Are ß-carotene and fatty acid composition in cattle related?
Kruk, ZA and Malau-Aduli, AEO and Thomson, AM and Siebert, BD and Pitchford, WS and Bottema, CDK (1997) Are ß-carotene and fatty acid composition in cattle related? In: Breeding: Responding to client needs. Proceedings Association for the Advancement of Animal Breeding & Genetics,, 6 April 1997, Dubbo, N.S.W.
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Jersey and Limousin non-lactating cows were sampled at two different seasons to determine the beta-carotene
concentration and fatty acid profiles of subcutaneous adipose tissue. Results demonstrate significant differences between the Jerseys and Limousins in the concentration of beta-carotene and 14:1, 16:0, 18:1(w-7) and 18:3(w-6) fatty acids. Seasonal variations did not affect beta-carotene concentration but had a major effect on most fatty acids and ratios of fatty acid groups. There was no correlation between beta-carotene concentration and individual fatty acids which may indicate that there is no direct effect of beta-carotene on fatty acid metabolism.
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|Keywords:||Beta-carotene, fatty acids, cattle, lipid metabolism.|
|Deposited By:||Dr Aduli E.O. Malau-Aduli|
|Deposited On:||30 Jan 2008 09:02|
|Last Modified:||25 Jul 2008 13:56|
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