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Progress in Research on Energy and Protein Metabolism
edited by W.B. Souffrant

Progress in Research on Energy and Protein Metabolism presents latest results in topics of energy metabolism such as:

  • environmental aspects of energy homeostasis
  • dietary and genetic aspects
  • tissue, organ and whole body energy metabolism and methodology

Progress in Research on Energy and Protein Metabolism also gives insight in current affairs of protein research, i.e. protein metabolism and microbiology in the gastro-intestinal tract and requirements and post-absorptive metabolism of amino acids...and more!


Genes and Nutrition

  • Amino acid regulation of genes expression
  • Age dependent development of obesity under standard and high fat diet in extreme mouse models
  • Rainbow trout liver proteome - dietary manipulation and protein metabolism
  • Influence of IGF-I transgene and dietary CLA on efficiency of dietary energy and protein utilization in growing pigs
  • Long-term dietary protein intake affects uncoupling protein mRNA gene expression in liver and muscle of rats
  • Gene nutrient interactions as a result of amino acid deficiency; effect on mRNAs associated with the cell cycle
  • Diet and gene expression in broilers
  • Paternal genetics affects the regulation of blood glucose concentration

Regulation and Modelling of Energy and Protein Status

  • Role of the liver in the regulation of energy and protein status
  • A perspective on research and future of metabolic models of farm animals
  • Effects of growth hormone and monensin on adipose tissue lipogenesis in transition cow
  • Studies on milk production of the Etawah crossbreed goat fed with Tempe waste
  • The effects of protein : energy ratio of the diet and feed intake on protein and energy metabolism of Iberian pigs growing from 50 to 100 kg
  • Effect of a jugular infusion of essential AA on splanchnic metabolism of glucose and hormones in dairy cows fed a protein deficient diet
  • A new concept for feed evaluation based on standardised digestible amino acids and potential physiological energy of nutrient fractions in pig feeds
  • Numerical solution of an optimal control problem in mathematical biology
  • Mathematical models of applied biology of some metabolic processes
  • Specific dietary selection for lysine, tryptophan and threonine by the piglet
  • The effect of reducing protein and energy intake of pregnant ewes on the subsequent muscle development of the offspring
  • Comparative study of the gestational energy and protein balance of rabbit does
  • Comparative serum metabolites and hormonal profile of Iberian and Landrace growing pigs fed equilibrated or lysine-deficient diets
  • Effects of low protein supply on energy metabolism and milk production of the mink (Mustela vison)
  • Growth performance, energy and nitrogen balance of weanling pigs fed cereal based diets supplemented with Chinese rhubarb
  • Effect of dietary energy sources on energy metabolism of growing and fattening pigs: a model simulation
  • Energy and nitrogen balance in growing mink kits fed bacterial protein
  • Energy and nitrogen balance in slaughter chickens fed bacterial protein
  • Nutritional memory on protein metabolism in Wistar rat
  • Effects of a low lysine diet on glucose metabolism in skeletal muscle of growing pigs
  • Influence of metabolic memory on the dietary protein utilization in young adult men
  • Insulin-stimulated net utilisation of plasma glucose and amino acids in growing pigs
  • Predictions of energy digestibility in pig feeds
  • Effect of body weight and dietary crude protein on energy utilisation in growing pigs and broilers
  • Ruminant growth and composition model
  • Ruminal acetate/propionate pattern and energy-yielding nutrient fluxes across splanchnic and hindlimb tissues in growing lambs
  • Dietary treatment effects on growth, reproduction, and circulating leptin levels of Targhee ewe lambs
  • Effect of different levels of metabolizable protein on splanchnic fluxes of amino acids in lactating cows
  • Dietary protein sources and lysine balance on the efficiency of energy utilisation in broiler chickens
  • Ruminal acetate/propionate pattern and nitrogenous nutrient fluxes across splanchnic and hind limb tissues in growing lambs
  • The selection of a modified Gompertz-Function for description of postnatal growth of hogs
  • Mathematical analysis of [13CO2]-expiration curves from human breath tests using [1-13C]-amino acids as oral substrate
  • Whole body and hindlimb protein degradation is differentially altered by feeding in 10- and 28-d-old piglets
  • Modified mitochondrial functions by a natural uncoupler and a cell-synthesized uncoupling protein
  • Nutrient availability and metabolic hormone relationship in dairy cows dry or in different stage of lactation
  • The use of nutritional models as a tool in basic research
  • Investigations on energy and protein metabolism in fattening steers using different experimental techniques
  • Can bypass starch reduce the need for essential amino acids in dairy cows?
  • Leptin plasma levels and pancreatic secretion in rats fed on high or low energy diets

Nutrition and Immunity

  • Handling of dietary antigens - nutritional interactions with the gut immune system
  • Tissue amino acid fluxes and valine kinetics in lambs with a Trichostrongylus colubriformisinfection
  • Energy and protein metabolism and liver activity changes in dairy cows treated with E. coli endotoxin 3 days after calving
  • Pancreatic juice protects gut from pathogenic bacteria
  • Glutathione changes in blood and amino acid concentrations in plasma in response to nematode infection in Merinos selected for parasite resistance
  • Does chronic lung inflammation induce an increase in tryptophan catabolism through IDO (indoleamine 2,3- dioxygenase) pathway in pigs?

Environmental Aspects of Energy Homeostasis

  • Regulation of the energy metabolism: nutritional, environmental and molecular aspects
  • Low protein diets reduce greenhouse gas production in finisher pigs while maintaining animal performance
  • Dynamic responses of feeder cattle to simulated heat waves
  • Energy and protein (AA) metabolism of high productive laying hens in dependence on exogenous factors
  • Heat production and substrate oxidation in rats during feeding, starvation and re-feeding
  • Diurnal rhythm in heat production and oxidation of substrates in pigs during feeding, starvation and re-feeding
  • Jules Reiset (1818-1896): Energy metabolism and environmental research pioneer
  • Effect of coping strategy and housing system on energy metabolism of breeding gilts
  • Methane emission by charolais cows under minimised condition for selective grazing
  • Housing conditions and carbohydrate source affect within-day variation of energy metabolism in growing pigs
  • Control and energetic recycling of methane emitted from ruminants

Dietary and Genetic Aspects of Energy Metabolism

  • Gene expression and energy homeostasis
  • Energy metabolism and oxidation of substrates in pigs during feeding, starvation and re-feeding
  • Effect of conjugated linoleic acids (CLA) and selenium on growth performance, feed conversion efficiency and CLA level in rats
  • Soyhull energy availability when fed alone or in forage mixtures
  • Glucose metabolism by the gastrointestinal tract of sheep as affected by protein supply
  • Energy metabolism and cognitive performance in relation with postprandial metabolic changes after ingestion of different macronutrients in the morning
  • Effect of dietary cholesterol and phospholipid levels on the absorption and distribution rates of cholesterol in juvenile Panaeus monodon Tiger shrimp
  • Methane release and energy expenditure of dairy cows fed concentrates characterized by different carbohydrates
  • Effect of specific structured triglycerides on energy metabolism in broiler chickens
  • Effect of fat source and rapeseed lecithin on energy metabolism in pigs weaned at 4 weeks of age
  • Low protein diets reduce greenhouse gas production by sows
  • The effect of different carbohydrates on the efficiency of energy utilisation in broiler chickens
  • Energy utilization of rice straw supplemented with urea and molasses in swamp buffalo heifers
  • Research on the influence of dietary macronutrients on food intake and its regulatory mechanisms in broiler chickens
  • Energy utilization of diets with different starch content in nulliparous rabbit does fed different levels of intake
  • Fat vs. starch as energy sources in diets for high yielding lactating dairy cows

Tissue, Organ and Whole Body Energy Metabolism and Methodology

  • Adipose tissue: an expanding role in the regulation of energy metabolism
  • On-line, continuous determination of 13CO2 / 12CO2 ratios by non-dispersive infrared absorption in indirect calorimetry facilities
  • Lipogenesis in subcutaneous adipose tissue and in oxidative or glycolytic muscles from Angus, Black Japanese x Angus and Limousin steers
  • Estimation of energy expenditure in free-living adult and growing ruminants by heart rate measurement: from cardiovascular system to whole animal
  • Evaluation of dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry to determine the in vivo body composition of broilers
  • Two different methods for measuring of gas exchange and heat production in farm animals
  • Apomorphine-susceptible and apomorphine-unsusceptible rats as model for high-resisting and low-resisting pigs: Metabolic differences
  • Energy metabolism in Landrace x Duroc crossbreed pigs and their parent breeds
  • Influence of feeding intensity on corporeal development, body composition and sexual maturity in New Zealand White male rabbits
  • Heat production of growing heifers that differ in composition of Bos indicus and Bos taurus
  • Utilization of metabolizable energy for protein energy and fat energy deposition of growing bulls
  • Comparing two techniques to estimate energy expenditure on physical activity in group housed animals
  • The relationship between muscle metabolic pathways and marbling of beef
  • Genotype differences in the long-term response to different levels of energy supply of dairy cows kept under tropical conditions
  • Utilization of a-ketoglutarate (AKG) in young growing pigs after intra-venous and intraduodenal administration
  • Relationship between body composition, net feed intake and gross feed conversion efficiency in composite sire line sheep
  • High intake of metabolizable energy alters regulation of bovine cardiac mitochondria
  • Oral selenate improves the diabetic status in dbdb mice and modifies the activity of glycolytic and gluconeogenic marker enzymes
  • Nursing behaviour, milk intake and growth rate in piglets
  • Protein, fat, and bone mineral deposition rates in growing pigs (birth to 90 kg) of different RyR1 genotypes studied by dual energy x-ray absorptiometry
  • Effect of bilaterally caecal ligation on utilization of dietary energy in growing chickens
  • Energy requirement for standing in cattle
  • Energy expenditure for chewing during eating and rumination in sheep fed ad libitum Timothy hay or Sudangrass hay
  • Validation of measuring CO2 production and milk intake by the doubly labelled water technique in piglets
  • Assessment of heat production in lactating sows by different approaches
  • Prediction of rumen volatile fatty acids based on milk fatty acid profiles
  • Effect of starch infusion into the abomasum on energy metabolism in beef cattle

Protein Metabolism and Microbiology in the Gastro-Intestinal-Tract

  • Intestinal microbial amino acid synthesis and its importance for the amino acid homeostasis of the monogastric host
  • Withdrawal of anti microbial growth promoters from pig diets increases the amino acid requirements for growth performance
  • Effect of ensiling on the ruminal degradability and intestinal digestibility of the corn forage
  • Efficiency of utilization of ruminal ammonia N for milk protein synthesis in dairy cows
  • Estimates of ileal recovery of endogenous protein and amino acids in protein supplements for pigs by means of the homoarginine method
  • Investigations on the suitability of the synchronisation index calculated from in sacco results for optimising microbial protein synthesis
  • The microbial community and its metabolic activities in the small intestine of weaning piglets
  • Impact of grinding and heating of a wheat-pea blend on amino acids ileal digestibility and endogenous losses
  • Apparent and true ileal protein digestibility of tropical tree foliage and aquatic plants in pigs
  • Effect of forage type and supplementation on microbial synthesis and efficiency in the rumen of dairy cows
  • Effect of weaning on urea metabolism in calves
  • Supplements with different ruminal undegradable protein levels for dairy heifers in tropical pasture: intake, digestibility and plasma urea nitrogen
  • Effect of fermentation in a liquid diet on nitrogen metabolism in growing pigs
  • Influence of the ruminal N-balance on rumen fermentation, microbial protein synthesis, amount of utilisable crude protein and N-excretion
  • Rumen microbial colonization and contamination of feeds
  • Secretion of nitrogen into the gastro-intestinal tract and protein turnover in growing sheep
  • Use of pymarc as a nitrogen source for grazing dairy calves
  • Effect of including purified jack bean lectin in a casein based diet on apparent and true ileal amino acid digestibility in growing pigs

Amino Acid Requirement and Metabolism

  • Intestinal transport of amino acids, peptides and proteins
  • Optimal time interval for amino acid supplementation as studied by amino acid oxidation during the postprandial phase
  • Influence of time intervals between two consecutive meals on leucine oxidation during postprandial phase
  • The influence of dietary form of [1-13C] lysine and [1-13C] leucine on their postprandial and postabsorptive oxidation
  • Measurement of albumin synthesis in the pig
  • Dietary cysteine cannot replace dietary methionine for protein accretion in growing broiler chickens
  • Lysine requirement in adult miniature pigs estimated by an indicator amino acid oxidation method
  • Influence of protein and threonine level on liver threonine dehydrogenase activity and efficiency of threonine utilization in diets for rat and chicken
  • Oxidation of dietary excess leucine in rats fed [U-13C]-L-leucine as a tracer
  • Post prandial oxidative losses for free amino acids in the diet: studies on interactions with dietary protein and on long term adaptation
  • Essential amino acid requirements for maintenance in adult sows
  • Investigations on the valine requirement of lactating sows
  • Differential response to 2-hydroxy-4(methylthio) butanoic acid and DL-methionine above requirements on broiler and pig performance and iron metabolism
  • Assessment of the optimum level of leucine to stimulate milk protein yield in the dairy cow

Post-absorptive Metabolism of Amino Acids

  • Post-absorptive metabolism of amino acids
  • Using wool growth to estimate skin protein turnover in sheep at pasture
  • Certain amino acids regulate growth hormone (GH) binding to cultured pig hepatocytes
  • The effect of exogenous purine supply on plasma concentration and urinary excretion of purine derivatives in growing goat kids
  • Effect of diet on the partitioning of amino acids between body components of growing beef cattle fed at similar level of metabolisable energy intake
  • Recovery in urine of allantoin administered intravenously at differentiated levels of feeding sheep
  • Lysine utilisation by the mammary gland
  • Influence of high altitude and of forage from alpine origin on protein composition and renneting properties of cow’s milk
  • Is intestine really involved in threonine catabolism in pigs?
  • Effect of tryptophan and acetate on milk production in late lactating dairy goats
  • Mammary uptake of amino acids in response to supplementation of rumen protected lysine and methionine in early and late lactating dairy goats
  • Arterio-venous differences in amino acids and acid-base parameters in the mammary gland of sows around parturition
  • The nutritional value of legumes in a balanced diet depends on the antagonism between protein metabolism in digestive tissues and in muscles
  • Whole-body protein turnover in Iberian and Landrace pigs fed adequate or amino acid deficient diets
  • Protein accretion in pigs as affected by previous feeding a high fibre diet up to 50 or 80 kg body weight
  • Utilisation of essential milk amino acids for body gain in mink kits
  • Food absorption and conversion monitored in cannulated rainbow trout
  • Effects of breed, calving pattern and stage of lactation on protein concentration of cow’s milk from three Australian dairy regions


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edited by W.B. Souffrant
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