Pigs exposed to heat stress increase their body temperature and reduce the size of their intestinal villi, thus increasing the loss of endogenous AAs and reducing the abundance of AA transporters in the intestine, as well as apparent and standardized ileal digestibility of AAs.
Miguel Cervantes Ramírez
Autonomous University of Baja California. Mexico
|Bachelor's degree:||Autonomous University of Baja California (UABC), Mexico|
|Postgraduate studies:||MSc, Postgraduate College, Chapingo Autonomous University, State of Mexico.
Philosophy Doctor (Ph.D.), University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.
|Postdoctoral:||University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.
|Researcher||1988 - 1989||Postgraduate College|
|Researcher||1993 - 1994||Agricultural Sciences Institute, UABC|
|Visiting Scholar||2000 - 2001
|University of Alberta, Canada
University of Kentucky, USA
Updated CV 27-Dec-2016
Effect of heat stress on amino acid digestibility in pigs