Patent Number: 6,251,422

Title: Method for reducing body fat accumulation in livestock or poultry

Abstract: A feed composition for animals (livestock, poultry, fish or pet) which contains poly-.gamma.-glutamic acid (and/or degradated product thereof) and, a method for reducing body fat acumulation in animals which comprises feeding animals with a feed composition containing poly-.gamma.-glutamic acid.

Inventors: Tanimoto; Hiroyuki (Kawasaki, JP), Sato; Hitoshi (Kawasaki, JP), Karasawa; Masahiko (Kawasaki, JP), Iwasaki; Kazuya (Kuroiso, JP), Oshima; Akio (Kuroiso, JP), Adachi; Sonosuke (Kuroiso, JP)

Assignee: Ajinomoto Co., Inc.

International Classification: A23K 1/16 (20060101); A23K 001/17 (); A23K 001/165 (); A61K 038/00 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018