Microorganisms with Claimed Probiotic Properties: An Overview of Recent Literature

  title={Microorganisms with Claimed Probiotic Properties: An Overview of Recent Literature},
  author={Sabina Fijan},
  booktitle={International journal of environmental research and public health},
Probiotics are defined as live microorganisms, which when administered in adequate amounts, confer a health benefit on the host. Health benefits have mainly been demonstrated for specific probiotic strains of the following genera: Lactobacillus, Bifidobacterium, Saccharomyces, Enterococcus, Streptococcus, Pediococcus, Leuconostoc, Bacillus, Escherichia coli. The human microbiota is getting a lot of attention today and research has already demonstrated that alteration of this microbiota may have… CONTINUE READING
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