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Table 2 SCFAs values (μmol/g cecal content) of all the experimental groups

From: Bifidobacterium infantisstrains with and without a combination of Oligofructose and Inulin (OFI) attenuate inflammation in DSS-induced colitis in rats

SCFAs Colitis Control OFI DSM 15158 OFI + DSM 15158 DSM 15159 OFI + DSM 15159
Succinic 0.0 (0.0–1.1) 4.5 (2.9–5.7) * 0.0 (0.0–0.0) # § 1.5 (1.2–1.6) # § 0.4 (0.0–4.7) # § 5.9 (4.0–6.8) *
Propionic 3.3 (3.1–3.3) 6.2 (3.6–7.0) 4.7 (3.2–5.7) 4.9 (4.7–8.8) 5.7 (5.1–5.9) 7.5 (5.9–10.3)
Butyric 2.3 (0.0–8.4) 5.5 (4.2–7.6) 6.8 (6.4–13.7) 3.3 (3.1–6.2) 5.7 (3.9–6.8) 5.9 (3.3–10.0)
Acetic 23.1 (22.7–28.1) 35.8 (26.1–47.1) 30.9 (24.7–46.3) 20.0 (18.6–25.3) 22.9 (20.7–28.3) 28.4 (20.8–36.8)
Lactic 0.0 (0.0–0.0) 1.6 (0.0–3.2) 2.5 (2.4–3.0) 0.4 (0.0–1.1) 0.4 (0.0–1.0) 2.0 (0.0–2.8)
  1. * denotes p < 0.05 compared to colitis control; # denotes p < 0.05 compared to OFI + DSM 15159; § denotes p < 0.05 compared to OFI. Data presented as Median (25th–75th percentile)