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A genome-wide association analysis for porcine serum lipid traits reveals the existence of age-specific genetic determinants Manunza, Arianna; Casellas, Joaquim; Quintanilla Aguado, Raquel; González-Prendes, Rayner; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha; Tibau, Joan; Mercadé Carceller, Anna; Castelló, Anna; Aznarez, Nitdia; Hernández-Sánchez, Jules; Amills i Eras, Marcel (BioMed Central, 2014-09-10)Background: The genetic determinism of blood lipid concentrations, the main risk factor for atherosclerosis, is practically unknown in species other than human and mouse. Even in model organisms, little is known about how ...
Genome-Wide Association Study Singles Out SCD and LEPR as the Two Main Loci Influencing Intramuscular Fat Content and Fatty Acid Composition in Duroc Pigs Ros Freixedes, Roger; Gol, Sofia; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha; Tor i Naudí, Marc; Ibañez Escriche, Noelia; Dekkers, Jack C. M.; Estany Illa, Joan (Public Library of Science, 2016)Intramuscular fat (IMF) content and fatty acid composition affect the organoleptic quality and nutritional value of pork. A genome-wide association study was performed on 138 Duroc pigs genotyped with a 60k SNP chip to ...
A functional variant in the Stearoyl-CoA desaturase gene promoter enhances fatty acid desaturation in pork Estany Illa, Joan; Ros Freixedes, Roger; Tor i Naudí, Marc; Pena i Subirà, Ramona Natacha (Public Library of Science (PLoS), 2014)There is growing public concern about reducing saturated fat intake. Stearoyl-CoA desaturase (SCD) is the lipogenic enzyme responsible for the biosynthesis of oleic acid (18:1) by desaturating stearic acid (18:0). Here we ...