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The effect of maternal undernutrition before muscle differentiation on the muscle fiber development of the newborn lamb.
There is a need to improve the lean tissue content of ruminant animals destined for meat production. Muscle fiber number is set during fetal development. The effect of undernutrition of pregnant ewesExpand
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Effects of dietary polyphenols on gene expression in human vascular endothelial cells.
Previous studies have shown that consumption of fruit and vegetables plays a role in preventing the onset of CVD. These beneficial effects have been linked to the presence of polyphenolic compoundsExpand
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Effect of maternal dietary restriction during pregnancy on lamb carcass characteristics and muscle fiber composition.
Two experiments were conducted to determine whether the decreased proportion of fast muscle fibers seen previously in 2-wk-old lambs from ewes that were dietary restricted from d 30 to 70 ofExpand
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Myosin heavy chain mRNA isoforms are expressed in two distinct cohorts during C2C12 myogenesis
The regulation of muscle fibre transitions has mainly been studied in vivo using conventional histological or immunohistochemical techniques. In order to investigate the molecular regulation ofExpand
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Effects of growth hormone administration and dietary protein intake on insulin-like growth factor I and growth hormone receptor mRNA Expression in porcine liver, skeletal muscle, and adipose tissue.
The effects of growth hormone (GH) and dietary protein on expression of IGF-I and GH receptor (GHR) genes in liver, muscle, and fat of pigs were investigated. Forty-eight intact male Large White xExpand
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Maternal nutrition alters the expression of insulin-like growth factors in fetal sheep liver and skeletal muscle.
We investigated the influence of maternal dietary restriction between days 28 and 80 of gestation followed by re-feeding to the intake of well-fed ewes up to 140 days of gestation (term is 147 days)Expand
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Physiological concentrations of dietary polyphenols regulate vascular endothelial cell expression of genes important in cardiovascular health.
Previous cell culture-based studies have shown potential health beneficial effects on gene expression of dietary polyphenols, including those found in red wine and green tea. However, these studiesExpand
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Fetal exposure to a maternal low-protein diet during mid-gestation results in muscle-specific effects on fibre type composition in young rats.
This study assessed the impact of reduced dietary protein during specific periods of fetal life upon muscle fibre development in young rats. Pregnant rats were fed a control or low-protein (LP) dietExpand
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VGF-derived peptide, TLQP-21, regulates food intake and body weight in Siberian hamsters.
The Siberian hamster survives winter by decreasing food intake and catabolizing abdominal fat reserves, resulting in a sustained, profound loss of body weight. VGF gene expression isExpand
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Dose-dependent effects of vitamin D on transdifferentiation of skeletal muscle cells to adipose cells
Fat infiltration within muscle is one of a number of features of vitamin D deficiency, which leads to a decline in muscle functionality. The origin of this fat is unclear, but one possibility is thatExpand
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