Nutritional and Physiological Functions of Amino Acids in Pigs
by Francois Blachier, Guoyao Wu, Yulong Yin
This book provides developmental data regarding piglets (with a focus on the gastrointestinal tract), data related to amino acid metabolism in pigs, data related to nutritional and physiological functions of amino acids in pigs, nutritional requirements for amino acids in pigs, signaling roles of amino acids, methodological aspects in amino acid research and the pig model for studying amino acid-related human diseases.
- Only book presenting an overview of amino acid metabolism and effects in pigs
- Provides the double perspective of pig as an animal with important agronomical interest
- Discusses the animal model pig for extrapolation to human physiology