The bioavailability for humans of bound niacin from wheat bran.

@article{Carter1982TheBF,
  title={The bioavailability for humans of bound niacin from wheat bran.},
  author={E G Carter and Kenneth J. Carpenter},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={1982},
  volume={36 5},
  pages={855-61}
}
Ethanolic wheat bran extracts were dialyzed and dried on starch. One portion [bound niacin (BN)] was cooked in steam; another [alkali-treated bound niacin (ABN)] was made alkaline with calcium oxide and then cooked. The niacin in BN was bound to large molecules (gel filtration); in ABN it was free. Three subjects each consumed a standard daily diet containing approximately 20 mg niacin equivalents. Urine was collected throughout. From day 14, each received three doses in random order at 8-day… CONTINUE READING