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Yves Mercier

Yves Mercier, research manager amino acids and antioxidants, Adisseo, France, yves.mercier@adisseo.com

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Methionine beyond protein synthesis in growing pigs

Underestimating the importance of methionine in swine nutrition can have a huge economic impact; DL-HMTBA has extra benefits for pigs in all growth phases.
Though it is clear for poultry nutritionists that methionine supplementation is indispensable, there is still a need to clarify its importance in swine — particularly during the growing-finishing period.
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