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Growth rate affects adipose tissue development and variations in growth rate may potentially impact adipokine expression. Samples of subcutaneous (SQ) and perirenal (PR) adipose tissues and longissimus muscle were collected at day 21 of age from the fastest and slowest growing piglets within seven...

Author(s)
Ramsay, T. G.; Stoll, M. J.; Caperna, T. J.
Publisher
Scientific Research Publishing, Irvine, USA
Citation
Open Journal of Animal Sciences, 2014, 4, 4, pp 187-195
Abstract

Two studies were conducted to investigate the relationship between circulating levels of haptoglobin and α-1 acid glycoprotein (AGP) and growth in neonatal pigs. Circulating serum AGP, but not haptoglobin, was higher (P<0.001) in newborn runts than average-sized littermates. At 1 and 3 weeks,...

Author(s)
Caperna, T. J.; Shannon, A. E.; Blomberg, L. A.; Stoll, M.; Ramsay, T. G.
Publisher
CSIRO, Collingwood, Australia
Citation
Reproduction, Fertility and Development, 2013, 25, 8, pp 1126-1133