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Vol. 12, Issue 3 (2023)

Role of prebiotics, probiotics and synbiotics on animal health and productivity

Vijay Kumar Matham, A Gopala Reddy and N Prakash
Intensive production systems in livestock are playing an important role worldwide. The health benefits imparted by probiotics and prebiotics as well as synbiotics have been the subject of extensive research in the past few decades. These food supplements termed as functional foods have been demonstrated to alter, modify and reinstate the pre-existing intestinal flora. Prebiotics like FOS, GOS, XOS, Inulin; fructans are the most commonly used fibers. Bifidobacterium, Lactobacillus, Bacillus, Enterococcus and Saccharomyces are commonly utilized as probiotics in the animal feed. Prebiotics used together with probiotics are termed synbiotics and are able to improve the viability of the probiotics. The present review focuses on composition and roles of Prebiotics, Probiotics and Synbiotics on animal health and Productivity.
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How to cite this article:
Vijay Kumar Matham, A Gopala Reddy, N Prakash. Role of prebiotics, probiotics and synbiotics on animal health and productivity. Pharma Innovation 2023;12(3):2855-2860.

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