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Title: Photoperiod Affects Gene Expression of Leptin and Leptin Receptors in Adipose Tissue from Lactating Dairy Cows
Authors: Bernabucci, Umberto
Basiricò, Loredana
Lacetera, Nicola
Morera, Patrizia
Ronchi, Bruno
Accorsi, Pier Attilio
Seren, Eraldo
Nardone, Alessandro
Keywords: Leptin
Leptin receptor
Dairy cow adipose tissue
Photoperiod
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: American Dairy Science Association
Citation: Bernabucci, U. et al. 2006. Photoperiod Affects Gene Expression of Leptin and Leptin Receptors in Adipose Tissue from Lactating Dairy Cows. "Journal of Dairy Science" 89 (12):4678–4686
Abstract: Leptin is mainly secreted by adipocytes and is implicated in the regulation of metabolic status, feed intake, and body condition. Day length (DL) can affect leptin gene expression and secretion. The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of DL on gene expression of leptin and leptin receptors in adipose tissue (AT). Four lactating and pregnant Holstein cows were housed in a climate-controlled chamber for 51 d. The first 30 d were used to adapt animals to the new housing conditions. During
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URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2067/149
ISSN: 0022-0302 (print)
1525-3198 (online)
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