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Fig. 5

From: Model-based exploration of the impact of glucose metabolism on the estrous cycle dynamics in dairy cows

Fig. 5

Simulated glucose and insulin dynamics in non-lactating cows for different values of glucose content in the DMI. The glucose content in the DMI is varied with c0={0.04,0.08,0.16}, corresponding to 4, 8, and 16%, whereby 8 % represents the amount required for maintenance. With higher/lower glucose content in the DMI, blood levels of glucose (a), insulin (d), stored glucose (b) and fat (e), and glucose production (f) increase/decrease over time. Glucagon (c) behaves inversely to the glucose blood level (a)

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