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Table 1 Composition of Western type diets

From: Dietary carbohydrate source influences molecular fingerprints of the rat faecal microbiota

Animal no. 17–24 25–32 33–40 41–48 49–56
Western type diets containing (g/kg) Control# Sucrose Potato starch Inulin Oligofructose
Sucrose 0 150 0 0 0
Potato starch 0 0 150 0 0
Inulin (Raftiline®) 0 0 0 150 0
Oligofructose (Raftilose®) 0 0 0 0 150
Caseinate 200 200 200 200 200
Cornstarch 592 442 442 442 442
Soy oil 70 70 70 70 70
Corn oil 80 80 80 80 80
Cellulose 12 12 12 12 12
Mineral mixturea 32 32 32 32 32
Vitamin mixtureb 14 14 14 14 14
  1. a Containing in mg/kg diet: 5000 Ca; 3100 P; 3600 K; 300 S; 2500 Na; 1500 Cl; 600 Mg; 34 Fe; 30 Zn; 10 Mn; 0.20 I; 0.15 Mo; 0.15 Se; 2.5 Si; 1.0 Cr; 1.0 F; 0.5 Ni; 0.5 B; 0.1 B; 0.1 V; 0.07 Co.
  2. b Containing in mg/kg diet: 5000 (IU) vitamin A; 1000 (IU) vitamin D3; 50 (IU) vitamin E; 5 thiamin; 6 riboflavin; 8 pyridoxol; 2 folic acid; 0.3 D-biotin; 0.03 vitamin B-12; 20 pantothenate; 2600 cholinhydrogentartrat; 400 inositol; 40 nicotinic acid; 1 phylloquinine; 40 p-aminobenzoic acid; 1000 methionine; 2000 L-cystine.
  3. # Serves as reference group.