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Comparative genomic analysis for the presence of potential enterococcal virulence factors in the probiotic Enterococcus faecalis strain Symbioflor 1.
Enterococci are members of the natural microbiota of animal and human intestinal tracts and are capable of causing opportunistic infections. They are also used as starter cultures in the foodExpand
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Establishment of the intestinal microbiota and its role for atopic dermatitis in early childhood.
BACKGROUND Perturbations in the intestinal microbiota may disrupt mechanisms involved in the development of immunologic tolerance. The present study aimed to examine the establishment of the infantExpand
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Weight gain in anorexia nervosa does not ameliorate the faecal microbiota, branched chain fatty acid profiles, and gastrointestinal complaints
The gut microbiota not only influences host metabolism but can also affect brain function and behaviour through the microbiota-gut-brain axis. To explore the potential role of the intestinalExpand
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A mixture of Escherichia coli (DSM 17252) and Enterococcus faecalis (DSM 16440) for treatment of the irritable bowel syndrome – A randomized controlled trial with primary care physicians
Abstract  Therapy trials with bacterial compounds in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) have produced conflicting results. This study was performed in 1988 and 1989, and was re‐analysed according toExpand
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Immunomodulatory consequences of oral administration of Lactobacillus rhamnosus strain GG in healthy volunteers.
Probiotic microorganisms, especially lactic acid bacteria, are effective in the treatment of infectious diarrhoeal diseases and experimental colitis. Although the mechanisms by which these organismsExpand
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Emended Descriptions of Lactobacillus sake (Katagiri, Kitahara, and Fukami) and Lactobacillus curvatus (Abo-Elnaga and Kandler): Numerical Classification Revealed by Protein Figerprinting and
A former subgenus of the genus Lactobacillus, “Streptobacterium,” comprises a wide range of species, including the so-called “atypical streptobacteria,” which includes the LactobacillusExpand
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Proteomics as a Quality Control Tool of Pharmaceutical Probiotic Bacterial Lysate Products
Probiotic bacteria have a wide range of applications in veterinary and human therapeutics. Inactivated probiotics are complex samples and quality control (QC) should measure as many molecularExpand
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Level-of-Detail Volume Rendering via 3D Textures
We present an adaptive approach to volume rendering via 3D textures at arbitrary levels of detail by adapting the sample slice distance to the desired level-of-detail. Expand
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The Effects of Maturation on the Colonic Microflora in Infancy and Childhood
The composition of colonic mircoflora and its changes with maturation have rarely been investigated in large samples. Methods. We used conventional microbiological testing to analyse the colonicExpand
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Complete Genome Sequence of the Probiotic Enterococcus faecalis Symbioflor 1 Clone DSM 16431
ABSTRACT Here, we report the complete and annotated genome sequence of the probiotic Enterococcus faecalis Symbioflor 1 clone DSM 16431, included in a commercial probiotic product used for more thanExpand
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