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Cover for The relationship between mental and physical health.

This chapter makes a clear definition of animal health and how the mental health of animals is related or affected by the physical health of the animals. This chapter likewise discussed how interactions of the macro and micro environments with the individual's genetic, epigenetic, molecular,...

Author(s)
Bain, M.; Buffington, C. A. T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786393401)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hormonal influences on growth.

This chapter discusses the ways in which growth factors and hormones, individually and in concert, influence growth and development in domestic animals.

Author(s)
Lawrence, T. L. J.; Fowler, V. R.; Novakofski, J. E.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641461)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cellular adaptation to amino acid availability: mechanisms involved in the regulation of gene expression.

In mammals, the impact of nutrients on gene expression has become an important area of research. Nevertheless, the current understanding of amino acid-dependent control of gene expression is limited. Amino acids have multiple and important roles, so their homeostasis has to be finely maintained....

Author(s)
Averous, J.; Lambert-Langlais, S.; Chaveroux, C.; Parry, L.; Carraro, V.; Maurin, A. C.; Jousse, C.; Bruhat, A.; Fafournoux, P.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937980)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aquaculture and fisheries biotechnology: genetic approaches.

This book covers topics essential to the study of fish genetics, including qualitative and quantitative traits, crossbreeding, inbreeding, genetic drift, hybridization, selection programs, polyploidy, genomics and cloning. This fully updated second edition also addresses environmental risk, food...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book
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Cover for A case example: safety of consumption of transgenic salmon potentially containing elevated levels of growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor.

This article discusses the safety of consuming transgenic salmon potentially containing elevated levels of growth hormone and insulin-like growth factors. The food safety aspects of transgenic salmon is highlighted.

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The effects of food and hormones on protein turnover in the whole body and regions.

The effects of food on protein turnover, including the different mechanisms of these effects are discussed. These include the immediate response to food, studied when food is given continuously or at frequent intervals; the effect of different diets in subjects adapted to them; and the effect of...

Author(s)
Waterlow, J. C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851996134)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Protein turnover in tissues: effects of food and hormones.

Comparisons of the physiology and kinetics of protein turnover, i.e. protein synthesis and degradation, in different animal species (rats, sheep, pigs and cattle) including man, are presented. Also, the effects of food on protein turnover in tissues, including responses to a meal, starvation and...

Author(s)
Waterlow, J. C.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9780851996134)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Protein metabolism and turnover.

Author(s)
Attaix, D.; Rémond, D.; Savary-Auzeloux, I. C.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998145)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Growth hormone and insulin-like growth factors.

This chapter examines the biochemistry, mechanism of action and metabolic effects of growth hormone (GH) and then outlines the Insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-system and its physiological effect on farmed animals. Also highlighted in this chapter are studies on the effect of GH and IGF-1 in...

Author(s)
Hossner, K. L.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851990804)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Growth.

Author(s)
Murdoch, G. K.; Okine, E. K.; Dixon, W. T.; Nkrumah, J. D.; Basarab, J. A.; Christopherson, R. J.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998145)
Type
Book chapter

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