Lipid metabolism in the mammary gland of ruminant animals.

@article{Moore1979LipidMI,
  title={Lipid metabolism in the mammary gland of ruminant animals.},
  author={John Henry Moore and William Walker Christie},
  journal={Progress in lipid research},
  year={1979},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={
          347-95
        }
}
Publisher Summary This chapter discusses lipid metabolism in the mammary gland of ruminant animals. The cholesterol in milk and in mammary gland can be of dietary origin, it can be synthesized in the mammary gland itself, and it can be synthesized elsewhere in the body of the animal and be transported to the mammary gland in the lipoproteins of the plasma. Ruminants will not normally ingest significant amounts of cholesterol as the plant material, which makes up the major part of their diet… CONTINUE READING

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