Inhibition of ruminal urease

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dc.contributor.author Brent, B.E.
dc.contributor.author Adepoju, A.
dc.contributor.author Portela, F.
dc.contributor.author Richardson, D.
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-17T15:03:28Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-17T15:03:28Z
dc.date.issued 2011-03-17
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2097/8100
dc.description.abstract Rumen bacteria elaborate an enzyme, urease. Urease is capable of breaking down urea to ammonia and carbon dioxide. Rumen bacteria then incorporate the ammonia into new amino acids and bacterial protein. Thus, urea can be used as a non-nitrogen source for ruminants. Unfortunately, urease often makes ammonia available faster than it can be used by rumen bacteria. That leads to poor utilization of urea or, in extreme cases, to toxicity. en_US
dc.publisher Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Cattlemen’s Day, 1968 en_US
dc.relation.isPartOf Report of progress (Kansas State University. Agricultural Experiment Station); 518 en_US
dc.subject Beef en_US
dc.subject Rumen en_US
dc.subject Urease en_US
dc.subject Bacterial cells en_US
dc.title Inhibition of ruminal urease en_US
dc.type Conference paper en_US
dc.date.published 1968 en_US
dc.citation.epage 43 en_US
dc.citation.spage 40 en_US
dc.description.conference Cattlemen's Day, 1968, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, May 3, 1968 en_US

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