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July 29, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Canadian researchers have identified the gene that causes an inherited muscle disease in pigs called porcine stress syndrome. The disease, typically triggered by stress, such as that involved in shipping pigs to market confined in close quarters, results in elevated body temperatures, which render their meat pale, soft and poorly suited for eating. Researchers from the University of Guelph in Ontario and the C.H.
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July 29, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Canadian researchers have identified the gene that causes an inherited muscle disease in pigs called porcine stress syndrome. The disease, typically triggered by stress, such as that involved in shipping pigs to market confined in close quarters, results in elevated body temperatures, which render their meat pale, soft and poorly suited for eating. Researchers from the University of Guelph in Ontario and the C.H.
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