Dr. med. vet. Andreas Vernunft

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


Lapp, R.; Vernunft, A.; Röttgen, V.; Viergutz, T.; Weitzel, J. M. (2019):
Induction of cystic ovarian follicles (COFs) in cattle by using an intrafollicular injection of indomethacin. J Reprod Develop
Baddela, V. S.; Koczan, D.; Viergutz, T.; Vernunft, A.; Vanselow, J. (2018):
Global gene expression analysis indicates that small luteal cells are involved in extracellular matrix modulation and immune cell recruitment in the bovine corpus luteum. Mol Cell Endocrinol 474: 201-213
Meese, S.; Gimsa, U.; Röntgen, M.; Weitzel, J. M.; Tuchscherer, A.; Miersch, C.; Vernunft, A.; Viergutz, T.; Kreuzer, M.; Schwarm, A. (2018):
Effect of immune modulators and lactation number on in vitro proliferation of lymphocytes from non-pregnant dairy heifers and cows. Can J Anim Sci 98 (4): 898-901
Zlatina, K.; Saftenberger, M.; Kühnle, A.; Galuska, C.E.; Gärtner, U.; Rebl, A.; Oster, M.; Vernunft, A.; Galuska, S. P. (2018):
Polysialic acid in human plasma can compensate the cytotoxicity of histones. Int J Mol Sci 19 (6): 1679, 1-10
Vernunft, A.; Boldt, A.; Viergutz, T.; Weitzel, J. M. (2018):
Beziehungen zwischen Plasma Anti-Müller-Hormon (AMH) Konzentrationen von Holstein-Färsen und ihren späteren Fruchtbarkeitsparametern als Milchkuh. Zuchtungskunde 90 (4): 280-292
Baddela, V. S.; Sharma, A.; Koczan, D.; Viergutz, T.; Vernunft, A.; Vanselow, J. (2018):
mRNA microarraydata of FACS purified bovine small and large luteal cells. Data in brief 19: 737-742
Vernunft, A.; Maass, M.; Brüssow, K.-P. (2018):
Placental Characteristics of German Landrace Sows and Their Relationships to Different Fertility Parameters. Czech J Anim Sci 63 (9): 339-346
Bachmann, M.; Czetö, A.; Romanowski, K.; Vernunft, A.; Wensch-Dorendorf, M.; Wolf, P.; Metges, C. C.; Zeyner, A. (2018):
Effects of grain species, genotype and starch quantity on the postprandial plasma amino acid response in horses. Res Vet Sci 118: 295-303
Chen, S.; Palma Vera, S.; Kempisty, B.; Rucinski, M.; Vernunft, A.; Schoen, J. (2018):
In vitro mimicking of estrous cycle stages: dissecting the impact of estradiol and progesterone on oviduct epithelium. Endocrinology 159 (9): 3421-3432
Zeyner, A.; Romanowski, K.; Vernunft, A.; Harris, P.; Müller, A.-M.; Wolf, C.; Kienzle, E. (2017):
Effects of different oral doses of sodium chloride on the basal acid-base and mineral status of exercising horses fed low amounts of hay. Plos One 12 (1): e0168325, 1-15
Zeyner, A.; Romanowski, K.; Orgis, A.; Vernunft, A.; Gottschalk, J.; Einspanier, A.; Koeller, G.; Wensch-Dorendorf, M. (2017):
Feed intake patterns and immediate glycaemic and insulinaemic responses of horses following ingestion of different quantities of starch from oat, barley and grains. open nutr j 11 (1): 39-51
Vernunft, A.; Sielhorst, J. (2017):
Embryotransfer und assoziierte Techniken beim Pferd: Stand und Perspektiven. Pferde.Spiegel 20 (3): 113-117
Vernunft, A.; Ivell, R.; Heng, K.; Anand-Ivell, R. (2016):
The male fetal biomarker INSL3 reveals substantial hormone exchange between fetuses in early pig gestation. Plos One 11 (3): e0152689, 1-14
Daş, G.; Vernunft, A.; Görs, S.; Kanitz, E.; Weitzel, J. M.; Brüssow, K.-P.; Metges, C. C. (2016):
Effects of general anesthesia with ketamine in combination with the neuroleptic sedatives xylazine or azaperone on plasma metabolites and hormones in pigs. J Anim Sci 94 (8): 3229-3239
Vanselow, J.; Vernunft, A.; Koczan, D.; Spitschak, M.; Kuhla, B. (2016):
Exposure of lactating dairy cows to acute pre-ovulatory heat stress affects granulosa cell-specific gene expression profiles in dominant follicles. Plos One 11 (8): e0160600, 1-19
Daş, G.; Vernunft, A.; Görs, S.; Kanitz, E.; Weitzel, J. M.; Brüssow, K.-P.; Metges, C. C. (2016):
Acute effects of general anesthesia with propofol, pentobarbital or isoflurane plus propofol on plasma metabolites and hormones in adult pigs. J Anim Sci 94 (12): 5182-5191
Vernunft, A.; Schwerhoff, M.; Viergutz, T.; Diederich, M.; Kuwer, A. (2015):
Anti-Muellerian hormone levels in plasma of Holstein-Friesian heifers as a predictive parameter for ovum pick-up and embryo production outcomes. J Reprod Develop 61 (1): 74-79
Vernunft, A.; Baltzer, S.; Tuchscherer, A.; Brüssow, K.-P. (2015):
Monitoring des fetalen Wachstums mittels Ultraschalltechnik bei Schweinen. Rekasan Journal 22 (43/44): 69-72
Weitzel, J. M.; Vernunft, A.; Krüger, B.; Plinski, C.; Viergutz, T. (2014):
LOX-1 regulates estrogenesis via intracellular calcium release from bovine granulosa cells. Cytom Part A 85 (1): 88-93
Zeyner, A.; Romanowski, K.; Vernunft, A.; Harris, P.; Kienzle, E. (2014):
Scoring of sweat losses in exercised horses - a pilot study. J Anim Physiol An N 98 (2): 246-250