Muscle Typing and Meat Quality

Our research group works on muscles of various domestic animals:
- muscle properties;
- protein proteolitic activity;
- meat quality;
- feeding systems.

Activity start 2007
Publications - Muscle fibre types, fat deposition and fatty acid profile of Casertana versus Large White pig, Velotto, S ; Vitale, C ; Crasto, A (2012) ANIMAL SCIENCE PAPERS AND REPORTS (Q2)
- New Insights into Muscle Fibre Types in Casertana Pig, Velotto, S ; Vitale, C ; Stasi, ; Crasto, A (2010), ACTA VETERINARIA BRNO (Q2)
- Relationship between morphometric characteristics of fibre types and adipocytes in Cinta Senese pig, Velotto S; Vitale C; Crasto A. (2010) ACTA AGRICULTURAE SCANDINAVICA (Q3)
- Skeletal myocyte types and vascularity in the black Sicilian pig, Velotto, S ; Varricchio, E ; Di Prisco, MR ; Stasi, T; Crasto, A (2007) ACTA VETERINARIA BRNO (Q2)
Permanent staff Antonio Crasto (VET/01)
Temporary or external staff Dott. Salvatore Velotto (assegnista di ricerca) UNINA, Dott.ssa Claudia Vitale (dottoranda) UNINA
Projects PIG VALUE – Studio della muscolarità dei suini autoctoni campani per la valorizzazione delle produzioni - DM n. 353 del 16/07/03, Ente Finanziatore: MIPAAF – Ministero delle Politiche Agricole, Alimentari e Forestali, 2007-2012
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