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Biotechnology for Muscle Food Enhancement

  • Morse B. Solomon


Biotechnology is the implementation of biological sciences for the improvement of technology. Use of science for the improvement of muscle foods has involved natural selection of dominant traits, selection of preferred traits by crossbreeding, the use of endogenous and exogenous growth factors, and ultimately gene manipulation to produce desirable changes in meat/carcass quality and yield.


Growth Hormone Intact Male Estradiol Benzoate Carcass Composition Muscle Food 
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