Persistence of colonization of human colonic mucosa by a probiotic strain, Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, after oral consumption.

@article{Alander1999PersistenceOC,
  title={Persistence of colonization of human colonic mucosa by a probiotic strain, Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG, after oral consumption.},
  author={Minna Alander and Reetta Satokari and Riitta Korpela and Maija Saxelin and Terttu Vilpponen-Salmela and Tiina Mattila-Sandholm and Atte von Wright},
  journal={Applied and environmental microbiology},
  year={1999},
  volume={65 1},
  pages={
          351-4
        }
}
Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG is one of the most thoroughly studied probiotic strains. Its advantages in the treatment of gastrointestinal disorders are well documented. The aim of the present study was to demonstrate with colonic biopsies the attachment of strain GG to human intestinal mucosae and the persistence of the attachment after discontinuation of GG administration. A whey drink fermented with strain GG was fed to human volunteers for 12 days. Fecal samples were collected before, during… CONTINUE READING

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