Experts in nutritional physiology

Dr Cornelia Metges is head of the Research Unit Nutritional Physiology at the Research Institute for the Biology of Farm Animals in Dummerstorf, Germany (FBN Dummerstorf) and Dr. Harald Hammon is deputy head.


  • Duske K, Langhof A-K, Nürnberg K, Nürnberg G, Bellmann O, Seyfert M, Hammon HM, Metges CC. Metabolism and lactation performance in dairy cows fed a diet containing rumen-protected fat during the last twelve weeks of gestation. J Dairy Sci. in press, 2009. doi:10.3168/jds.2008-1543
  • Hammon, HM, Metges, CC, Junghans P, Becker F, Bellmann O, Schneider F, Nürnberg G, Dubreuil P, Lapierre, H. 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. 91:208-217, 2008.
  • Hammon HM, Stürmer G, Schneider F, Tuchscherer A, Blum H, Engelhard T, Genzel A, Staufenbiel R, Kanitz W. Performance and metabolic and endocrine changes with emphasis on glucose metabolism in high-yielding dairy cows with high and low fat content in liver after calving. J. Dairy Sci., in press, 2009.
  • Kuhla S, Rudolph PE, Albrecht D, Schoenhusen U, Zitnan R, Tomek W, Huber K, Voigt J, Metges CC. A milk diet partly containing soy protein does not change growth but regulates jejunal proteins in young goats. J Dairy Sci. 90(9):4334-45, 2007.
  • Kuhla B, Albrecht D, Kuhla S, Metges CC. Proteome analysis of fatty liver in feed deprived dairy cows reveals interaction of fuel sensing, calcium, fatty acid and glycogen metabolism. Physiol Genomics. 2009 Feb 24. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Metges CC, Petzke KJ, Backes G, Hennig U, Elsner A, Derno M, Junghans P, Nürnberg G. Response to lysine in a wheat gluten diet in adult minipigs after short- and long-term dietary adaptation as assessed with an indicator amino acid oxidation and balance technique. J Anim Sci 83, 833-841, 2005.

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Luciano Pinotti, University of MilanAshild Krogdahl, NVHIan Givens, Reading UniversityChris Knight, University of CopenhagenVincent Baeten, CRA-WDolores Pérez Marín, University of CordobaStephen Woodgate, Beacon ResearchJoop Luten, NofimaHans Dieter Hess, AgroscopeBart Van Droogenbroeck, ILVOJerzy Juskiewicz, Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food Research Anna Haug, UMBMindaugas Malakauskas, LVAIonelia Taranu, INCDBNARodica Criste, INCDBNAAneliya Haritova, Trakia UniversityKris Sejrsen, Department of Animal Health, Welfare and NutritionRafael Codony, University of BarcelonaFrancesc Guardiola, University of BarcelonaKatri Ling, Institute of Animal Science and Veterinary MedicinePreben Bach Holm, University AarhusDavid Arney, Institute of Animal Science and Veterinary MedicineAna Garrido Varo, University of CordobaJaroslava Ovesna, Institute of Crop ResearchKevin Shingfield, MTT Agrifood ResearchNastasia Belc, Institute of Food BioresourcesRupert Bruckmaier, University of BernJohn Wallace, Rowett Research InstituteCornelia Metges and Harald Hammon, FBNJaap Keijer, WURAila Vanhatalo, University of HelsinkiJovanka Levic, Institute of Food TechnologyDavid Kenny, Institute for Food and HealthIsabelle Oswald, INRAMilan Marounek, Institute of Animal ScienceVeerle Fievez, Ghent UniversityMarcela Speranda, Faculty of Agriculture CroatiaKostas Mountzouris, Agricultural University of AthensIoannis Politis, Agricultural University of AthensMargrit Velik, Institute of Live Stock ResearchBegona de la Roza-Delgado, SERIDAJohn O`Doherty, Institute for Food and Health
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