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Table 1 % SCFA produced in in vitro colonic fermentation vessels at 24 h containing AX and β-glucan alone and combined in different ratios

From: Comparative prebiotic activity of mixtures of cereal grain polysaccharides

 SCFA (%)
AcetatePropionateButyrate
No treatment47.2 (± 13.5)37.0 (± 7.8)15.7 (± 4.1)
FOS70.0 (± 8.0)15.4 (± 4.3)14.6 (± 4.6)
AX73.5 (± 16.1)15.4 (± 3.6)11.1 (± 4.3)
AX 3:1 β-glucan74.9 (± 10.6)15.5 (± 4.7)9.6 (± 2.8)
AX 1:1 β-glucan72.0 (± 25.3)12.0 (± 3.7)15.9 (± 5.4)
AX 1:3 β-glucan63.0 (± 16.5)19.3 (± 5.7)17.7 (± 4.5)
β-Glucan45.3 (± 10.3)44.9 (± 17.5)9.7 (± 1.3)
  1. FOS is the positive control, and no added polysaccharide (no treatment) is the negative control, n = 3