Biology of Metabolism in Growing Animals, Biology of Growing Animals Series

Biology of Metabolism in Growing Animals

Biology of Growing Animals Series

By Douglas Burrin, PhD, Research Physiologist, USDA-ARS, Children's Nutrition Research Center; Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA; and Harry J. Mersmann, PhD, Research Physiologist, USDA-ARS, Children's Nutrition Research Center; Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA


Dedication

Acknowledgements

List of contributors

Part I. Fetal metabolism

1. Regulation of metabolism and growth during prenatal life, by A.W. Bell, P.L. Greenwood and R.A. Ehrhardt

Part II. Protein metabolism

2. Regulation of skeletal muscle protein metabolism in growing animals, by T.A. Davis and M.L. Fiorotto

3. Whole animal and tissue proteolysis in growing animals, by V.E. Baracos

4. Cytokine regulation of protein accretion in growing animals, by R.W. Johnson and J. Escobar

5. Amino acid metabolism in the small intestine: biochemical bases and nutritional significance, by G. Wu, D.A. Knabe and N.E. Flynn

6. Role of intestinal first-pass metabolism on whole body amino acid requirements, by R.F.P. Bertolo, P.B. Pencharz and R.O. Ball

7. Splanchnic protein and amino acid metabolism in growing animals, by D.G. Burrin and B. Stoll

8. Nitrogen metabolism by splanchnic tissues of ruminants, by C.K. Reynolds

Part III. Lipid metabolism

9. Hepatic fatty acid oxidation and ketogenesis in young pigs, by J. Odle, P. Lyvers-Peffer and X. Lin

10. Essential fatty acid metabolism during early development, by S. M. Innis

11. Development of white adipose tissue lipid metabolism, by H.J. Mersmann and S.B. Smith

12. S.B. Smith and G.E. Carsten

13. J.K. Drackley

Part IV. Carbohydrate and energy metabolism

14. Environmental and hormonal regulation of energy metabolism in early development of the pig, by P. Herpin, I. Louveau, M. Damon and J. Le Dividich

15. Hepatic gluconeogenesis in developing rminants, by S.S. Donkin and H. Hammon

16. Energy metabolism in the developing rumen epithelium, by B.W. Jesse

17. Splanchnic carbohydrate and energy metabolism in growing ruminants, by N.B. Kristensen, G.B. Huntington and D.L. Harmon

Part V: Methodology