E Kanitz

Summary

Affiliation: Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Effects of inadequate maternal dietary protein:carbohydrate ratios during pregnancy on offspring immunity in pigs
    Margret Tuchscherer
    Research Unit Behavioural Physiology, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology FBN, Dummerstorf, Germany
    BMC Vet Res 8:232. 2012
  2. pmc High and low protein∶ carbohydrate dietary ratios during gestation alter maternal-fetal cortisol regulation in pigs
    Ellen Kanitz
    Research Unit of Behavioural Physiology, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology, Dummerstorf, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e52748. 2012
  3. doi request reprint Age-related changes in corticosteroid receptor expression and monoamine neurotransmitter concentrations in various brain regions of postnatal pigs
    Ellen Kanitz
    Behavioural Physiology Research Unit, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology, Dummerstorf, Germany
    J Neurosci Res 89:1134-41. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Consequences of repeated early isolation in domestic piglets (Sus scrofa) on their behavioural, neuroendocrine, and immunological responses
    Ellen Kanitz
    Research Unit Behavioural Physiology, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Dummerstorf, Germany
    Brain Behav Immun 18:35-45. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Neuroendocrine and immune responses to acute endotoxemia in suckling and weaned piglets
    Ellen Kanitz
    Research Unit of Behavioural Physiology, and Genetics and Biometry, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Dummerstorf, Germany
    Biol Neonate 81:203-9. 2002
  6. doi request reprint A single exposure to social isolation in domestic piglets activates behavioural arousal, neuroendocrine stress hormones, and stress-related gene expression in the brain
    E Kanitz
    Research Unit Behavioural Physiology, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    Physiol Behav 98:176-85. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Changes in endocrine and neurochemical profiles in neonatal pigs prenatally exposed to increased maternal cortisol
    Ellen Kanitz
    Research Unit Behavioural Physiology, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    J Endocrinol 191:207-20. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of prenatal stress on corticosteroid receptors and monoamine concentrations in limbic areas of suckling piglets (Sus scrofa) at different ages
    E Kanitz
    Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Research Unit Behavioural Physiology, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    J Vet Med A Physiol Pathol Clin Med 50:132-9. 2003
  9. doi request reprint Maternal social stress during late pregnancy affects hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function and brain neurotransmitter systems in pig offspring
    W Otten
    Behavioral Physiology Research Unit, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    Domest Anim Endocrinol 38:146-56. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Repeated administrations of adrenocorticotropic hormone during late gestation in pigs: maternal cortisol response and effects on fetal HPA axis and brain neurotransmitter systems
    W Otten
    Behavioural Physiology Research Unit, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, FBN Dummerstorf, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    Theriogenology 69:312-22. 2008

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Publications33

  1. pmc Effects of inadequate maternal dietary protein:carbohydrate ratios during pregnancy on offspring immunity in pigs
    Margret Tuchscherer
    Research Unit Behavioural Physiology, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology FBN, Dummerstorf, Germany
    BMC Vet Res 8:232. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc High and low protein∶ carbohydrate dietary ratios during gestation alter maternal-fetal cortisol regulation in pigs
    Ellen Kanitz
    Research Unit of Behavioural Physiology, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology, Dummerstorf, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e52748. 2012
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Age-related changes in corticosteroid receptor expression and monoamine neurotransmitter concentrations in various brain regions of postnatal pigs
    Ellen Kanitz
    Behavioural Physiology Research Unit, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology, Dummerstorf, Germany
    J Neurosci Res 89:1134-41. 2011
    ..Thus, these findings support the use of the domestic pig as an alternative animal model for humans in stress research...
  4. ncbi request reprint Consequences of repeated early isolation in domestic piglets (Sus scrofa) on their behavioural, neuroendocrine, and immunological responses
    Ellen Kanitz
    Research Unit Behavioural Physiology, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Dummerstorf, Germany
    Brain Behav Immun 18:35-45. 2004
    ..Using the pig as a suitable animal model, the finding of this study may also have some implications for the etiology of anxiety and depression in humans...
  5. ncbi request reprint Neuroendocrine and immune responses to acute endotoxemia in suckling and weaned piglets
    Ellen Kanitz
    Research Unit of Behavioural Physiology, and Genetics and Biometry, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Dummerstorf, Germany
    Biol Neonate 81:203-9. 2002
    ....
  6. doi request reprint A single exposure to social isolation in domestic piglets activates behavioural arousal, neuroendocrine stress hormones, and stress-related gene expression in the brain
    E Kanitz
    Research Unit Behavioural Physiology, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    Physiol Behav 98:176-85. 2009
    ..The present results also suggest that psychosocial stress effects should be considered for the assessment of livestock handling practices with respect to health and welfare...
  7. ncbi request reprint Changes in endocrine and neurochemical profiles in neonatal pigs prenatally exposed to increased maternal cortisol
    Ellen Kanitz
    Research Unit Behavioural Physiology, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    J Endocrinol 191:207-20. 2006
    ..Moreover, the present data show that there are marked developmental differences between laboratory animals and domestic pigs, and highlight the importance of species-specific studies on prenatal influences...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effects of prenatal stress on corticosteroid receptors and monoamine concentrations in limbic areas of suckling piglets (Sus scrofa) at different ages
    E Kanitz
    Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Research Unit Behavioural Physiology, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    J Vet Med A Physiol Pathol Clin Med 50:132-9. 2003
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Maternal social stress during late pregnancy affects hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal function and brain neurotransmitter systems in pig offspring
    W Otten
    Behavioral Physiology Research Unit, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    Domest Anim Endocrinol 38:146-56. 2010
    ..Overall, our data indicate that repeated social stress during pregnancy has long-lasting consequences on hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis and hippocampal neurotransmitter activity in the offspring of pigs...
  10. ncbi request reprint Repeated administrations of adrenocorticotropic hormone during late gestation in pigs: maternal cortisol response and effects on fetal HPA axis and brain neurotransmitter systems
    W Otten
    Behavioural Physiology Research Unit, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, FBN Dummerstorf, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    Theriogenology 69:312-22. 2008
    ....
  11. doi request reprint 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
    C Weber
    Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology FBN, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    J Dairy Sci 96:5670-81. 2013
    ....
  12. ncbi request reprint Maternal reproductive hormone levels after repeated ACTH application to pregnant gilts
    F Schneider
    Department of Reproductive Biology, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, D 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    Anim Reprod Sci 81:313-27. 2004
    ..However, these findings demonstrate that stress-related effects are dependent on the stage of pregnancy. The detected changes may affect feto-maternal interactions and, as a result, fetal reproductive development...
  13. ncbi request reprint Effects of exogenous somatotropin during early gestation on maternal performance, fetal growth, and compositional traits in pigs
    C Rehfeldt
    Division of Muscle Biology and Growth, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Dummerstorf, Germany
    J Anim Sci 79:1789-99. 2001
    ..It thereby selectively improves the growth conditions for the smaller littermates...
  14. doi request reprint 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
    W Otten
    Behavioral Physiology, Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology FBN Dummerstorf, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, D 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    J Anim Sci 91:2680-92. 2013
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  15. ncbi request reprint Effects of attention and rewarded activity on immune parameters and wound healing in pigs
    K Ernst
    Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals FBN, Unit Behavioural Physiology, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    Physiol Behav 89:448-56. 2006
    ..We conclude that environmental enrichment by equipment provoking attention and cognitive activity which is rewarded by feed may play a beneficial role for physical welfare of intensively housed pigs...
  16. doi request reprint Variation in fat mobilization during early lactation differently affects feed intake, body condition, and lipid and glucose metabolism in high-yielding dairy cows
    C Weber
    Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology FBN, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    J Dairy Sci 96:165-80. 2013
    ..Differences in fat mobilization were part of these strategies and contributed to the individual adaptation of energy metabolism to milk production...
  17. ncbi request reprint Effects of prenatal stress on cellular and humoral immune responses in neonatal pigs
    M Tuchscherer
    Research Unit Behavioural Physiology, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 86:195-203. 2002
    ..The data also suggest that gestational stress in pigs may affect the ontogeny of the foetal immune system with consequences on the susceptibility to diseases and immune responsiveness to stressful stimuli of the offspring...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effects of weaning and restraint stress on glucocorticoid receptor binding capacity in limbic areas of domestic pigs
    E Kanitz
    Department of Physiological Principles in Animal Behaviour, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    Brain Res 804:311-5. 1998
    ..Repeated snaring of adult pigs resulted in a significant diminished GR binding only in the hippocampus...
  19. ncbi request reprint Effects of social status after mixing on immune, metabolic, and endocrine responses in pigs
    M Tuchscherer
    Forschungsbereich Physiologische Grundlagen der Tierhaltung, Forschungsinstitut für die Biologie landwirtschaftlicher Nutztiere, Dummerstorf, Germany
    Physiol Behav 64:353-60. 1998
    ..In conclusion, mitogen induced cell proliferation seems to be a valuable marker for acute social stress in pigs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Effects of dominance and familiarity on behaviour and plasma stress hormones in growing pigs during social confrontation
    W Otten
    Forschungsbereich Physiologische Grundlagen der Tierhaltung, Forschungsinstitut für die Biologie landwirtschaftlicher Nutztiere, Dummerstorf, Germany
    Zentralbl Veterinarmed A 46:277-92. 1999
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  21. doi request reprint Maturation of endogenous glucose production in preterm and term calves
    J Steinhoff-Wagner
    Leibniz Institute for Farm Animal Biology, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    J Dairy Sci 94:5111-23. 2011
    ..Results indicate impaired glucose homeostasis due to decreased eGP in PT calves and maturation of eGP with ontogenic development...
  22. ncbi request reprint Early social isolation alters behavioral and physiological responses to an endotoxin challenge in piglets
    Margret Tuchscherer
    Behavioural Physiology, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    Horm Behav 50:753-61. 2006
    ..The present results suggest a sustained adaptive sensitization of coping with infection by social stress experience during early development in piglets...
  23. ncbi request reprint Physiological and behavioral effects of different success during social confrontation in pigs with prior dominance experience
    Winfried Otten
    Research Unit Behavioural Physiology, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    Physiol Behav 75:127-33. 2002
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  24. ncbi request reprint Temporal relationship of hippocampal liquor- and plasma-cortisol-concentrations in the domestic pig challenged with synthetical adreno-corticotrophic hormone
    Gerhard Manteuffel
    Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, FB Behavioural Physiology, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, D 18196, Dummerstorf, Germany
    Neurosci Lett 333:119-22. 2002
    ..The average time lag of hippocampal to plasma peak was 48.75 min. Considering the temporal resolution of the protocol it is inferred that delays of at least 30 min occur between variations of peripheral and central nervous cortisol...
  25. ncbi request reprint Superovulation in cattle: practical aspects of gonadotropin treatment and insemination
    Wilhelm Kanitz
    Department of Reproductive Biology, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    Reprod Nutr Dev 42:587-99. 2002
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  26. ncbi request reprint Effects of adrenocorticotropin stimulation on cortisol dynamics of pregnant gilts and their fetuses: implications for prenatal stress studies
    Winfried Otten
    Behavioural Physiology, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    Theriogenology 61:1649-59. 2004
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Effects of postnatal social isolation on hormonal and immune responses of pigs to an acute endotoxin challenge
    Margret Tuchscherer
    Forschungsbereich Verhaltensphysiologie, Forschungsinstitut für die Biologie landwirtschaftlicher Nutztiere, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, D 18196, Dummerstorf, Germany
    Physiol Behav 82:503-11. 2004
    ....
  28. doi request reprint Changes in endocrine and immune responses of neonatal pigs exposed to a psychosocial stressor
    Margret Tuchscherer
    Research Unit Behavioural Physiology, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    Res Vet Sci 87:380-8. 2009
    ..The data suggest that psychosocial stress in neonatal pigs induced immune alterations to maintain adaptive stability, but reflecting also negative emotions experienced by this treatment...
  29. ncbi request reprint Behavior and stress reactivity in mouse strains with mitochondrial DNA variations
    Ulrike Gimsa
    Research Unit Behavioural Physiology, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Dummerstorf, Germany
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1153:131-8. 2009
    ..e., social defeat and elevated plus-maze test. Our findings suggest that mitochondrial variations could affect anxiety-like behavior as well as corticosterone and neurotransmitter response to psychological stress...
  30. ncbi request reprint Study of enteral versus parenteral application of the gonadotropin releasing hormone agonist Gonadorelin[6-D-Phe] (D-Phe6-LHRH) on LH secretion in Goettinger miniature pigs
    Klaus Peter Brüssow
    Department of Reproductive Biology, FBN Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Germany
    J Reprod Dev 53:699-706. 2007
    ..Furthermore, (iii) in regard to consumer protection and gonadotropin secretion, D-Phe(6)-LHRH residues can be excluded from having long-term effects...
  31. ncbi request reprint Alteration of reproductive hormone levels in pregnant sows induced by repeated ACTH application and its possible influence on pre- and post-natal hormone secretion of piglets
    Klaus Peter Brüssow
    Department of Reproductive Biology, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Dummerstof, Germany
    J Reprod Dev 51:133-42. 2005
    ..Furthermore, it was shown that maternal cortisol can cross the placenta during gestation and thus may affect maternal-fetal interactions and, as a result, reproductive function of offspring...
  32. ncbi request reprint Administration of recombinant porcine somatotropin (rpST) changes hormone and metabolic status during early pregnancy
    F Schneider
    Division of Reproductive Biology, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals, Wilhelm Stahl Allee 2, 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    Domest Anim Endocrinol 23:455-74. 2002
    ..078), and estradiol-17beta (P = 0.087) concentrations tended to be lower in treated animals. These data show that treatment of pregnant gilts with rpST during early gestation mainly impacts metabolic rather than reproductive status...
  33. ncbi request reprint Stress-related gene expression in brain and adrenal gland of porcine fetuses and neonates
    Manfred Schwerin
    Research Unit of Molecular Biology, Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals Dummerstorf, D 18196 Dummerstorf, Germany
    Theriogenology 63:1220-34. 2005
    ..Based on these results it is assumed that prenatal stress in pigs may also have effects on the activity of the HPA axis in the offspring...