Tributyrin | definition of tributyrin by Medical dictionary
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A synthetic substrate for lipase assays.
butyrin A natural butyrate of glycerin, a milk fat, which gives butter its flavour and is used as an ingredient of margarine.
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The serially diluted soil samples were plated on Tributyrin
agar and lipolytic count varied from 1.
Trying to demonstrate that the responsible of the colon cancer increase in rats was sodium and not the butyrate consumption, some studies tried a tributyrin
(a neutral short chain fatty acid triglyceride) supplementation.
Substrate was prepared by emulsifying ten ml of tributyrin
with 90 ml of PVA solution by sonication.
An increase in villus height was observed when lactitol and tributyrin
were added to weaner diets (Hou et al.