Chapters in Collections:

  • German, J.B. and Argov, N. (2008) Milk fat: a different perspective. Sciences des Aliments [French]


  • Smilowitz, J.T.,Argov-Argaman, N , Eigenheer, R.A., Lemay, D.G. andGerman, J.B. PI (2010) Metabolic phenotyping to assess personalized nutrition: use ofthe response-to-challenge model. ournal (Meeting Proceedings) 24:542.5.

  • Argov-Argaman, N., Mesilati, R. and Malka, H. (2010) Size dependent effect of metaboolic hormones

    on milk fat globules. Energy and Protein Metabolism and Nutrition – EAAP Scientific Series. 127:325.

  • Argov-Argaman, N. and Mather, I. (2016) Mammary gland, milk biosynthesis and secretion: Secretion

    of Milk Constituents. Encyclopedia of Dairy Sciences-3e.

Review articles:

  • Argov-Argaman, N., Lemay, D.G.and German, J.B. (2008) Milk fat globule structure & function; nanoscience comes to milk production. 9:617-623.

Research papers:

  • Argov, N., Arav, A. and Sklan, D. (2004) Number of oocytes obtained by aspiration of cows in early, but not late lactation increased with plasma

    insulin and estradiol concentrations and expression of mRNA of the FSH receptor in granulosa cells. Theriogenology 61:947-962.

  • Argov, N., and Sklan, D. (2004) Expression of mRNA of lipoprotein receptor related protein 8, low density lipoprotein receptor and very low

    density lipoprotein receptor in bovine ovarian cells during follicular development and corpus luteum formation and regression. 68:169-175.

  • Argov, N., Moallem, U. and Sklan, D. (2004) Lipid transport in the developing bovine follicle: expression of genes for selective uptake increases
    and for endocytosis decreases. 71:479-485.

  • Argov, N., Moallem, U. and Sklan, D. (2005) Summer heat stress alters the mRNA expression of selective-uptake and endocytotic receptors in

    bovine ovarian cells. 64:1475-1489.

  • Argov, N.,Sklan, D. and Arieli, A. (2007) Role for LDL in estradiol synthesis capacity of bovine ovarian follicles. Livestock Science

    107:289-293 90.


  • Argov, N.,., Sklan, D., Zeron, Y. and Roth, Z. (2007) Association between seasonal changes in fatty acid composition, expression of VLDL receptor

    and sperm quality in bovine. 67:878-885 .

  • Zachut, M., Arieli, A.,  Lehrer, N., Argov, N. and Moallem, U. (2008) Dietary unsaturated fatty acids influence preovulatory follicle characteristics in dairy cows. Reproduction 135:683-692.
  • Argov-Argaman, N, Wachsmann-Hogiu, S., Freeman, S., Huser, T., Lebrilla, C.B. and German, J.B. (2008) Size-dependent lipid content in human milk fat globules. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry 56:7446-7450.

  • Argov-Argaman, N., Smilowitz, J., Bricarello, D., Barboza, M., Lerno, L., Froehlich, J., Hyeyoung, L., Zivcovic, A., Lemay, D., Freeman, S., Lebrila, C., Parikh, A. and German, J.B. (2010) Lactosomes; structural and compositional classification of unique nanometer size milk lipid particle in human milk. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry 58:11234-11242.  

  • Mesilati-Stahy, R. , Mida, K. and Argov-Argaman, N. (2011) Size-dependent lipid content of bovine milk fat globule and membrane phospholipids. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry 59:7427-74352.  


  • Mesilati-Stahy, R., Malka, H. and Argov-Argaman, N. (2012) Association of plasma insulin concentration to fatty acid distribution between milk fat and membrane synthesis. 95:1767-1775.  


  • Argov-Argaman, N., Eshel, O., Lehrer, H., Uni, Z. Moallem, U.C and Arieli, A. (2012) Effects of dietary carbohydrates on rumen epithelial metabolism of non lactating heifers. 95:3977-3986.


  • Argov-Argaman, N., Mbogori, T., Sebastian, C., Shamay, A. and Mabjeesh, S. (2012) Hyperinsulinemic clamp modulates milk fat globule lipid composition in goats. 95(10):5776-5787.


  • Mida, K., Shamay, A. and Argov-Argaman, N. (2012) Elongation and desaturation pathways in mammary gland epithelial cells are associated with modulation of fat and membrane composition. 60:10657-10665.


  • Argov-Argaman, N., Mahgrefthe, K. , Zeron, Y. and Roth, Z. (2012) Season-induced variation in lipid composition is associated with semen quality in Holstein bulls. 29:479-485.


  • Argov-Argaman, N., Mahgrefthe, K. , Zeron, Y. and Roth, Z. (2013) Variation in lipids profile within semen compartments—the bovine model of ageing. Theriogenology 80:712-721.

  • Mabjeesh, S.J., Argov-Argaman, N. , Sabastian, C. , Bequette, B., Mbogori, T. and Shamay, A.C (2013) Expression of PEPCK iso-forms in the mammary gland of dairy goats is regulated by insulin status. The Open Agriculture Journal DOI: 10.2174/1874331520130722002.

  • Argov-Argaman, N., Cohen, B., Mida, K., Visker, M.and Hetinga, K. (2013) Milk fat content and DGAT1 genotype determine lipid composition of the milkfatglobule membrane. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0068707.



  • Mesilati-Stahy, R. and Argov-Argaman, N. (2014) The relationship between size and lipid composition of the bovine milk fat globule is modulated by lactation stage. 145:562-570.

  • Argov-Argaman, N., Mesilati-Stahy, R., Magen, Y. and Moallem, U. (2014) Membrane remodeling induced by concentrate-to-forage ratio in dairy cow rations alters milk fat globule diameter and composition. Journal of Dairy Science 97:6286-6295.

  • Mesilati-Stahy, R., Malka, H. and Argov-Argaman, N.(2015) Influence of glucogenic dietary supplementation and reproductive state on the composition of lipids in milk. 9: 1008-1015.

  • Cohen, B., Shamay, A.and Argov-Argaman, N (2015) Regulation of lipid droplet size in mammary epithelial cells by remodeling of membrane lipid composition—a potential mechanism.. DOI 10.1371/journal.pone.0121645.

  • Mesilati-Stahy, R., Moallem, U. and Argov-Argaman, N.(2015) Altered concentrate to forage ratio in cows ration enhanced bioproduction of specific size subpopulation of milk fat globules. . 15;179:199-205.

  • Lubetzky R., Argov-Argaman N., Mimouni, F.B., Armoni Domany, K., Shiff, Y., Berkovitz, Z., Reifen, R. and Mandel, D. C (2015) Fatty acids composition of human milk fed to small for gestational age infants .J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 29:1-15.

  • Argov-Argaman, N., Hadaya, O., Glasser, T., Muklada, H., Dvash, L.,, Ronit Mesilati-Stahy, R. and Landau,S.Y.. Milk fat globule size, phospholipid contents and composition of milk from purebred and Alpine-crossbred Mid-Eastern goats under confinement or grazing condition. International Dairy Journal. Accepted for publication.

  • Shefer-Weinber, D.S, Sasso, S.S, Schwartz, B.C, Argov-Argaman, N.C and Tirosh, O.PI (2016) Deleterious effect of n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in the fat-1 mouse model. Clinical Nutrition Experimental 12, 37-49

  • Argov-Argaman, N., Dror Mandel, Ronit Lubetzky, Moran Hausman Kedem,Bat-Hen Cohen, Zipi Berkovitz, and Ram Reifen. (2016) Human milk fatty acid composition is affected by maternal age. 29:1-15.


  • Lu, J., Argov-Argaman, N., Anggrek, J, Boeren, S., van Hooijdonk, T., Vervoort, J. and Hettinga, K.(2016) The protein and lipid composition of the membrane of milk fat globules is depending on size. Journal of Dairy Science. Accepted for publication.

  • Chertok, I., Haile,Z., Eventov, S., Silanikov, N. and Argov-Argaman, N. Influence of gestational diabetes mellitus on fatty acid concentrations in human colostrum. Nutrition. 2017( 36) 17-21.

  • Hadaya, O.,s Glasser, T.,C Muklada, H.,T Dvash, L.,T, Ronit Mesilati-Stahy, R.T and Landau,S.Y.,c. Argov-Argaman, N.PI (2017)  Milk composition in Damascus, Mamber and F1 Alpine crossbred goats under grazing or confinement management. Small Ruminant Research. Accepted for publication.


  • Chertok IRA, Haile ZT, Silanikove N, Argov-Argaman N (2017) Colostral Metabolites as Indicators of Lactogenesis II in Women with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus. Ann Pregnancy Care 1(1): 1001.

  • Snobel, J., Smilowitz, J.T., Argov-Argaman, N. & Underwood M. (2018) Plasma lipoprotein particle subclasses in preterm infants. American journal of Perinatology.2017.  35(4) 369-379.

  • Cohen, B., Shamay, A.  and Argov-Argaman, N. (2018) Lipid metabolism in mammary epithelial cells – a comparison of common
    in-vitro models. Advances in Dairy Research. 06. 10.4172/2329-888X.1000202.


  • Mesilati-Stahy, R. and Argov-Argaman, N. (2018) Changes in lipid droplets morphometric features in mammary epithelial cells upon exposure to non-esterified free fatty acids compared with VLDL. PLOS one.

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


  •  Argov-Argaman, N., Cohen-Zinder, M.,  Leibovich, H.,  Yishay, M.,  Eitam, H., Agmon, R.,  Hadaya, O.,  
    Mesilati-Stahy, R.,  Miron, J . and Shabtay, A. (2019) Dietary Pomegranate Peel Improves Milk Quality of Lactating Ewes: Emphasis on Milk Fat Globule Membrane Properties and Antioxidative Traits. Food Chemistry. Accepted for publication.


  • Hadaya, O., Landau, Y., Glasser, T., Muklada, H., Deutch, T., Shemesh, M. and Argov-Argaman, N. Producing pasture-like milk from goats in confinement. \, N. Livestock Science.  Accepted for publication. 2020.

  • Argov-Argaman, N.PI, Raz, C.S and Roth, Z.PI (2020) Progesterone regulation of milk fat globule size is VLDL
    dependent. Frontiers in Endocrinology 11, 596.


  • Hadaya, O.S, Bransi-Nicola, R.S, Shalev, Y.S, Azaizah, H.C, Roth, Z.C, Muklada, H.T, Deutch, T.T, Landau, S.Y.C and Argov-Argaman, N.PI (2020) Pistacia lentiscus extract enhances mammary epithelial cells' productivity by modulating their oxidative status. Scientific Reports 10, 20985.

  • Argov-Argaman, N.PI, Glasser, T.C, Muklada, HT, Hadaya, O.S, Mesilati-Stahy, R.T, Raz, C.S and Landau, S.Y.C (2021) Lipidome changes, with a focus on phospholipids, due to feeding systems and processing in goat milk. Food Chemistry.

  • Rozner, R.S, Vernikov, J.S, Griess-Fishheimer, S.S, Travinsky, T.S, Penn, S.T, Schwartz, B.C, Mesilati-Stahy, R.T, Argov-Argaman, N.C, Shahar, R.C and Monsonego-Ornan, E.PI (2020) The role of omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids from different sources in bone development. Nutrients