Fructans

Known as: Fructans [Chemical/Ingredient], Levans, fructan 
Polysaccharides composed of D-fructose units.

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1945-2018
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2013
Highly Cited
2013
OBJECTIVE To highlight the contribution of the gut microbiota to the modulation of host metabolism by dietary inulin-type… (More)
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2013
2013
Fructans and raffinose family oligosaccharides (RFOs) are the two most important classes of water-soluble carbohydrates in plants… (More)
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2007
2007
AIMS We assessed to what extent fructans of different degrees of polymerization (DP) differ in their prebiotic effectiveness… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Our colons harbor trillions of microbes including a prominent archaeon, Methanobrevibacter smithii. To examine the contributions… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
BACKGROUND Short-term studies in adolescents have generally shown an enhancement of calcium absorption by inulin-type fructans… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The hypothesis tested in the present study is that dietary fructans are able to modulate gastrointestinal peptides involved in… (More)
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2003
2003
Agave plants utilize crassulacean acid metabolism (CAM) for CO(2) fixation. Fructans are the principal photosynthetic products… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
This study was designed to compare the effects of dietary supplementation with nondigestible carbohydrates, differing in… (More)
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2001
2001
Fructans are polysaccharides consisting of one glucose unit and two or more fructose units. It was hypothesized that fructans… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Fructans are polyfructose molecules produced by approximately 15% of the flowering plant species. It is possible that, in… (More)
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