Effects of apples and specific apple components on the cecal environment of conventional rats: role of apple pectin

@inproceedings{Licht2009EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of apples and specific apple components on the cecal environment of conventional rats: role of apple pectin},
  author={Tine Rask Licht and Max Hansen and Anders Bergstr{\"o}m and Morten M\oller Poulsen and Britta Naimi Krath and Jaroslaw Markowski and Lars Ove Dragsted and Andrea Wilcks},
  booktitle={BMC Microbiology},
  year={2009}
}
Our study was part of the large European project ISAFRUIT aiming to reveal the biological explanations for the epidemiologically well-established health effects of fruits. The objective was to identify effects of apple and apple product consumption on the composition of the cecal microbial community in rats, as well as on a number of cecal parameters, which may be influenced by a changed microbiota. Principal Component Analysis (PCA) of cecal microbiota profiles obtained by PCR-DGGE targeting… CONTINUE READING
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