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Annu Rev Nutr. 1998;18:385-411.

Nitrogen cycling in the gut.

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Rowett Research Institute, Bucksburn, Aberdeen, United Kingdom. mff@rri.sari.ac.uk

Abstract

This review examines the involvement of the gastrointestinal tract in the utilization of nitrogen, the identities of the nitrogenous substances entering and leaving the gut, and the significance of this recycling in the overall nitrogen economy of the body. It is concerned with nonruminant mammals, including man.

PMID:
9706230
DOI:
10.1146/annurev.nutr.18.1.385
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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