Results of the study on principles of brown adipose tissue deposits and characteristics of its fatty acids in pasture sheep lambs
Keywords:Brown fat, fatty acid
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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