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MC4R, melanocortin-4 receptor, is involved in feed intake regulation. A mutation in a single base of MC4R, a G/A substitution in position 1426, has been linked to enhanced backfat thickness, average(More)
We have investigated the mechanism of action of 4-hexylresorcinol (4-HR) and ascorbic acid (AA) on the polyphenol oxidase (PPO) catalyzed oxidation of phenolic substrates. Incubation of PPO with 4-HR(More)
The allelic frequencies of PRKAG3 gene (the RN gene) have been investigated in several pig breeds. R200Q mutation appear only in Hampshire pigs, whereas V199I mutation is most abundant in Iberian,(More)