KULAI, MALAYSIA – The team at Manuka Biotech welcomed its first container in their regional office warehouse located in Kulai, Johor, Malaysia on 12 October.
Yes, you have read the title right – Having a second brain. This second brain is none other than our gut. The link between our brain and our “second brain” is called the gut-brain axis (GBA).
Oils and lipids in animal feed formula are undoubtedly an important source of energy for our animals. Lipids and oils promote the absorption and utilisation of other nutrients and improve feed conversion.
This article discusses the functional differences between SCFA and MCT.
Firstly, there is a molecular difference between the two.
As the era of “Antibiotic Ban” approaches, we can see that many new antibiotic alternatives have risen but all these products have one core component – that is Short Chain Fatty Acids (SCFA). Antibiotics use in feed has been extremely effective because it firstly reduces the bacteria count in the gut.
Among SCFAs, butyrate has received more attention for its beneficial effects on both cellular energy metabolism and intestinal homeostasis. As much as 90% of butyrate is metabolized by the colonic epithelial cells making it a major metabolite for the colonic epithelial cells