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Cover for Environmental endocrine-disrupting chemicals and human health.

Many environmental pollutant chemicals have been now found to interfere in the actions of hormones and have been termed endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs). They may act by altering hormone synthesis in the endocrine gland, by altering transport of the hormone to the target site or by interfering ...

Author(s)
Darbre, P. D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Energy and protein metabolism and requirements.

This chapter discussed the different methods of estimating the net energy and protein requirements of rabbits during the different stages of production particularly during the lactation and pregnancy period for female rabbits. The effects of protein and energy intake and metabolism on the...

Author(s)
Xiccato, G.; Trocino, A.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrition of the Rabbit.

This third edition contains 18 chapters which discussed topics on the digestive physiology, feed formulation and product quality, as well as feeding strategies, feed processing, feed management around weaning and the relationship between nutrition and intestinal health of rabbits. Brand new to this ...

Author(s)
de Blas, C.; Wiseman, J.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book
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Cover for Function of the human gut microbiota.

This chapter reviews the various functions of the human gut microbiata in relation to: (1) production and conversion of bioactive compounds; (2) regulation of the crypt-villus structure in the small intestine; (3) immune maturation; (4) prevention of pathogenic infections; (5) energy homeostasis,...

Author(s)
Matsuki, T.; Tanaka, R.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640495)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Anatomical adaptation in crop plants to harvest higher energy.

This chapter describes anatomical changes associated with energy metabolism in crop plants (such as in field crops) during photosynthesis, biological nitrogen fixation and nutrient assimilation.

Author(s)
Maiti, R.; Satya, P.; Rajkumar, D.; Ramaswamy, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640198)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Anatomical adaptation for better reproduction efficiency.

This chapter describes anatomical adaptations in crops for improved pollination, and reduction in the amount of energy used for pollination, fertilization, seed production, seed maturity and ovule abortion.

Author(s)
Maiti, R.; Satya, P.; Rajkumar, D.; Ramaswamy, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640198)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biochemistry of survival.

The biochemical processes, the role of proteins and enzymes, metabolic detoxification, energy metabolism and the resistance of membranes to temperature, pressure, dessication and other environmental conditions in nematodes are discussed.

Author(s)
Barrett, J.
ISBN
2011 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936877)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrition of the rabbit.

This book is comprised of 17 chapters focusing on rabbit nutrition and feeding. The first 12 chapters discuss the digestive system of the rabbit, digestion of sugars and starch, protein, fat and fibre digestion, energy and protein metabolism and requirements, minerals, vitamins and additives, feed...

Author(s)
Blas, C. de; Wiseman, J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936693)
Type
Book
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Cover for Nutrition and reproduction.

This chapter describes the role of dietary energy, vitamins, minerals and toxic contaminants on the reproduction of domestic, zoo and wild animals.

Author(s)
Cheeke, P. R.; Dierenfeld, E. S.
ISBN
2010 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936310)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Energy metabolism, hibernation and amino acids and lipids as metabolic fuels.

The physiological processes of energy metabolism and hibernation which utilize amino acids and lipids as sources of energy are described.

Author(s)
Cheeke, P. R.; Dierenfeld, E. S.
ISBN
2010 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936310)
Type
Book chapter

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