Chapter 20. Non-Digestible Carbohydrates and Gut Function: Implications for Carcinogenesis

  1. Barry V. McCleary and
  2. Leon Prosky
  1. Ian Rowland

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999615.ch20

Advanced Dietary Fibre Technology

Advanced Dietary Fibre Technology

How to Cite

Rowland, I. (2008) Non-Digestible Carbohydrates and Gut Function: Implications for Carcinogenesis, in Advanced Dietary Fibre Technology (eds B. V. McCleary and L. Prosky), Blackwell Science Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470999615.ch20

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 29 DEC 2000

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632056347

Online ISBN: 9780470999615

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Keywords:

  • carbohydrates;
  • carcinogenesis;
  • colonic mucosa;
  • colon cancer;
  • fermentation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Direct Effects of non-digestible Carbohydrates on Gut Function

  • Non-digestible Carbohydrates and Gut Microflora Composition

  • Non-digestible Carbohydrates and Gut Bacterial Metabolism

  • Non-digestible Carbohydrates and Short-chain Fatty Acids

  • Influence of RS and NDO on Gut Functions Related to Cancer

  • Conclusions

  • References