Effects of heat stress on carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in growing pigs

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Heat stress (HS) jeopardizes human and animal health and reduces animal agriculture productivity; however, its pathophysiology is not well understood. Study objectives were to evaluate the direct effects of HS on carbohydrate and lipid metabolism. Female pigs (57 ± 5 kg body weight) were subjected to two experimental periods. During period 1, all pigs… (More)
DOI: 10.14814/phy2.12315

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@inproceedings{Fernandez2015EffectsOH, title={Effects of heat stress on carbohydrate and lipid metabolism in growing pigs}, author={M Victoria Sanz Fernandez and Jay S. Johnson and Mohannad Abuajamieh and Sara K Stoakes and Jacob T. Seibert and Lindsay Cox and Stanislaw Kahl and Theodore H. Elsasser and Jason W Ross and S Clay Isom and Robert P. Rhoads and Lance H. Baumgard}, booktitle={Physiological reports}, year={2015} }