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Absorption of leucine, alanine and lysine from the rumen

Author:
Veresegyházy, T., Fébel, Hedvig, Rimanóczy, Ágnes
Source:
Acta veterinaria Hungarica 2001 v.49 no.1 pp. 81-86
ISSN:
1588-2705
Subject:
absorption, alanine, amino acid composition, leucine, lysine, rumen
Abstract:
The absorption of three amino acids (leucine, alanine and lysine) from the washed, closed rumen was studied in a short-term (75 min) experiment in situ . The concentration of leucine and alanine did not change in the rumen during the experiment, while that of lysine continuously decreased, and 40% of the total lysine placed in the rumen was absorbed during the experimental period. The rate of absorption decreased in proportion to the fall of amino acid concentration.
Agid:
4784361