Effects of anabolic implants and ractopamine-HCl on muscle fiber morphometrics, collagen solubility, and tenderness of beef longissimus lumborum steaks

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dc.contributor.author Ebarb, Sara M.
dc.contributor.author Phelps, Kelsey J.
dc.contributor.author Drouillard, James S.
dc.contributor.author Maddock-Carlin, K. R.
dc.contributor.author Vaughn, M. A.
dc.contributor.author Burnett, D. D.
dc.contributor.author Noel, Jere A.
dc.contributor.author Van Bibber-Krueger, Cadra L.
dc.contributor.author Paulk, C. B.
dc.contributor.author Grieger, David M.
dc.contributor.author Gonzalez, John M.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-11-30T21:38:59Z
dc.date.available 2017-11-30T21:38:59Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/38300
dc.description Citation: Ebarb, S. M., Phelps, K. J., Drouillard, J. S., Maddock-Carlin, K. R., Vaughn, M. A., Burnett, D. D., . . . Gonzalez, J. M. (2017). Effects of anabolic implants and ractopamine-HCl on muscle fiber morphometrics, collagen solubility, and tenderness of beef longissimus lumborum steaks. Journal of Animal Science, 95(3), 1219-1231. doi:10.2527/jas2016.1263
dc.description.abstract The objective of this study was to examine the effects of growth-promoting technologies (GP) and postmortem aging on longissimus lumborum muscle fiber cross-sectional area (CSA), collagen solubility, and their relationship to meat tenderness. Two groups of black-hided crossbred feedlot heifers (group 1: n = 33, initial BW 430 +/- 7 kg; group 2: n = 32, initial BW 466 +/- 7 kg) were blocked by BW and assigned to 1 of 3 treatments consisting of: no implant and no ractopamine hydrochloride (CON; n = 21); implant, no ractopamine hydrochloride (IMP; n = 22); implant and ractopamine hydrochloride (COMBO; n = 22). Heifers that received an implant were administered an implant containing 200 mg trenbolone acetate and 20 mg estradiol on d 0 of the study, and heifers in the COMBO group received 400 mg.head(-1).d(-1) of ractopamine hydrochloride for 28 (Group 1) or 29 d (Group 2) at the end of 90-(Group 1) or 106-d (Group 2) feeding period. Following harvest, strip loins were collected and further fabricated into 5 roasts for postmortem aging (DOA) periods of 2, 7, 14, 21, or 35 d. After aging, Warner-Bratzler shear force (WBSF), muscle fiber CSA, and collagen solubility were measured. There was no treatment x DOA interaction for WBSF (P = 0.86), but treatment and DOA impacted WBSF (P < 0.01). Over the entire aging study, COMBO steaks had greater (P < 0.01) shear force values when compared to CON steaks. The IMP steaks tended to have decreased (P = 0.07) shear force when compared to the COMBO steaks, but did not differ (P = 0.11) from CON steaks. The IMP and COMBO treatments had increased type IIA fiber CSA when compared to CON (P < 0.01). When compared to each other, the IMP and COMBO type IIA fiber CSA did not differ (P = 0.76). Type I and IIX fiber CSA tended to be greater than CON for IMP and COMBO treatments (P < 0.10). There was no treatment x DOA interaction for all collagen measures (P > 0.33). Collagen amounts were not impacted by GP treatment (P > 0.72), but DOA increased the concentration of soluble collagen (P = 0.04). Fiber CSA of all fiber types were positively correlated (P < 0.05; r = 0.21 to 0.28) with WBSF only on d 2 of aging, while soluble collagen amount tended to negatively correlate with WBSF on d 7 and 14 of aging (P < 0.10; r = -0.24 and -0.23, respectively). Administration of GP during heifer finishing resulted in greater steak WBSF over 35 d of aging, which was not due to collagen characteristics and only minimally affected by fiber CSA.
dc.relation.uri https://doi.org/10.2527/jas.2016.1263
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dc.subject Collagen
dc.subject Extended Aging
dc.subject Implants
dc.subject Muscle Fiber Type
dc.subject Ractopamine
dc.subject Hydrochloride
dc.title Effects of anabolic implants and ractopamine-HCl on muscle fiber morphometrics, collagen solubility, and tenderness of beef longissimus lumborum steaks
dc.type Article
dc.date.published 2017
dc.citation.doi 10.2527/jas.2016.1263
dc.citation.epage 1231
dc.citation.issn 0021-8812
dc.citation.issue 3
dc.citation.jtitle Journal of Animal Science
dc.citation.spage 1219
dc.citation.volume 95
dc.description.embargo 2017-10
dc.contributor.authoreid johngonz
dc.contributor.authoreid dgrieger
dc.contributor.authoreid jdrouill
dc.contributor.kstate Gonzalez, John M.
dc.contributor.kstate Grieger, David M.
dc.contributor.kstate Drouillard, James S.


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