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    Compare and contrast foregut vs. hindgut fermentation and give examples of animals that have either digestive physiology.

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    <b>COMPARE</b><br><br>Common to both foregut and hindgut fermenters:<br><br>Fermentation is the anaerobic breakdown (by bacteria and protozoans) of organic compounds (carbohydrates) into simpler compounds, yielding ATP. Products of fermentation are butyrate, lactate, acetate, propionate, and small amounts of peptides, amino acids and short-chain fatty acids. Waste gases from fermentation are carbon dioxide and ...

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    The solution compares and contrasts problems involving foregut and hindgut fermentation. Animals that have the digestive physiology is examined.