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Biology of the Domestic Pig

Edited By: Wilson G Pond and Harry J Mersmann

745 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

Cornell University Press

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #111490 | ISBN: 0801434688
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NHBS Price: £84.50 $109 / €96 approx

About this book

Offers an integrated description of the full scope of current knowledge. Includes chapters on the expanding fields of pig immunology, endocrinology and genetics. Growth, digestion, nutrition, respiration, excretion, and reproduction are extensively treated. The final chapter covers the emerging applications of transgenics, metabolite replacement therapy, and xenotransplantation (the use of animal tissues in humans).

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