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Table 1 Relative mRNA levels of ACC-α PIA, NF-YA and C/EBPβ in various tissues under different nutritional conditions

From: Interaction of C/EBP-beta and NF-Y factors constrains activity levels of the nutritionally controlled promoter IA expressing the acetyl-CoA carboxylase-alpha gene in cattle

  Copies Liver Adipose Mammary gland
Diet   Straw Normal Fat Starch Starch Fat
ACC-α PIA x 104 0.10 ± 0.01 a 0.52 ± 0.22 b 6.81 ± 2.24 8.49 ± 4.86 19.79 ± 4.79 42.85 ± 12.98
NF-YA x 103 8.94 ± 1.05 7.64 ± 0.71 10.41 ± 0.97 18.57 ± 7.61 8.38 ± 1.48 7.56 ± 1.06
C/EBPβ x 106 4.37 ± 0.25 3.71 ± 0.80 2.45 ± 0.35 3.08 ± 1.10 0.62 ± 0.09a 0.36 ± 0.06 b
NFYA:C/EBPβ x 10-3 2.06 ± 0.24 2.44 ± 0.64 4.69 ± 0.71 6.45 ± 0.90 14.07 ± 1.87a 25.89 ± 5.08 b
NEL MJ 18.0 ± 1.1 110.2 ± 11.2 nd nd nd nd
Fat g/kg DM nd nd 51 28 28 51
Carbohydrate g/kg DM nd nd 31 100 100 31
n 6 6 8 8 8 8 8
  1. Mean values (±S.E.M.). Different superscripts (“a” and “b”) indicate statistically different values (P < 0.05) within the respective tissue. NEL, Net Energy content for Lactation; nd, not determined; n, number of animal.