Browse Dissertations and Theses - Animal Sciences by Subject "mice"

  • Dilger, Anna C. (2010-01-06)
    Myostatin is a negative regulator of muscle growth. Loss of myostatin function results in a dramatic phenotype in several species including cattle, mice, dogs and humans. Myostatin mutants exhibit wide-spread hypermuscularity ...

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  • Gabriel, Savannah (2010-01-06)
    Increasing muscle growth is beneficial to the meat animal industry and for biomedical research. Altering myostatin function and administration of β-adrenergic agonists, such as clenbuterol, enhances muscle growth. However, ...

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