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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...

Ramsay, T. G.; Stoll, M. J.; Caperna, T. J.
Scientific Research Publishing, Irvine, USA
Open Journal of Animal Sciences, 2014, 4, 4, pp 187-195

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,...

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