Quantification of melamine absorption, distribution to tissues, and excretion by sheep.

@article{Cruywagen2011QuantificationOM,
  title={Quantification of melamine absorption, distribution to tissues, and excretion by sheep.},
  author={Christiaan W. Cruywagen and W F J van de Vyver and Maria A Stander},
  journal={Journal of animal science},
  year={2011},
  volume={89 7},
  pages={2164-9}
}
Eight Döhne Merino rams were used to quantify apparent absorption, distribution to tissues, and excretion of dietary melamine in sheep. Two batches of concentrate pellets were made; one (CON) contained corn gluten meal with no detectable melamine and the other (MEL) contained corn gluten meal that was previously found to be highly contaminated with melamine at 15,117 mg/kg. The MEL pellets contained 1,149 mg/kg of melamine. During a 10-d adaptation period, all the animals received a forage… CONTINUE READING
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