Inulin

Known as: Inulin [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A naturally occurring, indigestible and non-absorbable oligosaccharide produced by certain plants with prebiotic and potential anticancer activity… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
Prebiotics are food ingredients that improve health by modulating the colonic microbiota. The bifidogenic effect of the prebiotic… (More)
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2007
Review
2007
A food (ingredient) is regarded as functional if it is satisfactorily demonstrated to affect beneficially 1 or more target… (More)
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2005
Review
2005
Diet is known to modulate immune functions in multiple ways and to affect host resistance to infections. Besides the essential… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The utilization of fructooligosaccharides (FOS) and inulin by 55 Bifidobacterium strains was investigated. Whereas FOS were… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
Inulin and oligofructose are functional food ingredients which offer a unique combination of nutritional properties and important… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
Inulin and oligofructose belong to a class of carbohydrates known as fructans. The main sources of inulin and oligofructose that… (More)
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2002
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2002
Prebiotics are non-digestible food ingredients that target certain components within the microbiota of the human large intestine… (More)
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1999
Review
1999
Inulin is a term applied to a heterogeneous blend of fructose polymers found widely distributed in nature as plant storage… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The effect of Bifidobacterium longum (4 x 10(8) viable cells/g diet) and a derivative of inulin ('Raftiline HP'; 5% w/w in diet… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Constipation is an ailment encountered often in elderly people. A study was initiated to test the effects of lactose or inulin on… (More)
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