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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Image Number K11279-2

Meat from cattle having two copies of the inactive myostatin gene. This meat has a higher lean-to-fat ratio (it's leaner) and less marbling than meat from cattle having no or one copy of the gene.

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Last Modified: 5/23/2006
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