Dr. agr. Winfried Otten

+49 38208 68-802
Forschungsinstitut für Nutztierbiologie (FBN)
Institut für Verhaltensphysiologie
Abteilung Psychophysiologie
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf

Forschungsinteressen

    • Glucocorticoide in Haaren und Federn als Bioindikator zum retrospektiven, minimal-invasiven Monitoring für Tierwohl in verschiedenen Nutztierspezies
    • Tryptophan Metabolismus: Relevanz für die Immunfunktion sowie Stimmug und Verhalten
    • Analyse von Neurotransmittern und Katecholaminen, ihren Vorläufern und Metaboliten in biologischen Proben mithilfe der High performance liquid chromatography (HPLC)

      Lebenslauf

      • 1992-heute: Wissenschaftler am Leibniz-Institut für Nutztierbiologie (FBN) Dummerstorf, Institut für Verhaltensphysiologie
      • 1993: Promotion an der Technischen Universität München
      • 1984-1989: Studium der Agrarwissenschaften mit Schwerpunkt Tierproduktion an der Technischen Universität München

      Lehre

      Universität Rostock, Agrarwissenschaften (Bachelor) Themen: Stress, Tierwohl

      Publikationen

      Otten, W.; Kanitz, E.; Tuchscherer, M. (2015):
      The impact of pre-natal stress on offspring development in pigs. J Agr Sci 153 (5): 907-919
      Metges, C. C.; Görs, S.; Martens, K.; Krüger, R.; Metzler-Zebeli, B.; Nebendahl, C.; Otten, W.; Kanitz, E.; Zeyner, A.; Hammon, H. M.; Pfuhl, R.; Nürnberg, G. (2015):
      Body composition and plasma lipid and stress hormone levels during 3 weeks of feed restriction and refeeding in low birth weight female pigs. J Anim Sci 93 (3): 999-1014
      Gruse, J.; Görs, S.; Otten, W.; Weitzel, J. M.; Wolffram, S.; Metges, C. C.; Hammon, H. M. (2015):
      Effects of oral quercetin supplementation on glucose metabolism in newborn dairy calves fed colostrum or a milk-based formula. Schriftenreihe / Leibniz-Institut für Nutztierbiol 23: 5-8
      Lamp, O.; Derno, M.; Otten, W.; Mielenz, M.; Nürnberg, G.; Kuhla, B. (2015):
      Metabolic heat stress adaption in transition cows: differences in macronutrient oxidation between late-gestating and early-lactating German Holstein dairy cows. Plos One 10 (5): e0125264, 1-24
      Stoldt, A.-K.; Derno, M.; Nürnberg, G.; Weitzel, J. M.; Otten, W.; Starke, A.; Wolffram, S.; Metges, C. C. (2015):
      Effects of a 6-wk intraduodenal supplementation with quercetin on energy metabolism and indicators of liver damage in periparturient dairy cows. J Dairy Sci 98 (7): 4509-4520
      Übel, N.; Zöls, S.; Otten, W.; Sauter-Louis, C.; Heinritzi, K.; Ritzmann, M.; Eddicks, M. (2015):
      Auswirkungen der zeitgleichen Durchführung zootechnischer Eingriffe an Saugferkeln. TIERAERZTL PRAX 43 (6): 359-366
      Gruse, J.; Görs, S.; Tuchscherer, A; Otten, W.; Weitzel, J. M.; Metges, C. C.; Wolffram, S.; Hammon, H. M. (2015):
      The effects of oral quercetin supplementation on splanchnic glucose metabolism in 1-week-old calves depend on diet after birth. J Nutr 145 (11): 2486-2495
      Wirthgen, E.; Tuchscherer, M.; Otten, W.; Domanska, G.; Wollenhaupt, K.; Tuchscherer, A; Kanitz, E. (2014):
      Activation of indoleamine 2,3-dioxygenase by LPS in a porcine model. Innate Immun-London 20 (1): 30-39
      Metges, C. C.; Görs, S.; Lang, I. S.; Hammon, H. M.; Brüssow, K.-P.; Weitzel, J. M.; Nürnberg, G.; Rehfeldt, C.; Otten, W. (2014):
      Low and high dietary protein: carbohydrate ratios during pregnancy affect materno-fetal glucose metabolism in pigs. J Nutr 144 (2): 155-163
      Döring, F.; Lüersen, K.; Schmelzer, C.; Hennig, S.; Lang, I. S.; Görs, S.; Rehfeldt, C.; Otten, W.; Metges, C. C. (2013):
      Influence of maternal low protein diet during pregnancy on hepatic gene expression signature in juvenile female porcine offspring. Mol Nutr Food Res 57 (2): 277-290
      Weber, F. M.; Hametner, C.; Tuchscherer, A; Losand, B.; Kanitz, E.; Otten, W.; Singh, S. P.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Becker, F.; Kanitz, W.; Hammon, H. M. (2013):
      Variation in fat mobilization during early lactation differently affects feed intake, body condition, and lipid and glucose metabolism in high-yielding dairy cows. J Dairy Sci 96 (1): 165-180
      Otten, W.; Kanitz, E.; Tuchscherer, M.; Gräbner, M.; Nürnberg, G.; Bellmann, O.; Hennig, U.; Rehfeldt, C.; Metges, C. C. (2013):
      Effects of low and high protein:carbohydrate ratios in the diet of pregnant gilts on maternal cortisol concentrations and the adrenocortical and sympathoadrenal reactivity in their offspring. J Anim Sci 91 (6): 2680-2692
      Otten, W.; Kanitz, E.; Tuchscherer, M. (2013):
      Prenatal stress in pigs: impact on growth, behaviour, neuroendocrine and immune functions in the offspring. In: Control of Pig Reproduction IX (H. Rodriguez-Martinez, N. M. Soede, W. L. Flowers, Hrsg.) Context Products Ltd, Leicestershire (9781899043484): 211-221
      Weber, F. M.; Hametner, C.; Tuchscherer, A; Losand, B.; Kanitz, E.; Otten, W.; Sauerwein, H.; Bruckmaier, R. M.; Becker, F.; Kanitz, W.; Hammon, H. M. (2013):
      Hepatic gene expression involved in glucose and lipid metabolism in transition cows: effects of fat mobilization during early lactation in relation to milk performance and metabolic changes. J Dairy Sci 96 (9): 5670-5681
      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
      Metges, C. C.; Lang, I. S.; Hennig, U.; Brüssow, K.-P.; Kanitz, E.; Tuchscherer, M.; Schneider, F.; Weitzel, J. M.; Steinhoff-Ooster, A.; Sauerwein, H.; Bellmann, O.; Nürnberg, G.; Rehfeldt, C.; Otten, W. (2012):
      Intrauterine growth retarded progeny of pregnant sows fed high protein:low carbohydrate diet is related to metabolic energy deficit. Plos One 7 (2): 1-10
      Metzler-Zebeli, B. U.; Lang, I. S.; Görs, S.; Brüssow, K.-P.; Hennig, U.; Nürnberg, G.; Rehfeldt, C.; Otten, W.; Metges, C. C. (2012):
      High-protein-low-carbohydrate diet during pregnancy alters maternal plasma amino acid concentration and placental amino acid extraction but not fetal plasma amino acids in pigs. Brit J Nutr 108 (12): 2176-2189
      Gimsa, U.; Kanitz, E.; Otten, W.; Tuchscherer, M.; Tuchscherer, A; Ibrahim, S. M. (2012):
      Tumour necrosis factor receptor deficiency alters anxiety-like behavioural and neuroendocrine stress responses of mice. Cytokine 59 (1): 72-78
      Tuchscherer, M.; Otten, W.; Kanitz, E.; Gräbner, M.; Tuchscherer, A; Bellmann, O.; Rehfeldt, C.; Metges, C. C. (2012):
      Effects of inadequate maternal dietary protein:carbohydrate ratios during pregnancy on offspring immunity in pigs. BMC Vet Res 8: 232-243