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Author D'Mello, J. P. F

Title Amino Acids in Animal Nutrition
Published Wallingford : CAB International, 2003


Description 1 online resource (526 pages)
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
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
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Subject Amino acids in animal nutrition.
Amino acids in animal nutrition.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780851997957