Results of the study on principles of brown adipose tissue deposits and characteristics of its fatty acids in pasture sheep lambs

Authors

  • Ch Khorolmaa School of veterinary medicine, MULS
  • Sh Demberel Institute of veterinary medicine, MULS
  • B Battsetseg Institute of veterinary medicine, MULS
  • G Gereltsetseg School of veterinary medicine, MULS
  • S Andrei School of veterinary medicine, MULS

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.5564/mjas.v15i2.543

Keywords:

Brown fat, fatty acid

Abstract

Brown adipose tissue in newborn lambs accounts for 4.52% of total body weight, then during postpartum period it intensively decreases, reaching 1.5% after a week, and finally it is gradually adsorbed or replaced with white adipose tissue. Fatty acids composition of lamb brown adipose tissue includes 17 unsaturated fatty acids (53.23%) and 11 saturated ones (46.95%).

Mongolian Journal of Agricultural Sciences Vol.15(2) 2015; 38-42

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2015-09-30

How to Cite

Khorolmaa, C., Demberel, S., Battsetseg, B., Gereltsetseg, G., & Andrei, S. (2015). Results of the study on principles of brown adipose tissue deposits and characteristics of its fatty acids in pasture sheep lambs. Mongolian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 15(2), 38–42. https://doi.org/10.5564/mjas.v15i2.543

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