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Mineral nutrition of animals / V.I. Georgievskii, B.N. Annenkov, V.T. Samokhin ; under the general editorship of Professor Georgievskii ; translated by Freund Publishing House ; English translation verified by H. Brookes.

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Subject: Minerals in animal nutrition.
Mineral metabolism.
Animal Nutritional Physiological Phenomena.
Minerals > metabolism.
Biochimie.
Animaux > Alimentation.
Minéraux dans l'alimentation des animaux.
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  • ISBN: 9781483162720
  • ISBN: 1483162729
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (viii, 475 pages) : illustrations.
  • Publisher: London ; Butterworths, [1982, 1981]

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General Note: Translation with revisions of: Mineralʹnoe pitanie zhivotnykh.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Front Cover; Mineral Nutrition of Animals; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Part I: The Biological Function and Metabolism of Minerals in the Body; CHAPTER 1. FUNDAMENTAL CONCEPTS. HISTORY OF THE PROBLEM; Mineral elements and their function in animal nutrition; Mineral feeding of animals under industrial conditions; Historical résumé of the science of mineral feeding of animals; Suggested reading; CHAPTER 2. GENERAL INFORMATION ON MINERALS; Classification of minerals; Connection between physicochemical properties of minerals and their biological activity; The principal functions of minerals.
Interaction of minerals with each other and with other nutrientsMethods of studying the mineral metabolism of animals; References; CHAPTER 3. BIOGEOCHEMICAL REGIONS. MINERAL COMPOSITION OF FEEDS; Relationship between the chemical composition of the animal and the environment; Biogeochemical regions and biochemical ecology; Mineral composition of feed plants; References; CHAPTER 4. MINERAL COMPOSITION OF BODIES AND TISSUES OF ANIMALS; Ash and its composition; Mineral composition of animals' bodies and factors affecting it; Mineral composition of tissues.
Mineral composition of livestock productsReferences; CHAPTER 5. WATER METABOLISM AND THE ANIMAL'S WATER REQUIREMENTS; Basic functions of water and water distribution in the body; The content of water in the body and its distribution among individual organs; Water migration and water balance in the body; Results of water deficiency; Water requirements of animals; References; CHAPTER 6. THE PHYSIOLOGICAL ROLE OF MACROELEMENTS; Calcium; Phosphorus; Regulation of calcium-phosphorus metabolism; Magnesium; Potassium; Sodium and chlorine; Sulphur; References.
CHAPTER 7. THE PHYSIOLOGICAL ROLE OF MICROELEMENTSIron; Copper; Zinc; Manganese; Iodine; Molybdenum; Selenium; References; CHAPTER 8. MINERAL METABOLISM IN THE DIGESTIVE TRACT; Intake of minerals into the digestive tract; Sites of absorption and excretion of minerals in the digestive tract; Physicochemical properties of the chyme. Forms of mineral compounds found in the digestive tract; Endogenous losses, apparent and actual assimilation of minerals; References; CHAPTER 9. KINETICS OF MINERAL METABOLISM IN BLOOD.
Kinetics of the metabolism of radioactive elements in blood after a single introduction into the digestive tractKinetics of metabolism of radioactive isotopes after single intravenous injection; References; CHAPTER 10. KINETICS OF MINERAL METABOLISM IN ORGANS AND TISSUES; Kinetics of calcium metabolism; Kinetics of phosphorus metabolism; Kinetics of magnesium metabolism; Kinetics of sodium metabolism; Kinetics of zinc metabolism; Kinetics of manganese metabolism; Kinetics of iodine metabolism; Kinetics of molybdenum metabolism; Kinetics of copper metabolism; References.
Summary: Mineral Nutrition of Animals reviews the research on the mineral nutrition of animals. This book explores the biological function and metabolism of minerals in the body, as well as mineral feeding of various species of farm animals. Topics range from water metabolism and mineral composition of feeds to the physiological role of macroelements such as calcium and potassium and microelements such as iron and copper. This text is comprised of 16 chapters; the first of which provides a historical overview of the science of mineral feeding of animals; mineral elements and their function in animal nu.
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