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  • Rex A Hess
2018

Rete testis: Structure, cell biology and site for stem cell transplantation

Hess, R. A. & Hermo, L., Jan 1 2018, Encyclopedia of Reproduction. Elsevier, p. 263-269 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2011

Roosters affected by epididymal lithiasis present local alteration in vitamin D3, testosterone and estradiol levels as well as estrogen receptor 2 (β) expression

Oliveira, A. G., Dornas, R. A. P., Praes, L. C., Hess, R. A., Mahecha, G. A. B. & Oliveira, C. A., Sep 1 2011, In : Reproduction. 142, 3, p. 439-446 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2020

Autophagy core protein ATG5 is required for elongating spermatid development, sperm individualization and normal fertility in male mice

Huang, Q., Liu, Y., Zhang, S., Yap, Y. T., Li, W., Zhang, D., Gardner, A., Zhang, L., Song, S., Hess, R. A. & Zhang, Z., 2020, In : Autophagy. p. 1-15 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

Assessment of spermatogenesis through staging of seminiferous tubules

Meistrich, M. L. & Hess, R. A., 2013, Biomolecular Simulations: Biomolecular Simulations. Humana Press Inc., p. 299-307 9 p. (Methods in Molecular Biology; vol. 927).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2014

CHD5 is required for spermiogenesis and chromatin condensation

Zhuang, T., Hess, R. A., Kolla, V., Higashi, M., Raabe, T. D. & Brodeur, G. M., Feb 2014, In : Mechanisms of Development. 131, 1, p. 35-46 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Seminal fluid metabolome and epididymal changes after antibiotic treatment in mice

Rosenfeld, C. S., Javurek, A. B., Johnson, S. A., Lei, Z., Sumner, L. W. & Hess, R. A., 2018, In : Reproduction. 156, 1, p. 1-10 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

The mouse transcription factor-like 5 gene encodes a protein localized in the manchette and centriole of the elongating spermatid.

Shi, Y., Zhang, L., Song, S., Teves, M. E., Li, H., Wang, Z., Hess, R. A., Jiang, G. & Zhang, Z., May 2013, In : Unknown Journal. 1, 3, p. 431-439 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2011

Estrogen and its receptors in efferent ductules and epididymis

Hess, R. A., Fernandes, S. A. F., Gomes, G. R. O., Oliveira, C. A., Lazari, M. F. M. & Porto, C. S., Nov 2011, In : Journal of andrology. 32, 6, p. 600-613 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2019

Motile cilia of the male reproductive system require miR-34/miR-449 for development and function to generate luminal turbulence

Yuan, S., Liu, Y., Peng, H., Tang, C., Hennig, G. W., Wang, Z., Wang, L., Yu, T., Klukovich, R., Zhang, Y., Zheng, H., Xu, C., Wu, J., Hess, R. A. & Yan, W., Feb 26 2019, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 116, 9, p. 3584-3593 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

Cleavage of TFIIA by taspase1 activates TRF2-specified mammalian male germ cell programs

Oyama, T., Sasagawa, S., Takeda, S., Hess, R. A., Lieberman, P. M., Cheng, E. H. & Hsieh, J. J., Oct 28 2013, In : Developmental cell. 27, 2, p. 188-200 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2020

Tumor-Associated Macrophages (TAM) are recruited to the aging prostate epithelial lesions and become intermingled with basal cells

Werneck-Gomes, H., Campolina-Silva, G. H., Maria, B. T., Barata, M. C., Mahecha, G. A. B., Hess, R. A. & Oliveira, C. A., Sep 1 2020, In : Andrology. 8, 5, p. 1375-1386 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

Acute and chronic effects of a contraceptive compound rti-4587-073(l) on testicular histology and endocrine function in miniature horse stallions

Pozor, M. A., Zambrano, G., Roser, J., Hess, R., Runyon, S., Runcan, E., Thomas, B. F., Dymock, D., Macpherson, M. L., Troedsson, M. H. & Kelleman, A., Jun 2014, In : Reproduction in Domestic Animals. 49, 3, p. 392-402 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2012

Mouse RC/BTB2, a member of the RCC1 superfamily, localizes to spermatid acrosomal vesicles

Wang, J., Teves, M. E., Shen, X., Nagarkatti-Gude, D. R., Hess, R. A., Henderson, S. C., Strauss, J. F. & Zhang, Z., Jun 29 2012, In : PloS one. 7, 6, e39846.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2011

Deficiency in the omega-3 fatty acid pathway results in failure of acrosome biogenesis in mice

Roqueta-Rivera, M., Abbott, T. L., Sivaguru, M., Hess, R. A. & Nakamura, M. T., Oct 1 2011, In : Biology of reproduction. 85, 4, p. 721-732 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2020

Acrosomal marker SP-10 (gene name Acrv1) for staging of the cycle of seminiferous epithelium in the stallion

Cruz, A., Sullivan, D. B., Doty, K. F., Hess, R. A., Frederico Canisso, I. & Reddi, P. P., Oct 15 2020, In : Theriogenology. 156, p. 214-221 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2015

Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-D (PPARD) coordinates mouse spermatogenesis by modulating extracellular signal-regulated kinase (ERK)-dependent signaling

Yao, P. L., Chen, L. P., Hess, R. A., Müller, R., Gonzalez, F. J. & Peters, J. M., Sep 18 2015, In : Journal of Biological Chemistry. 290, 38, p. 23416-23431 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2014

Ductuli efferentes of the male Golden Syrian hamster reproductive tract

Ford, J., Carnes, K. & Hess, R. A., Jul 2014, In : Andrology. 2, 4, p. 510-520 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Effects of the oestrogen receptor antagonist Fulvestrant on expression of genes that affect organization of the epididymal epithelium

Pereira, M. F. N., Fernandes, S. A. F., Nascimento, A. R., Siu, E. R., Hess, R. A., Oliveira, C. A., Porto, C. S. & Lazari, M. F. M., Jul 2014, In : Andrology. 2, 4, p. 559-571 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Cell-cell interactions-structural

Martins Lara, N. L., Avelar, G. F., Costa, G. M. J., Santos Nassif Lacerda, S. M., Hess, R. A. & França, L. R., Jan 1 2018, Encyclopedia of Reproduction. Elsevier, p. 68-75 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2015
2018

Efferent ductules: Structure and function

Hess, R. A., Jan 1 2018, Encyclopedia of Reproduction. Elsevier, p. 270-278 9 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2015

Lessons learned in Andrology: Yves Clermont, an interview by Lonnie D. Russell

Hess, R. A., Hermo, L. & Robaire, B., Nov 1 2015, In : Andrology. 3, 6, p. 1015-1021 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2018

Basal cells show increased expression of aromatase and estrogen receptor a in prostate epithelial lesions of male aging rats

Morais-Santos, M., Werneck-Gomes, H., Campolina-Silva, G. H., Santos, L. C., Mahecha, G. A. B., Hess, R. A. & Oliveira, C. A., Feb 2018, In : Endocrinology. 159, 2, p. 723-732 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2020

The protein YWHAE (14-3-3 epsilon) in spermatozoa is essential for male fertility

Eisa, A., Dey, S., Ignatious, A., Nofal, W., Hess, R. A., Kurokawa, M., Kline, D. & Vijayaraghavan, S., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Andrology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The essential role of intraflagellar transport protein IFT81 in male mice spermiogenesis and fertility

Qu, W., Yuan, S., Quan, C., Huang, Q., Zhou, Q., Yap, Y., Shi, L., Zhang, D., Guest, T., Li, W., Yee, S. P., Zhang, L., Cazin, C., Hess, R. A., Ray, P. F., Kherraf, Z. E. & Zhang, Z., Jun 2020, In : American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology. 318, 6, p. C1092-C1106

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019
2011

Cul4A is essential for spermatogenesis and male fertility

Kopanja, D., Roy, N., Stoyanova, T., Hess, R. A., Bagchi, S. & Raychaudhuri, P., Apr 15 2011, In : Developmental Biology. 352, 2, p. 278-287 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2017

PNLDC1 is essential for piRNA 3′ end trimming and transposon silencing during spermatogenesis in mice

Ding, D., Liu, J., Dong, K., Midic, U., Hess, R. A., Xie, H., Demireva, E. Y. & Chen, C., Dec 1 2017, In : Nature communications. 8, 1, 819.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

RNF216 is essential for spermatogenesis and male fertility

Melnick, A. F., Gao, Y., Liu, J., Ding, D., Predom, A., Kelly, C., Hess, R. A. & Chen, C., 2019, In : Biology of reproduction. 100, 5, p. 1132-1134 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
2016

The Sertoli cell: One hundred fifty years of beauty and plasticity

França, L. R., Hess, R. A., Dufour, J. M., Hofmann, M. C. & Griswold, M. D., Mar 1 2016, In : Andrology. 4, 2, p. 189-212 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2020

COP9 signalosome complex subunit 5, an IFT20 binding partner, is essential to maintain male germ cell survival and acrosome biogenesis

Huang, Q., Liu, H., Zeng, J., Li, W., Zhang, S., Zhang, L., Song, S., Zhou, T., Sutovsky, M., Sutovsky, P., Pardi, R., Hess, R. A. & Zhang, Z., Feb 12 2020, In : Biology of reproduction. 102, 1, p. 233-247 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Rare mutations in the complement regulatory gene CSMD1 are associated with male and female infertility

Lee, A. S., Rusch, J., Lima, A. C., Usmani, A., Huang, N., Lepamets, M., Vigh-Conrad, K. A., Worthington, R. E., Mägi, R., Wu, X., Aston, K. I., Atkinson, J. P., Carrell, D. T., Hess, R. A., O’Bryan, M. K. & Conrad, D. F., Dec 1 2019, In : Nature communications. 10, 1, 4626.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2011

Estrogen, efferent ductules, and the epididymis

Joseph, A., Shur, B. D. & Hess, R. A., Feb 1 2011, In : Biology of reproduction. 84, 2, p. 207-217 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

2017

Estrogens in male physiology

Cooke, P. S., Nanjappa, M. K., Ko, C., Prins, G. S. & Hess, R. A., Jul 2017, In : Physiological Reviews. 97, 3, p. 995-1043 49 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2013

Basigin null mutant male mice are sterile and exhibit impaired interactions between germ cells and Sertoli cells

Bi, J., Li, Y., Sun, F., Saalbach, A., Klein, C., Miller, D. J., Hess, R. & Nowak, R. A., Aug 15 2013, In : Developmental Biology. 380, 2, p. 145-156 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2020

Mouse spermatogenesis-associated protein 1 (SPATA1), an IFT20 binding partner, is an acrosomal protein

Zhang, L., Zhen, J., Huang, Q., Liu, H., Li, W., Zhang, S., Min, J., Li, Y., Shi, L., Woods, J., Chen, X., Shi, Y., Liu, Y., Hess, R. A., Song, S. & Zhang, Z., Apr 1 2020, In : Developmental Dynamics. 249, 4, p. 543-555 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Endocrinology and pathology of rete testis and efferent ductules

Hess, R. A., Jan 1 2018, Encyclopedia of Reproduction. Elsevier, p. 279-285 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2012

Efferent Duct Toxicity with Secondary Testicular Changes in Rats Following Administration of a Novel Leukotriene A4 Hydrolase Inhibitor

la, D. K., Creasy, D. M., Hess, R. A., Baxter, E., Pereira, M. E., Johnson, C. A., Vinken, P. & Snook, S. S., Jul 2012, In : Toxicologic Pathology. 40, 5, p. 705-714 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2016

Sertoli cells are capable of proliferation into adulthood in the transition region between the seminiferous tubules and the rete testis in Wistar rats

Figueiredo, A. F. A., França, L. R., Hess, R. A. & Costa, G. M. J., Sep 16 2016, In : Cell Cycle. 15, 18, p. 2486-2496 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2020

Abnormal fertility, acrosome formation, IFT20 expression and localization in conditional Gmap210 knockout mice

Wang, Z., Shi, Y., Ma, S., Huang, Q., Yap, Y. T., Shi, L., Zhang, S., Zhou, T., Li, W., Hu, B., Zhang, L., Krawetz, S. A., Pazour, G. J., Hess, R. A. & Zhang, Z., 2020, In : American Journal of Physiology - Cell Physiology. 318, 1, p. C174-C190

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Intraflagellar transport protein 74 is essential for spermatogenesis and male fertility in mice

Shi, L., Zhou, T., Huang, Q., Zhang, S., Li, W., Zhang, L., Hess, R. A., Pazour, G. J. & Zhang, Z., Jul 1 2019, In : Biology of reproduction. 101, 1, p. 188-199 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2013

Blood-tissue barriers morphofunctional and immunological aspects of the blood-testis and blood-epididymal barriers

França, L. R., Auharek, S. A., Hess, R. A., Dufour, J. M. & Hinton, B. T., 2013, Biology and Regulation of Blood-Tissue Barriers. Springer New York LLC, p. 237-259 23 p. (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology; vol. 763).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2019

Prepubertal PTU treatment in rat increases Sertoli cell number and sperm production

Figueiredo, A. F. A., Wnuk, N. T., Tavares, A. O., Miranda, J. R., Hess, R. A., De França, L. R. & Costa, G. M. J., 2019, In : Reproduction. 158, 2, p. 199-209 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2020

Murine germ cell-specific disruption of Ift172 causes defects in spermiogenesis and male fertility

Zhang, S., Liu, Y., Huang, Q., Yuan, S., Liu, H., Shi, L., Yap, Y. T., Li, W., Zhen, J., Zhang, L., Hess, R. A. & Zhang, Z., Apr 1 2020, In : Reproduction (Cambridge, England). 159, 4, p. 409-421 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Testis physiology-overview and histology

Lara, N. L. M., Costa, G. M. J., Avelar, G. F., Lacerda, S. M. S. N., Hess, R. A. & França, L. R., Jan 1 2018, Encyclopedia of Reproduction. Elsevier, p. 105-116 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2016

Transcription Factor RFX2 Is a Key Regulator of Mouse Spermiogenesis

Wu, Y., Hu, X., Li, Z., Wang, M., Li, S., Wang, X., Lin, X., Liao, S., Zhang, Z., Feng, X., Wang, S., Cui, X., Wang, Y., Gao, F., Hess, R. A. & Han, C., Feb 8 2016, In : Scientific reports. 6, 20435.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

E2f4 and E2f5 are essential for the development of the male reproductive system

Danielian, P. S., Hess, R. A. & Lees, J. A., Jan 17 2016, In : Cell Cycle. 15, 2, p. 250-260 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Estrogen in the male: A historical perspective

Hess, R. A. & Cooke, P. S., Jan 1 2018, In : Biology of reproduction. 99, 1, p. 27-44 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

2016

Membrane-localized estrogen receptor 1 is required for normal male reproductive development and function in mice

Nanjappa, M. K., Hess, R. A., Medrano, T. I., Locker, S. H., Levin, E. R. & Cooke, P. S., Jul 2016, In : Endocrinology. 157, 7, p. 2909-2919 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intraflagellar transport protein IFT20 is essential for male fertility and spermiogenesis in mice

Li, W., Zhang, Y., Zhang, L., Tevesb, M. E., Liu, H., Strauss, J. F., Pazour, G. J., Foster, J. A., Hess, R. A., Zhang, Z. & Zhang, Z., Nov 15 2016, In : Molecular biology of the cell. 27, 23, p. 3705-3716 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle