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- Tatara, M.R.; Brodzki, A.; Krupski, W.; Sliwa, E.; Silmanowicz, P.; Majcher, P.; Pierzynowski, S.G.; Studzinski, T.
- Poultry science 2005 v.84 no.10 pp. 1604-1609
- computed tomography, etc ; amino acid composition; blood plasma; bone density; crop (digestive system); glutamine; homeostasis; ion exchange chromatography; keto acids; leucine; mechanical properties; models; osteopenia; proline; radius (bone); taurine; turkeys; Show all 17 Subjects
- ... The objective of the study was to evaluate the effect of denervation and alpha-ketoglutarate (AKG) administration on the development of osteopenia in the turkey radius. At 22 d of age, all turkeys were subjected to neurectomy of the right radius. Control turkeys were given a saline solution into the crop each day for 97 d. Experimental turkeys were given 0.4 g of AKG/kg of BW into the crop each da ...