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Table 2 The nonstarch polysaccharide content of fibrous feedstuffs, % DM basis [4, 9]

From: Starchy and fibrous feedstuffs differ in their in vitro digestibility and fermentation characteristics and differently modulate gut microbiota of swine

NSP WMR1 BBG2 MNC3
NSP
 Total 29.00 38.80 36.40
 Soluble 11.82 4.80 5.60
 Cellulose 6.54 12.34 7.20
Glucose
 Total 9.28 4.80 5.26
 Soluble 7.20 2.46 2.46
Xylose
 Total 6.46 12.16 12.84
 Soluble 1.07 1.05 1.68
Arabinose
 Total 3.68 8.02 9.12
 Soluble 2.32 1.01 1.01
Galactose
 Total 2.06 0.77 1.05
 Soluble 0.67 0.175 0.27
Mannose
 Total 1.02 0.74 0.90
 Soluble 0.34 0.11 0.74
 A:X ratio 0.57 0.66 0.71
  1. 1Wheat millrun
  2. 2Barley brewers grain
  3. 3Macadamia nut cake