Comparative Animal Nutrition and Metabolism

Editor/Author Cheeke, Peter R and Dierenfeld, Ellen Sue
Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: CABI

Single-User Purchase Price: $75.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $112.50
ISBN: 978-1-84593-631-0
Category: Animals & Veterinary Medicine
Image Count: 230
Book Status: Available
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Presenting the major principles of nutrition of both domestic and wild animals, this book takes a comparative approach, recognising that there are considerable differences in nutrient digestion, metabolism and requirements among various mammalian and avian species.

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Table of Contents

  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • Acknowledgements
  • PART I INTRODUCTION AND DIGESTIVE TRACT PHYSIOLOGY
  • 1 Introduction
  • 2 Digestive Physiology: Autoenzymatic Digesters
  • 3 Digestive Physiology: Alloenzymatic Digesters
  • PART II PROTEIN, AMINO ACID AND NITROGEN METABOLISM
  • 4 Protein and Amino Acid Structures and Properties
  • 5 Protein Digestion
  • 6 Protein and Amino Acid Metabolism and Function
  • PART III CARBOHYDRATES
  • 7 Carbohydrate Structure
  • 8 Carbohydrate Digestion and Absorption
  • 9 Cellular Metabolism of Carbohydrates
  • PART IV LIPIDS
  • 10 Lipid Structure
  • 11 Lipid Digestion
  • 12 Fat and Fatty Acid Metabolism
  • 13 Lipid Peroxidation and Antioxidant Nutrients
  • PART V INTEGRATION OF METABOLISM
  • 14 Energy Metabolism, Hibernation and Amino Acids and Lipids as Metabolic Fuels
  • 15 Energy Storage and the Ancestral Human Diet
  • 16 Disorders and Unique Aspects of Energy Metabolism
  • 17 Feeding Behaviour and Regulation of Feed Intake
  • PART VI STRUCTURAL FEATURES
  • 18 The Skeletal System: Calcium, Phosphorus and Vitamin D
  • 19 The Integument, Pigmentation, Membranes and Extracellular Matrix
  • PART VII WATER AND BODY FLUIDS
  • 20 Water
  • 21 Blood, Electrolytes, Fluid Balance and Diet-induced Anaemias
  • PART VIII REPRODUCTION AND THE IMMUNE SYSTEM
  • 22 Nutrition and Reproduction
  • 23 Nutrition and Immunity in Ruminants -
  • 24 Nutrition and the Inflammatory Response
  • Appendix: Answers to Study Guide Questions