probiotic bacterium


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probiotic bacterium

A bacterium that prevents illness, e.g., the Lactobacillus. species found in yogurt.
See also: bacterium
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rhamnosus, a probiotic bacterium, directly on HSV-1 infections, and its influence on stimulation of NO release and INF-[alpha] and INF-[gamma] production as pro-inflammatory cytokines following L.
Competitive exclusion may be the mechanism by which a naturally-occurring probiotic bacterium can inhibit colonization by a pathogen (Jeffrey 1999) and hence provide protection against disease in larval cultures.
A probiotic bacterium that could be cocultured with both larvae and their microalgal feed would be optimal.
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