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2011-06-30 18:09:33

Researchers from the Institute of Food Research and The Genome Analysis Centre have published the genome sequence of a gut bacterium, to help understand how these organisms evolved their symbiotic relationships with their hosts. The relationship between gut bacteria and the gastrointestinal tract is one of IFR's main research areas. Key to understanding the role of bacteria in establishing and maintaining gut health is knowledge of how the very close relationship between the bacteria and...

2011-05-21 00:01:22

Companies Predict that New Dosage Form Will Provide Extended Probiotic Shelf-Life and Viability. Enterologics Says New Drug Delivery Technology Will Provide Competitive Advantage for Company's Biologic Drug Development Program Saint Paul, MN (PRWEB) May 19, 2011 Enterologics, Inc., (ELGO.OB) announced today that it has teamed with Universal Stabilization Technologies, Inc., ("UST") to produce a new, shelf-stable pharmaceutical formulation of a probiotic that is based on UST's proprietary...

2011-05-10 21:07:00

TOKYO, May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Laboratory Department for Probiotics Research at the Juntendo University Graduate School of Medicine (NAGATA Satoru, YAMASHIRO Yuichiro et al.) studied supplementation of probiotic fermented milk containing Lactobacillus casei strain Shirota (LcS) in elderly individuals living at a nursing home and confirmed reduced fever associated with acute norovirus gastroenteritis. Analysis of fecal flora demonstrated that daily intake of LcS-fermented milk...

2010-12-29 15:58:00

EDEN Prairie, Minn., Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- UAS Laboratories, Inc. entered into an agreement with Valensa and Parry Nutraceuticals to launch Probiogreen(TM), a new product combining premium DDS Probiotics with Parry organic spirulina. Tests with spirulina and Lactobacillus showed that spirulina can stimulate the growth of Lactobacillus. Probiogreen(TM) will be available as a finished product or as a raw material. Possible applications include, supplement powders, smoothie mixes,...

2010-12-25 00:01:24

Quality, Proprietary Probiotic Formulas Are the Perfect Companions This Winter to Ease Common Traveler's Tummy Woes Beltsville, MD (Vocus/PRWEB) December 24, 2010 Beltsville, MD, December 2010- Vidazorb® chewable probiotic tablets offer a convenient, on-the-go ally for a variety of stomach ills. Vidazorb® is the ideal travel companion for dealing with traveler's tummy, with that belly-flopping panic that really upsets holiday travel plans. Whether traveling to visit family and...

2010-12-23 17:01:41

Specially designed probiotics can modulate the physiology of host fat cells say scientists writing in Microbiology. The findings could lead to specialised probiotics that have a role in the prevention or treatment of conditions such as obesity. Scientists from the Alimentary Pharmabiotic Centre (APC), Cork, University College Cork and Teagasc, in Ireland engineered a strain of Lactobacillus to produce a version of a molecule called conjugated linoleic acid (CLA). When this engineered...

2010-12-20 08:00:00

ALEXANDRIA, Va., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Global Probiotics Council (GPC), a committee formed by Danone and YAKULT HONSHA CO., LTD., announced the launch of the fourth annual Young Investigator Grant for Probiotics Research (YIGPRO). This grant provides two awards, each in the amount of $50,000, to rising young stars. This year's grant focus is on the role of probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota in health and wellness. Applications will be accepted until February 15,...

2010-12-08 02:05:00

STOCKHOLM, December 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The study showed that infants supplemented with L. reuteri Protectis reduced the frequency of regurgitation by 80 %. Gastric emptying was significantly accelerated compared to placebo. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101208/424399 ) These results confirm those from our earlier study in preterm infants and therefore strengthen the evidence for positive effects of L. reuteri in infants with uncomplicated...

2010-11-19 06:40:00

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- With the European Union poised to regulate probiotics, and with probiotic supplement sales increasing dramatically in the United States, Americans need to know what they're buying, and how these products can affect their health. "Currently, there are not these types of regulations in the U.S. As European regulations raise the bar in the probiotic industry world wide, U.S. consumers are still faced with a confusing array of immune system...

2010-11-10 02:00:00

STOCKHOLM, November 10, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The study shows that L. reuteri Prodentis acts synergistically with standard treatment (scaling and root plaining, SRP) to significantly reduce probing pocket depth (PPD) and clinical attachment level (CAL) which are the two most important parameters to assess the severity of periodontitis. Furthermore L. reuteri Prodentis reveals - as the first probiotic ever - significant reductions of three different pathogens in patients with...


Latest Lactobacillus Reference Libraries

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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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