Dr. rer. nat. Claudia Kalbe

Institute of Muscle Biology and Growth

+49 38208 68-852
Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
Institute of Muscle Biology and Growth
Lipid metabolism and muscular adaptation Workgroup
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf

Research interests

  • Ontogenetic development of skeletal muscles in farm animals
  • Myogenic and lipogenic processes
  • Myogenic precursor cells

Curriculum Vitae

  • 2002-present: Junior group leader and scientist, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN) Dummerstorf, Institute of Muscle Biology and Growth
  • 2006-2007: Parental leave
  • 1999-2001: Postdoctoral researcher, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Rostock
  • 2000: Ph.D. (Dr. rer. nat.), University of Rostock
  • 1995-1999: Doctoral studies, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN) Dummerstorf, Research Unit Molecular Biology
  • 1990-1995: Study of biology, University of Rostock

Teaching

  • Since 2013: Molecular animal breeding and farm animal biology, Muscle development in farm animals, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (M.Sc.)
  • Since 2004: Breeding of poultry and small animals, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Rostock (M.Sc.)
  • 2000-2001: Practical course: Modern genetic methods in animal breeding, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Rostock
  • 1999-2001: Breeding of poultry and small animals, Faculty of Agricultural Sciences, University of Rostock

Publications

Kalbe, C.; Priepke, A.; Nürnberg, G.; Dannenberger, D. (2019):
Effects of long-term microalgae supplementation on muscle microstructure, meat quality, and fatty acid composition in growing pigs. J Anim Physiol An N 103 (2): 574-582
Zitnan, R.; Albrecht, E.; Kalbe, C.; Miersch, C.; Revajova, V.; Levkut, M.; Röntgen, M. (2019):
Muscle characteristics in chicks challenged with Salmonella Enteritidis and the effect of preventive application of the probiotic Enterococcus faecium. Poultry Sci 98 (5): 2014-2025
Kalbe, C.; Zebunke, M.; Lösel, Dorothea; Brendle, J.; Hoy, St.; Puppe, B. (2018):
Voluntary locomotor activity promotes myogenic growth potential in domestic pigs. Sci Rep-UK 8: 2533, 1-11
Kalbe, C.; Lösel, D.; Block, J.; Lefaucheur, L.; Brüssow, K.-P.; Bellmann, O.; Pfuhl, R.; Puppe, B.; Otten, W.; Metges, C. C.; Rehfeldt, C. (2017):
Moderate high or low maternal protein diets change gene expression but not the phenotype of skeletal muscle from porcine fetuses. DOMEST ANIM ENDOCRIN 58: 63-75
Farmer, C.; Robertson, P.; Xiao, C. W.; Rehfeldt, C.; Kalbe, C. (2016):
Exogenous genistein in late gestation: effects on fetal development and sow and piglet performance. Animal 10 (9): 1423-1430
Goursot, C.; Düpjan, S.; Kalbe, C.; Kanitz, E.; Puppe, B.; Tuchscherer, A.; Leliveld, L. M. C. (2016):
Untersuchung der motorischen Lateralität beim Hausschwein (Sus scrofa). In: Aktuelle Arbeiten zur artgemäßen Tierhaltung 2016 (KTBL-Schrift , 511) KTBL, Darmstadt (978-3-945088-25-8): 273-275
Farmer, C.; Palin, M.-F.; Lösel, D.; Rehfeldt, C.; Kalbe, C. (2015):
Impact of diet deprivation and subsequent over-allowance of gestating sows on mammary gland and skeletal muscle development of their offspring at puberty. LIVEST SCI 175: 113-120
Will, K.; Schering, L.; Albrecht, E.; Kalbe, C.; Maak, S. (2015):
Differentiation of bovine satellite cell-derived myoblasts under different culture conditions. IN VITRO CELL DEV-AN 51 (9): 885-889
Moutou, K. A.; Koutsogiannouli, E. A.; Stamatis, C.; Billinis, C.; Kalbe, C.; Scandura, M.; Mamuris, Z. (2013):
Domestication does not narrow MHC diversity in Sus scrofa. Immunogenetics 65 (3): 195-209
Kalbe, C. (2013):
Muskelwachstum in der Petrischale. Leibniz Nordost 16: 4-5
Lösel, D.; Franke, A.; Kalbe, C. (2013):
Comparison of different skeletal muscles from growing domestic pigs and wild boars. Arch Tierzucht 56: 766-777
Kalbe, C.; Bérard, J.; Porm, M.; Rehfeldt, C.; Bee, G. (2013):
Maternal L-arginine supplementation during early gestation affects foetal skeletal myogenesis in pigs. LIVEST SCI 157 (1): 322-329
Will, K.; Kuzinski, J.; Kalbe, C.; Palin, M. F.; Rehfeldt, C. (2013):
Effects of leptin and adiponectin on the growth of porcine myoblasts are associated with changes in p44/42 MAPK signaling. DOMEST ANIM ENDOCRIN 45 (4): 196-205
Paredes, S. P.; Kalbe, C.; Jansman, A. J. M.; Verstegen, M. W. A.; van Hees, H. M. J.; Lösel, D.; Gerrits, W. J. J.; Rehfeldt, C. (2013):
Predicted high-performing piglets exhibit more and larger skeletal muscle fibers. J Anim Sci 91 (12): 5589-5598
Rehfeldt, C.; Lefaucheur, L.; Block, J.; Stabenow, B.; Pfuhl, R.; Otten, W.; Metges, C. C.; Kalbe, C. (2012):
Limited and excess protein intake of pregnant gilts differently affects body composition and cellularity of skeletal muscle and subcutaneous adipose tissue of newborn and weanling piglets. Eur J Nutr 51 (2): 151-165
Rehfeldt, C.; Stabenow, B.; Pfuhl, R.; Block, J.; Nürnberg, G.; Otten, W.; Metges, C. C.; Kalbe, C. (2012):
Effects of limited and excess protein intake of pregnant gilts on carcass quality and cellular properties of skeletal muscle and subcutaneous adipose tissue in fattening pigs. J Anim Sci 90 (1): 184-196
Will, K.; Kalbe, C.; Kuzinski, J.; Lösel, D.; Viergutz, T.; Palin, M. F.; Rehfeldt, C. (2012):
Effects of leptin and adiponectin on proliferation and protein metabolism of porcine myoblasts. Histochem Cell Biol 138 (2): 271-287
Eberlein, A.; Kalbe, C.; Goldammer, T.; Brunner, R. M.; Kühn, Ch.; Weikard, R. (2011):
Annotation of novel transcripts putatively relevant for bovine fat metabolism. Mol Biol Rep 38 (5): 2975-2986
Bérard, J.; Kalbe, C.; Lösel, D.; Tuchscherer, A.; Rehfeldt, C. (2011):
Potential sources of early-postnatal increase in myofibre number in pig skeletal muscle. Histochem Cell Biol 136 (2): 217-225
Rehfeldt, C.; Lang, I. S.; Görs, S.; Hennig, U.; Kalbe, C.; Stabenow, B.; Brüssow, K.-P.; Pfuhl, R.; Bellmann, O.; Nürnberg, G.; Otten, W.; Metges, C. C. (2011):
Limited and excess dietary protein during gestation affects growth and compositional traits in gilts and impairs offspring fetal growth. J Anim Sci 89 (2): 329-341