Effect of polymorphisms in candidate genes on carcass and meat quality traits in double muscled Piemontese cattle.

Abstract

The aim of this study was to investigate the association between 10 candidate genes and carcass weight and conformation, carcass daily gain, and meat quality (pH, color, cooking loss, drip loss and shear force) in 990 double-muscled Piemontese young bulls. Animals were genotyped at each of the following genes: growth hormone, growth hormone receptor, pro… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.meatsci.2013.11.028

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