butyric acid

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Synonyms for butyric acid

an unpleasant smelling fatty acid found especially in butter

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Furthermore, the low level of butyric acid content in this study means there was not only good growth of target microorganisms but also the prevention of spoilage by microbes such as clostridium [19].
Butyric acid-based feed additives help protect broiler chickens from Salmonella enteritidis infection.
On the other hand, high levels of acetic acid and production of butyric acid indicates poorly fermented silage sometimes due to lose packing or very wet silage and this leads to low intake.Silage of poor quality has slimy soft texture when rubbed from the fibre or leaf and contains moulds.
Butter made from the milk of grass-fed cows contains vitamins A, D, E, and K, as well as the fatty acids CLA and butyric acid.
The objective of this study was to study efficacy of medium chain fatty acids (MCFAs), salinomycin, and butyric acid on growth performance, energy and nutrient availability, development of internal organs, and content of short chain fatty acids (SCFAs) in the gastrointestinal tract of broiler chickens.
Gama-amino butyric acid (GABA) is widely distributed in mammalian nervous system act as inhibitory neurotransmitter which maintain overall balance between neuronal excitation and inhibition that is essential for normal brain function (Gillani et al., 2015).
P80, which contains a rare combination of five natural polyphenolic antioxidants -tannic acid, gallic acid, gamma-amino butyric acid, ellagic acid and corilagin, is extracted from high quality longan (commonly known as "dragon eye") fruit sourced from Northern Thailand.
The proportion of the microbiome composed of probiotic and butyric acid-producing organisms in the phylum Bacteroidetes--especially Ruminococcacaeae and Bifidobacteria--increased during the walnut-eating phase, while the Clostridium cluster XIVa microorganisms in the genera Blautia and Anaerostipes decreased significantly, compared with the control diet.
In addition to Taiwan, the MOEA said China's Ministry of Commerce (MOC) has accused butyric alcohol vendors from Malaysia and the United States of dumping.
The microhardness of MTA and MTA-like materials was reduced by exposure to butyric acid, which suggests that these materials were not fully set [15].
10 mL of anaerobic sludge sampled and inoculated to 300 mL serum bottles, and each bottle contained 100 mL propionic acid or butyric acid enrichment medium.
Butyric acid and isovaleric acid together are sometimes used to imitate the dominant aromas.
Several SCFAs, butyric acid in particular, have been found to be critical for colonic health and reducing the risk of colon cancer.