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Cover for The horse.

Much of the anatomy of the organs and physiology the body systems of horses are similar to that of the dog and this chapter is designed to highlight the differences between these two species, not to describe every aspect in repetitious detail.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mental health in animals: a veterinary behaviorist's view.

This chapter discussed the difference between animal behaviour and animal mental health and highlights factors that influences alterations in the behaviour and mental health of animals, among the factors presented are stress, anxiety, and intersection of mental health and behavior. This chapter...

Author(s)
Horwitz, D. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Green tea catechins for the prevention of colorectal tumorigenesis: from bench to bed.

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is a serious healthcare problem worldwide. Thus, effective prevention strategies are urgently required. The removal of adenomatous polyps, which are precancerous CRC lesions, may reduce the risk of CRC. Green tea catechins (GTCs) inhibit cell proliferation and induce...

Author(s)
Shimizu, M.; Moriwaki, H.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Microencapsulation for controlled gastrointestinal delivery of probiotics and prebiotics.

Microencapsulation of bioactive compounds (such as antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, omega-3 lipids and probiotics) has been increasingly studied extensively due to interest in nutraceutical components and functional foods. The main objective of this technique is to protect the bioactive compounds...

Author(s)
Preeti Panthari; Harsha Kharkwal
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644479)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Polymers targeting habitual diseases.

The use of polymeric drug conjugates mainly as a cancer therapy treatment has been addressed, but these polymers also find their way into the treatment of various lifestyle disorders such as diabetes, hypertension and cardiovascular diseases. Focus is on the development of biodegradable,...

Author(s)
Bhanu Malhotra; Preeti Panthari; Harsha Kharkwal; Yadav, M. P.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644479)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Home parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease.

This chapter reviews literature data on the prevalence, risk factors, diagnosis, physiopathology, treatment, and prevention of home parenteral nutrition (HPN)-related liver disease. Available evidence shows that HPN-associated liver disease is related to both the HPN regimen and underlying disease. ...

Author(s)
Djemah, V. B.; Colomb, V.; Corcos, O.; Messing, B.; Joly, F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643113)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The human microbiota and microbiome.

This book, inclusive of 11 chapters, discusses current knowledge on the human microbial flora and microbiome, with emphasis given to the human intestinal microbiota. Initial chapters are devoted to the discussion of the specific microbial flora of the digestive tract, lungs, urogenital tract and...

Author(s)
Marchesi, J. R.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640495)
Type
Book
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Cover for The stomach and small and large intestinal microbiomes.

This chapter provides an overview on the composition of the microbial flora inhabiting the human gastrointestinal tract (GIT), as well as its entire genetic information and the microbe-microbe and host-microbe interactions taking place in the GIT. Scientific advances on the microbiome of the upper...

Author(s)
Riedel, C. U.; Schwiertz, A.; Egert, M.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640495)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">In vivo</i> and animal models of the human gut microbiome.

This chapter describes current applications of in vivo animal models in studies related to the human gut microbiome, specifically those in the distal gut. These applications range from studying the biology of single host-associated microbial species to examining complete human communities...

Author(s)
Goodman, A. L.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640495)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The gut microbiota in health and disease.

This chapter reviews the important role of the gut microbial flora in the healthy state, as well as relevant alterations in their composition during various disease states (i.e., autoimmune diseases, inflammatory bowel diseases, allergies, colorectal cancer).

Author(s)
Ventura, M.; Turroni, F.; Strati, F.; Sinderen, D. van
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640495)
Type
Book chapter

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