Vol. 2, Issue 2, Part A (2017)
Author(s): Vinu M Nampoothiri
Abstract: Anti-nutritional factors present in plant feedstuffs are a major limiting factor for its usage as feedstuff in larger amount and also its intake by the animals. Among various anti nutritional factors cyanogenetic glycosides (CG) is one important factor whose presence in plant feedstuffs causes toxicity in animals. This article discusses in detail about the structure, biosynthesis, effect and toxicity of CG in animals and also the processing methods to reduce the amount of this anti nutritional factor in the plant feedstuff
How to cite this article:
Vinu M Nampoothiri. Cyanogenetic glycosides. Int J Vet Sci Anim Husbandry 2017;2(2):32-34.