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Ractopamine-induced changes in sarcoplasmic proteome profile of post-rigor pork semimembranosus muscle

  • 2017
  • Issue: 5
  • Volume: 47
J. Wu, M.N. Nair, S.P. Suman, S. Li, X. Luo, C.M. Beach, B.M. Bohrer & D.D. Boler Page: 640 - 647

Ractopamine is a beta-adrenergic agonist that increases leanness and carcass weight in finishing pigs. Our previous study observed that dietary ractopamine increased the abundance of several glycolytic enzymes in the sarcoplasmic proteome of post-rigor pork longissimus thoracis muscle. Pork semimembranosus…

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Effects of chromium supplementation on growth, nutrient digestibility and meat quality of growing pigs

  • 2017
  • Issue: 3
  • Volume: 47
A. E. Untea, I. Varzaru, T. D. Panaite, M. Habeanu, M. Ropota, M. Olteanu & G. M. Cornescu Page: 332 - 341

The aim of the study was to evaluate the effects of chromium picolinate (CrPic) on growth performance, nutrient digestibility, and protein and lipid quality of five anatomical parts in growing pigs. The 30-day study was conducted on eight castrated Topigs…

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The effect of porcine somatotropin (pST) and gender on production parameters and tissue yield of pigs slaughtered at 135 kg live

  • 2009
  • Issue: 4
  • Volume: 39
E. Pieterse, I.C. Swarts and L.C. Hoffman Page: 286 - 295

Eighteen F1 crossbred (commercial-type terminal crosses) pigs (boars, barrows and gilts) with an initial weight of 27.2 ± 2 kg were used to investigate the effect of porcine somatotropin (pST) administered for six weeks prior to slaughter on production parameters…

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