By P. McDonald, R. a. Edwards, J. F. D. Greenhalgh, C. A. Morgan, L. A. Sinclair
The newest version of this vintage textual content has been reorganised to supply a transparent and entire advent to the technological know-how and perform of animal nutrients. Animal Nutrition is divided into six major sections overlaying: The parts of meals; The digestion and metabolism of foodstuff; Quantifying the nutrient content material of meals: digestibility, strength and protein values; The nutrient specifications of animals; The dietary features of meals; and Animal items and human food. The Appendices offers complete tables at the composition of meals and feeding criteria for dairy and red meat livestock, sheep, pigs and bird, and horses.
The textual content is supported by means of key experimental facts all through. Quantitative elements of the topic are basically defined and illustrated through labored examples. difficulties and ideas have now been further to all chapters to assist scholar studying.
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The reducing properties of these sugars are usually demonstrated by their ability to reduce certain metal ions, notably copper or silver, in alkaline solution. The aldehyde and ketone groups may also be reduced chemically, or enzymatically, to yield the corresponding sugar alcohols. Examples of oxidation and reduction products are given in the section dealing with monosaccharide derivatives (see p. 20). 18 Monosaccharides 6 6 CH2OH 5C 5C O H H O C H OH H 1C OH H C4 OH HO OH C3 1C H H H C3 α-D-Glucose C H OH C C OH H OH HO 2C H OH C H HO 2C O H H C4 CH2OH H CH2OH OH β-D-Glucose α-D-Fructose Pentoses The most important members of this group of simple sugars are the aldoses L-arabinose, D-xylose and D-ribose, and the ketoses D-xylulose and D-ribulose.
Palmitate oxidised to produce ATP would yield about 13 MJ/kg as heat, compared with the uncoupled yield of 39 MJ/kg. In these tissues, the mitochondria are liberally supplied with respiratory electron carriers, particularly cytochromes, which accounts for their brown colour. R Triacylglycerol It is important to appreciate that, in stereochemical terms, the positions occupied by the acid chains are not identical. They are readily distinguished by enzymes and this may lead to preferential reactivity at one or more of the positions.
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