Gabriel Vinderola's research while affiliated with Universidad Nacional del Litoral and other places

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The term postbiotic was recently defined by an panel of scientists convened by the International Scientific Association of Probiotics and Prebiotics as “a preparation of inanimate microorganisms and/or their components that confers a health benefit on the host. ” This definition focused on the progenitor microbial cell or cell fragments, not just m...
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Several Levilactobacillus brevis strains have the potential to be used as probiotics since they provide health benefits due to the interaction of live cells, and of their secreted products, with the host (tissues). Therefore, the development of simple fermentation processes that improve cell viability to reduce industrial production costs, and at t...
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Sourdough (SD) fermentation is a traditional biotechnological process used to improve the properties of baked goods. Nowadays, SD fermentation is studied for its potential health effects due to the presence of postbiotic-like components, which refer to a group of inanimate microorganisms and/or their components that confer health benefits on the ho...
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This study (1) evaluated the perceptions of Argentinian and Brazilian consumers regarding yogurt fortified with dairy proteins, legume proteins, or a combination of both, and (2) determined the satiety expectations of these foods as well as the consumers' intentions to taste and purchase protein-fortified yogurt. A total of 298 Argentinian and 100...
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Preterm birth, C-section, antibiotic use, and limited breastfeeding are blamed in part for the increasing incidence of chronic non-communicable diseases among children, such as allergies, mainly cow's milk protein allergy (CMPA). Those who develop allergic diseases, against those who do not, show differences in the composition of their gut microbio...
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Aims: to characterize the fermentation process and bacterial diversity of sorghum silage inoculated with Lactiplantibacillus plantarum LpAv, Pediococcus pentosaceus PpM and Lacticaseibacillus paracasei LcAv. Methods and results: chopped sorghum was ensiled using the selected strains. Physicochemical parameters (Ammonia Nitrogen/Total Nitrogen, D...
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In recent decades, a higher prevalence, persistence, and severity of cow's milk protein allergy (CMPA) have been observed. Different hypotheses have been proposed in relation to potential responsible mechanisms, with emphasis on the role of the microbiota in the induction and maintenance of immune tolerance as well as the importance of establishing...
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The scientific community has proposed terms such as non-viable probiotics, paraprobiotics, ghostbiotics, heat-inactivated probiotics or, most commonly, postbiotics, to refer to inanimate microorganisms and/or their components that confer health benefits. This article addresses the various characteristics of different definitions of ‘postbiotics’ th...
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Life expectancy has dramatically increased over the past 200 years, but modern life factors such as environmental exposure, antibiotic overuse, C-section deliveries, limited breast-feeding, and diets poor in fibers and microbes could be associated with the rise of noncommunicable diseases such as overweight, obesity, diabetes, food allergies, and c...
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p>In the original Supplementary Table associated with this Correspondence, the terms “postbiotic” and “ISAPP” were misspelled in the column heading and footnote, respectively. These errors have now been corrected and the Supplementary information updated online; for transparency, the updated Supplementary Table is available in the online version of...
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Domesticated horses live under different conditions compared with their extinct wild ancestors. While housed, medicated and kept on a restricted source of feed, the microbiota of domesticated horses is hypothesized to be altered. We assessed the fecal microbiome of 57 domestic and feral horses from different locations on three continents, observing...
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Introduction: Andean lupin seeds are under-exploited sources of nutrients and bioactive compounds. Materials and methods: seeds were debittered to remove toxic alkaloids, partially defatted with 70% ethanol, dried at 60°C and milled. The defatted flour was suspended in water adjusted at pH 7 with 1N NaOH. The protein extract was filtered and spray-...
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Lactose is the main carbohydrate present in human milk. It is a disaccharide made up of glucose and galactose. It is produced in the mammary glands, regardless of maternal diet. In addition to providing energy, it is the only source of dietary galactose, necessary for macromolecule synthesis, including oligosaccharides, glycoproteins, and glycolipi...
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Preterm birth, C-sections, antibiotics, and limited breastfeeding contribute to the increase in noncommunicable diseases. Our objective was to perform a descriptive review of probiotic use in pediatrics, focused on Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG. Certain probiotics have demonstrated to be effective in acute diarrhea and antibiotic-associated diarrhea....
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This study aimed at investigating the effects of an autochthonous microbial inoculant microencapsulated by spray-drying on fermentation parameters, microbiological composition, mycotoxin level and aerobic stability of maize and lucerne silages. Experiment 1, a completely randomized design with a 2 × 2 × 4 factorial arrangement of treatments, evalua...
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Background Coronavirus disease-19 (COVID-19) is an infectious disease transmitted by the virus responsible for the severe acute respiratory syndrome 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Scope and approach This review aimed to provide insights and perspectives for the use of probiotics, prebiotics, synbiotics, and postbiotics related to prevention/treatment and/or modu...
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The interest on plant-based fermented food is in raise in Western countries. The aim of this study was to select interleukin (IL)-10 inducing strains for the development of potential probiotic plant-based fermented foods. Departing from a collection of 52 lactic acid bacteria (LAB) strains derived from plant material, in vitro co-culture with murin...
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Nowadays, functional foods are in increasing demand since they can improve human health. Some bioactive components, such as polyunsaturated fatty acids-rich oils, and healthy microorganisms can be affected by their incorporation into food systems or processing. To avoid this, several encapsulation techniques have been developed in the recent years....
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p>In the original version of this Consensus Statement article published online, a bar in Figure 1 was incorrectly labelled as “parabiotics” when it should have been labelled as “paraprobiotics”. This error has now been corrected in the HTML and PDF version of the article. Figure 1 | Total number of mentions in the literature of different terms refe...
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In 2019, the International Scientific Association for Probiotics and Prebiotics (ISAPP) convened a panel of experts specializing in nutrition, microbial physiology, gastroenterology, paediatrics, food science and microbiology to review the definition and scope of postbiotics. The term ‘postbiotics’ is increasingly found in the scientific literature...
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Background There is substantial demand for gut health products incorporating probiotics and prebiotics. They are being delivered as ingredients in an increasing range of different product formulations. While new delivery matrices are assessed for their potential impact on cell viability and prebiotic degradation, it is unknown whether they should b...
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Breast milk provides microorganisms that colonize the gut and program the immune system to develop oral tolerance. Between the 6 months of exclusive breastfeeding and the recommended 2 years of prolonged breastfeeding, complementary feeding leads to a progressive reduction in the entry of live microorganisms into the gut ecosystem. This is because...
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Several position and consensus papers exist on the terminology used for probiotics, prebiotics, and synbiotics. These concern mostly viable. However, also inactive microbes and their metabolites have proven to be beneficial for health, and the evidence is rapidly increasing. Therefore we have assessed the current knowledge and science behind postbi...
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What is called “the biotics family” refers to a set of terms that have emerged lately in the fields of health, nutrition, and food technology. The first three members of this family, and for which there are consensus definitions, are probiotic, prebiotic, and synbiotic. In the last decade, this family has grown significantly with the incorporation...
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We aimed at isolating lactic acid bacteria (LAB) from different plant materials to study their crossed-fermentation capacity in silos and to find strains able to confer enhanced aerobic stability to silage. A total of 129 LAB isolates were obtained from lucerne (alfalfa), maize, sorghum, ryegrass, rice, barley, canola, Gatton panic , Melilotus albu...
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Using a mouse model of diet-induced obesity in males and females C57BL/6 mice, effects of a yoghurt enriched with proteins on pro-inflammatory cytokine and lipid profiles were assessed. A clear sex-dependent behaviour of the mice was shown; females gained less weight than males independent of the diet. When a high fat diet was implemented with yogh...
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Breast milk can be a source of potential probiotic bacteria, but the technological capacity of isolates obtained from this source is not always guaranteed. We aimed at isolating lactobacilli from breast milk samples collected in Argentina, focusing on isolates with functional and technological potential as probiotics. Fourteen Lactobacillus and one...
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Please cite this article as: Oddi, S., Huber, P., Rocha Faria Duque, A.L., Vinderola, G., Sivieri, K., Breast-milk derived potential probiotics as strategy for the management of childhood obesity, Food Research International (2020), doi: https://doi. Abstract Obesity and overweight, and their concomitant metabolic diseases, emerge as one of the mos...
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Objective To evaluate the effects of Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis HN019 (HN019) on clinical periodontal parameters (plaque accumulation and gingival bleeding), on immunocompetence of gingival tissues [expression of beta-defensin (BD)-3, toll-like receptor 4 (TLR4), cluster of differentiation(CD)-57 and CD-4], and on immunological properti...
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In recent years, the evidence has demonstrated the relevance of the gut microbiota in an individual's health. The dynamics of an early colonization and the establishment of a community of plenty, diverse, and healthy microorganisms from a vaginal delivery and breastfeeding are critical for the development of a healthy immune matrix. The objective o...
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The year 2020 will be remembered by a never before seen, at least by our generation, global pandemic of COVID-19. While a desperate search for effective vaccines or drug therapies is on the run, nutritional strategies to promote immunity against SARS-CoV-2, are being discussed. Certain fermented foods and probiotics may deliver viable microbes with...
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Breastfeeding is natural and the optimal basis of infant nutrition and development, with many benefits for maternal health. Human milk is a dynamic fluid fulfilling an infant’s specific nutritional requirements and guiding the growth, developmental, and physiological processes of the infant. Human milk is considered unique in composition, and it is...
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Aims: To investigate the influence of different culture media and fermentation conditions on growth performance and viability of three lactic acid bacteria (LAB) strains with potential as silage inoculants, and to optimize spray-drying in order to enhance survival to dehydration and storage stability. Methods and results: In house-formulated MRS...
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We aimed at evaluating in vivo the probiotic potential of Lactobacillus plantarum 286 against Salmonella enterica serov. Typhimurium. Colonization capacity and antagonistic activity were determined in feces of gnotobiotic mice. Survival to infection, translocation, histopathology, IgA and cytokine levels (IL-10, IL-6, IFN-γ, TNF-α, TGF-β) were dete...
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Lactic acid bacteria (LAB) are usually employed as alfalfa silage inoculants to obtain high-quality feed for animal husbandry. However, the effects of these inoculants are still unclear and need to be studied extensively. Therefore, the objective of this meta-analysis was to quantitatively summarize published research studies that assess the effect...
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Background: For screening probiotic strains with viability and stability in non-dairy foods for health benefits, we revised all patents relating to probiotics in food. Objective: Screening of potential probiotics from Brazilian Minas artisanal cheese and verify their survival in frozen Brazilian cocoa pulp. Methods: Isolation and identificatio...
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Some health professionals discourage yogurt because of the risk of Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS), a serious disease caused by strains of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC). These bacteria can pass from the intestine of cattle to meat or milk under inadequate working conditions in slaughterhouses or milking plants. Undercooked hamburgers the mai...
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Freeze, spray, vacuum, microwave vacuum‐ and microwave freeze‐drying were applied to Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis INL1. Freeze and microwave freeze‐drying showed the highest survival after drying. When a storage test (25 °C; oxygen) was performed, these cultures were the most sensitive ones at aw = 0.23, but the addition of lactose improv...
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The past definitions of probiotics and prebiotics have been reviewed and updated recently. According to these concepts, probiotics comprise live microorganisms that confer a health benefit on the host when administered in adequate amounts, whereas a prebiotic is a substrate that is selectively utilised by host microorganisms, conferring a health be...
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Nowadays, there is a great interest of food industries on the development of innovative dairy products containing probiotic bacteria. Beyond yoghurt, cheeses could be a suitable matrix for the incorporation of probiotics. This work aimed to study the impact of the addition of two probiotic lactobacilli (L. rhamnosus GG and L. acidophilus LA5), eith...
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We aimed at isolating and characterising microorganisms present in human breast milk with probiotic potential. In an 8-week postpartum sampling period, two strains of bifidobacteria (Bifidobacterium longum LM7a and Bifidobacterium dentium LM8a’) and four strains of lactobacilli were isolated, all during the first 4-week postpartum. B. longum LM7a a...
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Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis IPLA 20020 and Lactobacillus gasseri IPLA 20212, two strains isolated from human samples, were evaluated for safety and influence over the intestinal microbiota and cytokine production by the intestinal tissue of adult BALB/c mice. Mice were divided into four groups receiving during 8 days PBS or a suspension...
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Aim To determine the protective capacity against Salmonella infection in mice of the cell‐free fraction (postbiotic) of fermented milk, produced at laboratory and industrial level. Methods and Results The proteolytic activity (PA) of five commercial cultures and eleven autochthonous Lactobacillus strains was evaluated. The DSM‐100H culture display...
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Purpose: Lactobacillus plantarum Lp62 is a lactic acid bacteria strain that has been isolated from cocoa beans and exhibited probiotic potential. The influence of oral administration of L. plantarum Lp62 on the growth of rat's pups; on yield, cytokines and milk composition was studied. Methods: Lactobacillus plantarum Lp62 is a lactic acid bacte...
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Probiotic products are becoming increasingly popular worldwide. Regulators and quality control personnel need a clear path to count viable cells within each product. We have reviewed progress on the enumeration of probiotics in foods and supplements. Today, no single culture medium or combination of culture media can accurately enumerate all probio...
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This study aimed to evaluate the resistance, viability, and functionality of two strains of probiotics immobilized in solid lipid microparticles covered by a complex of gelatin and gum Arabic. Microcapsules were evaluated regarding their size, morphology, and resistance under stress conditions. Encapsulated microorganisms were evaluated concerning...
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Argentina is a leading country in biodiesel production from soy. Extruded soy is a low-cost byproduct of the soybean oil industry, from which animal feeds are prepared as well as flour for human consumption. Soy proteins can be isolated from flours and digested with enzymes in order to obtain bioactive fractions. In this work, a commercial soy isol...
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Lactic acid bacteria have throughout history had an important role for human health and well-being as well as food and feed processing. Thus, there has been a need for a book covering the areas in a multidisciplinary manner and our book has been the classic compendium in the area. This is now the fifth edition of Lactic Acid Bacteria, which include...
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Minerals are essential elements for life and their balance is important for multiple physiological, biochemical and metabolic processes. The way they are ingested determines their functionality. It has been suggested that chelated minerals have better bioavailability. The objective of this work was to perform a systematic review of published articl...
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Objective To assess the variability of secretory immunoglobulin A (S-IgA) in the lumen and feces of mice along a working day. ResultsMice were maintained under a 12 h light–dark cycle, light period starting at 8 AM. S-IgA was determined in feces and intestinal content (after one or three washes) at three points along the day: at the beginning, in t...
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The aim of this study was to isolate, identify and characterize lactic acid bacteria (LAB) from spontaneously fermented maize silage, and evaluate their performance as spray-dried (SD) cultures to enhance the fermentation and the aerobic stability of maize micro-silos. Eleven strains of LAB were characterized for growth kinetics, the capability to...
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Probiotic microorganisms are mainly bacteria from the genera Lactobacillus and Bifidobacterium that exert a health benefit on the host when consumed on a regular basis as dietary supplements or in foods. The fermented dairy industry was the first in successfully marketing specific strains of probiotic bacteria in products such as yogurts and fresh...
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Novel microbes are either newly isolated genera and species from natural sources or bacterial strains derived from existing bacteria. Novel microbes are gaining increasing attention for the general aims to preserve and modify foods and to modulate gut microbiota. The use of novel microbes to improve health outcomes is of particular interest because...
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The aim of this study is to evaluate the influence of the technological processing on the functionality of the human breast milk probiotic strain Bifidobacterium lactis INL1. In vitro antagonistic activity of B. lactis INL1 was detected for Gram-positive and Gram-negative pathogens. B. lactis INL1 was administered to mice as fresh (F), frozen (Z),...
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Background In vitro selection tests such as exposure to low pH and bile salts, competitive exclusion of pathogens, adherence to cell lines and prokaryotic-eukaryotic co-cultures have been commonly used to predict the functional properties of lactobacilli and bifidobacteria for their use as probiotics. However, the correlation of in vitro results wi...
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Aims: To evaluate the effects of spray-drying of Lactobacillus rhamnosus 64 on its capacity to modulate the gut immune response and on the attenuation of TNBS-induced colitis in mice. Methods and results: L. rhamnosus 64 was spray-dried in cheese whey-starch solution and administered to mice for three, six or ten consecutive days. Peritoneal mac...
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Abstract Today’s population increasingly demands and consumes healthy products. For this reason, the food industry has been developing and marketing food with added bioactive components. The aim of this work was to formulate a peach ice cream reduced in calories with an added probiotic (Bifidobacterium lactis Bb-12) and prebiotics (inulin), and to...
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Gut microbiota dysbiosis plays a central role in the development and perpetuation of chronic inflammation in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and therefore is key target for interventions with high quality and functional probiotics. The local production of stable probiotic formulations at limited cost is considered an advantage as it reduces transp...
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In the present study, nine lactic acid bacteria isolated from the fermentation process of “cupuaçu” (Theobroma grandiflorum) were selected for probiotic use. In vitro (resistance to gastrointestinal environment, in vitro antagonism and co-aggregation with pathogens) and in vivo (intestinal colonization and ex vivo antagonism in germ-free mice, cumu...
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p>Novel microbes are either newly isolated genera and species from natural sources or bacterial strains derived from existing bacteria. Novel microbes are gaining increasing attention for the general aims to preserve and modify foods and to modulate gut microbiota. The use of novel microbes to improve health outcomes is of particular interest becau...
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The production of conjugated linoleic (CLA) and linolenic (CLNA) acids by lactic acid bacteria (LAB) and bifidobacteria strains was assessed. The initial selection was based on optical density measurements by the UV method and GC analysis. The LAB strains showed a lower ability to synthesise CLA and CLNA. Yet, two Lactobacillus sakei strains were t...
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Applying sub-lethal levels of high-pressure homogenization (HPH) to lactic acid bacteria has been proposed as a method of enhancing some of their functional properties. Because the principal targets of HPH are the cell-surface structures, the aim of this study was to examine the effect of sub-lethal HPH treatment on the outermost cellular structure...
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The probiotic Lactobacillus paracasei A13, treated at 50 MPa sub-lethal high pressure homogenisation (HPH), was used as adjunct for producing Caciotta cheese. The cell HPH treatment was used because it has been proven to increase the in vitro strain functionality. The starters and Lb. paracasei A13 viability, the cheese hydrolytic patterns and orga...
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Four spontaneous phage-resistant mutants, previously isolated from Lactobacillus plantarum ATCC 8014 using a phage cocktail (ATCC 8014-B1 and ATCC 8014-B2), were characterised with regard to their probiotic potential. Phage-resistant mutants exhibited, in general, the same properties as those found for Lb. plantarum ATCC 8014 strain. However, mutan...
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of microbiological and technological factors on the viability and functionality of probiotic Lactobacillus strains. In particular, the influence of harvesting time, food matrix, refrigerated storage, time of inoculation and refrigerated storage in fermented milk on the resistance to simulated gast...
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Technological, biological and functional attributes of two groups of spontaneous bacteriophage-resistant mutants were investigated to verify features similar to those of their respective phage-sensitive parent probiotic strains (Lactobacillus casei/paracasei). A derivative from each group was challenged with phages in simulated probiotic product fe...
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The mouse has been largely used for the study of the protective capacity of probiotics against intestinal infections caused by Salmonella. In this work we aimed at comparing the mortality and translocation assay for the study of the protective capacity of the human breast milk-derived strain Bifidobacterium animalis subsp. lactis INL1 on a model of...