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Cover for Using RNA-seq to help identify functions in unknown organs.

This chapter focuses on discovering the function of midgut in Phasmatodea. The appendices of the Phasmatodea midgut are not simply extra excretory organs. They are involved in multiple drug resistance, eliminating foreign compounds from the hemolymph through an array of ABC transporters and...

Author(s)
Shelomi, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243130)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrition of the Rabbit.

This third edition contains 18 chapters which discussed topics on the digestive physiology, feed formulation and product quality, as well as feeding strategies, feed processing, feed management around weaning and the relationship between nutrition and intestinal health of rabbits. Brand new to this ...

Author(s)
de Blas, C.; Wiseman, J.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book
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Cover for Fat digestion.

This chapter discussed the chemical structure and physical properties of fats present in rabbit feeds and how utilization of this fat particulary triglycerides affects the health and welfare of rabbits.

Author(s)
Xiccato, G.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789241273)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Elements of poultry nutrition.

This chapter discussed the five components in poultry diet namely: energy, protein, minerals, vitamins and water. Highlights focused on the effect of nutrient shortage or imbalance in relation to other nutrients on the performance of the animals particularly on production of eggs and meat.

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392985)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Preventive effects of green tea and its components on obesity.

Obesity is a cause of metabolic syndrome in humans, and its increase is a serious social problem in Japan. Recently, the intake of green tea and its components has been found to suppress obesity. Basic research using mice has shown that fat accumulation can be suppressed by the oral administration...

Author(s)
Sayama, K.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Anti-obesity effects of green tea catechins.

Obesity is a risk factor for the development of chronic health problems, including heart disease, liver disease, diabetes, cancer, and arthritis. Tea catechins are a group of polyphenolic compounds present in the unfermented dried leaves of the tea plant (Camellia sinensis). The results of...

Author(s)
Tokimitsu, I.; Meguro, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 Use of lipids in home parenteral nutrition.

This chapter describes the structure, composition, stability and metabolism of intravenous lipid emulsions. The lipid requirements in adults and the efficacy and safety of intravenous administration of lipids in home parenteral nutrition (HPN) are discussed. The health concerns associated with HPN...

Author(s)
Dupont, B.; Piquet, M. A.; Musikas, M.; Joubert, C.; Reimund, J. M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643113)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nutrition of the rabbit.

This book is comprised of 17 chapters focusing on rabbit nutrition and feeding. The first 12 chapters discuss the digestive system of the rabbit, digestion of sugars and starch, protein, fat and fibre digestion, energy and protein metabolism and requirements, minerals, vitamins and additives, feed...

Author(s)
Blas, C. de; Wiseman, J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936693)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Manipulation of growth and carcass composition.

The use of dietary and other methods to influence the hormones that affect or control growth rate, lipid and protein metabolism, feed intake, feed conversion efficiency, carcass quality and meat composition and quality are discussed.

Author(s)
Squires, E. J.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937553)
Type
Book chapter

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