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Principles of Protein Nutrition of Ruminants

Edited By: JM Asplund

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1994 | #32512 | ISBN: 0849349109
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Covers the whole spectrum of investigation from grazing behaviour of wild ruminants to cellular and molecular phenomena.


Introduction (J.M. Asplund). Structure and Function of the Ruminant Digestive Tract (J.M. Asplund). The Significance and Interpretation of Balance Methods of Determining the Utilization of Dietary Proteins (J.M. Asplund). Nitrogen Components of Forages and Feedstuffs (R.L. Reid). Amino Acid and Protein Synthesis, Turnover, and Breakdown by Ruminal Microorganisms (R.J. Wallace). Synchrony of Protein and Energy Supply to Enhance Fermentation (J.T. Huber). Absorption of Amino Acids and Peptides (K.E. Webb, Jr. and J.C. Matthews). Amino Acid and Protein Metabolism in the Whole Body and Individual Tissues of Ruminants (G.E. Lobley). The Influence of Energy on Amino Acid Supply and Utilization in the Ruminant (J.M. Asplund). The Metabolic Requirement for Amino Acids in Ruminants (J.M. Asplund). Future Research (J.M. Asplund).

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