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Fig. 3 | Journal of Animal Science and Biotechnology

Fig. 3

From: Alfalfa-containing diets alter luminal microbiota structure and short chain fatty acid sensing in the caecal mucosa of pigs

Fig. 3

Relative expression of host genes involved in SCFA sensing, uptake and satiety regulation in caecal mucosa of pigs fed diets with 0% (control) or 15% level of alfalfa meal as determined by quantitative real-time PCR (n = 6). FFAR, free fatty acid receptor; SMCT1, sodium-coupled monocarboxylate transporter 1; MCT1, monocarboxylate transpoter 1; GCG, proglucagon; PYY, peptide YY. All data were normalized to an internal β-actin mRNA control. Values are presented as means ± SEMs. Mean values differ within the intestinal segment, *P < 0.05, **P < 0.01

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