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

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy of Sciences, 1995.

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Edition 4th rev. ed.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 173 pages) : illustrations.
Series Nutrient requirements of domestic animals
Nutrient requirements of domestic animals (Unnumbered)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 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.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Laboratory animals -- Feeding and feeds.
Animals, Laboratory.
Animal Nutrition.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author National Research Council (U.S.). Subcommittee on Laboratory Animal Nutrition.
Other Form: Print version: Nutrient requirements of laboratory animals. 4th rev. ed. Washington, D.C. : National Academy of Sciences, 1995 0309051266 (DLC) 94043585 (OCoLC)31605026
ISBN 058502748X (electronic bk.)
9780585027487 (electronic bk.)
9780309051262
0309051266
0309051266