Dra. Maria Soriano - 11/11/2020Gut welfare in poultry – A holistic approach is the key
Economic success of a poultry farm is directly linked on gut comfort. Maintaining a proper gut welfare in poultry is basic to achieve the desired production efficiency of the flock. In addition, gut welfare in poultry may also have an impact on food...
Dr. GermĂˇn Bertsch - 3/11/2020Formulation and variability of raw materials in feed
Animal feed is formulated using the formulation system with the objective of achieving the lowest cost, combining the necessary quantities of the available ingredients (raw materials) to meet the nutritional requirements of the target animal. The...
Dr. GermĂˇn Bertsch - 28/09/2020Stability of the gut microbiota as a key target in animal health
The composition of the gut microbiota is known to affect many host functions, including nutrient utilization, intestinal epithelium integrity, and the development and activity of the intestinal immune system. Therefore, one of the possibilities to...
Dr. Ekaitz Maguregui - 15/06/2020Fish immune system: how to improve aquaculture production through immunity
Traditionally, the immune system is divided into the innate or nonspecific immune system and the adaptive or specific immune system. The fish immune system has both types of immunity, innate immunity, and adaptive immunity. It is essential to keep...
Veterinaria Digital - 12/07/2019Digestive enzymes in fish
With the title, "Digestive enzymes in fishes" the lecture explored the different types of digestions presented by fishes (depending on their species) and the participation of enzymes in digestion.
Dra. Sara Borrell - 3/10/2018Protease enzymes
In every chemical reaction there are different reactants (A + BC) transformed later into different products (AB + C) that have an intermediate step called transition state (A-B-C), in which the reactant bonds are weakened so they can be modified....