AICRP On Post Harvest Technology (ICAR), Department of Fish Processing Technology, Faculty of Fishery Sciences, Kolkata 700 094, West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences, 5, Budherhat Road, P.O. Panchasayar, Chakgaria, Kolkata – 700 094, West Bengal, India.
This editorial is constructed with the aim of highlighting the pharmaceutical and physiological effect of purified yeast cell wall preparation as an immunomodulator on the innate immune responses in broiler. This article portrays the potentiality of yeast cell wall preparation as an immunostimulant in poultry. Immunomodulator stimulates leucocytes, particularly cells of the macrophage system and modulates and potentiates the immune system of the body . It has been recommended earlier that the constant addition of immunomodulators to feed is beneficial for prevention of diseases
Key words: Chicken, Immunomodulator, Yeast cell wall