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    Lactobacillus is the most commonly used bacterial species (Swyers et al. 2008). A study conducted by Al Jassim et al. recorded that several species of Lactobacillus were located throughout the equine gastrointestinal tract. This concludes that these microbes have the ability to adapt to pH changes and survive in different environments. L. mucosae and L. salivarius were found to be the most abundant. L. salivarius, specifically, was cultured from the stomach, colon, and rectum, suggesting its high survival rate in acidic environments (Al Jassim et al. 2005). While probiotics are supposed to be the “good” bacteria, there are certain strains of Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium that are considered to be detrimental to the horse 's health. A study…

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    Anti Influenza Essay

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    infections. Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) Over a century ago, Élie Metchnikoff received a Nobel Prize for his discovery that health could be enhanced, and also that senility could be delayed, by manipulating the intestinal microbiome with host-friendly bacteria found in yogurt (Metchnikoff., 1908). Metchnikoff ’s attention was drawn to the residents of Eastern Europe, in particular those of the Balkan States and Russia, among whom citizens of that region who lived to the age of 100 . The specific…

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    Probiotics In Medicine

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    to the dietary habits and fluid intake within the trial participants.3 (A randomised controlled trial of a, Roberts) Article 3 In article 3, researches study the probiotic VSL#3 and its anti-inflammatory effects on Crohn’s disease patients. The author indicates that 73% of individuals with intestinal resection and Crohn’s disease after 1 year are likely to have endoscopic recurrence. The other 44% develop severe lesions. The intestinal microbiota in people with Crohn’s is altered and deficient…

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    Pyogenes

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    Mechanisms describing the probiotic effects of Lactobacillus strains include upregulation of mucin production in the host cells, interference with host pattern recognition receptors, competition for essential metabolites, production of antibacterial molecules, co-aggregation between bacteria of the microbiota and invading pathogenic bacteria leading to interfere with pathogen adherence to host cells (9-11). Lactobacillus species are known to play a significant role in the protection against many…

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    Leaky Gut Essay

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    Alcohol’s fermented state disrupts the tight joints of the intestinal wall, allowing ligands to enter the portal vein that trigger the immune system to inflame the area, resulting in increased intestinal permeability and a positive feedback loop of inflammation that cannot be corrected by Lactobacillus due to the alcohol inhibiting the synthesis of LCFAs that Lactobacillus needs to function (Llorente and Schnabl, 2015; Wang et al., 2013). Alcohol also causes fat build-ups in the liver, commonly…

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    substandard herbs and roots extracts, I came across this all natural product online and believe me, Essential Cultures has made my life so much more easier. Every batch has 100% pure, lactose-gluten free ingredients. What sets Leaforigin apart is that compared to other products, it has 30 billion CFUs of 15 good bacteria strains. Essential Cultures claims to balance gut flora and improve immunity. Benefits • Potent dosage per capsule (139mg) • Vegetarian capsules, • Ingredients (natural)…

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    Gut Microbiota Essay

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    fecal samples from obese and non-obese children, the amount of Bacteriodes fragilis, Bifidobacterium, Clostridium Staphylococcus and Lactobacillus were examined in fecal samples of children. The fecal sample was collected and stored immediately. The samples were diluted, plated and then were gram stained. In each sample, some of the colonies underwent Matrix-assisted laser desorption/ ionization mass spectrometry. For the DNA extraction, small amount of the fecal sample was placed in a solvent…

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    Lambdasa2, Lysgay

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    showed that the phage LambdaSa2, derived from streptococcal bacteria, demonstrated effective lytic activity in 17 out of 22 of the bacteria strains tested. LambdaSa2 was able to maintain its effectiveness when tested under the typical conditions of fermentation (pH 5.5 and less than or equal to 5% ethanol concentration), however, LambdaSa2 when tested with Lactobacillus fermentum 0605-B44 and Lactobacillus fermentum BR0315-1 showed optimal specific activity at pHs 6.5 and 7.5, as shown in Figure…

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    Shirota Case Study

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    1. Brief history of the company/factory ? In 1930, Dr. Minoru Shirota, who was conducting research in a microbiology lab at the Medical Faculty of Kyoto University in Japan. He succeed in culturing a strain of lactic acid bacteria beneficial to human health. This bacterium was named "Lactobacillus casei Shirota strain. It took Dr. Shirota another 5 years of research to find the right food medium for the Lactobacillus casei Shirota bacteria. In 1935 the first bottle of Yakult, a fermented…

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    High Triglycerides

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    Probiotics are also available in tablet form as a supplment. How Can Probiotics Reduce High Triglycerides? A 2015 study published in Nutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, found that study participants who took probiotic supplements were able to decrease their triglyceride levels. The double-blind study had 92 participants who all had high triglyceride levels. Over the 12 weeks study, participants were given either a placebo or a supplement that contained the probiotics…

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