Research Article

Effects of Young Barley Leaf Powder on Gastrointestinal Functions in Rats and Its Efficacy-Related Physicochemical Properties

Table 3

The pH of cecal contents.


CT group7.08 ± 0.13a
WB group6.87 ± 0.17b
BL group6.87 ± 0.11b
WI group6.75 ± 0.07b
EI group7.24 ± 0.09a
ES group7.10 ± 0.12a

CT: control, WB: wheat bran, BL: whole of young barley leaf powder (BL), WI: water-insoluble fraction of BL, EI: ethanol-insoluble fraction of BL, and ES: ethanol-soluble fraction of BL.
Data with different alphabetical letters are significantly different at .