Endocrine regulation of energy metabolism in ruminants.

@article{Trenkle1981EndocrineRO,
  title={Endocrine regulation of energy metabolism in ruminants.},
  author={Allen H. Trenkle},
  journal={Federation proceedings},
  year={1981},
  volume={40 10},
  pages={2536-41}
}
Partitioning of nutrients among tissues of the body is one role of the endocrine system. Skeletal muscle, adipose tissue, and lactating mammary gland are tissues that utilize most of the energy consumed in excess of maintenance. The energy metabolism of ruminants is complicated by the lack of absorption of glucose because of the fermentation of… CONTINUE READING