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Table 3 Review of existing literature on the relationships between reproduction and oxidative stress

From: Constraint and cost of oxidative stress on reproduction: correlative evidence in laboratory mice and review of the literature

   Study type Study design Sampling time Sample type Sex Relationship with reproduction Reproduction trait References
MDA or TBARS | Oxidative damage
Sprangue-Dawley rat Rattus norvegicus L EXPRS During Lung F + RS [26]
Sprangue Rattus norvegicus L EXPRS During Uterus F + RS [26]
Sprangue Rattus norvegicus L EXPRS During Kidney F + RS [26]
Sprangue Rattus norvegicus L EXPRS During Thymus F 0 RS [26]
Holtzman rat Rattus norvegicus L EXPRS During Kidney F + RS [27]
Holtzman rat Rattus norvegicus L EXPRS During Liver F + RS [27]
Red legged partridge Alectoris rufa C COR During Erythrocyte F/M +/0 HS [41]
Eastern chipmunks Tamias striatus W COR During Plasma F + BS [13]
House mouse Mus musculus dimesticus L EXPRS During/ End Liver F - RS [15]
Bank vole Myodes glareolus L EXPRS During/ End Liver F 0 RS [16]
Bank vole Myodes glareolus L EXPRS During/ End Kidney F 0 RS [16]
Bank vole Myodes glareolus L EXPRS During/ End Heart F 0 RS [16]
Bank vole Myodes glareolus L EXPRS During/ End Muscle F - RS [16]
Soay sheep Ovis Ovaries W COR End Plasma F 0 RS [14]
dROM | Oxidative
C57-Black6 maouse Mus Musculus L COR Before Plasma F - BS Present Study
Great tit Parus Major W COR Before Plasma F 0 BS [23]
Common starling Sturnus Vulgaran W COR Early Plasma F - CS [23]
Tasmanian Spotted snow skink Niveoscincus ocellates W COR Early Plasma F 0 BS [24]
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis W COR Early Plasma F 0 CS [25]
Adélie penguins Pygoscelis adeliae W COR Early Plasma F/M 0/0 RE [33]
Eurasian kestrel Falco tinnunculus W COR Early Plasma F/M 0/+ RS [34]
Seychelles warbler Acrocephalus sechellensis W COR Δ [During-Before] Plasma F/M 0 in malaria infected birds RS [30]
Seychelles warbler Acrocephalus sechellensis W COR Δ [During-Before] Plasma F/M -in malaria infected birds RS [30]
C57-Black 6 mouse Mus Musculus L COR Δ [During-Before] Plasma F + RS Present study
C57-Black 6 mouse Mus Musculus L COR During /End Plasma F + BS Present study
OXY | Antioxidant
C57-Black mouse Mus musculus L COR Before Plasma F 0 BS Present study
Great tit Parus major W COR Early Plasma F - CS [23]
Common Starling Sturnus Vulgaris W COR Early Plasma F + CS [23]
Tasmanian Spotted snow skink Niveoscinus ocellatus W COR Early Plasma F 0 BS [24]
Collared Flycatcher Ficedula albicollis W COR Early Plasma F 0 CS [25]
Adélie penguins Pygoscelis adeliae W EXPRE During Plasma F/M +/+ RE [33]
Eurasian kestrel Falco tinnunculus W COR During Plasma F/M +/0 RS [34]
Seychelles warbler Acrocephalus sechellensis W COR Δ [During-Before] Plasma F/M - RS [30]
C57-Black 6 mouse Mus Musculus L COR Δ [During-Before] Plasma F 0 RS Present study
C57-Black 6 mouse Mus Musculus L COR During /End Plasma F 0 RS Present study
KRL © | Resistance of red blood cell membranes to an oxidative burst
Alphine swift Apus melba W COR Early Erythrocyte F/M +/0 HS [9]
Alphine swift Apus melba W COR Early Erythrocyte F/M +/0 CS [9]
Great tit Parus major W EXPRE During Erythrocyte M - RE [29]
Great tit Parus major W EXPRE During Erythrocyte F/M - RE [28]
Zebra finch Taeniopygia gutata L EXPRE During Erythrocyte F/M −/− RE [7]
Zebra finch Taeniopygia gutata L COR Δ [After-Before] Erythrocyte F/M −/− CS [31]
Great tit Parus major W EXPRE Δ [After-Before] Erythrocyte M 0 RE [29]
  1. To examine the importance of sampling time in relation to reproduction, we restricted our review to four markers of oxidative stress with existing measurements at different times during the reproduction. Within each marker, studies are ordered by sampling time in relation to reproduction. Study type refers to Captive (C), Laboratory (L) and Wild (W) conditions. Study design refers to correlative (COR) versus experimental studies that either manipulated individual Reproductive Status (EXPRS) or Reproductive Effort (EXPRE). Reproduction trait refers to Clutch Size (CS), Hatchling Success (HS), Brood Size (BS), experimental manipulation of Reproductive Effort (RE), and comparison of Reproduction Status (RS; namely, comparing reproducing to non-reproducing animals or intra-individual variation during the course of reproduction). If separate measurements were reported for females and males (i.e. F / M), relationships with reproduction for each sex are separated by a /.