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Unformatted text preview: conditions 3. Vital organic compounds include N-containing compounds, lipids, carbohydrates, and vitamins. 4. Lipids required by animals are fatty acids, lionleic and linolenic acids, and the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K. 5. Carbohydrates make up the major fraction of plant tissues but do not make up more than 1% of animal tissues. Glucose is the essential monosaccharide required by all animal cells as an energy source. 4. Composition of the animal body is primarily affected by domestic v. wild status, then age, and then species. 5. Young, growing poultry require three more amino acids than most animals, which are glycine, serine, and proline. 6. In poultry, glycine and serine are considered metabolically interconvertable. That is, the animals metabolism is able to convert one into the other and visa versa, so the nutritional requirement is satisfied by either one, or both together....
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