Probiotic properties of folate producing Streptococcus thermophilus strains.

@inproceedings{Iyer2010ProbioticPO,
  title={Probiotic properties of folate producing Streptococcus thermophilus strains.},
  author={Ramya .S Iyer and Sudhir Kumar Tomar and Suman Kapila and Jiju Mani and Rameshwar Singh},
  year={2010}
}
Abstract This study aimed at assessing the probiotic potential of two high folate producing Streptococcus thermophilus strains (RD102 and RD104) isolated from Indian fermented milk products by both in vitro and in vivo tests. These strains were able to survive at pH 2.5 and 2% bile with a good bile salt hydrolase activity, cell surface hydrophobicity and sensitivity to most of the clinically important antibiotics. On evaluation for gastrointestinal transit tolerance these showed a viable count… CONTINUE READING

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