Ruminal protozoal contribution to the duodenal flow of fatty acids following feeding of steers on forages differing in chloroplast content

S. A. Huws, M. R. F. Lee, A. H. Kingston-Smith, E. J. Kim, M. B. Scott, J. K. S. Tweed, N. D. Scollan*

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Abstract

Ruminant products are criticised for their SFA content relative to PUFA, although n-6:n-3 PUFA is desirable for human health (

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2207-2214
Number of pages8
JournalBritish Journal of Nutrition
Volume108
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 Dec 2012

Keywords

  • RUMEN BACTERIAL COMMUNITY
  • Rumen
  • LOLIUM-PERENNE
  • Denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis
  • NITROGEN
  • Chloroplasts
  • WATER-SOLUBLE CARBOHYDRATE
  • VACCENIC ACID
  • CONJUGATED LINOLEIC-ACID
  • Quantitative PCR
  • Protozoa
  • REAL-TIME PCR
  • BIOHYDROGENATION
  • CHEMICAL-COMPOSITION
  • Fatty acids
  • Biohydrogenation
  • DAIRY-COWS

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Huws, S. A., Lee, M. R. F., Kingston-Smith, A. H., Kim, E. J., Scott, M. B., Tweed, J. K. S., & Scollan, N. D. (2012). Ruminal protozoal contribution to the duodenal flow of fatty acids following feeding of steers on forages differing in chloroplast content. British Journal of Nutrition, 108(12), 2207-2214. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0007114512000335