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Physiology & Animal Models

Covering the physiological effects of nutrients and the physiology of taste, appetite, and digestion as well as nutrient metabolism and studies in animal models.

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Selenium (Se) is a trace mineral and an essential nutrient of vital importance to human health in trace amounts. It acts as an antioxidant in both humans and animals, immunomodulator and also involved in the control of specific endocrine pathways. The aim of this work is to provide a brief...

Author(s)
Ullah, H.; Liu GuiJian; Yousaf, B.; Ali, M. U.; Abbas, Q.; Munir, M. A. M.; Mian, M. M.
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication
Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 2018, 149, pp 291-306
Abstract

Objective: To investigate the effect of single use and 1:1 combination use of rhubarb water extract and ethanol extract on blood fat in experimental hyperlipidemia mice. Methods: Kunming male mice weighing 20-25 g were selected, given different methods of gavage and divided into the control group...

Author(s)
Yang YaoGuang; Han Gang
Publisher
Chongqing Health Information Center
Publication
Chongqing Medicine, 2018, 47, 8, pp 1023-1024
Event

10 - 14 February 2019 - Banff, Alberta

Venue
Banff, Alberta
Country
Canada
Contact Details
Keystone Symposia, PO Box 1630, Silverthorne, CO 80498 USA
Tel
+1 800-253-0685
CAB ReviewFull Text

Selenium (Se) is an essential element in animal nutrition and metabolism. Research began with the study of Se toxicity, followed years later by the study of its deficiency; however, problems caused by Se deficiency are the most common. Several studies have investigated the effect of Se on the...

Date
January 2018
Subjects
animal feeding; animal health; animal nutrition; antioxidants; diets; domestic animals; feed supplements; immune system; immunity; livestock; meat; meat quality; milk; milk quality; nutrient requirements; nutrition physiology; oxidative stress; reviews; ruminant feeding; selenium; toxicity; trace element deficiencies
Author(s)
Salles, M. S. V.; Netto, A. S.; Zanetti, M. A.
News Article

A study in mice suggests that adding vitamin C to the regime might increase the efficiency of TB treatment. TB drug treatment is lengthy and drug...

Date
January 2018
Author(s)
I. Hoskins
Miscellaneous

This review summarizes current scientific knowledge on the effects of ultraviolet radiation (UVR) on human health and vitamin D metabolism. Also, this review explains what is known about the plasma 25(OH)D levels needed for health and the relative contributions of sunlight and diet to vitamin D...

Publisher
Public Health England
Publication
Ultraviolet radiation, vitamin D and health: report of the independent Advisory Group on Non-ionising Radiation, 2017, pp 111 pp.
CABI Book Info
Cover for Nutrition and behavior: a multidisciplinary approach.

This book aims to provide scientific evidence and to promote further research and discussions on the association between nutrition and behaviour. Specific topics discussed in the 15 chapters of the book are as follows: (i) introduction; (ii) concepts and models in nutrition and behaviour; (iii)...

Author(s)
Worobey, J.; Tapper, B. J.; Kanarek, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644448)
AbstractFull Text

The effects of inulin, carrot, and cellulose fibres (3%, 6%, and 9%) on raw and fried chicken meatballs were studied. Meatball pH, thiobarbituric acid reactive substances (TBARS), and colour values were determined for raw samples in refrigerated storage on the 1st, 5th and 10th days. The effects of...

Author(s)
Kılınççeker, O.; Kurt, Ș.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science
Publication
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 48, 1, pp 39-47

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