Nutritional, physiological, genetic, sex, and age effects on fat-free dry matter composition of the body in avian, fish, and mammalian species: a review.

@article{Clawson1991NutritionalPG,
  title={Nutritional, physiological, genetic, sex, and age effects on fat-free dry matter composition of the body in avian, fish, and mammalian species: a review.},
  author={A J Clawson and Jim D Garlich and Michael T. Coffey and Wilson G. Pond},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  year={1991},
  volume={69 9},
  pages={3617-44}
}
The purpose of this review is to outline and interpret the effects of nutrition, physiological state, sex, genetics, and age on composition of the fat-free dry matter of birds, mammals, and fishes in order to test the hypothesis that the protein:ash ratio in the body is constant. Calculations from a broad array of published data revealed that nutritional… CONTINUE READING