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Carbohydrate metabolism in meat animals - a review

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dc.contributor.author Pösö, A. Reeta en
dc.contributor.author Puolanne, Eero en
dc.date.accessioned 2006-11-15T08:52:06Z en
dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-17T14:05:03Z
dc.date.available 2006-11-15T08:52:06Z en
dc.date.available 2009-06-17T14:05:03Z
dc.date.issued 2005 en
dc.identifier.citation Meat Science. 2005. 70(3): 423-434. en
dc.identifier.issn 0309-1740 en
dc.identifier.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.meatsci.2004.12.017 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1975/579
dc.description http://www.elsevier.com/locate/meatsci en
dc.description.abstract Oxidative energy production is by far dominant in living animal muscles, with the exception the short periods of severe stress, where the aerobic capacity is exceeded, and formation of large amounts of lactic acid will take place. Energy consumption in muscle cells continues post mortem with formation of large amounts of lactate and formation of protons, because the aerobic processes for energy production are not available. Post mortem, the fall in pH is delayed only by buffering capacity of the muscle fibres. In living animals, in addition to buffering capacity, both respiration and transport of lactate and protons out of the muscle fibres by monocarboxylate transporters participate in the regulation of muscle fibre pH which never falls as low as the ultimate pH of the meat. Understanding the regulation of pH in muscle is important both for the welfare of living animals and from the technological point of view as a factor influencing meat quality. en
dc.format.extent 221971 bytes en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Elsevier en
dc.subject glycogenolysis en
dc.subject glycolysis en
dc.subject monocarboxylate transporters en
dc.subject oxidative capacity en
dc.title Carbohydrate metabolism in meat animals - a review en
dc.type Article en
dc.identifier.laitoskoodi 87203 fi
dc.creator.corporateName Lihateknologia (Elintarviketeknologian laitos) fi
dc.creator.corporateName Meat Technology (Department of Food Technology) en
dc.creator.corporateName Kötteknologi (Institutionen för livsmedelsteknologi) sv

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