D-Tagatose increases butyrate production by the colonic microbiota in healthy men and women

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Venema, Koen; Vermunt, Susanne H.F.; Brink, Elizabeth J.;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease
  • Journal: Microbial Ecology in Health and Disease (issn: 1651-2235, eissn: 1651-2235)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3402/mehd.v17i1.7813
  • Subject: Microbiota | tagatose | Rubus glaucus | intestine absorption | questionnaire | Butyrate | Healthy subjects | defecation | in vitro study | lipid | D-tagatose | butyric acid | double blind procedure | controlled clinical trial | safety | parameter | Lactobacillus | gastrointestinal symptom | priority journal | female | human | placebo | clinical trial | normal human | fructose oligosaccharide | human experiment | incubation time | stomach absorption | Health | in vivo study | sucrose | prebiotic agent | article | Biomedical Research | Gastrointestinal health | short chain fatty acid | randomized controlled trial | colon flora | controlled study | Acacia acuminata | Colon | crossover procedure | male
    mesheuropmc: fluids and secretions | digestive, oral, and skin physiology

D-Tagatose is partly absorbed in the stomach and small intestine. Most of it is fermented by the large intestinal microbiota. The effect of D-tagatose on the composition of the microbiota and production of short chain fatty acids (SCFAs) was studied in vivo and in vitro... View more
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