Hepatic lipogenesis gene expression in two experimental egg-laying lines divergently selected on residual food consumption

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Two Rhode Island Red egg-laying lines have been divergently selected on residual food intake (low intake R- line, high intake R+ line) for 19 generations. In addition to direct response, correlated responses have altered several other traits such as carcass adiposity and lipid contents of several tissues, the R+ animals being leaner than the R- ones. In a… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1297-9686-32-2-205

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