Impact of Serratiopeptidase Treatment on Performance and Health Parameters in Broiler Chickens
Abd El-Hamid H.S.1, Ahmed H.A.2, Sadek K.M.3, El-Bestawy A.R. 1, Ellakany H.F.1 (1Dept. of Poultry and Fish Diseases, Facultry of Veterinary Medicine, Damanhour University, Egypt. 2 Dept. of Nutrition and Vet. Clinical Nutrition, Facultry of Veterinary Medicine, Damanhour University, Egypt. 3 Dept. of Biochemistry, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Damanhour University, Egypt.)
INTRODUCTIONSerratiopeptidase (Serratia E-15 protease, also known as serralysin, serratiapeptase, serrapeptase serratia peptidase, Serratiopeptidase, or serrapeptidase) is a proteolytic enzyme (protease) produced in the laboratory by Enterobacterium Serratia sp. E-15 from plant material. This microorganism was originally isolated in the late 1960:s from the intestine of silkworm Bombyx mori. Serra...