What is L-Threonine

L-Threonine is an essential amino acid that is very important for animals.
It is the 4th limiting amino acid in the swine feed,
and the third limiting amino acid in the broiler and aquatic animals feeds.
Depending on the feed ingredients, the order of limiting amino acids can be changed.
(The order of limiting amino acids can differ depending on environment or feed ingredients.)

Functions of L-threonine

L-Threonine is essential to the digestive process due to its high concentration in gastrointestinal mucin and
important to animal health as it is a significant building block of immunoglobulins.
Moreover, L-threonine maintains growth performance in animals fed low crude protein diets.


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