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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 7 • Issue 1 • 2023

Research Article

Product Yield and Color of Striploin and Sirloin Cuts Transported at Different Refrigerated Temperatures

Christina E. Bakker, Lydia M. O'Sullivan, Keith R. Underwood, Amanda D. Blair, Heather R. Rode-Atkins and J. Kyle Grubbs

2023-01-23 Volume 7 • Issue 1 • 2023 • Article 14393 • 1-11

Muscle Profiling of the Biceps Femoris, Gluteus Accessorius, and Gluteus Medius Comprising the Beef Top Sirloin Butt

Sierra Marie Jepsen, Jessie B. Van Buren, Brooklyn S. Epperson, Mikayla L. Heimbuch, Kayleen F. Oliver, James A. Nasados, Michael J. Colle, Diana I. Clark and Phillip D. Bass

2023-02-16 Volume 7 • Issue 1 • 2023 • Article 15717 • 1–8

Carcass Characteristics and Quality Attributes of Beef from Cattle Supplemented Zinc and Ractopamine Hydrochloride

Matthew D. Schulte, Katherine G. Hochmuth, Edward M. Steadham, Kenneth J. Prusa, Steven M. Lonergan, Stephanie L. Hansen and Elisabeth J. Huff-Lonergan

2023-02-28 Volume 7 • Issue 1 • 2023 • Article 14457 • 1-14

Use of High-Pressure Processing to Improve the Redness of Dark-Cutting Beef

Cole Reesman, Gary Sullivan, Mary-Grace Danao, Morgan Pfeiffer, Sunil More, Gretchen Mafi and Ranjith Ramanathan

2023-04-27 Volume 7 • Issue 1 • 2023 • Article 15716 • 1-12

Influence of Aging Temperature and Duration on Flavor and Tenderness Development of Vacuum-Packaged Beef Longissimus

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

2023-05-22 Volume 7 • Issue 1 • 2023 • Article 15710 • 1-14