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Table 2 The component of VFA in caecum and colon

From: Chronic dexamethasone exposure retards growth without altering the digestive tract microbiota composition in goats

  Caecum Colon
Parameters Con Dex Con Dex
Acetate(mmol/L) 10.86±1.15 10.13±0.92 10.04±0.67 9.91±0.53
Propionate(mmol/L) 8.31±1.21 6.39±0.72 6.01±0.82 5.72±0.62
Isobutyrate(mmol/L) 0.72±0.12 0.62±0.09 0.51±0.04 0.67±0.18
Butyrate(mmol/L) 6.03±1.45 4.24±0.48 3.84±0.75 3.09±0.26
Isovalerate(mmol/L) 0.51±0.09 0.56±0.07 0.38±0.04 0.53±0.03*
Valerate(mmol/L) 1.21±0.28 1.02±0.15 0.71±0.13 0.72±0.10
Caproate(mmol/L) 1.01±0.40 0.52±0.13 0.47±0.02 1.56±0.54
Total(mmol/L) 28.65±3.93 23.69±2.81 25.64±0.41 22.19±1.38
Ace/Pro 1.33±0.08 1.61±0.09# 1.75±0.14 1.78±0.10
  1. Ace/Pro Acetate/propionate. Means ± SE are plotted; #p<0.10, *p<0.05, **p<0.01 versus Con group