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Asian-Australas J Anim Sci > Volume 22(4); 2009 > Article
Review Paper
Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences 2009;22(4): 605-610.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.5713/ajas.2009.r.05    Published online March 4, 2009.
Nutrigenomics Approach-A Strategy for Identification of Nutrition Responsive Genes Influencing Meat Edible Quality Traits in Swine
Jingdong Yin, Defa Li*
Correspondence:  Defa Li,
Abstract
In the last 20 years, meat quality, especially meat edible quality has become a more intriguing topic in the field of swine production. In this paper, we briefly review the progress of meat quality research from the aspects of genetic selection and nutritional modulation, and propose a possible approach -nutrigenomics- to explore the nutrition-responsive major genes that affect meat quality formation during the growing and fattening of pigs.
Keywords: Pig; Meat Quality; Intramuscular Fat; Major Gene; Nutrigenomics


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