What produces gas in the intestine, bacteria?
- Anonymous3 years agoFavorite Answer
In rumen of cattle bacteria are responsible for digestion of cellulose and releasing out biogas (methane, CO₂ and Hydrogen)
- 3 years ago
Gas in the gastrointestinal tract has only two sources. It is either swallowed air or is produced by bacteria that normally inhabit the intestines, primarily the colon. Swallowed air rarely is the cause of excessive flatulence. The source of excessive gas is intestinal bacteria.
- MARKLv 73 years ago
Yes, it is the result of various metabolic activities of the gut flora (i.e. bacteria).
- Chris AncorLv 73 years ago