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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 Endogenous amino acids at the terminal ileum of the adult human.

During the digestion of food very considerable quantities of proteins of body origin (endogenous protein) are voided into the digestive tract of the adult human. Much of this material is recycled, with the protein being digested and the amino acids reabsorbed. Nevertheless large quantities of...

Author(s)
Moughan, P. J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937980)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gastrointestinal surgery.

Author(s)
Yool, D. A.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845938215)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hemolytic and spasmolytic assays of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Solanum asterophorum</i> Mart. (Solanaceae).

Studies were conducted to investigate a possible haemolytic effect on rat erythrocytes and spasmolytic activity on rat aorta and guineapig ileum of a methanol extract obtained from roots of Solanum asterophorum (Sast-MeOHR). A sample of blood was collected from fasting Wistar male rats to obtain...

Author(s)
Silva, P. C. B.; Vasconcelos, M. A. de; Lima, L. C. G. C.; Silva, L. O.; Silva, K. M.; Correia, A. C. C.; Macêdo, C. L.; Pessôa, H. L. F.; Silva, T. M. S.; Silva, B. A.; Cavalcante, F. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluation of the cytotoxic and spasmolytic activities of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Solanum asperum</i> Rich. (Solanaceae).

Studies were conducted to determine the haemolytic activity of the methanol extract obtained from roots of Solanum asperum (SAr-MeOH) on rat erythrocytes and its spasmolytic activity on guineapig trachea and ileum. Blood samples were collected from rats through cardiac puncture to obtain...

Author(s)
Lima, L. O.; Silva, A. D. S.; Silva, P. C. B.; Correia, A. C. C.; Macêdo, C. L.; Pessôa, H. L. F.; Silva, T. M. S.; Silva, B. A.; Cavalcante, F. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Digestion of sugars and starch.

The digestion of simple sugars and oligosaccharides are considered in this chapter, in relation to rabbit feeding. The structure and digestion of starch are also described. The factors affecting starch digestibility are discussed. Moreover, the role of starch on the digestive health of suckling,...

Author(s)
Blas, E.; Gidenne, T.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936693)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Protein digestion.

This chapter covers the digestion of proteins in rabbits. Some characteristics of the main protein sources included in rabbit diets are presented. The protein and amino acid balance, faecal digestibility and ileal digestibility are discussed. Moreover, nitrogen metabolism in the caecum is...

Author(s)
Villamide, M. J.; Nicodemus, N.; Fraga, M. J.; Carabaño, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936693)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evaluation of hemolytic and spasmolytic activities of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Sargassum polyceratium</i> Montagne (Sargassaceae).

Studies were conducted to determine the cytotoxic potential of the crude ethanolic extract from Sargassum polyceratium (Sarg-EtOH) in rat erythrocytes and investigate its spasmolytic activity on guineapig ileum. For the determination of the effect of the Sarg-EtOH extract on rat erythrocytes, blood ...

Author(s)
Correia, A. C. C.; Macêdo, C. L.; Monteiro, F. S.; Souza, F. H. T.; Pessôa, H. L. F.; Miranda, G. E. C. de; Dias, C. S.; Barbosa Filho, J. M.; Cavalcante, F. A.; Silva, B. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Effect of varying trypsin inhibitor activity of full fat soya on nutritional value for broiler chicks.

This study was conducted to examine the nutritional and physiological consequences of feeding young broilers with four commercially obtained full fat soyabean (FFSB) products (all within the tolerated range of trypsin inhibitor activity (TIA, mg/g); sample A, 3.4; sample B, 1.7; sample C, 3.6; and...

Author(s)
Clarke, E.; Wiseman, J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851996140)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The effect of weaning diet on the intestinal morphology of young piglets.

Author(s)
Lawlor, P. G.; Flood, C.; Fitzpatrick, E.; Lynch, P. B.; Caffrey, P. J.; Brophy, P. O.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851995179)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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