Table 12.

β-Glucuronidase activities in fecal samples

Subjectβ-Glucuronidase activity (μmol/h/mg)a
Control period (n = 6)Test period (n = 6)Posttest period (n = 3)
10.48 (0.09)b0.26 (0.05)c0.32d
20.34 (0.14)0.58 (0.14)0.65 (0.06)
30.51 (0.10)0.78 (0.26)1.05 (0.16)
40.81 (0.24)1.08 (0.28)0.68 (0.36)
50.56 (0.08)1.39 (0.51)0.84 (0.03)
60.19 (0.03)0.35 (0.12)0.35 (0.06)
70.20 (0.05)0.23 (0.08)0.28 (0.06)
80.39 (0.10)1.63 (0.28)c2.05d
90.41 (0.06)0.47 (0.15)1.44 (0.31)
100.17 (0.06)0.24 (0.07)0.35 (0.08)
  • a Micromoles of p-nitrophenol released per hour per milligram of protein.

  • b Mean (standard error of the mean).

  • c n = 2.

  • d n = 1.