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Lab Publications

Scholarly articles authored or co-authored by laboratory affiliates.

 

Trumble BT, Smith EA, O'Connor KA, Kaplan HS, Gurven MD. (2013) Successful hunting increases testosterone and cortisol in a subsistence population. Proceedings of the Royal Society, B. [Full Text]

Trumble BT, Cummings DK, O'Connor KA, Holman DJ, Smith EA, Kaplan HS, Gurven MD. (2013) Age-independent increases in male salivary testosterone during horticultural activity among Tsimane forager-farmers. Evolution and Human Behavior 34(5): 350-357. [Full Text]

Wander K, Shell-Duncan B, Brindle E, O'Connor KA. (2013) Predictors of delayed-type hypersensitivity to Candida albicans and anti-Epstein-Barr virus antibody among children in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 151(2): 183-190. [Full Text]

Ferrell RJ, Rodriguez G, Holman DJ, O'Connor KA, Wood JW, Weinstein M. (2012) Hypoestrogenic "inactive phases" at the start of the menstrual cycle: changes with age and relationship to follicular depletion. Fertility and Sterility 98(5):1246-1253. [Full Text]

Harlow et al. for STRAW+10 Collaborative Group. (2012) Executive Summary of STRAW+10: Addressing the Unfinished Agenda of Staging Reproductive Aging. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 97(4):1159-1168.
Also published in: Fertility and Sterility 2012, 97(4):843-851; Menopause 2012, 19(4):387-395; Climacteric 2012, 15(2):105-114. (KA O'Connor as a member of the STRAW+10 Collaborative Group) [Full Text]

Brindle E, O'Connor KA, Garrett D. Dried blood spots and general human health studies. (in press). For: Dried Blood Spots: Applications and Techniques, Eds W li, MS Lee, Wiley & Sons.

Konishi S, Brindle E, Guyton A, O'Connor KA (2012) Salivary concentration of progesterone and cortisol significantly differs between individuals after correcting for blood hormone values. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 149(2):231-241. [Full Text]

Wander K, O'Connor K, Shell-Duncan B. (2012) Expanding the Hygiene Hypothesis: Early Exposure to Infectious Agents Predicts Delayed-Type Hypersensitivity to Candida among Children in Kilimanjaro. PLoS ONE 7(5): e37406. [Full Text]

Wander K, Brindle E, O'Connor KA. (2012) Sensitivity and specificity of c-reactive protein and alpha1-acid glycoprotein for epidsodes of acute infection among children in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. American Journal of Human Biology 24(4):565-568. [Full Text]

Trumble BC, Cummings D, von Rueden C, O'Connor KA, Smith EA, Gurven M, Kaplan H. (2012) Physical competition increases testosterone among Amazonian forager-horticulturalists: a test of the 'challenge hypothesis'. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences (doi:10.1098/rspb.2012.0455 1471-2954). [Full Text]

Salvante KG, Brindle E, McConnell D, O'Connor KA, Nepomnaschy PA. (2012) Validation of a new multiplex assay against individual immunoassays for the quantification of reproductive, stress and energetic metabolism biomarkers in urine specimens. American Journal of Human Biology 24:81-86. [Full Text]

O'Connor KA, Brindle E, Shofer J, Trumble BC, Aranda JD, Rice K, Tatar M. (2011) The effects of a long-term psycho social stress on reproductive stress indicators in the baboon. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 145:629-639.
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Fujita M, Shell-Duncan B, Ndemwa P, Brindle E, Lo Y, Kombe Y, O'Connor KA (2011) Vitamin A dynamics in breast milk and liver stores: a life history perspective. American Journal of Human Biology 23(5):664-673. [Full Text]

Brindle E, Fujita M, Shofer J, O'Connor KA. (2010) Serum, plasma, and dried blood spot high-sensitivity C-reactive protein enzyme immunoassay for population research.Journal of Immunological Methods 362(1-2): 112-120. [Full Text]

Weinstein M, O'Connor KA, editors. (2010) Reproductive Aging. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1204:1-197. [Full Text]

Trumble BC, Brindle E, Kupsik M, O'Connor KA. (2010) Responsiveness of the reproductive axis to a single missed evening meal in young adult males. American Journal of Human Biology 22(6):775-781. [Full Text]

O'Connor KA, Ferrell RJ, Brindle E, Shofer J, Trumble BC, Holman DJ, Weinstein M. (2009) Progesterone and ovulation across stages of the transition to menopause. Menopause 16(6):1178-1187. [Full Text]

Fujita M, Brindle E, Rocha A, Shell-Duncan B, Ndemwa P, O'Connor KA. (2009) Assessment of the relative dose-response test based on serum retinol binding protein instead of serum retinaol for determining low hepatic vitamin A stores. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition 90:217-224. [Full Text]

O'Connor KA, Ferrell RJ, Brindle E, Shofer J, Holman DJ, Miller RC, Schechter DE, Singer B, Weinstein M. (2009) Total and unopposed estrogen across stages of the transition to menopause. Cancer Epidemiology Biomarkers and Prevention 18(3):828-836. [Full Text]

Wander KW, Brindle E, O'Connor KA. (2008) C-reactive protein across the menstrual cycle. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 136(2):138-146. [Full Text]

Fujita FM, Brindle E, Shofer J, Ndemwa P, Kombe Y, Shell-Duncan B, O'Connor KA. (2007) Retinol-binding protein stability in dried blood spots. Clinical Chemistry 53:1972-1975. [Full Text]

Ferrell RJ, O'Connor KA, Rodriguez G, Holman DJ, Brindle E, Miller RC, Simon J, Mansfield PK, Wood JW, Weinstein M. (2007) Monitoring reproductive aging in a 5-year prospective study: aggregate and individual changes in luteinizing hormone (LH) and follicle-stimulating hormone (FSH) with age. Menopause 14(1):29-37. [Full Text]

Brindle E, Miller RC, Shofer JB, Klein NA, Soules MR, O'Connor KA. (2006) Urinary beta-luteinizing hormone and beta-follicle stimulating hormone immunoenzymometric assays for population research. Clinical Biochemistry 39(11):1071-1079.
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Ferrell RJ, Simon JA, Pincus SM, Holman DJ, O'Connor KA, Rodriguez G, Weinstein M. (2006) The length of perimenopausal menstrual cycles increases later and to a greater degree than previously reported. Fertility and Sterility 86(3):619-624. [Full Text]

Holman DJ, Grimes MA, Achterberg JT, Brindle E, O'Connor KA (2006) Distribution of postpartum amenorrhea in rural Banladeshi women. The American Journal of Physical Anthropology 129(4):609-619. [Full Text]

O'Connor KA, Brindle E, Miller RC, Shofer JB, Ferrell RJ, Klein NA, Soules MR, Holman DJ, Mansfield PK, Wood JW. (2006) Ovulation detection methods for urinary hormones: Precision, daily and intermittent sampling, and a combined hierarchical method. Human Reproduction 21(6):1442-1452. [Full Text]

Ferrell RJ, O'Connor KA, Holman DJ, Brindle E, Miller RC, Schechter DE, Gorrindo T, Korshalla L, Simon J, Voda A, Wood JW, Mansfield PK, Weinstein M. (2005) Monitoring reproductive aging in a five year prospective study: aggregate and individual changes in steroid hormones and menstrual cycle lenths with age. Menopause 12(5):567-577. [Full Text]

Holman DJ, Grimes MA, Brindle E, O'Connor KA. (2004) Hormonal correlates for the initiation of breastfeeding in Bangaldeshi women. Hormones and Behavior 46(4):382-391. [Full Text]

O'Connor KA, Brindle E, Shofer JB, Miller RC, Klein NA, Soules MR, Campbell KL, Mar C, Handcock MS. (2004) Statistical correction for non-parallelism in a urinary enzyme immunoassay. Journal of Immunoassay and Immunochemistry 25(3):259-278. [Full Text]

Miller RC, Brindle E, Holman DJ, Shofer J, Klein NA, Soules MR, O'Connor KA. (2004) Comparison of specific gravity and creatnine methods for normalizing urinary reproductive hormone concentrations. Clinical Chemistry 50:924-932.
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O'Connor KA, Brindle E, Holman DJ, Klein NA, Soules MR, Campbell KL, Kohen F, Munro CJ, Shofer J, Lasley WL, Wood JW. (2003) Urinary esterone conjugate and pregnanedio-3-glucuronide enzyme-immunoassays for population research. Clinical Chemistry 49(7):1139-1148. [Full Text]

McConnell HJ, O'Connor KA, Brindle E, Williams NI. (2002) Validity of methods for analyzing urinary steroid data to detect ovulation in athletes. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 34(11):1836-1844. [Full Text]

Holman DJ, Wood JW. (2001) Pregnancy loss and fecundability in women. In Ellison PT (ed.) Reproductive Ecology and Human Evolution. Hawthorne, NY: Aldine de Gruyter, pp. 15-38.

O'Connor KA, Holman DJ, Wood JW. (2001) Menstrual cycle variability and the perimenopause. American Journal of Human Biology 13(4):465-478. [Full Text]

Wood JW, O'Connor KA, Holman DJ, Brindle E, Barsom SH, Grimes MA. (2001) The evolution of menopause by antagonitic pleiotropy. Working Paper 01-04 Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology, University of Washington. [Full Text]

Holman DJ, Wood JW, Campbell KL. (2000) Age-dependent decline of female fecundity is caused by early fetal loss. Chapter 9 in te Velde ER, Broekmans F, Perason P (eds) Female Reproductive Ageing. Studies in Profertility series, Vol 9, Carnforth, UK: Parthenon Publishing Group. pp. 123-136.

O'Connor KA, Holman DJ, Wood JW. (1998) Declining fecundity and ovaring ageing in natural fertility populations. Maturitas 30:127-136. [Full Text]

Holman DJ, Rasheed FN, Stroud CM, Brindle E, O'Connor KA, Campbell KL. (1998) A commerical pregnancy test modified for field studies of fetal loss. Clinica Chimica Acta 271:25-44. [Full Text]