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Table 3 Effect of enzyme1 supplementation in poultry diet on starch digestibility

From: Supplementation of amylase combined with glucoamylase or protease changes intestinal microbiota diversity and benefits for broilers fed a diet of newly harvested corn

Treatments Proximal ileum Distal ileum
  Amylose, % Amylopectin, % Total starch, % Amylose, % Amylopectin, % Total starch, %
Control 95.64 93.38 93.82 97.86 93.89c 94.87c
Enzyme A 97.06 95.13 95.38 97.61 96.12abc 96.51abc
Enzyme B 97.47 97.09 97.20 97.80 97.08ab 97.29ab
Enzyme C 97.93 96.27 96.71 97.93 97.58a 97.67a
Enzyme D 96.33 94.71 94.74 97.29 94.12bc 94.94bc
Enzyme E 97.39 96.51 96.73 98.47 97.30a 97.60a
SEM 0.550 0.647 0.607 0.416 0.592 0.492
P-value 0.266 0.256 0.080 0.671 0.033 0.025
  1. 1Enzyme A (1,500 U/g α-amylase); Enzyme B (Enzyme A + 300 U/g amylopectase + 20,000 U/g glucoamylase); Enzyme C (Enzyme B + protease 10,000 U/g); Enzyme D (Enzyme C + 15,000 U/g xylanase); Enzyme E (Enzyme D + 200 U/ g cellulase + 1,000 U/g pectinase)