Effects of Fructooligosaccharides on Intestinal Flora and Human Health

@article{Hidaka1986EffectsOF,
  title={Effects of Fructooligosaccharides on Intestinal Flora and Human Health},
  author={H. Hidaka and T. Eida and T. Takizawa and T. Tokunaga and Y. Tashiro},
  journal={Bifidobacteria and Microflora},
  year={1986},
  volume={5},
  pages={37-50}
}
A study was made of the effects of fructooligosaccharides , which exist widely in plants such as onion, edible burdock, wheat etc., on the human and animal intestinal flora . Fructooligosaccharides are produced from sucrose with the aid of ƒÀ-fructofuranosidase from Aspergillus niger on a commercial scale by Meiji Seika Kaisha , Ltd. (Neosugar, Meioligo(R) . It has been found that they are not hydrolyzed by any digestive enzymes of humans and animals. Moreover utilization by various kinds of… Expand
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