Small intestinal starch, dextrin, and glucose digestion in steers

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dc.contributor.author Kreikmeier, K.K.
dc.contributor.author Harmon, D.L.
dc.contributor.author Avery, T.B.
dc.contributor.author Brandt, Robert T., Jr.
dc.date.accessioned 2012-09-20T19:29:55Z
dc.date.available 2012-09-20T19:29:55Z
dc.date.issued 2012-09-20
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/14718
dc.description.abstract Three Holstein steers (930 lb) were surgically fitted with abomasal and ileal cannulae, portal and mesenteric venous catheters, and an elevated carotid artery and used to study small intestinal starch digestion. Water, corn starch (66 g/hr), corn dextrin (66 g/hr), or glucose (66 g/hr) were continuously infused into the abomasum. Small intestinal disappearance of corn dextrin (57 g/hr) and glucose (57 g/hr) were higher (P<.05) than that of starch (48 g/hr). The percentage of carbohydrate disappearance accounted for as net portal glucose flux was 52, 54, and 72% for corn starch, corn dextrin, and glucose, respectively. Small intestinal starch utilization in the bovine may be limited by starch granular characteristics, enzyme activity, and glucose transport across the small intestine. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Kansas Agricultural Experiment Station contribution; no. 89-107-S en_US
dc.subject Dairy en_US
dc.subject Small intestinal starch en_US
dc.subject Dextrin en_US
dc.subject Glucose en_US
dc.subject Digestion en_US
dc.title Small intestinal starch, dextrin, and glucose digestion in steers en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1988 en_US
dc.citation.epage 37 en_US
dc.citation.spage 36 en_US

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