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Comparison of plasma very low density lipoproteins and lipogenic enzymes as predictors of fat content and food conversion efficiency in selected lines of broiler chickens.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6733558     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Activities of lipogenic enzymes and plasma very low density lipoprotein (VLDL) concentrations were measured in lines of chickens with large differences in food conversion efficiency (FCE) and body fat. Hepatic activities of malate dehydrogenase [EC 1.1.1.40 (MD)] and ATP citrate lyase [EC 4.1.3.8 (CL)] were correlated with the proportion of both abdominal and total body fat (r = 0.50) but were poorly correlated with gain: food ratio. Activities of MD and CL in plasma were low and variable and were not correlated with any other characteristics. Plasma VLDL concentration was significantly correlated with the proportion of abdominal and total body fat (r = 0.59), and gain: food ratio (r = 0.36).
Authors:
C C Whitehead; R L Hood; G S Heard; R A Pym
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British poultry science     Volume:  25     ISSN:  0007-1668     ISO Abbreviation:  Br. Poult. Sci.     Publication Date:  1984 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1984-08-07     Completed Date:  1984-08-07     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  15740290R     Medline TA:  Br Poult Sci     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  277-86     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
ATP Citrate (pro-S)-Lyase / blood*
Adipose Tissue / metabolism*
Animals
Body Composition
Body Weight
Chickens / genetics,  metabolism*
Energy Metabolism*
Female
Lipoproteins, VLDL / blood*
Malate Dehydrogenase / blood*
Male
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Lipoproteins, VLDL; EC 1.1.1.37/Malate Dehydrogenase; EC 2.3.3.8/ATP Citrate (pro-S)-Lyase

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