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Plasma amino acids and muscle metabolism in horses

Changes in protein metabolism in skeletal muscle after exercise.
Analyses: enzymatic activity (catabolic enzymes), RT-PCR for mRNA (catabolic enzymes) and amino acid in muscle;
amino acid concentrations, lactate, CK, AST in blood
Project leader
Type of Research
Basic research
Vetmed Research Units
University Equine Clinic, Clinical Unit of Equine Internal Medicine
Funded by
FWF - Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung, Wien, Austria
2 Publications

Hackl, Sigrun (2009): Postprandial influences and effects of exercise on plasma Amino Acid concentrations in horses. Dissertation, Vet. Med. Univ. Wien, pp. 56.

Van den Hoven, R; Bauer, A; Hackl, S; Zickl, M; Spona, J; Zentek, J (2007): Muscle protein catabolism and amino acid changes in muscle of horses at short lasting submaximal workload. -BEVA Annual Congress; 12.-15.09.2007; Edinburgh.

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