Effects of Castration on Expression of Lipid Metabolism Genes in the Liver of Korean Cattle

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Myunggi Baik; Trang Hoa Nguyen; Jin Young Jeong; Min Yu Piao; Hyeok Joong Kang;
  • Publisher: Asian-Australasian Association of Animal Production Societies (AAAP) and Korean Society of Animal Science and Technology (KSAST)
  • Journal: Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences,volume 28,issue 1,pages127-134 (issn: 1011-2367, eissn: 1976-5517)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5713/ajas.14.0582, pmc: PMC4283181
  • Subject: QP501-801 | Korean Cattle; Liver; Bulls; Steers; Gene Expression | Liver | Animal biochemistry | Animal culture | Bulls | Korean Cattle | Steers | Gene Expression | SF1-1100 | Article
    mesheuropmc: lipids (amino acids, peptides, and proteins)

Castration induces the accumulation of body fat and deposition of intramuscular fat in Korean cattle, resulting in improved beef quality. However, little is known about the metabolic adaptations in the liver following castration. To understand changes in lipid metabolis... View more