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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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.
coli were completely protected by the probiotic bacterium.
Ganeden Biotech's Co-Founder and Chief Scientist, Sean Farmer explains, "GanedenBC30 is a spore-forming probiotic bacterium, meaning that inside the bacterial cell is a hardened structure, or spore, which is analogous to a seed.
A recently published animal study has shown that Hi-maize natural fiber from National Starch Food Innovation, in combination with a probiotic bacterium, increases the body's defense against cellular damage by more than 30%.