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Fatty acid profiles in meat from Caiman yacare (Caiman crocodilus yacare) raised in the wild or in captivity.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20435419     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Chemical composition and fatty acid profiles were determined in Caiman yacare meat originating from the neck and tail cuts of animals raised in the wild (n=6) or in captivity (n=6), slaughtered at a live weight of approximately 6 kg. All experimental methods were approved by the appropriate environmental protection agencies. Most chemical components were affected by the origin-cut interaction, with the tail cut of wild animals having the highest amount of intramuscular fat (19.2% of DM) and the lowest of moisture (71.8%) and protein (77.0% of DM). Yacare meat had low amounts of SFA (35.1%), which were similar (P>0.05) in the cuts and origins studied. The total amount of PUFA was higher (P<0.05) in wild (31.0%) than in captive animals (23.6%), and n-3 fatty acids had means of about 5% and 2% for the same groups, respectively (P<0.05). In general, the FA profile of intramuscular fat in yacare meat had a desirable PUFA/SFA ratio above 0.4.
João Vicente-Neto; Maria Cristina Bressan; Peter Bitencourt Faria; Josye Oliveira E Vieira; Maria das Graças Cardoso; Maria Beatriz de Abreu Glória; Luis Telo da Gama
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2010-04-04
Journal Detail:
Title:  Meat science     Volume:  85     ISSN:  1873-4138     ISO Abbreviation:  Meat Sci.     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-06-01     Completed Date:  2010-12-15     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101160862     Medline TA:  Meat Sci     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  752-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Copyright (c) 2010 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Instituto Federal de Educação, Ciência e Tecnologia de Mato Grosso, Campus Cáceres, CEP 78200-000 Mato Grosso, Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Alligators and Crocodiles*
Animals, Wild
Body Composition*
Dietary Fats / analysis*
Dietary Proteins / analysis
Fatty Acids / analysis*
Fatty Acids, Omega-3 / analysis*
Meat / analysis*
Muscle Proteins / analysis
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Dietary Fats; 0/Dietary Proteins; 0/Fatty Acids; 0/Fatty Acids, Omega-3; 0/Muscle Proteins; 7732-18-5/Water

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