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2010-02-10 08:51:50

Helicobacter pylori (H pylori) are considered to be the most important etiological agents of chronic gastritis.

2010-01-13 04:30:00

WILMINGTON, Delaware, January 13 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report, 'Probiotics Market (2009-2014)' ( http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/probiotic-market-advanced-tec hnologies-and-global-market-69.html), published by MarketsandMarkets (http://www.marketsandmarkets.com), the global probiotics market is expected to be worth US$ 32.6 billion by 2014, with the Europe and Asia accounting for nearly 42% and 30% of the total revenues respectively.

2010-01-11 07:30:00

TORRANCE, Calif., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthcare professionals in search of accurate and reliable probiotics data can now access clinical studies, free educational tools and the latest probiotics news and events on Yakult U.S.A. Inc.'s new website www.yakultusaprobiotics.com.

2009-12-09 09:10:00

BOULDER, Colo., Dec. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- It's that time of year again - time for family gatherings, holiday travel and on a less pleasant note, spreading germs. Right now your immune system is fighting hard to battle the cold and flu viruses that can wreak havoc on your health.

2009-11-24 17:27:51

Scientists have crystallised a protein that may help gut bacteria bind to the gastrointestinal tract.

2009-10-05 09:23:46

Functional food is the food industry's fastest-growing product group, its leading products including dairy products which contain probiotics, that is, bacteria promoting health.

2009-07-28 10:01:00

MADISON, Wis., July 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's health environment, harmful cold and flu strains can travel the globe and pose serious risk to young children.

2009-07-21 08:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., July 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Probiotics Council (GPC), a committee established in 2004 by DANONE and Yakult Honsha Co., Ltd., announced the two recipients of the annual Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO) today.

2009-07-08 12:00:00

BOSTON, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- An emerging body of scientific research about probiotics was presented today at the academic conference, "Protective Nutrients, Are They Here To Stay?" an annual Harvard Medical School Division of Nutrition Annual Postgraduate Nutrition Symposium.

Latest Lactobacillus Reference Libraries

2011-04-18 21:52:41

Lactobacillus acidophilus is a species in the genus Lactobacillus. It is a homo-fermentative species, fermenting sugars into lactic acid, which grows readily at rather low pH values and has an optimum growth temperature of 37 °C. It occurs naturally in the human and animal gastrointestinal tract, mouth, and vagina. Some strains have probiotic characteristics. Strains are commercially used in many dairy products. It is part of the normal vaginal flora and the acid it produces can help...

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