butyric acid

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an unpleasant smelling fatty acid found especially in butter

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Butyric acid production was seen from the beginning of fermentation, and on d 120, the amount of butyric acid was more than that of lactic acid.
With prolonged ensiling, butyric acid content also increased, and although it was not detected until d 14, the production was substantially enhanced from d 28, and finally, a level of 62.
The butyric acid is considered as an anticancerigenous compound in several models of experimental carcinogenesis.
Decrease of colonic dysplastic lesions induced by 1,2-dimetylhydrazine in butyric acid supplemented rats
casei) and butyric acid glycerides (Baby c4) on the performance and blood chemistry of broiler chickens under commercial conditions.
The results suggest that the colonic production of SCFA, particularly butyric acid, is one mechanism by which whole grains moderate glucose metabolism and subsequently play a protective role against the development of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease.
Butyric acids find use in the production of flavors and fragrances, lubricants, siccatives (drying agents) and polymer stabilizers.
Branch chain volatile fatty acids and ammonia are mainly products of protein fermentation while acetic, propionic and butyric acids are products of carbohydrate fermentation (Le et al.
The concentration of lactic, acetic, propionic and butyric acids was measured by HPLC (Xu et al.
Among the 10 components selected at the beginning of the study were the 9 acids named before and butyric acid.
Consequently, the concentrations of acetic, propionic and butyric acid may be indirectly affected by the LAB numbers and their major fermentation products (Giang et al.