Body composition, serum lipid levels, and transcriptomic characterization in the adipose tissue of male pigs in response to sex hormone deficiency.

@article{Yao2018BodyCS,
  title={Body composition, serum lipid levels, and transcriptomic characterization in the adipose tissue of male pigs in response to sex hormone deficiency.},
  author={Yuchang Yao and Hongying Ma and Keliang Wu and Yonggang Shao and Wenpeng Han and Zhaowei Cai and Ningying Xu and Meiyu Qi and Chunjiang Zhao and Changxin Wu},
  journal={Gene},
  year={2018},
  volume={646},
  pages={74-82}
}
It is known that the male hypogonadism plays an important role in regulating adipose metabolism. In the present study, fifteen pairs of full male sibs were divided into a castrated group and an intact group with a paired experiment design. The pigs were slaughtered at an age of 175days. The carcass characteristics and fat deposit of the studied animal were… CONTINUE READING