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Table 7 Effect of enzyme1 supplementation in poultry diet on lesion scoring of the intestine

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 Duodenum Jejunum Ileum
Control 2.50a 2.60a 2.40a 1.17 2.00 1.67
Enzyme A 1.33ab 1.50ab 1.00bc 0.40 2.17 1.33
Enzyme B 1.50ab 1.50ab 1.67ab 1.00 1.83 1.83
Enzyme C 1.17ab 0.60b 0.33c 0.80 2.00 2.40
Enzyme D 0.67b 0.83b 0.67bc 1.20 2.00 1.60
Enzyme E 1.40ab 0.50b 1.00bc 1.00 2.17 1.83
SEM 0.197 0.224 0.258 0.174 0.213 0.207
P-value 0.033 0.023 0.005 0.838 0.998 0.828
  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)