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In skeletal muscle the calpain system consists of three calcium-activated-protease isoforms m-calpain, μ-calpain and calpain 3 or p94. The calpastatin is the calpain-specific endogenous inhibitor. This system is involved in the remodeling of muscle protein in the living animal and it is widely...

Author(s)
Motter, M. M.; Corva, P. M.; Marrube, G.; Miquel, M. C.; Papaleo Mazzuco, J.; Villarreal, E. L.; Melucci, M. L.; Mezzadra, C. A.; Schor, A.; Soria, L. A.
Publisher
Asociación Argentina de Producción Animal, Balcarce, Argentina
Citation
Revista Argentina de Producción Animal, 2013, 33, 1, pp 21-29
Abstract

Leptin is a hormone that affects the regulation of feed intake, energy balance and body composition in mammals. Several polymorphisms in the bovine leptin gene have been associated with phenotypic variance of these traits. We evaluated two known single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the leptin...

Author(s)
Corva, P. M.; Fernández Macedo, G. V.; Soria, L. A.; Papaleo Mazzucco, J.; Motter, M.; Villarreal, E. L.; Mezzadra, C. A.; Melucci, L. M.; Miquel, M. C.
Publisher
FUNPEC, Brazil
Citation
Genetics and Molecular Research, 2009, 8, 1, pp 105-116
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Meat quality is a term used to describe a range of attributes of meat. It is determined by genetic and environmental factors (slaughter age, feeding and pre and post-slaughter management). The current tendency is to study the candidate genes in order to develop molecular markers, which might be...

Author(s)
Branda Sica, A.; Soria, L. A.; Corva, P. M.; Villarreal, E. L.; Melucci, L. M.; Mezzadra, C. A.; Schor, A.; Miquel, M. C.
Publisher
Instituto de Zootecnia, Facultad de Veterinaria, Córdoba, Spain
Citation
Archivos de Zootecnia, 2011, 60, 231, pp 521-532