Prof. Dr. agr. habil. Steffen Maak

Forschungsinstitut für Nutztierbiologie (FBN)
Kompetenzfeldleiter Ernährung und Stoffwechsel
Arbeitsgruppenleiter Muskel-Fett-Interaktion
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf

Forschungsinteressen

  • Biologie des Skelettmuskelgewebes in Nutztieren
  • Fleischqualität bei Nutztieren
  • Adipokine und Myokine als Mediatoren von Menge und Qualität von Skelettmuskelgewebe

Lebenslauf

  • 2007-heute: Leiter des Instituts für Muskelbiologie und Wachstum am Leibniz-Institut für Nutztierbiologie (FBN) Dummerstorf
  • 2001: Habilitation zum Dr. agr. habil.
  • 1991-2007: Postdoc und Dozent am Institut für Tierzucht und -haltung an der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
  • 1988-1991: Promotion zum Dr. agr. an der Universität Leipzig
  • 1988: Abschluss zum Dipl.-Ing. agr. in Tierwissenschaften der Universität Leipzig

Lehre

  • Seit 2012: Produktqualität, Agrar- und Umweltwissenschaftliche Fakultät Universität Rostock (B.Sc.)
  • Seit 2011: Produktqualität, Agrar- und Umweltwissenschaftliche Fakultät Universität Rostock (M.Sc.)
  • Seit 2010: Molekularbiologie in den Tierwissenschaften, Facultät für Naturwissenschaften III, Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg (M.Sc.)
  • Seit 1996: Geflügelzucht, Veterinärfakultät der Universität Leipzig (Tierärzte)
  • 1991-2007: Tierzucht und Haltung, Produktqualität, Tierphysiologie an der Agrarfakultät der Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg, Universität Anhalt (B.Sc./M.Sc.)

Publikationen

Tadesse, D.; Retta, N.; Girma, M.; Ndiwa, N.; Dessie, T.; Hanotte, C.; Getachew, P.; Dannenberger, D.; Maak, S. (2023):
In vitro Antioxidant activities of plant polyphenol extracts and their combined effect with flaxseed on raw and cooked breast muscle fatty acid content, lipid health indicies and oxidative stability in slow-growing sasso chickens. Foods 12 (1): 115, 1-20
https://doi.org/10.3390/foods12010115
Omotoso, A. O.; Reyer, H.; Oster, M.; Maak, S.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K. (2023):
Broiler physiological response to low phosphorus diets at different stages of production. Poultry Sci 102 (2): 102351, 1-38
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.psj.2022.102351
Brenmoehl, J.; Brosig, E.; Trakooljul, N.; Walz, C.; Ohde, D.; Noce, A.; Walz, M.; Langhammer, M.; Petkov, S.; Röntgen, M.; Maak, S.; Galuska, C. E.; Fuchs, B.; Kuhla, B.; Ponsuksili, S.; Wimmers, K.; Hoeflich, A. (2023):
Metabolic Pathway Modeling in Muscle of Male Marathon Mice (DUhTP) and Controls (DUC) - a Possible Role of Lactate Dehydrogenase in Metabolic Flexibility. Cells-Basel 12 (15): 1925, 1-21
https://doi.org/10.3390/cells12151925
Tadesse, D.; Retta, N.; Girma, M.; Ndiwa, N.; Dessie, T.; Hanotte, C.; Getachew, P.; Dannenberger, D.; Maak, S. (2023):
Yolk fatty acid content, lipid health indicies, and oxidative stability in eggs of slow-growing Sasso chickens fed on flaxseed supplemented with plant polyphenol extracts. Foods 12 (9): 1819, 1-17
https://doi.org/10.3390/foods12091819
Albrecht, E.; Zhao, Y.; Sciascia, Q. L.; Metges, C. C.; Maak, S. (2023):
Identification and Quantification of Proliferating Cells in Skeletal Muscle of Glutamine Supplemented Low- and Normal-Birth-Weight Piglets. Cells-Basel 12 (4): 580, 1-13
https://doi.org/10.3390/cells12040580
Seyedalmossavi, S. M.; Dannenberger, D.; Pfuhl, R.; Görs, S.; Mielenz, M.; Maak, S.; Wolf, P.; Daş, G.; Metges, C. C. (2023):
Lipid metabolism, fatty acid composition and meat quality in broilers supplemented with increasing levels of defrosted black soldier fly larvae . J INSECTS FOOD FEED 9 (5): 583-598
https://doi.org/10.3920/JIFF2022.0125
Mir, B. A.; Albrecht, E.; Ali, A.; Hansson, O.; Maak, S. (2022):
MicroRNA-100 Reduced Fetal Bovine Muscle Satellite Cell Myogenesis and Augmented Intramuscular Lipid Deposition by Modulating IGF1R. Cells-Basel 11 (3): 451, 1-18
https://doi.org/10.3390/cells11030451
Zhao, Y.; Albrecht, E.; Stange, K.; Li, Z.; Schregel, J.; Sciascia, Q. L.; Metges, C. C.; Maak, S. (2021):
Glutamine supplementation stimulates cell proliferation in skeletal muscle and cultivated myogenic cells of low birth weight piglets. Sci Rep-UK 11: 13432, 1-15
https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-92959-6
Zhao, Y.; Albrecht, E.; Li, Z.; Schregel, J.; Sciascia, Q. L.; Metges, C. C.; Maak, S. (2021):
Distinct Roles of Perilipins in the Intramuscular Deposition of Lipids in Glutamine-Supplemented, Low-, and Normal-Birth-Weight Piglets. Front Vet Sci 8: 633898, 1-13
https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2021.633898
Schumacher, T.; Röntgen, M.; Maak, S. (2021):
Congenital Splay Leg Syndrome in Piglets - Current Knowledge and a New Approach to Etiology . Front Vet Sci 8: 609833, 1-11
https://doi.org/10.3389/fvets.2021.609883
Maak, S.; Norheim, F.; Drevon, C. A.; Erickson, H. P. (2021):
Progress and Challenges in the Biology of FNDC5 and Irisin. Endocr Rev 42 (4): 436-456
https://doi.org/10.1210/endrev/bnab003
Zhao, Y.; Albrecht, E.; Sciascia, Q. L.; Li, Z.; Görs, S.; Schregel, J.; Metges, C. C.; Maak, S. (2020):
Effects of oral glutamine supplementation on early postnatal muscle morphology in low and normal birth weight piglets. Animals-Basel 10 (11): 1976, 1-20
https://doi.org/10.3390/ani10111976
Dahl, N.; Albrecht, E.; Dannenberger, D.; Uken, K. L.; Hammon, H. M.; Maak, S. (2020):
Consequences of maternal essential fatty acid and conjugated linoleic acid supplementation on the development of calf muscle and adipose tissue. Animals-Basel 10 (9): 1598, 1-18
https://doi.org/10.3390/ani10091598
Mir, B. A.; Reyer, H.; Komolka, K.; Ponsuksili, S.; Kühn, C.; Maak, S. (2020):
Differentially expressed miRNA-gene targets related to intramuscular fat in Musculus longissimus dorsi of Charolais x Holstein F2-crossbred bulls. Genes-Basel 11 (6): 700, 1-12
https://doi.org/10.3390/genes11060700
Yu, X.; Fang, X.; Gao, B; Mi, J.; Zhang, X.; Xia, L.; Zhao, Z.; Albrecht, E.; Maak, S.; Yang, R (2020):
Isolation and identification of bovine preadipocytes and screening of microRNAs associated with adipogenesis. Animals-Basel 10 (5): 818, 1-14
https://doi.org/10.3390/ani10050818
Albrecht, E.; Schering, L.; Buck, F.; Vlach, K.; Schober, H.; Drevon, C. A.; Maak, S. (2020):
Irisin – still chasing shadows. Mol Metab 34: 124-135
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molmet.2020.01.016
Sciascia, Q. L.; Daş, G.; Maak, S.; Kalbe, C.; Metzler-Zebeli, B.; Metges, C. C. (2019):
Transcript profile of skeletal muscle lipid metabolism genes affected by diet in a piglet model of low birth weight. Plos One 14 (10): e0224484, 1-18
https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0224484
Liu, Y; Fang, X.; Zhao, Z.; Li, j; Albrecht, E.; Schering, L.; Maak, S.; Yang, R (2019):
Polymorphisms of the ASIP gene and the haplotype are associated with fat deposition traits and fatty acid composition in Chinese Simmental steers. ARCH ANIM BREED 62 (1): 135-142
https://doi.org//10.5194/aab-62-135-2019, 2019
Yu, X.; Fang, X.; Hang, X.; Zhao, Z.; Maak, S.; Wang, M.; Yang, R (2019):
The effect of acyl-CoA synthetase long-chain family member 5 on triglyceride synthesis in bovine preadipocytes. Arch Anim Breed 62: 257-264
https://doi.org//10.5194/aab-62-257-2019, 2019
Maak, S.; Pfuhl, R. (2019):
Im Wandel der Zeit - Spuren von 100 Jahren Schweinezucht. Leibniz Nordost 28: 10-11