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  • Matti Kankainen, Lars Paulin, +27 authors Willem M. de Vos
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 2009 (First Publication: 6 October 2009)
  • To unravel the biological function of the widely used probiotic bacterium Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, we compared its 3.0-Mbp genome sequence with the similarly sized genome of L. rhamnosus LC705, anContinue Reading
  • Sarah Lebeer, Tine L. A. Verhoeven, Mónica Perea Vélez, Jos Vanderleyden, Sigrid C. J. De Keersmaecker
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Applied and environmental microbiology
  • 2007 (First Publication: 1 November 2007)
  • Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (ATCC 53103) is one of the clinically best-studied probiotic organisms. Moreover, L. rhamnosus GG displays very good in vitro adherence to epithelial cells and mucus. Here,Continue Reading
  • Sarah Lebeer, Sigrid C. J. De Keersmaecker, Tine L. A. Verhoeven, Abeer A. Fadda, Kathleen Marchal, Jos Vanderleyden
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Journal of bacteriology
  • 2007 (First Publication: 1 February 2007)
  • Quorum sensing is involved in the regulation of multicellular behavior through communication via small molecules. Given the high number and diversity of the gastrointestinal microbiota, it isContinue Reading
  • Sarah Lebeer, Ingmar Claes, Tine L. A. Verhoeven, Jos Vanderleyden, Sigrid C. J. De Keersmaecker
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Microbial biotechnology
  • 2011 (First Publication: 25 April 2011)
  • Probiotic bacteria are administered as live microorganisms to provide a health benefit to the host. Insight into the adaptation factors that promote the survival and persistence of probiotics in theContinue Reading
  • Sarah Lebeer, Tine L. A. Verhoeven, +5 authors Sigrid C. J. De Keersmaecker
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Applied and environmental microbiology
  • 2009 (First Publication: 1 June 2009)
  • Cell surface polysaccharides have an established role as virulence factors in human bacterial pathogens. Less documented are the biosynthesis and biological functions of surface polysaccharides inContinue Reading