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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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Nevertheless, butyrate's reach beyond the colon where it is generated extends to improve insulin sensitivity systemically [102].
Butyrate has been shown to have a significant preventive influence on cardiovascular health [110, 111]; reduce serum triglycerides by as much as 50% compared to controls [112]; and lower endogenous cholesterol production [112].
Research has further shown that butyrate is a key fuel for epithelial cells of the intestinal tract and that it may improve gut lining integrity [115].
Butyrate is shown to inhibit NF-kB and increased I-kB levels as a countermeasure for improved long-term inflammatory control [119].
Butyrate is shown to reduce or inhibit the microbiome population responsible for generating propionic acid [125].
It is easily possible for an individual to consume well in excess of 1000 mg of butyrate in a day from natural sources.
Butyrate acts as a rich source of energy for the enterocytes [9], and it may possibly increase the cell mitosis in the crypts.
Importance of release location on the mode of action of butyrate derivatives in the avian gastrointestinal tract.
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Butyrate enhances disease resistance of chickens by inducing antimicrobial host defense peptide gene expression.
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