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Nutritional and Physiological Functions of Amino Acids in Pigs

  • Francois Blachier
  • Guoyao Wu
  • Yulong Yin
  • Only book presenting an overview of amino acid metabolism and effects in pigs

  • Provides the double perspective of pig as an animal with important agronomical interest

  • Discusses the animal model pig for extrapolation to human physiology


Table of contents

  1. Methodology for Research on Amino Acid

    1. Yonggang Zhang, Yulong Yin, Bo Deng, Ruilin Huang, Tiejun Li, Xugang Shu et al.
      Pages 231-249
    2. Paul J. Moughan, Warren Miner-Williams
      Pages 251-271
    3. Dingfu Xiao, Fugui Yin, Yulong Yin, Yangxiao Jiang, Jun Fang, Tiejun Li et al.
      Pages 273-288
    4. Yulong Yin, Zhang Yuzhe, Feng Zemeng, Ziwei Xu, Jie Feng, Bo Deng et al.
      Pages 289-300
  2. Back Matter
    Pages 301-307

About this book


This book provides developmental data regarding piglets (with a focus on the gastrointestinal tract), data related to amino acid metabolism in pigs, data related to nutritional and physiological functions of amino acids in pigs, nutritional requirements for amino acids in pigs, signaling roles of amino acids, methodological aspects in amino acid research and the pig model for studying amino acid-related human diseases.


amino acids animal model pig nutrition

Editors and affiliations

  • Francois Blachier
    • 1
  • Guoyao Wu
    • 2
  • Yulong Yin
    • 3
  1. 1.for Agronomic ResearchNational InstituteParisFrench S.Territ
  2. 2.College StationUSA
  3. 3.Chinese Academy of SciencesInstitute of Subtropical AgricultureHunanChina, People's Republic

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