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Nutrient requirements of laboratory animals / Subcommittee on Laboratory Animal Nutrition, Committee on Animal Nutrition, Board on Agriculture, National Research Council.

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Subject: Laboratory animals > Feeding and feeds.
Animaux de laboratoire > Alimentation.
Animals, Laboratory.
Animal Nutrition.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 058502748X
  • ISBN: 9780585027487
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 173 pages) : illustrations.
  • Edition: 4th rev. ed.
  • Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Academy of Sciences, 1995.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: General considerations for feeding and diet formulation -- Factors affecting nutrient requirements -- Formulation of diet types -- Manufacture and storage procedures and other considerations -- Quality assurance and potential contaminants -- Dietary restriction -- Nutrient requirements of the laboratory rat -- Origin of the laboratory rat -- Growth and reproductive performance -- Estimation of nutrient requirements -- Energy -- Lipids -- Carbohydrates -- Protein and amino acids -- Minerals -- Vitamins -- Potentially beneficial dietary constituents.
Nutrient requirements of the mouse -- Genetic diversity -- Estimation of nutrient requirements -- Energy -- Lipids -- Carbohydrates -- Protein and amino acids -- Minerals -- Vitamins -- Potentially beneficial dietary constituents -- Nutrient requirements of the guinea pig -- Behavioral and nutritional characteristics -- Growth and reproduction -- Estimation of nutrient requirements -- Energy -- Lipids -- Carbohydrates -- Protein and amino acids -- Minerals -- Vitamins -- Potentially beneficial dietary constituents -- Nutrient requirements of the hamster.
Biological and behavioral characteristics -- Examples of purified and natural-ingredient diets -- Water and energy -- Lipids -- Carbohydrates -- Protein and amino acids -- Minerals -- Vitamins -- Potentially beneficial dietary constituents -- Nutrient requirements of the gerbil -- Reproduction and development -- Energy and water -- Lipids -- Protein -- Minerals -- Vitamins -- Nutrient requirements of the vole -- Biological characteristics -- Husbandry and form of diet -- Protein and amino acids -- Minerals -- Vitamins.
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