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Digestive strategy of the south-east African lesser bushbaby, Galago moholi.

Caton, Judith; Lawes, M; Cunningham, C

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Galago moholi is a small nocturnal primate, which has a specialised diet of Acacia exudate and insects. Both exudate and insect exoskeletons contain β-linked polysaccharides that can be used as an energy source by mammals via microbial fermentation. The

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Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/91123
Source: Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A: Molecular and Integrative Physiology
DOI: 10.1016/S1095-6433(00)00229-4

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