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We work on new therapeutic and nutricional approaches based on Short-Chain Fatty Acids (SCFAs). They are vital to the balance of the microbiota and the development and health of the intestinal epithelium. SCFAs are produced when dietary fiber is fermented by the anaerobic intestinal microbiota. Main SCFAs are: Butyrate, Acetate and Propionate. Figure 1. Production of Butyric acid & … Read more