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Atlas of the Pig Gut

  • ID: 5029550
  • Book
  • December 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 416 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Atlas of the Pig Gut examines the development of the gastrointestinal tract in swine. It focuses on changes occurring during the developmental phase, with an emphasis on the gut that is reflected in alterations of the intestinal mucosa architecture. Led by leading experts in pig digestion research, the book contains descriptions and microphotographs of the most updated research. The changes occurring in the intestine are presented in a comprehensive order, from small magnifications of tissue structures to high magnifications of fragments of epithelium-building cell structures. Additionally, the book highlights the replacement mechanism of epithelial cells during the development of the small intestinal mucosa.

This book is the ideal resource for animal science researchers and practitioners. In addition, swine veterinarians and academics will also find it useful due to its helpful, detailed graphics and organized structure.

  • Discusses microscopic techniques for observing changes in the gastrointestinal mucosa structure and guidelines for avoiding common analysis errors
  • Features original micrographs obtained from light, confocal and scanning electron microscopy
  • Provides carefully-worded directions for learning the basic mammalian anatomy and morphology of the gut
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1. 2D and 3D Imaging
2. Proper Tissue Harvesting
3. Histology Techniques
4. Equipmentology
5. Harvesting and Presenting Images
6. Tissue Analysis
7. From Birth to Adulthood
8. Early Postnatal Rebuilding of Gut Mucosa
9. Adaptation to Solid Diet
10. Cell Changes
11. Proteins for Development and Function
12. Healthy Gut Patterns vs. Intrauterine Growth Retarded Gut
13. Effects of Different Feeds
14. Gut Microbial Life
15. Pathophysiology in the Gut
16. Inflammation
17. Bacterial, Viral, and Parasitic Infections
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Zabielski, Romuald
Romuald Zabielski, DVM, PhD, is Professor at the Department of Large Animal Diseases with Clinic, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine SGGW in Warsaw, Poland, and has been teaching animal physiology and physiology of neonate on various levels for over three decades. In 2012, he introduced the Veterinary Prevention course, and the Herd Health Management course at FVM SGGW in 2015. Since 2013, he has been a member of the Polish Academy of Science. His research interests include the physiology of digestive functions of neonates, neurohormonal regulations, and the role of food and food components in controlling digestive tract functions. He published more than 200 research papers and monographs.
Skrzypek, Tomasz
Dr. Tomasz Skrzypek is a Research Assistant Professor and head of the Laboratory of Confocal and Electron Microscopy and Laboratory Ultrastructure and Electron Microscopy, Department of Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences, Center for Interdisciplinary Research, John Paul II Catholic University of Lublin. He holds a doctorate in Biological Sciences, specializing in light and electron microscopy, scientifically involved in the study of the development of the digestive system structures in pigs. He is the author of 24 scientific publications. His research interests include the morphology and histology of the development of the digestive tract in neonates and the impact of food and supplements on small intestine mucosa architecture.
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