ButiPEARL™ Related Articles

ButiPEARL™ and Quantum GLO™ Y on the Growth, Immune Parameters and their Synergistic Effect On Pigmentation of Hybrid Catfish

By Dr. Edwin Chow, Dr. Liong Kah Heng & Dr. Elke Schoeters, Kemin Animal Nutrition and Health, Asia Pacific

A 12-week feeding trial was conducted to evaluate the effects of encapsulated butyric acid (ButiPEARL™) and microemulsified yellow carotenoid (Quantum GLO™ Y) on growth, immune parameters and their synergistic effect on pigmentation of hybrid catfish. 

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Selecting the best butyrate feed additive for animals using a new rapid test kit

By Mr. Chew Kin Ken, CLS Associate, Kemin Animal Nutrition and Health and Dr. Joanne Ho, CLS Manager, Kemin Animal Nutrition and Health

Coating technologies provide a more effective release pattern of butyric acid throughout the intestinal tract than the free form, however, the release rate of these coated products varies. A new rapid and portable in vitro test kit allows feed producers to easily compare the release rate of butyrate in different sources.

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Intestinal Integrity For Optimal Animal Health

by Tan Boon Fei, Ph.D. Kemin Animal Nutrition and Health

The gastrointestinal tract (GIT), a primary site for nutrient digestion and absorption, is constantly exposed to external harms happening through oral routes. Beyond nutrient utilisation, the intestine is a barrier against the invasion of pathogens and foreign materials. The lumen of the intestine is bordered by epithelial cells, which are held together by protein structures known as intercellular tight junctions.  

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