Animal Science Journal

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Edited By: Masahiro Satoh

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Wagyu Virtual Issue


The 1st Virtual Issue of Animal Science Journal, Edited by Naomi KASHIWAZAKI, Azabu University

Wagyu

Welcome to the first edition of Virtual Special Issue, the compilation of articles previously published in Animal Science Journal. The first edition is on Wagyu, which provides you the research papers encompass the findings in aspects of genetics and breeding, genetic engineering, nutrition, feeds and feeding, physiology and environments impact.

CONTENTS

Japanese consumer categorisation of beef into quality grades, based on Meat Standards Australia methodology
Rod J. POLKINGHORNE, Takanori NISHIMURA, Kate E. NEATH and Ray WATSON
Volume 82, Issue 2, April 2011

Comparison of feeding systems: feed cost, palatability and environmental impact among hay-fattened beef, consistent grass-only-fed beef and conventional marbled beef in Wagyu (Japanese Black cattle)
Khounsaknalath SITHYPHONE, Mitsuyasu YABE, Hiroshi HORITA, Keisuke HAYASHI, Tomiko FUMITA, Yuji SHIOTSUKA, Tetsuji ETOH, Fumio EBARA, Olavanh SAMADMANIVONG, Jochen WEGNER and Takafumi GOTOH
Volume 82, Issue 2, April 2011

Genetic association between GHSR1a 5′UTR-microsatellite and nt-7(C>A) loci and growth and carcass traits in Japanese Black cattle
Masahiro SATOH, Yoshiyuki MIYAZAKI, Hideaki TAKAHASHI, Kazuhiro SHIMIZU, Aduli E. O. MALAU-ADULI and Mitsuo MORITA
Volume 82, Issue 3, June 2011

Development of novel SNP system for individual and pedigree control in a Japanese Black cattle population using whole-genome genotyping assay
Kazuhiro HARA, Yukari KON, Shinji SASAZAKI, Fumio MUKAI and Hideyuki MANNEN
Volume 81, Issue 4, August 2010

Estimation of breeding values from large-sized routine carcass data in Japanese Black cattle using Bayesian analysis
Aisaku ARAKAWA, Hiroaki IWAISAKI and Katsuhito ANADA
Volume 80, Issue 6, December 2009

Association of a single nucleotide polymorphism in ribosomal protein L27a gene with marbling in Japanese Black beef cattle
Takahisa YAMADA, Seiki SASAKI, Shin SUKEGAWA, Takeshi MIYAKE, Tatsuo FUJITA, Hiroyuki KOSE, Mitsuo MORITA, Youichi TAKAHAGI, Hiroshi MURAKAMI, Fumiki MORIMATSU and Yoshiyuki SASAKI
Volume 80, Issue 6, December 2009

Investigation of Gibbs sampling conditions to estimate variance components from Japanese Black carcass field data
Aisaku ARAKAWA, Hiroaki IWAISAKI and Katsuhito ANADA
Volume 80, Issue 5, October 2009

Effects of the fattening period on the fatty acid composition of fat deposits and free amino acid and inosinic acid contents of the longissimus muscle in carcasses of Japanese Black steers
Eiji IWAMOTO, Akio OKA and Fumiyuki IWAKI
Volume 80, Issue 4, August 2009

Novel SNP in 5′ flanking region of EDG1 associated with marbling in Japanese Black beef cattle
Takahisa YAMADA, Seiki SASAKI, Shin SUKEGAWA, Takeshi MIYAKE, Tatsuo FUJITA, Hiroyuki KOSE, Mitsuo MORITA, Youichi TAKAHAGI, Hiroshi MURAKAMI, Fumiki MORIMATSU and Yoshiyuki SASAKI
Volume 80, Issue 4, August 2009

Effects of GH gene polymorphism and sex on carcass traits and fatty acid compositions in Japanese Black cattle
Astrid ARDIYANTI, Yoshie OKI, Yoshihito SUDA, Keiichi SUZUKI, Koichi CHIKUNI, Yoshiaki OBARA and Kazuo KATOH
Volume 80, Issue 1, February 2009

Genetic analysis of residual feed intakes and other performance test traits of Japanese Black cattle from revised protocol
Takeshi OKANISHI, Masayuki SHOJO, Tomohiro KATSUTA, Kenji OYAMA and Fumio MUKAI
Volume 79, Issue 3, June 2008

Effects of high protein levels in concentrate feed during the early fattening stage on physico-chemical composition and sensory characteristics of M. longissimus in Japanese Black heifers
Toshiaki OKUMURA, Kaoru SAITO, Toshihiro NADE, Satsuki MISUMI, Hironori SAKUMA, Sachio NAKAYAMA, Yasuhisa MASUDA, Kazuhisa FUJITA and Tadashi KAWAMURA
Volume 79, Issue 3, June 2008

Effects of intramuscular fat deposition on the beef traits of Japanese Black steers (Wagyu)
Yasuko UEDA, Akira WATANABE, Mikito HIGUCHI, Hiroyuki SHINGU, Shiro KUSHIBIKI and Mitsuru SHINODA
Volume 78, Issue 2, April 2007

Effects of growth rate during the early fattening period on growth, carcass characteristics and circulating hormones in the different growth hormone genotypes of Japanese black steers
Akio OKA, Fumiyuki IWAKI, Eiji IWAMOTO and Ken TATSUDA
Volume 78, Issue 2, April 2007

Adiposity, fatty acid composition, and delta-9 desaturase activity during growth in beef cattle
Stephen B. SMITH, David K. LUNT, Ki Y. CHUNG, Chang B. CHOI, Ron K. TUME and Meiji ZEMBAYASHI
Volume 77, Issue 5, October 2006

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