Roe deer (capreolus capreolus, L.): properties of parotid and mixed saliva


Fickel J, Joest BA. 1997. Roe deer (capreolus capreolus, L.):  properties of parotid and mixed saliva. In Proceedings of the Second Conference on Zoo and Wildlife Nutrition, AZA Nutrition Advisory Group, Fort Worth, TX.


The total flow volume, flow rate contents of proteins and of several ions (Na+, K+, Ca2+, inorganic phosphate) and tannin-binding properties of both parotid and mixed saliva were measured in sheep, fallow deer and roe deer.

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