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Probiotic efficiency of Spirulina platensis-stimulating growth of lactic acid bacteria.

@article{Bhowmik2009ProbioticEO,
  title={Probiotic efficiency of Spirulina platensis-stimulating growth of lactic acid bacteria.},
  author={Dola Bhowmik and Jaishree Dubey and Sandeep Mehra},
  journal={World Journal of Dairy \& Food Sciences},
  year={2009},
  volume={4},
  pages={160-163}
}
Viability and metabolic activities are important characteristics of probiotics microorganisms. They give rise to therapeutic benefits as well as increase in physiological activity of cultured products. The stimulatory effect of Spirulina platensis was studied on three lactic acid bacteria. The addition of dry biomass of S.platensis at various concentrations of 1mg, 5 mg, 10 mg/ml promoted growth of Lactobacillus acidophilus up to 171.67% and 185.84% respectively at pH 6.2.The growth of other… Expand

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