Meat and Muscle Biology

The official journal of the American Meat Science Association

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Meat and Muscle Biology is a fully open access journal that is a publication home for a broad scope of high quality, peer-reviewed manuscripts on all aspects of meat science (including meat derived from domestic mammals, avians, reptiles, aquaculture species, amphibians, wild capture mammals, and synthetic meat analogs) applied muscle biology and related topics. 

Meat and Muscle Biology is published by the Iowa State University Digital Press for the American Meat Science Association.

Volume 8 • Issue 1 • 2024

Research Article

Fresh and Frozen Storage on Meat Quality and Sensory Attributes of Lamb Loins and Legs

Michaella A. Fevold, Kasey R. Maddock-Carlin, Wanda L. Keller and Travis W. Hoffman

2024-01-08 Volume 8 • Issue 1 • 2024 • Article 15701 • 1-9

Chilling Rates Impact Carcass and Meat Quality Parameters of Bos indicus Cattle

Cris Luana de Castro Nunes, Rizielly Saraiva Reis Vilela, Pâmela Gracioli Vilas Boas, Juliana Chaves Silva, Jenifer Maira Lima Ramos, Taiane da Silva Martins and Mario Luiz Chizzotti

2024-01-13 Volume 8 • Issue 1 • 2024 • Article 16908 • 1-10

Differences in Spoilage Microflora Growth Kinetics Could Be Contributing to Beef Muscle-Specific Color Stability

Colton L. Smith, Sara V. Gonzalez, Jessica L. Metcalf, Ifigenia Geornaras and Mahesh N. Nair

2024-01-12 Volume 8 • Issue 1 • 2024 • Article 16915 • 1-14

Consumer Evaluation of Plant-Based Ground Beef Alternatives in Real-World Eating Scenarios

Travis G. O'Quinn, Lane A. Egger, Kaylee J. Farmer, Erin S. Beyer, Katie R. Lybarger, Jessie L. Vipham, Morgan D. Zumbaugh and Michael D. Chao

2024-01-24 Volume 8 • Issue 1 • 2024 • Article 16904 • 1-14

Carcass and Meat Quality of Lambs From Intensive Grazing Systems Differing in the Age of Slaughter

Ana C. Cougo, Gustavo Brito, Guillermo de Souza and Santiago Luzardo

2024-02-05 Volume 8 • Issue 1 • 2024 • Article 16089 • 1-12

Utilizing a Combined Approach to Assess the Antimicrobial Efficacy of Peracetic Acid on Chicken Thighs and Beef Trim

Jessica A. Brown, Dana K. Dittoe, Cindy B. Austin, Kara B. Mikkelson, Billy Hughes and Steven C. Ricke

2024-02-09 Volume 8 • Issue 1 • 2024 • Article 16818 • 1-17

Effects of Low Supplement Levels of Plant Oil and Type of Antioxidant on Meat Quality Parameters of Feedlot Lambs

Alannah M. Olivier, Jeannine Marais, Leo N. Mahachi, Cletos Mapiye, M. Hope Jones and Phillip E. Strydom

2024-02-09 Volume 8 • Issue 1 • 2024 • Article 17003 • 1-12

Yield and Quality Attributes of Aged Beef through Lipid Coatings: A Comparative Study of Milk Butter and Pork Lard

Jonatã Henrique Rezende-de-Souza, Renata Tieko Nassu, Renata Ernlund Freitas de Macedo, Vanessa Cristina Francisco, Marilia Silva Malvezzi Karwowski and Sérgio Bertelli Pflanzer

2024-02-15 Volume 8 • Issue 1 • 2024 • Article 16909 • 1-12

Effects of Sodium Nitrite and Tocopherol Incorporated Poly(Lactic Acid) Biodegradable Films on Dark-Cutting Beef Color

Trinity J. Smith, Anibal Bher, Rafael Auras, Timothy Bowser, Morgan L. Denzer, Mansour Alnajrani, Wesley Osburn, Gretchen Mafi, Morgan Pfeiffer and Ranjith Ramanathan

2024-02-16 Volume 8 • Issue 1 • 2024 • Article 17006 • 1-15

Effect of Postmortem Aging and Fast-Freezing on Meat Quality of Various Lamb Cuts Under Prolonged Frozen Storage and Repeated Freezing/Thawing Conditions

Yuan H. Brad Kim, Jinkyu Seo, Robert Kemp and Adam Stuart

2024-02-20 Volume 8 • Issue 1 • 2024 • Article 17604 • 1-10

National Beef Tenderness Survey—2022: Consumer Sensory Panel Evaluations and Warner-Bratzler Shear Force of Beef Steaks From Retail and Foodservice

Ayleen A. Gonzalez, E. Paige Williams, Trent E. Schwartz, Ashley N. Arnold, Davey B. Griffin, Rhonda K. Miller, Kerri B. Gehring, J. Chance Brooks, Jerrad F. Legako, C. Chad Carr, Gretchen G. Mafi, Carol L. Lorenzen, Robert J. Maddock and Jeffrey W. Savell

2024-02-22 Volume 8 • Issue 1 • 2024 • Article 16997 • 1-11

All-Trans Retinoic Acid Drives Development Phase- Specific Response to Adipogenic and Myogenic Processes in Bovine Skeletal Muscle-Derived Cells

Xue Cheng Jin, Dong Qiao Peng, Won Seob Kim, Jin Soo Park, Jun Hee Lee, Yuan H. Brad Kim, Steve B. Smith and Hong Gu Lee

2024-02-27 Volume 8 • Issue 1 • 2024 • Article 16978 • 1-13

Review Article

Re-Veal the Beef Industry: Strategies to Produce High- Quality Beef From Young Cattle in Pastoral Systems

Renyu Zhang, Enrique Pavan, Mustafa M. Farouk and Carolina E. Realini

2024-01-30 Volume 8 • Issue 1 • 2024 • Article 16989 • 1-26


Corrigendum to “Mechanistic Development of Cancers Associated with Processed Meat Products: A Review”

Wendy A. Bedale, Andrew L. Milkowski, Charles J. Czuprynski and Mark P. Richards

2024-02-07 Volume 8 • Issue 1 • 2024 • Article 17698 • 1