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The present invention relates to synthetic bis esters of hederagenin, and their use in ruminants to improve ruminant growth performance, reduce rumen methane emission, reduce urine ammonia excretion, and/or to reduce rumen acetate to propionate ratio. Moreover, it also relates to a feed composition for ruminants comprising bis esters of hederagenin, and to novel bis esters of hederagenin.


  • Saponins
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO/2016/193309
Publication statusPublished - 10 Oct 2018
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