Genetics of fat tissue accumulation in pigs: a comparative approach

Abstract

Fatness traits are important in pig production since they influence meat quality and fattening efficiency. On the other hand, excessive fat accumulation in humans has become a serious health problem due to worldwide spread of obesity. Since the pig is also considered as an animal model for numerous human diseases, including obesity and metabolic syndrome… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF03195724

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