6. Butyrate has a potent anti-inflammatory effect and affect positively the immune system Inflammation of the intestinal tract is the result of an overactive immune response that is linked to an imbalance of the normal types of bacteria found in the intestines.
Butyrate has been known to modulate immune response and to have a beneficial effect in the colon. A shortage of butyrate can result in intestinal inflammation.
Butyrate has well-known and wellstudied anti-inflammatory effects and is able to strengthen the intestinal mucosal barrier, making it an ideal preventive and therapeutic agent against intestinal inflammation
Enteric coated butyrate was reported to reduce mucosal inflammation in ileum and cacum in patients suffering from Crohn disease (Di Sabatino, 2005). Sodium butyrate directly decreases production of inflammatory cytokines by macrophages in response to E. Coli lipopolysaccharide.
Effect of Butyrate on TNF-Îą and IL-6 in serum of weaning piglets
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