Muscle Hypertrophy of Genetic Origin and its use to Improve Beef Production

  title={Muscle Hypertrophy of Genetic Origin and its use to Improve Beef Production},
  booktitle={Current Topics in Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science},
There are about 800 papera devoted to muBo~e hypertrophy in oatt~e. Most of them have been published during the last 20 years. Their evolution follows the general development of techniques and scientific works. The interest in this hereditary condition has been enhanced by the discovery of similar situations in pigs, laboratory animals and humans and by the need for lean meat production from more and more specialised dairy populations (principally EEC). The seminar has been organised in four… CONTINUE READING

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