Katharina Hüttner

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Chromatin-immunoprecipitation (ChIP) employs generally a mild formaldehyde cross-linking step, which is followed by isolation of specific protein-DNA complexes and subsequent PCR testing, to analyze DNA-protein interactions. Poly(ADP-ribosyl)ation, a posttranslational modification involved in diverse cellular functions like repair, replication,(More)
The social background, farm characteristics, indicators of income and self-evaluation returns of 96 randomly selected users of a Basic Animal Health Service (BAHS) programme in northern Malawi were compared with those of 96 matched past-users and 96 non-users, respectively. All 288 farms were visited between July and October 1997. Data analysis was(More)
After massive epidemics of bluetongue disease in 2006 and 2007, Germany has started a compulsory vaccination program against bluetongue virus serotype 8 (BTV-8). Since the available vaccines had not yet been registered and only limited data were available on their performance, a safety study was conducted with three different inactivated monovalent vaccines(More)
Women undergoing treatment for breast cancer often experience a marked decrease in bone mineral density. This decrease is observed with chemotherapy as well as endocrine therapy and is more pronounced and rapid than normal postmenopausal bone loss. Pharmacologic intervention is, therefore, necessary in many cases to preserve bone health and prevent(More)
Fourty-two village animal health workers called keymen (KM) and 84 veterinary assistants (VA) involved in a Basic Animal Health Service (BAHS) Programme in northern Malawi were interviewed during 1998. The general characteristics and perceptions of both groups were analysed using uni- and multivariate techniques. Detailed sales and treatment patterns of six(More)
I would like to express my deepest gratitude to the following people Prof. Dr. A. Wendel for giving me the opportunity to perform the research for my PhD thesis in his group. His interest in my work, support and his dedication to the Graduiertenkolleg " Biomedical Drug Research " are highly valued. Being accepted as a member of the Graduiertenkolleg was a(More)
A total of 156 chickens in two villages in Malawi were marked and sampled. One hundred and fifteen of these were vaccinated against Newcastle disease immediately after blood sampling, using the V4 heat-resistant strain applied by eye-drop in one village and the inactivated Newcavac vaccine in the other village. A second blood sample was collected 4 weeks(More)
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