• UMR 1313 GABI (Equipe GĂ©MS), INRA, Jouy-en-Josas, France
  • Animal genetics, Animal health, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Gut function, Gut microbiology, Immunogenetics, Metagenomics, Monogastrics, Statistical genetics
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Determining insulin sensitivity from glucose tolerance tests in Iberian and Landrace pigs
J. M. Rodríguez-López, M. Lachica, L. González-Valero, I. Fernández-Fígares

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Iberian pigs: more than excellent ham!

Iberian pigs represent a treasured resource that allows the maintenance of their “montanera” traditional breeding system and, thus, contributes to the socioeconomic sustainability of the rural areas in the south-western regions of Iberian Peninsula. While the excellence of Iberian meat products is widely recognized, the idea of using Iberian pigs as biomedical models is currently emerging. Interestingly, due to the particular fatty acid metabolism of this porcine breed, Iberian pigs have bee...


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