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Comparative animal nutrition and metabolism

Author: Peter R Cheeke; Ellen Sue Dierenfeld
Publisher: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Cambridge, Massachusettschusetts : CABI, Boston, Massachusetts : Credo Reference, [2010] ©2010 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : [Enhanced Credo edition]View all editions and formats
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Presenting the major principles of nutrition of both domestic and wild animals, this book takes a comparative approach, recognising that there are considerable differences in nutrient digestion, metabolism and requirements among various mammalian and avian species.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
x, 339 pages : illustrations (some colored)
(DLC) 2009051950
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter R Cheeke; Ellen Sue Dierenfeld
ISBN: 9781784022938 1784022934
OCLC Number: 869488890
Description: 1 online resource (62 entries) : 230 images
Contents: PART I INTRODUCTION AND DIGESTIVE TRACT PHYSIOLOGY. 1 Introduction --
2 Digestive Physiology: Autoenzymatic Digesters --
3 Digestive Physiology: Alloenzymatic Digesters. PART II PROTEIN, AMINO ACID AND NITROGEN METABOLISM. 4 Protein and Amino Acid Structures and Properties --
5 Protein Digestion --
6 Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism and Function. PART III CARBOHYDRATES. 7 Carbohydrate Structure --
8 Carbohydrate Digestion and Absorption --
9 Cellular Metabolism of Carbohydrates. PART IV LIPIDS. 10 Lipid Structure --
11 Lipid Digestion --
12 Fat and Fatty Acid Metabolism --
13 Lipid Peroxidation and Antioxidant Nutrients. PART V INTEGRATION OF METABOLISM. 14 Energy Metabolism, Hibernation and Amino Acids and Lipids as Metabolic Fuels --
15 Energy Storage and the Ancestral Human Diet --
16 Disorders and Unique Aspects of Energy Metabolism --
17 Feeding Behaviour and Regulation of Feed Intake. PART VI STRUCTURAL FEATURES. 18 The Skeletal System: Calcium, Phosphorus and Vitamin D --
19 The Integument, Pigmentation, Membranes and Extracellular Matrix. PART VII WATER AND BODY FLUIDS. 20 Water --
21 Blood, Electrolytes, Fluid Balance and Diet-induced Anaemias. PART VIII REPRODUCTION AND THE IMMUNE SYSTEM. 22 Nutrition and Reproduction --
23 Nutrition and Immunity in Ruminants --
24 Nutrition and the Inflammatory Response --
Appendix: Answers to Study Guide Questions.
Responsibility: Peter R. Cheeke and Ellen S. Dierenfeld.

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