intestinal digestion


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intestinal digestion

[in′tes·tən·əl di′jes·chən]
(physiology)
Conversion of food to an assimilable form by the action of intestinal juices.
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These two AA should be quantified by performic acid hydrolyzed amino acid analysis to achieve more reliable values for ruminal degradation and intestinal digestion.
Information building upon these key findings in non-ruminants need to be transferred to ruminants, particularly cattle, to enable a thorough understanding of intestinal digestion.
In the current study, the activities of disaccharidases and AKP in BBMVs were decreased by high temperature treatment, indicating that heat stress induced the reduction of intestinal digestion and nutrient absorption.