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Molecular genetics of stress response and meat quality in pigs

Objective

Comparison of biological stress responses in the five main breeds used in European pig production, as related to meat quality. Investigation of the molecular mechanisms explaining the genetic variation in stress hormone secretion and carcass composition.

Funding Scheme

RGI - Research grants (individual fellowships)

Coordinator

INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE AGRONOMIQUE
Address
Rue Camille Saint-saëns
33077 Bordeaux
France