A Comprehensive Examination of Thymic Acid's Advantageous Impacts on Fish Nutrient Absorption and Growth

  • Ravindra Kumar Singh, R Raghavendra, Devanshu J. Patel
Keywords: Fish, Thymic Acid, Production, Feed Efficiency


Thymic acid (TA) is an important food additive that is used to boost feed efficiency, expansion, and production by increasing the structure and operations of the digestive tract and raising digestive secretion. Its primary use is in animal diets, mainly as a component of natural feed to lessen toxic chemicals in a variety of animal species. TA essential oil is crucial in improving nutritional absorption, defenses, overall health, and reproductive and productive capacity in cattle. The objective of this research is to summarize and assess the current body of knowledgeregarding the benefits of TA on fish development and reception of nutrients. The inclusion of TA into fish diets has shown significant gains in immune system performance, feed utilization, and general health. TA has demonstrated its capacity to improve fish reproductive and productive capabilities, as well as nutritional absorption and immunity, when combined with medicinal plants that are rich in powerful chemicals and naturally occurring antioxidants. The characteristics of TA, its antispasmodic, antibacterial, immunomodulatory, anticancer, and soothing qualities, are discussed in relation to fish nutrition. The review delves further into the physical properties, physiological functions, natural sources, and chemical makeup of TA in fish diet, providing light on its essential roles in nutrient absorption and development. The findings add to an improved comprehension of TA's beneficial effects on fish health and performance through its varied biological processes. This review is an excellent source for understanding the overall influence of TA on fish welfare and production.


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Ravindra Kumar Singh, R Raghavendra, Devanshu J. Patel. (2024). A Comprehensive Examination of Thymic Acid’s Advantageous Impacts on Fish Nutrient Absorption and Growth. Revista Electronica De Veterinaria, 25(1), 51-59. Retrieved from https://www.veterinaria.org/index.php/REDVET/article/view/488