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- Vaugelade, P., et al. Show all 8 Authors
- Journal of the science of food and agriculture 2000 v.80 no.9 pp. 1357-1364
- swine; dietary supplements; Rhodophycota; Laminaria; xylan; alginates; cecum; colon; short chain fatty acids; digesta; viscosity; fiber content; water content; animal models; humans
- ... Seaweed extracts, because of their physicochemical characteristics and potential nutritional value, could provide a new source of dietary fibre. This study investigated changes in seaweed fibres (physicochemical and fermentative properties) in different digestive sites and their effects on digesta (viscosity and hydration properties). Sixteen pigs were adapted to a test diet supplemented with 5% a ...