Increase in dietary histidine elevates histamine release in whole blood, but urinary histamine excretion may be responsive to dietary histidine supply
Fecal calprotectin may be a useful biomarker in dogs with chronic diarrhea, especially dogs with histologic lesions.
Research is needed in feline patients with LUTS on dietary components.
Soybean products are good protein sources for both adult and growing dogs, provided they are heat treated before diet extrusion.
A better knowledge of myocardial involvement in disease-affected dogs might beneficially affect morbidity and mortality rates and provide new treatment approaches.
Neuropeptide W may play an important central role in the feeding intake and energy balance control in mammals.
Compositional analysis of raw meat sources is necessary for proper diet formulation.
There is strong evidence that MCTs can effectively reduce the consumption and subsequent weight gain of animals.
Changing from one diet to another during levothyroxine-replacement therapy should be helpful for improvement of compliance with thyroid hormone replacement therapy in dogs.
Feeding 1% GOS–BP-B82 combination had some positive effects on the intestinal microbiota in cats.
Gene transcription modifications may preclude clinical signs, which may become a useful tool in the management and prevention of obesity.
The metabolic capacity for isoflavones by domestic cats appears to be efficient, with only minimal proportions of the ingested amount detected in their unconjugated forms.
Analysis of plasma fatty acids is sufficient for monitoring a diet-induced increase in tissue n-3 fatty acids in dogs; however, erythrocyte membrane fatty acids should be analyzed if the effect of dietary intervention on tissue n-6 fatty acids is important.
Novel adaptations allowing the early ancestors of modern dogs to thrive on a diet rich in starch constituted a crucial step in the early domestication of dogs.
Increased fecal α1-PI concentrations in association with low serum albumin and total protein concentrations may be common in cats with IBD or gastrointestinal neoplasia
The domestic cat is able to regulate food selection and intake to balance macronutrient intake despite differences in moisture content and texture of the foods provided
Discussions with breeders and judges are warranted to prevent overweight conditions from being the standard of beauty
Chilling is a practical method to preserve feces during transport for in vitro fermentation studies evaluating dietary ingredients
Expanded pork skin had a greater DM digestibility than rawhide chews and decreased blood cholesterol and triglyceride concentrations
Dietary astaxanthin improved mitochondrial function in blood leukocytes, most likely by alleviating oxidative damage to cellular DNA and protein
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