Relationship between carcass weight, adipose tissue\ud androstenone level and expression of the hepatic 3bhydroxysteroid dehydrogenase in entire commercial pigs

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Nicolau-Solano, S. I.; Wittington, F. M.; Wood, J. D.; Doran (nee Udovikova), O.; University of Bristol;
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
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    mesheuropmc: endocrine system

Boar taint is a major meat-quality defect in pigs and is due to excessive accumulation of skatole and androstenone in adipose tissue. The present work investigated the relationship between carcass weight, levels of skatole and androstenone in adipose tissue, and express... View more
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