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Laura Hernandez
Assistant Professor of Lactation Biology

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Peer-Reviewed Articles

Keil K.P., Abler L.L., Mehta V., Altmann H.M., Laporta J., Plisch E.H., Suresh M., Hernandez L.L., Vezina C.M. 2014. DNA methylation of E-cadherin is a priming mechanism for prostate development. Developmental Biology. 387:142-153.

Hernandez L.L., Horseman N.D. 2014. New concepts of breast cell communication to bone. Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism25:34–41.

Marshall A.M., Hernandez L.L., Horseman N.D. 2013. Serotonin and Serotonin Transport in the Regulation of Lactation. Journal of Mammary Gland Biology and Neoplasia. 19:139-146.

Laporta J., Moore S.A., Peters M.W., Peters T.L., Hernandez L.L. 2013. Short communication: Circulating serotonin (5-HT) concentrations on day 1 of lactation as a potential predictor of transition-related disorders. J. Dairy Sci. 96:5146–5150.

Laporta J., Peters T.L., Merriman K.E., Vezina C.M., Hernandez L.L. 2013. Serotonin (5-HT) affects expression of liver metabolic enzymes and mammary gland glucose transporters during the transition from pregnancy to lactation. PLOS ONE 8(2): e57847.

Laporta J., Peters T.L., Weaver S.R., Merriman K.E., Hernandez L.L. 2013. Feeding 5-hydroxy-l-tryptophan during the transition from pregnancy to lactation increases calcium mobilization from bone in rats. Domestic Animal Endocrinology. 44:176–184.

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