saccharolytic


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saccharolytic

[‚sak·ə·rə′lid·ik]
(zoology)
Pertaining to an organism that metabolizes carbohydrates.
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Diet, microbiota, and metabolic health: Trade-Off between saccharolytic and proteolytic fermentation.
GI tract###Stimulation of saccharolytic fermentation
Effect of monensin and lasalocid-sodium on the growth of methanogenic and rumen saccharolytic bacteria.
Classification of Bacteroides species was revised, and a new genus of Porphyromonas was proposed to include pigmented species without saccharolytic activity [6, 14].
Based on the principle that a balanced healthy microbiota is primarily saccharolytic and nutrition has significant effects on its composition, the innovative therapeutic avenues comprise special diets that successfully shape microbiota composition through a nonpharmacological approach.
Thus, a more saccharolytic environment was achieved [103].
The catabolic pathway of choice with this dietary pattern is fermentation, otherwise known as saccharolytic. (1) Fermentation is not a new concept.
Agave inulin consumption was also associated with reduced fecal pH and increased butyrate - suggesting increased saccharolytic fermentation and reduced proteolytic fermentation.
By promoting the multiplication of saccharolytic bacteria in the colon, we expected GA to suppress pathogenic bacteria and reduce the level of their toxic metabolites in blood.
Prevalence of Bacteroidales on the 19th day of AD correlates with the suggestion that this is a hydrolysis phase, and Bacteroidales generally comprise genera of bacteria with distinct saccharolytic activities, such as Bacteroides that produce acetic acid as an end product [46].