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Int. J. Biosci

  title={Int. J. Biosci},
  author={G. Ourlad Alzeus Tantengco and A. Carlo Limbo and E. Marco Nemesio Monta{\~n}o and D. and Sonia Jacinto},
Macroalgae are rich in complex polysaccharides making them a good source of potential prebiotics – nondigestible polysaccharides that promote the growth of beneficial microorganisms in the gut. This study assessed the prebiotic potential of three common Southeast Asian macroalgal species: Caulerpa lentillifera, Gracilaria arcuata, and Sargassum polycystum, on isolated probiotic bacterial species Lactobacillus casei and Lactobacillus paracasei. The Competitive Growth Assay (CGA) of the two… 

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