New prebiotics from rice bran ameliorate inflammation in murine colitis models through the modulation of intestinal homeostasis and the mucosal immune system.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Enzyme-treated rice fiber (ERF) is a recently developed prebiotic product made from rice bran by heat-resistant amylase, protease and hemicellulase treatment. Although the detailed mechanism of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is still unclear, the role of the resident luminal bacteria and its interaction on the mucosal barrier seem to be an… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/00365521.2010.513062

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