The low availability of dietary choline for the nutrition of the sheep.

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1. Choline, which is present in the diet of the sheep either in the non-esterified form or combined in phospholipids, is rapidly degraded in the rumen. The ultimate product formed from the N-methyl groups is methane. 2. Analysis of the non-esterified choline and the phosphatidylcholine in ruminal and abomasal digesta indicate that the phospholipid is the… (More)

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@article{Neill1979TheLA, title={The low availability of dietary choline for the nutrition of the sheep.}, author={Anthony Ray Neill and D W Grime and Aaron Snoswell and Andrew J. Northrop and Derek B. Lindsay and R. J. M. Dawson}, journal={The Biochemical journal}, year={1979}, volume={180 3}, pages={559-65} }