Table 5

In vivo inhibitory effects of LAB on fecal harmful enzymes in subjects

Period

Activity (%)

Befored

Aftere

p valueb


β-glucosidase

1.60 ± 1.05a

2.44 ± 1.05

NSc

β-glucuronidase

1.29 ± 0.76

2.08 ± 1.07

NS

Tryptophanase

0.41 ± 0.25

0.23 ± 0.06

0.0473

Urease

0.46 ± 0.10

0.32 ± 0.11

0.0051


aEach value provided is the mean ± standard deviation.

bSignificance from each other at p < 0.05 as determined by Duncan's multiple-range test.

cNS: not significant.

dBefore the experiment started.

eAt the end of experiment.

An et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:5   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-5

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