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Table 4 In vitro fermentation metabolites of starchy and fibrous feedstuffs, mmol/g of sample incubated

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

Variable OSP1 Yam Taro WMR2 BBG3 MNC4 SEM P-value
Acetate 12.74a 13.12a 12.79a 10.29ab 7.57c 6.27c 1.197 <0.0001
Propionate 7.89a 7.59a 8.75a 5.21ab 3.71b 3.56b 0.832 <0.0001
Butyrate 3.19a 3.37a 2.92a 2.17ab 1.24b 0.97b 0.37 <0.0001
BCFA5 0.54 0.79 0.78 0.69 0.53 0.47 0.098 0.072
Total SCFA6 23.44a 24.87a 25.25a 18.36b 13.05c 11.27c 2.423 <0.0001
  1. 1Okinawan sweet potato
  2. 2Wheat millrun
  3. 3Barley brewers grain
  4. 4Macadamia nut cake
  5. 5Branched-chain fatty acid
  6. 6Short chain fatty acid
  7. a,b,cMean values within a row with different superscript letters were significantly different (P < 0.05)