Komsky-Elbaz A, Saktsier M, Biran D, Argov-Argaman N, Azaizeh H, Landau Y, Roth Z (2019) Atrazine-induced toxicity in goat spermatozoa is alleviated to some extent by polyphenol-enriched feed. Chemosphere. 236:124858


Komsky-Elbaz AS, Zubov AS, Roth Z (2019) Effect of the herbicide atrazine and its major metabolite, DACT, on bovine sperm cryotolerance. Theriogenology, 140:117-123

Kalo D, Komsky-Elbaz A, Roth Z (2019) A warning sign: The Impact of Environmental and food contaminants on cow reproduction. IsraelAgri- World Food Day 2019; Israel Agricultural Technology Hub. http://www.studio-appel.com/ebooks/nobel/WorldFoodDay19/#p=1

Kalo D, Vitorino Carvalho A, Archilla C, Duranthon V, Moroldo M, Levin Y, Kupervaser M, Smith Y, Roth Z. 2019Mono(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (MEHP) induces transcriptomic alterations in oocytes and their derived blastocysts. Toxicology;421:59-73. doi: 10.1016/j.tox.2019.04.016.


Fernanda Cavallari de Castro S, Claudia Lima Verde Leal S, Roth Zvi CI, and Peter J. Hansen PI (2019). Effects of melatonin on production of reactive oxygen species and developmental competence of bovine oocytes exposed to heat shock and oxidative stress during in vitro. Zygote. Jun;27(3):180-186. ​

David Wolfenson, Zvi Roth. 2018. Impact of heat stress on cow reproduction and fertility, Animal Frontiers, vfy027, https://doi.org/10.1093/af/vfy027

Komsky-Elbaz, A., Roth, Z. 2018. Fluorimetric Techniques for the Assessment of Sperm Membranes. J. Vis. Exp. (141), e58622, doi:10.3791/58622 (2018). https://www.jove.com/video/58622/fluorimetric-techniques-for-the-assessment-of-sperm-membranes.












Arav A, Natan Y, Kalo D, Komsky-Elbaz A, Roth Z, Levi-Setti PE, Leong M, Patrizio P. 2018. A new, simple, automatic vitrification device: preliminary results with murine and bovine oocytes and embryos. J Assist Reprod Genet. 2018 Jul;35(7):1161-1168. doi: 10.1007/s10815-018-1210-9.

Roth Z. 2018. Stress-induced alterations in oocyte transcripts are further expressed in the developing blastocyst. Mol Reprod Dev. 2018 Nov;85(11):821-835. doi: 10.1002/mrd.23045. Review.


Roth Z. 2018. Symposium review: Reduction in oocyte developmental competence by stress is associated with alterations in mitochondrial function. J Dairy Sci. 2018 Apr;101(4):3642-3654. doi: 10.3168/jds.2017-13389. Review.

Roth Z. 2018. Reduction in oocyte developmental competence by stress is associated with alterations in mitochondrial functionJ Dairy Sci.  


Komsky-Elbaz A, Saktsier M, Roth Z. 2018. Aflatoxin B1 impairs sperm quality and fertilization competence.


Kalo D, Roth Z. 2017. Low level of mono(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate reduces oocyte developmental competence in association with impaired gene expression. Toxicology;15;377:38-48. 

Komsky-Elbaz A, Roth Z. 2017. Effect of the herbicide atrazine and its metabolite DACT on bovine sperm quality. Reprod Toxicol;67:15-25.

Roth Z. 2017. Effect of Heat Stress on Reproduction in Dairy Cows: Insights into the Cellular and Molecular Responses of the Oocyte. Annu Rev Anim Biosci;5:151-170. Review.​

Roth Z. 2017. Cooling management and hormonal treatments to improve fertility in high lactating cows during the summer and autumn. Invited review for the Veterinary Symposia, Girne, Kuzey Kibris Turk Cumhuriyeti, 2017. 

Malama E, Zeron Y, Janett F, Siuda M, Roth Z, Bollwein H. 2017. Use of computer-assisted sperm analysis and flow cytometry to detect seasonal variations of bovine semen quality. Theriogenology;87:79-90.

Roth Z, Wolfenson D. 2016. Comparing the effects of heat stress and mastitis on ovarian function in lactating cows: basic and applied aspects. Domest Anim Endocrinol;56 Suppl:S218-27. Review.


Kalo D, Hadas R, Furman O, Ben-Ari J, Maor Y, Patterson DG, Tomey C, Roth Z. 2015. Carryover Effects of Acute DEHP Exposure on Ovarian Function and Oocyte Developmental Competence in Lactating Cows. PLoS One;10(7):e0130896.


Biran D, Braw-Tal R, Gendelman M, Lavon Y, Roth Z. 2015. ACTH administration during formation of preovulatory follicles impairs steroidogenesis and angiogenesis in association with ovulation failure in lactating cows. Domest Anim Endocrinol;53:52-9.


Roth Z. 2015. PHYSIOLOGY AND ENDOCRINOLOGY SYMPOSIUM: Cellular and molecular mechanisms of heat stress related to bovine ovarian functionJ Anim Sci;93(5):2034-44.


Kalo D, Roth Z. 2015. Effects of mono(2-ethylhexyl)phthalate on cytoplasmic maturation of oocytes-The bovine model. Reprod Toxicol;53:141-51.


Roth Z, Asaf S, Furman O, Lavon Y, Kalo D, Wolfenson D, Leitner G. 2015. Subclinical mastitis disrupts oocyte cytoplasmic maturation in association with reduced developmental competence and impaired gene expression in preimplantation bovine embryosReprod Fertil Dev .


Moallem U, Neta N, Zeron Y, Zachut M, Roth Z. 2015. Dietary α-linolenic acid from flaxseed oil or eicosapentaenoic and docosahexaenoic acids from fish oil differentially alter fatty acid composition and characteristics of fresh and frozen-thawed bull semenTheriogenology;83(7):1110-20.


Meiyu Q, Liu D, Roth Z. 2015. IGF-I slightly improves nuclear maturation and cleavage rate of bovine oocytes exposed to acute heat shock in vitroZygote;23(4):514-24.