PD Dr. Beate Braun

Senior scientist

Department of Reproduction Biology

 

Tel: 0049 (0) 30 5168 - 616
 
 

Short curriculum vitae

Since 2006 Beate Braun is at the IZW. After being a postdoc for 2 years she was hired for the position of molecular reproduction complementing the department reproduction biology with her biochemical expertise.
 
Projects
Research interests
  • Molecular and biochemical analysis of hormones and other molecular factors involved in reproduction (e.g. gamete maturation, fertilization, pregnancy maintenance)
  • recombinant expression of proteins important for reproduction and their functional characterization
Selected publications

Bashawat M, Braun BC, Müller K (2020): Cell survival after cryopreservation of dissociated testicular cells from feline species. CRYOBIOLOGY 97, 191–197. doi:10.1016/j.cryobiol.2020.03.001

Braun BC, Halaski N, Painer J, Krause E, Jewgenow K (2020): The antioxidative enzyme SOD2 is important for physiological persistence of corpora lutea in lynxes. SCI REP 10, 3681. doi:10.1038/s41598-020-60634-x

Hecht-Höger AM, Braun BC, Krause E, Meschede A, Krahe R, Voigt CC, Greenwood AD, Czirják GÁ (2020): Plasma proteomic profiles differ between European and North American myotid bats colonized by Pseudogymnoascus destructans. MOL ECOL 29, 1745–1755. doi:10.1111/mec.15437

Hryciuk MM, Braun BC, Bailey LD, Jewgenow K (2019): Functional and morphological characterization of small and large steroidogenic luteal cells from domestic cats before and during culture. FRONT ENDOCRINOL 10, 724. doi:10.3389/fendo.2019.00724

Braun BC, Okuyama MW, Müller K, Dehnhard M, Jewgenow K (2018): Steroidogenic enzymes, their products and sex steroid receptors during testis development and spermatogenesis in the domestic cat (Felis catus). J STEROID BIOCHEM MOL BIOL 178, 135–149. doi:10.1016/j.jsbmb.2017.11.013

Schröter F, Müller K, Müller P, Krause E, Braun BC (2017): Recombinant expression of porcine spermadhesin AWN and its phospholipid interaction: indication for a novel lipid binding property. REPROD DOMEST ANIM 52, 585–595. doi:10.1111/rda.12953

Zahmel J, Mundt H, Jewgenow K, Braun BC (2017): Analysis of gene expression in granulosa cells post maturation to evaluate oocyte culture systems in domestic cat. REPROD DOMEST ANIM 52, Suppl. 2, 65–70. doi:10.1111/rda.12927

Amelkina O, Zschockelt L, Painer J, Serra R, Villaespesa F, Jewgenow K, Braun BC (2016): Progesterone, estrogen and androgen receptors in the corpus luteum of the domestic cat, Iberian lynx (Lynx pardinus) and Eurasian lynx (Lynx lynx). THERIOGENOLOGY 86, 2107–2118. doi:10.1016/j.theriogenology.2016.06.026

Zschockelt L, Amelkina O, Siemieniuch M, Kowalewski M, Dehnhard M, Jewgenow K, Braun BC (2016): Synthesis and reception of prostaglandins in corpora lutea of domestic cat and lynx. REPRODUCTION 152, 111–126. doi:10.1530/REP-16-0180

Zschockelt L, Amelkina O, Koster S, Painer J, Okuyama MW, Serra R, Vargas A, Jewgenow K, Braun BC (2015): Comparative analysis of intraluteal steroidogenic enzymes emphasises the functionality of fresh and persistent corpora lutea during pro- and metoestrus in the lynx. J STEROID BIOCHEM MOL BIOL 154, 75–84. doi:10.1016/j.jsbmb.2015.07.001

Braun BC, Müller K, Jewgenow K (2015): Expression profiles of relaxin family peptides and their receptors indicate their influence on spermatogenesis in the domestic cat (Felis catus). DOMEST ANIM ENDOCRINOL 52, 25–34. doi:10.1016/j.domaniend.2015.01.005