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agastric

 [ah-gas´trik]
having no stomach.

a·gas·tric

(ā-gas'trik),
Without stomach or digestive tract.
[G. a- priv. + gastēr, belly]

a·gas·tric

(ā-gas'trik)
Without stomach or alimentary (digestive) tract.
[G. a- priv. + gastēr, belly]
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A AGASTRIC band isn't something you pop in your mouth and wait for the weight to fall off.
The reported pH for phytase activity remain between 4.0-6.0 (Greiner and Konietzny, 2010) which is a limitation in its use in agastric species like carp and shrimps (Dall et al., 1990; Kumar et al., 2012).
It is thought that about 80% of the total phosphorus (P) content in plants may be found in the form of phytate that is practically not available for agastric or mono-gastric fishes (NRC, 1993).
Phytate is a major storage form of phosphorus and it is estimated that 80% of total phosphorus is chelated in plant seeds, which is practically not available for agastric fish species (NRC, 1993).
It is considered that about 80% of the total phosphorus (P) content in plants may be found in the form of phytate that is practically not available for mono-gastric or agastric fishes (NRC, 1993).