945-51. Epub 2013 Jun 27.

Department of Surgery, Andrology and IVF Laboratories, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2013.05.039DOI Listing
October 2013

[Association of single nucleotide polymorphisms(SNPs) in Pygo2 coding gene with idiopathic oligospermia and azoospermia].

Yi Chuan 2013 May;35(5):616-22

Department of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.3724/sp.j.1005.2013.00616DOI Listing
May 2013

A review of genome-wide approaches to study the genetic basis for spermatogenic defects.

Methods Mol Biol 2013 ;927:397-410

Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, Andrology & IVF Laboratories, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA,

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-62703-038-0_34DOI Listing
January 2013

Protamine extraction and analysis of human sperm protamine 1/protamine 2 ratio using Acid gel electrophoresis.

Methods Mol Biol 2013 ;927:445-50

Andrology and IVF Laboratories, Division of Urology, Department of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-1-62703-038-0_38DOI Listing
January 2013

Divergence of sperm and leukocyte age-dependent telomere dynamics: implications for male-driven evolution of telomere length in humans.

Mol Hum Reprod 2012 Nov 9;18(11):517-22. Epub 2012 Jul 9.

Andrology and IVF Laboratories, Department of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84108, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/molehr/gas028DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3480822PMC
November 2012

Emerging evidence for the role of genomic instability in male factor infertility.

Syst Biol Reprod Med 2012 Apr 6;58(2):71-80. Epub 2011 Dec 6.

Andrology and IVF Laboratories, Department of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/19396368.2011.635751DOI Listing
April 2012

Genome-wide sperm deoxyribonucleic acid methylation is altered in some men with abnormal chromatin packaging or poor in vitro fertilization embryogenesis.

Fertil Steril 2012 Feb 9;97(2):285-92. Epub 2011 Dec 9.

Andrology and IVF Laboratories, Department of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2011.11.008DOI Listing
February 2012

Supplementation of cryomedium with ascorbic acid-2-glucoside (AA2G) improves human sperm post-thaw motility.

Fertil Steril 2011 May 16;95(6):2001-4. Epub 2011 Mar 16.

Andrology and IVF Laboratories, Department of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fertnstert.2011.02.023DOI Listing
May 2011

The search for SNPs, CNVs, and epigenetic variants associated with the complex disease of male infertility.

Syst Biol Reprod Med 2011 Feb 6;57(1-2):17-26. Epub 2011 Jan 6.

Andrology and IVF Laboratories, Department of Surgery, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/19396368.2010.521615DOI Listing
February 2011

Evaluation of 172 candidate polymorphisms for association with oligozoospermia or azoospermia in a large cohort of men of European descent.

Hum Reprod 2010 Jun 8;25(6):1383-97. Epub 2010 Apr 8.

Andrology and IVF Laboratories, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/humrep/deq081DOI Listing
June 2010

The use of transgenic mouse models in the study of male infertility.

Syst Biol Reprod Med 2010 Jun;56(3):260-73

Transgenic and Gene Targeting Mouse Core, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84108, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.3109/19396368.2010.485244DOI Listing
June 2010

A comparison of probe-level and probeset models for small-sample gene expression data.

BMC Bioinformatics 2010 May 26;11:281. Epub 2010 May 26.

Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84322, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1471-2105-11-281DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2901368PMC
May 2010

Abnormal levels of transcript abundance of developmentally important genes in various stages of preimplantation bovine somatic cell nuclear transfer embryos.

Cell Reprogram 2010 Feb;12(1):23-32

Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences and Center for Integrated Biosystems, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322-4815, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/cell.2009.0042DOI Listing
February 2010

Genome-wide study of single-nucleotide polymorphisms associated with azoospermia and severe oligozoospermia.

J Androl 2009 Nov-Dec;30(6):711-25. Epub 2009 May 28.

Department of Surgery, Andrology and IVF Laboratories, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah 84117, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.2164/jandrol.109.007971DOI Listing
January 2010

Colcemid-treatment of heifer oocytes enhances nuclear transfer embryonic development, establishment of pregnancy and development to term.

Mol Reprod Dev 2009 Jul;76(7):620-8

Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84321, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mrd.21004DOI Listing
July 2009

Genetic reprogramming of transcription factor ap-2gamma in bovine somatic cell nuclear transfer preimplantation embryos and placentomes.

Cloning Stem Cells 2009 Mar;11(1):177-86

Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences and Center for Integrated Biosystems, Utah State University, Logan, 84322-4815, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://www.liebertpub.com/doi/10.1089/clo.2008.0055
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/clo.2008.0055DOI Listing
March 2009

A novel approach to identify bovine sperm membrane proteins that interact with receptors on the vitelline membrane of bovine oocytes.

Mol Reprod Dev 2008 Apr;75(4):641-9

Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences and Center for Integrated BioSystems, Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mrd.20805DOI Listing
April 2008

Effect of nicotine on in vitro maturation of bovine oocytes.

Anim Reprod Sci 2008 Jan 26;103(1-2):13-24. Epub 2006 Nov 26.

Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, and Center for Integrated Biosystems, Utah State University, Logan, UT 84321, United States.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anireprosci.2006.11.013DOI Listing
January 2008

Nicotine alters bovine oocyte meiosis and affects subsequent embryonic development.

Mol Reprod Dev 2007 Nov;74(11):1473-82

Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, and Center for Integrated Biosystems, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322-4815, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/mrd.20717
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mrd.20717DOI Listing
November 2007

Cloned horse pregnancies produced using adult cumulus cells.

Reprod Fertil Dev 2004 ;16(7):675-9

Northwest Equine Reproduction Laboratory, Department of Animal and Veterinary Science and Center for Reproductive Biology, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1071/rd04025DOI Listing
October 2007

Specific integrin subunits in bovine oocytes, including novel sequences for alpha 6 and beta 3 subunits.

Mol Reprod Dev 2007 May;74(5):600-7

Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences and Center for Integrated BioSystems, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84322-4815, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mrd.20649DOI Listing
May 2007

The developmental competence of bovine nuclear transfer embryos derived from cow versus heifer cytoplasts.

Anim Reprod Sci 2006 Oct;95(3-4):234-43

Department of Animal, Dairy, and Veterinary Sciences, and Center for Integrated Biosystems, Utah State University, 4815 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322-4815, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.anireprosci.2005.10.011DOI Listing
October 2006

Asymmetric division of spindle microtubules and microfilaments during bovine meiosis from metaphase I to metaphase III.

Mol Reprod Dev 2005 Jun;71(2):220-6

Department of Animal, Dairy and Veterinary Sciences, Utah State University, Logan, Utah 84321, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/mrd.20255
Publisher Site
http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mrd.20255DOI Listing
June 2005

A mule cloned from fetal cells by nuclear transfer.

Science 2003 Aug 29;301(5636):1063. Epub 2003 May 29.

Northwest Equine Reproduction Laboratory, Department of Animal and Veterinary Science, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA.

View Article

Download full-text PDF

Source
http://dx.doi.org/10.1126/science.1086743DOI Listing
August 2003