Meat Sci 2021 Sep 10;179:108554. Epub 2021 May 10.
Department of Animal and Aquatic Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand; Center of Excellence on Agricultural Biotechnology: (AG-BIO/PERDO-CHE), Bangkok 10900, Thailand; Cluster of Research and Development of Pharmaceutical and Natural Products Innovation for Human or Animal, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand; Innovative Agriculture Research Center, Faculty of Agriculture, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand. Electronic address:
Several adipocytokines are involved in inflammatory and immune responses as well as regulated fat deposition and lipid metabolism in mammals. This study aimed to verify the polymorphisms of the porcine interleukin 1A (IL-1A) and interleukin 6 (IL-6) genes and to assess their association with intramuscular fat (IMF) content and fatty acid (FA) composition in commercial crossbred pigs. Two single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) of the porcine IL-1A g. Read More