By David Hemming
Animal technology reports 2010 presents scientists and scholars in animal technological know-how with well timed research on key themes in present examine. initially released on-line in CAB experiences, this quantity makes on hand in published shape the studies in animal technological know-how released in the course of 2010.
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The results indicated that at 11 months of age, the genes associated with adipogenesis, mono-unsaturated fatty acid synthesis and fatty acid accumulation were highly expressed in Japanese Black cattle. A heterologous microarray (human and murine oligonucleotides sequences) of around 6000 genes expressed in muscle was used to identify genes that were differentially expressed between double-muscled (hypertrophy) and normal animals in the semitendinosus muscle . Double-muscled animals are characterized by leaner carcasses with less fat.
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Animal Science Reviews 2010 by David Hemming