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This study was supported by the Department of Health and Human Services, the American Zoo and Aquarium Association, The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Association of Primate Veterinarians, Harlan Teklad, Purina Mills, Inc., and Zupreem.

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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Nutrient requirements of nonhuman primates.—2nd rev. ed.

p. cm.—(Nutrient requirements of animals)

Rev. ed. of: Nutrient requirements of nonhuman primates / Panel on Nonhuman Primate Nutrition, Subcommittee on Laboratory Animal Nutrition, Committee on Animal Nutrition, Board on Agriculture and Renewable Resources, National Research Council. 1978.

Includes bibliographical references (p. ).

ISBN 0-309-06989-0 (pbk.)

1. Primates—Feeding and feeds. 2. Primates—Nutrition—Requirements. 3. Primates as laboratory animals. I. National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Animal Nutrition. II. National Research Council (U.S.). Panel on Nonhuman Primate Nutrition. Nutrient requirements of nonhuman primates. III. Series.

SF407.P7 N88 2002

636.98—dc21 2002013021

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