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Analysis of the Fecal Microbiota of Irritable Bowel Syndrome Patients and Healthy Controls with Real-Time PCR
OBJECTIVE:The gut microbiota may contribute to the onset and maintenance of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). In this study, the microbiotas of patients suffering from IBS were compared with a controlExpand
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Composition and temporal stability of gastrointestinal microbiota in irritable bowel syndrome--a longitudinal study in IBS and control subjects.
Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common intestinal disorder that includes continuous or recurrent intestinal pain and discomfort and altered bowel habits. The pathophysiology of IBS isExpand
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In vitro fermentation of cereal dietary fibre carbohydrates by probiotic and intestinal bacteria
A range of probiotic and other intestinal bacteria were examined for their ability to ferment the dietary fibre carbohydrates β-glucan, xylan, xylo-oligosaccharides (XOS) and arabinoxylan. β-GlucanExpand
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Comparative Metaproteomics and Diversity Analysis of Human Intestinal Microbiota Testifies for Its Temporal Stability and Expression of Core Functions
The human intestinal tract is colonized by microbial communities that show a subject-specific composition and a high-level temporal stability in healthy adults. To determine whether this is reflectedExpand
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Prevalence and temporal stability of selected clostridial groups in irritable bowel syndrome in relation to predominant faecal bacteria.
The differences in faecal bacterial population between irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and control subjects have been reported in several studies. The aim of the present study was to compare theExpand
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Adhesion of Bifidobacteria to Granular Starch and Its Implications in Probiotic Technologies
ABSTRACT Adhesion of 19 Bifidobacterium strains to native maize, potato, oat, and barley starch granules was examined to investigate links between adhesion and substrate utilization and to determineExpand
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Secretor Genotype (FUT2 gene) Is Strongly Associated with the Composition of Bifidobacteria in the Human Intestine
Intestinal microbiota plays an important role in human health, and its composition is determined by several factors, such as diet and host genotype. However, thus far it has remained unknown whichExpand
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Genetic heterogeneity and functional properties of intestinal bifidobacteria
Aims:  The aim of the present study was to compare several molecular methods for the identification and genotyping of bifidobacteria, and further to investigate genetic heterogeneity and functionalExpand
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Stationary‐phase acid and heat treatments for improvement of the viability of probiotic lactobacilli and bifidobacteria
Aims:  To investigate whether sublethal treatments of stationary‐phase probiotic cultures enhance their survival during lethal treatments and to adapt these treatments to the fermenter‐scaleExpand
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Detection of Porphyromonas gingivalisfrom Saliva by PCR by Using a Simple Sample-Processing Method
ABSTRACT Simple sample-processing methods for PCR detection ofPorphyromonas gingivalis, a major pathogen causing adult periodontitis, from saliva were studied. The ability to detect P. gingivalisExpand
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