Effect of various metals and calcium metabolism inhibitors on the growth of Bifidobacterium bifidum var. pennsylvanicus.

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In view of the facts that the normal intestinal flora exerts beneficial effects and that bifidobacteria are a more important component in the breast-fed than in the bottle-fed infant, factors affecting the growth of the latter microorganisms are of interest. A series of transition and other metals were shown to be growth inhibitors of Bifidobacterium… (More)

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@article{Topouzian1984EffectOV, title={Effect of various metals and calcium metabolism inhibitors on the growth of Bifidobacterium bifidum var. pennsylvanicus.}, author={N B Topouzian and Brian Joseph and Anatoly Bezkorovainy}, journal={Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition}, year={1984}, volume={3 1}, pages={137-42} }