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Distinct Correlations Between Lipogenic Gene Expression and Fatty Acid Composition of Subcutaneous Fat Among Cattle Breeds
(Biomed Central, 2018-05-23)
Background: The fatty acid (FA) composition of adipose tissue influences the nutritional quality of meat products. The unsaturation level of FAs is determined by fatty acid desaturases such as stearoyl- CoA desaturases ...
Genetic Characterization of the Local Pirenaica Cattle for Parentage and Traceability Purposes
Pirenaica is the most important autochthonous cattle breed within the Protected Geographic Indication (PGI) beef quality label in the Basque region, in northern Spain. The short tandem repeats (STRs) are powerful markers ...