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The Living Gut: An Introduction to the Identity, Location and Activity of Gastro-intestinal Microflora and their Benefits on Health and Performance of Animals

By: WN Ewing and LA Tucker

192 pages, b/w photos, colour illustrations, tables

Nottingham University Press

Hardback | Jul 2008 | Edition: 2 | #194422 | ISBN-13: 9781904761570
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About this book

The Living Gut was first published in 1994 and made a significant contribution to the understanding of the gastrointestinal tract in animal nutrition. This new edition has been thoroughly revised with the assistance of Dr. Lucy Tucker from Massey University, New Zealand.


- Introduction
- The gastro-intestinal tract
- Gut bacteria and immunity
- Infections of the digestive tract
- Analysing gut microbial populations
- Bio-active feed ingredients
- Live yeast
- Enzymes
- Probiotics/live bacterial supplementation
- Prebiotics/gut active carbohydrates
- Acids
- Phytogenetics

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