Sodium Butyrate Food/USP
|3 years - 20°C powder
|USP of Products
Description of Sodium Butyrate Food/USP
Butyrate plays an important role in digestive system by providing the main energy source for colon cells; it meets about 70% of their energy needs. Butyrate can provide other health benefits as well, including supporting the immune system, reducing inflammation, and preventing diseases like cancer. Sodium Butyrate is the sodium salt of butyrate with potential antineoplastic activity.
Application of Sodium Butyrate Food/USP
In the Food Industry:
- Flavor Enhancer: Used as a flavoring agent due to its buttery taste, often in dairy products and baked goods.
- Food Preservative: Acts as a preservative by inhibiting the growth of mold and some bacteria in food products.
- Animal Feed Supplement: Improves gut health and the nutritional status of livestock, leading to better growth and overall health of the animals.
- Dietary Supplement: Incorporated into dietary supplements for its potential health benefits, including gut health and anti-inflammatory properties.
In Pharmaceuticals (USP Grade):
- Colon Health: Used in the treatment of various gastrointestinal disorders, including irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) like Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
- Cancer Therapy: Investigated for its potential anti-cancer properties, particularly in colorectal cancer.
- Neurological Disorders: Shows promise in the treatment of certain neurological disorders due to its effects on gut-brain axis and anti-inflammatory properties.
- Gastrointestinal Drug Formulations: Used in specific drug formulations to improve colon health and treat gastrointestinal disorders.
- Epigenetic Effects: Has been studied for its role in influencing gene expression through epigenetic mechanisms, which could have various therapeutic applications.
- Anti-Inflammatory Properties: Utilized for its anti-inflammatory effects in various conditions, potentially including skin disorders.
- Metabolic Health: Investigated for its potential benefits in metabolic syndromes, including obesity and diabetes.