Ing. Radim Kotrba, Ph.D.


Journal with impact factor:

Sebestova, H., Vozdova, M., Kubickova, S., Cernohorska, H., Kotrba, R., Rubes, J. (2016). Effect of species-specific differences in chromosome morphology on chromatin compaction and the frequency and distribution of RAD51 and MLH1 foci in two bovid species: cattle (Bos taurus) and the common eland (Taurotragus oryx), Chromosoma 125, 137–149, DOI 10.1007/s00412-015-0533-x

Hoffman, L. C., van Schalkwyk, D. L., McMillin, K. W., Kotrba, R. (2015). Intramuscular fat characteristics of Namibian common eland (Tragelaphus oryx), African Journal of Wildlife Research 45(3), 312–320, DOI /10.3957/056.045.0312

Vadlejch, J., Kotrba, R., Z. Čadková, Z., Růžičková, A., Langrová, I. (2015). Effects of age, sex, lactation and social dominance on faecal egg count patterns of gastrointestinal nematodes in farmed eland (Taurotragus oryx), Preventive Veterinary Medicine 121, 265- 272, DOI /10.1016/j.prevetmed.2015.07.006

Bureš, D., Bartoň, L., Kotrba, R., Hakl, J. (2015). Quality attributes and composition of meat from red deer (Cervus elaphus), fallow deer (Dama dama) and Aberdeen Angus and Holstein cattle (Bos taurus), Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture 95 (11), 2299- 2306, doi: DOI 10.1002/jsfa.6950.

Bartoň, L., Bureš, D., Kotrba, R., Sales, J. (2014). Comparison of meat quality between eland (Taurotragus oryx) and cattle (Bos taurus) raised under similar conditions, Meat Science 96, 346- 352, doi: 10.1016/j.meatsci.2013.07.016.

Šárová, R., Špinka, M., Stěhulová, I., Ceacero, F., Šimečková, M, Kotrba, R. (2013) Pay respect to the elders: age, more than body mass, determines dominance in female beef cattle, Animal Behaviour 86 (6), 1315- 1323, doi: 10.1016/j.anbehav.2013.10.002.

Sales, J., Kotrba, R. (2013). Meat from wild boar (Sus scrofa L.): A review, Meat Science 94, 187- 201, doi: 10.1016/j.meatsci.2013.01.012

Teichroeb, L.J., Riede, T., Kotrba, R., Lingle, S. (2013). Fundamental frequency is key to response of female deer to juvenile distress calls, Behavioural Processes 92, 15-23, doi:10.1016/j.beproc.2012.09.011

Lingle, S., Wyman, M.T., Kotrba, R., Teichroeb, L.J., Romanow, C.A. (2012). What makes a cry a cry? A review of infant distress vocalizations, Current Zoology 58 (5), 698–726.

Bartošová, J., Bartoš, L., Kotrba, R., Ceacero, F., 2012. Pre-orbital gland opening in farmed red deer (Cervus elaphus) during stressful handling. Journal of Animal Science 90, 3200- 3206,doi: 10.2527/jas.2011-3925

Kužmová, E., Kotrba, R., Rolf, H. J., Bartoš, L., Wiese, K. G., Schulz, J., Bubenik, G. A. 2012. Factors affecting the number of STRO-1+ stem cells derived from regenerating antler and pedicle cells of red and fallow deer. Animal Production Science 52(8), 746- 749, (doi.org/10.1071/AN12012)

Pinc L, Bartoš L, Reslová A, Kotrba R, 2011. Dogs Discriminate Identical Twins. PLoS ONE 6(6): e20704. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0020704

Kužmová, E., Bartoš, L., Kotrba, R., Bubenik, G.A. (2011). Effect of different factors on proliferation of antler cells, cultured in vitro. PLoS ONE 6(3): e18053. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0018053.

Bartoš, L.,  Schams, D., Bubenik, G.A., Kotrba, R., Tománek, M. 2010. Relationship between rank and plasma testosterone and cortisol in red deer males (Cervus elaphus). Physiology & Behavior 101, 628–634.

Pluháček, J., Bartoš, L., Bartošová, J., Kotrba, R. 2010. Feeding behaviour affects nursing behaviour in captive plains zebra (Equus burchellii), Applied Animal Behaviour Science 128, 97–102.

Drábková, J.; Bartošová, J.; Bartoš, L.; Kotrba, R.; Pluháček, J.; Švecová, L.; Dušek, A., and Kott, T. (2008) Sucking and allosucking duration in farmed red deer (Cervus elaphus). Applied Animal Behaviour Science (113), 215- 223.

Kotrba, R., Knížková, I.,  Kunc, P., and Bartoš, L. (2007). Comparison between the coat temperature of the eland and dairy cattle by infrared thermography. Journal of Thermal Biology (32), 355-359.


Peer reviewed journals:

Žižková, K., Kotrba, R., Kočišová, A. (2013). Effect of changes in behaviour on the heart rate and its diurnal variation in a male and a female eland (Taurotragus oryx). Agricultura tropica et subtropica, vol. 46/1, Prague: 29-33, doi: 10.2478/ats-2013-0005.

Bureš, D., Kotrba, R., Bartoň, L., Adamec, T. (2010). Antilopa losí – perspektivní druh na talířích českých strávníků? Senzorické vlastnosti masa antilopy losí. Maso (6/10), 40-43 (in Czech).

Nežerková, P., Antonínová, M., Kotrba, R., Hejcman, M., & Verner, PH. (2004). The conservation programme of the western giant eland (Tragelaphus derbianus derbianus) in Senegal. Game and Wildlife Science, 21(4), 811- 814.

Kotrba R., Ščevlíková P.(2002): The evaluation of antelope breeding and the proposal of the economic use in the Czech Republic. Agricultura tropica et subtropica, vol. 35, Prague: 129-137.

Chapters in peer reviewed books:

Bartoš, L., Kotrba, R., Pintíř, J. (2010). Ungulates and their management in the Czech Republic, In: European Ungulates and their Management in the 21st century, (Eds.) Apollonio M., Andersen R., Putman R., Cambridge University Press, London, UK, p. 243-261.