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Person Details: Bill L. Lasley

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Bill L. Lasley

University of California-Davis
School of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Population Health and Reproduction
430 CHE
Davis, California 95616
Phone: 530-752-8506
Fax: 530-752-5300


Research Briefs



  • Moran-Messen FM, Chen J, Gee NA, Lohstroh PN, Lasley BL. 2013. Dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate levels reflect endogenous luteinizing hormone production and response to human chorionic gonadotropin challenge in older female macaque (Macaca fascicularis). Menopause 20(3):329-335. doi:10.1097/GME.0b013e3182698f80 PMID:23435031 PMCID:PMC3546135


  • Duleba AJ, Ahmed MI, Sun M, Gao AC, Villanueva J, Conley AJ, Turgeon JL, Benirschke K, Gee NA, Chen J, Green PG, Lasley BL. 2011. Effects of triclocarban on intact immature male rat: augmentation of androgen action. Reprod Sci 18(2):119-127. doi:10.1177/1933719110382581 PMID:20889956 PMCID:PMC3031453


  • Chen J, Ahn K, Gee NA, Ahmed MI, Duleba AJ, Zhao L, Gee SJ, Hammock BD, Lasley BL. 2008. Triclocarban enhances testosterone action: a new type of endocrine disruptor?. Endocrinology 149(3):1173-1179. doi:10.1210/en.2007-1057 PMID:18048496 PMCID:PMC2275366
  • Chen J, Ahn K, Zhao B, Denison MS, Lasley BL, Pessah IN, Kültz D, Chang DP, Gee SJ, Hammock BD, Cherednichenko G. 2008. In vitro biologic activities of the antimicrobials triclocarban, its analogs, and triclosan in bioassay screens: receptor-based bioassay screens. Environ Health Perspect 116:1203-1210. doi:10.1289/ehp.11200 PMID:18795164 PMCID:PMC2535623


  • Ahn K, Lohstroh PN, Gee SJ, Gee NA, Lasley BL, Hammock BD. 2007. High-throughput automated luminescent magnetic particle-based immunoassay to monitor human exposure to pyrethroid insecticides. Anal Chem 79(23):8883-8890. doi:10.1021/ac070675l PMID:17983205
  • Chen J, Ahn K, Gee SJ, Gee NA, Hammock BD, Lasley BL. 2007. Antiandrogenic properties of parabens and other phenolic containing small molecules in personal care products. Toxicol Appl Pharmacol 221(3):278-284. doi:10.1016/j.taap.2007.03.015 PMID:17481686 PMCID:PMC1978490
  • Lohstroh PN, Laughlin LS, Lasley BL. 2007. Development, validation and application of a chemiluminescent immunoassay for the measurement of circulating chorionic gonadotropin levels in the laboratory macaque. Journal of Medical Primatology 36(3):164-169. PMID:17517091
  • Lohstroh PN, Overstreet JW, Stewart DR, Nakajima ST, Cragun JR, Boyers SP, Lasley BL. 2007. Hourly human chorionic gonadotropin secretion profiles during the peri-implantation period of successful pregnancies. Fertil Steril 87(6):1413-8. PMID:17261286


  • Chen J, Sowers MR, Moran-Messen FM, McConnell DS, Gee NA, Greendale GA, Whitehead C, Kasim-Karakas SE, Lasley BL. 2006. Circulating bioactive androgens in midlife women. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 92(11):4387-4394. PMID:16940455


  • Lohstroh PN, Overstreet JW, Stewart DR, Nakajima ST, Cragun JR, Boyers SP, Lasley BL. 2005. Secretion and excretion of human chorionic gonadotropin during early pregnancy. Fertil Steril 83(4):1000-1011. PMID:15820813


  • Chen J, Thirkill TL, Lohstroh PN, Bielmeier SR, Narotsky MG, Best DS, Harrison RA, Natarajan K, Pegram RA, Overstreet JW, Lasley BL, Douglas GC. 2004. Bromodichloromethane inhibits human placental trophoblast differentiation. Toxicol Sci 78(1):166-174. PMID:14691210


  • Chen J, Douglas GC, Thirkill TL, Lohstroh PN, Bielmeier SR, Narotsky MG, Best DS, Harrison RA, Natarajan K, Pegram RA, Overstreet JW, Lasley BL. 2003. Effect of bromodichloromethane on chorionic gonadotrophin secretion by human placental trophoblast cultures. Toxicol Sci 76(1):75-82. PMID:12970577
  • Chen J, Laughlin LS, Hendrickx AG, Natarajan K, Overstreet JW, Lasley BL. 2003. The effect of 2, 3, 7, 8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) on chorionic gonadotrophin activity in pregnant macaques. Toxicology 186(1-2):21-31. PMID:12604168
  • Chen J, Thirkill TL, Overstreet JW, Lasley BL, Douglas GC. 2003. Effect of 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) on chorionic gonadotropin secretion by human trophoblasts. Reprod Toxicol 17(1):87-93. PMID:12507663
  • Lohstroh PN, Chen J, Ba J, Ryan LM, Xu X, Overstreet JW, Lasley BL. 2003. Bone resorption is affected by follicular phase length in female rotating shift workers. Environ Health Perspect 111(4):618-622. PMID:12676625
  • Shideler SE, Gee NA, Chen J, Laughlin LS, Rapp PR, Morrison JH, Roberts JA, Moran-Messen FM, Lasley BL. 2003. Contribution of ovarian steroid production to urinary estrone conjugate concentrations in Macaca mulatta. Am J Primatol 61(3):111-121. doi:10.1002/ajp.10114 PMID:14610729


  • Cho S, Goldman MB, Ryan L, Damokosh AI, Christiani DC, Lasley BL, Wilcox AJ, Xu X. 2002. Reliability of serial urine HCG as a biomarker to detect early pregnancy loss. Hum Reprod 17(4):1060-1066. PMID:11925406
  • Li H, Chen J, Overstreet JW, Nakajima ST, Lasley BL. 2002. Urinary follicle-stimulating hormone peak as a biomarker for estimating the day of ovulation. Fertil Steril 77(5):961-966. PMID:12009351
  • Natarajan K, Overstreet JW, Rogers JM, Denison MS, Chen J, Lohstroh PN, McConnell DS, Lasley BL. 2002. Detection of xenoestrogens in serum after immunoprecipitation of endogenous steroidal estrogens. Environ Health Perspect 110(8):791-795. PMID:12153760
  • Nicholls J, Lasley BL, Nakajima ST, Setchell KD, Schneeman BO. 2002. Effect of soy consumption on gonadotropin secretion and acute pituitary response to GnRH in women. J Nutr 132:708-714. PMID:11925465
  • Stanton B, Watkins SM, German JB, Lasley BL. 2002. Effect of estrogen and 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-rho-dioxin (TCDD) on plasma fatty acids of immature male chickens (Gallus domesticus). Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 132(2):129-142. PMID:12106890
  • Wilken JA, Matsumoto K, Laughlin LS, Lasley BL, Bedows E. 2002. Comparison of chorionic gonadotropin expression in human and macaque (Macaca fascicularis) trophoblasts. Am J Primatol 56(2):89-97. doi:10.1002/ajp.1066 PMID:11793416


  • Li H, Nakajima ST, Chen J, Todd HE, Overstreet JW, Lasley BL. 2001. Differences in hormonal characteristics of conceptive versus nonconceptive menstrual cycles. Fertil Steril 75(3):549-553. PMID:11239540
  • Shideler SE, Gee NA, Laughlin LS, Lasley BL. 2001. Estrogen and progesterone metabolites and follicle-stimulating hormone in the aged macaque female. Biol Reprod 65(6a0:1718-1725. PMID:11717133
  • Stanton B, El-Sabeawy F, Fang Yang X, Enan E, Lasley BL. 2001. Interaction of estrogen and 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) in immature male chickens (Gallus domesticus). Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 129(1):35-47. PMID:11369299
  • Stanton B, Watkins SM, German JB, Lasley BL. 2001. Interaction of estrogen and 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin (TCDD) with hepatic fatty acid synthesis and metabolism of male chickens (Gallus domesticus). Comp Biochem Physiol C Toxicol Pharmacol 129(2):137-150. PMID:11423386


  • Guo Y, Hendrickx AG, Overstreet JW, Dieter J, Stewart DR, Tarantal AF, Laughlin LS, Lasley BL. 1999. Endocrine biomarkers of early fetal loss in cynomolgus macaques (Macaca fascicularis) following exposure to dioxin. Biol Reprod 60(3):707-713. PMID:10026120
  • Todd HE, Shideler SE, Laughlin LS, Overstreet JW, Pohl CR, Byrd W, Lasley BL. 1999. Application of an enzyme immunoassay for urinary follicle-stimulating hormone to describe the effects of an acute stressor at different stages of the menstrual cycle in female laboratory macaques. Am J Primatol 48(2):135-151. PMID:10333433
  • Wang X, Overstreet JW, Todd HE, Qiu Q, Yang J, Wang S, Xu X, Lasley BL. 1999. Urinary follicle stimulating hormone can be used as a biomarker to assess male reproductive function. Asian J Androl 1(1-2):67-72. PMID:11225907


  • Lasley BL, Overstreet JW. 1998. Biomarkers for assessing human female reproductive health, an interdisciplinary approach. Environ Health Perspect 106(Suppl.4):955-960. PMID:9703478
  • Qiu Q, Kuo A, Todd HE, Dias JA, Gould JE, Overstreet JW, Lasley BL. 1998. Enzyme immunoassay method for total urinary follicle stimulating hormone (FSH) beta subunit and its application for measurement of total urinary FSH. Fertil Steril 69(2):278-285. PMID:9496342


  • Munro CJ, Laughlin LS, Illera JC, Dieter J, Hendrickx AG, Lasley BL. 1997. ELISA for the measurement of serum and urinary chorionic gonadotropin concentrations in the laboratory macaque. Am J Primatol 41(4):307-322. PMID:9093694
  • Qiu Q, Overstreet JW, Todd HE, Nakajima ST, Stewart DR, Lasley BL. 1997. Total urinary follicle stimulating hormone as a biomarker for detection of early pregnancy and periimplantation spontaneous abortion. Environ Health Perspect 105(8):862-866. PMID:9347902
  • Savage A, Shideler SE, Soto LH, Causado J, Giraldo LH, Lasley BL, Snowdon CT. 1997. Reproductive events of wild cotton-top tamarins (Saguinus oedipus) in Colombia. Am J Primatol 43(4):329-337. PMID:9403097
  • Stewart DR, Erikson MS, Erikson ME, Nakajima ST, Overstreet JW, Lasley BL, Amento EP, Seppala M. 1997. The role of relaxin in glycodelin secretion. J Clin Endocrinol Metab 82(3):839-846. PMID:9062493


  • Kassam A, Overstreet JW, Snow-Harter C, De Souza MJ, Gold EB, Lasley BL. 1996. Identification of anovulation and transient luteal function using a urinary pregnanediol-3-glucuronide ratio algorithm. Environ Health Perspect 104(4):408-413. PMID:8732951
  • Munro CJ, Laughlin LS, VonSchalscha T, Baldwin DM, Lasley BL. 1996. An enzyme immunoassay for serum and urinary levonorgestrel in human and non-human primates. Contraception 54(1):43-53. PMID:8804808
  • Winters KM, Adams WC, Meredith CN, Van Loan MD, Lasley BL. 1996. Bone density and cyclic ovarian function in trained runners and active controls. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise 28(7):776-785. PMID:8832529


  • Eskenazi B, Gold EB, Lasley BL, Samuels S, Hammond SK, Wight S, Rasor MO, Hines CJ, Schenker MB. 1995. Prospective monitoring of early fetal loss and clinical spontaneous abortion among female semiconductor workers. Am J Ind Med 28(6):833-846. PMID:8588567
  • Eskenazi B, Gold EB, Samuels S, Wight S, Lasley BL, Hammond SK, Rasor MO, Schenker MB. 1995. Prospective assessment of fecundability of female semiconductor workers. Am J Ind Med 28(6):817-831. PMID:8588566
  • Gold EB, Eskenazi B, Hammond SK, Lasley BL, Samuels S, Rasor MO, Hines CJ, Overstreet JW, Schenker MB. 1995. Prospectively assessed menstrual cycle characteristics in female wafer-fabrication and nonfabrication semiconductor employees. Am J Ind Med 28(6):799-815. PMID:8588565
  • Gold EB, Eskenazi B, Lasley BL, Samuels S, Rasor MO, Overstreet JW, Schenker MB. 1995. Epidemiologic methods for prospective assessment of menstrual cycle and reproductive characteristics in female semiconductor workers. Am J Ind Med 28(6):783-797. PMID:8588564
  • Lasley BL, Lohstroh PN, Kuo A, Gold EB, Eskenazi B, Samuels S, Stewart DR, Overstreet JW. 1995. Laboratory methods for evaluating early pregnancy loss in an industry-based population. Am J Ind Med 28(6):771-781. PMID:8588563
  • Lee JV, Whaling CS, Lasley BL, Marler P. 1995. Validation of an enzyme immunoassay for measurement of excreted estrogen and testosterone metabolites in the white-crowned sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys oriantha). Zoo Biol 14(2):97-106.
  • Shideler SE, Munro CJ, Johl HK, Taylor HW, Lasley BL. 1995. Urine and fecal sample collection on filter paper for ovarian hormone evaluations. Am J Primatol 37(4):305-315.
  • Stewart DR, Nakajima ST, Overstreet JW, Boyers SP, Lasley BL. 1995. Relaxin as a biomarker for human pregnancy detection. In: Progress in Relaxin Research. World Scientific Publishing, Singapore. pp.214-224.
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