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Cover for Concepts of experimental design.

The use of the scientific method of identifying a problem, formulation of a hypothesis, inclusion of materials and methods, statistical interpretation of results and arriving at a conclusion are described.

Author(s)
Kaps, M.; Lamberson, W. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390356)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The use of hormonal factors to promote intestinal function in short bowel syndrome.

This chapter discusses adaptive changes in intestinal physiology in short bowel syndrome (SBS). Published results of clinical trials that have utilized growth hormone, glutamine and glucagon-like peptide-2 and its analogue (teduglutide), in the treatment of SBS patients are then presented.

Author(s)
Jeppesen, P. B.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643113)
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 The immune system and growth.

This chapter gives an overview of the immune system of livestock species. Focus is given on the relationships between the immune system, disease and growth. The endocrine and immune system interactions are discussed.

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 An EU/US perspective on nutrient management policies and growth hormone bans in the beef sector.

This chapter presents an analysis of the compliance costs for beef farmers in the EU and the USA for specific environmental and food safety regulations and the impact this cost increase may have on the competitiveness of beef production on the world market. It is argued that environmental...

Author(s)
Roest, K. de; Winsten, J.; Dillen, K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935573)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gene-transfer technology.

This chapter covers genetic engineering or gene transfer technology. Focus is given on gene transfer technique in fish, use of promoters in transgenic technology, gene integration, transgene transmission, transgene expression of growth hormone and reporter genes, reverse genetics, pleiotropic...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Natriuretic peptides and other lipolytic peptides involved in the control of lipid mobilization in humans.

This chapter discusses how various peptides (e.g. insulin, growth hormone, parathyroid hormone, tumour necrosis factor-α, interleukin 6, leptin, angiopoietin-like protein 3 and adenylyl cyclase inhibitors) act as important hormonal regulators of lipolysis.

Author(s)
Lafontan, M.; Sengenes, C.; Moro, C.; Galitzky, J.; Berlan, M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934071)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Development of transgenic fish: scientific background.

This chapter highlights some of the important examples of transgenic fish development. An overview of important steps in fish transgenesis is given. The status of development in the case of transgenic carp, tilapias, Atlantic salmon and mud loach is discussed. Other future applications of...

Author(s)
Nam, Y. K.; Maclean, N.; Fu, C.; Pandian, T. J.; Eguia, M. R. R.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932961)
Type
Book chapter

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