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Vitamins in Animal and Human Nutrition

By: L R McDowell

575 pages, Illus

Wiley-Blackwell

Hardback | Aug 2000 | Edition: 2 | #122250 | ISBN: 0813826306
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About this book

Intended for use by research and extension specialists, feed manufacturers, teachers, and students, this text provides the history, definition, sources, and structure of vitamins. The final chapter gives a unique perspective on vitamin deficiencies and excesses, and uses photographs to illustrate resultant conditions in farm livestock, laboratory animals, and humans.


Contents

Introduction and Historical Considerations; Vitamin A; Vitamin D; Vitamin E; Vitamin K; Thiamin; Riboflavin; Niacin; Vitamin B6; Pantothenic Acid; Biotin; Folacin; Vitamin B12; Choline; Vitamin C; Carnitine; Vitamin-like Substances; Essential Fatty Acids; Vitamin Supplementation.


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