Dr. rer. nat. Rosemarie Weikard

Research Institute for Farm Animal Biology (FBN)
Institute of Genome Biology
Genome Physiology Unit
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf


Kühn, C.; Weikard, R.; Reinhardt, F.; Thaller, G. (2006):
Effects of the bovine DGAT1 K232A and promoter VNTR loci on Somatic cell score and relative breeding value milk production in the German Holstein population. In: 8. WCGALP. Belo Horizonte/Brasilien (ISBN 85-60088-01-6) (Comm.22-02):
Weikard, R.; Pitra, Ch.; Kühn, C. (2006):
Amelogenin cross-amplification in bovine species, goat and sheep and its application for sex determination. In: 8. WCGALP, 13.-18.8.2006, Belo Horizonte, Brasilien. Proceedings (ISBN 85-60088-01-6) (Comm.18-07):
Weikard, R.; Pitra, Ch.; Kühn, C. (2006):
Amelogenin cross-amplification in the family Bovidae and its application for sex determination. Mol Reprod Dev 73 (10): 1333-1337
Weikard, R.; Goldammer, T.; Laurent, P.; Womack, J.E.; Kühn, C. (2006):
A gene-based high-resolution comparative radiation hybrid map as a framework for genome sequence assembly of a bovine chromosome 6 region associated with QTL for growth, body composition, and milk performance traits. BMC Genomics 7: 53
Kühn, C.; Weikard, R.; Laurent, P.; Goldammer, T. (2005):
Assignment of the fibroblast growth factor 10 (FGF10) gene to bovine chromosome 20q16→q17 by fluorescence in situ hybridization and somatic cell panel analysis. Cytogenet Genome Res 109 (4): 533D
Weikard, R.; Kühn, C.; Goldammer, T.; Freyer, G.; Schwerin, M. (2005):
The bovine PPARGC1A gene: molecular characterization and association of an SNP with variation of milk fat synthesis. Physiol Genomics 21 (1): 1-13
Goldammer, T.; Rottengatter, K.; Weikard, R.; Brunner, R. M.; Horstmann, R.D.; Gelhaus, A.; Hanotte, C.; Schwerin, M. (2004):
Targeted generation of 16 sequence-tagged sites for bovine chromosome region 5q21-q25 by microdissection. Chromosome Res 12 (4): 309-315
Goldammer, T.; Kata, S.R.; Brunner, R. M.; Kühn, C.; Weikard, R.; Womack, J.E.; Schwerin, M. (2004):
High-resolution comparative mapping between human chromosomes 4 and 8 and bovine chromosome 27 provides genes and segments serving as positional candidates for udder health in cattle. Genomics 84 (4): 696-706
Freyer, G.; Sorensen, P.; Kühn, C.; Weikard, R. (2004):
Investigations in the character of QTL affecting negatively correlated milk traits. J Anim Breed Genet 121 (1): 40-51
Freyer, G.; Kühn, C.; Weikard, R. (2003):
Comparison of different statistical-genetic approaches of QTL detection by Evaluating results from a real dairy cattle data set. Arch Tierzucht 46 (5): 413-423
Freyer, G.; Sorensen, P.; Kühn, C.; Weikard, R.; Hoeschele, I. (2003):
Search for pleiotropic QTL on chromosome BTA6 affecting yield traits of milk production. J Dairy Sci 86 (3): 999-1008
Brunner, R. M.; Sanftleben, H.; Goldammer, T.; Kühn, C.; Weikard, R.; Kata, S.R.; Womack, J.E.; Schwerin, M. (2003):
The telomeric region of BTA18 containing a potential QTL region for health in cattle exhibits high similarity to the HSA19q region in humans. Genomics 81 (3): 270-278
Weikard, R.; Kühn, C.; Goldammer, T.; Laurent, P.; Womack, J.E.; Schwerin, M. (2002):
A high resolution comparative map for a bovine chromosome 6 (BTA6) region containing QTL for production, health, and conformation traits. In: Proc. 7. WCGALP, Montpellier, Frankreich, 2002: Communication 9-30. (31): 127-130
Kühn, C.; Weikard, R.; Panicke, L.; Schwerin, M. (2002):
Fibroblast growth factor 10: A potential candidate gene for bovine developmental defect Tetradysmelia?. In: 7th World Congress Genet Appl Livestock Production, Montpellier, France, 19.-23.08.02, Communication 01-82 (29): 379-382
Freyer, G.; Kühn, C.; Sorensen, P.; Weikard, R. (2002):
Expecting pleiotropic QTL for negatively correlated traits?. In: Proc. 7th World Congress on Genetics Applied to Livestock Production, 19.08.-23.08.02, Montpellier, Frankreich (31): 47-50
Schmidt, P.; Kühn, C.; Maillard, J.-C.; Pitra, Ch.; Tiemann, U.; Weikard, R.; Schwerin, M. (2002):
A comprehensive survey for polymorphisms in the bovine IFN-gamma gene reveals a highly polymorphic intronic DNA sequence allowing improved genotyping of Bovinae. J Interf Cytok Res 22 (9): 923-934
Weikard, R.; Kühn, C.; Goldammer, T.; Laurent, P.; Womack, J.E.; Schwerin, M. (2002):
Targeted construction of a high-resolution, integrated, comprehensive, and comparative map for a region specific to bovine chromosome 6 based on radiation hybrid mapping. Genomics 79 (6): 768-776
Freyer, G.; Kühn, C.; Weikard, R.; Zhang, Q.; Mayer, M.; Hoeschele, I. (2002):
Multiple QTL on chromosome six in dairy cattle affecting yield and content traits. J Anim Breed Genet 119 (2): 69-82
Weikard, R.; Kühn, C.; Brunner, R. M.; Roschlau, D.; Pitra, Ch.; Laurent, P.; Schwerin, M. (2001):
Sex determination in cattle based on simultaneous amplification of a new male-specific DNA sequence and an autosomal locus using the same primers. Mol Reprod Dev 60 (1): 13-19
Kühn, C.; Weikard, R.; Claußen, S. (2000):
Isolierung genomischer DNA aus Rindersperma für die Mikrosatelliten-Genotypisierung. Bioforum 11: 789-791