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Cover for Influence of diet on Rabbit meat quality.

This chapter discussed te influence of the different dietary factors such as cholesterol, fatty acids, water, protein, lipids, ash and energy on rabbit meat quality and safety.

Author(s)
Hernández, P.; Zotte, A. dalle
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cucurbits for human health.

Cucurbit fruits are comparable in nutrient content to other fruits and vegetables and are exceptional for high pro-vitamin A content of some cultivars of squash and melon, and the abundant oil and protein in seeds of Telfairia, Cucurbita and other cucurbits. Cucurbits are a good source of...

Author(s)
Wehner, T. C.; Naegele, R. P.; Myers, J. R.; Dhillon, N. P. S.; Crosby, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392916)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lipids in halophytes: stress physiology relevance and potential future applications.

The present environmental conditions impose serious constraints on typical cultivar farming. Halophytes are known to be highly resistant to harsh environments, withstanding drought and salinity while maintaining positive biomass production rates. It is known that, in adapting to adverse conditions, ...

Author(s)
Duarte, B.; Matos, A. R.; Marques, J. C.; Caçador, I.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biochemistry.

This chapter focuses on the various biochemical parameters that define the behaviour and functionality of cyst nematodes, such as lipids, carbohydrates and proteins. The importance of the unspecialized biochemical pathways of cyst nematodes in providing biochemical flexibility in responding to...

Author(s)
Chitwood, D. J.; Masler, E. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390837)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Increasing nutritional value by RNA silencing.

Molecules in plants with dietary relevance can be grouped into four main sets: macronutrients (proteins, carbohydrates, lipids (oils), fibre), micronutrients (vitamins, minerals, functional metabolites), antinutrients (substances such as phytate that limit the bioavailability of nutrients) and...

Author(s)
Pons, E.; Pena, L.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647678)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Serum leptin and ghrelin levels and their relationship with serum cortisol, thyroid hormones, lipids, homocysteine and folic acid in dogs with compulsive tail chasing.

Author(s)
Yalcİn, E.; Yİlmaz, Z.; Ozarda, Y.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Aquatic animal nutrition.

The significance of the different dietary components, including energy, proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals, on the growth and metabolism of cultured fish and shrimps are discussed.

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cellular responses to serine in yeast.

The serine-glycine interconversion has been the subject of considerable research over several decades and it involves series of reactions of relevance to bacteria and fungi as well as higher organisms. Much has been published on the role of cofactors and one-carbon units in this reversible...

Author(s)
Dawes, I. W.; Kornfeld, G. D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Chemical composition of almond nuts.

This chapter summarizes the current knowledge of the almond kernel chemical composition (lipids, fatty acids, vitamins, phytosterols, minerals, protein and amino acids, phenols, carbohydrates and fibres) and the factors affecting its variability, which include cultivar/genotype, environmental...

Author(s)
Kodad, O.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Central metabolism and its spatial heterogeneity in maize endosperm.

This chapter addresses bioenergetic considerations of the metabolic processes in maize kernels by which sugars are converted to starch, protein, and other metabolites. Central metabolism in this context is divided into modules: (i) hexose and sucrose supply; (ii) hexose phosphorylation; (iii) ATP...

Author(s)
Rolletschek, H.; Borisjuk, L.; Hennen-Bierwagen, T. A.; Myers, A. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391216)
Type
Book chapter

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