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(Elements & Compounds) any salt or ester of butyric acid, containing the monovalent group C3H7COO- or ion C3H7COO


(ˈbyu təˌreɪt)

a salt or ester of butyric acid.
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If a TV commercial told you that nothing starts a sunny day like a nice cold glass of ethyl butyrate, you probably wouldn't buy it, would you?
The short chain fatty acid, butyrate is a common metabolite that can bind to G-protein-coupled receptors on both colonocytes and immune cells leading to antimicrobial immune responses.
The best hydrogen yield was obtained at initial pH of 7 and initial soluble sugar concentration of 5 g/L respectively with acetate, butyrate and ethanol as major metabolites.
Clostridia (Firmicutes phylum) are the most studied in this respect (Barcenilla, 2000), yet Lactobacillus and Bifidobacter species also produce butyrate by a "complex interspecies cross-feeding mechanisms" (Rios-Covian, 2015).
Resistant starch isn't digested in the small intestine, but is fermented in the large intestine, forming butyrate.
The acidifiers, including sodium butyrate (SB) is known for decreasing the gut mucosal pH, thus creating an acidic environment for the growth of normal commensals [3].
To increase the attractiveness of wasps, since there were several global studies conducted on different materials particularly on yellow jacket wasp [28, 17, 20] used different combination of acetic acid and heptyl butyrate, acetic acid with butyl butyrate and acetic acid with isobutanol.
Previous animal studies have shown that butyrate (sodium butyrate, NaB) administration can protect against diet-induced obesity.
2013) showed that dietary sodium propionate and sodium butyrate significantly increased feed intake in white shrimp Litopenaeus vannamei, but sodium acetate decreased feed intake and phosphorus availability.
The production of butyrate from substitutions with the cottonseed, castor bean and jatropha cakes were stable, except for the butyrate production from 70% oilseed press cake substitutions, for which there was a decrease in the butyrate production (p < 0.
The researchers at Washington University School of Medicine showed that stem cells are normally protected from butyrate by tiny pockets built into the lining of the intestine, called the crypts of Leiberkuhn.
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