News features and technical articles about the evolution of aquaculture, one of the world’s fastest growing industries.

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Aquafeeds

A look at protease enzymes in crustacean nutrition

Food digestion involves digestive enzymes to break down polymeric macromolecules and facilitate nutrient absorption. Enzyme supplementation in aquafeeds is a major alternative to improve feed quality and nutrient digestibility, gut health, compensate digestive enzymes when needed, and may also improve 

Aquafeeds

Phytase unlocks plant potential in aquafeeds

Phytase is a phosphatase enzyme with a specificity of action for the phosphate groups on the phytic acid structure, cleaving off those groups in a strict order.