The Effects of β-Glucan on Pig Growth and Immunity
Vaclav Vetvicka 1, *, Luca Vannucci 2, Petr Sima 2
Identifiers and Pagination:Year: 2014
First Page: 89
Last Page: 93
Publisher Id: TOBIOCJ-8-89
Article History:Received Date: 29/8/2014
Revision Received Date: 20/9/2014
Acceptance Date: 1/10/2014
Electronic publication date: 1 /11/2014
Collection year: 2014
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With increasing amounts of data showing significant immunostimulating effects of glucan, it is not surprising that attention is also focused on commercially farmed animals. Despite marked progress, development of more efficient uses of glucan in pig farming still needs substantial additional research.