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Clinical importance of lactic acid bacteria: a short review.
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PMID:  22783712     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) were used extensively as starter cultures in food fermentation. Some of the health benefits which have been claimed for lactic acid bacteria as probiotics include the following: improvement of the normal microflora, prevention of infectious diseases and food allergies, reduction of serum cholesterol, anticarcinogenic activity, stabilization of the gut mucosal barrier, immune adjuvant properties, alleviation of intestinal bowel disease symptoms and improvement in the digestion of lactose in intolerant hosts. The present study is aimed to brief review the some clinical importance of lactic acid bacteria (
Archana Kumari; Roberto Catanzaro; Francesco Marotta
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta bio-medica : Atenei Parmensis     Volume:  82     ISSN:  0392-4203     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Biomed     Publication Date:  2011 Dec 
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Created Date:  2012-07-12     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  101295064     Medline TA:  Acta Biomed     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  177-80     Citation Subset:  IM    
Institut National de la Recherche Scientifique, Centre Eau, Terre and Environnement, Université du Québec, Canada.
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