Effect of the source of dietary fat on postweaning lipogenesis in lean and fat pigs.


Twenty-four male piglets weaned after 21 days, 12 of the Large White lean breed (LW) and 12 of the Alentejano fat breed (AL), have been used to compare the effects of genotype and source of dietary fat on the activities of enzymes involved in lipogenesis and on the composition of selected fatty tissues. During 4 weeks the piglets were fed isoenergetic and… (More)


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