2011

The Physical Processes of Digestion

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-9448-6 (Print) 978-1-4419-9449-3 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages 1-1

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 9-10

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 1-7

      Introduction

  3. The Digestion of Particle Suspensions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 9-10

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      Pages 11-29

      The Microstructure and Digestion of Particles

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 31-46

      Physical Aspects of the Digestion of Carbohydrate Particles

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      Pages 47-61

      Physical Aspects of the Digestion of Protein Particles

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 63-90

      Colloidal Dynamics and Lipid Digestive Efficiency

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      Pages 91-117

      The Physical Characteristics of Digesta

  4. The Effects of Contractile Activity of the Gut Wall and Its Structure on the Mixing and Absorption of Digesta

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 119-120

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      Pages 121-153

      Contractile Activity and Control of the Physical Process of Digestion Within a Gut Segment

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      Pages 155-188

      Local Motility, Flow and Mixing in Tubular Segments of the Gut

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      Pages 189-219

      Local Motility and Flow in Segments that Exhibit Volume Retention

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      Pages 221-274

      Flow, Mixing and Absorption at the Mucosa

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 270-270