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Monitoring of Chicken RNA Integrity as a Function of Prolonged Postmortem Duration
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Monitoring of Chicken RNA Integrity as a Function of Prolonged Postmortem Duration
Malila, Yuwares; Srimarut, Yanee; U-chupaj, Juthawut; Strasburg, Gale; Visessanguan, Wonnop;
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 Abstract
Gene expression profiling has offered new insights into postmortem molecular changes associated with meat quality. To acquire reliable transcript quantification, high quality RNA is required. The objective of this study was to analyze integrity of RNA isolated from chicken skeletal muscle (pectoralis major) and its capability of serving as the template in quantitative real-time polymerase chain reaction (qPCR) as a function of postmortem intervals representing the end-points of evisceration, carcass chilling and aging stages in chicken abattoirs. Chicken breast muscle was dissected from the carcasses (n
 Keywords
Gallus gallus;Skeletal Muscle;Postmortem Duration;RNA Integrity;Gene Expression;
 Language
English
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