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Meat and Muscle Biology is the premier, international, 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, avian species, aquaculture species, amphibians, wild capture mammals, synthetic meat analogs and cell culture) 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 6 • Issue 1 • 2022

Research Article


Impact of Various Dry-Aging Methods on Meat Quality and Palatability Attributes of Beef Loins (M. longissimus lumborum) from Cull Cow

Derico Setyabrata, Siwen Xue, Kelly Vierck, Jerrad Legako, Paul Ebner, Stacy Zuelly and Yuan H. Brad Kim

2022-02-08 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • 1-15

Housekeeping Proteins in Meat Quality Research: Are They Reliable Markers for Internal Controls in Western Blot? A Mini Review

Chaoyu Zhai, Elisabeth J. Huff-Lonergan, Steven M. Lonergan and Mahesh N. Nair

2022-02-10 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • 1-15

Influence of Market Type and Time of Purchase on Bacterial Counts and Salmonella and Listeria Prevalence in Whole Chickens in Vietnam

April K. Englishbey, Anuraj T. Sukumaran, Phuong T. T. Vu, Yen T. Thuc, Man V. V. Le, Dzung H. Nguyen, Paul R. Broadway, Lacey M. Guillen, Mindy M. Brashears, Janet R. Donaldson, M. Wes Schilling, Chelsie B. Dahlgren, Brian J. Rude, Mark A. Crenshaw and Thu T. N. Dinh

2022-03-16 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • 1-11

Effects of Chilling Duration on Marbling Score of Beef Carcasses

Caitlin Hanes, Kalyn B. Coatney, Daniel Rivera, M. Wes Schilling and Thu Dinh

2022-03-14 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • 1-14

Transcriptomic Analysis for Pork Color—The Ham Halo Effect in Biceps Femoris

Dan J. Nonneman, Brittney N. Keel, Amanda K Lindholm-Perry, Gary A. Rohrer, Tommy L. Wheeler, Steven D. Shackelford and D. Andy King

2022-03-14 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • 1-8

Extending the Shelf Life of Beef Steaks Using Acerola Cherry Powder and Rosemary Extract

Jessie B. Van Buren, Brianna J. Buseman, Tanya M. Weber, James A. Nasados, Jessica M. Lancaster, Jaxon H. Smart, James A. Church, William J. Price, Phillip D. Bass and Michael J. Colle

2022-03-14 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • 1-10

Variations in Intramuscular Fat Content and Profile in Angus × Nellore Steers Under Different Feeding Strategies Contribute to Color and Tenderness Development in Longissimus thoracis

Daniel S. Antonelo, Mariane Beline, Saulo L. Silva, Juan F. M. Gómez, Christina R. Ferreira, Xue Zhang, Bruna Pavan, Larissa A. Koulicoff, Alessandra F. Rosa, Rodrigo S. Goulart, David E. Gerrard, Surendranath P. Suman, M. Wes Schilling and Júlio C. C. Balieiro

2022-03-23 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • 1-14

Tandem Mass Tag Labeling–Based Analysis to Characterize Muscle-Specific Proteome Changes During Postmortem Aging of Bison Longissimus Lumborum and Psoas Major Muscles

Md Mahmudul Hasan, Mahamud-ur Rashid, Surendranath P. Suman, Helene Perreault, Jitendra Paliwal and Argenis Rodas-González

2022-03-23 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • 1-23

Beef Carcass Size and Aging Time Effects on Yield and Color Characteristics of Top Round Steaks

Jessica M. Lancaster, Tanya M. Weber, Jessie B. Van Buren, Jaxon H. Smart, Brianna J. Buseman, James A. Nasados, Gordon K. Murdoch, William J. Price, Michael J. Colle and Phillip D. Bass

2022-03-31 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • 1-9

The Impact of Carcass Size, Chilling Conditions, and Electrical Stimulation on Beef Postmortem Temperature and pH Decline

Blanchefort A. Djimsa, Mahesh N. Nair, Ann M. Hess, Keith E. Belk and Dale R. Woerner

2022-04-11 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • 1-16

Economic Loss, Amount of Beef Discarded, Natural Resources Wastage, and Environmental Impact Due to Beef Discoloration

Ranjith Ramanathan, Lixia H. Lambert, Mahesh N. Nair, Brad Morgan, Ryan Feuz, Gretchen Mafi and Morgan Pfeiffer

2022-04-12 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • 1-8

Influence of Aging Temperature and Duration on Spoilage Organism Growth, Proteolytic Activity, and Related Chemical Changes in Vacuum-Packaged Beef Longissimus

M. Sebastian Hernandez, Dale R. Woerner, J. C. Brooks, Tommy L. Wheeler and Jerrad F. Legako

2022-07-13 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • 1–15

An Investigation on the Influence of Various Biochemical Tenderness Factors on Eight Different Bovine Muscles

Peang A. Hammond, Colin K. Y. Chun, Wan Jun Wu, Amelia A. Welter, Travis G. O'Quinn, Geraldine Magnin-Bissel, Erika R. Geisbrecht and Michael D. Chao

2022-07-13 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • 1–17

Changes in the Flavor Profile of Ground Beef Resulting from the Application of Antimicrobial Interventions

Michael J. Hernandez-Sintharakao, Joanna K. Swenson, Mahesh N. Nair, Ifigenia Geornaras, Terry E. Engle, Keith E. Belk and Dale R. Woerner

2022-08-12 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • 1–12

Evaluation of Beef Steak Flavor Development in Vacuum Rollstock Packaging Under Two Lighting Sources

Samantha N. Barker, Jerrad F. Legako, J. Chance Brooks and Dale R. Woerner

2022-08-12 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • 1–16

Price Determinants of Graded Brisket

Charles C. Martinez, Christopher N. Boyer and David Anderson

2022-08-25 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • 1–7

Fate of Listeria monocytogenes and Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli on Bresaola Slices During Storage

Anna C. S. Porto-Fett, Ashley McCoy, Laura E. Shane, Elizabeth Henry, Manuela Osoria, Bradley A. Shoyer, Stephen G. Campano, Dennis Burson and John B. Luchansky

2022-09-08 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • 1–9

Expression of Beef- Versus Dairy-Type in Crossbred Beef × Dairy Cattle Does Not Impact Shape, Eating Quality, or Color of Strip Loin Steaks

Blake A. Foraker, Bradley J. Johnson, Ryan J. Rathmann, Jerrad F. Legako, J. Chance Brooks, Markus F. Miller and Dale R. Woerner

2022-09-09 Volume 6 • Issue 1 • 2022 • 1–19