butyrate


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butyrate

[′byüd·ə‚rāt]
(organic chemistry)
An ester or salt of butyric acid containing the C4H7O2 radical.
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Butyrate has been reported to improve animal performance by enhancing intestinal development (Lu et al.
They found higher concentrations of faecal butyrate in healthy children, compared to those children that did develop eczema later in life.
75,76) Butyrate is the preferred energy source for cells lining the colon, and those cells produce mucin that protects the walls of the colon.
Study also revealed that consuming 40 g of butyrate resistant starch per day along with red meat for four weeks brought miR-17-92 levels down to baseline levels.
The following estimations were carried out:--Cytochrome F420, butyrate and propionate [11-13].
All three SCFAs tend to slow proliferation, promote brush border enzyme activity, and inhibit both adhesion to and motility across the type I collagen matrix (2) They stimulate proliferation of normal crypt cells too, but butyrate and, in a lower degree, propionate inhibit colon cancer cell lines growth.
DHA alters colonocyte mitochondrial membrane composition and function to create a pathway for butyrate and other metabolites to induce apoptosis.
A cereal-based evening meal rich in indigestible carbohydrates increases plasma butyrate the next morning.
Abbott Nutrition, Abbott Park, IL, has introduced two new nutrition shakes: Ensure Muscle Health and Ensure Clinical Strength, which contain the proprietary ingredient, Revigor, a source of HMB (beta-hydroxy-beta-methyl butyrate, an amino-acid metabolite), as well as 13 grams of protein.
With this technology, ButiPEARL™ delivers butyrate throughout the intestinal tract, assisting in nutrient absorption without the odor of butyric acid.
The bacteria also produce a chemical called butyrate, which is an important fuel for the cells of the intestinal wall.