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The present study aimed to determine whether developmental patterns, adiposity level and fatty-acid composition of fetuses exposed to maternal malnutrition are driven by their sex or their genotype, or both, as these may modulate the adaptive response to the intrauterine environment independently...

Cogollos, L.; Garcia-Contreras, C.; Vazquez-Gomez, M.; Astiz, S.; Sanchez-Sanchez, R.; Gomez-Fidalgo, E.; Ovilo, C.; Isabel, B.; Gonzalez-Bulnes, A.
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Reproduction, Fertility and Development, 2017, 29, 6, pp 1155-1168
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The Iberian pig breed is characterized by higher adipogenic potential and lower lean growth than commercial breeds. Also, Iberian pigs are highly susceptible to changes in maternal nutritional level and diet composition, with growth and tissue composition being highly dependent on genetic type and...

García-Contreras, C.; Vazquez-Gómez, M.; Astiz, S.; Rey, A.; Benítez, R.; Núñez, Y.; Isabel, B.; González-Bulnes, A.; Óvilo, C.
Asociación Interprofesional para el Desarrollo Agrario, Zaragoza, Spain
XVII Jornadas sobre Producción Animal, Zaragoza, España, 30 y 31 de mayo de 2017, 2017, pp 498-500

This study used qRT-PCR to examine variation in the expression of 13 myogenes during muscle development in four prenatal periods (21, 40, 70 and 90 days post-insemination) in commercial (the three-way Duroc, Landrace and Large-White cross) and local Piau pig breeds that differ in muscle mass. There ...

Reis, E. P. dos; Paixão, D. M.; Brustolini, O. J. B.; Fonseca e Silva, F.; Silva, W.; Araújo, F. M. G. de; Salim, A. C. de M.; Oliveira, G.; Guimarães, S. E. F.
Sociedade Brasileira de Genética, Ribeirâo Preto, Brazil
Genetics and Molecular Biology, 2016, 39, 4, pp 589-599

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