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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This report also describes the effectiveness of a probiotic bacterium in improving survival of larvae when challenged with a known oyster-larvae pathogen.
and effective probiotic bacterium. in the current study, such bacteria were isolated from the digestive glands of the Eastern oyster and northern bay scallop, but expectation that these isolates would have beneficial effects on the survival of metamorphosing oyster larvae in culture systems required several steps.
coli were completely protected by the probiotic bacterium.
Effect of long-term consumption of a probiotic bacterium, Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, in milk on dental caries and caries risk in children.
Considering the important role of macrophages in eliminating viral infections and the effective role of probiotic bacteria in the removal of viral infections (including HSV), this study aimed to investigate: 1) the direct effect of Lactobacillus rhamnosus, a probiotic bacterium, on HSV-1; and 2) its effect on macrophage activation for in vitro elimination of HSV-1 infection.