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Dietary Copper Affects Lipid and Cholesterol Metabolism in Finishing Steers

  • T. E. Engle
  • J. W. Spears
  • C. L. Wright
  • T. A. Armstrong
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Basal Diet Cholesterol Metabolism Corn Silage Longissimus Muscle Dietary Copper 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. E. Engle
    • 1
  • J. W. Spears
    • 1
  • C. L. Wright
    • 1
  • T. A. Armstrong
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Animal Science and Interdepartmental Nutrition ProgramNorth Carolina State UniversityRaleighUSA

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