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- Liang, Jing; Zhang, Xiaowei; Zhao, Ruqian; Maak, Steffen; Yang, Xiaojing
- Livestock science 2011 v.136 no.2-3 pp. 157-163
- piglets, etc ; Meishan; adipose tissue; blood; body weight; fatty-acid synthase; gene expression; lactation; leptin; lipolysis; low protein diet; maternal effect; messenger RNA; phosphorylation; pregnancy; sows; subcutaneous fat; triacylglycerol lipase; weaning; Show all 19 Subjects
- ... The present study aimed to determine the effects of maternal protein restriction on lipid metabolism of piglets at weaning and the associated underlying mechanism employing Meishan pigs as model. Sixteen Meishan sows were assigned to the control group and the maternal protein restriction group (MPR). The treated group was fed a low-protein diet containing 6% protein during pregnancy followed by 7% ...