alexa Low Respiratory Quotients in chow-fed Male Bonnet Macaque Monkeys as a potential indicator of Metabolic Stress due to single cage housing

OMICS International organises 3000+ Global Conferenceseries Events every year across USA, Europe & Asia with support from 1000 more scientific societies and Publishes 700+ Open Access Journals which contains over 50000 eminent personalities, reputed scientists as editorial board members.

Low Respiratory Quotients in chow-fed Male Bonnet Macaque Monkeys as a potential indicator of Metabolic Stress due to single cage housing

The Enhanced Metabolic Testing Activity Chamber (EMTAC) was the first methodology available to determine energy expenditure and nutrient utilization in monkeys in a comfortable environment without the need for restraint and/or excessive handling [1]. Previous indirect calorimeter systems utilized in monkeys involved some kind of restraining mechanism. For example, one indirect calorimetry system utilized a chair to restrain animals during metabolic measurements [2]. In another study, energy expenditure of Rhesus Monkeys subjected to long term dietary restriction were determined by open-circuit indirect calorimetry utilizing small respiratory chambers [3]. These chambers did not allow monkeys enough room to turn around thus potentially inducing additional stress [3].

Citation: Rising R, Lin J (2013) Low Respiratory Quotients in chow-fed Male Bonnet Macaque Monkeys as a Potential Indicator of Metabolic Stress due to Single Cage Housing. J Primatol 2:113.

 
  • Share this page
  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • Pinterest
  • Blogger
 
adwords