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Large Intestine

Known as: Large Bowel, Intestinum crassum, Intestine, Large 
The long, tube-like organ that is connected to the small intestine at one end and the anus at the other. The large intestine has four parts: cecum… Expand
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Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Gut commensal microbes shape the mucosal immune system by regulating the differentiation and expansion of several types of T cell… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Butyrate-producing bacteria play a key role in colonic health in humans. This review provides an overview of the current… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Recent analyses of ribosomal RNA sequence diversity have demonstrated the extent of bacterial diversity in the human colon, and… Expand
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
BACKGROUND Laboratory and epidemiologic data suggest that aspirin has an antineoplastic effect in the large bowel. METHODS We… Expand
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Resistant starch (RS) is starch and products of its small intestinal digestion that enter the large bowel. It occurs for various… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND/AIMS Oligofructose and inulin are naturally occurring indigestible carbohydrates. In vitro they selectively stimulate… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
The in vitro fermentability of oligofructose and inulin was compared with a range of reference carbohydrates by measuring… Expand
Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Evidence for the occurrence of microbial breakdown of carbohydrate in the human colon has been sought by measuring short chain… Expand
Review
1984
Review
1984
  • N. Mcneil
  • The American journal of clinical nutrition
  • 1984
  • Corpus ID: 4479527
Herbivores obtain a considerable proportion of energy requirements from carbohydrate by the chain of anaerobic carbohydrate… Expand
Highly Cited
1975
Highly Cited
1975
The malignant potential of adenomas of the colon and rectum varies with size, histological type and grade of epithelial atypia… Expand