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Transcriptomic characterisation of pigeon ‘milk’ production and its effect on young

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posted on 2012-12-01, 00:00 authored by M Gillespie
Pigeon milk is fed to young pigeons by both their parents. This thesis described the genetic basis of pigeon milk production in the crop and also its effect on young chickens. This revealed that pigeon milk has functional similarities to mammalian milk, and bioactives with future potential in poultry production were identified.

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Pagination

VI, 174 pages : coloured illustrations, tables, graphs

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  • Yes

Material type

thesis

Resource type

thesis

Language

eng

Degree type

Research doctorate

Degree name

Ph.D

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K Nicholas, R Moore, J Donald, T Crowley Tamsyn

Faculty

Faculty of Science

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Engineering and Built Environment