phytase

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phytase

[′fī‚tās]
(biochemistry)
An enzyme occurring in plants, especially cereals, which catalyzes hydrolysis of phytic acid to inositol and phosphoric acid.
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Thus the objective of this study was to investigate the effect of microbial 6-phytase on growth performance, apparent nutrient digestibility, chemical traits of tibia, plasma parameters and apparent ileal AA digestibility in Youxian Sheldrakes fed a low-phosphorus corn-soybean diet.
The efficacy of a novel microbial 6-phytase expressed in aspergillus oryzae on the performance and phosphorus utilization of cold- and warm-water fish: rainbow trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss,
The company has also recently launched Finase[R] EC, its second generation 6-phytase from E.