BRI CEO Dr. Giles Shih Appointed to North Carolina Agricultural & Life Sciences Research Foundation Board of Directors

BioResource International, Inc. (BRI) CEO Giles Shih, Ph.D., was recently appointed to the Board of Directors of the North Carolina Agricultural & Life Sciences Research Foundation during the board’s semi-annual meeting held on April 20, 2016. Dr. Shih will serve on the board’s Technical Advisory Committee, which helps the foundation decide how its research funds…

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Varying Xylan Content in Feed Formulations Require Optimal Enzyme Solutions

Substrates for enzymes are present in differing amounts, based upon feed formulation (i.e. corn, wheat, rye, barley). Each feed grain contains varying amounts of non-starch polysaccharides (NSPs), which are considered anti-nutritional factors because they are not digested by poultry.  NSPs bind nutrients and increase the viscosity of digesta material, which leads to negative effects on…

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What Does the Post-Pelleting Recovery Number Tell Us About Enzyme Thermostability?

As more enzyme feed additives become available, animal producers have increasing interest in using them to improve gut health, nutrition, and performance. However, selecting the right enzyme additives to meet individual producers’ specific needs and situations is challenging.  One common area of concern is selecting an enzyme that will be added to the feed prior…

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How to Improve Confidence in Enzyme Evaluation Trials

Part 2: The Impact of Experiment Design on Trial Results In part one of this series, we explored the effect of feed formulation on results of enzyme evaluation trials. The formulation considerations we discussed included substrate-enzyme interaction, utilizing the matrix value for each enzyme to maintain nutrient balance and the potential impact of feed ingredient…

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BioResource International Partners with Connell Bros. Co. to Distribute Xylamax in Southeast Asia

Collaboration supports expansion of BRI’s high performance feed enzyme products in Asia through exclusive distribution rights with Connell Bros. Co. Research Triangle Park, N.C. / San Francisco, Calif. — February 9, 2016—BioResource International, Inc. (BRI), a global biotechnology company specializing in the research, development and manufacture of high-performance enzyme feed additives for optimizing animal nutrition…

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BRI’s Xylanase Feed Additive Receives Regulatory Approval in Brazil and Peru

Company Expanding Market Penetration in Latin America with Partner, ilender Corp. Research Triangle Park, N.C. / Lima, Peru — January 19, 2016— BioResource International, Inc. (BRI), a global biotechnology company specializing in the research, development and manufacture of high-performance enzyme feed additives for animal nutrition, announced today it has received regulatory approval of its proprietary…

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How to Improve Confidence in Enzyme Evaluation Trials

Part 1: The Impact of Feed Formulation on Trial Results Comparing and evaluating enzyme feed additives is challenging. There are an increasing number of products available on the market, many of which have similar performance claims. In order to accurately identify the optimum enzyme choice for your situation, it is highly recommended that animal producers…

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