Acta Vet. Brno 2013, 82: 253-257

Detection of Cocaine and Amphetamine Regulated Transcript in the abomasum of slaughtered bulls with different daily body weight gains

Krzysztof Młynek1, Izabela Janiuk2

1Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities, Department of Cattle Breeding and Milk Evaluation, Siedlce, Poland
2Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities, Department of Vertebrate Morphology, Siedlce, Poland


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