Modulatory Effects of Lactobacillus salivarius on Intestinal Mucosal Immunity of Piglets

  title={Modulatory Effects of Lactobacillus salivarius on Intestinal Mucosal Immunity of Piglets},
  author={Jinhua Zhang and Jun Deng and Zhisheng Wang and Chuanyan Che and Yun-Feng Li and Qian Yang},
  journal={Current Microbiology},
Recent studies have demonstrated that lactobacilli or their cell components can improve certain immune function in animals. The aim of this study is to investigate the effects of porcine lactobacilli on the intestinal mucosal immunity of piglets. Neonatal piglets were used as a model and were orally administrated with Lactobacillus salivarius B1 isolated from the duodenal mucosa of a healthy piglet. The feces of the piglets were collected on days 7, 14, and 21 for intestinal microflora analysis… CONTINUE READING


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