Dr. med. vet. Frank Becker

+49 38208 68-752
Leibniz-Institut für Nutztierbiologie (FBN)
Institut für Fortpflanzungsbiologie
Abteilung Experimentelle Reproduktionsbiologie
Wilhelm-Stahl-Allee 2
18196 Dummerstorf


Röttgen, V.; Schön, P.- C.; Becker, F.; Tuchscherer, A; Wrenzycki, C.; Düpjan, S.; Puppe, B. (2020):
Automatic recording of individual oestrus vocalisation in group-housed dairy cattle: development of a cattle call monitor. Animal 14: 198-205
Sharma, A.; Baddela, V. S.; Becker, F.; Dannenberger, D.; Viergutz, T.; Vanselow, J. (2019):
Elevated free fatty acids affect bovine granulosa cell function: a molecular cue for compromised reproduction during negative energy balance. Endocr Connect (https://doi.org/10.1530/EC-19-0011)
Röttgen, V.; Becker, F.; Tuchscherer, A; Wrenzycki, C.; Düpjan, S.; Schön, P.- C.; Puppe, B. (2018):
Vocalization as an indicator of estrus climax in Holstein heifers during natural estrus and superovulation. J Dairy Sci 101 (3): 2383-2394
Suliman, Y.; Becker, F.; Wimmers, K. (2018):
Implication of transcriptome profiling of spermatozoa for stallion fertility. Reprod Fert Develop 30 (8): 1087-1098
Röttgen, V.; Becker, F.; Schön, P.- C.; Tuchscherer, A; Düpjan, S.; Puppe, B. (2017):
Auftreten vermehrter Vokalisationen im zeitlichen Zusammenhang mit dem Brunstverhalten bei Milchrindern. In: Aktuelle Arbeiten zur artgemäßen Tierhaltung 2017 : Vorträge anlässlich der 49. Internationalen Arbeitstagung "Angewandte Ethologie bei Nutztieren
Boldt, A.; Becker, F.; Martin, G; Nürnberg, G.; Römer, A.; Kanitz, W. (2015):
A phenotypical approach to the effects of production traits, parturition, puerperium and body condition on commencement of luteal activity in high yielding dairy cows. Anim Reprod Sci 157: 39-43
Becker, F.; Blondin, P.; Dochi, O.; Imai, K.; Viona, J. (2015):
Véronique Duranthon, Claire Ponsart, . In: Proceedings of the annual conference of the International Embryo Transfer Society, Versailles, France, 10-13 January 2015 : main theme: "reproductive performances: at the crossroads of genetics and environment"
Weber, C.; 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
Weber, C.; 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
Brüssow, K.-P.; Kurth, J.; Vernunft, A.; Becker, F.; Tuchscherer, A; Kanitz, W. (2012):
Laparoscopy guided doppler ultrasound measurement of fetal blood flow indices during early to mid-gestation in pigs. J Reprod Develop 58 (2): 243-247
Vernunft, A.; Schneider, F.; Tuchscherer, A; Becker, F.; Kanitz, W. (2011):
Anti-Müller-Hormon (AMH) kann zur Vorhersage des Follikelwachstums bei Stuten dienen. PFERDEHEILKUNDE 27 (3): 293-296
Alm, H.; Vernunft, A.; Torner, H.; Bhojwani, S.; Becker, F.; Kanitz, W. (2010):
ICSI - biotechnological method to produce equine embryos in vitro. PFERDEHEILKUNDE 26 (1): 59-62
Vernunft, A.; Becker, F.; Kanitz, W. (2009):
Effiziente Brunsterkennung: Eine Schlüsselmaßnahme im Reproduktionsmanagement von Rindern. Rekasan Journal 16 (31/32): 118-122
Hammon, H. M.; Metges, C. C.; Junghans, P.; Becker, F.; Bellmann, O.; Schneider, F.; Nürnberg, G.; Dubreuil, P.; Lapierre, H. (2008):
Metabolic changes and net portal flux in dairy cows fed a ration containing rumen-protected fat as compared to a control diet. J Dairy Sci 91 (1): 208-217
Pöhland, R.; Tomek, W.; Becker, F.; Kurth, J.; Kanitz, W.; Bhojwani, S. (2008):
Qualitative and quantitative differences of cytoskeleton proteins in embryos produced in vitro, in vivo, and by somatic nuclear transfer . Mol Reprod Dev 75 (7): 1109-1119
Kanitz, W.; Schneider, F.; Hoppen, H.-O.; Unger, C.; Nürnberg, G.; Becker, F. (2007):
Pregnancy rates, LH and progesterone concentrations in mares treated with a GnRH agonist. Anim Reprod Sci 97 (1-2): 55-62
Pöhland, R.; Al Rostum, F.; Becker, F.; Viergutz, T.; Brunner, R. M.; Kanitz, W.; Bhojwani, S. (2007):
Donor cell lines considerably affect the outcome of somatic nuclear transfer in the case of bovines. J Reprod Develop 53 (4): 737-748
Schneider, F.; Heleil, B.; Alm, H.; Torner, H.; Becker, F.; Viergutz, T.; Nürnberg, G.; Kanitz, W. (2006):
Endocrine, morphological, and cytological effects of a depot GnRH agonist in bovine. Anim Reprod Sci 92 (1-2): 9-28
Kanitz, W.; Becker, F. (2006):
Zyklussteuerung und terminierte Besamung. . In: Nutztierpraxis Aktuell - Tagungsband zur 5. Haupttagung der AVA, 24.02.-27.02.06,Göttingen (ISSn:1860-241X): 58-62
Becker, F.; Kurth, J.; Schneider, F.; Nürnberg, G.; Heinrich, H.; Kanitz, W. (2006):
Measurement of redox potential and steroid concentrations in the follicular fluid of growing and regressing follicles of mares. Acta Vet Hung 54 (1): 95-105