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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. The global...

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. The Yakult Company created the online resource to help address the scientific community's surging interest in substantiated evidence for the efficacy of probiotics and to educate about its own proprietary strain,...

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. One way to give your system a boost is through probiotics, one of today's fastest growing nutritional trends. To view the multimedia assets associated with this news release please click...

2009-11-30 09:06:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Lactic Acid - A Global Market Report http://www.reportlinker.com/p0164411/Lactic-Acid---A-Global-Market-Report.html World consumption of lactic acid stands enthused by its use in key industries such as cosmetics, biodegradable plastics and food additives. The recently uncovered potential of lactic acid as a pH balancer in shampoos and soaps, and other alpha...

2009-11-24 17:27:51

Scientists have crystallised a protein that may help gut bacteria bind to the gastrointestinal tract. The protein could be used by probiotic producers to identify strains that are likely to be of real benefit to people. "Probiotics need to interact with cells lining the gut to have a beneficial effect, and if they attach to surfaces in the gut they are more likely to stick around long enough to exert their activity," says Dr Nathalie Juge from the Institute of Food Research. IFR is an...

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. Valio's Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG®) is the most frequently studied and used probiotic. Under the supervision of researchers at the Institute of Biotechnology, and the Department of Basic Veterinary Sciences at the University of Helsinki, an international research team determined the genome...

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. And, at the same time, the FDA has issued warnings about administering over-the-counter cough and cold medications to children under the age of four. Parents of young children are in a quandary as to how to keep their kids safe and healthy. Many are embracing preventative measures to improve their child's immune system and ward off...

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. The program was created to identify young rising stars who will continue to contribute to the advancement of probiotics and gastrointestinal microbiota research in the United States. This year, the grant focus is on the role of probiotics...

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. Every year, cutting-edge topics are selected to provide education about emerging topics in nutrition to key opinion leaders and healthcare providers, and this year probiotics took center stage. The symposium brought...

2009-06-30 05:00:00

PORTLAND, Ore., June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- YoCream International, Inc. (Pink Sheets: YOCM.PK) is pleased to announce new YoCream High Culture(TM) Frozen Yogurt with L. acidophilus NCFM (trade name HOWARU(R) Dophilus) premium probiotics: the first soft serve frozen yogurt with beneficial probiotics clinically proven to strengthen the body's natural digestive system. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090630/SF39972) (Logo:...


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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