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Ractopamine effects β-1 and β-2 adrenergic receptor gene expression in fat and muscle tissue of boars and gilts

Rikard-Bell, C.V., Nattrass, G., Pluske, J.R., van Barneveld, R.J., Mullan, B.P., Edwards, A.C., Gannon, N.J., Henman, D.J. and Dunshea, F.R. (2011) Ractopamine effects β-1 and β-2 adrenergic receptor gene expression in fat and muscle tissue of boars and gilts. In: Manipulating Pig Production XIII. Proceedings of the 13th Australasian Pig Science Association (APSA) Biennial Conference. R. van Barneveld (ed), 27 - 30 November, Adelaide, South Australia p. 90.

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Abstract

The aim of the experiment was to determine the effect of RAC dose, duration of treatment, or sex effect on βAR gene subtype expression in fat or muscle tissue.

Publication Type: Conference Paper
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/28701
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