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Beneficial effects of Bacillus licheniformis on the intestinal microflora and immunity of the white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17333467     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
When Bacillus licheniformis was administered to the white shrimp, Litopenaeus vannamei, although the total bacterial counts in the intestinal tract of the shrimp remained constant, Vibrio numbers significantly decreased (P < 0.05). Haemocyte counts together with phenoloxidase and superoxide dismutase activities of the shrimp were significantly higher (P < 0.05) in treatments than in the control. Thus, administration of B. licheniformis can improve the white shrimp's intestinal microflora and its immune ability.
Ke Li; Tianling Zheng; Yun Tian; Feng Xi; Jianjun Yuan; Guozheng Zhang; Huasheng Hong
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't     Date:  2007-03-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Biotechnology letters     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1573-6776     ISO Abbreviation:  Biotechnol. Lett.     Publication Date:  2007 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-03-07     Completed Date:  2007-09-04     Revised Date:  2008-11-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8008051     Medline TA:  Biotechnol Lett     Country:  Netherlands    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  525-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
MOE Key Laboratory for Cell Biology and Tumor Cell Engineering, School of Life Sciences, Xiamen University, Xiamen , 361005, China.
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MeSH Terms
Bacillus / physiology*
Immunity, Innate / immunology*
Intestines / immunology*,  microbiology*
Penaeidae / immunology*,  microbiology*
Probiotics / administration & dosage*

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