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Cover for Delivering innovative solutions and paradigms for a changing environment.

This chapter aims is to collate the evidence presented in the preceding chapters of this volume, with a view to discerning common underlying themes and highlighting promising advances. Hitherto, attention is focused on enhancing the protein quality of foods destined for human and animal nutrition....

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2015 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780642635)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Amino acid analysis of plant products.

Amino acid analysis has been used as a tool in protein chemistry laboratories, where obtaining information about the amino acid composition of a protein is an important step in the characterization of protein structure. Within scientific disciplines such as food and nutrition, amino acid analysis...

Author(s)
Rutherfurd, S. M.
ISBN
2015 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780642635)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conclusions.

This chapter explores novel and wider applications of amino acids in animal nutrition. Some of the major developments in this area are presented. Amino acid metabolism is discussed. Focus is given on branched chain amino acids, particularly on its oxidation, molecular roles and dynamics. The...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Anti-nutritional factors and mycotoxins.

This review considers plant antinutritional factors (such as lectins, proteinase inhibitors, antigenic proteins, condensed tannins, quinolizidine alkaloids, glucosinolates, amino acids, phyto-oestrogens, and other plant secondary compounds) and mycotoxins (aflatoxins, ochratoxins, Fusarium...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993782)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Amino acid analysis of feeds.

The developments in amino acid analysis of feeds for the last 10 years are discussed. Test matrices that are relevant to animal nutrition, such as feedstuffs, food products, plants, silages, byproducts of plant and animal origin, animal blood plasma, and intestinal and ruminal contents are...

Author(s)
Fontaine, J.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996547)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ideal dietary amino acid profiles for pigs.

The expression and establishment of the ideal amino acid profile for pigs, and how experimental conditions may lead to its optimization and standardization are discussed. The use of this profile in characterizing the protein quality of feeds is also discussed.

Author(s)
Boisen, S.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996547)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Digestible amino acids in diet formulation for pigs.

The development of different concepts of amino acid digestibilities and the use of true digestible amino acids in diet formulations for pigs are reviewed.

Author(s)
Mosenthin, R.; Rademacher, M.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996547)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ideal amino acid patterns for broiler chicks.

Methods for the estimation of ideal amino acid ratios for broiler chicks are discussed. Unlike amino acid requirements, ideal ratios, would not change on whether diets contain high or low levels of energy or protein, and they would not change on the animal's potential for lean growth. Stress...

Author(s)
Baker, D. H.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996547)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Amino acid utilization for wool production.

The utilization efficiency of dietary protein and amino acids for wool growth is reviewed, and the partitioning of amino acids to the skin and wool is described. Methionine catabolism, in relation to wool growth and the effects of its supplementation on wool growth and protein metabolism in general ...

Author(s)
Liu, S. M.; Masters, D. G.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996547)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
Book chapter

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