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Intestinal absorption of calcium and phosphorus by horses.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1100826     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Recent knowledge regarding the absorption of calcium and phosphorus from the intestine of the horse has been reviewed. Consideration has been given to sites, mechanisms and factors affecting absorption as well as to the availability of calcium and phosphorus from feedstuffs commonly used in Eastern North America. Although the anatomy of the digestive tract might appear to impose restrictions on the ability of the horse to assimilate minerals, studies of absorption show that the horse utilizes the calcium and phosphorus of many feeds very efficiently.
H F Schryver
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the South African Veterinary Association     Volume:  46     ISSN:  1019-9128     ISO Abbreviation:  J S Afr Vet Assoc     Publication Date:  1975 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1975-12-30     Completed Date:  1975-12-30     Revised Date:  2003-11-14    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7503122     Medline TA:  J S Afr Vet Assoc     Country:  SOUTH AFRICA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  39-45     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Animal Feed
Biological Transport, Active
Calcium, Dietary / metabolism*
Horses / metabolism*
Intestinal Absorption*
Minerals / metabolism
Nutritional Requirements
Phosphorus / metabolism*
Vitamin D / metabolism
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Calcium, Dietary; 0/Minerals; 1406-16-2/Vitamin D; 7723-14-0/Phosphorus

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