Enzyme Supplementation Technical Articles


Article published the July 10, 2019:

Effect of dietary supplementation of xylanase on apparent ileal digestibility of nutrients, viscosity of digesta, and intestinal morphology of growing pigs fed corn and soybean meal based diet

1. Introduction Efforts to improve nutrient digestibility by the pigs can have effects on profitability of the pork industry (National Pork Board, 2012). Studies indicate that non-starch polysaccharides (NSP) ...
Author/s :
Adsos Adami Dos PassosPeter FerketSung Woo Kim
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Article published the April 15, 2019:

Performance Responses, Nutrient Digestibility, Blood Characteristics, and Measures of Gastrointestinal Health in Weanling Pigs Fed Protease Enzyme

Introduction Weaning is a critical period in the pig rearing process. At this time, the piglets are exposed to different types of stressors (environmental, nutritional, psychological, and social), causing phys...
Author/s :
Glenmer Tactacan
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Article published the June 21, 2018:

Nutritional and Metabolic Consequences of Feeding High-Fiber Diets to Swine: A Review

1. Introduction Conventional swine diets contain substantial amounts of cereal grains (e.g., corn and wheat) and protein supplements such as soybean meal to provide pigs with the energy and nutrients they requ...
Author/s :
Martin Nyachoti
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Article published the March 8, 2018:

Xylose: absorption, fermentation, and postabsorptive metabolism in the pig

Background  Xylose, as a major constituent of plant xylan polymers, is one of the most abundant carbohydrates on the earth, second only to glucose [1, 2]. This abundant pentose sugar, along with arabinose...
Author/s :
John Patience
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Article published the January 24, 2018:

Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) and the Glutathione Peroxidase System; a Link between One-Carbon Metabolism and Antioxidation

  1. Introduction Among various metabolic pathways present in the organism, the metabolism of sulfur- (S) methionine and its seleno- (Se) analogous (Se-methionine) are particularly important because they...
Author/s :
Danyel Bueno Dalto
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Article published the September 15, 2017:

Characteristics of lipids and their feeding value in swine diets

  World production of lipid sources Global production of vegetable oils has increased dramatically over the last 20 years with approximately 168 million metric tonnes produced in 2014. The primary vegeta...
Author/s :
Brian KerrJerry Shurson
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Article published the July 13, 2017:

The Effects of Enzyme Complex on Performance, Intestinal Health and Nutrient Digestibility of Weaned Pigs

  Introduction Enzymes have been used in livestock production for more than 20 yrs, especially in diet containing cereals with high levels of soluble non-starch polysaccharides (NSP) such as wheat, oats,...
Author/s :
Jundi Liu
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Article published the July 6, 2017:

How Enzyme Stability Impacts Efficacy

There are many factors that impact enzyme feed additive effectiveness and results, one of the most important of which is enzyme stability, meaning the ability of the enzyme to maintain its activity level during...
Author/s :
Basheer Nusairat
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Article published the March 22, 2017:

Alleviating Soybean Allergenic Proteins Hindering Nursery Performance

The global swine industry adopted early-weaning practices a generation ago. However, early weaned piglets have been characterized by poor growth performance, known as the “postweaning lag.” A transi...
Author/s :
Cassio Villela
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Article published the March 10, 2017:

Mike Tokach: "The amount of phytase used in pigs has been increasing"

Q: What have been the most interesting findings in your latest researches on minerals? A: I will break it down into a couple of major areas. Recently, we've done a lot of work on calcium and phosphorus, in...
Author/s :
Mike Tokach
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