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(1) A popular term for yogurt bacteria, which help restore normal GI-tract flora, after its alteration by antibiotics; acidophilus also may be useful in managing mucocutaneous candidiasis.
(2) Lactobacillus acidophilus, see there.


The bacteria called Lactobacillus acidophilus that is usually found in yogurt.


n Latin names:
Lactobacillus acidophilus, Lactobacillus bulgaricus; part used: entire organism; uses: stimulates growth of bacteria in digestive tract; treats urinary tract infections, yeast infections, thrush in babies; also claimed to encourage nonspecific immunity and to prevent cancerous growths in breast and colon; precautions: lactose intolerance. Also called
Bacid, Lactinex, MoreDophilus, Probiata, Probiotics, Superdolphilus, or
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acidophilus inoculums were assigned at random without restriction to the following treatment groups: (1) Control contains de Man, Rogosa, and Sharpe (MRS) broth only, (2) MRS broth supplemented with 250 mg, (3) 350 mg, and (4) 500 mg granulated SPLENDA[R] low-calorie sweetener per kg of broth powder.
acidophilus y el cultivo comercial para yogurt, afecta positivamente el recuento final de microorganismos en las bebidas fermentadas, siendo una unidad logaritmica mayor que el recuento obtenido en las formulaciones con el cultivo de L.
acidophilus was expected to reduce cecal pH, which might exert adverse effect to the intestinal pathogens [34].
acidophilus has already been observed in several animals (Rutherfurd-Marwicks and Gill, 2004).
This clinical research demonstrates that supplementation with the DDS-1 strain of Lactobacillus acidophilus, produced by Nebraska Cultures, is an important part of restoring balance and alleviating symptoms for lactose sensitive people," said Michael Shahani, chief operations officer for the company.
acidophilus during freezing and storage is given in Table 1.
Probiotics such as lactobacillus acidophilus and bifidobacterium bifidum actually help the body make vitamin K and biotin.
acidophilus bacteria was decreased after 6 days of storage due to increase in acidity but it was still within acceptable range ( greater than 106).
While studying koumiss prepared using natural starters in different regions of Kazakhstan, acidophilus were selected.