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Amino acids in animal nutrition [electronic resource] / edited by J.P.F. D'Mello.

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Edition:
2nd ed.
Publication:
Willingford, Oxon, UK ; Cambridge, MA, USA : CABI Pub., c2003.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (526 p.)
Subjects:
Amino acids in animal nutrition.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Amino acid metabolism and nutrition of farm animals continues to be an active area of research. Fully updated, this second edition discusses the nutrition of a wider range of species, including companion animals. There are species-specific chapters on pigs, poultry, ruminants and companion animals.
Contents:
Contents; Contributors; Preface; Abbreviations; 1 Amino Acids as Multifunctional Molecules; 2 Amino Acid Analysis of Feeds; 3 Absorption of Amino Acids and Peptides; 4 An Outline of Pathways in Amino Acid Metabolism; 5 Amino Acid Metabolism in Animals: an Overview; 6 Essential to Non-essential Amino Acid Ratios; 7 Adverse Effects of Amino Acids; 8 Methionine-Cystine Relationships in Pig Nutrition; 9 Ideal Dietary Amino Acid Profiles for Pigs; 10 Digestible Amino Acids in Diet Formulation for Pigs; 11 Modelling Amino Acid Metabolism and the Estimation of Amino Acid Requirements
12 Amino Acid Utilization for Reproduction in Sows13 Ideal Amino Acid Patterns for Broiler Chicks; 14 Responses of Growing Poultry to Amino Acids; 15 Metabolism and De Novo Synthesis of Amino Acids by Rumen Microbes; 16 Modelling Amino Acid Metabolism in Ruminants; 17 Amino Acid Utilization for Wool Production; 18 Amino Acid Utilization by Growing and Finishing Ruminants; 19 Mammary Uptake and Metabolism of Amino Acids by Lactating Ruminants; 20 Effects of Amino Acids on Milk Production; 21 Predicting Dietary Amino Acid Adequacy for Ruminants
22 Canine and Feline Amino Acid Requirements for Different Physiological Functions23 Amino Acid Requirements of Finfish and Crustaceans; 24 Crystalline Amino Acids and Nitrogen Emission; 25 Economic Assessment of Amino Acid Responses in Growing Poultry; 26 Conclusions; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contributor:
D'Mello, J. P. Felix.
ISBN:
1-280-83375-0
9786610833757
0-85199-795-3
OCLC:
476061679
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