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  1. Voga M, Kovač V, Majdic G.: Comparison of Canine and Feline Adipose-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells/Medicinal Signaling Cells With Regard to Cell Surface Marker Expression, Viability, Proliferation, and Differentiation Potential. Front Vet Sci. 2021 Jan 13;7:610240.
  2. Šemanjski K, Majdic G, Kozina V, Ježek D.: Sexual dimorphism of the extraorbital lacrimal glands in SF-1 knockout mice. Acta Histochem. 2021 Feb;123(2):151669. doi: 10.1016/j.acthis.2020.151669.
  3. Prpar Mihevc S, Zakošek Pipan M, Štrbenc M, Rogelj B, Majdic G.: Nitrosative Stress in the Frontal Cortex From Dogs With Canine Cognitive Dysfunction. Front Vet Sci. 2020 Nov 19;7:573155. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2020.573155.
  4. Snoj T, Blažič K, Šehić N, Vake T, Majdic G.: Calves’ management conditions affect sperm count in adult bulls. Acta Vet Scand. 2020 Nov 25;62(1):65.
  5. Prpar Mihevc S, Kokondoska Grgich V, Kopitar AN, Mohorič L, Majdic G Neural differentiation of canine mesenchymal stem cells/multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells. BMC Vet Res. 2020 Aug 10;16(1):282.
  6. Voga M, Adamic N, Vengust M, Majdic G.: Stem Cells in Veterinary Medicine-Current State and Treatment Options. Front Vet Sci. 2020 May 29;7:278.
  7. Majdic G.: Could Sex/Gender Differences in ACE2 Expression in the Lungs Contribute to the Large Gender Disparity in the Morbidity and Mortality of Patients Infected With the SARS-CoV-2 Virus? Front Cell Infect Microbiol. 2020 Jun 9;10:327.
  8. Prpar Mihevc S and Majdic G: Canine cognitive dysfunction and Alzheimer’s disease – two facets of the same disease. Frontiers in Neuroscience, june 2019.
  9. Voga M, Drnovsek N, Novak S and Majdic G.: Silk fibroin induces chondrogenic differentiation of canine adipose-derived multipotent mesenchymal stromal cells/mesenchymal stem cells. Journal of Tissue Engineering, 2019; 10: 1-14.
  10. Peeters E, Hooyberghs G, Robijns S, De Weerdt A, Kucharíková S, Tournu H, Braem A, Čeh K, Majdic G, Španič T, Pogorevc E, Claes B, Dovgan B, Girandon L, Impellizzeri F, Erdtmann M, Krona A, Vleugels J, Fröhlich M, Garcia-Forgas J, De Brucker K, Cammue BPA, Thevissen K, Van Dijck P, Vanderleyden J, Van der Eycken E, Steenackers HP.: An antibiofilm coating of 5-aryl-2-aminoimidazole covalently attached to a titanium surface. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2018 Dec 13. doi: 10.1002/jbm.b.34283
  11. Snoj T, Majdic G.: MECHANISMS IN ENDOCRINOLOGY: Estrogens in consumer milk: is there a risk to human reproductive health? Eur J Endocrinol. 2018 Dec 1;179(6):R275-R286.
  12. Lunder M, Vodnik M, Kubale V, Grgurevič N, Majdic G, Štrukelj B.: Peptide mimetic of N-terminal ghrelin enhances ghrelin-induced growth hormone secretion and c-Fos expression in mice. J Neuroendocrinol. 2018 Dec;30(12):e12656.
  13. Ogrizek M, Grgurevič N, Snoj T, Majdic G. Injections to pregnant mice produce prenatal stress that affects aggressive behavior in their adult male offspring. Horm Behav. 2018 Nov;106:35-43.
  14. Büdefeld T, Spanic T, Vrecl M,Majdic G.: Fezf1 is a novel regulator of female sex behavior in mice. Horm Behav. 2018;97:94-101
  15. Snoj T, Zuzek MC, Cebulj-Kadunc N, Majdic G: Heat treatment and souring do not affect milk estrone and 17β-estradiol concentrations. J Dairy Sci. 2018;101(1):61-65
  16. Kocijan V, Horvat M and Majdic G: Robust sex difference in jigsaw puzzle task – are boys really better in most visuospatial tasks? Frontiers in behavioural neurosciences. 2017; 11:194.
  17. Majdic G: Missing piece connecting male and female sex determination. Endocrinology, 2017; 158: 3713-15.
  18. Grgurevic N, Majdic G.: NR5a1. In: Encyclopedia of signalling molecules. Editor S. Choi. Springer international publishing. 2017; 3574-3584.
  19. Ventura-Clapier R, Dworatzek E, Seeland U, Kararigas G, Arnal JF, Brunelleschi S, Carpenter TC, Erdmann J, Franconi F, Giannetta E, Glezerman M, Hofmann SM, Junien C, Katai M, Kublickiene K, König IR,Majdic G, Malorni W, Mieth C, Miller VM, Reynolds RM, Shimokawa H, Tannenbaum C, D’Ursi AM, Regitz-Zagrosek V.: Sex in basic research: concepts in the cardiovascular field. Cardiovasc Res. 2017; 113(7):711-724.
  20. Spanic T, Grgurevic N, Majdic G:.Haploinsufficiency for Steroidogenic Factor 1 Affects Maternal Behavior in Mice. Frontiers in Behavioural Neurosciences 2016;10:131.
  21. Grgurevic N, Majdic G.: Sex differences in the brain-an interplay of sex steroid hormones and sex chromosomes.Clinical Sciences 2016; 130(17):1481-97.
  22. Majdic G.: Stammzellen und regenerative Behandlung in der Tiermedizin. Vet Journal, ISSN 1029-5321, 2016, 69 (11): 19-22.
  23. Majdic G: Neue biologische Behandlungsansätze für Gelenkprobleme bei Hunden.Vet Journal, ISSN 1029-5321, 2016. 69 (12): 13-17.
  24. Grgurevic N, Koracin J, Majdic G, Snoj T.: Effect of dietary estrogens from bovine milk on blood hormone levels and reproductive organs in mice. J Dairy Sci. 2016; 99(8): 6005.
  25. Lenti E, Farinello D, Yokoyama KK, Penkov D, Castagnaro L, Lavorgna G, Wuputra K, Sandell LL, Tjaden NE, Bernassola F, Caridi N, De Antoni A, Wagner M, Kozinc K, Niederreither K, Blasi F, Pasini D, Majdic G, Tonon G, Trainor PA, Brendolan A. Transcription factor TLX1 controls retinoic acid signaling to ensure spleen development. J Clin Invest. 2016; 126: 1252 – 62.
  26. Mohoric L, Zorko B, Ceh K and Majdic G: Blinded placebo study of bilateral osteoarthritis treatment using adipose derived mesenchymal stem cells. Slovenian veterinary research 2016. 53(3): 167-174.
  27. Kucharíková S, Gerits E, De Brucker K, Braem A, Ceh K, Majdic G, Španič T, Pogorevc E, Verstraeten N, Tournu H, Delattin N, Impellizzeri F, Erdtmann M, Krona A, Lövenklev M, Knezevic M, Fröhlich M, Vleugels J, Fauvart M, de Silva WJ, Vandamme K, Garcia-Forgas J, Cammue BP, Michiels J, Van Dijck P, Thevissen K.: Covalent immobilization of antimicrobial agents on titanium prevents Staphylococcus aureus and Candida albicans colonization and biofilm formation. Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy, 2016 Apr;71(4):936-45.
  28. Büdefeld T, Tobet SA, Majdic G.: The influence of gonadal steroid hormones on immunoreactive kisspeptin in the preoptic area and arcuate nucleus of developing agonadal mice with a genetic disruption of Steroidogenic factor-1. Neuroendocrinology, 2015, 103: 248 – 258..
  29. Kercmar J., Snoj T., Tobet SA. and Majdic G.: Gonadectomy prior to puberty decreases normal parental behavior in adult mice. Hormones and behavior. 2014; 66: 667 – 673.
  30. Kercmar J., Tobet SA. and Majdic G.: Social isolation during puberty affects female sexual behavior in mice. Frontiers in behavioral neuroendocrinology. 2014; 8: 1 – 8.
  31. Stratton MS, Staros M, Budefeld T, Searcy BT, Nash C, Eitel C, Carbone D, Handa RJ, Majdic G, Tobet SA. Embryonic GABAB Receptor Blockade Alters Cell Migration, Adult Hypothalamic Structure, and Anxiety- and Depression-Like Behaviors Sex Specifically in Mice. PLoS One. 2014; 9(8).
  32. Almouzni G, Altucci L, Amati B, Ashley N, Baulcombe D, Beaujean N, Bock C, Bongcam-Rudloff E, Bousquet J, Braun S, Bressac-de Paillerets B, Bussemakers M, Clarke L, Conesa A, Estivill X, Fazeli A, Grgurević N, Gut I, Heijmans BT, Hermouet S, Houwing-Duistermaat J, Iacobucci I, Ilaš J, Kandimalla R, Krauss-Etschmann S, Lasko P, Lehmann S, Lindroth A, Majdic G, Marcotte E, Martinelli G, Martinet N, Meyer E, Miceli C, Mills K, Moreno-Villanueva M, Morvan G, Nickel D, Niesler B, Nowacki M, Nowak J, Ossowski S, Pelizzola M, Pochet R, Potočnik U, Radwanska M, Raes J, Rattray M, Robinson MD, Roelen B, Sauer S, Schinzer D, Slagboom E, Spector T, Stunnenberg HG, Tiligada E, Torres-Padilla ME, Tsonaka R, Van Soom A, Vidaković M, Widschwendter M. Relationship between genome and epigenome–challenges and requirements for future research. BMC Genomics. 2014; 15: 487.
  33. Spanic T., Fabjan T. and Majdic G.: Expression levels of mRNA for neurosteroidogenic enzymes 17β-HSD, 5α-reductase, 3α-HSD and cytochrome P450 aromatase in the fetal wild type and SF-1 knockout mouse brain. Endocrine research 2014; 11: 1 – 5.
  34. Büdefeld T, Majer A., Jerin A. and Majdic G: Deletion of the prion protein Prnp affects offensive aggression in mice. Behavioral brain research. 2014; 266: 216 – 221.
  35. Snoj T, Kobal S, Premrov Bajuk B, Zuzek MC, Cebulj-Kadunc N, Majdic G. Retrospective study of bull semen quality – possible correlation with pesticide use? Acta Vet Hung. 2013; 61(4):495-504.
  36. Keber R, Acimovic J, Majdic G, Motaln H, Rozman D, Horvat S.: Male germ cell-specific knockout of cholesterogenic cytochrome P450 lanosterol 14α-demethylase (Cyp51). J Lipid Res. 2013; 54(6):1653-61.
  37. Snoj T, Kobal S, Majdic G.: Effects of season, age, and breed on semen characteristics in different Bos taurus breeds in a 31-year retrospective study. Theriogenology. 2013 Mar 15;79(5):847-52.
  38. Grgurevic N, Büdefeld T, Spanic T, Tobet SA, Majdic G Evidence that sex chromosome genes affect sexual differentiation of female sexual behavior. Horm Behav. 2012 May;61(5):719-24.
  39. Büdefeld T, Tobet SA, Majdic G.: Steroidogenic factor 1 and the central nervous system. J Neuroendocrinology 2012;24(1):225-35).
  40. Prosenc, U., Kosir R., Bele T., Acimovic J., Perse M., Majdic G., Prehn C., Adamski J., Rozman D.: Circadian expression of steroidogenic cytochromes P450 in the mouse adrenal: involvement of CREM in epigenetic regulation of Cyp17a1. FEBS journal 2012; 279(9):1584-93
  41. Büdefeld T, Tobet SA, Majdic G.: Altered position of cell bodies and fibers in the ventromedial region in SF-1 knockout mice. Experimental neurology 2011; 232(2):176-84.
  42. Majdic G. and Tobet SA: Cooperation of genetic and endocrine influences for hypothalamic sexual differentiation. Frontiers in Neuroendocrinology 2011, 32(2): 137-45.
  43. Ačimovič J, Košir R, Kastelec D, Perše M, Majdic G, Rozman D, Košmelj K, Goličnik M. Circadian rhythm of cholesterol synthesis in mouse liver: a statistical analysis of the post-squalene metabolites in wild-type and Crem-knock-out mice. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2011 May 20;408(4):635-41
  44. Kercmar J, Büdefeld T, Grgurevic N, Tobet SA and Majdic G: Adolescent social isolation changes social recognition in adult mice. Behavioral brain research 2011, 216: 647 – 651.
  45. Majdic G: Brain sex differentiation – are sex hormones the only answer? Eds. Nejc S. Penkava and Logan R. Haight; Neuroendocrinology Research Developments, Nova science publishers, New York, USA; 2010.
  46. Kosir R, Acimovic J, Golicnik M, Perse M, Majdic G, Fink M, Rozman D Determination of reference genes for circadian studies in different tissues and mouse strains. BMC Mol Biol. 2010, 11: 60.
  47. Majdic G.: Endocrine disrupting chemicals in domestic animals. Slo. Vet. Res. 2010, 47(1): 5 – 13.
  48. Majdic G.: Is male brain different from female brain? Slo. Vet. Res. 2009, 46 (3): 85 – 91.
  49. Majdic G.: Eastern European science stuck in an outmoded system. Nature. 2009, 462(7269):35.
  50. Büdefeld T, Jezek D, Rozman D, Majdic G: Initiation of steroidogenesis precedes expression of cholesterologenic enzymes in the fetal mouse testes.. Anat Histol Embryol. 2009, 38(6): 461-6.
  51. Nemec A, Pavlica Z, Crossley DA, Sentjurc M, Jerin A, Erzen D, Vrecl M, Majdic G, Zdovc I, Petelin M, Skaleric U. Chronic ingestion of Porphyromonas gingivalis induces systemic nitric oxide response in mice. Oral Microbiol Immunol. 2009, 24(3):204-10.
  52. Majdic G: Integrative Role of Brain and Hypothalamus in the Control of Energy Balance Acta Chim. Slov. 2009, 56, 289–296.
  53. Grgurevic N, Budefeld T, Rissman EF, Tobet SA and Majdic G: Aggressive behaviors in adult SF-1 knockout mice that are not exposed to gonadal steroids during development. Behavioral neuroscience 2008; 122: 876-884.
  54. Budefeld T, Grgurevic N, Tobet SA And Majdic G: Sex differences in brain developing in the presence or absence of gonads. Developmental Neurobiology 2008; 68(7): 981-95.
  55. Gorsic M, Majdic G and Komel R: SSH as a method for identification of differentially expressed genes in 4-day axolotl limb blastema. Journal of physiology and biochemistrys 2008; 64: 37 – 50.
  56. Čeh K, Zorn B, Šinkovec J and Majdic G: Impaired expression of FoxA3 is not a common cause of Sertoli cell-only syndrome in human infertile patients. vet. res.. 2008, 45 (3): 103-108.
  57. Zorn B, Osredkar J, Meden – Vrtovec H, and Majdic G: Leptin levels in infertile male patients are correlated with inhibin B, testosterone and SHBG but not with sperm characteristics. International Journal of Andrology 2007; 30: 439 – 444.
  58. Čebulj – Kadunc N, Cestnik V and Majdic G: Could leptin levels predict body weight in boars? Slo Vet Res 2005; 42: 7 – 10.
  59. Zavrtanik J, Mesarič M and Majdic G: Genetic monitoring for Severe combined immunodeficiency carriers in horses in Slovenia. Slo Vet Res 2005; 42: 37 – 42.
  60. Klinc P, Majdic G, Sterbenc N, Cebulj-Kadunc N, Butinar J and Kosec M: Establishment of a Pregnancy Following Intravaginal Insemination with Epididymal Semen from a Dog Castrated due to Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia. Reprod Dom Anim 2005; 40: 559 –561.
  61. Grgurevic N, Tobet SA and Majdic G: Widespread expression of LRH-1 in murine Neuroendocrinology letters 2005; 26 (5): 431 – 437.
  62. Vouk K, Hudler P, Strmsnik L, Fink M, Majdic G, Zorn B, Lalli E, Sassone-Corsi P, Debeljak N, Komel R, Rozman D: Combinations of genetic changes in the human cAMP-responsive element modulator gene: a clue towards understanding some forms of male infertility? Mol Hum Reprod. 2005;11(8): 567-574.
  63. Klinc P, Kosec M and Majdic G: Freezability of equine semen after glass beads column separation. Equine Vet J. 2005; 37(1): 43-7.
  64. Zhao LP, Bakke M, Hanley NA, Majdič G, Stallings NR, Jeyasuria P, Parker KL: Tissue-specific knockouts of steroidogenic factor 1. Molecular and cellular endocrinology 2004; 215: 89-94.
  65. Snoj T, Majdic G: Sindrom nezmožnosti prilepljanja levkocitov (BLAD) pri bikih črno-bele pasme v Sloveniji = Bovine leukocyte adhesion deficiency (BLAD) in Slovenian population of holstein – friesian bulls. Veterinary news2003; 29: 445-448.
  66. Klobucar I, Kosec M, Cebulj-Kadunc N and Majdic G: Postnatal hypothyroidism does not affect prepubertal testis development in boars. Reproduction in domestic animals 2003; 38: 193-199.
  67. Stallings NR, Hanley NA, Majdic G, Zhao L, Bakke M, Parker KL: Development of a transgenic green fluorescent protein lineage marker for steroidogenic factor 1. Endocrine Research 2002; 28(4): 497-504.
  68. Stallings NR, Hanley NA, Majdic G, Zhao L, Bakke M, Parker KL: Development of a GFP lineage marker for steroidogenic factor 1. Molecular Endocrinology 2002; 16: 2360-2370.
  69. Ishii T, Hasegawa T, Pai C, Yvgi-Ohana N, Temberg R, Zhao L, Majdic G, Chung B, Orly J and Parker KL: The roles of circulating high density lipoproteins and trophic hormones in the phenotype of knockout mice lacking the steroidogenic acute regulatory protein. Molecular Endocrinology 2002; 16: 2297-2309.
  70. Majdic G, Young M, Gomez-Sanchez E, Anderson P, Szczepaniak LS, Dobbins R, McGarry JD and Parker KL: SF-1 Knockout Mice: a Novel Genetic Model of Hypothalamic Obesity.  Endocrinology 2002; 143:607-614.
  71. Majdic G: Leptin and its company (Review). Slovenian veterinary research 2000; 37(4): 181 – 189.
  72. Hasegawa T, Zhao L, Caron KM, Majdic G, Suzuki T, Shizawa S, Sasano H, Parker KL. Developmental roles of the steroidogenic acute regulatory protein (StAR) as revealed by StAR knockout mice. Molecular Endocrinology 2000;14(9):1462-71.
  73. Majdic G, Parvinen M, Bellamine A, Harwood H.J.Jr., Ku W.W., Waterman M.R., Rozman D. Lanosterol 14-demethylase (CYP51), NADPH-cytochrome P450 reductase and squalene synthase proteins in spermatogenesis: step 19 spermatids of the rat express enyzmes needed to synthesize signaling sterols. Journal of Endocrinology 2000; 166(2): 463-474.
  74. Majdic G: Male or female – a mammalian dilemma: sexual differentiation in mammals (Review). Slovenian veterinary research 1999; 36(1): 121-127.
  75. Majdic G, Snoj T, Horvat A, Mrkun J, Kosec M and Cestnik V: Higher thyroid hormone levels in neonatal life result in reduced testis size in postpubertal bulls. International Journal of Andrology 1998; 21(6): 352 – 357.
  76. Majdic G, Saunders PTK: Altered gene expression in the foetal rat testis following oestrogen exposure. Acta chimica slovenica 1998; 45: 59 – 67.
  77. Majdic G, Saunders PTK and Teerds KJ: Immunoexpression of the steroidogenic enzymes 3-beta hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase and 17a-hydroxylase,C17,20 lyase (P450c17) and the receptor for lutenizing hormone (LH) in the foetal rat testis suggests that the onset of Leydig cell steroid production is independent of LH action. Biology of Reproduction 1998; 58(2): 520-525.
  78. Liovic M, Prezelj J, Kocijancic A, Majdic G and Komel R: CYP17 gene analysis in hyperandrogenised women with and without exaggerated 17-hydroxyprogesterone response to ovarian stimulation. Journal of Endocrinological Investigation 1997; 20: 189 – 193.
  79. Fisher JS, Millar MM, Majdic G, Saunders PTK, Fraser H and Sharpe RM: Immunolocalisation of oestrogen receptor-a within the testis and excurrent ducts of the rat and marmoset monkey from perinatal life to adulthood. Journal of Endocrinology 1997; 153: 485 – 495.
  80. Majdic G, McNeilly AS, Sharpe RM, Evans LR, Groome NP and Saunders PTK: Testicular expression of inhibin and activin subunits and follistatin in the rat and human fetus and neonate and during postnatal development in the rat.  Endocrinology 1997; 138: 2136 – 2147.
  81. Majdic G, Sharpe RM and Saunders PTK: Maternal oestrogen/xenoestrogen exposure alters expression of steroidogenic factor 1 in the foetal rat testis. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology 1997; 127: 91-98.
  82. Majdic G, Saunders PTK: Differential patterns of expression of DAX-1 and Steroidogenic factor-1 (SF-1) in the foetal rat testis. Endocrinology 1996; 137: 3586-3589.
  83. Majdic G, Sharpe RM, O’Shaughnessy PJ and Saunders PTK: Expression of 17-hydroxylase, 17,20 lyase in the foetal rat testis is reduced by prenatal exposure to estrogens. Endocrinology 1996; 137: 1063-1070.
  84. Majdic G, Millar MR and Saunders PTK: Immunolocalisation of androgen receptor to interstitial cells in foetal rat testes and to mesenchymal and epithelial cells of associated ducts. Journal of Endocrinology 1995; 147: 285-293.
  85. Fazarinc G, Majdic G, Lorger J, Pogacnik A and Bavdek SV: Combined histochemical and immunohistochemical determination of 3 muscle-fibre types in a single section of porcine skeletal muscle. European Journal of Histochemistry 1995; 39: 309-316.
  86. Majdic G, Vaillant C, Pogacnik A and Bavdek SV: Calcitonin, Somatostatin and Serotonin positive cells in the thyroid glands of piglets. Histochemistry 1993; 100 (6): 481-484.
  87. Majdic G, Mesaric V, Bavdek SV: Volume amount of the parafollicular cells in the piglet thyroid gland. Slovenian veterinary research 1992; 29: 13-25.
  88. Saunders PT, Majdic G, Parte P, Millar MR, Fisher JS, Turner KJ, Sharpe RM: Foetal and perinatal influence of xenoestrogens on testis gene expression. In: “The fate of the male germ cell” Ed. R. Ivell and A. Holstein. Plenum press, New York, pp 99-110; 1997.
  89. Sharpe RM, Fisher JS, Saunders PTK, Majdic G, Millar MR, Parte P, Kerr JB and Turner KJ: Estrogen effects on development and function of the testis. In: “Germ cells, development, function and death”, Ed. B. Zirkin. Serono symposia publications, Norwell, Massachusetts, pp 167-177; 1997
  90. Saunders PTK, Millar MR, Majdic G, Bremner WJ, McLaren TT, Grigor KM and Sharpe RM: Testicular androgen receptor protein: distribution and control of expression. In: “Cellular and Molecular Regulation of Testicular Cells” Ed. C Desjardins. Serono Symposia, Springer Verlag: Berlin, pp. 213-229; 1995.
  91. Sharpe RM, Majdic G, Fisher J, Parte P, Millar MR, Saunders PTK: Sexual differentiation of the male and fertility in adulthood: potential interference by environmental hormonal mimics. In: “Sex Differentiation: Clinical and biological aspects”, Ed. I Hughes, Serono symposia  publications; Rome, pp 181-193; 1996.


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