bacteria function incolon

Category C - full version without watermark 1024x576 (check terms and conditions at The embed version with watermark is free of charge. - description: The large intestine or colon is the last part of the digestive system. The large intestine houses over 700 species of bacteria that perform a variety of functions. The large intestine absorbs some of the products formed by the bacteria inhabiting this region. These bacteria also produce large amounts of vitamins, especially vitamin K and Biotin (a B vitamin), for absorption into the blood. Other bacterial products include gas. Bifidobacteria are also abundant, and are often described as 'friendly bacteria', Water and salt is absorbed and led back to the body and the remaining indigestible food matter passes as useless waste material from the body. .