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Fig. 6

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

Fig. 6

Simulated metabolic rates in non-lactating cows at maintenance. Glucose content in the DMI was fixed at 8%. The figure illustrates glucose input, storage, and usage in terms of the amount of glucose absorbed via the digestive tract (a), glucose generated from glucogenic substances in the feed (b), glucose released from the liver into the blood (c), glucose absorbed into liver cells (f), and glucose used for body maintenance (d) and for metabolic processes in the liver (e). At maintenance intake, the cow is able to cover the daily glucose requirement, which results in stable levels of glucose in the different compartments

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