Years: 2011-2015

  • Switonski M., Szczerbal I., Krumrych W., Nowacka-Woszuk J. (2011). A case of Y-autosome reciprocal translocation in a Holstein Friesian bull. Cytogenetics and Genome Research. 132:22-25.
  • Skorczyk. A., Flisikowski K., Szydlowski M., Cieslak J., Fries R, Switonski M. (2011). Association of the MC3R gene polymorphisms with body weight in the red fox and comparative gene organization in four canids. Animal Genetics 42: 104-107.
  • Cieslak J., Skorczyk A., Stachowiak M., Szydlowski M., Grzes M., Paczynska P., Skowronska B., Majewska K., Stankiewicz W., Fichna P., Switonski M. (2011). Polymorphisms in 5′-flanking regions of genes encoding adiponectin, leptin, and resistin are not associated with obesity of Polish children and adolescents. Molecular Biology Reports 38: 1793-1798.
  • Szydlowski M., Buszka A., Mackowski M., Lechniak D., Switonski M. (2011). Polymorphism of genes encoding cytokines IL6 and TNF is associated with pig fatness. Livestock Science 136: 150–156.
  • Bratus A., Neuenschwander S., Piestrzynska-Kajtoch A., Switonski M., Klukowska-Rotzler J., Slota E. (2011). Polymorphisms in DMRT1 coding and promoter regions are probably not causative for swine sex reversal (XX, SRY-negative) syndrome. Annals of Animal Science 11: 17–26.
  • Switonski M., Szczerbal I., Nizanski W., Kociucka B., Bartz M., Dzimira S., Mikołajewska N. (2011). Robertsonian translocation in a sex-reversal dog (XX, SRY-negative) may indicate that the causative mutation for this intersexuality syndrome resides on the canine chromosome 23 (CFA23). Sexual Development 5: 141-146.
  • Nowacka-Woszuk J., Cieslak J., Skowronska B., Majewska K.A., Stankiewicz W., Fichna P., Switonski M. (2011). Missense mutations and polymorphisms of the MC4R gene in Polish obese children and adolescents in relation to relative body mass index. Journal of Applied Genetics 52: 319-323
  • Grzes M., Szczerbal I., Fijak – Nowak H., Szydlowski M., Switonski M. (2011). Two candidate genes (FTO and INSIG2) for fat accumulation in four canids – chromosome mapping, gene polymorphisms and association studies with body and skin weight of red foxes. Cytogenetic and Genome Research 135: 25-32.
  • Cieslak J., Bartz M., Stachowiak M., Skowronska B., Majewska K.A., Harasymczuk J., Stankiewicz W., Fichna P., Switonski M. (2012). Effect of three common SNPs in 5’-flanking region of LEP andADIPOQ genes on their expression in Polish obese children and adolescents. Molecular Biology Letters 39: 3951-3955.
  • Switonski M., Payan-Carreira R., Bartz M., Nowacka-Woszuk J., Szczerbal I., Colaço B., Pires M. A., Ochota M., Nizanski W. (2012). Hypospadias in a male (78,XY; SRY-positive) and sex reversal female (78,XX; SRY-negative) dogs: clinical, histological and genetic studies. Sexual Development 6: 128-134.
  • Cieslak J., Mankowska M., Switonski M. (2012). Between breed variation in frequency of five novel missense SNPs in porcine casein beta (CSN2) and casein kappa (CSN3) genes. Animal Genetics 43: 363-364.
  • Nowacka-Woszuk J., Skorczyk A., Flisikowski K., Szydlowski M., Switonski M. (2012). Polymorphic variants within a putative upstream open reading frame of the MC4R gene do not affect body weight of farmed red foxes. Animal Genetics 43: 480-481.
  • Skorczyk A., Flisikowski K., Switonski M. (2012). A comparative analysis of MC4R gene sequence, polymorphism and chromosomal localization in Chinese raccoon dog and arctic fox . DNA and Cell Biology 31: 732-738.
  • Szydlowski M., Salamon S., Grzes M., Switonski M. (2012). SNP in the 5’ flanking region of the pig FTO gene is associated with fatness in Polish Landrace. Livestock Science 150: 397-400.
  • Klensporf-Pawlik D., Szydlowski M., A. Kaczmarek A., Nowacka-Woszuk J., Switonski M., Jeleń H. (2012). The fatty acid composition of the Longissimus dorsi muscle, subcutaneous and visceral fats differ in four commercial pig breeds. Journal of Animal and Feed Sciences 21: 661-676.
  • Nowacka-Woszuk J, Salamon S, Gorna A, Switonski M. (2013). Missense polymorphisms in the MC1R gene of the dog, red fox, arctic fox and Chinese raccoon dog. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics 130: 136-41.
  • Venhoranta H., Pausch H., Wysocki M., Szczerbal I., Hänninen R., Taponen J., Uimari P., Flisikowski K., Lohi H., Fries R., Switonski M., Andersson M. (2013). Ectopic KIT copy number variation underlies impaired migration of primordial germ cells associated with gonadal hypoplasia in cattle (Bostaurus). PLoS One 8(9):e75659.
  • Bartz M, Szydlowski M, Kociucka B, Salamon S, Jelen HH, Switonski M. (2013). Transcript abundance of the pig stearoyl-CoA desaturase gene has no effect on fatty acid composition in muscle and fat tissues, but its polymorphism within the putative microRNA target site is associated with daily body weight gain and feed conversion ratio. Journal of Animal Science 91: 10-19.
  • Cieslak J, Flisikowska T, Schnieke A, Kind A, Szydlowski M, Switonski M, Flisikowski K. (2013). Polymorphisms in the promoter region of the adiponectin (ADIPOQ) gene are presumably associated with transcription level and carcass traits in pigs. Animal Genetics 44(3): 340-3.
  • Stachowiak M, Nowacka-Woszuk J, Szydlowski M, Switonski M. (2013).The ACACA and SREBF1 genes are promising markers for pig carcass and performance traits, but not for fatty acid content in the longissimus dorsi muscle and adipose tissue. Meat Science 95(1):64-71.
  • Cieslak J., Majewska K.A., Tomaszewska A., Skowronska B., Fichna P., Switonski M. (2013). Common polymorphism (81Val>Ile) and rare mutations (257Arg>Ser and 335Ile>Ser) of the MC3R gene in obese Polish children and adolescents. Molecular Biology Reports 40:6893-6898.
  • Walczak A., Szczepankiewicz A.A., Ruszczycki B., Magalska A., Zamlynska K., Dzwonek J., Wilczek E., Zybura-Broda K., Rylski M., Malinowska M., Dabrowski M., Szczepinska T., Pawlowski K., Pyskaty M., Wlodarczyk J., Szczerbal I., Switonski M., Cremer M., Wilczynski G.M. (2013). Novel Higher-Order Epigenetic Regulation of the Bdnf Gene upon Seizures. Journal of Neuroscience 33:2507-2511.
  • Kociucka B., Szczerbal I., Bugaj S., Orsztynowicz M., Switonski M. (2014). A high incidence of adjacent-1 meiotic segregation pattern, revealed by multicolor sperm FISH, in a carrier boar of a new reciprocal translocation t(6;16)(p13;q23). Cytogenetic and Genome Research 142: 21-27.
  • Bartz M., Kociucka B., Mankowska M., Switonski M., Szydlowski M. (2014). Transcript level of the porcine ME1 gene is affected by SNP in its 3?UTR, which is also associated with subcutaneous fat thickness. Journal of Animal Breeding and Genetics 131: 271-278.
  • Frąckowiak H., Jaśkowski J.M., Nabzdyk M., Kociucka B., Szczerbal I., Switonski M., Bukowska D., Antosik P. (2014).  Congenital sternal ectopia cordis in a Limousin calf – a case report.  Acta Veterinaria Brno 83: 51–54.
  • Salamon S., Nowacka-Woszuk J., Szczerbal I., Dzimira S., Nizanski W., Ochota M., Switonski M. (2014). A lack of association between polymorphisms of three positional candidate genes (CLASP2, UBP1, and FBXL2) and canine disorder of sexual development (78,XX; SRY-Negative). Sexual Development  8: 160-165.
  • Stachowiak M., Szydlowski M., Flisikowski K., Flisikowska T., Bartz M., Schnieke A., Switonski M. (2014). Polymorphism in 3’ untranslated region of pig PPARA gene influences its transcript level and is associated with adipose tissue accumulation.  Journal of Animal Science 92: 2363-2371.
  • Szczerbal I., Nowacka-Woszuk J., Nizanski W., Salamon S., Ochota M., Dzimira S., Atamaniuk W., Switonski M. (2014). A case of leucocyte chimerism (78,XX/78,XY) in a dog with a disorder of sexual development.  Reproduction in Domestic Animals  49, e31–e34.
  • Venhoranta H., Li S., Salamon S., Flisikowska T., Andersson M., Switonski M., Kind A., Schnieke A., Flisikowski K. (2014). Non-CpG hypermethylation in placenta of mutation-induced intrauterine growth restricted bovine fetuses. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications  444: 391-394.
  • Nowacka-Woszuk J, Szczerbal I, Salamon S, Kociucka B, Jackowiak H, Prozorowska E, Slaska B, Rozanska D, Orzelski M, Ochota M, Dzimira S, Lipiec M, Nizanski W, Switonski M. (2014). Testicular disorder of sex development in four cats with a male karyotype (38,XY; SRY-positive). Animal Reproduction Science 151: 42-48.
  • Reynolds BS, Pain A, Meynaud-Collard P, Nowacka-Woszuk J, Szczerbal I, Switonski M, Chastant-Maillard S. (2014). Partial urorectal septum malformation sequence in a kitten with disorder of sexual development. Journal of Feline and Medicine and  Surgery 16: 1016-1019.
  • Szczerbal I., Kociucka B., Nowacka-Woszuk J., Lach Z., Jaskowski J.M., Switonski M. (2014). A high incidence of leukocyte chimerism (60,XX/60,XY) in single born heifers culled due to underdevelopment of internal reproductive tracts. Czech Journal of Animal Sciences 59: 445–449.
  • Mankowska M, Szydlowski M, Salamon S, Bartz M, Switonski M. (2015).  Novel polymorphisms in porcine 3′UTR of the leptin gene, including a rare variant within target sequence for MIR-9 gene in Duroc breed, not associated with production traits. Animal  Biotechnology 26: 156-163.
  • Szczerbal I, Nizanski W, Dzimira S, Nowacka-Woszuk J, Ochota M, Switonski M. (2015). X monosomy in a Virilized Female Cat. Reproduction in  Domestic Animals 50: 344-348.
  • Salamon S., Nowacka-Woszuk J., Switonski M. (2015). Polymorphism of the CTNNB1 and FOXL2 genes is not associated with canine XX testicular/ovotesticular disorder of sex development. Folia Biologica – Krakow, 63: 57-62.
  • Sadkowski S., Molinska-Glura M., Molinski K., Szczepankiewicz D., Switonski M., Szydlowski M. (2015). A well-known mutation in RYR1 alters distribution of adipose tissue in gilts. Animal Science Papers and Reports 33: 147-154.
  • Szczerbal I. , Stachowiak M., Dzimira S., Sliwa K., Switonski M. (2015). The first case of 38,XX (SRY-positive) disorder of sex development in a cat. Molecular Cytogenetics  8: 22.
  • Marcinkowska-Swojak M, Szczerbal I, Pausch H, Nowacka-Woszuk J, Flisikowski K,Dzimira S, Nizanski W, Payan-Carreira R, Fries R, Kozlowski P, Switonski M. (2015). Copy number variation in the region harboring SOX9 gene in dogs with testicular/ovotesticular disorder of sex development (78,XX; SRY-negative). Scientific Reports 5:14696.
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  • Bartz M., Koscianska E., Szczerbal I., Nowacka-Woszuk J., Kociucka B., Salamon S., Switonski M., Szydlowski M. (2015). Polymorphism of the porcine miR-30 is associated with adipose tissue accumulation, its fatty acid profile and the ME1 gene expression. Livestock Science  82: 54-57
  • Van Cleven A., Wydooghe E, Van Brantegem L, Szczerbal I, Stachowiak M, Switonski M, de Rooster H (2015). Testiculaire aandoening van seksuele differentiatie (78,XX SRY-negatief) bij een vrouwelijke Franse buldog. Vlaams Diergeneeskundig Tijdschrift, 84: 318-325.