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Secretion of Antibacterial Substances by Fish Gut Microflora for Resistance against Infections: A Specialized Review

Ganguly Subha*, Kumar Purushotam 
Department of Fish Processing Technology, Faculty of Fishery Sciences, West Bengal University of Animal And Fishery Sciences, 5, Budherhat Road, P.O. Panchasayar, Chakgaria, Kolkata – 700 094, WB, India

The intestinal bacteria produce some bioactive substances like tetrodotoxin, eicosa-pentanoic acid, biotin, Vitamin B12 and antibacterial substances which may benefit the host fish. There exists strongly a symbiotic relationship between fish with its constituent microflora.
Keywords: Fish, Infections, Microflora, Resistance.

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