Assistant Professor of Lactation Biology
Keil KP, Abler LL, Mehta V, Altmann HM, Laporta J, Plisch EH, Suresh M, Hernandez LL, Vezina CM. 2014. DNA methylation of E-cadherin is a priming mechanism for prostate development. 3 Feb. 2014. Developmental Biology.
Hernandez LL, Horseman ND. 2014. New concepts of breast cell communication to bone. 25 Jan. 2014. Trends in Endocrinology & Metabolism. Volume 25, Issue 1. Pages 34–41.
Marshall AM, Hernandez LL, Horseman ND. 2013. Serotonin and Serotonin Transport in the Regulation of Lactation. 18 Oct. 2013. Journal of Mammary Gland Biology and Neoplasia.
Laporta J, Moore SA, Peters MW, Peters TL, Hernandez LL. 2013. Short communication: Circulating serotonin (5-HT) concentrations on day 1 of lactation as a potential predictor of transition-related disorders. Journal of Dairy Science. Volume 96, Issue 8. August 2013, Pages 5146–5150.
Laporta J, Peters TL, Merriman KE, Vezina CM, Hernandez LL. 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. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0057847.
Laporta J, Peters TL, Weaver SR, Merriman KE, Hernandez LL. 2013. Feeding 5-hydroxy-l-tryptophan during the transition from pregnancy to lactation increases calcium mobilization from bone in rats. Domestic Animal Endocrinology. Volume 44, Issue 4. May 2013, Pages 176–184.