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Acetic Acid

Acetic acid (Ethanoic acid) is a colourless liquid organic compound with the chemical formula CH3COOH (also written as CH3CO2H or C2H4O2). When undiluted, it is sometimes called glacial acetic acid. Vinegar is no less than 4% acetic acid by volume, making acetic acid the main component of vinegar ap

Keywords (4) Antibacterial, Carbohydrate Metabolism, Lipid Metabolism, Short Chain Fatty Acids

Butyric Acid

Butyric acid (Butanoic acid) Butyrate is produced in the colon through microbial fermentation of dietary fiber. Butyrate is then primarily absorbed and metabolized by colonocytes and the liver for the generation of ATP during energy metabolism; however, some butyrate is absorbed in the distal colon

Keywords (6) Antibacterial, Carbohydrate Metabolism, DNA, Energy, Lipid Metabolism, Short Chain Fatty Acids