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Reducing negative effects of peptidoglycans improves piglet health

Peptidoglycans (PGNs) are key components of bacterial cell walls, but once bacteria die, cell debris including PGNs can trigger a response that has negative...

‘Gut cleaning’ – A new innovation for health and efficiency in swine

Targeting the bacterial cell debris that is continually released into the gastrointestinal tract as gut bacteria divide and die, is a unique and new...

Peptidoglycans – impact on intestinal integrity

ROLANDO VALIENTES* briefly reviews the issues concerning the development of the intestinal microbiota and its relationship to the immune system of the host. The gastrointestinal...

When is an enzyme in feed, not a feed enzyme?

Feed enzymes increase the nutritional value of poultry feed, but other kinds of enzymes can be used to improve gut health. RICHARD DUCATELLE* explains...

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