Induction of Nitric Oxide Synthesis by Probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG in J774 Macrophages and Human T84 Intestinal Epithelial Cells

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Backgrounds and Aims: Probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG) has proved to be beneficial in the treatment of viral- and antibiotic-associated diarrhea but the mechanisms of action remain unknown. Nitric oxide (NO) is involved in the protective mechanisms in the gastrointestinal tract and may contribute to some of the beneficial effects of probiotics… (More)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1010971703271

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