Biotechnology Information series. Porcine Somatotropin (pST), 1994

(1994) Biotechnology Information series. Porcine Somatotropin (pST), 1994. Iowa State University Extension


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The gene codes for porcine somatotropin produced in pigs have been identified. This growth hormone can be injected into pigs to increase the rate of their weight gain with more muscle and less fat.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Note: Series: North central regional extension publication ; 529.
Keywords: By: Holden, Palmer J Contributor(s): Webber, Glenda D; Iowa State University. Cooperative Extension Service; Porcine somatotropin | Somatotropin - Synthesis; Swine - Growth; Somatotropin in animal nutrition
Subjects: Agriculture and food production > Livestock > Hogs
ID Code: 45347
Deposited By: Pamela Rees
Deposited On: 31 Jul 2023 14:25
Last Modified: 31 Jul 2023 14:25