Joachim Meißner

Dr. rer. nat.



Dr. Joachim Meißner

Tel:  +49 511 532 -2753

Fax: +49 511 532 -4296

Adresse: 30625 Hannover, Carl-Neuberg-Str.1

Büro:  Gebäude J03, Block 01, Ebene 03, Raum 1270



  • Advanced Single-Cell Mapping Reveals that in hESC Cardiomyocytes Contraction Kinetics and Action Potential Are Independent of Myosin Isoform, Natalie Weber, Kathrin Kowalski, Tim Holler, Ante Radocaj, Martin Fischer, Stefan Thiemann, Jeanne de la Roche, Kristin Schwanke, Birgit Piep, Neele Peschel, Uwe Krumm, Alexander Lingk, Meike Wendland, Stephan Greten, Jan Dieter Schmitto, Issam Ismail, Gregor Warnecke, Urs Zywietz, Boris Chichkov, Joachim Meißner, Axel Haverich, Ulrich Martin, Bernhard Brenner, Robert Zweigerdt, Theresia Kraft, stem cell report, Published:April 16, 2020, DOI:,Journal free
  • Eigendorf J, May M, Friedrich J, Engeli S, Maassen N, Gros G, Meissner JD. High Intensity High Volume Interval Training Improves Endurance Performance and Induces a Nearly Complete Slow-to-Fast Fiber Transformation on the mRNA Level. Frontiers in physiology. 2018;9:601.
  • Kubis HP, Scheibe RJ, Decker B, Hufendiek K, Hanke N, Gros G, Meissner JD. Primary skeletal muscle cells cultured on gelatin bead microcarriers develop structural and biochemical features characteristic of adult skeletal muscle. Cell biology international. 2016;40(4):364-74.
  • Al-Samir S, Wang Y, Meissner JD, Gros G, Endeward V. Cardiac Morphology and Function, and Blood Gas Transport in Aquaporin-1 Knockout Mice. Frontiers in physiology. 2016;7:181.
  • Scharf M, Neef S, Freund R, Geers-Knorr C, Franz-Wachtel M, Brandis A, Krone D, Schneider H, Groos S, Menon MB, Chang KC, Kraft T, Meissner JD, Boheler KR, Maier LS, Gaestel M, Scheibe RJ. Mitogen-activated protein kinase-activated protein kinases 2 and 3 regulate SERCA2a expression and fiber type composition to modulate skeletal muscle and cardiomyocyte function. Molecular and cellular biology. 2013;33(13):2586-602.
  • Al-Samir S, Papadopoulos S, Scheibe RJ, Meissner JD, Cartron JP, Sly WS, Alper SL, Gros G, Endeward V. Activity and distribution of intracellular carbonic anhydrase II and their effects on the transport activity of anion exchanger AE1/SLC4A1. The Journal of physiology. 2013;591(20):4963-82.
  • Hanke N, Scheibe RJ, Manukjan G, Ewers D, Umeda PK, Chang KC, Kubis HP, Gros G, Meissner JD. Gene regulation mediating fiber-type transformation in skeletal muscle cells is partly glucose- and ChREBP-dependent. Biochimica et biophysica acta. 2011;1813(3):377-89.
  • Meissner JD, Freund R, Krone D, Umeda PK, Chang KC, Gros G, Scheibe RJ. Extracellular signal-regulated kinase 1/2-mediated phosphorylation of p300 enhances myosin heavy chain I/beta gene expression via acetylation of nuclear factor of activated T cells c1. Nucleic acids research. 2011;39(14):5907-25.
  • Hanke N, Kubis HP, Scheibe RJ, Berthold-Losleben M, Husing O, Meissner JD, Gros G. Passive mechanical forces upregulate the fast myosin heavy chain IId/x via integrin and p38 MAP kinase activation in a primary muscle cell culture. American journal of physiology Cell physiology. 2010;298(4):C910-20.
  • Scholz ME, Meissner JD, Scheibe RJ, Umeda PK, Chang KC, Gros G, Kubis HP. Different roles of H-ras for regulation of myosin heavy chain promoters in satellite cell-derived muscle cell culture during proliferation and differentiation. American journal of physiology Cell physiology. 2009;297(4):C1012-8.
  • Mallinson J, Meissner J, Chang KC. Chapter 2. Calcineurin signaling and the slow oxidative skeletal muscle fiber type. International review of cell and molecular biology. 2009;277:67-101.
  • Hanke N, Meissner JD, Scheibe RJ, Endeward V, Gros G, Kubis HP. Metabolic transformation of rabbit skeletal muscle cells in primary culture in response to low glucose. Biochimica et biophysica acta. 2008;1783(5):813-25.
  • Meissner JD, Umeda PK, Chang KC, Gros G, Scheibe RJ. Activation of the beta myosin heavy chain promoter by MEF-2D, MyoD, p300, and the calcineurin/NFATc1 pathway. Journal of cellular physiology. 2007;211(1):138-48.
  • Meissner JD, Chang KC, Kubis HP, Nebreda AR, Gros G, Scheibe RJ. The p38alpha/beta mitogen-activated protein kinases mediate recruitment of CREB-binding protein to preserve fast myosin heavy chain IId/x gene activity in myotubes. The Journal of biological chemistry. 2007;282(10):7265-75.
  • da Costa N, Edgar J, Ooi PT, Su Y, Meissner JD, Chang KC. Calcineurin differentially regulates fast myosin heavy chain genes in oxidative muscle fibre type conversion. Cell and tissue research. 2007;329(3):515-27.
  • Kubis HP, Hanke N, Scheibe RJ, Meissner JD, Gros G. Ca2+ transients activate calcineurin/NFATc1 and initiate fast-to-slow transformation in a primary skeletal muscle culture. American journal of physiology Cell physiology. 2003;285(1):C56-63.
  • Kubis HP, Scheibe RJ, Meissner JD, Hornung G, Gros G. Fast-to-slow transformation and nuclear import/export kinetics of the transcription factor NFATc1 during electrostimulation of rabbit muscle cells in culture. The Journal of physiology. 2002;541(Pt 3):835-47.
  • Meissner JD, Gros G, Scheibe RJ, Scholz M, Kubis HP. Calcineurin regulates slow myosin, but not fast myosin or metabolic enzymes, during fast-to-slow transformation in rabbit skeletal muscle cell culture. The Journal of physiology. 2001;533(Pt 1):215-26.
  • Mueller WH, Kleefeld D, Khattab B, Meissner JD, Scheibe RJ. Effects of retinoic acid on N-glycosylation and mRNA stability of the liver/bone/kidney alkaline phosphatase in neuronal cells. Journal of cellular physiology. 2000;182(1):50-61.
  • Meissner JD, Kubis HP, Scheibe RJ, Gros G. Reversible Ca2+-induced fast-to-slow transition in primary skeletal muscle culture cells at the mRNA level. The Journal of physiology. 2000;523 Pt 1:19-28.
  • Scheibe RJ, Kuehl H, Krautwald S, Meissner JD, Mueller WH. Ecto-alkaline phosphatase activity identified at physiological pH range on intact P19 and HL-60 cells is induced by retinoic acid. Journal of cellular biochemistry. 2000;76(3):420-36.
  • Meissner JD, Naumann A, Mueller WH, Scheibe RJ. Regulation of UDP-N-acetylglucosamine:dolichyl-phosphate N-acetylglucosamine-1-phosphate transferase by retinoic acid in P19 cells. The Biochemical journal. 1999;338 ( Pt 2):561-8.
  • Meissner JD, Brown GA, Mueller WH, Scheibe RJ. Retinoic acid-mediated decrease of G (alpha S) protein expression: involvement of G (alpha S) in the differentiation of HL-60 myeloid cells. Experimental cell research. 1996;225(1):112-21.