Debra A Schmidt

Summary

Affiliation: Saint Louis Zoo
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Fat-soluble vitamin and mineral comparisons between zoo-based and free-ranging koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus)
    Debra A Schmidt
    San Diego Zoo Global, P O Box 120551, San Diego, CA 92112 0551, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 44:1079-82. 2013
  2. ncbi Serum chemistry comparisons between captive and free-ranging giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis)
    Debra A Schmidt
    Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 42:33-9. 2011
  3. ncbi Nutrient composition of plants consumed by black and white ruffed lemurs, Varecia variegata, in the Betampona Natural Reserve, Madagascar
    Debra A Schmidt
    Division of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA
    Zoo Biol 29:375-96. 2010
  4. doi Quantifying the vitamin D3 synthesizing potential of UVB lamps at specific distances over time
    Debra A Schmidt
    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Zoo Biol 29:741-52. 2010
  5. ncbi Fiber digestibility by black lemurs (Eulemur macaco macaco)
    Debra A Schmidt
    University of Missouri, 111 Animal Sciences Research Center, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 36:204-11. 2005
  6. ncbi Serum concentration comparisons of amino acids, fatty acids, lipoproteins, vitamins A and E, and minerals between zoo and free-ranging giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis)
    Debra A Schmidt
    Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 40:29-38. 2009
  7. ncbi Serum concentrations of amino acids, fatty acids, lipoproteins, vitamins A and E, and minerals in apparently healthy, free-ranging southern giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis giraffe)
    Debra A Schmidt
    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Illinois
    Zoo Biol 26:13-25. 2007
  8. ncbi Cholesterol values in free-ranging gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla and Gorilla beringei) and Bornean orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus)
    Debra A Schmidt
    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 37:292-300. 2006
  9. ncbi Fiber digestibility by the orangutan (Pongo abelii): in vitro and in vivo
    Debra A Schmidt
    University of Missouri, 111 Animal Sciences and Research Center, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 36:571-80. 2005

Detail Information

Publications9

  1. ncbi Fat-soluble vitamin and mineral comparisons between zoo-based and free-ranging koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus)
    Debra A Schmidt
    San Diego Zoo Global, P O Box 120551, San Diego, CA 92112 0551, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 44:1079-82. 2013
    ..No significant differences were found between genders. The results from this study will help to establish a starting point for determining target circulating nutrient concentrations in koalas...
  2. ncbi Serum chemistry comparisons between captive and free-ranging giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis)
    Debra A Schmidt
    Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 42:33-9. 2011
    ..Captive giraffe diets need further investigation to determine if the differences seen in this study, especially glucose and bilirubin concentrations and ALT activities, may result in some health problems often seen in captive giraffes...
  3. ncbi Nutrient composition of plants consumed by black and white ruffed lemurs, Varecia variegata, in the Betampona Natural Reserve, Madagascar
    Debra A Schmidt
    Division of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA
    Zoo Biol 29:375-96. 2010
    ..This information will also supply information on how man-induced habitat changes affect the nutritional composition of foods consumed by free-ranging lemurs...
  4. doi Quantifying the vitamin D3 synthesizing potential of UVB lamps at specific distances over time
    Debra A Schmidt
    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Zoo Biol 29:741-52. 2010
    ..Irradiance differences were detected between the centers and ends of the fluorescent lamps. Until UVB requirements for vitamin D(3) synthesis in animals are determined, it is impossible to state that one light is superior to another...
  5. ncbi Fiber digestibility by black lemurs (Eulemur macaco macaco)
    Debra A Schmidt
    University of Missouri, 111 Animal Sciences Research Center, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 36:204-11. 2005
    ..The high-fiber gel diets were successful in increasing the NDF concentrations of the primate diets; however, black lemurs were capable of only limited fiber digestion...
  6. ncbi Serum concentration comparisons of amino acids, fatty acids, lipoproteins, vitamins A and E, and minerals between zoo and free-ranging giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis)
    Debra A Schmidt
    Lincoln Park Zoo, 2001 North Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 40:29-38. 2009
    ..05) between genders. Further investigation in zoo giraffe diets is needed to address the differences seen in this study and the potentially related health problems...
  7. ncbi Serum concentrations of amino acids, fatty acids, lipoproteins, vitamins A and E, and minerals in apparently healthy, free-ranging southern giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis giraffe)
    Debra A Schmidt
    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Illinois
    Zoo Biol 26:13-25. 2007
    ..Zoo Biol 0:1-13, 2007. (c) 2006 Wiley-Liss, Inc...
  8. ncbi Cholesterol values in free-ranging gorillas (Gorilla gorilla gorilla and Gorilla beringei) and Bornean orangutans (Pongo pygmaeus)
    Debra A Schmidt
    Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Illinois 60614, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 37:292-300. 2006
    ..The higher total cholesterol and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol concentrations in captive apes may predispose them to cardiovascular disease and might be attributed to diets, limited energy expenditure, and genetics...
  9. ncbi Fiber digestibility by the orangutan (Pongo abelii): in vitro and in vivo
    Debra A Schmidt
    University of Missouri, 111 Animal Sciences and Research Center, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA
    J Zoo Wildl Med 36:571-80. 2005
    ..05) among diets. The results from both studies indicated that orangutans are capable of extensive fiber fermentation...