Evonik and Perstorp partner to develop antibiotic alternatives using the animal microbiome

July 19, 2019
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by Laura Krishfield
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The collaboration will combine Evonik's gut health simulation system and probiotics portfolio with Perstorp's ester technology platform to investigate the effect of the ester technology on the animal microbiome and to determine additional use cases. Through this effort, the companies will aim to introduce new animal health products that improve animal gut health and performance over that seen when using antibiotics. While there are many probiotics and prebiotics on the animal health market, the microbial interaction and effect on the animal flora is often uncertain. Clients, the future of animal feeds will contain probiotic and prebiotic solutions; look to better understand the mode of action to identify new use cases.

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