Animal and Veterinary Science

Principles of Animal Growth and Development

Principles of Animal Growth and Development

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Principles Of Animal Growth And Development makes the readers familiar with the various aspects that are related to the process of growth in the animals and the various kinds of growth in the animals as it takes place in the different body parts and the various forms of growth cells. It provides the basic information on the role of various mechanisms of the body in the growth and development of the various parts in the body. This book also discusses about the development of the several kinds of tissues in the animals, the growth of muscles in the animals, the molecular control of adipogenesis, the factors that affect the composition of adipose tissue and lipid metabolism, the growth of bones and the relationship between the growth, development and the quality of meat in various animals.

Patricia obtained her PhD form University College Dublin in 2010. Her interests are on Microbiology and Parasitology. She is currently working as a Postdoc at University of Maryland Baltimore, USA on Chlamydia infections