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synbiotics

(sin″bī″ot′iks) [ syn- + biotics]
Synergistic blends of prebiotics and probiotics used to treat irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease.
synbiotic, adjective
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By combining the intake of Synbiotics (probiotics plus prebiotics) with changes in diet, lifestyle and personal philosophy, Bio-In is able to harness the full rejuvenating potential of good bacteria.
Synbiotics consist of both probiotic microorganisms and prebiotic compounds.
A Chinese venture is planning to invest in production of probiotics and synbiotics in the Bulgarian town of Karlovo, municipal officials have revealed.
Clearly, synbiotics nourish the microbiome habitat so that it can expand fermentative actions and the microbial strains necessary to optimize inner ecosystem cycles of cleansing and nourishment and absorb and utilize vitamin D and other nutrients.
When prebiotics, probiotics or synbiotics are added to ice cream, the end product can still retain good nutritional and sensory properties.
But synbiotics remain a trend to watch as consumers become increasingly aware of the probiotic and prebiotic concept.
By combining the rationale of pro- and prebiotics, the concept of synbiotics is proposed to characterize some colonic foods with interesting nutritional properties that make these compounds candidates for classification as health-enhancing functional food ingredients.
College London, UK) provisionally define therapeutic microbiology as "the use of microbes, or compounds other than antimicrobial agents, to confer some benefit on an animal by altering its indigenous microbiota, immunity, or physiology or else by eliminating a particular pathogen;" a definition that encompasses probiotics, prebiotics, synbiotics, bacteriophages, and replacement therapy.
Therapeutic nutrition', the third section, examines the role of specific dietary components thought to be beneficial to the GIT--fibre, prebiotics, probiotics and synbiotics.
Heska Corporation (Fort Collins, CO; 970-493-7272) announced that it has received partial summary judgment in the litigation brought by Synbiotics Corporation, which claims that Heska's feline and canine heartworm diagnostic products infringe one of their patents.
Synbiotics will finance the acquisition through its existing cash resources and a just-completed refinancing of its bank debt through Imperial Bank.