Kinetics of calcium and phosphorus digestion and absorption in pigs

Y. Hu, J. van Baal, C. de Bruijn, J.W. de Resink, P. Bikker

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This report describes a study in growing pigs to determine the influence of dietary calcium content and phytase inclusion on digestion, absorption, retention and excretion of calcium and phosphorus, degradation of dietary phytase and released isomers, the absorption from different gut segments, mRNA expression of transporters and other proteins involved in the digestive tract and the kidney, and potential regulatory mechanisms.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationWageningen
PublisherWageningen Livestock Research
Number of pages54
Publication statusPublished - 2021

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