A Splice Mutation in the PHKG1 Gene Causes High Glycogen Content and Low Meat Quality in Pig Skeletal Muscle

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Ma, Junwu ; Yang, Jie ; Zhou, Lisheng ; Ren, Jun ; Liu, Xianxian ; Zhang, Hui ; Yang, Bin ; Zhang, Zhiyan ; Ma, Huanban ; Xie, Xianhua ; Xing, Yuyun ; Guo, Yuanmei ; Huang, Lusheng (2014)
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science
  • Journal: PLoS Genetics, volume 10, issue 10 (issn: 1553-7390, eissn: 1553-7404)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004710, pmc: PMC4207639
  • Subject: QH426-470 | Genetics | Research Article | Biology and Life Sciences | Animal Genetics

Glycolytic potential (GP) in skeletal muscle is economically important in the pig industry because of its effect on pork processing yield. We have previously mapped a major quantitative trait loci (QTL) for GP on chromosome 3 in a White Duroc × Erhualian F2 intercross. ... View more
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