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Cover for Digestive system.

This chapter describes the anatomy of the digestive tract, the process of digestion and some gastrointestinal/digestive diseases in cats and dogs.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Birds.

This chapter discussed the important differences in the anatomy and physiology of some of the known species of birds, all belonging to the class Aves. The possession of feathers, and in the majority of species the ability to fly, is the reason for their success. Flight allows them to colonize new...

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Business opportunities with the integument.

The integument is an important organ system protecting the bird by acting as a barrier between the external environment and internal body systems, providing thermal insulation and for regulation of water loss. Arguably, as a result, the major business opportunity with the integument is to maintain...

Author(s)
Lister, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395115)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Upper digestive tract surgery.

Author(s)
Yool, D. A.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845938215)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Glutamate decarboxylase.

Glutamate decarboxylase (GAD) catalyses the synthesis of g-aminobutyric acid (GABA), an inhibitory neurotransmitter, from glutamate. Glutamate is an excitatory neurotransmitter and is also known as an umami compound. GAD was known for its localization in the central nervous system, testes and...

Author(s)
Ueno, H.; Inoue, Y.; Matsukawa, S.; Nakamura, Y.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937980)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nitrate and health.

This chapter deals with the physiological contribution made by nitrate to human health and well-being. Aspects are described in sections entitled: The peculiar physiology of nitrate in the human body; Conversion of nitrate to nitrite on the tongue; and Acidified nitrite and the production of nitric ...

Author(s)
Addiscott, T. M.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999135)
Type
Book chapter