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Cover for Amino acid and peptide transport systems.

This review covers transporter theory, biochemically characterized amino acid and peptide transport systems, molecular characterization of transport proteins, and characterization of gastrointestinal tract amino acid and peptide transporters in farm animals (chickens, pigs, sheep and cattle).

Author(s)
Matthews, J. C.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993782)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Measurement and significance of protein turnover.

This review considers indirect measurement of whole-body protein turnover, measurement of tissue protein metabolism in vivo, and the significance of protein turnover.

Author(s)
Rathmacher, J. A.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993782)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Inter-organ amino acid flux.

This review considers transport of amino acids, absorption of amino acids across the gastrointestinal tract, trans-hepatic flux of amino acids, amino acid supply and utilization by the mammary gland, amino acid flux across muscle, and modelling amino acid metabolism.

Author(s)
Seal, C. J.; Parker, D. S.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993782)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Phenethanolamine repartitioning agents.

The effects of phenethanolamines (such as cimaterol, clenbuterol, L-644,969, ractopamine, salbutamol and zilpaterol) in livestock, their mode of action, safety and residue issues, and applications in industry are reviewed.

Author(s)
Moody, D. E.; Hancock, D. L.; Anderson, D. B.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993782)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lipid metabolism.

This review focuses upon digestion, absorption and transport of dietary lipids, lipid synthesis and mobilization, metabolism of lipids in the liver, metabolism of essential fatty acids, and the role of lipids in cell signalling and signal transduction.

Author(s)
Drackley, J. K.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993782)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Glucose availability and associated metabolism.

Classification of dietary carbohydrate and procurement of carbon (by direct absorbers such as pigs and poultry, fermenters such as ruminants, and by carnivores) are reviewed.

Author(s)
Russell, R. W.; Gahr, S. A.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993782)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aspects of cellular energetics.

Components of cellular energy requirements, ion transport, sodium/proton exchange, leakage, coupled transport, cell volume regulation, and energy production are reviewed.

Author(s)
Jessop, N. S.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993782)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Trace element dynamics.

Knowledge of trace element dynamics with respect to responses of whole-body trace element metabolism to changes in dietary intake is reviewed. Zn, Cu, Mn, Fe and Se are considered with emphasis upon Zn.

Author(s)
Buckley, W. T.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993782)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Feed intake in ruminants: kinetic aspects.

This review focuses upon the dynamics of the physical and metabolic processes of the ruminant's nutrient acquisition system, processes that are proposed to both be driven by and contribute to the nutritional balance of amino acids at the ruminant's tissue level.

Author(s)
Ellis, W. C.; Poppi, D.; Matis, J. H.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993782)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Use of near infrared reflectance spectroscopy.

The use of near-infrared reflectance spectroscopy (NIRS) in feed analysis is reviewed, focusing upon calibration development, chemometrics and NIRS, instrumentation, applications to feed chemistry, and theoretical considerations.

Author(s)
Reeves, J. B., III
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993782)
Type
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