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Table 6 Effect of enzyme1 supplementation in poultry diet on the relative weight of digestive organs (%)

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 d 16 d 23
  Duodenum Jejunum Ileum Liver Pancreas Duodenum Jejunum Ileum Liver Pancreas
Control 1.48a 2.60 1.93 1.08 0.45 1.27 2.22ab 1.82 2.31 0.40ab
Enzyme A 1.37a 2.18 1.73 1.13 0.41 1.10 1.92cd 1.33 2.31 0.35bc
Enzyme B 1.20b 2.29 1.83 1.19 0.42 1.12 2.35a 1.65 2.41 0.42a
Enzyme C 1.40a 2.30 1.57 1.03 0.40 1.14 2.06abc 1.66 2.42 0.37abc
Enzyme D 1.41a 2.14 1.65 1.14 0.41 1.21 2.05bc 1.67 2.46 0.35bc
Enzyme E 1.38a 2.19 1.56 1.13 0.40 1.09 1.73d 1.50 2.34 0.34c
SEM 0.021 0.050 0.047 0.024 0.010 0.030 0.049 0.057 0.037 0.009
P-value 0.001 0.072 0.077 0.542 0.848 0.488 0.001 0.180 0.805 0.033
  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), respectively