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Tolerance and Prebiotic Activity of Arabinoxylan-Oligosaccharides in Healthy Subjects

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00852813
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : February 27, 2009
Last Update Posted : February 27, 2009
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Brief Summary:
The purpose of the study is to evaluate the tolerance of a higher dose of arabinoxylan-oligosaccharides (AXOS) and their prebiotic activity in healthy subjects.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Healthy Dietary Supplement: arabinoxylan-oligosaccharides (AXOS) Phase 4

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Actual Enrollment : 20 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Crossover Assignment
Masking: Single (Participant)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
Official Title: Tolerance and Prebiotic Activity of Arabinoxylan-Oligosaccharides in Healthy Subjects: a Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Cross-Over Study
Study Start Date : October 2007
Actual Study Completion Date : June 2008

Intervention Details:
    Dietary Supplement: arabinoxylan-oligosaccharides (AXOS)
    intake period: 3 weeks, 10 g/day



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Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Criteria

Inclusion Criteria:

  • healthy
  • 18-45 years
  • regular eating pattern

Exclusion Criteria:

  • gastrointestinal complaints
  • antibiotic intake
  • medication influencing gut transit or microbiota
  • abdominal surgery
  • pregnancy

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Locations
Belgium
Department of Gastrointestinal Research, Laboratory Digestion and Absorption
Leuven, Belgium, 3000
Sponsors and Collaborators
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Investigators
Study Director: Kristin Verbeke, PhD Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Publications:
Responsible Party: Kristin verbeke, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00852813     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: AXOS 002
First Posted: February 27, 2009    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: February 27, 2009
Last Verified: February 2009

Keywords provided by Katholieke Universiteit Leuven:
tolerance
prebiotic
gastrointestinal effects