ADVERTISEMENT
2 /3 FREE ARTICLES LEFT THIS MONTH Remaining
Chemistry matters. Join us to get the news you need.

If you have an ACS member number, please enter it here so we can link this account to your membership. (optional)

ACS values your privacy. By submitting your information, you are gaining access to C&EN and subscribing to our weekly newsletter. We use the information you provide to make your reading experience better, and we will never sell your data to third party members.

ENJOY UNLIMITED ACCES TO C&EN

Evonik partners for animal milk sugars for pet health

by Melody M. Bomgardner
December 1, 2019 | APPEARED IN VOLUME 97, ISSUE 47

09747-buscon12-kitten1.jpg
Credit: Shutterstock
GNUbiotics is targeting its oligosaccharides at the companion animal market.

Evonik Industries’ nutrition and care business has struck a deal to manufacture, via fermentation, a mix of animal milk oligosaccharides developed by the start-up GNUbiotics. The companies say the product, AMObiome, can naturally restore the gut microbiota of cats, dogs, and livestock animals. In recent years, firms including BASF, DuPont, and Jennewein have commercialized human milk oligosaccharides for use in infant formula. In animals, the large sugar molecules can moderate infections from pathogens such as Escherichia coli and Salmonella, Evonik says.

X

Article:

This article has been sent to the following recipient:

Leave A Comment

*Required to comment