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Thermal manipulation during the middle incubation stage has a repressive effect on the immune organ development of Peking ducklings
Abstract Avian embryos are easily influenced by their environment during incubation. Previous studies have demonstrated that incubation temperature changes could influence muscle development and bodyExpand
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Selection response and estimation of the genetic parameters for multidimensional measured breast meat yield related traits in a long-term breeding Pekin duck line
  • Yaxi Xu, Jian Hu, +8 authors Z. Zhou
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Asian-Australasian journal of animal sciences
  • 12 April 2018
Objective This study was conducted to estimate the genetic parameters and breeding values of breast meat related traits of Pekin ducks. Selection response was also determined by using ultrasoundExpand
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Tissue specific expression of Pax3/7 and MyoD in adult duck tissues
Paired box (Pax) proteins 3 and 7, which are two members of the PAX gene family, are important to animal skeletal muscle development acting their roles by mediating the expression of MyoD. TheseExpand
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Dynamic accumulation of fatty acids in duck (Anas platyrhynchos) breast muscle and its correlations with gene expression
Background Fatty acid composition contributes greatly to the quality and nutritional value of meat. However, the molecular regulatory mechanisms underlying fatty acid accumulation in poultry have notExpand
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Characterization of the Goose CAPN 3 Gene and its Expression Pattern in Muscle Tissues of Sichuan White Geese at Different Growth Stages
Calpain 3 (CAPN3), also known as p94, is associated with multiple production traits in domestic animals. However, the molecular characteristics of the CAPN3 gene and its expression profile in gooseExpand
Explaining the Productivity Growth Gap Between China and India: The Role of Structural Transformation
type="main"> Chinese and Indian aggregate productivity growth has been significantly different over the last 30 years. This paper studies the role of structural transformation in accounting for theExpand
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