The Anaerobic Fermentation Of Proteins

Protein Fermentation End Product

Nitrogen in the chyme that reaches the large bowel is almost exclusively in the form of proteins and peptides, both form exogenous dietary and endogenous pancreatic enzymes, mucins, etc. origin. Daily, in an average European-type diet, a total amount of 7-15 g of proteins reach the colon and are likely to be fermented, these include 3-9 g of dietary and 4-6 g of endogenous mainly pancreatic enzymes peptides and proteins.15 For the carbon, nitrogen, and energy of these compounds to benefit the...