Dietary Microbial Muramidase Improves Growth Performance Alone or in Combination with Antibiotic Growth Promoters

Published on: 01/08/2022
Author/s : S.V. RAMA RAO 1, R. VALIENTES 2 and E. PEREZ CALVO 3 / 1 Sri Ramadhootha Poultry Research Farm Pvt. Ltd. India; 2 DSM Nutritional Products, Asia Pacific; 3 DSM Nutritional Products, Nutrition Innovation Center, France.

The gastro-intestinal tract (GIT) of poultry has a complex and dynamic microbial community consisting primarily of bacteria whose cell wall contains the structural polymer peptidoglycans (PGNs). Bacterial cell wall recycling is a process whereby bacteria degrade their own wall during growth in order to recover released constituents by active transport. These nutrients are then reutilized to either...

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January 8, 2022
Very informative article which is quite relevent to present scenario.
January 17, 2022

Very interesting work, maybe is important to compare histological studies in order to see this beneficial aspect on gut mucosae.

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