The Biological Efficiency of Protein Production

The Biological Efficiency of Protein Production

by J. G. W. Jones
     
 

This 1973 volume reports the proceedings of a 1971 symposium considering the relative biological efficiency of alternative methods of protein production by plants and animals.See more details below

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This 1973 volume reports the proceedings of a 1971 symposium considering the relative biological efficiency of alternative methods of protein production by plants and animals.

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ISBN-13:
9780521279406
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/09/2011
Pages:
398
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

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Table of Contents

Editor's preface; Foreword C. R. W. Spedding; Part I. Introduction: 1. The purpose of protein production K. L. Blaxter; 2. The meaning of biological efficiency C. R. W. Spedding; 3. Future demand for protein foods A. A. Woodham; 4. Factors affecting demand for protein products J. C. McKenzie; 5. Economics of protein production K. E. Hunt; Part II. The Biological Efficiency of Protein Production by Plants: 6. Biochemical aspects of the conversion of inorganic nitrogen into plant protein A. J. Keys; 7. The potential of cereal grain crops for protein production R. N. H. Whitehouse; 8. Plants as sources of unconventional protein foods N. W. Pirie; 9. Potential protein production of temperate grasses Th. Alberda; Discussion report J. P. Cooper and P. F. Wareing; Part III. The Biological Efficiency of Protein Production by Animals: 10. Considerations of the efficiency of amino acid and protein metabolism in animals P. J. Buttery and E. F. Annison; 11. Possibilities for changing by genetic means the biological efficiency of protein production by whole animals J. C. Bowman; 12. Factors affecting the efficiency of protein production by populations of animals R. V. Large; 13. The biological efficiency of protein production by animal production enterprises P. N. Wilson; Discussion report V. R. Fowler and C. C. Balch; Part IV. The Biological Efficiency of Protein Production by Ecosystems: 14. The biological efficiency of protein production by grazing and other land-based systems J. Phillipson; 15. The biological efficiency of protein production by stall-fed ruminants IT. Homb and D. C. Joshi; 16. Ecological factors affecting amounts of protein harvested from aquatic ecosystems H. A. Reiger; Discussion report G. Williams and P. A. Jewell; Part V. The Biological Efficiency of Industrial Systems of Protein Production: 17. Conversion of agricultural produce for use as human food F. Aylward and B. J. F. Hudson; 18. Aspects of protein production by unicellular organisms M. T. Heydeman; 19. Protein production by unicellular organisms from hydrocarbon substrates T. Walker; 20. Protein production by micro-organisms from carbohydrate substrates J. T. Worgan; Discussion report E. J. Rolfe and A. Spicer; List of participants; Index.

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